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Beachfront on Lake Erie * Driftwood Cottage

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Two bedroom cottage, just steps from the beach

Come visit us at Steelhead Run offering panoramic views of the sunsets on Lake Erie. You will find this two bedroom cottage to be quite comfortable offering all the utility of a larger home. We have another cottage next door, see VRBO #336835. When you arrive you will find yourself nestled between Lake Erie and Chautauqua Creek on 7 forested acres. Both features can be accessed in less than a 200 foot walk from the cottage. On the beach you can spend time hunting for beach glass and driftwood, or take the half-mile walk along the beach to Barcelona Harbor area to enjoy a bit to eat, a cocktail, or even purchase a smoked fish at the fish market. Barcelona Harbor also offers a marina and a public launching facility to access Lake Erie. Do you want to go fishing? Take a charter out of the harbor, or try and hit the world renowned Steelhead fishery found in Chautauqua Creek. Don’t worry if Lake Erie is a little too rough on that day for boating. Make a trip to any one of the four inland lakes a short drive from the cottage. Chautauqua Lake is the largest and closest (5mi.) inland lake to the cottage. Chautauqua Lake offers many attractions available by boat that includes, The Chautauqua Institution, Midway Amusement Park, Long Point State Park, shopping, and numerous restaurant/bar establishments. There is truly something for everyone here.

Consider a wine tour if you’re looking to venture away from the lake for a bit. Lake Erie Wine Country, located in the largest grape-growing region east of the Rockies, extends roughly 45 miles from Silver Creek, New York to North East, Pennsylvania. At the end of 2011, it has become home to over 24 commercial and estate wineries. Other attractions within arms reach include Niagara Falls, restaurants, ski resorts, snowmobile trails, nature trails, golf courses, inland lakes, shopping, and a casino, most in less than a 30 mile radius. Additionally, one can find cultural stimulation at Chautauqua Institution. Here you can enjoy their symphony, concerts, speaking venues and theater performances.

As a courtesy to the neighboring cottage, please respect the maximum number of guests in our cottages. We do understand that our guests want to share the experience of Steelhead Run with friends and family. Visitors are certainly welcome, but please limit their numbers to insure that there is minimal disturbance to the neighbors.

If you are looking for an event location, or anticipate large group size please consider reserving both cottages. We have successfully accommodated events such as small family reunions, church retreats, and even professional photo shoots.

We are located ½ mile from the New York State Thruway (I-90), Exit 60. From here, you will find that it’s a quick ride to and from the Buffalo or Erie International Airports.

More Details

Owner
David Spann
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About David Spann

This property has been in our family since the late 60’s. My wife and I built a home on here in 1998. This is where we continue to raise our children, Anthony and Morgan.

David Spann purchased this cottage in 2012

Why David Spann chose Westfield

We chose to build here to provide visitors with actual beachfront access. Much of the Lake Erie shoreline is elevated high on bluffs making it quite inaccessible. While staying here, you will find access to the lake very easy and the beach to be quite extensive.

What makes this cottage unique

Whether you’re an experienced steelheader or beginner we can accommodate you. We have teamed up with Chrome Run Guide Service. Any anglers new to the fishery can take advantage of learning expert techniques necessary for landing steelhead. Call now for special rates on fishing packages. Remember, Chautauqua Creek is in the middle of 'Steelhead Alley' where anglers can head in either direction to fish other streams. Chautauqua Creek has one of the largest catch rates of Steelhead in 'Steelhead Alley'. It has been calculated that fishing success equals 2.5 fish/hr. of fishing effort.

Amenities

Westfield Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 52 reviews
5

Perfect Getaway! Fantastic host.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our weekend getaway at your cabin. The pictures do not do this place justice. It's so peaceful and serene. Fishing was great too. We enjoyed lakefront campfires and swimming in the lake. Perfect Father's day weekend!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for returning again this summer. We enjoy sharing all of the property has to offer. As you noticed we take pride in keeping the cottages clean and in great working order. The common area near the beach is constantly maintained and upgraded when necessary. I can't control the fishing, but I glad it was good! See you again soon, Dave
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Shadyside, OH (along the OH River)
5

What your soul needs

  • 5 of 5

I always love coming to this cabin. The only thing I wish is that I could stay forever. The lake, the trees, the solitude. I was lucky enough to see a snowy owl the day after Thanksgiving. I was in awe. Thanks for everything. I cannot wait to book again.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Were are so happy to be able to share Steelhead Run with you. This time of year there is a migration of numerous species of birds. However, the snowy owl is not a common sighting here. You definitely scored on that one! Hope to see you back really soon, Dave
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5

Lake front property

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved our stay, came for a wine tour. However coming back soon to fish!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Excellent! There is always something here to bring folks back. Hope to see you soon, Dave
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5

Great cabin. Great fishing. Great times!

  • 5 of 5

We love this place, especially when we catch Chatauqua on a great fishing day!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Alex, Yes, the most recent run was incredible. My buddy fishes here regularly and said it was the best day of fishing he has every had! It's great that you hit it perfect this year. See you next year, Dave
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5

Perfect October Vacation on Lake Erie

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay in mid October. The peace and quiet provided a much needed respite from our everyday routine. And the setting, nestled between the shore of Lake Erie and the Chautauqua Creek, was absolutely perfect. We took pleasure in many leisurely and interesting walks. While we were there, it was often quite windy on the lake which resulted in a lot of wave activity, yet it was always peaceful and calm along the creek. The amenities were well beyond what I would expect for a getaway cottage and it was clean and well maintained. It is obvious that Dave takes pride in his properties. We are already thinking about a return trip next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kerry, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Lake Erie can certainly be unpredictable at times. I'm glad you we still able to find shelter for an outside stroll along the creek. Looking forward to your return visit, Dave
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5

Amazing Location. Great cabin.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I celebrated our 2nd wedding anniversary and it was excellent. Perfect location on the beach with fire pit, grill, and adirondack chairs. Interior was clean and spacious. Kitchen fully stocked. Secluded yet close to wineries. Close enough to hear the waves!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Perfect! I'm happy that you found us and able to celebrate your new marriage at Steelhead Run. Yes, the wineries here are great. There are also many other things to see and do as you noticed. Sometimes guests are happy never leaving Steelhead Run at all, something for everyone here. Thanks, Dave
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Buffalo Internatioal
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Zebro's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Sugar Hill
Nearest Train
55 Miles
Buffalo Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Route 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Barcelona Cafe'
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Pek & Peak
Nearest Beach
On it!
Car: recommended

We are in located right in the center of the Chautauqua Wine Trail. Within a 60 mile radius you will also find; The Chautauqua Institution, Niagara Falls, museums, zoos, amusement parks, and numerous awesome restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $350

Summer Rates - SUNDAY TO SUNDAY ONLY
2 pet maximum in cottage
Check-in 4pm Check-out 11am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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