check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit

'Firefly Cottage' Historic Chautauqua Cottage with Sculpture Park view

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the VRBO checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

4 Bedroom plus loft, 4 Bath with Wrap Around Porch and Sculpture Park View

Location, Location, Location! Charming large cottage located within 3 blocks of Bestor Plaza. It has been completely renovated after a major fire in March of 2013. This renovation included a new gourmet kitchen, 4.5 new baths, new windows, flooring, zoned heat and air conditioning, and new furniture and bedding, all while maintaining Chautauqua's charm and character. This 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath home has spacious covered porches and a large deck overlooking a beautiful sculpture park. It has sleeping and dining accommodations for 10.

Scott Fox
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

'Firefly Cottage' Historic Chautauqua Cottage with Sculpture Park view
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Great stay!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is well furnished and in very good condition. Unlike some Chautauqua homes, it has central air, which comes in handy on hot August days. The location is central to everything - within easy walking distance. We had a three generation family of 11 and it worked perfectly. A big bonus for a group like ours was that there is a bathroom for each bedroom.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Couldn't be more perfect!

  • 5 of 5

OMG, what a place! The VRBO listing does not do it justice. We stayed here for our niece's wedding in Chautauqua and had a lot of family arriving from all over the US. This house was the perfect place for our whole clan to stay, but more importantly it became our temporary "family compound" because it was so large, homey and comfortable. The house still retains its old-world charm, while the recent renovation gave it all of the modern conveniences you would expect in a 5-star hotel- beautiful (and plentiful!) bathrooms, a knock-out kitchen right out of an HGTV show, and really comfy beds. A great location with a short walk to the lake, but even better, no neighbors on the west side of the house. Instead of being nose-to-nose with the house next-door, the kitchen deck overlooks a beautiful and serene sculpture garden. It was a great place to sip some morning coffee, as was the expansive covered porch in the front. The owner, Scott was extremely accommodating and trusting with very few "house rules"; he trusts his renters to treat the house as if it were their own, which we did. When we needed to shorten our stay because most of our family were arriving later than expected, he was gracious enough to remove a day from our reservation. And when the cable TV/internet was out, he jumped on it immediately to get a tech there the next day, and then followed up to make sure that it was repaired. If I ever have another reason to come to Chautauqua with a large group, I know where I want to stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

The house was spectacular! So perfect in every way. Great space, plenty of sleeping room, and really gorgeous colors, style, and decorations. All our guests loved being there. So nice it was just steps from our house too. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Awesome Home

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely long weekend in this beautiful home. It was spotlessly clean and decorated to perfection. We had luxury and fine surrounding to make our stay very comfortable. Spent many relaxing hours on the front porch enjoying our friends company and cooking gourmet meals in the fully loaded kitchen. The owners were very helpful and responsive throughout the whole rental process and our stay at their home. They certainly made us feel very welcomed in their home. Can't wait to come back and experience the beauty of Lake Chautauqua and this home.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

What a house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks in this property with 6 different adult couples over the 2 weeks. Location is great, living area is nice and open and the deck is super, especially for breakfast and dinner in the nice weather. Great kitchen with good-size refrig/freezer. It is a real plus to have each bedroom with it's own full bath.

Thanks for making our 2 weeks at Chautauqua so special. We plan to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

GREAT home!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at this house. It is located centrally to everything Chautauqua has to offer. The house was impeccably clean and well maintained! It has been redone from top to bottom with beautiful and modern amenities. It was perfect for cooking big meals and lounging around, and with enough privacy and bathrooms for everyone. The owner was easy to work with and always quick to respond. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Mayville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 Season
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Taxes and fees are an additional 6.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Mayville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties