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Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

two ways to rent see discription walk a block to village of ellicottville

**MAKE MEMORIES HERE AT this rental... A MOST UNIQUE, ARTISTIC, ENTERTAINING, COLORFUL, LIGHTING GALORE with more than location, we are a destination. We are a LEGAL RENTAL in THE VILLAGE OF ELLICOTTVILLE, OWNER OPERATED , fully INSPECTED .. Be sure to look at photos and our reviews.. Crawlin distance only a block- up Monroe st to the quaint village of Ellicottville, no close neighbors, lots of parking. House was actually a barn built by the cavalry in the late 1700s now it has been transformed by artists into a whimsical cartoon home by a couple of cartoon people. Owners on premises for your needs and security OUR LAYOUT IS WAYOUT.... NOW we can accommodate different size groups or just a couple.. THE OPTIONS:

THE WOW FACTOR The whole upper level 1600 square feet with private entrance. 3 bedrooms (3 queen beds), fold down couch(full size)and regular comfy sofa, 2 bathrooms with showers, tv, 2 stereo systems, huge open living/dining room, fully equipped kitchen and bar area (crock pots, blenders,grill,etc.) towels, sheets, etc included.. (LOTS OF PARKING) room to breathe. The lighting is amazing.. SLEEPS 6 to 8 WINTER RATES ( NO CLEANING FEES) $475.00 A NIGHT weekends SUMMER RATES $400.00 weekend rate

PRICED together for larger groups!!!! (BETTY BOOP ROOM) downstairs unit plus (the WOW FACTOR) upstairs. BETTY BOOP ROOM is accessed down a set of stairs from upstairs unit within home to a private access hallway walled off for your privacy and another outside entrance to downstairs level. We ask that children have adult supervision on downstairs level( betty boop ) this section has a coffee spot area, another bath and direct exit to covered tiki porch weather permitting adds (5- 6 more people to your group) or more beds to non sharers (a king size bed in betty boop room w/ adjacent room with ( single and full bunk bed) plus one more single bed...... WINTER RATES for both sections $775.00 sleep 12- 14 SUMMER RATES both sections $625.00 NO CLEANING FEES BETTY BOOP ROOM is sometimes available separately has separate entrance/exit not shared ( for couple or 2 couples ) Please contact owners for pricing. Wood fired pizza oven when stoked and firepit is available weather and owner permitting

*******SUMMER, SPRING OR FALL.. we have 6 outdoor sitting areas (some are roofed for inclement weather). WE love music so there are speakers everywhere (rythmn not required) can be turned on in whatever area you want or all for surround sound. The ambiance with lighting is amazing... (1)The cooking firepit and pizza oven area,(@) the rustic porch with signage from ellicottville past and present,(3)the tiki porch(roofed with propane fireplace) and (4) adjacent patio area(we call the dance floor) ,(5) the balloons mardis gras float is our gazebo and (6) and the the tacky quacky is available for Creekside sitting In WINTER cross your skis here and walk to the village only a block from restaurants,shops OUR REVIEWS SPEAK VOLUMES******************

**Great for guys and girl weekends, families, weddings executive parties and meetings, in life we believe to make as many great stories that you can. Funky unbelievable art and lighting, themed Looney rooms with names like the electric eclectic shhhled, the ballroom, betty boop room. We believe in art, music, a sense of humor, good food and friends. We are located a few moments from Holimont ski area and Holiday Valley four seasons resort. Activities in immediate area are Golf, cross country skiing, tubing, bowling, mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, hunting antique stores, fall foliage, many festivals, Allegheny state park and Seneca nation casino are within 10 miles

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franke and susi mccormack
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 6, 2017

About franke and susi mccormack

franke(american born) and susi(born in hamilton moved to states in 60's she became an american citizen in 1973) were both born within 2 hours of ellicottville after years of travelling and living from fla to california came back to the area in 97. We are both artists and have created a fun, colorful, one of a kind artistic home

franke and susi mccormack purchased this house in 1997

Why franke and susi mccormack chose Chautauqua-Allegheny

we fell in love with the variety of friendly people who come here,all ages and lifestyles,the close walk to the village one block to village and the view of the slopes and the fun festivals

What makes this house unique

location, location, location! great outside and inside sitting areas. clean, comfortable,fun, spacious, all the amenities of home and a great village and its people just steps away


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Holiday Friends Ski Trip

  • 5 of 5

Our trip was absolutely amazing. The pictures don't do the place justice - it is so spacious, we could have just never left and had a blast inside the whole time. The surround sound speakers were great. Everything that we needed was there - plus more: boardgames, music, ect.. Frankie and Susi were a great time to hang out with, they made a fire, and had countless recommendations on what and where we should do while we were in town. They are two great people. We cannot wait to come back here - we were a bunch of 24-26 year olds and honestly had such a blast, a huge reason being the environment and vibe of this place! Thank you again!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This house is by far the best place we have rented in EVL. The owners, the vibe, the music, the décor, the cleanliness, the location are all outstanding!(I can go on) We all have nothing but great thing to say about Looney Rooms, looking forward to many more years of great memories! Thanks again Franke and Susi for a memorable weekend( and the tea bags)

see you next year :)

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Family Get Away

  • 5 of 5

Awesome!! Is how I would describe not only the accommodations but the owners as well! There is so much personality in this home. Fourteen of us stayed and did not feel crowded. The common area in the house is large enough for all. The outdoor areas are set up for rain or shine. The decor both inside and out is artistic and eclectic.The home is very clean and well stocked. Web site pictures are accurate but seeing is believing. A three minute walk will bring you to the heart of Ellicottville but the true heart of your stay will be at Looney Rooms with owners Frank and Susi. They are entertaining, knowledgeable of the area and just plain fun people to be around, we feel we made new friends. Don't be put out..if you so choose privacy they make themselves scarce. Our family loved our stay and already are planning for 2017. Thank you Frank and Susi for a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is not like any renting experience you have ever had before.... The artistic décor is enough to provide great conversation for your entire stay. It is clean, well stocked, comfortable, and just plain FUN! The location is literally footsteps to the shopping and nightlife. My favorite was all the cozy outdoor seating areas. Each one with its own personality. The owners (Susi and Franke) are dynamic, entertaining, crazy fun people who made our stay very special. We would rent again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whimsical and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this rental, and we enjoyed our stay as much or even more than our first visit! The decor is fun and well represented by the pictures on this site, and the rental was very clean and well stocked with linens, dishes, wine glasses, games, and mix CDs - everything we needed for relaxing in the company of good friends after a day of skiing at Holiday Valley.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Words don't do this rental justice.

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations are very comfortable and visually stunning. You are provided with everything you need for your stay. Once you see the house (outside and inside), you can’t really explain it, but you’ll never forget it. Additionally, the owners (Susi & Franke) are great to work with and very helpful and informative about the area. The brewery, bars and restaurants are all within walking distance, which made it perfect for our group of guys. We will definitely stay again next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.09 Miles
brew pub and balloons
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
holiday valley
Nearest Motorway
0.16 Miles
route 219/
Nearest Restaurant
0.09 Miles
brew pub and balloons
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
holiday valley and holimont
Nearest Beach
56 Miles
Car: not necessary

there is a bowling alley/game room walking distance and a tubing park about a 2 miles valley 4 seasons resort golf skiing snowboarding,holimont ski area many festivals and people are friendly and fun


Rates & Availability

Ellicottville House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
ski season dec 2016-march 2017
Dec 9 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
spring to fall
Apr 2 2017 - Dec 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

WINTER SKI SEASON(DEC TO APRIL) 350.00-475.00 a night upstairs only..both up and downstairs $775.00 a night --2 night minimum stay SUMMER (MAY-NOV).$400.00 upstairs unit sleeps 6-9 for larger groups ( combo upstairs unit with betty boop unit downstairs) sleep up to 14.. 625.00 a night weekends .( call for betty boop room only it is sometimes available sleeps 1 or 2 couples ) HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVAL WEEKENDS pricing MAY VARY CALL FOR DETAILS.716-307-3742 or 716-244-0235.. BOOK AHEAD IS BEST, IF YOUR WEEKEND IS TAKEN CALL TO BE ON A WAIT LIST FOR UNTIMELY CANCELLATIONS. **on all cancellations you will lose your deposit which is half your total rental Note:until confirmed by owner, rates are subject to change without notice


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Ellicottville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • dogamo bath (dogs and dominos) - toilet , shower
    eyeball bath - toilet , shower , eyeball theme
    sponge bob bath - toilet , shower , bob loves betty boop
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • electric ecletic shled 2 - 1 queen , funky lighting upstairs unit
    ball room - 1 queen , upstairs unit from lucille ball to bowling balls
    tiki slopeview room - 1 queen , LOFT STYLE KIDS LOVE IT..upstairs unit
    betty boop room - 1 king , king bed..rents with upstairs unit or separate if available
    adjacent betty boop bunkroom - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , blunk is full size and a another single bed
  • THEMED ROOMS BALLROOM, ELECTRIC ECLETIC SHHHLED ,ballroom from lucy to bowling balls, there is also a fullsize sofa bed and comfy sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
siting areas--by the creek,float,front deck and tiki room and back deck and firepit and wood fired oven, whole upstairs is your living space and oh what a space it is!! can be rented to groups of 6-9 upstairs or combo of upstairs unit and betty boop room adjacent thru hall and stairs within house to upstairs unit if it is rented together can sleeps up to 14

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