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Beachfront 2BR/1BA Apt on Lake Erie in Historic Home W/Steam Shower, Wifi, Cable

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Last updated: 04/09/2017
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 1 bathroom sleeps 5, Beachfront on Lake Erie , Historical home

When you arrive at this picturesque property you will find yourself nestled in the middle of a cove between Point Gratiot park and Canadaway Creek on 1.5 acres and 200ft of beachfront on Lake Erie. This listing is for our awesome 1000sq ft 2 BR/1BA upstairs apartment with a separate side door entrance. A King, queen and pullout twin are included in the rental. This unit is part of the original Hequembourg estate built in 1910. *Harminnie was the original name of this mansion from Major Harry and Minnie Hequembourg (Neighborhood named after him down the street) whom originally owned the entire bay from canadaway creek to crooked brook creek, and actually was a major contributor to the development of the area. He has an amazing background/history and upon arriving you will have a booklet with original pictures of the house and information about a camp he used to run for children in the early 1920's.
In front of our house there is about 5 feet of smooth rocks and then about 200ft of sandbar you can wade in and is perfect for swimming . On the beach you can spend time hunting for beach glass and driftwood, lay out and catch some sun or take a 10 minute walk down to the Dunkirk Boardwalk at the harbor to enjoy a bite to eat, a cocktail, or satisfy a shopping craving with a couple different shops. Dunkirk 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, drop your line in the warm water outlet for the coal plant (official NY fishing spot) or try and haul in a big one from the mouth of the creek, which is less than a half mile from the house.

Enjoy concerts and an art scene? Chautauqua Institute is about a 40 minute drive, you can enjoy their symphony, concerts, speaking venues and theater performances. Lake Chautauqua offers many attractions available by boat that includes Midway Amusement Park, Long Point State Park, shopping, and numerous restaurant/bar establishments. There is truly something for everyone there.

Consider a wine tour if you’re looking to venture away from the lake for a bit. Lake Erie Wine Country, just a 5-10 minute drive from the house is part of 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. Check them out at http://www.lakeeriewinecountry.org/about-wine-country .

Other attractions within arms reach include Niagara Falls which is an easy 1hr and 15 minute drive, restaurants (10 minutes walking distance), ski resorts (Holiday valley 1 hr), snowmobile trails, nature trails, golf courses (5 miles), inland lakes, shopping, and a casino (1hr). Also there is a great mini-golf course that is fun for the whole family that is about a 5-10 minute drive from the apt. BILLS FANS (35 min from Ralph wilson stadium)

We are located 5 miles from the New York State Thruway (I-90), Exit 59 Dunkirk/Fredonia. From here, you will find that it’s a quick ride to and from the Buffalo (1 hr) or Erie (1 hr 10 min) International Airports.

This apartment unit is 2 Bedroom setup with 1 Queen Bed , 1 King bed and a pullout twin sofa in the living room with sleeping accommodations for 5 people. Features include: Breathtaking views of Lake Erie throughout the apartment. High Speed internet / Cable. LCD in living / bed room. Bathroom includes a Steam Shower with speaker (AUX hookup), back massage jets and foot massage.

Also make sure to check out the Lake Erie glass festival the organizers behind the First Annual Great Lakes Beach Glass Festival on May 25 and 26. estimates that the event will draw 7,000 to 9,000 attendees and more than 70 vendors from as far away as Japan to Erie’s Bayfront Convention Center.

Just an hour west down the shore, beach glass jewelry artists Lorie and Troy Dalrymple, owners of Beaches Jewelers, will host their fifth annual Ashtabula Harbor Beach Glass Festival on June 29 and 30. This street fair will close down the harbor’s Bridge Street with about 70 vendors and nearly 5,000 people.

If you would like additional room for more guests check out our listing B

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/09/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed out on the beach not inside the unit...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Contact me about pets.......moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Steam shower with Aux input for speakers. Back/foot massage...moreless

  • Brand new steam shower, and this thing is awesome! Jam out to your favorite tunes and get a back massage with the jets, or clear your senses with the steam !...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This home was built in 1910 by a man named Harry Hequembourg who owned the stretch of land over the entire point gratiot cove originally. We have many documents encompassing the history of the property including photos and articles (home was featured in a better homes magazine in the 20s). This house is great for families and people that desire incredible views from our beachfront property on the shores of lake Erie! If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Blu Ray player with apps...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games, Bocce, Football, Basketball court...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys provided. Ask owner about possible use of paddle boat, paddle board, kayak, or canoe...moreless

  • Video Library:

    many DVD's provided...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    window unit for bedrooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    washer/dryer avalable for use located in the basement...moreless

  • Heating:

    Forced Air Heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Clean sheets provided upon arrival...moreless

  • Living Room:

    w/ 46" TV and Time Warner cable...moreless

  • Parking:

    Large parking lot, enough for a trailer if you bring a boat!...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    6 Towels / Hand Towels / Wash Cloths provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washer/dryer avalable for use located in the basement...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    All new appliances!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Back lake view patio available for use...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe & Paddleboat...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    over an acre of lawn to play around on!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grill and smoker available...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Holiday valley is just an hour away!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    There is a basketball court for use...moreless

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
early summer
Apr 1 - Jun 1, 2017
6 night min stay

$1,200
Fall/Spring
Oct 1 - Apr 1, 2018
6 night min stay

$1,000
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

$1,500 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $35 + tax
  • Cleaning $60 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

2 pet maximum in apt ($35 + $15 for the 2nd)

Check-in 4:00pm & Check-out 11:00am


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Buffalo Niagara International airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rookies on the lake
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hillview Golf course
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Buffalo Exchange Amtrak Station
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-90
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Demitris Greek Restaurant
65 Miles
Nearest Ski
Holliday Valley
Dunkirk, NY, USA
Nearest Beach
In front of our property!

It is about an hour drive from Buffalo international airport, 1hr 15 minutes to Niagara Falls, 40 minute drive to Chautauqua Institute, 1 hr 15 minutes to Erie, PA International Airport . 2 1/2 Hours to Cleveland.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

About the owner: My name is Austin and I have lived in California, S. Carolina and Florida but born and raised in Houston, Texas. I've worked for the Walt Disney Company at Disneyland Resort and The Walt Disney World Resort , managed a seafood restaurant in Hilton Head Island, and Served some of Houston's most prominent people at Houston Country Club, so I have a good idea of how to take care of people and what great service is. By renting from me you will be guaranteed to have a relaxing vacation and have the ease of mind that you can call me if you have any concerns or issues.

Why the Owner Chose Dunkirk, NY, USA:
I have gone great lengths to preserve the historic integrity of this house and have put together an album with photos and documents of the property 'Harminnie' Originally built and owned by Harry and Minnie Hequembourg back in 1910, it was a great estate, and the history is really interesting. Guaranteed you will never see a property as unique as this one.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Steam shower w/speaker, 46" TV, High speed internet. Beachfront access. Breathtaking views of Lake Erie. Historical significance to the area.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/09/2017

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Photos

  • Side view of house and apartment!

    Side view of house and apartment!

  • Living room! 46" LCD w/ cable and WiFi

    Living room! 46" LCD w/ cable and WiFi

  • Kitchen with dining table and new appliances!

    Kitchen with dining table and new appliances!

  • Antique sink and vanity!

    Antique sink and vanity!

  • Bedroom 1 - King bed

    Bedroom 1 - King bed

  • Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed

    Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed

  • View from the side of the house!

    View from the side of the house!

  • Another view of the side yard!

    Another view of the side yard!

  • Front View of House. The East Apt comprises the 2 large iron windows and right

    Front View of House. The East Apt comprises the 2 large iron windows and right

  • Love this view! Right off the breakwall! Some of the best views on Lake Erie!

    Love this view! Right off the breakwall! Some of the best views on Lake Erie!

  • Main view from the living room!

    Main view from the living room!

  • Pic of the house from a friends boat!

    Pic of the house from a friends boat!

  • view from the upstairs east apartment living room!

    view from the upstairs east apartment living room!

  • Living room with 46" LCD TV/ Time warner cable / large DVD library and wifi

    Living room with 46" LCD TV/ Time warner cable / large DVD library and wifi

  • Steam shower with back jets, rain head and speakers! (everything is labeled!)

    Steam shower with back jets, rain head and speakers! (everything is labeled!)

  • Fully equipped kitchen!

    Fully equipped kitchen!

  • French doors separate the 2 bedrooms!

    French doors separate the 2 bedrooms!

  • Separate side entrance !

    Separate side entrance !

  • Side yard! Plenty of room to play catch !

    Side yard! Plenty of room to play catch !

  • House was built in 1910 !

    House was built in 1910 !

  • Front yard!

    Front yard!

  • Sunset from the beach in front of the house!

    Sunset from the beach in front of the house!

  • Panoramic view of Lake Erie!

    Panoramic view of Lake Erie!

  • Another great pic off the back porch!

    Another great pic off the back porch!

VRBO #481252

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, April 17, 2017

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