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7-Bedrooms 3 Baths on Chautauqua Lake! Clean, Comfy and Tasteful with Docks

Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Year - Round Vacation Home , 7 Bedrooms, 3+ Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Are you planning a vacation with extended family or friends? Our 7 bedroom home is waiting for you and your family and friends to enjoy that long awaited time together! It is one of the few large rentals around the lake that are available all year long. Bring your boat(s) and keep them right at the dock for your stay. Enjoy summer on the lake or at Chautauqua Institution, fishing and leaf peeping in the Spring and Fall, snow mobiling, ice fishing and skiing in the Winter and wine tasting and sight seeing in every season!

Our large, seven/bedroom, three/bath home has enough living space to accommodate a good-sized group without having to worry about feeling squeezed-in. The living room is very long, has several seating areas outfitted with comfy newer furniture. There is a dining area in one end of it, in addition to a seperate breakfast room. The kitchen is supplied with plenty of dishes, pots, pans, utensils, microwave and dishwasher. In 2016 we added a bath and made renovations to the kitchen and breakfast room. There are two bedrooms downstairs and five upstairs, with plenty of room to spread out. It even has a washer and dryer! There is a wonderful deck which faces the lake and provides even more room for your group to enjoy themselves.

There are two baths downstairs. One bath with a shower over the tub and the other with just a shower. The upstairs bath has a shower over the tub and there's an extra sink located in an alcove close to the bathroom. Each bedroom has its own lighted closet, and plenty of room to store all your vacation equipment! All you need to bring are your linens and paper products. This is a Non-Smoking, No Pet home.

Some of our amenities are WIFI (fiberoptic!), Cable TV, docks with electric, boat ramp, play area, campfire pit, volleyball court and basketball hoop .

Need a smaller unit? Contact us for details on our other units! We'll be happy to provide you with our website address where you can view pictures of them all. We're located just a mile north of Chautauqua Institution!

Keywords: Cottage, Lakefront, Chautauqua, Vacation Rental, Fishing, Institution, Snow Mobile, Ice, Cottages, Rentals, Camping, Family Reunion

More Details

Julie Holland
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Julie Holland

My husband and I just love seeing families having fun together. That's the part of owning Vacation Rentals that makes it all worthwhile. We're pleased to be able to offer a variety of affordable options for families to make memories together!

Julie Holland purchased this house in 2003

Why Julie Holland chose Mayville

Chautauqua Lake is such a wonderful place with so much to do. It's an ideal location for those who love the outdoors and all the lake has to offer, yet we're just a minute away from the world renowned Chautauqua Institution with all the cultural activities to enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a wonderful time at Chautauqua Lake. The cottages were impeccably clean, neat, attractively furnished and the grounds very well kept. Having a boat ramp on site, having electricity available at the dock, together with well designed boat slips was much appreciated. Perhaps the biggest plus was Julie’s information concerning suitable dining, golf courses, and directions to various places in the area.
May 2011
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Mayville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Additional sink just outside the upstairs bathroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2) one downstairs and one upstairs; Double (also called full) Beds (2) both upstairs; Twin or Single Beds (6) 2 downstairs, 4 upstairs
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Fish cleaning station, docks (with electric), boat launch, swings, campfire pit, volleyball net, basketball hoop. good old fashioned fun!


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7-Bedrooms 3 Baths on Chautauqua Lake! Clean, Comfy and Tasteful with Docks
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

The house was so well maintained, it was great!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Irwin Bay Cottages was so much fun for the whole family. It is a very well maintained property. The big house in which we stayed was very clean and attractively decorated. Julie , the owner, is so pleasant to deal with. She really cares about your experience during your stay! The lake is beautiful. My grandchildren loved to fish on their docks. We rented paddle boards they put in the water at the docks also. The washer and dryer, TV, internet, kitchen appliances, showers, mattresses all working well. This was a vacation we really enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Judi. We love knowing our guests are enjoying themselves and our property, and it was apparent that your family was having a great time. That makes us happy! Thank you for choosing to stay with us, thank you for taking good care of our home and thank you for being such great guests! I hope you'll stay with us again!
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Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 13 had a wonderful time, even with 5 feet of snow and low temps outside. The kids had a blast building an igloo, while the adults stayed in and worked on puzzles in the cozy living space. The kitchen is large and has everything we needed to cook up feasts. There were plenty of beds and bathrooms for us all, too. Julie is a great host! She brought us what we needed and offered good suggestions about the town. I hope we can come back in the summertime and play in the lake.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Emily! I enjoyed meeting you and your family. It was such a delight to see the kids enjoying our monster snowstorm - with good old-fashioned fun! I'm so glad that our home worked out well for you all. Please do keep us in mind for future stays. We love that you love it!
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Oakland, Maryland

Wonderful home to rent!

  • 5 of 5

Our experience with this home and Julie was perfect. The house is immaculate, charming and comfortable. Julie went out of her way to help us plan the perfect Thanksgiving getaway - thanks so very much! We will definitely rent this beautiful home again in the future.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful review Lara! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and the house worked out well for your large family. I so love knowing that we're providing a place for families to enjoy special times together, and are looking forward to having you stay with us again!
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Property was beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay was wonderful. The accommodations were top notch, clean and relaxing. Close drive to everything we wanted to do. Thanks for a wonderful time!! :)

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Annette! I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking good care of our home. You were all delightful and we love it that you all loved it. I hope we'll see you all again!
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Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place for our reunion all of my siblings was able to stay in one place. Lots of room , Super clean, beautiful sun rise and sunsets. Julie is a GREAT person everyone loved her. Recommend this house for a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maxine! Seeing your family have such fun together warmed our heart. Thank you for staying with us, taking good care of our home and for being such delightful guests. I hope you'll visit us again!
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Landisville, PA

Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here and cannot rave enough about it! There was more than enough room for 6 adults, house beautifully decorated and super clean. Julie makes you feel so welcomed and gives great recommendations for PIES!!! We are making this one of our annual getaways!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay! You guys were so much fun and I'm looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and thank you for taking great care of our home.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Erie, PA or Buffalo NY
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Winery within 10 miles, bar about 2 miles
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Stow Ferry takes you from Stow to Bemus Point
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Chautauqua Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Very near I-90 and I-86
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Red Line Drive in just a quick walk away
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Peak n Peek
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Lakeside Park in Mayville
Car: recommended

Snow Mobiling, Ice Fishing, Chautauqua Institution, 'Worlds Learning Center', Chautauqua in June, Colors of Chautauqua, Bird Watching, Quilting, Fall Leaves, Lake Erie Wine Trail, Chautauqua Art Trail, Fishing, Sailing,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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