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Chautuqua Lake Estate

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths2
Space 6,800 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights


About the property

Welcome to the beautiful Chautauqua Lake. This year round large colonial estate located in Ashville, NY sits on 4 acres of land with 400 feet of frontage directly on Chautauqua Lake. The home has recently been updated and features 10 bedrooms, a grand living and dining space with a private dock. The estate includes a fully equipped kitchen, linens, towels and bedding. There is also a washer and dryer on-site. Enjoy views of the lake from the large front porch and plenty of outdoor space.

The estate is located just 4 miles from the historical Chautauqua Institute and 3 miles from Bemus Point. It is a great place for a family reunion or a vacation with family and friends!

****No Weddings****

More Details

owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018


Ashville Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Basement bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , tub
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 8 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 9 - 1 double
    Bedroom 10 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are three additional double pull out couches.
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
No weddings permitted at the property.


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Chautuqua Lake Estate
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews

Our family of 20 including in-laws and grandchildren enjoyed our stay...plenty of room.

  • 4 of 5

Part of the fun when we first arrived was finding our way around on the four floors. There are about 20 doors on the second floor alone. Porches on two sides provided spaces for morning coffee and quiet conversations on occasion. The electric golf cart made it easy for the older generation to get down to the dock on the lake.

The place is not air-conditioned, however, there are fans in every bedroom. While we were there the weather was warm but not oppressive and the nights were cool.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Really wonderful old, big property.

  • 5 of 5

My family (12 children, 13 adults) stayed for a week. The property is on the lake with a wonderful view. They have lots of chairs outside and lots of room inside. 5 or 6 bathrooms and 10+ bedrooms. We kept getting lost in the house it was so big. The dock is fine and the steps are very good exercise. Lots of room around the house for the children to play outside, away from the lake. There is a separate suite of 2 rooms, and bathroom and a complete kitchen which is located in such a way that you hear nothing from the rest of the house. Great spot for grandparents who do not want to get up at 6am.

The only potential downside is no air conditioning. The week we stayed the weather was wonderful....70s during the day....high 50s at no problem. But if it gets over 80....could be a big issue for some. They did have lots of fans.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our women’s retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd getaway at this home, In the last 4 years. We’re looking forward to coming back in 2019.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Christmas paradise

  • 5 of 5

Rented the house from the 24th of December through the 28th and it was a fairytale Christmas. The house itself was absolutely gorgeous and well kept.. The owners had thought of everything ...we were very comfortable there.... surroundings are also gorgeous... the views of the lake and although we were snowed in, the snow covered trees, the frozen lake...all just so beautiful. We even saw around 50 swans on Christmas Day on the lake. We are so grateful for the opportunity to have stayed at such a wonderful place. We did make great memories there. I wholeheartedly recommend this house, this property to anyone for any event or just to hang out together. The space in the house is very conducive to being together or being able to seek some quiet space for a time. We had 7 college grandchildren wirh us and two toddler great granandchildren. And there were things to do for all of pool or video gamrs, or hang out togerther in their own space. Ltitle sat at their toddler table...furnished in the house and had plenty of room to roam. I want also to add that while it was record-breaking snow falls this year and there was a lot of snow on the property, the snow removal service sent by the owners was there to allow us to leave to get to a movie ...was really above and beyond our expectations as they also removed the snow promptly when we were ready to go and before we came back they had removed it again so that we always had a clear path. The owners are extraordinary ...really accommodating in every way. Very young or old...and in between every family member echoes my sentiments...It was a very special holiday.

Again we are so grateful to VRBO and of course the owners for making it all possible.

We hope to come again next Christmas.


  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing place for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

When you rent a vacation home you always hope that it will be at least half as nice as the photos portray it. The Chautauqua Lake Estate far exceeded our expectations. We were a group of 27 peace and social justice activists having an autumn reunion after many years of not seeing each other. We could not have picked a better place to gather. The house is enormous. It is initially easy to get a little lost it is so big. There were plenty of very comfortable bedrooms for all, and plenty of bathrooms. The mattresses are great and bedding and linens are of very nice quality. We understood from some people who stopped by that it had been recently renovated. It is a very well-done renovation with lots of attention to detail.

There are two kitchens (one large and one small) that give you two refrigerators, three ovens, two dishwashers and lots of food prep room for cooking for a crowd. The flexibility of the space was perfect. While there are places for a whole large group to gather (in the dining room with some table extensions and in the huge living room), there are also so many places for small conversational circles to gather, both inside and outside. Night owls staying up late to talk did not keep up those who were early to bed and the early birds did not keep up those trying to sleep in. The wrap around porch with fabulous views of the lake and multiple seating circles was incredible on a fall weekend with beautiful weather.

Before we arrived, the owners were so very responsive to any questions that we had, and while we did not need to reach them during our stay, we knew that they were only a quick phone call away.

This house is a perfect venue for reunions of family and friends and it would be a great place for corporate/workplace retreats. It was important for our gathering that we be able to cook together and eat together and to also have that mix of small conversations and whole group meeting. If we had designed the venue ourselves we could not have done better. There are very few places that can accommodate large groups, and even fewer that provide such a beautiful, comfortable, welcoming space.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely gorgeous!! Immaculately clean and accommodating in EVERY WAY. Wonderful owners, too! We just loved it and we'll be back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly Cleaning Fee $500
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

During the summer season the rentals are Saturday to Saturday rentals. Off season rates are available upon request. NO weddings permitted on the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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