Classic Chautauqua Victorian gingerbread charm beautifully appointed with countless modern amenities. Built in 2015, sleeping 10, 44 Forest Lane boasts three master suites, each with its own granite full bathroom. Two of the master suite bedrooms have an additional twin sleeper chair. A third floor art studio/great room/yoga studio with sleeper sofa, office and half bath sleeps two more. Second floor luxury laundry room with stacked washer/dryer. Chef's custom kitchen with quartz countertops, luxury appliances: microwave, toaster oven, Viking stove and built-in Thermador refrigerator, TV, outdoor propane grill. Gas and wood-burning fireplaces, with hidden TV in living room. State-of-the-Art Home Theatre system in lower level family room. Lower level connects to the main floor via stairs, but also has a separate entrance. Every detail in this one-of-a-kind rental has been lovingly attended to; glowing walnut floors and banisters, coffered and beadboard ceilings, elegant vintage schoolhouse style light fixtures, many built-in bookshelves..... with books! Second and third floor balconies with seating and loungers, shaded front porch for relaxing with friends for wine and discussion after a fascinating Chautauqua day. Spacious double lot yard extends on one side and driveway with parking for two cars on the other, ensures distance from neighbors, in the heart of Chautauqua Institution.
This must-be-seen-to-be-believed house was recently purchased by contemporary figurative realist painter Judy Takács and her husband. Takács' art abounds in this house that is ideal for art retreats, on or off season: the third floor art studio is equipped with 8 easels, TV trays, drawing boards, standing light, and other artist conveniences and necessities.
There are 3 plus bedrooms and 3 full baths, 2 half baths, a full kitchen, large living room/dining room, 3 flat screen TVs, central A/C. Sleeps 10. Bedroom #1- Second Floor: King, plus twin sleeper chair, attached full bath; Bedroom #2- Second Floor: Queen, plus twin sleeper chair, attached full bath; Bedroom #3- Lower Level: Queen, attached full bath; Bedroom #4- Third Floor Great Room/Art Studio- Queen Sleeper Sofa, attached half bath. Second Floor Washer/Dryer. First Floor half bath. Dining Room, Living Room. Lower Level family room with state-of-the-art home theatre. Two Balconies and a Front Porch.
This is an amazing gem of a new house in Chautauqua and has all the charm and workmanship of one built 100 years ago. Truly one-of-a-kind.
**2 Parking Passes** (must purchase through Chautauqua Institution)
Sleeps 10. *Rents Saturday to Saturday* **No Smoking, No Pets** Trip Insurance Available upon request.
**Off-Season Cable and Wi-Fi will not be provided**