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619 Plum within Lakeside Chautauqua - super cottage for 8 with apartment for 4

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage overlooking woods & tennis campus, very near the pool & wellness center.

RENT TOGETHER OR SEPARATE. (Call owner for separate unit rental rates.) A newer Lakeside cottage within the Chautauqua community. Just 15 years old & one of Lakeside's premier rentals. Read the many positive reviews. Very sharp, very clean cottage + apartment, located across from the Williams Tennis Club. Walk just 5 minutes north to the waterfront or 2 minutes west to the pool & wellness center. Continue on another 2 minutes west to the Rhein Center for the Arts. Very near the perimeter walking trail & senior fitness course. The Chautauqua Memorial park with its serenity gardens, fountains & wooded walking trails is also close by. This cottage is situated near the end of a dead end street, so it's quiet, private, and without traffic. Plenty of yard, too. Rental prices do not include the gate & parking fees, occurring during the 11 week Chautauqua season.The larger upper unit consists of 3 bedrooms (2 up & 1 down), a loft, a living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, 2 full baths with tub/shower, very large front screened porch, very large back deck. The lower unit apartment is handicap friendly and consists of 1 bedroom w/ queen size bed, a living room (queen sleeper sofa), dining room, full bath (handicap shower), complete kitchen, & 2 patios, front & back. There is an attached garage w/ bicycles, a wagon, washer/dryer, high chair, & additional lawn & patio furniture. Parking is plentiful on the premise (garage, driveway, & directly in front), as well as in the near vicinity. Full house AC & gas heat. Zone thermostats.


More Details

Harry & Marcia Roby
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Harry & Marcia Roby

We (Harry & Marcia) built this home in 2002 & have lovingly cared for it ever since. Our permanent residence is in Toledo, just 1 hr away & we come to Lakeside every weekend during the season to check over & maintain our property, as well as enjoy the ambiance of the Lake Erie shore and Lakeside. Harry owns a decorative hardware store & Marcia is a retired teacher.

Harry & Marcia Roby purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Harry & Marcia Roby chose Lakeside

We love Lakeside and want you to grow to love it, too. It's a very unique place fostering Christian values in a lovely and safe environment for the whole family. If you love good clean fun in a breathtaking setting, you'll love Lakeside. It's a little bit like stepping back in time, a little bit like living in Mayberry.


Lakeside Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Exit cleaning required by renters. Self clean or hire cleaning service. Cottage must be left "guest ready" for next renters.
  • Charges for damages, cleaning, trash removal, lost keys, &/or late checkout will be deducted from deposit
  • Renter indemnifies & agrees to hold Owner harmless for any losses due to injury, fire, accidents, theft, criminal acts &/or acts of God at the premise
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Play pen folded up in closet available for use
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Located in a large area in the upstairs hallway.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Upper Unit - 'Treetops' First floor * fully equipped kitchen with stove, frig.w/ ice maker, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, disposal, * full bath with tub/shower * living room with TV, cable, VCR/DVD * dining room with large table & dining bar with stools * 1 bedroom (queen) * large screened front porch w/ comfortable furniture * large rear wooden deck w/ grill & deck furniture * side access to attached garage w/ washer & dryer, bikes, wagon, highchair, lawn chairs, beach toys * ceiling fans in bedroom & living room Second floor * 2 bedrooms (dbl + single, 2 singles) * loft (1 single) * full bath with tub/shower * ceiling fans in bedrooms Lower Unit @ street level- 'Courtside' * 1 bedroom (queen) * living room w/ sleeper sofa (queen), cable TV, VCR/DVD * dining room with table & chairs * fully equipped kitchen w/ stove, frig, microwave, coffee maker, disposal, toaster * rear patio w/ furniture & grill * front patio w/ furniture * direct access to front & back yards - just out the door * lawn furniture * handicapped accessible * access to garage for washer/dryer, bikes, etc. Full house AC & gas heat. Zone thermostats. Across from the Williams Tennis Club w/ its 2 red clay , 3 har-tru & 2 hard courts. Continuous tennis activities - lessons, clinics, round robins, tournaments. Also pickleball. 5 minute walk to the lakefront. 10 minute walk to the center of Lakeside w/ its abundant activities. 2 minute walk to the pool & wellness center. 5 minute walk to the Rhein Center for the Arts. Quiet, peaceful, wooded location.


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619 Plum within Lakeside Chautauqua - super cottage for 8 with apartment for 4
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

Great place for our big family

  • 5 of 5

Great house

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome summer get-away

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the vacation rental with my daughter (we shared the upstairs, right bedroom), my brother (who shared the upstairs left bedroom with a teenager), my mother and father. We stayed at the end of July and it was great. It was still pretty warm outside but we were able to stay very comfortable in the cabin. We kept the windows open for cross-ventilation and ceiling fans cinched the deal.

We were able to cook a variety of meals with the wide-range of dishes available in the kitchens. All of the amenities were clean and working properly as well as the cabin itself was super comfortable and clean.

I would definitely stay here again as well as recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Quiet lake cottage

  • 5 of 5

Friends and i, 6 of us rented both levels, stayed for the weekend to see lakeside and visit cedar point. We enjoyed the stay. It was easy to work with the owners to setup the rental. We spent most of the time outside of the rental but I had a pleasant night sleep. Comments were positive from my friends too.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our young family

  • 5 of 5

I spent my summers growing up at Lakeside and have stayed in dozens of properties, within the community, for over 3 decades. My family, with two girls under the age of 10, had the pleasure of staying in the lower level of this home preseason. This was, by far, the nicest home I have stayed at in Lakeside. I am extremely particular about where I stay and read dozens of reviews on various websites before I will agree to stay any place. This home is located in a quiet, secluded area near the back of Lakeside, right across from the tennis courts. The view from the back porch is beautiful and if you're lucky, you might see deer as we did on two different nights. After speaking with the owner, Marcie, we were informed that it was a quick car ride or short bike ride to get to downtown Lakeside. This was not a problem for us and frankly we enjoyed the quiet. We brought our own tennis gear and our family enjoyed using the tennis courts several times each day. The house was very clean, with a well stocked kitchen, and and all of our interactions with Marcia were very pleasant. We are looking forward to visiting again soon with extended family and renting the entire unit.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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The property is peaceful inside and out.

  • 5 of 5

We loved dealing with the owners. They made the rental process easy and answered all of our questions before booking. We stayed in the lower unit which was roomy and clean. The view from the front is of the tennis courts which are surrounded by large mature trees including several that shade the front yard. Our whole family had a lot of fun playing there. We rode our bikes and drove downtown everyday. The memorial gardens and nature trails are a short walk down the street. The view out the back patio door is of lush greenery and we watched a whitetail deer slip by one evening around sunset. We used the spacious kitchen for most of our meals. We liked the clean bathroom and bedroom. We used the living room for our air bed. We used the washer and dryer upstairs which was very convenient. The unit was comfortable, clean and in good working order. There was no traffic on our block and our days and nights were quiet. Our overall experience was relaxing and fun. We look forward to staying again.

We love Lakside!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Comfortable family friendly cottage

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed our stay. Lakeside has many family friendly activites: music, swimming, a contract dance one night. This cottage had several board games and reading material. My wife liked how they had decorated the bathroom. We enjoyed watching the passersby on the front porch and the ability to eat outside on the back deck. We liked staying near the tennis courts (across the street). We either walked to the events or took one of the bikes provided. Beds were comfortable and clean. We'll stay again next year I'm sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Kelleys Island
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Excellent nightly entertainment at Hoover Auditorium..

* Waterfront activities - swim, sail, kayak, fish..

* Interesting lectures & presentations on many varied topics..

* Art classes of all sorts taught by talented professionals..

* Relax & reconnect with God, family/friends & nature..

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Read a book from the church or Women's Club library..

* Fish or fly a kite off the Lakeside pier..

* Bicycle around Lakeside &/or Marblehead Peninsula..

* Play bridge at the Women's Club. Men are welcome..

* Perfect your tennis & shuffelboard skills at premier facilities..

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Picnic at the waterfront parks..

* Play board games on the porch..

* Spend a day at Cedar Point..

* Ferry to Kelleys Is. & rent bikes or a golf cart..

* Take an art class together or sign up for sailing lessons..

The list of Lakeside activities is almost endless. Definitely something for everyone. Waterfront activities include swimming, free swim lessons for the kids, supervised baby pool, kiddie splash park, lifeguards on duty daily (in season), sailing, sailing lessons, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, fly a kite on the pier.

Waterfront park activities include picnics, bandstand w/ concerts, putt putt golf, horseshoes, shuffleboard (free lessons available), supervised & fenced in play area for the little ones, basketball, volleyball, narrated 'tree walks', tennis, organized kids activities, Wed. evening 'community picnics'. Additional activities include movies at Orchestra Hall & a wide range of high quality entertainment at Hoover Auditorium almost every evening. "God Squad' (like VBS) is at Bradley Temple daily for the children. Activities for pre-teens & teens, as well. Tennis at the Williams Tennis Club w/ organized tennis activities throughout the week is available for all ages. Lectures, seminars, expert presenters on a wide range of topics - religious, spiritual, current events, historical, health related, financial.

Women's Club Activities include book reviews, bridge, children's story hour. (Men are always welcome.)

Daily Chaplain's Hour each morning in Orchestra Hall.

Evening Vespers at the bandstand. Daily fitness or yoga classes. 3 Sunday Church Services - waterfront, Lakeside UM Church, Hoover Auditorium w/ an invited chaplain of the week. Many, many art classes of all types are available for all ages at the Rhein Center for the Arts.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

The $100/night - 2 night minimum - applies only to the 1 bedroom apartment (sleeps 4) at the lower level. The larger upper unit does not rent off season.

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

* There is a $300/unit security deposit required to hold a reservation.
* This cottage is normally rented by the week (Sat. - Sat.) during the summer season. Occasionally partial weeks become available. 2 night minimum.
* Rates do not include the Chautaugua gate & parking fees (mid-June through Labor Day), li

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund