Lake Front Real Estate

by : Nancy Gleason

For many people, the ultimate piece of real estate is one that sits on a picturesque lake. where life seems more relaxed and the sunrises and sunsets are the stuff of dreams. Lake front real estate has become one of the hottest and most sought-after real estate purchases available no matter if it is for year-round living or simply a refuge from daily life. Around the eastern states there are a few places where this kind of real estate is readily available, but few have the old world charm and quality of homes that one finds in Chautauqua Lake, NY.

For many years Chautauqua Lake has been an epicenter of culture and education in New York. The Institution which opened it's doors in 1874 and since then has continued to operate every summer. The institution offers a number of different programs, lectures, concerts and cultural events that have garnered a world-wide reputation for the Institution. The activities and programs that happen here every summer have become a huge attraction and they draw people from all over the world. In fact, almost 150,000 people attend the events that happen here every year.

Beyond the Institution lays a vast wealth of beautiful homes and quaint communities that have developed along the beautiful lake 's shore. Now it does not really matter what kind of home you are looking for because the homes in this areas run the full range of styles and sizes. From smaller more seasonal homes to huge sprawling mansions, there is a home here to suit any taste and style; and with homes ranging in price from the mid 100k's up to and exceeding $2 million; there are also homes for any financial situation. why not take the time to come and explore the Chautauqua Lake area? There are more than enough things happening here during the summer months to justify a trip and a short stay. Come to enjoy the offerings of the Institution and you may just end up staying!