25 Palestine Avenue, Chautauqua, NY
$ 2,500,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#R1387327
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityChautauqua
  • AreaChautauqua
  • NeighborhoodChautauqua Institution
  • Zip14722
  • StyleHistoric/Antique,Traditional
  • Year Built1909
  • Taxes$ 18670
  • Price$ 2,500,000
  • Bedrooms25
  • Full Bathrooms25
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Sqr Footage10865
  • Lot Size2,783 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Rachel Willow with Howard Hanna Holt - Mayville
Data Source:
Greater Rochester AOR (GRAR)
Property Description

!The Spencer Hotel, circa 1907, is an historic landmark in Chautauqua Institution, a cultural learning center for arts, literature and world awareness. In 1997 current owner, Helen Edgington, purchased the inn and completely renovated the infrastructure and remodeled the entire interior, converting it to a year-round literary-themed boutique inn, offering a distinctive and imaginative experience. Each of the 25 guest rooms pays homage to a renowned author (from John Keats to Beatrix Potter, Jane Austin to Isabelle Allende). The décor, with hand painted murals on ceilings, walls and floors, depicts scenes from these famous authors’ works. The common areas include a living room with fireplace, dining room, sauna, reading room and wonderful porches overlooking the Amphitheater. From these expansive porches guests can enjoy performances from the comfort of their own space. Named to the select registry Bed & Breakfast collection and recognized as an historic landmark, the Spencer offers the ability to enjoy the Chautauqua experience while having the benefit of a generous revenue stream. This is an exceptional opportunity to become an important part of Chautauqua’s future growth.

Price History
2/3/2022 Listed $2,500,000

General Features

Accessibility Accessible Bedroom, Accessible Elevator Installed
Appliances Dryer, Dishwasher, Freezer, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer
Architectural Style Historic/Antique, Traditional
Basement Partial
Co-Listing Agent State License # 30HO0853436
Construction Materials Wood Siding
Cooling Central Air
Elementary School District Chautauqua Lake
Exterior Features Balcony, Gravel Driveway
Heating Gas, Zoned
High School District Chautauqua Lake
Interior Features Den, Entrance Foyer, Separate/Formal Living Room, Home Office, Other, Partially Furnished, See Remarks, Sauna, Bedroom on Main Level
Listing Agent State License 10401298021
Lot Size Square Feet 2783
MLS Area Chautauqua-062889
Middle/Junior School District Chautauqua Lake
Patio/Porch Features Balcony, Open, Porch
Property Condition Resale
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Roof Shingle
Sewer Connected
Special Listing Conditions Standard
Status Active
Stories 4
Subdivision Name Chautauqua Institution
Terms Cash, Conventional
Total Rooms 58
Township Not Applicable
Utilities Sewer Connected, Water Connected

Interior Features

Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Carpet, Hardwood, Other, See Remarks, Tile, Varies
Full Baths 25
Furnished Y/N Partially
Half Baths 3
Heating Y/N Yes
Laundry Features In Basement
Living Area 10865
Main Level Bathrooms 4
Main Level Bedrooms 3
Total Baths 28
Total Bedrooms 25
Total Fireplaces 1

Exterior Features

Foundation Details Other, See Remarks
Lot Dimensions 53X52
Lot Features Residential Lot
Lot Size Acres 0.0639
Lot Size Area 0.0639
Lot Size Units Acres
Parking Features No Garage
Road Frontage Type City Street
Water Source Connected, Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Dining Room 24 x 19 First
Kitchen 13 x 9 First
Living Room 23 x 18 First
Other 18 x 14 First
Other 13 x 9 First


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 14722

AVG $1.82M
AVG $14,873
AVG 47
Year Built
AVG 1940
AVG 28
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