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Unbeatable Beachfront Location. Next to 16 Mile Creek for Steelhead Fishing.

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Book your fall/winter dates now and catch steelhead in 16 Mile Creek -- just steps from this home! Ask us your steelhead questions. Local fishing expertise offered here.

Now booking for summer of 2015. Take a look at our Facebook page - Clement's Lake Erie Cottages - for more photos and suggestions for things to do. Please LIKE our Facebook page to see guest photos, local events, last minute cancellations, special rates for last minute availability and more ideas to help you enjoy your stay here!

This is not just a house with a lake view... it's a house on the beach at an unbeatable location. This is the only lakefront rental home in North East that is on the beach without a walk down stairs or a hill. The beach doesn't get any closer or easier than here. See our photos for new 2013 decor. Booking now: spring bachelorette, ladies getaways or fishing groups, summer family and friend meet-ups and fall getaways.

The Setting...
- lake level on a private beach (for neighborhood residents and guests only)
- panoramic views of the lake
- lakeviews from almost every room in the house
- sights, sounds and fresh breezes of lake living experienced here
- a great setting for memory-making with family or friends

The 2013 Updates...
- We now have central AIR CONDITIONING! The exterior has been painted in a beautiful sage color. Interior updates include new colors with fresh paint in all rooms paired with new nautical fabrics. A second tv has been added in a bedroom.

Living the Lake Life...
- Our location is excellent for water sports. If you are looking for a place to kayak, windsurf, kiteboard, or paddle board, bring your small craft and launch from the beach.
- Larger boats and jet skis can be launched from the North East Marina just 2 miles away and anchored during the day in front of the home.
- For beach sports, try volleyball at the adjacent Freeport Beach sand courts - just a short walk.

Nearby Attractions...
- Two of the more popular activities in the area include fishing and winery tours. You can enjoy all seasons of the year here and find something for everyone in your group. We are short drive to Chautauqua Lake, Peek-n-Peak, Erie, Presque Isle State Park as well as Presque Isle Downs & Casino, Splash Lagoon Water Park, Waldameer Amusement Park, Malls (Millcreek, Galleria, Grove City), Spas (Bella, Beauty & Beast). We have great casual dining and pubs for all palates. Book a fishing charter or drive the Seaway Trail and enjoy a ride along the shores of Lake Erie. There are also hiking/biking trails, farmers markets, and antique shops. Our close proximity to NY and OH offer many additional adventures. Tour the local Amish country and shops while you are here.

World Class Fishing awaits you on Lake Erie and nearby creeks.
Fishermen: This home is located right next to the mouth of 16 Mile Creek. We are just a few steps to great stream fishing or mouth of the lake fishing. We are in Steelhead Alley. No need to compete with hordes of fishermen at Elk or Walnut Creek. Fish the creeks or call for my Charter recommendations.
Local wineries are open year round (excluding major holidays) for tours, tasting and events related to the wineries and harvests. My personal recommendation is to check out the Barjo Bons wine club monthly events at Courtyard winery!
Visit during a wine related event or festival, or choose a slower time such as winter or spring to get more personal attention and learning from the winemakers themselves. Would you like to book a special small group session with a vintner? A private tour to celebrate a special occasion? A special dinner or gathering for rehearsal dinner? Shower? Bachelorette? Ask me. I can make recommendations.

Unique Features...
- Lake level with panoramic views? YES
- Picnic table, grill and fire pit lakeside? YES
- Close to local restaurants and wineries? YES
- Quality linens and towels provided? YES
- WIFI provided? YES
- Air conditioned? YES, central air.
- Sleeps 6 in beds, +2 with foldaway twins? YES
- 3 decks for relaxing and sunsets? YES
- Birdwatching and fishing here at the house? YES
- Launch your canoe or kayak from here? YES

This is the only vacation rental in the Sunset Beach cottage neighborhood.
-- Lake views from every room in the house
-- At lake level -- not on a cliff/bluff.
-- Typical Great Lakes shoreline. Changes with the weather. Ungroomed. No sand replenishment at Sunset Beach. Sorry, no palm trees or coconuts :) -- but a great place to swim, walk the beach and treasure hunt. Freeport Beach, adjacent to us, does get sand replenishment and grooming.

Lake Erie, the shallowest of the Great Lakes, warms up fast in the summer. Our beach water quality is measured bi-weekly in summers and passed all water tests in 2012 (the latest year for data). Freeport is the ONLY public beach in Pennsylvania to have passed 100% of water quality tests in 2012.
-- Close enough to hear the surf 24/7, feel the breezes, and take in the freshness of the lake breezes.
-- Direct access to an ever-changing, natural Lake Erie shoreline with sand, stones, driftwood and whatever treasures Lake Erie delivers to us.
-- Front row location at Sunset Beach, perfect for sunset views.
-- 16 Mile Creek, a popular fishing creek separates Sunset Beach from Freeport Beach. Cross the Creek at the shallow end near the Lake to get to Freeport Beach.
-- Freeport Beach offers a playground, lifeguard (seasonal), sand volleyball courts and snack shack (seasonal).
-- Nestled in a quaint, cottage community.

The HOME...
-- 3 bedroom and 2 baths
-- First floor bedroom and first floor bath
-- 2 Queen beds, 2 twin beds, 2 foldaway twin beds, 1 Queen sized air mattress. Comfy for six people, but sleeps up to eight!
-- Second floor balcony spans the beach side of the home and is accessed by two upstairs bedrooms. Think morning coffee, evening cocktails, sunset viewing.
-- First floor patio.
-- Front deck...think reading, relaxing, your own space!

Something for everyone...
Whether relaxing with sunset viewing, sunbathing, winery tours, and shoreline walks, or lake swimming, body surfing, skipping stones, treasure hunting, and sea glass finding, everyone in your group will be entertained at this lakefront location.

Guests with limited mobility can enjoy the lake views from the home and decks. The beach requires good mobility for access. Access to the adjacent Freeport Beach requires crossing 16 Mile Creek which is normally ankle to calf deep at the lakefront, but can be deeper when we have rain. Driving distance to Freeport Beach for those who want to bypass the creek is one mile.

It's not unusual to see bald eagles fly over the lake hunting for fish and return to their nests nearby.

North East, PA is Erie's Wine Country, a refreshing small-town getaway from busy lives. Known for its quaint downtown, miles of vineyards and beaches, many wineries, fruit/vegetable farms, and a growing artist community -- this is the good life. Relax and enjoy the lakefront. Grill out and eat at your picnic table. If you want to go out for meals, there are a number of family friendly restaurants closeby (Freeport Restaurant is 0.4 miles, town is just 2.5 miles with Boston Bean Cafe, the new Rizzo's on the Park, Johnny B's, two pizza places). Explore local wineries, enjoy a massage at Bella Day Spa, sightsee, take a horse trail ride, treat your family to local produce -- pick-your-own options available or buy from one of many local farm stands. Downtown North East shopping district now features our new Grape Country Marketplace where you can shop for locally made products and taste wine from 4 wineries.

Erie, Pennsylvania -- with Presque Isle State Park, Waldameer Water & Amusement Park, Erie Zoo, Splash Lagoon, the Tom Ridge Environmental Center and Presque Isle Downs & Casino -- is a 20-35 minute drive depending on destination. New York State, also closeby, offers Chatauqua Institution, Peek 'n Peak Ski/Golf/Spa, Panama Rocks. A bit farther, Niagara Fall is about 2 hours, doable as a daytrip.

This is a nice family setting -- a quiet residential, family neighborhood built around enjoyment of the lake and creek... a nice place to relax and unwind, but close to town for errands, exploring or a indulging at Bella Day Spa or a winery (two wineries within 1.5 miles, many more locally).

Upcoming Local Events: see event listing at and check back frequently.

Start a tradition! Book your beach vacation, fall winery escape or girlfriend getaway today!

We are happy to make recos or suggestions for your vacation planning. We are local. Ask us!

Like what you see? Find us on Facebook at Clement's Lake Erie Cottages. That's where we post information about cancellations, last minute openings, last minute rate reductions, local events, cottage life, and our insider tips and recommendations.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 years or older to enter into rental agreement. We reserve the right to ask for photo identification. Signer must be present during the occupancy. This is not a party place....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children are welcomed here. Public playground is 'next door' at Freeport Beach, adjacent to Sunset Beach. Freeport Beach also has a lifeguard in the summer season and a 'snack shack.'...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Other (See Description)


          • 2 queen beds, 2 twin beds, and 2 twin rollaway/foldaway beds provided. The first floor bedroom has 2 twins. There are 2 bedrooms upstairs each with a queen bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Boat Parking for 21 ft and less across from house. No RVs/campers. North East Marina is closeby for larger boats....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Driveway plus extra car parking available directly across from home....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air Conditioning. New addition in June 2013....moreless

          • Parking:

            In driveway and additional parking available....moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Picnic table provided for outdoor dining. Outdoor umbrella provided for shade. ...moreless


              • Television:

                2 televisions - one in living area and one in bedroom...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Games


                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    Second floor balcony off bedroom spans the lakeside of house. Great views of beach and sunsets....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Patio runs across lakeside of house. Deck on opposite side of house (street side)....moreless

                  Location & View

                  • Lake View:

                    This home has beautiful panoramic views of Lake Erie. The beach points out into the lake here, creating gorgeous views and a feeling of closeness to the water, the sunset and the sounds of the waves. ...moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    This home uniquely sits on the beach at lake level. As you can see on the map, this location points out into the lake giving the feeling that you are very close to and surrounded by the lake. ...moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    This home is at lake level. It is Sunset Beach (private beach association). Adjacent to Freeport Beach (public) with playground....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    This home also has views and access from the patio to 16-mile creek, a fishing creek....moreless

                  • Beach View


                  • Restaurants
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Cycling
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Skiing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Hunting
                  • Sailing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Shelling
                  • Cinemas
                  • Zoo
                  • Museums
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Water Parks
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Golf
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Sledding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Basketball Court


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                  from 22 traveler reviews
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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall Harvest
                  Sep 2 - Dec 21, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Apr 17 - Jun 12, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Jun 13 - Sep 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                  • Exit cleaning $90 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 6%


                  During the Summer High Season we require a 7 night stay, Saturday to Saturday.

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                  Last updated: 08/22/2014
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                  0.4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Freeport Restaurant & Tavern, Plummers Tavern
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Peek 'n Peak Ski & Golf Resort
                  0.4 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Freeport Restaurant & Tavern

                  Car: Necessary

                  Best of both worlds... this home is located on Sunset Beach and just a short walk to the public Freeport Beach & Halli Reid Park which has playground, lifeguard and snack shack available seasonally. Come and see why this beach is called Sunset Beach. You will love our sunset views from both inside and outside the home. This home is uniquely situated at lake level.... no stairs, no cliff. Lake level also means cooling lake breezes.


                  Manager info

                  About: Hello, I am Megan, a lifelong resident of North East, PA. I have grown up along the shores of Lake Erie and continue to reside in this area. My family has owned property on Sunset Beach for several generations over many decades. Thank you for taking the time to view my bio and my Sunset Beach House. Words alone cannot accurately describe the hidden beauty of this unique property. My family and I have many fond memories at this home. My goal is to provide a quality coastal home for other families or friends to enjoy. I am a local owner/operator with a committed focus on customer service and satisfaction. I am just a phone call away should you need anything during the course of your stay. A little bit about myself and my interests include: family, traveling, horses, hunting, fishing, swimming, kayaking, biking, gardening, growing pumpkins and Indian corn.

                  Why Erie:
                  This beach has special meaning, even though I have traveled a great deal to many tropical beaches. Lake Erie is a constant source of natural beauty as it ebbs and flows with the seasons, weather, fish and wildlife. The sunsets are a sight to behold as they bring a slice of heavenly serenity across the horizon line of the lake. I have many, many great family memories here and I trust you and your family will also have fond memories upon staying here also. This is a wonderful private neighborhood with easy beach access. I purchased this property because of the location on the beach and the incredible views. The panoramic views are a result from being located on beach point at lake level. When I am here, I feel the peaceful tranquility of lake... through the beautiful sights of nature, sunsets, calming sounds of the waves, and cooling breezes. This is a wonderful spot for swimming, kayaking, beach combing, fishing and birdwatching. We have eagles and many other bird species to watch, along with deer that come to the lake to drink. If you love true lake living you will indeed love this property. This property is like fine wine, it gets better with age. I have recently done extensive remodeling to both the interior and exterior to enhance all of the appointments of this luxury beach house. Location plus luxury make this a win-win beach house rental in all seasons.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Sunset viewing from our home is a daily activity. The sunsets are world class and panoramic. We eat all summer meals outside at our picnic table on the beach, weather permitting. We enjoy our locally grown produce because they taste better when you buy them freshly picked at the farm stand less than a mile away! We have many fresh farm markets to choose from. We like to sleep outdoors on the deck or beach. Life at this beach includes beach treasure hunting (there's more to find when the beach is private), swimming, sunbathing, and not having to pack a bag to go to the beach.

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                  • How charming is this lakefront home at Sunset Beach?

                    How charming is this lakefront home at Sunset Beach?

                  • What a view. Both queen bedrooms have deck access and this view!

                    What a view. Both queen bedrooms have deck access and this view!

                  • Watersports heaven... fish, swim or bring your kayak, jet ski, canoe, sailboard.

                    Watersports heaven... fish, swim or bring your kayak, jet ski, canoe, sailboard.

                  • Enjoy lake views from the kitchen and living areas.

                    Enjoy lake views from the kitchen and living areas.

                  • Wake up each morning to lake views!  Step out to the balcony for coffee.

                    Wake up each morning to lake views! Step out to the balcony for coffee.

                  • Queen bedroom with lake view and porch access.

                    Queen bedroom with lake view and porch access.

                  • First floor full bathroom

                    First floor full bathroom

                  • Breakfast bar or wine bar?  BOTH!

                    Breakfast bar or wine bar? BOTH!

                  • Second floor deck - a great place to relax and enjoy lake views.

                    Second floor deck - a great place to relax and enjoy lake views.

                  • Sand volleyball, swings, slides, merry go round at adjacent Freeport Beach

                    Sand volleyball, swings, slides, merry go round at adjacent Freeport Beach

                  • The Sunset Beach Mermaid

                    The Sunset Beach Mermaid

                  • The Sunset Beach House and setting.  We do have neighboring homes on both sides.

                    The Sunset Beach House and setting. We do have neighboring homes on both sides.

                  • Unbeatable location and views!

                    Unbeatable location and views!

                  • Casual eating areas.

                    Casual eating areas.

                  • Wake up and throw on your swimsuit. No bags to pack. You are ON the beach

                    Wake up and throw on your swimsuit. No bags to pack. You are ON the beach

                  • TWO full baths -- one on each floor.

                    TWO full baths -- one on each floor.

                  • Front row view of boats and sunsets.

                    Front row view of boats and sunsets.

                  • Pantry and refrigerator view.

                    Pantry and refrigerator view.

                  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or wine and cheese on the beach!

                    Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or wine and cheese on the beach!

                  • Life is good at the beach in the heart of Lake Erie Wine Country!

                    Life is good at the beach in the heart of Lake Erie Wine Country!

                  • View of Sunset Beach Homes from Freeport Beach.

                    View of Sunset Beach Homes from Freeport Beach.

                  • Sunset by the fire... don't forget the marshmallows!

                    Sunset by the fire... don't forget the marshmallows!

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

                  $325 - $350 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 08/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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