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Lake Erie Cottage Rental Near Wineries & Beach, WineFest Available

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8)

Stylish lake house 99 steps from a private Lake Erie beach surrounded by Lake Erie Wine Country. A quiet neighborhood perfect for family enjoyment or an adult getaway. We are the 6th & last home on a private road leading right to the beach. This completely renovated home includes: WiFi, central air/heat, full kitchen with dishwasher, washer & dryer, premium cable TV channels (list below), DVD player, full tub/shower. Bed linens and towels are provided. All hard floors. Super clean.

Your family and friends will love this clean, bright, and roomy lake home near - but not lakefront - a Lake Erie private beach on a tucked away private road. 10 wineries are within 8 miles. 23 wineries are on the wine trail in total. Some also serve craft beers and ciders.

If you enjoy craft beer, we are also on the rapidly expanding Lake Erie Ale Trail which overlaps the wine trail known as Lake Erie Wine Country.

LADIES! LADIES! LADIES!

We LOVE ladies group getaways - ladies love us too! Ask for my recommendations.

LARGER GROUPS

My other listing is VRBO #324283. We have 2 homes on the same street, only 3 homes apart. See my other listing for more photos. Notice the reviews for both homes on VRBO and on Facebook. We have been consistently pleasing guests since day 1 in 2009.

THE HOUSE

-- 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 floor living, very clean!

-- High ceilings, many windows, spacious and bright

-- Hard floors throughout

-- The kitchen includes stainless refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave plus 2 coffee makers (Cuisinart carafe and Keurig provided) and toaster, blender, mixer, crockpot, coffee bean grinder, cookware, cooking utensils, dishes and eating utensils, serving dishes, large pots. We don’t skimp!

-- Living, kitchen & dining areas are open to each other in the center of the home. A very roomy area for family gatherings, crafters, scrap bookers, quilters, or to set up the queen air mattress for extra sleepers.

-- The Master Bedroom, bath and laundry room are located on one end of the house. 2 bedrooms are on the opposite side. The open living area and kitchen are in between.

-- The living area includes a plasma TV, DVD player, premium cable channels (list below). Free WiFi.

-- 3 bedrooms include Q, F and 2T (daybed with trundle which rolls out from under daybed). The sofa in the living area converts to a Queen sofa bed. Plus we provide a Queen air mattress with battery operated inflation.

-- Cable channels

-- The blu-ray disc player plays regular and blu-ray discs. We provide about 20 DVDs. You can bring your own.

-- Some board games provided.

The home is comfortable year round. Central air-conditioning will cool you on warm summer nights. In cooler seasons, this fully insulated home with newer furnace will keep you warm. Small yard includes fire pit for roasting marshmallows, plus lawn chairs and picnic table for evening relaxation. The beach allows for more area to play, build an evening campfire, treasure hunt (we have beach glass and not a lot of hunters), swim, explore or skip stones. Two public beaches are nearby. Freeport Beach is 1.25 miles west and

THE SETTING

Located in the small town of North East, PA, east of Erie, we're in a small, beautiful, historically cottage neighborhood with access to a private beach for residents and guests only.

Beach access is easy -- no cliffs, no bluffs, no staircases -- just a short walk 99 steps down our quiet road. We provide a wagon for your kids or your beach gear. We have a natural Lake Erie shoreline with stones and sand where you can swim, hunt for beach glass, skip stones, sunbathe, build driftwood camp fires, roast marshmallows and hot dogs over a fire, make s'mores, walk along the shore or enjoy a glass of wine while watching our fabulous sunsets. Each night is a different show -- my favorite is when the sun 'falls' into the lake in front of colorful skies.

We recommend beach stone painting and driftwood painting as a fun activities for all ages. You provide the artists. The beach has plenty of driftwood for small campfires!

CYCLING & RUNNING

Bring your bikes... with only 12 homes on our tucked away street there is very little car traffic. Older kids can ride around the neighborhood, and adults can be more adventurous if you'd like. North East is gorgeous for biking and running with miles of vineyards and orchards.

BOATS & SMALLCRAFT

Launch your kayak, paddleboard, canoe or sailboard right from the beach. Larger boats and jet skis can be launched from the North East Marina, just 1.4 miles east.

VINEYARDS, ORCHARDS, WINERIES

We are in the heart of Pennsylvania's wine country, where you'll see miles of grape vineyards and orchards. Pick-ur-own or buy freshly-picked produce at one of numerous roadside farmstands. Watch wine being made and experience wine tastings as close as 0.5 mile away. If you are lucky enough to visit during grape harvest in September, you'll experience the aroma of ripened grapes on the vine as the aroma fills the town.

WORLD CLASS FISHING RIGHT HERE

Fishermen love our proximity to excellent walleye, perch, lake trout, bass and steelhead fishing -- this is the world renowned steelhead alley. Our location is between 16 and 20 Mile Creeks, both are popular for stream fishing. Elk Creek and Walnut Creek are a 30-40 minute drive. Looking for a charter? Ask me to put you in touch with my brothers who fish on a pro team locally and offer charters or recos.

QUAINT TOWN & CONVENIENT SHOPS

The town of North East is 3 miles and offers:

-- Sander's grocery store

-- CVS drug store

-- Art galleries

-- Serendipity Consignment Boutique & Gift Shoppe

-- Teacher's Apple Basket children's toy store

-- The Bean Cafe (cute coffee shop and cafe)

-- Upscale restaurant and bar The Cork 1794 (lunch, dinner, bar/lounge)

-- Speedeez Bar (karaoke)

-- Michael's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria (and delivery)

-- Johnny B's Italian Restaurant

-- Bella Day Spa

-- Little House of Donuts -- made right before your eyes!

-- Grape Country Marketplace for local products and gifts

-- Lake Country Bike Shop where you can join in group bike tours/events or get biking maps,

-- antique shops and a coin shop

-- The North East Chamber of Commerce

-- Local quilt shops

ANNUAL EVENTS

Don't miss 'Thursdays in the Park' in downtown North East during the summer -- free events each week feature a farmer's market and family entertainment every Thursday during the summer months. Check the North East Chamber of Commerce website for year round events. Summer events include weekly live Music in the Vineyards at Penn Shore Winery, Arundel Cellars, Lakeview Wine Cellars, Picnic in the Park and Farmer's Markets, and local festivals. High Season continues into fall when the wineries are abuzz with harvesting. WineFest (last weekend of September) and Harvest Wine Fests (the first two weekends of November) are bustling event weekends. Lake Erie Wine Country events occur throughout the year. Check their calendar. Surprise your Valentine with the Wine & Chocolate Event in February. Uncorked is a fun March wine walk event with a dress-the-theme component. Wine & Cheese Weekend occurs in May.

OFF-SEASON

You may prefer to visit on a quieter weekend when the wineries winemakers have more time to spend with each guest. Try winter or spring for a more personal experience and for snow sports at Peek 'n Peak Ski Resort. Wineries are open YEAR ROUND, with the exception of major holidays when some wineries close for one day only.

SHOPPING SAVINGS

Are you a shopper? Many people visit Erie to shop with no sales tax on clothing. How about a holiday shopping weekend? Veteran's Day has great sales.

Or, create your own event.

- Wine tasting tours for ladies or couples groups are a fun getaway

- Ask me about a wine glass painting class (in home)

- Add a spa visit while you're here.

- Visit the Presque Isle Downs & Casino and horseracing for nightlife.

- Ask me for my thoughts on your getaway plan. I will help make your planning easy.

ATTRACTIONS/DAY TRIPS

- Wineries - 0.5 miles + (year round!)

- Presque Isle State Park - 26 miles

- 16 Mile Creek - 1 mile (fishing)

- North East Marina - 1.4 miles (launch/dock your boat here, bait, licenses, Noosa North East Restaurant overlooks the marina)

- 20 Mile Creek - 2 miles (world class steelhead fishing)

- Hot Dog Hut & Putt - 4 miles (Mini Golf)

- Green Meadows Golf Course (recommended) - 6 miles

- Lake Erie Speedway - 9 miles

- Double DAB Scenic Trail Rides - 10 miles (Horses)

- Grape Discovery Center – learn about grape growing -13 miles

- Five & 20 Spirits Whiskey Distillery - 13 miles

- Peek n Peak Ski Resort & Mountain Adventure Course - 16 miles

- Tallship 'Niagara' & Maritime Museum at Dobbins Landing - 18 miles

- Dobbin's Landing/Bicentennial Tower - 18 miles

- Scallywags Pirate Ship at Dobbin's Landing - 18 miles

- Harbor View Mini-Golf at Dobbin's Landing - 18 Miles

- Warner Theatre - 18 Miles (Theatre, Concerts, Arts)

- Erie Insurance Arena - 18 Miles (concerts, sporting events)

- Presque Isle Downs, Casino, Erie (kids enjoy the horse races) - 19 miles

- Crossroads Farm & Craft Market-Westfield NY - 19 miles

- Erie Zoo & Botanical Gardens - 20 miles LOVE THIS!

More Details

Owner
Lynne Clement
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About Lynne Clement

I'm Lynne Clement. I love managing our rental properties and being a marketing consultant/property manager for other vacation rental owners. Look me up if you need help. I am also a full time web content writer. Originally from Erie, PA, I have lived all over the country for 20 years. When our kids became school-aged, we moved back to Erie where they could have a place to call home and have close relationships with extended family. I am also a Nittany Lion, Xavier Musketeer and Procter & Gamble alum. My husband Duane is a UB Chemist and Chemical Engineer who was transferred into Brand Marketing at Procter & Gamble. He now runs a software company. With our cottage rentals it is very important to us to delight our guests with a clean, well-stocked, comfortably furnished home.

Lynne Clement purchased this house in 2009

Why Lynne Clement chose North East

As a child, my favorite memories were of visiting this special beach community. My dad's best friend owned this little slice of heaven where kids could be kids and adults were always in a good mood as they enjoyed good company. My parents eventually bought the home next door to their friends. Years later, my husband and I bought the house on the opposite side so that we could provide happy traditions and memories for our kids. I have been coming to this place for 40+ years!

What makes this house unique

I wanted my kids to grow up ejoying the same memories I had... swimming at the beach, treasure hunting for beach glass, outdoor bbqs, gathering driftwood for bonfires complete with s'mores and hot dogs, searching for and carving that perfect roasting stick, catching minnows and crayfish in the creek, walking barefoot on dirt roads to the beach, skipping stones, floating on rafts, painting beach stones, and building teepees from fallen branches. As an adult, I appreciate getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and entertaining friends and their kids just like I remember from those days as a child.

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
ERI Erie International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Freeport Restaurant & Tavern
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
State Line
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
I-90
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Freeport Restaurant & Tavern
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Peek 'n Peak
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Woodmere Beach - 5 houses away
Car: necessary

winery tours and tastings very closeby, steelhead fishing in 16-mile or 20 mile creeks (2 miles away), fishing charters as close as 1 mile away, Splash Lagoon Indoor Waterpark (20 mins), Presque Isle State Park and Waldameer Amusement Park (30 mins), daytrip to Chautauqua Institution (40 mins drive), ski, snowboard, snowtubing at Peek 'n Peak Ski Resort (25 min), Niagara Falls (2 hrs),

Amenities

North East House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath with tub and shower. We provide bath towels and beach towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) (Twin daybed and twin trundle pullout), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play provided at no added charge upon request, Sleep Sofa (1) Sofa converts to Queen bed. Plus we provide a Queen sized air mattress with electronic blower for inflation.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
I can provide recommendations for in-home services: - masseuse - wine glass painting instruction - wine appreciation/wine tasting classes.

Reviews

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Fishing Erie

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable,convenient and well equipped.A great stay for our friend from Atlanta and our son and daughter in law from New York. Great fishing as well considering the Sunday storm. Sure gets the creeks running. Hope to come again next year

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cottage near the Lake and many area wineries

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay for a couple of nights while exploring the area wineries and spent one evening at the Casino. The place was clean and comfortable with everything we needed!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quilt Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Eight quilters for a weekend getaway. Lynne was very accommodating to our needs. Open concept floor plan perfect to set up our sewing stations. Cottage in prime location to Lake Erie, quilt shops, wineries, and shoppers. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little girls getaway cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Everything here is just as nice, or better than described. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was very clean and everything we needed was provided.

  • 5 of 5

The house was within walking distance to the lake. The home was clean and provided towels, sheets, etc. We had a great experience and the sunsets were breathtaking. Would come back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and Complete Lake Erie Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a lovely week in the Little Red Lake House. Every convenience was available (including linens and towels), we essentially only needed to bring our personal items and food. Quiet location with a private beach (not sandy while we were there, although I understand the shoreline changes often due to weather conditions, etc.). We found beautiful beach glass and some amazing rocks to bring home. We spent many hours in our beach chairs watching the ever-changing lake and taking in stunning sunsets. Loved the privacy and the like-home atmosphere. Discovered several new favorite restaurants and enjoyed driving through the vineyards that line the local highways. These is definitely a come-back-to destination!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Exit Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Payments accepted: Personal check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover.
Max of 8 guests. This is not a party house.
Minimum age for reservation: 25. Proof of age will be asked for at time of reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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