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Bedrooms 5
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Star Beautifully Renovated Country House - 5 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

The Country House is a newly renovated 2400 sq ft., 100 year old farmhouse with 5 beautifully appointed bedrooms and 2 large comfortable living spaces. The house sits on a beautiful 40 acre setting located just 5 minutes from downtown Mansfield, PA and less than 15 minutes from Historic Wellsboro, PA. The Country House has beautiful views of protected wetlands where there are migrating Canadian Geese, thousands of croaking peepers, wild turkeys, deer and black bear. Sitting on the front porch, looking at the tranquil setting will feel like days gone by. There are many places to wonder and explore on the estate….

The Carriage House is located on an estate where there are 2 homes located near each other which can both be reserved to accommodate large groups comfortably. The tranquil setting is wonderful for children…ideal for sitting around the campfire in Adirondack style seating, star gazing, roasting marshmallows, catching lightening bugs, grilling out, picnic lunches and enjoying time with family and friends while having all the wonderful things to do in Tioga County in your back yard. The Estate is a perfect location for a large family get-a-way, a reunion or a corporate retreat when you rent both homes for a total of 9 bedrooms.

More Details

David and Rachel Tews
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About David and Rachel Tews

Rachel and David Tews - Proprietors

We opened our home as a vacation rental in 2009. We moved to another home and decided to turn it into a vacation rental rather than sell the property. My husband and I both own other businesses in downtown Wellsboro, PA. I am the owner of The Fifth Season, a women's boutique and home furnishings store. (Stop by and visit the store, especially if you love the design style and decor in the homes.) My husband is a partner in a telecommunications company called Indigo Wireless. We are very active in our community and are often found working on one of our many charity or philanthropic ventures.We are the proud parents of 4 children. 2 older boys one who lives in Scottsbluff NE and one who will soon be graduating from University of Pittsburgh. We have 2 young girls, one who is 4 and one who is 7 who love attending Montessori and doing dance and gymnastics and performing in shows.

David and Rachel Tews purchased this house in 1997

Why David and Rachel Tews chose Pennsylvania Wilds

My husband purchased this property in 1997 and raised his 2 older sons here. He moved to the area to build a cellular system in the area. They were animal lovers and had a Noah's ark of rescued animals living on the property which is perfectly conducive to many animals with the large open pastures and nostalgic renovated red roofed barn. There are still 2 donkeys that live on the property. (called Peter and Buckwheat) When my husband and I met in 2006 we decided we needed to live in Wellsboro to be closer to our other businesses. Rather than sell the home we decided to turn it into a vacation rental and share the beautiful setting with others.

What makes this house unique

Our property is a beautiful 40 acres that sits across from a protected wetland. It is a very peaceful oasis to visit when you are looking to get-a- way from the fast paced life of the city and suburbs. If you love a beautifully decorated home with all the modern amenities this is the home for you. The homes are decorated in the lovely 'Fifth Season' style.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Absolutely beautiful!!! Recently we stayed in the Country House while visiting family in the NY area. My family decided to join us as well and all 11 of us stayed comfortably in the house with plenty of room to sleep, relax and enjoy each others company. The house is absolutely beautiful, the beds were very comfortable and we all enjoyed as much time as we could outside whether it be running through the huge yard with our kids, grilling meals or roasting marshmallows on the fire. My children loved visiting the donkeys to which they named hee-haw and Annabelle :) We will definitely be staying here in the future when we visit our family in NY. Rachel and Dave were fantastic in making sure we felt at home!
Sep 2013
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Mansfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs Full bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs bathroom
  • Both bathrooms are newly renovated. Downstairs bathroom was renovated in January 2014 and the Upstairs bathroom was enlarged and renovated in January 2015.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd Queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Downstairs Queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Twin
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master
  • One Queen Bedroom is on the first level of the home. The other 3 Queen size bedrooms and the 1 Twin size bedroom are on the second level of the home. 3 of the Queen size bedrooms are quite large and are able to accommodate a pack-n-play if you are traveling with young children.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.882353 based on 20 reviews

Beautiful views, peaceful getaway and very comfortable home!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this relaxing home. Close to the PA Grand Canyon. Very comfortable home with everything we needed. Looking forward to our next trip to the area!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house - perfect hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable home - very easy communication - we will definitely stay here when we return to the area - Thanks for everything!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house - very comfortable -

  • 5 of 5

We love staying here and feeding the donkey carrots! David and Rachel have been very accommodating and we recommend the house to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house in a splendid setting

  • 4 of 5

Our family loved this house and would love to visit again. Beautiful decor and very comfortable overall, it only receives 4 stars because one of the bedrooms upstairs was very small with an uncomfortable bed. Well suited for children, but not for even one adult. Overall a lovely home with three adorable furry neighbors.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful country home

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and cozy for our winter family retreat. Beautiful decor, including Christmas decorations throughout the house. Amazingly comfortable beds, every detail was thought of and provided, from kitchen to bathrooms. Just minutes from the interstate on a quiet country road.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Country Home

  • 5 of 5

Rachel was very easy to work with and extremely accommodating. The Country House at Mulberry Hill Estate is amazing and was just the right size for our large family. It was a great place for all of us to call home for the weekend. We had plenty of gathering space in the family room and dining room to laugh, reminisce and play card games. They all went on a hike together through the fields on Saturday and took the dogs. The home has a beautiful fire pit surrounded by Adirondack seating that we unfortunately didn't have the opportunity to use as we received 2 inches of snow over the weekend when we were there but look forward to it in the future. My wife and I couldn't have been happier to have enough space to accommodate all of us. The home is very nicely decorated with a nice size kitchen that flows well into the dining room and family room. You will not be disappointed booking your stay at the Country House at Mulberry Estates and we look forward to booking both the Country House and Carriage House in the near future for a Family Reunion.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to host you again. Dave and Rachel
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Elmira Corning Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Yorkholo Brewery
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Corey Creek
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Tioga County Railroad in Wellsboro PA
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US Route 15 (I-99)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lamb Creek Restaurant
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Ski Sawmill
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Hills Creek State Park
Car: necessary

Visit the PA Grand Canyon, Bike the Rails to Trails, Raft or Canoe on Pine Creek, Visit Historic Gaslight Wellsboro PA, Visit Cherry Springs State park for amazing stargazing experiences, Visit Corning, NY and shop and dine on Market Street, Visit, tour & blow glass at the Corning Museum of Glass, Visit during Dickens of a Christmas Celebration, Visit during Pennsylvania Laurel Festival, Visit during the Corning Wine Glass Marathon or the PA Grand Canyon Marathon, Visit during Susquehanna Valley Pro Rally - STPR, Visit & Hike Watkins Glenn, Visit during Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA, Visit Little League World Series Museum, Mansfield University


Rates & Availability

Mansfield House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer/Fall 2017
May 26 2017 - Oct 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2017
Oct 22 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dickens 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter/Spring 2018
Dec 4 2017 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer/Early Fall 2018
May 25 2018 - Oct 20 2018
2 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2018
Oct 21 2018 - Nov 29 2018
2 night minimum stay
Dickens 2018
Nov 30 2018 - Dec 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
Winter/Spring 2019
Dec 3 2018 - May 23 2019
2 night minimum stay
Summer/Early Fall 2019
May 24 2019 - Oct 19 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

* If cancellation is received 60 days prior to reservation date-all monies will be refunded
* 60 days-14 days prior to reservation date-all monies less 50% deposit will be refunded.
* Less than 14 days prior to reservation date-all money received will be forfeited.
* If we are able to fill the time period monies will be refunded less any difference in rental rate.
* No refund for early departures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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