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Year Round Vacation Rental near Erie, PA. Come for the Fishing and Wineries

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type mobile home
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom vacation rental - Private on Large Lot

Large mobile home, renovated in 2012, on large mowed lot, 3 bedrooms, 1 queen size bed, 1 full and 2 twins. Entertainment: Satellite TV, and games. New central air and gas furnace. For your comfort, this property is suitable for 4 or 5 guests.

Rates are $135 per night winter and summer.

Kitchen: Fully equipped with appliances including microwave, gas stove and refrigerator, toaster and coffee maker. Full kitchen with dishes and utensils. You just bring the food.

Bath: Master bath has large shower. 2nd bath has tub and shower surround. High Efficiency washer and dryer are located in a separate laundry room off the kitchen.

Outside features: On fairly busy road but private with plenty of off road parking. Near railroad tracks but separated by a large field. Front deck for just sitting and relaxing. Concrete pad under a carport so you can drive up to the door. Burn pit in the back yard with picnic table, lawn chairs and burn pit. Wood is provided.

Recommended for vacationers, or short stays for family events in the area. There is always lots going on in this part of the country. Every season offers something new - summer and winter sports, entertainment, shopping, located in grape country. Plenty of wineries, one within walking distance. The property is on a large lot with lots of off road parking. You can be comfortable and assured of your privacy. Kind of like a little 'home away from home'.

More Details

Owner
Marie Dingfelder
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 July, 2017

About Marie Dingfelder

We are Alan and Marie Dingfelder. We have been married for 51 years and have 2 grown children and 1 grandson. We both grew up in Corry, PA and moved to North East 40 years ago. We live next door to the property. We are calling our vacation rental a guest house because that's just what it is. We have a pretty small house and when we have company from out of town, it is hard to know where to put them. When we renovated the property, we decided it would be a good idea to no longer rent it full time but to use it for our visiting family and guests. We like the results so much that we may at some point decide to move in there ourselves. We have settled on A & M Guest House for the name of the property. We would be happy to have you as our guests.

Why Marie Dingfelder chose Great Lakes Pennsylvania

There are some beautiful properties here in North East. Although our guest house is not on the beach, we think it is in a great location. We are about 3 miles out of North East and only 15 or 20 minutes from Erie. The town of North East has a lot to offer in quaint shops and popular yearly events like the North East Cherry Festival in July, the Wine Fest, Rib Fest, and others. The property is private with off road parking. The drawback is we are located near a railroad crossing. People either love or hate the trains. If you hate them and the noise from them, you may want to avoid our place.

What makes this mobile home unique

Centrally located between North East and Erie, PA. Keep in mind North East is the name of the town, not the location. We are located in the northwest corner of Pennsylvania. This property is completely remodeled inside and out. There is always lots going on in this part of the country. Every season offers something new - summer and winter sports, entertainment, shopping, located in grape country. The property is on a large lot with lots of off road parking. You can be comfortable and assured of your privacy. Kind of like a little 'home away from home'.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Marie and Allan,

We so enjoyed your beautiful guest home and got a crash course on replacing old railroad ties too. It was fun seeing all the different trains! We wish you both good health and thank you for your great hospitality. P.S. Our dog Sophie is finally adjusting to the trains and their whistles!
Jun 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday mobile home in North East in Erie County

Property Type:
  • mobile home
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large, full size walk-in shower
  • There are 2 bathrooms, one at each end of the home, convenient to the bedrooms and separated for added privacy.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 6 foot closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 6 foot closet
  • Queen sized bed has a pillow top mattress.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
For the convenience of our fishermen guests, the entry includes space for hanging coats and waders and a small heater for drying them.

Reviews

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Year Round Vacation Rental near Erie, PA. Come for the Fishing and Wineries
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 162 reviews
5

Clean well stock rental. We felt like we were at home

  • 5 of 5

It's was perfect. Plenty of room for 5 adults and the dog. The scenery surrounding the property was beautiful, especially with the light snow we had all weekend. We were given our privacy as well. We would definitely recommend this property to anyone. We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kayce, for the nice review. We certainly enjoyed having you next door. For 5 adults and a dog, you were certainly quiet. We always like to give our guests privacy - just the way we like it when we go on vacation. Please consider staying with us any time you come this way. Thank you for your kind words and for taking such good care of the place, and thank you for doing laundry. It surely helped me get ready for the next guests. It was much appreciated. Hope to see you again some day. P.S. we will be keeping our eyes open for your key and mail it back to you if we should find it.
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Dover, NH
5

Great place to stay in the Erie area

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing and comfortable accommodations. Looking forward to a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property if you don't mind the trains

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I and our dog stayed at the property during the third week of June. I would have given the property a 5 Star rating if no trains had run at night. I will address the train issue at the end of my review. The property itself was fantastic. It has a great floor plan, three bedrooms, two full baths, a fully applianced kitchen with an adjacent dining area, and a living room. Outside there is a covered porch and a car port. The yard area is nicely landscaped and had a fire pit and picnic table. The front lawn was like a carpet and Marie even mowed it during our stay while we were out sightseeing. Everything inside the house was in perfect order when we arrived. All the appliances that we used worked flawlessly. The satellite TV worked and the air conditioning both worked great. Alan and Marie live next door to the property and whenever we had a question about the house or about the local area, we would text Marie and she would respond to the text a short time later. The only negative about the house (besides trains running at night) was the noisy air conditioner/heater fan. It is located in a hall closet and is quite loud. In fact, the fan upset our dog more than the trains did. The fan noise is not an issue except at night. The property is located in the middle of an area with many vineyards and is conveniently located near the attractions of Erie and Lake Erie. Now to the train issue. The train tracks are quite close to the property. There is also a rail road crossing that is quite close to the house. When a train goes by the noise of the engine/cars on the track is not bad, but the engine must sound its horn (3 times I believe) when it approaches/crosses the crossing. The engines are diesel switchers and their horns are quite loud and piercing. We rented the house for 4 nights and at least 1 train used the tracks (there are 3 sets of tracks) every night ( The most I heard was 5 trains one night). If you are interested in renting the house and the trains may be an issue, I suggest you contact Marie and get the property location from her. Then you can check out the location on Google Earth. You will be able to see the rail road tracks and the crossing and will be able to see the proximity of the tracks relative to the house. We enjoyed our stay at the house a great deal despite the trains. I would rent the house again should we return to the area but I may have a difficult time getting my wife and dog to agree with me.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Daniel, I can't deny that it was a killer week here regarding the trains. Unfortunately, it happened to be the week that you stayed at our place. There is no way of telling when work will be done on the tracks. The ties have been replaced about every ten years since we've lived here. I, myself thought that the noise of the work trains was more annoying than the trains themselves. Since the work took place during the day, there were more trains at night. Four crossings were closed along the route which added to the Inconvenience. . I do explain about the trains in the details of my write up and also the noise of the air conditioner/furnace blower. We were told by the installer that unfortunately with mobile homes, that is just the way it is and there is nothing we can do to remedy it. I'm truly sorry that your experience wasn't more enjoyable. We did enjoy having you and Irene and Sophie as guests. Thank you for your honest review and for listing both plus and minuses.
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Wisconsin
5

Fully stocked and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay immensely! Marie and Al have thought of everything to make your stay comfortable and they are extremely accommodating! Being close to all the wineries was perfect, we could go out in 5 minutes and be at a winery or brewery. There was plenty to chose from for dining as well with Erie only being 30 minutes away. We took a trip to Niagara Falls which was only 1 hour and 45 minutes away. This home was centralized to many sights to see and things to do. Not to mention the HUGE yard and beautiful deck off the front of the home. The trains would come and go, but after a while you didn't notice them as much and my kids loved looking for them and watching them! I would definitely rent this home again. The kitchen, the laundry room, the amenities that were available if you had forgotten something, it was all perfect! There was not one thing missing from the house or our trip! Thank you Marie and Al - you have thought of everything in your home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kim, I especially appreciated you letting us know about a couple of things that needed some maintenance. It is easy to over look something when doing the cleaning and getting ready for guests in a limited amount of time. Something as simple as checking for a burnt out light bulb can be missed. We have all the basic things needed for maintaining the house available and the guest need only to look around. I'm sorry that the propane tank for the grill was empty. We do not like those things to happen. Alan was glad you let us know so that we can have it ready for the next guests. We do hope to see you again when you come back to the area for a visit. Thanks for being such fine guests!
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5

Felt Like Home!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay. The place was very clean and well maintained. The owners made you feel like family. This will be my first choice in accommodations from now on when I travel to Erie!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christie for your kind words. We certainly enjoyed having you next door. You were very good guests and it is nice to know that you will check in with us if you come back to the area.
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5

The Udells Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The vacation home was as expected and more. Could not ask for anything more perfect.The location was away from the city but close enough to our destination of Edinboro University.

We appreciate the hospitality of Marie and her husband. The home was fully prepared and just needed our family.

The Udell family will express our pleasure with friends and other family members. Be assured that any future visits to Erie or surrounding areas we will certainly request the same home and location.

Thanks So Much!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Shawn and Blanca, Thank you so much for your kind words and great review of our property. We are always happiest when our accommodations meet our guests expectations. It was great to have you as guests. We do look forward to hearing from you again if you return to the area. Have a great summer and congratulations to your son and we wish him good luck in his future endeavors.
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Location

Nearest Airport
17.4 Miles
Erie International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ruffed Grouse
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Green Meadows Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Route 20
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ruffed Grouse
Nearest Ski
12.6 Miles
Peek'n Peak Resort & Spa
Nearest Beach
3.9 Miles
Freeport
Car: necessary

Located in Historic North East, Pennsylvania, 1/4 mile south of Route 20, 5 minutes from downtown North East, 30 minutes from Erie Airport. Also about 5 minutes to the Moorheadville Airport: grass strip. Surrounded by grape vineyards on private, large lot. Awesome sunsets. Short distance from Lake Erie Beaches, Wineries, Presque Isle Downs Casino, Peak'n Peak Ski Resort, Lake Chautauqua, Lake Erie Speedway, Bayfront Convention Center, Tom Ridge Center, Presque Isle Peninsula, Waldameer Amusement Part, Splash Lagoon Water Park and more. Railroad tracks border the north side of the property, separated by a large field. Some days the trains are busy, some days we don't see them at all. If you are a train buff, the Lake Shore Railway Museum is just downtown. Minutes to Walmart, Giant Eagle, Bob Evans, Applebee's, Taco Bell and others. Local yearly attractions include the North East Cherry Festival and Wine Festival.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday mobile home in North East, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Spring/Summer
1 May - 31 Oct
2 night minimum stay
£218
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£109
 
 
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£218
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£109
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Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are based on double occupancy. Each additional adult guest will be charged $20 per night. The property is not to be used as a gathering place. If you invite others to visit and they spend the night, they will be charged.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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