From the time you wake up until you retire in the evening, you will surely have a smile on your face from the display mother nature will be putting on in front of you! 3 main floor bedrooms with 2 full baths. (1 bath located off master bedroom). 3 single additional bed's on sun porch overlooking Lake Erie. Central air and forced gas heat. Outside shower. Full kitchen with dishwasher & all kitchen amenities. Large spacious deck 30 feet from Lake Erie with Tiki-Bar, tables, & chairs. Swimming, jet-skiing, fishing, and romantic beach walks. Attached light house with spiral stair case over looking Lake Erie. Parking for 2 large or 3 smaller vehicles on property. This is a summer season rental, so it is available from approximately mid May until mid October. The Viking owners are happy to share our lakefront cottage as a family vacation get away! It is not intended to host any type of party or event. Sorry, no pets are allowed.
3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Lakefront Cottage, Close to All the Main Erie Attractions
Mark & Sandy Mueller
- Calendar last updated:
- 23 Mar 2019
About Mark & Sandy Mueller
We both grew up in the Pittsburgh, Pa area, and, after college and moving around for work experience, have lived back there for 31 years. We have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.
Mark & Sandy Mueller purchased this Cottage in 2015
Why Mark & Sandy Mueller chose Erie
This property has been in my family for over 45 years. My family always vacationed in Erie in my youth and actually rented a cottage right up the beach. My parents then acquired The Viking when it became available and passed it on to my siblings and I. My wife and I just completed the purchase of The Viking from them in May, 2015. We love the Erie area and actually have many friends here from spending week-ends and basically growing up with them in our youth. Properties in the Baer Beach Community rarely change ownership and are typically passed through the generations so everyone knows everybody. It is a very safe, tight knit community. The cottages are very close together as in most beach front communities, however, our neighbors are friendly. We Love Erie!
What makes this Cottage unique
The most unique feature of The Viking is it is located on the Lake Erie shoreline, 1 mile west of Presque Isle. This means some of the most spectacular sunsets in the world! A lot of mornings and evenings the only thing you will hear is the gentle lapping of the lake on the shoreline. Of course, you will also be entertained occasionally by storms, big waves and amazing lightning displays, all part of living lakefront on Lake Erie. The lake is within 30 feet of our beach deck. You will enjoy swimming, beach combing for lake glass, shore fishing, beach fires, and just plain relaxing. It is pretty bustling during summer with swimming, jet skiing, and laughter all day, with numerous beach fires as night approaches and quiet after 11 p.m. or so as everyone is usually pretty tuckered out from all the daytime activities. The mornings are quiet with the lake at it's calmest, sometimes "smooth as glass", as the locals will tell you. The sunsets along this part of Lake Erie are simply amazing, some of the best in the world!
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Erie has so many great things to offer and this house is one of them. The kids loved the beach, lighthouse and all the decor. The description is accurate and the house was very clean. We had everything we needed except washer dryer but the laundromat wasn't far away. It was the perfect size for our family now, and everyone had a great time.
Great Family Vacation
Our family had a wonderful time at the Viking. The kids loved the house -- especially the light house. It was a great location to Presque Isle, and we enjoyed nighttime fires on the beach when it wasn't windy/raining. Only thing we wished we had was access to a washer and dryer in the house so we could clean our towels from the lake and sand. Other than that, no complaints!
A great family-friendly place near many attractions if the kids get tired of the beach! Love it!
Nicely kept, easily kept clean with kids. Great space, good to have wi-fi and satellite Tv for when the sun gets too much. Hosts were most accommodating. We will be vacationing here again!!
Best house on the beach for family & kids!
We had so much fun! Such a charming, unique home. Everything you need. The sunsets are beautiful. We enjoyed beach fires and collecting beach glass. WiFi is fast. Very close to all attractions.
Very nice. Clean & comfortable. Convenient to many grocery stores, restaurants & activities.
Slept 10 people comfortably. Plenty of refrigerator space & great deck & beach area.
We thank you for the kind words, especially from a first time renter of The Viking! We are glad your family enjoyed your visit to the beautiful Lake Erie region of Pennsylvania and hope you will return in the future for your family vacations!
Mark & Sandy
We had a great time! The cottage was as pictured and expected. We would definitely stay there again!
Presque Isle State Park and Presque Isle Bay is 2 miles away with boat launches, hiking and biking trails, public beaches, restaurants, boat rentals, bike rentals, bird watching, and self guided history tours. Waldameer Park is 1 mile away with rides, picnic areas, roller coasters, etc. Presque Isle Roller Rink is within 1 mile, a good rain day activity. Tom Ridge Environmental Center is 2 miles away. Splash Lagoon and Presque Isle Downs and Casino are within 15 miles. Walnut Creek boat launch is about 2 miles west by lake or 6 miles by vehicle. Down town Erie is 7 miles away, where you'll find the Erie Maritime Museum, Port Erie Bicentennial Tower, Erie Bayfront Convention Center, Erie Playhouse, and countless theaters and restaurants. The Erie Zoo, Millcreek Mall, and many winerys and tours are all within a short drive. Rt. 5 and Rt. 20 has countless winery's East of us into New York.
PLEASE NOTE! We will be renting for 4 night periods starting in 2020, Sunday through Thursday. 7 night rentals may be available if open on the rental calendar, or ask. Our turnover day for summer season is Sunday, meaning you check in on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is Thursday at 11a.m. for 4 day rental and Sunday at 11a.m. for 7 day rentals, unless prior arrangements have been made. We must do this for rental continuity. We will not rent for less than 4 day periods under any circumstances, as it is just not cost feasible.