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Pymatuning Lake is great for fishing , boating, and swimming.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

A Waterfront Cabin Which Sleeps 8.

This comfortable and cozy cabin offers boating, picnicing, barbequing, games, and of course fishing!

The cabin sleeps 8 with 3 bedrooms and two baths, washer, dryer, eat-in kitchen, window air conditioning, and a large deck with rocking chairs.

The lakefront has a tree where you can tie up your boat. Or use the 12 foot aluminum boat provided with the cabin. It is close to Espyville Marina (and several local restaurants.

Winter activities include ice fishing (call Poff's Bait for conditions), and snowmobiling in the area.

Pymatuning Lake Association has a complete listing of local activities, festivals and services.

More Details

Mary Ellen and Jerry Harwood
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2018

About Mary Ellen and Jerry Harwood

Jerry is a lifelong avid fisherman who spent his childhood on Lake Erie. Mary Ellen hails from the countryside in Lancaster County Pennsylvania Dutch country.

Together they love the outdoors and enjoy the Pymatuning State Parks and the vacation lakefront cabin in Espyville.

They love taking a break from full time residence in California to return to their roots in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Mary Ellen and Jerry Harwood purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Mary Ellen and Jerry Harwood chose Pymatuning State Park

We found this property with lake access and fishing opportunities. This was a fantastic opportunity. After getting to know the area for several years, we realized that offering vacation rentals would meet our needs to spend time here while offering the same to others.

What makes this cabin unique

The Lake House is spacious. The location is quiet as neighbors rarely visit their properties. The large long approach to the Pymatuning Lake leads directly to the water where a fishing boat awaits your arrival.

Relax on the rocking chairs after a day on the water.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was a great meeting place for our three sisters and spouses. One came north from West Virginia, one came east from Madison, and the other is local ti the area.

Although wee were all together only two days, the ability to cook meals and visit made it a very worthwhile and enjoyable time together. We found the cabin cozy and comfortable.
Oct 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Pymatuning State Park

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No smoking inside the cabin. Please do not leave cigarette butts on the grounds.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Second Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 2 queen
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master bedroom is furnished with antique bed and dresser with marble top. It has connecting bath with vanity and walk-in closet. Additional 2 bedrooms share one bath. Linens and towels are fully supplied.
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Winter time brings ice fishermen when the lake freezes. This usually occurs in the months of January and February. Call the local bait shop Poff's Place at 724-927-2462 for current conditions.


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Pymatuning Lake is great for fishing , boating, and swimming.
average rating of 4.0576925 based on 54 reviews

Awesome place on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to this place for the last 4 years and will continue to go. We appreciated the upgrades they did last year with new bathrooms, TVs and bedroom upgrades. The owners have made the place nicer every year and it has everything you could want. Being right on the lake is amazing and offers good fishing and lakeside fires. If you go up pymatuning, this is one of the best rentals around!

  • Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good renovated fishing cottage

  • 4 of 5

The renovations to the bathrooms and adding a full bed to one of the bedrooms were appreciated and make the place nicer. The house was cleaner then other years probably due to just being remodeled. As the spiders seemed to be busy.

Probably the next most needed asset to the property would be a dock by the lake. As our boat has been kinda banged up during our recent stays.

The peacefulness of the property and lake access is what will probably keep us coming back for more. Thank You for offering this Lake House we do enjoy our stays!

  • Submitted: 5-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your thoughts Atlee. We do enjoy upgrading the property each year and a boat dock is on the list. We are happy to have been able to make some major improvements for this summer's fun. Hope to see you and your family next year.
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Glassport, PA

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  • 5 of 5

We stayed and celebrated the New Year in Jerry and Mary Ellen's cozy cabin. There was lots of snow and it was very peaceful and beautiful! There cabin was well stocked and had everything we needed and more!! I highly recommend this cabin for a weekend get away or a family vacation, either way you will be super pleased. Have a very Happy 2018!

Frank and Kelley

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Frank and Kelley, We are so pleased that as lovers of snow, the weather cooperated and gave you a beautiful white weekend to celebrate the New Year. We look forward to your annual visits. Jerry and Mary Ellen
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House very clean and comfortable. Well stocked kitchen.

  • 4 of 5

First time in area. Beautiful. Wish property would have a dock.

  • Submitted: 2-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Andrea for the kind words. We wish it had a dock also. Maybe in the future we wi be able to add that to the property. Hope to see you again. Mary Ellen
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Clean, convenient, and homey

  • 5 of 5

My whole family and dog just returned from a stay and it was amazing. Everything was great. The house was clean and very cozy. The fishing was great. My 5 year old caught her first fish. My dog loved the private beach for swimming. We absolutely love this house and try to stay every year. We only had a few minor issues. The washer was down, and the water pressure irregular. Nothing major and we can't wait to return next year!

  • Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amanda, We love to hear from guests who love the cabin and love to fish. We just installed a brand new washing machine. And we were having a challenge with the water pressure but after our plumber visited we now have no more issues. Our goal is to address any maintenance problems without disturbing guests and we appreciate your understanding to make this possible.. Thanks for your great review. Mary Ellen
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Albion, PA, USA


  • 4 of 5

Awesome access to the lake. Quite and private. Very relaxing. Home is an older double wide, but was clean and able to handle our family easily.

  • Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We like to say "It is not fancy but it is comfortable". Glad you had a good time.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Scooters Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Andover Golf Course, 5762 State Rt 7, Andover
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
The Causeway across the Pymatuning Lake
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Lil Bit Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Pymatuning State Beach
Car: recommended

Pymatuning Lake is great for fishing and the Espyville Marina offers boat rentals and boat docking. This lakefront cabin offers a quiet getaway for fishermen and non fishermen alike.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Pymatuning State Park

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$66.35
Pet Fee C$99.52
Damage Insurance C$78.29

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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