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Sit on the front patio and enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the Bay

Sit on the front patio and enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the Bay Inside Looking out at the Beach/Water Enjoy the view from the Patio or down at the beach! Simply sit back and relax as you over look the beautiful bay! Master Bedroom overlooking the Bay with attached Master Bath Loft area with amazing views! Wide Open Floor Plan! One of three Bedrooms for your family or friends! Third Bedroom. Open the windows at night to listen to the calm of the waves! This is the real thing.Air conditioned/4 berth's/HD TV Take a trip back in time in our restored caboose! Light a fire on a brisk fall night! View of the back of the house and Caboose. Shows how close we are to the water Left side of house Beach  & Home from boat in the Bay Summer photo of patio privacy fence and corner of patio

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Last updated: 04/06/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Port Clinton house description

Amazing Waterfront on Sandusky Bay! (Lake Erie) Gorgeous, custom-built home completely surrounded by some of northern Ohio's best boating, golfing, canoeing, perch and walleye fishing. This is an 14 year old home and is perfectly situated on the south side of the Marblehead Peninsula in the heart of the Lake Erie Islands area. it is directly on the Bay. Our private beach is literally steps from the house and we have great water views from every room and the patio Park your boat or jet skis right out front. Please see the map below.

The caboose pictured is the real thing and it is fantastic inside. It is heated and air conditioned. It has Bay views and its own HDTV. It is actually a big private bedroom perfect for a couple and 4 children,and is just steps from the house so its the perfect guest room.

Location Features
1. 20 minutes from some of the best golf courses in the Midwest including Thunderbird Hills, Sawmill Creek and Oak Harbor Golf Club
2. 5 minutes from the Jet Express which takes you to the infamous Put in Bay and Lake Erie Islands
3. Minutes from the popular Cedar Point Amusement Park
4. Minutes to all types of shopping and Restaurants.
5. Great parking space for your boats, trailers, and extra vehicles,we are on an acre of property.

This is the perfect vacation spot for Northern Ohio enthusiasts we are close to all the fun but were on the quiet side of the Peninsula. Enjoy a day at the beach throw on your flip flops and go thru the quaint town of Port Clinton. for shopping or to sample one of the many restaurants . A weekly stay here will certainly be extra special with your family and friends and were close enough to have them visit for the day.

The main level has a tidy living area with comfy seating and a flat panel HDTV. The 2 car garage has been turned into a rec room for the kids with fooseball. it is screened to keep away the bugs. The master bedroom has its own full bath with walk in closet. The house has 3 bedrooms + loft and two full baths. All bedrooms have queen sized beds and TV. We have wifi internet. The house is not huge by any means but it is not a cottage either

Outside, between the home and the Bay, is a large patio with umbrella tables and plenty of outdoor furniture and a nice lawn separates Beach from the house.

Enjoy a fire on the beach at night there is nothing quite like it.

The home is decorated and furnished with outdoor themes and colors are meant to bring the outside in.
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Keywords: Beach House and Caboose

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave

          Amenities

          • Garage:

            Is an extra playroom with Sony Wii and fooseball...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Plenty of parking we are on an acre of land...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Plenty of parking we are on an acre of land...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air in House & Caboose...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • You will love the turn-of-the-century caboose which doubles as extra sleeping quarters. Set on an acre, this gated area has plenty of room to Play Volleyball, Cornhole or whatever games you enjoy, NO PETS!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Game Console:

                Sony Wii with some games PlayStation 3 with some games PlayStation is also a blue ray player...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                HD in Living Room/Master Bedroom & Caboose TV's in all bedrooms...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Good selection of DVD's and video games...moreless

              • Video Games
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Panoramic views of Sandusky Bay. (Lake Erie)...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Lakefront:

                Directly on Sandusky Bay (Lake Erie). Largest fresh water bay in the United States...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                on Sandusky Bay. Anchor your boat or Jet ski in front of the house...moreless

              • Beach View:

                Overlook private beach while seated on the patio...moreless

              Activities

              • Parasailing
              • Hunting
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Jet Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Water Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Water Tubing
              • Tennis
              • Kayaking
              • Swimming
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Marina
              • Cinemas
              • Winery Tours
              • Water Parks
              • Theme Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Walking
              • Miniature Golf
              • Antiquing

              Other Activities

                  • On-Site: Cornhole, Beach Volleyball, Burnpit on beach. Nearby:Restaurants/Bars,Cedar Point, Put-in-Bay, Fishing Charters, etc....moreless
                   

                  Reviews

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                  • An Absolutely Beautiful Home with Your Own Private Beach on Sandusky Bay!!!

                    An Absolutely Beautiful Home with Your Own Private Beach on Sandusky Bay!!!

                    • Guest Sean (Lakewood Ohio)
                    • Date of stay 08/10/13
                    • Review Submitted 08/27/13
                    This beautiful home located right on Sandusky Bay was a dream vacation for our family. The house was meticulously maintained with everything you needed right there for you. The train caboose was a great extra space that my grand kids loved. I've never stayed anywhere where I had my own private beach and that was a huge hit with my family, swimming, boating and fishing right in your backyard! Don't miss out on renting this great home for your next family vacation you'll cherish the memories for many years to come.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+, girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.

                    Owner response: Thank you we loved having you and your family

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Better than depicted!

                    Better than depicted!

                    • Guest Debbie (Akron)
                    • Date of stay 08/17/13
                    • Review Submitted 08/24/13
                    House was light, clean, comfortable and well outfitted. Water views from great room and two bedrooms! Beach had been cleaned and was super quiet. Wonderful to eat on patio with nice table and chairs and umbrellas and wonderful water view. Teenagers enjoyed game system in rec room. Adults enjoyed that it cannot be heard from great room! Great service--one minor mechanical problem dealt with quickly after one phone call to Mike. Convenient (by car) to Port Clinton, Catawba and Marblehead.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.

                    Owner response: Thank you for the great review. We loved having you

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Great Family Vacation

                    Great Family Vacation

                    • Guest Penguins on Vacation (Dallas)
                    • Date of stay 07/27/13
                    • Review Submitted 08/06/13
                    My extended family spent a week at the Bay House this July and it was perfect. The caboose was a huge hit with the kids (and adults) and the house was well thought-out with everything the families needed. We spent the evenings in the game room/garage playing games and enjoying each other's company. The Bay is beautiful. We saw a bald eagle, deer, bunnies, herons, a ground hog and many robins. I can easily recommend the Bay House as a great family vacation.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, girls getaway, families with teenagers.

                    Owner response: Thank you so much. We really try. We loved having you.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                  • Bay House Summer Vacation

                    Bay House Summer Vacation

                    • Guest Mike (Toledo,Ohio)
                    • Date of stay 07/20/13
                    • Review Submitted 08/02/13
                    The week of July 20-27, we vacationed at the Bay House, this is our second year we have stayed here.,and truly enjoyed it again. Many attractions, restaurants within a short drive, the weather for the most part cooperated during the stay. In the evening sitting on the patio with a scenic view of Sandusky Bay is great! I recommend this vacation retreat. Thanks to the owners for letting us share their vacation home.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+.

                    Owner response: We love having your family. Thank you for staying with us.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                  • Family Vacation

                    Family Vacation

                    • Guest Pat (Dubuque, Iowa)
                    • Date of stay 06/15/13
                    • Review Submitted 07/28/13
                    We enjoyed a family vacation at the Bay House in mid June – six adults and 4 girls aged 19 – 8. We found the house very well equipped. There was no owner’s closet, so we assumed anything the owners wanted or used was available to us! The extra refrigerator was great as were the table and chairs in the screened garage. Nice weather we ate on the beach front patio, less than perfect weather we ate in the garage. The stranger on the beach turned out to be the young man hired to groom the beach. We rented a pontoon and cruised the Bay and Lake areas. Tubing, swimming, s’mores on the beach, bean bag games, Cedar Point, African Safari Park and relaxing made the week go too fast. It was a great time and would recommend this house.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.

                    Owner response: Thank you we loved having you. Its a natural beach so we try very hard to keep it up

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                  • Property is as described.

                    Property is as described.

                    • Guest Mike (Livonia, Michigan)
                    • Date of stay 07/13/13
                    • Review Submitted 07/26/13
                    Your search for a family friendly lake side home rental is over. Our extended family stayed here during the heat wave in mid July 2013. Every day of our week long stay was in the mid-nineties. The air conditioner in the caboose wasn't cooling down the quarters, so I called the owner. The next day he installed a second air conditioner and the problem was solved. Owner is responsive to any concern thay may come up. We enjoyed bon fires on the beach and the kids loved the caboose. We were able to find enough to do in the surrounding area Cedar Point, animal safari, light house, Kelly Island and a nearby cavern. Our family history buff liked the nearby President Hayes homestead. We highly recommend the property.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers.

                    Owner response: Thank you we enjoyed having you and your family

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Great Summer Getaway at the Bay House

                    Great Summer Getaway at the Bay House

                    • Guest Mike (Toledo,Ohio)
                    • Date of stay 08/11/12
                    • Review Submitted 08/23/12
                    A great vacation home with the exception of the futon sleeping area everything is on one floor.The caboose was a big hit with the children for sleeping arrangements. The concrete patio and grassy area are just a few feet from the beach. The fire pit on the beach is a nice touch for evenings.Weather in the 70's made it ideal for everyone. The view of Sandusky Bay is perfect anytime. If you are looking for a summer getaway at the beach this is it! Our family members have voted to return next summer.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children.

                    Owner response: Thank you for staying with us. We really appreciate the kind remarks.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Wonderful!

                    Wonderful!

                    • Guest vacationer (Walbridge, Ohio)
                    • Date of stay 07/28/12
                    • Review Submitted 08/05/12
                    We just got back from a great week at this home! Thank you to the owners - you had everything available that we could want. The home was fantastic with enough room for all, a kitchen definitely well stocked, and the added features of the very unique caboose which is great. The owners have made this vacation home very friendly and inviting to anyone lucky enough to have a week to spend there. We enjoyed our time out at the beach as well. This is a very quite area to vacation which is what we were looking for - yet lots to do in Port Clinton which is minutes away with restaurants, para-sailing and jet skies! Thanks Mike!

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+, girls getaway, families with teenagers.

                    Owner response: Thank you

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Fun, fun, and more fun

                    Fun, fun, and more fun

                    • Guest Karen (Maryland)
                    • Date of stay 06/23/12
                    • Review Submitted 07/02/12
                    We stayed at the Bay House for a week in June, 2012 with an extended family of six adults and six children ranging in ages from four to sixteen. The house was perfect for us, the teenager loved the loft, the middles had a ball in the caboose, and the littles were in the house with their parents. The house had everything we could possibly need, plus some unexpected extra cool touches like a telescope, binoculars, and a book on Ohio birds. Toys galore, indoor as well as outdoor, and although we didn't use them much ( we had great weather) there are tv's everywhere including the garage. All in all, great time, thanks!

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.

                    Owner response: Thank you. We really enjoyed having you.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • LOVE this place!

                    LOVE this place!

                    • Guest The Moody Family (North Olmsted, OH)
                    • Date of stay 09/10/11
                    • Review Submitted 04/28/12
                    My family has been staying in this area (Port Clinton, Huron, Vermillion) for the last 25 years. I believe that we have finally found the house that is our 'keeper'. Right on the bay...could you ask for anything more? Why yes, PRIVATE right on the bay. The house is AMAZING - better linens then in my own home. Very well appointed in all rooms. TVs in all bedrooms (including in the caboose). Tons of extras - beach chairs, foos ball table, toys for my son to play with, floats for in the water, fabulous grill, extra fridge, I could go on and on. Everything was not only available, but in good and working condition. And the caboose on the property - perfect for sleeping for the children. We collected shells on the beach and took many dips in the bay which is fantastic. Trust us, we stayed in a great house on the lake side in Vermillion a few years back, and you could not even go in the water because of all of the debris and lack of sand - it was very disappointing. Not this house. The beach is well taken care of and had a pit for us to make a fire (many places prohibit them). The home is exactly as described - although I was still surprised by how secluded it really was. I am hoping that my family will be able to make this our regular vacation spot in years to come! Thank you for sharing your special home with us!

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, people with disabilities, age 55+, girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                   
                  July/Aug $3,750.00/wk.rental + $1000.00 deposit.
                  June/Sept $3,000.00/wk.rental + $1000.00 deposit.
                  3 night Getaway weekends year round $1500.00 plus $500.00 deposit
                  The wkly rental is due 3 wks before occupancy.
                  The deposit is returned to you 1 wk after your rental.
                  $500.00 discount for booking two consecutive wks!
                  Our wks run from Saturday 4pm to Saturday 10am (you get a 7 day week)
                  Weekly rentals only in the summer
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Last updated: 04/06/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: We are a middle-aged married couple with four children (two girls/two boys). Our girls are married and we have five grandchildren.

                  Why the Owner Chose Port Clinton:
                  We bought this house house to stay engaged with our children and so we can vacation together. We all live in the greater Cleveland area but as they got older it was harder to get together. This house works out perfectly. We let everyone know when we will be there and everyone comes up when they can.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We think you will love every minute. From sunrise over Sandusky Bay until you see the moon reflecting off the water. The views are breathtaking. We think you will also love the beach, as we have one of the few private beaches in the whole area. Ours is just steps away from the patio! Many of our guests really love just sitting quietly and enjoying the beach and the views. The real caboose gives our house something unique and adds great personality while serving as a comfortable spot for up to four people.


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                  Photos

                  • Sit on the front patio and enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the Bay

                    Sit on the front patio and enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the Bay

                  • Enjoy the view from the Patio or down at the beach!

                    Enjoy the view from the Patio or down at the beach!

                  • Master Bedroom overlooking the Bay with attached Master Bath

                    Master Bedroom overlooking the Bay with attached Master Bath

                  • Wide Open Floor Plan!

                    Wide Open Floor Plan!

                  • Third Bedroom. Open the windows at night to listen to the calm of the waves!

                    Third Bedroom. Open the windows at night to listen to the calm of the waves!

                  • Take a trip back in time in our restored caboose!

                    Take a trip back in time in our restored caboose!

                  • View of the back of the house and Caboose. Shows how close we are to the water

                    View of the back of the house and Caboose. Shows how close we are to the water

                  • Beach  & Home from boat in the Bay

                    Beach & Home from boat in the Bay

                  • Inside Looking out at the Beach/Water

                    Inside Looking out at the Beach/Water

                  • Simply sit back and relax as you over look the beautiful bay!

                    Simply sit back and relax as you over look the beautiful bay!

                  • Loft area with amazing views!

                    Loft area with amazing views!

                  • One of three Bedrooms for your family or friends!

                    One of three Bedrooms for your family or friends!

                  • This is the real thing.Air conditioned/4 berth's/HD TV

                    This is the real thing.Air conditioned/4 berth's/HD TV

                  • Light a fire on a brisk fall night!

                    Light a fire on a brisk fall night!

                  • Left side of house

                    Left side of house

                  • Summer photo of patio privacy fence and corner of patio

                    Summer photo of patio privacy fence and corner of patio

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, November 28, 2013

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                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

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