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Cabin Close to Cedar Point and Lake Erie, Vacation Rental

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Sit and relax on the porch and if it rains the metal roof will lull you to sleep

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Last updated: 09/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sandusky cabin description

Dancing Fox Cabin is in keeping with our circa 1842 farmstead home ambiance. Often early settlers would erect a simple cabin on the same property prior to building a more permanent home and Dancing Fox Cabin is a reflection and our vision of one of those early structures.

With it’s rural locale setting, simple shed roof style outline, barn wood exterior cladding, interior walls sheathed in white-washed boards, wide-plank pine flooring, rustic hand-made kitchen cabinetry and barn beam framing….you will be enveloped by the subtle feelings of our pioneers, a sense of soothing well-being and one of a simpler more calmer lifestyle with some modern amenities.

The Dancing Fox Cabin is your opportunity to experience what most lodging in Ohio doesn't offer. Imagine as you follow its pathway to your front porch, stepping across the threshold of your original swinging barn door entry and then begin feasting your eyes, spirit and senses upon … another time and another place.

Our settler-style cabin may become an unforgettable highlight of your visit to our area. Our initial goal was to utilize in the building process with as many reclaimed,
recycled, vintage and antique materials in the construction of this self-built structure. To this end we were quite successful. We estimate that approximately 95% of its total materials have been salvaged and re-purposed from various sources in northern Ohio! The blending of all these various components into a harmonious finished product is one that is memorable, soothing, and yet to many, exciting. As different as the exterior’s first impression may be, the cabin’s interior is where your visual senses will be captivated. Wherever your eyes and hands rove you will discover subtly aged textures, hand created items and coordinated color palettes that enhance the feelings of rustic relaxation. These time worn nuances now re-shed their light from simpler by-gone days and are captured by our cabin’s cozy environment. The lasting effect is one you won't forget. “Memories are made at the Dancing Fox Cabin.”

Even though our cabin is not set in the deep woods nor is it secluded, our “off the beaten path” farmland environment removes you from both the traffic and people congestion normally associated with other vacation rentals. Our centralized location is very convenient to the multitudes of attractions, events and activities found throughout the entire north central Ohio region. Lake Erie’s south shore, Cedar Point Amusement Park, fishing, boating, antique shops, dining, golfing, wineries and festivals are all within quick and easy driving distances. Major highways such as the Ohio Turnpike, U.S. State Rt. 20 and others are practically at your doorstep and conveniences for groceries and other neccessities are only minutes away.

Visit our website: www.dancingfoxcabin.com



Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Boarding kennel located close by - 5 minutes...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            5 years and older...moreless

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed

            Comfortable Queen Log Bunk Beds, Queen Sofa Sleeper...moreless

          • There is no walled off private bedroom in our re-purposed cabin’s continuous layout. The open concept lends a feeling of airiness and historically proper for simple cabin construction designs during early settlement days. The log framed queen size bunk bed is the dominant focal point of the cabin’s bedroom area. At one side of the bed is a handmade wardrobe clad with antique reddish-brown barn siding. This rustic wardrobe features plentiful wall hooks, shelving with baskets for clothing and a simple clothing rod which is 'limited' for storage so pack lightly. Resting at the foot of the log bed is a vintage cedar trunk for additional storage and an original primitive dry sink cupboard with shelves as well. From this open and undefined bedroom area you be able to freely converse with others in the cabin, watch the flat screen TV or fireplace and peer outside from the many windows scattered throughout the cabin. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Sink and vanity with storage...moreless

          • As you enter through the antique door leading to the bathroom, there is more primitive décor aspects as found throughout the cabin. The wooden floors continue on which were originally flooring in a hayloft. Another example is the bathroom vanity base cabinet Paul handmade from early 1900’s Wormy Chestnut and features a porcelain counter top surface once from an old Hoosier cupboard along with a repurposed sink. The shower stall walls are sheathed with large antique slate chalkboards formerly used to teach children in a local 1892 school house. On the wall above the commode you’ll find a rustic, handmade wall cupboard for storage and on another wall a vintage wood farm ladder for hanging towels. An abundance of clothing hook adorns the walls and door’s interior. And for your convenience, there is a commode and hot and cold running water! *smiles* ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            A handmade cross-buck table built similar to tables used by our ancestors. Materials were salvaged from a local barn’s framework and two pieces of its wide-board siding. Has 2 benches and 2 chairs....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Galley kitchen features rustic style cupboards created on site from antique barn siding with wrought iron hinges & drawer pulls. Primitive schoolhouse slate chalkboard serves as countertop....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Complete dinnerware service for 8, beverage glasses, silverware, mixing and serving bowls, blender, grilling utensils, tea kettle, plastic picnic-ware...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Paper towels, toilet paper, aluminum foil, saran wrap, salt and pepper, cooking spices, broom, vacuum...moreless

          • Stove:

            Re-purposed 4 burner with small oven, camper style stove and works great!...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            You're the dishwasher but we supply the soap!...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Compact size with freezer...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Microwave
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 5:

            Gas fireplace with barnwood surround, 42' flat screen, antique pie safe, queen size sofa sleeper, lounge chairs, rustic twig tables....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            We have an traditional style outdoor clothes line if you wish to hang clothes, towels, etc. Clothes pins provided....moreless

          • Parking:

            Private and safe drive with plenty of parking. Room for boat, motorcycles, bike trailers and RV's....moreless

          • Garage:

            Small storage barn available to put your bicycles or golf clubs inside if necessary...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            High quality bed sheets, blankets, pillows and comfy bed quilts provided. ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Quality micro-fiber towels. We also provide beach towels for the hot tub....moreless

          • Heating:

            Gas Fireplace heats Cabin during spring and early fall...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Wall unit and ceiling fans...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Re-purposed Gas Fireplace...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • If you are planning an event or a surprise for someone, we would be more then happy to help you with special arrangements, ideas, decorations, food, flowers, etc. Also, our yard is large enough for small events and we do have a guest house on site also for accommodating a few extra people. Just let us know what you need so we can help you make your special occasion the best it can be without all the stress....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                books, magazines, tourist literature and maps, discount coupons available too! Go to OhioTravelDiscounts.com for Coupons!...moreless

              • Games:

                Indoor board games, playing cards, dominos, cribbage and more. Outdoor games: jarts, ladderball, crouqet, frisbee....moreless

              • Stereo:

                Stereo with CD - iPod - iPhone Connectivity. If you have an Android, bring your audio cable to connect....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                DISH Cable with Premium Movie Channels...moreless

              Communications

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        6 Person Outdoor open 24 hours. Note: Hot tub is sometimes shared with guest house guests from our other accommodation Harpster-Daveport Guest House www.ourguesthouse.net...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Settlers style vegetable garden for guests to enjoy fresh produce when in season. Take advantage of the hammock strung between our fruit trees. Here you can lazily watch the clouds roll by....moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Old World style pergola made from antique barn beams featuring campfire pit, iron pie makers and skewers for marshmallows. Wood is supplied for you free of charge....moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        We do have a wonderful newly built bike trail nearby if you bring your bicycles....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Stone patio with picnic table and seating...moreless

                      Theme

                      • Adventure
                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Location & View

                          • Rural:

                            We're surrounded with farm fields of grain and corn. The cabin and house area is not wooded except for the trees on our property. The cabin is not secluded but private. Relaxing country atmosphere....moreless

                          Activities

                          • Churches
                          • Groceries
                          • Hospital
                          • Laundromat
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Medical Services
                          • Basketball Court
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Hiking
                          • Hunting
                          • Hunting Small Game
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Pier Fishing
                          • Roller Blading
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Golf
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Walking
                          • Cinemas
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Library
                          • Live Theater
                          • Marina
                          • Museums
                          • Playground
                          • Recreation Center
                          • Restaurants
                          • Theme Parks
                          • Water Parks
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Antiquing
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Shopping
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Swimming
                          • Wind-Surfing
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          2014 Season - Includes Taxes
                          May 15 - Oct 26, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $119

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          1 night min stay
                          $160

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Holiday weekends require a 3 night reservation (Memorial Day - July 4th, Labor Day).

                          We also offer extended stay and monthly rates, please inquire.

                          NOTE: We also have a lovingly decorated, fully furnished 2nd floor guest house apartment on site for nightly and extended stay rental. Private entrance, complete kitchen, livingroom, kitchen nook, bath and more! See website at: www.ourguesthouse

                          1 night stay - total is due at time of reservation

                          2 - 5 nights, a one night stay is placed immediately on your credit or debit card.

                          6 nights or more, two night hold is placed on your card.

                          A Security Deposit may apply depending on the number of nights of your reservation. Balance of your reservation is paid upon arrival. PLEASE REVIEW OUR CANCELLATION POLICY ON WEBSITE www.dancingfoxcabin.co


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/13/2014
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                          Location

                          • Harpster-Davenport Guest House

                            "Nightly and weekly accommodations available! Imagine... a quiet, rural, circa.1842 farmhou..."

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                          • Miller's Drive-In

                            "Family own drive up to enjoy locally made Toft's Ice Cream, the famous Miller Boy Burger and..."

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                          • Marco's Pizza

                            "Let's face it...who doesn't like pizza! We have tried all the local pizzerias in town and t..."

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                          • Hunters Needs

                            "There is so much more to this store then the name suggests! The minute you walk into this f..."

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                          • Jenny's Amsden House Rstrnt

                            "Small locally owned restaurant that has been in downtown Bellevue for years. Knowns for qua..."

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                          • Seneca Caverns

                            "Walk natural stone steps and pathways through "The Earth Crack". Be amazed by "Ole Mist'ry R..."

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                          • Happy Garden

                            "I will say this local downtown Chinese restaurant isn't much to look at in the way of décor,..."

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                          • Cold Rush Dairy Bar

                            "Have you ever heard of flavor burst ice cream cones? I love these! They swirl flavor onto ..."

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                          • Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum

                            "This is a must to see for all train enthusiasts! On display are many full size train engine..."

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                          • Sorrowful Mother Shrine

                            "Beautiful church and grounds. It doesn't matter what denomination you are affiliated with, ..."

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                          • Cedar Point Amusement Park

                            "Probably the cleanest amusement park in the United States next to Disney World in Florida! ..."

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                          • Lyme Village-Historic

                            "Historic Lyme Village depicts life in the Firelands from the arrival of the first settlers, ..."

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                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Griffings Airport, Sandusky, Ohio
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Variety in town to choose from
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Millers Ferry, Goodtimes, Jet Express
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Various courses
                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Cleveland
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Route 20
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Many varieties to choose from in town
                          35 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Mansfield
                          18 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          East Harbor State Park, Marblehead, Ohio

                          Car: Necessary

                           

                          Owner info

                          About the owner: One of life’s most exciting pleasures is creating unique, fond and lasting memories for ourselves and our welcomed guests.

                          Why the Owner Chose Sandusky:
                          Dancing Fox cabin offers an opportunity to experience something a little different in the way of accommodations during your visit to our area, whether it's for a fun energizing vacation or some much needed down time for relaxation. We guarantee, you will remember Dancing Fox Cabin.


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                          Photos

                          • Sit and relax on the porch and if it rains the metal roof will lull you to sleep

                            Sit and relax on the porch and if it rains the metal roof will lull you to sleep

                          • Old barn door for main entrance door and handmade screen door.

                            Old barn door for main entrance door and handmade screen door.

                          • Gas log fireplace, flat screen TV /cable on wall above antique pie safe cabinet.

                            Gas log fireplace, flat screen TV /cable on wall above antique pie safe cabinet.

                          • Looking out towards front porch windows.

                            Looking out towards front porch windows.

                          • Queen size log bunkbeds, handmade barnwood wardrobe with shelves for clothing.

                            Queen size log bunkbeds, handmade barnwood wardrobe with shelves for clothing.

                          • Quiet corner window in kitchen over sink looking out into yard and pines.

                            Quiet corner window in kitchen over sink looking out into yard and pines.

                          • Antique ladder towel rack and more repurposed materials throughout bathroom.

                            Antique ladder towel rack and more repurposed materials throughout bathroom.

                          • Settlers garden with fresh produce for guests to enjoy when in season

                            Settlers garden with fresh produce for guests to enjoy when in season

                          • Guests picking fresh leaf lettuce and other veggies for lunch

                            Guests picking fresh leaf lettuce and other veggies for lunch

                          • Our cuddly bear, but he doesn't bite!

                            Our cuddly bear, but he doesn't bite!

                          • Pauls workshop and man cave!

                            Pauls workshop and man cave!

                          • The magic of snow. Photo taken January 2013.

                            The magic of snow. Photo taken January 2013.

                          • Dancing Fox Cabin's porch with old horse stall dividers for railings and more!

                            Dancing Fox Cabin's porch with old horse stall dividers for railings and more!

                          • Antique dry sink and pump lamp

                            Antique dry sink and pump lamp

                          • Handmade crossbuck table made from primitive barnwood with benches.

                            Handmade crossbuck table made from primitive barnwood with benches.

                          • Kitchen area. Vintage chalkboard slate countertops, handmade barnwood cabinets.

                            Kitchen area. Vintage chalkboard slate countertops, handmade barnwood cabinets.

                          • Bathroom. Shower stall lined with vintage chalkboard slate, handmade vanity.

                            Bathroom. Shower stall lined with vintage chalkboard slate, handmade vanity.

                          • Patio with gas grill, picnic table and chairs for outside dining.

                            Patio with gas grill, picnic table and chairs for outside dining.

                          • Garden area next to cabin.

                            Garden area next to cabin.

                          • Looking out from front porch of cabin onto yard

                            Looking out from front porch of cabin onto yard

                          • Pergola from old barn beams. Enjoy evening fires and roasted marshmallows.

                            Pergola from old barn beams. Enjoy evening fires and roasted marshmallows.

                          • 6 Person outdoor Hot Tub ready for you any time day or night.

                            6 Person outdoor Hot Tub ready for you any time day or night.

                          • Also available is our second floor Guest House apt.  www.ourguesthouse.net

                            Also available is our second floor Guest House apt. www.ourguesthouse.net

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, September 13, 2014

                          $119 - $160 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 5

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                          Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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