VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More
Looking for a quiet, peaceful and relaxing family vacation or, maybe a romantic getaway? Look no further. With beautiful old fashioned knotty pine walls, hardwood floors and a brick enclosed 23-foot sun-room facing the bay, from which to enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets, this air conditioned cottage home is just what you have been looking for. Located on beautiful Sandusky Bay (Lake Erie) in historic Marblehead, Ohio, this quaint waterfront cottage/home is located directly on the water, not down the street from the water. You can enjoy endless sunny days of swimming and sunbathing on your private beach, literally outside your front door. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner outside on your private waterside patio. The gas grill and picnic table await you. Or stay inside and utilize the full kitchen, dining and living area. You might even want to dine at one of the many fine restaurants in the area. Spend a day at Cedar Point, Castaway Bay, Kalahari Water Parks, Monsoon Lagoon, African Safari Wildlife Park, Put-n-Bay, Kelleys Island and more, just minutes from the cottage. Enjoy browsing the many craft and gift shops throughout historic downtown Marblehead. You can even watch Cedar Point fireworks every night, from your front door. Have a boat, bring it along. A 25-foot dock/slip is available, just outside the cottage, for your convenience and pleasure. An easy access boat launch is just minutes from your cottage. Cruise over to Cedar Point, Kelly's Island, and Put-n-Bay. Walk on a sand bar in the middle of Sandusky Bay. Enjoy water skiing, parasailing, and tubing. Love to fish? Set out on Lake Erie for a day of the best walleye fishing in the country not to mention the great perch and bass fishing. If you feel Lake Erie is too rough, you can always turn around and fish in the Bay. We are that close to the lake. Small-mouth and large-mouth bass are plentiful along the rocky shoreline and throughout the bay. Or, fish right outside your front door on your own private pier or right from your waterside patio. After your fishing outing, clean your fish on the fish-cleaning table provided outside the cabin, or have them professionally cleaned. Just want to go for a boat ride? Boat rides, tours, and fishing excursions are available with pick-up and drop-off right from your front door. Why spend the same amount of money or more money for a motel room or rooms when you can stay in a waterfront cottage/home. The cottage features a private beach right outside the cottage, fishing from the waterside patio or from the jetty right outside the cottage and a big shady waterside Maple tree to sit and enjoy the view and warm breezes. Safe and secure boat dockage is available right outside the cottage (additional charge) with trailer parking alongside. Fishing trips and boat tours available right from the cottage. Lake Erie Marblehead Avalon on the Bay is wonderful for family vacations with a huge array of things to do. The area is also known for its wineries which can be toured and the wine can be sampled before buying. Museums, Cedar Point and water parks can also add to the pleasures of staying at Avalon on the Bay. The small town of Marblehead offers shopping, sightseeing, antiquing, and so much more. Avalon on the Bay and the area has something for everyone, regardless of interest or age and all are minutes from the cottage. The cottage is close to downtown Marblehead, the historic Marblehead Lighthouse, ferries to the islands and all activities but secluded enough for a relaxing and peaceful getaway. Staying at Avalon on the Bay is the perfect way to appreciate the area's quiet, natural beauty. In a quiet setting, Avalon on the Bay is the ideal bases for a relaxing vacation. From your home-away-from-home, you can explore the area and its attractions at your own pace, returning in the evening to a cozy cottage setting. Avalon on the Bay offers a quiet escape from everyday life and is ideal for a family or romantic weekly getaway. Relax at Avalon On The Bay. It is a great getaway. Our goal is to make sure that your stay at Avalon on the Bay is a safe, relaxing, and enjoyable experience. Discount coupons for nearby attractions provided free with every rental. Attractions: Nearby attractions include, but are not limited to, African Safari Wildlife Park, Deer Park - where you and the kids can feed the animals while walking among them, the Toledo Zoo (hour and a half), Cedar Point, Kalahari Water Parks, Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park, Kelly's Island, Put?n-Bay, Glacier Grooves, Wineries, Historic Marblehead Lighthouse, Monsoon Lagoon Water Park, ferries to all major islands, parasailing, jet ski rental, boat rentals, gift and craft shops, Putt?Putt Golf, 18 hole golf courses and much, much more.
An outdoor shower is a must so that everyone can rinse themselves of beach sand prior to entering the cottage....moreless
Bed linens and towels provided upon request. Additional charges apply. One roll of toilet paper and one roll of paper towels provided. Renters responsible for all personal items.
Fishing trips available upon request as well as sunset, lighthouse, Cedar Point, and quarry water tours.
So that everyone can have a somewhat allergy free stay, pets are not permitted.
Campfires are not permitted.
No smoking in the cottage.
The cottage and associated amenities are solely for the use of those to whom they have been rented....moreless
Satellite / Cable
Away From It All
Duty Free Shops
Local Services & Businesses
Private beach directly outside of the cottage. ...moreless
Private sand beach right outside the cottage. The water is not deep and there are no drop offs....moreless
The cottage is directly on the water with beautiful sunrises and sunsets....moreless
Boat slip/dock available right outside the cottage for an additional charge of $35.00 per day or $75.00 per week. Boat trailer parking provided right next to the cottage. Public boat ramp just down the street....moreless
Weekly rate of $965.00 is for one family, mom, dad, sons and daughters all living under the same roof. Two family = $1,315.00. Three family = 1,565.00.
A $100.00 - $200.00 mail refundable, "provided that the cottage has been cleaned and nothing has been broken", security/cleaning deposit is due at check-in.
All monies paid are non-refundable.
The cottage and associated amenities are solely for the use of those to whom they have been rented.
During the season rentals are from Saturday to Saturday.
Additional daily and or nightly guests other than booked = $100.00 per person. Must notify owner for approval prior to guest arrival.
3 night minimum stay required when applicable.
$160.00 nightly stay is for double occupancy.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. A non-refundable check deposit of 1/2 the total is required to hold the cottage. The balance is due at check-in along with the applicable security/cleaning deposit.
All monies paid are non-refundable.
Travel with confidence
Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
On site Highlights:Private Beach, fishing area, private picnic area, boat rides and a 25' boat dock available right outside your front door.
Nearby:East Harbor State Park with over 7 miles of white sandy beaches. Take a tour of and climb to the top of the oldest lighthouse in continuous operation for a spectacular view of Lake Erie. Known as the Walleye Capital of the World, the region also sports large and small mouth bass, perch, saugeye and steelhead. Hiking and birding enthusiasts will want to visit Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge located in Oak Harbor. The refuge is a major feeding, nesting and resting area for migrating birds. The park has over 8 miles of nature trails. For some spine-tingling fun visit Cedar Point Amusement Park. With 16 coasters and over 20 rides for the younger children plus an 18 acre water park you can't pass up this fun. Ferries from Marblehead will take you to Kelly's Island or from Catawba you can cruise to Put 'n' Bay Island for a day of entertainment.
Other Activities: Ferries from Marblehead to Kelly's Island. Ferries from Catawba and Port Clinton to Put 'n' Bay Island. Boat launch 5 min. from cottage.
Golf: How about a round or two of Golf. Putt Putt golf courses are within 10 minutes of the cottage. Want something a bit more challenging? Three 18 hole golf courses are within 10 and 20 minutes from the cottage.