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Starshine Cottage -Geneva on the Lake- Newly Renovated and Ready to Rent

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Starshine Cottage -Geneva on the Lake- Newly Renovated and Ready to Rent

Starshine is a two-bedroom Sears and Roebuck cottage that was constructed in 1950. It was completely restored and renovated to better-than-new condition in 2013.

Bamboo floors, comfortable modern furnishings, ceiling fans, lots of windows, and the beautiful surrounding woods make this the perfect getaway cottage.

Starshine is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood on the eastern end of the Geneva-on-the-Lake strip (Ohio's oldest resort town). It is one block away from the beautiful waters of Lake Erie and one block from the fun and excitement of the Geneva-on-the-Lake strip.

Starshine is a two-bedroom cottage with a double bed in each bedroom. There is one bathroom with a shower. Bed linens are provided; bath and beach towels are not provided. The full-size kitchen is equipped with all cookware and dishes. Maximum of four guests, please. Starshine is situated on two large private lots, with plenty of room for lawn sports. No smoking. No pets.


Large outdoor patio

Picnic table & lounge chairs

Charcoal grill

Fire pit (bring your own wood)

Off-street parking space (plus on-street parking)


Air conditioning

Wireless internet

Flat screen with Netflix and Blu-ray

Microwave, coffee maker, toaster

Full-size stove and refrigerator

Screened-in front porch (with a glimpse of Lake Erie)

Area attractions include: Boating, Fishing, Wineries, Waterslides, Bumperboats, 18 Hole golf, Beaches, Hiking, Biking, Mini-golf, Covered bridge tour, Live music, Bars, Restaurants, Swimming, canoeing…….and much much more!!!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018


Geneva-on-the-Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • shower, sink, toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • double bed in each room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(28 traveler reviews)

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Starshine Cottage -Geneva on the Lake- Newly Renovated and Ready to Rent
average rating of 4.821429 based on 28 reviews

Peaceful Cottage Retreat

  • 4 of 5

This cottage was tiny, but comfortable for our family of four. Great location on the east end of town, where it was quiet and we could see the lake from the porch. Close enough to walk to the strip where all the shops and people are. Dan, the owner, was just a phone call away and provided great restaurant recommendations and was very responsive to our need to change our reservation and come a day earlier. We did see large ants and mouse droppings in the kitchen, which did not bother us, but for some that may be an issue. Overall, a very cute place that fit our need to be in town for a weekend event at Spire.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad our cottage worked out for you and your family. We try very hard to make it a clean and comfortable place for all that stay with us. We responded quickly, addressing the critter problem with ant traps. We found the entry point for mice and shored it up. Neither have been an issue for us since. Thanks for your understanding as we face challenges like this being situated in a lovely wooded setting.
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Used the place for a reprieve with no regrets

  • 4 of 5

Would've given a 5 star review if it had a at least 1 queen sized bed but we made do!. Great place, very clean, and I would come back and would recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a trip to Geneva! Very Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very nice and prompt at responding! The place was great, we will try to get it again for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, cute and cozy with all the amenities and close to the strip

  • 5 of 5

Dan's cottage was so clean and cozy. It was stocked with all you would need and more. It is in a great location...walking distance to the strip. We really enjoyed our stay and would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice clean cottage, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is in a great location far enough away to relax, yet close enough to enjoy the fun of the strip. Very clean, and has everything you need to enjoy your stay, wish we could have stayed longer. The owner is very accommodating and helpful. My husband and I had a great weekend, and would recommend this cottage to anyone looking for a place to stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient little cottage!

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location for a GOTL getaway! Lots to love about this sweet, yellow, Sears cottage. Easy walking distance to all the strip has to offer, comfortable furnishings and all the necessities are here. Thanks, Dan, for sharing your cottage and your Ashtabula harbor restaurant suggestions. A couple suggestions I would have have is to provide bath towels and to add comfier furniture on the cute screen porch.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winery tours, boating, fishing, walking distance to bars and restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $35
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

VRBO/HomeAway Renters Agree to the Following Terms:
1. The property is located at 5144 Fairfax Drive, Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041. Bed linen provided. Bring bath/beach towels and toiletries.
2. Term of Lease. This lease begins at 4:00 pm on “Check-in Date” and ends at 1:00 pm on “Check-out Date”.
3. Duties of the Parties.
3.1 Condition of Property. Guest shall perform the following duties as posted before check out. Please leave the cottage the way you found it!
3.2 Repair of Property. Homeowner may enter the premises at all reasonable times in order to inspect the property or make repairs.
3.3 Smoking. Guest understands that the rental unit is non-smoking, and agrees to smoke only outdoors (not on screened-in porch) and dispose of cigarette butts properly.
3.4 Pets. Guest understands that no pets are permitted on the property.
3.5 Maximum Occupancy. Four guest maximum allowed. No subleasing or reletting of property.
3.6 Age. Renter must be at least 25 years of age.
3.7 Drug Activity. There will be no keeping, using, selling, distributing, or manufacturing of illegal substances on the property.
4. Obligations of the Parties.
4.1 Lost and Stolen Items. Homeowner is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
4.2 House Rules. Guest will follow all posted house rules.
5. Governing Law. This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of Ohio. Each of the parties irrevocably consents to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Ohio, as applicable, for any matter arising out of or relating to this Agreement.
6. Indemnification. Guest agrees to indemnify and hold Homeowner harmless from any liability for personal injury or property damage sustained by Guest or parties invited onto the property by Guest.
7. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements concerning this subject matter.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.