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The Old Nest Vacation Waterfront Home

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

You deserve the comfort of a 5-bedroom home within walking distance from town. You deserve one of the largest porches on Kelleys Island with a beautiful lakefront view.

The Old Nest has been in our family for over 100 years and we welcome our guests to share in our piece of heaven. When staying at The Old Nest, you have access to several nature trails on a private 9-acre estate as well as the convenience of being close to town and the Kelleys Island Ferry.

Resting on lakefront property, The Old Nest offers stunning waterfront views, free wi-fi, a bonfire pit, BBQ grill and enough land to customize your own outdoor experience. To enjoy your vacation contact:

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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018


Kelleys Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Pets considered
  • Moving furniture is $100 charge
  • Do not move furniture.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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The Old Nest Vacation Waterfront Home
average rating of 4.0740743 based on 27 reviews

Great location, great fun, lots of room, loved the nautical decorating!

  • 4 of 5

We had a family birthday here over Labor Day weekend. We had everything we needed for a crazy nautical-themed party. The grill was great - we used it for most meals. Travel by golf carts was awesome - don't miss the glacial grooves. The house is well equipped, and the beds are comfortable.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Time!!

  • 5 of 5

We really liked the Old Nest Vacation house. Great view of the lake right out the front door and walking distance to town. We will definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great property with amazing view

  • 5 of 5

Great old house with an amzing view of the lake. Front porch is huge and the gliders are very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great weekend at The Old Nest! Our friends went up for a reunion trip, and it was the perfect spot for us! The view of the lake is breath taking. Amanda was very quick to respond to any of my questions. We are hoping to make this an annual tradition. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was so good for us last year, that we booked it immediately for this year....

  • 5 of 5

And we love it so much, we will book it again for next year as soon as I get our weekend nailed down. We love the house, the space, and the location. Love working with the owners, and have not had a single issue. Been coming to Kelleys for almost 30 years and this is the best place we have stayed. We can't wait for next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family home

  • 5 of 5

This was a great family vacation home- nice old house with lots of character, and lots of extras here. The kids enjoyed the nice back yard for playing catch, and the invitation to hike the mowed trails behind the house, a fun evening adventure. The adults enjoyed the front porch with the perfect lake view.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Minimum stay: 2 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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