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VERY SPACIOUS! 2 to 25 people 4 Blocks to Cedar Point! Close 2 Everything!!

Sleeps25
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Easily Observable Value! Bigger Size + Great Rates & Amenities + BEST LOCATION!!

IT JUST MAKES GOOD DOLLARS AND SENSE!

When Compared With The Rest, this large contemporary upscale home is an EASILY OBSERVABLE VALUE for your money.

Why stay in a cramped hotel or a highly overpriced rental home full of rocking chairs, quilts and doilies when you can relax and unwind in this spacious 2700 sq. ft. beauty with your family and friends at a fraction of the cost.

The vacation house is available for groups up to 16 people but if the size of your traveling group is 17 - 24 people then the 2 bedroom studio apartment can be available to handle the overflow.

Located only 5 minutes to Cedar Point (3 Blocks)! And (1 mile) to Downtown Sandusky

shops and restaurants and where the Jet Express Ferry will whisk you away to Kelley's Island or Put-In Bay!

Now you can Vacation in STYLE and COMFORT with plenty of room so that everyone doesn’t get in each other’s way and you can still be friends at the end of the vacation ☺,

The house is nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood. No, you won't get a stunning view of the lake from the front door but you will still see it a few minutes away and besides if you are more interested in having a large, clean, beautiful, comfortable and roomy place to stay so you can stretch out and relax when you get back from a vigorous day of fun activities, you can’t go wrong.

VACATION HOUSE FEATURES:

* Large Eat-In Kitchen with appliances, pots, pans, plates,...

* Outdoor Wood Burning Fireplace/Grill + 2 Gas Grills

* 2 Full Bathrooms stocked with shower gel, hair dryer, first aid kit...Spare Tooth brushes

* Large Spacious Rooms include:

Dazzling Formal Dining Room, Comfortable Family Room with a 55" HD TV; Huge Living Room with Fireplace; Game Room stocked with Board Games for all ages and a Foos Ball Table and a New 1 or 2 Player Coin Operated ARCADE Game w/ 60 of the greatest classic Games! Also there's a Ping Pong Table in the 2nd Game Room!!

* Modern Amenities such as:

* Flat Screen TV's in Bedrooms, Cable TV, Wi-Fi

* Beautiful Decor and Artwork

* Washer and Dryer stocked with detergent and fabric softener

* Super Big Patio with Grills and Outdoor Fireplace for Entertaining, Corn Hole Game

* A GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO STAYING IN A CRAMPED HOTEL OR AT GRANDMA'S HOUSE

VACATION HOUSE SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS:

The main house has 4 bedrooms on the 2nd floor with nice comfortable beds and 4 sleeper sofas on the 1st floor that sleep 8.

* Bedroom #1- Queen size bed, sleeps 2

* Bedroom #2- Queen size bed, sleeps 2

*Bedroom # 3- Full size bed, sleeps 2

*Bedroom #4- Full size bed, sleeps 2

* There is plenty of room in the house for sleeping bags/air mattresses if needed.

2 BEDROOM STUDIO APARTMENT FEATURES:

* Eat-In Kitchen with appliances, pots, pans, plates,...

* Full Bathroom stocked with shampoo and shower gel, hair dryer, first aid kit..

* Flat Screen TV's, Cable TV, Wi-Fi

* Washer and Dryer stocked with detergent and fabric softener

* Private Patio table set

* Game Room-Ping Pong Table

2 BEDROOM STUDIO APARTMENT SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS:

The apartment is only available as an overflow accommodation for large groups of travelers 17 - 24 people. A group size of 1- 16 people are only paying to stay in the vacation house. To use it as a standalone reservation go to vrbo,com listing # 751524

*Bedroom #1- Queen size bed, sleeps 2 + Sleeper Sofa, sleeps 2

*Bedroom #2- Queen size bed, sleeps 2 + Sleeper Sofa, sleeps 2

** NOTE** This house and apartment may be unsuitable for some elderly or infirm because they are 2 story dwellings with lots of steps and are not wheelchair accessible.

(SORRY NO PETS ALLOWED)

MORE VACATION HOUSE DETAILS:

*There are two Full Bathrooms: 2nd Floor (tub/shower combo, toilet and a bidet) and on the 1st Floor (toilet and shower).

*Beautiful artwork in every room. Many of the pieces are original artwork and handmade center pieces.

*The HUMUNGUS Living Room is warm and inviting with a wood burning fireplace that is perfect for private time and socializing

*The formal Dining Room (seats 6) and features dark paneled walls, wood laminate flooring, Norman Rockwell prints and a lighted glass display case full of artsy collectibles and conversation pieces.

*The stylish large Eat-In Kitchen (seats 4) and features bright pastel colors and artwork, glass tile accents, stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, stove, dishwasher) and ample supplies of pots, pans and utensils.

* The Game Room is bright with sunlight and is perfect for social time with family and friends, featuring bench seating stuffed with board games in the drawers below and a Foosball table for hours of fun. The vaulted ceiling and half wall create an open great room effect as conversations can flow back and forth to the kitchen.

*The Family Room is great for entertaining and watching TV and has French doors leading to the backyard patio and a separate door leading to the driveway.

AMENITIES DETAILS- JUST BRING YOUR FOOD AND BEVERAGES

We provide toilet paper, paper towels, facial tissue, dish towels and cloths, dish soap, dish washing soap, shower gel, trash bags. There is an ironing board and iron, a clothing steamer, and hair dryer for both upper bathrooms. A washer and dryer is available for guest use. All linens, dishes, and cookware are provided;

SECURITY

The house is secure with security storm doors on every exterior door and Live Feed Monitored security cameras around the perimeter of the house. One of the house managers lives across the street as well.

There is a Guest Information Table in the front foyer of the house. Besides brochures and local restaurant menus there is a Welcome Book that contains the house rules and information on where to find things in the house.

** For more important information please go to the Rates page and scroll down to the Notes section and www,close2cedarpoint.com

More Details

Owner
Kevin Parrish
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Kevin Parrish

My name is Kevin and my lovely wife, best friend and business partner is Anita. We purchased the house initially as an investment property to rehab and sell it. Shortly after purchasing it I suffered a near fatal stroke at work which had me in the critical care unit at the hospital for over 6 weeks and over a year of aggressive rehab therapy afterwards. With the support of family and friends and great care givers I regained my ability to move, walk and talk again as if the stroke never happened!

This whole experience has definitely given me a greater appreciation for the hard work that doctors, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists do everyday in treating stroke patients and helping them to live a better life. I would like to say "Thank You" by offering a 5% discount to anyone who books a stay with us that is a doctor, a nurse, a physical, occupational or speech therapist, or personal trainer. I long for the day when we won't ever need them anymore.

After a failed attempt at selling the house to help pay off a mountain of medical bills we decided to change direction and use it as a vacation rental and it all just fell into place. The neighbors have been great (The Austin's!) and I have met some wonderful people in Sandusky and we are happy to share our home with you. Take Care Everyone

Kevin Parrish purchased this house in 2009

Why Kevin Parrish chose Ohio

Beautiful & Spacious older home with lots of Charm and for the the Travelers On-the Go! Close to Everything! All the Conveniences of Home!

Even though, this vacation home is does not sit on the water with the beautiful view you can still see it if you drive a couple minutes around the corner. But If it did, It could easily bring in 3 times the asking price. The current pricing is an excellent value for travelers because of the comfortable furnishings and amenities, beautiful artwork, and all of the space that you get. The large rooms really allow you and your guests to stretch out and relax and not get in each other's way. The house is situated inside of a small residential neighborhood that has a lot of nearby neighbors that are elderly or working people who have to get up early each day and go to work early. For these reasons we are keenly interested in renting to families or travelers that have no intentions of having loud parties or disruptive outdoor activities during the early - late evening hours.

What makes this house unique

BEST VALUE IN SANDUSKY!! + VERY VERY Close to Cedar Point!

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Conveniently located 3 blocks from the Cedar Point Causeway and about 1/2 mile from their parking lot!!

There are (3) beaches within (5-20) minutes of the vacation rental. East Harbor State Park is located in Port Clinton, Cedar Point beach located in Sandusky, and Nickel plate in Huron. There are (4) Waterparks within (5-15) minutes: Kalahari (15) Maui Sands (10min)Great Wolf Lodge (8)and Cedar Point's Castaway Bay (5 min).They all offer day passes. Very nice options if the weather isn't up to par.

You will be just minutes away from Boating, Cedar Point, Fishing, Golf Courses, Ferries to the Lake Erie Islands, Museums, numerous Restaurants, Shopping, Wineries, and MUCH MUCH MORE. Discover why the area is known as 'VACATIONLAND.'

Also, within a 30 minute drive you can visit the many shops, museums and attractions in Port Clinton, Marblehead, Vermilion, Huron, Bellevue, Norwalk , Milan, and Fremont. Cleveland is just one hour away and the attractions their include Metro parks Zoo, Cleveland Browns Football, Cleveland Indians Baseball, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and The Flats.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for renting us your house! It was absolutely perfect! This was our 11th annual trip to Cedar Point and we all agreed it was the BEST! and the house was a large reason why. we all had an amazing time.



Thank you Again!
Oct 2015
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Amenities

Sandusky House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Located on the 2nd floor of the house.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located on the 1st floor of the house.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Located in the attached apartment above the garage
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in apartment above garage and accommodates (4)
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in apartment above garage and accommodates (4)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • There are 2 queen size sleeper sofas in the living room. Each sofa can accommodate 2 adults, (4) There is 1 queen size sleeper sofa in the family room.(2) 2 sleeper love seats in the family room. Each love seat can accommodate 1 adults, (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Great get away for the entire family. Much better than staying in a pricey hotel. Close to Cedar Point. *** Please be mindful that the house is in the middle of a residential neighborhood so loud gatherings inside/outside during the night are prohibited. Many of the nearby residents are senior citizens, so we ask that you be mindful of this in regards to keeping the noise to a minimum while conducting outdoor activities in the evening. *** Safety & Security comes first.Even though the community is quiet and safe and we have never had a problem. We decided to take all measures necessary to make our guests feel comfortable and secure while staying with us.There are steel security doors on every exterior door. Ample security lighting all around the property and every exterior door and walkway has a security camera.

Reviews

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VERY SPACIOUS! 2 to 25 people 4 Blocks to Cedar Point! Close 2 Everything!!
average rating of 4.647059 based on 35 reviews
5

Very close to Cedar Point

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property and spacious backyard, new grill and huge outdoor fireplace. Large rooms and comfortable beds make this an ideal rental for a large family or group. I highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect weekend get away 😘

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our weekend with friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Big house so cannaccomodate many but old. We were worried we were going to break the furniture since

  • 4 of 5

Very accommodating in allowing us to arrive early. Need better sheets and blankets. Not sure how often the blankets get washed. Felt like we needed to wash them before we used them.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have followed up with my house keeping service. Several new sheet sets and blankets were delivered at the beginning of the season I drove to the house to perform an inspection to verify if the new ones were being used. Some of them were being used however there were some current bedding that I had them stop using and replace with the remaining new supplies.
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Spectacular Spacious and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The property was marvelous. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We had a total of 18 people and there was definitely enough room for all of us. Not to mention that Kevin was a great help through the entire process. He made sure we were well accomidated and comfortable. Thanks again for the great place for my family and I to stay. Your wonderful prompt service and personality definitely made this a great trip and one to remember. We look forward to coming back and staying with you again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Lovely Home!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this home for a week with other families - truly enjoyed every moment. This home has everything you need, coupled with magnificent charm.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Nice property minutes from Cedar Point.

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfortable. Great for large groups.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
SANDUSKY AIRPORT
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Various Locations
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Downtown Sandusky
Nearest Train
3 Miles
AMTRACK
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Sandusky Speedway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Numerous Locations
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
CEDAR POINT

Check -in is 4:00 pm / Check-out is 11:00 am

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Rates & Availability

Sandusky House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Peak
Jun 12 2017 - Sep 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
$349
From
$359
Fri,Sat
$2,349
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$249
$1,439
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $30 per person per night
Damage Deposit $300

1.) There is a cleaning fee associated with your reservation to help subsidize the costs of the housekeeping service to perform : (washing/drying dirty towels & linens;mopping & waxing; dusting & cleaning ;windows and glass doors; sanitizing appliances and bathrooms...)
2.) There is an extra rental charge assessed per person per day for each headcount over 8 people.
3.) Please extinguish flames and clean grills after usage If you fail to do this a $25.00 fee will be assessed. This charge will be deducted from your security deposit.
4.) For larger groups of 17-24 people,when available, there is an attached 2 bedroom studio apartment w/ kitchen and full bath that sleeps 8.
5.) If your group is 16 people or less and you would like to use the 2 bedroom apartment please discuss with the owner.
6.) No Pets (Except for Service Animals) & No Smoking Allowed. 7.) All rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
8.) Only individuals 22 yrs old and older may rent the house. Proof of age may be requested.

9.) By booking a reservation you automatically agree with the House Rules and Short Term Rental Agreement.
10)** NOTE** No unauthorized or additional guests allowed in the property, which may result in fines and/or eviction. The property has live feed security cameras at every entrance.
11.) For the Main House Check-in at 4pm, Check-out at 11am.
12.) ** NOTE** May be unsuitable for elderly or infirm because it is a 2 story house and it is wheelchair inaccessible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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