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Two Story Cathedral Ceiling Penthouse on Beautiful Harbor with Lake View

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 2 full Bath with Private 2 person Jacuzzi Tub and optional Boat Dock

MANY DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE. Please E-mail Owner located below Request to Book Button Prior to Booking.

Absolutely Gorgeous 2 Story 3 Bedroom 2 Full BathRoom Penthouse with 30 ft. Cathedral Ceiling and Fabulous Loft Master Bedroom with Jacuzzi Tub and Master Bath. Remote Controlled Electric Fire Places. New Pool, Hot Tub, Cabana with Gas grills, Charcoal Grills and plenty of picnic tables. Lake Views On Portage River Harbor with optional Boat Dock and walking distance to 2 Lake Erie beaches. 10 Minute walk to Jet Express Ferry and Downtown Port Clinton.


Around the corner from you are two great restaurants, The Dock Box (on the Lake Erie Shore)and Mr. Ed's. Mr. Ed's, is a younger crowd, good food and music. Across the street is the The Dock Box Restaurant, good food, music, patio, beach, Tiki Hut and nightly bonfires on the beach.

If you're a Moose member, a Moose Club (Moose-On-The-Lake) is 1 mile West of the Condo on right. Fri night Prime Rib and karaoke.

If you want a excellent Perch or Walleye Dinner, I would suggest Jolly Roger Seafood House or CATCH YOUR OWN :) Turn EAST going out of the Complex, 1.5 mi on left IS Jolly Roger. Super Walmart is 4 miles passed Jolly Roger on right side. Across the street beside the Drawbridge are 'WALK-ON' HEAD BOATS and PRIVATE CHARTERS, Good Luck Fishing!!!

You don't want to miss the Famous Cheese Haven (OHIO'S LARGEST CHEESE AND SMOKED MEAT SHOP). They are known for their 125 different variety of natural cheeses (free samples :-). Turn EAST out of the complex on Lakeshore Dr. which turns into Rt.163. Approximately 5 miles you will come to Intersection Rt.53, Shipwreck Restaurant (nice atmosphere and good food) on right, Cheese Haven behind it.

Casa Las Palmas, has Great Mexican Food, Excellent Margaritas and a Fun Place located at 4000 E. Harbor Light Landing Dr. Same directions as Cheese Haven, turn right at Rt 53, restaurant on left approx 1 mile.

Please find Lake Erie pamphlets on the counter so you can plan your stay according (keep pamphlets for future reference).

If your a 'History Buff', Johnson's Island is for you. Johnson's Island is a 300-acre island in Sandusky Bay, located on the coast of Lake Erie, 3 miles (5 km) from the city of Sandusky, Ohio. It was the site of a prisoner-of-war camp for Confederate officers captured during the American Civil War. Johnson's Island was the only Union prison exclusively for Southern officers but it also held regular soldiers. During its three years of operation, more than 15,000 men were incarcerated there. Also historic Perry's Monument, Marblehead Lighthouse, Kelly's Island's Glacier Grooves and Mon Ami's Winery, all described below.

Mon Ami Restaurant and Historic Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the Lake Erie Islands region. The winery is of further significance as one of the four large co-operative wineries which played an important role in the development of the region's wine industry. Mon Ami offers an excellent cuisine, fabulous wines, and live music Thursday-Sunday. Brick Oven Pizzas are the BEST (Seafood & Pasta Buffets) Sunday Brunch and Champagne Brunch, Sunday 2-6pm MUSIC ON THE LAWN, wine tasting, gift shop and tours. Take Lakeshore Dr is Rt 163 EAST, drive approx. 4.5 mi to Rt 53. Turn left, drive 1 mile, Mon Ami on left. GREAT TIMES!!!

Take the Jet Express to PUT-IN-BAY, 'Party Town USA'. Visit the Famous BEER BARREL (World's Longest Bar, Home of Pat Daley) or the Roundhouse plus many more restaurants w/live bands. Walk on the Boardwalk and eat seafood at the many Restaurants overlooking the Fabulous Marina. You can rent a bike, moped or golf cart and tour Beautiful South Bass Island with its Wineries, Caves, Para-sail, Museums, State Park, Camping, Golf Course, Stonehenge Estate, Airport, Adventure Bay Amusement Center, 18-hole Miniature Golf, Gemstone Mining, Antique Car Museum. Watercraft Rentals, many Unique Shops. G Visit Historic Perry's Monument, on 10 September 1813, Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry won one of the biggest victories in the War of 1812. In 1912 the construction of a 352-ft. memorial in his honor began; in 1936 it became part of the National Park System and was declared a National Monument by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Visitors can take an elevator up 317 ft. to the observation deck, where they can see the Lake Erie Islands and the shores of Michigan, Ohio and Ontario. During the summer season, park rangers give talks and living history demonstrations complete with period uniforms and a firing demonstration on the memorial's plaza. Stop by the Perry Victory Visitors Center to see a 15-minute movie about the War of 1812. Historic Perry's Monument is 47ft taller than the Statue of Liberty.

Kelly s Island is the LARGEST FRESH WATER ISLAND in the United States. Tour the prehistoric natural wonder, WORLD FAMOUS GLACIER GROOVES, the only ones left in the entire world. The Glacial Grooves State Park is the largest and most spectacular example of glacial grooves, Walk the perimeter of this international study site to view a 400 foot by 35 foot wide gash of prehistoric glacial grooves scoured into native limestone bedrock by the advancement of the Wisconsin glacier 30,000 years ago. Signs of the island's era as an Indian hunting ground remain on the Inscription Rock State Memorial. This flat-topped limestone boulder on the south shore of Kelley's Island has faint pictographs of men, birds and animals carved by the Erie Indians 300-400 years ago. Kelly Island is a laid-back quaint Island. Rent a golf cart, bikes or scooter and drive around the Island and view the beautiful homes. Butterfly House, winery, camp, swim, unique shops and wonderful restaurants and bands. The Jet Express ferry service will transport you to Kelly Island or Put-In-Bay or Island hop to both or you can catch the Kellys Island Ferry out of Marblehead that will transport your car or bike to the Island.

Visit Marblehead with it's many specialty shops, Historic Marblehead Lighthouse (The Oldest Working Lighthouse on the Great Lakes), the Art Gallery of Ben Richmond (nationally known artist, author, and sculptor). Visit the quaint village of Lakeside or Johnson's Island with its Historic Confederate Cemetery.

Cedar Point Amusement Park (THE ROLLER COASTER CAPITAL OF THE WORLD!!!) 35 min east of the Condo. Take Rt 2 east to Rt 101 north, turn right on Monroe St, Monroe becomes 1st St which takes you to the Cedar Point Causeway.

African Safari is a GREAT attraction for the family, very interactive with the animals. Drive-Thur Park where you can feed animals from your car. Walk-Thur Safari is a more typical zoo setting which features a rare white alligator exhibit, pig races, pony & camel rides and educational animal shows using a variety of animals including a 6' python. Discount tickets on internet. Take Lakeshore Dr/Rt 163 EAST drive approx. 5 miles, signs on right.

Monsoon Lagoon Water Park, unlimited go-kart, putt-putt golf, bumper boats, 2 tower slides. Online specials. Take Lakeshore Dr/Rt 163 to Rt 2, (2nd exit) exit 125, turn left, 3 miles. Two other Water-parks are in Sandusky (20 min east). Kalahari is a Safari Indoor/Outdoor Adventure Park. The Great Wolf Lodge features one of the largest indoor Water-parks in Ohio.

If you love to Bird-watch your at the right area:


Located on the scenic shore of Lake Erie, Crane Creek State Park offers a vast freshwater marsh and beautiful sandy beach for enjoyment. This state park is home to more than 300 species of birds. Herons, waterfowl, warblers, gulls and the magnificent bald eagle make this park one of the best Birdwatching areas in the country. (30 min west of Port Clinton)

13531 West State Route 2

Oak Harbor, OH 43452 (419) 836-7758

Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

Visit the Sportsman's Migratory Bird Center, walk the boardwalk trails, and climb the observation tower. Open year-round. Route 2, 17 miles west of Port Clinton.

Cleveland is 1 1/2 hr east, Route 2, from the Condo and has several attractions Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame & Museum, Great Lake Science Center, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Metro-park Zoo with Rainforest, Cleveland Museum.

Please bring your own lawn chairs if you want to sit on the beach or lawn overlooking, Beautiful Lake Erie and Islands while watching the Spectacular Sunsets. Community charcoal grills are provided for your pleasure (charcoal is not provided).

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About Bill

I am a retired Professional with 45 years in Aviation who has stayed in many rental properties in the U.S. and other countries. This experience has been invaluable to me in deciding what to look for in a property and what to supply in that property to make it one of your favorite and most memorable places to stay. I strive to provide the Finest Accommodations for my customers that money can buy. Using my experience with other rentals I try to equip my condos with all the amenities that I would need and more. My Fiance' Larain is a Fabulous interior Decorator and her expertise is evident throughout all 6 of our condos. We truly hope you will enjoy your stay and want to come back in the future. I will strive to make your stay with us an Easy, Comfortable, Enjoyable and Professional experience.

Bill purchased this condo in 2012

Why Bill chose Port Clinton

Has largest Square footage of any condo in the complex plus one of 2 out of 95 condos with a Private 2 person Jacuzzi Tub. Beautiful Complex with 2 year old Pool and Hot tub. Located on a Gorgeous private Harbor with Dozens of Beautiful Boats and maybe yours if you opt for the Boat Dock Behind your Penthouse. It is across the street from Lake Erie within walking distance to 2 public beaches, the Jet Express Ferry to the Islands and Downtown Port Clinton.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We absolutely loved this fabulous condo. The ambiance was relaxing and elegant. The views were beautiful. The hot tub was fun.

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to stay.
Sep 2013
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Port Clinton Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bath with Jacuzzi Tub, Double Sink, Separate Shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Front Bath with Tub and Shower next to front Bedroom
  • Full bath Downstairs and Ultra Impressive HUGE Master Bath Upstairs with His and Hers Sinks with massive counter space, Shower Stall, Private Commode Stall, Jacuzzi tub with dual Skylights, Walk in Closet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Gorgeous Master Bedroom Suite with Jacuzzi Tub and King Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Beautiful Front Bedroom With Lake View and Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Harbor/Bedroom with Double Futon and Harbor View
  • Huge Cathedral Ceiling Master Bedroom Suite in upstairs loft with Gorgeous King Size Wall Bed, Remote Controlled Fire Place, Gigantic Master Bath, Dual Sinks, Stand Up Shower and Jacuzzi Bath Tub. Front Bedroom has a view of Lake Erie, The Playground, and the Pool Area. The downstairs bath is right next door. The Harbor Bedroom has a double fold down Futon and a sitting area to relax watching the Boats going in and out of the Beautiful Harbor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Two Story Cathedral Ceiling Penthouse on Beautiful Harbor with Lake View
average rating of 4.6 based on 16 reviews
Rochester, PA. USA

Our Family stay in Port Clinton

  • 5 of 5

We cannot say enough, HOW BEAUTIFUL our Penthouse apartment was in Port Clinton. The loft bedroom was "Breathtaking" to say the least. The amenities and location were perfect too!

We encourage anyone that's visiting the area to check out availability at THIS CONDO!!! The apartment was clean and decorated to the T! It made our stay that much more enjoyable!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks So Much for you wonderful comment. We hope to see you again soon.
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Very nice condo with all the amenities and location.

  • 5 of 5

We rented the condo for a guys golf weekend get together. It was very clean, and had all the amenities you would ever need, especially a very nice pool. It was a pleasure to work with Bill, and he handled everything professionally. We hope to be back next summer!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Glen, it was a pleasure working with you also and I'm so glad you and your guests had a great time. Be looking for you next year. Bill
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Cute condo and centrally located!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! Thanks Bill!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I hope to see you again soon. Bill
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Do NOT Lease From This Owner!! Be Careful!!

  • 1 of 5

I lease frequently in Port Clinton and from many owners in this complex. All the owners have been wonderful and the experiences have been positive. My only exception has been with this owner. We rented twice from him. After the first time we rented, I swore I would never rent from him again, but 2 years later my group wanted the extra space that the penthouse provided, so I decided to rent again. In general, he is hard to business with; his communication and application are very confusing, yet he is very rigid in following the requirements. His rules are oddly strict and there are more of them than anywhere else I've ever rented. You also have to be careful of all the hidden charges. Be cautious...he is deceptive and you are vulnerable in his agreement.

In the most recent trip, he kept $212 on my deposit (btw...he requires the largest deposit of anybody I leased from) because he said we damaged his lock mechanism. He said one of the guests knocked too hard on the door, breaking the lock. The handle and locked worked perfectly when we left, and he acknowledged that, but he wasn't happy about the excessive knocking on the door. He claimed the door didn't shut as tight and that must have been caused by the knocking. Even though it was a crazy claim, I offered to pay half, which I thought was reasonable considering neither of us could definitely say there was any change in the condition of how tightly the door closed. He refused and referenced the section in the lease that indicated that I would have to pay his attorney fees if I took legal action.

His response will be that the guest was pounding excessively hard on the door and that the internal mechanism bent, so he had to replace it. The problem is there is no way for him to prove that there was a change in the condition of the lock mechanism and there is no way for me to prove there wasn't. This is why I thought a compromise was appropriate but, like his rules, he is way to rigid. If he knows he can get away with it, he will.

The complex is very nice, just don't lease from this owner. Note, he and his girlfriend have other condos in this complex as well.

Please be careful if you decide to rent from him OR his girlfriend!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: After 42 years of being a landlord, you have Hundreds of good renters but ONE that cancels out all the good. Two years ago Mike and 5 other guys rented from me. They let something on the stove and in the oven boil over and bake on. It took me an hour and a half to clean the stove while my cleaning ladies cleaned the rest of the condo. I didn't charge him a dime for that but I made note. This year when he reserved it again I asked him to please clean the stove if he messed it up. We were sitting at the pool with 10 other people at 10:30 at night when we heard what sounded like a Police battering ram beating on the wall of a building several hundred feet away. It kept up for several minutes and was so loud several of us started running to the building. It was coming from my hallway and a man was leaving the second floor condo. I asked him what the noise was and he said a guy in the condo above was banging so hard it was vibrating his wall. I realized It was my condo and ran up the steps to find one of Mike's inebriated friends was banging (not knocking) on the door. He is a large man about 6'4" and 260 pounds and he was trying to knock the door down. I asked why he was banging so hard and he said they didn't give me the combination to the lock. I showed him and let him in. I called Mike the next day and told him about it and he said, "Don't worry that won't happen again". After they left I checked the door and surprisingly the only the Latch was bent and the catch on the door jam was nearly broken off. The door still worked but it was over a 1/4" loose and didn't seal anymore. That is Very important with the severe winds we get on the lake. I took videos of the loose door and sent them to Mike along with the story of all of us witnessing this. He kept denying his friend was beating on the door and only KNOCKING. I got estimates of $350 to fix the door but was able to buy a new Combination Lock and have it installed by a handyman for $212. Mike wanted me to pay for half and I told him to charge his buddy. He said I couldn't prove the door wasn't like that when they got there but he didn't want to talk to any of the witnesses. We have rules to keep our condos looking better than all the rest. Take a look at all our other 5 star comments. All those people had the same rules and had NO PROBLEM WITH THEM. I Sincerely hope that future renters can make their decision on all our OUTSTANDING Comments, Not Mike's Denial.
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Family weekend

  • 5 of 5

The condo and complex were very nice! We enjoyed the pool with our small children and hot tub in the evening. We walked along the docks and looked at the boats and enjoyed watching boats cruising along the river. The condo was well equipped for our family and would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. Please come again. Bill
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Lake Erie Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo in a great location. The master suite upstairs is spacious and beautiful. Plenty to see and do. We checked out Cedar Point, Put-in-Bay, and the Cleveland Indians. Recommend The Tin Goose Diner for breakfast. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm Glad you enjoyed your stay at the Penthouse. I hope to see you again.
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Port Clinton Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Dock Box or Mr. Ed's
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Jet Express
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Catawba Island Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 2
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Dock Box or Mr. Ed's
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
2 public beaches
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $450
Tax Rate 8.0%

PLEASE NOTE VRBO Quotes do not include One time $100 Holiday fees for Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor day weekends plus Christmas in July and New years at the Bay (in September), etc. Other Fees may apply. VRBO, Vacation Rentals, and Home Away Quotes are ESTIMATES ONLY. ONLY OWNER'S QUOTE WILL BE HONORED.

Check in after 3pm. and Check out Before 10am.

Boat Dock available On Premises for $25 Per Day.

Cleaning fee is $150 up to 7 nights and $50 for each 7 nights or less after first week

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.