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Historic Tudor Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 7 adults comfortably

One story cottage in a community called BLUEBIRD BEACH. It has one twin bed, and one queen size bed on front porch, one queen size bed in bedroom, one foldout sofa bed in living room, sleeps 7 adults comfortably

, full kitchen, living room and bath with stand up shower and jacuzzi. Outdoor covered portico (20 X 20) with fireplace.The cottage is in a private community and has a private beach half a block away. There are a couple of nice benches at the beach to watch sunsets. The downtown area is a 5 or 10 minute walk from the cottage. There are several nice shops and restaurant, putt-putt and ice cream shops downtown. There is a nice French restaurant and a Czechoslovak restaurant downtown. Cedar Point is about a twenty minute drive away. The cottage was built in 1933. I remodeled it two years ago keeping its original architecture look. Linens are provided. Firewood for the outdoor fireplace is provided. NO SMOKING - NO PETS

Dan Pryor
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2017

About Dan Pryor

I purchased and remodeled this unique vintage cottage and added new bathroom.

Dan Pryor purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Dan Pryor chose Ohio

Built in the 1930's as a family cottage on Lake Erie. Located on Lake Erie with access to many amenities in Vermilion

What makes this cottage unique

Original post beam construction with vaulted ceiling in living room, vintage kitchen with microwave. Separate bedroom that sleeps two, additional bedroom on front porch that sleeps three and sofa bed in living room that sleeps two.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Vermilion in Brownhelm

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • river ...
  • town ...
  • waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Outdoor Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

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Historic Tudor Cottage
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews

A wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

From the time I located this adorable cottage our experience and stay was exceptional! The owners response and attentiveness was spot on! Our 2 sibling families (6 people total) enjoyed the outdoor fireplace every night, spent the day at Cedar Point (about a 20 minute drive), returned to town for lunch & a power nap, to then ride, ride, ride & close the park down. Loved, loved, loved that everything you could possibly need was provided! Plus, the place was very clean! I really hesitate to rave much more about this gem, to keep it hidden and available for our return visits!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lebanon, OH

Very cute cottage

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed sitting on the patio with a fire. I wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Wonderful Nostalgic Cottage in the perfect lakeside town!!!

  • 5 of 5

As I read in a review of this property when planning our trip. This is a hidden gem that I'm happy to share so that others can enjoy this area as much as we did!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ

Clean, nice and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Just a a block from the lake, the cottage is in a clean quiet neighbor hood. The cottage has been restored and still retains it's original charm. The outdoor fire place is a nice bonus. Dan was easy to contact and responsive when we arrived.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottage was cozy and clean. Perfect for our family getaway to see cedar point.

  • 5 of 5

Dan was easy to work with and the location is great.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy, Quaint and Nice Location!

  • 5 of 5

You never know what you might get when you book a vacation house online. Despite the always pristine pictures and flowery descriptions with these types of things, sometimes you are disappointed with the results. This was certainly not the case with this historic tudor cottage. Our family of four (My wife, two young boys and me) spent three days and two nights at this delightful cottage at Bluebird Beach in Vermilion. Dan met us when we checked in and showed us the many amenities. They included a full furnished kitchen, several beds, towels and linens and little touches of home on the lake. (Make sure you look for the sculpture of an impish gnome's face in the ceiling corner above the interior fireplace!) The bathroom and shower are a new addition and a pleasant surprise with the multi-jet hot tub! We also loved the outdoor fireplace porch and took full advantage of the firewood (even though it was a warm night). We also made use of the outdoor grill and easily served a steak dinner with fresh corn on the cob from a local vendor.

The beach is only a 3-minute walk from the cottage. Not a huge amount of room to spread out, but ample for relaxing by the water. (My son loved the flattened out rocks under the sand and spent a lot of time skipping stones!). All-in-all, a quiet neighborhood and a nice location to take in all of the northwest shore of Lake Erie's many destinations.

We are a little reluctant to give such a great review, because it would be nice to keep this a "best kept" secret, but we also thought that we should share our experience with those who are looking for the perfect "old school" Lake Erie experience!

Thanks again to Dan, who was a gracious host who was always on call to answer a question or let us know where things were!

Tom & Laurie C. (Cincinnati, OH)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cleveland Hopkins
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Sandusky, Ohio
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Thunderbird Hills
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Sandusky, Ohio
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Ohio Turnpike
Nearest Beach
Bluebird Beach
Car: recommended

The cottage is located at 809 Aurora Rd. Vermilion, Ohio 44089


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Vermilion, USA

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