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3/2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Lakefront with sandy beach walk in no drop off wall.

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Port Clinton - Sandy beach cottage

Cottage,3/ 2 Bedrooms + 2 baths, (Sleeps 8-9 beautifull sunsets

Beautiful lakefront stone cottage located on a largel sandy beach formally known as Char-Nel-Shores! The home has two or three bedrooms, two full baths and large private sun room with pull out sofa that is used as a third bedroom. Enjoy plenty of beach walking and swimming. Entertain with three patios, fire pit, and relax every evening watching wonderful sunsets from the double swing ,the full size carosel horse , three tables or the abundant beach chairs. .From the yard and beach you can see several islands,many species of birds such as eagles,blue herins, white egrets, duck families,sand pipers. and diving terns. From the back yard you can walk almost a mile east and west in knee deep water with a sandy bottom. .

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Joh Rader
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016

About Joh Rader

We were born and raised in Findlay Ohio and have two children who live and work in the Port Clinton area along with our two grandchildren that love playing and swim at our cottage. My wife and I have sold real estate for thirtysix years and own the Re/max for Ottawa Co. We moved to Port Clinton 15 years ago and have had a great experience with all the opportunities and amenities the area has to offer.This is our personal home 8 months out of the year and in the summer we move to Lakeside where our grandchildren also enjoy.This is a wonderfull place to visit while vacationing in our area as it takes you back to the ways we lived in the 1800s.

Joh Rader purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Joh Rader chose Ohio

We always wanted to own a house on the lake but we though we could never afford it and then a twist of fate gave us a chance to own our little piece of the lake through a real estate partnership that included converting an old hotel called char-nel shores into residential lots which we have since sold.Our house is all that is left from the original property.We have added a garage and 4 seasons -bedroom,new granite kitchen,2porches,shower,new walls and carpet.The furniture is not what you would expect to find in a rental as we have many amish pieces with upscale beds .new refrigerator,dishwasher,and new washer and dryer.

What makes this cottage unique

Not only does our house have a sandy beach but we have great views of the beautifull sunsets. We are also just one mile from Kroger and Wal-Mart. We also have over 100 restraunts in the summer within a 10 mile area.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks John we had a wonderful six week stay.The weather was great and we loved kayaking from your backyard beach.We also appreciate the use of your sailfish boat and all the fresh fruit and vegetables from the garden.We hope to be back soon for the beachfires and sunsets.
Jul 2013
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based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

3/2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Lakefront with sandy beach walk in no drop off wall.
average rating of 4.181818 based on 23 reviews

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay! Ideal location. Lots of good restaurants, and near the ferry to the islands. Clean, spacious house, right on the lake. A variety of water birds, including terns, cormorants, egrets and herons. Highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

The location was perfect while attending our granddaughter's wedding on Catawba Island. The pictures portrayed the house and beach area very well. Any questions we had were responded to quickly.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location right on the water. The home had everything that we needed. Home was clean, kitchen was well appointed. We are making plans to return again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Vernon, Ohio

Anniversary get away

  • 4 of 5

This house was very nice and clean. Lots of parking. The beach was very sandy (you might wear water shoes there are some rocks). The owner came and raked the beach every morning. Very quite area with great views of the water. If it is to windy or cold you can sit on the closed in porch and watch the water and play games. We had a fire on the beach one night and a fire on the concrete in the fire stand another night. The mosquitoes were bad so bring some repellent. You might want to bring a fan for sleeping the bedrooms get a little warm with the bedroom doors close because the thermostat is in the livingroom. I would not hesitate to return here.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Lake Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 nights at the cottage with our son, daughter-in-law, and their 2 year old daughter. It was the perfect setup for our family vacation!

The lake front location is great. The little sand beach was nice and clean and the water is only knee deep for more than 30 feet from the shore so it is perfect for little ones. There is a picnic table and lounge chairs on the cement patio which was a perfect spot to watch the beautiful sunsets.

The house has 2 good sized bedrooms with queen size beds. The 2 bathrooms are not on suite but are conveniently located between the bedrooms. There are 2 queen size sofabeds and a couple comfortable couches if you have a larger group.

The house does have wifi which worked great within the house. The password is inside the kitchen pantry door.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One star is being very generous

  • 1 of 5

DO NOT DO BUSINESS with this owner. He has guaranteed me my security deposit back but has only given half. I am now having to file a small claims lawsuit against him. We stayed in the port Clinton house - one of the bathrooms did not work, owner was unreachable Sunday to discuss issue. Owner had city engineer come over and did not show to discuss problem. Engineer discussed with me as renter. Owner was on property Tuesday - we felt very uncomfortable as 7 women wanting to enjoy our last morning. Owner has sent text saying he will send refund check to me but I have never received, owner became very andy over texted that will have to be used in court since he is unwilling to send refund check. My suggestion is to stay clear of his tentals

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jet Express
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Ottawa county reginal
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
American legion
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Jet express and Miller ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
CIC club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
State route 2
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Mon ami restaunt and winery
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
40 steps out back door and city beach
Car: necessary

Centrally located, close to downtown Port Clinton, Jet Express Ferry to go to the islands, wineries, shopping, parks, close to golf course, restaurants and only 20 mins. to Cedar Point.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Port Clinton, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £205
Tax Rate 6.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Port Clinton, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out sofa in private sun room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Private Sandy Beach, fire pit, concrete deck on lake, extra parking, corn hole game

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