Historic home with a lovely enclosed front porch nestled in beautiful downtown Kent. An easy walk to downtown Kent restaurants, art galleries, coffee shops, unique gift shops and The Kent Stage. Enjoy the downtown atmosphere and local night life hot spots plus many outdoor activities along the Cuyahoga River including walking paths and a canoe livery. 1 mile from Kent State University campus.
This historic home was built in 1901. The original woodwork in much of the house remains. The home has recently been remodeled (2017/2018) with a brand new kitchen, new mattresses, new Roku TV with Netflix, and updates throughout. One of the best features is the enclosed front porch. Great for people watching or reading a book. Home also includes a downstairs sitting area, separate dining area (table and 6 chairs) and a fully equipped kitchen. Upstairs has 3 bedrooms and one full bath.
This home is not our main home so you will not be sharing this space with anyone.
We encourage longer term rentals by offering discounts for 7 days and monthly. Select those date ranges to see pricing.
House Rules: (per city code)
ONE FAMILY + ONE unrelated person may stay, per our city code. We can only allow you to stay if you are a family + one. Family definition per city code = "Individuals who are related by marriage, legally recognized civil union, adoption, or who are within three (3) degrees (or fewer) of consanguinity." ref. 1103.03 DEFINITIONS. Codified Ordinances of the City of Kent, Ohio. Note: 3 degrees of consanguinity may include nieces and nephews, uncles and aunts, great grandparents and grand children.
We require a simple lease to be signed for your stay in order for us to best comply with local laws.
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Checkin 3pm-9pm (late arrival is also available)
Our listing is NEW (april 2018) so there are little to no reviews yet. However, if you want to check how we operate things take a look at reviews from our Kent businesses. Go ahead and google Off the Wagon Shop in Kent ohio and Kent Cheeseonger.
New A/C installed on 8/16/2018.
Parking in the rear is free for guests but limited to two cars. We will need your license plates numbers.
Surveillance is on the exterior of the home only.
There is the occasional potential for noise in the nearby downtown district but it is mostly quiet.
Master - Queen bed
Bedroom 2 - Twin Bed + inflatable matress
Bedroom 3 - Full size bed
Must climb stairs - one full flight up to bedrooms
Free parking on premise
Full Kitchen with dishes, pots, utensils, full sized stove, oven, fridge
Towels / wash clothes / soap / shampoo / toilet paper / paper towels
Iron and Ironing board
TV with Netflix
Walking- A few blocks from great food, shopping and nightlife in downtown kent. 1 mile walk to the edge of KSU campus (walk up the esplanade)
Biking- Walk .2 miles to the Parta paking garage (next to the Kent state hotel) and then rent a bike from Flashfleet.
Bus Routes- There are bus routes all over portage county. You can catch a bus in downtown Kent just .2 miles from the house.
Downtown Kent: There are a zillion things to do! (well maybe not quite that much).
Check out what is happening on the Main Street Kent website...
Great entertainment at the Kent Stage, Venice often has live music, there is an escape room or visit the Dan Smith Pocket park including a play area, and games for the family. We have some very unique shopping. We recommend visiting all the great independent shops including the quirky and fun Off the Wagon shop. The Kent Cheesemonger carries artisan cheese, wine, mead and beer. Popped has fantastic homemade popcorn and icecream. Red Letter Days is a fun stationary and creativity store. McKay Bricker is a nice little gift shop. We have a number of fun clothing boutiques plus more fun shops like the Works. There are tons of wonderful restaurants including some of our favorites, Treno, Franklin Bar, Venice, Troy Grill, Fresco, Pacific East and Bricco.