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Pet Friendly House In the Heart of Lake Shelbyville, near Findlay Marina

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Your own home away from home, 2 br, 2 ba, fully furnished kitchen, 6 people max

Full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave, double sink with disposal (no dishwasher) and all dishware, glassses, pots and pans, cooking utensils and toaster. Coffeemaker and coffee/sweetners also provided.

Well trained pets are allowed, 1 maximum. There is a $25 pet fee per stay.

In addition to the 2 bedrooms with queen beds, there is a very comfy futon sleeper in the bonus room plus a sofa (not a pullout) in the living room. 6 person maximum occupancy.

There are 2 full baths, one with a shower and the other has been completely renovated with a new shower/tub, vanity with granite countertop and towel storage, new flooring, toilet, and custom made in wall cabinet for your toiletries.

Brand new full size washer and dryer are also available in the laundry room.

In the living room is a flat screen TV with Roku wireless streaming access to Netflix, Amazon Prime, FoxNews. Note-we do not have cable TV. There is also a DVD player with an assortment of movies. We offer free WiFi access, so enjoy coffee on the back deck in the mornings and catch up as needed before you head out for the day!

Some firewood may be available in our small garage, or can be purchased at the R&K gas station in town.

More Details

Property Manager
Jean Carter
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Jean Carter

Although we have lived in St. Louis for years, we still think of Findlay, IL as our hometown. We met, dated, and married there. We have family and friends in town, and thought this would be a great way to have a place to stay when we visit, and let others enjoy it when we can't.

Why Jean Carter chose Findlay

This home has everything a small group or family would need while enjoying recreation around Lake Shelbyville.

What makes this house unique

This property is especially well suited for people bringing in their own boat, as the driveway is extra wide, and you are just a couple miles from the Findlay Marina and Lone Point or Opossum Creek public boat launches.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Findlay in Okaw

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Brand new bathroom renovation
  • Both bathrooms are accessible from the main hallway. One bathroom has just been totally renovated, new tub/shower combo, new vanity with granite top, custom storage shelves for your items, new flooring and light fixtures.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Extra pillows and blankets are in the walk in closet.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Plenty of storage in this room and space if you bring a crib
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Pet Friendly House In the Heart of Lake Shelbyville, near Findlay Marina
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews

Super clean and comfy! We would definitely recommend it!

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Heron was incredibly clean and well maintained. The beds were comfortable and had soft linens and cozy pillows. The kitchen had everything that we needed. We loved the remodeled bathroom especially the shower and tub surround and plan to look for the same one for our own home. The owner was great to deal with and prompt to answer any questions we had. We were in town for The Jetboaters Gathering and there was plenty of room for our large boat in the XL driveway and we felt very comfortable leaving it unattended. Eagle Creek boat ramp is a short drive away and there are no launch fees!

An added bonus was The Walleye Festival within walking distance. Tailwinds Steakhouse is just around the corne and we had great food there last night.

The location is perfect and we would definitely stay at The Blue Heron again!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You picked a good weekend with the Walleye Festival going on, and Tailwinds is always good food. Glad the long driveway worked out, a lot of boaters like that. Hope to see you next year!
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Awesome place in a nice location.

  • 5 of 5

Will definitely be returning in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

It was even nicer than the pictures. Very clean. Plenty of room.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

Great place, perfect in all ways & close to the marina. Would stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good to hear it worked out well for you, it is a great location for Lake Shelbyville activities, thank you!
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Clean, spacious! Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we needed and more!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed with our 3 young children and his parents. There was plenty of room for everyone! The house was very clean, had everything we needed, and a short drive to many different boat ramps and beaches. My husband is already wanting to go back with his friends for their annual fishing trip!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it, see you next year!
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Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Niemergs Winery and Tailwinds Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Tailwinds Restaurant
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
9th Street Beach in Shelbyville
Car: necessary

Lake Shelbyville has everything from boating, fishing, hiking, all in a relaxed rural environment so you can truly get away and enjoy your vacation!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £56.47
Pet Fee £18.82

Check in time: 3:00 pm or later, there is a door lock code that will be provided.
Check out time: 11:00 am

Cancellation Policy is Moderate - Full refund if cancelled 30 days or more prior to check in. Owner must be contacted by email or phone.

If the guest cancels less than 15 days in advance, the reserved nights will be 50% refunded. If we are able to re-rent for that time period, we will refund 100%.

If the guest arrives and decides to leave early, the nights not spent 24 hours after the cancellation occur are 50% refunded.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.