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West Saint James Blvd

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Historical home with beautiful gardens

This unique property is located in the heart of the Cedar Fairmount Historical District of Cleveland Heights. Built in 1919, an era when no detail was left out, even in homes built for the rental market. This owner occupied two-family home features, covered porches in the rear, vestibules, charming awning covered patios and spacious rooms, filled with light.

Beautifully landscaped including large flower filled window boxes on both the first and second floors. There is ample parking for each unit and plenty of off street parking as well.

Rachel Ruiz
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Rachel Ruiz

After twenty years of growing up on a South Dakota ranch I followed my family to Australia where all but two of us still reside. I came to Cleveland in 1972, so Cleveland has been my home for most of my life and I have grown to love it.

I immediately fell in love with the gorgeous homes here. That love affair has never wavered and I worked full time as an interior designer for many years while fixing up my own old homes. I've always enjoyed gardening and creating wonderful comfortable places for people to live. Now I live next door to my wonderful West Saint James property in it's "twin house".

Rachel Ruiz purchased this house in 2007

Why Rachel Ruiz chose Ohio

I love this walking neighborhood, so when I was looking for a house here I initially was looking for a single family home for myself but they were all so very large! So what a grand idea to buy two "smaller" homes and rent one of them. So I've been renting since I bought the house and only this year I decided furnish one half and rent as a short stay.

What makes this house unique

This house feels elegant yet comfortable "farmhouse-urban-cottage." It was love at first sight!


Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Cleveland Hopkins
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5.8 Miles
Goodtime II
Nearest Train
1.2 Miles
RTA Shaker Square
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
7.8 Miles
Edgewater Park
Car: recommended

West Saint James is located in the heart of Cleveland's cultural center. Minutes from University circle, Case University, Cleveland Clinic and University hospitals and only 15-20 minutes from Downtown Cleveland sports events and Playhouse Square.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cleveland Heights in Cuyahoga County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This is a sit down shower in a footed tub.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , large room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The sofa in the Living room is a double bed when folded down. It would sleep 1 person comfortably. I have a Pack N Play available for a infant or small child.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • tennis
If you should require catering or any special services, I can make some excellent suggestions. Let me know as soon as you can and I can refer you to appropriate people. I do have two bicycles that may be available.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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West Saint James Blvd
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 30 reviews

Fantastic & Charming

  • 5 of 5

The pictures actually don't do the home justice! It's beautifully landscaped and very charming inside. Thank you so much - we had a wonderful stay and loved the location!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at this beautiful home. We went for runs around the Shaker Lakes every day and even walked to the Cedar Fairmount neighborhood for some incredible tacos at Barrio. The hostess was a pleasure! The grounds were simply gorgeous, and we loved checking out the beautiful gardens. We traveled with our two young children (ages 3 and 4) and our dog, and found the home to be very kid- and dog-friendly. The kitchen was well-stocked with pots, pans, utensils, etc. Did I mention the beds?! Most comfortable beds we've encountered in a rental...ever! We will absolutely stay here on future trips back home!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had family come into town for our wedding and this was the perfect place for them to stay. Beautiful house and garden; great decor; great location. Our family was comfortable and loved having a pretty place to hang out and relax.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. Location is great for downtown access. Rachel was a great host. She communicated well and answered all of our questions. I would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home for a group gathering

  • 5 of 5

A college roomie reunion led us to this lovely property. Lots of space, a well appointed kitchen, comfy beds, and a lovely yard made for a delightful stay. Diana and Rachel were helpful and responsive hosts. A bonus - the garden we were welcome to harvest from. A few eateries are within walking distance. The neighborhood is great for walking around. You will enjoy your time at this lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, lovely home, beautiful gardens, quiet neighborhood.

  • 4 of 5

I was in Cleveland Heights with my husband and two adult children for a family wedding, which was just a mile away.The owner, Diane, was a wonderful host and answered all questions quickly and thoroughly. The house was spotless and comfortably furnished, situated in a beautiful, quiet neighborhood. The photos don't do the gardens justice. There is a lovely, shaded back patio with both a charcoal and a gas grill, which we used the first night we were there. There is a small grocery store within walking distance (half a mile away).

The house is a two-family home and the owner lives in the adjoining home. There are two small, friendly dogs on the property, which share the patio area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cleveland Heights, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £56.87
Property Damage Protection £44.73
Tax Rate 5.5%

Please reach out to me if you are booking far in advance and I can change the requirements for payment. I can make it in two installments if that is best for you.

Owner'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.
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