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Therese Hoffman

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english

Stop 141 of the Lake Shore Electric Railway during late 1800's - 1930's.

1 Review
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Vermilion holiday farmhouse

6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Located on the shores of Lake Erie, The Stop 141 Lake House is nestled among vintage cottages at Cottages at the Water's Edge in Vermilion, OH. This antique cottage-farmhouse began as a barn and was converted for occupancy in the late 1800's. It has since served as a country store and then family home for the current owners. This home has been in the current owners' family since 1953. This home has 2 bathrooms, a laundry room, full kitchen, living room, and four bedrooms accommodating a maximum of 8 people. It is on Lake Erie with a short walk across a grassy yard to the steps that go down to the 400 ft. sandy beach. (Please see the photos from the deck of the view of the walk from this house to the lake.) There is a beautiful deck outside with separate dining and seating areas. The deck is steps from the outdoor shower for washing off sand before returning to the house.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Therese Hoffman (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Therese Hoffman

Dave and Therese Hoffman have owned and operated Cottages at the Water's Edge since 1985 and recently converted this home to a rental.

Therese Hoffman purchased this farmhouse in 1985

Why Therese Hoffman chose Ohio

This home has a story! The Main House was a barn in the late 1800's. The farmhouse was moved down the road and the barn was converted to a house. During the depression, new owners opened a store in this house which was also one of the stops for the Lake Erie Electric Train that ran from Cleveland to Cedar Point to Toledo and other places. The owners, during the depression. served food from the store to the locals, as well as, homeless travelers along Lake Rd. or Rte. 6 today. The father of the family built the first cottage in the backyard by the lake for his daughter but she never used it as it quickly became a rental to earn more income. He built several more cottages over the years before they sold the property. The current owner's grandmother operated the business including the store from 1953 to 1963 and added an additional cottage. Another family member owned it from 1963 to 1985 but the store in this house was no longer in operation. It became the home of the owners and their office for the cottage business. The current owners have just converted it to a rental after living there for 30 years.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Lakefront with beach access is the main drawing factor plus close proximity to Cedar Point and other venues.

Reviews

1 traveller review

Stop 141 of the Lake Shore Electric Railway during late 1800's - 1930's.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Loved working w/ Therese

  • 5 of 5

Therese is wonderful to work with, she makes your booking so easy.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Rudy's in Vermilion, Ohio
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Sandusky, Ohio
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Thunderbird Hills, Huron, OH
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Sandusky, Ohio
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 6, located on this highway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Many
Nearest Beach
Onsite on Lake Erie
Car: necessary

The city of Vermilion offers fine shops and many wonderful restaurants including the 4 star Chez Francois on the Vermilion River. Don't miss Brummer's Candy store. There is a wonderful public beach. For train enthusiasts, a platform at the crossing allows one to watch the many trains that go through town. Mill Hollow Bacon Woods Park offers picnicking along the River along with places to frolic in the water!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Vermilion, Ohio

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter/Spring '16, '17
1 Nov 2016 - 25 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$376
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$470
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.75%

The winter rate is for 2 people using the downstairs only. Call for rates for more than 2.

A nonrefundable deposit is required at booking. Remainder is paid upon arrival. Credit card or cash acceptable

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Vermilion

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1- downstairs - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 upstairs - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Downstairs bedroom - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - Upstairs - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - upstairs - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 upstairs - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 single bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing