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Lakefront Property, Family Friendly and Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 2-1/2 Bath Directly On Lake Erie and 2 bedroom 1 bath cottage

This property contains both a five bedroom, 2-1/2 bath main house and a 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage. Both houses are available to rent either individually or together, depending upon your needs. The house and the cottage are priced individually. Contact owner for pricing and availability for the cottage. The main house features a king size bed in the master bedroom with an attached full bath. Bedroom 2 contains a full size bed as does Bedrooms 3, 4, and 5. The main house has a full bath on the first floor and an additional 1/2 bath upstairs.

There is a loft area on the second floor with a wicker sofa and chair and TV.

Main level features fully equipped kitchen with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave.

2 eating areas total seating for eight

Laundry facilities

Two-tier deck overlooking water

Hot tub

Leather sleeper sofa with 4" memory foam mattress

Additional seating areas

The guest cottage is a 2 bedroom (both contain full size beds) and one bathroom. The kitchen is stocked with dishes, silverware, glasses, and cookware. There is a stove, refrigerator, microwave, stackable washer and dryer. Towels and linens are provided. There is a deck attached to house plus a deck overlooking the lake.

More Details

Darlene and Bud Hallsky
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 September, 2018

About Darlene and Bud Hallsky

We live in a suburb of Youngstown, Ohio. It is only a little over an hour away from home which makes it convenient when we want to get away and relax.

Darlene and Bud Hallsky purchased this house in 2013

Why Darlene and Bud Hallsky chose Madison-on-the-Lake

It has been a long time dream of ours to have a place in this area. A family member used to have a place in Madison and we always had a good time when we visited. We took many drives in the area over the years searching for a house right on the water and when we found this house we knew we had to have it.

What makes this house unique

As soon as you walk through the door you are met with views of Lake Erie. Sitting on the deck and watching the ships and the beautiful sunsets make you feel like you are at the ocean without having to travel that far.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Madison-on-the-Lake

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Main house features 2 full and (1) 1/2 baths Guest house features 1 bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Main House features five bedrooms including (1) king size bed; (3) full size beds; (1) twin size bed. Also available sectional sofa and additional sofa in loft area. Guest House features additional (2) bedrooms (full size)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Lakefront Property, Family Friendly and Pet Friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time! The owners were great- we had a question and they popped right in to answer it. We visited wineries, ate at a 50’s diner and got to see 2 classic car shows, my husband was in his glory! We will be back again next year for sure!

  • Review Submitted: 02/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This house is AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

This house is so beautiful, the pictures don't even do it justice - it is just perfect!! The location was perfect, the views of the lake were perfect and every single thing about the house was perfect!! The weather was perfect the whole time we were there, one quick evening thunderstorm that are to be expected on the lake at this time of year but tit was quick and didn't disrupt anything at all.and was quite beautiful to watch in the distance over the lake. Morning coffee on the deck was divine, evening dinners with the sun setting over the lake was divine, and it was divine sitting outside at night watching the big ships in the distance move along the lake. The beach was fun, our puppy loved the swimming so much so that we had to watch that she didn't make it down the steps herself and swim away. Darlene was so incredibly awesome to work with on our travel plans. I cannot say enough about how much fun we had there. I couldn't even rate this on a scale of 1-10 because it would score a MILLION. Thank you Darlene and Bud so much for a great vacation that we were able to bring our 84 y/o dad with us along with our doggies which was a great stress reliever for me not having to worry about leaving them home. I would recommend this house to anyone looking for an absolutely beautiful lake erie beach house, you will not be disappointed!!!

  • Review Submitted: 12/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was our 2nd year to stay here

  • 5 of 5

Our family voted to return for a second year. This home had plenty of room for 8 of us to be very comfortable.The kitchen had everything we needed and we used the grill several times. The sunset views are beautiful. We enjoyed the deck and hot tub. Close walk to a playground and ice cream. A hit with the young kids! We hope to return next year!

  • Review Submitted: 15/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough: the view, the deck, the house, the hot tub, the amenities; but, the best is having Lake Erie as your backyard. Except a trip to Dairy Queen, we never left. Hot dogs and burgers, pizza on the grill,a great roast beef, potato salad (German and American),steaks, waffles (waffle iron is THE BEST), we didn't have to bring any equipment, just food. Plenty to do-- for an age range of 1 to 68. We already booked next year.

  • Review Submitted: 13/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, spacious, beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 09/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cannot wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

The house had a breathtaking view of the lake. Spacious deck to watch the sun rise and set. Clean; nicely decorated and comfortable. Just a great experience overall!

  • Review Submitted: 30/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Cleveland Hopkins

Just a quick stroll down the street takes you to Madison Township Park with an area to launch your boat or jet skis, playground equipment and public beach. Also within walking distance are numerous restaurants and bars. Madison on the Lake is located in the Grand River Valley, home to the best wineries in the area. Less than 15 minutes away from Geneva-on-the-Lake.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$171.52

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.