BETTY'S BEACH HOUSE; STATELY LAKEFRONT HOME WITH PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF LAKE ERI

Andy & Lisa Birrell

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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BETTY'S BEACH HOUSE; STATELY LAKEFRONT HOME WITH PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF LAKE ERI

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Geneva-on-the-Lake House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Sleeps 8

Betty’s Beach house is an estate that spans over ¾ acre in the heart of Geneva-on-the-lake. This grand old house that belonged to our mother, Betty, is a delightful escape from the dull drums of mid America.

The memories of our adventures at the lake home, such as the roar of the waves crashing on the beach and break wall, the early morning assembly of family members and friends awaiting the most fabulous freshly made donuts (I mean minutes fresh) from Madsen Donuts (80 years and still cooking), then we would decide on the evening meal. We love to cook and eat from grilling out to attempting to prepare a gourmet meal just for the challenge. After the morning rituals are concluded our choice of excursions or adventures are very long; swimming, boating, fishing, scuba diving, going to popular beaches were usual at the top of the list but we were very competitive so croquet, badminton, lawn jarts, tennis, put-put, go carts, frisbee or inside games on a rainy day consumed most of our days. Then of course there is the strip with its game rooms, gift shops, junk foods, magic shops, wineries and more. This place is like a mini Key West.

The Geneva strip to this day exudes a nostalgic feel out of the 50’s or 60’s, old cars cruise the strip, many stop and hand out at Eddies Grill that is still owned and ran as it was in the 50’s and 60’s. There are a few really great restaurants in the area (we offer a list and menus at the cottage).

Our goal is to offer our home as it was when we used it complete with a kitchen ready to make culinary delight or a grill for the outdoor cooking scene to the games we played as well as our insights to adventure we enjoyed and where to look to find you own.

Seasonal Rental Period: Our season for rentals runs May 1 through October 31.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Andy & Lisa Birrell (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Andy & Lisa Birrell

My family has been vacationing in Geneva-on-the-Lakes since the early 50's. We started out at The Zimmerman cottages for many years and then when I was about 12 we bought next door at Poplar Breeze Cottages. When I finished college, I would look along the lake and make a list of homes that had potential and when this home came available, my parents bought it. My parents are pictured here and we have had so many fond memories and great adventures here at the lake.

Andy & Lisa Birrell purchased this house in 1987

Why Andy & Lisa Birrell chose Geneva-on-the-Lake

We realized the potential this home had when we bought it; it is located on three lots, it is situated about 30 feet above Lake Erie and is on a quiet street just beyond the Geneva-on-the-Lake mile long strip leaving us within walking distance of the many attractions. We have made many improvements throughout the years to make our home on the lake a very comfortable and enjoyable place to spend time with family and friends. We have several more projects in mind and will continue to work them in as the time allows.

What makes this house unique

A great front porch to watch passer-by's; a fabulous screened/glassed in sun room to relax and watch the activity on of the lake or watch the sun go down; several decks to choose from, one just outside the sun room and one down by the water; not to mention a 60' finger pier that you can fish from. What else do you need when you are looking for peace and tranquility?

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

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Betty's Beach House; Stately Lakefront Home With Picturesque Views Of Lake Eri
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Betty's Beach House; Stately Lakefront Home With Picturesque Views Of Lake Eri
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Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
Greer, SC
5

Great house! Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5
Betty's Beach House is a sweet old house that's been well cared for. We were pleased to find the house extremely clean. Comfortable beds were made and all linens newer and clean. Generous supply of towels - all bright white. Kitchen, bathrooms, and rest of house was well stocked with whatever you may need. We arrived late at night and had forgotten a few things, so it was nice to have what we needed and replenish it before leaving. Nice, newer outdoor grill. Front porch looked like it had just been painted and had new comfortable cushioned outdoor furniture. This was a favorite place to spend evenings as there was always a nice breeze. We were visiting family in the area and hosted several cookouts during the week. The extra lawn chairs and outdoor games were put to good use. Having a spacious lot to play football and corn hole was great. Temps were in the 90s the first couple of days. Thankfully, there were plenty of fans and we brought 2 extra just in case. We had a back bedroom and between the sound of the water and the fans, never noticed any noise during the night. The back sunroom/porch has large screened windows that let in the breeze along with a ceiling fan and is very spacious as is the deck - great for relaxing and entertaining - plenty of seating. Enjoyed morning coffee on the lower deck by the water, watching sunsets, and strolling along the strip. Owner, Lisa, and Manager, Maggie, very pleasant to deal with. Enjoyed our stay very much. Thank you!!
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Betty's Beach House; Stately Lakefront Home With Picturesque Views Of Lake Eri
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Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
5

Beautiful Lake Views

  • 5 of 5
Betty's Beach house was the perfect place to stay on the lake! The screened in porch, the deck, and the beach behind the house provided privacy to enjoy the lake. The house was clean and very well stocked, especially the kitchen. Anything you need to cook is in the house when you get there! We had a great experience and would recommend staying here to anyone visiting GOTL.
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
Benwood, WV
5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I have been coming to the GOTL area for many years, boating, camping and just enjoying the area. We have stayed at many different locations from the worst motels to the Lodge at Geneva State Park to other rental homes and this by far was the best and our favorite.
This lovely home had everything we were looking for....close to the Strip yet far enough away to be private and quiet. Private beach, easy access to the beach, beautiful lake views (some of the pictures I took are unbelievable). The home also had everything you need to prepare home cooked meals.
The owner was a pleasure to work with - very quick response.

Just pack your clothes and personal items and you'll be set!
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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5

Would love to come back

  • 5 of 5
I love to come to Geneva on the Lake every summer, but never did much planning, so I would end up with last minute, overpriced, dirty little cottages year after year. So this year I did my homework and booked this home 8 months in advance. I wanted to make sure that I get a clean place and have a private access beach, but very close (like few minutes walking distance) to all the entertainment that Geneva on the Lake has to offer. This was the perfect place.
Upon arrival I was not dissapointed: the home is charming, clean and well stacked with all the amenities. The view of the lake from the back porch was amazing. The best part was to be able to walk down to the beach from the porch without packing for a beach outing.
The owner only mentioned the bathroom on the second floor, but there is another shower and toilet in the basement where the washer and dryer are. It came in very handy when we were all getting ready for an outing.
The owner provided great customer service, I would reccommend this home for everyone.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio
North Jackson, Ohio
5

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5
Coming from a family who is used to staying in a rental cottage, this was heaven!! The home is well stocked with sheets and towels. The kitchen has everything you need. We were thoroughly impressed! When we arrived, it was spotless and had a wonderful yard - the best on the street!! Everything was within walking distance. We had a great time and hope to be back next year.

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay!! Without a doubt, we would recommend this. Now if we could just fix the darned Ohio weather!! ;)
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Deer Lake Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
State Route 534
Car: recommended

This stately lakefront home is situated on a large, beautiful lot which sits about 30 feet above Lake Erie. There are several levels of decks from which you may relax and enjoy being on the water or take in waterfront activities along the beach. We are located in a quiet residential area at the furthest end of the strip. You can easily walk to the many attractions or restaurants on the strip or just simply hang out and enjoy the tranquility and beauty of this lovely home. This is a non-smoking residence.

Geneva-on-the-lake Strip: This is a fun, tourist town that comes alive in the summer time. There are many cottages woven throughout the Geneva-on-the-Lake community along with The Lodge for resort lodging and a fabulous dining experience at the restaurant on sight; there is an RV park around the corner, and Geneva State Park & Marina about 1/4 mile from the beginning of the strip. These surroundings make for thriving tourist offerings such as restaurants, bars, charter fishing, water activities, shopping, night clubs, putt putt, a water park, and much more.

Geneva State Park & Marina: Where the lake meets the land; mature woods and a freshwater marsh create the landscape of Geneva State Park , an ideal environment for exploration and play. The marina features ample boat docks with 407 slips and transient docking. A six-lane boat ramp gives you plenty of room to head out into the wild blue yonder. Charter a fishing boat to experience the “walleye capital of the world.” Pick up bait and tackle supplies, fishing licenses, boat accessories, apparel and souvenirs or enjoy the convenience of the fish cleaning services. Full-service boat repair is also available, along with a fueling station and boat and trailer storage to safely store your pride and joy until the next season. Stop by the deli and canteen to stock up on picnic supplies or grab thirst quenching beverages, juicy hamburgers, ready-to-eat sandwiches, tasty snacks and ice cream after a day on the lake.

Seasonal Rental Period: Our season for rentals runs May 1 through October 31.

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Availability & Rates

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Geneva-on-the-Lake House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 24 2014 - Oct 18 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Weekend rentals (3 night minimum) may be available during off-season. E-mail owner with time of interest.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Geneva-on-the-Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on 2nd floor
    Bathroom 2 - This bathroom is located in the basement.
  • There is a full bathroom located upstairs in the hallway between the 4 bedrooms. We do not have a bathroom located on the main floor. We have upgraded our 1/2 bath in the basement to include a shower and vanity.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 street side - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 street side - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 water side - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 water side - 1 king
  • All of the bedrooms are located on the second floor of this home. Two of the bedrooms face the front of the house (street side) and two face the back of the house (water side).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • coin laundry
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
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