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Sandusky Bay Waterfront Home - Cedar Point, Marblehead, Lake Erie

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
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Vickery House Rental Photos and Description

1 master bdrm/Queen, 1 Quest bdrm/Queen, Fold out Couch/Queen and 1Futon/full

Looking for a quiet, peaceful and relaxing family vacation or a romantic getaway? Look no further. Located on beautiful Sandusky Bay (Lake Erie) in historic Vickery, Ohio,That is only 6 miles from Sandusky city limits, this waterfront home features two fire places, a huge deck facing the bay, from which to enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Amenities include but are not limited to a stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, washer and dryer, cable TV, Free Wi-Fi,VCR/DVD player, stereo etc.

This waterfront home sleeps six but can accomadate 8 with three bedrooms with two full size beds a sleeper bed, a twin bed and a full bath. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner outside on your private deck. The gas grill and picnic table and umbrella await you. Or stay inside and utilize the full kitchen and dining area. You might even want to dine at one of the many fine restaurants in the area.

Minutes away from Monsoon Lagoon, Deer Park, African Safari, Cedar Point, Kelly's Island and Put-in-Bay.

The home is located on 200 feet of waterfront property where you can enjoy endless sunny days of swimming, sunbathing and fishing literally outside your back door. Enjoy browsing the many craft and gift shops throughout downtown Marblehead. Spend a day at Cedar Point, just 20 minutes from the home.

If you have a boat, bring it along. An easy access boat launch is just two minutes from the home. Cruise over to Cedar Point, Kelly's Island, and Put-n-Bay. Walk on a sand bar in the middle of Sandusky Bay. Enjoy water skiing, para sailing, and tubing. Or just relax on the water's edge. There's so much to choose from. Love to fish? Set out on Lake Erie for a day of the best walleye fishing in the country. If you feel Lake Erie is too rough, you can always fish right outside your back door in Sandusky Bay.

Duck, Goose and wild Turkey hunter's paradise. Just minutes away from White Willow Point Game Reserve.

Small-mouth and large-mouth bass are plentiful along the rocky shoreline throughout the bay, not to mention the super perch fishing. If you just want to go out on a boat, boat rides, tours, and fishing charters are available within the area. Or rent your own boat or jet ski in Sandusky. Para sailing is also available. Nearby attractions include, but are not limited to, Cedar Point (25 minutes), Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park Resort (20 minutes), Kelly's Island (30 minutes), Put-n-Bay (40 minutes), Glacier Grooves (30minutes), Historic Marblehead Lighthouse (20 minutes), Monsoon Lagoon Water Park (15 minutes), ferries to all major islands, para sailing (25 minutes), jet ski rental (20 minutes), boat rentals (20 minutes), gift and craft shops (15 minutes), Putt-Putt Golf (15 minutes).

Fine restaurants and a 18-hole golf course are just minutes away. African Safari (20 minutes), Deer Park (5 minutes) - where you and the kids can feed the animals while walking among them, the Toledo Zoo (1.5 hours), and much, much more.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Donald Meyer
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Cherokee
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for sharing your cottage with us. It gave us a much needed break from day to day. The house was roomy and home like. Our daughter enjoyed the fishing..Agian thank you for a much needed break with a beautiful view.
Jun 2014
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Sandusky Bay Waterfront Home - Cedar Point, Marblehead, Lake Erie
average rating of 4.75 based on 13 reviews

So relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for four days and we could easily have stayed much longer! The house was very spacious, and with four older kids and two adults, we loved that we were not in each other's faces for the entire stay. The lake is literally 20 feet from the back door, and the sunsets are spectacular! It's a nice, quiet area, and in the mornings, we watched for eagles and even saw one swooping down over the water to catch his breakfast. I would not recommend trying to swim here, as the shoreline is very rocky, but fortunately, East Harbor State Park beach isn't far, and it's a very large and clean beach- we had a great time there too. We enjoyed ourselves immensely, and the cottage owners couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. We will definitely consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from spending a very enjoyable week at the cottage. There was 2 bedrooms with a double bed in each and a separate sleeping area with another double bed which was practically a 3rd bedroom. The house is very spacious and even has a washer and dryer. There is not central air but between room air conditioners and fans was very comfortable. There is a screened in porch and a roomy upper deck (up 3 or 4 steps) where I went every night to see the beautiful sunset. The house was very clean and spacious. Port Clinton, Cedar Point, Marblehead and East Harbor State Park (which has a public beach) are about 20 minutes away. The fishing is great. Don the owner and his wife are very friendly and attentive. Don also known as "Santa Don" really looks like Santa. My grandchildren were in awe and probably behaved a little better just because lol. I'm looking forward to making this my families annual tradition. Thanks for the memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Great family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very roomy and clean. We were 8 people for part of our stay and felt very comfortable. Lots of fans and air conditioners to accommodate the weather. Great deck to enjoy the beautiful bay, sunsets and lots of bald eagles flying overhead. Close to lots of amusement park and attractions. Thanks for the great vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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relaxing, great for birders

  • 4 of 5

The house contained everything we needed for our stay. Our host was extremely nice and accommodating. Quite area on the Sandusky Bay. Great area for fishing.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alliance, Ohio

relaxing quiet vacation spot

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our week spent at this property. We had plenty of room for 2 couples and a 3 year old. The owner was very accomodating and moved the extra bed that our 3 year old slept in so that it was close to our bedroom.

We like to do lots of our own cooking. Next time I would bring along our large teflon skillet and 1 sharp knife from home to make things a little easier. Otherwise the kitchen was nice to work in.

The description was accurate and property well-maintained. We enjoyed visiting several area attractions such as Kalihari Water Park, East Harbor State Park, Mon Ami winery and restaurant, downtown Fremont, Lakeside, and Marblehead area.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rochester, michigan

Relaxing and quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

Had a good time here. Relaxing and away from the hustle and bustle. Close to Cedar Point and Sundusky (approx 15 to 20 minute drive). Owners of the house were friendly and the gentleman even looked like Santa Claus!!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
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Chet & Matts Pizza
"Family friendly 5 stars"
Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Cleveland Hopkins International
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Marblehead, Catawba & Port Clinton Ohio
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Ohio Rt.2 & Rt.269
Car: recommended

On-site Highlights:Swimming area, 200 feet of waterfront fishing, picnic area,

Nearby:East Harbor State Park with over 7 miles of white sandy beaches. Take a tour of and climb to the top of the oldest lighthouse in continuous operation for a spectacular view of Lake Erie. Known as the Walleye Capital of the World, the region also sports large and small mouth bass, perch, saugeye and steelhead. Hiking and birding enthusiasts will want to visit Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge located in Oak Harbor. The refuge is a major feeding, nesting and resting area for migrating birds. The park has over 8 miles of nature trails. For some spine-tingling fun visit Cedar Point Amusement Park. With 16 coasters and over 20 rides for the younger children plus an 18 acre water park you can't pass up this fun. Ferries from Marblehead will take you to Kelly's Island or from Catawba you can cruise to Put 'n' Bay Island for a day of entertainment.

Other Activities: Ferries from Marblehead to Kelly's Island. Ferries from Catawba and Port Clinton to Put 'n' Bay Island. Boat launch 2 min. from home.


Rates & Availability

Vickery House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100

$900.00 per week or $175.00 per night Note: The cottage and associated area(s) are only for the sole enjoyment of those to whom they were rented. Monthly rentals are welcome. Cleaning fee, listed below, is refundable provided the cottage has been cleaned prior to renters departure and nothing is broken. NOTE: 1 family rate is Mom,Dad and children under 18yrs of age up to 8 persons. 2 Family rate is Mom,Dad ,children under 18yrs of age plus children over 18yrs of age grandparents Aunts Uncles Friends etc etc up to 8 persons.
Please Note: funds to reserve dates requested must be received within 10 days from confirmation of reserving your dates, unless other arrangements have been agreed to by both parties. Check in time is after 3:00p.m. and departure should be by 10:00a.m. Thank you for your co-operation in these times. We have 1700sq ft of space and are only about 25 minutes from every major attraction in the area including Cedar Point.

50% when reserve your dates. balance due upon arrival

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Vickery House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen
    Quest - 1 queen
    Living rm - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Fold out couch
    Front Studio - 1 sleep sofa /futon , studio rm
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Smoking outside the cottage home only. Campfire rings are provided. Air conditioning is in several rooms not entire house.

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