This cozy cottage is in the village of Huron, Ohio in Old Homestead Beach II, a small, quiet area of year-round homes and summer cottages. Features include a huge sandy beach (rated among the best private beaches on the north coast) for sunning and lake swimming in the summer. From the cottage this beach is just a 5 minute walk through the lovely, safe neighborhood. The cottage has 4 bedrooms, 2 with a double bed each, and 2 with two twin beds. There is a large living room/dining area, fully equipped kitchen, 1 bathroom, and a spacious enclosed year-round porch. There is a washer and dryer for renters' convenience. Free WI-FI
Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator and flat-top stove. Also microwave, disposal, coffee maker, toaster, can opener, all dishes, silverware, cookware, blender, eating bar for 2, iron & ironing board, heat/central air,2 flatscreen TVs - one w/DVD player. Patio in back yard with picnic table and gas grill plus beach chairs, toys, rafts, and other equipment in storage shed beside patio.
Activities: Within the Old Homestead area there is a tree shaded park with picnic tables and grills, a children's playground, basketball and tennis courts, softball diamond plus the wonderful, sandy beach with lake swimming. Within walking distance there are grocery, drug, hardware store and several good restaurants including Berardi's Family Restaurant and Marconi's (fine Italian dining). Fishing is great (perch, bass, walleye) and the Huron Pier and Lighthouse can be seen from the Old Homestead beach.
Area: Huron & surrounding area: 5-10 minutes--access to the Huron fishing pier, major golf courses including Sawmill Creek and Thunderbird Hills, a fine library, banks, post office, grocery stores, well maintained & affordable laundromat, and other stores. There is also a community theater and one connected to the local branch of Bowling Green State University. Both offer high quality productions.
Hiking: We love hiking in Old Woman Creek park which is 5 minutes east of Huron.
Extras: An amphitheater at the downtown Huron dock area has entertainment all summer.
Sandusky: 10 minute drive to large mall, book stores, gift shops, many restaurants, Kalahari (a huge indoor waterpark and gameroom), and Cedar Point which is about 20 minutes. For another fun day try Goofy Golf- which also has bumper boats, racing cars and an arcade..
Vermillion: 15 minute drive to quaint shopping area.
Catawba & Marblehead: 25 minute drive to boat charters and ferry docks with hourly boats to Put-In-Bay and Kelly's Island.
Cleveland is 1 hr. drive to multiple activities including Jacobs field, Browns stadium, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, outstanding museums and orchestra, and a wonderful zoo, worth a whole day trip in itself!