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Ginger Howard

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english, spanish

Hyde Park Victoria-One Block to Square, Great Food & Wine, Shops

35 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Overview

Cincinnati House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 1 (and a half) Bath, (Sleeps 8)

Wonderful house one block from Hyde Park Square and lots of shops, restaurants, ice cream parlor, wine bars, and coffee shops. Ten minutes to downtown.

Large deck with grill. Large yard - children welcome. Convenient parking in the driveway right by the house.

Fully furnished including linens, towels, and cookware. Large kitchen with island and dining table, and doors to back yard.

Folk Victorian house built in 1876 and remodeled in 2002. Charming rooms with tall ceilings. This home is located on a quiet, residential street one block from restaurants and shops on Hyde Park Square.

Three bedrooms on second floor - two have a queen bed, one little bedroom has a single bed. Also a fold-up futon for a little one to sleep on the floor in a bedroom for convenience. One full bathroom on second floor. Third floor large room has three single beds and one full (double) bed. Another half bath on the ground floor near the kitchen. Note: The little single bedroom and the 3rd floor bedroom do not have doors.

Need more space? Rent the house next door at the same time - we own both. Check it out at VRBO Listing #317879

We are delighted to donate to the Freestore Food Bank in Cincinnati each month.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ginger Howard (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

About Ginger Howard

We live in Jackson WY and bought this house for our Cincinnati visits a few times a year. My husband worked in commercial real estate for Jones Lang LaSalle and is now retired. I taught Montessori pre-school and grades 1-4 in public schools. We have two grown children in the San Francisco Bay area.

Ginger Howard purchased this house in 2013

Why Ginger Howard chose Cincinnati

I lived in Hyde Park while attending college. It's a great walking community - cute houses, lots of coffee shops and restaurants, and close to all the best in Cincinnati. It's a great location for exploring the city: Eden Park, Over the Rhine, Ault Park, Downtown and Covington KY.

What makes this house unique

The house has tall ceilings and a large kitchen with island and double doors to the outside. Love the front porch and garden in front, and the large yard in back. Lots of beds so you'll have flexibility with who sleeps where. But the best benefit is the location.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cannot think of any improvements. You even catered for children from 2 months old, onwards. You even had zipper bags and anti snow salt.

What an equiped kitchen!! Your cleaners left your house AS NEW.

Perfection. Never let them go. Best, Ron
Jan 2014
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Reviews

4.9
based on 35 traveler reviews

Hyde Park Victoria-One Block to Square, Great Food & Wine, Shops
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 36 reviews
5

Highly recommend w/o any reservation!!!

  • 5 of 5

April 22-25, 2016

Wonderful and comfortable home. Although there was room for more people, five of us stayed here for a wedding (Ault Park) weekend. Clean and extremely accommodating as far as supplying many small items to make life easier for a quick weekend....paper towels, dish soap, laundry soap,bandaids, cleaning products...kitchen was well stocked with dishes, glassware, spices, oil, pots/pans, and various appliances. Beautiful deck and front porch. Plenty of towels/dishtowels.

Two living areas...couches and chairs - very comfy. Parked all three vehicles in the driveway - no problem.

Walked to Nordstrom Rack (Home Goods, TJ Maxx, etc...just .3 miles away) as we needed a few things for the wedding. Cousins walked downtown to Graeter Ice Cream store...but many coffee shops, restaurants well within an easy walk.

Saturday night at Mad Tree Brewery for pizza and beer. Ault Park an easy drive and quite lovely.

We have rented vrbos throughout the country and while this is an older home, it was very suitable to our needs...very charming! Easy access to major highways also. My brother lives in Anderson Township - so also very close to him.

Took out ironing board one day to press dress shirts for wedding and it collapsed...called Ginger and within an hour, she was there with two brand new ironing boards, irons and iron board covers.....how nice!!!

While there are 1.5 baths, the five adults managed fine with the one shower/bath. Always hot water!

Great location and very comfortable!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Rented the house for my parents to stay at for the weekend while they were visiting. Location is great as it is close to Hyde Park, Mt. Lookout, and Oakley. Also, easy access to downtown or to suburbs.

The house itself is great and very comfortable. Plenty of room to lounge around, hang on the back deck, or eat in the kitchen.

I will be utilizing the house again the next time my parents come into town.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and Clean!! Highly Recommend :-)

  • 4 of 5

The home was very nice and very clean!! The location and size of the house was perfect to accommodate our family. Booking and getting access to the home was extremely easy and quick since we had to book the home last minute due to the death and funeral of my grandmother. Ginger is extremely responsive and gives clear instructions prior to check-in and check-out. This was our first experience renting a home to stay in when we travel and staying at Ginger's home has made us want to use HomeAway in the future when we travel!!! The house anything and everything you would have in your own home (even board games and books)!! Ginger refunded the security deposit literally a few days after we checked-out which was way faster than expected.

The only two negative pieces of feedback are:

1. The 130.00 up charge for 5 family members that were traveling to Cincinnati for the funeral that were going to stay in the house for a night (which also included my 6 year niece as only 6 month old babies can stay for free).

2. The check-out time which is at 11 am but our flight was not until 7 pm so I asked if we could check-out at 3 pm but Ginger advised that we would have to pay for another day to stay in the home for an extra 4 hours (which is completely unreasonable in my opinion).

But the positives far outweighed the negatives so i highly recommend this house and Ginger!!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and so glad we could accommodate your group on short notice. I know 4 hours doesn't seem like much, but our wonderful housekeeping staff is only available from 11 to 4. When possible, we do accommodate late check out and early check in - sometimes the house is clean early, or won't be cleaned until the following day. But the house is popular, and often booked for every night, and we value the time and schedule of our amazing house keepers - so late departure was not possible on your stay. Thanks for the kind words... Ginger
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5

Best place to stay in Hyde Park

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! House is fully equipped with everything you need to cook, eat, sleep and play. Very clean! Great location, walking distance to great restaurants and shopping. This is our second stay at the house. We hope to come back in the near future.

Thank you sharing your beautiful home with my family.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quaint, Clean residence

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this house. It is very clean, and has a lot of charm.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is my third time renting from Ginger, the first couple times I rented the lovely Dutch house next door to this beautiful Victorian. I come into town about 3x per year to visit my mother who has to now reside in a nursing facility, so finding a "homey" place to stay is important to me. Every time staying in Ginger's properties has been a comforting experience. The Victorian was perfect, lots of room, stocked full of all the amenities you would need with extra little things thrown in, like little votive candles for ambiance (which came in handy as I had some friends and family over one night). The kitchen just blew me away. Very large space with a middle island to gather around, a large window overlooking a nice backyard area, and a huge table to sit and enjoy a meal. And I loved the twinkle lights that were placed around the window in the kitchen!...its the small touches like this that make all the difference. The bathrooms were nice and spacious, and in true victorian style, there are two floors of bedrooms--3 floors altogether! As well as a basement with a double set of washer and dryers, which really came in handy for my extended stay. And don't get me started on the area...Hyde Park is one of my favorite Cincinnati neighborhoods, and the house is a walking distance to the square, with lots of shops and restaurants..including the world famous (and original location) Graters ice cream! So once again, Ginger hit it out of the park. We really feel like these two homes (the Dutch and the Victorian )are our home away from home when we come into Cincinnati.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Cincinnati
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Arthur's or Teller's
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Echo
Car: recommended

Hyde Park Square is one block away. Beautiful fountain surrounded by benches, and coffee shops, ice cream parlor, lots of restaurants, and shops. Also walk to Buskens Bakery and more shops at Rookwood Commons. Short drive to Eden Park and Ault Park, and the new restaurant area in Over the Rhine. Try Zip's for burgers close by and Arnold's downtown for a casual historic lunch.

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Rates & Availability

Cincinnati House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July Fourth
Jul 1 2016 - Jul 5 2016
4 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
Winter Holiday
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 3 2017
6 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$187
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Linen Fee $25

When filling out the form for number of people, put ALL people over 6 months in the ADULT box. No refunds 46 days or less before arrival, and $200 fee to cancel. If we can rebook the days, we will do a refund minus $200. We do charge a cleaning fee if more than 4 people. We ask that you pile the linens in front of the washer and leave the house in the condition in which you found it. Thanks!

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Amenities

Cincinnati House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on second floor, door in hall
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , on ground level near kitchen
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , on second floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , on second floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , No door on this very small room near the master bedroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , on third floor
  • Baby Crib (Pack and Play), high chair, and stroller are in the basement.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Charming older Folk Victorian with big porch and deck under tall trees. The house has been lightly renovated and a large kitchen has been added. Great house for getting together with friends and family, inside and out.

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