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Pat Marusiak

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

The Nautical House in the Heart of Historic Portage Lakes

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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3 bedrooms, 1 full and 1/2 bathrooms, comfortably sleeps 6


This beautifully remodeled lake-view home with a nautical theme, adjacent to the Historic Portage Lakes, is perfect for that special Romantic Getaway - Fishing Trip - Peaceful Relaxation Vacation or Out-Of-Town Guests.

The 2-story home has 1 and 1/2 baths and 3 bedrooms to comfortably sleep 6. A full kitchen, dining room and living room. Pontoon boats, kayaks, and a small fishing boat are also available to rent from Pier 619.

Historic Dietz's Landing restaurant is within a very short walking distance. The Upper Deck bar and grill, a one-time stage coach depot, is right across the lake. Also within a short distance are Turkeyfoot golf course, farmers markets, grocery stores and a mall.

PIER 619 PONTOON BOAT RENTALS offers kayaks and a fishing boat, too. Pier 619 is a 5 minute drive from the Erie Canal House; 330-644-9704

BOATING & FISHING: For the fisherman, Portage Lakes offers a wide variety of exciting freshwater fishing including largemouth bass, black and white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, pumpkinseed, warmouth sunfish, yellow perch, channel catfish, bullhead, white sucker, and carp. Crappie and bass fishing is particularly productive during April, May, and June; bluegill and catfish angling during the summer. Ice fishing for bluegill and crappie is also very popular in the Portage Lakes. Bass fishing tournaments are held throughout the Spring and Fall.

ATTRACTIONS: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational World Series of Golf - Firestone Country Club, Football Hall of Fame, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum, Cleveland Horseshoe Casino, Hard Rock Rocksino, Thistledown Racino and Race Track, Cedar Point Amusement Park, and Sugarcreek and Walnut Creek Amish communities are just a few of the attractions from Cleveland to Canton and in between. Also less than an hours drive to the Cleveland Browns and Indians stadiums and the Cavs arena.

Just a 10 minute drive to the University of Akron, known the world over for their research in polymer science, and EJ Thomas Preforming Arts Hall.

CHILDREN and PETS: Children are welcome. Sorry, no pets.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pat Marusiak (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Pat Marusiak

Roy moved to Portage Lakes 1999 started Pier 619 Pontoon boat rentals owner operator. Retired Marketing Director/ H.R. Director Quaker Square Hilton 2007. Roy has been in the Hospitality and retail business all of his career and you can tell by the reviews, his expertise shines through in all aspects from booking to check in to check out. Pat Marusiak is currently managing the Nautical House for Roy and his son Dylan.

Pat Marusiak purchased this house in 2011

Why Pat Marusiak chose Ohio

Roy purchased this home because it is located in the heart of the beautiful historic Portage Lakes, The Nautical House is conveniently located within a hour's drive to all Northeastern Ohio major attractions and airports. Portage Lakes offers beautiful scenery all year long.

What makes this house unique

We strive on making your stay a most memorable and pleasant home-away-from-home experience.


based on 14 traveler reviews

The Nautical House in the Heart of Historic Portage Lakes
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Perfect Stay. Just What I Needed!

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything that you could need for a pleasurable and relaxing stay. Within the heart of Portage Lakes, there is every form of entertainment and dining for singles, couples, and families. Reserve your stay today. You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
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Our 3rd Year

  • 5 of 5

Our six 1969 High School Reunion ladies have stayed at the Nautical House 3 years running and just love this house. We have rented a pontoon the past two years and suggest it for anyone who loves a wonderful few hours on the lakes.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Perfect place for small group or family

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. Arrived with 3 buddies for a golf weekend. Had not planned to play Turkeyfoot course across the street, but what a pleasant surprise!. The house was clean, comfortable and had all promised amenities. Close to lake and boats and all the golf courses we planned to play - including Firestone. Will definitely stay here again if in the area.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Owner's Response: Glad you had a chance to play Turkeyfoot Golf course, it is probable one of the best public courses in Ohio and enjoyed the Nautical House and your stay. Best regards, Roy
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Immaculate home; more affordable than a hotel

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home for our families last minuete trip to Ohio. Our family of four needed a comfortable place to stay for a week while visiting relatives. We found the property to be a perfect location to enjoy the surrounding lakes which had plenty of restruants right on the water nearby. We have vacationed around the Portage Lakes durring the summer and have had a great time. We were very pleased to see how beautiful this ares is durring this time of year. I would recomend that anyone coming to the area stay at this property over any hotels in the area. For the price and the excelent quality of the spacious home that you get you cant find a better deal. You get all the amenities of a hotel with the comfort of feeling like your at home. Very pleased and we promise to come back and see Roy durring the summer on our return trip for another stay and to rent one of his pontoon boats.

Thanks for a beautiful place to stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
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Quaint nautical vacation home.

  • 5 of 5

This nautical house was far more than I expected. The interior was very well decorated with quaint little touches. Every room was spotlessly clean. The beds were as comfortable as home. Our beautiful view of Portage Lakes was a nice touch. I would love to return during warmer weather to spend a leisurely day on the water. Will definitely be recommending this vacation hme to friends!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
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First Summer in Ohio

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed the house very much. Great location. Lots to do. Perfect time of year. The house was spacious and worked well for extra guests. Roy was great to work with and the lake was awesome.

Suggest trying all the restaurants on the shore - food was outstanding.

Definite do-over.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Rte 77
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
On Tap
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Brandwine Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Portage Lakes State Park

Swimming, Boating, Golfing, Fine Dining, Bar & Grill, World Famous Cedar Point Amusement Park, Attractions, Wooded Parks, Museums, Inventors Hall of Fame, Art Galleries, Amish Country, Wineries, Skiing, and much, much more.

PIER 619 PONTOON BOAT RENTALS offers kayaks and a fishing boat, too. Pier 619 is a 5 minute drive from the Erie Canal House; 330-644-9704

Events: World Series of Golf, Football Hall of Fame yearly inductions, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame yearly inductions, All-American Soap Box Derby

Golf: With over 900 golf courses throughout the state of Ohio, Akron has a numerous amount of it's own. Turkeyfoot Golf Course is literally within walking distance of the Nautical House. Mayfair Country Club, Prestwick, Raintree, and the famous Firestone County Club's public course are a 5 minute drive. You can golf a different course everyday of your stay!!

Ski: Brandywine/Boston Mills has been voted the best Ski Resort in the greater Cleveland/Akron area. Just a 40 minute drive away, the resort offers not only skiing but snowboarding and tubing too!

If you're interested in sledding and ice skating, Firestone Metropolitan Park (10 minutes away) offers some of the best sledding hills around, and a pond for ice skating.


Rates & Availability

Akron House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Peak Season & Holidays
Apr 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 6.75%

$825-$895 per week
Peak-Season months: Apr, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct. 1 week min. stay required.
(2 night min. stay - if available)
Weekly rates: $825

Off-Season months: Nov. thru Mar.: 7 nights min, stay required, excluding holidays*.
Weekly rates: $695

Linen laundry fee: $50

Weekends: Fri, Sat & Sun
Weekdays: Mon - Thur

Check-In: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 10:00 am

Payments may be made by check, money order, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover). We accept PayPal. A 2% charge will be added to credit card payments. Payment is due in full within 7 days of receipt and acceptance of rental lease agreement.

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Akron House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1268 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Gas Heating
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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