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Newly updated!Charming Country Living Richfield, OH

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 2 full baths, sleeps 8

Experience country living with the 4 bedroom house with oak hardwood flooring, equipped kitchen, and 2 full baths with ceramic tile flooring. First floor bedroom and bath for those that might have trouble climbing stairs.

Why stay at a Hotel or Motel when you can stay at a private home! You can enjoy total privacy with the comforts of home. Relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature at it's best. Enjoy the Whitetail Deer at dusk, Chipmunks, Raccoons, Red-headed Woodpeckers, Blue Jays and occasional Wild Turkey or Owl.

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

My cousin and I were looking for a place to meet for a family reunion. We were looking for a comfortable place to just hang with one another. We found it at the Ellis Guest House. It was a perfect spot for the 7 of us. Not only was it country and comfortable, but major roads near by made travel to Cleveland and Akron very easy. A lovely place!
Jun 2015
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Richfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • skiing
  • swimming


Good! 3.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Newly updated!Charming Country Living Richfield, OH
average rating of 3.9 based on 13 reviews
Berea, OH

Great House in a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our dog enjoyed our stay here. I’ve always wanted to live in a house like this, an aging Cape Cod with large, sunny rooms, hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, a well-shaded, spacious lawn. The house is perfect for larger gatherings: the living room has comfortable seating for 8 or more people, and there are many private nooks for conversation and getting away from the crowd. My favorite spot was the small porch off the kitchen. Our aged, arthritic dog liked the fact that there was only one step up into the house from the front porch. The property is just large enough for morning and evening walks with the dog, but the real selling point of this rental is its proximity to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Brecksville Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks with their miles of trails, lakes, and picnic areas, all just 8-10 minutes away. Don’t miss Heinen’s grocery in Brecksville for carryout prepared food and a fabulous wine selection and the art galleries and small shops in Peninsula. All in all, this rental has a perfect location close to major highways and the great attractions in Cleveland as well as the charming countryside of Ohio’s Western Reserve.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well located, yet secluded!

  • 5 of 5

Kathleen is the best. The property owner couldn't be more responsive! Beds are very comfortable. It has everything you need.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very good

  • 4 of 5

Met all our expectations. Would recommend it without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

What a Charming home! I wish it were mine! Where do I begin? The owners are very lovely people, and answered all my questions. Hardwood floors throughout, except for the kitchen. The kitchen is big and spacious, and easy to maneuver. Staples are stocked in the cupboards, salt&pepper, sugar, flour, corn starch ect. Who does that? Answer; no one.

There are four bedrooms to choose from, and the beds are sooooo comfortable and warm. More comfy than my own, I didn't think that was possible?

There are two full baths. One up, and one down. I don't know which one I like better? I'll have to go back and try to figure that out, except that the upstairs one has two sinks. The well water felt so good on my skin. Sure beats city water any day of the week.

The house is clean, spacious, and quiet. Plenty of room for the kids to play and not be underfoot. There are three porches, one is screened. The front porch, cement, which is covered, looks out unto the sprawling front lawn. Very peaceful. There's a Magnolia tree to the side that has to be 200 years old, and still blooms. Magnificent! It's a great place to read, and let the kids and dogs play in the front yard. And that's just the front yard, it's the *back yard that is the real treat! First, there is a campfire pit. Yehee s'mores anyone? Then there is a big hill which goes down to a creek! What kid wouldn't like that? Oh and don't worry about their clothes getting dirty, because there is a washer/dryer in the basement! The neatest thing though, is that there are trails back there in the woods, that are lighted at night. There's an owl back there, that when you talk to it, it will answer back! As I said, this is the neatest house, I wish it were mine. Oh, and I almost forgot. The water. I hope the owners don't mind that I took some of it home with me. Well water is the best. Hands down.

Did I mention the decor? There is an over-sized leather sofa in the main living room, with other arm chairs. A coffee table and end tables are provided. Very comfortable. A TV and fireplace is also in that room. There is a family room in the completed basement with other comfy seating and a TV, with a wood burning stove. I would say it's decorated in upper country style.

All in all, it's a great place to just get away to. A weekend get-away. You don't even have to go anywhere, except maybe the grocery store, which is ten minutes away, on a country road.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

The charming farm house was a delight for our children, grandchildren and for us. The rooms were spacious and clean. The lighted night walks to the brook was fun. The fire pit and wood was great for story time and memories. The daffodils and magnolia tree were in full bloom and the permaculture natural foliage on the walks were great. We took a tour of the Farnham home and learned a lot of history about the farm and foundation. The house is centrally located with minutes away from interstate transport. We enjoyed a hike to Brandywine waterfall.

The manager was helpful for any questions we had.

Pierogi of Cleveland was close by and a grocery store within minutes from the house.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good Location & Potential but NOT a Home Away

  • 1 of 5

We have used the Home Away website for two other rental properties and have had very positive experiences. Although it has a great potential and convenient location, this listing was not acceptable for the following reasons:

1. The rooms in the house remained cold, even after turning up the thermostat. While in the kitchen, we needed to turn on the oven to add more warmth to the room. This helped somewhat, but the rooms remained cold and drafty.

2. There was a cracked, broken window pane in the living room door leading to the back porch which not only added cool air but was unsafe.

3. There was a missing door leading from the hallway to the downstairs basement. This was a major safety concern for members of my family who could not see the danger.

4. There were exposed electrical wires in the first floor bedroom.

5. The steps leading from the driveway to the side door entrance did not have railings and were not level and unsafe.

6. The upstairs toilet did not flush.

7. The dining room chairs were wobbly and unsafe for adults to sit in.

8. There were many missing light bulbs and fixture covers throughout the house, several of the light fixtures flickered on/off and the bedroom lamps were wobbly.

9. There were electrical outlets that were not grounded to accept 3 prong hair dryers.

10. There was peeling paint on the windowsill of the downstairs bathroom and what appeared to be black mold in the upstairs bathtub.

11. The downstairs shower water did not operate properly.

12. There were no smoke detectors in the bedrooms.

13. There were no window coverings on many of the common areas, which added to the cold temperatures in the rooms and the lack of privacy.

In addition to these safety issues, there was a general lack of cleanliness and comfort as well, including peeling wallpaper, peeling ceiling plaster over beds, and other issues, which might be overlooked had there not been these major safety issues.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Enjoy country living at the newly updated Ellis Guest House! It's a great location for families and groups to create memories. We welcome your feedback to let us know of ways to improve the property for future guests. Each comment is addressed with care. If you enjoy nature and the charm of an older home, you are sure to love this place!
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Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Hale Farm & Village
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Cleveland Hopkins
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Ohio Turn Pike rt 80, 77,76,271 8
Car: necessary

Conveniently located near Cuyahoga Valley National Park ,Brandywine Ski Resort and just minutes to surrounding communities. Half hour drive to Akron or Cleveland. Close to turnpike and Cleveland airport


Rates & Availability

Richfield House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 29 2017 - Sep 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
cleaning fee $35

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. In the event of cancellation, refund of rental amount less $100 is available with 60 day notice prior to arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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