The SpaceThere is lovely wood trim throughout the house; the house is spacious and cozy, with all the comforts of a home away from home. There is a formal dining room where you can enjoy a meal, fully equipped kitchen if you feel like cooking, a comfy living room with a desk and entertainment center where you can relax or take care of business.
There is convenient access to everything you might need at grocery stores, restaurants, shopping malls, downtown attractions and the home is centrally located for east or west side access.
On the first floor, there is one bedroom with a queen bed, and a second bedroom with a twin over full bunk bed. There is a queen sized futon and pull-out full sofa-bed in the living room. If guests don't want to double up in the futon or full-sized sofa bed, there is a folding cot available for use as an alternative, one stored in the basement, the other in the closet of the queen bedroom on the main floor.
On the second floor, there is a master suite with a Queen bed, full bathroom, and a sitting room with a full-sized sofa bed. If guests don't want to double up in the full-sized sofa bed, there is a folding cot available for use.
A dry, mostly finished basement provides an additional bedroom with 2 twin beds, as well as a double size futon in the open area. The basement has a spacious area for you to enjoy playing games, or chilling out with your travel companions. You can use the washer and dryer as needed to get ready for the next leg of your trip.
There is regular and decaf coffee on the corners shelving unit, along with baskets of snacks and breakfast options, and a selection of tea bags. We also just added a K-cup brewer so use some of the provided cups, or bring your own from home if you have a preferred flavor! There are a variety of cold beverages in the refrigerator for your convenience and enjoyment.
We installed a new furnace and central air conditioning in June 2016, and there are ceiling fans throughout most rooms of the house.
For families traveling with small children, we have a booster seat, Pack-n-play, high chair, (stored in bedroom closets) and 2 toddler beds (stored in 2nd floor walk-in closet) for your convenience.
For families traveling with pets, we have a fenced in backyard, and charge a modest additional fee for your beloved companion. Prior approval for pets is required.
A shower stool and toilet seat handles are available upon request for the first floor bathroom if accessibility needs are a consideration. Guest AccessWhole house, with the exception of some locked storage areas. Interaction with GuestsI welcome communication via phone and email as needed to make arrangements, answer questions or to provide recommendations for restaurants and entertainment. Otherwise, guests will have the place to themselves. I live just 15 minutes away if there is ever a need to provide personal assistance for any reason. If you think of something you need and don't see it, let me know! It might be hiding! The Neighborhood5 min. to the zoo, great neighborhood bakery, European market; nice working class neighborhood of longtime residents incredibly convenient to everywhere. Short drive to Ridgepark Square shopping Ctr and movie theater, less than 1 mile from the best ice cream in Cleveland-Honey Hut! Getting Around1/2 block from RTA bus stop. Easy access via car to both I-90 and 480 via Rt. 176, less than 1 mile away. Uber is also available in Cleveland. Other Things to NotePillows for living room sofa bed (which is already made up) are in the downstairs hallway closet, along with extra towels and supplies. Pillows for the 2nd floor sofa bed are in the upstairs bedroom closet. Sleeping accommodations: 1 Queen upstairs, 1 dbl sofa bed upstairs, First floor bedroom #1 Queen bed, #2 Bunk bed with twin over full size bed, Living room has 1 dbl sofa bed, basement has bedroom with 2 twin beds. 1 full bathroom on each level. Basement has shower, no tub.
For guests traveling with young children, we have a booster seat, high chair, step stool/potty and pack-and-play at the house for your convenience. The bedroom with bunk beds has an assortment of children's books available for bedtime reading.
If guests are staying for more than a week, and would like to have a cleaning service provided and linens changed during their stay, that can be provided for an extra charge. The service can be arranged prior to or during your stay.
Trash and recycling are picked up on Thursday, so the garbage and recycling cans need to be taken to the treelawn in front of the house either Wednesday evening or Thursday morning by 8:00 AM. Guests are asked to do this, but if it will create a hardship due to mobility issues or scheduling, please let us know and we will drive over and take care of it.