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Welcome to Dancing Fox Cabin

Paul and Janell Davenport have added a new concept in vacation rental accommodations for travelers visiting the north coast area.  For us, combining the idea of building a small, efficient cabin and using reclaimed materials went hand in hand with our goal of being environmentally friendly and providing a unique, one of a kind accommodation.  Website

Its main theme falls into the genre of a gentle rustic cabin built almost exclusively with repurposed materials found in the surrounding Bellevue and 4 county area. Its broad appeal is for those who seek a truly unique accommodations as well as those who appreciate local historical implications all within the framework of New Age attitudes and the dynamics of “Going Green”.  The cabin’s rustic structure and everything relative to it on the exterior and contents were built or decorated with 95+% recycled-repurposed-reincarnated materials. 

This concept has been fully realized while simultaneously creating a welcoming and comfortable environment with cost-conscience rates for travelers. The ambiance created while staying at the Dancing Fox cabin will include feelings of inspirational, timelessness, thought-provoking, well-being and so very many more. It may awake senses you haven’t experienced before.We are a pet free and smoke free interior environment and are committed to continually evaluating our operations in order to employ more environmentally friendly methods of providing the best service to our guests. As an example, we use bamboo sheets, fair trade items, eco friendly lighting and more. We believe that each initiative we pursue with the help of our guests, no matter how small, helps to preserve our town for future generations.
Dancing Fox Cabin amenities include sleeping capacity for 4-5 persons in a one room, settler style cabin with queen size log frame bunk beds, modest size but well equipped kitchen, full bathroom with shower, a completely secure environment, six-person outdoor hot tub, early settler wooden chimney with gas fireplace, old-world style pergola with fire pit and campfire wood, private patio with seating and gas grill, ample parking and storage for bicycles and additional gear.
Both the Dancing Fox cabin and Harpster-Davenport Guest House are available for nightly and extended stay for business travelers, student interns, church members,
traveling medical profession, relocating to the area and a host of others for those desiring safe and lovingly furnished and affordable accommodations.

For more information about Dancing Fox Cabin
Please call: 419-602-1009 or visit our

If you're in the Ohio Northcoast area on business or traveling between Toledo and Cleveland, tired of cookie cutter freeway motels, and yearn for peace and quiet with relaxed comfort? Then consider making Harpster-Davenport Guest House your second home.  After you've stayed with us once, you'll look at business travel in a completely different way.

We're conveniently located minutes from Route 20 and 10 minutes from the Ohio 80/90 Turnpike. Relax in our Historic 1840's Ohio home, where modern amenities are at your fingertips. Your fully furnished accommodations featuring a private breakfast room, living room, bedroom, bath and full kitchen.  We will do everything possible to make your stay enjoyable in a safe, secure and quiet environment. 

  • Comfortably furnished 800+ sq.ft. 1 bedroom, fully furnished apartment with a second floor private entrance & private balcony.
  • Private driveway 
  • Don’t want to go out for dinner?  Make yourself at home in your nicely outfitted kitchen with all the necessary tools and whip something up.
  • Queen size bed with quality mattress for a peaceful nights sleep
  • Soft and plush bath towels
  • Plenty of good reading light
  • Ample closet space and large dresser for clothing
  • Desk for writing & computer
  • Secure WiFi available with private passcode and fast transfer for video conferencing
  • DISH TV with Flat Screen TV -  250 Channels and all Premium Movie Channels
  • Bedside alarm clock
  • Ironing board, iron and hair dryer
  • Individual air/heat controls
  • Patio with gas grill & furniture
  • Outdoor Hot Tub when in season
  • Firepit with seating and wood supplied for your use
  • Non Smoking accommodations  -  outside only
  • No Pets allowed
  • Secure inside storage if you bring a bicycle to ride our trails or your golf clubs
  • View all the inside and outside amentities available for your stay while you are away from home.   Click Here
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  • Minutes to grocery stores, pharmacy, farm markets, drug stores, banks, gas stations, bakery, shopping and post office.
  • Pizza and Food delivery available to our location
  • Flexible payment and cancellation policy
  • Need professional assistance with computer or business projects?  We have the experience.  It's as if you brought your own personal assistant. (Charges may apply)
  • Fax, scanning and copier on site (made available for your use)
  • Need errands run? Concierge and Personal Assistant Services available. 



We offer discounted rates for business travelers staying Sunday thru Thursday with a minimum of a 4 night stay.
Employee identification necessary for discount to apply.
Special deposit and payment arrangements apply and will be discussed at the time of booking for extended stay reservations. 
We also offer monthly rates for our guest house apartment
Interesting in Learning More about Extended Stay or Long Term Stay? 
Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 419-602-1009

Your Hosts,
Paul and Janell Davenport


Bellevue, we're a small town, but an ideal central location from which to venture forth and explore the diversity of our northcoast area of Ohio. 

Staying for an extended stay with us affords you a comfortably furnished guest house accommodations for business travel, relocation, temporary housing or vacations as well as daily, weekly and monthly rentals. 

Free yourself from the confines of an average hotel room or B&B accommodations.  Our guest house offers a complete kitchen so you can cook and eat on your own schedule.  Brew yourself a fresh pot of java or enjoy roasting marshmallows over a campfire out at our pergola. You won't find Victorian decor here at Harpster-Davenport Guest House, but what you will find is a relaxing, comfortable and tastefully decorated decor located in a peaceful atmosphere yet close to everything!

  • Special rates apply for extended stays which is considered two weeks or more.
  • Special deposit and payment arrangements apply and will be discussed at the time of booking for extended stay reservations.
  • We also offer monthly rates for our guest house if the need presents itself.
  • Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us for a quote: 419-602-1009 for more information



For those interested in staying two weeks or more, we offer an affordable alternative to the cookie cutter hotel/motel chains and the single room bed and breakfast experience.

Extended Stay plans can be customized to meet your needs. So the next time you are:

- Working on an extended project away from home

- Being transferred to the area

- Going away on vacation and prefer to have a kitchen to prepare your own food and elbow space to move around in.

- Remodeling, buying or closing on your home and temporary housing

- Job interview, training and seminars, college student internship programs

- Visiting relatives, class reunion or family or military reunion

- Medical lodging

- When unfortunate mishaps occur such as flood & fire disasters

Give us a call.  We will enjoy having you as our guest and help make your stay as comfortable and stress free as possible while making you feel right at home.


Ohio Wine at it's Finest!

Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used; exclaim no more against it.     ~ William Shakespeare ~

OOhio Wine Trail hio’s rich winemaking history began in the 1850s and continues to do well today throughout our Buckeye State and Harpster-Davenport Guest House is centrally located to many of them.

Did you know that Ohio wines are considered to be some of the best in the world?  It's true!  Ohio wines offer both the beginner wine taster and experienced wine enthusiasts something sure to please their palates, including Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Franc, and Ice Wine just to name a few.  We all have our favorite wines, our favorite winery to meet up with  friends and enjoy some entertainment and tastings....so use the lists below and perhaps during your visit you may just find your favorite "wine place" too.

In our area (Northwest) here are a few links to websites that will help you discover the different winerys to visit and enjoy some of Ohio's finest wines mixed with

Taste Ohio Wines  Love at First Sip!  General listing of wineries thoughout Ohio.

Download this PDF with resourceful information about our local wineries.

Listing and Review of Wineries, Vineyards and Cellars thoughout Ohio

The Ohio Wine Producerse Association Presents:   The Ohio Wine Hall of Fame

See What's Happening!  Check out The Wine Buzz for event schedules!  Get Info Here

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