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Afforable Akron, OH Storage Units
Nestled in Summit County, we’re here to help you with your storage needs. Our Peninsula facility features a wide range of unit sizes and types. We can help you with a parking spot for your RV, boat or car, whether that’s inside a unit or in one of our many available covered parking spots. Whether you’re seeking storage for your home or business we have the perfect sized storage unit for you! Our customer service team are available by phone 7 days a week to help with any questions you have. We can help you find storage no matter your needs. From mini storage units that are 5×5 to larger 10×30 storage units. All at affordable prices! With peace-of-mind features like 24-hour video security recording of our fully-fenced and well-lit facility, we take the worry out of self storage. What’s more, we provide moving supplies for purchase. Come see the Storage Rentals of America difference.
- Drive Up Storage Units
- Ground Floor Units
- Moving Boxes & Packing Supplies for Sale
- Locks Available for Purchase
- RV, Auto, Trailer, and Boat Storage
- Electronic Gate Access
- Drive-Up Access
- 24 Hour Security Monitoring
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Well Lit Facility
- Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
- Month-to-Month Leases
- Tenant Insurance Available
- No Deposit Required
Frequently Asked Storage Questions
Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Akron, OH?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Akron, OH.
- Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
- Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
- Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
- Looking for a long term storage solution for your company? Self-storage is a great cost effective solution.
How Do I Prepare My Recreational Vehicle for Storage?
While we recommend that you check your manufacturer’s instructions we put together some quick vehicle preparation guides. We want to make sure your vehicle runs as smooth as it did when you first put it into storage.
Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?
While you do not need to call ahead, we recommend calling so we can better assist your unique storage situation when you arrive. Our team is eager to help!
Can I Rent a Storage Unit in Person or on the Telephone?
In person, over the phone, or online! We want to make renting a storage unit as easy as possible.
Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?
You can purchase a brand new lock at any of our storage facilities. No one else will have a key except you so you can have peace of mind that your storage unit is secure.
How Long Can I Rent a Storage Unit?
As long as you like! We offer month to month leases with no long-term commitments to make the rental process as easy as possible.
Moving and storage go hand in hand. Whether you’re traveling across town or across the country, moving is an exciting and fresh start. While Storage Rentals of America is here to help you with all your storage needs, we also want to help you get familiar with the area. That’s why we put together this resource guide for Akron.
What You Should Know About Peninsula, OH
Peninsula is a village that was founded in 1818. The downtown historic district still has a church building that dates from that time. The population is about 600 people within the city limits and another 600 or so that own luxury homes or estates in the Boston Heights neighborhood of the village. This is a very affluent area near winter ski resorts and in the heart of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
What To Do in Peninsula, OH
Peninsula is terrific for skiing. It is only a two-mile drive, going north, on Highway 9 to get to the Boston Mills and Brandywine Ski Areas. Many who own homes in the area use them as a vacation home that they rent out when they are not staying in it.
During the warmer months, it is a good time of year for explorations of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to see the gardens and water cascades in Cuyahoga Valley Park. Be sure to see the Ben Hen Falls. For at least one trip, as a new arrival in the area, take a nice ride on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.
Find out more about what is available in the area during different times of the year by visiting the Boston Store Visitor Center to get a trail guide. A nice hiking trip, which starts near the visitor center in the national park, is to take the Canal Towpath Trail and to visit the Brandywine Falls. If you prefer to ride instead of hiking, you can rent a bicycle and take it down the Towpath Bike Trail.
Summer offers the opportunity to visit the Szalay’s Sweet Corn Farm for farm-to-table fresh produce. There are also plenty of unique shops, charming restaurants, and quaint art galleries that line the main street in Peninsula.
Working in Peninsula, OH
City-Data reports that companies in Peninsula are in these industry sectors: construction (9.2%), technology (6.8%), education (6.4%), health care (5.8%), publishing (5.4%), hospitality (5.1%), and public administration (4.7%).
The common occupations in Peninsula are senior executives (5.4%), maintenance workers (5.1%), salespersons for wholesalers and manufacturers. (4.7%), production supervisors (4.4%), nurses (4.4%), retail salespersons/supervisors (4.4%), and computer specialists (4.1%).
The nice mixture of professional-level salaries boosts the median household income in Peninsula to $58,511, which is about $8,000 more than the statewide median household income. Many residents get their earnings from work done in other cities and only spend vacation time in Peninsula. They are considered residents since they own a home in Peninsula.
Peninsula, OH Neighborhoods
Peninsula is a small community. It has one upscale neighborhood with high-priced luxury homes. There is a nice neighborhood called Boston Heights. The median home price in this affluent area is $347,800.
Peninsula, OH Schools
Public Schools: There is one intermediate school in Peninsula for grades three to five. Children of other ages go to school in the nearby community of Woodbridge that has a middle school and a high school.
Private Schools: There is one private school in Peninsula called the Heritage Classical Academy.
Colleges and Universities: In Peninsula, there are no colleges or universities. The nearest college is Stautzenberger College that is a two-year private college in Brecksville. It is about six miles away. Fortis College is almost as close. It is a two-year private college located in Cuyahoga Falls, about eight miles from Peninsula. The closest four-year public university is the University of Akron that is 11 miles from Peninsula.
Moving to Peninsula, OH Resource Guide
Moving to Peninsula is exciting. This resource guide will help you get everything set up and turned on that you need for your new home.
Driver’s License and Vehicle Registration: Get a driver’s license and get plates for your vehicles at the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). The nearest BMV office is located in Cuyahoga Falls.
Electricity: Provided by Ohio Edison First Energy
Natural Gas: Provided by Dominion Energy
Water and Sewer Services: Provided by the Village of Peninsula.
Trash Pickup: Provided by these companies AA Sanitation, Kimble Companies, Republic Services, and Waste Management.
Recycling Services: Provided by the Village of Peninsula in partnership with Simply Recycling.
Municipal Government: The offices for the Village of Peninsula are located at 1582 Main Street in Peninsula.
Peninsula, OH Housing
The homes in Peninsula have a median price of $246,800 and 82.8% are owner-occupied. The most pricey homes have five bedrooms, four bathrooms, 4,000 square feet, and sell for around one-half a million dollars. The median rent for a home is $1,307, which is $564 higher than the statewide median rents in other cities. The rent is higher for two reasons. First, only around 17% of the homes are available for rent and secondly, the area is a destination location in the middle of a beautiful forest.
The median age in Peninsula is 42 years old, which is three years older than the statewide median age for Ohio at 39 years old. The cost of living in Peninsula is 18% higher than the rest of the state and 9% higher than the median cost of living in America. Peninsula is an affluent community.
It is very pleasant for those who can afford to live in this luxurious small town in the middle of a glorious national park. For senior-level executives and their families, it is a nice haven away from city life. Professionals who live in the area full-time, or only for part of the year, are mostly well-paid executives. The lifestyle in Peninsula is excellent.
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