Welcome to this stunning, quality-built Victorian property currently being used as a Bed & Breakfast and has been successfully for 27 years. This turn-key property sits atop seven (7) beautiful sweeping acres overlooking picturesque Atwood Lake. The home gets its amazing views from Atwood Lake as well as the beautiful rolling landscape that surrounds the property. Atwood Lake is both a relaxing and fun-filled destination that offers amazing recreational opportunities for the owners and their guests camping, fishing, boating (25 horsepower limit), beach area, playgrounds, volleyball, trails and hiking, shuffleboard, picnic areas, a concession stand, courtesy dock, observation tower, open green spaces, dog park, shower facilities, two nearby Marinas, a yacht club, a Bistro, a golf course, and more. Atwood Lake Park also has a brand new visitors center, huge plans to further improve the park with lots of new features, plus their annual 4th of July fireworks event, the July Alive Festival at the park, the Fall Festival, and more.
Built in 1880, the house has had three (3) additions and extensive renovations over the years. In 2013 new duct work was added and two of the existing furnaces and air conditioners were replaced. The exterior was painted in 2014 and about five (5) years ago a full house alarm system and emergency lighting system was added for $65,000. In 2015 a new roof was added for $16,000. And in 2016, two (2) new pressure tanks and three (3) new 75 gallon hot water heaters were installed. Many of the guest rooms and common areas have recently been updated.
The entire structure is just under 10,000 sq ft. There are nine (9) Guest Suites with private baths, 2-person whirlpool tubs, and upscale antique and high quality furnishings. Eight of the guest rooms have private balconies and electric fireplaces. Guests will love the charm of the place, lush flower gardens, and the quiet peaceful surroundings. The large window-filled Sun Room with knotty pine ceiling and walls, and beautiful views of Atwood Lake, is where breakfast is served at individual tables. The formal Parlor with Fireplace and the beam-ceiling Great Room with brick Fireplace and three sets of patio glass doors to the deck offer guests peaceful quiet places to sit and read, play cards or table-top games, or simply converse with others. The homes formal Dining Room has a fireplace and is currently being used as a gift shop.
As the owner of this property, you will appreciate that there is lots of storage space, a 2-car heated and attached Garage, an Office off the Sun Room and hallway, and an approximately 1600 sq ft Private Owners Quarters with a large Bedroom, two full Baths -- one with Laundry Center, a Full Kitchen, a spacious Living Room, and a Private Deck.
The unfinished walk-out basement encompasses the entire footprint of this structure. It is in excellent condition and includes a large workshop, large laundry facilities, and a large area that can easily be finished into a movie theater, an exercise or massage room, or conference/meeting room.
On the property there are man-made waterfalls and stocked ponds, a large Patio off the lower level under the Sun Room, a large separate Deck by the upper Pond, a very large Fire-pit for use by the owners and their guests, a small arbor for wedding ceremonies, a Tesla Motors & electric car charging station, Dock rights, and a 3-story 57x57 sq ft 5-stall Barn (with fairly new metal roof) that can be converted and used for Barn Weddings, Octoberfest parties, Halloween parties, Holiday parties, a Restaurant, a Winery, a large Gift or Antique Shop, and more.
This property is located just 90 minutes of Cleveland, 90 minutes of Pittsburgh, and 2 hours of Columbus. There are numerous possibilities for this property. You can continue to run it as a Bed & Breakfast -- and expand it with cabins for additional lodging and income -- or turn it into a private lake-front residence or a quaint Wedding Destination spot with lodging for the wedding party. Another possibility is to turn it into a private addiction or mental health rehab center aimed at providing intensive treatment with a relaxing stress-free holistic lifestyle treatment program, or lodging for family and friends.
Negotiable are the Back Hoe, 20 horsepower mower with attachments, and stationary wood working equipment. The property also offers low property taxes (under $5000 annually), low cost mowing services ($80 weekly in the summer), and excellent marketing resources for those interested in continuing to use this as a Bed & Breakfast (website, web address, new updated photos, return clientele, excellent online reviews, social media in place, and much more).
Make YOUR dreams come true in this private peaceful retreat!