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Peaceful and quiet in a rural country setting, our 1833 log home has been restored and integrated with a new 2001 log home. The house is situated on 55 acres of rolling hill farm country and , conveniently located about 30 miles from Mount Vernon, Coshocton, Newark or Zanesville (65 mi NE of Columbus). Relax in the hot tub and watch the wild life, or sit on the porch or before a cozy, crackling fire in the fireplace. Abundant land to walk or ride horseback on. Horses are welcome (not provided).
Rustic charm and country elegance all in one place. Great for family reunions or gathering with friends. House offers washer, dryer and fully equipped, gorgeous country kitchen. Wonderful place to cook for the family. Satellite TV and wireless Internet. 2 1/2 miles off state highway, 1 mile of gravel road.
Property is managed for deer during hunting season, but lodging available and near Woodbury Nature Preserve (public hunting). We have special rates for hunters and package deals available to include food. Lease of land nearby may potentially be possible also. Contact us for details.
The Surrounding Area: Set in the heart of Ohio farm country, the house sits on it's own farm. The area is rural, and scenery consists of rolling hills, woods, farms and farm land. We are about as far away from the hectic life as you can get in Ohio (although there are some wilder areas in southern Ohio). There are miles of gravel roads in the area with low traffic, suitable for biking, walking or horseback riding.
The owners live within 1.5 miles and encourage guests to enjoy the farm sights at both locations. Our amount of interaction with you is controlled by you. You can have the peace and quiet, or spend time on the farm with us - it's up to you.
Come See What the Farm is All About: Our main farm is located within walking or riding distance, about 1.5 miles from the Weston House. We primary keep the stock at our farm, and are doing hay/corn on the Weston Farm. If you like animals, we'd be really happy to share some of our farming practices and let you visit with the animals. Spring time is the best time to see young animals especially the lambs. We are an authentic farming operation raising registered, grass fed Shorthorn cattle and Katahdin Sheep. We also have horses, chickens, dogs, and cats. Our farm operation focuses on management intensive grazing - or pasture rotations. We move stock approximately every 3 days. Typically we have around 25 cows and calves, and between 40 and 100 sheep. Stock is taken to market usually in the fall. Call for current farm activities.
Hunting Season: We are approximately 20 minutes drive from Woodbury Wildlife Preserve, a Public hunting area. We lease our farms during hunting season and may be able to secure land nearby. Additionally, we have relationships with a couple of Outfitters in the area, and would be happy to refer you to them if you're interested in hunting in the area. Please call for details.
3 Bedrooms downstairs - 1 king, 1 bunk bed (2 twin), 1 full;
2 Bedrooms upstairs - 1 queen, 1 king and 1 twin, and a loft with a queen sofa bed;
Rooms are spacious and have closets or dressers in each...moreless
Downstairs has 2 (4 inch high) steps, so is fairly accessible for handicapped. Doorways are narrow. Not suitable for a wheelchair.
Pets allowed with one time $25.00 cleaning fee
House has wireless Internet for laptops with WiFi wireless router.
TV is satellite and has approximately 100 channels.
***Cell phone reception is limited*** a phone is provided for emergency, incoming, local and credit card calls....moreless
Games For Kids
Satellite / Cable
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
Central Ohio Rolling Hills Farm and Amish Country...moreless
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Pet Fee$25 + tax
Local county and state taxes added to the cost of the stay
Rates based on # of people: 4-6 people $300.00/ night. Each add'l person over 6 is $25.00/night. Children 5 and under $25. Discount given for more than 3 nights. Pets allowed with a $25.00 cleaning fee additional. Call for rates for 3 or fewer people, or for more details or for exact cost with tax. Packages available for hunters.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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We are 60 miles NE of Columbus, in the SE corner of Knox County. Bladensburg is the closest town at about 4 miles (200 people, gas, convenience store, post office 43005 ). The area is primarily rural farm country. We are about 25 miles from each of the communities of Mount Vernon, Zanesville, Newark/Heath and Coshocton. Kenyon College is 20 miles NE of us.
From Columbus, (locate OH 161 east of down, outside of I-270 circle) take US Rte 62 exit NE toward Johnstown, continue approx. 35 miles to Martinsburg, Stay straight at the light onto OH Rte 541. Continue approx 5.5 miles, turn right on Van Winkle Rd, continue 1 mile, turn left on McKee Rd, continue 1 mile, house is on left.
From Cleveland, take I-77 South, proceed S. to US route 36 to Coshocton, continue approx 20 miles West of Coshocton. In New Castle take OH 206 S (left), continue approx 3.5 miles. Turn right on OH 541, continue 4.5 miles, turn left on Van Winkle Rd, cont 1 mile, left on McKee, one mile on left.
Other Activities: near hunting
Golf: There are several public golf courses within a reasonable 30 minute drive. The closest is Longaberger Golf course, about 20 minutes away, followed by Apple Valley Golf Course about 25 minutes away. Central Ohio Golf courses are reasonably priced. Please contact us if you'd like more golf information.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: My Ex-husband and I operate this vacation rental in rural, central Ohio. Our goal is to have a nice place for people to leave all the city hustle and bustle behind them, and enjoy the simpler life in the country. Frank still operates a working farm within walking distance of the Weston House, and I live nearby. We hope to expand our business someday to include multiple vacation rentals in the central Ohio area to allow me to stop working away from home, and just manage the rentals. Eventually, this will become a family business if our daughter chooses to join us.
Why the Owner Chose Zanesville: I fell in love with the kitchen in this house when we saw it come up for sale. At the time, thinking Bed and Breakfast, I thought this house, with some minor modifications could be the perfect country B&B. Unfortunately, working away from home has limited my time, so we've chosen to operate it as a vacation rental, catering primarily to families and groups of friends that like cozy, unique stays.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse: The house sits on 55 acres of farm and pasture ground, which is ideal for nature walks and watching livestock and wildlife. The old cabin of the house adds charm and history to the new, elegant log home. It's a great get away for groups of people who may be family or just friends. Built as a family home, it is a wonderful place to spend a holiday, or even a short weekend and just relax in the simpler way of country living.