Nestled in the heart of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, in the picturesque town of Peninsula ~ formerly home of designer Robert L. Hunker. This unique property that once served as a Barn for a family farm, is now a beautiful living space filled with unique artistic treasures, one of a kind furnishings and relaxing outdoor spaces to enjoy. This property is available for use as short term rental, perfect for a restful retreat for adult guests looking to get away in a private, unique setting in the heart of the CVNP.
Children under the age of 14 are not permitted; there are open balconies and stairways.
With permission, additional guests beyond 10 overnight requires $30 per night per person.
The home is within walking distance of area art galleries, the towpath trail, the historic G.A.R. Hall featuring traditional music most weekends, two restaurants, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railway, nearby wineries and additional hiking trails and seasonal food markets only minutes drive.
The Village of Peninsula is located 9 miles North of Akron and 23 miles South of Cleveland, making this a perfect get away in the park.
The Designer's Barn was the Aug. 2014 Home and Garden feature in Akron Life Magazine and the Home and Garden feature in the Saturday January 31, 2015 Akron Beacon Journal. Peninsula was voted Best Northeast Ohio Community 2012-13, by Ohio Magazine.
Guests at the Barn may not host an event or invite additional company during their stay without prior permission by manager and with fees as agreed upon. Catering for guests when pre approved (Please call for details)
Perfection location for:
- Adult Family gatherings
- Day or overnight corporate retreats
- Small meetings
- Adult Rehearsal dinners
- Friends Reunions
- Adult Girls' Night Out
- Romantic getaways
Ask about our special January, February and March rates each year !