That's right you can't rent a couple motel rooms as inexpensively as you can rent out the tourist Cottage.
North Western Ohio's premier lodging and relaxation accommodations at at an extremely affordable price. For just a few dollars more or less than a motel room you can have your own tourist home for a night or longer.
We are located about half way between Ashland University and Oberlin College.
So parents can meet there kids and have room to relax and spend some quality time with them.
The Hearts Delight Bed and Breakfast is your destination. We have built this charming tourist house after years of traveling and noting what we like and don't like with our accommodations.
Our priorities are comfort and quiet. At the Hearts Delight you'll find both. You can sit on a swing among the trees overlooking the peaceful water of our shimmering spring fed lake. Relax on the couch watching your favorite show on a 52 inch big screen. When it's hot outside take a cooler to the lake's “relaxation station” and enjoy a cold beverage while floating your cares away or just stretch out on the sand beach and absorb some sun. Enjoy the Jacuzzi with its two 6 hp pumps with 78 jets to relax and soothe every spot on your body. When the day is over, fall asleep on a new queen size Memory Foam brand mattress. You'll have a full size kitchen to sit in and enjoy the fruits that are in season along with plenty of other delicious choices or you may prefer to start your day with a cup of coffee and breakfast outside under the porch roof. The Hearts Delight Bed and Breakfast will become your hearts delight for a destination.
We've made many great friends while traveling the country and we want to keep making more. The Hearts Delight Bed and Breakfast is biker friendly and helpful. You'll have the use of cleaning clothes and water to wash the road grime off whenever you feel the need. Tools are available and if needed we can trailer your bike to the nearest dealer.
Things to do around The Hearts Delight B&B;:
New London Reservoir - 220 acres for fishing, windsurfing, swimming
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Wineries: We're within an hour drive of many wineries.
Country Stage Music Park: is less than 2 miles away
Lake Erie and surrounding islands are only a short drive away. Less than two hours to the islands. 40 minutes to the lake and lots of charter boats.
Norwalk Raceway for the drag fans
Mid Ohio oval track in Mansfield Plus it holds the AMA vintage motorcycle days and the vintage grad prix is June 28-30th 2013
Kalahari and Great Wolf Lodge water parks are less than an hour away.
Golf: There are 11 golf courses within 20 miles and you can practice here!
Windsurfing is less than 2 miles away.
Fishing on the premises or at New London's reservoir. A first class lake that allows electric motors and has a fishing derby each year. 220 acres of fished filled water ready for the fisher person that has a boat. There's also Findley State Park and the Mohican's River, Charles Mills, and Pleasant Hill Lakes, and the Wellington reservoirs.
Fishermen if your booking a fishing charter in the Huron, Sandusky, or Catawba area of Lake Erie in Ohio, The Hearts Delight B&B; is only a short drive away and we allow fish cleaning on the premises. And with a full size Refrigerator/ Freezer you can take your catch home as fresh as when it was caught.
State Parks: There are 7 state parks within easy driving distance. Findley state park, Mohicans's state park, with so much to do and the canoeing is great! Malabar Farms, Cuyahoga Valley national Park, where you can take a train ride back through history, Fowler Woods, and East harbor State Park.
Friday nights Rally in the alley, a free live band and a great time.
And we're in or close to the Amish communities if you want to see how they live and get a taste of the past. And they have great restaurants so might want to treat yourself to home cooked meal
The Hearts Delight B&B Cottage, at a great cost ! New London, Ohio
Additional Location Information
Quiet Country Road within 3 miles of groceries, gas, and a bank. Golf course a couple miles away and another one 7 mile in the opposite direction. Come sit by the shimmering waters of our spring fed lake and watch and listen as TWO fountains make you drowsy before bed . Take a walk through the acres of groomed trails through the woods. Bring a fishing rod and try your luck at the 3-1/2 acre stocked lake. And enjoy the quiet !!!!! No screaming kids [no loud parties at night [unless they are yours] Sit around a campfire since we supply the wood and tell stories about your latest adventure. Plenty to keep you active or sedated onsite and a lot more to do near by....If you have children call first, due to some parents not taking the responsibility of watching after there minor children it's at our discretion as to whether we'll allow them or not. Sorry if this proves to be problem. The Jacuzzi is closed from Nov1st till March 31 each year, but there is still plenty more to do.
Everyone has a story to tell, visit our Tourist Home and you'll have the chance to share your story with family and friends in a tranquil country setting surrounding a beautiful bonfires.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Lake nearby, Rural retreats, Waterfront
“Great stay, beautiful surroundings and fantastic hosts!”
Left on 04/20/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | MikeReviewed Apr 20, 2014Stayed Apr 2014
After a few nights travelling around and staying at motels we came to the Hearts Delight to stay for the rest of our visit.
So glad we came to stay at the B&B; - so much more comfortable than motels with lots of space to relax plus a real homely feel.
Mike and Dar are great hosts. So friendly and happy to do anything for you but also very respectful of your privacy.
The grounds in which the B&B; is set are really beautiful with the two lakes and lots of green space. So peaceful to sit out by the lake on the swing chair and take in the surroundings. The grounds are beautifully kept and I'm sure that Mike puts in a lot of hard work to keep things looking so nice.
Would be great to go back in the summer in the warmer weather when you would be able to swim in the lake.
We were also invited to make use of the hot tub on Mike and Dar's deck. A must have for anyone staying as to be able to relax in the tub with a view across the grounds and lakes was really special + great music provided from the house.
All in all, great value for money, beautiful surroundings and can't speak highly enough about our hosts - perfect!!
Thank you Mike and Dar for a wonderful stay.
Mike and Lucy
Left on 10/01/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 1, 2013Stayed Sep 2013
Hearts Delight and the hosts, Mac and Dar are just that...a delight! The cabin is clean and comfortable with all the amenities of home but in a very relaxed country setting. The grounds are just beautiful and well maintained with a fire pit, swimming and fishing ponds, walking trails through the woods and a shared hot tub. You could not ask for a nicer getaway that is not that far from many of Ohio's highlights.
Left on 09/27/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | BarbReviewed Sep 27, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
I stayed at the Hearts Delight over the Labor Day Weekend and had a wonderful, relaxing stay. I loved the hot tub and then the quiet setting which helped me wind down and get a great night's sleep each night after fun and busy days. Mostly I enjoyed the amazing hospitality of the hosts Mac and Dar McCormick. It was a joy spending time with them and I am definitely going to return.
The very comfy bed was fantastic and large screen TV was an unexpected bonus. And the music at the bonfire while sitting around the lake at night, that was epic! The Heart's Delight is truly a great find!
“Was recommened by a friend & now I'm recommending !!!”
Left on 09/26/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 26, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
I stayed 4th of July weekend a Heart's Delight and couldn't have been happier with my stay. Our group consisted of myself, my boyfriend, his 14 year old son, and his son's friend. We had plenty of space in the cabin for all of us, nice comfy beds (and a pull-out mattress in the couch),a kitchen stocked with everything you need to cook at home, big TV and a clean bathroom. And the kids loved the fresh muffins left out for us on our arrival.
However the best part of Heart's Delight is what is outside the cabin! Two beautiful lakes, huge backyard, and clean country air! One lake was for swimming (complete with several rafts),the other for fishing. We could hardly out of the swimming pond. It was nice the kids could entertain themselves running around the yard, swimming, playing video games(we brought our ps3), and exploring while the grownups had some alone time!
This is a great place to stay if you want more out of your lodging then a small overpriced hotel room. It's private, it's clean it's at least double the size of a standard hotel room (for less!), and our hosts couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming. We came to the Sandusky area to got to Cedar Point/water parks and debated whether or not to stay closer to the amusement park. I'm so happy we went with this cabin. The drive to Sandusky is only around 45 minutes and it's through beautiful countryside. So we got the best of both worlds! Fun(crowded!) park during the day and a country retreat at night! We will definitely be staying next trip to the area.
Thank you again Mac and Darylss We had a wonderful time !!
Left on 09/25/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 25, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
I stayed with my family at Heart's Delight and couldn't be happier. The cottage was large enough for all of us with plenty of room for all of us to sleep comfortably. The kitchen had everything we needed to make our own meals to save on eating out, plus fresh fruit and muffins that we could just grab and go. There was a grocery store not too far away that we were able to buy what we needed for our stay. The large tv was also nice to help entertain the kids when we just needed down time.
My family really enjoyed the lake available for swimming and all the water floats to relax and play on. The hot tub was also a great amenity to use after a hard day of playing. It felt great to sit and relax under the stars.
The Hearts Delight is a great place to stay if you want a more personal experience than what you can get at a hotel. The owners even came out and started a campfire for us and we sat around sharing stories of our traveling experiences. I would definitely recommend anyone wanting a nice getaway to try The Hearts Delight.
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