Welcome Home Inn Bed & Breakfast
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Located on six wooded acres, Welcome Home Inn is a Southern Farmhouse style home located a few minutes north of Columbus, Ohio. Nestled in the country, guests can relax to the music of singing birds, watch the deer poised quietly on the edge of the woods and observe the raccoons scampering near the house. You can even hike into the trees to see wildlife and nature at its best on the mile walking trail.
Enjoy the flowering crab apple trees in the spring, stare at the rainbow of hues as trees burst into color in the fall or watch a winter wonderland develop in the winter. Sit on the huge wrap-around open porch highlighted with wicker furniture, or have breakfast on the large screened-in porch.
An unusually large dining room with a grand piano set beneath two antique stained glass windows provides a romantic atmosphere for dining. The open living room, tastefully decorated with an antique mantle surrounding the fireplace, provides a cozy place to curl up with a book on a cool day. Oak antiques accent much of this area.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Forrest & Brenda Williams for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
They see our website and are impressed by the scenic beauty of our facility.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
The beautiful rural setting, but still within five minutes of restaurants and the city. Also, the mile walking trail through the woods gets attention. One more thing are the many antiques along with the spacious room for guests as they have personal access to the living room, dining room, gazebo and grounds.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
We are a few minutes from the # 1 Zoo in the nation where Jack Hannah serves as a resource person.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
Many have repeatedly mentioned it is such a peaceful setting.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
Some call it the restaurant capital of the United States.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Columbus Zoo; COSI, the # 1 science museum in the US; Easton Town Center (new style mostly outdoor) & Polaris Fashion Place (more anchor stores than any in other in nation) malls; Topiary Gardens; Franklin Park Conservatory; Olentangy Indian Caverns; Powell antique stores; many golf courses with Murifield being world famous; Hollywood Casino; incredible biking trails; many parks.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
Concord Park with its walking trail and the newly constructed Scioto bridge (small piers over water) where one may walk across to the boat docks.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
Italian: Either Tucci's or Luche's
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference? How many rooms does your inn have?
Do you accept pets?
We do not accept pets, but Companion Club Dog Park is almost next door where persons may place their pets.
Inn Home Bakery
Available in the Bakery:
- Wedding cakes
- Famed sugar cookies plus
Guests may place advance orders, eat on site or celebrate varied occasions.
We have two rooms that will take four persons and families can stay in them and be away from our regular guests in the other three rooms. Those rooms are the Red Bud Room and Fireside Room.
We also have six acres, a big yard, walking trail, park across the street with play equipment, and lots of other things for kids besides being five minutes from the Columbus Zoo.
- Columbus Zoo & Aquarium plus Zoombeezi Bay Water Park
- Olentangy Indian Caverns
- Marina & River
- Memorial Golf Tournament
- Sports Highlights
- Park Walking Path
- Columbus Airport & Travel