The Housley House B&B w/best view of the Historical Maumee River
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The Housley House Bed & Breakfast is a majestic Victorian manor that sits on the lofty banks of the mighty Maumee River overlooking the quaint, historical town of Grand Rapids, Ohio. Built in 1886, this spacious and cozy home was considered one of the most prestigious homes of that time. Today it is listed on the National Register of Historical Places and is still considered an architectural masterpiece in design.
Guests can sit back and share time inside the gathering rooms, on the front porch swing, or in the enchanted English garden, filled with beautiful perennials, roses of every color and unique plants and flowers.
The Housley House has central air throughout the home, private bath w/every guest room, Corporate Rates available, Free Wireless Internet in every room, specialty soaps, lotions and plush linens with each room, complimentary bottle of wine, bottle water and warm, fresh out of the oven, cookies await you. Picnic baskets, Specialty baskets, private massages for 2 on the property, candlelight, soft music & much much more are available. We will even drive you to the airport or pick you up from a location if needed!
Here at the Housley House, our moto is: "We yank at your heart strings... not your pocket!"
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"Come in thru the garden gate...I'll have warm apple dumplings waiting for you". Wow, 22 years of marriage and 9 Bed and Breakfasts and this is the best one yet. The owners, Don and Teresemarie, really have a gift for making you feel welcome. We stayed in the Dillon Room and it was wonderful. Great views, comfortable bed, nice sitting areas to ... See More,read or relax in. The breakfasts were delicious. Teresemarie is known in town for her apple dumplings, scones, and her oatmeal pancakes - all of which were scrumptious. I highly recommend this B&B, it just doesn't get better". Laura in Ann Arbor
With each overnight stay, Teresa Marie and Don will make sure that your stay is a treasured moment to remember. When you arrive, there will always be warm cookies made fresh that day by Teresa marie and they will be placed on your bed waiting for you to enjoy. Fresh flowers from the beautiful English garden will be accenting your room when in season and homemade oatmeal soap and soap petals will be that added touch to make your stay even more special! And before you close your eyes - Teresa marie will spoil you with something sweet, like a piece of pie, cake or one of her specialty scones!
Then as you wake in the morning you will have a thermos of hot coffee or tea awaiting you outside of your bedroom door. Breakfast will be served at the time of your leisure and at the location you desire. Even out in the English garden next to the wonderful sounds of the 3 tiered water fountain, or on the front porch where you can sit and watch the rushing waters of the historical Maumee River and the Miami - Erie Canals.
(photos taken by: teresamarie copyright09)
Teresa Marie has spent 20 years of hospitality in the catering/Bed and Breakfast field. She has worked hard and with much love, to make a name for herself in the art of hospitality, cleanliness & the ability to touch the beginning of your day with a breakfast &/or brunch to remember. For that added touch, Don and Teresa Marie will deliver a thermos of coffee or tea to your door each morning for that private "starter" before breakfast! Her specialties are blueberry bread pudding, her own specialty scone and a green chili egg casserole.
Handicap AccessibleOur passion for serving is the perfect reason for ANYONE to stay with us here at The Housley House B&B! Not only do you get a ground floor room with no steps in and out of it or the bathroom but you can also enjoy the beautiful porch that overlooks the downtown Grand Rapids with lots of space to get around in, the spacious English garden that has brick walks to make it easier for you and also the parlor, library and dining room are there for you to enjoy and find comfort!
Just a step away ... you will find that perfect spot to watch a sunset or sunrise, take a morning jog, catch the perfect picture of that perfect memory, go fishing,canoeing, or walk one of the many trails.
The Housley House English garden is that perfect hidden spot for your small intimate wedding, special gathering and event.
Your wedding should be fabulous and Wedding Minister Teresamarie Of the Housley House B&B specializes in fabulous weddings! She will Perform your unique ceremony, customized to fit your personal needs In her personal English Garden or in the historical home. You can also Choose from one of the other locations that she serves, such as the Nazareth Hall (4 miles from HH), Ostego Park, (4 miles), Toledo Zoo (20 mile) and More!
The Housley House Bed and Breakfast has cozy and beautiful gathering rooms. The authentic Victorian atmosphere is perfect for that special:
- Social gathering
- Bridal shower
- Birthday party
- Office gathering
- Red Hat meeting
- Ladies retreat
- Club event
- And much, much more
Teresa Marie and Don will help make all your wedding dreams come true!