The Cabin at Sassafras Knoll Bed & Breakfast

5932 Secrest Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691
Innkeeper(s): Anne & Paul Locher
  • Introduction

    This authentic 1820's Wayne County log house was dismantled at it original location, then meticulously reconstructed within nine acres of old growth forest on the current site. East of Wooster, it is located near the nation's largest Amish settlement (Holmes County) and a variety of shopping, dining, historical and cultural destinations.

    The Cabin is not only a bed and breakfast, but also a museum quality restoration of an early German-style log structure.

    If you're looking for a unique and secluded country getaway located in the earliest building that offers accommodations in the Wayne-Holmes County area, come to The Cabin at Sassafras Knoll.

    Our amenities include...

    • Large wood-burning fireplace
    • Central air conditioning
    • Well-equipped kitchen
    • Bathroom with shower and whirlpool tub
    • Laundry facilities
    • Cable TV
    • Two bedrooms, each with queen sized beds
    • Front porch overlooking nine acres of old-growth forest
    • Authentic ambiance of an 1820's German log dwelling
    • Available for small group meetings
    • Historical lectures and demonstrations by arrangements

    Featured On:

    • Home & Garden Television's (HGTV) "Old Homes Restored"
    • Cleveland TV 3 "Del's Folks" (Del Donahoo Segment)
    • Cleveland TV 8 "Traveling Man" (Neil Zuercher Segment)

    A cozy place to be... any time of the year! Guests have this historic home to themselves. The pioneer atmosphere is enhanced by antique furnishings in all rooms, a romantic woodburning fireplace and an environment that will transport them back almost two centuries. We provide a continental breakfast with cereals, pastries, coffee, tea and juice.

    The Lochers work privately as design and decorating consultants for the restoration of early period homes. Paul is the author of books on Wayne County history and is widely regarded as one of the region's leading historians, antiquarians and experts on pioneer living.

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  • How to Find Us

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