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Located in Victorian Village on historic Neil Ave. just minutes from downtown Columbus & a 15 minute drive from Port Columbus International Airport (CMH). Built in 2005, the Guest House is a dramatic loft suite in the carriage house adjacent to an 1895 Queen Anne home. The Guest House provides convenient access to the fabulous Short North arts district, The Ohio State University, Goodale Park & the Arena District from the heart of one of Columbus' most historic neighborhoods. It is within walking distance to highly acclaimed restaurants & night clubs, numerous art galleries, specialty boutiques & antique stores. Ohio Stadium, Huntington Ball Park & Nationwide Arena are all within one mile of the Guest House. Less than two miles from downtown, the Guest House also provides convenient access to Columbus' cultural & performing arts facilities such as the Ohio, Palace, Capitol & Southern Theaters, COSI, the Columbus Museum of Art & the Wexner Center for the Visual & Performing Arts.
A Note About Our Loft Style Architecture: Victorian Village Guest House features dramatic, open loft-style architecture. Please be advised that the bedroom has open walls and no doors - it is open to the great room and kitchen areas. The guest suite is at the top of a flight and a half of stairs. We regret that it is not handicap accessible, nor is it suitable for young children and toddlers. If you have an infant that is not yet crawling or you have school aged children, it may be suitable for your family.
After more than 25 years in the banking industry, I felt increasingly dissatisfied with my career and professional life. I began working with a life coach who helped me explore possible career changes. As an outcome of the coaching sessions, I decided to start a guest house business. The idea was one I had always been drawn to and because of the nature of the business, I could maintain my banking job while getting the new business off the ground. In April 2008, I formed Victorian Village Guest House, LLC and hosted my first paying guests in July 2008. In March 2009, I left the banking industry and never looked back! Now celebrating its fifth anniversary, Victorian Village Guest House continues to provide me with a satisfying and rewarding career and it continues to delight travelers, too!
For me, this has been a wonderful journey from corporate America to 'Main Street,' from banking Vice President to small business owner. And hopefully my enthusiasm shows in the 'product' we are offering at Victorian Village Guest House - attention to detail, care for our guests' every need, luxury combined with the comfort of home and a surprising oasis in the middle of this urban neighborhood. We now have the honor of welcoming many repeat guests as well as 'first-timers' so we must be doing something right!
Lisa Craig Morton purchased this apartment in 2004
Beautifully restored historic homes, a walkable urban neighborhood and a quiet, private location are what make Victorian Village Guest House a first class destination in Columbus! Our proximity and easy access to the fabulous Short North Arts District and all major sporting and cultural arts venues will insure an enjoyable visit to the city. Or if you prefer a secluded, retreat where you can relax and recharge, the guest house will not disappoint! Fine dining, one-of-a-kind boutiques, art galleries, night life, concerts and sporting events and The Ohio State University are all within walking distance of this premier location.
Victorian Village Guest House has all the benefits of a bed and breakfast and none of the downsides! As the only guests on the property, you will enjoy a luxurious, private apartment suite in a historic carriage house separate from the owner's home. The guest house's kitchen, great room, private bath and bedroom create an experience that has all the amenities of a great hotel and all the comforts of home. Guests are invited to 'live like a local' in the heart of Columbus' premier historic neighborhood. We love living in a walkable, urban neighborhood and encourage guests to enjoy the energy and diversity that only the city can offer. Whether you are visiting from out of town, are an empty nester from the suburbs who wants to try out urban living or live in the neighborhood and want to offer friends and family a unique place to stay, Victorian Village Guest House will provide guests with an exceptional travel experience!
"Thanks for everything! Victorian Village Guest House was a fabulous retreat after my long days in class. 'S' really got to know Columbus - thank you for the books and information. You have a great place here."
Careful attention by the owners on this comfortably luxurious in-town property, combined with the location in an historic, vibrantly rich neighborhood makes for a perfect stay in Columbus. On the doorstep of the vast campus of The Ohio State University, and in the rich heartland of Victorian Village, this guest house is The Ritz meets reality. Elegantly owner-maintained gardens, a canopy of mature trees, and peaceful silence made the proximity to great, eclectic dining and shopping a highly satisfying juxtaposition that was worth more than the price I paid. A short, easy drive from Port Columbus airport, and nearby the downtown freeways and State Route 315, this place is the gem among the guest houses I have experienced.
My family stayed here for a weekend visit to Columbus. Lisa was fantastic to work with and made our stay lovely and seemless. The guest house has enough room for a family of 4, and the special touches are fantastic. The house was stocked with coffee, tea, creamer, water and juice upon our arrival. The beds are very comfortable and the neighborhood is fantastic. Could not ask for a better experience.
My friends and I truly enjoyed our stay at this lovely home. The decorations were stunning, and it was delightful to return "home" after a day out shopping, walking and eating. The recommendations for restaurants were helpful. I especially appreciated the local products that we enjoyed during our stay-amazing cookies from a local bakery, local candles, etc. The stocked refrigerator was also enjoyed. It was just a delight and a highlight of our summer!
Lisa and Jeff are great hosts! Attentive and friendly!
My partner and I had a fantastic birthday getaway, Lisa was a wonderful hostess and everything was spot on, we can't wait to stay again soon. Thank you for letting us spend the weekend in such a beautiful setting.
My college-age daughter and I stayed here while looking at OSU's graduate school, and we instantly fell in love with Columbus and Lisa's guest house! The Victorian neighborhood is incredibly charming and stunning and then High Street is just so cosmopolitan -- there's something for everybody. Lisa has thought of everything and it makes staying here so relaxing and easy. The guest house is beautiful and calming, and the garden is so special. We loved walking around the corner to breakfast at Katalina's (get there just as they open!), and we had the most delicious lunches at North Star cafe and Basi Italia, both very close and easy to get to from guest house. Lisa is a fabulous organizer and can offer great suggestions for any part of your visit. We will be back and hope my daughter goes to OSU just so we can stay at the guest house more often!
Victorian Village Guest House provides convenient access to the fabulous Short North arts district, The Ohio State University, Goodale Park and the Arena District from the heart of one of Columbus’ most historic neighborhoods. It is within walking distance to highly acclaimed restaurants and night clubs, numerous art galleries, specialty boutiques and antique stores. Ohio Stadium, Huntington Ball Park and Nationwide Arena are will within one mile. Less than two miles from downtown, the guest house also provides convenient access to Columbus’ cultural and performing arts facilities such as the Ohio, Palace and Southern Theaters, COSI and the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wexner Center for the Performing and Visual Arts.
Other Activities: Art galleries, night clubs, fine dining, specialty fashion boutiques, cultural & performing arts
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
The maximum number of guests we can accommodate is 3 to 4 people. There is a queen bed in the bedroom and a twin day bed and twin trundle bed in the great room. If you are using one or both of the twin beds in the great room, there is an additional fee of $25 per bed + tax per night. If you are a party of two, three or four people who will be using an extra bed, this additional fee applies.We do not permit guests to host any type of parties, events, business meetings or gatherings on the property. We do not allow any overnight guests other than the registered guests who are identified at the time the reservation is made. We do not do meals, catering weddings, parties, bridal or baby showers, business meetings, photo shoots or video shoots.