Farrell House Lodge at Sunnybrook Trout Club

1104 Fremont Avenue , Sandusky, OH 44879 USA (Show map)

About

Farrel House Lodge is a replica (circa 1941) of an old world southern colonial mansion tucked away on 130 acres of meadows, woodlands and farmland. The lodge offers a scenic retreat with gracious living, abundant wildlife, residential dining and year round fly fishing for trout on a privately stocked 2 mile section of Cold Creek, Ohio's premier trout stream. The lodge is conviently located in the heart of Ohio's vacationland, and is minutes from Cedar Point, Great Wolf & Kalahari amusement/waterparks, state parks & nature preserves, Lake Erie Islands, historic destinations and local wineries.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.6

A true gem

5 on March 22, 2015

My wife and I shared the last three days at Farrell House Lodge. It was a celebration of our wedding anniversary and my birthday. What a unique gem! Settled quietly amidst fruit farms and wineries, it's so private yet so close to Put In Bay, Catawba, Cedar Point, and so many fine places to visit. The neatly kept grounds and the serenity of well populated trout streams can deter the most avid tourist from leaving the property to go elsewhere. Doug, Dugan and Stephanie treated us as if we were royalty. They even placed a vase of roses in our room as an anniversary gift. These are very special people providing a very special B&B experience.


Terrific Place to Stay!!

4.0 on October 24, 2014

My wife and I have stayed at Farrell House Lodge twice this year. She somewhat reluctantly agreed to accompany me there in August while I was fly fishing for Trout. Once she saw the beauty of the facility and experienced the services provided by the friendly staff, she suggested we return again. The Lodge and grounds are beautiful and she walked for miles during our stays there. Fall foliage was beautiful for our Oct. 16-17 stay. She says we will return.


Outstanding B&B!

5 on October 17, 2014

We stayed overnight at the Farrell House in early-October while we were in the Marblehead area for a friend's wedding. This B&B is truly the best one we've ever experienced...it's quite charming and relaxing. The owner and staff are exceptional, very friendly and helpful. The 130-acre property is wonderful to walk and a delight to experience.


Without exception best ever!

5 on September 16, 2014

Just this past weekend (9/2014) we had the pleasure of spending 2 nights at the Farrell House Lodge with 2 other couples. Wow, what a treasure. If ever in the area there should be only one place to consider staying! From the amazing staff to the gracious owner, Doug - everyone was engaging and kind. The grounds are breath taking, make sure you take time to visit the very impressive and very old Oak on the property and enjoy all the luxuries Farrell House has to offer. I believe the Farrell House is just how traveling and vacationing was ment to be!


Scenic Oasis in Sandusky

4.2 on September 02, 2014

What a find! We don't fish but I absolutely love the grounds and the ponds filled with trout. It was such a peaceful place to relax with rustic elegance. The rooms were decorated beautifully and clean. The owner graciously moved us to another room when (Room 2) had a mattress softer than I cared for. Breakfast was adequate. There was a nice choice of wines and beers, available in the evening, on the honor system. We chose this over hotels that all seems fairly ordinary, and this was a great location to which we will return. Steve and Eileen Litchfield, Greenville Ohio


Memorable Weekend

5 on July 28, 2014

Our family was fortunate to stay at Farrell House Lodge at Sunnybrook Trout Club the weekend of my daughter's wedding held at nearby Mon Ami Winery. It was so wonderful to have all 20 of us staying together, celebrating this joyous occasion. The wedding of course was the highlight of the weekend, but our stay at the Farrell House added so much to our family's celebration. We felt like we were living in our own grand southern mansion! The grounds were stunning which made for amazing pictures. Some of us enjoyed fishing and using the row boat and the paddle boat on the lake. Others gathered in the game room to play pool and others savored the chance to relax on the rocking chairs overlooking the serene trout stream. There was something for everyone to enjoy. The house was so beautiful and well kept. Each family group was able to have their own rooms with bathrooms attached for privacy, and then we were all able to gather together as a family in the dining room, main living room and outside deck area. It was just perfect! The staff could not have been more accommodating. They were all so kind and went out of their way to make our stay as wonderful as it could possibly be. The food was delicious and the breakfast buffet they provided the morning after the wedding was amazing. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. We all want to return for a family reunion in the future and I'm sure my husband and I will be back for a weekend away. I can't imagine staying anywhere else when we visit the Port Clinton/Sandusky area again. Thank you, Doug, and your entire staff!


Christmas at Farrell House

4.8 on January 08, 2014

A group of friends has met at Farrell House Lodge on several occasions. The three most recent at Christmastime. A lovely setting and tiptop service! Even came downstairs in the morning to a beautiful fire blazing in the fireplace. Totally enjoy this bed and breakfast and looking forward to many more stays there.


More Than We Ever Expected

4.2 on September 21, 2013

Doug is a hands on owner with a love for this property and an ability to make your stay the awesome. The home and grounds are beautiful. If you want to rest and spend time alone in the beauty of God's nature but close to everything, this is for you. We had such a great time and plan on coming back to enjoy all of the grounds, bridges and beauty. Not to mention spending more time talking with Doug. They even placed our motorcycles in a garage out of the rain. See you next summer Doug. Jimmy, Catherine, Therese and Bill


Excellent experience

5 on September 16, 2013

My husband and I recently spent two nights at the lodge. What a wonderful experience! Doug was so hospitable, as was the rest of the staff that we encountered, Chef Greg and Stephanie. We blindly made the reservation after viewing the website and reading the positive reviews. This is the best kept secret ever. The lodge has been beautifully restored and cleaner than any place we have ever visited. We walked the 130 acres of land only to become more enchanted with the grounds and trout stream. We would highly recommend the lodge and will be visiting many times in the future. Cindy and Randy, Ohio


A Brief Stay

4.4 on September 12, 2013

Spent a night on our way back to Chicago. Very nice rooms and a wonderful set of grounds. Good dinner. Best is the warmth and hospitality of the owners. We will return on our next road rip.


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Rooms & Rates

Bedroom #1

Bedroom #1 was the master bedroom and is one of our largest rooms. It features two queen beds, a comfortable sitting area in front of a marble fireplace, work desk, flat screen TV, private bath and beautiful views of the property. Bedroom #1 has a pre season rate of $149.00 per night through May 31st. Beginning June 1st, it rents for $179.00 per night Sun-Wed and $195.00 per night Thurs-Fri & Sat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $195

Bedroom #2

Bedroom #2 has a new queen bed with a memory foam mattress for an comfortable night's sleep. The room features an comfy oversized chair & ottoman, work desk, flat screen TV, private bath and some of the most striking views of the property. Bedroom #2 has a pre season rate of $149.00 per night through May 31st. Beginning June 1st, it rents for $159.00 per night Sun-Wed and $175.00 per night Thurs-Fri & Sat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $175

Bedroom #3

Bedroom #3 offers a king bed for our larger guests. The room décor is tastily done in a trout motif, in keeping with the character of the property. There are several wicker chairs for relaxing, a flat screen TV and private bath. Bedroom #3 has a pre season rate of $149.00 per night through May 31. Beginning June 1st, it rents for $169.00 per night Sun-Wed and $185.00 per night Thurs-Fri & Sat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $149 - $185

Bedroom #4

Bedroom #4 was recently re-modeled and offers guests a slightly smaller room at a slightly reduced rate. The room features a new queen bed, comfortable easy chair, flat screen TV, private bath and a beautiful view looking out over the front of the property. Bedroom #4 has a pre season rate of $149.00 per night through May 31st. Beginning June 1st, it rents for $149.00 per night Sun-Wed and $165.00 per night Thurs, Fri & Sat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $165

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Location

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Beach, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Cedar Point Amusement Park, Kalahari & Great Wolf Water Resorts, Lake Erie Islands, Three local wineries within minutes, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Satellite/Cable TV, Wedding Facilities , Complimentary canoeing/kayaking, Fly fishing for trout (fee), Complimentary billards, Complimentary classic DVD library

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Trout Fishing (fee), Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Alcohol Provided

Terms and Conditions

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Doug & Linda Lamb

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7:30 - 9:30
  • Serving Location: Sunroom overlooking stream, Breakfast Room