Located in the historic district of Burton, Ohio & the Heart of Geauga County's Amish country, newly renovated, perfect for a reunion or a getaway weekend. East of Cleveland, easy access to major highways & RV parking. Children 3 & under are FREE.
The Jaques house was once a carriage house / barn in the mid-1800's for the home next door. It was turned into a house in 1870 by Edward Porter Jaques and his wife Sarah. He was a local Cooper from Connecticut who had a business Building barrels and buckets for agriculture and the Maple industry. Riddled with termites, and nearly falling down, Jim & Jill renovated it in 2015. You can still see one of the exposed Hand-hewn beams in the kitchen and dining room area.
There is a key box on the door and a security system with a guest code.
Interaction with guests
Only if the guest requests help or guidance with tourist attractions, shopping, or transportation. We are available by phone 24-hours a day and live and work local so we are at our guests disposal or quietly never seen as they wish.
Other things to note
The house has smart TV and is equipped with a stand by generator. City water and sewer make this an uninterrupted trip in case of inclement weather. Jill is a past President of the Geauga Tourism so she is happy to map out a local winery, a great fishing spot, or winter sporting fun.
No pets, no smoking in the house however, there is a smoking covered porch with ash tray outside.
Jill along with her husband Jim grew up in Burton, Ohio and still own and operate Vinecourt Landscaping & Gas Line Service Inc. adjacent to their vacation home. Jim's Father and Mother owned the local IGA store from the 1950's to 1990's and Jill's Father was the local Veterinarian until he retired in 2005 at the age of 77. Jill is a past President of Destination Geauga the county tourism board and loves to share with guests all the wonders around the area. Growing up next door to the Amish culture is a great experience. Please feel free to call us at anytime for information on places to shop, eat, hike, or tour.