This Italianate style, antique-filled home was built by William Simpson, one of the early settlers and businessmen in Sandusky. Wagner's 1844 Inn is located in the historic Old Plat Area and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This elegantly renovated 1844 vintage bed and breakfast features all the grace and pleasant solitude of the past, along with modern conveniences.
Wagner's 1844 Inn is open year-round for your vacation and travel accommodations. In the morning you will be served a continental-plus breakfast that includes homemade baked goods and fresh fruit. You may dine in the formal elegance of the dining room, relax in the casual atmosphere of the screened-in porch, or enjoy the fresh air in the enclosed courtyard. In the winter, linger over coffee in front of the cozy fireplace in the antique-filled parlor. There is even a billiard room with a television for your recreational pleasure.
Within Walking Distance
The Inn is located only one block from Sandusky's historic downtown and two blocks from the Sandusky Bay. You may amble through the gorgeous floral displays of Washington Park; browse through history at the Follett House Museum; take a boat to the Lake Erie islands; grab a bite or feast on a complete meal at one of the many restaurants and pubs; visit the boutiques and antique shops; play tennis at Battery Park, or just stroll around Sandusky and enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the many century buildings.
A Short Drive Away
For your enjoyment,the Sandusky area is abundant with recreational, cultural and historic attractions. Golfing, swimming, sailing, boating and fishing are just a few of the area's most popular activities. Hikers, nature lovers and bird watchers can enjoy exploring two nearby nature preserves: Old Woman's Creek and Sheldon's Marsh. Antique lovers can visit the many dealers in the area. Historians and architectural buffs can while away their time at Thomas Edison's Birthplace and Museum in Milan, Ohio, Perry's Vicory and International Peace Monument on South Bass Island or the Civil War Cemetery on Johnson's Island.
The Sandusky area also offers a number of retail stores for shoppers, including the Lake Erie Outlet Mall. In addition, the area is a wine lover's haven with most wineries offering both tours of their facilities and samples of their products.