The English Manor Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful 1920’s Tudor
mansion located on a tree-lined street in the heart of quiet
You’ll love the relaxed
elegance of this stately home, which is graced with red oak
polished floors, leaded and stained glass windows and Rookwood
fireplaces. Every room is appointed with antiques and period
furnishings, and a sweeping staircase leads up to spacious
bedrooms and baths.
can curl up by a fire in the living room with a glass of wine,
“tickle the ivories” on the baby grand piano, or just relax in
your comfortable bedroom.
Miamisburg, a sleepy
town founded in 1818, is just nine miles south of Dayton and
minutes from shopping, fine restaurants, a scenic bike trail,
golf, baseball, antiques, museums and much more.
English Manor was created in 1924 by William Schieble, a wealthy
toy manufacturer who helped build the town of Miamisburg.
Benjamin and his mother Rebecca operated the Schieble Hotel in
Dayton before moving to Miamisburg in 1881. Once here, Benjamin
managed the Miami Hotel and later owned a grocery store.
Son William was one of
11 Schieble children and went to work for a toy manufacturer in
Dayton in 1904. He started the Schieble Toy & Novelty Company
in Dayton and manufactured all kinds of friction toys. His
booming business employed 100 people.
He built English Manor
(known simply then as the Schieble House) in the Tudor style and
joined “millionaire’s row” of mansion-type homes on Linden
Avenue. He and his wife had three children, and based on family
photographs, we know his grandchildren also enjoyed the rambling
Two other prominent
Miamisburg families lived in the house before it was converted
to a Bed and Breakfast in 1992.
Julie and Larry Chmiel are certainly not unaccustomed to the
hospitality business. Julie managed hotels for the last thirty
years, as well as managing the catering at the Dayton Convention
Center for 8 years, and has worked along side some of the finest
chefs in the area
Larry has enjoyed being
in the wine distributing business for the last 30 years. And
like the Schieble family his father also owned grocery stores,
while his mother ran a catering business.