How one woman spent 10 years restoring an abandoned Ohio lighthouse

SUSAN SPRINGATE

16 April 2024

From a derelict historic landmark to the ultimate home by the sea

[April 16, 2024] – When Sheila Consaul decided to bid on this historic lighthouse in Ohio in a government auction she had no idea what a renovation of this scale would entail. In 2011, she finally won the lighthouse with a bid of around $71,000 (£56k) but it took a lot more money and ten long years to transform it into her dream vacation home with unparalleled ocean views.

 

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