The only hardware store on South Bass Island, Island Hardware offers an extensive selection of hardware, marine and automotive supplies as well as a gardening center.
Island Hardware Details
Located at the Shops at Compass Pointe, Island Hardware is a short walk from downtown Put-in-Bay. Open everyday year round from 10am – 8pm, except on Sundays when they close at 2pm, this hardware store always has what you need. There is also knife sharpening offered on the porch.
From paint for your home to a range of different flowers and seeds, this is the spot to go for home improvements. Whether you live on the island year round or own a vacation home, you are sure to make several trip to Island Hardware. Once the snow starts falling, they always make sure to carry salt and snow shovels.
The Shops at Compass Pointe Details
Besides the hardware store, four additional shops makes up Compass Pointe, each delivering a unique and wonderful shopping experience. Some of the best home goods can be found here as well as perfect gifts for the fishermen and women in the family.
Compass Point is located very close the eastern shore of Lake Erie on the Langram Avenue. Nearby neighbors include the Bayshore Resort and the Put-in-Bay Resort and Conference Center.
The Shops at Compass Pointe
● Dock 421
● The Little Store
● Happy Holidays
● Island Hardware
● Home Port
Dock 421 is always a favorite of both visitors and local alike. The store has a wonderful selection of casual wear for both men and women. Colorful clothing line the shelves of this intimate little shop.
Purchase a festive dress patterned with pretty flowers for drinks on one of the many outdoor dining destinations like The Keys or the Goat Soup and Whiskey. Grab one of their lightweight jackets to keep you warm during mornings on the boat.
Home Port sells nautically inspired gifts and decor including the favorite Cleat Mug. This large metal mugs is available in blue or white with a boat cleat replacing the handle. Unbreakable so you can easily bring it on the boat! They also sell stylish pendant lights, lamps wrapped in netting, homemade soaps, indoor/outdoor rugs and other amazing finds.
The Little Store provides a very vast jewelry selection. Explore their display cases full of delicate jewelry, many inspired by the surrounding landscape of South Bass Island. They also sell stylish purses, cuff bracelets, and other accessories to go with your new summer wardrobe.
Stock up on plenty of Ohio and Put-in-Bay themed ornaments at Happy Holidays. This is a great way to remember your sunny summer days on the island in those colder months. It also provides the perfect place for locals to decorate for Christmas on the island.
Colorful potted flowers, green grass, and shop owners full of that welcoming Put-in-Bay attitude make for a delightful shopping experience! The grounds are landscaped beautifully and every store has its own porch. There is also a free parking lot onsite.
Island Hardware and the Shops at Compass Pointe always makes for a wonderful visit on the island.