Monday, May 13, 2013
Judge rules that the lawsuit should include all 224 reisdents in the Clifton Park neighborhood, since the dispute centers around who has rights to the land.
A legal dispute between Clifton Park residetns and the Clifton Club over the rights to the land — more specifically, the beach — just got a lot more complicated. Last week, a Cuyahoga County judge decided that the lawsuit — filed last year by four residents — should include all 224 homeowners, since the dispute centers around who has rights to the property. The complainants argue that that club’s membership has crowded the once-quiet lakefront beach at the mouth of the Rocky River. Clifton Park residents also have rights to the beach. Dennis Butler, a Clifton Park resident who’s siding with the four original complainants, said the lawsuit seeks to clear up who owns the land trust. From there, he said, beach access won’t be an issue. “It’…
Monday, January 28, 2013
With a mix of modern and period, this 1913 home in Clifton Park features ornate crown moldings, hardwood floors and central air.
In December, we featured the five most expensive homes for sale in Lakewood. Now we'll give you a look inside. This home at 18101 Clifton Road has been on the market for 153 days and is priced at $429,900. This 1913 Lakewood Colonial features five bedrooms and three bathrooms, four fireplaces and measures 3,550 square feet. For more details, go to its listing on AOL Real Estate or call Thomas O'Dougherty of Howard Hanna Real Estate at 440-333-6500.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Residents want to reduce the number of people using the private beach. Case lands in Cuyahoga County Probate Court.
A dispute over a private beach between the Clifton Club and the nearby Clifton Park residents — who are also members — has found its way into a Cuyahoga County court. Four residents, who recently filed a complaint in Cuyahoga County Probate Court, argue that that club’s membership of 230 has crowded the once-quiet lakefront beach at the mouth of the Rocky River. The Plain Dealer reported Monday that the four plaintiffs are seeking to close the beach to the dues-paying members of the club. They’re asking for a declaratory judgment from probate court Judge Anthony Russo. According to the Plain Dealer story, resident Dennis Butler — also an attorney advising the complainants — said legal action was necessary to protect the rights of property…