A historic Farm Stay Bed & Breakfast; enjoy an intimate, cozy & simply grand retreat in a heritage farm-style setting with a “green” conscience. It is the place to stay in Montague, a beautiful lakeshore town. Comfy beds, full amenities, private baths and more. The perfect alternative to a hotel. Connected to miles of biking and walking paths leading to state parks and other beachside towns! Near a public beach on White Lake, and a short walk or bike to downtown Montague with its unique shops, Meadery, farmer's market, artisan fair, boat launch, band shell, antique stores, maritime and cultural experiences. Additionally, Bygone Basics, a private, unique culinary experience that draws guests from all over the U.S.A. is on site at Amanda's Bequest. As a Muskegon B&B, perfectly located to be a home base to visit other West Michigan lakeshore towns such as Whitehall, Silver Lake, Grand Haven, Muskegon, and Saugatuck. Just 9 miles from Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park, 15 from the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex with its year round luge, 23 miles from the Silver Lake Sand Dunes, and 9 miles from the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. Golf courses, horseback riding, museums, marinas, and farm markets are also only minutes away. Your restful room includes free Wi-Fi, private bath, any-time coffee/tea service, Cable/TV, and more. Our full breakfast always includes a fresh hot heirloom recipe main dish, fruit, pastries, juice, coffee and is true farm to table eating. We are often told the food is a very special quality and character in its delicious heirloom foods and abundance Open year round so you can enjoy the beautiful seasons that Michigan offers. All in a historic 140 year old manse, on acreage with vegetable/fruit gardens and woods for strolling.
The 1920s Room is our Master bedroom. Named for the roaring twenties when art deco was new, flappers where the style, and jazz became the rage. Located on nearly half of the upstairs space, guests enjoy lots of natural light beaming in the nearly floor to ceiling windows and over 400 sq feet. Painted in the pastels of the times, this room is reminiscent of a 1920's era farm sleeping porch and the surge of outdoors and recreation that occured in that era. But with lots of extras; King sized bed, a sitting area, cable tv/dvd player, wireless internet, jacuzzi tub, separate shower.
Nightly Rate: $189/$129
Easy access garden view main floor room with a gorgeous carved 4-poster queen bed lots of natural light, and private bathroom decorated in turn of the century Shaker farm style. Unique historical items in the room. Wireless internet and cable TV are included in amenities.
Nightly Rate: $145/$99
This unique room is designed for families or a small group traveling together. The engagement of this room and our 1920's Room, engages the entire uppermost floor. The 2nd floor Inn-Port Cabin room has a Queen bed and 2 twin beds (with possibility of adding a fold-away twin), as well as a dining area. It has a private bath (when not engaged with the 1920's Room) that is downstairs on the main floor. It is a great economical and very comfortable option for staying at a B and B! Also wonderful for families. It becomes a two-bedroom apartment with mini-fridge and dining area.
Nightly Rate: $125/$85
Small lakeside resort city, Beachside, City, Countryside, Lakeside, Small town, Wine country
Grand Rapids, MI (GRR-Kent County Intl.)
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Meadery, Fine Arts Camp, Petting Zoo, Private Culinary Sessions on-site, B and B Innkeeper can perform weddings, Heritage Activities on-site (soap making, etc)), Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Snowmobiling, Heritage culinary school, SCUBA diving, Fantastic Winter Sports Complex nearby, Fantastic Winter Sports Complex nearby, Fantastic Winter Sports Complex nearby, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Water sports
Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Other, Historic Inn, Agritourism/Farmstay, Homestay Bed and Breakfast
Amenities Basket, BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Piano, Private entrance, Radio, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi
Lawn games, Licensed Minister on-site, Evening Beverage snack reception, Bonfire pit, Large vehicle/boat parking, Very large lawn and woodlands
John and Valerie Hanson
Outdoor farm chickens on-site Others
The Hansons are avid SCUBA divers and dive the waters of michigan and in warmer climes. Gardening and green living are also interests, with the Hansons always seeking to reuse and repurpose items; as well as using poultry, gardening, and composting to maintain healthy ecosystems.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free
Valerie makes heirloom recipe pies for local restaurants and Sunday mornings usually start with a slice of homemade pie!