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Original Frank Lloyd Wright Secluded Home with Tea House

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ann Arbor house description

227 Orchard Hills Drive, Ann Arbor Michigan - Google Maps FLW Palmer House, please see our website 'FLWPalmerhouse'


The Palmer House is a multilevel brick and cypress late period Frank Lloyd Wright house, the plan and design of which is based on the equilateral triangle. The house is sheltered by a long broad hipped roof with deep overhangs. The cantilever extending over the terrace is the most dramatic feature of the house. The open interior is fitted with Wright-designed furniture and built-in cabinetry. The Palmer house exemplifies Wright's open, American organic architecture in which all parts are related to the whole and are linked to the environment in an adaptation of form to nature.

In addition to the main house, there is a tea house located on the 2 acres of woodland surrounding the home. The tea house includes a working fireplace, a small kitchen and a bathroom with a shower-over-the toilet.

During your stay, please enjoy complementary tea and coffee, high thread count sheets, feather and non-feather pillows and organic shampoo and conditioner. We are committed to greening the earth and only use organic cleaning products, hand soaps, dish detergent, and laundry soap. Please be advised that there is no air-conditioning (the floors are concrete, the roof blocks direct sun, and the house is surrounded by very large trees and thus the house remains cool).

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                We strictly enforce this policy....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                We strictly enforce this policy...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Stove
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Catering Available
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 8 people

              Amenities

              • Wood Fireplace:

                fires are not permitted...moreless

              • Parking
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Living Room seats 0
              • Covered Parking
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Towels Provided
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided

              Entertainment

              • Stereo
              • Books
              • Games

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Internet
              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                House situated on 2 wooded acres...moreless

              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic

              Location & View

                  • Rural

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Hiking
                  • Boating
                  • Walking
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Library
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Arboretum
                  • Museums
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Shopping
                  • Cycling
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  U of M Home Football
                  Aug 29 - Aug 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $650
                  $2,700
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                  Sep 12 - Sep 14, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $650
                  $2,700
                  U of M Home Football
                  Sep 19 - Sep 21, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $650
                  $2,700
                  U of M Home Football
                  Sep 26 - Sep 28, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $650
                  $2,700
                  U of M Home Football
                  Oct 10 - Oct 12, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $650
                  $2,700
                  U of M Home Football
                  Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $650
                  $2,700
                  U of M Home Football
                  Nov 21 - Nov 23, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $650
                  $2,700
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $350 $500
                  Fri, Sat
                  $2,400

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $100
                  • Refundable Sec Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 6%

                  Notes:

                  Holidays are subject to premium rates. Special daily rates are available for corporate events. Maximum of 25 guests.

                  We accept Pay Pal or check. No credit cards


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/19/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Detroit Metropolitan Airport

                  Car: Recommended

                  Canoeing and Kayaking, Cider Mills, Art Fair and Film Festivals, Dance, Opera, Music, Lectures, Library

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  About the owner: We currently live in San Francisco and purchased the house in March 2009. Jeffrey Schox, who is a San Francisco patent attorney, spends several weeks a year in Ann Arbor. When he is not in Ann Arbor, the Palmer House will be available for rent as a guest house and as a meeting location. Kathryn is a yoga teacher and plans to offer both public and private classes in the house a few times a year. Jeff's parents, Sue and Gary Cox are the caretakers of the house.

                  Why the Owner Chose Ann Arbor:
                  We both graduated from the University of Michigan and while attending school, frequently went on long walks or runs with the Palmer House as our destination. Jeffrey has been a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright since an early age growing up outside of Detroit and Kathryn became a fan while attending the Art Institute of Chicago and exploring the suburbs of Chicago.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Front Entrance

                    Front Entrance

                  • Dining Area

                    Dining Area

                  • Middle Bedroom - single bed

                    Middle Bedroom - single bed

                  • Back Patio

                    Back Patio

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom - double bed

                    Master Bedroom - double bed

                  • Third bedroom - double bed

                    Third bedroom - double bed

                  • Tea House

                    Tea House

                  VRBO #246204

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                  $350 - $650 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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