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Yesteryear Farm Home Close to the Lake Cora

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A bright and cheery kitchen is fully outfitted. Accent pieces

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Last updated: 12/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Paw Paw farmhouse description

Would you like to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life? PLAY A ROUND OF FREE GOLF? Take a step back in time to a simpler day when carriages were the mode of transportation. Nestled in the woods on 15 beautiful acres, stands the glorious 1890 home which overlooks Grape Arbors and Cherry Orchards.
This property is beautifully landscaped and has several out buildings besides the house and a fully equipped Coach House. There is a kitchen garden within the white picket fence, a babbling water fall pond with fish and frogs, a secluded swing, birds, and wild life galore. Lake Cora’s public swimming access is a one minute walk from the house.
The historic nine room farm home has three King Bed rooms, one Queen Bed room and two baths. Sleeps 8-12 guests and 2-4 more if the Coach House is used. The Coach House has a bedroom, living room, dining area, kitchen and bath. We have extra cots and cribs available.
Though it was built over 120 years ago, Yesteryear has a fully modern kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, microwave oven, and dishwasher. All dishes and cookware are provided. There is a charcoal grill on the patio with table and chairs. A fire pit with wood awaits a cool night's gathering.
The living room has historic turn of the century furniture, but both the house and coach house have air conditioning and free WiFi. The dining room table seats 12 and the breakfront is full of dishes for fancy use. The farm table on the enclosed porch seats 12+.
There are three King bed rooms and one Queen. Two additional Queen Sofa beds are in the Living room and on the fully heated, expansive enclosed Porch. An antique hand carved youth bed is in the East Lake Room; cots and cribs available upon request. The two baths have tubs with showers.
There is a full laundry facility for your use which also has an additional shower with a built in seat. All linens are provided. Home is wheel chair accessible.
Yesteryear’s expansive glassed in front porch sports comfortable wicker furniture, the hide-a-bed couch and a comfortable for 12, conversation group plus some rare antiques, and a Fireplace . It’s a delicious area to just sit and watch the grapes ripen. There is a library with tons of books for your enjoyment, games, puzzles, cards, and other fun things to do on a cozy night. You may even play the Victrola which has been updated to use electricity. Free WiFi throughout the property.
Restaurants and a theater are 5 minutes away. There is WiFi on the premises for those who can't break the habit.
There are several local wineries which buy the grapes you are watching grow. These wineries give tours and tasting with great gift shoppes. Our favorite antique stores abound. We leave you brochures on all the fine things to do in the area. They don’t call this area the Napa Valley of the Middle West for nothing or Kalamazoo: Mall City for its lack thereof.
There are theaters, great shopping, churches, museums, three colleges and a University only 25 minutes away. Lake Michigan is a 35 minute scenic drive for a picnic on the beach and the Michigan State Parks are fabulous.
If you don’t want to cook and/or you don’t crave privacy, you may choose to participate in the Oak Cove Resort full amenities plan if there is seating. This includes full breakfasts and dinners, free golf, beach, pool, boats and other amenities described at Oak Cove Resorts website. Space is limited. Yesteryear is open all year while Oak Cove has a brief summer season.
Location: Paw Paw, MI South West Michigan
Accommodations : Nine room farm house with 3 room coach house
Key Words: House, lodging, farm, family, historic, reunion, wine country.

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-a step back in time, since 1890
- nine room historic farm home
- four bedroom with three King Beds and one Queen
- Antiques of the turn of the century era
Kitchen: New appliances: stove, refrigerator, dish washer, microwave, cookware, utensils, several sets of dishes, table cloths, place mats.
We provide soaps, coffee maker and your first pot of coffee.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 year old...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Historic furniture and decor puts you in the era of a simpler time. The farm home was built in 1890; sits on 15 wooded acres with view of a grape orchard, cherry trees; unique lodging. Beautiful grounds with English type gardens. Many flowering trees and bushes, unique places to roam....moreless

              Entertainment

                  • Music Library:

                    Vintage Victrola modified to play 33rpm records; Nice collection of classical music albums....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    Private Beach is 500' of groomed, sandy beach. Public beach is 30' wide and natural....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Public Swim area, one block ...moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    Private swim area and boats, 3 mi....moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Owners resort amenities may be included in package....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Located on 15 wooded acres with beautiful gardens. Views from home include grape arbors and cherry orchards....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas/New Years
                      Dec 21 - Dec 26, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $275
                      $2,100
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,500 $3,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      There is an additional charge of $50.00 per person per night over the initial two guests. We prefer to book over the phone so that we can discuss your needs for accommodations.

                      We accept payment in personal checks and cash, cashiers checks, US currency and cash.


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                      Last updated: 12/10/2014
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                      Location

                      23 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International
                      3.6 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Road House Grill
                      90.3 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Muskegan to Milwaukee, HSC Lake Express
                      1.7 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Lake Cora Hills Golf Course
                      24.8 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Kalamazoo, MI, Amtrack
                      0.9 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-94
                      3.6 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Road House Grill
                      16.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Timber Ridge Ski
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Beach

                      Car: Recommended

                      15 acres on which to roam, barns, out buildings. Across the road is a lovely grape farm with a cherry orchard. This home is one minute's walk to the public easement of Lake Cora, one of Michigan's cleanest lakes.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About the owner: Susan and Bob Wojick have been married almost half a century. They have always loved old things. As owners of Oak Cove Resort in Lawrence Mi, they have been welcoming guest for almost forty years. They happily have added this 1890 farm home and coach house to their other unique set of travel accommodations. They have welcomed guests from all over the world and every state in the U.S. They are excited about this fresh endeavor. Although new to VRBO, they are seasoned hosts in the travel industry. They look forward to welcoming you to 'a step back in time'.

                      Why the Owner Chose Paw Paw:
                      We bought this property in 2011 from a family who had been formerly using it as a Bed and Breakfast. It has delightful old fashioned character. We have lovingly cared for the home,decorating it with antiques of the era. We have resided in this area for 43 years, first as part timers and now permanently.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                      What made us fall in love with this house is its unusual style. It is a Painted Lady with turquoise walls and white trim. The landscaping is lovely and lush most of the year. The home in the winter is beautiful with the snow. The views from every window panoramic. The acreage is fascinating to explore. A barn in the way back, a chicken coop with lace curtains, a heated workshop, The Coach House, garages, storage sheds and a deer blind all invite inspection.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • A bright and cheery kitchen is fully outfitted. Accent pieces

                        A bright and cheery kitchen is fully outfitted. Accent pieces

                      • Koi Pond

                        Koi Pond

                      • Perennial Garden, one of many.

                        Perennial Garden, one of many.

                      • The Rose Room. Queen bed.

                        The Rose Room. Queen bed.

                      • Fruit of the field, a great Fall product.

                        Fruit of the field, a great Fall product.

                      • View of a garden from the East Lake Room.

                        View of a garden from the East Lake Room.

                      • Someone has left their sewing....

                        Someone has left their sewing....

                      • Front door of the Coach House, a three room apartment over the garages.

                        Front door of the Coach House, a three room apartment over the garages.

                      • Back yard

                        Back yard

                      • Artistic implement.

                        Artistic implement.

                      • The Music room on the main floor has its own bath

                        The Music room on the main floor has its own bath

                      • View of the Grape Arbors with Cherry Orchards in the back ground.

                        View of the Grape Arbors with Cherry Orchards in the back ground.

                      • King Bed in the Sage Room which looks out on the Koi Pond.

                        King Bed in the Sage Room which looks out on the Koi Pond.

                      • Memories

                        Memories

                      • Modern appliances are available for your use as well as cookware.

                        Modern appliances are available for your use as well as cookware.

                      • The Coach House from afar, garages have tandem bikes for your use.

                        The Coach House from afar, garages have tandem bikes for your use.

                      VRBO #362838

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

                      $250 - $275 per night (USD)
                      11

                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 14

                      View calendar: Updated 12/10/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/10/2014
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