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Goldberry Woods Cottage- on 28 Acres with River, Trails, Microfarm, Near Beach

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Creekside Cottage- Living Room with Wood-Burning Fireplace and Two Futon Sofas

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come and stay in the heart of Harbor Country on 28 secluded acres of woods with hiking trails, river and stream, orchards, microfarm, and prairie less than one mile from the beaches of Lake Michigan! Goldberry Woods is also the highest rated B&B in Harbor Country. Our 10 bedroom, 9 bath inn is also available for your large group for weekly rentals for 2015. Please call for details or visit our listing at http://www.vrbo.com/644633.

The newly appointed Creekside Cottage at Goldberry Woods is located in a quiet and secluded location surrounded by nature and includes 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a full kitchen, laundry room, and more!

The Master Suite includes a queen bed and master bath with a jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The second bedroom includes a full-size bed and the third bedroom has two twin beds. The family room features a wood-burning fireplace, two queen futons, and large HD flat-screen TV with Blue-ray DVD player and Satellite. The kitchen is stocked with cookware and dishes and features full-sized appliances, a dinette that seats six, and a breakfast bar with additional seating for four. A gas barbeque grill, fire pit, and high-speed WiFi is available.

Cottage stays also include full use of our 2-person kayak and canoes that you can use to float peacefully along on the Galien river that borders our estate. You may also borrow our bikes to ride to the beach or explore the local towns and backroads. You are also welcome to pick and eat anything out of hand that is growing in the fields of our microfarm and orchard. Our large playground strucure is right out your door and includes swings, climbing walls, monkey bars, a slide, zip line, and muliple level decks. We also have yard games to play including bags, badminton, bocce, and horseshoes. Breakfast at the inn can also be added to your stay. Small dogs also considered.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Minimum $200 fee for evidence of smoking inside of the cottage....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Smaller, well-trained pets considered. Must be crated when owner is not at cottage and owner must clean up after pet and be held responsible for any damage. Pet fee $40 per stay....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Convertible bed(s): 2 queen

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Master Bedroom, Double Beds (1) Bedroom #2, Twin or Single Beds (1) two twins in Bedroom #3, Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) The family room has 2 queen futon beds...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Large skylight...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Master Bath has Jacuzzi tub

Other Amenities

  • Breakfasts at the inn may also be arranged (with advance notice, depending on date and group size). We feature farm-to-table breakfasts featuring ingredients from our microfarm or nearby farms. All meals are made from scratch and include beverages as well. $12/adult and $6/child under 10....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Selection of books at inn...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Large 40' Flat screen in Living Room and 26' in MBR...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Borrow a movie from our library in the inn...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table for 6 and breakfast bar for 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Strong cell Signal!...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    free Wi-Fi (stronger signal at inn)...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All needed appliances and utensils should be included in kitchen--please let us know if you need anything!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Borrow our bikes to explore the beaches or backroads!...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several courses nearby....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We have a 2-person kayak and a large and small canoe to use on our river...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Enjoy MicroFarm, orchards, prairie, and woods!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Jacuzzi in Master Bedroom bath...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
Apr 3 - May 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$199 $249
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Early Summer 2015
May 22 - Jun 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$269 $299
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,800

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

4th of July week
Jun 29 - Jul 4, 2015
6 night min stay

$1,900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2015
Jul 5 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$269 $299
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,800

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2015
Sep 7 - Nov 14, 2015
2 night min stay
$249 $299
Fri, Sat
$1,500

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $50 + tax
  • Pet Fee $40
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Additional charge for holidays. See website for exact pricing and availability.

- Cleaning fee for all stays is $50.

Guests are responsible for any damage caused to the cottage during their stay. Pets are considered and we ask that pet owners respectfully pick up after their pet and be responsible for any damage that may occur. We also ask that all pets be crated if left alone in the cottage

50% Deposit due and remainder plus tax due at arrival. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to arrival will receive deposit refund only if the cottage can be re-booked. Cancellations made within 7 days of arrival are charged 100% unless the cottage is re-booked. All cancellations are subject to a $25 cancellation fee. Please call us to finalize payment or you may reserve on our website.


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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-94
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Townline

Car: Recommended

Located on 28 acres of beautiful open and wooded land, we are a family-run Bed and Breakfast with MicroFarm and Creekside Cottage in the Middle of Harbor Country. Less than a mile from the beaches of Lake Michigan, tucked peacefully in a secluded space along the banks of the Galien River, our location offers the best of both worlds and is the perfect place for you to get away.

Local attractions include:

- Numerous beaches and amazing sunsets

- Wine tasting at over 10 local wineries

- Four Winds Casino

- Warren Dunes State park

- Greenbush Micro Brewery or Journeyman Distillery

- Miles of antique shops and art galleries up and down Red Arrow Highway

- Amazing restaurants abound

- Hundreds of miles of well-marked Back Roads bike routes

- Local festivals all year round

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Julie and Eric Haberichter are looking forward to welcoming you to Goldberry Woods. We are college sweethearts who both became engineers. We honeymooned at a B&B in Hawaii which was a working flower farm. After that experience, we have continued to stay at bed & breakfasts whenever we get the chance. We also vowed that someday we would become innkeepers ourselves. Julie spent eight years working in processed food plants. Soon after the birth of our first daughter, Julie decided to stay home and has spent ten years raising our three lovely girls. With Eric’s support, she began to build a home around the idea that homemade was best made. Inherited and found items became integrated into the family’s décor. A family garden supplied the basis of our from-scratch meals. She decided that she no longer wanted to return to a career in processed foods but that she was ready to share her hospitality and love of food with guests. The Haberichters lived in the busy Chicago suburbs but began spending every possible moment vacationing in Harbor Country. On a family vacation in 2011, we stumbled across the old River’s Edge B&B in Union Pier. The property was close to the beach with beautiful woods and enough pasture to create a biodiverse micro farm. It included two summer cottages and an Innkeeper’s House so that our young family would have a bit of private space. We are so in love with Harbor Country, and we are just dying to share it with you!

Why the Owner Chose Union Pier:
Goldberry Woods Cottage is located just one mile from Lake Michigan. However, our 28 secluded acres offer a bit of quiet amongst the bustle of Harbor Country's busy summers. An entire day can be spent just on our property, kayaking or canoeing in the Galien River or hiking our trails. Be a part of the journey as the property transforms into an organic MicroFarm, which grows a little bit of everything that Michigan has to offer. Fall and Winter are also a great time to visit!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Secluded, private, quite property with orchard, microfarm, and woods literally right out your door. Views of ravine and creek in back. Cottage offers wood-burning fireplace, jacuzzi bath, full kitchen with breakfast bar, laundry room, new large flat screen TV with Blu-ray/DVD player, and large children's play structure. Can also add breakfasts in inn for additional charge. Very close to fantastic restaurants, wineries, microbrews, an organic distillery, botanical gardens, art studios, antique shops, a large casino, outlet shopping, golf, and of course the beaches and dunes along Lake Michigan! We also off our Goldberry Woods inn as a vacation rental (full use of inn and kitchen, but no breakfasts) for your larger group (sleeps 16-24+ people). Call for details!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Creekside Cottage- Living Room with Wood-Burning Fireplace and Two Futon Sofas

    Creekside Cottage- Living Room with Wood-Burning Fireplace and Two Futon Sofas

  • Living Room with Two Futon Sofas and Large Flat-screen TV with Satellite and DVD

    Living Room with Two Futon Sofas and Large Flat-screen TV with Satellite and DVD

  • Full Kitchen (stocked with small appliances, plates, pans, utensils, etc)

    Full Kitchen (stocked with small appliances, plates, pans, utensils, etc)

  • Master Bedroom with Flat-Screen TV and Satellite

    Master Bedroom with Flat-Screen TV and Satellite

  • Second Bedroom with Full-Size Bed

    Second Bedroom with Full-Size Bed

  • Large Play Set for the Kids to Enjoy, with swings, climbing walls, and slide.

    Large Play Set for the Kids to Enjoy, with swings, climbing walls, and slide.

  • Enjoy the fire pit and outdoor seating (plus firewood included!)

    Enjoy the fire pit and outdoor seating (plus firewood included!)

  • Sunset at nearby beach

    Sunset at nearby beach

  • Amazing sunsets every night!

    Amazing sunsets every night!

  • We have a shed filled with bicycles to borrow--to ride to beach or back roads.

    We have a shed filled with bicycles to borrow--to ride to beach or back roads.

  • Our orchard includes apple, pear, chestnut, and other fruit trees. Sign to trail

    Our orchard includes apple, pear, chestnut, and other fruit trees. Sign to trail

  • Cottage backs up to woods with fabulous colors in Fall.

    Cottage backs up to woods with fabulous colors in Fall.

  • Wood Burning Fireplace with stone hearth.

    Wood Burning Fireplace with stone hearth.

  • Breakfast Bar and Dining Area for up to 10 people.

    Breakfast Bar and Dining Area for up to 10 people.

  • Master Bath with Jacuzzi Tub (separate shower not shown)

    Master Bath with Jacuzzi Tub (separate shower not shown)

  • Third bedroom with two twins

    Third bedroom with two twins

  • Large Play Set for the Kids to Enjoy, with swings, climbing walls, and slide.

    Large Play Set for the Kids to Enjoy, with swings, climbing walls, and slide.

  • Take a relaxing ride on our canoes or kayak

    Take a relaxing ride on our canoes or kayak

  • Amazing fall colors along our 1/2 mile of river frontage

    Amazing fall colors along our 1/2 mile of river frontage

  • Take a stroll on our walking/hiking paths!

    Take a stroll on our walking/hiking paths!

  • Pears literally right out the front door.

    Pears literally right out the front door.

  • MicroFarm fields with greenhouse--right in front of the cottage.

    MicroFarm fields with greenhouse--right in front of the cottage.

  • Deer Roaming through our fields.

    Deer Roaming through our fields.

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 04/24/2015
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