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Original Frank Lloyd Wright Secluded Home with Tea House

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Driveway and Front entrance

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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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22 Today
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

227 Orchard Hills Drive, Ann Arbor Michigan - Google Maps FLW Palmer House, please see our website 'FLWPalmerhouse'
GRADUATION WEEKEND 2017 IS WAIT-LISTED
PLEASE NOTE: Due to size limitations and local restrictions, any event at the Palmer House is limited to a maximum of 25 people.

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

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only:

    We strictly enforce this policy....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We strictly enforce this policy...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    fires are not permitted...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equiped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    House situated on 2 wooded acres...moreless

  • Patio

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
U of M Home Football Hawaii
Sep 2 - Sep 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
$2,700
U of M Home F'ball Central Fla
Sep 9 - Sep 10, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
$2,700
U of M Home F'ball Colorado
Sep 16 - Sep 17, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
$2,700
U of M Home Football Penn St
Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
$2,700
U of M Home F'ball Wisconsin
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
$2,700
U of M Home F'ball Ill HC
Oct 21 - Oct 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
$2,700
U of M Home Football Maryland
Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
$2,700
U of M Home Football Indiana
Nov 18 - Nov 19, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
$2,700
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 - Nov 27, 2016
2 night min stay
$500
New Years Eve
Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$650
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$350 $500
Fri, Sat
$2,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

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

Notes:

Bookings for 2017 are not accepted at this time.

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

Winter Weather Guarantee: Reservations can be rebooked without a penalty if cancelled due to a winter storm.

We accept Pay Pal or check. No credit cards


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 08/22/2016
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21 Unavailable
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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 Angell, Ann Arbor, MI, USA:
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

  • Driveway and Front entrance

    Driveway and Front entrance

  • Night view from the Garden

    Night view from the Garden

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom - Double Bed

    Master Bedroom - Double Bed

  • Bedroom #3 - Single Bed

    Bedroom #3 - Single Bed

  • Tea House

    Tea House

  • Front Entrance

    Front Entrance

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Bedroom #2 -Double Bed

    Bedroom #2 -Double Bed

  • Prow in Fall

    Prow in Fall

VRBO #246204

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/22/2016
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