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Stunning Historic Farmhouse On Vegetable Farm

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Space 4,400 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedroom, 3 Bath With Country Views

After taking off 2016, the farmhouse will be for rent again in 2017 (starting in late March).

Gorgeous Italianate farmhouse built in 1832 offers stunning country views and tons of historic character with modern amenities. At 4,400 square feet and 10' ceilings, there's also plenty of room. 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, including a beautiful Master Bedroom and attached Master Bath on second floor. Additional bed in an extra upstairs room in (the house can therefore sleep 12). The huge kitchen/family room combo is THE place to entertain. Cozy den for reading and office with computer for work. The POOL is NOW GONE. 20 scenic acres to roam about. If you love farms, there are 10 enormous greenhouses covering 1 acre of land and five acres of vegetables, flowers and herbs outside.

This charming home would make a great place for weekend stays, family and business retreats. We are also a wedding & event facility. Check out our venue! www.greengardensfarm.com/events

For information on hosting events or weddings at our property, please contact: Events@greengardensfarn.com

The cleaning deposit is $250. This is 100% refundable if house is respected, maintained and the house rental agreement followed. Parties and extra people staying in the house will nullify the deposit.

We live in an apartment completely segregated from the house and will be at the farm daily to tend to the needs of the vegetables, but we will not bother guests of the house. We will be available for assistance, however, if you have any questions or issues with your stay.

More Details

Owner
Trent Thompson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2017

About Trent Thompson

We are vegetable farmers. We sell our produce and at Farmers Markets in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, through a 275- member CSA Program, online sales, and multiple wholesale buyers. There is 6 acres of vegetables and a two-acre fruit tree orchard.

Trent Thompson purchased this farmhouse in 2012

Why Trent Thompson chose Michigan

This property is positively stunning. The home has unique, historic character and yet feels modern with its open layout. There are over 4,400 square feet of space and ample bedrooms and baths for a large group of people. The kitchen is set-up for entertaining! The land is open and rolling, so it is the ideal for vegetables, animals, and perennial crops. The surrounding area is country farms and is very quiet and peaceful. It is also conveniently located right in between Battle Creek and Marshall and is only a 5 minute drive to both I-69 and I-94.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Traveler's who come to the farm will enjoy it's peacefulness and character yet still be only 10-15 minutes from activities, dining, and shopping. It's a great place to relax and take it easy, or entertain. Enjoy all the space and beauty of this unique farm home!

Amenities

Marshall Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No fireworks
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main floor bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Colorful, checkerboard floors and antique sink
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , Huge! Two sinks. Spacious shower. View to field.
    Upstairs Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • All bathrooms supplied with towels
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , Fireplace and attached master bath
    Garden Room - 1 double , Shares bathroom with Pink and Yellow Rooms
    Yellow Room - 1 double , Shares bathroom with Pink and Garden Rooms
    Pink Room - 1 double , Shares bathroom with Yellow and Garden Rooms
    Blue Room - 1 double , On main floor off of den, bathroom around the corner
    Bonus Room - 1 king , Upstairs. Off Master.
  • All bedrooms supplied with linens, pillows, blanket, dresser, and a closet/armoire with hangers
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Reviews

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(33 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
5

We had a really pleasant stay and Trent was a really good host

  • 5 of 5

The property was well maintained and the host Trent made our stay pleasant.He gave us a tour of the farm which everyone enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Farmington Hills, MI
5

A Truly Unique and Memorable Experience

  • 5 of 5

The Farmhouse could not have left a better impression on our group. A number of us stayed at this property during a pop-up restaurant in Albion. Our only regret is that we didn't have more time throughout the day to spend at the house. The house was very comfortable and still exhibits the charm of simple lifestyle. I've always been hesitant when staying in homes whose owner stays on the property. Literally...and I mean literally, we had no idea the owners were there. Free flower picking, the wrap around deck, the open kitchen for entertaining were among some of our favorite concepts the property offers. Our group is still talking about what an enjoyable weekend it was and the farmhouse had a great deal to do with that! Already planning a trip back to Marshall next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hospitality above and beyond

  • 5 of 5

Trent and his family were really great hosts! Having the owners on site was an amazing perk as they were able to perfectly balance being kind gracious hosts while still giving our group total privacy and freedom. The house is huge, and has been maintained extremely well. It has a huge kitchen and living space that are combined which allowed our group of 13 to all be in the same space but not be overcrowded. Go stay with them, you won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenfield, Indiana
5

Quiet Country Living

  • 5 of 5

We shared the house with two other families while our daughters played in a softball tournament in Battle Creek. The house was a great escape to get some comfortable rest and peaceful time alone. The house included everything we needed and the owners were very kind and courteous. We would definitely rent the house again.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Making memories

  • 5 of 5

This Farmhouse was simply fabulous ~ exactly what was portrayed on website. It was very clean, spacious and perfect for our family reunion. Part of my family stayed in the house and the other half in near by hotels. When everyone was there, the house provided plenty of space. My family was so happy here we would stay again in a heartbeat. I would definitely recommend this house! Thank you Trent and Ruthie for allowing us to make family memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Comfortable * Beautiful * Memorable

  • 5 of 5

Trent & Rosie were wonderful hosts. The farm was exactly what we wanted for a quiet, relaxing family reunion home. With any luck, we'll be back ❤️

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Darkhorse Brewing Company
Nearest Ferry
180 Miles
SS Badger in Ludington
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Oakland Hills
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak in Battle Creek
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-94 or I-69
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Pasche's
Nearest Ski
51 Miles
Timber Ridge
Nearest Beach
72 Miles
South Haven, MI
Car: recommended

Located between Battle Creek and Marshall, the farm is in an ideal spot to just relax and enjoy the beautiful country scenery or go out exploring.

There are several great golf courses in the Battle Creek area, including one just 2 miles west. Binder Park Zoo, just 10 miles away, ranks as one of the top zoos in the country and is a must-see for kids of all ages (and those at heart).

If you'd like to roll the dice, Las Vegas-style gambling is available 3 miles away at Firekeepers Casino.

Historic Downtown Marshall is 5 miles away to the southeast, boasting a great craft brewery and many great restaurants, as well as multiple antique shops. One of the country's best historic home tours takes place the second weekend of September.

The farm itself is located in beautiful farm country on 20-acres of mostly open pasture, surrounded by corn and soybean farms. We have six large high tunnel (unheated greenhouse) structures for growing vegetables year-round.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $59

Check-in - 4 PM. Check out - 11 PM.
50% refund if cancellation occurs 90 days before rental.

If house is left in very good condition when you leave, you will receive a check for $250 to thank you for your cleanliness. You can expect a $250 check as long as we can see good effort was taken to leave the house as clean as we left it for you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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