Welcome to Yesteryear!

Rental Home serving South Haven, Paw Paw ,and Kalamazoo Michigan

 

 

 

 

Would you like to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life? Take a step back in time to a simpler day when carriages were the mode of transportation. Nestled in the woods of 15 beautiful acres, stands the quaint 1890 farm 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 home has four bedrooms 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.
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. There is also a prepared fire pit with chairs, two tandem bikes, two adult bikes, Badminton, Volley ball, and Croquet.

The living room has historic turn of the century furniture, but both Yesteryear and the Coach House have air conditioning. The dining room table seats 12 and the breakfront is full of dishes for fancy use. The farm table on the enclosed porch seats ten.
There are three King bed rooms and one Queen. Two additional sleeper couches (queen and full) are in the living room and on the fully heated 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.
Yesteryear?s expansive glassed in front porch sports comfortable wicker furniture,a  sofa bed couch, a farm table which seats 12, a fire place, (albeit electric, but it adds to the ambiance), books and games and a fantastic view. It?s a delicious place just to sit and watch the grapes grow and even better when they grapes are ripening to open the windows and smell the aromas. Free WiFi for those who can not break the habit.

Many wonderful restaurants, wineries, gift shops, antique stores are 5-10 minutes away. There are several local wineries which buy the grapes you are watching grow, abound. We leave you brochures on all the fine things to do in the area.
Space is limited. Yesteryear is open all year while its older sister, Oak Cove Resort (1904) has a summer season of June -Sept. You may inquire into a blended rate with meals and amenities included.

Coach House

 

 

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