Castle in the Country Bed & Breakfast Inn

Escape to the Extraordinary for your next Getaway Experiences.


Escape to the Extraordinary for your next Getaway Experiences.

Castle in the Country exterior
Castle in the Country food
Castle In the Country nature
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The Basics


Escape to our enchanting and romantic Michigan bed and breakfast inn. Our two extraordinary buildings, one historic Victorian, the other a contemporary, feature 10 amazing rooms, most with two-person jetted tubs and fireplaces and all providing the perfect setting for your next couple's getaway experience. Enjoy a delicious, gourmet breakfast at individual tables for two; hike or snowshoe on wooded trails; Kayak or paddleboat on a peaceful lake; explore our 65-acre estate.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-Free
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Adult Only
  • Fireplaces
  • Jetted Tubs Avail.
  • Spa Services

In the Know

  • Be sure to try the baked pretzel with Beer cheese dip at Schaendorf's
  • Grill your own steak at the grill house
  • Enjoy a picnic basket out on the paddleboat on Emerson Lake
  • Schedule a side by side couple’s massage in our on-site spa

Stay for the Story

The inn's majestic castle-like architecture, surrounded by sprawling green meadows and picturesque woodlands, creates an idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy an authentic Midwest American rustic food experience at Salt of the Earth
For an exceptional wine and beer list, try Butch's Dry Dock
Try craft brewed beer at Schaendorf Brewing Company

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Try wine tasting at Fenn Valley Vineyards and wine cellar, open every day year-round
Catch the Sunset over Lake Michigan at Oval Beach
Kayak or paddleboat on our private lake or snowshoe wooded walking trails

Guest Reviews

This was our very first B&B experience and it was absolutely perfect! We had been contemplating it for years and finally did it...if you're doing the advice...DO IT! The room was exceptional, staff went beyond to ensure you had everything you needed and things you didn't even know you wanted! The bed was so comfortable and we slept so well! The linens were soft and inviting. And the...See More

- Amanda Reed

Because of a high recommendation from family members, we decided to stay at the Castle in the Country (in Sir Lancelot’s room). There is nothing about this place that was even a slightly disappointing. Private lake, paddle boats, nature trails, gourmet breakfast, top notch, beautiful rooms with hot tubs and fire places, and so much more that won’t fit in this review. Such an amazing way to enjoy our...See More

- Ryan Petty

My wife and I stayed there and it was a beautiful location. The staff was very friendly and really helpful with ideas for the local area for site seeing and eating. The room was incredible and had a great mix of old and new to make the stay very enjoyable. The grounds and walking paths were very nice, and the lake was beautiful. We both really enjoyed spending a...See More

- John Bozynski

Lovely cute place still here. Had wonderful massage and have to admit one of my favorite parts so far is the food!!! Both breakfast and the picnic basket we had were so good! If you ever offer other dinner options not in the package def would have interest!! Also tried some lovely wineries today near by. Definitely could see the fire places being nice in the winter (especially w...See More

- Katie Beth

This place is an absolute gem. We visited for a mini honeymoon during march and the place was gorgeous. The rooms are amazing and the hospitality was superb. Spencer helped us check in and was very informative about the whole stay and gave great recommendations for restaurants around the town . They have trails on the property grounds that leads to a beautiful private lake. Tina and Caitlyn did...See More

- Ani Sarkar

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 10

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Turndown Service, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Picnics Available, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours

Corporate Rates: No

Inn Amenities: Business Center, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Spa Service, Weddings & Events Available

Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Ceremonies, Receptions, Elopements

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Location Type: Rural, Waterview