The Morris Estate

Luxury on 600 acres: Gourmet meals, serene wooded paths, riverside terrace, & cozy lounge with bar.


Luxury on 600 acres: Gourmet meals, serene wooded paths, riverside terrace, & cozy lounge with bar.

The River House at The Morris Estate
Six-Course Fine Dining Experience
Riverside Terrace





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The Basics


Hospitality is the cornerstone of The Morris Estate, and we firmly value kindness, generosity, and hard work. By definition, hospitality is the generous reception of guests and strangers in a friendly way. We have been blessed to maintain this endearing property rich with enchanting history and want to share it with you. Join us for a relaxing weekend getaway or the wedding of your dreams. Our team will welcome you with open arms!

At a Glance

  • Concierge Services
  • Wine/Spirits
  • Spa Services
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Waterfront
  • Culinary Experiences
  • History & Heritage
  • Romantic Getaway

In the Know

  • Explore our estate's wilderness, featuring a stunning covered bridge, wooded riverside trails, bald eagles & other wildlife.

  • Luxury countryside resort, breathtaking riverside terrace, beautifully decorated suites, gourmet breakfast, cozy bar lounge.

  • Savor 6-course, chef-crafted modern American dishes infused with European flair in the tranquil beauty of the countryside.

  • Spa and Wellness: Enjoy massages in cedar-lined rooms, Unwind with herbal tea by the fire, and yoga on our riverside terrace.

Stay for the Story

 The River House is a peaceful respite for guests to retreat from the stress of work or other responsibilities in a serene setting. With a focus on privacy and comfort, providing outstanding service and exceptional dining.

Walking Bridge

Sip & Savor

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

LAKE MICHIGAN SHORE WINE TRAIL. Indulge in the exquisite flavors along the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail, offering a perfect retreat for wine lovers.

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See & Do

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


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Guest Reviews

My husband and I got married at The Morris Estate in September and we couldn't have imagined a better wedding venue! Cara, Adara, Nate, and the rest of the team were such a pleasure to work with and thought through every detail for the big day. They had everything down to a science and made sure they day went smoothly so we could enjoy every moment! The chapel and...See More

- Claire Rice

If there were more stars than 5 stars, The Morris Estate would have earned them. My daughter rented the entire place and all buildings and houses for a wedding this weekend. The attention to every detail was amazing. They missed nothing and went out of their way over and over again. The Morris Estate is a gorgeous venue with well appointed rooms and guest houses. From the moment you...See More

- Kathy K.

We spent 4 days in the family suite and loved it! The kids room is large and has plenty of books and a few toys for kiddos. We utilized their pack and play which had a plush mattress that my 1 year old slept great on. The kids couch is super cute and functional. The bed in the parents room is quite high but very comfortable. The property is...See More

- Anna Smith

We had our wedding at The Morris Estate chapel and River House on 9.18.21 and I cannot even begin to tell you how perfect it was! From our rehearsal dinner all the way through to our Sunday brunch, the team at the Morris Estate were all incredibly attentive, helpful, professional, friendly and ready to help in any way possible! We started planning our wedding 8 months ahead of time...See More

- Jules Patry

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 9

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker/Service, Hair Dryer, Telephones, Turndown Service, USB Charging Stations, Alarm Clocks

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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

Family Friendly: No

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Limited to Overnight Guests

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Evening Cocktails, Picnics Available, Social Hour with innkeeper(s), Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: No

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Spa Service, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Rural, Waterfront, Waterview