Visiting Harbor Country in the Fall is one of our biggest draws for visitors who come to our area(....aside from the lake…and the beach… and the food and drink…..). Our country roads are lined with lush trees, farm fields, or vineyards. if you take a long enough drive are likely to encounter all three!
Tales from a Previous Owner This past year one of Goldberry’s previous owners, Gretchen, stopped by to visit. We love learning about the history of our property, so we listened intently as she told us how she had converted an old cottage into a Bed and Breakfast from 1993 to 2003. During her
A few years ago Julie’s mom, Eileen, came to Goldberry Woods for her annual summer visit with a van filled to the brim with scavenged treasures. She had come up with the idea to create a scavenger hunt along the wooded trails at the back of the property. Being that she is a woman
As the scent of fresh cut grass starts filling our senses again, we cannot help but think of summer. For those who are stuck in an office during the week, you might find thoughts of your toes in the sand starting to dance throught your mind. But have no fear because the beaches aren't
With May’s arrival our flowers have started coming in, right in time for Mother’s Day. As guests come to stay, they will be welcomed by a sea of greenery. Baby plants are quickly maturing as our rhubarb gets big enough to harvest and spring flowers come into full bloom. Tulips unveil their bright colors,
The Masters might be over, but Southwest Michigan celebrates golf year round. Innkeeper/Owner of Goldberry Woods, Eric, is always waiting for the next good weather day that we don't have that much going on here on the property. Now that he retired from his engineering job, he has a little more time to spend
When we moved to Southwest Michigan in 2012, we were immediately greeted by our next door neighbors, Betty and Marshall. They were in their 80's, but Marshall whipped out his flip-phone to gather contact information and invited us for a glass of wine at day's end, even though we were dirty and covered in
Getting into our pool in the middle of winter transports you to another place far away from Southwest Michigan. When the winter sun shines into the hoophouse, our pool enclosure can get close to 90 degrees, transporting you to a tropical oasis even if it is 20 degrees with snow on the ground outside.
Many people feel that winter seems to last forever, especially after the holiday season has come and gone. When February finally trudges through, it's as though the snowflakes have lost their whimsical charm at Goldberry Woods. Holiday decorations having long been packed away into attics, there’s not much left to visually fill the landscape
'Tis the season to put a ring on it? Surrounded by friends and family, getting engaged during the holidays is the best possible gift! Here at Goldberry Woods, we could not be more thrilled because we get to help more amazing couples to create their perfect, simple elopement or small Michigan destination wedding! Our