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Stunning Historic Farmhouse On Vegetable Farm

Bedrooms 6
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

6 Bedroom, 3 Bath With Country Views

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.

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

Trent Thompson
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Trent Thompson

We are vegetable farmers. We sell our produce and at Farmers Markets in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, through a 250 member CSA Program, online sales, and multiple wholesale buyers. There are 7 acres of vegetables and a two-acre fruit tree orchard on the property.

Trent Thompson purchased this farmhouse in 2012

Why Trent Thompson chose Marshall

This property is positively stunning. The home has unique, historic character and yet feels modern with its open layout. There are over 4,500 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!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Marshall

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No fireworks
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main floor bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , Colorful, checkerboard floors and antique sink
    Master Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , Huge! Two sinks. Spacious shower. View to field.
    Upstairs Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
  • All bathrooms supplied with towels
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 extra lg. double bed , Fireplace and attached master bath
    Garden Room - 1 double bed , Shares bathroom with Pink and Yellow Rooms
    Yellow Room - 1 double bed , Shares bathroom with Pink and Garden Rooms
    Pink Room - 1 double bed , Shares bathroom with Yellow and Garden Rooms
    Blue Room - 1 double bed , On main floor off of den, bathroom around the corner
    Bonus Room - 1 extra lg. double bed , Upstairs. Off Master.
  • All bedrooms supplied with linens, pillows, blanket, dresser, and a closet/armoire with hangers
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • limited accessibility ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


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Stunning Historic Farmhouse On Vegetable Farm
average rating of 4.95 based on 40 reviews

very nice place for our large family to have a weekend together

  • 4 of 5

The property was as advertised and was very clean. The large kitchen area and great room were excellent for our large group. It's very quiet and night which makes for a great night's sleep!! Flowers were just beginning to bloom so we didn't get the full experience at this time of year but would definitely come back!!

  • Review Submitted: 04/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roomy and comfortable Farm house

  • 4 of 5

It was a perfect fit for our girls weekend! Roomy and ocmfortsble

  • Review Submitted: 18/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durango, Colorado/Costa Rica/Mackinaw City, Michigan

Amazing, Beautiful, Comfortable & Memorable

  • 5 of 5

We rented this wonderful farm home for 3 nights to attended a family celebration. The six bedrooms and three bathrooms were just perfect for our other brothers, sisters and kids to have privacy. The three family rooms/ sitting rooms were perfect for socializing and the kitchen island was great for everyone to sit and stand around. The owners were a pleasure to meet and went above and beyond in customer service. The property is just a short drive into the Marshall’s downtown area. We will stay here again next time we are in the area. Thank you for allowing us to stay at your lovely property!

  • Review Submitted: 27/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Idyllic scenery and warm hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We just had the most wonderful stay at this farmhouse in Marshall. The home was so warm and cozy and beautiful. They have done a beautiful job of maintaining the character of the home while also updating it with modern conveniences and comforts. We bought some of the produce from the farm during our stay and it was so delicious. We even tried a Brussel sprout and kale hybrid vegetable that we had never had before. Trent and his wife were so accommodating and kind. They were very available for helping us with anything we might need while also making us feel like we had the whole place to ourselves. We couldn't have had a better experience and we hope to come back again!!

  • Review Submitted: 14/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids

Spacious and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

So many nice things have been said about this place and the hosts and I agree with all of them. We had a group of 4 couples and every person thoroughly enjoyed the stay. The house is in great shape, neatly decorated, and had everything we needed to make ourselves at home. It was a joy to stay here!

  • Review Submitted: 05/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house for a large group gathering

  • 5 of 5

I rented the Farmhouse for an Olivet College reunion weekend. Everyone in our group appreciated the space and proximity to Marshall restaurants and a short drive to Olivet. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 02/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
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.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$94.36
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$674

Check-in - 4 PM. Check out - 11 PM.

If house is left in very good condition when you leave and the rental contract rules are followed, you will be fully refunded ($500) for your deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made