Stay in an authentic, fully restored 1893 railroad caboose. This charming wooden Grand Trunk Western #77920 caboose retains period feel while offering modern amenities. Fully outfitted including bath with shower, kitchenette and cozy reading perch up in the cupola, it offers a feel of history in today's world. The tiered bunks are half-queen sized with premium mattresses. Electric heat, flat screen TV and audio system. Yes, even WiFi.
Full compact-sized bathroom with shower
Kitchenette with mini-fridge and microwave
Table and chairs (one is the 1893 conductor's chair)
Two Half-queen bunks
Extra bunk in cupola (limit 5’ 4” tall)
Comfortable reading seats in cupola with fold-down table
32” flat screen TV with Blue-ray DVD player (free DVD library available)
Audio system with iPod input
High speed WiFi
User controlled electric heat and A/C
Authentic railroad memorabilia throughout
Adjacent parking with easy caboose entry ramp
4' Long Cot (with bedding) also available for Child
Breakfast served in the house each morning.
Size / Access Note:
Despite an easy entry ramp, the 26" wide doors of this vintage caboose do NOT allow ADA access. The door to the bathroom is 22" wide. The 3rd bunk in the cupola is suitable for a 5' 4" person or shorter. Upper bunks and cupola reading space require climbing 5' vertical ladders.
Yesterday's structure, today's ammenities
Read, use your laptop or play games in the cupola with windows all around.
Relax, watch TV or listen to music.
Ultra-modern bath with full shower.
The Franklin Suite
The 2-room Franklin suite has a spacious 14’ x 15’ bedroom with adjacent Jacuzzi tub bath (fits two!), adjoining 18’ x 19’ sitting room with sofa, bar-sink and mini-refrigerator, a wood burning (gas starter) Franklin fireplace and flat screen TV. With its own private outside entry, it’s a perfect romantic setting with both rooms overlooking the lake.
Join us on the outdoor deck, take a day trip to nearby Saugatuck or Holland, go antiquing in the area, or simply relax in a rocker overlooking the lake. There are many things to see and do in the area. Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids are each less than an hour away.
The suite features:
Queen bed with memory foam pad
Bar-sink with mini-refigerator
Flat screen TV with DVD Player (movies available)
Sofa with Queen Hide-a-bed in Sitting Room
Fireplace (Wood-burning, with gas starter)
Jacuzzi tub in private bath
Private outside entry
Lake views from both rooms
In addition to the suite features, feel free to use our deck overlooking the lake, complete with rocking chairs and bubbling fountain.
Breakfast served in the dining room each morning
Queen bed and lots of room with a lake view.
Sitting room with TV, fireplace, and mini-fridge and bar sink.
Sofa-bed if needed, and lake view. Private entry.
Elegant bath with Jacizzi tub (and shower) for two.