Brilliant vintage sofas with plush cotton pillows,
The smell of sweet, warm desserts coming from the kitchen.
Mirrors that have stood tall and offered years of reflection.
Intricately woven rugs with designs that tell stories of their own.
Each a different color, combining and crossing every which way.
A staircase leading to rooms which contain personalities that are both unique and comforting.
A porch, that invites and entices one to take another step forward.
A man and a woman, welcoming you with the arms of someone you might know, or once knew.
Making you feel like your back at grandma's, mom's, dad's, an old friend's, where the delicious home-made meals and love never come to an end.
Back to a place of belonging and kindness.
A place of cherishing, hoping and living.
Where are you?
Well, you’re at the Baert Baron Mansion, Bed and Breakfast, of course.
A place unlike any other in West Michigan, and dare I say, the world.
Such adventures have included visits from the ambassador of the Netherlands or surprise guest, Queen Beatrice's assistant secretary.
Here it has lived since1872 when Dr. Daniel Baert first laid the foundation of what is now a treasured piece of history. And still, it thrives and has so much life yet to live.
The Van Deventer’s keep it alive and well and full of those coming and going. Many who come and go repeatedly. The majority of those coming, are from out of state for honeymoons, reunions, getaways, business trips and more.
They find comfort and peace within the walls of its timelessness and are accommodated in ways that are uncommon among bed and breakfasts today. Whether that be a surprise batch of home-made delicacies or breakfast fit for a king, you’re here to be taken care of. Always.
With hearts full of eagerness to serve, this husband and wife team have made Baert Baron Mansion what it is today; A blissful destination full of homey feelings, full tummies and happy hearts.
You don’t have to have a reason to visit, just come stop by.
See for yourself the beauty that lies deep in the heart of this home away from home.
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