Category Archives: At the Castle

Relax, Rejuvenate, Read!

So many of our guests come to Castle in the Country with schedules already made. Many plan to visit the nearby beach towns of Saugatuck, Holland and South Haven and to explore the many activities that we suggest around our … Continue reading

Romantic Getaway on your agenda? Leave the details to us & leave the stress behind!

No matter what the economic news, couples who want to invest in their future know they need to take time to celebrate all the important events in their lives. Anniversaries, birthdays, babymoons and honeymoons are obvious reasons to treat yourselves … Continue reading

Summertime & the Livin’ is Easy at our Country Inn

Summer is finally here and every new day brings something wonderful on our 65 acre property in Southwest Michigan.  Walking hand in hand through our wooded trails you’re likely to spot a white tailed deer or while relaxing in the … Continue reading

Myths of a Bed and Breakfast

Working at Castle in the Country has completely changed my perspective on the B&B industry.  Many in my age group (mid 20′s) would never consider a B&B because the first thing that comes to mind is “Grandma’s house” and being forced … Continue reading

Redecorating and Renaming our Guest Rooms

To celebrate our 21st year of Innkeeping  here at Castle in the Country Bed and Breakfast Inn and the renovation makeover we completed, we’re re-naming all of the rooms/suites in the Castle.  We’ve given them a name that suits their … Continue reading

A year in Review

It’s been a full year since I started working at Castle in the Country, and every day has been a learning experience. I’ve been able to meet so many great people throughout the year, whether it’s during guest check in, … Continue reading

Our New Heron Room

We spent the month of November updating the Heron room. We wanted make the room more romantic and welcoming for couples to spend time in the room comfortably: better seating, more storage space, change the layout to give a more … Continue reading

Some Historical Photos of the Castle Building

The Front Parlor Our Queen Anne-style Castle in the Country broke ground in 1906 and was completed in 1911 as the summer home of Pennsylvania coal executive John H. Wurtz. He sold it in 1922 to a prominent Chicago dentist, … Continue reading

Winter Weddings at Castle in the Country

Summer isn’t the only time to plan a wedding.Winter is a great season to host a small intimate wedding at Castle in the Country.Whether it’s a wedding just for the two of you, or a destination weekend wedding for 25, … Continue reading

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

Celebrate the arrival of Autumn with a  Horse-Drawn Wagon Ride at Castle in the Country!  Friday nights in September and October the lodging guests of Castle in the Country will be treated to a complimentary wagon ride through our wooded property. … Continue reading