Sherwood Forest B&B      
938 Center St, Douglas, MI 49453, USA    
(800) 838-1246, (269) 857-1246
 
 

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Description

Circa 1902. As the name suggests, this gracious Victorian is surrounded by woods. A large wraparound porch, gables, and leaded-glass windows add to the appeal. There are hardwood floors and each guest room features antiques, wing chairs and queen-size beds. Two suites offer a Jacuzzi and fireplace. Another room boasts a gas fireplace and a unique hand-painted mural that transforms the room into a canopied tree-top loft. A breakfast of delicious coffees or teas and homemade treats can be enjoyed either in the dining room or on the porch. The outdoor heated pool features a hand-painted mural of a sunken Greek ship embedded in a coral reef and surrounded by schools of fish. The eastern shore of Lake Michigan is only a half block away.

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Rates

$125 to $290

Off Season: $155 to $350

Payment Types Accepted Include Visa, Master Card, Discover and Cash.

Amenities

This property has 6 total guest accommodations, 5 with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 3 with whirlpools, 2 suites and 1 cottage. The types of beds available include Queen.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Bicycles
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Gift Shop
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack Bar
  • Swimming
  • Wireless Internet Access

Events Hosted

    • Romantic Getaways
    • Family Reunions
    • Weddings
    • Honeymoons
    • Rest
    • Relaxation

Parking

free parking available

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services

  • Massages

Specialty Treatments: Signature Pedicure-off site $60, Express Pedicure-off site $45, Signature Manicure-off site $60, Signature Nail Combo-off site $80, Executive Men's Facial-off site $85, Vitamin C Radiance Facial-off site $85, Signature Bella Facial-off site $85, Skin Renewal Facial-off site $95

Off-Site Spa Services Available

Nearby Recommended Spas

Natural Harmony Massage
(269)857-2837
www.saugatuckdouglas.com/memberpages/naturalharmony.html

Marianna Maver
(269)857-4170

Bella Vita Spa
(269)857-8487
www.bellavitaspa.biz
info@bellavitaspa.biz

Pet Restrictions

  • Innkeepers pets on premises

Romantic Interest

Our inn is surrounded by woods, quiet, sunsets

Innkeepers Association Memberships

LTL, PAII, Saugatuck Convention and Visitors Bureau, Saugatuck Area Business Association

Describe Garden and Grounds

Beautiful landscaped gardens

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

two nights on weekends

Cancellation

Two weeks

Check-in/Check-out

3:00 - 5:00 EST / 12:00 Noon EST

Smoking

Smoke Free Property.


Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Beaches
    • Bicycling
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Skiing Cross Country
    • Sports Events, Major College
    • Tennis
    • Water Sports
    • Wineries
    • Boat Charters
    • Sailing Charters
    • Waterfront Film Festival
    • Chamber Music
    • Jazz Connection
    • Mason Street Warehouse-off Broadway Theatre

Historic Interest

Built in 1906 by a local builder as a present for his young bride, this house has been in two families for close to 90 years. The garage is partially made from doors from a ship that washed ashore during a bad storm in the early 1920s.

Historic Awards:

  • The Hippest Place On The Planet

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Everyday People Cafe, Chaps, Phil's Grill, Wally's Bar and Grill, Ida Reds, Elbow Room, Su Casa, Journeyman.

Nearby College/University

Hope College


White Chocolate-Apricot Muffins

Gina\'s Scrumptious Muffins give these muffins a try - yum, yum! When you bite in you discover incredible chocolate pockets, and the crystallized ginger is optional. Gina just loved these babies.


Kale\'s Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Awesome


Stacy\'s Baked Blueberry Pancakes

Ok, here\'s a recipe that lots of guests have asked for.


The Sirens Gazpacho

A great soup from the original Siren of Sherwood, Sue. This summer soup is awesome and is a great addition for those long lazy days ahead.


Tres Mamacita Horseradish Mustard

The Tres Mamacitas (Sirens from south of the border-Kate, Mary, and Ruth) brewed up a wicked batch of this horseradish mustard while on tour spreading unconditional harmony throughout Michigan this winter.


Rose O\'brien\'s Chicken Cacciatore

Rose O\'Brien is the young Siren whose parents own a Organic Farm, and we\'ll tell you, or she\'ll tell you that even though any dish made with her parents chickens are delicious, her fab is the Chicken Cacciatore.


Tranquility Carol\'s Oatmeal Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookies from a goddess, this is another amazing recipe from Tranquility Carol, the wispy siren who sings the songs of the deep woods.


Mama-san Carol\'s Black Bean And Chicken Chili

Mama San Carol has been feeding the masses of her family for generations, mistress of eternal happiness among her grandchildren for the savory recipes she\'s served over decades. She graciously bequeathed the tasty recipe to us to pass along to others.


Mr. Wizard\'s Maple Nutty Bars

Help Mr. Wizard...help


Alicia\'s Ecuadorian Canapés Of Smoked Salmon

This Tasty little appetizer came to us via our visit w/friends in Ecuador while visiting the Galapagos Islands. One of our South American Sirens, Alicia, said her Ecuadorian friends just raved about this dish when she served it at social functions.


Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

This bread is awesome--it\'s one of our favorites at the bed & breakfast - you\'ll love it, mainly because \"Chocolate Rules.\" Yum Yum !!


Michele\'s Mango Bread

This siren discovered this bread on one of her trips to the Caribbean-yum, yum!


Rose\'s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

This bread will bring the Great Pumpkin smile to all who partake of it, and it is (or will soon be) a favorite of Rose, a soon-to-be Siren of Sherwood.


Roberta\'s (birdie\'s) Hummus

Oh yeah baby


Carol\'s Black Bean Burgers

This coquettish wispy willow of a siren who lives deep in the woods by a creek that has medicinal healing properties introduced us to these awesome veggie burgers.


Q's Soon-to-be-famous Tuna Salad

Q, we won't reveal her real name, is our secret agent baker, a legend in her own time, she enters the bed and breakfast utilizing her secret agent baker disguise, works her magic and right before our very own eyes a new dish has appeared.


Sue\'s Summer Quiche

Feed the masses


Siren Sue\'s Tofu Broccoli Soup

This is a creation from the head siren, Sue, and as the main assistant, Keith can vouch that it\'s not only delicious but also healthy.


Southwestern Breakfast Casserole

Sue the Original Siren of Sherwood, created this dish a few years back after we took a trip out to the Great Southwest and hiked the Grand Canyon.


Ringo\'s Corn Muffins

This is one of the best combinations for corn muffins Ms. Sue has created and we\'ve named it after one of our best buddies Ringo, one of the grooviest kids on the planet. They have joined the ranks of the muffin brigade that we serve here in The Forest.


Suzanne\'s Pumpkin Ginger Muffins

Suzanne, a culinary eco-minded neighbor of ours, turned us on to these muffins using all organic ingredients, and though we don\'t know where she obtained her ginger (it\'s a state secret), they were delicious.


Becky\'s Best Blueberry Muffins

Becky is the newest Siren of Sherwood and she\'s about to welcome a beautiful little girl to the planet, she brought us a great recipe to welcome in the first blueberry harvest of the season, thanks Becky, our blessings to you and your bambina.


Cosmo\'s Granola Favorite

Cosmo\'s Granola Favorite A Pear, Vanilla Yogurt and Granola Dish This dish is easy to make with a little of your own imagination and very little time, you can utilize yogurt and/or granola in a lot of dishes.


Donna Bee\'s Rhubarb-Strawberry Sauce

Donna Bee, a wandering Siren who ventures forth to the Forest for a week or so every year turned us on to this delicious in-season syrup using locally grown produce that goes great with the Cinnamon Orange French Toast we conjure up here.


Brook\'s Blueberry Syrup

Brook is a French countryside siren, a very articulate woman whose cooking modus operandi operates with sublime yet effortless grace. She came to us during blueberry season with this amazing syrup, which we serve with our Cinnamon-Orange French Toast.


The Sirens Granola

This granola is a compilation by several of Sherwood\'s Sirens. Every time this recipe was created, another ingredient was magically thrown into the mixing bowl. It is simply delicious, especially when you add some yogurt.


The Sirens Granola

This granola is a compilation by several of Sherwood\'s Sirens. Every time this recipe was created, another ingredient was magically thrown into the mixing bowl. It is simply delicious, especially when you add some yogurt.


Howie & Jake\'s Carrot/Pecan Muffins

Howie and Jake, two conspicuous compatriots from Douglas who love to rough house and swim in the big lake, practically stand up and beg for these tasty treats. These yummy muffins are low fat and very moist.


Soutine\'s Cinnamon Rolls

This is a great Sunday morning delight. We\'ve named it after a very young Siren of Sherwood, whose mother is a full-fledged member, and someday we\'re sure she\'ll also be a fantastic chefette.


Y-Vonne\'s Chocolate Chip Orange Muffins

Y\'Vonne, a favorite siren/chefette at Sherwood Forest, gave us these delicious muffins, they\'re dense and rich-perfect on a chilly morning!


Jill\'s Banana Bran Muffins

Jilly is an old high school buddy of mine, she sent me this recipe for my 50th birthday, she says the bran\'s is good for an old geezer like me and the banana makes it delicious.


Jan\'s Peachy Pecan Muffins

Jan, a new Siren of Sherwood, came to us from Peachbelt--the Brigadoon of Allegan County, which surfaces every 100 years, and she missed her return trip, but she did bring with her a delicious muffin recipe with peaches and pecans.


Jan\'s Peachy Pecan Muffins

Jan, a new Siren of Sherwood, came to us from Peachbelt--the Brigadoon of Allegan County, which surfaces every 100 years, and she missed her return trip, but she did bring with her a delicious muffin recipe with peaches and pecans.


Trixie\'s Strawberry Streusel Raspberry Muffins

Trixie is a gal from down under. While doing her walk about The Planet, she discovered a small patch of wild strawberries in a peaceful and sheltered glade, and then built herself a wonderful small Aussie cottage next to it. Sharing food is central to her



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Beautifully appointed, Great location!!

Beautifully appointed rooms. Excellent location. Less than one minute's walk from the cliff/beach road and just a couple of minute's drive from beautiful Saugatuck. Sherwood Forest B&B is located on a very quiet street in a beautiful and serene neighborhood. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a lovely place to unwind. The hosts were extremely friendly and gave us lots of information on things to do and see nearby.
Sidney D
6/18/2010

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BOTTOM LINE: I would stay here again.
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Great experience - exceeded our expectations!

We had never stayed in a B&B and did not know what to expect. This place exceeded our expectations. Keith and Sue were kind, helpful in their recommendations around town, and make a mean breakfast. We stayed in the Treetops Room - looks better in person than it does online, very clean, and quiet. Location was great - within walking distance to the beach and away from town, but still within a 5 min drive to Douglas and Saugatuck's
Jane and John H
8/27/2010

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BOTTOM LINE: I would stay here again.
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Charming getaway

I've stayed in a number of b&b's and Sherwood Forest is the reason I like staying in this type of accomodation. The wrap-around porch is the perfect place for an early cup of coffee or glass of afternoon wine. Each room is different in decor and character-from romantic to whimsical-and that's another reason I truly enjoy SF. The breakfasts are delicious and quite beautiful. This old home is located on a quiet street and is an easy walking distance from Lake Michigan which has lots of old and new homes to view-a great romantic walk. The owners offer helpful advice for shopping and dining. This is a perfect weekend getaway location.
Tom and Krist C
10/29/2010

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BOTTOM LINE: I would stay here again.
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Enjoyed

We enjoyed our weekend in the forest, the atmosphere was perfect, and your suggestions on where to eat and how to get around was very appreciated. Thanks for remembering our anniversary.
Anonymous
10/21/2008

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Other Ratings: "3 AAA Diamonds, ""3 Mobil Stars, "iLoveInns Guests

Publicity and Press Reviews

Best of Personal Luxury, Best Bed and Breakfast - Lake Magazine (2005-2006),
Best Bed and Breakfast - Lake Magazine (2004-2005), Best Romantic Getaway - Lake Magazine (2004-2005), Michigan Best Treasure Award - Michigan Living (April 2001), Chicago Sun-Times, "Escape into Nature" (February 2009), Connecticut Parent Magazine (July 08, 2008), Illinois' Pioneer Press newspaper (August 30, 2007), BnBFinder Press Release (August 10, 2007), The Herald - Everett, Washington (July 25, 2007), New York Times (August 2006), Grand Rapids Press Lakeshore Cooking (May 2004), Grand Rapids Press (May 2003),, Voted #4 in Michigan by AAA.

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