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This house, currently a duplex, will be converted to a single family residential structure and bed and breakfast establishment. The house will serve as collateral for the mortgage. The home will be converted from a 6 bedroom duplex to 4 bedrooms with private baths and working fireplaces.
As hosts, Alexandria and James Wolfsted offer warm hospitality, friendship and a knowledge of the area, along with detailed maps of waterfalls and other local scenery.
Victoria is surrounded by other historic homes and buildings. Walk a few blocks west to find the Munising Historic Museum, Tom Peters Public Library, the downtown shopping area or village shopping area. Within walking distance are two fine restaurants, the Cradle Saloon and Cappucino Cafe.
Both the university and hospital are just a mile away. Victoria will be furnished in an eclectic style from the stained glass windows and original shutters and wood floors to the personal tastes of the owners which include historic and modern art.
Well-known Munising artist, Carol Smith, will assist in the interior design of the house. But most important will be the efforts towards comfort and non-intimidating surroundings.
For those guests wanting privacy, there is a southern exposure breakfast nook off the kitchen, encased in glass overlooking the lower harbor. An early breakfast in the nook will include a spectacular view of the sunrise and the early morning fishermen and women piloting their boats away from the lower harbor and marina.
On weekdays, breakfast will be between 7: Weekend breakfast will be served between 8: In the late afternoon guests are invited to the common room for socializing with refreshments of gourmet flavored coffee, ice tea, cheese, fruit and homemade breads before going out to dinner. The bookcases on each side of the fireplace hold an extensive library collection handed down through the Wolfsted family for guests to browse through.
Current magazines such as Michigan Natural Resources and Martha Stewart Living are also available to read either in the common room or in the guest rooms.
The never-ending 1, piece puzzle on the corner table and a bridge table for chess, cribbage or even bridge are set-up for those occasional rainy days.
We provide old movie videos and video store passes for viewing with others or in the privacy of guest rooms. Quiet and relaxation can also be found on the back porch off of the kitchen.
In the summer guests could watch the Wednesday evening regattas on the Superior Harbor. Or they might choose to sit in a rocking chair on the front porch looking over a well-kept garden of flowers and herbs.
There will be four guest rooms to choose from on the second floor, two facing the lake and two with quaint alcove nooks.
An elevator is available that goes from the basement to the second floor. Each room is in its own corner of the house far from the next room, assuring privacy and quiet.
The Lakeside room is inspired by local carpenter Jack Kozlowski, who will be making the bed and cedar chest of Lakeside pine and will be equipped with a modem for the business traveler.
On the first floor in our formal dining room with its beautiful wood floor, elegant wood mantle fireplace and large bay windows, we will be exhibiting the work of well-known local artists as well as university students.
In the second year of operation, this room will be converted into a handicap accessible guest room. As long as we have a high-tech world we will have a need for the quiet, relaxing, down to earth setting a bed and breakfast offers.
The Harbor Place is located on a busy highway in a commercial district with high visibility. It has 4 guest rooms; 2 being shared baths. They live in town and hire an innkeeper. They are in their first year of operation. Victoria also has high visibility, being located in the historic district where bus, carriage and walking tours are frequent in the summer.
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