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Between 1948 -1970 this farm was the headquarters of the Washington Island Potato Company. The manager’s house, the barn, and equipment storage buildings still remain today. 1000 acres of island fields were once planted in potatoes.
Today, the "Gallery", the old potato shed, has been redesigned as a guest house, with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, full kitchen and living space with a potbelly stove. Guest can enjoy the large back patio, quiet country living, deer and turkey sightings, and multiple island amenities.
Your adventure begins with a 5 mile ferry ride across Lake Michigan through the waters of Death’s Door. Washington Island is 60.89 km² (23.51 sq mi) and home to roughly 700 people year-round. Enjoy events such as the Scandinavian Festival, Salmon Derby, Washington Island Music Festival, performances by local artist at TPAC or Red Barn, swimming, boating, fish boils, or simply unwind and relax.
The Old Potato Farm is a simple, quiet, rustic retreat. Located close to several island attractions. Washington Island is a rural vacation destination. If youre looking to get away from it all this is the place for you. Guest are responsible for their own meals. Full kitchen with dishes, cook wear and utensils. Sleeps 4 with 1 king bed and 2 twin beds. Linens provided. Bicycle, Canoe and PFD available for guest use, upon request (waver must be signed). Large back patio with charcoal grill, and chiminea for guest use.
Sorry, we do not accept pets in the rental at this time.
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