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The Felt Estate

6597 138th Avenue, Holland, MI
616.335.3050
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Holland
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you like history and Mansions -- this is a must see when you are in the area. It's a self tour and the cost is $10 which goes towards restoring the Mansion. I love the victorian decor of the early 1900's & amazed that Dorr Felt had a 25 room built on serveral hundred of acres for his wife... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

When you decide to tour a mansion, you want to see something amazing; at least I would. The estate is huge, but there is not a lot of information to go along with the tour. It is self guided and some of the rooms were working offices, so there was nothing old in them. The top floor is a ballroom... More

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Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
55 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Great location for a wedding; amble rooms for the bride and groom parties; a chapel for the ceremony, ball room, room for a tent, and history for all the guests.

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Holland, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A great restored mansion with a true historically redo in mind. The outside water feature was terrific.

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Pullman
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

this building has been restored very nicely. I worked for 6 years at the estate. check out the history and previous owners on the internet. very nice;

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Sunbury, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

If you like old Estates, and Restoration projects. This is the place to stop if your in the area. We just stumbled onto this Estate when we were traveling. The Staff was so welcoming to us and had such a passion for this project.

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Holland, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Loved the fact they had someone explaining what has been done to remodle the mansion. We started on the main floor and it was so interesting all the things that have been there. I did not like the fact that their were steps to climb after standing for a hour litening to the stories. I want to go back and... More

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saugtuck Mi
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Step back into another era, experience restoration of the setting of a true love story, Dorr Felt's devotion to his wife and family is present in the setting and attention to detail he constructed this family 'cottage'. Thank you for keeping this treasure for all to enjoy.

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Douglas, Michigan
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This is a restored estate of a Chicago adding machine magnate. The main house is largely restored. A chapel has been added. They're working on the carriage house now. If you are in the area, it is worth a visit.

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Chicago
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

We were there for a wedding. Beautiful grounds and nicely renovated. It's almost 100 year old building, so few bathrooms and a little drafty but to be expected. Beautiful venue for a celebration. No idea how much to rent and obviously u can spend as much as you want depending on catering

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