Your hosts, Vic and Anna Karen VanDeventer, invite you to experience a piece of nineteenth century history by joining them and enjoying a by gone era of comfort and grace. Baert Baron Mansion, with its beautiful red VeneKlaasen brick and elegant wraparound porch was built by Dr. Daniel Baert in 1872. Truly this is a classical example of the rare French Italianate design of the Nineteenth century in Western Michigan. Nineteen beautiful made to order Romanesque styled arched beveled lead glass windows imported from Paris, France added in 1880 gracefully add to the mansionâ€™s allure. A magnificent wraparound porch with 14 wicker rockers and chairs give the Mansion a feeling of warmth and grace as guests look at the marvelous bird bath fountain placed on the north side of the grounds over 135 years ago. The Mansion has over 4000 sq. ft. of living space that has volumes of buried stories that are hidden within its walls. Beginning with renowned southern hospitality, Baert Baron Mansion elegance Victorian turn of the century ambiance has been preserved and yet guests enjoy modern conveniences such as inn-wide wireless Internet. The Mansion has a reputation as a romantic, peaceful, and passionate Bed and Breakfast. Its elegance and sophistication have made it popular for special events, wedding nights, private dinners and anniversary celebrations. Make your business trip more of a pleasure or celebrate a birthday. Baert Baron Mansion is a great place to stay while discovering Western Michigan shorelines or visiting family or friends who live here.