Shop Our Local Towns
In Our Own Back Yard
Within a short drive from the Bed & Breakfast you will find three unique shops worth visiting. Just west of us, guests have the opportunity to visit the Dreamcatchers Alpaca Farm, filled with fine handmade items made by local artisans using the luxury fiber from the farm’s alpacas. Norma runs the farm and its a pleasure talking with her about the combined driving horse competitions she participates in. Pet the alpacas, love on their three dogs and experience a shop like you would see in Northern Michigan or Saugatuck.
Just north of the farm, guests can visit the Sugar Shack – an experience you will not want to miss! This eclectic shop is stocked with beautiful hand crafted soaps, bath salts, essential oil candles, honey, marinara and other canned goods made by “Fat Tony” himself!
Craving a sweet afternoon treat? Visit Cook’s Dairy Farm just Southwest of the Bed & Breakfast. For over 90 years, Cooks Dairy Farm has been making the tastiest and highest quality ice cream around town. Tour the farm and see the entire dairy process from baby calves, to milking parlor and how ice cream and other dairy products are made.
Northwest of Stag’s Leap, about a 10 minute drive, guests will have the distinct pleasure of visiting our resident “Hippie Nursery,” Le Fleur Decor. The barn turned gift shop is loaded with out-of-this-world hand crafted items from local artisans and the outdoor gardens are not to be missed! Hand cut flowers are available in the late summer and private classes are available for Stag’s Leap Guests – wreath making, succulent pumpkins and other unique classes await!
If you are looking for a unique gift, downtown Oxford is the place to shop. Along with the village’s hometown charm, you will find boutiques with jewelry and handbags, one-of-a-kind home décor items, the area’s largest selection of Western and English wear at the Covered Wagon Saddlery Shop, novelty embroidery items, a toy store filled with novelty items not found anywhere else, a shop exclusively for organic products, and much more. Don’t miss the summer sidewalk sales, concerts in the park from June through August, the annual Scarecrow Festival in October, Witches’ Night Out for women only, and the Soup & Sweet Stroll, held the first Friday of December every year. Your hosts Brett and Steven at Stag’s Leap Farm will reserve a room for you at their B&B so you won’t miss these special events.
Holly’s Historic Downtown is a must see destination during your visit to Stag’s Leap Farm. Holly is considered a booming shopper’s paradise, with shops and boutiques full of Michigan-made and hand-crafted products, specialty items, clothing and antiques. Holly’s Battle Alley, one of the most historic streets in Michigan, is a brick street lined with unusual shops and restaurants. One end of the “Alley” features the famous Holly Hotel restaurant, built in 1891 to cater to railroad travelers passing through Holly. The village’s history is reflected at the Detroit Model Railroad Club, the Hadley House and the Historical Museum. Holly probably is most known for its world-famous Dickens Old Fashioned Christmas Festival, celebrated every weekend from Thanksgiving until Christmas. Stag’s Leap Farm Bed and Breakfast is the ideal lodging destination for your visit to downtown Holly during the holiday season.
During your stay at Stag’s Leap Farm, add a visit to the Dibbleville historic district in central downtown Fenton. The Iron Grate, Fenton’s Open Book, Yesterday’s Treasures, Sweet Variations, Gerych’s Flowers and Distinctive Gifts, Pipsqueak Boutique and La Petite Maison are just a few of the unique shops you will discover during your stroll through Dibbleville. If you don’t want to shop, it’s still worth the trip. The buildings in this tiny village are comprised of a variety of architectural styles ranging from Greek Revival and Gothic Revival from the 1800s to Queen Anne structures from the later 19th century, Spanish Revival and Colonial Revival. Plan a girls’ shopping weekend and book your rooms at Stag’s Leap Farm. Your hosts Brett and Steven can tell you more about shopping excursions in Fenton.
This small village is robust with activities for the family all year long. Springtime Garden Show, Food Trucks and Fireworks, Eats in the Streets, For the Love of Local, and Christmas in the Village are just a few of the festivities this small town offers to neighbors and visitors. You will find plenty of one-of-a-kind shops in the village as well as a country store, Cook’s Dairy Farm and Ashton Orchards. Stag’s Leap Farm Bed and Breakfast is just minutes away. Book your stay today!