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Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

1100 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236-4106
+1 313-884-4222
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We Enjoyed Very Much

We had a lovely time at the Ford House. Beautiful example of an English Cotswold house in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michelle h
Chattanooga, Tennessee
First visit

Chose to visit on a Wednesday in December to see the home decorated for Christmas. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sanford, Michigan
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Surrounded by 87 acres of scenic lakeside grounds, the former private residence of Edsel Ford (son of Henry Ford) was built in the English style of the 1920s.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1100 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236-4106
+1 313-884-4222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely time at the Ford House. Beautiful example of an English Cotswold house in the Midwest! Loved that most of the furnishings were authentic to the family and showed how the children changed their rooms to fit the Art Deco period. Highly...More

Thank michelle h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chose to visit on a Wednesday in December to see the home decorated for Christmas. The guide was excellent and well versed and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The home is full of charm and the family photos are so interesting to see. The art...More

Thank Joan42469
Reviewed 26 October 2017

These people had money but built a Costwell house with such love and care. Every detail is beautiful. The Art Deco rooms were gorgeous. The grounds are breathtaking and walking around is so peaceful. This is a must see for anyone.

Thank laurie a
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A great place to visit if you ike the Ford family history and the elegance of finer living. The home and grounds are beautiful. It's a shame you can't touch anything but it's great ot look at, Much history

Thank richjacob1
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We have visited the grounds of the Edsel & Eleanore House previously, which are beautiful but never took the guided tour of the house. This time we did and we’re not disappointed. It was stunning and very enjoyable. Our tour guide was very informative and...More

Thank LLP57
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I here with wedding ground to take picture , Everything I see was very nice here the grounds where Wow!. I will come again..

Thank johntavernier
Reviewed 6 October 2017

When in Europe, people enjoy touring the impressive and luxurious residences of kings, queens and famous people...in America it's the homes of super wealthy that offer the alternative. This home is as close to an English manor as you might be able to get on...More

Thank Dani718
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a must stop when in the Detroit area!!! On our first visit to Michigan this was our first place to visit. It was more spectacular then we could imagine. The home was fantastic as was learning about the lives of Edsel and Eleanor...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This property is absolutely beautiful. Tour guide Terry was wonderful. Very knowledgeable with a wonderful sense of humor. The history of this home is very interesting and the materials used in the home(s) was like no other. I would definitely recommend this tour.

Thank Newbiedo
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This home and grounds are spectacular. You drive in through the gate house and head to the carriage house to get your tickets. You can walk from the carriage ,house to the main house or take the walking path to view the grounds. We walked...More

Thank cbell11austin
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Fallcolours | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the premium tour is a private guided tour, and it is worth going for the premium tour.
Tammy W
14 November 2016|
Response from StockholmKindaGuy | Reviewed this property |
There are Holiday related events that go on at the house. I would advise checking the website for times and dates.
29 June 2016|
Response from trbeer | Reviewed this property |
There are stairs but they are wide staircases with good handrails