Behind the Fence Bed & Breakfast
Brandon, Florida (813) 685-8201

Behind the Fence has an unusual mix of early New England pieces and Amish country furniture. There is a story behind almost everything, from parts of the structure to each of the treasures. Some were passed down through 6 generations on a Michigan farmhouse where Carolyn grew up and some were acquired through Amish auctions by a Mennonite Bishop who was a dear friend.

The history of Carolyn's family from the 1600 and 1700's in New England and why they came to Michigan is a story within a story. Larry was raised in a predominately Amish area (he is not Amish) and their son-in-law was Old Order growing up.

The sweet rolls served at breakfast come from his restaurant "Miller's Dutch Kitchen" in Bradenton. We feel blessed with a simple life of sharing the historical ambiance and folklore with all who are looking for a quiet retreat from the hectic pace of the 21st century.

Behind the Fence was featured in Country Living Magazine a few years ago and has hosted guests from all over the world.

This is a charming place, on a gorgeous property, run by friendly people.


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