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Casual Luxury. Now Booking Summer 2015. See Video & 5-Star Reviews.

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Summer morning sunrise streaming through the centennial forest

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Union Pier cottage description

Summer 2015 bookings are underway. If you need a winter retreat consider the luxury and tranquility of Fiddlehead Cottage. Gatherings around the giant fire pit, relaxing with a novel next to the fireplace. Wine tastings at local vineyards, sampling the local restaurants. Perhaps just stay in and create a meal in the new gourmet kitchen.

Fiddlehead Cottage is named for the thousands of ferns in the gardens & woods. Well appointed in an eclectic cottage style with furniture by Ralph Lauren, Room & Board & more, this 2000 square foot home is tucked into the woods near Union Pier Village -minutes from beaches. The cottage is in a class above what you would expect in a vacation rental.

Equipped with the latest technology including WIFI, HDTV 46' Sony Bravia w/ Blu-Ray & Bose surround sound, premium cable channel lineup & DVD library.

A 5 minute walk to the bakery and shops in Union Pier, just a few more minutes walk to the beach (3/4 mile), close to wineries, great restaurants and antique stores. Private, yet close to everything...

Fiddlead Cottage is a rental home in a different class.

Cottage Features: The first floor features; a large screened-in porch, living room/dining room with fireplace and vaulted ceiling, two bedrooms (both with queen beds) and separate screened-in porch, a full bath and washer/dryer.

Nestled into the forest for privacy and seclusion, the brand new luxurious hot tub has an easy lift cover, 45 therapy jets and your choice of underwater LED lights adjustable at the touch of a button. Seats 5-6 adults. Simply amazing!

The second floor consists of a secluded master bedroom (king bed) with attached full bath (shower). The master has a separate terrace overlooking a mature forest - perfect for morning coffee.

Your vacation home is thoughtfully furnished with custom finishes and furnishings by Ralph Lauren, Room and Board, eclectic European and local antiques, thick towels, custom bedding and high thread count sheets. All interior lighting on dimmers creates the perfect mood.

More Cottage Features: This three bedroom cottage will comfortably accommodate a family of seven. But it’s also perfect for three couples traveling together, or as a romantic and extra-spacious getaway for two.

All this in a private forest setting amongst century old trees wildlife, a bubbling fountain and naturalized gardens. Quiet and secluded, yet minutes to Bud & Elsie's, The Red Arrow Roadhouse, The Whistle Stop and local shops.

The cottage is in the charming town of Union Pier on a private cul-de-sac lane on east side of the Red Arrow Hwy. and offers privacy and seclusion and a safe environment for kids far from busy roads.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking in house will result in loss of security deposit or more....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets may be allowed. Please contact owner to discuss. Higher security deposit required....moreless

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Expanded Comcast cable is provided in addition to DVD player. Satellite XM radio is also provided....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Village:

                    Union Pier, gave its name to today’s quaint lakeshore community, formerly named Townline. Unique, galleries, compliment Union Pier’s array of restaurants and shopping options....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 7 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central air...moreless

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access:

                    Comcast high speed wireless internet is provided....moreless

                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Full size stackable...moreless

                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    One set of high thread count sheets provided for each bed including sheets, pillow cases, summer blanket and comforter. Set of six beach towels and luxury bath towels provided. Washer/dryer available for client's use....moreless

                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking is available on site....moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Full size stackable...moreless

                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free WIFI...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Refrigerator with icemaker, gas oven and cooktop, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, coffee maker, toaster, stand mixer, cutlery, knives, all dishes and pots and pans....moreless

                  • Kitchenette
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Through the door icemaker and filtered water....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    Balcony off of the master. Very private with views into the forest....moreless

                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Full porch across the front of the house...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Two screened porches, one off the living room and one off of the two main floor bedrooms. Both facing into the forest with complete privacy....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Terrace
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Beautiful Nordic hot tub nestled in the woods close to the house. Privacy ensured!...moreless

                  • Outdoor Hot Tub

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Stillness, Reflection & Feast
                          Nov 1 - Apr 1, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $325
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,850
                          A Time for Giving
                          Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          $1,600
                          flat fee
                          Welcome 2015 in Private Luxury
                          Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2015
                          3 night min stay

                          $1,200
                          flat fee
                          Daffodils to Toes in the Lake
                          Apr 5 - Jun 13, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $295 $448
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,395
                          Memorial Wknd | 8pm check out!
                          May 22 - May 25, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          $1,750
                          flat fee
                          Summer Blossoms | 2015
                          Jun 14 - Jul 3, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,325
                          Summer Fireworks! | 2015
                          Jul 4 - Jul 11, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,425
                          Summer Endless | 2015
                          Jul 12 - Aug 25, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,325
                          Fall 2015
                          Aug 26 - Oct 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $315 $413
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,250
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $625 $313
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,750

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $100
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Tax Rate 6%

                          Notes:

                          *****Seven night minimum stay from mid-June to the 3rd week in August***** If partial week is available due to previous customer taking more than 7 nights, the reservation must be book for the remainder of the week. Saturday to Saturday booking encouraged.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                          Location

                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Chikaming Woods
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          New Buffalo Amtrak
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Red Arrow Roadhouse
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Lake Michigan

                          Car: Recommended

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Expat for 10 years: Paris, Dublin, London and Singapore


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french

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                          Photos

                          • Summer morning sunrise streaming through the centennial forest

                            Summer morning sunrise streaming through the centennial forest

                          • One of 2 guest bedrooms on main floor

                            One of 2 guest bedrooms on main floor

                          • Many beaches to choose from....  Townline Beach, Union Pier, MI

                            Many beaches to choose from.... Townline Beach, Union Pier, MI

                          • Azaleas in full May glory

                            Azaleas in full May glory

                          • Dining area in the great room - room for 7

                            Dining area in the great room - room for 7

                          • Luxurious living. Fiddlehead is your upscale getaway in Harbor Country.

                            Luxurious living. Fiddlehead is your upscale getaway in Harbor Country.

                          • A perfect places to rest and relax - Front porch with hammock in background

                            A perfect places to rest and relax - Front porch with hammock in background

                          • Professionally designed living spaces, a balance of comfort & luxury

                            Professionally designed living spaces, a balance of comfort & luxury

                          • Hot tub is private, professionally serviced and open all year!

                            Hot tub is private, professionally serviced and open all year!

                          • Sequoia tree is growing by leaps and bounds!

                            Sequoia tree is growing by leaps and bounds!

                          • Guest's artwork on Kitchen Chalkboard. Fiddlehead is serene.

                            Guest's artwork on Kitchen Chalkboard. Fiddlehead is serene.

                          • Cross Country Skiing at Love Creek

                            Cross Country Skiing at Love Creek

                          • shiny, happy, new appliances..

                            shiny, happy, new appliances..

                          • Marshmellow says hello!

                            Marshmellow says hello!

                          • Master bedroom with king bed & private terrace overlooking forest

                            Master bedroom with king bed & private terrace overlooking forest

                          • Lovely and private screened porch in the forest, relax & watch the sunset.

                            Lovely and private screened porch in the forest, relax & watch the sunset.

                          • Sony Bravia 50 inch HDTV, Comcast with Bose Surround for movie night...

                            Sony Bravia 50 inch HDTV, Comcast with Bose Surround for movie night...

                          • Enormous fire pit for nights under the stars.  Summer or winter!

                            Enormous fire pit for nights under the stars. Summer or winter!

                          • Cook's kitchen, fully equipped and spacious

                            Cook's kitchen, fully equipped and spacious

                          • Terrace off of master bedroom

                            Terrace off of master bedroom

                          • Wineries, shops and restaurants open year round.

                            Wineries, shops and restaurants open year round.

                          • Townline Beach sunsets never fail to impress!

                            Townline Beach sunsets never fail to impress!

                          • Winter peace. The only sounds are the winds through the trees..

                            Winter peace. The only sounds are the winds through the trees..

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $264 - $625 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 7

                          View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                          Speaks: english, french
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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