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'it's a Dog's Life' - Unleash Your Fun Here!

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Entry to Dog's Life; circular drive off Youngren Road

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Last updated: 11/18/2014
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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Three Oaks cottage description

Welcome to Harbor Country and my woodsy cottage set on a 2 acre lot; just a short drive, walk or bike to several pristine beaches. Bike through wine country, enjoy local restaurants and stroll through the best of Michigan antiquing.

The cottage is in top condition, all one level, with a doggy door accessible through the screened-in porch leading to 3/4 acre picket fenced yard.

This cozy, colorful house is fully equipped with quality linens and kitchen accessories.

Enjoy rocking on the front porch or gather on the rear deck for a bbq, croquet and marshmallow roast over the fire pit.

Lots to do in the area...or just 'be'.

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Keywords: Cottage, wooded,dog friendly, lake michigan

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) The third bedroom has a day bed that pulls out to a queen size., Twin or Single Beds (1) There are two twins in the 2nd bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 single blow up mattress available....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Dogy door through screened in porch. A large portion of the backyard is fully enclosed with a picket fence so dogs are secured on property....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic cable...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street:

                Circular front drive offers easy parking for 3-4 cars....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace:

                Firewood provided by owner....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Jetted Tub
                   

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                  June/July/August $1700/week (weekly rentals only)
                  Sept-Oct ... $450/weekend .. $1275/week
                  Nov-Apr ... $350/weekend .. $1000/week
                  May...$400/weekend...$1100/week
                  Housekeeping & Pet Fee Required Each Visit
                  Weekly rentals are 6 nights, 7 days (Saturday to Friday)
                  3 night minimum for holiday weekend
                  Holiday Week Rates - To Be Advised
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Last updated: 11/18/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: I live in downtown Chicago and I love the energy and everything the city has to offer; however, I live for the moment I can escape to Harbor Country in Southwest Michigan. Within an hour and a half I'm here...all the stress of everyday life melts away and I feel on 'vacation' even when I'm here less than 24 hours. I also experience great joy in sharing my home with family and friends. And now that I'm renting my home, I feel the same happiness as my guests report in and recount how much they enjoyed the home, the nearby beaches and the country setting. I feel very lucky to be the owner of 'It's a Dog's Life Getaway'.

                  Why the Owner Chose Three Oaks:
                  I purchased this home because of it's easy access from the highway, yet you feel completely removed and isolated. I also wanted a home that was set back from the road, had a large yard for my dogs, offering them freedom in a secure environment. I love the open floor plan with high ceilings, yet feels cozy and warm. I also always wanted to 'rock' on a front porch and have a screened in porch...I never tire of relaxing in these areas with a magazine, cup of coffee and dogs under foot.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Although I seek the feeling of being 'remote' while here, I love that within minutes you can be at the beach, satisfy a 'purchase' urge at one of the many boutique style shops, and find a good meal at a small restaurant for breakfast. lunch and dinner. I don't feel the area is 'touristy' or commercial, even though most people here are enjoying a vacation. A recent surprise was how fun the wineries are to visit...especially on bikes. The area is enjoyable each season and by no means is just 'a summer home'.


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                  Photos

                  • Entry to Dog's Life; circular drive off Youngren Road

                    Entry to Dog's Life; circular drive off Youngren Road

                  • Lazy mornings on front porch with cup of coffee. Good bird watching too.

                    Lazy mornings on front porch with cup of coffee. Good bird watching too.

                  • Kitchen equipped with everything you should need during your getaway

                    Kitchen equipped with everything you should need during your getaway

                  • Second bedroom; bed pulls out to make it king size. Former dog guests displayed.

                    Second bedroom; bed pulls out to make it king size. Former dog guests displayed.

                  • Screened porch off dining area and has doggy door entry to back deck & yard

                    Screened porch off dining area and has doggy door entry to back deck & yard

                  • Rear of cottage, private and completely fenced in for doggy security.

                    Rear of cottage, private and completely fenced in for doggy security.

                  • 2nd bath with shower

                    2nd bath with shower

                  • Enjoy Cherry Beach just minutes away from cottage; beach parking pass provided.

                    Enjoy Cherry Beach just minutes away from cottage; beach parking pass provided.

                  • Dog's Life is great year round...cozy fire for frosty evenings

                    Dog's Life is great year round...cozy fire for frosty evenings

                  • Fall Season at Dog's Life

                    Fall Season at Dog's Life

                  • Sign greets you when you arrive

                    Sign greets you when you arrive

                  • Front porch entry

                    Front porch entry

                  • Open floor plan with lots of windows and skylights

                    Open floor plan with lots of windows and skylights

                  • Master bedroom overlooks backyard and there is entry to back deck

                    Master bedroom overlooks backyard and there is entry to back deck

                  • Third bedroom has two twin beds

                    Third bedroom has two twin beds

                  • Two tier rear deck for lounging, dining and firepit relaxation

                    Two tier rear deck for lounging, dining and firepit relaxation

                  • Back yard firepit; 3/4 acres of secured space to run around in.

                    Back yard firepit; 3/4 acres of secured space to run around in.

                  • Master bath with whirlpool soaker tub and separate shower

                    Master bath with whirlpool soaker tub and separate shower

                  • Floor plan of home & outside porch/decks. Easy one level living.

                    Floor plan of home & outside porch/decks. Easy one level living.

                  • Nothing beats sunset visits to Cherry Beach.

                    Nothing beats sunset visits to Cherry Beach.

                  VRBO #237347

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 11/18/14
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                  Member since: 2009
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/18/2014
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