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'Lodged in the Trees' - 4 Seasons, 2 Masters, Hot Tub, Firepit

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

New Buffalo house description

2011 constructed 4-bedroom home in the woods of Camp Buffalo Cottages. Designed and built as a rental property with all the amenities for family entertainment or a romantic getaway. You'll enjoy our two floors of fully-furnished, four-season porches that overlook the woods and a landscaped, private ravine. The wooded backyard includes a large firepit for roasting marshmallows or just snuggling with loved ones. The lower deck has a built-in hot tub and the upper deck a gas BBQ for year-round cookouts.

And just wait until you see the charming interior! You will not find a rental property in Harbor Country furnished and decorated more beautifully or warmly. The main level boasts dramatic vaulted ceilings in the family room and dining room and is accented with rustic cypress columns and trusses -- think luxury mountain lodge. The stone fireplace in the corner of the family room can also be viewed from the adjoining dining room and gourmet kitchen. The four bedrooms include two beautiful master suites, one on each level, each with majestic queen beds. Another of the four bedrooms has a bunk bed (bunk over full).

There are all kinds of entertainment features in this home. A whole-house stereo system will allow you to listen to multiple sources (Cable TV, DVD, iPod or radio) in different rooms at the same time, including the porches and decks. Large flatscreen TVs with Blu-Ray/DVD will be found in the family room, both master suites and the game room. Oh, yes, the game room... The game room is furnished with matching rustic log game furniture including a large card game table, foosball table, dart board, and pub table for checkers and chess. And for the gamers in the family, there is a Wii with four game controllers and several games for both kids and adults alike.

Camp Buffalo is an intimate community of 19 lodge-style homes constructed with logs and stone exteriors that fit well into the secluded woods. You will enjoy a community pool and clubhouse that are shared only by residents and renters. The house is only a short, 15-minute walk to downtown New Buffalo and even less to the Oselka City Park with baseball fields, tennis courts and a large playground for the kids. The public New Buffalo Beach is less than a mile away, and has parking for a small daily fee. Golfing, boating, jet-skiing, the Four Winds Casino, apple picking and a train museum are all a short drive away.







Keywords: Lake Michigan, Harbor Country, woods, lodge, hot tub, fireplace, kid friendly, family, pool, rustic, porch, boat rental, WAYA

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Other (See Description)

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          • Master Bed & Bath 2 - lower level: 1 queen

            Our portable crib fits in room. Private access to hot tub....moreless

          • Bedroom 3 : 1 queen

            Sliding door access to lower porch. ...moreless

          • Master Bed & Bath 1 - upstairs: 1 queen

            On main floor. Our portal crib will fit in the room....moreless

          • Bedroom 4 : 1 bunk bed

            Twin over full, holds 3. Blow up queen mattress fits too....moreless

          • Queen size Beds (3), Portable Baby Crib (1) Portable, blow up mattresses (2) Bunk Beds that is a twin over a full (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Foosball
          • Game Room
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable:

            (4) HD & On-Demand...moreless

          • Stereo

          Theme

          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Boating
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseshoes
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Rafting
          • Sailing
          • Snowboarding
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining table holds 8, plus 3 kitchen bar stools. Nearby enclosed porch table holds 6. ...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 17 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Broadband Access
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet:

            free wireless internet is available...moreless

          Kitchen

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

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Boat
          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Payment Type

          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

          • Communal Pool:

            At Clubhouse, heated, opens late May - closes mid-September...moreless

          • Heated Pool
          • Hot Tub
           

          Reviews

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          Aug 29 - Nov 30:   $495/nt (3 nt min) ... 1 night free for weekly rental
          Dec 1 - May 15:    $450/nt (2 nt min) ... 1 night free for weekly rental
          May 16 - June 12:  $495/nt (4 nt min) ... 1 night free for weekly rental
          June 13 - Aug 28:   $3975/wk (week only)
          Exception to above for all major holidays:  $595/nt (3 nt min)
          $175 Cleaning Fee per stay
          Boat & wave runner rentals available through property manager
          

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


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          Last updated: 12/16/2014
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          Location

          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Various
          5 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Whittaker Woods
          1 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Amtrak (New Buffalo depot)
          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Hwy 94
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Various
          15 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Water ski, cross-country & downhill
          1 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          New Buffalo Public Beach

          Car: Necessary

          Boat & jet ski rental; sledding, cross-country & downhill skiing; wineries; casino with secure kids play area; splash park; go-karts; pumpkin farms; berry farms

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2010

          About: Husband and wife both working in professional services and investors in multiple luxury vacation rental properties.

          Why New Buffalo:
          We had been looking for a rental property in Michigan's Harbor Country for quite some time, actually planning to buy an existing home. When we found Camp Buffalo, we knew we just had to be there. The decision to build a new house there was a quick one, as Camp Buffalo offered an experience for our renters and our family that no other property in the area could match. The feeling of seclusion on this wooded property, while being so close to many of the surrounding amenities was like nothing else we had seen. Just minutes a few minutes off Exit 1 on I-94 in Michigan, it was as close to our home in the Chicago area as you could be in Michigan. New Buffalo is a charming town and the public beach there is one of the best in the Harbor Country area.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          'Lodged in the Trees' describes two of the features of this property we love most... 1) The whole Camp Buffalo community, the clubhouse and our house were designed to feel like a mountain lodge with logs, stone and other rustic charms. 2) The tranquility of the surrounding wooded property transports us to relaxation as soon as we pull into the long winding private driveway to our house. We love being lodged in the trees and our guests do, too!


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          Photos

          • Vaulted beamed ceiling, gas fireplace, ceiling speakers, iPod docking station

            Vaulted beamed ceiling, gas fireplace, ceiling speakers, iPod docking station

          • Upstairs porch - dining table, easy to expose screens, heaters, cozy seating

            Upstairs porch - dining table, easy to expose screens, heaters, cozy seating

          • Upstairs master bathroom with slate tile floor & shower, private commode

            Upstairs master bathroom with slate tile floor & shower, private commode

          • Downstairs master - flat screen TV, desk, hot tub access, two closets, queen bed

            Downstairs master - flat screen TV, desk, hot tub access, two closets, queen bed

          • Guest Room - queen bed, access to lower porch, custom blinds

            Guest Room - queen bed, access to lower porch, custom blinds

          • Easy-open enclosed porch with audio & heaters. Seating provided for 6.

            Easy-open enclosed porch with audio & heaters. Seating provided for 6.

          • Fire pit - private ravine, outdoor audio system. Stairway access to clubhouse

            Fire pit - private ravine, outdoor audio system. Stairway access to clubhouse

          • Use our sled or sled/xcc at 5 Pines, or downhill at Swiss Valley or Bittersweet

            Use our sled or sled/xcc at 5 Pines, or downhill at Swiss Valley or Bittersweet

          • NB Memorial Park-5 min, playset, splash pad, basketball, volleyball, trails, etc

            NB Memorial Park-5 min, playset, splash pad, basketball, volleyball, trails, etc

          • This boat and wave runners are available for rent from property manager.  FUN!!

            This boat and wave runners are available for rent from property manager. FUN!!

          • Cozy setting for roasting over the fire pit or relaxing in hot tub or on a porch

            Cozy setting for roasting over the fire pit or relaxing in hot tub or on a porch

          • Gourmet kitchen with rustic alder cabinets, copper stove hood, granite counters

            Gourmet kitchen with rustic alder cabinets, copper stove hood, granite counters

          • Vaulted dining room overlooking wooded ravine. Easy access to gas BBQ grill.

            Vaulted dining room overlooking wooded ravine. Easy access to gas BBQ grill.

          • Upstairs master - vaulted, flat-screen TV, porch access, washer/dryer, queen bed

            Upstairs master - vaulted, flat-screen TV, porch access, washer/dryer, queen bed

          • Game Room - darts, checkers, chess, foosball, poker, TV/DVD, board games, Wii

            Game Room - darts, checkers, chess, foosball, poker, TV/DVD, board games, Wii

          • Downstairs master bathroom with slate tile floor & shower, private commode

            Downstairs master bathroom with slate tile floor & shower, private commode

          • Bunk over full bed, child's chaise, book racks, extra sleeping bags & 2 aerobeds

            Bunk over full bed, child's chaise, book racks, extra sleeping bags & 2 aerobeds

          • Hot tub & fire pit with scenic ravine views, outdoor audio system, rustic bench

            Hot tub & fire pit with scenic ravine views, outdoor audio system, rustic bench

          • Four season clubhouse-heated pool, ping pong, darts, chess, bathroom, movie area

            Four season clubhouse-heated pool, ping pong, darts, chess, bathroom, movie area

          • Feel at home during the holidays even when your away from home.

            Feel at home during the holidays even when your away from home.

          • Wineries - LOTS of wine tasting such as this one, Round Barn. Most within 30 min

            Wineries - LOTS of wine tasting such as this one, Round Barn. Most within 30 min

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          Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

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          4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 9

          View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
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          Member since: 2010
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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