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Inspired by Nature, Designed with Care—Steps from Warren Dunes, with Pool & Spa

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Last updated: 10/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sawyer house description

You won’t find another vacation rental like this one in Sawyer, Michigan—or anywhere else for that matter. This luxury cabin, a ten-minute stroll from the shore of Lake Michigan, is a design-lover’s dream home, with every detail down to the fixtures carefully selected to contribute to its polished-yet-rustic aesthetic. The owner, a professional interior designer, worked his magic here, and you’ll love the end result.

Tucked away on a private, wooded lane with a sparkling oversized gunite pool and separate hot tub, this custom home boasts 3,000 square feet—including four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and one very large, open common area with vaulted wood ceilings, bountiful seating space, and a two-story wood burning stone fireplace. Chat with the cook at the counter-height bar as they prepare dinner in our oversized kitchen (complete with a SubZero ice maker and zinc countertops), then gather around the twelve-person dining table to enjoy it together.

After dinner, grab a bottle of wine and choose from several seating areas, including a covered cabana at one end of the pool, multiple porches—including a spacious screened-in porch with two picnic tables—or the sprawling back deck with gas grill. All of the outdoor areas are shaded by dense trees and custom landscaping for total privacy. Summer evenings are especially tranquil; the only sound you’ll hear is the soothing hum of crickets as you sip your wine in the glow of the custom outdoor lighting. And, in the chillier months of autumn and spring, the hot tub and a fire pit ringed with Adirondack chairs keep you toasty.

Sleeping arrangements include three king-sized bedrooms—including a luxury master— and a bunk-bed room that’s perfect for kids (and adults who want to relive summer camp). All bedrooms include flat-screen TVs and DVD players, and the house audio system keeps your toes tapping regardless of what room you’re in.

The pool area is the star of the show at this home. Outside in the completely fenced back yard you’ll find a brand new 18’ by 40’ heated black bottom gunite pool with limestone coping. There are two sun shelves for those that wish to lounge in the water. There are eight chase lounge chairs on the side of the pool for sunbathing, as well as a covered cabana which features an outdoor “living room” for lounging in the shade. A 6-person spa is located just steps from both the pool & house and features an array of color options on the lighting. An outdoor shower shielded by custom rock enclosure is available for use in the warmer months.

The master bedroom boasts sliding glass doors for a flood of natural light and wooded views, and an en-suite bathroom with a huge air tub that, unlike Jacuzzi tubs, emits tiny bubbles that tickle rather than pummel your skin. The master suite is also on its own sound system. Like all of the rooms in the house, this suite is furnished with local and custom-designed pieces for an extra personal touch.

The other two king bedrooms share a bathroom—which is also easily accessed from outside for convenience while swimming—and the bunkroom has its own bathroom, too.

The property adjoins Warren Dune State Park, one of the largest state parks in Michigan, while nearby Lake Michigan provides a romantic beach setting to watch the sunset. The charming town of Sawyer has plenty of restaurant options for a special evening out. You’ll also find an assortment of antique and specialty shops within a few miles of the home.

The photos speak for themselves. This vacation rental is a true gem. Make it the setting for your next Harbor Country retreat—please inquire for further details!

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower, jetted tub


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower



          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Video Library


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Autumn Foliage
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sledding
          • Walking

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Swimming


          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 12 people


          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine


          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove


          • Deck / Patio
          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill

          Pool / Spa

          • Heated Pool
          • Hot Tub
          • Private Pool


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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Sep 26 - May 1, 2015
          3 night min stay

          Changeover Day: Friday

          Summer 2015
          May 29 - Sep 25, 2015
          7 night min stay

          My Standard Rate
          7 night min stay


          Changeover Day: Friday

          Additional information about rental rates


          • Housekeeping $250
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
          • CC Surcharge $100
          • Taxes Included

          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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          Last updated: 10/03/2014
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          $500 - $714 per night (USD)

          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 12

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          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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