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Nestled on 130 Acres Apple Orchard-Our Lake House is Pure R&R!

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Last updated: 05/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:14 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Buchanan house description

Our beach house is a fantastic getaway especially for that city dweller. Located in Buchanan, Michigan just outside of Union Pier and Three Oaks and a short hour and a half drive from downtown Chicago. Situated just off of the beautiful tree lined Warren Woods road, and nestled on a 130 acres of apple orchard; we promise you will leave the city and escape into peaceful relaxation.

We welcome long-term renters and have a minimum stay of 2 weeks.

Don’t be fooled by the front of our beloved beach house, the house is approximately 4000 square feet, perfect for entertaining, family gatherings, and enough space to find a cozy corner and get into a good book. If you like walking or running, our private trail around our lake is a mile and a half. Lots of dirt country roads to go bike riding and you can canoe, kayak or paddleboat in our lake. Maybe you would rather take a swim, take a dip in the pool, or the lake.
For all you bird nerds and you know who you are, you will not be disappointed – hummingbirds, pileated woodpeckers, hawks, wrens, wood ducks and more– don’t get me started.

There is also fishing in the lake (no motor boats), a little beach for sandcastles and a playground for the little ones. We spend a lot of time barbecuing and eating at our old potting table that seat 12 in our screened in porch.

Buchanan is a charming town with our favorite restaurant, Wheatberry. A hip new coffee shop, groovy antique stores and the best farmers markets! We also love a quick five-mile drive into the charming town of Three Oaks. The town hosts a great Yoga studio, Yoga Glow, a winery, art galleries, charming shops, historic movie theatre, Vickers and a brand new distillery, Journeyman Distillery. We love having lunch at Viola and try to resist their cupcakes! Froehlich’s is also a great place to grab a bite and go next door to grab an ice cream.

If you love apple picking, then this is the best home for you – come visit in September or October and you can pick apples on our 130 acres of apple orchard with 17 different varietals. It is so beautiful up there with the apples in bloom, and decadent to go for a walk and grab an apple off the tree and head for the trail. Pumpkin patches surround the orchard as well. The fall is a great time to visit with the crisp air; the vibrant leaves and the stars are breathtaking.

There are 25 out of 30 homes developed on our property, Orchard on the Lake. We have common areas, the pool and lake. We really love the house year-round – sledding, cross-country skiing, pumpkin patches, crisp air, bright stars, swimming, biking our beach house has everything we love and hope you will too.


Keywords: Beach house, Private spring fed lake, Apple Orchard, 5 bedroom home, Southwest Michigan, Community Pool, Apple Picking, biking, hiking, swimming

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker

          Amenities

          • Gas Fireplace
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Kayaks, paddle boats, private trails for walking or running, playground for children, private spring fed lake for fishing and swimming, 150 acres of apple orchard for picking 17 different varietals of apples...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Stereo
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Gazebo
                  • Balcony
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                  • Lakefront
                  • Lake View

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Tennis
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hunting
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cycling
                  • Racquetball
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  14 night min stay

                  $3,500

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Common Area Assoc. Fee $200
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Cleaning Fee $250
                  • Taxes Included

                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Location

                  We are situated in 130 acres of Apple Orchard - so if you decide to rent in the months of September and October, you can pick apples from 17 different varietals. We have a private spring fed lake for swimming, kayaks, canoes and paddle-boats.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: This is the perfect vacation getaway for my family; we love going to our beach house year round. We go sledding in the winter and cross country skiing, we love the Fall with the beautiful leaves changing, apples blooming and apple picking and the summer is incredible - it is a year round home for us. We adopted our sons from Russia six years ago – so we have two boys, 14 and 16 and two girls 18 and 22 and two spoiled Bernese mountain dogs. We are lucky in love and happiness abounds.

                  Why the Owner Chose Buchanan:
                  We have been coming up to Harbor Country for years before buying our beloved beach house. We all just love what this area has to offer our entire family. We bought the house when our boys were 8 and 10, and our girls were 12 and 17. We all love the house for different reasons. My husband and I love the antiquing, great restaurants, wineries, and farmers markets. The whole family loves the pool, swimming in the lake, kayaking. The kid’s love fishing, exploring the trail for critters (they found a box turtle and salamanders) and roasting marshmallows. Door to door, we are at our house in an hour and a half and completely transformed into stress free bliss. The minute you get to the beach house, you instantly de-stress, it is so wonderful up there – with the beautiful view of the lake, the trees, the changing seasons, the apples. In addition to exploring, swimming, bike riding, there is so many activities in the area for kids - go carts, pumpkin patches, movies, fireworks, day camps, beaches it's endless. Of course we love all the beauty the nature brings us in Buchanan, we love the birds, the lake view, the stars are incredible and the peace and quiet other than the porch door slamming (which I secretly love).

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Not many places you can go year round for vacation, but our house is one of them. The fall is our favorite time with the apples blooming on 130 acres orchard. We have 17 varietals of apples and love making apple pie, apple crisp, and strudel – name it, we have the apples for it. We have a pool and a lake to swim in or you can fish, canoe or kayak. What can I say, we hope you love it as much as we do – we promise beautiful scenery, and an abundance of rest and relaxation.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Don't let the front our beloved beach house fool you - it's about 4000 sq. ft.

                    Don't let the front our beloved beach house fool you - it's about 4000 sq. ft.

                  • Our view from our porch - we love our private spring fed lake

                    Our view from our porch - we love our private spring fed lake

                  • We love walking our trail around the lake about a mile and a half - so peaceful

                    We love walking our trail around the lake about a mile and a half - so peaceful

                  • Hours and hours by the fire

                    Hours and hours by the fire

                  • Master Bedroom with private full bathroom

                    Master Bedroom with private full bathroom

                  • Charming private bedroom with full sized bed

                    Charming private bedroom with full sized bed

                  • Downstairs Full bed and bunk-beds with full bathroom attached

                    Downstairs Full bed and bunk-beds with full bathroom attached

                  • Don't let the front our beloved beach house fool you - it's about 4000 sq. ft.

                    Don't let the front our beloved beach house fool you - it's about 4000 sq. ft.

                  • 2 big porches (one screened-in) we love to BBQ, wine, birds, great books!

                    2 big porches (one screened-in) we love to BBQ, wine, birds, great books!

                  • Our lake and community pool is fun for the whole family

                    Our lake and community pool is fun for the whole family

                  • Our great room where we spend a lot of time in the kitchen, by the fireplace

                    Our great room where we spend a lot of time in the kitchen, by the fireplace

                  • The kitchen and thru the french doors our beloved screened-in porch-many a meals

                    The kitchen and thru the french doors our beloved screened-in porch-many a meals

                  • Wonderful guest bedroom with full bathroom attached

                    Wonderful guest bedroom with full bathroom attached

                  • Downstairs great room-refrigerator sink, flat screen TV, fireplace & ping pong

                    Downstairs great room-refrigerator sink, flat screen TV, fireplace & ping pong

                  • Downstairs great kids room with double bunk-beds and attached full bathroom

                    Downstairs great kids room with double bunk-beds and attached full bathroom

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                  Date last modified - Thursday, April 24, 2014

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