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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"From the second my family and I turned into the wooded neighborhood, we grew excited! The house is even more adorable in person. It had everything we needed. Including beach toys, which we forgot. There was even a wagon for my 2 and 4 year old to ride in to the beach. Beach access was easy and close. We enjoyed the yard very much. We felt comfortable letting the kids play outside while we got dinner ready. The neighbors were friendly. The house is close enough to town should you need anything and far enough away to feel like you are getting away from it all. Our whole family loved it and recommend it! Leslie was great to deal with and let us book with very short notice. We will be booking again!"
Guest: Rachel E.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 2, 2015
"Here with my 3 sons and families. It was perfect! Great floor plan and lots of room for everyone. We had 7 small children and it was great for them. They loved doing crafts on the back porch, playing and sleeping in the loft and the outdoor shower is a MUST!! We did our annual day in Saint Joe Michigan at the Curious Kids Museum, Silver Beach and Silver Beach Pizza, Redamacks, Oinks and a day at Warren Dunes. We especially liked Cherry Beach. The grand kids are already asking to go back! It is a great, clean rental."
Guest: GramiDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 2, 2015
"Sitting in the large screened porch, up on the bluff, high in the tall trees on both sides with the stunning expanse of Lake Michigan and big sky directly in front of you - it's perfect! The lake can change daily from peaceful ripples lapping the shore to wild roaring whitecaps, and everything in between. Who needs TV when you can watch this show! Waking up each morning in the alcove bed with that view in front of me, always a pleasure to see and hear what Mother Nature has to offer that day. Even if it rains you can still enjoy watching Lake Michigan from the covered porch. The beach is very private and great for long walks or just plain sitting still. The southeastern shore of Lake Michigan offers up some of the best sunsets ever. Whether you're seeking solitude and communion with nature, or prefer an active vacation with family and friends, this location has it all. The towns up and down this part of the Lake Michigan shore, known collectively as Harbor Country, have something for everyone. Visit harborcountry.org online for lots of helpful information. There are a variety of good local restaurants - no carbon copy franchises! The Playhouse kitchen, though, is very well equipped for creating any meal. Nearby towns offer excellent food shopping if you want to eat in or picnic on the beach. Experience a local wine tasting just a few minutes drive away. Some of Michigan's wines are surprisingly good. There is a lovely tennis court on the Playhouse property shared by neighboring houses. Bring or rent water sport equipment and your bicycles. Go hiking in nearby state/local parks. Even if you feel the need to stay connected to cyberspace, the Playhouse has wifi so you can research all that there is to do in Harbor Country. The Playhouse is a great space meant for fun and relaxation, ease and comfort - very comfy beds, plenty of pillows and extra blankets/quilts if it gets chilly at night. Plus there's that beautiful stone fireplace! All was very clean and ready for my arrival, especially the kitchen and bathrooms. The owner responds quickly to any questions or concerns and clearly cares about this amazing vacation property. I've been visiting this area for many years and am so glad I discovered the Playhouse. I'll be back for sure."
Guest: Susan R.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 6, 2015
"- location was perfect, lest than 2 hours from our home in Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.
- beautiful home, I can't say it was a cabin because it was way more than that. Plenty of room for our party of 10. We never felt cramped. There was enough room and space on this property to have some quiet time. Great open floor plan so you can cook and still visit with the other guests.
- the home came equipped with everything that you needed for a wonderful stay.
- pool was fabulous, we were in it every day. Perfect temperature. Loved, loved it.
- great fire pit for evening campfires. Beautiful front porch to just hang out.
- nice screened in porch area right off the pool. We would have coffee in the morning out there.
- quick trip to grocery store and downtown New Buffalo for shopping.
- great restaurants very close to property if you didn't want to cook in the well equipped kitchen.
- easy walk to the beach. It is quiet and private. You can also take a quick drive to the public beach in New Buffalo.
Overall it was a glorious vacation. I would highly recommend Cedar Lodge. Book it early it fills up fast."
Guest: Bonnie L.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 23, 2015