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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
"This cottage reminded all of us of the carefree summer days of our youth! Days spent at the beach, evenings cooking outside and nights gathered around family on the porch. This cottage, though simple, provided all the amenities one could need for a great stay on Lake Michigan. It is close to St. Joe where several other beaches were, and a town with so much to offer the tourists. Judy was a great host, and it made for the perfect vacation!"
Guest: SueDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 5, 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
"Home from a wonderful week-end stay at this cottage. Home was exceptionally clean and we loved the decorating. So many unique touches. A perfect location for biking Harbor County. A short walk to the beach for a late afternoon lunch after a day of beautiful MI weather for biking. You won't be disappointed staying here."
Guest: Michael P.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 12, 2015
"Our family spend the Christmas of 2014 at the cottage and had a wonderful time. The kitchen is wonderful with everything you could need to cook for your family. The furniture is very comfortable, and there are plenty of towels and blankets. We had a great time together and hope to return this summer."
Guest: Debbie M.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: March 13, 2015