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Authentic Style Home with Large Pool

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5 Baths

4.9 STAR ***** Accommodations....Perfect.

Read what our last guests have to say.

New gated Pool and Pool house. Approximately 300 Ft. from house. .

Note: May 25th to September 6th are 7 day minimum rentals. Friday to Friday only.

The grounds are spacious and private.

Absolutely pristine condition!

A vacation home that'll fall in love and won't want to leave.

Come experience the unique designs of the Madrona by renown architect, Ross Chapin and the quality, comfort, and charm of a true Chapin home. The architectural detail work is second to none.

Step outside your door and within walking distance to fine restaurants, galleries, boutiques, public beach, Amtrack stop and marinas.

Start your day with a cup of coffee on one of the cottage front or rear porches complete with flower boxes; spend the afternoon riding a bike or at the beach.

This perfect vacation home boasts a private first floor master suite with cathedral ceilings. Private bathroom with Jacuzzi. Cathedral ceilings.

Guest powder room on main floor.

2nd Bedroom with a connected full Bathroom and tub.

There are two additional bedrooms upstairs with a full bathroom. Don't forget the stairwell reading nook.

The sleeping bags are ready in place in the 'kids only' loft, perfect for sleep and play.

Family room has a pool table and game table.

Total square footage is 2700 sq ft.

Pack up the family and head to the beach. Don't worry about what to bring. We provide new bicycles, beach chairs.

Equipped with high speed internet and cable TV. Linens are provided along with full service kitchens with all necessities of home.

We are dog friendly. There is a $65.00 fee that goes to our cleaning crew for the detail work we require as a courtesy to our next guests.

Electronic 5' filter for those with air quality concerns.

Over an acre of PRIVATE spacious grounds for plenty of outdoor fun that is SAFE for children, dogs and adults.

Private property on a quiet cul-de-sac!!!

Sandy and Pete are our caretakers for many years and always make sure everything is clean and ready for a great stay.

We can sleep more but only allow for 8 guest.

4 true bedrooms plus a loft. The rental rates are posted and are easy to read.

3 Bedrooms with Queen beds and 1 Bedroom with 2 twins.

3 Flat screen TV's with access to internet TV and free Netflix.

Please note:

Note: May 25th to September 6th are 7 day minimum rentals.


Keywords: Cottage, vacation home, beach home,

More Details

Howard Weiss
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Howard Weiss

Mr. Howard Weiss. I live an hour away. My family enjoys spending as much time as possible in our home. We never want to leave....but always love coming back to the MADRONA.

Why Howard Weiss chose New Buffalo

218 E. Merchant St.

Perfect location for Walking downtown or the beach. No worries about busy streets.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Howard...Just thought I'd drop you a note to say how much we enjoyed your home...the weather was perfect for our weekend and we had plenty of room in your house. If my pocketbook or time permits it would be lovely to spend a week there. Thanks...Joan
Apr 2011
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New Buffalo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Beach chairs, 3 bicycles, game table, games, pristine, kids loft, Reading nook,


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Authentic Style Home with Large Pool
average rating of 4.9298244 based on 59 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely wonderful stay over the New Year's Weekend...with snow and all. Our family of 4 along with our dear friends also a family 4 and our doggie had a great time in this perfect spot. We all slept comfortably. Clean. Arranged so people are together but can also have their own space. SO convenient to downtown New Buffalo - can walk to everything! A perfect spot for our getaway from the city! And the owner and caretaker could not be more easy to work. A GREAT SPOT!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable space

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this house in the past and loved it - great house and location with all the comforts of home. We had a wonderful time with family and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, clean and updated home in a perfect location. We loved every minute!

  • 5 of 5

The owner is very nice and there are so many amenities for the guests to use. The cleaning lady is very sweet, too. I highly recommend renting this home!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I love celebrating our anniversary in New Buffalo. This was our first time renting a house in this area, and we're so glad we did.

The house was clean and very comfortable, so much to do in walking distance.

Thanks so much to the owner Howard, we will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We rented the home for my son's 1st birthday. Mine and my husband's parents live in Indiana and we live in Illinois so we wanted to spend a week together to celebrate our son. This home offered plenty of privacy for 4 couples and a baby. The living space was easily gated off and "baby proofed". The provided items, chairs, bikes, towels, etc, were magnificent. Our only complaint is the lack of outdoor space. The photos on the listing and google maps are old and show yard space and not being from the area we were unaware of the homes constructed after the pictures were taken. The lack of yard made it more difficult with our dog who is used to open space. Over all we were very pleased and will consider the Madrona for our future trips.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our 5th year here and our kids keep asking to come back!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage feels like our "home away from home" since we've been coming here for several years. We have never been disappointed with renting from Howard. The house is clean, comfortable and spacious for our family of six. We love the location to downtown and to the beach. There are several restaurants within walking distance. The addition of the swimming pool is a plus and we love using the bikes to explore around town. Howard has always been quick to address any concerns we may have during our stay. I would highly recommend renting this cottage to anyone who is looking to rent in New Buffalo. You won't be disappointed...but you need to reserve early because it books up fast!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $65
Cleaning $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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