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Downtown Union Pier Cottage

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Union Pier, Harbor Country, the perfect getaway from your busy life. Within easy walking distance to a beautiful soft sandy beach and local shops: Bakery, beer, wine,, deli, ice cream, specialty hot dogs and restaurants. Beach rental equipment just around the corner. The laid back atmosphere of our little down- town lets you unwind and leave all your cares behind. No driving needed its all here.

The cottage (updated for 2016 summer) has 2 bedrooms both furnished with queen beds. Eat-in kitchen with seating for 6, cozy living room, cathedral ceilings, Bathroom with new walk in shower. microwave, dishwasher, TV/DVD, Deck (with nice afternoon sun) , outdoor shower and outdoor seating for 6, gas grill, all kitchen equipment, linens included.

At this weekly rate you can't beat it!

Feel free to call for more info, ask for Marjolein.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Marjolein
Member since: 2009
Speaks: dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Marjolein

Scott and Marjolein on train trip to Chicago, (about a 2 hr ride from Union Pier)

Marjolein purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Marjolein chose Southwest

We have made Harbor Country our home for 28 years and have owned the cottage and my Slipcover Shop for 16 years. The cottage has been updated in 2016. It's had many happy repeat renters through the years. We really love the area for its down to earth laid back feel but there is always just enough action, friendly faces and entertainment to keep it a little interesting too.

What makes this cottage unique

Explore our area, fruit picking, hiking at state parks, wine tasting in the country, live theater at the Acorn, independent film at the Vickers, fishing, biking, two casino attractions, eating out, resting, tanning, sunsets

Amenities

Union Pier Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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Downtown Union Pier Cottage
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
5

Nice little cottage close to everything

  • 5 of 5

For the most part, No car needed here. There's a convenience store and 2 bakery's within minutes away. Also 1 place for dinner nearby. The beach is a ten minute walk and it's amazing. Brought my pup and let her run around early in the morning and late in the evening. The cottage is nice and tucked away with a nice patio. Union pier is close to everything. Within 15 minutes you can be where you want to go. my wife, daughter,dog, and I had a blast. Marj is sos very nice and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Palos Hills, Illinois
5

Ieva and Audrius

  • 5 of 5

It is a lovely place! The property was clean and comfortable. Four of adults, two babies and a dog - it was enough space for all of us. Full kitchen. Nice, private backyard with fire pit. Short distance to the beach...The owner is very nice person. We would recommend this property to our friends. Definitely want to come back next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palos Hills, Illinois
5

Ieva and Audrius

  • 5 of 5

It is a lovely place! The property was clean and comfortable. Four of adults, two babies and a dog - it was enough space for all of us. Full kitchen. Nice, private backyard with fire pit. Short distance to the beach...The owner is very nice person. We would recommend this property to our friends. Definitely want to come back next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Illinois
5

Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at the cottage behind the slipcover shop. So cute and peaceful and comfy. We really enjoyed the gas grill and the kitchen was super nice for cooking. We got a kick out of the family of kittens under the house. They are just adorable. We ate at Jimmys our last night and it was terrific. Then we had breakfast the last morning at the Swedish Bakery. It was a lovely visit and we will probably go back to Union Pier again.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kirkpatrick
5

As Goldilocks would say, "this one is just right"

  • 5 of 5

This cozy private cottage which rests behind the Slip Cover shop in Union Pier was perfect for me and my young daughter. It was bright and cheerful with a nice color palate and high ceilings in the kitchen...but best of all, it didn't break the bank.

It's very close to everything and the perfect walking distance from the beach to ensure a little exercise.

FYI it does not have a dishwasher or washer/dryer but there was only two of us so I didn't have much clean up and the owner was nice enough to let me do a small mid week load of laundry at the Fabric shop next door.

Thanks so much for the wonderful and peaceful vacation...can't wait to see you again next year...

if not sooner!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Park Ridge, IL
4

Nice place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here last year for a weekend in September. It was perfect size for family of 4. Very nice kitchen and everything you need. We are looking for a place to stay again for a weekend in September and this is on top of our list.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Chicago O'Hare
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Frankies, Union Pier
Nearest Train
5 Miles
New Buffalo Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Exit 6 on 95
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Union Pier

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $50

Only full week rates in part of June, all of July andAugust
4th of July week 100 extra rental fee

300 required to reserve, balance due upon arrival, Visa, MS AMEX, check

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.