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Cozy Cottage in the Heart of Harbor Country

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

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

Third coast Cottage is a unique cottage located just steps away from downtown New Buffalo in the heart of Harbor country. Perfect for a family getaway, a couples weekend or a solo retreat. The interior is bright and has an open floor plan. The yard is large and private with a charcoal grill, picnic table, motel chairs, a large fire pit. The cottage has wireless internet and cable. Eco-amenities include a large composter in corner of backyard, dual flush toilet, radiant floor heat in bathroom, and energy star appliances. A backyard shed includes 4 bikes and snow shoes for guests to use to explore the surrounds during all seasons.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Charlie Hall
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Charlie Hall

I have been spending time in Southwest Michigan for many years and found this little cottage in 2006. I decided to buy it and renovate it with the goal being to create a unique retreat from Chicago.

Charlie Hall purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Charlie Hall chose Southwest

The close proximity to Chicago.

What makes this cottage unique

Great location- Easy walking or biking to downtown New Buffalo.


New Buffalo Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Heated floor, large walk in shower, skylight
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Cottage in the Heart of Harbor Country
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Clean, well maintained cottage perfect for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our two boys on a summer vacation. The cottage is clean and Charlie supplies everything you would need for a family getaway.

The kitchen is highly functional- there were good quality cooking utensils, sharp chopping knives, quality pots and pans, and many oils and spices.

The wifi worked well and quickly, both televisions also were easy to use.

The bathroom and bedrooms were clean and well maintained.

He made it easy for us to feel at home. He makes check in and out very easy as well. I would stay here again and would recommend him to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michelle! Really glad you all enjoyed the cottage!
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Great place, clean and close to everything.

  • 4 of 5

Beds could be a little more comfy. But a great experience all in all.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Light & airy cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, cute, light & airy modern cottage! Our 4 day stay included bringing our dog, for an additional fee. Backyard is not fenced (bring a tie out), includes a fire pit, lawn chairs, and picnic table. Easy walk to town, beach, and restaurants!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Wayne, Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed it!
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Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Awesome, cozy little cottage. Perfect size for my family to stay and meet up with other family in the area. Clean and tastefully decorated. We loved being able to make fires in the back yard. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ann, Thank you so much for the great review! So glad that you enjoyed the cottage!! Best, Charlie & Tanja
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Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome House and a Great Location! Charlie was super accommodating and easy to get in touch with. The home was clean and stocked with everything we would need to make our stay very enjoyable. We would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Marissa! So glad you enjoyed it! C
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Great Place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Great location to everything and very nice inside. Back yard is a great. Really loved the stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tommy! So Glad you enjoyed it!
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Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Stray Dog
Nearest Train
0.6 Miles
Amtrak, Downtown New Buffalo
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 94
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Redamaks, Caseys, Stray Dog, David's Deli & coffee
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
New Buffalo Public Beach & Boat launch

Seasonal berry and fruit picking, wineries, antique shops, farmers markets, galleries, cottage is located just 8 blocks to the beach and minutes to downtown New Buffalo. Easily walk or bike to restaurants and shops. Bikes (4) are available for guests to use.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Pet Fee $25

A Cleaning fee applies to all rentals and is additional to the rental rate. Base cleaning fee is $100.
Damage deposit of $400 is required on all rentals. Deposit checks are not deposited unless there is damage to the property and/or it's contents. Checks are returned within 30 days after the rental has ended.
Pets require an additional fee of $25/day.
Check in is 4PM EST & Check out is 11AM EST, unless otherwise approved by the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.