Walk to Restaurants and the Beach or Just Enjoy the Screened Porch.(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)
Our cottage is perfect in any season - a great retreat for a romantic winter weekend or a summer escape from Chicago for a week near the beach. The cottage is modest. It was originally a farmhouse and raspberry farm built back in the '30s but we've rehabbed it in a modern but comfortable way to make it warm and welcoming. With a fully equipped large eat-in kitchen, it is easy to entertain and host your friends.
If you are a nature lover, you will particularly enjoy the birds and wildlife and the peace and quiet - the cottage is a delight in any season. We are on 2.5 acres and surrounded by field and trees. In winter, you can sit by the fire, watch TV, go out to dinner or cook for friends. We are a short drive to Three Oaks where there is both the Acorn Theater and the Vicker's Cinema. You can also take a five minute drive to the nearby Warren Dunes State Park for sledding or cross country skiing. There is generally plenty of snow in mid-Winter.
In Summer, we are a short walk to the nearest beach or a five minute drive to the township's own Cherry Beach. We provide bicycles, beach passes and beach chairs, all you need to take is your suntan lotion. The beaches in Harbor Country are some of the best in the entire US and virtually deserted in comparison to Chicago! We're close to many different restaurants, the Sawyer Market, antique shops and berry farms. It's a heavenly break from the noise and traffic of Chicago.
Though the cottage is on the small side with three cozy bedrooms and a nicely updated bathroom with shower, it is warm and inviting and is perfect for a group of good friends or a couple looking for a quiet break.
Keywords: Four Season Cottage - walk to restaurants and beaches. Our kitchen is equipped for the gourmet chef if you prefer to cook.
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+1 (708) 267-0603 (Illinois, USA)
Member since: 2010
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (3) Each bedroom has a queen bed and ceiling fan
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $215
- Taxes Not included
Absolutely NO SMOKING inside the house or on the screened porch.
Paid in full prior to arrival by Cash, Credit Card, PayPal or check.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Come and share our favorite places. Lake Michigan is a casual stroll away as are numerous antique shops, art galleries and restaurants. All the sorts of things we like. The cottage is the perfect getaway from the noise and congestion of the city. We enjoy cooking for our occasional dinner parties and have a number of friends who often drop by for my Sunday morning brunch. Everything is there for you to do the same. Start your own tradition in Harbor Country.....do it at our HarbertHouse!
Why the Owner Chose Harbert, MI, USA:
The fact is that we really didn't decide to purchase the property as a vacation rental. It is to be and still is our weekend getaway but with the commitments of running multiple businesses and two teenage boys going here and there, we don't get out as often as we like. It just made sense for us to make our favorite spot accessible to others who might also be looking for a taste of Harbor Country.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our favorite experiences are watching the deer in the early evening and listening to the wind blowing through the pine trees that surround the house. We've got woodchucks in the back of the property and have an occasional coyote visit now and then. Too, there is absolutely nothing to compare with watching the stars at night or the satellites flying overhead just after sunset. If requested, prior to your stay, we will gladly produce a schedule of satellite fly-overs with a location guide to tell you where to look and when.
- Primary: +1 (708) 267-0603 (Illinois, USA)
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Our other home away from home.
A bird's eye view of the yard. Great for nature and sky watching.
One corner of the screened porch. Perfect spot for afternoon reading.
Enjoy a quiet afternoon away from the bugs...
Outdoor dining on the screened porch
The living room
The Green Room
The updated facilities
Ready for a season of bonfires
A great space to sit and reflect upon life's mysteries.
The driveway looking back to the street
Looking at the whole structure
Ready for the gourmet cook in you.
Spare chairs allow you to seat a total of eight.
A view of the back yard
The perfect spot to relax
The living room
The Yellow Room
The Blues Room
Let's roast some marshmallows!
Tiny bird feeder
South facing skylights
One of the old trees
Outside the dining room
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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