Lake Michigan Year-Round Home Sleeps 24 Near Warren Dunes Park, Sawyer,Michigan(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Beautiful home just steps from Lake Michigan, 7 Bedrooms,5 Bathrooms,2 kitchens
Enjoy the seasons of Lake Michigan year-round at our home in Sawyer, Michigan - 20 minutes north of the Indiana state border. Just minutes from downtown Chicago is our large vacation home named Dunehaven. This four season retreat nestles amidst towering pines just steps from the world's largest freshwater sand dunes located in Warren Dunes State Park, Sawyer, Michigan. The lovely white sands and family friendly waters of Lake Michigan are a short walk from our vacation home. Gather your family together to experience the best that Pure Michigan has to offer with fun activities nearby, quaint towns, and a lovely home for a night time retreat.
Walk out the backyard right into the park and an adventure awaits! Cross country ski amidst moonlit skies, hike along a forest path, or enjoy the many shops, wineries, breweries and restaurants around and along Red Arrow Highway. Gather around the outdoor fire pit after an exhilarating hike through the woods.
This spacious home, known as Dunehaven, with over 5,400 square feet will pamper you and your family with quality furnishings, large screened porch, beds to sleep 24, a stone fireplace, a gourmet kitchen,plus a kitchen in the lower level, and all the fun of Harbor Country along Lake Michigan just 20 minutes from the Indiana border.
Enjoy the white sand beaches, fruit stands, fishing, 7 nearby wineries and 3 microbreweries within a 20 minute drive, pick your own blueberry patch, amusement park, golfing, bicycle trails and the antiques and unique shopping along Red Arrow Highway.
At night, gather together on the large screened in porch and play cards and games while listening to the night sounds of an owl hooting in the trees or enjoy a campfire beneath the starlit skies far from the urban noise and hassles of life. Life is always good at Dunehaven.
Whether you're a group of friends looking for a getaway weekend, or a family wanting to rent a large home for a reunion, Dunehaven will exceed your expectations.
Located a little over an hour from Chicago, this new home offers the flair of the city and the flavor of the country.
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Member since: 2010
- 5400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 24
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, Beds for 24
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- Experience our home in Sawyer, Michigan with the flavor of the country and the flair of the city.Walk from our backyard into Warren Dunes State Park with the world's largest freshwater sand dunes, 1900 acres of woods and trails, and 7 miles of white, sandy beaches. In the cooler months, enjoy hiking, biking,and exploring the many shops, restaurants, wineries and breweries within 20 minutes of Dunehaven. St. Joseph Michigan is 15 minutes north and offers a top ten family beach, interactive play water fountain, restored indoor carousel, children's museum, arts center, and quaint downtown with a chocolate cafe, fudge/ice cream shop, toy store, boutiques, and five and dime old fashioned variety store. ...moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
Explore 7 miles of white sand beach in Warren Dunes State Park along Lake Michigan. The expansive beaches with lots of parking feature changing areas, restrooms, a bouncy slide, & kayaks to rent....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Child's Highchair
Two large dining areas - one seats 8 and the other 10 plus a pullout table for six. Additional seating on the screened in porch for 10. Card table and chairs. Two baby highchairs + toddler stool...moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 24 people
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- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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- Wood Fireplace
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 6 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 5, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 6 - May 25, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning fee $250
Book now for Summer 2017! One week minimum rental from Memorial Day to Labor Day (summer rentals). Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Credit cards and personal checks are accepted.
After e-mail approval of the rental period and rates, a security/reservation deposit of $500 is required along with a signed contract. Payment is due as indicated on the rental invoice.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Book directly with me to save costly service fees. I am just a one-property owner who will talk to you directly and give you information about our home and the surrounding area. We are a QUALITY vacation home, not a resort or a hotel! Enjoy a getaway year-round in luxury living with Sawyer, Michigan just a four minute drive away. Shop on Red Arrow HIghway, explore 9 wineries and 3 micro-breweries within 30 minutes of our vacation home.
Do you ever dream of having your whole family in one place to enjoy cooking together, card games late at night on the big screened in porch, roasting marshmallows among the pines over a firepit, or kids playing kickball in a big grassy front yard? Our vacation home, known as Dunehaven, is still available for rental weeks for next year - Summer 2017. Beautiful, white sand beaches. No hills to climb. Level beach from parking area. Twelve wineries within a 40 minute drive, adventure hikes through the woods, art galleries, golf, biking, art galleries, antiques, shopping, fine dining, and big sand dunes to climb, marked nature trails, and Harbor Country small towns full of charm, shopping, and great restaurants. There is always something to see and do in this wonderful area of southwest Michigan. Warren Dunes State Park is Michigan's most popular park with seven miles of white sand beaches and clear water. Pure Michigan indeed!
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: It's just us and our beautiful home that we would like to share with you. No corporate giant, outlandish service fee, mandated use of a credit card, or a booking hassle. Talk to me directly to get quality customer service. I know our home with all of its amenities and the surrounding area. My husband and I love everything about Michigan and the special atmosphere that defines Harbor Country. Just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Midwestern cities, our home known as Dunehaven has provided us with a relaxing getaway. This special home is a sanctuary for family fun partnered with quiet moments amidst the towering pines. The white clean beaches bordered by sparkling blue water, outstanding restaurants, antique stores, unique shopping, winery tours, and blueberry picking are just a few of the things we enjoy at Dunehaven. In the fall, we like to take hikes through the woods in our backyard amidst the colorful leaves. The sparkling snow of winter and the lure of a cozy night around the fireplace mark the days of winter. And spring means hundreds of wildflowers offering a carpet of color to our walk to the beach. Ah, Pure Michigan....we know you will love it as much as we do.
Why the Owner Chose Sawyer, MI, USA:
Be careful of all of the listings that are supposed to be in "Sawyer, Michigan." We are genuinely Sawyer with a backyard that opens onto Warren Dunes State Park. When we first listed with this site 7 years ago, we were one of three rentals available. Now, thanks to selling the site to a corporate giant, you will now see listings available for 287 rentals in our small town of Sawyer. Some of these "Sawyer" rentals are over 60 miles away!!!!! For years our family had vacationed in Harbor Country starting with tent camping in Warren Dunes State Park. We now can share our beautiful vacation home with other families and guests who enjoy the wooded land and beaches along Lake Michigan. All four seasons beckon you with a winter wonderland (we supply the sleds and toboggan!), walks in the woods to admire the fall splendor, exploring the spring with wildflowers, butterflies and golden sunsets, and celebrating summer with walks on the beach and building sand castles. At night, enjoy a marshmallow s'more around the fire pit in our backyard.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Enjoy the luxury of a newer, quality-built, top of the line home with all the comforts of home including four flat screen tv's with cable tv and DVD/BluRay players, seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, 2 gourmet kitchens, wood burning fireplace and jacuzzi tub. Yet, just steps away, the adventure of a walk in the woods beckons you to peacefully step through the canopy of the forest out our back yard. With a ten minute walk, you will see the magnificent Lake Michigan with its white, clean sandy beaches and inspiring sunsets. During the winter, snowshoe through the woods to the dunes to coast down the snow-topped peaks of frosty fun just a few feet away at the dunes. My favorite place is on the screened in porch listening to the waves, the birds and the peace and calm of the tall pines and wooded wonder. On a rainy or cool evening, we love to gather around the wood burning fireplace to tell stories, play games, or sing karaoke. (Board games and karaoke machine are in the house) Life is instantly calmer and more peaceful when you are spending time at Dunehaven. Explore the woods, hike the dunes or just enjoy nature at its best during the day. At night, gaze at the starlit sky amidst the glow of the moon. Our firepit is the perfect gathering place for your family and friends. We even supply the roasting sticks, firewood, benches and log seats around the fire in our back yard bordering the state park. Young children enjoy the wonder of nature right outside their back yard. Inside, Dunehaven is a chlld's delight with a large playroom, secret closet, video games, toys, a play kitchen, board games, puzzles, bicycles, and even a large red wooden wagon to take our sand buckets, toys and shovels to the beautiful white sand beach. The nearby attractions of Bridgman, New Buffalo and St. Joseph are wonderful tourist communities to explore. In downtown St. Joe, visit the chocolate cafe, old fashioned five & dime store, fudge/ice cream shop, toy store, bookstore & pet shop.
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Dunehaven's back yard adjoins Warren Dunes State Park & 7 miles of sand beaches
Explore the clean beaches & wooded trails of nearby Warren Dunes State Park
The light filled great room gathers everyone together for daily fun & food
The master bathroom includes shower,jacuzzi tub and 2 marble vanities
This bright & cheery bedroom features king size & trundle beds,& a large closet.
Sweet dreams in this bedroom w/ 2 queen beds and a full size crib on 2nd floor
Snuggle into the peace & quiet of the country in this lovely 1st floor bedroom
Picture your family playing a board game with snacks from the adjacent kitchen.
The big screened porch seats 10 for a meal or late night card game.
A charming spacious bathroom features a shower-tub and large vanity sink
Picture yourself with a glass of lemonade listening to the birds in the forest
Holidays are special in the large kitchen with lots of gourmet appliances
Enjoy the peace and quiet of this woodland retreat in Harbor Country, Michigan
The large, wood-burning fireplace invites you to gather & create new memories
The master suite with a king bed is luxurious with its own flat screen TV
The upstairs bedroom is perfect for a slumber party with beds for 7
Enjoy the family room with lots of play space, toys, games, large kitchen & bar.
2 twin bedroom on the first floor is perfect for kids with adjacent bath
The upstairs kids playroom has bunk beds, video games, toys and lots of space
Enjoy a family feast or a game at the big wood trestle table in the dining room.
This bedroom has 2 queen beds and a large walk in closet that fits a pack n play
The family room is a great place for watching movies or just hanging out
Welcome to Dunehaven for stress free holidays with a fully decorated house
Snuggle in for the holidays at least 3 decorated trees & lots of greenery
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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