Recently Updated Large Family Cottage Steps from Beautiful Lake Michigan!

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Front of our large family cottage


Last updated: 10/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our large family cottage is the ideal Lake Michigan vacation retreat anytime of the year. Private beach access across the street offers nonstop beach play in sand and waves or watch beautiful nightly sunsets.'Pottery Barn/Restoration Hardware' decorated home built in 2001, recently updated kitchen, flooring, soft goods refreshment Includes large screened in porch makes for great family fun and relaxation. BBQ or walk to the end of the road for gourmet food shop, the Whistle Stop or Roadhouse restaurant culinary delights.

Downtown New Buffalo and it's harbor complex are four miles down the road. Explore the local antiquing, farmers markets and fruit orchards, wineries, nature centers and Warren Dunes state park. After a day of fun in the sun, relax at one of the many local eateries. 1 hour and 20 minutes from down town Chicago!

Keywords: Cottage

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Private beach access via new boardwalk down to Union Pier's most beautiful private association beach, beach chairs, water toys, large screened in porch, front and rear decks with outdoor shower, large front and side yard, famous Whistle Stop coffee/deli/bakery and famous Red Arrow Road House restaurant one block away....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking is in front of the house. There are NO PARKING signs that are to keep away non-renters....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI password included in Welcome Letter prior to check in...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basics on hand for renter use. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.9
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season ( Sept to Dec)
Sep 6 - Dec 20, 2016
1 night min stay
Holiday Season
Dec 21 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay
Low Season (Jan to May)
Jan 2 - May 25, 2017
1 night min stay
High Season (FRI TO FRI ONLY)
May 26 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Labor Day Holiday Pricing
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $140
  • Taxes Not included


Please read rates carefully below:


Memorial Day-Labor Day

7 night (Fri to Fri) rental minimum required from Memorial Day Weekend 2017 until 07/31/17-Check-in is Fri afternoon 4pm & check-out the following Fri 11am


$600/night+$140 cleaning fee


Off Season:

$500/night+$140 cleaning fee


Holiday Week Rate applies to week of holiday, TBD by day of holiday

$500 Deposit required to hold dates and remaining amount due 6 weeks prior to check in date.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Our family has treasured Union Pier and its beautiful beach for 5 generations. Regardless of our travels, UP is our favorite spot and we delight in sharing it with others.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our house is ideally located on a large corner lot across from our private beach access, and walking distance to a great gourmet food shop, The Whistle Stop and The Red Arrow Roadhouse restaurant. There is amazing peace and tranquility-all within one block.

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Speaks: english



  • Front of our large family cottage

    Front of our large family cottage

  • Screened in porch

    Screened in porch

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom #2 Two twin beds

    Bedroom #2 Two twin beds

  • Kitchen/Dining


  • Side of house on Lake Shore Rd

    Side of house on Lake Shore Rd

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Master bedroom - King bed

    Master bedroom - King bed

  • 1 of 2 full bathrooms

    1 of 2 full bathrooms

  • Queen Bedroom #1

    Queen Bedroom #1

VRBO #297393

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, October 24, 2016

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Union Pier, MI, USA #297393

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