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Lakeside Cottage on 15 private acres. Five minutes from Lake Michigan beaches.

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Last updated: 07/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

3 Night Minimum

Comfortable year-round cottage set on 15 acres of private forested land one mile from Lake Michigan beaches. This is the perfect place for those who love nature and also want time at the beach with easy access to Harbor Country shops and restaurants.

This newly remodeled fully furnished cottage has an open design and new appliances. There is an enclosed porch, two decks and a charcoal grill.

Hike or cross country ski into the back of the property and discover the Lake Michigan ravine that consumes these 15 acres. Take the half-mile path through the ravine and over three footbridges to find yourself in one of the most beautiful natural environs left in the state, a true climax beech-maple forest. The land is dominated by massive Beech, Maple, Oak, Hickory, and Yellow Poplar trees. It is part of the same beech-maple forest that makes up Warren Woods State Park, and Open Land’s 80 acre Robinson Preserve, both just down the road. Did I say hiking?

Bring your binoculars!
As you might guess, this is a great place for birds. From Ruby Throated Hummers to Pileated and Red-Bellied Woodpeckers, you’ve come to the right place. With several feeders in the yard and a big old Trumpet Vine for the hummers, the birds are a wonderful distraction. There’s also a lovely pond in the yard where you can visit the frogs or watch the occasional bird bathe.

Cherry Beach and Pier Street Beach are a short bike ride away and just two of the many wonderful sandy beaches in the area. If you prefer to drive, the cottage comes with a township beach parking pass. There are four beach chairs and two beach umbrellas for your use.

If the evenings are cool, build a bonfire in the firepit, or light the woodstove inside.

Located in the center of Harbor Country, Lakeside offers a bounty of activities. Spend the day at Warrren Dunes State Park, just 10 minutes away, or visit the historic village of Three Oaks and catch a film at the Vickers Theater. Spend an afternoon exploring antique shops along the Red Arrow Highway or visit one of the local wineries, breweries or distilleries. Bring your bikes and ride the quiet country back roads. Make a feast with fresh locally grown produce and something to grill from Falatic's or Driers, our local butchers. Then take a night off and dine at one of the many great restaurants within a few minutes drive. I like Casey's in New Buffalo and Cafe Gulistan in Harbert, but there are too many to choose from!

*** SEE THE LINK UNDER THE 'OWNER INFO' TAB FOR A MAP AND MORE PHOTOS ***

Sorry no pets.

Keywords: Beach, Lake Michigan, Acreage, Birding, Private

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating:

    gas forced air furnace...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels are provided. Beach towels are not....moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$165
$1,155

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Fees:


Notes:

$50 cleaning fee for up to 2 guests, $25 for each additional guest.

All taxes are included.

$150 fully refundable security deposit if paying by check.

If paying by credit card, card is used as security for damages.

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Photos

  • Lakeside Cottage on 15 private acres.  Five minutes from Lake Michigan beaches.

    Lakeside Cottage on 15 private acres. Five minutes from Lake Michigan beaches.

  • interior

    interior

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • Woodstove

    Woodstove

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Pond

    Pond

  • Yard and out building

    Yard and out building

  • Ravine and creek out back.

    Ravine and creek out back.

  • Red-bellied Woodpecker

    Red-bellied Woodpecker

  • Goldfinch at yard feeder

    Goldfinch at yard feeder

  • Cherry Beach - 5 minutes away

    Cherry Beach - 5 minutes away

  • Lake Michigan sunset

    Lake Michigan sunset

  • View from the living room.

    View from the living room.

  • Modern kitchen.  New appliances.

    Modern kitchen. New appliances.

  • Bathroom with shower

    Bathroom with shower

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Porch

    Porch

  • Fire Pit

    Fire Pit

  • Hiking trail that leads out back.

    Hiking trail that leads out back.

  • Ravine out back

    Ravine out back

  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird at one of the yard feeders

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird at one of the yard feeders

  • Cardinal

    Cardinal

  • Ride your bike to Pier street beach.

    Ride your bike to Pier street beach.

VRBO #346456

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, July 22, 2016

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