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Great Sawyer Getaway!

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Beds + Convertible bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

Wonderful getaway in Harbor Country! Enjoy all that the area has to offer while staying at your home away from home. Short walk to charming antique stores, outstanding restaurants, and more! You will also enjoy relaxing with friends and family on the deck of this 1/2 acre property. Conveniently located on the lake side of Red Arrow Highway and a short distance to Warren Dunes State Park. Bring your boat and enjoy Lake Michigan or take a cruise up the St. Joe River!

14 x 16 attached screen room added in 2013. Plenty of room to host a barbeque, then spend the long summer night relaxing under the stars. House is updated and meticulously maintained. This is a perfect retreat for a couple or family looking for some much needed rest and relaxation. Central air and heat will keep you comfy all year long. Two queen beds, plus one queen pull-out bed in living room, allow for plenty of room to accommodate your guests. High-speed Internet will let you stay connected when you want to be!

Pristine Lake Michigan beaches are just a short 10 minute drive to either Warren Dunes or Cherry Beach. We have beach chairs and towels you can throw in the car!

Keywords: house, cabin, woods, bungalo, quiet

More Details

Russell Needham
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017


Sawyer Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower only, no tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Living room has a queen size sofa pull-out bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 Queen sized beds 1 Queen Pull-out bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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Great Sawyer Getaway!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
Maceo, Kentucky

Like home and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

We had never been to the area, and this was our first "real" vacation. We had no trouble finding the house. The neighborhood was quiet. We walked to Warren Dunes multiple times. Our family consists of 2 adults over 40, 16 year old girl, and 12 year old boy. We parked at Cherry Beach and had a picnic. The strawberries at the Sawyer Market and Garden Center were the best I have ever had. Location was close to Silver Beach in St. Joe, where we spent a day and ate Gyros. The house was easy to keep clean and was stocked with enough supplies for comfort. We played bocci ball in the yard, and walked through the streets in the neighborhood in the evening. We had a great time. If we travel back to the area, we would like to stay here, again.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago IL

Great cottage in lovely area of Harbor Country, away from the crowds

  • 5 of 5

I recently spent the Labor Day weekend at this property and it was truly a wonderful vacation. The cottage is fully equipped with whatever you might need. Nicely appointed and very comfortable with a screened in porch overlooking a large & lush backyard. This soon became my spot for morning coffee and relaxing anytime... watching the birds and gazing at the greenery. Would be lovely in the Autumn I am sure. Thoughtfully maintained and very clean, the cottage has both Central a/c and great (quiet) ceiling fans to keep you cool, a full washer/dryer in the unit, and a nice tv/dvd setup. You feel secluded and private, yet with only a short drive to SAWYER MARKET (fabulous for basics and gourmet stuffs, plus produce from local areas and a gift shop !) and close to all the area has to offer in New Buffalo/Union Pier/Three Oaks and other towns. Walking distance to Cherry Beach and owner provides a pass for your use. Furniture and beds are comfy and linens are provided. You could pay (much) more for new construction, marble countertops, 800 thread-count sheets, etc. but this is a perfect place to get away from it all, be cozy and comfortable, and still have change left over to take yourselves for a nice dinner or the kids up to St. Joseph for a road trip along the Lake. I recommend it as a tonic to the soul and a place to make some wonderful memories, no matter what the Season is. Owner was also extremely prompt and easy to deal with, checking in to see if I needed anything or had questions. PLUS ***Great wi-fi !! Thanks Russ for sharing your getaway…:)

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

New choice for oir next stay

  • 5 of 5

Was a great stay in Sawyer. Overall a very centralized location for local needs/activities. My family and I enjoyed the home tremendously. The screened in porch was our go to spot in the afternoon/evenings. We were still able to enjoy the outdoors even when it rained. We will be booking again for next summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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cute cottage = awesome family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was awesome! So many good things about it. .

1) Clean and inviting with many amenities

2) Great location

3) Fully stocked -we were surprised at how stocked!

4) Nice and responsive owner

5) Great value

6) Perfect vacation rental for our family :-)

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy house

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Sawyer Michigan was great. The house had everything we needed and was neat and clean. The owner was accessible by email if needed. The screened in porch was very comfortable ! Will definitely go back again! Also was priced good for the area !

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, IN

Great family vacation

  • 4 of 5

My family of 4 (include 2 little toddlers) had a wonderful time in Sawyer! This place was like a cute little cottage and the location was excellent. When we walked in, the house was pretty neat and clean... mostly. I saw some leaves and bugs on the floor so I vacuumed the place before we really "settled" in. I'm not like a neat freak, but my toddler boys are always on the floor touching and picking up things so I just had to vacuum and make sure. The beds were not made so we made the beds ourselves. This house had everything provided... From cooking utensils, bug spray, beach towels, dish detergent and detergent for the washing machine.. you really don't need to bring anything except your own clothes and toiletries. The only thing I wish we knew was that this house doesn't have a bath tub... it only has a shower. Because we have little ones and we really needed bathtub... I would've brought our own baby tub if I knew. Other than that, we really enjoyed staying here and specially enjoyed eating dinner at the screened in porch every night. Sawyer is such a pretty little town... and the Cherry Beach was absolutely beautiful. We will definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am happy to hear you had a nice vacation but I am concerned the cottage was not swept thoroughly before your arrival. I have not had any cleaning problems in the past so I am looking into how this might have happened. Thank you for your feedback and I hope you will consider staying again in the future!
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Rates & Availability

Sawyer Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Regular Season
May 12 2017 - Oct 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
2018 Season
Oct 9 2017 - Dec 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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