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Ample room for all of your guests to have a seat by the fire.

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Last updated: 10/28/2016

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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A unique combination of colonial antique and modern decor.

Three queen bedrooms with large sleeping loft. Large eat-in kitchen with separate dining room. Three-way fireplace between dining room and living room. Large back deck and enclosed front porch. Satellite TV and DVD players in all rooms, Wi-Fi internet. Washer/dryer. Ample parking space. Within walking distance to the beach, shops, and restaurants. Merchant House I is also a short driving distance to golf courses, casinos, wineries, and a one-hour drive to downtown Chicago. French doors open to a huge deck that leads to a custom built, stone seating area and fire pit. Plenty of seating for large groups, family and friends. The deck combined with the stone seating area will accommodate 30 people comfortably. Combined with our other vacation home, Merchant House II, which is on the same side of the street, one lot down could be considered for a combined rental for larger groups such as corporate getaways, weddings, etc.

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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/28/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1860 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Full bath on main level. Full bath in lower level.

Other Amenities

  • Within walking distance to grocery store, pharmacy, local shops, and restaurants....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Four on the main level, 2 in the lower level....moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    6 seats main level, 4 seats lower level....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in lower level....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    3-way gas fireplace between dining room and living room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Given password upon arrival....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    3-Way gas fireplace between living room and dining room....moreless

  • Parking:

    9 spaces...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Located in lower lever. Laundry detergent and dryer sheets provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    One on main level, one on lower level....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, cups. glasses, cooking, baking and grilling utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    One on main level....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Bar stools, table and chairs and padded benches....moreless

  • Microwave:

    One on main level, one on lower level....moreless

  • Oven:

    Stove and oven combined on main level....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, creamer, sugar, and sweetener...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    One on main level, one in lower level....moreless

  • Stove:

    One on main level....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Rentals available in New Buffalo....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large back deck leading to stone fire pit. Ample seating, lit at night....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill with grilling supplies and utensils....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Rentals available in New Buffalo....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Season
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $275
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

All Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays will be at the peak rate of $475.00 per night during peak season (May 1 - September 30). The $300.00 nightly rate only applies to (non-holiday) Monday-Thursday. Credit card will be held as the security deposit for all damages and missing items. A refund of one half of the deposit amount will be given if cancellations are made more than 30 days in advance of the reservation date(s). Cancellations made in less than 30 days of the reservation result in non-refundable payments.

Credit card to secure reservation with deposit.

One half of the rental fee as a deposit to reserve dates.

Balance, cleaning fee and sales tax due 30 days prior to reservation.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
South Bend Airport, South Bend, IN
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hard Rock Cafe
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Whittaker Woods
0.25 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 12
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El Rancho Grande
55 Miles
Nearest Ski
Swiss Valley Ski Resort
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
New Buffalo Beach

Car: Recommended

Walking distance to shops, restaurants, beach and train. A short drive to Four Winds Casino, golf courses and wineries. Close to 80/94 and about a 1 hour drive to Chicago.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: Grew up in Chicago. Came to New Buffalo to purchase a second home away from the hustle and bustle and fell in love with the area. Relocated in 2000 and have loved the area since.

Why the Owner Chose New Buffalo, MI, USA:
This property's location lends itself to be a great vacation home with just a short drive to major attractions and walking distance to dining, shopping, marina and beach. The home can accommodate indoor or outdoor dinner parties with ample room for friends and guests. The house also includes a large open loft above the kitchen for the kids to sleep and play. Comfortable amenities to enjoy all seasons of the year. The large deck steps down to the custom stone seating area which includes mini wall sconce lighting for walkways and the seating area. Greek columns with enhances lighting for a romantic or relaxing atmosphere.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Merchant House I and Merchant House II combined will sleep 24. With the additional outdoor entertaining areas any event would be all inclusive, convenient and a relaxing retreat.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/28/2016

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Photos

  • Ample room for all of your guests to have a seat by the fire.

    Ample room for all of your guests to have a seat by the fire.

  • Ample off street parking.

    Ample off street parking.

  • Door to driveway.  Informal dining and breakfast counter.  Staircase to loft.

    Door to driveway. Informal dining and breakfast counter. Staircase to loft.

  • Balcony overlooking kitchen.  Loft A/C.

    Balcony overlooking kitchen. Loft A/C.

  • Front entrance in enclosed porch. Natural lighting makes it ideal for reading.

    Front entrance in enclosed porch. Natural lighting makes it ideal for reading.

  • Whether dining or relaxing, you will have a crackling fire.

    Whether dining or relaxing, you will have a crackling fire.

  • Bedroom #2 off dining room.  Queen-size bed and full closet.

    Bedroom #2 off dining room. Queen-size bed and full closet.

  • Full size washer and dryer for your convenience.  Includes laundry supplies.

    Full size washer and dryer for your convenience. Includes laundry supplies.

  • Third bedroom with queen-sized bed and luxury bedding. With natural lighting.

    Third bedroom with queen-sized bed and luxury bedding. With natural lighting.

  • Elegant 3 piece bathroom with ceramic tile throughout. A lot of natural light.

    Elegant 3 piece bathroom with ceramic tile throughout. A lot of natural light.

  • TV with DVD.  Corner lamps with dimmers for a romantic atmosphere.

    TV with DVD. Corner lamps with dimmers for a romantic atmosphere.

  • Large new fire pit and seating area.  Lit at night.

    Large new fire pit and seating area. Lit at night.

  • Main level kitchen.  Easy access to large back deck.  Great for entertaining.

    Main level kitchen. Easy access to large back deck. Great for entertaining.

  • A fantastic view overlooking service area from loft.

    A fantastic view overlooking service area from loft.

  • Spacious loft that sleeps 6. Ideal for children to have their own private space.

    Spacious loft that sleeps 6. Ideal for children to have their own private space.

  • A cozy, built-in fireplace for chilly evenings.

    A cozy, built-in fireplace for chilly evenings.

  • Bedroom off living room. Full closet and queen-sized bed with luxury bedding.

    Bedroom off living room. Full closet and queen-sized bed with luxury bedding.

  • Three-piece bath with shower. Decadent tiles flow throughout the room.

    Three-piece bath with shower. Decadent tiles flow throughout the room.

  • Very spacious second service kitchen.  Designer ceramic floor.

    Very spacious second service kitchen. Designer ceramic floor.

  • Rec area with TV and DVD.  Open entertainment area to dining room and kitchen.

    Rec area with TV and DVD. Open entertainment area to dining room and kitchen.

  • Lower level rec area and ample dining.  Couches have optional, pull-out sleeping

    Lower level rec area and ample dining. Couches have optional, pull-out sleeping

VRBO #448478

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, January 19, 2017

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