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1/2 Block to Lake Michigan Beach, Fire Pit, Last wk in Aug Available, 8/26-9/2

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Vaulted Living Area with Wood Burning Fireplace

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Our cottage is located only 1/2 block away from one of the quietest, family friendly beaches in Union Pier (McKinley Street Beach). In a secluded setting it is surrounded by tall trees and set far back from all roads. It is difficult to find and we like it that way.

The master bedroom (with a king size bed) on the first floor, with a door that opens to a large deck and screened in gazebo. The adjacent living room has a vaulted ceiling and wood burning fire place. A new, fully equipped kitchen with custom cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances is located between the living room and cozy dining area, with large windows and a patio door that leads to the spacious deck and Weber grill.

On the second floor is the 2nd bedroom with a queen size bed. This bedroom and adjacent bath are private with views of a huge front yard sheltered by 100 year old tall trees. The 2nd floor also has a sleeping loft with a full size futon sofa that can sleep 2. All ceilings on the second floor soar to 12 ft.

Our deck is equipped with a gas grill and a screened in dinning area. There is also additional sitting outside the gazebo for a more open feeling.

The setting is private with only two neighbors nearby; one in a single family home and the other in a cottage identical to our own adjoined to ours.

We think our cottage is wonderful, but please keep in mind that this is not a party house and is much too small for a wedding, a family reunion or a party with a large group of people. Also keep in mind that we only have parking for TWO cars.
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Additional sleeping (futon) in upper level family room. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    1/2 block away from one of the most quiet and family friendly beaches in Union Pier....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking is available in an adjacent parking lot for two automobiles. No parking is available for boats or wave runners or for boat transport trailers in the lot or on nearby streets....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All necessary pots and pans, flatware, plates, cups, mugs, and cutlery....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully equipped with full size refrigerator, oven, range, microwave and dishwasher...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor gas, Weber Grill...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
MAY/LATE SPRING
Apr 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$250
$1,575
MEMORIAL WEEKEND
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$295
LATE SPRING
May 29 - Jun 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$310
$2,065
SUMMER!!
Jun 17 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,195

Changeover Day: Saturday

JULY 4th WEEK!
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,295
flat fee
MID-SUMMER, SAT. - SAT.
Jul 8 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,195

Changeover Day: Saturday

LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$330
LATE SUMMER/EARLY FALL
Sep 4 - Oct 5, 2017
2 night min stay
$295
$2,065
COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND
Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$295
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,195

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Housekeeping/Linens Fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

RENTALS DURING SUMMER HIGH SEASON ARE WEEKLY ONLY; SATURDAY TO SATURDAY. HIGH SEASON STARTS 6/15 AND ENDS 9/14.

Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed.

THERE IS A MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT.

NO SMOKING IS PERMITTED.

NO PETS OF ANY KIND ARE ALLOWED.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

14.6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Michigan City Municipal Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown Union Pier
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Whitaker Woods Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Train
New Buffalo
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I94
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Timothys
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cross Country skiing @ Love Creek Nature Center
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
McKinley Beach

Car: Necessary

Union Pier is the center of Harbor Country where recreational activities abound. Visit the numerous antique shops, wineries, nature centers, state parks, or relax on the beach or dine at one of the many excellent restaurants. Local farms and orchards produce some of the Midwest's finest fruits and vegetables, and restaurants practice a 'farm to fork' philosophy. Quiet country roads beckon cyclists and Lake Michigan provides opportunities for any imaginable water activity or sport.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We are a unique team. Artist and building contractor with a strong interest in art and architecture. Our cottage has provided us with an opportunity to experiment with bright colors and angular living space.

Why the Owner Chose Union Pier, MI, USA:
The architecture of this little cottage has the unique quality of high ceilings and well designed space that makes you feel comfortable and free. A perfect place to relax.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We are close to all that Harbor Country has to offer and yet secluded in a quiet retreat close to Lake Michigan.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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Photos

  • Vaulted Living Area with Wood Burning Fireplace

    Vaulted Living Area with Wood Burning Fireplace

  • Entry to our new Kitchen
with dishwasher in view

    Entry to our new Kitchen with dishwasher in view

  • Mid century dining room table seats six comfortably

    Mid century dining room table seats six comfortably

  • Master Bedroom with King-Size Bed & doors leading to deck

    Master Bedroom with King-Size Bed & doors leading to deck

  • The Master Bathroom with tub/shower

    The Master Bathroom with tub/shower

  • Second Floor Bedroom with Queen-Size bed and a View of the Garden

    Second Floor Bedroom with Queen-Size bed and a View of the Garden

  • Entertainment Center and 54 inch, HiDef TV with 3D Capability and Comcast

    Entertainment Center and 54 inch, HiDef TV with 3D Capability and Comcast

  • A Combination LG Washer/Dryer (Jumbo Size) in Laundry Closet

    A Combination LG Washer/Dryer (Jumbo Size) in Laundry Closet

  • Private Deck with Outdoor Furniture designed by Frank Gehry and Room & Board

    Private Deck with Outdoor Furniture designed by Frank Gehry and Room & Board

  • Our Secluded Cottage Surrounded by Tall Trees

    Our Secluded Cottage Surrounded by Tall Trees

  • A visitor at our front door!

    A visitor at our front door!

  • Benched Entry to Beach Stairs   (about 1/2 block from our cottage)

    Benched Entry to Beach Stairs (about 1/2 block from our cottage)

  • Living Area with eclectic mix of Arts & Crafts, Mid Century & Comfy Furniture

    Living Area with eclectic mix of Arts & Crafts, Mid Century & Comfy Furniture

  • Our Kitchen showing dbl door fridge, microwave & range with stove top griddle

    Our Kitchen showing dbl door fridge, microwave & range with stove top griddle

  • Mid century Heywood Wakefield Dining Room set seating 4

    Mid century Heywood Wakefield Dining Room set seating 4

  • Second View of Master Bedroom with King-Size Bed

    Second View of Master Bedroom with King-Size Bed

  • The shower of the Master Bathroom

    The shower of the Master Bathroom

  • Second Floor vaulted Bathroom with a shower

    Second Floor vaulted Bathroom with a shower

  • Second Floor Family Room with Fold Out Futon for additional Sleeping.

    Second Floor Family Room with Fold Out Futon for additional Sleeping.

  • Screened in Gazebo on Private Deck

    Screened in Gazebo on Private Deck

  • Intimate fire pit area

    Intimate fire pit area

  • Garden View on a Misty Morning

    Garden View on a Misty Morning

  • Path to Our Beach

    Path to Our Beach

  • On our Beach!

    On our Beach!

VRBO #479947

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017

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