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View of the the bay is worth the stay Beaver Island Harbor View Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Overlooking the harbor-a 180 degree view of the harbor

A view of the bay is worth the stay! A breath-taking view (180°) of the beaver island harbor (Paradise Bay) overlooking the entire village of St. James. A spacious and comfortable retreat awaits you with all the comforts of a serene and peaceful getaway. Complete with a full front deck for watching the sail boats enter the harbor and front row seats to Lake Michigan’s most stunning sunsets.

-Credit cards accepted (VISA, MasterCard, American Express)

-Over-looking Beaver Island’s main harbor with (180°) view

-3 bedroom house, sleeps 6

-1 bedroom lower w/twin beds and master bathroom with shower

-2 bedrooms upper with twin beds and bathroom with tub

-Fireplace, pot-belly stove

-Front and rear decks with deck furniture

-Weber Charcoal grill

-Fully equipped kitchen (microwave, coffee-maker, toaster ,dishes, pots, and pans)

-Dining area

-Linens included

-Satellite television, DVD, stereo system CD

-WiFi Internet connectivity

-In town, overlooking the bay, minutes to shopping, stores, and ferry dock

-No Smoking

-Weekly rates: $975-$1200

$750 off season $300 off-season weekend

-Monthly rates available

Call today to reserve your week in Northern Michigan’s emerald Isle.

More Details

Keith & Sheri Pierson :-)
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Keith & Sheri Pierson :-)

My family have been going to the island for nearly 50 years. My parents loved the charm and the beautiful lake Michigan scenery. Although my parents are no longer with us, I have been able to keep the tradition alive by bringing my children to the cottage. We still visit the island regularly and I savor the moments that I can spend reminiscing with my two boys of the times, and memories I had during the summers growing up on on the island. It is, and will always be, a special place.

Keith & Sheri Pierson :-) purchased this cottage in 1973

Why Keith & Sheri Pierson :-) chose Beaver Island

The cottage is ideally situated overlooking the harbor. The view is nothing less than spectacular. Sitting on the deck, watching the the boats sail by and enjoying the sunset is inspiring. Most of our guests say that just 'hanging out' on the deck and relaxing is one of the endearing qualities of the Beaver Island Harbor View.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is centrally located and over-looks the entire St. James township harbor, and is walking distance from grocery store, fish market, lighthouse, and ferry docks.


Beaver Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Upstairs-Bathroom - toilet , tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Upstairs 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Upstairs 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Master - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming


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View of the the bay is worth the stay Beaver Island Harbor View Cottage
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Nice Location

  • 3 of 5

House is right on the harbor with a beautiful view and convenient to town. The owner was very easy to work with.

It is an older home which needs some upkeep. We did nor feel the house was adequately cleaned.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John: Thank you for your comments. We appreciate the feedback and will ensure that we address this immediately. We take great pride in the cottage and will meet with our cleaning staff to make sure this is corrected. I only wish that you had contacted me with this concern sooner (while you were still at the cottage), as we could have easily and effortlessly sent the cleaning staff back in to quickly address this. We certainly appreciate your bringing this to our attention. Thank you. We have been opening our home (Beaver Island Harbor View Cottage) for guests, such as yourselves, for nearly seven years with over 80 separate guest stays. We have never had this issue before and will make sure to correct this in the future. I feel obliged to refund the cleaning fee for your stay. Again, thank you for your input and we look forward to the opportunity to being your host in the future. Sincerely, Keith & Sheri
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The Home was simple perfect.

  • 5 of 5

I have traveled to Beaver Island numerous times and our stay at this home was perfect. The location to town allowed walking access to the entire town. The views of the harbor were perfect. The weather was warmer then usual but that is Michigan. Rent this home it was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaver Island Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Good spot for a relaxing week on Beaver Island. Nice location, good amenities.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaver island 2016

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great, thank you for letting us rent your home.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at the Beaver Island Harbor View Cottage. We're glad to hear you had a wonderful time. We hope that we will have the opportunity to be your host next year. Keith & Sheri
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Great Beaver Island Headquarters

  • 5 of 5

This rental is exactly what I was looking for. My kids and I only used the car once the entire week, because we were within biking distance to so much. We loved the view, the smell of the lake and the sound of the waves. It is an older home, as I expected from the pictures. I preferred that because I had two kids who can be rambunctious. The price is probably one of the most affordable on the island.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are delighted to hear that you and your family had a wonderful time. And yes, the cottage is ideally situated with beautiful views of the harbor and close to shopping, stores, and restaurants. It's no surprise that most guests return year after year. Best personal regards. We look forward to seeing you next year! Keith & Sheri :-)
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Beautiful View

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this property. It's open, light, spacious and had everything we needed. We loved walking to town and the light house. The view of the harbor was beautiful. Great price for the location.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much. We are delighted you enjoyed the Beaver Island Harbor View Cottage. It's always nice to hear from guests that they really enjoy the island, too. We look forward to your return. Best personal regards, Keith & Sheri :-)
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Two airport available on the island
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Shamrock, of course!!!
Nearest Ferry
0.7 Miles
Beaver Island Boat Company
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.