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Summer Dates Available! Book For Fall! Relax In The Steam Shower or Hot Tub!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

We Call Your Vacation Loft The Perfect “Penthouse For Two”.

“Urban living on vacation” That’s how the Wall Street Journal described the Vineyard Lofts in an article showcasing the property a few years back.

We call your vacation loft the perfect “Penthouse for TWO”. Lovers, Friends, Couples, Sisters, Brothers... rediscover the bond that brought you close in the first place, connect like you've always wanted to, gain a new perspective with that special person in your life.? Celebrate? Escape? No matter where you are in life, some alone-time away can make all the difference in the world. Intrigued? read on...??

”Penthouse for TWO” is a special space. It has a soulful feeling. Carved out of the famous Molly Pitcher winery you will enjoy tree top views from the private grand entrance deck, outfitted with all the niceties you expect from a penthouse deck. Once inside, floor to ceiling windows, slate fireplace, and open space greet you as let your mind unwind and decompress. It’s then when you say to your self, wow, this is the way a vacation should start. While the loft is new, it’s industrial past has been tapped to create a fascinating combination of history meets today. Concrete countertops, stainless steel appliances, bamboo floors and contemporaty furnishings, you might mistaken your new temporary home for a suite in fine boutique hotel. But don’t forget, you’re in the country! There is a private prairie with walking path’s onsite, a fire pit stocked with wood for your use, and landscaped grounds that are breathtaking. It is literally the best of both worlds.

Oh and did we mention location, Beach, down the street; park, next door; restaurants, steps away; shopping, art, it’s all here, right outside your door! A vacation rental like no other, “Penthouse for TWO” is just the right size, has the amenities you expect in an outstanding location that you simply cannot find anywhere else in Harbor Country!


Your heart will long for Harbor Country once you discover all her beauty. Breathtaking sunsets, pristine beaches, outstanding restaurants, art galleries, and shops. Whatever your passion, you’re sure to find refuge from the day-to-day grind. Each of the towns of Harbor Country feature unique qualities that create a carefree, relaxed lifestyle with a sophistication that cultivates culture and small town charm.??

The Vineyard Lofts are located on a 3 acre park like property, in the middle of Harbor Country in the town of Harbert. The Warren Dunes with its 1900 acres is a mile up the road, and the beach is about a six block walk. Oh, and the incredible sunsets... It might just be the the best memory of your stay!

More Details

Joe Michalski
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Joe Michalski

My wife and I have been vacationing and visiting friends here for years. When the opportunity came to buy a unit at The Vineyard Lofts we jumped at the chance. This is the perfect property in the perfect area.

What started out as a summer beach getaway has turned in a year round destination for us. We have taken up surfing on Lake Michigan in the late spring and fall, kayaking through the later fall months, watching the colors turn and taking part in the the various fall/harvest festivals, and snowshoeing and cross country skiing during the winter.

Joe Michalski purchased this condo in 2014


Sawyer Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Spare Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Master Bath has programmable SteamShower with aromatherapy & ambient lighting. The second bathroom does have a shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - Penthouse for two - 1 queen , Attached Master Bath with Steam Shower
    Second Bedroom - 2 queen , **AVAIL FOR AN ADD'L $50/NT TO SLEEP UP TO 4 ADD'L GUESTS**
  • Master Bedroom (with attached Master Bath) has a large dresser, a mirrored armoire (when hanging space is needed) & a night stand with an iHome alarm clock radio that has connections for your Smart Phone. There's also a Smart TV and a Blue Ray DVD player. This bedroom has access to the private rear terrace, hot tub & chaise lounges. The second bedroom has 2 queen beds, a dresser, night stand, plenty of hanging space in the full closet & extra storage available in drawers located in the base of the beds. This bedroom also has access to the private rear terrace.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Park-like grounds with private prairie, walking paths, with gazebo and fire pit pre-stocked with firewood (chord of dry wood supplied in loft if supplied pile wet). Two Tommy Bahama Beach chairs (with back pack straps, large pocket and insulated pouch) and Beach towels provided.


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average rating of 4.962963 based on 108 reviews

Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

It was well described online and met all our expectations. We were 5 adults and their was enough space,a good location, and Joe communicated quickly with the one question I had. Thanks !!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. The owners think of every little detail and the beaches nearby are wonderful. Would recommend to anyone looking for a nice lake getaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Cool, modern, impeccable, great amenities

  • 5 of 5

A completely lovely space, with two decks, hot tub, fully outfitted with anything and everything you might need, comfortable beds, and Joe was super responsive even at the late hour we arrived and needed to reboot the wifi, which was an easy, quick fix. Very happy with our stay and hope to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little slice of Harbor Country!

  • 5 of 5

Great little slice of Harbor Country!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific Family Experience

  • 5 of 5

This place is absolutely amazing!!! It definitely exceeded our expectations. The online pictures are nice, but it's even more beautiful when you see it in person. It is luxurious, spacious, and super clean. The beds are very comfortable and the hot tub is fantastic. From luggage racks and board games to beach towels, beach chairs, snacks and more - the owners of this condo have thought of everything! We had a wonderful time here and would love to come back again some day!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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  • 5 of 5

The property was clean, comfortable , with many extras provided. The Penthouse has 2 decks and the grounds are beautiful. It is close to many restaurants and the beach, too.

Joe and Kate make it so easy to check in and out and provide lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes, makeup remover, coffee, and many more.

I recommend it highly!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Red Arrow Roadhouse
"Great pub food and great local atmosphere. "
Luisa's Cafe
"When your not in the mood for run of the mill breakfast or lunch. Visit the Swedish Bakery ..."
Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail
S Cherry Beach
Vickers Theatre
"For the best in Independent or Foreign films and live theater. "
Greenbush Brewing Co.
"If you're a craft brew kind of person. This is your place. "
Fitzgerald's -- CLOSED
"Great food and a great place to meet for drinks."
Blueberry Patch
"Great for the kids and a great way to stock up for your smoothie needs. "
Warren Dunes State Park
"Great beach and hiking opportunities. Rent a sand board and hit the dune!! "
Acorn Theater
"Fantastic live music and events. "
Three Oaks Spokes Bicycle Club
"Bicycle rental and maps for surrounding area. A must. "
harbert beach
"A hidden gem and right down the block. "
Four Winds Casino Resort
Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Whittiker Golf, New Buffalo
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak - New Buffalo Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
From North - I94 - Exit 12, From South I94 Exit 6
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Cafe Gulistan - Mediterranean Food (next door)
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Harbert Beach
Car: necessary

This little unsuspecting corner of southwest Michigan has become a destination of choice for travelers who want to experience lifestyles that are seemingly frozen in time, when things were simple, less complicated. Here you will only find the inconvenience of small town life that is not panicked by the lack of technology or the instant gratification of cosmopolitan amenities.

Harbor Country offers a rich variety of choices for every mood and appetite. Enjoy the ambiance of a country kitchen, a neighborhood tavern, a rustic roadhouse or a casually elegant dining room. Choose from waterfront dining to quaint and quiet.

Discover art galleries and boutiques, farm markets and antiques stores, part of the lazy luxuries of Harbor Country. Find shops that are as unique and personal as the owners' taste and imagination. Everything from high fashion and casual clothing boutiques to home decor and decorating emporiums, gifts, mementos and keepsakes. If you can't find it in Harbor Country, you just haven't tried hard enough.

Harbor Country purveyors contribute greatly to Michigan's fine reputation in creating quality craft-beers, a variety of local wines and sophisticated distillations! Travel the beautiful country backroads or find your perch at one of the local tasting rooms and enjoy the craftsmanship of our award-winning wineries, breweries and distilleries. Find that special place that will always bring you back to Harbor Country time and time again.

Enjoy Southwest Michigan’s refreshing water, sugar-fine sand, tall dunes, quiet woodlands, rolling streams, varied wildlife and productive farms. We invite you to look for osprey while kayaking the Galien River in summer, pick pumpkins in the fall and cross-country ski through old growth forests in the winter.

Create wonderful family memories in our great outdoors! While it’s true that Mother Nature puts on the best show, every once in a while people need to push themselves to a harder edge. Whether stimulation at a local museum or an adrenaline rush go-karting or skeet shooting, Harbor Country affords a well-rounded offering of fun beyond the beaches and forests.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99
Damage Deposit $225

Penthouse For Two can be opened up to a Two Bedroom that sleep up to six total. The Second Bedroom has two additional queen size beds with storage, nightstand, dresser with mirror, and full closet. THE SECOND BEDROOM CAN BE OPENED UP FOR AN ADDITIONAL $50 PER NIGHT.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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