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Idyllic 2-BR Cottage, Just 7 Blocks To Beach In New Buffalo, MI.--Harbor Countr

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4-5


The Storybook Cottage is the perfect place to return to after a busy day out at the beach or the many other fun activities in New Buffalo, Michigan, and the surrounding Harbor Country.

From the glistening white sands of Lake Michigan's beaches to the lush, beautiful countryside in bloom, Harbor Country combines the best of two worlds. Rustic country charm coupled with highly sophisticated shops, restaurants, and galleries.

New Buffalo, Michigan has been described as the HEART of Harbor Country. While you are here, we invite you to stay at the Storybook Cottage and rest, refresh, and reconnect with those you love. In addition to sun and sand, enjoy morning coffee on the porch, concerts in the park, fine and casual dining, antique shops, theaters, vintage markets, farmers markets, art galleries, museums, state parks, nature trails, bike routes, water sports, boating, country fairs, festivals, 4 Winds Casino, Michigan blueberries, vineyards, wineries, and perhaps--most importantly--TIME to connect with those you love!

Beautiful, idyllic, year-round two bedroom bungalow perfect for ROMANCE or SMALL FAMILY VACATION. Short walk to beach, shops, restaurants. No need to spend a lot of time packing. Fully stocked kitchen, fireplace, A/C, W/D, flat screen TV/DVD, WiFi, grill, bicycles. Comfortably sleeps 4-5.




There are times, year-round, when everyone's in need of a fun, yet relaxing break. Be assured . . . the fun in New Buffalo doesn't stop at warm beach days.

Autumn, Winter, Spring. There's something to be said for the small-town magic of bountiful harvest days, hushed snowy winter nights, and earth-awakening springtime delights.

Even in the less-congested seasons, the Storybook Cottage welcomes you to an unexpected kind of adventure and, perhaps, even more opportunities to decompress and reconnect!

Explore Harbor Country by foot, auto, or bicycle. Satisfy your appetite for good food and truly enjoyable times--like Harvest Days, Apple Cider Biking, Christmas Carol Sing-Alongs, the the annual Santa Parade, Art Attack, and Chocolate Classics.

When it's time to turn in for the night, return to the Storybook Cottage to sit and talk, read a book, or hunker down by the fire. It's time to relax, refresh, and reconnect with those you love.

More Details

Rebecca Conway
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2017

About Rebecca Conway

Rebecca and her husband, Bill, were both raised in New Buffalo. They met when they were both in the sixth grade talent show but wonder--since they were in the same class starting in kindergarten--why it took them so long! After college, both moved away from the area but, after reconnecting, getting married, and birthing two baby girls, they were quick to return "home" in order to give their girls the same advantages they had growing up. It is true--every member of the Conway family knows he or she is fortunate to live in a one-stoplight town on a big lake with small town advantages and big city opportunities. The family resides just a few houses down from Rebecca's family home and enjoys sharing the Storybook Cottage with others.


New Buffalo Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 1 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
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
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Idyllic 2-BR Cottage, Just 7 Blocks To Beach In New Buffalo, MI.--Harbor Countr
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Charming cottage in a great location. The front porch was enchanting, private and roomy. The kitchen was stocked with anything you could possibly need and there were more than enough towels to use in the bathroom. What really put this property above others that we have rented was the communication we received from the owner, Rebecca. Before we even stepped foot in the property, we were made to feel welcome. Rebecca went out of her way to suggest places to eat and things to do. We wish that we could have accepted her invitation to extend our stay because we would have loved to hang around another day or two. No need to bring games, books or puzzles ~ this place is stocked for those days you might want to stay in. Located within walking distance (for adults, maybe not for small children) from downtown ~ Storybook Cottage is close to everything. You will love your stay here ~ we sure did!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay, Julie. Come again. Beach days are great but "off seasons" are even quieter and more relaxing. You are welcome at any time! Rebecca
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  • 4 of 5

The pictures accurately represent the property. .. charming cottage.Big cedar trees off front porch gives a secluded feel.Adorable on the inside.Bed very comfortable.Very clean.H ad question about the T.v. and Rebecca quick to respond.Felt safe...two churches on right side of house. Video store and cute boutique one short block up. Four deer came by morning and evening,Canadian geese across street one time and a racoon checked us out and left.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Judy. You are welcome to return again. Rebecca
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Lovely in Every Way!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were seeking a quick and much needed getaway. Storybook Cottage was perfect in EVERY way. The owners were absolutely delightful to work with and thought of everything we needed for our quick visit. The cottage is spotless, fully appointed and comfortable. I'd recommend this to anyone that visits New Buffalo. We hope to return again and again.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words, Katie. We have some available dates this spring and summer. Hope you'll be back again. --Rebecca
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Delightful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Storybook Cottage. Everything was clean and well-maintained. Would hope to stay there again if we get back to the New Buffalo area.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, Tom. Please give us a call if you ever get back this way again. Rebecca
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A Lovely Low Key Vacation

  • 4 of 5

We have a lovely stay at Storybook Cottage. The property is well maintained, tastefully decorated, and comfortable. We found the owners to be extremely responsive and easy to work with. The location is not "in town" but biking distance away. We drove into town for groceries and to go to the beach. It was a short 5 min drive to the beach/harbor.

The only issues we had were related to the antennae TV. It's foolish to care about on vacation, but we wished we had better access to the news. However, the wifi was excellent both inside the cottage and on the porch.

We would recommend this cottage to friends. It was a good value, and a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, Amanda. Please visit us again in the future.
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the sweet and cozy cottage we stayed in while visiting New Buffalo. It was homey and charming. The location was perfect for our 7 and 9 year-old sons, as they could ride their bikes to the school to play basketball and play in the park. We definitely recommend this cottage!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your complimentary review, Dawn. I'm glad your boys found the amenities down near the high school. Hope to have you visit again!
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Rates & Availability

New Buffalo Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter/Spring 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Jun 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 9 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One-time Cleaning Fee $60
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

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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