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Prime Beach Time, New Buffalo, MI, 7 blocks from beach, Week of August 19-26

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Unexpected availability for August 19-26. Enjoy one perfect week at the beach!

Lucky You! We've had a cancellation for a prime beach week in New Buffalo, the heart of Harbor Country, August 19-26, and you're in luck!!! Spend one perfect week at the beach. Be spontaneous and plan a fun trip for yourself and those you love. Before school starts, whisk your little family or all-time love away for an end-of-summer getaway! PAY FOR 6 NIGHTS AND RECEIVE THE 7TH NIGHT FREE!!!

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, Netflix, grill, bicycles. Comfortably 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 strawberries, cherries, and blueberries, vineyards, wineries, and perhaps--most importantly--TIME to connect with those you love!

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 few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 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:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • 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
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • 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
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Prime Beach Time, New Buffalo, MI, 7 blocks from beach, Week of August 19-26
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews

Storybook Cottage is Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at this house 3 times and plan to go back in this fall and next summer. The house is tastefully decorated, clean, and quiet. It is within walking distance of downtown and then from there it is a little further to the beach. Can't say enough good things about Rebecca and her wonderful house.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5-star review. We enjoy having you as our guest too. You've always treated the place as if it were your own and we're always happy to share the cottage with you. We will look forward to having you stay in the less-congested seasons as well. Please spread the word; we usually have availability in the fall, winter, and spring. Although it seems to me that there are even more opportunities to decompress and reconnect during these quieter months, the Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce and the New Buffalo Business Association have been very intentional about advertising everything that Harbor Country offers in these seasons--like bountiful harvest days, Apple Cider Century bike tours, Jazz in the vineyards, Art Attack, the annual Santa parade, cross-country skiing, local plays, big names/concerts at Four Winds, and February's Chocolate Classic. There's a whole other world here in the "off" season that mostly only locals know about. As a resort community, we'd would love to have more guests during this time. Thanks again for the thumbs up. We appreciate it :-)
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Great get-away

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very comfortable and close to the town with its restaurants as well as the beach. Just what I was looking for!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review and for allowing us to be part of your story! You are more than welcome to return any time, Colleen! I hope you'll think of us in the fall, winter, and spring too. There's still plenty happening here in this little resort community on the supposed "off" season too and I think you'd enjoy the place as much when the pace is a little slower, a little quieter, and even more relaxing :-). Come back any time!!!
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Delightful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a quiet anniversary weekend in a lovely cottage. Everything we hoped for. Enjoyed relaxing time on the wonderful front porch as well as activities and dinners out in the area. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Peter. Please come back any time!
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  • 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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Rates & Availability

New Buffalo Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
One-time Cleaning Fee $60
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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