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SANDY PINES: Private Pool - Hot Tub - Fire Pit - Outdoor Shower

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

New construction, appliances and flooring. Gorgeous great room with majestic stone fireplace and beautiful hardwood floors. Large, modern, fully stocked kitchen with counters and cabinets galore with seating at island or table. Three season porch with outside patio, grill, eight person hot tub and fire pit overlooking 1½ acres of back yard, play area and woods. Outside you will also find a private pool, with an outdoor shower area and bathroom. Large front porch with views on three sides. Three of the four bedrooms have outside access to private decks. Two of the 3 baths have double sinks and showers. Less than one mile to beach and 1½ miles to three other Chikaming beach access points with unobstructed sunset views. Enjoy wineries, back road bicycling and hiking trails and Warren Dunes State Park. Six miles to New Buffalo shopping and restaurants and the Four Winds Casino as well as antiques, the Journeymen’s Distillery and the Acorn Theatre in nearby Three Oaks.

Bring food, drinks, personal items, and the good times.

This property is well maintained and equipped for the comfort and convenience of our guests. Our vacation rentals include well-equipped kitchens, living and dining areas. Linens and towels are provided. Homes have washers and dryers, dishwashers, central heat and air conditioning, cable/satellite television, DVD-players, high-speed Internet service, and outdoor gas or charcoal grills.

We ask that renters bring condiments, dishwasher soap, laundry soap, extra toilet paper and convenience items like plastic wrap, aluminum foil, and zip lock bags. We do not supply fire wood for homes which have wood-fueled amenities like a fire pit or a wood-burning fireplace. We do not resupply anything during the stay. We provide two rolls of toilet paper for each bathroom, 2 rolls of paper towels, 4 garbage bags, and hand soap in each bathroom -- so plan according to your needs.

Minimum Age Limit for Renters: Guest signing the rental agreement/contract must be 30 years of age or older (ID at check-in required) and must be responsible for the group during the entire time of the stay. Please be advised home rents Sat.-Sat. during the summer months.

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Union Pier House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Check-in Time: 4:00PM (MI Time) Check-out Time: 10
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Dishwasher
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • 1 Full, 1 Twin, 3 Queen, 1 Trundle Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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SANDY PINES: Private Pool - Hot Tub - Fire Pit - Outdoor Shower
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 19 reviews

Nice property for a large group

  • 4 of 5

Very nice property! We enjoyed our stay over NYE weekend. Just a few things for guests coming in the winter: the two bedrooms on the outer ends of the hallway get quite cold in the nights, especially if the doors are shut. Would recommend bringing extra blankets because we were quite chilly. The fireplace in the living room is wonderful during the day and we enjoyed it. While we stayed, there was about 20 inches of snow that fell, and we thought that perhaps someone would come to plow the driveway? There was one small shovel and we had to keep up with that - which took quite a long time - to ensure our cars wouldn't get stuck. I think this property at least needs a few shovels if there isn't going to be plow service. Additionally, despite the sheet that we received indicating otherwise, there was no dishwasher detergent or laundry detergent supplied at all, so make sure to bring those. Otherwise - we thought the property was nice, the kitchen had all of the supplies needed for cooking meals. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, appointed with everything we needed. So close to beaches, shopping, stores, wine tasting, apple picking...just wonderful getaway.

Even with cooler weather the pool was delightfully heated and enjoyed by all.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What great stay we had. Enjoy the wine tasting, the relaxation from the the city noise

  • 5 of 5

I'm coming back. Beautiful place, easy to contact if we had questions. Friends had fun

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House, Great Family Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for our family of 8 adults and 2 kids for a long weekend. The house was gorgeous, amply supplied with dishes, glasses, and cooking supplies so that we cooked dinner here each night. The grounds were well groomed and there was plenty of room for yard games and relaxation. The fire pit was a big hit with the kids and adults alike, as was the hot tub. Unfortunately, the pool was not open when we were there, but we are hoping to go back next year during the summer to be able to use that amenity as well. The bedrooms were all good size and the mattresses were comfortable, with the exception of the bunk room. No one slept well in there. The kitchen table was big enough to accomodate alll of us for meals and the great room was perfect for hanging out! We are already planning our next visit to the Harbour Country and will once again stay at Sandy Pines!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Girls Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay at Sandy Pines. I searched and searched for a house that was large enough to accommodate our group without feeling cramped. This house exceeded our expectations and everyone complimented me on what a great find it was. The large kitchen island made socializing a breeze and the open space living room was great for lounging at night. The house has everything you need in terms of towels, kitchenware and bedding, but pack your own blow dryer! We came in April, so I knew I wanted a hot tub since we couldn't take advantage of any other outdoor activities. This too was perfect - room for all 8 of us, and easy to just climb right in! The place was great and we are so grateful for the hospitality! Thanks for the great stay Sandy Pines!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sandy Pines has everything!!!

  • 5 of 5

Amie and Tim,

Our family of four including two adult sons spent our summer vacation in Harbor Country and we feel so blessed to have found your home. Sandy Pines was like a resort to us in how it offered all the amenities we could possibly have possibly hoped for inside and out. Whether rain or shine we were always able to find something to enjoy here. We appreciate how you ensure we know how to work everything in the home and you've included just about everything a family could need for our stay which made us truly feel that you care about your guests. We loved the resort like pool with automated cover, huge hot tub, fire pit, fireplace, screened in porch, shed full of extra surprises and the well decorated home and we used all of it! We were amazed in how well your service kept the yard mosquito free considering the number of trees. We look forward to staying again in the future. Our family loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We so appreciate you taking the time to let us know what you liked and that you enjoyed your stay. We did try to think of everything! Your response makes it all worthwhile. We're always looking to make our guests' stay more enjoyable. We hope you'll visit Sandy Pines again.
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Waya Rentals
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Waya Rentals

Professionally managed by WAYA Rentals, a company founded on the idea that what makes a vacation great is not just having a place to go, but having a place that feels like your second home. That’s our mission and that’s our commitment. Let us help you discover the beauty of Southwest Michigan’s Harbor Country and find the “second home” vacation of your dreams! We’re confident that it will give you as much joy as it gives us.

Waya Rentals purchased this house in 2006

Why Waya Rentals chose Union Pier

We hope you enjoy your stay here. My husband and I have been vacationing in Union Pier for 16 years. When we started wanting to have our kids (and then grandkids!) with us, we bought a small house at 15793 Locke Road in September 2013, planning to do a “lipstick and paint” remodel. We ended up at the foundation and started over! We got our occupancy permit in November 2014 and then started the furnishing.

After so many years as renters, we knew what we liked and wanted in a vacation home and we stocked and furnished Sandy Pines with that in mind. Ron and his team at Waya Rentals do a great job managing it for us.

We look forward to hearing from you after your stay!

Thank you, Amie and Tim

What makes this house unique

Union Pier Vacation Rental: Secluded, yet close to everything - Beaches, State Park, Casino, Theatre, Distillery, shopping, restaurants and more. Private Pool - Hot Tub - Fire Pit - Outdoor Shower. Sleeps up to 11.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sandy Pines was the perfect weekend home for our low key bachelorette party weekend! Everyone had beds, everyone fit in the hot tub, everyone could lounge together in the living room, and everyone bellied up to the island for munchies! The layout and spaciousness is perfect for a group, so no one ever feels like they're tripping over one another. I looked extensively for a nice house with a hot tub (since we were coming in April) and this surpassed my expectations in terms of space and quality. It had everything we needed in the kitchen, plenty of towels for everyone, and very clear, easy instructions. Other than a blow dryer, this house had it all. The owners did a wonderful job with the look and feel of the house, and the rental contact company were so easy to work with. I would recommend Sandy Pines to anyone! Thanks for the hospitality!
Apr 2017
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