Harbor Country Cottage, Beach Access, Built-in Pool!

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Pool, pergola, and outdoor dining table


Last updated: 10/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Unique, charming home in beautiful Harbor Country (Sawyer), only 80 miles from Chicago. With its main house and guest residence, this property can accommodate up to 10 people. Just a short walk to the beaches of Lake Michigan; drive-in beach access also available. This one acre wooded lot offers plenty of space for privacy and has its own pond, fire pit, and outdoor dining area. Beautiful built-in pool with wood deck. If you have friends staying in the area, we have a huge poolside outdoor dining table that can seat up to 16 people! The large grounds are ideal for entertaining with great games like volleyball or horseshoes.

The main house has three bedrooms and two full bathrooms (one with an over-sized soaking tub); the guest house has its own bedroom and a full bathroom. Bedrooms lay out as follows:

- master bedroom: queen bed plus a day bed
- second bedroom: queen bed
- third bedroom (kids' bedroom): 2 twin beds
- guest house bedroom: queen bed
- guest house: single sleeper sofa in living room

The main house has a spacious kitchen, breakfast nook and full dining area; cozy living room with fireplace and cable TV; and sizable screened-in porch. The guest house offers a bedroom, full bath, living room with convertible twin bed sofa, cable TV, kitchenette, and its own screened-in porch. WiFi available.

DURING THE SUMMER, FULL WEEKS RENT FROM FRIDAY TO FRIDAY AND PARTIAL WEEKS RENT SUNDAY TO FRIDAY. Please contact regarding details on weekend and weekly packages during the off-season.

Keywords: Main House and Guest House

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Sleeping porch allows guests to enjoy sleeping outdoors.


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Lake

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened-in porch off both main and guest houses....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Jetted Tub


Write a review 4.7
from 21 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
Off season
Nov 1 - Apr 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Spring 2017
Apr 2 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer 2017
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
5 night min stay

Changeover Day: Friday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Changeover Day: Friday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $200


Cleaning fees for the property are $175.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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  • Greenbush Brewing Co.

    "Great beer. Great food. What more do you need?"

  • Sawyer Garden Center

    "Excellent selection of groceries, fresh fruits & vegetables, and beer & wine. Very nice off..."

  • Luisa's Cafe

    "Wonderful option for breakfast and lunch."

  • Cafe Gulistan

    "Great Mediterranean cuisine with really great staff. A very unique local option. "

  • Fitzgerald's -- CLOSED

    "Very good place for lunch and dinner. The staff is really friendly. "

  • Blueberry Patch

    "Awesome outdoor activity if you have kids. Picking blueberries at the height of the season ..."

  • Warren Dunes State Park

  • Mesa Luna Restaurant -- CLOSED

    "Recently reopened, now in Sawyer. Great that it is back. Really great option for couples a..."

  • Marco Polo Art an Antiques


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Avid traveler. Have stayed at other VRBO locations.

Why the Owner Chose Sawyer, MI, USA:
Proximity to my home.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Pool, pergola, and outdoor dining table

    Pool, pergola, and outdoor dining table

  • Poolside outdoor dining table (seat up to 16)

    Poolside outdoor dining table (seat up to 16)

  • living room

    living room

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • dining table

    dining table

  • Guest house

    Guest house

  • Front yard

    Front yard

  • Private pool

    Private pool

  • living room

    living room

  • bedroom


  • kitchen


  • porch


  • guest house bedroom

    guest house bedroom

VRBO #65373

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Monday, October 17, 2016

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