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Great 3 BR main house w/ 1 BR guest house, hot tub - walk to beach, marina, town

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Now Booking for 2018! Summer weeks available

Another great home from Yellow Bird Vacations!

If interested in seeing reviews of this property or any of the other 60 homes we manage in Southwest Michigan, please visit us on the internet at Yellow Bird Vacations in Union Pier, Michigan.

What else could you ask for? Privacy right in the middle of downtown New Buffalo. Single family home close to the beach and shops with separate cottage in the back of the property. Cottage sits next to a creek which runs alongside the property. The new hot tub seats six and is ready to go!

As Good as it Gets is a big gem right next to downtown New Buffalo. Single family home sitting on one of the biggest lots in the area, with a separate cottage sitting off to the back of it. Privacy is key for this home. You are surrounded by trees on 2 sides of the property with a creek running down one side. There is a big back yard for gathering, games and entertainment or sit back and relax on the wraparound deck on the cottage or the porch swing by the creek.

This house is perfect for a large family gathering or groups of people getting together to enjoy anytime of year. The cottage has its own bedroom and full bath, kitchenette with microwave, television and a DVD player. Main house kitchen fully furnished for 10. Garage has been renovated and converted to a game room so all can gather together for meals or games. Full-size refrigerator is out there also.

We also shut down the water to the guest house during the winter(December - March approx.) to prevent the pipes from freezing. It is still heated and very usable of course!

More Details

Property Manager
Yellow Bird Vacations
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Yellow Bird Vacations

Yellow Bird Vacations is a premier provider of luxurious vacation homes in the Southwest Michigan and Indiana lakefront area.

Yellow Bird Vacations purchased this house in 2006

Why Yellow Bird Vacations chose New Buffalo

As Good As it Gets is a perfect getaway for a family or larger group to experience the New Buffalo area. You are able to walk to everything the town has to offer - beach, restaurants, bars, shopping, train station. With the separate cottage, part of the group or family has the option of retreating to their own space while still being around the family.

What makes this house unique

Also within easy walking distance of the Marina Grande Hotel and Bentwood Tavern, the finest establishments in New Buffalo!


New Buffalo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No weddings, parties or large gatherings please
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Cottage - living area - 2 twin/ single , living area has daybed, loft area for another bed and futon
    alcove in loft area - 2 twin/ single , there are two twins in the hallway btw loft / other bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main House master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main House second bedroom - upper level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Main House upper level - loft bedroom with 1 king & 1 twin
    Bedroom 4 - Guest House - 1 queen , Guest House - queen bed in loft plus day bed in living area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
As Good As It Gets is within easy walking distance of downtown New Buffalo but still located in a quiet neighborhood


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Great 3 BR main house w/ 1 BR guest house, hot tub - walk to beach, marina, town
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

This was a beautiful house with plenty of room for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house and would absolutely come back. Very big, well maintained and perfect location!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Spot Close to Downtown

  • 5 of 5

Well kept, clean. Nice grounds too!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great escape!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at the property. We used the home for a family reunion. So comfortable and nicely managed. Walking distance to everything... Restaurants, lake, stores. We will definitely be coming back.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
South Bend
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Casey's Bar and Grill
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Amtrak Station in New Buffalo
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Bentwood Tavern
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
New Buffalo Public Beach

Located only 1.5 hours from Chicago - easy drive on the I-94 and take Exit 1 into New Buffalo - short drive to the Four Winds Casino as well!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $304
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Price quotes include rent, tax and fees but for the optional pet fee of $100 and a 1.25% reservation fee. Please note that all rentals less than 7 days require a $1000 fully refundable cash security deposit that is collected at check-in and is not included in the rate quoted through VRBO.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund