Park your car, and leave your worries behind as you escape to this wonderful setting in Union Pier, MI!
Enjoy our bright and newly refreshed 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage with a large yard perfect for soaking up the sun, lawn games and families with young children. Located in a unique and secluded setting away from busy streets, you’re only a short 2-3 minute walk to the beautiful sandy Lake Michigan beaches. Relax on the screened-in front porch over dinner and conversation while listening to the sound of the waves on the beach and the gentle breeze blowing through the tall trees.
The cottage sleeps 7 comfortably (in beds) with an additional pullout couch and space for air mattresses. The windows, skylights and lofted ceilings throughout the house flood the space with light. The master bedroom suite has a queen size bed and attached full bath. There are 2 additional bedrooms that share the 2nd bathroom just off the living room. Bedroom 2 also has a queen bed and Bedroom 3 has a bunk bed with a double bed on the bottom and a single bed on the top. The pullout couch is located in the front sun room with double doors from the living room that you can close for additional privacy. All linens provided.
Eat your meals on the large screened-in porch (table comfortably seats 8). There is a gas grill available on the front deck and the kitchen has all the cooking essentials. The laundry room has a washer and dryer along with iron and ironing board. Bath and beach towels provided. If the hydrangeas are in bloom, feel free to cut some fresh flowers for your dinner table!
Paradise Villas and Parking
The cottage is located within Paradise Villas, a tranquil neighborhood with a pebbled walkway that leads from the cottages to the main streets and our private parking lot. The setting is ideal for young children as they don’t have to cross any big streets to get to the beach and there is plenty of space for them to run around.
About Union Pier
Union Pier is about 75 miles from Chicago and 5 minutes from New Buffalo, MI. Each weekend Skip’s Restaurant in Union Pier hosts a local “European style” farmer’s market great for fresh fruits and vegetables for the weekend’s meals and for small unique/local items. There are multiple restaurants, coffee shops and breakfast spots within walking distance or a short bike ride. The roads are all very quiet and perfect for a relaxing walk while enjoying your morning coffee or a jog for those looking to get in a little exercise before hitting the beach.
There are plenty of fun activities to keep you busy during your vacation, including:
• Lake Michigan Beaches
• Warren Dunes State Park
• Local wineries
• Art galleries
• Antique shops
• Golf courses
• Boat and kayak rentals nearby
• New Buffalo Harbor – shopping, restaurants, boat rentals and fishing charters available
• Michigan City's large outlet center is a 20 min drive along Lake Michigan
• Local farms, orchards and pumpkin patches in the fall
The sun sets over Lake Michigan, so be sure to catch the sunset from the beach. It’s unforgettable.