This house was built with love and hard work and it really shows. As you approach the house, you drive through a curtain of sweeping willow branches. With your first look at this beautiful richly colorful stone & stucco English Country style home, you will be delighted. A natural exposed stone concrete sidewalk winds around the entire house, with seating for two at the front entry and a large private fenced courtyard attached to the back of the house for complete privacy. You will enjoy spending many hours relaxing with friends in this serene peaceful retreat.Flower gardens grace every corner. Small fountain and bench for morning meditation.
There is wrought iron seating for 9, 2 cushioned chairs, plus a bench for three & large table with umbrella. There is a fire pit and charcoal grill for your use . Firewood is provided. Inside, the home has an easy, laid back comfortable feeling the moment you enter into the large living room with oak floors, richly stained woodwork, and a beautiful real flagstone fireplace. A century old hand hued barn beam accents the area between the open dinning room and living room, which adjoins a fully equipped kitchen with all new stainless appliances, granite counter & handmade butcher block. Dinning room has a large farm house style table with seating for 9. Access to a full bath and complete laundry room and one car garage are also on this first level. Not only is this home fully equipped with all dishes, cookware, toaster, coffee pot, coffee filters, coffee grinder, blender & cooking utensils, towels/linens, but the decor is warm and inviting .Upstairs is 4 bedrooms and 2 more full bathrooms, and a large vaulted family room. Where you may get away from the rest of your group for a little bit of reading or watch a movie on the new flat screen TV/DVD. This room also has a convertible couch/double bed and a trundle bed (2 twin). The bedrooms are relaxed and comfortable. Surprise! There is loft for the kids to enjoy with there own TV/DVD .This area can easily sleep 4 with sleeping bags you provide.
This house is new to VRBO, although the owners are not. We have had another home ( listing #479268) on VRBO for over 4 years, which has earned over 35, five star reviews. Another home (listing # 887390) was just listed July 2 ,2016. All are within walking distance of each other. All of these homes are well cared for and ARE NOT PARTY HOUSES!!!! They are intended for family and friends. Well behaved children are always welcome. Free WiFi included. Cable TV.
There's so much to do in the area.
We are conveniently located 3 miles from downtown New Buffalo. 2 1/2 miles from Whittaker Woods golf course. Grand Beach golf course is across the street. We are 7 miles from Blue Chip Casino, and about 8 miles from outlet shopping. Winery tours, antique stores, Kayaking, beach, boating, farmer markets, U pick farms, romantic picnics. We are 12 miles from Mount Baldy , Ind and 13 miles from Warren Dunes State Park & 30 miles from South Bend Norte Dame. We are located 60 miles from Chicago. Amtrak stops in new Buffalo 3 miles away. The South Shore stops in Michigan City IN. about 8 miles away. So this is a easy day trip coming and going from Chicago.
Private association Lake Michigan "Sun Set " beach is about 3/4 of a mile. There are 2 adult bike's for your use. Or you may park 1 vehicle on a private drive about 300 feet from beach access. You may pick up a golf cart at owners home about 5 blocks from beach and use to go to beach.
New Buffalo has a slower relaxed pace in late fall and winter We rent throughout the year. Fall and winter can be a very beautiful and relaxing time to take a break. The fall colors can be amazing. Many restaurants offer discounts. Winters can be a absolute gorgeous, serene winter wonderland.This is really the best time to kick back, relax and take some much needed time for yourself!
We hope to meet you real soon!