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Cozy Cottage with View of Lake Michigan

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This cozy cottage is located in a quaint St. Joseph neighborhood with a breath-taking view of Lake Michigan (200 feet from the bluff). It is within walking distance to Lyon's Park Beach and is less than two miles from the nationally-acclaimed Silver Beach.

The newly-renovated cottage includes a beautiful stone patio. It is the perfect place to relax and watch the sunset. The kitchen is equipped with state-of-the-art appliances, granite countertops and oak flooring. The nautical-themed living room opens to a cozy sunroom facing the Lake. The four bedrooms each sleep two and there is a roll-away sofa bed.

This cozy cottage offers opportunity for both the high-paced and the easy-going vacationer. Access to the internet, cable TV and the close proximity to shopping and dining will keep you in touch with the world and the peaceful setting allows you to relax and enjoy!

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More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


St Joseph House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Cottage with View of Lake Michigan
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Family and Friends

  • 5 of 5

I just returned from my week in this house. I rented the house and others of my friends and family came and went during the week. The house was all it is advertised to be and more! We had as many as nine people in the house at a time and had plenty of room. It may be listed as a cottage, but the downstairs is open and spacious and was great for my grand children's birthday parties during the week we stayed. The kitchen is well equipped and it was wonderful to have the washer and dryer.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis MO.

Great location

  • 5 of 5

My husband had just passed away and I found this home to be every relaxing. It's close enough to the lake to walk to see the sunsets.. Having a bedroom on the main level was a big plus for me too. While relaxing I made jewelry and put that large dining room table to use. David was easy to work with and also responded quickly.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plant City, FL

Family Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Our family spend the Christmas of 2014 at the cottage and had a wonderful time. The kitchen is wonderful with everything you could need to cook for your family. The furniture is very comfortable, and there are plenty of towels and blankets. We had a great time together and hope to return this summer.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wichita, KS

Couldn't have asked for a better week!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was everything it was advertised to be, and then some. My husband and I were joined by our 2 grown children, their spouses and children ages 6 mo to 10 years. The house was clean, well maintained, kitchen appliances were fantastic (and we used them A LOT). The family areas were spacious and well furnished, everything we needed to spend a quality week together. The neighbors were friendly and warm. The area has fun activities for the kids, touristy "things" if you are interested, unique shopping downtown, restaurants for every taste. Really, the only down side was having to leave. We would recommend this rental to anyone wanting a quiet vacation spot with family style comfort.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great kitchen and room to spread out!

  • 4 of 5

We had five adults staying in this rental. The kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances and comes with everything you need to fix meals. We appreciated being able to save money by not eating out for every meal. We liked being able to use the grill on the back deck. There is also a nice seating area in the front. The neighbors are all friendly and helpful with advice. There is a large couch to allow everyone to relax in the evenings. We appreciated having two bathrooms and all of the linens were provided. It was nice to be able to wash clothes and beach towels in the basement washer and dryer and soap was provided. The only thing we didn't bring that wasn't provided was bath soap. We love coming to St. Joe. This rental allowed us to ride our bikes into town and across the bridge to the trails near the golf course and light house. Silver Beach and the pass that was provided was wonderful. We took a day trip to Saugatuck for a sand dune ride and another day was spent touring the wineries. We spent many evenings watching the sunset and eating ice cream downtown. This is a wonderful beach town to visit. Overall, this rental home provided a good value and was spacious. The only reason I would hesitate to rent here again would be the quality of the mattresses. I think that when you are providing customers with a place to stay you should give them new, high quality mattresses. If they were updated we would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, Ill

Has any one stayed here t...

  • 5 of 5

Has any one stayed here that would like to give a comment. We are planning on going in August. Any ideas what we could do with 3 kids under the age of 9 HERE? Also where do we park if we have more than 3 cars. Driveway only accomodates 3 cars? Yes...

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2006
  • Stayed: July 2006
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Daniella, We just returned from our vacation to the St. Joe cottage. I invited family and friends with children of all ages. I think your kids would definitely enjoy Silver Beach. It's a beautiful beach and has been rated in the top 10 in Family Fun magazine. There is an awesome play ground right on the beach. Also, there is a new Butterfly house located close to the beach. Children under three are free! Save the Curious Kids Museum for a rainy day. It is located downtown on the bluff above Silver Beach. Tara and Max used to spend hours at the museum. Ordering take-out from Silver Beach Pizza is a must. We eat pizza and watch the sunset on the beach. Please check out the links on our listing to the St. Joe websites. The sites have calendars of events and activities for the area. I wouldn't worry too much about the parking. It is only overnight that you can not park in the street. We had 3 SUVs parked in the driveway at night. Please feel free to call me with any questions. I hope you enjoy your stay. Laura Rappleye
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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