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Blue Door Cottage steps from Warren Dunes in charming Harbor Country

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom home in private wooded location close to beach and restaurants

Blue Door Cottage is a family friendly year-round retreat situated in a private wooded location with backyard adjacent to Warren Dunes State Park. Cozy up to gas log fireplace in the living room that easily turns on with the flip of a switch. With two bedrooms, spacious kitchen, and living room with brand new queen-sized sofa bed, the cottage can accommodate up to 6 people. Enjoy a meal on the large deck with choice of gas or charcoal grill. In the surrounding area known as Harbor Country, enjoy antique shops, restaurants, bakeries, wineries, microbreweries, distilleries, art galleries, boutiques and more. Walk into Warren Dunes State Park on a path through the trees at the end of the cul-de-sac. Down the road towards Red Arrow Highway is a great produce market open seasonally.

Changeover day : Friday during peak season June 29th - Aug 3rd (7 night minimum)

More Details

Jaime Alter
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Jaime Alter

Our family of four has vacationed at the cottage for the last 13 years. Now, as the owners, we wish to carry on the tradition of allowing other families to enjoy the Harbor Country area that we love so much.

Jaime Alter purchased this cottage in 2016


Sawyer Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen-sized sleeper sofa; Pack-n-play for baby/toddler
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Blue Door Cottage steps from Warren Dunes in charming Harbor Country
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews
Urbana, Illinois

Winter Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the cottage between Christmas and New Year's, 2017. We had a great time. It snowed a lot and we felt very cozy inside with the fireplace and vintage decor. The whole house was comfortable and clean. The walkways had even been shoveled and salted upon our arrival! We really enjoyed the location of this house, close to the woods, state park and Green Bush Brewery. There is a small market in town, about 5 minutes away, where we bought snacks and coffee (kitchen is well equipped, but no coffee provided). We took walks to Warren Dunes (literally a 2 minute walk down the street) and along the lake, which was beautiful. We would love to visit the area again and would definitely rent the cottage again, too.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Such a great place! Very clean and perfect location to the dunes! Loved the backyard and firepit! We will definitely be returning, such a great time! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Very clean, and cheerful home. Beds are comfortable this is a very cozy home,it has everything.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Blue Door cottage. The owner is great to work with, and they take great care of the home. Plus its location is perfect! Close to anything you would want to do. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Lake In The Hills

Charming and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything you needed. Even sand toys! It was clean and comfortable. The decor was so nice. Backs up to the state park. Minutes to the lake. I highly recommend the Blue Door house.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little bit of cozy off the beaten track..,

  • 5 of 5

Have you ever had that place that you LOVED but you don't want to review because then others will know about it. If others know about it, then it will be harder for you to enjoy because you have to beat everyone back? Well, this is that place for me. Call me selfish, but it's true. The owners are lovely and responsive. It is true to description. The Blue Door Cottage is charming, cleverly decorated, and away from the hub bub. Can't wait to go back! We've already booked.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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wonderful from beginning to end

  • 5 of 5

It was the perfect location for a girls wine weekend. The house was situated right next to the Warren Dunes. The house had all the ammenities

that we needed. Everything was thought of from the blow dryer to coffee filters. It was such a comfortable home. We will definately be returning to the Blue Door Cottage.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Greenbush Brewery
Nearest Golf
6.4 Miles
Pebblewood Golf Course
Nearest Train
12.3 Miles
Amtrak New Buffalo Station
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Mesa Luna
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Warren Dunes State Park


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $60
Damage Deposit $200

Rates and availability are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and payment is made.

Damage Deposit is refunded 7 days after checkout upon inspection of property.

Pet fee is a nonrefundable $60/pet charge. Only up to 2 small dogs under 20 lbs are allowed. Please contact owner for any other considerations or exceptions prior to booking.

Property is strictly non-smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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