B's Retreat: Hot Tub + 10-min walk to Beach!B's Retreat is a 1940's 700 sq ft cottage on a quiet dead-end street. It is 1 block from downtown UP! B's is sandwiched between rentals and vacation homes, so perfect for a family of 4 or 1-2 couples/friends looking to unwind. B's best attributes are the vaulted ceilings, wide-plank pine floors, bonus kids loft, hot tub, fire pit & the 23-foot wide screened in porch! B's is a .4-mile / 10-minute walk down Townline Rd. to the public beach. Parking is available at beach for early birds!
McComb's Cabin, Union Pier, MIGiant trees welcome you down the drive back to the secluded cabin in the woods. A contemporary cabin of steel and pine with vaulted ceiling and sky lights. Open living space, inviting queen size bed, luxury rain shower, full kitchen but no stove. A wood burning fireplace- fall through end of March and outside fire pit. Public beach a 5 minute drive away. Couples check out the cabin for anniversaries/ birthdays - Singles, seeking a simple life under the pines.
The Birdhouse – quiet luxury, walk everywhereThe Birdhouse is a private cottage on a wooded ravine just steps from restaurants, shopping and a lovely 0.7 mile walk to the beach. This home hosts 4 guests only, including infants. Enjoy a screened-in porch with views to the woods, an outdoor eating area with grill, firepit, open floor plan and a pristine laundry room. Both bedrooms are cozy and comfortable. The bathroom features a luxurious rain shower with hand shower for junior guests. Our limit of 4 guests and no pets is not negotiable.
Dear friends, Welcome to Beach Bird Cottage, situated on a quiet street with other vintage cottages in the heart of Union Pier. It is an easy 5-minute walk to an association beach. The cottage has many updates, including a new kitchen, bathroom, washer/dryer, outdoor shower (by June 2021) and a wood stove. The master and second bedroom each have queen-size beds and the children's bedroom has two twin beds. Enjoy an early swim before breakfast or have an evening beach picnic under the sunset.
Our cottage sits on almost an acre surrounded by ancient pine trees. It features two fire places inside--one wood burning and one gas cast iron stove. You can take a hike to the beach (about a mile), then head back to fire up the grill, light a fire in the Solo Stove, and peer at the stars from the deck. If it's chilly outside you can get a fire going in the wood burning stove and cuddle up for movie or game night. It is perfect for a couple or small family.
Relax and enjoy is the theme of this three bedroom cottage with large front porch and four seasons room. A short half mile walk brings you to Townline Beach or the bakeries and shops of downtown Union Pier. Three Pines is the perfect place for families or friends to gather. The Lakeshore Cottage association pool and clubhouse are an extra bonus!
ALEX COTTAGE SLEEPS: 4 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 1 PARKING SPOT: 1 *STEPS FROM LAKEFRONT (LAKE MICHIGAN) *SWIMMING ON PROPERTY *PLAYGROUND ONSITE *3 OTHER CABINS SURROUND THE ALEX COTTAGE THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO RENT *NOT AVAILABLE APRIL 2020 The Alex Cottage is located steps away from your private Lake Michigan beach, so scoop up the little ones and walk on down! The Alex Cottage is a cozy ranch, fully-renovated with all your major appliances and Wi-Fi. Sleeping 4, there are 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in this home. In addition, there is a grill for your convenience on the patio. It is a peaceful and quiet place, away from the street and has a convenient parking. In addition, The Alex has a grassy area with playground for small children. This is a good vacation spot for small families or couples. Linens, beach towels and all supplies are on-hand. Enjoy the sunsets, stroll along Lakeshore Dr., visit galleries in New Buffalo, go shopping at Lighthouse Place, visit the Zoo in Michigan City or just simply soak your feet in the tranquil lake. **Parking is at a premium at our Union Pier location. While we do not have an on-site parking attendant, please keep the neighbors in mind and park as close together, and as close to the cottages as possible. Rent all 4 cottages grouped closely together for a 10% discount. (1 night stays do not apply.) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Air Conditioning: There is a window air conditioning unit. ATV's: None are allowed onsite. Animals: You will see birds, deer, squirrels, racoons, and of course fish. Bathroom: Bathroom #1: Full bathroom with shower Beach/Swimming: You will walk around another cabin and down stairs in order to get to the private stretch of Lake Michigan beach used by our Union Pier Cottages. Swimming is divine on Lake Michigan. The 2019 Lake Michigan water level is very high. Therefore, the beach is not as wide has it has been in the recent past. Each year is slightly different when it comes to nature. Bedroom Configuration: Bedroom #1: 1 Queen Bedroom #2: 2 Twins which can be converted to a King upon request Boats: There are no boats that come with this rental. However, if you are interested in Fishing for Steelhead (Trout) you can do so in the St. Joseph River (25 minutes from the cabin) in October, November (Kory at Boozer's Guide Service says that November is the best month), December, March and April. Discounted weekend rates if book a guide in conjunction with your lodging. Bugs: Typical Michigan bugs Cell phone service: Good! Distances: * Notre Dame University: 35 minutes (28 miles) * Chicago: 90 minutes (82 miles) * Detroit: 3 hours (170 miles) * Traverse City: 2 hours and 30 minutes (135 miles) Dock: No dock Grill: Yes! Fuel is provided. Grocery Store: In New Buffalo, just minutes away. Handicap Friendly: Yes in terms of there is a very small step to enter the cottage and it is only one floor, however, it is an extremely cozy space and would not work well with wheelchairs. Also, you need to walk down steps in order to get to Lake Michigan. Internet: There is basic internet (wi-fi) service here. Our Internet service is not high speed and does not normally do well with streaming or large files. Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I'll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels. Parking: Guests of the Alex will be provided one parking space next to the cottage. Parking is extremely tight. There is not any street parking. Please be respectful the neighbors and not park in front of any other house but the Alex. The only place to park an extra car would be at the Four Winds Casino, in New Buffalo. Pets: No pets are allowed at any of our Union Pier Cottages Privacy: There are cottages right next door. Snowmobiling: Not the ideal place for snowmobiling. Can not ride from house to trails and there is no room for parking a trailer. Best to leave those home and enjoy the amazing views of Lake Michigan! Space: Ranch style home, cozy. Televisions: Living room has a TV with basic Comcast Cable. Towels: Yes, we provide towels. It's always good to bring extra though. Washer and dryer: There is not a washer/dryer onsite. However, there is a laundry mat in New Buffalo just 10 minutes away Winery Tours: The closest starting point to the cottage is in New Buffalo, approximately 5-10 minutes south. Round Barn Winery: A brewery/distillery and a winery all combined in one trip. Just 14 miles from the Union Pier Cottages, about a 20 minute drive. Saint Julian Winery: Enjoy a great glass of wine at this local vineyard.
Under towering pine trees that feel more like the Northwoods, you're in the heart of Harbor Country. About a mile from the shore, close to Union Pier's restaurants, minutes from New Buffalo & Three Oaks. Newly updated cabin-style home offers rustic feel with luxury comforts & highspeed WiFi, and great indoor & outdoor space to enjoy the setting. Then partake of the area's beaches, restaurants, outdoor activities, breweries & wineries. Southwest Michigan at it's best! Pet policy in house rules
"Tiny House" guest house located under large oak trees near the beach and the casino. Vaulted ceiling, open feeling. Light and bright décor. Full bathroom, comfy couch, kitchenette, and other amenities. Polished concrete floor, whitewashed shiplap ceiling, hand-crafted oak furniture, suspended shelving. High ceilings, windows with southern exposure, front porch with siting chairs and a grill. Warm, radiant floor heat for the winter months.
Charming 2-bed, 1-bath cottage one block from downtown New Buffalo and 3 blocks from the marina and Lake Michigan. We're in a quiet residential area, but walking distance to restaurants, breweries, grocery store, train station, and the lake. Cottage has central air/heat, gas fireplace, washer/dryer, large fenced yard, and spacious deck. Dogs are always welcome with a fully refundable security deposit.
Location does not get any better than this! 90 second walk to one public beach access, and less than 5 minutes to a second! Enjoy a lazy day at the beach or head out to explore the area. It's just a quick trip to rent a kayak or paddle-board, do a bit of antiquing, golfing or climb a giant dune. There's no limit to amazing breweries, wineries, and restaurants. What's not to love about Harbor Country! No pets please.
90 minutes door-to-door from Chicago, can it get any better?! Come over to Harbor County and enjoy wine (Round Barn, St Julian, and The Wine Sellers), craft beer (Beer Church, Ghost Isle, and Greenbush), fine dining (Timothy's and Brewster's), and much, much more! Don't forget the bakeries, shops and all the other amazing things to do. Lake Michigan beaches are but a short drive away. If you want to get away from anything and everything, this is your spot in our secluded destination!
Dream cottage getaway just over an hour from downtown Chicago. Walking distance from the beach, restaurants and shops of downtown New Buffalo. Close to the casino, wineries and breweries. Whether driving in or taking the train, The Bradford is a relaxing yet sophisticated getaway. Relax, eat, drink, and enjoy the beach, the pool, the shops and incredible summer sunsets, all within walking distance! Please note pool and bathhouse is open May - September and is shared with our association.