QUINTESSENTIAL CLASSIC COTTAGE - MEMORIES ARE MADE HERE!

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Howard Hirsch

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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QUINTESSENTIAL CLASSIC COTTAGE - MEMORIES ARE MADE HERE!

Union Pier Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

Load up the red wagon and walk just a block and half to the beach and beautiful Lake Michigan. Swim, sunbathe, and enjoy endless walks along Michigan’s clean beaches. Don’t miss the incredible sunsets and hang out at a bonfire, make s'mores and gaze at the stars. Walk three blocks to downtown for shopping , cafes, restaurants, art galleries, gourmet foods and Ramberg’s famous bakery. That’s just the beginning because there is so much to do and it is all very close by. (Look at the list at activities below) Enjoy a quintessential classic Union Pier Cottage with all the modern updates to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. HDTV, Broadband Wi-Fi Internet, DVD/CD Player, Sound system with I-POD dock. X-Box 360 Video Games, Microwave, Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer, Jacuzzi bathtub, walk-in shower, Espresso maker, Weber gas grill, hammock, outdoor heated shower, large dining area with deck, great for parties. Comfortable furnishings and beds. Three bedrooms, sleeps 6-8, 2 bathrooms, laundry room.

Why the Owner Chose Union Pier: We wanted a relaxing fun place so we could get away from our everyday surroundings yet still be close to Chicago. Very clean and safe area for our children. Great uncrowded beaches. Many things to see and do and all close by. Great galleries and restaurants. Could easily commute to Chicago if needed.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Howard Hirsch

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We purchased our property so our family and friends could enjoy a great place to vacation with lots of things to see and do. Real easy to get to and only about an hour from Chicago. Our cottage has been updated and is perfect for vacationers who want to enjoy just about every aspect of their time in Union Pier. We can't say enough about how much you and your family and friends will enjoy the experience and develop great memories. We are dedicated owners who will do everything we can to make your stay totally enjoyable. We solicit suggestions from our renters so we can continually improve the experience.

Howard Hirsch purchased this cottage in 1996

We wanted a relaxing fun place so we could get away from our everyday surroundings yet still be close to Chicago. Very clean and safe area for our children. Great uncrowded beaches. Many things to see and do and all close by. Great galleries and restaurants. Could commute to Chicago if needed.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Property Reviews

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Quintessential Classic Cottage - Memories Are Made Here!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 19 reviews
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Quintessential Classic Cottage - Memories Are Made Here!
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Union Pier Southwest Michigan
Streamwood
5

Charming and quiet---just what we wanted!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
This wonderful cottage had everything we wanted. It was close to the beach and ample beach supplies were provided including towels, chairs, toys, coolers and a wagon. The cottage itself was open and very comfortable. The master suite was lovely, especially the jacuzzi tub! The large deck included enough space for everyone to spread out, as well as, a clean grill for use. Also, the outdoor warm shower was very nice after a day getting sandy at the beach. The kitchen was clean and provided more than enough dishes and other necessary kitchen tools. The Nespresso coffee machine was a delight to use! Lastly, Union Pier is a quaint town and is close to several other lovely areas including St. Joseph which was a fun shopping experience. Also, very close-by was a blueberry farm for picking which was fun for the whole family. All in all, it was a relaxing and lovely vacation. Thank you, Howard for making us feel so welcome.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Quintessential Classic Cottage - Memories Are Made Here!
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Union Pier Southwest Michigan
5

The perfect cottage!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
Quintessential Classic Cottage was the perfect place for our family vacation! Our family of four (two adults, two young children) felt perfectly at home. It would work for larger families, as well. We enjoyed the quiet neighborhood and short walk to the beach. Even our 2.5 year old could walk to and from the beach with us (it's that close). The house is decorated nicely and was supplied with all the basics and then some. The owner went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. We would definitely visit again!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Quintessential Classic Cottage - Memories Are Made Here!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p326835
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Union Pier Southwest Michigan
5

Comfortable and well-stocked, close to beach!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We had a great time in this well-stocked house. It was quiet, comfortable, and very close to the beach. We enjoyed walking to Red Arrow Roadhouse, grocery stores, and Nani's. Everything else we needed was a short drive away. The house has a nice master suite and two other comfortable bedrooms. This house provided us with the relaxing beach vacation we were looking for!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Quintessential Classic Cottage - Memories Are Made Here!
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Union Pier Southwest Michigan
5

Great time at the cottage!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
The cottage is in a great location. Close to the beach, biking trails, a restaurant or 2 and a couple of small markets. We used the beach chairs, cooler and wagon to go the beach. We used the deck everyday for morning coffee, grilling, etc. There is plenty of seating inside and out for dining. The washer and dryer came in handy as well. The beds and bedding were very comfortable. We had a great time!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I'm happy to know you and your friends from childhood were able to share some reunion time and birthdays together. It is great know that you all took advantage of the Union Pier area and the cottage. You are all welcome back, anytime!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Quintessential Classic Cottage - Memories Are Made Here!
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Union Pier Southwest Michigan
Valparaiso, IN
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The "quintessential classic cottage" heading says it all

The "quintessential classic cottage" heading says it all
  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
The information about and pictures of this cottage are all accurate. In fact, there is more offered in terms of beach needs than is stated in the description. The cottage is very comfortable. We had eight adults and two babies and there was plenty of room. The cottage is a guaranteed easy walk to Miller Beach which is wide and wonderful. Even on Sunday, the most crowded day, we felt we had enough room to spread out. The cottage is an easy walk to "downtown" Union Pier and The Roadhouse restaurant which is one of our favorites. One of the best assets of this cottage is its owner who is very accommodating. He answered all of our questions in a timely and professional manner. The frog faucets are priceless! Memories are indeed made at this charming cottage!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy you had a great time at the cottage. We never stop trying to improve and fine tune the overall experience for our guests so your suggestions have been very helpful. You are always welcomed back!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Map

Nearest Train
6 Miles
New Buffalo
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I94 exit 6
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Mini Golf

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Availability & Rates

Union Pier Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring
Apr 5 2014 - May 3 2014
$350
$400
Fri,Sat
$1,300
2 nights
 
 
Pre-season
May 4 2014 - Jun 6 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,570
7 nights
 
 
High Season
Jun 7 2014 - Jun 27 2014
$2,050
7 nights
 
 
July Fourth Week
Jun 28 2014 - Jul 4 2014
$2,170
7 nights
 
 
High Season
Jul 5 2014 - Sep 5 2014
$2,050
7 nights
 
 
Post Season
Sep 6 2014 - Sep 26 2014
$350
$450
Fri,Sat
$1,570
2 nights
 
 
Fall Season
Sep 27 2014 - Nov 2 2014
$350
$400
Fri,Sat
$1,300
$4,200
2 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$350
$450
Fri,Sat
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $85.00 + Tax
$400 reservation deposit, becomes security deposit upon arrival, returned a few days after departure
Tax Rate 6.0%
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Amenities

Union Pier Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • Portable Crib: Available
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bonus room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Any Bedroom - 1 baby crib
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • library
  • marina
  • winery tours
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • sledding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • basketball court
  • parasailing
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • hunting
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • rafting
  • golf
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
  • snorkeling
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
Large Hammock, High Speed Internet via provided Ethernet cable and wireless modem. Enjoy a quintessential classic Union Pier Cottage with all the modern updates to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. HDTV, Broadband Wi-Fi Internet, DVD, Video Games, Microwave, Espresso maker, Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer, Jacuzzi tub, walk-in shower, Weber gas grill, hammock. large dining area with deck, great for parties. Comfortable furnishings and beds. Three bedrooms, sleeps 6-8, 2 bathrooms, laundry room, front enclosed porch, gated deck, Open parking. Close to New Buffalo and major shopping in Michigan City. 2 Casinos nearby. You’ll remember your stay with us and be back for more. The sweet breeze off the lake, the beautiful sunsets and fun at the cottage will last forever in your memory.
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