'THE IVY' - RENOVATED BEACH COTTAGE/STEPS FROM THE SAND

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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'THE IVY' - RENOVATED BEACH COTTAGE/STEPS FROM THE SAND

Union Pier Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Situated right across the street from a white, sandy beach (the quietest beach in Harbor County), this renovated shabby chic cottage makes an ideal vacation spot. You enter this charming house into a large, spacious living area that includes a wood-burning fireplace, dining table and antique furniture which provide a cozy, comfortable feel. The windows, skylights and lofted ceilings throughout the house flood the space with light. This beach cottage sleeps six comfortably and includes 3 queen beds. Also included in the rental are free wireless internet, cable TV, an outdoor shower, and two outdoor grills (gas and charcoal) as well as table games for adults and kids alike.

Union Pier is just an hour and ten minutes from Chicago and five minutes from New Buffalo, MI. Union Pier has a seasonal farmer's market with fresh local fruit, vegatables, meats and treats, great restaurants and wonderful antique shopping, spas, art galleries, golfing and wineries nearby. Plenty of fun activities to do during your vacation including visiting Warren Dunes State Park.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Jodi

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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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5
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'The Ivy' - Renovated Beach Cottage/Steps from the Sand
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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'The Ivy' - Renovated Beach Cottage/Steps from the Sand
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p406461vb
217-636-3338
Union Pier Southwest Michigan
Oakland County/Michigan
5

THE IVY IS A GEM!!

  • 5 of 5
The Ivy is an idyllic gem of a house located within a very short walk of the most gorgeous Lake Michigan beach. The owners have perfected the art of the shabby chic style with added sophistication in the well appointed kitchen complete with temperature controlled wine fridge and almost anything one would need in a kitchen. We had fun staying in and cooking as well as sampling the local restaurants. There were so many clever decorating ideas in this adorable house that my daughter and I couldn't help but take lots of photos. The entire house was very clean and the comfy beds were outfitted with crisp, fresh clean linens. The newly remodeled bathroom is lovely. Our whole week was wonderful! I hope this can be my new home away from home!
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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'The Ivy' - Renovated Beach Cottage/Steps from the Sand
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p406461vb
217-636-3338
Union Pier Southwest Michigan
chicago
5

GREAT HOUSE!

  • 5 of 5
My family of 4 stayed here in late July. The house is very nice, as nice as it looks in the pictures. The location was great, about 3-4 houses from the entrance to the beach. It's important to note that the beach access in this part of Union Pier is down about 35 steps from the access point. The beach was beautiful and never super crowded. The house is also walking distance to some restaurants and little shops. Overall, we had a great week and I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. The owners were very responsive to all my questions and took care of things in a timely manner. I highly recommend this rental.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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'The Ivy' - Renovated Beach Cottage/Steps from the Sand
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p406461vb
217-636-3338
Union Pier Southwest Michigan
Bartlett, IL
5

WEEK VACATION AT THE IVY

  • 5 of 5
Our stay was excellent - location, location, location! Super close to the beach and was easy for my 3 kids to walk to and from throughout the week. Screened in porch is awesome and the bathrooms are plenty big. The cottage has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing vacation with your family. It was really nice to stay in an updated and well decorated cottage in Union Pier! Highly recommend this place.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
'The Ivy' - Renovated Beach Cottage/Steps from the Sand
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p406461vb
217-636-3338
Union Pier Southwest Michigan
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5

GIRLS' WEEK OF RELAXATION AND FUN!

Girls' Week of Relaxation and Fun!
  • 5 of 5
I just returned from a wonderful week at the Ivy, where I hosted friends and relaxed. This is my second visit to this cottage; a friend rented it for a week last year. However, last year, it had the old bathroom and only two bedrooms. This year, I was thrilled to find a third, larger bathroom and a second full bath. The original bathroom was remodeled to perfection!

The house has every amenity from home including a modern kitchen and comfy beds with wonderful sheets (I ordered a set for myself while I was there). It’s only a short walk across the street to the McKinley Beach, which is one of the quieter ones in the area. You can also easily walk to local restaurants, grocery stores, and coffee shops.

The owners were kind and attentive to us, answering several questions before and during our trip right away. I felt like I was in very good hands during my stay.

During this particular week, it rained almost every day, so I felt lucky to be at the Ivy, where I could relax and enjoy myself despite the weather. My friends and I will definitely return!
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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'The Ivy' - Renovated Beach Cottage/Steps from the Sand
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p406461vb
217-636-3338
Union Pier Southwest Michigan
5

WONDERFUL!!!

  • 5 of 5
My daughters, my son and I needed a little vacation...I loved the look of this shabby chic cottage. It looks exactly like it does in the pictures. Jodi was super flexible with my dates and always responded quickly to my emails. My kids loved it and so did I. Loved cooking in the kitchen and playing games in the dining room. We walked to the beach every day (less than 5 min.) The grocery store is close, and she provided is with good restaurant recommendations! I would like to keep coming here every year! Thank you Jodi!
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
'The Ivy' - Renovated Beach Cottage/Steps from the Sand
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p406461vb
217-636-3338
Union Pier Southwest Michigan
Chicago, IL
5

HOME AWAY FROM HOME!

  • 5 of 5
I stayed at the Ivy for a long weekend and really enjoyed my stay! The homeowners were very accessible both before and during my visit, and went above and beyond to make the experience a good one.

The location is perfect to access the beach (5 minute walk), the grocery and a few restaurants. It is easy to see that a lot of thought and care was taken in making this getway feel like home! The Ivy is very clean, comfortable, and well-stocked with the amenities needed. I would definitely recommend to others and hope to return again myself someday.
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
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Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Entrance
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Availability & Rates

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Union Pier Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Base Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
High Season
Jul 1 - Sep 6
7 night minimum stay
$2,499
 
 
Low Season
Sep 7 - May 23
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
June 2013 Special
May 24 - Jun 30
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49.00
Notes Housekeeping fee - $130

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Union Pier Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Games
Outside:
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
  • shelling
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • jet skiing
  • water skiing
  • hunting
  • hiking
  • snowmobiling
  • wind-surfing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • golf
Notes:
Flat-screen HDTV, brand new kitchen and appliances including dual-zone wine refrigerator, brand new air conditioning and tankless water heater, outdoor shower, includes outdoor furniture
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