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Classic 2BR Beachfront Cottage In Port Austin - Bike to Town & Enjoy Unique Shops and Farmers Market

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Port Austin, Michigan

This adorable 2 bedroom cottage embodies the beach house style you love when you're enjoying a relaxing weekend away. Slow down and reconnect with a visit to this beachfront home located just 2 miles west of Port Austin. Here you will spend your days reading on the large private sandy beach and splashing in the warm shallow waters. Just a short bike ride to town, you will find many unique shops supporting local artists, bars, restaurants and a farmers market each Saturday.

The cottage sits above the beach on a bluff for privacy and offers a large fire pit and chairs on the beach, perfect for watching the sunset.  Inside you'll find the home fully-stocked with everything you need to cook dinners with your family or enjoy a movie in the evening.  This home is perfect for a family visit with a master bedroom featuring a queen bed and a guest bedroom with a full-over-full bunk bed.  

With a firepit, beach chairs and umbrella, bicycles, sunset views and a perfect swimming area, you don't have to travel all the way to the west coast to have your perfect beach getaway.  This home has it all!

Key Residence Features:

- Private sandy beach that has a spectacular panoramic view of Lake Huron with beautiful sunsets

- Walking distance to Port Crescent State Park, which has walking trails and sand small dunes.

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom: Queen bed

- Guest Bedroom: Full-over-full bunk bed with twin trundle

Additional Sleeping:

- Sofa sleeper in the living room (sleeps 2)


- No pets

- Non-smoking

- Must be at least 21 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply 

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Evolve Vacation Rental Network (Property Manager)
Speaks: english

About Evolve Vacation Rental Network

Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for travelers. Our dedicated Travel Advisor Team is available 7 days a week and our simple online reservation system allows you to book securely with a credit card! Please feel free to call us at 1.877.818.1013.

Evolve Vacation Rental Network purchased this cottage in 1948


based on 5 traveler reviews

Classic 2BR Beachfront Cottage In Port Austin - Bike to Town & Enjoy Unique Shops and Farmers Market
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfectly located close to Port Austin but away from the fray. We biked to town with our kids, went canoeing, horseback riding and just enjoyed the beach and fire pit. Everything was clean and airy. The cottage was comfortable for our family of 5, even when we had dinner guests. Our week was cool but we had plenty to do!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Russell Springs, Kentucky, United States

Perfect, Perfect, Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, two young sons, and I just returned from our stay in this amazing Port Austin cottage, and it was absolutely perfect for our little family in every single way. There are so many things we adored about this awesome cottage. First and foremost, the cottage itself was super clean, comfortable, and contained every single thing we could ever have needed for our vacation. We seriously could have only packed our clothes and toiletries and been well-equipped for the entire week. From spices in the cabinets for cooking to puzzles and DVDs for entertainment, I was blown away by how much thought was put into what a family might need while there. There were even hot dog roasting sticks! Furthermore, the furnishings in the cottage were excellent. I had to drag myself out of the bed every morning because it was so comfortable that I wanted to stay in it all day. For the first time ever, I saw my husband take a nap in the middle of the day because he said the couch was so comfortable that he couldn't help himself!

The location of the cottage was also perfect. The next-door neighbors were only present through the weekend, so through the week, we had the place basically to ourselves. The beach was awesome, and not having to load the kids and all our stuff up to drive to a beach was priceless. Instead, we just had to walk out the back door. Unfortunately, we were only able to enjoy a couple of days of playing in the water before a storm blew a ton of mess through that washed up on the beach, but prior to that, the water and beach were perfectly clear, and our boys had tons of fun. We even saw wild swans swimming close to the shore, which was a first for all of us.

My favorite part of the cottage, however, is the gorgeous view out the back windows. I loved being able to see the absolutely amazing sunsets every evening as we ate dinner and relaxed in the living area. When the sky was clear at night, the moon reflecting off the water was beautiful! My only suggestion would be to add some curtains or blinds so that those windows could be covered, if needed. When the neighbors were in the house next door, they could see right into the back bedroom and the dining area.

We fell in love with this little cottage (and Port Austin) and definitely hope to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sebewaing, MI

Summer getaway

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely enjoyed our stay at this Port Austin cottage. The ice cream from Grind Stone City General Store was awesome! Enjoyed the cool breeze off the water, the camp fire with no mosquitos and the morning walks were fantastic. The cottage was perfect for the four of us, clean and well stocked kitchen (pots, pans, utensils) was appreciated.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Royal Oak, Michigan

Idyllic Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our stay in this lovely cottage. It's even prettier than the pictures! We were provided with everything we needed - plenty of beautiful dishes, silverware, utensils and barbecue tools. We brought our bikes and rode the two miles to town to enjoy the local shops, restaurants, and waterside park. We spent mornings curled up in the comfy furniture reading, had breakfast on the patio, afternoons on the beach, sunsets and campfires in the adirondack chairs. There are beautiful state parks and roadside beaches to explore and both river and lake kayaking in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! We're happy you were able to enjoy the home and the amenities during your stay. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Port Austin!
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We had an amazing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing weekend! The cottage was everything we were looking for and then some. Was able to take some of the best sunset pictures I've ever seen in my life. Will definitely return to this cottage as well as use evolve for future vacations. Very easy to book. Very professional, and followed thru on all that was promised. Thank you very much!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your stay! We are happy to hear you had such a great time and were so pleased with our service. Please keep us in mind for your future vacations. Cheers!
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Eastern Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Bedroom 2
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing

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