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Cottage in the Heart of Harbor Country - Steps from Town

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-11)

Located steps from the Village of Three Oaks, guests can walk to Vickers Theatre, Featherbone Factory, Acorn Theatre, Froehlich’s, Journeyman Distillery, and more. Great for cyclists, and for food or wine enthusiasts, located in the heart of Harbor Country - short drive to Lake Michigan, Warren Dunes, 8 wineries, shopping and 2 casinos.

The cottage has been professionally designed with bright, cottage decor with a modern twist. Kids and adults will enjoy climbing the 'dock' ladder to the comfortable sleeping loft which is 6' tall in the middle. The loft features three twin beds a television, DVD, and gamecube gaming system.

For the family chef, the kitchen features a professional Aga range and farm house sink. Enjoy breakfast on the back sun-porch or watch the game during the fall on one of our flat screen TV’s.

Pamper yourself in the master bathroom with vintage marble sink, mosaic tile floors and euro-style shower.

Enjoy the vintage touches like fully restored doors, hinges, cast-iron vents, chandeliers, high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout.

Keywords: cottage, house, town, wineries, three oaks, habor country, pet friendly, loft, lake michigan, new buffalo, theatres, shops, resturants, cycling, brewery, anitques, renovated, new, clean, four winds casino,

More Details

Owner
kelly hansen
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About kelly hansen

We are a family of four living in Howell, Michigan in the Detroit suburbs.

My husband, Jeff, is a financial planner and I own an interior design firm. Jeff and I like to restore old homes and buildings. Our offices are located in a fully restored, three story Victorian building in Downtown Howell.

We love to ride our bikes. We have taken our tandems all over North America. We have a tandem for the boys and a tandem for the girls. We originally came to Three Oaks for the cycling, wineries and Lake Michigan.

My children are now 15 and 17 and they helped us with the restoration of the vacation home which took 14 months to complete. They also like the in town location because it gives them a little freedom-- they can play at two nearby parks. They also enjoy the library, pharmacy and ice cream shops; all of which are a two block walk from the cottage.

Now that we have a vacation home in Harbor Country we hope to enjoy the beautiful area year round and share it with family and guests.

kelly hansen purchased this house in 2009

Why kelly hansen chose Southwest Michigan

We had been renting in Three Oaks for almost ten years before we finally decided to buy our own vacation home.

We love the area for its beauty -- especially the Lake Michigan shoreline and the wineries. We are cycling enthusiasts and the roads in Berrien County are a cyclists dream - safe, scenic and well marked.

We purchased the home on Cedar Street because my husband and I restore historic properties and we loved the in-town location of this charming home.

What makes this house unique

I think our visitors will enjoy the home itself- it is in great shape and the decor is cheerful and a little quirky. The location is a bonus for those who like to stroll the antique shops, restaurants and theatres of Three Oaks - leave the car behind!

Hop on your bike and tour all of Harbor Country - we've provided the cycling maps for you.

Take a scenic drive out to one of the wineries. We love late summer and early fall for trips out to the farms and vineyards.

Two of our favorite beaches are the Warren Dunes State Park and the New Buffalo City Beach. At Warren Dunes challenge your family to climb the Tower Hill sand dune. We do it once a year and the views are worth it! Or have dinner in New Buffalo and walk to the city beach - check out the yachts or watch the sunset as you take an evening dip. The water is beautiful.

Amenities

Three Oaks House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Located steps from town, walk to Vickers Theatre, Featherbone Factory, Acorn Theatre, Froehlich’s, Journeyman Distillery, and more. Great for cyclists, and for food or wine enthusiasts, located in the heart of Harbor Country - short drive to Lake Michigan, Warren Dunes, wineries, shopping and 2 casinos. The cottage has been professionally designed with bright, cottage decor with a modern twist. Kids and adults will enjoy climbing the 'dock' ladder to the comfortable sleeping loft which is 6' tall in the middle. The loft features three twin beds a television, DVD, and gaming system. For the family chef, the kitchen features a professional Aga range and farmhouse sink. Enjoy breakfast on the back sun-porch or watch the game during the fall on one of our flat screen TV’s. Pamper yourself in the master bathroom with vintage marble sink, floors and euro-style shower. Enjoy vintage touches like fully restored hinges, cast-iron vents, chandeliers, high ceilings & hardwood

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9589043 based on 73 reviews
5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Family was in town for a family wedding. Place was absolutely perfect! The rooms were great for 6 adults and 2 kids (1 yr and 2.5 yr old). Plenty of room and close to the wedding. All questions were answered immediately by owners. We would definitely rent again if back in the area. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Enjoyed our visit

  • 5 of 5

Kelly was very easy to get a hold of and very accommodating. They have done a beautiful job remodeling this property. We were able to bring our dog which we really appreciated. The nearby beach and dunes and park were great for walking. We went during off season, so several shops and restaurants were closed, but we got a personal tour of Journeyman Distillery and had a nice dinner at The Staymaker. New Buffalo is only about five miles away with more shops and restaurants available. Very enjoyable! Thanks, Kelly.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

A wonderful rental home!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great stay at the Mod Cottage! Everything was clean and we had plenty of supplies for our girl's weekend! Checking in and out was a breeze! Definitely will recommend to others and will most likely stay there again in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Homer Glen, Ill
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great house, close to everything!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Urbana, Il
5

#Somuchfunclosetoshopingsandandsun

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation home close to shopping, restaurants and beaches. Loved the house...fun layout, private lot and plenty of space!! Lots of memories made:)

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Yearly vacation

  • 5 of 5

We are from Nebraska and have been vacationing in harbert every year for the last 20 years. We have rented numerous houses over the years and the mod cottage was everything we could ask for. The house was clean and accommodating. Huge lot and plenty of space to park. Front porch is awesome! I would highly recommend

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

walking, running, jogging, and one of the best places in the mid-west for cycling. The property is close to the warren woods state park, warren dunes state park, the St. Joseph River and Lake Michigan

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $15
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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