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Lakefront Mansion: Luxurious and Modern 9 BR Home On Private Sandy Beach

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 9
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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3 - 7 nights


Union Pier House Rental Photos and Description

House, 9 Bedrooms, 10+ Baths, (Sleeps 18)

Imagine a modern and luxurious mansion on the most stunning sandy beach in Michigan with enough room for the whole family and the convenience and dramatic views of being on the beach. Sandpiper caters to those seeking an atmosphere of refinement and exclusivity. Lifelong memories and treasured family traditions are created here.

With over 7,000 sq ft, 9 bedrooms, and 11 baths, Sandpiper offers your group both privacy and luxury. Each of the professionally decorated bedrooms has a queen size bed, en suite bath with Jacuzzi, a/c, fireplace, sitting area, and private screened porch (6 bedrooms face the lake with a stunning view). Fall asleep to the sound of waves splashing on the shore. The spacious and inviting living room has a fireplace and comfortable seating. The ample dining room seats up to 16. The screened porch facing the lake is the perfect spot to watch the surf and enjoy the summer breeze.

The kitchen is as beautiful as it is practical. The professional grade Wolf stove with double ovens and large griddle is a chefs dream. Two oversized Miele refrigerators will hold platters, cases of beverages, wine bottles, and much more. Two ice makers keep things cool. The oversized natural quartzite island is a piece of art with abundant room for gathering. The artisan Amish cabinets contain every serving piece and appliance you will need. The lake view from the kitchen is fabulous.

Bed sheets are fresh and luxurious. Bath and beach towels are abundant and fluffy. Beds are dreamy with memory foam mattresses. There is a washer and dryer available for your use. The property has a back up generator to ensure electricity is never lost.

Relax and enjoy the shade of the gazebo just steps from the beach. It's a leisurely 60 steps from your house to the wide private association beach. Beach chairs are provided. Grab one of your 6 bikes and explore the charming town. Winter is perfect for warming up by the cozy fireplace after skiing or a football game.

This beach paradise is only 75 minutes from Chicago. Close to winery's, casinos, outlet malls, Warren Dunes, antique stores, Acorn Theater, Redamak's, and Notre Dame. The restaurant and night life options are excellent, but you will find it hard to leave this oasis of lake, beach, and luxury. Sandpiper is truly unique and will not disappoint the most discerning traveler. Treat your family to the Lake Michigan lake vacation of your dreams.

Keywords: beach, lake, luxury, modern, private, mansion, air conditioning, bike, lake Michigan

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2016
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based on 14 traveler reviews

Lakefront Mansion: Luxurious and Modern 9 BR Home On Private Sandy Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful home, stunning view, perfect getaway for the family!

  • 5 of 5

This home is so perfect for a family gathering! All rooms lovely! The kitchen was fully equipped for a large group and what a treat to gather in the morning, with our coffee, looking at the view of the lake!

When it was rainy one day, we visited Dablon winery, with a beautiful tasting room, only one year old. Also, walked at Galien Park, 5 minute drive.

Enjoyed, swimming in the lake, playing games in the backyard, basketball in the front yard, and riding around the neighborhood with the provided bicycles. Dinner at Timothy's was a great night, as well!

And we took many photos for the yearly Christmas photo of the family!

Kathleen is so wonderful to organize your trip to this home, and thank you, from the whole family! From the prompt replies at the beginning, to meeting us at the house, to being available anytime, and then connecting for our goodbye.

There is no question that we will return, the only question is how soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Place to Make Memories

  • 5 of 5

This recent stay was our 3rd or 4th at Sandpiper. It is simply put "a great place for a family vacation". We had 22 people and 5 families and there is enough room for everyone. The individual suites are nice. Being right on the beach is fantastic for the kids(we had 9) and we cooked most meals in a well supplied kitchen that is updated. All in all, we would recommend staying here to any family for a wonderful experience. Kathleen the property mgr is terrific to work with. Steve R.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing property. Top notch. Zero complaints.

  • 5 of 5

Five couples and our children stay here every year and look forward to it all year. The place is perfect in location and structure. The property manager Kathleen is an absolute joy to work with. I highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This home is stunning -- right on Lake Michigan, fully equipped, and spacious. Kathleen was exceptional to work with and our stay exceeded our expectations.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family celebration

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding, exceptional, fantastic! This was the ideal spot for a family celebration with every conceivable amenity available. There was space for being together, and places to chill out. The inn was gorgeous, plenty of activities in the area when we could be pulled away from the beach. Kathleen was superb and we are appreciative of all she did. Hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property

  • 5 of 5

This property was outstanding and served all of our needs. The house is exceptional and the amenities are never ending allowing you and exceptional kitchen to create culinary delights and the dual sinks and dishwashers made prep and clean up a lot easier. We used the majority of the amenities with the exception of the bikes. The view from the backyard is wonderful and the sunsets are amazing. I would highly recommend the property for vacations or retreats and Kathleen the caretaker was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Wine tasting, outlet malls, casinos, 5 minutes to Redamak's, close to Notre Dame, and wine tasting region


Rates & Availability

Union Pier House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 4 2016 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall/Winter/Spring 2017-2018
Sep 6 2017 - May 18 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $2,000

ONLY ONE PRIME WEEK LEFT FOR SUMMER 2016: July 30 through August 6, 2016
Summer is a 7 night Sat-Sat minimum. All other seasons are a minimum of 3 nights.

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Union Pier House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 11 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
    Bathroom 10 -
    Bathroom 11 -
  • 9 full bathrooms, every room has a private bath with tub and shower combo. One powder room on the first floor.
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 9 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One Queen size bed in each room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Private chef is available for an additional fee. There are spas and boat rentals in New Buffalo, three miles away. Each luxurious bed room has it's own private bath with jacuzzi tub, gas fireplace, and private screened porch, air conditioner, plus parking for 10 cars. There's a back up generator in case of loss of power to the area from storms.

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