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Rewind, Unwind and Make Memories at Nana's Lake Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 full bath, Sleeps 6 in beds or 8 comfortably

Tucked away from the road in Charming Union Pier, you'll find a small cottage community that shares a nostalgic ideal of Simple Lake Living. This is Edgewater Villa. This vintage cottage has produced cherished family memories for decades and is now available for you to make memories of your own. Listen to waves of Lake Michigan as you sleep, grill on the large open deck, play Frisbee or catch in the large back yard, and of course, walk that tree lined path down the dune to a beautiful private beach. This is a charming and modest vintage cottage. If you're looking for stainless appliances and Pottery Barn furniture, this is not for you. If you want to trade in the Game boy for a board game and prefer Conversation to TV Welcome to your Beach Cottage! Window units in bedrooms only.

Steps to the beach- Literally!: This community is build up on a hill above the beach. There are 63 stairs, a combination of old steep concrete and wood. It very close, but may offer some issues for those with mobility challenges.

Vintage Charm: This is a charming old home, with very few updates since it has been built. It's very comfortable. It is clean and freshly painted, but all the same it is older.

More Details

Property Manager
Cottage Craze Team
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for a wonderful weekend. The cottage was just adorable. Ryan couldn't have been any nicer. We loved going down to

the beach - we saw Mayor Ron Emanual as he walked by with his daughters. I feel bad for you that those rude neighbors put evergreens right

in your lake view but everything was just as it was described - cute, clean and right on the lake. Great place for a friends' get away. Would recommend it.

Thanks again,

Sep 2014
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Car: recommended

Union Pier


Union Pier Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd twin is a trundle
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 Day bed style sofas are comfortable for overflow
  • AC Window Units in all bedrooms
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming


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(26 traveler reviews)

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Rewind, Unwind and Make Memories at Nana's Lake Cottage
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 27 reviews

Great, quaint, beach escape.

  • 5 of 5

My family, including my parents visiting from out of town, and my 17 month old twins, had a wonderful stay at Nana's cottage. The location is quiet and just steps to the beach, and we all enjoyed the more low key vibe of Union Pier. The cottage itself really feels like a beach house, and we are already looking forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, great location

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a weekend getaway for three families with young children.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Had a great time..thought the new countertop was a good addition.

  • 5 of 5

Thought the new counter top, bed linens and dishes were a nice improvement.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great location but needs updating inside.

  • 3 of 5

Great location. Home needs multiple improvements for my liking. Beach is beautiful. Constructive criticism- work on the kitchen, fix kitchen lights, fix faucet in the bathroom. Said that it slept 8 but it really sleeps 6 with two couches. There are no window coverings in the living area if people sleep on the couches. Overall, great experience and beautiful beach, just needs a bit of fixing up.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place right on the beach

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay here with our 3 young boys and dog. House was clean and in a great, quiet location. We had the beach to ourselves each morning up until around 10am and again in the evening. Only thing I would recommend is putting a sign or number on the house so we knew which one it was. We just ended up double checking with a neighbor who was lovely!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great Stay in Union Pier

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Union Pier! Nana's Cottage is the PERFECT location and was great for our group of friends. I've stayed in Union Pier many times and this is one of my favorite spots. I'd would definitely book this again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.