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SAND HOUSE: Summer 2020 OPEN! 5 bedrooms-walk to private Lake Michigan beach

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5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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THE SAND HOUSE SLEEPS: 8-10 BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 2 *5 minute Walk to Private Lake Michigan Beach *BALCONY *SCREENED-IN PORCH 2019 - due to higher waters this summer, the beach is narrower. Still there and usable, but no fires are allowed on the beach, so people are able to walk along the beach with ease.    The Sand House is an ideal spot for a vacation with your family. Located in southwestern Michigan's Harbor Country! Just 90 minutes from Chicago, this five-bedroom, two-bath summer house on two levels via spiral staircase will provide comfort, fun and memories for all. Just a one-block walk to the beautiful, sandy, private Harbert Woods beach, you can swim, build sandcastles, and watch spectacular sunsets. At the house, have your morning coffee out on the upstairs deck surrounded by...THE SAND HOUSE SLEEPS: 8-10 BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 2 *5 minute Walk to Private Lake Michigan Beach *BALCONY *SCREENED-IN PORCH 2019 - due to higher waters this summer, the beach is narrower. Still there and usable, but no fires are allowed on the beach, so people are able to walk along the beach with ease.    The Sand House is an ideal spot for a vacation with your family. Located in southwestern Michigan's Harbor Country! Just 90 minutes from Chicago, this five-bedroom, two-bath summer house on two levels via spiral staircase will provide comfort, fun and memories for all. Just a one-block walk to the beautiful, sandy, private Harbert Woods beach, you can swim, build sandcastles, and watch spectacular sunsets. At the house, have your morning coffee out on the upstairs deck surrounded by trees. The combined kitchen, dining and living room area, with vaulted ceiling, allows everyone to be together, and there is a dining table for ten. Property provides widescreen HD TV with cable and Blu-ray DVD as well as Wi-Fi. If you bring music on your iPod or phone you can connect to the integrated sound system that plays upstairs and downstairs in your vacation treehouse. You will find movies on hand for the kids or books to read for any age. In addition to the upstairs living space, there is a family room and many games, books, toys and puzzles. Or, relax with a glass of wine on the screen porch. You must be at least 25 years old to rent The Sand House.  Book your stay today at the Sand House in Harbert Woods! 5 Bedrooms: Master bedroom: Queen Bed Bedroom #2: Queen Bed Bedroom #3: Queen Bed Bedroom #4: 2 Twin Beds Bedroom #5: 2 twin beds (this is a bunk bed)                 2 Bathrooms: Bathroom #1: Toilet, shower, 2 sinks. This main floor bathroom is accessible from the common area as well as directly from the master bedroom. Bathroom #2: Toilet, tub, shower, sink. (Downstairs) NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: Grand Mere State Park: totally undeveloped dunes and Lake Michigan shoreline, often you are the only people on the beach, trails (beach is a two-mile walk from the parking lot, a one mile paved path and one mile dune trail); at Stevensville, a 16 minute drive north on Interstate 94 Captain Mike's Fun Park: 5.5 miles north on Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman; trampoline basketball, go-karts, bumper boats, mini golf, arcade games Warren Dunes State Park: 4 miles north on Red Arrow Highway, Sawyer (7 minute drive); requires fee to enter, 2000 acres, six miles of hiking trails, three miles of Lake Michigan coastline, beaches, rugged dune formation rises 260 feet above the lake Beach Bucket Fudge & Popcorn: ice cream shop 4 miles north at 12021 Red Arrow Highway, Sawyer (7 minute drive) Greenbush Brewing Company: taproom, annex and beer garden (3 miles north / 7 minute drive; Sawyer Road) Sawyer Home & Garden Center: myriad fresh produce, wine, flowers ********************** (3 mile drive; north side of Sawyer Road) Sawyer Market & Deli: grocery store and ice cream shop with excellent pre-bake pies at the deli (finish baking them at home) (269) ******** (3 mile drive; south side of Sawyer Road) Cafe Gulistan: tasty Middle Eastern restaurant and wine bar, Harbert **************** (1 mile) Luisa's Cafe & Harbert Swedish Bakery: coffee cake, pastry, donuts, bread etc. at the bakery; lovely fresh-cooked breakfast or lunch in attached restaurant ************** (.8 mile / 15 minute walk) Capozio's: Tasty pizza, south to 13982 Red Arrow Highway, Harbert (4 miles / 4 minute drive) Thursday to Sunday (269) ******** Red Arrow Roadhouse: the classic, south to 15710 Red Arrow Highway, Union Pier (269) ******** ********************* burgers, salads, whitefish, crab cakes, ribs, fun (9 minute drive) Ghost Isle Brewery: restaurant and brewery, views of sweeping marsh and wetlands, 17684 U.S. Highway 12, New Buffalo; ******************** sandwiches, BBQ, seafood; seasonal, ethnic flair Barney's Market: grocery store in New Buffalo Oink's Ice Cream and Yogurt: famous ice cream shop in New Buffalo Stray Dog Bar & Grill: 245 N Whittaker Street, New Buffalo *************** Beer Church Brewing Company: wood fire pizza, small plates and small batch beer in re-purposed church ********************* 24 S Whittaker Street, New Buffalo Acorn Theater: live music, comedy and drama ************* 107 Generation Drive, Three Oaks Vickers Theatre: historic movie house at 6 N Elm Street, Three Oaks ****************** Three Oaks art galleries: along Elm Street — Studio B Gallery, art gallery at the Vickers Theatre, Judy Ferrara Gallery, Trilogy Antiques and Design (13 minute drive, take Three Oaks Road) Harbor Country chamber of commerce: find out about special events and unique activities like U-pick farms ***************** FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Accessibility: You must climb four steps to enter the main floor of the house. Once on the main floor, no further stairs exist to reach the master bedroom, adjacent bathroom, kitchen, dining area, living room anMore
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Languages spoken:English
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Listed Since:June 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2019

This spacious home has 2 gathering places and a walk out deck upstairs with a screened in porch down. There are trees all around offering privacy and quiet. The house was stocked with the basics in the kitchen with extra towels and sheets easy to...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Beth D
Sightsee795718, VR Owner at SAND HOUSE: Summer 2020 OPEN! 5 bedrooms-walk to private Lake Michigan beach, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2019

We loved hosting you! Michigan weather can be temperamental, but we are glad that you found the items inside to keep the good times going! We would love to have you anytime so you can fully utilize all the beach toys!

Reviewed 1 June 2019

The Sand House was perfect for our annual girls weekend. Plenty of room for 6 women. The kitchen was well equipped, plenty of towels and blankets, everything was labeled which made access easy. The house was clean when we arrived. The information/instructions from the vacation...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Sightsee795718, VR Owner at SAND HOUSE: Summer 2020 OPEN! 5 bedrooms-walk to private Lake Michigan beach, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2019

We so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay (Even with the uncooperative Michigan weather). But so glad you found the books, movies and games to keep the vacation on a fun note! We appreciate your recommendations and will look into those immediately! We...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Ceiling Fans
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Microwave
Balcony
Refrigerator
Dishwasher
Air Conditioning
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THE SAND HOUSE SLEEPS: 8-10 BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 2 *5 minute Walk to Private Lake Michigan Beach *BALCONY *SCREENED-IN PORCH 2019 - due to higher waters this summer, the beach is narrower. Still there and usable, but no fires are allowed on the beach, so people are able to walk along the beach with ease.    The Sand House is an ideal spot for a vacation with your family. Located in southwestern Michigan's Harbor Country! Just 90 minutes from Chicago, this five-bedroom, two-bath summer house on two levels via spiral staircase will provide comfort, fun and memories for all. Just a one-block walk to the beautiful, sandy, private Harbert Woods beach, you can swim, build sandcastles, and watch spectacular sunsets. At the house, have your morning coffee out on the upstairs deck surrounded by...
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