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THE BRANDON (Union Pier): Luxury Lake House on Lake Michigan, Sleeps 13

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
13 guests
1 night minimum
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BRANDON LAKE HOUSE SLEEPS: 13 (3,500 sq ft) BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 3 PARKING SPOTS AVAILABLE: 3 MAX (NO room for trailers) SORRY, NO PETS ALLOWED *LAKEFRONT (on Lake Michigan) *3 other cabins surrounding Brandon are also available for rent! (None of our Union Pier Cottages accept pets.) Stay at the gorgeous Brandon (New) Cottage located right on Lakeshore Avenue in Lake Michigan. With access to the private beach, enjoy a great family or romantic getaway. Panoramic views through large windows, campfires on the beach and beautiful furnishings await your stay. Enjoy the large walk-out deck that overlooks Lake Michigan, open kitchen, private beach, beautiful master bedroom with a soothing view of the lake & balcony. The bathroom has a heated floor, sunken tub and a shower. A TV with basic...BRANDON LAKE HOUSE SLEEPS: 13 (3,500 sq ft) BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 3 PARKING SPOTS AVAILABLE: 3 MAX (NO room for trailers) SORRY, NO PETS ALLOWED *LAKEFRONT (on Lake Michigan) *3 other cabins surrounding Brandon are also available for rent! (None of our Union Pier Cottages accept pets.) Stay at the gorgeous Brandon (New) Cottage located right on Lakeshore Avenue in Lake Michigan. With access to the private beach, enjoy a great family or romantic getaway. Panoramic views through large windows, campfires on the beach and beautiful furnishings await your stay. Enjoy the large walk-out deck that overlooks Lake Michigan, open kitchen, private beach, beautiful master bedroom with a soothing view of the lake & balcony. The bathroom has a heated floor, sunken tub and a shower. A TV with basic cable is in the master bedroom. This gorgeous cottage has a wood-burning fireplace, TV, CD,DVD. The master bedroom has cable, WiFi throughout the home, and Ping-Pong table in the basement. Come relax, enjoy, and explore Michigan's natural beauty at your luxury vacation retreat. ** Parking is at a premium at our Union Pier location. While we do not have an on-site parking attendant, please keep the neighbors in mind and park as close together, and as close to the cottages as possible. There is a maximum of 3 parking spaces for the Brandon Cottage. Rent all 4 cottages grouped closely together for a 10% discount. (1 night stays do not apply.) Beds: Main floor: Bedroom 1: 2 Twin Beds Bedroom 2: 2 Twin Beds Upstairs: Bedroom 3: 5 Twin Beds Bedroom 4: 1 Queen Bed Bedroom 5: 1 King Bed (master bedroom with a private bathroom attached) Bed option: We have 3 king-sized bed bridge converters for twin beds, so if you would prefer that we make a king-sized bed out of 2 of the twins, just let us now upon booking and we'll have that set for you upon arrival. Deck/Outside Sitting Areas: The Brandon Lake House is next to the Sawyer Cottage (3 bedroom/2 bath) with separate deck sitting areas for each family to enjoy while facing Lake Michigan. There is an additional private deck off the upstairs master bedroom of the Brandon Lake House. The cascading walkway toward the beach consists of a 72 steps total. This additional 2 level deck toward the beach is shared by both the Brandon Lake House and Sawyer Cottage. Yes, you are within earshot of each other, so it is fun to rent both places together. Since the walkway leading to the private beach area is in front of the Sawyer Cottage living room window, you may see Sawyer Cottage guests While it isn't commonplace, you may see guests from the other 2 cottages (Grace (3 bed/2 bath) and Alex (2 bed/1 bath) as they use this direct walkway to the private beach area. This private beach area is shared by all 4 cottages. There is a public access point (Miller Public Beach Access) adjacent to the Brandon Cottage. This entrance is accessible from the Brandon Lake House basement door, just 26 steps to the beach. More often than not, the Grace and Alex Cottages take the public access shortcut of just 26 steps to the beach. Both the Brandon Lake House and Sawyer Cottage next door have a private deck sitting space, with a shared walkway and an additional small shared sitting area on your down to the beach. Location: 90 minutes east of downtown Chicago 1/2 hour north Notre Dame 3 hours west of Detroit 2 1/2 hours south of Traverse City LOCAL ATTRACTIONS Casinos Four Winds Casino: Just 5 miles from the cottage! Blue Chip Casino: A larger casino. Located in Indiana, just 22 minutes away from Union Pier, try your luck at this exciting casino Big 10 University- Notre Dame : Just a half-hour from this prestigious school Wineries: Take a tour or visit a local winery~ Winery Tours: The closest starting point to the cottage is in New Buffalo, approximately 5-10 minutes south. Round Barn Winery: A brewery/distillery and a winery all combined in one trip. Just 14 miles from the Union Pier Cottages, about a 20 minute drive. Saint Julian Winery: Enjoy a great glass of wine at this local vineyard Additional amenities: Ping Pong TableMore
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a beautiful home with great views and beach access. My two night stay ended on a sour note, because when I stripped the bed, I discovered the sheets were filthy. Hairs (big and small, ew), dirt, general grossness of *very* used sheets. A...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Sightsee795718, VR Owner at THE BRANDON (Union Pier): Luxury Lake House on Lake Michigan, Sleeps 13, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed the ambiance of the lake house and the views. I'm so sorry about the sour taste at the end of your stay. I'm shocked that the sheets appeared dirty. The cleaners are instructed to wash all...More

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Freshwater Vacation Rentals
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2018
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In the southwest corner of Michigan, on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan, you'll find the cottage enclave of Union Pier.
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