SAND HOUSE: Walk to Lake Michigan, Sleeps 8-10, wifi & cable

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms



*5 minute Walk to Private Lake Michigan Beach

The Sand House is an ideal spot for a vacation with your family, or a getaway with friends. 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, bumper pool, toys and puzzles. Or, relax with a glass of wine on the screen porch
Book your stay today at the Sand House in Harbert Woods!

You must be at least 25 years old to rent The Sand House


Beach/Swimming: Private swimming beach is just a one-block walk from the house! Less than a 3 minute walk. Even my 8 year old doesn't complain!
Beach Chairs/Umbrellas: Please bring your own
Cable: Yes, there is HD cable TV and a DVD player
Dining Area: There is a dining room table for ten. There are additional chairs if more needed
Deck: There is a deck on the main level with a small table and four chairs, and a cozy screen porch
Family Room Area: Downstairs there is an additional family room with a bumper pool table; there are many games, toys, and puzzles for your use
Fire pit/Firewood: No, there is not a fire pit on site. But there are fire rings available for your use at the beach if you bring your own firewood
Grill: Yes, there is a charcoal grill
Internet: Yes, there is Wi-Fi!
Kitchen Accessories:
1. Coffee Maker: Yes (standard)
2. Cooktop stove/oven: Yes
3. Dishes: Yes
4. Microwave: Yes
5. Pots & Pans: Yes
6. Refrigerator: Yes
Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens
Pets: At this time, pets are not welcome. Sorry!
Towels: Yes, we provide towels. It's always good to bring extra though, and please bring beach towels
Washer and dryer: Yes
Winery Tours: The closest starting point to the cottage is in New Buffalo, approximately 5-10 minutes

Greenbush Brewing Company: taproom, annex and beer garden in Sawyer, 3 miles away (7 minute drive)

Red Arrow Roadhouse: the classic, south on Red Arrow Highway in Lakeside; burgers, ribs

Captain Mike's Fun Park: 5. 5 miles north on Red Arrow Highway; 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

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 I 94

Oink's Ice Cream and Yogurt: famous ice cream shop in New Buffalo


  • Internet
  • Parking
  • A/C
  • Heating
  • TV
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher


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