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Secluded Year- Round LakeFront Retreat located outside of Union Pier in in the Heart of the Southwest Michigan's Wine Country in Baroda. Newly Remodelled in 2017! With your own private lakefront, beautiful spacious interior and breathtaking views is the perfect place for your next getaway! Exceptional dog guest is OK (with pet fee).
Sanctuiare is a Secluded Year-Round luxury Lakefront Get-Away with incredibly pristine natural surroundings, large wrap around decks, 47 inch plasma TV, Bose surround sound, BBQ and deluxe lakefront near Union Pier in the heart of Southwest Michigan's wine country -in Baroda. Spectacular 25k Hot tub.....with crib and highchairs...
The location of this cabin in the valley on top of a small knoll overlooking a lake, will take your breath away. The home sits on a full acre providing lots of privacy and quiet. Sit back, relax and enjoy the lake views from the expansive living room windows or on a lounge on the sunny deck. Sanctuaire encompasses the home inviting you to enjoy hiking, biking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing right out the front door. The yard is large (not fenced), landscaped with native plants and in the heart of wine country.
Inside this home all the walls are cedar and there is a striking stone fireplace making the ambiance warm and cozy. The kitchen is open to the living and dining area and is fully equipped for any family meal.
Architecturally exciting and beautifully furnished the ultimate in privacy and luxury. 'Sanctuaire” offers a spectacular retreat with 2 BR, 2 BA, a *loft, together with a 3rd small bedroom that has a small gym.
The loft is a partial second floor, reached by a staircase, with a wood-burning fireplace, all leading to an incredible view of the lake. This area provides a comfortable viewing area of the lake as well as the third sleeping space with two twin beds. The kitchen has with every convenience. The house is replete with wood paneling, hardwood floors, oriental rugs, and original art.
One Queen floor futon and Queen roll out bed in the loft allow sleeping for an additional two people, so the house can sleep 10 at capacity ( with extra charges).
'Sanctuaire' with approx. 2000 square feet of living space provides for an open and airy retreat, three skylights, and a panoramic view through walls of glass, all giving a tree house ambiance. This exceptional home also features wool carpeting, a beautiful stone fireplace in the living room, and a variety of first class amenities. Be surrounded by fine bed linens- - 1200 count and bath and hot tub towels.
The master bedroom, with wall-to-wall windows overlooking the lake, has a King-sized bed with Sterling and Foster mattress, and a magnificent master bath. There is a separate guest room with a queen bed and its own bathroom.
A secret path from the house to the lake leads to your use of own pier (and the use of your own 2 boats) and the lake frontage.
On more than a forested acre surrounded on two sides by the bohemian groves, with extensive decks, and landscaping designed for year-round beauty. This unique retreat features a spectacular hot tub/spa for 8 that overlooks the lake. This hot tub is state-of-the-art with fiber optic lights surrounding the entire spa that light up the steam and the water in a variety of different colors for your complete relaxation and enjoyment.
The ideal place is for four-season fun as we are close to several ski resorts for ski weekends and winter retreats. The lake, when frozen, can be wonderful for snow shoeing and/or skating.
Canoe and rowboat are available, free of charge. FREE WIFI, LONG/Local Calls, and Laundry are FREE (includes laundry soap and fabric softner) for all our guests. This beautiful home is secluded, yet only minutes drive to the local wineries, Lake Michigan, Union Pier, St. Joseph, Warren Dunes, Grand Mere State Park, Public Golf courses and bicycle and hiking trails and 45 minutes to Saugatuck! The decks have an abundance of outdoor furniture, an outdoor fireplace, and lots of sunshine.
'Sanctuaire' is spectacular in its variety of landscapes and recreational opportunities. Enjoy the breathtaking lakefront views with your own private sanctuary away from the traffic, stress, noise, safety problems, and the noisy tourists.
The entire house, Hot Tub, all docks and 1 acre of wooded grounds are all *private* for your complete customized enjoyment!
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Rate is based on occupancy and dates. If your occupancy increases, your rate will be increased. We love dogs but only allow one exceptional dog per stay with pre-approval. Pet fee and pet security deposit will be added separately in another payment request.
All guests must be over the age of 25 unless with guardians. We pre-screen guests so tell us about you! No reunions or parties. We only allow one exceptional dog guest upon prior written approval with pet fee and pet security deposit to be subsequently added in a separate booking.