The SpaceThere is no way to list the pet fee, so request consideration before booking. (Tell me about the dog, shedding, where pet will access house, sleep, what furniture allowed on, if you will clean linens, rugs, yard... etc... I and others are allergic and it is costly to clean every inch...) House is designed for 12, with extra fee for up to 16. Guest house upgrade sleeps 4.
Enjoy a stay on the SWMI Wine Trail, just two miles from Greenbush Brewery and Warren Dunes! Four Winds Casino, antiques, galleries, nature preserves, farm fresh food and so much more! Beaches for every mood and snowmobile trail-head parking nearby!
Sled Warren Dunes state park! 2 miles from house + five sleds available for your use and parking for your snow mobile trailer with easy access to endless state trails!!!
The Michiana trail maps:
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Bring your ice skates for the ice rink in Harbert Park! (website hidden)
Love Creek rents cross country skis: (website hidden)
Warren Dunes State Park, offers cross country skiing, bring your own skis. Great slopes for tobogganing. Open normal park hours, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (phone number hidden) (URL HIDDEN) (URL HIDDEN)
***30% OFF SALE!!! I have updated my rates page, so you can now enter an inquiry for 2016 and it will give you a full price quote. Before year-end, simply mention the 30% OFF ANY BOOKING ANYTIME SALE (reservation paid in full before 1/1/2016) in in your inquiry e-mail with your selected dates, and I will reply with a payment request for $1,750 instead of $2,500 for Prime Summer Season 2016. Best, Kristy***
Peacock Place Vacation Rental has the unique benefit of being a commercial property with a residential special use permit... meaning you can bring more than two cars to your temporary residence... and throw up a tent in the fully-fenced-in 4500sqft yard to host your event! (inquire about insurance!)
*Spa room, with two-person jacuzzi tub, marble shower and radiant floor heat and fire place!
*Free access to off-site parking for your snowmobiles one mile from the nearby MI trails!!! (Last minute reservations welcome-- if there are any vacancies!)
*Giant private parking lot for 12 of your cars in front of house, with a privacy berm. (can squeeze 16 cars in one lot for additional daytime parking for your party guests, ask about additional private parking lot and overflow daylight parking)
*Four-thousand square foot side yard off back deck enclosed with privacy fence (blocks the neighbors driveway and GREAT for small children-- older children can enjoy the baseball field, fishing pond and playground across the street, or bike/walk one mile to the beach)!
*Fire pit with 12 chairs, (plus a few extra for your daytime guests), in fenced in yard (starter wood bundle provided (armful 7-8 pieces), more for sale up n down the hwy $5). Kids can play under the Maple, or across the street at the Harbert Park (playground/baseball field/ fishing pond/dog park).
*Seven+ beach chairs, beautiful crib in master, high chair.
GUEST HOUSE NOW AVAILABLE! (as upgrade in the summer, or winter-term rental)
The Peacock Place Guest House sits off to the side behind the Main House, with it's own private parking lot and second driveway entrance. The outdoor space is surrounded with privacy fence along two 20'+ building sides, including a 200 sq foot furnished slab patio with grill, plus gardens and fire pit.
As you walk under the grand Maple tree, past the white picket fence, across the front covered porch, through the front door, you enter the living room. To the right are four chairs that make a sleeping couch, wall-mounted cable HDTV, sliding-glass doors to side garden entrance, (with wooden porch, trellis arch and fountain pond). Behind the bookcase living room wall is a sleeping area with bunk beds. King bed faces huge HDTV. As you walk under the partial storage loft, to the left, you enter a room with radiant heat floor tiles with a table for four, fridge, dishes, etc. Passing through the pocket-door, you find the bathroom and back door opening onto the fenced-in patio, (with Coleman grill with Propane and long lighter in kitchen), and gardens that wrap around to the living room sliding door. [Central AC, ceiling fan at peak of insulated hip roof.]
Enjoy a stay on the SWMI Wine Trail, just two miles from the famous Greenbush Brewery, with nearby Tapistry Brewery and Four Winds Casino. (To ride the bus, (website hidden): Grape and Grain Tours) Arrive to freshly made beds, with bath towels, soaps, starter tp and napkins, some spices above the empty fridge. This completely remodeled cape cod style house sleeps 12 in 9 beds, )(plus foam, gel and air mattresses if you are 12 single people who do not wish to double up) is two stories, has a spa room (with two person jacuzzi tub, separate threshold-free marble shower, radiant floor heat and fireplace) (sleeps 2 in hypoallergenic latex firm double-bed), laundry room, kitchen, dining room (seats 12 = 6 chairs, bench for 4, 2 chairs from nearby room), living room (seats 12 with three couches, air mattresses and cot in closet), three season 'spa' room (sleeps 2 in double bed), fire place, fenced-in back deck (with Coleman grill with Propane (matches and long lighter in kitchen), table and chairs), 4000 sq ft fenced in privacy yard for kids to play, a grandparents' bedroom (sleeps 2, twin day bed with pop-up twin trundle makes king) and half bath downstairs, and huge kids room (sleeps 6 in double soft DixieFoamBed + 3 twins + single), master (with king iComfort (Serta's Tempur-Pedic), extra double and single mattresses in closet) and full bath upstairs.
Beaches for every mood:
-Walk to Harbert Beach 1mi... (kids wagon, bikes, beach umbrella and chair, small cooler).
-Free parking for one car at our town's hidden gem, Cherry Beach, 1.5 miles away.
-Famous Warren Dunes State Park is only a 2mi drive- highly recommended and well worth the $8 entrance fee!
-Weko Beach in Bridgman is fun at sunset and the best dog beach access (to the left from the parking lot).
-Silver Beach in St. Joseph, near the fishing pier (permits required).
-- (Silver Lake has Four-wheeler trails for those of you in the know.)
Check out my Guide to Harbor Country: (website hidden)
Comcast Blast wifi and cable hd tv (with sports package) with streaming movies in the living room. Let me know if you have any requests, as I would be happy to make your stay as pleasant as possible.
The color theme is based on the name, 'Peacock Place', with landscape oil paintings and avian decor. The dishes are primarily solid color glass (with plastics for kids). Linens are provided, and also a washer/dryer upstairs (keep the door closed for climate control). The basement is reserved for storage for the onsite artist studio. Baseball bats and fishing poles (for the park across the street) are available. Just bring balls and tackle!
Weekend, weekly, monthly, or spend the entire summer or winter. Security deposit is waived with damage protection insurance. Five night min rental prime summer, three night minimum on off season weekend, one night weekday. And, in the off-season, if you need sliding scale due to finance constraints, you may opt to have the $200 cleaning fee reduced /refunded as an agreement to pick up after yourselves (if you do not require professional cleaning before your arrival, check in early to do laundry, etc.). If agreed before booking, pets welcome with $250 pet fee (partially refundable if you restrict access and clean linens, upholstery, yard, etc. after, as we discuss in detail before booking--I, and others, are allergic). Be sure to ask for any of these options prior to booking. $50/hr for early check-in or check-out, depending on time requested, if extra cleaners are available. For any of these options, be sure to ask prior to booking.
Check-in time is 4pm and check-out is 11am, Eastern Time. Please remember Chicago is Central time, one hour behind. There are information binders near the tv, including township good neighbor policy, menus, maps, attractions...
Rather than remake your beds before check-out, I request that you strip the beds you slept in (laundry baskets provided in three closets).
Recycling is also requested. Sorting is easy as I pay extra for the service that commingles. There is one trash bin per week, and three for recycling!
Also, if you move furniture, toys, games, etc, please put back.
And, please turn climate controls back to 70 and close windows. Enjoy!
Less than half a mile from Lake Michigan, across the street from Harbert Community Park, (offering play ground, dog park, fishing pond, picnic area, farmer's market, ice skating, and baseball)... Nearby local Harbert and Cherry Beaches, and Warren Dunes State Park with sand dunes to climb and waves to conquer... Warren Woods and Chikaming Park and Preserve, Fernwood Gardens, Captain Mike's Funpark... restaurants, art galleries, antiques, wineries, brew pubs, casino, nature trails and highway access. Check out 'My Guide to Harbor Country' to see maps of beaches and grocers, my favorite restaurants...the best of which is across the street! (website hidden) Guest AccessCheck-in time is 4pm and check-out is 11am, Eastern Time. Please remember Chicago is Central time, one hour behind.
As an on-site property manager, I can meet you for a tour, or you may arrive at your convenience with the key code deadbolt. Please text me your eta the week of your arrival so I know if I need to leave the porch light on for you.
There are information binders near the tv, including township good neighbor policy, menus, maps, attractions...
Weekend, weekly, monthly, or spend the entire summer or winter. Security deposit is waived with damage protection insurance. Five night min rental prime summer, three night minimum on off season weekend, one night weekday. And, in the off-season, if you need sliding scale due to finance constraints, you may opt to have the $150 cleaning fee reduced /refunded as an agreement to pick up after yourselves (if you do not require professional cleaning before your arrival, check in early to do laundry, etc.). If agreed before booking, pets welcome with $250 pet fee (partially refundable if you restrict access and clean linens, upholstery, yard, etc. after, only if we discuss beforehand--I, and others, are allergic and cleaners are schedule 2wks prior). Be sure to ask for any of these options prior to booking. $50 for early check-in or check-out, depending on time requested, if extra cleaners are available. For any of these options, be sure to ask prior to booking.
Peacock Place Vacation Rental is a whole house with four bedrooms with 9 beds that sleep 12 plus a crib foam and air mattresses and couches if you are 12 singles that wish to sleep separately. For parties of 16, please request the guest house upgrade. The neighboring properties offer additional beds: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1843911
https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3789183 Interaction with GuestsI am your text message concierge (Unless you clearly did not read the description and send me dozens of text messages)! You can let yourself in with your keypad code, or request a tour at 4pm. The NeighborhoodWhat's provided: Beach pass for Cherry Beach, starter supplies, linens, towels, left-behind condiments (except prime summer). Visit Louisa's Cafe a few doors down, (on Harbert Rd, the closest township beach access), for gourmet breakfast and lunch. Gulistan, across the street, offers fine dining. Downtown Sawyer, (2 miles from Peacock Place, just East of I-94 exit 12), is home of the famous Greenbush Brew Pub, Sawyer Garden Center for high-end groceries, an IGA Express with wine and beer and excellent Infusco Coffee House (6am-6pm) with fresh roasted beans for sale, Sawyer Hardware for bundles of firewood, the truck stop with fast food and a 24hr diner, and more. Liquor stores, pharmacies and dollar stores are nearby in New Buffalo and Bridgman (visit Weko Beach for dogs-- park and walk to the left/South). Meijer, the closest big box grocer, is 13 miles North-east on Red Arrow Hwy (RAH), in Stevensville, just beyond the Tractor Supply. For more fine dining, head South to Three Oaks (exit 4) and New Buffalo (exit 1) to enjoy all that Harbor Country offers! Be sure to visit nearby Acorn Theater for Chicago-quality stage shows and venture up to St. Joseph for more culture. And, of course, the casinos and the winery tour buses are hot destinations. On the way, make a stop near the flashing light at Union Pier (exit 6) for sandwiches at Milda's Deli. Getting AroundGrape and Grain Tours Other Things to Note(SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Maps = Peacock Place Vacation Rental
13436 Red Arrow Highway
Sawyer, MI 49125
5nt min Prime Summer- call to negotiate.
I-94 Exit 12 = Sawyer Road West toward Lake Michigan;
1mile: Left at stoplight, Red Arrow Hwy
1mile: Notice field of grapes on right, Umbrella sign for welcome to Harbert, then green county town-line sign for Harbert= slow down! At the very next street sign, a yellow diamond, turn right into your driveway, across the street from Harbert Community Park. If you go past the big sign for Peacock Place, the second driveway, you can turn around at the police station across the street.