SECLUDED, SAFE & PRIVATE Lakefront Retreat. Located 90 minutes from Chicago in the Heart of the Wine Country in SouthWest Michigan. ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES! Hi-Speed wireless Internet & Unlimited Long Distance together with surround in stereo adds entertainment value to the great inside spaces. Quiet. Private Pier, Private outdoor professionally maintained Hot Tub, WIFI, high speed internet, gorgeous furnishings, small gym, Fully equipped kitchen, skylights, Concierage services, huge relaxing decks, tons of privacy and “Old Wine Country” charm to boot.
Lots of top of the line amenities and privacy-PLASMA TV with SURROUND Bose Sound, Multi-Leveled Exterior Decks, Professionally serviced PRIVATE HOT TUB with Panoramic Lake Views, GYM, 1 Private Pier with canoe, row boats and fishing gear ,Lifejackets, Beautiful Lawn & Landscaped Grounds, BBQ, Patio Furniture with Umbrella, FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN- Oven and range, new dishwater, microwave, and fridge, 2 Sinks, Plasma TV, 2 Dining Tables Seating for 8 to name a few!
Come relish the breathtaking setting of this classic wine country- meets Aspen home less than 2 hours from Chicago! Absorb the stunning beauty of the lake while relaxing in the shade of the towering trees and Jeffrey Pines. Watch the kids fish, hike, boat or swim while lounging on the lake or take in the moonlight's glow while socializing in the private and stunning hot tub. The private shared pier has a deck for lazing your day away while the bike trail outside the property allows for a vigorous morning run or cycling. With the lake lapping at your feet, your worries melt away. Illuminated by the morning sun, silhouetted against gorgeous sunsets, snow-capped in winter, the surrounding lakefront have many moods you'll want to experience. Lake waters mirror these images, broken only by ripples of passing boats, swimmers, or paddle boarders. This is one vacation destination you won't want to miss.
Architecturally exciting and beautifully furnished the ultimate in privacy and luxury. 'Sanctuaire” offers a spectacular retreat with 2 BR, 2 BA, and a *loft* with a small third bedroom that has a 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 television with a comfortable viewing area of the lake as well as the third sleeping space with two twin beds. The kitchen is modern, 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 sleeps 8 at capacity. Also- the house is childproofed, we have 2 and we have 2 highchairs and crib.
'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.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 with a deep tub Jacuzzi. 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 6 that overlooks the lake. Smoking is prohibited inside the premises, INCLUDING the screened in porch.
The ideal place is for four-season fun as we are close to several mountains for ski weekends and winter retreats. The lake, when frozen, can be wonderful for snow shoeing and/or skating.
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! Inquire today!
Hello and thank you for viewing Sanctuaire! Rates above are based on occupancy and specific dates. 2 night minimum during low season, 6 nights during high season and holidays are 3 or 4 nights minimum depending on the specific holidays. Due to demand, Holidays have higher rates. Turn over dates are Saturdays during the high season. During the High Season (summer and holidays)- we only rent weekly- starting and ending on Saturdays. Please note- Additional fees apply for Extra guests pursuant to published rates. Please call or email for a specific rate quote based on your dates, occupancy and duration . We would love to hear from you! Warmest, Mona
We bought this house many years ago as a quick "retreat" from the grind of being a successful attorney with a big law firm in Chicago. It resembles our family vacation home in Aspen and much closer to our extended family who live in the Midwest and East Coast. Sanctuaire is blessed with magnificent natural beauty and located in the one most popular and desirable locations in Southwest Michigan, Sanctuaire is is considered a jewel of Michigan. Its clear spring waters surrounded by the towering dunes and wineries are a sight to behold! Sanctuaire is truly a treasure, hopefully to be visited by all at some point! Sanctuire is nestled in the heart of the Michigan's wine country . Sanctuaire is home to some of Americaâ€™s favorite vacation and recreation locations. Enjoy world-famous beaches, hiking, biking trails, watersports, skiing, dining, shopping, and more! With so many activities to choose from, there is something to keep everyone in your group entertained! At Sanctuaire, we have a concierge to recommend fun things to do with your days and to arrange special ventures (from dinner reservations to personal helicopter rides). Whatever you desire, we are here to assist you! Secluded Lakefront GetAway with Incredibly Pristine Natural Surroundings Nestled in the heart of Southwest Michigan, Sanctuaire is home to some of Americaâ€™s favorite vacation and recreation locations. Enjoy world-famous beaches, hiking, biking trails, watersports, skiing, dining, shopping, and more! With so many activities to choose from, there is something to keep everyone in your group entertained! At Sanctuaire, we can also recommend fun things to do with your days and to arrange special ventures (from dinner reservations, private chef at the house, massages at the house, to personal helicopter rides). Whatever you desire, we are here to assist you!
The Unique Benefits at this House
Hello! We are so enthused to have you viewing our home. Please know, When you book with Sanctuaire, you will receive more than just a great house however, you will receive customized service tailored to your specific desires. One item which sets us apart is our concierge services designed to make your stay particularly fabulous. Let us arrange for personal chefs to dazzle you with their culinary ability, babysitters to entertain your kids, or masseuses to revive you! Lastly, please know all utilities, TVs, hot tubs, etc. will be checked-in 24 hrs prior to your arrival; the heater will be set to 65 degrees and the porch light will be turned on so you will be welcomed by a warm and inviting environment. So, we welcome your inquiry and invite you to ask us all your questions and express all your vacation wishes so we can make your experience in at Sanctuaire perfection!