Union Pier-Grace Cottage Union Pier

UNION PIER- GRACE COTTAGE: Just steps to Lake Michigan, natural wood-burning fireplace (firewood included) -  3 Bedrooms/2 Bath







*3 Cabins surround Grace that are available for rent. (Pets are NOT allowed at any of our Union Pier Cottages)

Stay steps away from the Michigan lakefront, Grace Cottage is a great family vacation spot or a romantic getaway for the weekend. Opened all year round, the cottage is comfortable, relaxing and will meet all your needs. Enjoy the walk-out deck and patio under a magnificent maple tree. Throw some dinner on the grill or wake-up to a cup of coffee connecting with nature. This cottage has an open kitchen, beautiful master bedroom, fireplace, & cable.  There are 3 TVs in the cottage:  one in living room, one in master bedroom and one upstairs.

Groceries, wine store, restaurants, and bakery are only a 10 minute walk along a peaceful tree-lined country road. Grab your loved ones and enjoy this peaceful and playful retreat.

Bonus: This cottage is also surrounded by 3 other cottages, which makes it perfect for vacationing with multiple families.

**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.  

Rent all 4 cottages grouped closely together for a 10% discount.  (1 night stays do not apply.)

3 Bedrooms:
Bedroom 1 (main floor) 1-Queen
Bedroom 2 (upstairs)     2-Twin
Bedroom 3 (upstairs)     2-Twin (can be converted into a king bed)

2 Bathrooms: 
Bathroom #1: (main floor) Tub, shower, toilet & sink
Bathroom #2: (upstairs)    Shower only, toilet & sink

Bed option: We have ONE king-sized bed bridge converter for the 2 twin beds in ONE of the bedrooms, so if you would prefer that we make a king-sized bed out of the 2 twins, just let us now upon booking and we'll have that set for you upon arrival.

Located:    90 minutes east of downtown Chicago

                  1/2 hour north of Notre Dame

                  3 hours west of Detroit

                  2 1/2 hours south of Traverse City

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: http://www.harborcountry.org/winerytour/  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. http://www.roundbarnwinery.com/
Saint Julian Winery: Enjoy a great glass of wine at this local vineyard

Snowmobile trails are open from New Buffalo to Galien. The trail from Galien also extends into Indiana. The trails are well marked with a trailhead in Three Oaks and one in Galien. Visit  www.fishweb.com/recreation/snowmobile/trails/swl.html for updates on trail conditions. Snowmobiles must be registered and display a 3 year registration decal as well as a current trail user permit decal. In the State of Michigan there is a $25 charge for a trail users fee. This permit is good from October 1- September 30. Permits may be purchased at Knoll Bros Gas Station or Captain Cook’s Sports in New Buffalo. The Featherbone Restaurant & Lounge in Three Oaks or the Bungalow Inn in Galien provide snowmobile trail information.  You may also purchase a permit by calling the Michigan Snowmobile Association at 269-361-2285.


Property/indoor Amenities
  • Central air conditioning
  • Fireplace-wood-burning
  • Basic paper products included.
  • Cable- Satellite TV
  • Linens & towels included
  • Firewood is provided.
  • Internet/ WI FI
  • Washer & dryer
  • Telephone/Landline
Kitchen Amenities
  • Coffee maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard kitchenware & utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
Outdoor Amenities
  • Sandy Beach
  • Swimming on property
  • Patio chairs
  • Deck/patio
  • grill-propane
  • Walkway to Lake-Private Beach
01/09/2019 - 04/30/20192$75.00
05/01/2019 - 05/23/20192$100.00
05/24/2019 - 06/14/20192$200.00
06/15/2019 - 08/18/20192$375.00
08/19/2019 - 09/05/20192$300.00
09/06/2019 - 11/01/20192$175.00
11/02/2019 - 12/31/20202$125.00


Charming Cottage
My sisters and I really enjoyed our stay! We enjoyed fires at night, the lake was beautiful and a short walk. St. Joe's is a short drive and cute little town. Would definitely come back! **my only criticism--you need a new microwave! I tried to melt some butter and after 2 minutes the stick was still rock hard! Thank you!

Cathleen,  we are so happy to hear that you and your sisters enjoyed your stay at Grace Cottage.  Walking at the Lake Michigan beach can be so relaxing.  Thanks for letting us know about the microwave - we will get that taken care of.  We hope to work with you again soon!
Apr 2019
Nice Place
Clean and comfortable cottage. Quality beds, pillows, and bedding. Fast internet. Well stocked kitchen. My only negative is the pine tree drips pitch in the parking area for this cottage. This may only be an early spring problem. (First week of April.) With all this said, I would stay again and recommend this cottage to a friend. My stay: 10 days at $66/day. Thanks.

Matthew, thanks for the great review.  We love that you enjoyed Grace Cottage.  It's a sweet property with all the advantages that you listed, plus being right on Lake Michigan is fabulous! The pine tree issue is a spring thing.  We hope to work with you again soon.
Apr 2019
I had a very nice stay. It was comfortable, and had everything I needed. I was disappointed I couldn’ t walk the dog on the beach, but we had some very nice walks. I especially liked all the trees and homes and resorts.


Linda, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Union Pier Grace Cottage.  Although you could not walk your pup on the beach, it's always great to find a vacation spot that allows our dogs to join us.  We hope that you come back again!
Dec 2018
Comfortable for four of us..
Great stay.

Elizabeth, we are so pleased that you enjoyed staying at Grace Cottage, and we hope to see you back again!
Nov 2018
A small group of ladies from work rented this as our first ladies weekend getaway. We had a wonderful time. The Cottage was in a great location to the beach, to New Buffalo shops, and the casino. We had no complaints with the cleanliness of the cottage, everything was very clean and comfortable

Coleen, we love that you used Grace Cottage as a ladies getaway weekend!  It's so perfect for that.  Being on Lake 
Michigan, even when it's cold outside, is such a treat, plus shopping and access to the casino makes for a perfect t weekend.  We hope that you come back for ladies weekend #2!
Nov 2018
Weekend Getaway with Friends
We had 5 adults (2 couples and a single) and this was a great location! The directions on the email are perfect, kit the neighborhood is dark, so pay close attention if arriving after daylight! Lots of great restaurants near by! We had 2 minor issues and I received an immediate response from Kara handling both!!! The kitchen is small, but had the basic necessities for us to fix breakfast. Overall, we enjoyed our stay and felt the price was very fair!

Brittany, we are so happy to hear that Union Pier-Grace Cottage worked out so well for your group.  Getting away with friends is the best, and you can't beat being on Lake Michigan!  We hope to work with you again
Oct 2018
Nice housekeeping cabin. We stayed two extra nights.
No view, but close to beach access. Cozy. Clean. Comfortable bed; we slept very well. The kitchen was functional, although mildly undersupplied with items such as soup or cereal bowls or non-serrated knives. Overall, it was fine for non-complex meals. The outdoor grill worked well. We enjoyed nice patio and deck.

Janice, we're happy that you had an overall positive experience at Grace Cottage.  Being on Lake Michigan is such a treasure.  Thanks for the suggestions for additions to the kitchen.  We'll get right on that
Sep 2018
Union Pier Grace Cottage
Very nice cottage, had everything we needed. Very clean. Easy to get to with lots to do all around. We would definitely book again.


Melissa, we're happy to hear that you like Grace Cottage as much as we do, and we'd love to have you come back!
Aug 2018
Great location
Great location, close to the beach, we had 6 people, the cottage was perfect


Cathy, we are so happy that Grace Cottage worked out so well for you all.  It is such a great location on Lake Michigan, where you get the fabulous beach and the amazing sunsets.  We hope to see you again!
Aug 2018
Grace cottage was just a few feet away from the beach! The front patio was a beautiful place to start your morning off reading the newspaper with a hot cup of coffee. A truly relaxing enjoyable location. We brought my parents and family here to celebrate my 94 year old fathers birthday. Truly memorable we will be back next year. The toiletries that you all provided was a very nice touch.


Lisa, we're really glad that Grace Cottage worked out so well for you and your family.  Hoe cool to go there for your father's 94th birthday!  We'll look for you again next year!
Aug 2018

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