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On The Shipping Channel Close To The Village Of Sans Souci

People7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Waterfront -- Four Bedrooms With Freighters On The River

Lovely four bedroom home right on the shipping channel within easy walking distance to the village of Sans Souci. One and 1/2 baths. City water. This home is in the 1920's Arts and Crafts style and is warm and inviting. Fishing right off the dock. Tie your boat up to the dock if you need to drop someone off or pick someone up. There are local marinas such as Sunset Marina to keep your larger boats safe from the wave action caused by freighters. Watch the freighters go by day and night from the enclosed porch on the porch swing. There is a formal dining room, washer and dryer, and over 40 windows to enjoy the view. Although there is no air conditioning, the cottage is on the St. Clair river and is naturally cool due to the breeze off the water. Two night minimum stay.


Owner
Paul Rutkowski
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Harsens Island in St. Clair County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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On The Shipping Channel Close To The Village Of Sans Souci
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews
5

We are returning to this VRBO again this summer. It has been another wonderful weekend

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of room. Comfortable amenities included. Cleaning and linens included. Cooking and clean up easy in the roomy kitchen and dining room areas. We did miss the porch swing, it would add back a bit more comfort to this main gathering space. We always gathered on the inclosed porch to watch ships passing, South Channel beauty and all the activities on the water. Maybe some wicker furniture would really add this fantastic space.

We are already contemplating a visit next summer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot on the channel

  • 4 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Don't know how many hours we spent sitting on the porch with a cup of coffee and a book watching the freighters go by. Get the FindShip app for your phone. Shows the ships in the channel and their statistics. House had everything we needed for a week stay. Walking distance to Sans Souci Bar and Sans Souci Market. Market has great pizza! As another reviewer mentioned, while the house does not have A/C nights by the channel are generally cool and comfortable. It was never a problem.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Island living on St Clair River

  • 5 of 5

This home has plenty of room for everyone to enjoy the weekend. It's located very close to town which makes almost everything in walking distance. It's always fun to watch the ships.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Family Friendly Home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a total of 8 adults and one toddler stay in the house for at least one of the nights, and it was more than roomy enough for all of us. Everything was clean and as advertised and there were zero issues during our stay. Paul even sent a very nice multiple page PDF before our check in date detailing what to expect on our stay and some good information about the island.

Being so close to Sans Souci is super convenient if you want to walk to the Market or Restaurant to grab something really quickly. We lucked out and the weather was beyond perfect for the Memorial Day weekend and my nephew loved watching all the big freighters float by down the river. The neighbors that live there were also super friendly. We would without a doubt stay another weekend here given the opportunity.

The only thing I would advise is that the house is a little old, creaky, and the pipes make noise at night. Paul told us this in PDF he sent a few days before our check in date, so I was prepared. It freaked my fiance out but it's totally not haunted :).

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cute Cottage, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over the Labor Day holiday and could not have been happier with the place. It is in a great location walkable to the Village of San Souci. Watching the freighters going by from the front porch was great. The cottage was clean, spacious and had everything we needed, the enclosed front porch was great when the sun went down and the bugs came out. If I could change one thing it would be the shower, while it is a charming claw foot tub it was not very practical for our group. We are a tall bunch and washing your hair was a bit challenging as the shower head was quite low. As far as I'm concerned this was a very minor issue and we would rent this place again no questions asked! Stay here if you are coming to Harsens Island you won't regret it!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Nice older home with lots of character and charm. Only footsteps away from the (very few) island stores and bar/restaurant. Enjoyed watching the lake freighters go up and down the river. Will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Harsens Island, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£303
for 2 nights
From
£152
£972
£3,497
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £19.43
Damage Deposit £116.58

No large boats allowed to tie up to the dock due to wave action from freighters. Use dock at your own risk. No fires are allowed on the property. Additional charge of $25.00 per guest per night when more than 6 guests requested.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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