When an acclaimed interior designer falls in love with a hundred-year-old beach cottage, something special is bound to happen. Quirks become opportunities. Character gets celebrated. And the past is gracefully ushered into the present.

Kate Marker’s intimate three-bedroom getaway is an unparalleled delight. Nestled in a Secret Garden-like setting blocks from the beach, the cottage is a series of inspired design moves and gathered collections that feel so fresh and organic, it’s as if the cottage itself had a say in the planning. Among all the natural light, modern comforts, and innovative style, nothing feels gratuitous or applied. Simply a natural manifestation of good times past, present, and those to come.

Ideal for solo retreats or gatherings of up to eight guests, The Leo Cottage is available to rent throughout the year.

Local Tip: Union Pier is a perfect little neighborhood to bike, and thoughtfully, the cottage includes four stylish cruisers. Coast along the lakeshore, dash to the beach for sunset, or stop for treats and provisions at Whistle Stop Grocery and Black Currant Bakehouse.



The Leo Cottage
Union Pier, MI 49129

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