Beautiful Downtown Apartment in the center of it all. Here you can walk to everything in Downtown while still enjoying the serenity of a spacious upper level apartment above a Downtown boutique. The entrance is located at ground level on Washington Ave. and has one flight of stairs to the upper level. It's convenient location is only 1 1/2 blocks off the Boardwalk that leads to the Famous Musical Fountain and out to the Grand Haven Lighthouse on Lake Michigan. Located right smack in the center of all the Downtown shopping and restaurants. Everything is right outside your door. 1100 sq ft of living space with 11 ft ceilings, original brick walls and beautiful wood floors in a Historical Downtown Building built in the late 1890's. Contemporary, clean and inviting. Open Kitchen, Dinning room and Living room designed for your comfort and relaxation. Living room features comfortable furniture, Large 50' T.V. and DVD player and a wonderful view of our Downtown boutiques. Dining room has a 4 chair dining table with extra dining chairs for larger parties and is a open floor plan to Kitchen and Living room. Kitchen is open and has plenty of cupboard space. Fully stocked with your cookware, dishes and basic appliances like coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, and toaster. Master bedroom has king size bed outfitted with high end linens , small smart TV, night stands and large closet. In Master bedroom you will find french doors leading to a relaxing outside deck with patio table and chairs. Guest bedroom has a queen size bed with high end linens and large closet. For parties over 4 people, we have a high end Inflate-a-bed on it's own bed frame that can be set up in the Living room area. Central Air will keep you comfortable in hot weather. In the Hallway you will find a Stack-able washer and dryer. The bathroom has Kohler pedestal sink and toilet and the original but restored claw foot soaking tub with shower. Our apartment has it's roots in the cream city brick walls and the original claw foot tub. We renovated and added 500 sq ft in 2000 to give it a open and comfortable feel but save it's charm. Grand Haven is a beautiful place to build family vacation memories and we hope staying in one of it's historical Downtown buildings will add to your experience.
1100 sq ft apartment, 2 bedrooms plus Queen inflatable bed. 1 full bath. sleeps
- Calendar last updated:
- 17 Jan 2019
About Leanne Crowell
I have lived near Lake Michigan now for about 30 years, moving hear from Grand Rapids, MI. I find it hard to imagine not being near the beach at this point. Grand Rapids is a nice city but living near the water offers a peace that can't be duplicated, and it's free! My husband has lived his entire life in this area and runs his own company in Muskegon. I am able to do bookkeeping and property management from my home or if lucky enough from a warm sunny spot near our many friends we have acquired in Florida.
Leanne Crowell purchased this Apartment in 2000
Why Leanne Crowell chose Grand Haven
In 2000 my husband and I purchased this building on the main street of Downtown Grand Haven so that I could open a boutique and live a personal dream of having my own business. I chose Grand Haven for a few good reasons. 1) It was close to home. 2) Grand Haven was a perfect small town. It had the right mix of people and they loved and supported their town. 3) Grand Haven was my favorite place to spend my free time. It seemed a perfect spot to build and business and a sense of community. My experience was wonderful and a dream come true. I was welcomed with open arms by locals and other business owners and soon became knitted into the community. This experience has left me only wanting to make it a better place. I no longer run my boutique, I left that behind after 10 years so that my husband and I could travel more freely, mostly in the winter :) but I still own this wonderful property and find Grand Haven a great investment. I rent out the boutique below and the apartment above is still a vacation apartment for guests to enjoy. My husband and I live close by and are very hands on, we think of our apartment as our possible summer home if we ever make the move to become regular snow birds and let go of our own home on the lake. I hope you enjoy our apartment for it was a dream come true for me and will always be a blessing in our lives.
What makes this Apartment unique
Although I have never made this apartment our home, we have stayed there quite a bit. I think what I love about it is that it has so many conveniences. I love that the businesses Downtown are still family owned and operated. Many of them have raised their families right at work, making all of us extended family. People are friendly and helpful. It is the kind of town that makes you feel safe and cared about. I always meet visitors who are returning because they grew up vacationing in Grand Haven and want to keep the tradition going. Grand Haven is a slice of the American Dream.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Very nice apartment! We enjoyed our stay, although we mainly used the apartment for sleeping.
The apartment was very nice, but really made for 4 people instead of 5 or 6. I didn't like the fact that it advertises for 6, but you have to pay an additional fee for more than 4. The hide a bed mattress was not very comfortable, and sleeping in the front living room was very cold in the winter, while the bedrooms were very warm. The light in the stairwell was not working, and very dark going in and out at night. We mainly used the apartment for sleeping while visiting family over the Christmas holiday, so it served the purpose, and was a beautiful place to relax in the heart of downtown.
comfortable, homey, well-equipped, quiet, neat as a pin
Super convenient to everything in the area, great comfortable king bed, SOOOO clean, we will definitely want to book this again in the summer--if its available!
Excellent location with the host being very accommodating.
The apartment came as advertised. Clean, comfortable, and located in the heart of downtown. Highly recommended.
Great condo in the perfect location!
We loved almost everything about this cute condo. Great location, cute decor, everything we needed...the only downfall was the claw foot tub as the only shower. We would certainly return and stay here again!
Thank you for your review on Homeaway.com. Our guests opinions are so vital to what we do. I include a photo of the bathroom with the claw foot tub.
I also write about how old the building is (1890's) and that the claw foot tub is original to the apartment and is very valuable at this point and the soul of what is there. If it was a disappointment that caused a lessor rating, is there more that I should do to communicate that it is there? It will take walls to be removed to change it and it has a historic significance and value. I do hope you think of us again when you visit Downtown Grand Haven. Please let me know if my listing needs a change or if I can do something more to inform my guests of this fact. We aim to please our guests in all we do.
The location is just perfect. Right in the heart of downtown and within a short walk of everything. The place itself is huge! I would highly recommend staying here.
Grand Haven, Michigan is a small Lakeshore town 45 minutes West of Grand Rapids, Michigan where you will find concerts at Van Andel Arenaand Fredrick Meijers Gardens. Baseball at Comerica Park. Muskegon, Michigan is located 10 minute north and has more great beaches, The Lake Express Ferry going to and from Milwaukee, WI. South 20 minutes you will find Holland, Michigan and the famous Tulip Festival in the spring.
Other Activities: Lake Michigan Beaches
Additional pricing information
There is a pet fee of $105.00 per week. This is a fee and not a deposit. If staying less than 7 nights, Pet fee can be adjusted to $15.00 per night. Failure to disclose a pet will result in possible loss of your damage deposit refund. (Please be upfront about your desire to include your pet) Pets are almost always allowed but are still under the discretion of the owner. All responsibility for damages due to your pet/pets will be in addition to the damage deposit if it should exceed the deposit amount. By booking you agree to these terms. Owner's are pet lovers and travel with their pet. We are only promoting responsibility for this convenience.