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Cory Robertson

Member since: 2011
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Speaks English

Cutest Cottage Near Beach! 126 Summers Old! Walk Everywhere!

34 Reviews
People13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday cottage in Grand Haven - Mary Ann

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

SUMMARY:

Our Cottage is available for rent year round in Grand Haven, Michigan. Walk to the beach, the pier, downtown, Mulligan's Hollow, Duncan Woods, the YMCA, the town ski hill, cross-country trails-- everything you love about Grand Haven is just steps away! You cannot believe how cute this home is inside and out! Families have been summering in this cottage for over a century! Just $900-3,750/week for one of the cutest beach area cottages in all of Grand Haven!

THE LOCATION:

While we are right near the beach, you can still walk everywhere in town within 20 minutes! Park your car and forget about it. The Cottage sits on the bluff just above the City of Grand Haven Beach and the Grand Haven State Park! Peterson Ridge is a small path on the plateau between Edward Ave and the bluff over the beach. There are NO cars on Peterson Ridge, so it is very private and kid-friendly. Our cottage backs to the Woods of Mulligan's Hollow with miles of trails separating the beachfront cottages from downtown Grand Haven! The woods keep the cottage cool on even the warmest days!

OUTSIDE THE HOME:

Rinse off in the HOT WATER outdoor shower and de-beach on the front porch with many hooks for toys, suits, towels and flip-flops. The 2nd floor deck has great sun from mid-morning-mid afternoon plus a small view of Lake Michigan! There is a very, nice gas grill outside off the kitchen. There is a fantastic nap hammock overlooking Mulligan's Hollow behind the cottage. The outdoor fireplace is perfect for s'mores and Michigan wine.

INSIDE THE COTTAGE:

The first floor has a large porch, living room, fireplace, dining room and adorable kitchen with nice, clean appliances. There are 2 sofas and a huge sectional in the living room around the fireplace and tv. The dining table is set for 6, but can accommodate 10 with 2 leaves. There are dozens of board games, puzzles, books, toys, beach towels, beach toys, beach chairs, to enjoy. Each bedroom has windows on 2 walls for great evening cross-breezes and the sound of waves!

THE ROOMS:

Bedroom #1 on the 2nd floor has a Queen bed, closet and dresser overlooking the 2nd floor deck.

Bedroom #2 on the 2nd floor has a Queen bed and closet overlooking Mulligan's Hollow.

Bedroom #3 on the 2nd floor has a full-size bed, a twin bed, a closet and dresser overlooking 2nd floor porch.

Bedroom #4 on the 2nd floor has 2 twin beds, a closet overlooking Mulligan's Hollow.

Bedroom #5 on the 1st floor has a queen bed, dresser and door directly into the 1st Floor Bathroom and an amazing view of Mulligan's Hollow.

COOL EVENTS TO PLAN FOR:

Wednesdays & Saturdays in Summer - Farmers Market at Chinook Pier

Sundays in Summer - Artist Fair at Chinook Pier

Keywords: cottage, woods, state beach, city beach, mulligan's hollow, 2 car parking, deck, grill, fireplace, charming, quaint, cute, dunes, trails, summer home, crib

More Details
Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Cory Robertson (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Cory Robertson

I am a father of 2 boys (ages 8 and 10) who are my life! We love being at the cottage and doing all there is to do in this very special spot!

Cory Robertson purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Cory Robertson chose Western Michigan

My mother's family is from Grand Haven, and I have been summering here my whole life. I wanted to be out at the beach, but also wanted to be near enough to the pier to walk everywhere. Our home sits right on the edge of Mulligan's Hollow for hiking, trail-riding, dog-walking and wildlife adventuring! We are so close to the beach that you can come up and down all day for supplies, naps, snacks, tantrums without giving up your whole day at the beach.

What makes this cottage unique

My hammock is my favorite afternoon spot when the boys go down for their nap after a day at the beach.

Walking the beach early morning and at sunset is heavenly.

The Musical Fountain is as charming and gratifying as it is hokey. Who cares if it is silly? You're eating Dairy Treat on a hillside over the river with a 1000 others who have completely forgotten last week's rat-race and are embracing a wonderful summer ritual in Grand Haven. This is not to be missed!

Reviews

4.7
based on 34 holidaymaker reviews

Cutest Cottage Near Beach! 126 Summers Old! Walk Everywhere!
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews
5

Love love love this place!!!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this sweet cottage several times over the past few years and enjoyed each getaway. For families vacationing together this cottage is just perfect offering both hikes in the woods or lazy days at the beach. Can't wait till next year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Plenty of Room for our Family

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is cozy, but with the 5 bedrooms, extra bed on porch, 3 showers and big dining area and living room, it suited us just fine. Had a great week with plenty of sunshine and enjoyed a few fires at night. Our family had a lot of fun. Plenty of games, toys, chairs, and beach gear.

Great week!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Perfect beach property to accomodate a large party.

  • 5 of 5

The house is very spacious and the wooden floors (and outdoor shower) are perfect for just returning from the beach. The neighbors were very friendly and it seems like you can do just about anything in Grand Haven. We had a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

perfect. exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage. Went in the off season so it was very quiet. Amenities were off the hook, we wanted for nothing. Will definitely be booking again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Felt at Home

  • 5 of 5

This house is cozy and perfect for an active family. It gives you the historic feel of vacationing at Lake Michigan, with claw foot tubs and wood floors. We had a super time celebrating our daughters graduation from law school. We had people from all over the country.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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This was the perfect place for our big family!

  • 4 of 5

Cory was a great host. Available for all our questions though we did not need him because he gave such great instruction at the start.The cottage was very comfortable and stocked with more than we could imagine. It was really a home away from home. We had 12 in our party and were even, with some creativity, able to fit 13 people around the table for our celebration of our son's college graduation. The beds were comfortable and the main room was set up to accommodate our whole crew WITHOUT feeling overwhelming and cramped. We loved the layout. We appreciate the stocked kitchen with all the pans we needed even the big pot for our shrimp boil. Our dogs were well cared for with an area to safely run. All said it was a beautiful cottage in a great location to enjoy the beach and all Grand Haven has to offer. It is a great value and the memories here were priceless. Thank you Cory for thinking of all the great details. The only drawback was parking but we knew this coming in and the balcony needed some work.

Bethany

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Grand Haven State Park
Lake Michigan Grand Haven Boardwalk
World's Largest Musical Fountain
Porto Bello
Clover Bar
Tip a few tavern
Grand Isle Marina
Rainy Days Cafe
Stack's
Culver's
Fat Chix Coffee Cantina
Fricano's Pizza Tavern
West MI Cold Stone Creamery
Bil-mar Restaurant
Snug Harbor
Pier Peddler
The Kirby House
The Grill Room at The Kirby House
Morning Star Cafe
Ray's Drive-In
Coffee Grounds
Rendezvous Family Dining
Grand Haven Golf Club
"One of the best public courses in the country!"
Jumpin Java
Butch's Beach Burritos
Loutit District Library
Dragon Express
Starbucks
Skoops Ice Cream & Drive Thru
Mr Scrib's Pizza
Rosebud Restaurant -- CLOSED
Downtown Dogs LLC -- CLOSED
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Russ' Restaurant
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Gerald Ford - Grand Rapids
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Bil Mar
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Muskegon to Milwaukee
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Grand Haven Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Holland
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Bil Mar
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Mulligans Hollow (Grand Haven)
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Grand Haven State Park and Grand Haven City Beach
Car: recommended

Not a week goes by in Grand Haven from May-October where there isn't a festival, sporting competition, free concert, fireworks, craft show, art exhibition, sporting event, cultural exhibition, or history celebration. Tell us your available weeks and we'll find you wonderful things to do when you're NOT at the beach!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Grand Haven, Western Michigan

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Sep 6-Oct 3 Indian Summer
6 Sep 2016 - 2 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
£448
for 2 nights
From
£184
From
£286
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,386
 
 
Oct3-Nov6 Fall Color Splendor
3 Oct 2016 - 6 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
£366
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£245
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,223
 
 
Nov 7-18 Late Fall
7 Nov 2016 - 17 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
£309
for 2 nights
From
£114
From
£204
Fri,Sat,Sun
£897
 
 
Thanksgiving 10 Day Only$2,000
18 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,202
for 7 nights
From
£163
From
£408
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Nov27-Dec23 Value Stays
27 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£244
for 2 nights
From
£82
From
£184
Fri,Sat,Sun
£815
 
 
Dec 23-30 Christmas Vacation
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£1,386
for 4 nights
From
£326
From
£408
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,713
 
 
New Years 10 Day Only $2000
30 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£806
for 4 nights
From
£181
From
£490
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Jan 8-Mar 24 Winter
9 Jan 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£102
From
£184
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£897
 
 
Mar 24-Apr 21 Early Spring
24 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£326
for 2 nights
From
£122
From
£224
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,101
 
 
Apr 21-May 26 Late Spring
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£366
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£245
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,182
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend 4 Night
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,305
for 4 nights
From
£306
 
 
May 30-Jun 3 Early Summer Days
30 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£489
for 2 nights
From
£204
From
£326
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Early Summer Week Jun 3-10
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,957
for 7 nights
£1,957
 
 
Summer Week June 10-17
10 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,038
for 7 nights
£2,038
 
 
Summer Week Jun 17-24
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,120
for 7 nights
£2,120
 
 
Summer Week Jun 24-Jul 1
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,202
for 7 nights
£2,202
 
 
Fourth of July Week Jul 1-8
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,610
for 7 nights
£2,610
 
 
Height of Summer Week Jul 8-15
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,365
for 7 nights
£2,365
 
 
Height of Summer Week Jul15-22
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,365
for 7 nights
£2,365
 
 
Height of Summer Week Jul22-29
22 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,365
for 7 nights
£2,365
 
 
CG Fireworks 8-Night 7/29-8/6
29 Jul 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
8 night minimum stay
£3,810
for 8 nights
£3,344
 
 
Sun-Sun Special Aug 6-13
6 Aug 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,691
for 7 nights
£2,691
 
 
Summer 6 Night Aug13-19
13 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,759
for 6 nights
£2,038
 
 
Height of Summer Week Aug19-26
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,365
for 7 nights
£2,365
 
 
6 Night Special Aug 26-Sep 1
26 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,876
for 6 nights
From
£299
 
 
Labor Day Weekend Sep 1-5
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,305
for 4 nights
From
£306
 
 
Indian Summer Sep5-Oct9
5 Sep 2017 - 8 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£448
for 2 nights
From
£184
From
£286
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,386
 
 
Fall Color Splendor Oct9-Nov6
9 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£366
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£245
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,223
 
 
Late Fall Nov 6-17
6 Nov 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£309
for 2 nights
From
£114
From
£204
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£897
 
 
Thanksgiving 10 Night/11 Day
17 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,386
for 5 nights
From
£163
From
£408
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Value Stays Nov 27-Dec 22
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£244
for 2 nights
From
£82
From
£184
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£815
 
 
Christmas Vacation Dec 22-29
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,468
for 4 nights
From
£326
From
£408
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,713
 
 
New Years Vacation Dec29-Jan5
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,468
for 4 nights
From
£326
From
£408
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,713
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£102
From
£163
Fri,Sat,Sun
£897
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £76 + Tax
Pet Fee £19 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Grand Haven in Michigan

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Clawfoot Tub with Showerhead
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Clawfoot Tub with Showerhead
  • 2 Full Baths with clawfoot tubs and showers
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1st Floor and ability to suite with Bathroom 2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd Floor Bedroom with closet and tv/dvd player
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd floor bedroom with closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 2nd floor bedroom with a double bed, twin, closet & tv/dvd
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 2nd floor bedroom with 2 twins and a closet
    Porch - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Daybed w/pop-up trundle for 2 twins or king in a pinch
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Daybed and Trundle on Sleeping porch(2),Child Pack N Play available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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