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Stone's Throw To Everything In South Haven!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Fun, affordable family vacation. Fully equipped kitchen, gas grill!!!

If the dates you are looking for are booked, please take a look at our second rental, 4282463. Stone's Throw Cottage is located just 2 blocks from the beautiful Lake Michigan shore and public beach access. This adorable 2-bedroom, 1-bath bungalow sleeps 6-8 people. It is located within walking distance to the beach, parks, downtown and a biking/walking trail. There is a large backyard for cookouts and lawn games plus plenty of space to park your boat or jet skis! Perfect for families or a Girls' getaway weekend. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes and cookware. WiFi, cable, and washer and dryer are included as well. Yard games, hula hoops, jump ropes, beach toys and rafts on site for your use. A complimentary bottle of wine and snacks from local shops will be ready for you on arrival.

Approximately 1 mile from the cottage you'll find our downtown area with unique shops, and GREAT restaurants. If you have a sweet tooth, ice cream, frozen yogurt, and candy shops are not hard to find. Jet-ski, bicycle, and scooter rentals are available too. A local grocery store is also close by. If you enjoy fishing, charter one of several boats to go on the big lake, steelhead and perch are abundant. If fishing is not your thing but want to get on the water, consider taking a voyage on a historic 1810 replica sloop named Friends Good Will, or cruise down the river on the Lindy Lou, available through Michigan Maritime Museum. Summer events include Harborfest in June and the National Blueberry Festival in August. Just because summer is over, we still have more to offer. South Haven and the surrounding area will be bursting with fall colors , visit some of the local wineries and take in all the beauty. Kal-Haven trail is nearby for bicycling, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing. Also in the wintertime you can enjoy the outdoor ice rink located downtown under the city pavilion. Festivals aren't just happening in the summertime, the first weekend in February is our annual Ice Breaker event. Lining the streets of downtown are beautiful ice sculptures, there is a chili cook-off, euchre tournament, and a pub crawl. Anytime of the year enjoy a movie at Michigan Theater, movie, pop, and popcorn for under $8, or take the kids bowling at Lakeside Entertainment. So much to do and see, for further information about our city visit South Haven.org. We look forward to making your stay in South Haven as comfortable and fun as we can!

More Details

Owner
Greg and Janine Marr
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About Greg and Janine Marr

Greg is a native of South Haven and Janine has lived here since 1992. We are a blended family with six beautiful daughters! We love South Haven and all the great things there are to do and see and we like to see our visitors enjoy these things as well. Janine loves the warmth summer brings, Greg also loves summer but prefers fall. No matter which season is your favorite, South Haven has something for everyone.

Greg and Janine Marr purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Greg and Janine Marr chose Southwest Michigan

Affordable, clean, quiet cottage, close to everything South Haven has to offer. 2 minute drive or 5 minute walk to Lake Michigan and free public beach access. Across the street from the beach is Kids Corner playground. Bring your boat or jet skis, plenty of room to park them at the rental, boat launch is nearby, charter fishing also available.

A bicycle and walking trail are steps away that takes you into downtown, approximately 1 mile. Great restaurants, bars, indoor and outdoor, unique stores, candy/ice cream shops await you.

What makes this cottage unique

Everyone is welcome, affordable, fun family vacation awaits you.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in South Haven in Van Buren County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 4 Single Bed , 2 sets of bunkbeds
  • Sleeps 6 comfortably, 1 queen bed, 2 sets of twin bunk beds. Comfortable Ethan Allen pull-out sofa in living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Come and enjoy a fun, affordable family vacation in this quiet, family neighborhood. Lake Michigan beach access is a 5 minute walk, or drive in 2 minutes. Across the street from the beach is a great kids playground, also a ball field. Drive downtown which is approximately 1 mile, or use the bike/walking trail which is steps away from the front door of the cottage and you'll find a variety of great restaurants, bars, shops, candy/ice cream, bicycle and scooter rentals. There are yard games available in the large, fenced back yard. Plenty of room to park your boat or jet skis in driveway, public boat launch is just minutes away, many charter fishing boats are also available.

Reviews

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(31 traveller reviews)

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Stone's Throw To Everything In South Haven!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

Clean, comfortable, convenient to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week at this property. It is in a quiet neighborhood and extremely close to everything. The owners keep the house and yard impeccably clean, which made our stay very comfortable. The house itself is small but it had everything we needed and it forced us to get out and enjoy the beach, playground, and shopping downtown. It also has a big fenced yard that let our two kids (ages 1 and 4) run around to their hearts content. The firepit also allowed them to have some smores.

Overall, highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and well stocked

  • 5 of 5

Cute 2 bedroom cottage on a quiet street. Owners put a lot of thought into our comfort and the cottage was well stocked for a beach week. The only thing that was disappointing was the distance from the beach. The view of Lake Michigan was only 2 blocks but the beach access was 6 blocks to a small beach and 10 blocks to South Beach. So we had to drive to the beach, but it was worth it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic lake getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved stones throw cottage! Most everything was within walking distance. Our son enjoyed the daily wagon rides to the lake. The house itself was very cute and it had all the amenities that we needed including a great backyard filled with games. We highly recommend Stones Throw Cottage for a perfect getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great stay, everything was well taken care of and a great place to vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great place to stay! Clean, functional, and close to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

The house is super clean and really well designed to make great use of the space, and it has everything you need. My 2-year-old loved the bunk beds (the owners even have a bed rail you can use!), and the bedrooms are cool at night, which is great for sleeping. The porch is nice in the mornings, and the backyard is awesome in the evenings (too hot during the day). It's a bit of a hike to the beach on foot with a toddler, but the parking lot access has an amazing park with swings and slides that was great and pretty empty in the mornings. I will definitely come back to this house if I'm in South Haven again. The owners are extremely responsive and make sure you have everything you need.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home!!! Great location!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was immaculately clean and not a single detail was left out, even with some extra special touches:). The home is better than pictured, is walking distance to the kids park and beach, and just a short drive to town. The home owners were easy to work with and responded quickly. I would definitely rent this home again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Kalamazoo
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Clementines Saloon
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Hawkshead, Beeches
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Bangor, MI Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-196
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Brix Corner Oven (Wood Fire Pizza Al Fresco)
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Timber Ridge, Bittersweet
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
South Beach/ Lake Michigan
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in South Haven, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Blueberry Festival
12 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,088
for 7 nights
£1,088
 
 
End of Summer 2017
19 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£311
for 2 nights
From
£155
 
 
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£408
for 3 nights
From
£136
 
 
Fall 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£311
for 2 nights
From
£155
 
 
May 2018
7 May 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£536
for 3 nights
From
£179
£1,244
 
 
Summer 2018
9 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,244
for 7 nights
£1,244
 
 
End of Summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£358
for 2 nights
From
£179
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£311
for 2 nights
From
£155
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £233.16

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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