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Close To Downtown, Short Drive To Beach

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, One First Floor; 2 Full Baths

One first floor bedroom, with adjoining full bath. 3 bedrooms upstairs and full bath with balcony overlooking downstairs kitchen and conversation area. A deck in the back with a gas grill and patio dining set is available, a traditional front porch greets visitors. Off-street parking for 4 cars.


Owner
Richard Riggs
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Richard Riggs

I grew up in Southeast Michigan near Ann Arbor and went to school at Michigan State. After a number of years away I returned to live in my family home, an 1873 farmhouse where my great grandfather cleared the land. I have enjoyed the updates and remodeling that comes with the vintage of the house, but mostly appreciate the park-like setting in the area.

Richard Riggs purchased this house in 2013

Why Richard Riggs chose Southwest Michigan

I have enjoyed many trips to the Lake Michigan beaches and enjoyed the serenity of the water, dunes and breezes. The ability to observe the sunsets over the water with feet in the sand and to hear waves come ashore is an especially relaxing moment. To do so in an area which is notable for blueberries and close to other great shore communities a short drive away was particularly appealing to me. I hope you will come to appreciate this environment, as well! There are seasonal events and activities to enjoy from festivals for film and blueberry lovers, as well as year-round benefits of hiking and biking.

What makes this house unique

The proximity to the beach and lighthouse was an attraction to the area, and this house offered a great open floor-plan which will allow people to stay engaged and appreciate time together. A bicycle store is around the corner if you wish to rent bikes for a trip around town or down the Kal Haven trail. There are unique shops in South Haven and a short drive takes you to the Saugatuck community for even more shopping with a creative, artistic emphasis.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
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
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , First floor Master bedroom w/ en suite bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , Sleeps four; 1 queen, 1 daybed w/ trundle
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 full-sized bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Sleeps four; 2 twin beds & 1 set of bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
A wagon is available for walks around the neighborhood, to the beach, or to the Farmer's Market held on Saturdays during the Summer season.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

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Close To Downtown, Short Drive To Beach
average rating of 4.923077 based on 39 reviews
5

Wonderful, relaxing place near town

  • 5 of 5

The home was immaculate and many amenities were provided. There were 6 of us and we had lots of room. We walked to town and even to the beach, it is easy access to other attractions and groceries. There are two porches to sit and enjoy the outdoors. We would use this rental again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Good time for all !

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group and this place was perfect for us. The house had everything for cooking tasty meals. Close walk to downtown and South Haven beach ! Bike rentals at Rocking Road down the street !

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Summer Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our trip and could not have been more please with the house. It was clean, spacious, and left us wishing we had more time to spend there. Richard was a great host, quick to respond and easy to work with. The house was great for the kids too. We are already trying to plan our return next year. Thanks for sharing your house with us Richard!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Home in South Haven

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this home in South Haven. Between our 2 families, we had 9 people (5 kids, ages 7 and under), and there was more than enough room for all of us. The table was long enough to accommodate all of us comfortably, and with two sitting areas we never felt crowded. The shops and restaurants of South Haven were within an easy walking distance, and we even walked to the beach and the Kids Corner playground on the 2nd day. The home was clean and nicely decorated, and the owner was quick to respond when I had a last minute question. Instructions for gaining access to the property and utilizing all of its amenities (the gas grill, special lighting, etc) were thorough and clear, and I was even impressed with how items in the kitchen and laundry room were provided and labeled. I would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to vacation in South Haven.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Had a very relaxing week.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week in this house. We were in town for my niece's wedding and decided to spend some extra time there after the wedding. There were 8 adults and 1 infant. My first impression when I walked into the house was that it was very clean and spacious. It was well stocked with everything we needed. Downtown is a very short walk from the house and there were plenty of good restaurants in town that we were able to walk to for dinner each night. The beach and the light house are also walking distance from the house. If you aren't up to walking, parking in town was never an issue. We had a very relaxing week. We had one issue with the shower and called Richard. He had someone there the next day to fix the problem. I would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location, Great House

  • 5 of 5

Super nice house right on Phoenix Street (main drag South Haven). A short walk to the downtown area. Very nice house, spacious, quiet, clean, and a great big front porch for hanging out. Thanks! We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Train
10 Miles
Bangor Michigan
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 196/US 31 north of I 94
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
A wide variety of options in downtown S. Haven
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
South Beach near the lighthouse
Car: necessary

The South Haven area is historic as a maritime center. It still offers boaters a great marina setting with docking just a short walk to downtown. The beach is beautiful with a new children's play area and lovely sunsets. There are a variety of recreational opportunities including nearby golf courses, and summer rentals for water sports. The Kal Haven linear State Park is a hiking and biking trail starting from the beach area and proceeding into rural SW Michigan. As a starting point for regional exploring this property is a mile from the highway allowing an interesting visit to the Saugatuck/Douglas and Holland areas.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house 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
 
summer
6 Sep 2017 - 5 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£365
for 2 nights
From
£183
From
£206
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£365
for 2 nights
From
£183
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £155.44

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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