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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 - 7 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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

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 South Haven

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
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • July and August reservations require 7 day stays.
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 -
(53 traveller reviews)

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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Well stocked. Could have used another skillet. We had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our bachelorette party of 12. The home is very spacious, clean, and close to downtown that has many activities to offer! We could not have picked a better place to celebrate our bride’s send off! I highly recommend Richard Riggs and his properties.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house and location

  • 5 of 5

Girls weekend and this house was perfect. Clean, large and had everything that we needed. Looks better in person than pictures. Very spacious. Did not have high cleaning charges as some others did and deposit was returned promptly without asking. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, Cute house

  • 5 of 5

This house was PERFECT for us - we had 11 women stay for a long weekend. There was plenty of room for us all to hang out, the bathrooms were big enough for us to share while getting ready, and the walk into town was really easy and short. Everything was clean and as expected. There is a good amount of parking which was really helpful. Everything was well stocked and ready for us when we arrived.

The AC didn't seem to work but we didn't really need it as it cooled down at night and we didn't spend much time there during the day. We also couldn't get the Bluetooth speaker to work for playing music but we brought our own so no big deal. I'm assuming that these will be fixed soon as they seem to take really good care of the property!

Richard was quick to respond when I had a question about Check in/Check out time. Overall we were VERY happy with our stay and a couple of the ladies expressed interest in renting for their families in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing and Fun

  • 5 of 5

We just had our annual girl’s weekend at this home and had a blast. We love how there is a long table with enough chairs for all 10 of us so we could be together for dinner and playing games. The beds were all very comfortable. The home was clean and well kept. We will be renting next year.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Home - Great Location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit and not the last!!! South Haven is fabulous all seasons! We enjoyed a ski trip, ice skating and a cornhole tourney at the local brewery!!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • 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
29 Jun 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,298
for 7 nights
From
£179
From
£202
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall 2018
14 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£404
for 2 nights
From
£202
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,253
for 7 nights
From
£179
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £152.28

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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