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Little Blue is a family friendly, quintessential cottage.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Little Blue is steps away from Lake Michigan with miles of private beach.

Little Blue is a family friendly cottage with a fully equipped kitchen and dishwasher. The cottage has 2 bedrooms with 1 queen size bed in one and a full size bed in the other. 1pullout sofa queen bed in the living room offers additional sleeping space. The enclosed screen porch has a twin bed for napping or leisurely reading. The dining room accommodates 6 with additional dining space on the back deck.

Little Blue is the quintessential cottage for your family get away or a fun time with friends. The additional lot next door allows room for privacy and fun. Not to mention a drivable or walkable access to a private beach on Lake Michigan.

Make a fire in the fire pit, relax and enjoy the sound and sights of wild life, smell the lake and wild flowers.

A perfect get away. Just relax, with no internet or WI-FI.

More Details

Owner
Betsy and John Seno
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 September, 2017

Why Betsy and John Seno chose Southwest Michigan

We bought Little Blue when our 3 children were very young and drifting apart from one another. The lack of electronics, brought our children to rediscover nature and the fun they could have with each other. The adventures in the woods, discovering wildlife, board games and uninterrupted family time. The possibilities are endless with No WI_FI or internet.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet weekdays is 10 pm. Friday and Saturday is 11pm. Garbage can needs to be put out Sunday evening. Respect our cottage and neighbors.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Brand new bathroom indoors, one enclosed outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 queen size sleeper sofa in living room, 1 twin bed on the front enclosed porch. One Queen size bed in the master bedroom. One full size bed in the second bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Little Blue is here for your enjoyment. Please treat the property as you would your own and treat our neighbors with respect. Clean up after yourselves at the beach. Place all garbage in the garbage can and pull it to the end of the driveway Sunday evening. Refuse pick up is VERY early Monday morning. The association requires quiet after 10pm during the week, 11pm Friday and Saturday.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Little Blue is a family friendly, quintessential cottage.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 15 reviews
Roselle IL
5

thank you for your hospitality

  • 5 of 5

nice and cozy place.

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

Wishing 6 stars was an option

  • 5 of 5

Had a fun and long-planned weekend at Little Blue. The cabin was adorable with plenty of charm and enough rooms for all 4 of us to have private sleeping space. Super fun fire pit space and cozy living room. The lake was high so we took a quick drive to the local public beach. We will be back again next year. Thanks Betsy and John!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Little Blue is a great cottage with a lot of charm! The Indoors & outdoors offer good entertainment

  • 4 of 5

I stayed here with my husband and 2 kids. Little Blue offered the exact tranquility and charm one would expect from a woodsy cottage. The fire-pit offered s'mores fun for the kids and peaceful relaxation for my husband and I. The cottage is exactly as described. Although the water at the private beach is too high, my kids loved picking rocks there. The owners offer all the necessities you could need plus more! The location is nestled right between the major South Haven and Saugatuk beaches, which was convenient. There is not much I would change about it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Little Blue was cozy and very comfortable in a lovely wooded setting.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week stay in Little Blue. It was very clean and cozy. The beds were comfortable and the window air conditioner kept the place cool and decreased the August humidity. We enjoyed the back deck and spent a lot of time out there. The outdoor shower was a great addition as we all came home from the beach covered in sand!

The owners were very helpful when texted a question and left condiments and assorted things to make our stay more comfortable. Our favorite Lake Michigan beach- Pier Cove was just 10 minutes away- and was so warm we could swim every day.

We came home yesterday, today our 5 year old grandson was asking to go back. 😀

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

pleasant, cozy family cabin by beach

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay, very cozy and well loved place. Everything you need. Would definitely stay again. Nice neighborhood to walk in and small rocky beach but still fun to walk along and explore. Large selection of home movies and novels to read. My kids loved looking at all the little nooks and crannies in the place and had a great time (age 6 and 8). Very private with large double lot and well maintained. Nice deck and grill area too as well as bonfire area. Perfect vacation spot for casual family get away!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glenn Michigan
4

A spade is a spade

  • 4 of 5

Stephen N. The reason you didn't receive your deposit back is due to damage done to the rear slider, not the screen. This cottage is checked prior to your arrival as well as your departure leaving no one responsible for damage except the renter. Combine the damage left, with the lack of cleanliness on the renters part requires the owner to pay more money as a result of your negligence.

I am the one who finds and reports the damage.

If you want your deposit returned, then you might want to be an ethical renter.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

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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
 
Fall Colors
1 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£425
for 2 nights
From
£152
 
 
Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£691
for 3 nights
From
£190
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£463
for 2 nights
From
£171
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.85
Refundable Damage Deposit £190.03
cleaning £76.01

This a summer resort area that requires quiet after 11pm. Please respect our home and neighbors.
Garbage can must be wheeled to front Sunday evening for very early Monday morning pick up.
Camp fires must be kept small.
There are no additional charges for weekends or holidays. Checkout is 11am. Check in is 4pm.
No smoking in cottage.
No pets.

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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