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South Beach Favorite Landmark Home, Walking Distance To The Beach And Downtown.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

This Stunning Home Has 3 Queen Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Full Kitchen Amenities.

This stunning home has fast become a South Beach favorite! It is conveniently located in equal walking distance to the gorgeous sandy shore beach as well as to the fun filled festivities of our lively downtown area. You will truly feel at home in this beautifully appointed home which has been professionally decorated, and has maintained the original hard wood floors, moldings, and staircase.

This is the perfect spot for you to make your own South Haven Happy memories.

This spacious home is ideal for a girl’s get-a-way, family outing, and cozy enough for a romantic rendezvous.

The fabulous award winning landscaped grounds showcase amazing flowerbeds and herb garden that will delight and tickle your senses. A secluded brick patio is handily located just off the kitchen, great for entertaining or just relaxing with cocktails after a sun filled day at the beach.

This wonderfully maintained home has three sizable bedrooms all lovingly decorated, boasting queen pillow top mattresses for the most amazing nights sleep. There is also a comfy family room with a working wood burning fireplace, and flat screen HD-TV, spacious living room, and game room stocked with plenty of playtime fun.

More Details

Missy Harms
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 March, 2018

About Missy Harms

Our family has owned this home for five years and 2015 will be our first year on VRBO - Yeah! We love our home, and are excited to share it with you. We live in Chicago but enjoy our time immensely in South Haven. A short two hour drive from the city, but you really feel like you've gone somewhere new.

Missy Harms purchased this house in 2010

Why Missy Harms chose South Haven

My very first South Haven experience came when my husband rented me and my girlfriends a house to celebrate my 35th birthday. We came over in late September and had the time of our lives. We laughed, we shopped, we ate, and we walked the beach and saw the most spectacular sunsets!

I came home from this trip with sand in my shoes, and a smile on my face. I knew from that trip that I would want to experience this same feeling again and again. That’s when I knew I needed to own my own special spot in the lovely town of South Haven.

I searched for three years before I found my perfect home. I had several criteria in mind, but most importantly, it needed to be walking distance to the beach as well as to the downtown. Once I get there I rarely ever drive my car during my stay unless I am going to play golf and I need to tote my clubs.

The house is beautifully appointed, all the beds have queen pillow top mattresses. The yard has been professionally landscaped and even has an herb garden in the back. There is a great patio equipped with electricity right off the kitchen convenient for outdoor dining or just relaxing with a cocktail after a day of sun and fun at the beach.

The kitchen if fully equipped to cook meals at home. We offer a fully stocked game room, working wood burning fireplace, outdoor grill, plenty of bikes and so much more.

It is my family’s great delight to share our home with you. We hope you will choose our home to begin making your own “South Haven Happy Memories”.

What makes this house unique

This house has been professionally decorated, and there is style and whimsy at every turn. It is an older home that was well built and well maintained. We are only the third owner of this magnificent property. The original wood staircase has been preserved as well as much of the wood moldings. The home has a historic charm with all the modern amenities.

The gardens have been professionally installed and well maintained, with a great patio equipped with electric for music, cooking, and late night fun.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were blown away by this home, it has everything! The home is clean and cozy and catered to all of our families needs. We enjoyed the short walk to the beach every morning and again in the evening to take in the breathtaking sunsets.

Our children appreciated the beach toys provided in the garage as well as the park located just behind the house. We made memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you Missy for sharing your house with us, we will be back again nest year!
Jul 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in South Haven in Van Buren County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Located on the second floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Located on the main level
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure , located in the basement
  • One Full Bath & Two Half Baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed with pillow top mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed with pillow top mattress
    Bedroom 3 - Queen bed with pillow top mattress
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Located on the main level
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Located in the basement
  • Bed Rooms all boast pillow top comfort mattresses.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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South Beach Favorite Landmark Home, Walking Distance To The Beach And Downtown.
average rating of 4.92 based on 26 reviews

We love South Haven

  • 5 of 5

The house was great! It was close to the beach and close to the restaurants and shops. Also they provided enough bicycles for every one of us to use. Beds were comfortable and the house was cozy. We are already talking about returning next summer.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

Very well-kept house in a great location. Kitchen and bedrooms had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Labor Day weekend stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying at this beautifully decorated property over Labor Day weekend. The house is very conveniently located to town and the beach. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen is fully stocked with cook ware and small kitchen appliances. We were allowed to bring our dogs who had a blast and loved looking out the windows. There is a nice front yard patio and large newer gas grill for cookouts. I would highly recommend renting this property.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girl's shopping weekend

  • 5 of 5

Perfect weekend! Sightseeing cottage is a great location for dining and shopping south haven and surrounding area! So easy to fit a walk on the beach in ! House was so cute and so comfortable- inside and out! Loved the great decor accents and the beautiful gardens! Couldn't have been happier!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome South Haven house!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this beautiful South Haven home for the week and it was perfect! There were nine of us, six adults and three kids, plus one dog. It was very comfortable. There was plenty of room for us to find some space when we were hanging out in the house. It had everything you might need. We cooked there most evenings for dinner and everything was there. So close to the beach and downtown! We went every evening to watch the sunset on the lake. It was beautiful. I highly recommend this property!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful get away

  • 5 of 5

Beaches, Bikes and B-B-Q's, Can't get any better than that. We loved our 2nd stay at Sight Seeing. Your home is more than comfortable. How you improve on perfect is amazing, we noticed the changes. The best part is, we walk in and we know we"re on vacation. Missy is so wonderful to work with.

My kids rented SUP Boards and Jet Ski's. Went to the movies, enjoyed many sunsets, relaxed and than relaxed some more. We ate at the American Legion Sunday pancake breakfast (this has the most amazing view of the harbor, river and lake). We also enjoyed "Salt of the Earth" in Fennville, and of course, Clementine's.

Shopping is easy at The Village Mkt. We are looking forward to next summer. Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Chicago Midway
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Hawks Head
Nearest Train
15 Miles
St. Josephs
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

This community is a charming, quaint beach town offering the sophistication of the arts, boutique shops, great restaurants and attractions.

Whether you are coming during the bustling summer months or coming to enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of fall or winter there is truly something for everyone to enjoy year-round.

Enjoy a stroll on the beach with some morning yoga. You won't want to miss the most breathtaking sunsets, check for times when you arrive. Sunning, swimming, paddle boarding, fishing, the activities at the beach are endless.

Dinning and Nightlife are also abundant. Some of my favorite haunts are Black River Tavern that shows all the Chicago sporting events, Hawks Head for after golf or brunch, Taste for tapas, Tello's for Ittalian, or the Thirsty Perch for their Sunday bloody mary bar are just a few of my favorites.

Shopping in the beautiful downtown is a joyful experience, great stores, great deals, great fun. My favorites are Bayberry Cottage, Props, and the Olive Cart.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in South Haven, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £216.63
Tax Rate 6.0%

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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