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really, really, on the big lake with your own amazing beach and view

People17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

almost 2 weeks available in june. a weekend in august still available.

Perched on a bluff looking wide-eyed at the seemingly endless big lake is a comfortably furnished house with 7 sleeping rooms, 1 ½ full baths and an attached bath house with 2 showers and toilets. The large sunset facing patio has picnic tables and space for the kids to play. Easily accessed private beach. TV with cable. Not air conditioned. a large cement patio. a sandy bluff for campfires!!


Owner
Marion Fredman
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

Why Marion Fredman chose Southwest Michigan

On warm summer nights 14 to 16 of us would eat at picnic tables on the broad back patio as we watched the sun sink into Lake Michigan. After we had supped, a large posse of kids and grownups would amble down the sandy slope that led to the edge of the water and would dip their feet, and sometimes build a campfire. The home comes with a large stretch of beach deemed “private

What makes this house unique

The house isn't air conditioned and the kitchen is small, but—frankly-- that just adds to the charm of this very comfortable, structure on the edge of the ocean like, “Big Lake”.Attached to the main dwelling there’s a large block house with two large clean showers and two large flush toilets. The property is on the city’s miracle mile; it’s easy to walk up the sand to the pier directly across the channel from the light house. A convenience store and beach rental shop are 3 blocks away, and it’s a short walk (maybe a mile) across the charming drawbridge to downtown with its restaurants, shops and activities. Lots of bedrooms. Not fancy. Don’t have to worry about scuffing the funky linoleum in the room that overlooks the lake front. Cable; TV; a great fit for 2 or more families vacationing together with their pack of young ones. and a short ride from a 33 mile bike trail that runs through farmlands and woods.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • resort ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 full and one half bathroom inside main house. for convenience and two minimize tracking sand into the house there are additionally-- Attached to the main dwelling -- a large block house with two large clean showers and two large flush toilets
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating

Reviews

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really, really, on the big lake with your own amazing beach and view
average rating of 4.4 based on 15 reviews
5

fantastic

  • 5 of 5

just right for a vacation on Lake Michigan. Loved the dune and the quick access to the beach.

Do not fix it up, we will not be able to afford it, thanks for how clean it was when we arrived.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very large house and absolutely the best location !!

  • 4 of 5

This house is very ideally situated in South Haven giving very easy access to the town and restaurants as well as the beach. It the best of both worlds!! House can sleep an army! Beach is beautiful and easily accessed. We loved our stay here. Probably the only consideration is the stairs are steep and narrow which can be a challenge for older guests, but external access makes it a breeze. Great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great for large family gatherings

  • 4 of 5

This South Haven property is in a great location. We walked to town and other activities. There is a private beach with access on a path from the back yard. There is no air conditioning so it can be rather warm inside, although fans are available. I would classify the house as quirky, with the furnishings showing wear. Our family had a great time and lots of fun memories. The size of the house allowed for games, TV, conversation, sleep, cooking (small kitchen) and wonderful views all at the same time. If we were to have another family time in South Haven we would want this property again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Perfect Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our stay here. This really is the perfect beach house. The location can't be beat and the house is very charming. The owners were also wonderful to work with--very kind and helpful. I would recommend this house to anyone interested in a getaway on Lake Michigan. We will certainly consider this place for our next stop in South Haven!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review and for being such nice guests... We're so glad you enjoyed your stay... Ciao Marion
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Great place for our weekend stay. Lots of space especially outside patio area.

  • 3 of 5

Nice location and great view

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed with you for 15 years and love Michigan and your cottage. If I could make a suggestion it would be to place some "private beach" signs between your property and the rentals to the south. They tend to "Set up camp" on your property and it becomes overwhelming. Also some newer mattresses would be helpful for us "old folks".

We absolutely love the cottage .Wish to thank you and plan on returning next year. Have a great August. The Keaney's

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
63 Miles
grand rapids michigan

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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
11 Jun 2017 - 23 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£3,373
for 7 nights
From
£448
 
 
fall
24 Aug 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,228
for 3 nights
From
£331
 
 
summer 2018
17 Jun 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,428
for 7 nights
From
£456
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£936
for 2 nights
From
£351
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £233.97
Damage Deposit £233.97

July 5 through 9th is a five night week minimum --at $550 a night
WEEKLY RENTALS: SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT--PLEASE
CHECK IN 4 PM SUNDAY.
CHECK OUT 11 AM THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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