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Great property, available all year!

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

Book your fall or winter getaway today!

Great rates, available all year! Many spring and summer dates available! Contact me now for details about our spring special!

Our "Cozy Nook" is close to the beach and downtown. This house offers all of the amenities you need to enjoy a great vacation in South Haven! Located .7 of a mile from downtown and the beach, you can enjoy everything that South Haven has to offer!

The house has two bedrooms, one bedroom with three twin beds and the other with a queen bed.

We have a large window a/c unit in the living room (15,400 BTU). We also have ceiling fans and box fans available.

We offer lots of 'extras' to make your stay even more enjoyable! Beyond the basic linens, dishes, kitchen gadgets and bedding, we have:

- Keurig coffee maker, crock pot

-Baby gear including Pack-n-play, portable high chair, stroller, beach toys (please request prior to arrival)

-Flat screen TV, basic DISH, high-speed internet in the living room. Bonus “smart tv” in master bedroom with access to Hulu.

-Board games, DVDs, children's toys and books--- just in case it rains and you're stuck inside!

-Beach equipment including a beach cart, chairs, small umbrella, wagon and sand toys.

Our property is pet-friendly, please let us know prior to booking if you plan to travel with your pet :-)

More Details

Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Elizabeth

We are year-round South Haven residents and we love everything that southwest Michigan has to offer! We especially love spending time at the beach in the summer. Our favorite places to visit in town are Sherman's, Kid's Corner and Taste.

We are both teachers and foster parents, so we kept our love of kids in mind when we set up the house and added in lots of beach and house toys!

Elizabeth purchased this house in 2005

Why Elizabeth chose South Haven

We have worked hard to ensure that we can create a budget-friendly vacation experience for all families!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Pack-n-play available for infants/toddlers
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • Pack-n-play is also available upon request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • ski


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Great property, available all year!
average rating of 4.428571 based on 21 reviews

Great stay for the value.

  • 4 of 5

The house an furnishing were spot on for our needs. The owner was flexible, easy to communicate with and very friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

thank you for allowing us to call your place home for the long weekend!! We were comfortable, th place was clean and the neighborhood was quiet. Perfect location for us, We hope to book again next year!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay and the place was well equipped. Great location for walking to downtown. Neighborhood was quiet. Very enjoyable week!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A very enjoyable place! Super close to the beach. Other comments had said that it was in a "iffy" neighborhood, but I disagree having stayed there. I felt completely safe. The beach equipment was a really nice commodity.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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clean neat had plenty off t.v channels comfortable house.

  • 4 of 5

Owner was very help full.No problems at all.Thank's for all you did. Mark D.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

First and foremost I would like to share is that the owner, Beth, is fantastic. She was very communicative and accommodating to all our requests/needs. She answered every phone call (which proved important when we locked ourselves out of the house!) and responded to emails quickly.

The house was perfect for our family of four and two dogs. Our girls loved having their own room with adorable accents on their beds (my 5 yr old is obsessed with mermaids, so the mermaid decor was perfect!) There was also a closet full of toys, games, movies etc that kept my girls busy on the rainy days. Not to mention the garage FULL off beach accessories, strollers, and toys. We literally didn't have to bring a thing!

The living space was large enough for us all to convene in at the end of the day. I would say the only downfall is the lack of space in the kitchen and accessing the back patio you have to go through the garage, but overall it served its purpose.

There was a wagon in the garage which held both our girls perfectly as we walked to the beach and park (with a huge playland for kids) which was about a 5-10 minute walk depending how fast you walk, definitely easy to do with young kids. The area overlooks South Beach, with access to the beach down a couple flights of stairs from the bluff. Very easy. If you're a church goer, St Basil's is also down the way from the park, about 10-15 min walk from the house. You can acutally walk to downtown if you want, it's about 20 minutes.

We absolutely loved our stay in South Haven. I would recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Haven Lighthouse
South Beach
Sherman's Dairy Bar
Farmer's Market
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Kalamazoo Airport
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
South Beach
Car: recommended

Southwest Michigan has a lot to offer! Below is a list of activities to enjoy while you stay at our property, with a note about their driving distance.

Public Beaches:

South Beach (0.8)

North Beach (1.8)

Deerlick Creek Park (2.2)

Pilgrim Haven Natural Area Park (3.8)

Casco Township Nature Preserve (5.4 miles)


Kids Corner Park (0.7)

Van Buren State Park (4.8 miles)

Golf Courses:

Beeches Golf Club-3.5 miles

Hawkshead- 5 miles

South Haven Golf Club-3.8 miles


Fish Charters/Boat cruises- 0.5-1.0

Ice Rink (seasonal) 0.5

Lakeside Entertainment (Bowling)- 1.1

Michigan Theater (Movie Theater)- 0.7

Michigan Maritime Museum (0.7)

South Haven Farm Market (season) 0.5

Saugatuck Dune Rides (23)

Timber Ridge Ski Area (seasonal-25 miles)

Salon Services/Spas:

Kerry Mark Salon (0.7)

Top Nails (0.6)

K Nails (0.6)

Urban Studio Salon and Spa (0.6)

For a complete list of area activities, including restaurants and bars, please look at www.southhaven.org There are many restaurants located less than a mile from our property!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £14.29 per person per night
Pet Fee £71.43

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Inquiring about the property doesn't reserve the dates requested, a payment must be made to reserve the property. Pets must be approved before booking.

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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