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Romantic Paw Paw Lake Area Vacation Home

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Front of home (facing the lake) from the southwest

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Last updated: 08/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Coloma house description

Welcome to our romantic... all season... completely furnished... Paw Paw Lake area vacation home! Rekindle the romance... gather your friends for a harvest festival and celebrate life... or just get away for a long romantic weekend. Celebrate that special occasion... a promotion... a milestone birthday... a special anniversary... a honeymoon...

This lovely... romantic... 3 bedroom home, is equiped with high quality furnishings and antiques. The home is located on one acre of well maintained grounds with mature trees, 3 perennial gardens and a one acre pond.

The large Great Room has a 12' cathedral ceiling, a large stone (gas) fireplace, solid oak flooring, ceiling fan, plush sofa, love seat rocker, lazyboy style recliner, entertainment center with CD, DVD, VHS players and video library. The Great Room has partial views of Paw Paw Lake and backyard.

The large Master Bedroom has a 12 foot cathedral ceiling with ceiling fan, his and hers closets, a high quality memory foam-pillow top Queen size bed and plenty of dresser space. The large Master Bathroom has a Jacuzzi, custom tiled shower with rain head, separate toilet closet and his and hers sinks and vanities. The Master Bedroom opens onto a large deck overlooking the scenic back yard, pond and wetlands area.

The second bedroom has a Queen size bed, closet and a partial view of Paw Paw Lake straight out over the front deck.

The third bedroom is small but has a upper and lower Bunk Bed with a pull out trundle bed (twin) under the lower bunk that makes 3 single beds. The second full bathroom is in close proximity to both bedrooms.

The kitchen is equiped with a refrigerator, electric stove, microwave and is complete with cookware, cutlery, dishes, toaster, blender, electric can opener and coffee maker. Our home is the perfect getaway from the busy city.... in a relaxing lake area atmosphere.

We are located just off Paw Paw Lake in Coloma Township, between St Joseph and South Haven. This area is very quiet, especially after Labor Day, and is perfect for a couple (or small family) that wants a nice quiet, relaxing 'get away' from the every day stresses of life. The Master Bedroom/Master Bathroom w/Jacuzzi is perfect for a couple... Our home is a great place to spend a week, or a few quiet days, relaxing and enjoying your honeymoon.... The Great Room is very cozy with a nice stone fireplace, cathedral ceiling, beautiful hardwood flooring, entertainment center and comfy furnishings.

The Coloma/Watervliet area is in the heart of Michigan's fruit rich region along the shores of Lake Michigan. In the spring, stroll along the shoreline and see the flowers in bloom, stopping to browse at unique shops along the way. In mid to late summer, and early fall... visit the many area orchards that offer a variety of fruits and vegetables. Pick your own peaches, apples and pumpkins and take a hayride through an orchard at Harvest Festival time. Winter time offers snow skiing, ice skating, cross country skiing and other cold weather activities... Or, just cozy up to the Great Room fireplace and relax.

Nearby Coloma and Watervliet offer local dining, movie theaters, antique shops and small town charm. Unleash your adventurous spirit and take a short drive on scenic Lake Michigan Circle Tour Highway, M-63, hugging the Lake Michigan shoreline, north to South Haven and south to St. Joseph. There you will find good food, live music/theater, unique shops, museums and art galleries. Each town has individual charm with it's own lighthouse, boat filled harbor and unique attractions -- an experience you will not soon forget!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum age to rent is 25....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children will enjoy the huge backyard that backs up to a 2 acre pond and wetlands area....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            NO SMOKING IS ALLOWED. Security deposit will be forfeited if smoking is detected....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Please no pets....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

            Bunk Bed has a pull out Trundle...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master Bedroom has a Pillow Top Queen mattress...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Front Bedroom has a standard Queen mattress...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (2) One memory foam, pillow top Queen size bed in the Master Bedroom. One Queen size bed in second bedroom, Bunk Beds (1) 3rd bedroom is small but has upper and lower bunk beds. The lower bed has a pull out trundle unit that makes 3 beds total. Bunks are sturdy and can sleep adults... but for comfort... they are are recommended for children or young adults....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            His/hers sinks, toilet closet, walk-in shower, jacuzzi...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Toilet, shower, sink...moreless

          • Large Master bath off Master bedroom. His and hers sinks. Private toilet closet. Walk-in shower, Jacuzzi. 2nd bathroom, shower, sink, toilet...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player:

            DVD, VHS and CD...moreless

          • VCR
          • Video Library:

            Various VHS and DVD movies available...moreless

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Lake View:

            View of Paw Paw Lake from the front rooms and front deck, but the view is not panoramic. Also a secluded back yard with a two acre pond and wetlands area....moreless

          • Rural:

            Just off the Paw Paw Lake in Coloma Township...moreless

          • Water View:

            View of Paw Paw Lake from the front rooms and front deck. View is non panoramic. Also a secluded back yard with a two acre pond and wetlands area....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Hunting
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Racquetball
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air Conditioning...moreless

          • Broadband Access:

            High Speed Internet access. WiFi internet also....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            General Electric dryer in the center of the house (laundry room) off the main hallway between the kitchen/dining area and Master bedroom....moreless

          • Garage:

            Not available for use...moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            Large stone fireplace with oak mantle and large stone hearth...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Natural gas heating...moreless

          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            If you prefer....you can bring your own linens, blankets, comforters etc....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Sofa, love seat rocker, lazyboy, entertainment center with 27' TV, combination DVD/VHS/CD players....moreless

          • Parking:

            Driveway only, NO PARKING off the driveway or on any grassy areas....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Driveway parking only. Please... no driving on... or parking on the grass... or lawn areas....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Towels supplied... or you can bring your own. Towels for up to 7 guests....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            General Electric washer in the center of the house (laundry room) off the main hallway between the kitchen/dining area and Master bedroom....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            If you bring your laptop with you... We have WiFi access....moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils:

            Dishes, glasses, silverware, pots and pans etc......moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Settings for 8 plus...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Whirlpool refrigerator/freezer, Whirlpool electric self cleaning range, microwave, electric can opener, toaster, blender, coffee maker....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Microwave...moreless

          • Oven:

            Electric self cleaning oven...moreless

          Outside

          • Boat:

            Rentals available locally. Guys Marine in Downtown Coloma for Pontoon boats...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            (3) Front of home has a large 24' X 12' deck facing Paw Paw Lake with a partial lake view, driveway side has a wooden deck attached to the front deck and main entrance, the rear of the home (off the master bedroom) has a nice view off the 22' X 12' wooden deck overlooking the scenic back yard, mature trees, wetlands/pond and perennial garden...moreless

          • Golf:

            Watervliet Country Club, Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor and various other clubs, check internet for locations....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Rentals available locally...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Large backyard with a pond and perennial gardens...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            2 grills, (1) propane and (1) charcoal...moreless

          Pool / Spa

              • Jetted Tub:

                Large 40' wide custom Jacuzzi whirlpool bath...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off Season Rates
              Sep 15 - May 14, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $175
              Standard Rate
              May 15 - Sep 10, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $195
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $195

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Cleaning $100 + tax
              • Tax Rate 6%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Location

              9 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Benton Harbor
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Watervliet Golf Club
              2 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak in St. Joeseph, South Shore in Mich. City
              3.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 94
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Bend, (1 blk), The Friendly (Downtown Coloma)
              40 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Timber Ridge - Kalamazoo
              5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Hager Shore - Lake Michigan

              Car: Recommended

              LOCAL AREA ATTRACTIONS AND GREAT RESTAURANTS

              WINERIES - Wine Tasting at local Wineries, Tabor Hill, Lemon Creek, St. Julian just to name a few...

              Open Air Concerts - in St. Joseph and South Haven thruout the summer

              GREAT RESTAURANTS - and upscale dining in South Haven, Saugatuck, St. Joseph, & Coloma - Bucks, Clementine's Too, Schus, ReyBelles, Silver Beach Pizza, Bistro on the Boulevard, Tim's Too... Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream and the Cabana have ice cream treats... all in St. Joseph. Clemetine's is in South Haven and The Friendly is in Coloma.

              The SILVER BEACH CAROUSEL in St. Joe is a MUST SEE for young and old with a unique location and story.

              The CURIOUS KIDS MUSEUM is in St. Joseph.

              THE KRASL ARTS CENTER and the BOX FACTORY for the Arts are in St. Joseph.

              BEACHES - Silver Beach County Park has been named one of the TOP TEN FAMILY BEACHES in the USA. South Haven's beaches are wonderful as well!

              SPORT FISHING - Lake Michigan Sport Fishing Charters are available and depart from St Joseph and South Haven harbors.

              LIGHTHOUSES - St Joseph and South Haven.

              SOUTH HAVEN - Harborfest 2014 - 6/19 thru 6/22. The 51st Annual International Blueberry Festival 8/7 thru 8/10.

              SOUTH HAVEN - Visit the Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven and sail on the 'Friends Good Will' a restored Schooner originally built in 1810 and serving in the War of 1812.

              FIREWORKS on the Lake - 4th of July weekend in St. Joe and South Haven.

              CASINO'S - there are 3 Casinos within 1/2 hour to one hour driving time from this property. The Four Winds Casino in Hartford is just a few miles north of here. The New Buffalo Four Winds Casino is 35 minutes south of our property.

              GOLF - The Watervliet Country Club is an 18 hole golf course that borders Paw Paw Lake on the Watervliet side. HARBOR SHORES Golf Club in Benton Harbor, is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design Championship Course... home to the 75th Annual Senior PGA Championship, May 20th thru the 25th, 2014.

              BOAT RENTALS - for Paw Paw Lake, are available from GUY'S MARINE @ 269-468-3120, JD'S MARINE @ 269-463-6511, AND LAKE EFFECT POWER SPORTS @ 269-944-5577.

              WATER PARK - Safari Joe's Indoor Wilderness Water Park and Arcade in Watervliet is 10 minutes away.

              CAR FERRY'S - The SS Badger is a car ferry that sails from Ludington to Manitowoc WI, and the Lake Express is another car ferry that sails from Muskegon to Milwaukee.

              ACORN THEATER in Three Oaks, live entertainment in a historic setting. Check the Events calender on the acorntheater.com website.

              Our property is in close proximity to all these attractions and only 3 blocks from the Paw Paw Lake Marina - one third mile to the public boat launch - 1 block to beach access for swimming.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1988

              About the owner: Born in Oak Park, IL... raised in LaGrange Park and Naperville. Moved to Naperville when it was just a sleepy farming community... I have family in Michigan City, IN going back to the late 1800s. Our family has been coming to SW Michigan since the early 1900's. I spent most of my (summer) childhood years on the beach in Stevensville, where my grand parents had a home on Lake Michigan. That's when I fell in love with the area and I've been coming back ever since.

              Why the Owner Chose Coloma:
              Familiarity, proximity to Paw Paw lake and Lake Michigan... and the love of the area! Love the laid back atmosphere, lack of traffic and abundant of outdoor activites the area provides! Paw Paw Lake is great for water skiing and spending a leisurely day on the water. Lake Michigan is close... with several beach access parks nearby. The harbors, shops, restaurants and beaches of St. Joe, South Haven and Saugatuck can't be beat and have some of the best fresh water beaches in the country. Check out my favorite restaurants... Schu's, Bucks and Clementine's Too in St Joe, and Clementine's in South Haven and The Friendly in downtown Coloma!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Antique shopping... sampling the various restaurants... boating the lakes... vinyards and orchards... scenic traffic free country roads, and the Dunes are fantastic! Charming St. Joseph and South Haven, both 15 minutes away. All less than than two hours from Chicago...


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              Photos

              • Front of home (facing the lake) from the southwest

                Front of home (facing the lake) from the southwest

              • Great Room with fireplace

                Great Room with fireplace

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • 3rd Bedroom, bunk beds, bottom trundle pulls out for a 3rd bed.

                3rd Bedroom, bunk beds, bottom trundle pulls out for a 3rd bed.

              • Master Bath, jacuzzi, walk-in shower, his and hers sinks

                Master Bath, jacuzzi, walk-in shower, his and hers sinks

              • Looking out from Master Bedroom towards backyard/pond

                Looking out from Master Bedroom towards backyard/pond

              • Front deck view to Paw Paw Lake

                Front deck view to Paw Paw Lake

              • Rear Deck and Perennial garden

                Rear Deck and Perennial garden

              • Front yard to backyard, west side of house

                Front yard to backyard, west side of house

              • Backyard pond in the Fall

                Backyard pond in the Fall

              • Beautiful South Haven's south beach, pier and lighthouse, looking north

                Beautiful South Haven's south beach, pier and lighthouse, looking north

              • St. Josephs Silver Beach from the bluff, Silver Beach Carousel to the right

                St. Josephs Silver Beach from the bluff, Silver Beach Carousel to the right

              • Street side view from the southeast

                Street side view from the southeast

              • Great Room

                Great Room

              • Master Bedroom w/Queen sized Pillow Top bed

                Master Bedroom w/Queen sized Pillow Top bed

              • Front Bedroom with Queen bed

                Front Bedroom with Queen bed

              • Master Bath, walk in shower, separate toilet closet.

                Master Bath, walk in shower, separate toilet closet.

              • Front deck facing Paw Paw Lake with gas and charcoal grills

                Front deck facing Paw Paw Lake with gas and charcoal grills

              • Rear Deck and Perennial garden facing backyard and pond

                Rear Deck and Perennial garden facing backyard and pond

              • Back yard and pond

                Back yard and pond

              • Backyard pond in early Summer

                Backyard pond in early Summer

              • On Paw Paw Lake

                On Paw Paw Lake

              • South Haven Lighthouse from South Beach

                South Haven Lighthouse from South Beach

              • Circa 1810, Schooner 'Friends Good Will' on South Haven's Black River at sunset

                Circa 1810, Schooner 'Friends Good Will' on South Haven's Black River at sunset

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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

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              Speaks: english
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