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Beach Town Apartment Right in the Heart of the Fun! 1 1/2 Blocks from Water.

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View of Dining room and Kitchen from Living room.

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Last updated: 11/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grand Haven apartment description

Beautiful Downtown Apartment in the center of it all. Here you can walk to everything in Downtown while still enjoying the serenity of a spacious upper level apartment above a Downtown boutique. The entrance is located at ground level on Washington Ave. and has one flight of stairs to the upper level. It's convenient location is only 1 1/2 blocks off the Boardwalk that leads out to the famous Grand Haven Lighthouse on Lake Michigan and right smack in the center of all the Downtown shopping and restaurants. Everything is right outside your door. 1100 sq ft of living space with 11 ft ceilings, original brick walls and beautiful wood floors in a Historical Downtown Building built in the late 1890's. Contemporary, clean and inviting. Open Kitchen, Dinning room and Living room designed for your comfort and relaxation. Living room features comfortable furniture, a Hide-a-bed sofa for parties over 4 people, Large 50' T.V. and DVD player and a wonderful view of our Downtown boutiques. Dining room has a 4 chair dining table with extra dining chairs for larger parties and is a open floor plan to Kitchen and Living room. Kitchen is open and has plenty of cupboard space. Fully stocked with your cookware, dishes and basic appliances like coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, and toaster. Master bedroom has king size bed outfitted with high end linens , small TV, night stands and large closet. In Master bedroom you will find french doors leading to a relaxing outside deck with patio table and chairs. Guest bedroom has a queen size bed with high end linens and large closet. Central Air will keep you comfortable in hot weather. In the Hallway you will find a Stack-able washer and dryer. The bathroom has Kohler pedestal sink and toilet and the original but restored claw foot soaking tub with shower. Our apartment has it's roots- the cream city brick walls and the original claw foot tub. We renovated and added 500 sq ft in 2000 to give it a open and comfortable feel but save it's charm. Grand Haven is a beautiful place to build family vacation memories and we hope staying in one of it's historical Downtown buildings will add to your experience.


Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 and older to rent property....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Inflatable queen bed: 1 queen

            Can be set up in guest bedroom or livingroom...moreless

          • Master bedroom has King size bed with high quality linens, seasonally appropriate down comforter/Duvet, French doors leading to outside deck for lounging, two nightstands, reading lamp, alarm clock, full dressing mirror, small T.V. with VCR, ceiling fan. Guest bedroom has queen size bed with high quality linens, seasonally appropriate down comforter/ coverlet, one night table, reading lamp, ceiling fan. Living room has a queen size Inflatable mattress and chaise lounge chair, guest seating and large flat screen T.V....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Original claw foot tub from late1800's was saved and used in our newly remodeled bath....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Small assortment. Please feel free to add to it. If you take one, please leave one....moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player:

            DVD player provided...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Charter cable Summer rental has full cable package. Off season may have reduced cable package....moreless

          • Television:

            52' screen TV internet compatable....moreless

          • VCR

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sledding
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Downtown:

            Shopping, Dinning, Bars & Entertainment, Musical Fountain, Boardwalk to Light House, Coast Guard, VFW, Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, much more...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hunting
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central air. Controls are located in boutique below. Request changes in boutique. Shared heating/cooling system for apartment and boutique....moreless

          • Alarm Clock
          • Basic Soaps
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer:

            Small stackable dryer unit for standard loads...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Central heat. See Air-conditioning for details....moreless

          • Internet:

            wifi internet provided....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided:

            All bedding is high quality linens. Down comforters and duvets. Coverlets provided. Plenty of pillow options....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Seats 8. Large 52' screen TV, internet compatible. Full cable package during Summer rental season, may be reduced off season. Room for Queen size inflatable bed set up for parties over 4. ...moreless

          • Paper Towels
          • Parking:

            1 parking space reserved for property 170648. For more than 1 car speak to owner about self-paid public parking lot behind Washington Ave between 1st & 2nd St. Contact owner for possible options....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            1 guaranteed parking spot with this rental in rear off building below balcony. For additional parking (see Parking) contact owner for additional help. ...moreless

          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided:

            All kitchen towels and bath towels provided. Beach towels not provided, please bring your own....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Small stackable washer for standard loads....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Network access information posted on cork board in kitchen...moreless

          Kitchen

          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Blender
          • Coffee Grinder
          • Coffee Maker:

            Standard coffee maker....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            All cooking utensils and service ware....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Stocked with service for 6. All dishware provided. Pots and pans. Coffee maker, coffee grinder, toaster, and blender....moreless

          • Freezer
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            Large open Kitchen with plenty of storage space. ...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Above mounted Microwave....moreless

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            Has outdoor table and seating for 4....moreless

          • Wood Deck

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Sept 1, 2014 to June 6, 2015
              Sep 1 - Jun 6, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $200
              $900 $2,000
              June 7-28
              Jun 7 - Jun 28, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,200

              Changeover Day: Sunday

              4th of July 6/28 to 7/5
              Jun 29 - Jul 5, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,500

              Changeover Day: Sunday

              July 5-26
              Jul 6 - Jul 26, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,200

              Changeover Day: Sunday

              Coast Guard 7/26-8/2
              Jul 27 - Aug 2, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,500

              Changeover Day: Sunday

              August 2-23
              Aug 3 - Aug 23, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,200

              Changeover Day: Sunday

              August 23, 2015 to June 5,2016
              Aug 24 - Jun 4, 2016
              3 night min stay
              $200
              $900 $2,000
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $200
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee 2015 $100 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Tax Rate 6%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 11/26/2014
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              Location

              12 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Muskegon airport
              100 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              Wooden Nickle
              14 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Lake Express
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Grand Haven Golf Club
              20 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Holland Train Station
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              US 31
              150 Metres
              Nearest Restaurant
              De-lite, The Grand, The Grill Room, Kirby's, more
              1 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Mulligan's Hollow ski bowl
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Lake Michigan

              Car: Recommended

              Grand Haven, Michigan is a small Lakeshore town 45 minutes West of Grand Rapids, Michigan where you will find concerts at Van Andel Arenaand Fredrick Meijers Gardens. Baseball at Comerica Park. Muskegon, Michigan is located 10 minute north and has more great beaches, The Lake Express Ferry going to and from Milwaukee, WI. South 20 minutes you will find Holland, Michigan and the famous Tulip Festival in the spring.

              Other Activities: Lake Michigan Beaches

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              About the owner: I have lived near Lake Michigan now for about 30 years, moving hear from Grand Rapids, MI. I find it hard to imagine not being near the beach at this point. Grand Rapids is a nice city but living near the water offers a peace that can't be duplicated, and it's free! My husband has lived his entire life in this area and runs his own company in Muskegon. I am able to do bookkeeping and property management from my home or if lucky enough from a warm sunny spot near our many friends we have acquired in Florida.

              Why the Owner Chose Grand Haven:
              In 2000 my husband and I purchased this building on the main street of Downtown Grand Haven so that I could open a boutique and live a personal dream of having my own business. I chose Grand Haven for a few good reasons. 1) It was close to home. 2) Grand Haven was a perfect small town. It had the right mix of people and they loved and supported their town. 3) Grand Haven was my favorite place to spend my free time. It seemed a perfect spot to build and business and a sense of community. My experience was wonderful and a dream come true. I was welcomed with open arms by locals and other business owners and soon became knitted into the community. This experience has left me only wanting to make it a better place. I no longer run my boutique, I left that behind after 10 years so that my husband and I could travel more freely, mostly in the winter :) but I still own this wonderful property and find Grand Haven a great investment. I rent out the boutique below and the apartment above is still a vacation apartment for guests to enjoy. My husband and I live close by and are very hands on, we think of our apartment as our possible summer home if we ever make the move to become regular snow birds and let go of our own home on the lake. I hope you enjoy our apartment for it was a dream come true for me and will always be a blessing in our lives.

              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
              Although I have never made this apartment our home, we have stayed there quite a bit. I think what I love about it is that it has so many conveniences. I love that the businesses Downtown are still family owned and operated. Many of them have raised their families right at work, making all of us extended families. People are friendly and helpful. It is the kind of town that makes you feel safe and cared about. I always meet visitors who are returning because they grew up vacationing in Grand Haven and want to keep the tradition going. Grand Haven is a slice of the American Dream.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • View of Dining room and Kitchen from Living room.

                View of Dining room and Kitchen from Living room.

              • View of Guest bedroom.

                View of Guest bedroom.

              • View of Living room from the Dining room/Kitchen area.

                View of Living room from the Dining room/Kitchen area.

              • View of Dining area from living room.

                View of Dining area from living room.

              • Picture of Coast Guard Festival which is always the last week of July and first week of August.

                Picture of Coast Guard Festival which is always the last week of July and first week of August.

              • View of Master bedroom and French Doors leading to the outside patio/deck.

                View of Master bedroom and French Doors leading to the outside patio/deck.

              • View of Bathroom.

                View of Bathroom.

              • View from Hallway to showing the large open floor plan of Kitchen, Dining room and Living room.

                View from Hallway to showing the large open floor plan of Kitchen, Dining room and Living room.

              • View of Deck off Master Bedroom. Over looks parking and other Downtown business.

                View of Deck off Master Bedroom. Over looks parking and other Downtown business.

              • View of Grand Haven Lighthouse and the end of our boardwalk along the channel leading through Grand Haven and into Spring Lake.

                View of Grand Haven Lighthouse and the end of our boardwalk along the channel leading through Grand Haven and into Spring Lake.

              $171 - $214 per night (USD)
              9

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 11/26/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              Member since: 2007
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 24 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 11/26/2014
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