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Beautiful Private Beach Property - Beach in Your Back Yard!

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Last updated: 06/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:13-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

St. Joseph house description

For memorable vacations, unforgettable sunsets and moonlit fires at a spacious home overlooking your own Private Beach on beautiful Lake Michigan... nothing beats this Beach House! Swimming, golfing, fishing, boating, “beaching” or simply relaxing in a place so unique, and so hidden from the rest of the world... your family will have a hard time saying goodbye. Located in an upscale residential neighborhood, on a charming brick road, this 2 acre property features a 4 bedroom, 3 bath house with screened in porch, a huge patio facing golden sunsets and wonderful green lawns leading to a Private sugar sand beach. No bluffs or long stairways, just a quick walk over a private sand dune. The first floor offers ramps to patio and back yard and modified full bath making it entirely handicapped accessible. For you boaters, a full service marina is located at the end of the street not a half-mile away!


400 Beach House: For memorable vacations, unforgettable sunsets and moonlit fires at a spacious home overlooking your own Private Beach on beautiful Lake Michigan... nothing beats this House! Swimming, golfing, fishing, boating, “beaching” or simply relaxing in a place so unique, and so hidden from the rest of the world... your family will have a hard time saying goodbye.
Located in an upscale residential neighborhood, on a charming brick road, this 2 acre property features a 4 bedroom, 3 bath house with screened in porch, a huge patio facing golden sunsets and wonderful green lawns leading to a Private sugar sand beach. No bluffs or long stairways, just a quick walk over a private sand dune. Once you have arrived you will never have to leave the back yard to enjoy everything this home has to offer.

Features: Features include a fully furnished island kitchen, spacious living room and family room offering a 42” flat screen TV, cable and Internet ready. The master bedroom includes a king size bed with private full bath and beautiful lake views. Bedrooms 2 & 3 include queen beds and bedroom 4 offers 4 twin beds (2 sets of bunks!). The attached screened in patio leads out onto a beautiful spacious deck perfect for relaxing with a bottle of wine and watching the sunset. Parking in front is easy for 5+ cars and the garage includes a second refrigerator. The first floor offers ramps to patio and back yard and modified full bath making it entirely handicapped accessible.

Surroundings: Located just 2 hours from downtown Chicago, St. Joseph offers shopping, local art fairs, festivals, wineries, weekend farmers markets and fine dining just a short drive up the road. Golf enthusiasts will be thrilled by the close proximity to the newly opened Jack Nicklaus designed Harbor Shores Resort and Golf Club. The first tee box is less than a mile away from your front door. For you boaters, a full service marina is located at the end of the street not a half-mile away! Bring your boats and jet skis anchor them off of your private beach and have fun! Our only rule while you stay with us is that you place your beach chair “in the water”!!

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 4 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 1 baby crib

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4 includes a couch. 3 out of 4 bedrooms offer Lake View!

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            handicapped accessible...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1 is modified full bath, entirely handicapped accessible.

          Other Amenities

              • All bedrooms include air conditioning units.

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Toys
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Audio Tape Player

              Theme

              • Sports & Activities
              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Arboretum
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Antiquing
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Lake
              • Beachfront
              • Lakefront
              • Water View
              • Beach View
              • Lake View
              • Waterfront

              sports and adventure activities

              • Surfing
              • Basketball Court
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Pier Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Roller Blading
              • Hunting
              • Freshwater Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Covered Parking
                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Wood Fireplace
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Mobile Phone
                          • PC
                          • Backpack
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Thermos Bottle
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Water Cooler
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Mosquito Magnet
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Parking
                          • Garage
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Computer Available
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Telephone
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Central AC with additional window units in all bedrooms...moreless

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Kitchen
                              • Blender
                              • Coffee Grinder
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Lobster Pot
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Stove
                              • Freezer
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Grill
                              • Kitchenette
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Cooking Utensils

                              Outside

                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Large Cooler
                              • Small Cooler
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Screen Porch / Veranda
                              • Walkway To Water
                              • Sand Box
                              • Balcony
                              • Barbecue
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Lanai / Gazebo
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Summer
                              May 25 - Sep 14, 2014
                              13 night min stay

                              $3,800
                              Off Season
                              Sep 15 - May 25, 2015
                              30 night min stay

                              $500

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning $200
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Cancellation policy:

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


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                              Last updated: 06/10/2014
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                              Location

                              The first floor offers ramps to patio and back yard and modified full bath making it entirely handicapped accessible. Located just 2 hours from downtown Chicago, St. Joseph offers shopping, local art fairs, festivals, wineries, weekend farmers markets and fine dining just a short drive up the road. Golf enthusiasts will be thrilled by the close proximity to the newly opened Jack Nicklaus designed Harbor Shores Resort and Golf Club. The first tee box is less than a mile away from your front door. For you boaters, a full service marina is located at the end of the street not a half-mile away! Bring your boats and jet skis anchor them off of your private beach and have fun! Our only rule while you stay with us is that you place your beach chair “in the water”!!

                              Golf: The first of its class in Michigan's Great Southwest, Harbor Shores is proud to present the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course. Recognized for the high standards of Nicklaus Design, The Golf Club at Harbor Shores is destined to become a showcase for the Midwest. The 18-hole course will feature three dramatic holes with sweeping views of Lake Michigan; nine holes bordering the beautiful banks of the Paw Paw River, Ox Creek and its wetlands; and six holes through rolling hills, ravines, and a hardwood forest, truly a unique golf experience.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1974

                              About the owner: This home has been in our family for over 60+ years. Generations of our family have literally grown up here. It's a unique property in a wonderful community that has it all. It has been our little 'slice of heaven' for many years and only recently have we decided to share it with others. Our Beachhouse will grab you with its warm family feel, the 'too good to be true' private beach and sunsets that rival any place on Earth - period!

                              Why the Owner Chose St. Joseph:
                              Best location in Southwest Michigan. Beach, water, golf and easy access to and from Chicago.


                              Contact us

                              Speaks: english
                               

                              Photos

                              • Private Beach

                                Private Beach

                              • Private Beach

                                Private Beach

                              • Unforgettable Sunsets

                                Unforgettable Sunsets

                              • Ridgeway House

                                Ridgeway House

                              • Queen Bedroom 2 of 4 Lake View!

                                Queen Bedroom 2 of 4 Lake View!

                              • Fully Furnished Island Kitchen

                                Fully Furnished Island Kitchen

                              • Private Beach

                                Private Beach

                              • Green Lawn Backyard

                                Green Lawn Backyard

                              • Magical Bonfires

                                Magical Bonfires

                              • Queen Bedroom 1 of 4 Lake View!

                                Queen Bedroom 1 of 4 Lake View!

                              • King Bedroom 3 of 4 Lake View!

                                King Bedroom 3 of 4 Lake View!

                              • Not a Postcard!

                                Not a Postcard!

                              VRBO #171874

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                              This listing was first published here in 2008.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, June 04, 2014

                              $71 - $543 per night (USD)
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                              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 11

                              View calendar: Updated 06/10/14
                              Minimum stay: 13-30 nights
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