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Beautiful Private Beach Property - Beach in Your Back Yard!

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property 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”!!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

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

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

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

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

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

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

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

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

Kitchen

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

Outside

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

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 26 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,800
Off Season
Oct 1 - May 15, 2016
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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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 grown up in this home. 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 Beach house 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!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 10%
  • Calendar last updated 05/18/2015
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