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Henkel Cottage-Fall Weekend Special-3rd Night Free!

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Last updated: 08/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

South Haven house description

The Henkel Cottage is a charming South Haven rental. Fabulous slate firepit with firewood, roasting forks & S'mores supplies waiting for you. Wonderful 3 bedroom, 2 full bath getaway. Perfect for families, Girls' getaway weekends, reunions, etc. First St. Beach access is a 2-3 minute walk from the front porch. This beach is a small neighborhood beach & there are 7 public beaches within 1 mile of the home. Henkel Cottage is available year around & off- season discounts are available. Home offers teak hardwood floors, fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, Wi fi, DVD library, board games, water softener, front loading washer & dryer, large leather sectional sofa, toddler bed & port a crib. Outdoor fun includes nearby beach (wagon, chairs, beach umbrella, toys provided), swingset, basketball hoop on concrete driveway, shaded hammock, Outdoor heated shower to rinse off sand after a day at the beach, Weber gas grill. Patio seating for 10. Is your date not available? We are excited to offer 2 fantastic sister properties. The Henkel Bungalow HomeAway # 940644 & the Henkel Gem HomeAway #3543430.

Bedroom Configurations: Master-King, 2nd Bedroom-Double bed & twin bunk, 3rd bedroom-Single bed and twin bunks. Toddler bed and port a crib. All bedding provided. No smoking, no pets please.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum rental age 25 yrs. old....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king


              • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single


              • Sleeping accommodations for 9. We also have a toddler bed & portable crib on site. All bedding provided....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Guests bring personal bath towels and beach towels.

              Other Amenities

                  • Ready and at your convenience; Beach chairs, wagon & beach toys. Wireless internet, central air conditioning, gas fireplace, front loading washer & dryer, iron & ironing board, dishwasher, coffee maker, microwave, 42 inch living room tv with cable, 3 bedroom tvs, telephone, DVD player, video library, board games, high chair, booster seat. For your outdoor pleasure we offer a spacious patio with gas grill with seating for entire group. We also have a hammock, swingset, basketball hoop/basketball. Basketball system manufacturer requires all guests be aware that 'dunking' or hanging from rim is prohibited. Enjoy the brand new slate firepit to roast marshmallows with the kids. Firewood, marshmallows and roasting forks provided! Bedroom and kitchen linens also provided. Guests bring personal bath and beach towels....moreless


                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Video Library
                  • Video Game Console
                  • Video Games


                  • Family
                  • Adventure
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Recreation Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Lake
                  • Beach

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 10 people


                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Fresh bedroom & kitchen linens provided. Guests bring personal bath & beach towels...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Concrete driveway...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Telephone
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating:

                        Central heat/air conditioning...moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Front Loading Whirlpool Duet...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Front Loading Whirlpool Duet...moreless

                      • Fireplace
                      • Internet

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave


                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Table seating for 10+...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Golf Clubs
                          • Child's Swing

                          Payment Type

                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                          • Discover


                          Write a review 5
                          from 17 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Jun 20 - Aug 29, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Changeover Day: Friday

                          Early Summer 2015
                          May 29 - Jun 11, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          Summer 2015
                          Jun 12 - Sep 7, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Cleaning Fee $100
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                          • Taxes Included


                          Check-in 4:00 pm EST, Check-out 10:00 am EST. Reservations are not confirmed without rental deposit. Security deposit refund is returned within 10 days of departure if home is left per requirements of contract. Holiday weekends may be subject to 3 night minimum. No smoking, no pets please.

                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                          Last updated: 08/28/2014
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                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          South Haven Regional Airport
                          60 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Lake Michigan/Muskegon
                          12 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Hwy 196
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          South Haven Golf Club
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Sophie's Steakhouse

                          Car: Necessary

                          A few of our personal family favorites for South Haven include; June Harborfest, VanBuren State Park, Kal Haven Bike Trail, Michigan Maritime Museum, Sherman's Ice Cream, Blueberry & Raspberry Picking, Farmers' Market, Perch Fishing, Blueberry Fesitival, Art Fair, July 4th 'Light Up the Lake' fireworks, Kids Korner Playground, Golf, Apple & Peach Picking, Cranberry Harvest in October, Icebreaker Winter Festival, Chili Cook Off, Outdoor Ice Skating and much more!!


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: We are a family of 5 and have enjoyed South Haven for over a decade. We pride ourselves on offering beautiful rental homes and provide honest, friendly service. We have created great family memories there and are happy to help your friends & family do the same!

                          Why the Owner Chose South Haven:
                          We love the pace of life and friendly people in South Haven. Hanging out at the beach, visiting downtown, watching boats float along the Black River, or simply taking in a beautiful Lake Michigan sunset makes for a great vacation.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The Henkel Cottage has many special touches. Heated outdoor shower, slate fire pit, patio dining for 10, beach equipment and much more. North Shore Dr. and beach are within walking distance. Great place to make special memories with family & friends.

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                          Speaks: english

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          • Slate Firepit. Firewood, Smores supplies and Roasting Forks provided!

                            Slate Firepit. Firewood, Smores supplies and Roasting Forks provided!

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                          • Bedroom 2 of 3. 
Full size bed and set of bunks.
TV with DVD

                            Bedroom 2 of 3. Full size bed and set of bunks. TV with DVD

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                          • Swingset fun and hammock to relax in!

                            Swingset fun and hammock to relax in!

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                          • Master Bedroom
King Bed. Full Bath
TV with DVD

                            Master Bedroom King Bed. Full Bath TV with DVD

                          • 3rd Bedroom. Sleeps 3. TV w/ DVD

                            3rd Bedroom. Sleeps 3. TV w/ DVD

                          • Adjustable height b-ball hoop. Great fun for all ages.

                            Adjustable height b-ball hoop. Great fun for all ages.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, August 14, 2014

                          $300 - $414 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

                          View calendar: Updated 08/28/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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