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CharmingAdorable~Quaint Home

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Last updated: 07/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grand Haven house description

DURING JULY & AUGUST, WE ONLY RENT BY THE WEEK (Fri-Fri). NO EXCEPTIONS!
My kids call it Grand HEAVEN for a reason...
We are 2 miles from the beach and 1/2 mile from downtown shops, restaurants and the boardwalk.
Named on Yahoo as 'One of the best secret beaches on Earth!!'
Here is an excerpt from the Yahoo! article:
'Trolley cars, a 2.5-mile harbor-front boardwalk, and two 19th-century red lighthouses give a sweet, old-time feel to this Lake Michigan town. Boaters and fishermen flock here, and hikers like the short-but-strenuous climb to Rosy Mound that includes 1,000 feet of stairs up and down the sand dunes to the shore of Lake Michigan. There are warm shallows for swimming, and the soft sand of two public beaches squeaks when you walk on it. After sunset, the local restaurants, ice cream parlors, and shops come alive.' Yahoo! News Article May 2, 2012

Adorable, clean, comfortable home away from home. We are located on the desirable WEST side of the city. Just pack your clothes and get some groceries. We have the rest covered. :) Walk or bike to downtown Grand Haven. We are in walking distance to charming downtown, Harbor Island and the boardwalk. We are close to shops, restaurants, parks, and the beach. Our house is located in the charming Old Towne neighborhood. The houses are all close to a century old. It is a safe, quiet area. Come stay at our elderly, cute, quiet, relaxing getaway. You won't want to leave.

Enjoy bike rides to the beach or walks downtown to the shops or to the boardwalk to enjoy the Musical Fountain. Enjoy Lucy's Deli for Lunch, grab some ice cream at the Dairy Treat while watching the boats go in and out of the channel. Walk to the Farmer's Market, Harbor Island, or to Snug Harbor for Dinner. Charter a fishing boat for the day, Rent bikes, walk to Chinook Pier, or just simply relax on the beach.

There are two cozy bedrooms. The Master bedroom has a queen bed. It is perfect for a romantic escape. The 2nd bedroom is perfect for the kids. It has a set of bunks and an optional twin bed.

We have Wi-Fi, Cable and a DVD player. We have a flat-screen TV in the living room and a small flat-screen in the Master Bedroom.
On rainy days enjoy a day at the Spring Lake Aquatic Center. There are kiddie pools with waterslides, splash pads and tons of indoor water fun. There are also work out facilities, and swimming for adults.
There is so much to do in Grand Haven and nearby. However, when you need a place to come at the end of the day, this is the perfect getaway. Quaint, clean, comfortable and convenient.
Our house is perfect for Romantic getaways, Bachelor/Bachelorette parties, Father/Son & Mother/Daughter trips, Family time, or even Complete Alone, Re-charge Time (my favorite :)

During the Summer (July and August) WE ONLY DO WEEKLY RENTALS (FRI-FRI). June and September are available for nightly rentals (3 night minimum).

Keywords: Cottage, House, Vacation home, Walk to downtown and waterfront

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be over 21....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Queen size Beds (1) The Master bedroom has a 4-poster queen size bed., Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) The 2nd bedroom has a nice set of bunks and we have an optional twin bed that can be set up if needed....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • 1 bathroom with a tub/shower combo.

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                4...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street:

                There is plenty of parking on the road, parking lot across the street, and 2 cars can park in our driveway....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                We provide sheets, pillows, comforters and bath towels/hand towels....moreless

              • Air Conditioning
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Beach Towels, Coolers, Beach Chairs, Beach Bags, and a Beach Umbrella. Our bathroom has a bathtub if you need it for bathing little ones. There is a bike rental place just a couple of blocks away. Across the street from our house is Sweet Temptations ice-cream shop, Jimmy John's, Culvers, Sam's Tacos, etc....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Communications

                      • Wireless Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        We have an outdoor table and chairs....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Activities

                      • Churches
                      • Sailing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Walking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Marina
                      • Festivals
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Water Parks
                      • Playground
                      • Library
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Swimming
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      July and August
                      Jun 27 - Aug 29, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $950
                      Coast Guard Festival
                      Jul 25 - Jul 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,150
                      flat fee
                      Coast Guard
                      Aug 1 - Aug 8, 2014
                      8 night min stay

                      $1,150
                      flat fee
                      Fall/Winter
                      Oct 1 - May 21, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $100
                      $700 $650
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Note:Sept nightly rentals are available. $120/night, 3 night minimum.

                      June,July and August are weekly rentals ONLY (Fri-Fri).

                      Check in for Fri-Fri weekly rentals in July and August is at 3pm and check out time is 11am.

                      OFF SEASON RENTAL AVAILABLE OCT 1, 2014 - MAY 22, 2015 for $650/month plus utilities. Water and trash to be paid for by owner. Electric, Gas and Cable/wi-fi to be paid by renter.


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                      Last updated: 07/02/2014
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                      Location

                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Grand Haven State Park

                      Car: Recommended

                      Walk on the beach, In walking distance to the nightlife downtown Grand Haven with it's bars and nightclubs, Take a ride on the trolley, Play beach Volleyball at the City beach or State park, Walk the boardwalk, Walk the pier, Fly kites on the beach, Rent bikes or scooters, Climb the dunes, Play at the nearby park, Skateboard, bike or scooter at the nearby skatepark, Watch the Musical Fountain, Hike Rosy Mound...So much to do. You won't want to leave :)

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: We are a young family that lives in West MI. I grew up camping in Grand Haven and wanted my kids to have the wonderful Summer memories Grand Haven has to offer. We have a son at GVSU, 2 boys that play travel hockey and an amazing daughter that is working 2 jobs and will be a senior in high school. BUSY! So, Grand Haven is the perfect escape for us all. :)

                      Why the Owner Chose Grand Haven:
                      We bought our vacation home in Grand Haven as our future Summer or retirement home. We would like a place to escape to when the kids are all grown and out of the house. The location is perfect for us and is close to our family. I have always wanted to own an old house in Grand Haven. We love our piece of history.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We love the location. We walk or bike into town for ice cream or dinner. We love to watch the boats go in and out of the channel. We also like to walk the pier and the park at the YMCA. We usually drive to the beach b/c we have too much packed to walk or bike. However, in the morning I like to walk to the beach while everyone else is still sleeping to walk the pier. We LOVE our little house and can't wait to share it with you...


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Outside of house

                        Outside of house

                      • Kitchen and eating area. Kitchen has a dishwasher and microwave.

                        Kitchen and eating area. Kitchen has a dishwasher and microwave.

                      • Eat in Kitchen

                        Eat in Kitchen

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Bathroom with a tub

                        Bathroom with a tub

                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      • Enclosed Front Porch.

                        Enclosed Front Porch.

                      • Beautiful Grand Haven Sunset...

                        Beautiful Grand Haven Sunset...

                      • This was taken in the Fall on one of our many hikes at Rosy Mound. Breathtaking!

                        This was taken in the Fall on one of our many hikes at Rosy Mound. Breathtaking!

                      • Outside of house

                        Outside of house

                      • kitchen

                        kitchen

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Master Bedroom ~ Queen Bed

                        Master Bedroom ~ Queen Bed

                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      • Back Entrance.

                        Back Entrance.

                      • One of our favorite things to do...people/boat watch on the boardwalk.

                        One of our favorite things to do...people/boat watch on the boardwalk.

                      VRBO #355942

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, June 03, 2014

                      $100 - $136 per night (USD)
                      2

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 07/02/14
                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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