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Adorable House ~ Cozy and Comfortable ~

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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.

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). May and September are available for nightly rentals (3 night minimum).

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


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be over 21....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed


  • Queen size Beds (1) The Master bedroom has a 4-poster queen size bed. Bunk Beds (1) The 2nd bedroom has a set of bunk beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • 1 bathroom with a tub/shower combo.

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


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

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

  • Living Room
  • 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

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 1, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Changeover Day: Friday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Taxes Not included


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, 2015 - MAY 2016 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: 05/22/2015
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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 a senior in high school and will be attending MSU in the Fall of 2015. 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

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • 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.

  • Bathroom with a tub

    Bathroom with a tub

  • 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.

  • Winter in Grand Haven

    Winter in Grand Haven

  • Musical Fountain as a ship leaves the channel

    Musical Fountain as a ship leaves the channel

  • Outside of house

    Outside of house

  • kitchen


  • living room

    living room

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • kid's room

    kid's room

  • Bathroom


  • 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!

  • Winter Sunset

    Winter Sunset

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