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The B-Hive on the North Beach: 5 Bdrms/3 Full Baths Sleeps 10!

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Welcome to the 'B-Hive' in South Haven, Michigan.

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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The 'B-Hive' is available on a weekly basis only between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Shorter stays are allowed September through May with a two night minimum. This beach house is perfectly located just steps away from South Haven's beautiful North Beach. The key to this location is that there are no huge hills nor endless staircases to climb when walking to and from the beach. This is an important detail many property owners forget to share when describing the location of their property!!!

The B-Hive has five (5) bedrooms with three (3) full baths and is the ultimate family retreat. The bedrooms consist of four queen beds and the fifth bedroom has one combination twin trundle bed. All of the rooms are tastefully decorated with antique furniture and reproduction pieces providing a comfortable feel throughout.

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New fixtures, finishes and furnishings!!!: The house has been remodeled with new finishes and appliances while maintaining the feel of it's original character and architectural details. The outdoor patio is approximately 400 square feet and is perfect for a barbecue after a relaxing day at the beach. Within walking distance are several excellent restaurants, parks, shops, and the new municipal marina.

With something for everyone, the B-Hive is without question the best location for your family's summer vacation!

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Three full baths!!!: We often hear from our guests that previously rented homes that accommodate ten (10) guests with only one or two bathrooms. Do not spend your vacation waiting in line to use the bathroom. The B-Hive has three beautiful bathrooms for your use. Two full bathrooms are located on the first floor and one full bathroom is located on the second floor. The first floor south bathroom is a private en-suite bath dedicated to that bedroom. There is also a 50 gallon, high efficiency, quick recovery hot water heater so the last of your group taking a shower does not have to do so with ice cold water.
Just a few of the many details we paid attention to when remodeling the B-Hive.

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No hills! No stairs! No bluffs!: Remember these words when booking your family's summer vacation. How relaxing is the vacation when you have to walk up an endless flight of stairs after a long relaxing day at the beach?

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    We can also help arrange child care services if needed....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you, or any of those in your party do smoke, we respectfully request you do so outside of the house and that you do not leave any cigarette buts in our flower beds....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    While we love animals, we can not allow any pets at any time for any reason as some of our guests may have allergies....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Bedroom 1 is located on the first floor of the house....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Bedroom 2 is located on the first floor of the house....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Bedroom 3 is located on the second floor of the house....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Bedroom 4 is located on the second floor of the house....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    Bedroom 5 is located on the second floor of the house....moreless

  • Two bedrooms are located on the first floor and three are located on the second floor. Four bedrooms have queen beds. The fifth bedroom has a twin bed with a roll out twin trundle bed beneath. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Full 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bathroom 1 is located on the first floor of the house....moreless

  • Full 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bathroom 2 is located on the first floor of the house....moreless

  • Full 3: toilet, shower

    Bathroom 3 is located on the second floor of the house....moreless

  • Bathroom 2 is a private bath for bedroom 2 which are located on the first floor just off the Living Room....moreless

Other Amenities

  • While the 'B-Hive' is not located directly on the beach, it is within a one minute walk to the beautiful North Beach with no huge hills nor endless staircases to climb up and down when going to and from the beach. Remember this when selecting the home for your family's summer vacation!!!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast expanded digital cable is provided....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • 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
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Lake

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining table has leafs and can comfortably seat ten guests....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air-conditioning with digital programmable thermost and supplemental second floor window AC unit for those extremely hot days. Ceiling fans and floor fans also provided....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size, multi-function front loading stacked washer/dryer (natural gas) located on first floor. Fabric softener is provided....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    FREE WIFI. STAY CONNECTED!!!...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens are provided including extra sets, additional blankets as well as plenty of kitchen and bath towels....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for three (3) vehicles is provided. The driveway is shared. Please make sure your and your guests vehicles or belongings do not block our neighbors ability to pull in or out of their garages. Thanks for your cooperation!...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Available directly adjacent to the property with special permission....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cordless phone with answering machine....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full size, multi-function, front loading stacked washer/dryer (natural gas) located on first floor. Laundry detergent is provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    FREE WIFI. STAY CONNECTED!!!...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available:

    Several catering services are available within South Haven. Please allow us to help you find the one that best suits your needs....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything but a coffee bean grinder and a food processor!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everyday dishes, and utensils are provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Multi-programmable GE diswasher....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Side-by-side refrigerator with in-door ice/water dispenser. Natural gas stove. Built-in space-maker microwave. Dish washer. Double basin sink w/ pull-out hand-held faucet. Garbage disposal....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Multi-programmable GE 'Spacesaver' microwave....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Side-by-side refrigerator/freezer with in-door ice and water dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    Natural gas range with self cleaning oven....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Over 400 square feet of outdoor patio space with plenty of seating for large families. Also a small semi-private brick patio off of the first floor south bedroom....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A natural gas Weber barbecue grill is provided on the east patio which is directly adjacent to the kitchen. 'Easy Peasy' for the chef's access to and from the kitchen!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
8/29-9/4/2015 (6 NTS.) $3,600
Aug 29 - Sep 3, 2015
6 night min stay
$600
SEPTEMBER $600/NIGHT
Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$600
OCTOBER $550/NIGHT
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$550
NOVEMBER $500/NIGHT
Nov 1 - Nov 25, 2015
2 night min stay
$500
THANKSGIVING WEEKEND
Nov 26 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$600
DECEMBER $450/NIGHT
Dec 1 - Dec 23, 2015
2 night min stay
$450
CHRISTMAS WEEKEND
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$600
NEW YEARS WEEKEND
Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$600
JANUARY 2016
Jan 4 - Jan 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$400
FEBRUARY 2016
Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$500
MARCH 2016
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$550
APRIL 2016
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$600
MAY 2016
May 1 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$650
MEMORIAL DAY 5/27-30/15
May 27 - May 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$700
5/31-6/4/2016
May 31 - Jun 3, 2016
4 night min stay
$500
6/4-11/2016
Jun 4 - Jun 10, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,400
6/11-18/2016
Jun 11 - Jun 17, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,800
6/18-25/2016
Jun 18 - Jun 24, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,200
6/25-8/27/2016
Jun 25 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,600
8/27-9/2/2016
Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2016
6 night min stay
$500
LABOR DAY 9/2-5/2016
Sep 2 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$700
SEPTEMBER 2016
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$600
OCTOBER 2016
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$550
NOVEMBER 2016
Nov 1 - Nov 23, 2016
2 night min stay
$500
THANKSGIVING 2016
Nov 24 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$700
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$450

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates "START" at $300 and will vary depending on the total number of guests in your group, the time of year and the length of your stay. Rates will vary without notice. Weekly rentals only from Saturday after 3pm through Saturday before 10am between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Please click on our current on-line availability calendar to see if your desired dates are available.

A fifty percent deposit is required to reserve dates with the remaining balance due thirty days prior to arrival. If a reservation is placed within thirty days prior to arrival, payment in full will be required to secure dates. A fully refundable security deposit of $300 is required with the balance of your payment. Security deposits will be refunded within thirty (30) days from departure.


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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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Location

44 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Captain Lou's, 278 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI
65 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lake Express, 1918 Lakeshore Dr, Muskegon, MI
5.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hawkshead Links, 523 Hawksnest Dr, South Haven, MI
11.7 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station-BAM, 541 Railroad St, Bangor, MI
1.7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 196
27 Miles
Nearest Ski
Timber Ridge, 7500 23 1/2 St, Gobles, MI 49055
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
North Beach

Car: Recommended

South Haven, Michigan is located in southwest Michigan approximately 120 miles from Chicago, Illinois and 170 miles from Detroit, Michigan.

The North Beach in South Haven is the best beach in the Midwest to sunbathe, swim, play volleyball, play Frisbee, build sandcastles, fly a kite, play backgammon, eat a picnic lunch, read a good book, watch magnificent sunsets, take a long walk, spend time with family and friends, take pictures and make memories of a lifetime!

Once you agree this is the best location for your family's summer vacation, we ask that you please click on our up to date calendar to see if your desired dates are currently available.

Other Activities: Relax and spend quality time with family and friends!!!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1998

About: We love South Haven! It is a place that is very special to our family. We have welcomed and said good bye to members of our family on the beach. Our children are the fifth generation in our family enjoying the beautiful beaches of South Haven.

Why South Haven:
We are parents of four young children. We wanted a beach house to escape from the hustle and bustle and focus on family. Historic Monroe Park is the neighborhood that is directly adjacent to the North Beach. The key to this location is there are no huge hills nor endless staircases to climb up and down when going to and from the beach. Kind of an important thing to remember with small children and grandparents who want to join you down at the waters edge.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location. Location. Location.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Welcome to the 'B-Hive' in South Haven, Michigan.

    Welcome to the 'B-Hive' in South Haven, Michigan.

  • Kitchen with full bath and laundry area beyond.

    Kitchen with full bath and laundry area beyond.

  • Cafe table and chairs in the kitchen.

    Cafe table and chairs in the kitchen.

  • First floor ensuite bathroom in south bedroom.

    First floor ensuite bathroom in south bedroom.

  • 2nd floor south bedroom with queen bed.

    2nd floor south bedroom with queen bed.

  • 2nd floor bedroom has a twin bed with pull out twin trundle bed below.

    2nd floor bedroom has a twin bed with pull out twin trundle bed below.

  • 2nd floor bathroom vanity.

    2nd floor bathroom vanity.

  • The B-Hive... No hills!  No bluffs!  No stairs to the North Beach!

    The B-Hive... No hills! No bluffs! No stairs to the North Beach!

  • The kitchen is full stocked with most everything needed.

    The kitchen is full stocked with most everything needed.

  • First floor south bedroom with queen bed and ensuite bathroom.

    First floor south bedroom with queen bed and ensuite bathroom.

  • First floor north bedroom with queen bed.

    First floor north bedroom with queen bed.

  • 2nd floor middle bedroom with queen bed.

    2nd floor middle bedroom with queen bed.

  • Cottage Style full bath w/ bead board cathedral ceiling on second floor.

    Cottage Style full bath w/ bead board cathedral ceiling on second floor.

  • Aerial view of The B-Hive located less than a minute walk to the North Beach.

    Aerial view of The B-Hive located less than a minute walk to the North Beach.

  • The 2nd floor has three bedrooms and one full bath off the hall.

    The 2nd floor has three bedrooms and one full bath off the hall.

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