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

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The B-Hive is less than a one minute walk to the North Beach!!!

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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

South Haven house 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?

Please click on our up to date calendar to see if your desired dates are currently available.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • 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

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • 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

              • Children Welcome:

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

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Comcast expanded digital cable is provided....moreless

                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • DVD Player

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Boating
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Lake

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

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

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

                      General

                      • Internet:

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

                      • Wireless Internet:

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

                      • 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

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Telephone:

                        Cordless phone with answering machine....moreless

                      • 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

                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided:

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

                      • Washing Machine:

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

                      • Clothes Dryer:

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

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils:

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

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Dishwasher:

                            Multi-programmable GE diswasher....moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

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

                          • Freezer
                          • Stove:

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

                          • Oven
                          • Microwave:

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

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

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

                          • 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

                          • 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

                          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

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

                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          SEPTEMBER WEEKNIGHTS ONLY $250
                          Sep 2 - Sep 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $250
                          OCTOBER WEEKENDS
                          Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $500
                          NOVEMBER WEEKENDS
                          Nov 1 - Nov 26, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $450
                          THANKSGIVING WEEKEND
                          Nov 27 - Nov 30, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $500
                          DECEMBER WEEKENDS
                          Dec 1 - Dec 28, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $400
                          NEW YEARS EVE
                          Dec 29 - Jan 1, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $500
                          MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
                          May 22 - May 25, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $600
                          5/30-6/6/2015: $3,600
                          May 30 - Jun 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,600
                          6/6-13/2015: $3,800
                          Jun 6 - Jun 12, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,800
                          6/13-20/2015: $4,000
                          Jun 13 - Jun 19, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,000
                          6/20-27/2015: $4,200
                          Jun 20 - Jun 26, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,200
                          6/27-7/4/2015 $4,400
                          Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,400
                          7/4-11/2015: $4,800
                          Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,800
                          7/11-18/2015: $4,400
                          Jul 11 - Jul 17, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,400
                          7/18-25/2015: $4,400
                          Jul 18 - Jul 24, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,400
                          7/25-8/1/2015: $4,400
                          Jul 25 - Jul 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,400
                          8/1-8/2015: $4,400
                          Aug 1 - Aug 7, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,400
                          8/8-15/2015: $4,400
                          Aug 8 - Aug 14, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,400
                          8/15-22/2015: $4,400
                          Aug 15 - Aug 21, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,400
                          8/22-29/2015: $4,400
                          Aug 22 - Aug 28, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,400
                          8/29-9/5/2015 (6 NTS.) $3,600
                          Aug 29 - Sep 3, 2015
                          6 night min stay
                          $600
                          LABOR DAY WEEKEND
                          Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $600
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $350

                          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. Please click on our availability calendar to see if your dates are available.


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                          Last updated: 07/25/2014
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                          Location

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

                          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.


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                          Photos

                          • The B-Hive is less than a one minute walk to the North Beach!!!

                            The B-Hive is less than a one minute walk to the North Beach!!!

                          • Stained Douglas Fir beaded board ceiling with three piece crown moulding.

                            Stained Douglas Fir beaded board ceiling with three piece crown moulding.

                          • Sun filled kitchen directly adjacent to outdoor patio through sliding door.

                            Sun filled kitchen directly adjacent to outdoor patio through sliding door.

                          • 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.

                          • One of two bedrooms located on the first floor with a queen bed.

                            One of two bedrooms located on the first floor with a queen bed.

                          • Second floor center bedroom with queen bed, antique dress and upholstered chair.

                            Second floor center bedroom with queen bed, antique dress and upholstered chair.

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

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

                          • View overlooking Riverfront Park and the Black River opening to Lake Michigan.

                            View overlooking Riverfront Park and the Black River opening to Lake Michigan.

                          • Relax!

                            Relax!

                          • 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!

                          • Cafe table and chairs in kitchen great for gossiping over morning coffee.

                            Cafe table and chairs in kitchen great for gossiping over morning coffee.

                          • Functional kitchen with all appliances and utensils needed for large families.

                            Functional kitchen with all appliances and utensils needed for large families.

                          • One of two first floor bedrooms with queen bed, private bath and private patio.

                            One of two first floor bedrooms with queen bed, private bath and private patio.

                          • Second floor north bedroom with twin bed and roll out twin trundle bed.

                            Second floor north bedroom with twin bed and roll out twin trundle bed.

                          • Second floor south bedroom with queen bed, antique furniture and rocking chair.

                            Second floor south bedroom with queen bed, antique furniture and rocking chair.

                          • Another beautiful South Haven sunset!

                            Another beautiful South Haven sunset!

                          • The concession stand on the north end of the North Beach and is most convenient!

                            The concession stand on the north end of the North Beach and is most convenient!

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                          Date last modified - Monday, June 02, 2014

                          $250 - $686 per night (USD)
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                          5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

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                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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