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Cozy and Close to it All! Fall Weeks/Weekends and Off Season 2014 Available!

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Last updated: 09/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grand Haven house description

Fully furnished kitchen, dinning room with farmhouse table that seat 8 or more, Bathroom with shower and vintage style tub, cozy living room and master bedroom on main floor. Upstairs offers a cozy retreat in 2 additional rooms with 3 twin beds and 2 futons, built in bookcases and closet. Partially fenced private yard, two tiered deck with awning and patio furniture, grill, driveway with room for 3 cars and shed filled with bikes, beach blankets and a sand pail or two!
Please go to http://ruthsretreatgrandhaven.blogspot.com/ to see much more!

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 unless prior approval is granted...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            A great house for a family!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Master Bedroom: 1 double

            On main floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Upstairs open room...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Upstairs bedroom...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            An assortment of adult, youth and kids books adorn the shelves for you to read during the week...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            from scrabble to checkers, puzzles or cards...moreless

          • Television

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Boating
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            largest room in the house - opens into the kitchen...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Heating
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Fully furnished for all you cooking needs!...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.8
          from 12 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Fall/Winter
          Sep 16 - Apr 30, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $185
          $1,200
          Summer
          May 16 - Sep 5, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $200
          $1,100
          July 4th Week
          Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $1,600
          flat fee
          Coast Guard Week
          Jul 25 - Aug 1, 2015
          8 night min stay

          $1,800
          flat fee
          My Standard Rate
          1 night min stay
          $200
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Cleaning $70
          • Security Deposit $500
          • Taxes Not included

          Notes:

          Typical summer rentals run weekly from Saturday to Saturday.

          Ruth's retreat is also available for off season rentals on a weekend, weekly or monthly rate. Off season monthly rental is $1000 per month including utilities.


          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 09/17/2014
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
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          Location

          45 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Grand Rapids, MI
          1.5 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Grand Haven State Park

          Car: Recommended

          Looking for a great little Lake Michigan beach town for vacation, look no further that Grand Haven. From walking on the 2.5 mile boardwalk out to the iconic red lighthouse and beach, sandcastle building at Grand Haven State Park, bountiful fresh local produce at the bi-weekly farmers market, cute restaurants and shopping in downtown, skate park, sand dunes, boating, fishing and so much more. Grand Haven has numerous festivals and events all summer including Coast Guard festival the end of July!

          This house is a new rental in Grand Haven as of the 2013 season. Owner spent summers in Grand Haven growing up and fell in love with the town, and hopes you will too!

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2012

          About: I am a Colorado native living in Washington DC, who left her heart in Grand Haven, MI as a young child. I love hiking, travel, really anything that gets me outside, photography, mentoring high school and college students and time spent with family and friends.

          Why Grand Haven:
          Grand Haven is my Dad's hometown and I spent time there each summer when we would take my Grandma Ruth (for whom the cottage is named) back to see family and friends. I love the sweet simplicity of life that Grand Haven has to offer! Ruth's Retreat was an idea I came up with over a year ago and have loved getting to spend more time in town during this process, re-connecting with extended family and friends along the way. Grandma Ruth as she was affectionately known to many 'adopted' grandchildren as well as her own was a woman whose home was always a welcoming place full of fellowship, laughter and fresh made goodies. It is my hope that Ruth's Retreat will embody this woman and the legacy she left.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          I love the cozy feeling the home has, from curing up in the living room with a cup of coffee, or filling the larger dining room that adjoins the kitchen with family and friends, or sitting on the wooden floor to play a game of checkers with my favorite little 4 year old friend. I love sitting on the deck at night and hearing the musical fountain playing down at the waterfront. The house was built in the 1920's and holds a story that we have yet to fully uncover, but I love the quirks like the fact that each radiator in the house is a different style.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • Welcome to Ruth's Retreat!

            Welcome to Ruth's Retreat!

          • Outdoor dining too!

            Outdoor dining too!

          • Cozy living room to watch a movie, read or just relax!

            Cozy living room to watch a movie, read or just relax!

          • Master bedroom on main floor with one full bed

            Master bedroom on main floor with one full bed

          • Upstairs has 2 more rooms, the first  with a futon and twin bed

            Upstairs has 2 more rooms, the first with a futon and twin bed

          • And the second room has another 2 twin beds and second futon

            And the second room has another 2 twin beds and second futon

          • Kitchen also has great little eat-in breakfast nook

            Kitchen also has great little eat-in breakfast nook

          • Downtown Grand Haven  - less than a 5 minute walk away!

            Downtown Grand Haven - less than a 5 minute walk away!

          • Farmers market - less than a 5 minute walk away!

            Farmers market - less than a 5 minute walk away!

          • We hope to see you at Ruth's sometime soon!

            We hope to see you at Ruth's sometime soon!

          • Great front porch time for all ages!

            Great front porch time for all ages!

          • Great shade and space to relax and play!

            Great shade and space to relax and play!

          • Bathroom is on main floor and has a shower and antique style tub

            Bathroom is on main floor and has a shower and antique style tub

          • Great space in the dining room

            Great space in the dining room

          • Kitchen opens out into dining room

            Kitchen opens out into dining room

          • Cozy reading/work space

            Cozy reading/work space

          • Iconic red lighthouse and beach!

            Iconic red lighthouse and beach!

          • Musical fountain at waterfront stadium downtown every night in the summer!

            Musical fountain at waterfront stadium downtown every night in the summer!

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Monday, September 29, 2014

          $185 - $200 per night (USD)
          12

          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 7

          View calendar: Updated 09/17/14
          Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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