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Downtown Location with Lush Greenspace for Family Fun!

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
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Grand Haven condo description

The Franklin House is a historic Grand Haven home located only one block from the waterfront where the famous Grand Haven Musical Fountain can be viewed. Downtown stores, restaurants, coffee shops, galleries and museums are within one to three blocks, yet our property features a large, quiet yard with plenty of private, off-street parking.

These completely remodeled, two-bedroom condominiums include fully-equipped kitchens, comfortable living rooms, fireplaces, air conditioning, in-unit laundry, ten-foot ceilings, and their own private deck or porch, with gas grill and seating. Each unit can comfortably sleep four adults and has all the amenities of home.

There are three condos from which to choose: The front condo is set up like a townhouse. It has the kitchen, dining area, 1/2 bath and living room on the main floor and two bedrooms, 2 baths and laundry upstairs. This condo rents for $100 more per week than the other two due to its extra bathrooms.

The lower, back condo has 2 bedrooms and one bath and is all on one level. It has a large deck that overlooks the back yard and a side, covered porch.

The upper, back condo also has 2 bedrooms and one bath, is all on the same level, but has a flight of stairs to access it. Its spacious, private deck overlooks the backyard.


While the Franklin House can be a great place for reunions it is designed so that each unit feels extremely private. Condominiums are accessed on separate sides of the home. Our facility and location cannot be matched.
Pets and smokers cannot be accommodated.

Keywords: Condominium

Property Type

      • Condo

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

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                      May to early June ................................$700-$800/week.
                      June .............................................$900-$1000/week.
                      Jul & Aug (except Jul 4th & Coast Guard wks) ... $1100-$1200/week.
                      Jul 4th & Coast Guard Wks (last wknd in Jul; 1st wknd in Aug)$1250/week.
                      Sep ............................................. $800-$900/week.
                      Off Season Longer-Term Rentals are available.
                      Normally, Friday-to-Friday Rentals.
                      

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                      Location

                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Ford International
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Grand Haven State Park
                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2002

                      About the owner: My name is Tina and I own and operate the Franklin House, with the help of my family. My husband, Paul, daughter Isabel who is 18 and 16 year old son Max help me clean, do lawn work, paint...and the list goes on! This is a family-run business in which we take great pride. I grew up locally and always knew that I wanted to return after college to raise a family in this safe, friendly town that is rich with natural beauty. I adore introducing people to Grand Haven, which I hold so dear, and doing my best to insure that they have a lovely vacation at the Franklin House.

                      Why the Owner Chose Grand Haven:
                      The Franklin House was built 100 years ago for a prestigious family in town. Years later it was made into a rooming house called the 'Rock Garden Inn.' It fell into disrepair and was completely dilapidated when we purchased it. Paul and I fell in love with this eyesore because we saw its potential! We designed the 3 condos and renovated it, doing much of the work ourselves. It has proven to be a wonderful business to run!


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front View

                        Front View

                      • Front condo's kitchen.

                        Front condo's kitchen.

                      • Front condo guest bedroom.

                        Front condo guest bedroom.

                      • Upper, back condo.

                        Upper, back condo.

                      • Private back yard with private deck.

                        Private back yard with private deck.

                      • Dining area for front condo.

                        Dining area for front condo.

                      • Lower, back condo.

                        Lower, back condo.

                      VRBO #62982

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                      This listing was first published here in 2005.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
                      Owner
                      Member since: 2005
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within a few days
                      • Response rate: 66%
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/20/2014
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                      (616) 502-5319 (Michigan, USA)

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