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Luxurious South Haven Vacation Home-30 Seconds to Beach, Park, Marina & Dining!

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

South Haven house description

The Woodman Beach House is a beautiful newly renovated home that opened in 2004. The location of the home is ideal in that it is just steps away from downtown South Haven, Stanley Johnson Park, The Black River, South Haven Marina, and Woodman Street Beach & North Beach. The home has a breathtaking 500 sq ft. screened in porch with lake, river, and park views. The large porch is fully furnished with all amenities including a bar, swing, tables, and chairs to seat plenty. There is also an additional rear porch on the house with stunning park views. The large and open floor plan of the house also makes this home a great choice for family and friend gatherings throughout the year.

The house includes 7 bedrooms/3 full baths/sleeps a maximum of 16.
One large bedroom is on the main floor with a queen size bed. The remaining 6 bedrooms are located on the second floor with full size beds.
Hardwood floors throughout, a whole house fan, and ceiling fans in every room, including the porch!
Kitchen amenities: an abundance of dishware for 16 people, drinking glassware, silverware, cutlery knives, bottle and can openers, assorted pots and pans, garbage disposal, and miscellaneous cleaning supplies.

Entertainment: Surround sound stereo with large screen color TV, DVD/VCR, cable TV, various movies and board games.

There is also a spacious side yard with 2 barbecue grills.

Activities: South Haven has several activities for all ages to enjoy throughout the year! In the summer or spring, one can enjoy the beaches for swimming, sun bathing, and walking. You can also picnic at one of the 8 surrounding parks, golf at one of the 3 nearby golf courses; participate in water sports (several watercraft rentals available). Boat slips are a few short steps from the home, fishing, biking and hiking the Kal-Haven Trail (which is a short bike ride from the home), and watching the beautiful sunsets from North Beach are just a few things to enjoy while in South Haven. Fall and winter brings along fruit picking, ice skating at the rink in downtown South Haven, snowmobiling, and sledding, cross country skiing, ice fishing, hiking and biking.

Annual festivities take place in February, June, July, August, and September.
Nearby attractions include: The Michigan Maritime Museum, Winery Tours, Ginerman Raceway, Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum, WInery Tours, Ginerman Raceway, Liberty Hyde Bailley Museum, South Haven Center for the Arts, art galleries, fruit and farmers markets, movie theaters, and an abundance of dinning and shopping walkable from home and downtown.

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                You must be at least 25 years of age to rent from us...moreless

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Absolutely NO PETS ALLOWED! Please leave your pets at home. ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double

                Full size closet...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                Full size closet...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

                Full size closet...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 double

                Full size closet...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 double

                Full size closet...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Full size closet...moreless

              • Bedroom 7: 1 queen

                Full size closet...moreless

              • Each bedroom has beautiful views, hardwood floors, ceiling fans, windows, antique furnishings, full size closets, alarm clocks, and extra blankets....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Clothes lines in 2 of the bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Please call with any special needs we may assist you with. We can provide assistance in the following areas: babysitting services, massage services, daily maid service, personal shoppers for groceries/toiletries prior to your arrival, marina/boat slip service, watercraft and bike rentals, personal chefs, and much more!...moreless


                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Surround sound DVD/VCR with speakers in the family room and screened in porch!...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids


                      • Family


                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Restaurants
                      • Forests
                      • Library
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Zoo
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Live Theater
                      • Health/Beauty Spa

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      local services and businesses

                      • Babysitter
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • ATM/Bank

                      Location Type

                      • Beach
                      • Lake
                      • Lake View:

                        Great lake views from the porch & bedrooms!...moreless

                      • Beach View:

                        30 second walk to the Woodman Street Beach, South Haven Marina, and Stanley Johnston Memorial Park! Less than a 5 minute walk to North Beach. Also just a 10 mintue walk to downtown!...moreless

                      • Waterfront:

                        Marina & river views from the home as well!...moreless

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Parasailing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Tennis
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Ski Privileges Optional
                      • Surfing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Rafting
                      • Swimming
                      • Hunting
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Jet Skiing

                      Arrival Day

                          • Flexible

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 16 people


                              • Internet
                              • Parking Off Street:

                                No permit or sticker needed, plenty of street parking directly in front of the house...moreless

                              • Paper Towels
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Activities Guide
                              • Local Maps
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Parking On Street
                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Ceiling Fans
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Washing Machine:

                                Full size stackable washer and dryer...moreless

                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Parking
                              • Air Conditioning:

                                Central heat and air conditioning, ceiling fans in all of the bedrooms. In addition, the house has a whole house fan....moreless

                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided:

                                we also supply: startertoliet paper, starter paper towel, starter napkins, additional blankets in each of the bedrooms, and linens for the sofa bed....moreless

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional


                                  • Kitchen:

                                    garbage disposal and self cleaning gas range also included...moreless

                                  • Dishwasher
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Freezer
                                  • Oven
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Cooking Utensils:

                                    a variety of glasses, dishes, cutlery, tupperware, wine & bottle opener, pots/pans, baking sheets, toaster, blender, coffee maker, silverware and place settings for up to 20 people. ...moreless

                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Toaster
                                  • Blender
                                  • Ice Maker
                                  • Lobster Pot
                                  • Stove
                                  • Grill


                                  • Porch / Veranda
                                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                  • Walkway To Water
                                  • Wood Deck
                                  • Barbecue
                                  • Deck / Patio:

                                    (2) One large (500 square foot) screened in porch with the following: seating up to 20, porch swing, large dining table, and bar with stools. Additional porch located on the side of the house with table and chairs....moreless

                                  • Outdoor Grill


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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Base Rate
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $500 $475
                                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                                  Peak Summer Season
                                  May 24 - Sep 3
                                  7 night min stay


                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Additional Fees and Taxes:

                                  $4,000 for weekly rentals Memorial Day-Labor Day.

                                  Weekend Rates will depend on lodging availability during Peak summer rental season.

                                  There is a standard $500 security deposit, no cleaning fees or taxes


                                  Personal or cashiers checks accepted.

                                  50% rental rate due to secure reservation, remaining balance plus $500 security deposit due 30 days prior to stay.

                                  Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details.
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                                  Last updated: 07/28/2014
                                  Check availability
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                                  21 Unavailable
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                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  The Woodman Beach House is centrally located just steps from downtown South Haven, beautiful Lake Michigan, several beaches, South Haven Marina, the Black River, and several parks. Literally just steps from dining, shopping, bike & watercraft rentals, as well as several remarkable beaches.

                                  Golf: Nearby golf courses include Hawkshead and Beeches

                                  Ski: Timberridge Resort for skiing and snowboarding


                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2002

                                  About the owner: Owned by Nick & Kristin Vazzana. We take impeccable care of our home to provide renters and ourselves with the highest amenities!

                                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                                  You are within a 5 minute walk to the beach, downtown, restaurants, river, parks, marina, and surf shop! It doesn't get much better than this location!

                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english

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                                  • The Woodman Beach House

                                    The Woodman Beach House

                                  • Sreened in porch view from family room

                                    Sreened in porch view from family room

                                  • Kitchen


                                  • Family Room

                                    Family Room

                                  • First full size bathroom (downstairs)

                                    First full size bathroom (downstairs)

                                  • Second full size bathroom (downstairs)

                                    Second full size bathroom (downstairs)

                                  • Large screened in porch

                                    Large screened in porch

                                  • Distance to Beach from home

                                    Distance to Beach from home

                                  • Dining Area

                                    Dining Area

                                  • Bedroom with full size bed

                                    Bedroom with full size bed

                                  • Third full size bathroom (upstairs)

                                    Third full size bathroom (upstairs)

                                  • Rear porch

                                    Rear porch

                                  • kitchen/dining


                                  VRBO #75733

                                  There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                                  Date last modified - Thursday, February 27, 2014

                                  $475 - $571 per night (USD)

                                  7 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 16

                                  View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
                                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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