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Three by the Sea: Perfect for Large Family Gatherings!

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318 Michigan Avenue! Located close to beach, harbor, and downtown!

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South Haven house description

Gather with family and friends this summer at Three by the Sea in beautiful South Haven. How perfect is this: one large house with two roomy units and a studio cottage, big yard, deck, lovely porch with a hammock, close to the beach, close to downtown, with bikes, boogie boards, beach toys galore, all for your use! Grill out, play badminton or volleyball, and just simply relax, gather, and enjoy.

Once you park your car, you won't need your keys again for a week. It's just three blocks to Lake Michigan beaches, and two blocks to charming downtown; walk to harbor festivities, parks, art fairs, churches, the Kal-haven trail, restaurants, the maritime museum, and the farmer's market!
(In winter, it's right by the lovely outdoor ice skating rink and the popular sledding hill by the river!)

This wonderful cottage property featuring two complete rental units and an adorable detached studio cottage is perfect for two private parties, or one large gathering of extended family/friends who like to stay together, yet separate! Each unit has a delightful furnished kitchen, a super friendly, open floorplan, and enough cozy activities to keep you busy when the weather fails to cooperate: games, books, TV's with DirecTV,etc.!

A deck with lots of chairs/tables, a porch with a hammock, a cozy outdoor bistro style area, and a large yard that can accommodate a volleyball net, this cottage never ceases to please! Visit our website (address listed) today for details and availability!

Unit #1 is called Maggie's Retreat: three bedrooms featuring two queen beds and two twins, plus a comfortable sleeper sofa, furnished kitchen w/microwave, gas stove, DW, and a long farmer's table for gatherings, lots of windows and natural light, hardwood floors, two stories, washer and dryer with laundry chute, two TV's with DirecTV, and cable internet (summer only). Deck and porch go with Maggie's Retreat.

Unit Two is called Surfer Joe: two bedrooms featuring two queen beds, furnished kitchen, FUN decor that inspires a light heart, TV with cable, cozy outdoor bistro style area with lantern lights and grill. Absolutely charming and private.

The Studio Cottage is Sheila's Shack, and it's an adorable and comfortable carriage house. It fits 2 people (only) and features a t.v.,dvd player, mini kitchen with coffee maker, refrigerator and toaster oven. It has a 3/4 bathroom/dressing room as well.

Garage has bikes, Burley, kayaks and beach toys for your enjoyment.


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 12-17

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • VCR
          • Video Library

          Attractions

          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

              • Fitness Center

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sledding

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Sailing
              • Snowmobiling
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

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

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.1
              from 9 traveler reviews
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              Season ..................  Maggie's Retreat | Surfer Joe Apt | Studio Cottage
              Spring, Summer ...     $1350/week+tax   | $1075/week   | $500
              Fall .. $275/nt. Maggie's Ret; $200/nt. Surfer Joe; $125/nt. Sheila's Shack
              $300 Refundable Security Deposit per unit.  Cleaning fee $160
              Deposit is half down, half due 30 days prior to arrival.
              

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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1972

              About the owner: Mike and Sheila Wood, managers/family owned

              Why the Owner Chose South Haven:
              This is my childhood home! Although we haven't lived here in many years, we only decided in 2005 to make it into a vacation rental since it truly is in a wonderful location, and the property itself is ideal for large families wishing to stay together, yet seperate, between the three units. The 3 block walk to the beach is lovely and you are also only 2 blocks from charming downtown South Haven. Our guests come back again and again, letting us know that we are doing something right! We have tried to provide everything WE would want in a vacation home. Choose Three by the Sea for your large family gathering. We feel sure you'll want to come back!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Aside from a wonderful location, we have a garage stocked with a whole fleet of bicycles for nearly all ages, kayaks, gas AND charcoal grills, beach toys, a Burley to wheel everything to the beach, and more! There are plenty of outdoor areas to relax or play: we have a hammock, a deck, and a porch; we have a basketball court, a picnic table, and a tree chair swing that the kids love. Indoors we have comfy beds, a two large kitchens, two washers/dryers, games, books, and an open floor plan for games, t.v., and more.


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              Photos

              • 318 Michigan Avenue!  Located close to beach, harbor, and downtown!

                318 Michigan Avenue! Located close to beach, harbor, and downtown!

              • Maggie's Retreat - FR and Kitchen dining

                Maggie's Retreat - FR and Kitchen dining

              • Surfer Joe Living Room

                Surfer Joe Living Room

              • Surfer Joe's Cheerful Kitchen

                Surfer Joe's Cheerful Kitchen

              • A jewel of the property: Sheila's Shack

                A jewel of the property: Sheila's Shack

              • Hoops anyone?

                Hoops anyone?

              • Maggie's Retreat: Relax on the hammock

                Maggie's Retreat: Relax on the hammock

              • Maggie's Retreat - The Green Room

                Maggie's Retreat - The Green Room

              • Surfer Joe - Let's Eat!

                Surfer Joe - Let's Eat!

              • Everybody's favorite: Sheila's Shack!!

                Everybody's favorite: Sheila's Shack!!

              • Sheila's Shack - carriage house kitchen.

                Sheila's Shack - carriage house kitchen.

              • Dine out on the deck!

                Dine out on the deck!

              VRBO #96427

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              This listing was first published here in 2006.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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              5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
              Sleeps 17

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              Member since: 2006
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 09/09/2014
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