This home is part of the history of South Haven. The original owner has a street, bridge, beach and park named after him in the town, and his son was the mayor of the town for awhile as well. It was built on the largest peach farm in Michigan in 1860. Many locals refer to the home as the "Home of 11 Gables". This truly unique architecture has withstood the test of time and has been updated with today's conveniences coupled with the charm of over 150 years ago.
The home boasts 2 living areas (2 living rooms, 2 kitchens) - perfect for those large families. There are 5 bedrooms and 3 full, and updated, bathrooms . You have to climb up into the 2-story turret that was built to overlook the original owner's peach trees. Now it looks out into the tree tops as you sit up to 2 levels above the peaks of the 11 gables of the roof. The first level of the turret has been converted into a library with 360 degree views - a great place to relax. The second story of the turret can be used as a great hide-away or a place to play some music.
The home sleeps 12 and has enough beds for most combinations. There are 4 queen beds, 1 double bed and 3 twin beds - allowing everyone to spread out if they wish.
The home is offered as a vacation rental for the first time in decades this summer (2019). It will be fully furnished and appointed to make your stay as comfortable as can be.
We also offer full-house wifi to allow you to stay connected while you are just blocks from the south beach area of South Haven. You are also just 5-6 blocks from beautiful downtown South Haven that is lined with great shops and delicious restaurants. We are glad to make recommendations for you on where to dine while in town.
The home is situated on 4 parcels and extends all the way from one block, through the middle of the block, to the other street. There is plenty of room for your group to enjoy the great MI weather in the yard - whether that is playing lawn games or relaxing in a hammock.
We are first-time vacation rental owners and we are looking for feedback on how to make your stay at our home a memory that you will treasure. We are offering a 10% discount for the 2019 summer as a "Grand Opening" Special.
We hope that you will find that the Peach Mansion in South Haven has all that you need for your vacation. Please reach out with any questions.