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Walk to the Beach and Kids Corner Park

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

This Charming cottage will make you feel like you are at home. Wonderfully decorated with cheerful colors this home was rebuilt from the ground up a few years ago. Everything was new including

walls, floors, baths, kitchen, furnishings, mattresses, and bedding. Fully equipped including WiFi all you need is to bring your towels for the beach and bathing.

It has a swing on the covered front porch to enjoy cool breezes off the lake, a wonderful 20x20 sun deck out back with grill and a large enclosed back yard for your little ones to play. It is a short walk to South Beach and down town is only 6 blocks away for great shopping and dining.

Two adult bikes, two young children's bikes, small scooters and a wagon are included for your enjoyment.

Our home has WiFi for your enjoyment and Comcast cable.

Keywords: Home

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 5, 2017


South Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (2), Child Beds (1), Pack and Play(1), Queen Sofa Sleeper (1), Bunk Beds (2)Trundle bed under bunk bed (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Bed sheets, pillows and comforters are included


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
Valparaiso, IN

Dee from Valparaiso, Indiana

  • 5 of 5

We have rented this adorable cottage for the last 5 years for a family girls getaway week, ages 1-80! We love the location, so easy to walk to the beach or downtown restaurants and shopping. The large sun deck and fenced in yard are a big plus, great hangout spot for morning coffee or drinks at night and the little ones have a place to play. We came back this year for Memorial Day weekend and noticed several improvements, the deck and fence have been redone and the kitchen has new appliances. The rooms looked fresh and bright with a new coat of paint. The house has always been clean for us, we appreciate not having to bring linens and don't mind washing them before we leave. The owner has been responsive to questions and wants to make sure we have a great stay. Memories are made in South Haven, we'll be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Update From The Owner 5/2015

  • 4 of 5

We appreciate your feedback. We live several hours away so its nice to hear from our visitors. The home now has cable and wifi. The bikes that were taken have now been replaced. To the renter who says they always bring cleaning supplies on vacation, that seems odd to me but you must like things really clean. We are sorry for any disappointment or inconvenience these items may have caused during your stay. Have an awesome summer.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Medina, OH

South Haven Beach Home

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice stay in South Haven in July 2014! This home is 4 1/2 blocks to the beach, close to Kid's Corner park, and walking distance to town (5 blocks or so). It has a very nice deck and fenced back yard.

As previously mentioned, it is not the cleanest place you will find. We always bring cleaning supplies with us, but there are cobwebs and signs of neglect. It seems as though the cleaning fee goes towards someone cleaning bathrooms, dusting, and sweeping floors. It's not terrible, though. The furniture is a bit worn, which shows the popularity of this rental. The owner is very nice and available when you call.

As the previous review mentioned, there are no bikes, and the wagon had a large crack in it, so we didn't chance it. We also brought our own sheets and just changed the beds when we arrived, then changed them back when we left. This saved washing time (thanks to the previous reviewer!). It was nice to have the laundry facilities available, too! You can't beat the South Haven beaches - just beautiful! We love this town!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, OH

Nice place, great week in South Haven

  • 4 of 5

Rented this house from owner via this website and paid via check and paypal.

Overall, nice place and nice owner. Would recommend this to others.


- House was nicely modernized (windows, floors, bathrooms, furniture, deck, etc)

- Pretty close to beach & kids corner park (4 1/2 blocks to blue stairs)

- Large deck and back yard

- Wagon for hauling beach gear

- cable TV and DVD


- 4 1/2 blocks from beach (this is either a pro or con depending on age of your kids and amount of gear you take to beach) for us we felt it was too long a walk with the little ones and beach gear.

- house wasn't filthy, but wasn't super clean either

- contacting the owner was always a struggle. must be a busy guy... although he's very nice and accomodating. our promised week ended up being double-booked however he ended up getting us another full week.

- had to launder bed sheets upon departure. (we would have liked to depart early morning but had to wait on laundry to wash and dry)

- no adult bikes per description. owner said they'd been stolen due to negligence of previous renters

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We stayed her the summer of 2011

  • 4 of 5

The house is beautiful and nicely decorated. Our children enjoyed the back yard and we had some great barbecues on the large deck. The house was comfortable and it was great to have 2 bathrooms. The walk to the beach was about 4 blocks. We had a great time. The only thing that was missing is the ability to watch TV. The TV can only be used for DVDs. It would have been nice to watch the news or some other TV programs in the evening when the kids were alseep. A great vacation!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee is included in Summer Rate of $1575 per week May Memorial Day - Sept Labor Day Weekend. Sept - May Standard Rate of $200 per night 2 night minimum plus cleaning fee of $85.

Payment by personal check or credit card through paypal. 50% deposit due to confirm reservation. Balance due prior to arrival to receive code for lock box.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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