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The Oakland North! Accommodates Ten Guests! 4 Bdrms/2 Baths! North Beach!

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The Oakland North is one of South Haven's remaining historic landmarks.

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Oakland North is a historic landmark building which was built in 1927 and originally known as Mendelson's Oakland Hotel. In the 1970's it was converted into two separate residences and the north half provides over 2200 square feet of sun soaked living space. There are four spacious bedrooms (two queen beds, one full bed and the fourth bedroom has two sets of twin bunk beds) with two completely remodeled full baths.

The Oakland North has been impeccably maintained and boasts all of the original architectural details of a bygone era including ten foot high ceilings, arched double hung windows with true divided lights, original oak hardwood flooring on the entire first floor, stain grade millwork trim throughout with operable transom vents above the second floor bedroom doors. The feeling of the home is truly unique and feels as if you are in a historic turn of the century beach house. The finishes, fixtures and furnishings all add to the overall casual relaxed feeling and remind you that you are 'away from it all'.

Keywords: Single Family Home

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We are animal lovers however we unfortunately do not allow pets in our home at any time. Please do not ask us to break this rule....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 bunk bed

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  • Queen size Beds (2) Both front bedrooms offer high quality queen size beds with beautiful bed linens. See the pictures., Double Beds (1) Bedroom #3 offers a high quality full size bed with beautiful bed linens., Baby Cribs (1) We do provide a pack-n-play for your use. It is located in the front bedroom closet., Bunk Beds (2) The fourth bedroom offers two sets of twin bunk beds with quality mattresses and bed linens....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The best amenity is authentic, turn of the century architectural details and design. This was an Inn built in 1927 and was converted into two private residences. Character and charm of a bygone era!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Available on request....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Available on request....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    The two front bedrooms offer partial North Beach and Lake Michigan views. You can also see the beach/lake from the front porch and patio looking west down Avery Street....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two separate central air conditioning systems for each level, providing the maximum sleeping comfort for those hot summer nights. Don't be a fool, rent a house that is cool!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    (2) Two full size clothes dryers are located in the basement. These units are provided at no additional costs to our guests....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless internet is provided by Comcast/Xfinity. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All Bed and bath linens are provided. Please bring your own beach blankets and beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Two (2) dedicated off-street parking spaces are provided directly adjacent to the back yard....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Two (2) dedicated off-street parking spaces are provided directly adjacent to the back yard....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Two full size washing machines are located in the basement. These units are provided at no additional costs to our guests....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is provided by Comcast/Xfinity. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    We can recommend several local establishments that provide catering services....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Frigidaire Gallery Series stainless steel appliances!!!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) The Oakland North has a shared front patio with the Oakland South. It offers a lake view and is great for watching people go to and from the North Beach. The Oakland North also offers a private back deck with plenty of seating for everyone....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
FALL/WINTER 2016
Sep 6 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$400 $450
Fri, Sat
CHRISTMAS 2016
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
NEW YEARS 2016
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$400
WINTER/SPRING 2017
Jan 3 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$400 $450
Fri, Sat
5/30-6/3/2017
May 30 - Jun 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$250
6/3-10/2017
Jun 3 - Jun 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,400

Changeover Day: Saturday

6/10-15/2017 (5 NTS.)
Jun 10 - Jun 15, 2017
5 night min stay
$400
6/19-24/2017 (5 NTS.)
Jun 19 - Jun 23, 2017
5 night min stay
$500
6/24-7/1/2017
Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,400
7/1-8/2017
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,000
7/8-15/2017
Jul 8 - Jul 14, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,800
7/15-22/2017
Jul 15 - Jul 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,800
7/22-29/2017
Jul 22 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,800
7/29-8/5/2017
Jul 29 - Aug 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,800
8/5-12/2017
Aug 5 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,800
8/12-19/2017
Aug 12 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,800
8/19-26/2017
Aug 19 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,800
8/26-31/2017
Aug 26 - Aug 31, 2017
6 night min stay
$500
FALL/WINTER 2017
Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$400 $500
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$325

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Notes:

Weekly only between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Rates "START" at as low as $300.00 per night.

Rates will vary depending on the following:

1. Total number of guests in your party.

2. The time of year you want to stay.

3. The duration of your stay.

4. The demand for the particular dates. Is it a holiday weekend, etc.

Please note that there is a three night minimum for holiday weekends.

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Rates may vary based total on number of guests, time of year, duration of stay, supply and demand.

Quoted rates include all cleaning and miscellaneous expenses.

A fifty percent deposit is required to reserve dates.

The remaining balance is due thirty days prior to arrival.

A $300 fully refundable security deposit is required with second payment.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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Location

Relax on the beach. Listen to the waves roll in. Do nothing!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We are parents of four young children. We wanted a beach house to escape from the hustle and bustle and focus on family.

Why the Owner Chose South Haven, MI, USA:
Historic Monroe Park is our neighborhood which is directly adjacent to the North Beach on South Haven's North Shore. The key to this location is there are no huge hills nor endless staircases to climb up and down when going to and from the beach. Kind of an important thing to remember with small children and grandparents who want to join you down at the waters edge. Remember… 'Location. Location. Location.'

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We enjoy the easy access to the North Beach as well as the less than ten minute walk to downtown South Haven. Once the groceries are purchased, there is no need for your car again. Even if you do need something from the store, you can walk two blocks to North Side Memories which is a small, privately owned convenience store and deli. We have said it so many times but it is true... once you cross the draw bridge, it feels as though all of life's struggles seem to be lifted. We hope you are able to experience the same feeling!


Contact us

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Photos

  • The Oakland North is one of South Haven's remaining historic landmarks.

    The Oakland North is one of South Haven's remaining historic landmarks.

  • The front patio is also a great place to start your day with a cup of coffee.

    The front patio is also a great place to start your day with a cup of coffee.

  • First floor Great Room with open plan and abundant space for your family!

    First floor Great Room with open plan and abundant space for your family!

  • Family Room with TV, , DVD player, stereo, etc.

    Family Room with TV, , DVD player, stereo, etc.

  • Table and chairs is great for additional indoor dining as well as card games.

    Table and chairs is great for additional indoor dining as well as card games.

  • Beautiful furniture, fixtures and finishes throughout the Oakland North!

    Beautiful furniture, fixtures and finishes throughout the Oakland North!

  • Stainless appliances, refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, disposal, etc.

    Stainless appliances, refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, disposal, etc.

  • One of two bedrooms with queen beds and partial Lake Michigan views.

    One of two bedrooms with queen beds and partial Lake Michigan views.

  • Original stained millwork and architectural details have been preserved.

    Original stained millwork and architectural details have been preserved.

  • Beautiful second floor full bathroom with double vanity and bead board paneling.

    Beautiful second floor full bathroom with double vanity and bead board paneling.

  • First Floor has open plan design, great for socializing and large families.

    First Floor has open plan design, great for socializing and large families.

  • North Beach concession stand is conveniently located straight down Avery Street.

    North Beach concession stand is conveniently located straight down Avery Street.

  • Relax and watch the sunset with an ice cold beverage from the front patio!

    Relax and watch the sunset with an ice cold beverage from the front patio!

  • Private and spacious back deck. Natural gas Weber barbecue. No changing tanks!

    Private and spacious back deck. Natural gas Weber barbecue. No changing tanks!

  • Open plan first floor provides great space to spend time with family and friends

    Open plan first floor provides great space to spend time with family and friends

  • The front room offers additional seating and views west down Avery Street.

    The front room offers additional seating and views west down Avery Street.

  • Stairs with original stained oak railing leading to four 2nd floor bedrooms.

    Stairs with original stained oak railing leading to four 2nd floor bedrooms.

  • Very functional and spacious kitchen with enough room for some helpers.

    Very functional and spacious kitchen with enough room for some helpers.

  • Master Bedroom with queen bed and big comfy chair w/ ottoman great for reading.

    Master Bedroom with queen bed and big comfy chair w/ ottoman great for reading.

  • Bunk bedroom with four twins is great for kids.  If they would only go to sleep!

    Bunk bedroom with four twins is great for kids. If they would only go to sleep!

  • Second floor hall way.

    Second floor hall way.

  • You never know how many friends you have until you get a beach house!

    You never know how many friends you have until you get a beach house!

  • Four spacious bedrooms and one full bath on the second floor.

    Four spacious bedrooms and one full bath on the second floor.

  • Sunsets in South Haven are spectacular!!!

    Sunsets in South Haven are spectacular!!!

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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South Haven, MI, USA #232234

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