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Downtown Home with Historic Charm, Modern Convenience and Great Location!

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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-30 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Downtown Historical Home, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

We have five homes to choose from in downtown Grand Haven and Spring Lake!

THERE IS AT LEAST ONE PROPERTY AVAILABLE IF THE VRBO CALENDAR SHOWS THAT THE DATES ARE NOT RESERVED. Please call or email to learn which home is open.
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The home highlighted on VRBO is...The HOWARD HOUSE!

It was built in 1872 and has been beautifully renovated! The Howard House is located in a quaint neighborhood and is just minutes from Lake Michigan Beaches, downtown shopping and restaurants!

The main floor has an open kitchen to dining room area with a separate 14' x 14' living room with flat screen TV and video library. There is one bedroom on the main floor with a full and twin bed. A full bath is off of the kitchen. The home has hardwood floors throughout with laundry facilities located in the basement.

Upstairs you will find two large bedrooms with queen beds and a full bath. The master bedroom has a balcony off of it to enjoy. The back bedroom has an extra twin bed. The back yard has a large patio with picnic table, plenty of chairs and a gas grill. We provide two adult bikes for you to enjoy!
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Please visit our website.... www.TOMPUSHAWPROPERTIES.com
....for additional information on our homes and activities in the area!

We have three other homes available in downtown Grand Haven...
CORNER PORCH, FRANKLIN COTTAGE and ELLIOTT'S!

PARK PLACE is located in downtown Spring Lake which is less than a five minute drive to Grand Haven!

Great locations that can be your HOME AWAY FROM HOME!


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Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Private porch off bedroom to relax and have morning coffee....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 double

    Located downstairs for those who have difficulty with stairs...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    View of backyard and patio. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upstairs Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    Hair dryer, TP, kleenex and hand soap provided....moreless

  • Main Level Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    Linen closet next to bathroom, custom tile floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Harbor Transit provides tours of the Grand Haven area and transports between the beach and downtown. One of the pick-up locations is in front of our Corner Porch home....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A selection of biographies, fiction, children's and local interest in upstairs hallway....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games:

    Board games, puzzles cards etc. located on recessed shelving off of kitchen....moreless

  • Music Library:

    A collection of various music artists from classical to pop....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat screen HD TV living room. Additional TV in basement....moreless

  • Toys:

    Some beach toys in bench seat on front porch. Wagon is stored in basement for easy of bringing beach items to Lake Michigan....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A variety of movies for all ages located in living room....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The Howard House is located three blocks from the downtown restaurants, specialty shops, library and coffee shops....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Laundry is located in the basement. Dryer sheets are not provided. The clothes line in the back yard is fun for drying beach towels....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air...moreless

  • Internet:

    AT&T U-Verse...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for 2 economy sized cars in driveway. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Additional parking available for extra cars on Howard Avenue....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, hand and wash clothes provided for eight guests. Beach towels are not provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Located in the basement. Detergent is not provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Dish Detergent is provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully Equipped Kitchen - crock pot, mixer, blender etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, assortment of spices and refrigerated condiments provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas Stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony is off the master bedroom to enjoy a cup of morning coffee!...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Two adult bikes are stored in the basement for your enjoyment....moreless

  • Boat:

    Pontoon rentals available in Grand Haven....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Numerous golf courses in area. Location information is shared in our homes....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rentals available in Grand Haven Township. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small lawn area in back with clothes line for beach towels and children's play....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas Grill is located on Back Patio off of Kitchen....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis Courts are located behind the YMCA which is walking distance from our homes....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016-2017 Off-Season
Oct 1 - May 31, 2017
30 night min stay

$925
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay

$850
flat fee
June - 1st week
Jun 4 - Jun 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,300

Changeover Day: Sunday

June - 2nd week
Jun 11 - Jun 17, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,300

Changeover Day: Sunday

June - 3rd week
Jun 18 - Jun 24, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,500

Changeover Day: Sunday

June - 4th week
Jun 25 - Jul 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,700

Changeover Day: Sunday

July - Fourth of July Week
Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,300

Changeover Day: Sunday

July - 2nd-4th weeks
Jul 9 - Jul 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,800

Changeover Day: Sunday

August - Coast Guard Week
Jul 30 - Aug 5, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,300

Changeover Day: Sunday

August - 2nd & 3rd weeks
Aug 6 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,800

Changeover Day: Sunday

August 4th & 5th weeks
Aug 20 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,600
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
4 night min stay

$850
flat fee
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

The following information is needed to reserve our homes...

1. Copy of drivers license

2. Cell number in case of emergency

3. Number of adults/children staying for the whole and/or partial week guests

4. 50% non-refundable deposit due upon reservation

We accept checks and money orders.

Final payment is due four weeks prior to stay.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford Airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Wooden Nickel
16 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Muskegon
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grand Haven Golf Club
23 Miles
Nearest Train
Holland - Amtrack (leaves daily to Chicagol)
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-96
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Delight Bar and Grill
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mulligan's Hollow
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Grand Haven State Park

Car: Recommended

Michigan Adventure is an amusement park approx. 30 minutes North of Grand Haven, walking & biking trails, play a round of golf - more than four local courses, Musical Fountain, area antiquing, waterfront concerts and events, charter fishing, visit downtown galleries/gift shops, explore Duncan Woods, Rosy Mound and Coast Guard Park, rent jet skies, Mulligan's Hollow - baseball diamond, basketball court, skateboard park and Imagination Station for children.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Tom is a local builder and was rasied in Grand Haven but spent fifteen years enjoying California! Eve grew up in Historic Indian Village located in downtown Detroit and has lived in the area for over 20 years. We enjoy traveling, camping in our 1966 Frolic camper and being outdoors! We enjoy renovating homes… finding them in rough shape and transforming them into their original splendor!

Why the Owner Chose Grand Haven, MI, USA:
The Howard House is located within a quiet neighborhood but is close to all of the downtown activities. You are walking distance to the boardwalk, beach, restaurants, shopping, library etc. Many guests tell us that they feel like they are at a 'home away from home!' They mention the antique furniture, stain glass windows and our kitchens the most :) We have designed and decorated our properties to feel like homes!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Howard House offers convience...everything you need is within walking distance! The only time you will need your car is to go to the grocery store and to be honest that is not even necessary during the week...there are specialty markets downtown for basic needs and unique purchases! The Howard House has a front porch swing to enjoy a cup of coffee or read a book. The back patio is a perfect place for kids to play and parents to feel comfortable and relax. There is a downstairs bedroom for for those that have difficulty with stairs and the home has a fully equipped kitchen with an open floor plan to enjoy meals at home.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

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Photos

  • Howard House

    Howard House

  • Howard House - Dining Area off of Kitchen

    Howard House - Dining Area off of Kitchen

  • Howard House - Upstairs Bedroom with Balcony - Queen Bed

    Howard House - Upstairs Bedroom with Balcony - Queen Bed

  • Elliott's - Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Elliott's - Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Elliott's - Upstairs Full Bath

    Elliott's - Upstairs Full Bath

  • Corner Porch - Wrap around porch to relax and watch the world go by!

    Corner Porch - Wrap around porch to relax and watch the world go by!

  • Corner Porch - Fully Equipped Kitchen leading into Dining Room.

    Corner Porch - Fully Equipped Kitchen leading into Dining Room.

  • Corner Porch - 3rd Upstairs Bedroom - Queen Bed

    Corner Porch - 3rd Upstairs Bedroom - Queen Bed

  • Franklin Cottage - Home Away from Home!

    Franklin Cottage - Home Away from Home!

  • Franklin Cottage - Three Upstairs Bedrooms with Two Full Baths

    Franklin Cottage - Three Upstairs Bedrooms with Two Full Baths

  • Park Place - Best place in the house for a cup of coffee or a good book!

    Park Place - Best place in the house for a cup of coffee or a good book!

  • Park Place-Full Equipped Kitchen with lots of charm -includes a walk-in pantry!

    Park Place-Full Equipped Kitchen with lots of charm -includes a walk-in pantry!

  • Howard House - Front porch

    Howard House - Front porch

  • Howard House - Open Floor Plan Kitchen

    Howard House - Open Floor Plan Kitchen

  • ELLIOTT'S in Downtown Grand Haven!

    ELLIOTT'S in Downtown Grand Haven!

  • Elliott's - 3 Bedroom Home which sleeps 8 guests.

    Elliott's - 3 Bedroom Home which sleeps 8 guests.

  • Corner Porch

    Corner Porch

  • Corner Porch - Cozy Living Room with DVD and Movie Library.

    Corner Porch - Cozy Living Room with DVD and Movie Library.

  • Corner Porch - 1st Upstairs Bedroom -with Queen and Full Bed

    Corner Porch - 1st Upstairs Bedroom -with Queen and Full Bed

  • Franklin Cottage

    Franklin Cottage

  • Franklin Cottage - Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Franklin Cottage - Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Park Place located in Downtown Spring Lake!

    Park Place located in Downtown Spring Lake!

  • Park Place - View from the Living Room into the Dining and Kitchen areas.

    Park Place - View from the Living Room into the Dining and Kitchen areas.

  • Park Place - Private backyard with outside dining under an arbor!

    Park Place - Private backyard with outside dining under an arbor!

VRBO #263465

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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