Shore Acres - Over 1200 Feet Private Shared Association Beach(24 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
3 bedroom lake house/cottage in beautiful Grand Haven one mile south of lighthouse and Grand Haven State Park! Summer rentals Saturday- Saturday at $2450/week except for Coast Guard Week $2850. Off season weekends $600.
Private association with over 1200 feet of private association beach on Lake Michigan with tennis court and small playground area. 78 steps up from parking lot to a quiet serene hideaway with seasonal views of Lake Michigan. Short walk to beach thru association roads.
Sleeps 6 comfortably with two queen beds and two twin beds. Bring your own blow-up beds for an additional two people or sleep on oversize Field & Stream cots provided. Fully furnished with sheets and towels.
Suitable for adventure seekers, pet owners, girls getaway, sightseeing, romantic getaway, or families with children who can walk stairs - unless you like carrying children.
Shore Acres Association is a group of 22 homes nestled in the sand dunes with an abundance of trees and wildlife. Together we share aprox 1200 feet of Lake Michigan beach. There are 6 cottages beach front. Our home is on top of a sand dune behind one of the lake front cottages. When the foliage is in full bloom you can still catch glimpses of the lake depending on where you are on the deck that surrounds the entire cottage.
Late fall, winter and early spring are the best times to rent if you want to see the lake. During the summer when the foilage is in full bloom it feels like you are in the middle of an ancient forest. It is quiet and peaceful and very private. Today June 18 - I met a young deer at the top of the stairs who didn't run but stood and stared at me. I think it may be the one my neighbor watched as the mother gave birth as he was walking down the road.
Bring your bathing suit, books, camera and enjoy.
Winter guests need to be aware they will need to shovel the stairs and deck if it snows during their stay - shovels are provided! While our one-lane private roads are plowed and salted - there can be times the roads can be hazardous to drive and you may have to walk in - so please come prepared with your winter gear and energy!
Keywords: Lake House, Cottage
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Member since: 2010
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- 1.5 bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
- Beach Chairs
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Tennis Court
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 21 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
May 27 - Jul 29, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Coast Guard Week
Jul 29 - Aug 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Aug 5 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $150
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Checks accepted if received at least 10 days in advance. Pay-pal accepted with additional 5%. Damage/Reservation deposit of $300.00 is required with 50% advance payment to reserve. Balance required 30 days prior to arrival.
Reservation deposit will be forfeited if cancelled for any reason after payment has been received. Advance rental will also be forfeited unless 30 day notice is given.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Grand Haven - home of one of the top 13 beaches in the WORLD according to Travel & Leisure magazine review in March 2012!
Year Purchased: 1969
About the owner: Same owner last 47 years, rebuilt in 1989. Yes, everything had to be carried up the 78 stairs. I also remember carrying sleeping children up those stairs after nights sitting around a bonfire at the beach. The ability to walk up stairs without assistance is suggested. Those stairs though have served as my daily workout and kept me healthy.
Why the Owner Chose Grand Haven, MI, USA:
Small and very private association of 22 property owners. Beautiful shared Lake Michigan beach.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Private, quiet wooded getaway but close to town and shopping. Homes nestled in the sand dunes with an abundance of trees and wildlife. Enjoy quiet walks and sunsets along the shores of Lake Michigan.
- Secondary: +1 (248) 709-5166 Nick Riera
Links to more information:
Shore Acres Directory at entrance
East side of home - deck surrounds entire home
Wrap around deck is great place to bird watch.
Looking down to kitchen and dining area
Queen bed in downstairs bedroom.
Wake up to trees, trees, trees
Upstairs twin beds
New chairs on the Association Deck. Great place to rest and watch sunset.
September 2016 Beach
78 stairs from parking lot to cottage
Circular staircase to upstairs
Looking downstairs to living room area
View from Living area. Kitchen is in center of living space
Bathroom downstairs with shower
Catwalk view of upstairs sleeping area
Upstairs Queen bed
View from parking lot. Yes, it needs to be shoveled when it snows:)
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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