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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

OWNER operated and managed. Please email or call us direct. We accept payment (with no VRBO fees) by check or paypal. Please read over the reviews to know you can book with confidence!

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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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    lots of stairs - so more enjoyable when children can go up and down on their own!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    $100.00 non-refundable pet fee per pet...moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Once you get to the top of the stairs, you feel like you are in a tree house. Very private and quiet with seasonal views of the lake on the deck surrounding the entire home. The beach is only a short walk down the the road once you go down the stairs. No charge for the free exercise. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Video Library:

    Variety of family and children's videos ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room table seats six (6). Additional conversational seating for 4 in dining area...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    NO air conditioning. Ceiling fans in kitchen and upstairs bedrooms. Two tower fans and 3 table top fans...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Gas...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    To keep you in shape we provide free stairs up to the cottage. Please know this is the only access to the home. Yes, everything must be carried up and down. ...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas forced air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Couch, loveseat and chair with ottoman...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Parking for 4-5 cars. Overflow parking at association entrance. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local and long distance...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Septic system in place - no more than one load/day please. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr Coffee drip Keurig ...moreless

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

    Full kitchen with everything you need to cook. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Plastic wrap, aluminum foil, sandwich baggies, coffee filters, napkins, paper towels...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric glass top...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (2) Upper balcony in front and back...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck surrounds home...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Sits atop a dune with tall trees and natural flora and fauna. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Electric or Weber Charcoal Kettle ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Association Tennis Court...moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2016
6 night min stay

$2,450
Labor Day Week
Sep 3 - Sep 9, 2016
3 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,100
Off Season
Sep 17 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
$300 $300
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,500
Summer
May 27 - Jul 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,450

Changeover Day: Saturday

Coast Guard Week
Jul 29 - Aug 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,850
flat fee
Summer
Aug 5 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,450

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $150

Notes:

Please contact to check accurate pricing of your vacation.

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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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Muskegon
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Grand Haven
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Muskegon to Milwaukee
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grand Haven
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Grand Haven
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Grand Haven
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mulligans Hollow Grand Haven

Car: Necessary

Grand Haven - home of one of the top 13 beaches in the WORLD according to Travel & Leisure magazine review in March 2012!

 

Owner info

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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • 2013 Facing West

    2013 Facing West

  • 78 stairs from parking lot to cottage

    78 stairs from parking lot to cottage

  • East side of home - deck surrounds entire home

    East side of home - deck surrounds entire home

  • Circular staircase to upstairs

    Circular staircase to upstairs

  • Looking downstairs to living room area

    Looking downstairs to living room area

  • Dining and sitting area

    Dining and sitting area

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bathroom downstairs with shower

    Bathroom downstairs with shower

  • Wake up to trees, trees, trees

    Wake up to trees, trees, trees

  • Upstairs twin beds

    Upstairs twin beds

  • Short walk to beach stairs and deck

    Short walk to beach stairs and deck

  • Winter time lake view

    Winter time lake view

  • Shore Acres Directory at entrance

    Shore Acres Directory at entrance

  • Looking east

    Looking east

  • Front deck

    Front deck

  • Living Room Area

    Living Room Area

  • Looking down to kitchen and dining area

    Looking down to kitchen and dining area

  • Catwalk view of upstairs sleeping area

    Catwalk view of upstairs sleeping area

  • Upstairs Queen bed

    Upstairs Queen bed

  • Upstairs half-bath

    Upstairs half-bath

  • Shore Acres beach looking north towards lighthouse

    Shore Acres beach looking north towards lighthouse

  • View from parking lot. Yes, it needs to be shoveled when it snows:)

    View from parking lot. Yes, it needs to be shoveled when it snows:)

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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