Come lose yourself in the sunsets over Lake Michigan from your own porch. The house overlooks Lake Michigan with a private beach at your fingertips. A perfect location for a family reunion. Enjoy bonfires, sunsets over Lake Michigan, swims in the refreshing lake, a good book in a hammock or home-made pizzas. The house is filled with artwork by the owner who is a children's book illustrator. The grounds are large and great for those who want to spend their time on the deck taking in the views. The property is full of fun activities for children to entertain themselves all day.
4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The house is three stories and 3,000 sq. feet. Sleeps 13 people. The ground level is a sleeping chamber with 5 beds and a private full bathroom. On the main level is a large and open kitchen and dining room. Dining table comfortably seats 10. Kitchen is spacious, great for a group who likes to cook together. On the main level is a living room with fireplace which has specular views of the lake, a perfect place to watch the sunset. This level has a large porch which wraps around the south and west sides of the house. This porch is a great place for an easy and beautiful outdoor meal.
On the third floor are 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The master bedroom with a king size bed faces Lake Michigan and has a private bath. You can watch the moon over the lake all night long in the master bedroom. The second bedroom has a king size bed and shares a bathroom with the third bedroom. The third bedroom has a queen size bed and a twin size bed. On this level is a smaller porch facing the west.
Home sits on 2 1/2 acres. Back yard features a cook's paradise! Under the grape arbor is a charcoal grill, pizza oven, and outdoor seating for 20. Pick herbs from the herb garden for your meal and watch the flowers grow. Wrens and wind chimes adorn the arbor. Next to the grape arbor is a jungle gym for the kids.
The grounds are a children's wonderland. There is a 15'x30' concrete basketball court, giant chess set, monkey bars, swings and a see-saw. The kids will be having fun outside for days.
For the grown-ups there are hammocks, decks, a life-guard chair, bonfire pits and adirondack chairs for enjoying the lake views and warm breezes.
From the front yard a path leads you to 100 feet of private beach. There is a stairway with railings that lead from the yard to the beach. On the bluff is a shaded porch perfect for a relaxing afternoon. Come up from the beach and rinse off in the outdoor shower.
You're within walking distance to infamous Michigan blueberries (you pick). The house is a 5 minute drive to downtown South Haven where you'll find farmers markets, a historic movie theater and great restaurants. 2 miles south of the house are the Van Buren State Park Dunes. The neighborhood is quiet and the property is very private.
During the summer months the house is rented weekly from Saturday to Saturday. Check in is 4:00 Saturday and check out is Saturday 10:00.
Keywords: Artistic, spectacular view, eclectic, spacious, perfect for family reunions