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Turkey Hollow - 3.5 Acre Getaway on South Haven's North Shore

(23 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-6 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Turkey Hollow offers the best of both worlds, a secluded lodge-type home located just minutes from South Haven's North Shore beaches and its historic downtown. This well-appointed newer cedar home features a large screened porch, fully equipped kitchen, stone fireplace, wood floors and paneling, high ceilings and 3.5 acres of private woods complete with a nature trail. Turkey Hollow is perfect for family vacations, girls' weekends, retreats, holiday gatherings, and visiting family and friends.

Keywords: Lodge, cabin, retreat, conservatory

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Upstairs Bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    Downstairs Bathroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Wildlife abounds in this 3.5 acre property, complete with nature trail. Municipal water and sewer....moreless


  • Books:

    Large assortment of books....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Playing cards, Yahtzee, board games and puzzles....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Bose with CD player...moreless

  • Television:

    One upstairs, one downstairs....moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Private parking area with room for several cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker:

    And coffee grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Large assortment of pots, pans, casseroles, knives, can and bottle openers, baking sheets, measuring cups and spoons, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Well equipped including blender, crock-pot, food processor, mixer, coffeemaker, coffee grinder, toaster, dishes, glassware, pitchers, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful vaulted, furnished screened porch, and additional deck off dining room...moreless

  • Golf:

    Three miles from Hawkshead golf course...moreless



Write a review 5
from 23 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter / Spring
Jan 1 - May 18, 2017
2 night min stay
Early Summer
May 19 - Jun 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer 2017
Jun 16 - Aug 25, 2017
6 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • North Beach Public Park

    "Large beach with concessions, volleyball and facilities"

  • First Street Beach Access

    "First Street beach access, closest to Turkey Hollow"

  • HawksHead Restaurant

    "Hawkshead Golf Course, Inn and Restaurant. Open to the public."

  • Farmer's Market

    "Farmer's Market Wednesday and Saturday"

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3 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
First Street

Biking, hiking or snowmobiling on Kal-Haven Trail. Fruit picking (in season - blueberries, strawberries, rasberries, blackberries, apples, etc.)


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: This property is owned by Mark Kolas and Johannah Dillon. Mark is a local builder, and built Turkey Hollow in 2003. Johannah owns Renaissance, a boutique in downtown South Haven. Mark and Johannah live about a mile from Turkey Hollow in South Haven with their four dogs.

Why the Owner Chose South Haven, MI, USA:
We chose to build here because of the beauty and uniqueness of the property. We have always enjoyed vacationing at the lodges in several of our National Parks, and designed Turkey Hollow to create a similar experience. It is within easy walking distance of Lake Michigan beaches, within biking distance of downtown South Haven, yet is surrounded by woods and wildlife. A perfect vacation getaway.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Short walk to public beach, a bike ride from downtown, and privacy and nature when you want it. New this year is a nature / exercise trail on the property.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Living room and fireplace

    Living room and fireplace

  • One of three upstairs bedrooms

    One of three upstairs bedrooms

  • Front showing screened porch

    Front showing screened porch

  • Upstairs Bedroom with 3 Twin Beds

    Upstairs Bedroom with 3 Twin Beds

  • Queen Sleeper Sofa in Downstairs Den

    Queen Sleeper Sofa in Downstairs Den

  • Back Deck w/ Weber grill

    Back Deck w/ Weber grill

  • Winter Scene

    Winter Scene

  • Laundry Room

    Laundry Room

  • Driveway


  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • Welcome


  • South Haven Lighthouse

    South Haven Lighthouse

  • Dining room and wooded views

    Dining room and wooded views

  • Furnished screened porch

    Furnished screened porch

  • Upstairs Master Bedroom

    Upstairs Master Bedroom

  • Foyer


  • Upstairs Bath (Deep Tub not Visible)

    Upstairs Bath (Deep Tub not Visible)

  • Downstairs Full Bath

    Downstairs Full Bath

  • Kitchen


  • Den TV

    Den TV

  • Upstairs Bedroom

    Upstairs Bedroom

  • Black squirrels are common in South Haven

    Black squirrels are common in South Haven

  • Deer and Turkeys are plentiful at Turkey Hollow

    Deer and Turkeys are plentiful at Turkey Hollow

  • Fishing is good in South Haven - just ask my brother!

    Fishing is good in South Haven - just ask my brother!

VRBO #345187

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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