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Two Blocks from the Public Beach and Lake Michigan

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Your vacation home with expansive back yard, a wooden deck with furniture/grill.

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Pick Me! The Soft Landing offers the perfect vacation experience in South Haven at 246 Oak Street. A desirable North Shore location. A five minute (2 block) walk to public and often secluded Oak Street Beach and Lake Michigan. One block from the river. Walk to downtown and the marina. Two car parking included. Your dog is welcome to come along for the fun.

Relax with drinks on the deck and enjoy an outdoor game on the sprawling lawn. Read by the fire in the expansive open great room or roast marshmallows by the open fire pit.

This newly updated home offers a cozy, yet luxurious and contemporary stay with all new comfort mattresses and bedding. Bask in the vintage charm of real barn wood floors. And all the while stay connected with high speed internet.

The Master Suite, called the Go Fish Room, has a queen bed for cuddling and a brand new bathroom.

The Paddle Room is big enough to hold a square dance in! It has two double beds and a new flat screen TV/DVD player, with a full library of movies to choose from.

The Hoot Room is ideal for kids or adults that want to be kids again, with bunk beds and friendly owls that play look out at night.

NOTE: During the months of June through August, this cottage rents by the week only, from Friday through Friday.

Keywords: house, cottage, near lake, swimming, beach, downtown, marina, North Shore, dogs allowed, Oak Street, north side.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 25 years old. Sorry kids, but my memory of my early twenties stays with me....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Note that there is an added charge of $50 total if you bring one or more pets during your stay....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    This is a ranch home which makes it wheelchair accessible, but note that it does not have special handicap retrofitting. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Newly renovated, parking for three cars, fire pit for telling ghost stories, board and outdoor games galore, all the comforts of home including iron and ironing board and coffee maker...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
Jun 10 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,500 $10,000
Shoulder Season 2016
Sep 3 - Sep 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,000
Fall/Winter 2016
Sep 17 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$225
$900
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $50

Notes:

Special reduced rates in low season: 2 nights = $225/night; 3 nights = $175/night; 4 nights = $150/night.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

Did you know? South Haven boasts seven public beaches. But Oak Street Beach at the end of our street is one of the best kept secrets and only two blocks away! Roast marshmallows around the outdoor fire pit; Rainy day? Visit the Air Zoo one hour away in Portage, or take a short ride to one of the two South Haven wineries; Drink cider and devour fresh doughnuts at Mcintosh Apple Orchards; Pick blueberries, raspberries (yes, that's how it's spelled; I couldn't believe it either), cherries...you name it...at one of the local farms; bike the Kal-Haven trail that starts less than a mile from where you are staying; walk to the marina where you'll find charter fishing, sunset cruises, canoe rentals, and more; golf at one of the three courses in town; visit the GingerMan Raceway; check out the Fall color tour; Winter Get-Away? Try snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice skating at the local outdoor rink. I could go on, but just how much do you think you can fit into a week anyway?

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Hi. My name is Shannon. My husband Mark and I bought this lovely house in South Haven in the fall of 2010. We've poured love into this home. We've renovated it with real barn wood floors, a warm gas fireplace, an all new bathroom, and a funky and comfy decor that isn't like every other cottage on the block with a Gone Fishin' sign. We will enjoy it part of the time, and we want you to enjoy it the rest of the time.

Why the Owner Chose South Haven, MI, USA:
I grew up spending every summer in South Haven and loved every minute of it. Body surfing in the waves, playing Capture the Flag, making sand castles during the Blueberry Festival, riding my banana seat bike to get penny candy at the corner store that has been there as long as I can remember. I always thought when I had a family, I would buy a place in South Haven to let my kid love those same experiences. Well, I now have that kid. So, I had to make good on that promise to myself.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Take a short walk to the beach with coffee in hand first thing in the morning. Take a ten minute walk to one of two parks with your kids or the dogs in the afternoon. Play badminton or ladder ball in the big yard. Take a secret shortcut to the bridge (you'll figure it out when you get there) and be at one of the great downtown restaurants ten minutes later. Read a book by the fire. Play poker at the big oak table that can seat ten or more. Uncork a bottle of red wine and relax on the deck. Watch Jaws with your friends while eating endless bags of microwave popcorn.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german

 

Photos

  • Your vacation home with expansive back yard, a wooden deck with furniture/grill.

    Your vacation home with expansive back yard, a wooden deck with furniture/grill.

  • Wide open floor plan.

    Wide open floor plan.

  • The kitchen looks into the living room for easy conversation.

    The kitchen looks into the living room for easy conversation.

  • The Paddle Room.  Big Enough to Hold a Dance In.

    The Paddle Room. Big Enough to Hold a Dance In.

  • Master Suite bath.

    Master Suite bath.

  • Dining area.  Table expands with seating for up to ten.

    Dining area. Table expands with seating for up to ten.

  • Portable outdoor fire pit with free fire wood in the shed for your use.

    Portable outdoor fire pit with free fire wood in the shed for your use.

  • Paddle room.

    Paddle room.

  • Insert your kids here.

    Insert your kids here.

  • Brand new gas fireplace.

    Brand new gas fireplace.

  • Oak Street Beach at the end of your street and a five minute walk away.

    Oak Street Beach at the end of your street and a five minute walk away.

  • Go Fish Room with private bath (see next photo).

    Go Fish Room with private bath (see next photo).

  • The Hoot Room.

    The Hoot Room.

  • Cozy living room for fires on cold nights.

    Cozy living room for fires on cold nights.

  • Patio with gas grill.

    Patio with gas grill.

VRBO #354669

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, german
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