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Lake Michigan Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views NEWLY RENOVATED!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 9 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath. Ideal for 4 but can sleep 6

True beach cottage on the front row on Lake Michigan's Magnificent Mile, beautiful beachfront with only a slope to the shore, no steps to endure. Live on the beach or walk to town for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Bring all the float toys you want or even pull your boat or jet ski right up to our shore for the day, it's your choice. Enjoy an adult beverage on our private beach during the day or a fine bottle of wine at your bonfire after the sun goes down. We've spent many a night watching the sun go down, gazing at the stars, and then watching the sun come up again the next morning. None of which you can do on any of the public beaches. When not on the beach hang on our common area large deck or in our quaint cottage with views of the lake. This is one of the original South Haven cottages that has been NEWLY REMODELED 2017 - new kitchen, bath, bedrooms, family room... for your comfort. We upgraded the amenities but left the charm.

Keywords: cottage, Beach, Lakefront, Lake

More Details

Ann Dvorak
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2018

About Ann Dvorak

This is our family cottage that we're happy to share with you and yours.

Ann Dvorak purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Ann Dvorak chose South Haven

Spend some time with us, and you will come back year after year, after year...... Your family will demand it, it's where the most important memories are made.

What makes this cottage unique

Newly remodeled 2017!


South Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Brand new stone shower!
  • Brand new beautiful shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master overlooking the lake, fall asleep to the waves
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Bunk Room!
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving ...
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This is an old school cottage right on the beach, not beach access, ON THE BEACH, FRONT ROW!


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Lake Michigan Beachfront Cottage with Spectacular Views NEWLY RENOVATED!!
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews

Newly renovated. Upscale kitchen and appliances with beautiful views of lake.

  • 4 of 5

This will be our families fourth time staying at this cottage. For the price, you cannot beat the location, lake views, and private beach. The cottage has been recently renovated which includes brand new kitchen, upscale appliances, tile shower, and large bedroom remodel. It was a cute place to stay before, but the upgrades really make this an amazing location. While we were there, we had a small issue with guests not following general rules for the entire property. The owners of the cottage were extremely helpful and had remedied the situation within 15 minutes. One thing I would take into consideration is since the kitchen and one bedroom were made larger during the renovation, there are no longer closets to put your things. I would advise to pack on the light side due to lack of storage space for large suitcases, etc. This cottage is the perfect size for families of 4-6 or even a romantic getaway. In the larger bedroom there was even the perfect amount of space to put up a pack and play and still be able to close the door. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed the renovated space, we worked 6 long hard months to get it ready. As nice as it was, you were actually one of the very first to stay and we had not quite finished all of the finishing touches to complete the build out. We've since been back and installed tons of hooks and hangers throughout all of the rooms to accommodate everyone's bags, clothes, and towels. We even added hooks in the shower to hang your wet suits to drip dry!
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Always perfect

  • 5 of 5

Really sweet spot on the beach. The renovations to the cottage are amazing. One of my favorite spots!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable Beach Cottage on the great Lake Michigan

  • 5 of 5

This adorable cottage has it all…. beautiful views of Lake Michigan, a fabulous beach, gorgeous sunsets, a nice fire pit area, good sized deck with tables and chairs…. and a “picture-perfect” interior. Gregg and Ann have done a fabulous job of renovating their cottage with all the creature comforts needed for a perfect get-away. The beds are comfortable, the bathroom and shower are luxurious, the kitchen is small but beautiful with everything needed to cook dinners, even down to beautiful dishes! Nothing was overlooked. I am a graphic and interior designer, so can attest to the attention to detail that they took in creating a warm and welcoming environment in which to unwind. Not to mention mother nature’s artistic sunsets….absolutely the best! We want to thank the Dvorak’s for sharing their “little slice of heaven” with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob; so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and are pleased with the recent renovations. We tried very hard to capture and maintain the charm of the old school cottage while implementing some of the best and appropriate finishes we could find. Thanks for noticing and taking the time to write, hope you return many times over and continue to make new and special memories.
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Beautiful vacation cottage on Lake Michigan

  • 5 of 5

Our family has rented this cottage for 17 years for our annual family reunion. We love spending time in South Haven and this cottage is perfect!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Such a darling cottage with all the comforts of home! Soft warm beds. Beautiful chef appliances. Everything we needed for our 2 day stay. The weather was warm, so we had an afternoon on the beach. Went into town for shopping and Saturday morning flea market. Great restaurants...would recommend Taste. Great communication with Ann. Loved our little getaway and will be coming back!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely fantastic time! The condo is beautiful. No detail was overlooked. Our 20 month old loved the extra touches for kids (crayons, toys, etc). The beach was gorgeous. The setup was ideal for a family traveling with little ones. We could put our daughter down for a nap/to bed for the night and still enjoy the view from the patio (the monitor reached). Her pack and play fit perfectly in the second bedroom. The walk to town was only about 20 minutes. There is so much to do. 3 days wasn't enough time. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Grand Rapids, MI
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Too many to mention
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Hawks Head
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-96 and Phoenix Street
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Too many to mention
Car: not necessary

From our place, walk to EVERYTHING!

Other Activities: Sun Bathing




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.