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Beautiful home located by Brucker Beach

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Capola Villa is a newer home located on the outskirts of Grand Haven. The home is located on a quiet street with a semi secluded public beach a mere 400 yards from the property. The grand porch welcomes guest and family to the home. The back of the house overlooks the De Persia South Highland nature preserve. Frequently, Deer, fox, turkey and other wild life will wander into the back yard.

The house itself contains 2200 square feet of living space on the main level. There are two bedrooms on the East side of the house and two bedrooms on the west side of the house. Each bathroom is connected by a Jack and Jill bathroom. The house has a great room with cathedral ceilings which opens to the kitchen. The kitchen has been updated to granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the comforts of home. As a bonus we offer access to our basement. With nearly 1200 square feet of additional space. It offers a great separation for adults, kids, and family. The basement also has a pool table, bean bags, dome hockey, and dart board.

Keywords: Relaxing retreat located in a peaceful secluded section of Grand Haven. Great open space layout for entertaining your family.

At this time we do not rent our home in the winter.

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More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

About Robert

I am a frequent traveler and use VRBO myself. I am an avid runner, biker, hiker, and thoroughly enjoy sailing and jet skiing.

Robert purchased this house in 2007

Why Robert chose Grand Haven

My Grandfather had been coming to Grand Haven since 1912. He passed at the early age of 100 in 2004. He built a grand summer home on Lake Michigan in 1943 and the family continued to add on to the house until the 1990s. With 2 Children, 9 Grandchildren, 18 Great Grandchildren. The house started to become to small for all of my relatives. So, in 2007 my family and sisters family decided to build our own home less than a block away from my Grandfathers.

What makes this house unique

My family and I enjoy walking down to the beach at sunset. Swimming, boating, jet skiing on Lake Michigan. Hiking the trails at Rosey Mound.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Robert,

We really enjoyed your home. The whole gang had loads of fun. The home is so fully equipped, especially the kitchen. We all love to cook and it was such a pleasure to have all the tools and even spices. Very unusual for a rental.
Sep 2015
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Grand Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No fires
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
House has a large basement with pool table, darts, bean bags,, pop a shot and other toys. High chair and safety gate for small children. Roku box for streaming.


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Beautiful home located by Brucker Beach
average rating of 4.75 based on 21 reviews

Very nice home. We enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

Great house in a very quiet neighborhood. Lots of room and very well kept.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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VERY, VERY, VERY NICE, RELAXING, FIT our family Perfectly!

  • 4 of 5

This house was perfect for our family of 4 couples and 1 child - 2 reasons I did not give it 5 stars - #1-you do not have your own "private" beach & the one it shows is close by but you have to walk to it and it is not a very big beach area. #2-it would have been a nice option for the 4th bedroom to have a queen size bed in it vs the 2 twins beds. My husband & I took the twin bed room and it was a little uncomfortable but it worked and it was fine. There is definitely a lot of room in the entire house and plenty of bathrooms and showers - a definite plus! It is very cozy, welcoming and very well supplied - would definitely stay there again! It is also quiet but yet close to everything you need...very nice vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful setting close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Nice home in a peaceful setting, minutes from beach and from town. Spent some very nice early mornings on the awesome front porch, drinking coffee, reading, relaxing and greeting the deer in the front yard. Rode our bikes down the street to the bike trails, walked to the beach for play and Lake Michigan sunsets. Kids enjoyed the basement entertainment - pool table, dart board, table hockey and wireless internet. Nice downtown for shopping and dining and the fountain light show on the water in town was pretty cool too. Owners were great to deal with and even called to check on us after a nasty thunderstorm went through the area one night. Nice family vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property within walking distance to the beach

  • 4 of 5

We celebrated our Mom's 60th birthday in early June 2017. The property was very clean and updated. We were within walking distance to a small public beach which the kids absolutely loved. The downtown is only a short 10 minute drive which provides plenty of restaurants, shopping and entertainment. We really enjoyed our stay and would absolutely recommend to friends/family.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summer 2016 week in Grand Haven

  • 5 of 5

The location was ideal for our family being near to the beach but not on the beach. The beach was outstanding! The home was very attractive, upscale, and very suited to our needs. The bedroom sets, one set each side of the house with jack & jill bathrooms in between functioned very well for our children and grandchildren. The kitchen was very accommodating and used it on most nights to prepare meals in the home. The property and home were very clean and well maintained. The "great room" was a very comfortable space and thoughtfully laid out. It facilitated family gatherings in the evenings for conversations, games and fun! The basement was a bonus, giving a place for the grandchildren to play and be children. The musical fountain in Grand Haven, and the street performers in Holland are a must see! We would recommend this home to any family looking for their vacation Home Away!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful well kept home

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful family vacation for 6 adults and 4 children

Home well kept and spacious with a lot of unexpected supplies available especially in kitchen

Bedrooms and baths were quite large and work well for our families

The basement was a great playroom but some of the play tables were broke when we arrived

Also we were so excited that beach was within walking distance but when we checked it out the day of arrival. It was very very small length and width

We ended up driving to state park beach every day. That was beautiful

We picked this rental because we could walk to the beach. Since we had 4 children - 5 and under.

We will return to Grand Haven and stay closer to state park beach

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Sadly, Lake Michigan is experiencing record high levels that has not happened since the 1980's. This is only the second time in 50 years that I have seen this occur.
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Muskegon Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Grand Haven Golf
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 31
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Mulligans hollow
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Brucker Beach

Grand Haven is rated as one of the top beaches in the United States. Top Golf courses, Great Restaurants, Nightlife, Coast Guard Festival, State parks, Great Fishing, you name and Grand Haven has it.

Also, this area of the Lake is rated as one of the world’s most productive fresh water fisheries.. We Highly recommend Whitney Charters. Matt and Alex are a pleasure to work with and will provide a memorable outing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

Summer stays are a minimum of 7 nights. Rates are subject to change. There is a $150 Cleaning fee and a $500 refundable damage deposit. If a credit card is used I only refund 97%. Customer must pay the 3% credit card fees If they request a refund. Cancellation policy: 90 days prior to stay for 100% refund. 60 days 25% refund. If I can find another rental I will refund 100%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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