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Harbor Hill Cottage 2BR-1BA

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 BA, in the middle of Grand Haven, close to beach and town.

Quaint cottage in the middle of Grand Haven. Ideally located and within walking distance of the beach, town and all the main attractions.

The cottage has two bedrooms, one bathroom, a large outdoor deck, driveway parking, covered porch, enough space for 4-5, or maxed at 6.

Take a stroll to Grand Haven State Park beach and the boardwalk, or enjoy the downtown action just two blocks away.

Our cottage has everything you need for a memorable vacation experience!

Property Manager
Marilyn Barrett
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Marilyn Barrett

We grew up in Grand Haven and west Michigan and our family still resides in town and in the area. Inn keeping is a family tradition, our parents owned and operated Kastle Inn Resort, about an hour's drive north on Pickeral Lake in Newaygo, MI

Marilyn Barrett purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Marilyn Barrett chose Grand Haven

Our cottage was built in the 1930's as a family vacation property and has been with our family since 2006. In 2015 new floors, beds, oven, and paint were added. We put on a new front deck last fall.

The cottage is up on a hill and less than two blocks from the river waterfront, and two away from downtown. You'll be close to the action, but ensured a quiet night's sleep.

Grand Haven is an ideal family vacation destination. West Michigan prices are generally very reasonable.

What makes this cottage unique

A library corner, to hold our collection of books, was installed by local Amish carpenters. This cottage is in a quiet and established neighborhood. Our neighbors are friendly and supportive of Grand Haven's many offerings. The cottage has a TV with cable, but it isn't large. We encourage renters to get out and explore, or, on rainy days, curl up with a book on the covered front porch.


Grand Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Harbor Hill Cottage 2BR-1BA
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Absolutely perfect ❤️

  • 5 of 5

we loved our stay at this beautiful cozy cottage! Perfect for all of us!! and perfect location to everything!! We will be back soon!

Marilyn you are wonderful!

Thank you! Jenny and family

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that it all worked out so well for you and that you liked our cottage! I am sorry that I didn't get to meet time! Will look forward to your next stay! Marilyn
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  • 5 of 5

So my brothers wedding/reception was happening in Grand Haven. Not many good choices for hotels in grand haven area, so I decided to get creative and check this website out. Many options to choose from! I had about 8 different cottages and homes all within about 10 mile circumference. SO GLAD I went with this adorable little cottage. It came stocked with basically everything we could have needed aside from the obvious of food and drinks. Awesome deck out back and front. Had grill, great little back yard space, lots of privacy, neighborhood was super safe and within walking distance to EVERYTHING (downtown, grand river, and lake Michigan); drive way was big enough to park two cars and street parking was available. Also, the landlord was a pleasure to deal with. They also had a nicely stocked library inside. So very grateful to find this place! I give it a 10 out of 10. You wont be disappointed... and the price was about the same as it would have been if I rented a boring yucky and dirty hotel.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cottage in the heart of Grand Haven

  • 5 of 5

I had a great experience in Harbor Hill Cottage during our family vacation. The house is in great condition and very cozy and comfortable. The location is good - on a quiet street but close to downtown and the river. While the beach is a bit of a walk, it's only a 3 minute drive away, so very accessible. The back yard was nice to kids to run around in. Overall, a great experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

July and August dates 7 night minimum stay

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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