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Wildflower Cottage - short walk to beach, short bike ride downtown

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,870 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedroom 3 bath sleeps up to 12 guests

The crisp, fresh décor of this Arts & Crafts cottage is as ideal on a hot summer day as it is warm and inviting on a brisk fall weekend. This unique, eco-friendly cottage was built with EnergySmart® Building Systems using advanced renewable energy technologies to create a home that is comfortable and cozy all year long.

An open layout and flexible sleeping accommodations make this cottage perfect for any size group. With exceptional finishes like hardwood floors, custom fire place and granite counters as well as amenities like central air, washer/dryer, 3 flat screen TVs with premium hi-def satellite, Wi-Fi and gas grill (in season), the Wildflower cottage is a vacation spot you‘ll want to return to again and again.

And guests of Bluewater Vacation rentals are welcome to take advantage of Harbor Club member’s only amenities while staying with us including the concierge services and marina facilities.

Surrounded by trees and wild flowers and set into a landscape designed to capture the essence of the Lake Michigan harbor country, the Harbor Club experience is about enjoying all the conveniences of a luxury resort and the comfort of a private home in a thoughtfully planned, natural environment. Each of the cottages integrate all the necessities of contemporary living, with modern appliances and technology. Enhanced by spectacular scenery and acres of open recreational areas it is the perfect place to get away from your everyday world, and it's only and 1 mile from downtown South Haven, while still within a mile from the North side beaches.

Are the dates you want not available? You may want to check one of Harbor Club’s other listings on HomeAway - The Cherry Blossom #3528806, Daydreamer #224016 and Meadowview #234162.

Woodland Harbor Marina

At the heart of the property is the picturesque Woodland Harbor Marina, a 110 slip riverfront marina just 5 minutes to Lake Michigan. For over a decade, Woodland Harbor has been an unspoiled gem in the Michigan harbor country and an ideal place to bring your boat to enhance your fun filled summer vacation. Thinking of bringing your boat inquire about a slip when you book your vacation!

South Haven

The charming harbor town of South Haven has long been a favorite spot for vacationers. Packed with wonderful restaurants, great shopping, museums and unique art galleries, it is no surprise that South Haven has been a popular year round vacation destination for over 140 years. You’ll really feel like you’re on vacation when you spend the day out on a boat fishing for salmon or just catching some rays. Great breezes make for excellent wind-surfing or sailing and all this is in addition to the miles of clean, warm, white sand beaches on which to swim, play or just relax. There is never an uneventful moment here, unless you want one, and going to the beach isn’t the only fun. Land lovers will have a blast playing one of South Haven’s championship golf courses, horseback riding, or playing tennis, and if you want to take it down a notch, tour one of the beautiful vineyards in the area or spend a glorious afternoon being pampered at a local salon or day spa.

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Blue Water Vacation Rentals
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Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2018

About Blue Water Vacation Rentals

At Bluewater Vacation Rentals, we make it our business to find a vacation rental that meets all of your needs and goes above and beyond your expectations. Whether you require a rental for a multi-family vacation or business, a brief visit or an extended stay, we provide the finest in vacation rentals. We offer premium customer service from the reservation process to the check-out and ensure that your vacation in South Haven is a success.

Blue Water Vacation Rentals purchased this house in 2012

Why Blue Water Vacation Rentals chose South Haven

The charming harbor town of South Haven has long been a favorite spot for vacationers for over 140 years because it is packed with wonderful restaurants, great shopping, fun museums and unique galleries. And you really feel like you’re on vacation here when you spend the day out on a boat fishing or just catching some rays. Great breezes make for excellent para-surfing or sailing and all of this is in addition to the miles of clean, white sugar sand beaches and the famous lingering sunsets. There is never an uneventful moment here unless you want one.

And the lake isn’t the only place to have fun. You can also play golf or tennis, go horseback riding, or ride bikes along the famous Kal-Haven trail. If you want to take it down a notch, take a tour of the local vineyards or spend a glorious afternoon being pampered at a local day spa. Located in the heart of Michigan wine country the rich soil is also perfect for abundant fruit harvests which makes for great farm markets and U pick farms.

The area offers amazing views of autumn foliage, terrific winter snowmobiling, sledding, skiing and colorful spring festivals there is always something fun to do every season of the year.

And because South Haven is so easy to get to from Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Ohio and even St. Louis it is the perfect family vacation spot.

What makes this house unique

The Harbor Club is a relaxed and inviting residential community featuring beautifully designed Arts&Crafts style homes, exciting vacation cottages and an exceptional private riverfront marina. The cottages are surrounded by spectacular native scenery and is located just two blocks from Lake Michigan beaches. Beautiful tall grasses surround the community fire pits.


South Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1870 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Dual sinks
    Full bathroom on main level - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located across the hall from the Queen bedroom on main floor
    Full bathroom on lower level - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located next to twin bedroom and lower level living room
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Queen Suite - 1 queen , Master Queen suite with dual sinks and shower
    Queen bedroom main floor - 1 queen , Located across the hall from the master suite on main floor
    Queen bedroom lower level - 1 queen
    Twin bedroom lower level - 4 twin/ single , Twin trundle beds that can be converted to a king bed
    Sofa bed in lower living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Deluxe queen size pull-out couch located in lower level
  • There are two queen bedrooms on the first floor The lower level has an additional queen bed and a forth bedroom with two twin trundle beds or you can have the option of having it set up with a king bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Wildflower Cottage - short walk to beach, short bike ride downtown
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews

Great house and great city

  • 5 of 5

We had a super time. Everything went smoothly with the house. City is quaint but so much to do there and in the surrounding area. Will definitely go back. The family that the beach was excellent.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic home with all the amenities!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 had a wonderful weekend get-away in this lovely cottage. The Wildflower Cottage is located just minutes from downtown South Haven, as well as from Lake Michigan. The property is very clean and very well-maintained. We were very comfortable and appreciated all the home's features. Anthony was especially helpful and friendly. We hope to come back in the summer!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend getaway in a lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed in South Haven at this cottage. 3 couples had to get out of town for the weekend. This was a short drive out from Indianapolis. The house was perfect, and we loved the location. The house was very clean and had been supplied with more than we needed. I loved that there was so many towels and toilet paper. A lot of homes we have been to don't fully stock the house. There was an extra bedroom that we could have brought the kids but was nice to spend some time with all adults. The rental company was very helpful and helped us secure boat rentals on short notice. We went for walks down to the beach to watch the sunset (just amazing!). I hope to make a family winter weekend at this cottage soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely and the town and area quaint and warm. Just what we wanted from a retreat location!!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Schaumburg, IL, USA

worst experience

  • 1 of 5

The air conditioning was not working correctly the entire week we were there. It was 79 degrees every night. We called Tuesday to let the office know. Michael came out to lower the temp, which we told him we already did. Next day, it was still 78 degress and he came back to change a filter. That night, the thermostat said, "Heat Advisory." On Friday, he called and said he was bringing an HVAC guy. After the HVAC guy left, Michael said that the system was not pulling humidity out of the house and that we should start feeling a difference now. We told him that it being Friday, we were leaving the next morning and it really didn't do us much good at this point and that we had been telling him all week about the problem. He said that there's only so much we can do, he came out and took steps and it's 90 degrees out, you have to expect it to be warm. He further said that there's a lot of people upstairs and with the all talking and body heat, it's going to be warm and that there was another house that's also at 76 degrees. With that reasoning, every public place would be warm in the summer! We were so uncomfortable in the evenings due to it being so warm and humid in the living area. He stood there and argued with us, not giving an inch. As if that weren't enough, there was one pot and one medium frying pan - for a place that rents to 10-12 people We went to grill and there were no grilling utensils. When we went to kill flies that were swarming outside from the filled dumpsters, no fly swatter. We called the office and they told us that the contract does state that they only provide the basic necessities. Terrible customer service. Do yourself a favor and stay somewhere else.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.9 Miles
Downtown South Haven
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Hawks Head
Nearest Train
11.5 Miles
Amtrack station-Bangor,MI
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Interstate 196
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
Sophies Steakhouse
Nearest Ski
26 Miles
Timber Ridge
Car: recommended

South Haven is a harbor resort town on the Eastern shore of Lake Michigan. A popular vacation destination for over 140 years, South Haven is a great spot for fishing, boating and enjoying magnificent, leisurely sunsets. The community is just south of Saugatuck, known for its eclectic art community, and is in the heart of the Michigan wine country. The rich soil here is perfect for abundant fruit harvests, especially blueberries, which makes for great farm markets, U pick farms and autumn foliage. With terrific boating, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and spring tulip festivals there is always something to see and do in the area every season of the year. South Haven is located 45 miles west of Kalamazoo, 181 miles west of Detroit, 62 miles northwest of South Bend, and 123 miles northeast of Chicago. The property is between N. Shore Dr. and Blue Star Highway on Baseline Rd.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Weekly rental only 6.13 - 8.28.15
2 night minimum off season & 3 night minimum on holidays
Travelers Insurance available
Daily and seasonal boat slips available
Additional guest fees may apply for groups larger than 12

* The rates and fees listed are for estimation purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Please contact us for an exact quote.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund