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Last updated: 08/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Fully furnished kitchen, dinning room with farmhouse table that seat 8 or more, Bathroom with shower and vintage style tub, cozy living room and master bedroom on main floor. Upstairs offers a cozy retreat in 2 additional rooms with 3 twin beds and 2 futons, built in bookcases and closet. Partially fenced private yard, two tiered deck with awning and patio furniture, grill, driveway with room for 3 cars, beach blankets and a sand pail or two! Weekly summer rental, open for short or long term rentals in the off season! Want to know more? Google Ruth's Retreat Grand Haven to find us on Facebook or our blog!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 unless prior approval is granted...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    A great house for a family!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Master Bedroom: 1 double

    On main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Upstairs open room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Upstairs bedroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    An assortment of adult, youth and kids books adorn the shelves for you to read during the week...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    from scrabble to checkers, puzzles or cards...moreless

  • Television:

    digital antena for basic stations ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    largest room in the house - opens into the kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit upstairs in the summer...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    3 in the driveway and room on the street...moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    drip coffee maker, coffee grinder and expresso machine...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully furnished for all you cooking needs!...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 28 - Sep 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$200
$1,100
Spring/Fall
Sep 6 - May 14, 2017
2 night min stay
$185
$1,000
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $85
  • Security Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

If choosing to pay by credit card, a 2.5% service fee will be deducted from your security deposit

Typical summer rentals run weekly from Saturday to Saturday.

Ruth's retreat is also available for off season rentals on a weekend, weekly or monthly rate. Off season monthly rental is $1000 per month including utilities.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Last updated: 08/24/2016
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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grand Rapids, MI
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Grand Haven State Park

Car: Recommended

Looking for a great little Lake Michigan beach town for vacation, look no further that Grand Haven. From walking on the 2.5 mile boardwalk out to the iconic red lighthouse and beach, sandcastle building at Grand Haven State Park, bountiful fresh local produce at the bi-weekly farmers market, cute restaurants and shopping in downtown, skate park, sand dunes, boating, fishing and so much more. Grand Haven has numerous festivals and events all summer including Coast Guard festival the end of July!

This house is a new rental in Grand Haven as of the 2013 season. Owner spent summers in Grand Haven growing up and fell in love with the town, and hopes you will too!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: I am a Colorado native, who left her heart in Grand Haven, MI as a young child. I love hiking, travel, really anything that gets me outside, photography, mentoring high school and college students and time spent with family and friends.

Why Grand Haven, MI, USA:
Grand Haven is my Dad's hometown and I spent time there each summer when we would take my Grandma Ruth (for whom the cottage is named) back to see family and friends. I love the sweet simplicity of life that Grand Haven has to offer! Ruth's Retreat was an idea I came up with over a year ago and have loved getting to spend more time in town during this process, re-connecting with extended family and friends along the way. Grandma Ruth as she was affectionately known to many 'adopted' grandchildren as well as her own was a woman whose home was always a welcoming place full of fellowship, laughter and fresh made goodies. It is my hope that Ruth's Retreat will embody this woman and the legacy she left.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I love the cozy feeling the home has, from curing up in the living room with a cup of coffee, or filling the large dining room that adjoins the kitchen with family and friends, or sitting on the wooden floor to play a game of checkers with my favorite little 4 year old friend. I love sitting on the deck at night and hearing the musical fountain playing down at the waterfront. The house was built in the 1920's and holds a story that we have yet to fully uncover, but I love the quirks like the fact that each radiator in the house is a different style.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Welcome to Ruth's Retreat!

    Welcome to Ruth's Retreat!

  • Outdoor dining too!

    Outdoor dining too!

  • Cozy living room to watch a movie, read or just relax!

    Cozy living room to watch a movie, read or just relax!

  • Master bedroom on main floor with one full bed

    Master bedroom on main floor with one full bed

  • Upstairs has 2 more rooms, the first  with a futon and twin bed

    Upstairs has 2 more rooms, the first with a futon and twin bed

  • And the second room has another 2 twin beds and second futon

    And the second room has another 2 twin beds and second futon

  • Kitchen also has great little eat-in breakfast nook

    Kitchen also has great little eat-in breakfast nook

  • Downtown Grand Haven  - less than a 5 minute walk away!

    Downtown Grand Haven - less than a 5 minute walk away!

  • Farmers market - less than a 5 minute walk away!

    Farmers market - less than a 5 minute walk away!

  • We hope to see you at Ruth's sometime soon!

    We hope to see you at Ruth's sometime soon!

  • Great front porch time for all ages!

    Great front porch time for all ages!

  • Great shade and space to relax and play!

    Great shade and space to relax and play!

  • Bathroom is on main floor and has a shower and antique style tub

    Bathroom is on main floor and has a shower and antique style tub

  • Great space in the dining room

    Great space in the dining room

  • Kitchen opens out into dining room

    Kitchen opens out into dining room

  • Cozy reading/work space

    Cozy reading/work space

  • Iconic red lighthouse and beach!

    Iconic red lighthouse and beach!

  • Musical fountain at waterfront stadium downtown every night in the summer!

    Musical fountain at waterfront stadium downtown every night in the summer!

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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