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Walk across the street & sink your toes in the sand!

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Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom Studio Apartment Close To The Beach, Pier, And Downtown Grand Haven

Cozy, 500 square foot studio apartment for two. Newly remodeled kitchen, updated bathroom with custom tile shower, living room with wi-fi, bedroom with a full size bed. Views of the beach from your bedroom window. Walk out the front door and in less than 200 steps, you'll find yourself at one of the top ten rated beaches in the United States. Catch the trolley to downtown or borrow one of our vintage bikes and explore the town at your leisure.

Josh & Jen Brugger
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Josh & Jen Brugger

Josh is a local builder and Jen volunteers her time at our children's elementary school. Josh is a third generation Grand Haven resident while Jen is a world traveler who grew up in Maryland, Ethiopia, and Kenya. We love to travel and welcome you to visit a quiet little slice of heaven in Grand Haven.

Josh & Jen Brugger purchased this studio in 2013

Why Josh & Jen Brugger chose West Central

We purchased this historic property in 2013. Originally it was the Oval Inn 'Inn Keepers' residence when the house was a part of what is now the Blue Water Inn. When the door opened up for us to purchase it, we walked through it. What more can we say. It's a blessing to be on the lake and to share it with those who come to visit.

What makes this studio unique

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Walk across the street & sink your toes in the sand!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Great place, very convenient to all places walking distance.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect location across from beach. Close to boardwalk which makes the short walk to downtown area a lovely and interesting stroll.

Pricilla's Gift iwas a most delightful spot and everything we needed to enjoy Grand Haven and Lake Michigan.

We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent choice for a small family

  • 5 of 5

My wife and young daughter stayed here for 9 days/8 nights in late August. The pictures don't do it justice - the rooms are ample. We used both the hideaway sofa and an inflatable mattress (provided) when our teenager us for a couple days.

The location is ideal if you plan to spend a lot of time on the beach. It's a very short drive or 15 minute walk to downtown or Mulligan's Hollow. You are near the Y and Duncan Woods or anything else you might want to do while in Grand Haven.

The Bruggers were terrific hosts. Attentive but not intrusive, they were very quick to respond to any question or need.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with our 15 month old daughter. It was very clean, the owners were extremely helpful and friendly, and the location could not have been better. The water is literally across the street. The whole unit was clean and the bathroom was great. It was someone of a struggle for us not to have any patio or outdoor space while our daughter was napping, but we made the best of it. I would give this unit 5 stars if the bed was more comfortable... but other than that, great stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay here at Priscilla's wish. It has everything you could hope for in a vacation rental! We love how close it is to the beach and to downtown. The size was perfect for us, we really enjoyed having a kitchen to help offset vacation expenses. The owners, Josh and Jen, are extremely accommodating, friendly and caring. This is by far the nicest place we have found as a vacation rental property.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great location and really cute place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here when we had a chance to get away from the city for a few days. The apartment is decorated very nicely, everything was new and clean, and it was a great location to get to the beach, biking or restaurants. The owners were very responsive and friendly. Grand Haven is a great place to bring bicycles with a variety of paths for riding. We biked around the town and to Holland (longer treck) and then relaxed on the beach. Really lookiing forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us at Priscilla's Gift and for the kind comments! We hope you stay again! Jen
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Grand Rapids International Airport GRR
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Lake Michigan
Car: recommended

The annual Coast Guard Festival is from July 29 - August 7, 2016 which includes ship tours, shopping, a carnival, parades, craft shows, and fireworks.


Rates & Availability

Grand Haven Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season 2016
Sep 11 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 28 2017 - Jun 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
6 night minimum stay
Jul 9 2017 - Jul 27 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
6 night minimum stay
Coast Guard
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 6 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
6 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Laundry & Cleaning $85
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.0%

Cancellation Policy: 75% refund if booking cancelled 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if booking cancelled 30-59 days before arrival date. No refund within 29 days of your arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Grand Haven Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom is clean with a custom tile shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Full Size Mattress. Blow up mattress available upon request.
  • Bedroom is approximately 200 square feet and sleeps two in a full size bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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