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Beautiful Family Friendly Home. Biking Distance from Beaches and Downtown!

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:0.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Baths in a country setting. Can sleep 15. Rents from Fri to Fri.

This home was made for FAMILIES! Our South Haven Retreat was built in 2000 as a gathering place for our extended family and friends. Situated in a private setting close to town and Lake Michigan, it offers peace and quiet, but is only minutes from all the action….truly the BEST of BOTH worlds!

This 5,000 square foot home has spacious rooms on 3 levels that all ages can enjoy. The upstairs features 2 bedrooms that share a bath with a combination tub and shower, a master bedroom with a bath that features a garden tub and a separate shower, plus a loft with a small tv and futon sleeper. The main level has a large living room, a dining room and well equipped kitchen that are open to each other, a ½ bath, an office that can be used as an additional sleeping area, a breezeway and a full size laundry room. The lower level, has a bedroom, a full bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower, an exercise area, a recreational area with ping pong and foosball tables, an entertainment center with surround sound and a 65 inch television. Plenty of movies and a popcorn machine complete the fun! WIFI and cable are available throughout the house.

As comfortable as the house is, the outside spaces are what make this property truly unique. The open backyard easily accommodates a volleyball net and a variety of other yard games. The extensive driveway offers a place to ride bikes, skateboard, shoot baskets, get artistic with sidewalk chalk, etc. Plus there is PLENTY OF PARKING!!! The large, welcoming front porch is a perfect place to enjoy shade on a hot summer day. The multi level back deck is a favorite spot for sun bathing by day and dining at night. The BBQ grill, built in benched seating and deck swing make entertaining a breeze! Later in the evening, light the torches and enjoy star gazing around the fire pit in the backyard garden area.
Our South Haven Retreat’s convenient location is just minutes from downtown and all that it offers. Plus, there are several beaches within a 2 mile radius, including beautiful Van Buren State Park. Pilgrim Haven Nature Preserve is within walking distance. The newly completed biking trail that runs right into town is ¼ mile away. One of the area’s most popular UPick Blueberry farms is right next door! The advantages of this location are too numerous to list, they must be experienced. Bring YOUR family and discover them all.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Please no groups of renters under 21 unless a chaperone will be accompanying you. Please contact manager for further details....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Perfect for families!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

  • Upstairs Bedroom 1 (master): 1 queen


  • Upstairs Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Upstairs Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Lower Level Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Upstairs Sleep Area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sofa Sleeper with linens provided...moreless

  • Main Level Sleep Space: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Screened off additonal sleep space with TV...moreless

  • Lower Level Sleep Area: 1 sleep sofa /futon


Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • DVD Player:

    4 throughout the house...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    Board games, cards, and puzzles...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    WIFI throughout the house!...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Central stereo system that can play throughout the house!...moreless

  • Television:

    Large flat screen with surround sound in entertainment area and three smaller sets throughout the house....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Extensive video library provided!...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    with neighbors. 2 miles from downtown...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Additonal seating for 6 in kitchen, 4 at living room tables, 6 at office table, and more at tables on the deck and porch....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage:

    Attached garage...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Large circle drive with lots of parking!...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig and traditional coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of silverware, glassware, pots and pans, cooking utensils, and serving utensils provided. Kitchen Aid mixer, blender, and electic can opener also available....moreless

  • Dishwasher


  • Deck / Patio:

    Includes front porch with table and seating area. Also includes area with a fire pit for bonfires off the back decks....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Outdoor yard games and lawn chairs provided. Driveway is also perfect for skateboarding and there is a basketball hoop and ball provided....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Includes grilling untensils...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 23 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $300


Payment can be made by money order or cashier's check. 1/2 of balance is due with return of signed contract and will reserve your week. Remainder of balance is due 1 month before reservation date. The damage deposit will be accepted as CASH ONLY on the date of check in and will be returned in full within two weeks if no damage is found. Refunds for cancellations will be outlined in contract

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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I-96 exit 18 is exactly 1 mile away!

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Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • front view of the house

    front view of the house

  • Front porch

    Front porch

  • Side entrance

    Side entrance

  • Multitiered back deck with swing

    Multitiered back deck with swing

  • kitchen


  • Living room

    Living room

  • Office area with sofa sleeper

    Office area with sofa sleeper

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • uptairs bedroom #1 with queen bed and double futon

    uptairs bedroom #1 with queen bed and double futon

  • Basement bathroom shower

    Basement bathroom shower

  • Basement theater seating

    Basement theater seating

  • Ping pong table

    Ping pong table

  • circle drive and lots of parking!

    circle drive and lots of parking!

  • Front porch

    Front porch

  • Firepit


  • Backyard


  • dining room

    dining room

  • Living room dinette

    Living room dinette

  • Master bedroom with queen bed

    Master bedroom with queen bed

  • upstair bedroom #2 with queen bed

    upstair bedroom #2 with queen bed

  • basement bedroom with queen and twin beds

    basement bedroom with queen and twin beds

  • Basement bath

    Basement bath

  • Basement entertainment area

    Basement entertainment area

VRBO #508761

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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