Affordable Cottage Living a Block from Lake Michigan(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Room for 8 with Lake Views and a Short Walk to the Beach and Town
Our family has been visiting South Haven for many years and love all that the area has to offer. We recently purchased this cottage to enjoy with our two sons (13 & 17) and to share with others such as you.
Our days here are spent doing as little or as much as we please. A typical day may start with a jog on the beach and then a walk into town to enjoy breakfast and the Farmers Market. After a bit of relaxation, we pack up the coolers & beach gear and head 1 block to the water. Hours are spent splashing in the waves, building sand castles, playing frisbee, paddle boarding and even surfing. When we need a break from the sunshine, we leave our gear and head back to the cottage for lunch. Then back to the beach for more fun.
A half block away is Kids Corner Park, where many rounds of hide & seek are played within the giant wood playset and swings. The adjacent Baseball Field, overlooking Lake Michigan, is also available for everyone.
Bikes are available for your use and allow the kids to explore the area safely on the quiet streets. Our boys like to ride into town to catch a movie, grab ice cream or visit the candy store.
The cottage has 2 bedrooms, one with a Queen Bed & Futon and the other with a Twin Bed and Trundle. There is also a sofa sleeper in the main floor living room and floor space for an air mattress if you choose to bring one. The Kitchen is spacious and fully equipped and has an eat-in dining area. The house also has one large bathroom which includes a Tub/Shower. There is also a washer & dryer available for your convenience. One note, the living room and front bed room have a slightly lower ceiling height which is not a problem for guests, however we like to mention. We prefer the windows open to hear the waves crashing and feel the cool breezes, however there is air conditioning and baseboard heat when necessary.
Enjoy a good book on the large screened front porch or head to the back yard to use the grill and have a picnic. One of our favorite things to do is head back to the beach in the evening and enjoy the incredible sunsets over the lighthouse, which never disappoint.
We are certain you and your family will enjoy the cottage and create memories to last a lifetime.
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Member since: 2014
- 1100 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Beds for 8 with room for additional air mattress or sleeping bags
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 6 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Pet Fee $50
- Cleaning Fee $125
This rate applies outside of Seasonal Rental Timeframe
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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This home sits in a family friendly neighborhood a block from quiet South Beach and Kids Corner Park. Other attractions that we often enjoy include; various downtown restaurants, nearby U-Pick fruit farms, local farmers market, winter skiing, ice skating, bike riding on the Kal-Haven trail, bakery, Shermans ice cream, marina, fishing, beach combing, Icebreaker Festival, evening music series in the park, inexpensive movie theater, antiquing, wine tasting, unique shops and many neighboring towns with much to offer. So much to enjoy, you'll wish you had another week reserved.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: My husband and I fell in love with the town of South Haven several years ago when we visited to celebrate our Anniversary! We have since returned many times & decided to become property owners here. We drive an hour and a half from Valparaiso, Indiana and feel as if we are a lifetime away! We chose to purchase here to share special moments with our two sons, family & friends.
Why the Owner Chose South Haven, MI, USA:
This property fits our family perfectly because Location is everything! Just steps from Kids Corner Park and South Beach, there is always something to do. Also, it is just a short bike ride or walk into downtown where we enjoy spending time together.
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Lake View Haven from the street
Enjoy a good book on the front porch and listen to the waves
Living room view into kitchen
Spacious kitchen with eat-in dining area
Second Bedroom with day bed and trundle
Main bedroom also has a futon
Bathroom is complete with tub/shower and laundry
Downtown has so much to offer for everyone
Take a walk to the lighthouse
South Beach is just steps away
Spacious back yard with table, lawn chairs, grill, fire pit and room to play
Large living room with games and books
Living room with sleeper sofa and lots of natural light
The kitchen is fully equipped for all your cooking needs
Main bedroom with queen bed
Large main floor bathroom
View of the lake from our front yard
A view from town to the harbor and lighthouse pier
Enjoy a sunset with that special someone
Downtown farmers market with local vendors
Our boys who also enjoy all that South Haven has to offer
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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