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3 blocks from Downtown and 4 from Lake Michigan

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom,1 Bath,(Sleeps 4-6)4 blks to Lake Michigan/3 blks to downtown

Cute totally remodeled two bedroom home four blocks from South Beach, three blocks from downtown, two blocks from the beginning of the Kal-Haven bike and hiking trail between South Haven and Kalamazoo Michigan, and four blocks from Kids Corner on the beach.

The home has a large fenced in yard with two decks, outdoor tables, Weber charcoal grill and a gas grill. Wagon for transporting kids and toys to the beach.

The home has two bedrooms on the second floor, one with a queen bed, cable TV and DVD, ceiling fan. The second bedroom has two twin beds, day bed/trundle, cable TV, ceiling fan. Home has central air.

The first floor has a well equipped kitchen. The dining room has a large table for six. The living room, cable TV, DVD, air conditioning, ceiling fans and a separate den area with comfy chair. New Hardwood floors Spring 2009.

The home is located next door to another rental home offered by the same owners VRBO #52519. Both homes are pet friendly.

Now booking for all of 2018. Flexible rental schedule for May and June. Available for beautiful fall nights until the second week of October. Consideration on year round rental from Fall until Spring.

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More Details

Julie Mcpherson
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018


South Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Washer and dryer also in bathroom. On main floor.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom on 2nd floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Twin beds(2) and a daybed with trundle
  • basic cable TV and CD players.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Calendar of Events and Things to Do on South Haven Visitors Bureau: copy and paste...


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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3 blocks from Downtown and 4 from Lake Michigan
average rating of 4.111111 based on 9 reviews

Great house for a beach weekend!

  • 4 of 5

This house was just what we needed for our small family to enjoy a weekend at the beach. About a 10 min walk to the beach (with a toddler) and close to anything else you want to do downtown. House has everything you need and the fenced in backyard was great for our dog. Only complaint is the shower isn't great but it does what you need it to do. We would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Last Ditch Rental

  • 1 of 5

Dirty. My family checked in Friday night and it was dark, but the strong ammonia smell of cat urine is what we noticed first. When my children got up in the morning their pajamas were covered in long white fur. I stripped the beds and found sand in all of them. Clearly none of the linens had been changed for our stay. I looked in the linen closet and all the sheets were balled up and covered in the same long white fur. There were also very few towels period. We contacted the owner/manager first thing on Monday morning and requested that the house be cleaned, as they would not let us out of the contract. They responded "Your cleaning needs have been met." They also suggested that our own dog (who is a gray short hair dog low-shedding) was to blame. There were cobwebs, spider webs full of dead insects in every corner of every room. The stairs are carpeted and I dropped a sandal on them, sending up a plume of dust and fur that must have taken years to accumulate. In addition, there is no microwave, no dishwasher, and the oven smelled like gas when I turned it on. The refrigerator is leaking water, which the owner obviously knows about because there was a bowl to catch the leak. The water is filling both of the crisper drawers, which cannot be emptied without taking off the door to the refrigerator. We opened the blinds and the windows to let in some fresh air, and the window ledges are filthy. The ceiling fans in every room are covered with at least a centimeter of dust. The back yard is not somewhere we wanted to spend time, as the garden is completely overgrown, and there are weeds as big as trees. The front walkway is also overgrown making the path to your car to get in/out (a wet nightmare as it was raining when we arrived).

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO

Great Rental

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth stay at this property and the second year that we stayed for two weeks. As in years past, everything was great. Perfect for small family and pet friendly. We had a couple of gatherings with friends and family that were in town, plenty of space and nice deck/grills for hanging out and cooking etc. Being close to town and the beach (4 blocks or so to either) is really nice, no need to drive and fill your car with sand or fight for a parking spot. Looking forward to going back again next year. Frank and Julie are great!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are very kind and as always so very nice to have you and your family. You really know how to relax and enjoy your vacation. Look forward to your return.
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St. Louis, MO

Another Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this location. As before, everything turned out great. It is perfect for family . . . walking distance to the beach, town and kid's corner, great yard for dog, multiple grills, nice kitchen etc. Upgrade to central air and fast internet connection were a pleasant surprise.

We hope to be back again next year, maybe to stretch it out for two week stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your second great review and returning back to our home. Glad you appreciated our updates and look forward to having you back next Summer. Yes, one week sometimes is not enough.
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Lexington, KY

Perfect Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly as described. It had everything we need and was very roomy and comfortable. The location was perfect, you can walk or bike just about everywhere. We really took advantage of the nice grill and outside seating area. The house and yard was very dog friendly. It was the perfect place to stay with my family. I really hope we can make a trip back soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO

Great Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Perfect for family and dog. Great location for going to beach, park and town. Nice back yard, deck, multiple grills and great kitchen

Only downside was intermittent internet connection, but got over that after the first couple of days

Hope to be back again soon maybe a couple weeks next time

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sherman's Dairy Bar
Cafe Julia
South Haven Lighthouse
South Beach
Idler Riverboat
Captain Nemos
Dyckman Beach
South Haven Community Hospital-Emergency Medicine
Walmart Supercenter
Curve Inn -- CLOSED
Car: not necessary

Three blocks from downtown South Haven/Phoenix Street and four short blocks from Lake Michigan sunsets and Kids Corner


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

*Rates are subject to change. *Summer WEEKLY rates for 2017 are now FRIDAY TO FRIDAY only. Check in is 5p.m. and noon check out in order to provide a ease in arrival and a leisure departure. Fees are subject to change at owners discretion. ID will be requested.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.