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FREE 4th night thru Memorial Day 2018

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Walk To Park, Beach, Harbor And Town. SPACE To Relax And Gather

Welcome Home !!

2017-2018 Plan ahead - BOOK NOW.

$500 w/ signed contract - confirms dates. 50% due 1/1/18. 50% due 45 before check-in.

Labor Day to Mem. Day. Book 3 nights = 4th night FREE


$450 per night $2,800 weekly May 29 - June 15 - 2018

$700 per night $4,900 weekly June 16 - Aug 20 - 2018

$450 per night $2,800 weekly Aug 20 - Aug 31 - 2017

Do you need more space to relax instead of stepping over your loved ones? Enjoy your time together. This spacious comfortable home with two family rooms - is a natural gathering place for friends and family. Cozy and comfortable - newly furnished ... make this your second home .. year after year.

ROOM to play -inside and out

* 2 family rooms

* large backyard

* large sideyard

* seperate fire pit area

* 2 decks

* front porch

Nestled in a wonderful south side neighborhood, 2 blocks to the beach and Kids Corner and a short walk downtown. Spend days and evenings enjoying a morning cup of coffee, or in a rocking chair on the front porch watching kids climb the parkway tree. Catch a nap or a book in the hammock, or grab a smore at the fiepit. Stroll down to the beach for a morning walk, or enjoy an ice cream cone for sunset at the beach park.

Come and see all that South Haven and Sabina's Sandcastle has to offer!


•Newly furnished throughout.

•Full kitchen with service for 12+

•All new Microwave, range, fridge, dishwasher, Kuerig coffee pot, blender, mixer, spices, crock-pot, toaster, frontload washer and dryer

•Bed linens, pillows, bath towels .


•1st Floor - Kitchen, dining room, family room, walk-in pantry, office/4th bedroom - sofa / Q pull outbed w/pillowtop, laundry washer and dryer, full bath, foyer

•2nd Floor - Family room-Q sofa + chaise , shower / 2 sinks, reading nook, bedroom Q, bedroom Q, bedroom bunkbed full/full

•Childrens movies / toys / books. Play-pen, booster seat, baby monitor, kids plates, spoons, cups, bath towels, changing pad

•Hair dryers, ironing board and iron

•Central air, ceiling fans in all rooms

•Wi-fi. Ipod - docking station.

•1st flr Flat screen & dvd , 2nd flr tv / vhs / dvd

•Board games, books, cards, puzzles

•Front porch - sitting area - rocking chair

•Large side and backyard - landscaped. Hammock. Yard games

•Sand - beach toys, beach chair &


•Deck with sitting area, table w/umbrella, kids table

•Fire pit with seating

•Charcoal grill.

•Enough items provided to get you started ... sponges, hand soap, tissues, dish soap, dishwasher soap, laundry soap, paper goods - tp, papertowels, napkins, plastic wrap, foil.

•Walk-in Pantry with spices and some staples. & a FRESH HERB Garden :)

•AMPLE parking in the driveway and street parking.

Reviews of recent guests:

'We appreciate all of the work you have done to make your home so special and beautiful. Everything was thought out well.' - Ann Arbor

'Just relax and enjoy. The house was ideally suited for our needs to spend time with our children and grandchildren. The backyard and firepit were the focus of countless memories. OUTSTANDING!. We hope that we can return. We loved the homey decor, all the serving bowls. It had everything we needed in the kitchen! Very kid friendly - thank you.' - Naperville

'What a great place to relax and have fun with visiting family from England. The house was beautiful and clean. We appreciated the comfortable and tasteful decor - everything was at hand, you have thought of everyone's needs. Delightful! We have really enjoyed your home from home and will have to recommend it to friends and family. Love the location - we were blessed to be here for the week. ' Yorkshire, England

'Your house is beautiful. We LOVE your house. The beds are comfy, we love the beach, and making smores. You have an AWESOME place.' Chicago, IL

'We loved your house! It was the best part of South Haven. We loved the decorating, the cute front porch and how warm and cozy it makes you feel... and it doesn't hurt to be two blocks from the beach!! Woohoo!!' - Lombard, Il

'Thank you for making your home so welcoming and family friendly. We loved the fabulous yard and firepit, the hammock and inviting atmosphere. We truly enjoyed our week here, even with 4 kids under age 3! Thank you.' Indianapolis, IN

'Your home has such a good feeling about it. It is so comfortable and inviting. We loved the decor, the ambiance, the many places to gather, the unique furnishings and decorative pieces. You have graciously supplied our every need with the Best of the Best! This has been such a wonderful weekend of 'sisters'. Thank you for giving us such an awesome place to stay. -Washington, Boston, Michigan, Livonia, Taylor, Rochester Hills

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South Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -1st floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 -2nd floor - toilet , shower , 2 sinks
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2nd floor - 1 queen , Reading nook attached
    Bedroom 2 -2nd floor - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon - second floor
    Bedroom 5 -1st floor - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Q sleeper sofa with pillowtop
    Bedroom 3 -2nd Floor - 1 bunk bed , full / full -- with add'l blow-up mattress
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9 based on 21 reviews
Cincinnati, Ohio

A very comfortable home! Kitchen is well-stocked and all the comforts of home are in this house!

  • 5 of 5

Great winter visit. Owners were very attentive and helpful. House is great for all ages. The toy room was especially fun for our daughter!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marnie. Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed having you ...We look forward to meeting up with you again ...just drop us a line. Olga
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Gorgeous Home, Perfect Getaway in South Haven!

  • 5 of 5

Sabina's Sandcastle in South Haven was our home away from home, a perfect haven to get away from it all!

The owner provided a gorgeous home with plenty of room and everything was very thoughtfully laid out. The kitchen was well equipped with plates, cups, cooking utensils, paper towel, etc. Everything was clean and in excellent working order.

We were also to take advantage of the barbecue grill on the deck in the back yard.

Once we stepped out of the home everything was within short walking distance. A few short blocks and we could be in town, enjoying the beach, dining at a nice restaurant or seeing a movie. We were also able to explore nature and go through different areas with their well maintained bike trails.

Sabina's Sandcastle is in a very beautiful and relaxing area and we would gladly come back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tony and Sylvia for staying with us. We are so happy that you and your young men had a good time. We hope to see you again ....Maybe you will want to go skiing in the area.😀� All the best. Patrick and Olga
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Perfect Fall Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our four night-stay at Sabina's in South Haven this fall. We are a family of six with four children 7 and under. The house was terrific for us: beautifully decorated and cozy so we were happy to stay in when the weather was rainy; lots of games, books, dress-up clothes, and fun for the kids; kitchen with everything we needed; beds were comfy; really, everything there made for an easy, comfortable stay with minimal packing on our part.

Location was great, too. We walked into town past lots of cute houses or to the beach with public access right there. Meijer and Aldi were very also close and convenient.

And we loved the nearby activities! The kids swam in Lake Michigan and played on the beach every day as the temperature was surprisingly warm even though it rained part of one day. We visited the children's museum in Fennville. It was small and nothing fancy, but it kept the kids entertained very happily for an hour and a half. We loaded up on homemade bread and butter and jelly and Concord grapes from the Saturday farmers market--a fun and festive gathering place. We picnicked by the lake on a sand dune just two blocks away from the house and saw a lovely sunset. Wandered through Saugatuck, watching the boats go out for a blue-skies Sunday on the water and ate lunch on the deck at The Mermaid.

All of us loved the trip--parents included. (That's saying something considering vacationing with small children has a way of still being tiring!)

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Angel. Thank you so much for your kinds words. We are always happy to hear of good family memories and are honored that our home could help make that happen. We look forward to seeing you again and appreciate your making our home - your home. Enjoy the fall. Olga, Patrick and Sabina
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Batavia, IL

Great experience with family and friends, beautiful home!

  • 4 of 5

Had a great vacation in a beautiful home in a great location!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah ... Thank you for the lovely words - we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. From your additional feedback ... Next time- please DO feel free to call if you are having trouble using the new coffeemaker and oven ... easy enough problems to solve instead of feeling that your stay had these hiccups. Enjoy the fall .. We look forward to your next visit. Olga
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Truly a top notch home

  • 5 of 5

The home had every convenience, plus absolutely adorable, up-to-date furnishings and decorating...from the kitchen, to the living areas, to the bathrooms to the bedrooms! I was so impressed and comfortable and delighted with Sabina's Sandcastle! Perfect walk to beach and town too.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words .. we are so happy that you were able to come for even a little bit ... and we hope to welcome ALL of you next year. It's been a pleasure connecting with your family. Olga
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Birthday Girl

  • 5 of 5

Celebrated birthday weekend with family - had a wonderful time! The house is beautiful and well furnished. We used the fire pit in the evening and enjoyed the patio and fenced in yard with its wonderful landscaping. Spent mornings walking to town and afternoons at the beach! We enjoyed the evenings grilling in our great surroundings. Perfect fit for our family and granddaughter. Owners are very accommodating and very prompt in communications! Great place!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a terrific bday get-away ... we are honored that you chose Sabina's Sandcastle to help create your wonderful memories ...our home has a great vibe ... she is 100 years old this fall -- what a great way to celebrate both of your bdays .. with laughter, family and friends. Looking forward to your next visit. Olga
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

What makes this house unique

Our home has ALL of the pluses for a great stay. It sits on 1 1/2 city lots so there is extra room to gather and play. A good sized home AND outdoor living space within 5-10 minutes WALKING distance to a kids playground, beach and town.

- 2,400 sq foot home

- Front porch AND

- Yard Deck AND

- Back and Side Yard AND

- Firepit AND

- Herb / tomato garden

- 2 blocks to playground / beach

- 4 blocks to town

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are so happy that you found Sabina's Sandcastle and South Haven to be as charming and as endearing as do we. We very much look forward to your next visit --- and bring Keegan's parents too ... there is room for all of you. Be well. Enjoy your summer. Olga, Patrick and Sabina
Apr 2016
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Nearest Train
11 Miles
Amtrak to Bangor from Chicago
Car: not necessary

Our home is in South Beach.. kid and family friendly. 2 minute walk to the playground and beach. 5 minute walk to to town, dining and shopping and church.. Park the car and don't get back in until its time to go home.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning less than week $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $79

We are a no-smoking, no pet home. Our place has many gathering areas - is a leisurely walk to the park, harbor and downtown area. We look for a good fit for our place with guests that will enjoy it and use it GENLTY - as do we - and be considerate of our neighbors. We do not rent to "parties" ie bachelor, bachelorette, frat etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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