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Beautiful contemporary house for big family/friends getaway In South Haven, Mi

Bedrooms 7
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

7 Bedroom, 5 bath, spa (dry and wet saunas), outside shower - can sleep up to 20

Our house build new in 2013 in scenic Mt. Pleasant Subdivision : 4 minutes walk to the beautiful private beach with key entrance and elevator, 10 min. drive to Downtown South Haven

The Space:

7 bedrooms; 5 bathrooms; 2 saunas (dry and wet); sunroom, 2 decks (wood and stone); garden

High speed WIFI internet

Central air

Can sleep up to 20:

1-st floor - 1 master bedroom (queen bed) with second floor library; bathroom has state of the art wall mounted toilet and deep bathtub for 2; 2nd bedroom (queen bed) connected to the bathrooms with massage shower; kitchen has stainless steel gas stove; refrigerator; dishwasher, deep sink with disposal, microwave and fully equipped for extensive cooking and entertaining (insertion mixer; electric juicer; coffee grinder; blender; Wustoff knifes; dutch oven; pots and pans; dining area seats up to 14 (folding chairs are available); living area has fireplace, 2 big long sofas and loveseat, 2 dens work spaces; mudroom.

2-nd floor - 3 bedrooms (2 bedrooms with 2 queen beds and kids room with bunk bed and futon can sleep 5); 2 bathrooms with bathtubs;

lower level - 1 bedroom (has window) with queen bed ; semiprivate bedroom with queen bed; living room has 2 sofa beds - big (full - can sleeps 2) and small (sleep a child); entrance (from a garden) room has window and sofa bed (quin - sleeps 2)

1 bathroom;

State of the art steam sauna/shower room

Dry Finish sauna, cedar - seats 6, shower

Spacious living room with big flat screen TV and Blue Ray

Kitchenette with spacious counter top/bar (seats 4) equipped for light cooking with 2 burner electric stove (no oven), sink, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, plates, cups, wine glasses, pots, pans and utensils.

Laundry room has washer, dryer, drying rack, iron board, iron

Sunroom - has big dining table and chairs and big tick sitting area, small refrigerator

Outdoor shower.

Fenced backyard.

Stone patio with comfortable chairs and fire pit and 18' charcoal grill, surrounded with vines, overlooking garden.

Wooden deck with big gas grill (Char-Broil Classic C-69G5); small hammock; comfortable oversized tick furniture

Another big hammock located in the garden

Guest Access

You'll get set of 4 keys to beautiful, secluded, private beach with funicular or stairs on the bluff. You can make campfires on the beach at night - fun!

Interaction with Guests

We'll meet you and show you around and we'll be available to answer your questions by phone or e-mail


Our community is a group of friends and neighbors.

In Mt. Pleasant Subdivision is a very kid friendly community. The nearby park has a playground, basketball court, and large grassy field.

Getting around

You might need a car to drive around.

Bring your bikes - we are 3.6 miles from Kal-Haven Trail

Other Things to Note

We'll provide you with 1 beach umbrella and 4 beach chairs (you can leave chairs on the rack at the beach).

House rules:


We request our renters appreciate and respect our community. This includes limiting noise late at night.

More Details

Ella Epton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2018

About Ella Epton

I fall in love with dunes and lake of South Haven long back... In 2013 I build my dream house. Me and my husband Mark both are independent contractors and can work from home, so we spend a lot of time here. This year we are sharing it for a few weeks with you and hope that you will be comfortable here and enjoy your stay and maybe fall in love with our lake and dunes the way we did.

Ella Epton purchased this house in 2012

Why Ella Epton chose Mt. Pleasant

This is our dream house - I build it with architect Lev Izikson (Level Ent.) and John Brush Construction just the way we wanted :)

What makes this house unique

This space is amazing - we designed the common space to be shared and enjoyed by a big family. The house flows from open living/kitchen space to sunroom; to big wooden deck to north stone patio - to garden - everywhere you can lay down, sit down, get comfortable and relax. You'll be surrounded by real paintings and sculpture. You can also enjoy our own spa - dry (Finnish) and wet saunas - experience as no others!


Mt. Pleasant House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 22 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - masterbathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Oversized Kohler tub for 2; wall 2-flush toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Stainless Steel Rainfall Shower Panel Rain Massage System
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , rain shower head
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , rain shower head
    Shower - shower , This shower is located in the spa area next to dry sauna
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , Great place to get sand of your feet before entering house
    Bathroom 5 with Steam Sauna/Shower - toilet , shower , State of the art steam sauna with rain head shower
  • All toilets are eco friendly 2flash toilets; all sinks are Ceramic sinks; contemporary single handle chrome faucets; rainshowers. All bathroom have plenty of space for your toiletries and drawers for your cosmetic bags; hooks and towels.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Masterbedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Quin storage bed and mirror closet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Quin storage bed and mirror closet
    Bedroom 5 - kids bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , The bunk bed has quin first level and twin upper; futon
    Bedroom 6 - lower level - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , This bedroom has a window
    Semi-bedroom 7 - 1 queen , It's semiprivate, separated with 6-part panel doors
  • high quality mattresses; all 100% cotton linens and towels; 100% down pillows and blankets (also some hypoallergenic available); cotton bedding sets and quilts
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
House has Kahr wood floors; open staircase; original paintings and sculpture and a lot of streaming light that change from morning till night, fills the space and makes it magical


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Beautiful contemporary house for big family/friends getaway In South Haven, Mi
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Chicago, IL

Beautiful Spacious Home - Perfect for Entertaining

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased to find the home in great condition with great furnishings and artwork. The first floor master bedroom had a fantastic attached bathroom and even a neat lofted library. First floor has a very open and spacious floor plan with a great 3 seasons room. Basement has a great bar and living space. All the bedrooms were spacious and great for hosting our friends. We plan to stay here again - thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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M & K's Perfect Pick

  • 5 of 5

Great location, beautiful lake & beach and home was very accommodating with all the perfect things our family could ask for. The sun room/screened in porch was just right for morning coffee and evening meal. Enjoyed the cable ride to beach on lake, what a cool experience. Enjoyed all the shopping areas quaint towns and Dunes plus the ride there slightly rough but neat experience. Golfing was great - diffently looking forward to another trip next year. This home was laid-out perfectly for our family. A Big Thanks - to the Owner

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family reunion success

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic summer week with family in this ell equipped home. The lay out served us well with 2 first floor bedroom suites for those who operate better without stairs. One family with wee ones was upstairs and another one was in the basement which kept them from waking each other up. Kitchen so well equipped and owners generous with items they are willing to share: beach towels and chairs and books and games. The shared neighborhood beach with the tram was fantastic. We all enjoyed our reunion so much. Many thanks to the Eptons.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very glad your family reunion in our house was a success! Thank you for treating our house like yours. Come back again and enjoy what left from the summer, best regards, Ella and Mark Epton
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Loved everything about this house!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful house! We had 6 couples and 3 kids stay at the house last weekend and it was perfect. The pictures don't do it justice. We were all shocked when we walked in. It looks like it has been recently updated as everything was just perfect. There was more than enough space for all of us. Everything was very clean and well maintained. The kitchen was fully stocked with all of the utensils you will need. We cooked every meal at the house and it was great. We definitely put the fire pit out back into use and enjoyed every minute of it. The lake is just a short walk away. Unfortunately while we were there the elevator was out of service. A few people ventured to take the stairs down but the tide was high most of the time so not much beach to hang out on...not a huge deal as it was quite chilly to be on the beach anyways while we were there. GPS gets you right to the house and there's plenty of parking for 6 cars. The backyard is beautiful, fresh herbs were starting to grow in the garden. The house supplied plenty of toiletries (towels, toilet paper, etc). Showers had great water pressure and were nice and hot even after a few people showered. Can't go wrong with this house. Everything was perfect! Thank you Ella!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maxy, thank you for been such a wonderful and gracious guests! Come back soon! . Best regards, Ella Epton
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Beautiful, distinctive, large but very warm and welcoming.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful. Very large. Welcoming. Just a short block away from Lake Michigan - spectacular. The owner's hospitality and graciousness were exemplary. We had a great stay! I would recommend the property unequivocally.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This home is a unique gem! Deceivingly spacious and comfortable!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a large group of parents and young children, 5 families, spending the New Years holiday together. As winter renters, we have somewhat unique needs and this house did not disappoint! Plenty of space for dads watching football, for kids ranging in age from 5-13 playing games and moms prepping meals and keeping kids busy.

It is close to the lake for winter walks and the yard in fenced in for outdoor games and snow fun! Fully stocked kitchen for big group meals and a bonus kitchen/bar in the basement for added prep/storage/seating space! The sauna was enjoyed by all which was unexpected! Plenty of beds for our large group! Everyone had a spot and room for airmattresses if needed.

The decor of this home is unique and happy, a lovely environment! Artwork and style galore!

The home was easy to get to and not far from big box stores if you need to run out for additional groceries.

The only thing this home was lacking, which was unique to our situation and winter stay was expanded cable television for football viewing. We solved this challenge with Roku.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for been a wonderful guests and treating our house like your own. You are very welcome to come back!
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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