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Extraordinary N. Shore Place 8 Bedrooms/8-1/2Baths Beach No Stairs

South Haven, MI, USA
  • House4400 sqft
  • Bedrooms8
  • Sleeps21
  • Bathrooms8
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

New N. Shore Dr. Sophisticated 8 Bedrooms /8-1/2Baths, Deck, Yard Beach-No Stair

This fabulous N. Shore Drive house with great views and a park across the street to walk across the grass to the beach with no stairs. Enjoy sandy beach and wonderful living space. This is one of the quieter hidden gem beaches in the South Haven area.

I spent winter and spring remodeling.

There is a Main house and 3 bed/3 bath guest house. The Main House has 5 beds/5-1/2 baths and the guest house has 3 Beds/3 baths which are just steps away. 7 King beds with attached bath and 4 twin beds with full bath + rollaway and Pack N plays

The wonderful feature is the enormous front deck with built in shade trees in front of the house for enjoying meals, cocktails sunsets or people watching.

The house features high ceilings, plaster walls, crown molding throughout, walls of windows, and with the guest houses there are 2 fireplaces, 3 kitchens so with the main house there are 3 kitchens, 3 living rooms, decks, patios, fountains, yards and laundry rooms. Spectacular sunsets from the new wall of windows facing west or while enjoying the new deck.

Updates include:

All new upgraded kitchen with granite counters, granite island that seats 10,+ , stainless appliances, new trash compactor and new induction range, upgraded electric, plumbing, 4-1/2 new tumbled tile baths with all new fixtures, frame-less glass wall showers, HVAC, Water heaters, refinished hardwood floors, new paint and new furnishing and art that makes you feel like you just walked into a gallery.

All new linens,(not the rental company type) towels, dishes, glassware,flatware, new decks and grills everything so a multi-generational family can just come and have fun. Beach chairs, beach towels and Bikes included. Yard in front, side and back with fountains, patios, grills, play area. Parking for 8+ cars.

Large remodeled Kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, open concept to dining area. Seating for 18-20

Large living room with fireplace, wall of windows toward the lake

No need to stuff your family into a house with a few bathrooms when you can all enjoy a place with all new king bedrooms each with its own private bathroom?

7 King beds with bath, 4 twins with full bath + extra bath

Bedroom #1 Master bedroom with attached tumbled tile bath with walk in shower and granite vanity

Bedroom #2 King bed with attached new tumbled tile bath with walk- in shower

Bedroom #3 King bed with attached new tumbled tile bath with walk-in shower

Bedroom #4 King bed with attached tumbled tile half bath

Bedroom #5 4 twin beds with bath with tub shower

Extra full bath with granite vanity and tub shower on main floor

Bedroom #6 (in Cottage) King bed with attached new tumbled tile bath with walk in shower

Bedroom #7 ( in Guest Cottage) King bed with bath with granite counter and tub shower

Bedroom #8 ( in Guest Cottage) King bed with bath with tub shower

It is 2 lots connecting Park Ave and N. Shore Drive with beautiful view across Packard Park of lake and beach with easy access with no stairs.

Pack N Plays, rollaways supplied. Beach toys, beach chairs and bikes supplied

There are all sized bikes to use during your stay, beach chairs, beach towels and beach toys and wagons to take things to the beach.

No Weddings/bridal events permitted.

To see quality of reviews see VRBO.com/706370, vrbo.com/706369, vrbo.com/706371 as I rented the properties separately the first year.

I remodeled an 1896 building in Saugatuck that is currently a sophisticated vacation rental, vrbo.com444711 ( for photos and reviews). Now I have remodeled this historic home on N. Shore Drive in South Haven and it has same quality executive style rental.


Marta Petter

Member Since 2012
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 12, 2018
Why Marta Petter chose South Haven Charter Township

I drove by this property and saw this gem with beautiful Lake Michigan views and access and decided to give it a new life. I remodeled an 1896 building in Saugatuck that is currently a sophisticated vacation rental, vrbo.com444711. Now I have remodeled this historic home on N. Shore Drive in South Haven and it will be same quality executive style rental.

What makes this House unique

It is 2 lots connecting N. Shore Drive and Park Ave and has beautiful view across Packard Park of lake and beach. Easy access with no steps. Easy Stroll to downtown for dining,entertainment and shopping. This house has 12" plaster walls, high ceilings, hardwood floors and now a wall of windows facing the Lake


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, New King bed with private attached bath
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, New King bed with attached private bath
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king, New King bed with attached private bath
      • Bedroom 4
        1 king, New King bed with attached private bath
      • Bedroom 5
        1 king, King bed with private bath
      • Bedroom 6
        1 king, New King bed with 1/2 bath
      • Bedroom 7
        1 king, New king bed with attached 1/2 bath
      • Bedroom 8
        4 twin/ single, New twin beds with full tub shower bath
      • All bedrooms feature new beds, new luxury linens 18-20 maximum with children in Pack N Play or roll-away which is available


      • 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Master-tumbled marble bath with walk-in shower glass wall
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, Attached travetine bath with walk in shower with glass wall
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower, New tumbled marble bath with walk in shower with glass wall
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, New attached tumbled marble half bath
      • Bathroom 5
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Full bath with granite vanity, skylights and tub shower
      • Bathroom 6
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Bathroom with granite vanity and tub shower
      • Bathroom 7
        toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, New vanity and tub shower
      • Bathroom 8
        toilet, shower, Attached bath with travertine tile walk-in shower
      • Bathroom 9
        toilet, shower, New tumbled marble bath with walk-in shower

        Location Type

          • Lake View


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Fireplace
                        2 fireplaces
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        2 Dryers
                      • Linens Provided
                        Matouk Linens
                      • Living Room
                        3 living rooms. Main living room has wall of windows facing toward lake
                      • Parking
                        Private parking for 8+cars
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                        New fluffy towels+ beach towels to use during your sta
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Coffee Maker
                            3 Drip & 1 Keurig
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            All new dishes, glassware and flatware
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                            3 kitchens, all with dishwashers and disposals. Main kitchen is eat in and has stainless appliance, new induction stove and ice/water on refrigerator door.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            Flour, sugar, spices, oil vinegar and basic condiments
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                            2 gas 1 induction
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                There are 3 dining areas. Main has 10-18 seating. Additional dining area has seating for 4 and for 6.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 18 people


                                  • Games
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    DISH TV
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys


                                      • Bicycles
                                        13+ bikes of various sizes to use during your stay
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        3, 2 natural gas, 1 propane

                                        Onsite Services

                                          • Massage


                                              • marina
                                              • churches
                                              • festivals
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • library
                                              • live theater
                                              • cinemas
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • restaurants
                                              • synagogues
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • photography
                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • paddle boating
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • sledding
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • Babysitter
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • cross country skiing
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • hunting
                                                          • ice skating
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • pier fishing
                                                          • roller blading
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • snowmobiling
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • water skiing
                                                          • water tubing
                                                          • wind-surfing


                                                              • No wedding festivities or similar events.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 5:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                8 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Wonderful location and property

                                                                Al M.Tallahassee

                                                                From the minute we walked into the home, we knew we had made the right choice. Welcome cheese and wine was topped by coffee and chocolates. Nice touch. The sweetest act concerned a city water-main break that disrupted water service temporarily. It was not Marta's responsibility, but she still made sure the fridges were stocked with ice and water, as well as larger water jugs for cooking. The water was restored and everything was fine - but the gesture remains as a telling sign of the care the owner has toward ensuring your stay is special. Thanks for a wonderful reunion for the family! We'll be back, for sure!

                                                                Al Moran 10-12-2017

                                                                Marta, you did it again!

                                                                Dawn L.

                                                                This is the 2nd year in a row we have rented this lovely home + cottage for our family reunion. It is perfect! We love being so close to the beach, and we appreciate Marta's attention to details. It feels like we are welcomed into a family home, rather than a generic, sterile environment. Our week was beautiful in every way. We'll be back next year!

                                                                Just like home!!

                                                                Mary Jo S.

                                                                Marta's house is a dream come true for vacationing families. We had 10 adults and eight grandchildren and had plenty of room for all. Everything's included, chairs, beach toys, towels and the house is lovely inside and decks and space outside for all your needs. Lots of bathrooms, close to the beach when the little ones needed a break, & the weather was fantastic ! We enjoyed the fireworks, night sunsets, the bikes and being able to walk to town!

                                                                The kitchen is fabulous and we had a great time cooking up local meats from Bobs Meat Market. Thanks, Marta it was a vacation to remember!!

                                                                Awesome stay!

                                                                angela r.

                                                                The property was beautiful and very well maintained! Marta was awesome! Thanks for a great weekend!

                                                                Perfect Location ~ Perfect Accomodations!!!

                                                                Leslie H.

                                                                This is the third time I've stayed at Marta's properties. They have all that you can possibly need ~ from bikes and beach towels to any spice or condiment!! Awesome is how I describe it. The 5 bedroom house with the other two cottages was perfect for our family reunion. Right across from a park and the beach! Many bikes to choose from to ride the trails... Great gourmet kitchen with tons of seating space. The only problem is that we all wanted to stay longer. Marta is the ultimate hostess leaving lovely bottles of wine, snacks and treats!! Thank you, thank you...

                                                                Amazing, totally filled the bill. The owner was so pleasant and easy to work with. A real treat.

                                                                Ruth B.

                                                                We came as a family of 15 and the facility totally met our needs. Lots of area to spread out so everyone had their own space. The front deck itself allowed all of us to even eat together. The fact that so much was within walking distance was another plus. It doesn't sound important but even private parking was so helpful.

                                                                I need to comment on the cleanliness of the whole facility, it was amazing. Not many places I go into that I don't feel like I need to clean first. The fact that it was to totally furnished was so helpful, all the basics were provided, even down to kitchen condiments and beach towels.

                                                                We were able to take advantage of some of the locals, Express Yourself/Art Barn in/near Douglas/Saugatuck, Farmers Market, I regret that we didn't find time to take in the old downtown theater, I understand that should have been a must. So many options we needed another week to fit everything in.

                                                                I'd love to be able to do it again, we'll see. Ruth Birman


                                                                South Haven, MI, USA

                                                                This North Beach house has beautiful white sandy beach across the street with no steps access. You relax on the beach or you can walk for miles and enjoy the surf or sunsets. Just a few blocks stroll to downtown for dining, entertainment or shopping.

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                                                                Weekly Rental Friday to Friday during summer. Rental includes private parking, linens, towels, bath and paper products, kitchen essentials use of bikes, beach toys, wagon and beach towels during vacation. No weddings/events. No smoking on premises. Per my contract One half (50%) of rental is due with lease signing. The balance is due 30 days before the commencement of the lease. Cancellation: See contract for full details. Owner requires refundable security deposit be held during rental until assessment and any insurance claims filed- see contract for details. Check in time 5pm, Check out time 10am Rates are subject to change.

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