Three by the Sea: Perfect for Large Family Gatherings!(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:Contact owner
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-17)
Once you park your car, you won't need your keys again for a week. It's just three blocks to Lake Michigan beaches, and two blocks to charming downtown; walk to harbor festivities, parks, art fairs, churches, the Kal-haven trail, restaurants, the maritime museum, and the farmer's market!
(In winter, it's right by the lovely outdoor ice skating rink and the popular sledding hill by the river!)
This wonderful cottage property featuring two complete rental units and an adorable detached studio cottage is perfect for two private parties, or one large gathering of extended family/friends who like to stay together, yet separate! Each unit has a delightful furnished kitchen, a super friendly, open floorplan, and enough cozy activities to keep you busy when the weather fails to cooperate: games, books, TV's with DirecTV,etc.!
A deck with lots of chairs/tables, a porch with a hammock, a cozy outdoor bistro style area, and a large yard that can accommodate a volleyball net, this cottage never ceases to please! Visit our website (address listed) today for details and availability!
Unit #1 is called Maggie's Retreat: three bedrooms featuring two queen beds and two twins, plus a comfortable sleeper sofa, furnished kitchen w/microwave, gas stove, DW, and a long farmer's table for gatherings, lots of windows and natural light, hardwood floors, two stories, washer and dryer with laundry chute, two TV's with DirecTV, and cable internet (summer only). Deck and porch go with Maggie's Retreat.
Unit Two is called Surfer Joe: two bedrooms featuring two queen beds, furnished kitchen, FUN decor that inspires a light heart, TV with cable, cozy outdoor bistro style area with lantern lights and grill. Absolutely charming and private.
The Studio Cottage is Sheila's Shack, and it's an adorable and comfortable carriage house. It fits 2 people (only) and features a t.v.,dvd player, mini kitchen with coffee maker, refrigerator and toaster oven. It has a 3/4 bathroom/dressing room as well.
Garage has bikes, Burley, kayaks and beach toys for your enjoyment.
Keywords: Large Family Cottage
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Member since: 2006
- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 12-17
- Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Miniature Golf
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Season .................. Maggie's Retreat | Surfer Joe Apt | Studio Cottage Spring, Summer ... $1350/week+tax | $1075/week | $500 Fall .. $275/nt. Maggie's Ret; $200/nt. Surfer Joe; $125/nt. Sheila's Shack $300 Refundable Security Deposit per unit. Cleaning fee $160 Deposit is half down, half due 30 days prior to arrival.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Year Purchased: 1972
About the owner: Mike and Sheila Wood, managers/family owned
Why the Owner Chose South Haven, Michigan, United States of America:
This is my childhood home! Although we haven't lived here in many years, we only decided in 2005 to make it into a vacation rental since it truly is in a wonderful location, and the property itself is ideal for large families wishing to stay together, yet seperate, between the three units. The 3 block walk to the beach is lovely and you are also only 2 blocks from charming downtown South Haven. Our guests come back again and again, letting us know that we are doing something right! We have tried to provide everything WE would want in a vacation home. Choose Three by the Sea for your large family gathering. We feel sure you'll want to come back!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Aside from a wonderful location, we have a garage stocked with a whole fleet of bicycles for nearly all ages, kayaks, gas AND charcoal grills, beach toys, a Burley to wheel everything to the beach, and more! There are plenty of outdoor areas to relax or play: we have a hammock, a deck, and a porch; we have a basketball court, a picnic table, and a tree chair swing that the kids love. Indoors we have comfy beds, a two large kitchens, two washers/dryers, games, books, and an open floor plan for games, t.v., and more.
- Primary: (269) 441-7733
- Secondary: (269) 425-8888 (Michigan, USA)
Links to more information:
318 Michigan Avenue! Located close to beach, harbor, and downtown!
Maggie's Retreat - FR and Kitchen dining
Surfer Joe Living Room
Surfer Joe's Cheerful Kitchen
A jewel of the property: Sheila's Shack
Maggie's Retreat: Relax on the hammock
Maggie's Retreat - The Green Room
Surfer Joe - Let's Eat!
Everybody's favorite: Sheila's Shack!!
Sheila's Shack - carriage house kitchen.
Dine out on the deck!
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 15, 2017
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