DIRECTLY ON LAKE MICHIGAN- NO STEPS TO THE BEACH

Andy

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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DIRECTLY ON LAKE MICHIGAN- NO STEPS TO THE BEACH

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

West Olive House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

PREFERRED FOR NO MORE THAN 8 ADULTS

WE ONLY RENT FULL WEEKS BETWEEN MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH LABOR DAY. WE DON'T MAKE EXCEPTIONS TO OUR NO PETS POLICY AND WE DO NOT RENT FOR WEDDINGS OF ANY SIZE, SORRY. MORE INFORMATION, RATES AND MORE PICTURES CAN BE FOUND AT skysbeach.com.

Luxurious, expansive and directly on Lake Michigan, the location of Sky’s Beach is unique as it is nestled between dunes with no steps down to the beach. Sky’s Beach is 15 minutes south of Grand Haven and 15 minutes to downtown Holland in the privacy of Port Sheldon Beach Association in West Olive, MI. This NEW deluxe Beach House has turn of the century classic cottage charm with modern luxuries and amenities. Sky’s Beach is a 4 level cottage. There are balconies/ porches on 3 levels with panoramic views of Lake Michigan. This 3,000+ sq. ft. beach house is built to accommodate a large family or a 2 family vacation. There are 4 bedrooms and 4 baths (1 full bath on each level). Sky’s Beach comfortably sleeps 12 people in beds.

Walk along an endless beach or sit on your private balcony, porch, or deck overlooking Lake Michigan. This private association, on extensive wooded property, offers the use of tennis courts and there is an inlet lake only a short walk away. Numerous bike trails and two State Parks are very close. Just show up! Full kitchen with dishwasher, grill, cable TV, DSL, laundry, towels, linens and beach chairs are all provided.

Keywords: Beach House Lake Michigan

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Andy (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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About Andy

We are a family of 5 from the Chicago Area.

Andy purchased this house in 1999

Why Andy chose West Olive

Sue (My Wife) grew up in Holland, MI. Sky's Beach was the perfect spot for family vacations and being close to our extended family.

What makes this house unique

We are directly on the Water and have beautiful views of the lake from every bedroom, A giant deck and play area make Sky's the perfect spot for a Lake Michigan vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had 2 hour walks on the beach, grilled, sipped wine and relaxed.



Your house is beautiful and the perfect location on the water.
Jun 2013
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Directly on Lake Michigan- No Steps to the Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Directly on Lake Michigan- No Steps to the Beach
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West Olive Western Michigan
5

Wonderful Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
I use VRBO often, and this rental was one of the nicest I've seen. The house is spacious, clean, well-equipped and modern (but quaintly decorated). The views are awesome and it's proximity to nearby towns is very convenient.
The owner was very responsive to emails and the guest packet he provided in advance was well organized and thorough.
It's a definite "do-again"!
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed.
business
Directly on Lake Michigan- No Steps to the Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p264613vb
+1 -312-404-0960
West Olive Western Michigan
5

Wonderful extended family weekend get-together!

  • 5 of 5
My family and I were looking for a long "beach weekend" on Lake Michigan, and Sky's Beach was a wonderful spot. The house was clean and well-appointed but very comfortable (you didn't feel like you couldn't touch anything for fear of mussing or breaking it), the kitchen worked well for multiple meal preparers to work simultaneously, the dining room table was large enough to fit us all, the living room and daybed nook were very inviting, the wraparound screened porch and deck were lovely, the bedrooms comfortable and the views plentiful and absolutely spectacular. We're already talking about renting it again next year! The only challenge we had was that none of us had cell phone service (even with multiple carriers), but it was also kind of nice to just unplug for a while! This is definitely a lovely spot for a larger group.
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We should add a sentence in the welcome packet about cell service and make sure people have the house phone number.
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Directly on Lake Michigan- No Steps to the Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p264613vb
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West Olive Western Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
5

Romantic Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5
Saw an opportunity to use Sky's Beach for a weekend in early May. You never know what to expect in Michigan that time of year, but we hit it right and had an awesome "off-season" get away weekend. It's a big house for just two people, but the quiet and serenity in May is amazing. Talk about having the beach to yourself! I saw my wife get as relaxed as I have ever seen :-)

There's a new restaurant 0.5 miles away (walkable) that is a must see! Sandy Point Beach House.

Home is always clean and well maintained. Owner is easy to work with.

While I'd recommend this place for a summer, family vacation, consider it for a romantic, quiet weekend in the off season too.
  • Submitted: May 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
business
Directly on Lake Michigan- No Steps to the Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p264613vb
+1 -312-404-0960
West Olive Western Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
5

Wonderful get-away, any time of year

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here the weekend after Thanksgiving. Had 5 adults, 2 teenagers and 2 children - plenty of space (sleeping and bathroom) for all! Short trip to Holland for Turkey Trot 5k race. Standing on the beach in the November gales is powerful, but watching the morning wind and waves from bed in the upper floor Master bedroom is great too! Brought our food and clothes and that's it - everything else (linens, towels, games, movies, etc.) was on hand. Log book of past visitors was entertaining. Notebook of information (including Wi-Fi codes!) was very helpful.

No stairs to the beach is a great feature of this place.

Everything was clean and well maintained. Felt more like being a guest in a friend's home than a rental.

Owner was very easy to work with. Good communication.

Have and will continue to recommend "Sky's Beach" to friends and relatives!
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Directly on Lake Michigan- No Steps to the Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p264613vb
+1 -312-404-0960
West Olive Western Michigan
Naperville, IL
5

Returning to Sky's Beach

Returning to Sky's Beach
  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our stay at Sky's Beach immensely as a retreat following our son's graduation. So much so that when our second son graduated two years later, we wanted nothing more than to return to Sky's Beach - and we don't often repeat a vacation! Eight of us (multigenerations) soaked in the peace and beauty of the property and there were spaces for privacy and communing for all. The private beach is in full view from nearly every room of the house. The property is immaculate, well appointed and equiped and can easily accomodate a large group. Thewarm and welcoming property is wonderfully tucked away in a private area, however Grand Haven and Holland are an easy bike ride away (bike path) and shopping is a short drive as well.
Highlights: gorgeous sunsets, bikes and beach equipment provided, lovely deck with grill, beach fire pit, spectacular master suite, 4 baths plus outdoor shower, porches galore, basement area for kids, and did I mention those sunsets? :)
The owners have thought of everything for this home and are wonderful to work with. We would definately return to Sky's Beach!
  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: This was the first online review requested. We keep a guest book in the cottage which contains years of raving hand written reviews with content just like this one!

Map

Map

-Farmers Market in Holland Saturday Morning

-Street Fair in Holland Thursday Night

-Boat Rentals in Both Holland and Grandhaven

Photos

Photos

Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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West Olive House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $3500-$4900/wk Off-Season $300/400/day
  • US Dollars
  • June - September $3,500 - $4900/week
  • September/October $400/Day, 3 Days for $1100
  • Nov - May -$300/Day,
  • Optional Cleaning Fee $135/weekend, $300/Week (or clean yourself)
  • $1,000 Security Deposit for Weekly, $500 Security Deposit for Weekends

Amenities

Amenities

West Olive House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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