COTTAGE, STEPS TO DOWNTOWN & WATERFRONT - SLEEPS 6-8

Amy Pereira

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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COTTAGE, STEPS TO DOWNTOWN & WATERFRONT - SLEEPS 6-8

Grand Haven Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6-8)

'Suite Retreat', has two suites in one historic downtown cottage. This is the Upper Suite (VRBO #450089). The Main Floor Suite is listing #450067. Each unit can be rented separately or can be secured together for a discount. Whether you have a party of 12-16 or just want to spread out, consider renting the whole house and save. If we are booked on one level, the other might work equally well for you.

The 1,000 sq.ft. Upper Level suite of this historic Grand Haven cottage boasts personalized and tasteful decor. Freshly decorated with all the amenities; each unit has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, and sleeps 6-8 comfortably. One block to downtown, 2 blocks to Boardwalk, 1 mile walk to Lake Michigan (Grand Haven State Park & City Beach) plus everything you need to make your vacation relaxing... 2 bikes, 4 beach chairs, umbrella, cooler, sand toys, beach towels and a wagon to take it all there. Indoor and outdoor games & DVDs, HDTV with On Demand, DVR & DVD, free WiFi, free local and long-distance calling and so many other amenities. Two huge sun porches and a grassy side yard, ample off-street parking, and colorful plantings make your outdoor time pleasant. Newly added courtyard surrounded by vine-covered trellises provide for barbequing & al fresco dining. The cozy fire-pit makes for an evening full of memories. The kitchen is fully stocked with staples, condiments, and paper products, and a Keurig Coffee maker where we provide a wide selection of flavored hot and iced coffee, tea, and chocolate. The well appointed bath and convenient extra-capacity washer and dryer make living here a luxury. With all the extras this really is a Suite Retreat .. one you won't want to miss. Book today to assure you'll score the most convenient, indulgent and friendliest accommodations in the Grand Haven area.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
This place is so beautiful! I love the beach theme. This actually is the first time I've seen snow like this and I love it. I am hoping to come visit again here at Suite Retreat!! I love the little tags you've put around the place, it's so cute! I've had an amazing time here! Thank you!
Dec 2013
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Amy Pereira

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I'm a designer by profession who's turned my passion for beautiful spaces into a new adventure in inn keeping!

In my lifetime I've renovated 5 of my own homes (not counting the ridiculous number of times I rearranged the living room furniture of my childhood home...and drove my mother batty!)

My design business brought me into people's homes right before they were ready to sell. I should rephrase that: they weren't really ready to sell and that was why I was there! Turning around spaces is my specialty.

I also work REALLY hard at my other job: being a mom to 6 year-old boy-girl twins. We live in Grand Haven 5 blocks from the cottage so that makes providing concierge-level service for my guests so easy!

Amy Pereira purchased this cottage in 2012

In January 2012, I purchased this Historic home in downtown Grand Haven, inheriting 2 lovely tenants. In the Spring of 2012, I made a go of converting one of my rental units into a weekly summer cottage and had a surprisingly successful 1st season.

The location is what makes this cottage shine. Nestled on a shady street just a block from the downtown business district, this residential street boast the proximity and privacy you'd look for when purchasing your own home.

Steps from all the great things Grand Haven has to offer and a pleasant walk to the beach (or even more convenient take The Beach-Town Trolly). If you were to stay in a beach property, you are convenient to one thing: the beach. But in Grand Haven that takes you away from all the other activities you need access to many times a day like restaurants, shops, ice cream, and other downtown attractions. When you choose a property like ours that's set away from the beach you avoid the crowds and the noise. I bought this cottage because I live in this neighborhood and I know the amenities it has to offer for families and couples alike! It's the best of both worlds; easy accessibility to the beach when you want it and excellent proximity to where all the other activities happen in Grand Haven.

I LOVE being an ambassador of our little town. I'm here to help you find your best vacation EVER! All my guests rave about the care I've taken to make a great location come alive with charm, conveniences and small luxuries. We added a vine-enclosed courtyard in the Fall of 2012, creating a place to BBQ, dine outdoors and cozy-up to a generous fire pit. What started as a humble year-round unfurnished rental has become Suite Retreat-great amenities, great attention to detail, great value.

This summer we will offer two beautifully designed suites decked out with all the amenities. This is a place where you simply pack a suitcase of your clothes leaving loads of EMPTY SPACE in your car because I've outfitted the cottage suites with everything you'll need to enjoy all that Grand Haven has to offer. Beach gear, games, toys, kitchen staples & condiments and even basic toiletries make this a SUITE RETREAT. I pride myself on providing a concierge-level of service with good value for money.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Cottage, Steps To Downtown & Waterfront - Sleeps 6-8
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
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Cottage, Steps To Downtown & Waterfront - Sleeps 6-8
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p450089vb
+1 616-502-6899
Grand Haven Western Michigan
4

Book it now!!!

  • 4 of 5
I don't normally write reviews for anything but this deserves a review! Our stay (there were 4 of us) was excellent at the Suite Retreat in Grand Haven, MI! The owner does a fantastic job making sure that all amenities are met and makes the place feel very homey. I think the quality of the items that are available in the house needs to be noted as well. Often times, rentals have cheaper items that are there to be used by the tenants because they are often not respected. Not at this house!!! The towels, dishes, bedding, and even the products (shampoo, conditioners, soaps, etc.) were of good quality. I was truly impressed with everything that this vacation rental had to offer. It is the perfect location to the beach and downtown. We were fortunate enough to have been there during the Coast Guard festival and we loved it!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Cottage, Steps To Downtown & Waterfront - Sleeps 6-8
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p450089vb
+1 616-502-6899
Grand Haven Western Michigan
Dearborn, MI
5

Wonderful vacation, wonderful owner...

  • 5 of 5
Amy was WONDERFUL and so helpful. We stayed upstairs and had great neighbors downstairs who we still keep in contact with. There is a ton to do in Grand Haven and most of it is within walking distance. I failed to leave a review last summer and am realizing what a gem Amy and her resort are. We are looking forward to booking with Amy again next year. Amy had everything we could have needed in the house and met us to show us around. She left brochures with info and had loads of suggestions for things to do. We were never bored and had lots of choices in activities all week. The beach in Grand Haven is beautiful and the sunsets are simply amazing. Thanks for a wonderful vaca, Amy! Hope to see you in Aug 15
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Cottage, Steps To Downtown & Waterfront - Sleeps 6-8
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p450089vb
+1 616-502-6899
Grand Haven Western Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
5

Nice Spot

  • 5 of 5
Location is excellent with a short walk to downtown. Inside combines a few modern amenities with a 'older home' feel. Clean with comfortable furniture. All very nice.
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car
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Cottage, Steps To Downtown & Waterfront - Sleeps 6-8
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p450089vb
+1 616-502-6899
Grand Haven Western Michigan
5

A few days to unwind

  • 5 of 5
The property is beautiful and has all the comforts of home. Amy couldn't have been more welcoming. Location works well to visit Grand Haven, Holland, Muskegon, and Grand Rapids.
  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
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Cottage, Steps To Downtown & Waterfront - Sleeps 6-8
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p450089vb
+1 616-502-6899
Grand Haven Western Michigan
Indiana
5

Footsteps away from fun!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and 23month old child enjoyed the top floor of the Suite Retreat for a long weekend! Amy met us there for check in and reviewed all the amenities, wifi, and went over a map of the town including the best places to eat and fun things to do as a family! The suite is well equipped with the comforts of home! Walking the boardwalk, playing on the beach, exploring the parks and eating at Morning Star were some of our favorite things! Thanks for your hospitality Amy!
  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottage, Steps To Downtown & Waterfront - Sleeps 6-8
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p450089vb
+1 616-502-6899
Grand Haven Western Michigan
St. Louis, MO
5

What an AMAZING owner.

  • 5 of 5
We have been coming to Grand Haven for many years and the house we always stayed in was recently sold, so we had to find a new place. Amy is so nice and wonderful on the phone that I can not wait to get to her place. It looks amazing. Our kids are (18, 15 and 14) are really, really excited. I think I am more excited than them. I am certain I will be writing an amazing review after we return in late July. Thanks for all your help so far ~ can't wait to meet you in person.
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 31 (N. to Luddington & S. to Chicago) & US96
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Grand Haven State Park
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
All downtown establishments
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Mulligan's Hollow Ski Bowl
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Grand Haven Golf Club-Rated#9 in US Public Courses
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
All downtown establishments
Car: not necessary

Just steps to restaurants, bars, boutiques, ice cream, The Musical Fountain nightly show, museums, Splash Pad, playground and YMCA not to mention the endless downtown amenities. Seasonal Harbor Transit Trolley stops just across the parking area to take you around town. Beach, Boardwalk, Lighthouse Pier, Ski Hill, marina with sport fishing for hire, library and a myriad of seasonal festivals make this Suite Retreat both a hideaway and a haven. No matter where you want to be in Grand Haven, this is the vantage point for all the action.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Grand Haven Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Day Weekend -3 Nights
May 22 2015 - May 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
Summer Season Rates
May 31 2015 - Aug 29 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4 Week - 7 nights
Jun 28 2015 - Jul 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
Coast Guard Week - 7 nights
Jul 26 2015 - Aug 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
Off-season Rates
Aug 30 2015 - May 28 2016
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend - 3 Nights
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee (summer) $100
Cleaning Fee (off-season $50
Notes Summer season stays are Sunday-to-Sunday. Check-in 4pm; check-out 11am. To reserve requires a non-refundable deposited of 1/2 the rent paid by credit card over the phone. Remaining 1/2 of rent is due 3-weeks prior to arrival. $25 additional charge per guest is waived for young children. Please contact owner for seasonal/transitional period rates.
50% deposit with reservation
Balance + $300 security deposit + $100 housekeeping fee due 2wks prio
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Amenities

Amenities

Grand Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Large countertop with ample cabinetry and a huge linen closet stocked with supplies like blow dryer, soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, sunscreen, paper products, and emergency supplies.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Two (2) inflatable full height twin beds
  • Extra large closets. Luxury linens and beautifully decorated.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Toys ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • walking
  • shopping
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water tubing
  • sailing
  • cross country skiing
  • snowboarding
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • hiking
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
We aim to provide a concierge level of service...if you need a babysitter or restaurant recommendation, just ask. And to organize your stay we provide all the restaurant menus, Grand Haven guides, and tourist maps right in the unit. We can provide a high-chair, Pack 'n Play, double-jogging stroller, and infant toys upon request.
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