South Haven Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description
SUMMER 2015-**5 WEEKENDS**5/15-6/15;6/15-7/15;7/15-8/14;8/14-9/14**5 WEEKENDS**
***2 HOMES ON SAME 4 ACRES THAT EACH RENTS INDEPENDENTLY***
**Neighborhood restrictions prohibit this property from being rented for less than one month.**
”THE QUEEN” - totally remodeled in 2012, this 3700 sq ft. (2.5Hrs-Chicago, 3.5hrs-Detroit/1Hr-Grand Rapids)
Elegant 3 story residence is ideal for the individuals who love the finer amenities in a home. This house has all the top quality custom finishing from the granite imported from Norway to the exclusive 5 layer paint in the hallway and bathrooms to look like real beach and water.
This plush three story getaway has extensive walkout decking on all three level. Deck views of the beautiful babbling winding creek as well as the tranquilizing wave of Lake Michigan from the master bedroom, living room, and recreational room on the lower level with is also adorned with a 6-8 person hot tub.
*3.5 bath, 4 bedrooms, sleeps 12-16, one of the largest kitchens you will ever see with & enough cabinet space to make a hoarder jealous! Throughout the house there are “acres” of custom granite counter tops & flooring throughout the kitchen, living room, dinning room & throughout all 4 bathrooms bathrooms.
*2 1/2 car finished garage with extensive built-in custom shelving and storage.
*4 fireplaces – 2 gas and 2 natural with all the firewood you can use. One in the recreation room, master bedroom, main floor bedroom and living room. Stack of hard wood ready for your use in the fireplaces or the fire pits.
*a very large 72” direct projection LCD TV in the living room.
*house wide wireless cable internet, cable TV & telephone.
*back up generator which will run most all key household items
*6-8 person hot tub surrounded by railroad ties up the ravine for scenic flower beds
*top quality fancy hickory hardwood flooring throughout the kitchen, living room and entryway.
*large wine cabinet with wet bar in formal dinning area with 12 person table for entertaining
*walkout balcony on all 3 levels - from master bedroom living room and basement out to the hot tub and flower bed along the ravine walled with railroad ties
*2 finished garages have extensive built-in shelving for storage
*extensive shelving in the basement work bench area.
*convenient laundry built in between the upstairs bedroom
*all new completely remodeled custom “high tech”
*very large kitchen with an open floor plan for the family in the living room & formal dinning area
*jet air grill and charbroiled to cook steaks on the grill in any weather and griddle for pancakes, bacon and eggs
*a large utility closet which all plug in appliances can be always plugged i and out of the way, but with quick & easy roll out access.
*commercial heavy duty trash compactor, new appliances with convention oven, ideal for recycling
*a large double 'butterfly' sink with detachable facet for spraying & washing
*large multiple shelve pantry next to the frig for easy access
*more kitchen cabinets than any one family can use with copious amounts of top grade granite counter space for the whole family to use at once.
*full finished lower level recreational room which can be a nice additional bedroom with a Murphy bed & 2 pullout sleeper couches. Full bathroom adorned with slate stone flooring
*custom fireplace made solely with hand picked stone from the residence private beach.
*entertainment bar with refrigerator and kegerator for 24 hour tap keg beer or “keg root beer”, attached patio with 6-8 person hot tub.
*recreational room with classic 1.875 inch thick 4 piece slate pool table with detail ornate inlaid wood, refinish with wood from around the world, to its original 1778 condition (yes, this table is as old & as beautiful as our country).
*full bank vault from a real bank (the bank of Bangor from our sister city). The full bank vault door, metal cabinet doors and safe deposit boxes.*commercial bed tanning unit
*several hundred square foot storage area in the utility (hot water heater etc.) with a 12 foot work bench with a full wall peg board for quick and convenient access of tools and supplies.
***”THE KING” **** is approximately 5000 sq ft. Which was totally remodeled 2012. It sleeps 25-29. 3.0 bath, 6 bedrooms.
*”THE KING' features 3 full independent areas each with full bath, 3 fully functional kitchens, five bedrooms and all the amenities of independent living (washer & dryer). There is also a large dormitory with large walk in cedar closet. Great for youth who seem to love staying in this room, (I think it is because it is attached to the free video arcade room:):) 3 full kitchens. The largest downstairs apartment also has an entertainment room with a pool table. The apartment upstairs has a walkout patio over looking lake Michigan with the best view from “The King” or “The Queen”.
*Large custom built fireplace made solely with the stones from the our own private beach
*A large room for “par tee” golf simulator (play pebble beach, Doral - the blue monster, Torrey pine or Pinehurst and many others), bring your own clubs or use one of our many sets of quality clubs. Over the years we hosted a number of the best amateur golfer in the world as they played in the “western am”. Many of these world class amateurs that have stayed with us are now on the professional tour and played the same “par tee” golf simulator that you will enjoy while on your vacation. Imagine that you will be playing golf on the same place as elite golf pros as tiger woods, British open champion Ben Curtis and several other professionals. Yes, even tiger woods has played golf at our home!
*Movie screen size theater to watch your favorite movie with a commercial movie theater popcorn popper, fountain drinks, cotton candy machine and much much more.
*Convenient laundry built in between all the bedroom apartments
*”Game room” an arcade room with dozens of video games, pinball machines, slot machines, commercial air hockey, shuffle board table and arcade room.
*“Refreshment room” with built in soda machine, soft serve/frosty machine, cotton candy machine, movie size popcorn machine, hot dog roller, slush puppies machine and many more.
*Pull down staircases with insulated and floored storage spaces for the entire attic above “the king” house which can be entered from the “arcade room”
*Extensive storage space (that would be difficult to fill with a life time of hoarding, much less a week or two of vacationing)
*Entertainment area with frosty soft serve machine, soda machine and slush puppies machine with commercial air hockey, shuffle board table and arcade room, as previously mentioned.
*extensive storage space (that would be difficult to fill with a life time of hoarding, much less a week or two of vacationing)
*pull down staircases with insulated and floored storage spaces for the entire attic in the rafters in both homes.
*paved ramp for launching the jet ski/boats to Lake Michigan. Easy walk to Lake Michigan with no stairs.
*boat house has 2 tier levels of storage shelving above the boat storage area.
*this privately owned beach which extends miles in both direction is ideal for taking a long beach walk looking for sea glass, Petoskey stones, and catching some of the beautiful Lake Michigan sun & evening sunsets.
*commercial ice maker so you never run out of ice for those “vacation drinks”
*numerous inflatables your every ones enjoyment in the boat house. Opportunity to sail boarding and the ever popular coastal wave, skim boarding
Enjoy an amazing view of Lake Michigan & enjoy a picturesque evening sunset.
*bikes for all ages for your vacation enjoyment
*full fishing gear for the anglers who would enjoy fishing while on vacationing on beautiful lake Michigan
*we aim to make your stay perfect and that this be the vacation of your dreams, so if you can dream it we will try to provide it. An example, if you have an urge to play paintball, we have an extensive array of top quality guns and gears that are available with several option of fields to play or a “woods” game on the three & half acre vacation property running along beautiful water of winding creek.
*3.4 acres at the end of the circle of the street of winding creek
*beautiful winding creek which traverses the property throughout the south side of the property (smelt dipping when in season)
*hundred of old large hard wood trees & one with “tree house” my boys made many years ago.
*over 230 feet of private wide sandy beach on lake Michigan
*all the boating toys on could enjoy
*custom extensive landscaping with fire pit (summer 2012)
*unique and special features
*the greatest assets & the most attractive feature of the property is the fact that it is virtually the only piece of property that has a gradual walk down grade to the beach on lake Michigan. Properties typically have 45 to more than 100 steps from the bluff to the beach. In the area, highly sought after property, that brokers promote and advertise as “low bluff beach” which will have 25-35 steps. The creek running on the south side of the property (winding creek) protects the beach from erosion. The property has a gentle gradual grade to the beach without any stairs or lifts necessary to enjoy the beautiful sands on lake michigan.
*2 basketball hoop court
*a beautiful winding creek running along the property emptying into lake michigan
*decorative enclosed fence yard corral for boats, jet skis and snowmobiles
*gazebo : built in the the 1920's when south haven became famous for the top “playground” for vacationers. It is an ideal place for having a drink in the shade while over looking the peaceful waters of lake michigan.
*beautiful brick decorated fire pit in the back yard as well as having fire pit right on the beach, where you can enjoy the babbling waters of winding creek as well as the tranquil waves of lake Michigan.
Enjoy your family vacation at winding creek estates & have memories that you will treasure for a lifetime!
- Events Allowed
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
Medical issues: A special piece of mind by renting at Winding Creek estates. Cardiologist and Cosmetic surgeon own the property and would be more than willing to help, if possible, to save you running to the emergency room and avoid missing any precious moments on the special vacation. Our mission, while you enjoy your stay at Winding Creek Estates, is to make you feel like you are at home except with the addition of many great amenities you wouldn't otherwise have access to or the time to enjoy. **Enjoy your family vacation at Winding Creek Estates & have memories that you will treasure for a lifetime! Your Host, Brad & Deb
Why Brad chose South Haven
From a property standpoint it is 'NO STAIRS' to the 235 ft of private beach & beautiful babbling stream of Winding Creek emptying into the majesty waters of Lake Michigan.
What makes this chateau / country house unique
From a personal level your host seeks to make your stay perfect and that this is the vacation of your dreams, so if you can dream it we will try to provide it.
Our mission is to make your stay at Winding Creek Estates a special event so your dreams come true & you have heartfelt memories that you will treasure for a lifetime!