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Leanne Crowell

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Beach town Apartment right in the heart of the fun! 1 1/2 blocks from water.

23 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Western Michigan Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1100 sq ft apartment, 2 bedrooms plus Queen inflatable bed. 1 full bath. sleeps

Beautiful Downtown Apartment in the center of it all. Here you can walk to everything in Downtown while still enjoying the serenity of a spacious upper level apartment above a Downtown boutique. The entrance is located at ground level on Washington Ave. and has one flight of stairs to the upper level. It's convenient location is only 1 1/2 blocks off the Boardwalk that leads to the Famous Musical Fountain and out to the Grand Haven Lighthouse on Lake Michigan. Located right smack in the center of all the Downtown shopping and restaurants. Everything is right outside your door. 1100 sq ft of living space with 11 ft ceilings, original brick walls and beautiful wood floors in a Historical Downtown Building built in the late 1890's. Contemporary, clean and inviting. Open Kitchen, Dinning room and Living room designed for your comfort and relaxation. Living room features comfortable furniture, Large 50' T.V. and DVD player and a wonderful view of our Downtown boutiques. Dining room has a 4 chair dining table with extra dining chairs for larger parties and is a open floor plan to Kitchen and Living room. Kitchen is open and has plenty of cupboard space. Fully stocked with your cookware, dishes and basic appliances like coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, and toaster. Master bedroom has king size bed outfitted with high end linens , small smart TV, night stands and large closet. In Master bedroom you will find french doors leading to a relaxing outside deck with patio table and chairs. Guest bedroom has a queen size bed with high end linens and large closet. For parties over 4 people, we have a high end Inflate-a-bed on it's own bed frame that can be set up in the Living room area. Central Air will keep you comfortable in hot weather. In the Hallway you will find a Stack-able washer and dryer. The bathroom has Kohler pedestal sink and toilet and the original but restored claw foot soaking tub with shower. Our apartment has it's roots in the cream city brick walls and the original claw foot tub. We renovated and added 500 sq ft in 2000 to give it a open and comfortable feel but save it's charm. Grand Haven is a beautiful place to build family vacation memories and we hope staying in one of it's historical Downtown buildings will add to your experience.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leanne Crowell (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

About Leanne Crowell

I have lived near Lake Michigan now for about 30 years, moving hear from Grand Rapids, MI. I find it hard to imagine not being near the beach at this point. Grand Rapids is a nice city but living near the water offers a peace that can't be duplicated, and it's free! My husband has lived his entire life in this area and runs his own company in Muskegon. I am able to do bookkeeping and property management from my home or if lucky enough from a warm sunny spot near our many friends we have acquired in Florida.

Leanne Crowell purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Leanne Crowell chose Western Michigan

In 2000 my husband and I purchased this building on the main street of Downtown Grand Haven so that I could open a boutique and live a personal dream of having my own business. I chose Grand Haven for a few good reasons. 1) It was close to home. 2) Grand Haven was a perfect small town. It had the right mix of people and they loved and supported their town. 3) Grand Haven was my favorite place to spend my free time.

It seemed a perfect spot to build and business and a sense of community. My experience was wonderful and a dream come true. I was welcomed with open arms by locals and other business owners and soon became knitted into the community. This experience has left me only wanting to make it a better place. I no longer run my boutique, I left that behind after

10 years so that my husband and I could travel more freely, mostly in the winter :) but I still own this wonderful property and find Grand Haven a great investment. I rent out the boutique below and the apartment above is still a vacation apartment for guests to enjoy. My husband and I live close by and are very hands on, we think of our apartment as our possible summer home if we ever make the move to become regular snow birds and let go of our own home on the lake. I hope you enjoy our apartment for it was a dream come true for me and will always be a blessing in our lives.

What makes this apartment unique

Although I have never made this apartment our home, we have stayed there quite a bit. I think what I love about it is that it has so many conveniences. I love that the businesses Downtown are still family owned and operated. Many of them have raised their families right at work, making all of us extended family. People are friendly and helpful. It is the kind of town that makes you feel safe and cared about. I always meet visitors who are returning because they grew up vacationing in Grand Haven and want to keep the tradition going. Grand Haven is a slice of the American Dream.

Reviews

4.9
based on 23 traveler reviews

Beach town Apartment right in the heart of the fun! 1 1/2 blocks from water.
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
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5

Awesome Location, Beautiful Condo!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent our honeymoon in this fantastic condo. We walked in and it looked exactly like it does in the pictures. The owner was great in all communications and she was extremely helpful and nice. It was so nice having a washer and dryer in the condo! We were so sad to leave the place where we had such a relaxing week. I have been going to Grand Haven all my life, but I have never stayed in town. I absolutely loved it! It was so great that all the action was just a short walk away. We walked to the pier almost every night to watch the beautiful sunsets. Every morning, I'd walk to a great coffee shop with extremely friendly staff. And of course, we could easily walk to get ice cream or grab a Pronto Pup. We cannot wait to go back and I will definitely tell everyone about this condo.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay in our condo, and our beautiful Downtown! It is a unique experience to have all the energy and buzz around you but the peace and solitude of a quiet condo that sits above and lets you watch the action below. We look forward to your visits and promise to make each stay special.
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Location Location Location

  • 5 of 5

I inquired about Leanne's apartment on a Sunday morning and she contacted me almost immediately to advise the apartment was available for that evening. I was in town for my son's graduation from GVSU and wanted to spend a couple of days in Grand Haven before heading home to California. The apartment was exactly as advertised. If I am ever in Michigan again I would definitely rent this apartment. Thank you Leanne !

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location and comfortable ammenities

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at this 2 bedroom unit. The property was as we expected it to be from the description. The location was perfect, right on the main street with shops and restaurants all around.

The unit was decorated nicely and the bedrooms were comfortable. There were no dressers but some shelving was supplied in the closet so it worked out ok.

The patio at the back of the unit was a nice place to relax after a busy day. Everything was clean and well maintained.

Having the parking space behind the unit with the door access in front was a little inconvenient but we were able to park in front when unloading so it also worked out well.

The price was fair and the overall value was very good. We would definitely recommend this unit and would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location right in downtown and walking distance to the waterfront. Great stay.

  • 4 of 5

Pretty neat place. Wish mattress was less firm.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I always appriciate guest feedback! I will get a memoryfoan topper asap! We had a nice feather topper but had to retire it. Your comfort is very important to me. Sincerely, Leanne
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5

Very cute and surprisingly spacious

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend here. The town was lovely and we were right in the middle of it. The apartment was perfect. Living area was huge! The bedrooms and bathroom were more than adequate. Huge walk out deck of the master was fantastic to drink wine on and listen to the music in the evening. It was very clean and well maintained. We hope to stay here again. We loved it.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place to stay !!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a little getaway for our 28th wedding anniversary. Loved everything about it. Beautiful and so close to everything. Pictures were spot on. Dining was great, so many choices. Would recommend it to anyone staying in the area !!!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Muskegon airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Wooden Nickle
Nearest Ferry
14 Miles
Lake Express
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Grand Haven Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Holland Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
De-lite, The Grand, The Grill Room, Kirby's, more
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Mulligan's Hollow ski bowl
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lake Michigan
Car: recommended

Grand Haven, Michigan is a small Lakeshore town 45 minutes West of Grand Rapids, Michigan where you will find concerts at Van Andel Arenaand Fredrick Meijers Gardens. Baseball at Comerica Park. Muskegon, Michigan is located 10 minute north and has more great beaches, The Lake Express Ferry going to and from Milwaukee, WI. South 20 minutes you will find Holland, Michigan and the famous Tulip Festival in the spring.

Other Activities: Lake Michigan Beaches

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Rates & Availability

Grand Haven Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Mid Summer
Jul 10 2016 - Jul 30 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Coast Guard Festival Week
Jul 31 2016 - Aug 6 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 7 2016 - Aug 27 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Fall, Winter, Early Spring
Aug 28 2016 - May 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$110
From
$200
Fri,Sat
$950
$1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee 2015 $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

There is a pet fee of $100.00 per week. This is a fee and not a deposit. If staying less than 7 nights, Pet fee can be adjusted to $15.00 per night.
Failure to disclose a pet will result in possible loss of your damage deposit refund. (Please be upfront about your desire to include your pet)
Pets are almost always allowed but are still under the discretion of the owner. All responsibility for damages due to your pet/pets will be in addition to the damage deposit if it should exceed the deposit amount. By booking you agree to these terms.
Owner's are pet lovers and travel with their pet. We are only promoting responsibility for this convenience.

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Amenities

Western Michigan Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Original claw foot tub from late1800's was saved and used in our newly remodeled bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Inflatable queen bed - 1 queen , Can be set up in guest bedroom or livingroom
  • Master bedroom has King size bed with high quality linens, seasonally appropriate down comforter/Duvet, French doors leading to outside deck for lounging, two nightstands, reading lamp, alarm clock, full dressing mirror, small T.V. with VCR, ceiling fan. Guest bedroom has queen size bed with high quality linens, seasonally appropriate down comforter/ coverlet, one night table, reading lamp, ceiling fan. Living room has a queen size Inflatable mattress and chaise lounge chair, guest seating and large flat screen T.V.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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