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All are welcome, families, couples,

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6-8

Only 3 blocks from Lake Michigan, this home is located in the heart of South Haven, at 513 Indiana Ave. Completely renovated 3 bedroom home features hardwood floors and 2 sparkling clean ceramic tile baths. Spacious 1st floor master bedroom with cathedral ceiling and 2 closets. There are two upstairs bedrooms; one with a queen bed, the other one with two single beds. New kitchen fully equipped for all of your cooking needs. Enclosed 3 season porch for relaxing and a back deck for grilling.

Parking in driveway accommodates two to three vehicles. Leave the car and bike or walk to downtown or beach which is only three blocks from the house. Saugatuck is a 25 minute drive, continue driving north to Holland or Grand Haven. Great shopping, antiquing, eating, biking, swimming, blueberry picking, golfing, ice skating, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.

More Details

Lorie Friedman
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Lorie Friedman

I have lived in Michigan since 1990 when I moved to Ann Arbor, married, had 2 children and worked as an RN. Currently I live in Dexter, Mi. which has the same small town appeal as South Haven. I work, bike and take long walks with my dog and am able to do those same things whenever I stay in South Haven.

Lorie Friedman purchased this house in 2004

Why Lorie Friedman chose Southwest Michigan

This house is similair to my primary residence offering easy access to the beach and downtown. Everything is within walking distance. It is in a safe, clean well maintained neighborhood where homeowners take pride in their property as is evidenced by the landscaping and curbside appeal of the homes.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Welcome to Lakeside Haven,Mi Casa, Su Casa. I hope you enjoy your stay and feel as comfortable as you would in your own home.
Jan 2005
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South Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • River ...
  • Town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The futon can accommodate 1 adult or 2 small children. There is a packNplay crib which can accommodate an infant or toddler.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 3 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Bath and beach towels must be provided by rentors Central Air, 2 Cable TV's, 2 VCRs, 1 DVDPlayer


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

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All are welcome, families, couples,
average rating of 4.806452 based on 32 reviews

Great Place to Stay in South Haven!

  • 5 of 5

The home was very inviting, bright and clean. It was conveniently located within walking distance of the beach, Kids Korner and the downtown area. We parked the van in the driveway and hardly used it. My grandchildren loved their room! Lorie even had "Batman" sheets on the bed which thrilled my grandson. She even had plenty of Disney videos and toys for them to play with. They really enjoyed the children's beach chairs! We all loved the front porch and spent many late evenings after the sunsets talking for hours. This home was the perfect place for us and we have fallen in love with South Haven! We look forward to returning! Dianne & Rick Coleman, Warsaw, Kentucky

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lakeside Haven has what it takes to build lifetime memories for you and your family, a souvenir you will have forever!
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Great location and property for family

  • 5 of 5

This rental was perfect for our family. Warm and inviting, could walk to beach and town, kid friendly, room for all. We would definitely rent there again 👍🤗🏖🌅

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean, just as pictured, GREAT location

  • 4 of 5

We had a very relaxing, enjoyable time. The house was very clean with plenty of space. The front porch was perfect for playing cards in the evening. The location was fabulous. Walk to town was a short, easy stroll. The beach is also walkable but we normally lug so much with us that our routine seemed to be to drive & park close and then throw all the stuff in the car at the end of the day for one person to drive home while the others enjoyed the short jaunt back to the house. The only thing I would mention is that it was quite warm upstairs. I didn't see any A/C vents up there so this may be why. But, we had cool nights and ended up opening windows. Definitely did not hamper our time but thought worth mentioning. Again, we had a much needed enjoyable, relaxing week and could not have asked for a better location (especially for the reasonable price). Would stay again! Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Summer Tradition

  • 5 of 5

This summer marked the 3rd year in a row we have stayed at Lakeside Haven. The location is perfect for a quick walk (10 minutes max) to the beach, Kids Korner Playground and downtown South Haven. The house is clean and well equipped for a comfortable vacation stay. We'll definitely consider returning next summer for a 4th straight year!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ann Arbor, MI


  • 5 of 5

Convenient, clean, all the necessities and comforts of home.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family friendly south haven

  • 4 of 5

Our second year back in South haven. Great location for families, blocks from downtown, Kids Korner, and the beach. Home had been updated in the past couple years and everything was in great condition. Our kids loved all the old Disney movies!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was just there with my kids and we had so much fun. They are now young adults, past the age of watching their old Disney movies so they bring their laptops. Most of their time was spent going to the beach and town. My son and his friends found all the cooking items they needed to make a great brunch and they even cleaned up! The best vacations are with family and friends.
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Car: not necessary

Midway between Chicago, Illinois & Ann Arbor, Michigan

Other Activities : Blueberry picking, also the annual blueberry festival, visit the Michigan Maritime Museum, bike the Kal-Haven trail, ride the sand dunes of nearby Saugatuck, take a tour of wine country, relax at the Kerry Mark Salon & Day Spa, live music at the marina every Thurs. night & Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $400

The first payment of $300.00 will be applied to the total amount due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund