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Enjoy the beauty and access of the St. Joe River! Boat Dock and decks.

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Fair Plain House Rental Photos and Description

4 bdr, 2 fullbath, near Harbor Shores & Wi-fi/cable, Dock on River , laundry

If you seek the charm of downtown St. Joseph and the serenity of the St. Joseph riverbank Proud Mary Junction is for you! Wineries, fruit orchards, golfing all just minutes away. Just 12 min by car to downtown St. Joe and award winning Silver Beach! 4 Bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps up to 8. Kick back and watch the boats, geese and blue herons from the private dock while roasting marshmallows in fire pit. Enjoy river views while dining on the deck. Herb garden to spice up meals in nice kitchen with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, and condiments. Large living room and separate family room w/ 46' big screen TV w/ DVD and cable. Private upstairs master bedroom with river views from the king size bed. Musician owner Equipped with upright piano and guitar. Child friendly with toys, games, movies, high chair, crib, with swing set. A riverfront oasis, close to everything!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Property Manager
Sibyl Kish
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 4, 2016
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based on 9 traveler reviews

Enjoy the beauty and access of the St. Joe River! Boat Dock and decks.
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews

What a relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Right from the beginning, when I contacted the owner to rent the property, I had a good feeling. The owner was very helpful with our vacation plans and always very quick to get back to us. The house was in peaceful setting down a quiet, dead-end road. It had everything you need away form home with kids. There was a bunch of toys for the kids to play with and a great swing set. Several nights we enjoyed the river view while grilling as the kids played in the yard. We also rented a canoe and floated down to Lake Michigan in it. We have many great memories from our vacation there and can't wait to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peru IL

great stay!!!

  • 4 of 5

This rental has the best of both worlds...... things to do on the river and yet close to the town. The house is decorated very sweet beds comfortable and the house has everything you need. We vacationed with our teens and they were never bored (how is that possible)!!!!! You can rent a canoe very reasonable spend the day on the river then head to the great beaches of St.Joe'

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Autumn Stay " The Proud Mary River House."

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay, although it was too late to enjoy water sport's on the river, we loved watching water fowl, and squirrels. We did get to enjoy the leaves though.

My wife loved the large kitchen, very well equipped, eating in the dinning room was a pleasure.

All views from the house were great, especially sunrise and sunset .It was like you could" get away from it all," here.

Also, convient to anything needed, shopping, resturants, highway.

Neighbor's were wonderful, as well as the landlady.

John and Marsha

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Macomb County, Michigan

River Cottage

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is located on the St. Joe River (would be great if you own a boat and like to fish). The atmosphere is quiet, calm, relaxing. Its a 20 minute ride into downtown St. Joe's. The cottage is clean and well-maintained. Even though it is an older place it is well appointed with new appliances and air conditioning.

The cottage is centrally located if you wish to travel to the area wineries, the Box Factory - an artist co-op, golfing, or Saugatuck.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lake Geneva WI

A true vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five was greatly accommodated and happy to be there. It was clean and calm and beautiful. We will definitely rent this home again on all of our Michigan travels. We highly recommend it to everyone. Thanks for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Joe

  • 4 of 5

Had a good time. Only stayed a for an extended weeked, but was definitely worth it as a getaway from the day-to-day headaches. Would recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2009
  • Stayed: Jan 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Harbor shores
Car: recommended

beaches, art, music, festivals, harbor shores golf, fishing, boating, vineyards, fruit picking, children's museum


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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $300

In July and August, we only rent weekly from Saturday-Saturday. If the week hasn't been booked, shorter rentals will be considered. Long term rental is at a 4 week minimum, $375/week.
$100 cleaning fee
$50 Pet fee

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Fair Plain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake ...
  • River ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
There is a high chair and a pack n' play crib for families with young children. Also there are some toys and a swing set in the yard. Some of the cabinets are child proofed but not all. Canoe rental is available.

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