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Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Bring the Family and Enjoy Michigan! Pretty Home with Lake View and Beach Acces

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Coloma House Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps up to 8 adults & 6 children in 4 bedrooms and 2 addt'l sleeping areas

Enjoy some down time in this beautiful home. Relax and visit with family and friends in the large combined living/dining room with gas fireplace or take advantage of the lake view from the second floor family room. Granite and stainless, fully-equipped kitchen is open to the dining and living area for easy meal prep. Full laundry and half bath also on main floor. Three generous queen bedrooms on second level with hallway bath and access from master bedroom. Two of these rooms share a balcony off the back of the house. Additional sleeping in second level family room on sleeper sofa and twin day bed on lake side. Family room enjoys views of the lake with a wall of windows and a balcony. Full shower bath. Third level with expansive TV/rec room with sleeping for 3 more on twin beds. Pretty porch/bedroom on lake side with 2 large sliding doors that open to balcony perfect for viewing the night sky. Third full bath also on third level. Summer stays will want to take advantage of the outdoor shower, patio, front porch, fire pit, lake...

Beach Access: Private-association beach access just 100 feet from the door; 140 steps down the bluff will take you to the sandy beach on Lake Michigan.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Tina (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english


based on 8 traveler reviews

Bring the Family and Enjoy Michigan! Pretty Home with Lake View and Beach Acces
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Great place for a girls trip!

  • 5 of 5

6 of us ladies came in from Chicago and had a marvelous time! The house was perfect and Tina was a delight to work with. The house had everything we needed, was clean, and very comfortable.. The weather wasn't bad and we enjoyed our trip into St. Joe.

WE will definitely be back

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Canton, MI

***If you rent this property, please make it a point to walk through and note how you have left it.

  • 1 of 5

***If you rent this property, please make it a point to walk through and note how you have left the house so your family is not wrongfully accused of damage done after you have left (take pictures if possible).

I have to start by saying we loved our time at Midway bluff. There was lots of room, a very comfortable house, and many things to do in the area.

Our experience fell short when it came to working with the property manager, Tina. Through email, I inquired about when my deposit would be returned, the response was not what I expected.

First, we were accused of late checkout, although we left right at 10 AM. It is important to note that after speaking to Tina about the fact that we had left by the appropriate checkout time, she offered to refund a portion of the deducted amount from the deposit (which I have not yet received after 3 and a half weeks after emailing her).

In addition to late checkout, we were accused of tampering with the owners’ locked closet, leaving the house a mess, and breaking a wardrobe.

We have rented houses across Michigan for years as a family, and as the grandkids grow older we make it a point to leave the houses is in the condition we found them. It is very upsetting to be accused of the items that she listed, even though we made every effort to leave the house in the condition we found it (and better; when we arrived there was sand and dust on all the floors throughout the house and stairs, which we swept, and two of the toilets in the house hadn’t been cleaned in some time).

You can't help but feel like the "late check out", the broken locked closet, the broken bedroom closet, the scattered bedding and cushions were all a trap so that a portion of the deposit could be withheld.

I was very sad that such a wonderful getaway will always be tainted with this negative experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Beautiful and Spacious

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed here for my 30th birthday. It was spacious, beautiful, and comfortable. The pictures are great, but it's even better in person. There was space for all of us. The beach is nice and very private. We cooked, grilled out, took long beach walks, made s'mores. The house has everything we needed, and none of us wanted to leave. I'd love to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New,spacious and comfy.Views from decks amazing.

  • 5 of 5

We were here to celebrate our 40th wedding Anniversary with our whole family and grandkids. 11 total , 5 kids ranging from 9 mo to 12 yrs. Plenty of space for children to play. The fire pit and outdoor shower was very much fun for them. All the ammenities were good, and the house never was hot with the warm weather. The beach was amazing with the sand bars and one day had great waves for everyone to enjoy. We had 6 perfect sunsets and plenty of activities to do near Coloma. The children museum in St. Joe is great for a day of fun. Cannot wait to have the experience of this area of Michigan again. Great time and wonderful memories were shared. Thank You Tina

The Young's Homer Glen Il.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Home - Beautiful Beach

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful and spacious home that provided the backdrop for a family reunion. The pristine beach with white sand and crystal clear water should be on a top 10 list but thankfully, it is not. Working with Tina was a joy and she is one of the most honest people I have ever met. I would happily recommend this property. The grandkids loved every minute we were there and want to go back for sure. We cooked all our meals and the guys loved outdoing each other with bacon and pancakes and eggs. What a great time we had. Also, the home is very well situated with regards to getting around and visiting other areas.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Perfect Home for a Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

Our winter weekend getaway included family members aged 2 1/2 to grandparents and we all LOVED this house. The interior is light, spacious, airy, well-equipped, welcoming...wonderful. Customer service was great, with speedy, friendly communication throughout the process.

Our 3 families appreciated that each could "take over" one bathroom as their own, with another 1/2 to spare. The elementary age girls were thrilled to have their own quarters on the third floor complete with 3 twin beds, a TV, and a huge sectional to lounge on. The toddler loved her day bed in the second floor family room and each couple enjoyed their own comfortable room.

One other thing that we loved in this house were the hardwood floors will always know where your little herd of kidlets are. This could be an issue for someone that has an aversion to noise but we rather liked knowing where everyone was at all times. ;)

If you're considering this home you might like to know that the wonderful high ceilings do require a lot of stairs to get between floors....18 up to the second floor and another 18 steps to the third floor. This was no problem for us but is something to be aware of if someone in your group can't climb easily.

The view of the lake is terrific and it was even warm enough one day for us to explore the beach.

We hope to gather at this home again - it's a winner.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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DiMaggio's Pizza
Karma Vista Vineyards and winery
Harding's Friendly Market
Grandpa's Cider Mill and Bainbridge Beverage Co
Chocolate Garden
Vitale's Market
Sarett Nature Center
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
South Bend
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Hagar Shores Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
81 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Harbor Shores Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
St. Joseph, MI
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
DiMaggios Pizza and Grill
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Timber Ridge Ski
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: necessary

Just 8 miles north of the New Harbor Shores Golf Club and St. Joseph/Benton Harbor attractions.

Other Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing, Beach Walking, Bike Riding, Antique Shopping, Color Tours, Wine Tours, Lighthouses, Boating, Summer Festivals, Art & Craft Fairs,Blueberry/Strawberry/Apple Picking, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Holiday Shopping, Theater and Winter Festivals

Golf: Five Star Public Golf Clubs including Hawkshead Links and The Golf Club at Harbor Shores... Many other great courses within a 10 mile radius including: Beeches, Lake Michigan Hills, Berrien Hills, Paw Paw Lake and many more...


Rates & Availability

Coloma House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 18 2016 - Jan 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 17 2017 - Mar 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mar 3 2017 - May 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $200
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 6.0%

Minimum 1 week stay from June 13 to August 22.
Minimum age requirement.
Additional fees may apply.
Payment may be made by personal check, or by credit card through Pay Pal for additional 3% fee.

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Coloma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , main floor
  • 1 half bath on main floor 2 full baths on second floor 1 full bath on third floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Family/TV Room - 3 twin/ single
    Sitting Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Porch/Bedroom5 - 1 double
  • Three private queen bedrooms on second floor. Family room with full sleeper and twin daybed with lakeview and balcony, also on second floor. Large open family/TV room with 3 twins on third floor. private porch/bedroom with full bed and lake view also on third floor.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 14 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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