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THE B-HIVE. NORTH BEACH. 5 BDRMS. 3 FULL BATHS. ACCOMMODATES 10!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, Accommodates up to ten (10) guests comfortably.

THE WEEK OF 8/20-27/2016 IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE!!!!!!!!

The 'B-Hive' is available on a WEEKLY ONLY basis between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Shorter stays are allowed September through May with a two (2) night minimum. This beach house is perfectly located just steps away from South Haven's beautiful North Beach. The key to this location is that there are no huge hills nor endless staircases to climb up and down when walking to and from the beach. This is an important detail many property owners forget to share when describing the location of their property!!!

The B-Hive has five (5) bedrooms with three (3) full baths. The bedrooms consist of four queen beds and the fifth bedroom has one combination twin trundle bed. All of the rooms are tastefully decorated providing a comfortable feel throughout.

Please click on our up to date calendar to see if your desired dates are currently available.

New fixtures, finishes and furnishings!!!: The house has been remodeled with new finishes and appliances while maintaining the feel of it's original character and architectural details. The outdoor patio is approximately 400 square feet and is perfect for a barbecue after a relaxing day at the beach. Within walking distance are several excellent restaurants, parks, shops, and the new municipal marina.

With something for everyone, the B-Hive is without question the best location for your family's summer vacation!

Please click on our availability calendar to see if your dates are available.

Three full baths!!!: We often hear from our guests that previously rented homes that accommodate ten (10) guests with only one or two bathrooms. Do not spend your vacation waiting in line to use the bathroom. The B-Hive has three beautiful bathrooms for your use. Two full bathrooms are located on the first floor and one full bathroom is located on the second floor. The first floor south bathroom is a private en-suite bath dedicated to that bedroom. There is also a 50 gallon, high efficiency, quick recovery hot water heater so the last of your group taking a shower does not have to do so with ice cold water.

Just a few of the many details we paid attention to when remodeling the B-Hive.

Please click on our availability calendar to see if your dates are available.

No hills! No stairs! No bluffs!: Remember these words when booking your family's summer vacation. How relaxing is the vacation when you have to walk up an endless flight of stairs after a long relaxing day at the beach?

Please click on our up to date calendar to see if your desired dates are currently available.

More Details

Property Manager
Michael Biedermann
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Michael Biedermann

We love South Haven! It is a place that is very special to our family. We have welcomed and said good bye to members of our family on the beach. Our children are the fifth generation in our family enjoying the beautiful beaches of South Haven.

Michael Biedermann purchased this house in 1998

Why Michael Biedermann chose Southwest Michigan

We are parents of four young children. We wanted a beach house to escape from the hustle and bustle and focus on family. Historic Monroe Park is the neighborhood that is directly adjacent to the North Beach. The key to this location is there are no huge hills nor endless staircases to climb up and down when going to and from the beach. Kind of an important thing to remember with small children and grandparents who want to join you down at the waters edge.

What makes this house unique

Location. Location. Location.

Amenities

South Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom 1 is located on the first floor of the house.
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom 2 is located on the first floor of the house.
    Full 3 - toilet , shower , Bathroom 3 is located on the second floor of the house.
  • Bathroom 2 is a private bath for bedroom 2 which are located on the first floor just off the Living Room.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bedroom 1 is located on the first floor of the house.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom 2 is located on the first floor of the house.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Bedroom 3 is located on the second floor of the house.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Bedroom 4 is located on the second floor of the house.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom 5 is located on the second floor of the house.
  • Two bedrooms are located on the first floor and three are located on the second floor. Four bedrooms have queen beds. The fifth bedroom has a twin bed with a roll out twin trundle bed beneath.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
While the 'B-Hive' is not located directly on the beach, it is within a one minute walk to the beautiful North Beach with no huge hills nor endless staircases to climb up and down when going to and from the beach. Remember this when selecting the home for your family's summer vacation!!!

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

THE B-HIVE. NORTH BEACH. 5 BDRMS. 3 FULL BATHS. ACCOMMODATES 10!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews
5

Fabulous House, Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at The Bee Hive. When we arrived the house was clean and well cared for. It had all of the amenities that we needed. The house is updated & beautifully furnished with comfortable sofa’s, bedding etc. The location was great, so convenient to North Beach with no inclines or stairs to worry about. This house is great for the summer or the off season, when it was cool, we had the fireplace to cozy up to. The owners were very nice and accommodating. We could not have asked for a better vacation. We plan to stay here again next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great weekend at the B-Hive!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time in South Haven and the B-Hive was AMAZING! We had 8 ladies for a girls weekend and way more than enough room. Everything in this home is top notch, and includes everything you could ever need. We are already planning to come back! Michael was the most accommodating host! I cannot rave enough about this place or the ease with which we were able to rent the B-Hive!! I would give it ten stars! **********

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great north beach property!

  • 5 of 5

We love south haven and there's no one better to rent from than Michael beidermann. His properties are always well cared for and comfortable as can be

This was our first stay in the bee hive. Perfect size house just steps from north beach and a 2

Minute walk to canal. Well equipped and comfortable and inviting

Thanks. See you next summer!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome house, steps to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the B-Hive for our first trip to South Haven and it was perfect! We have three small children and there was tons of space for them. Once we arrived and saw how many beds there were we felt like we should have invited friends! The house is updated and when it rained there was more than enough room to spread out on the couch and watch TV. There was a cute wagon with beach toys and a great swing set for the kids to play on. The beach is SO close so you just can't beat the location. It's also walking distance to go virtually anywhere in town. The house was well stocked with kitchen tools and board games--everything you could want for a little time away with family or friends. We would absolutely go back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The B-Hive was perfect for the entire family !

  • 5 of 5

This was our first family vacation in South Haven and we found the B-Hive absolutely perfect for my family. The location is just a one-minute walk to beautiful North Beach, where we spent most days and watched the sunsets at night. The house is very comfortable - with 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths, there was plenty of space for everyone. The big dining room table is ideal for family meals. The downtown area has lots to do and it is also within walking

distance. We had kids of all ages - ranging from 1-65, and we found the B Hive perfect for our three generations.

We found Michael to be very responsive - my texts, emails and phone call received quick attention. We have already reserved the B-Hive for 2017 , and highly recommend it for anyone looking for a comfortable and relaxing family vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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FANTASTIC PLACE TO RENT!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The beehive was a phenomenal home for us to rent in South Haven. We had 10 family members throughout the week - a few kids under 10 yrs old included and it was the perfect fit for us. The house was great and the owners were even more accommodating. Even if I had the slightest of questions, they made themselves available almost immediately. I will continue renting this house for years to come!!! A+ rating!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We greatly appreciate it when our guests take the time to write a review and are happy to hear they enjoyed the accommodations. Please take a moment to review our almost always up to date online availability calendar on our listing to see if your desired dates are available. The Rates page also has detailed rates. The B-Hive is rented weekly from Saturday after 4:00PM Eastern time through Saturday before 10:00AM Eastern time. The weekly rental season is between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The B-Hive is also rented for weekends with a two night minimum the remainder of the year after Labor Day and before Memorial Day. We look forward to hearing from you and hope we can accommodate your family in South Haven at the B-Hive! Sincerely, Michael Biedermann
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Rates & Availability

South Haven House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
March 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$550
From
$600
Fri,Sat
 
 
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Fri,Sat
 
 
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
5/30-6/3/2017
May 30 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
6/3-10/2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
6/10-17/2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
 
 
6/17-24/2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,400
 
 
6/24-7/1/2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,600
 
 
7/1-8/2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
7/8-8/26/2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,800
 
 
8/26-9/1/2017
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
Fall/Winter 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$600
From
$700
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Rates "START" at $300 and will vary depending on the total number of guests in your group, the time of year and the length of your stay. Rates will vary without notice. Weekly rentals only from Saturday after 3pm through Saturday before 10am between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Please click on our current on-line availability calendar to see if your desired dates are available.

A fifty percent deposit is required to reserve dates with the remaining balance due thirty days prior to arrival. If a reservation is placed within thirty days prior to arrival, payment in full will be required to secure dates. A fully refundable security deposit of $300 is required with the balance of your payment. Security deposits will be refunded within thirty (30) days from departure.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Captain Lou's, 278 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI
Nearest Ferry
65 Miles
Lake Express, 1918 Lakeshore Dr, Muskegon, MI
Nearest Golf
5.6 Miles
Hawkshead Links, 523 Hawksnest Dr, South Haven, MI
Nearest Train
11.7 Miles
Amtrak Station-BAM, 541 Railroad St, Bangor, MI
Nearest Motorway
1.7 Miles
Interstate 196
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Timber Ridge, 7500 23 1/2 St, Gobles, MI 49055
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
North Beach
Car: recommended

South Haven, Michigan is located in southwest Michigan approximately 120 miles from Chicago, Illinois and 170 miles from Detroit, Michigan.

The North Beach in South Haven is the best beach in the Midwest to sunbathe, swim, play volleyball, play Frisbee, build sandcastles, fly a kite, play backgammon, eat a picnic lunch, read a good book, watch magnificent sunsets, take a long walk, spend time with family and friends, take pictures and make memories of a lifetime!

Once you agree this is the best location for your family's summer vacation, we ask that you please click on our up to date calendar to see if your desired dates are currently available.

Other Activities: Relax and spend quality time with family and friends!!!

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