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Beautiful, Updated, Clean Home: Great Location, Affordable and All You Need!

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath, Sleeps 5

Beautifully finished upper level unit of a duplex within walking distance to beaches, dining and shopping in South Haven. The house is on a corner lot with a separate entrance, parking area and lawn for complete privacy. Located in the peaceful neighborhood of Celery Pond and across from the Tot Lot family park/playground.

Our home is simply and nicely furnished, freshly painted, extremely clean and ready for you and your family. There is no clutter so you have all the room you need to vacation and make it your own. Click MORE DETAILS below...

Looking for more space? Check out our lower unit! HomeAway listing #3520092

The 2 bedrooms feature queen size beds, new linens and deluxe mattresses, and plenty of room to hold your belongings. There is room for unpacking, including a large walk-in closet in the Master bedroom.

The spacious bathroom has a full tub and plenty of storage room for your personal items.

The kitchen is fully-stocked and nicely finished. The dining table seats 4.

There is a new, comfortable couch with chaise lounge that transitions into a bed for additional sleeping space. The TV has full HD cable package. High-speed WIFI cable connection for your use as well. You will also find a bookshelf with books, puzzles and games for your enjoyment.

The front porch is great for relaxing, chatting, and watching the kids either play in the yard, or across the street at Tot Lot park. There is a Weber grill (charcoal and lighter fluid included)! Brand new fire pit with firewood included at no extra charge near the rear of the property.

You are a short walk to all the shops and restaurants that make South Haven the great beach town it is. There are many public beach accesses and parks on the famous North Beach within easy walking distance. If you enjoy biking, hiking or just taking a stroll in the woods, the Kal-Haven trail head is only 2 blocks away for biking, hiking or strolling in the woods. There are two public boat launches just around the corner.

If you have a larger group, consider renting our lower unit as well for a total of 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 TV rooms!

Please let us know if you have any questions or special requests; we will try to accommodate you! Non-smoking only please.

More Details

Adam and Susi
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Adam and Susi

We've been married since 2010 and had our daughter in 2013 (she loves South Haven!). Susi graduated from Michigan State and Adam from Central Michigan. We have a yellow lab named Charlie and we love to travel! We both grew up near Detroit and lived in the Chicago suburbs for 8 years after college. During that time, we bought our South Haven home to have an in-between point to meet family and friends. South Haven is a special place and is really amazing in the summer.

Adam and Susi purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Adam and Susi chose Southwest Michigan

After college, Adam worked in South Haven and we fell in love with the area. We always knew we wanted to have a home in South Haven. The summers are amazing and the winters are relaxing. Spring and fall are less crowded, the fall colors are beautiful! In a couple hour's drive we can be a world away from home and on vacation! South Haven is easy to get to, has everything a family needs while on vacation , and is close to other Lake MI towns like St. Joe and Holland. Looking for more space? Check out our lower unit! HomeAway listing #3520092

What makes this cottage unique

We loved this house right away. The fact that its a duplex means more people can use it and its very flexible for small or bigger groups. The location is perfect; a short walk to the beach or downtown, but on a quiet lot with a ton of privacy and peace. The yard is great for our dog and we hope other people will enjoy it too! If you have a larger group, consider renting both of our units for a total of 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 living rooms!


South Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • River ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is spacious and bright, with lots of storage.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have new mattresses and linens. They are nice sized rooms with each having a closet. Hooks on the walls for quick storage and convenience. The new couch in living room transitions into a bed for additional sleeping space. Looking for more space? Check out our lower unit! HomeAway listing #3520092
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Looking for more space? Check out our lower unit! HomeAway listing #3520092


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Beautiful, Updated, Clean Home: Great Location, Affordable and All You Need!
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Quiet, comfortable accommodations with good location and amenities!

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very prompt, friendly and responsive! All details of the transaction and the check in/check out process went very smoothly. We were very pleased with this rental and found it to be as wonderful as advertised. The unit was very clean, including the bathroom, kitchen, furniture, linens, dishes and refrigerator. We made good use of the kitchen dishes and cooking utensils. The WiFi worked great.

The house was in a quiet neighborhood and was an easy walk (for us--late 20's) to the downtown area and the beach. That said, we also drove in as we found that parking was easy to find during this time in the season (late August).

Overall we would highly recommend this rental to anyone looking for a cozy, comfortable two bedroom house with good access to the downtown area!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property felt homey and clean.

  • 4 of 5

We were there for the 4th of July which brought out many of the neighbors. It was a fun night, everyone so friendly.

It was decorated beachy and happy. We loved how big the bathroom was as well as the closet.

We'd definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome house and location. The house was clean and very inviting. We were able to use the fire pit and even made friends with the other family staying in the house. The beach was walking distance, as well as miles and miles of bike trails, really, this place is in the perfect location. I am definitely recommending this home to my friends...if I don't book it first!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Time!

  • 4 of 5

We truly enjoyed ourselves the 4th of July week! We found your home to be clean and just what we needed for some family time and fun in the sun. Perfectly located, furnished and supplied well and just the right size. We would indeed recommend this property to friends and family and would return ourselves! We enjoyed a bonfire right down the road at the Boat club with some friends, did some shopping in downtown South Haven and enjoyed a few meals in the area restaurants. All-in-all, a great vacation with lots of memories!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable cottage in a quiet, neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, very comfortable cottage in a beautiful location. The owners were helpful when we got lost, coming into South Haven. The cottage wasn't as close to the beach as we thought it might be, but in some ways it was better to be a little farther away. My husband could never have walked to the beach from the cottage, but we could easily park by the beach. We enjoyed the cute, varied shops (especially the spice store) and just sampled a few of the many, tempting restaurants (so far the Thirsty Perch is our favorite!). We are planning to stay here again next summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Close to Everything

  • 5 of 5

This place is great; close to downtown and the Kal Haven trail. Also across the street from a children's park. We had a fantastic time and really enjoyed relaxing on the front porch after a long day at the beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
South Haven Regional
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Captain Lous, Joe's Bar, Many More
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Beeches, South haven Country Club, Hawks Head
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Bangor, Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Vineyard, Thirsty Perch, Many More
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Timber Ridge
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
North Beach
Car: not necessary

Awesome corner lot on a beautiful tree-lined street! Across the street from the Optimist Tot Lot playground. 2 blocks from the Kal-Haven trailhead. 3 blocks from two public boat launches (Lake Michigan access!). Walk to downtown South Haven eating, dining and shopping in minutes. Walk to the beach in 15 minutes. Walk to the channel and South Haven in 20 minutes. Drive anywhere in South Haven in less than 5 minutes. Our home is on a great piece of property. We have a large yard and it's very private with the ravine on one side, and a wooded area across the street. The neighborhood is mostly residential. We have lots of parking and room to run around. Check out our Guide to South Haven for lots of information on the places we love to visit when in town. We've been coming to South Haven since 2003 and it's the perfect beach, summertime town!! Looking for more space? Check out our lower unit! HomeAway listing #3520092


Rates & Availability

South Haven Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Rates - 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Jul 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 1
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall Rates - 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $200

We are very easy going and flexible so please email, text, or call with any questions.

Looking for more space? Check out our upper unit! HomeAway listing #3520092

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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