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TOO QUTE! BEACH COTTAGE: NORTH BEACH! 4 BEDROOMS! 2.5 BATHS!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

PRIME WEEKS STILL AVAILABLE! NORTH BEACH! 4 BEDROOMS! 2.5 BATHS!

WEEKLY RESERVATIONS JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST.

NORTH BEACH!

4 BEDROOMS!

2.5 BATHS!

'Too Qute! Beach Cottage' is the quintessential beach cottage!

'Too Qute! Beach Cottage' accommodates up to TEN (10) family members maximum in four bedrooms.

Please note that we rent to quiet families only.

This is not a place to rent to have loud or wild parties.

Thanks in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

As you can see in the floor plans on the Photos page of this listing, there are two bedrooms located on the first floor. One first floor bedroom has a queen bed and the other first floor bedroom has a full bed with a twin bunk bed above. There are also two bedrooms on the second floor. One second floor bedroom has a full bed. The other second floor bedroom, which we call the Master Bedroom has a king bed with a twin day bed and pull out twin trundle bed beneath.

There is an outdoor front patio, a front screened in porch as well as a spacious rear deck and patio area. There is a gas grille on the back patio. There are also partial lake views from the back deck.

The cottage is cute and quaint. It brings us back to when we were young and our parents rented a cottage in the neighborhood back in the late 1960's and early 1970's. There is still some of the original beaded board wall and ceiling panelling. The cottage has a lot of quirky charm and character that you can not find in today's new construction beach homes. We feel that it is the quaint, and somewhat modest interior decor that makes our cottage 'Too Qute'! We hope you agree.

There is on street parking on Avery Street directly in front of the cottage. A parking permit is required to park on the street during June, July and August. Parking permits can be purchased at City Hall and the Police station. We can also accommodate up to two (2) cars at no additional charge at a private parking lot two doors east of the cottage. The parking lot is located on the southwest corner of Avery Street and North Shore Drive.

Please take a moment to review the always current online availability calendar to see if your desired dates are available. The 'Rates' page on our listing also provides various pricing throughout the year. We look forward to hearing from you and hope we can accommodate your family in South Haven at our 'Too Qute Cottage'!

More Details

Property Manager
Michael Biedermann
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 8, 2017

About Michael Biedermann

We are parents of four young children. We wanted a beach house to take time to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and focus on family.

Michael Biedermann purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Michael Biedermann chose Southwest Michigan

'Too Qute Cottage' is located in South Haven's Historic Monroe Park neighborhood which 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.

You work hard all year long, why not make it easy on yourself while on vacation?

Do not compromise on your summer vacation accommodations.

Remember… 'Location! Location! Location!'

What makes this cottage unique

We enjoy the easy access to the North Beach as well as the less than ten minute walk to all of the great shops and restaurants in downtown South Haven. Once the groceries are purchased, there is no need for your car again. Even if you do need something from the store, you can walk to North Side Memories which is a small, privately owned convenience store and deli. We have said it so many times but it is true... once you cross the draw bridge, it feels as though all of life's struggles seem to be lifted. We hope you are able to experience the same feeling! Please click on our current availability calendar to see if your desired dates are available. Detailed rates are also on our 'Rates

Amenities

South Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom #1 is located on the first floor of the cottage.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom #2 is located on the second floor of the cottage.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , The half bath is located on the second floor.
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower with hot and cold water on the back deck.
  • There is a full bath on the first floor with a sink, toilet and combination bath tub and shower. There is a 3/4 bath on the second floor with a sink, toilet and shower. There is a half bath on the second floor. There is also on outdoor shower with hot and cold water on the back deck which is perfect for rinsing the sun block and sand off the little ones after a fun day at the beach!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • First Floor Front Bedroom - 1 queen , Bedroom #1 has a queen size bed and is on the first floor.
    Second Floor East Bedroom - 1 double , The Second Floor East Bedroom has a double bed.
    Second Floor Master Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Second Floor Master has a king bed and two twin beds.
    First Floor Back Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Back Bedroom has a full bed with one twin bunk bed above.
  • 'Too Qute Beach Cottage' accommodates up to ten (10) guests comfortably in four bedrooms. There are two bedrooms on the first floor, one has a queen bed and the second has a full bed with a twin bunk bed above. There are two bedrooms on the second floor. One second floor bedroom has a full bed. The other second floor bedroom has a king bed with a twin day bed and pull out twin trundle bed beneath. Please let us know if you need room for more guests as we own and manage more vacation rental properties in South Haven.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The 'Too Qute Cottage' is available for rent on a weekly basis only between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Please check our current online calendar on our listing to see if your desired dates are available prior to sending your inquiry. We have also provided a detailed rates page on our listing.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

TOO QUTE! BEACH COTTAGE: NORTH BEACH! 4 BEDROOMS! 2.5 BATHS!
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
5

Perfect Overall!

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed at a rental home of Mike Biedermann's for the past couple years, I expected great things of the "Too Cute" Cottage. Not only did my family of 9 have plenty of space, but just as much privacy that everyone needed. The downstairs layout was great. People in the kitchen could talk to everyone in the living room, dining room, and even by the grill if the windows were open. Some of my favorite parts about this house were the private outside shower (a must have for coming from the beach), the fire pit where the kids had a blast doing s'mores, the rotating tv in the living room with plenty of seating space, and the screened-in front porch were we drank our morning coffee. The house overall was clean, decorated nicely, and in a great location. We couldn't have asked for a better weekend, being a half a block from the lake, with walking distance to Captain Lou's, and a 5 minute drive to the local Meijer if we needed anything. I would highly recommend this home to anyone!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Too Qute was Too Cute!

  • 5 of 5

For starters, this place is ADORABLE. Michael was extremely easy to work with and very accommodating which made our stay so lovely.

Some noteworthy things about the property:

1. The cottage is so close to the beach, making it a perfect place to stay!

2. The cottage offers a screened in front porch as well as a spacious back deck (with two grills!). The screened in porch was perfect in the mornings and at night and the back deck was the perfect place to eat dinner and lounge when we weren't at the beach.

3. The cottage offers bright, airy spaces with a cozy, charming feel. The main living area features a large TV which was super nice to have.

Not only was the cottage charming, Michael was so great. He messaged us to make sure we were enjoying our stay and to see if we needed anything. Talk about phenomenal customer service.

I'd definitely recommend!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks to all of our guests for taking the time to write a review and thanks to you for reading them. The guests that wrote this review visited for a September weekend. While I love the summer days on the beach, September weekends are spectacular! You feel as though you have the beach, if not the whole town of South Haven to yourself. It is so peaceful and relaxing. If you can only sneak away from reality for two nights, we allow you to arrive and depart at your convenience to make the most of every available minute in paradise. Please take a moment to review our online availability calendar to see if your desired dates are available. If they are not available, send an email anyway. I may be able to accommodate you at one of our other properties. I look forward to hearing from you and hope we can accommodate your family in South Haven at the Too Qute! Beach Cottage. Sincerely, Michael Biedermann
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5

A great location in a very nice, family-friendly cottage fir a great value!

  • 5 of 5

As advertised the Too Qute cottage is just that: cute and quaint. The large living area with lots of comfortable seating and large-screen TV made for great family relaxing. We especially liked evening dinners on the large private deck with seating for everyone. The children especially enjoyed the deck, and was a great place to rinse off after beach time. Being so close to the beach was one of the best things, which is why our family has already booked next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As mentioned in this review, there is an outdoor shower on the back deck. This really helps in keeping the sand from the beach out of the cottage. Our children will shower outside and change into their clothes before ever stepping foot inside. While we do have 2.5 bathrooms with one full bath on each floor, we also use the outdoor beach shower. It is enclosed with a wooden fence so you do have privacy. There is something fun about taking a shower outside. It is not an activity we do at home so it almost further reinforces that you are on vacation. Yet another reminder to relax and enjoy your time in South Haven. This review also mentions that these guests have already reserved their week next year. For this we are very greatful. It is very rewarding that a family returns for another year as it tells us we are doing something right. We are trying to think of everything we can to make your vacation as convenient and comfortable as possible. Each year we have more repeat customers and I think it speaks to their satisfaction with the accommodations we provide. We hope you will agree. Please take a moment to review the almost always current online availability calendar on our listing to see if your desired dates are available. If they are not available, send us an inquiry anyway as we might be able to accommodate you at one of our other homes in South Haven. Thanks for taking the time to read our reviews and responses. We look forward to hearing from you and hope we can accommodate your family in South Haven at the Too Qute! Beach Cottage. Sincerely, Michael Biedermann
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5

A Great Time Was Had By All☀️🕶👙

  • 5 of 5

My family and friends had a wonderful stay at the Too Qute Beach Cottage this summer. We have vacationed in South Haven for the past several years and have stayed at a number of different locations . The accomodations and location of the Too Qute Cottage were fantastic fir our group. The cottage is stocked with everything one might need for a week at the beach. There's plenty of living space inside; the large deck area out back is perfect for relaxing and grilling after a long day at the beach . We loved sitting on the screened in front porch and enjoying our morning coffee. The location of Too Qute is one of the biggest selling points! The beach is just down a very short bit of street. Best of all, the concession stand (i.e. Sherman's ice cream) is right at the street's end:).

The owner, Michael, is very easy to work with. He replied to any and all of my e-mails quickly. He shared his cell phone # in case we encountered any problems during our stay . My family and friends would not hesitate to stay at Too Qute Cottage on a future trip to South Haven. Thanks again for a wonderful week on the beautiful beaches of Lake Mchigan!!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Perfect Location!!

  • 4 of 5

This house is the perfect location for North Beach in South Haven!!

Our family traveled with a wide range of ages, from elementary age children to seniors, and this location worked well for everyone.

We loved the short, easy walk to the beach. And the concession stand (just a few short steps away) was perfect for lunches, snacks and ice cream.

The house was very clean and comfortable and had lots of bed linens and plenty of towels. The free parking was also much appreciated.

The owner, Michael, is always quick to respond and easy to communicate with.

If you are looking for an affordable location with easy beach access, this is it!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

South Haven

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed another year at the Too Cute Cottage. This vacation home has it all. There is room for everyone to gather at the dining table and main living room. Everything you need is at hand in the kitchen and bath. We love the outdoor shower with hot water. This is a luxury. No sand in the house! Most of all the location is ideal. The beach is a short walk away, right by the snack shack. It's an easy walk to downtown, the marina or Black River. I highly recommend staying at the Too Cute Cottage.

Michael is so helpful and friendly. He warned us of severe weather heading our way. He suggested options for rainy day fun for the kids. I feel I can call him with any questions or concerns.

Enjoy you South Haven Vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We greatly appreciate when our guests take the time to write a review of their stay and the accommodations at our cottage. We hope their words might give our you some level of comfort in both the accommodations and me, your host. As Homeaway/VRBO customers ourselves, we completely understand how exhausting the vacation home selection process can be. We try our best to respond to your inquiries prior to your reservation as promptly as possible. We also try to answer any questions or concerns you may have both prior to your arrival and during your stay. We hope our listing is complete enough that it helps answer most questions and makes your decision a little easier. This cottage suits our family purfectly and we hope it will suit yours as well. Thanks for taking the time to read our reviews. We look forward to hearing from you and hope we can accommodate your family in South Haven at the "Too Qute! Beach Cottage". Sincerely, Michael Biedermann
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Rates & Availability

South Haven Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SPRING 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$500
Fri,Sat
 
 
5/26-29/2017: $1,500/3 NTS
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
5/29-6/3/2017: $800/2 NTS
May 30 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
6/3-10/2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
6/10-17/2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
6/17-24/2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
SUMMER 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,800
 
 
8/19-26/2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,400
 
 
8/26-9/1/2017
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
From
$500
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

WEEKLY RENTALS BETWEEN MEMORIAL DAY AND LABOR DAY!
Reservations are from Saturday after 3:00PM through Saturday before 10:00AM.
Rental rates "START" at as low as $300.00 per night.
Rental rates will vary depending on the following:
1. Total number of guests in your party.
2. The time of year you want to stay.
3. The duration of your stay.
4. The demand for the particular dates. Is it a holiday weekend, etc.
There is a three night minimum for Memorial Day weekend, Labor Day weekend, Thanksgiving weekend, etc.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Clementine's
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Sherman's Dairy Bar
"If there is a line outside, go inside. If there is a line inside, be patient and wait. It ..."
South Haven Lighthouse
"A must see at sunset!"
Phoenix Street Cafe
"Our favorite place for breakfast."
Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Captain Lou's, 278 Dyckman, South Haven, MI 49090
Nearest Ferry
66 Miles
Lake Express - the Lake Michigan High Speed Ferry
Nearest Golf
5.7 Miles
Hawkshead Links, 523 Hawksnest Dr, South Haven
Nearest Train
11.8 Miles
Amtrak Station-BAM, 541 Railroad St, Bangor, MI
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 196 Exit 20
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Phoenix Street Restaurant, 523 Phoenix Road
Nearest Ski
33 Miles
Bittersweet Ski Resort, 600 River Rd, Otsego, MI
Nearest Beach
North Beach Public Park
Car: recommended

South Haven, Michigan is magical! It's a feeling! One that's hard to put into words, but once you visit you'll feel it too. It's an experience you'll never forget. It's what keeps you coming back for more. From the moment you arrive until the time you have to leave, you will know you are some place special. This one-of-a-kind Michigan Beachtown cannot be fully appreciated by reading about it in a brochure, cannot be touched even through the most technologically advanced website, and all the beautiful sunset photos in the world cannot do it justice. But don't take our word for it; come here and see for yourself.

Please click on our current availability calendar to see if your desired dates are available. Out 'Rates' page also has detailed rental rates. Thanks for taking the time to review our listing. We hope we can accommodate your family in South Haven!

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