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Sun, Boats, Sand, And A Luxury St. Joseph Home Community!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 10 Sleeps

*WELCOME!* Welcome to Island Pointe Marina, a luxury community in St. Joseph, the Riviera of the Midwest! Come enjoy the island neighborhood's fully-equipped clubhouse, pool, hot tub, children's playground, gazebo, fire pit, grills, picnic tables, boat docks, and walking paths. Or sit on the deck, put up your feet, and watch the boats go by. Inside, the 2500+ sq. ft. fully furnished 4-bedroom, 2-full bathroom house sleeps 10 and offers every amenity along with gorgeous views of the river. This is a truly special with all the access you could want to Lake Michigan only a short walk, 3-minute drive, or boat ride away. Just pack your bags and we'll take care of the rest!

If you're new to St. Joseph or have been to the area many times, you're in for a treat. Silver Beach, with its soft white sand, splash pad, carousel, playgrounds and volleyball nets, on-beach kayak rentals, food stand, kids' museum, and clean facilities has been voted in the Top Ten Beaches of the U.S., while up on the bluff are a promenade, boutiques, ice cream shops, farmer's markets, concerts, rooftop restaurants, and nightly live music set on charming brick streets.

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owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 6, 2017

About owner/property manager

This is our favorite place ever, and don't be surprised if it becomes your favorite, too! Our family has lived all over the country but are settled nearby. As an extended family, we own two houses in Island Pointe Marina.

owner/property manager purchased this house in 2015

Why owner/property manager chose Southwest Michigan

We "found" St. Joseph a few years ago after living in the South Bend area for a number of years (it took a while to find this gem of a place!). Why this town -- small-town feel and plenty to do, only 90 minutes from Chicago, with the prettiest water and softest beaches we've ever encountered in a moderate-temperature climate.

What makes this house unique

This is a beautiful, light-filled house with gorgeous views and a huge deck... what's not to love?


St Joseph House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please see the rental agreement with HOA guidelines as attached. Pardon the odd formatting on the HOA guidelines.
  • Provide information requested on pages 16-17 (cars, occupants, emergency contact information) through VRBO in-line email prior to your stay.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Downstairs, adjoins bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Off master upstairs
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs with adjoining bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Loft-style master bedroom with skylights, balcony w/ doors
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Three twin beds, 1 twin trundle mattress, high ceilings
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , High ceilings, water view
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Sun, Boats, Sand, And A Luxury St. Joseph Home Community!
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews

Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We reserved the week in preparation for our sons' wedding and had a wonderful experience. The rental was very clean, everything worked and had ample accommodations for our large group (10 adults). Extra parking, clubhouse, swimming pool and playground were close to the rental. My only recommendation is a later checkout (10:00am is a little early). This was the first time I vacationed in St. Joseph. Loved the ambience of the town, the beach was clean, and everyone had a great time. Would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place in St. Joseph, MI

  • 5 of 5

Great place! Very serene and beautiful. Short drive to Silver Beach and short walk to the pool. Very nice property!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed the natural beauty of our location on the water--mornings are especially serene for sunrise watching on the back deck, aren't they? I'm also happy to hear you enjoyed the pool and our place. We tend to walk to the beach, so it's good to hear you found the drive (and, presumably, the free parking) hassle-free. Hope to have you back soon! Thanks for your review.
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Great community, responsive and accommodating owner

  • 5 of 5

House was clean and Lori made sure we had two smaller items we had specifically asked about prior to our arrival. One small issue with garage door was fixed the next day even after we had said it wasn't necessary to remedy immediately. Loved the clean, well-maintained community pool being so close! We also got a lot of use out of the playground and grassy area for kids to run around/fly kites!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: How nice to hear you made good use of the kite-flying breezes! I'm happy that you enjoyed an idyllic vacation and our place. St. Joseph is indeed very special, it's great to share it with everyone! Thanks for the review.
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  • 5 of 5

We love the house and plan on returning as often as possible! Great spot on the river! Quiet!

The owners are wonderful and it can't be best!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we'll love to see you here again every time you can break away for some fun! Thanks also for taking the time to write a review. Enjoy the rest of your summer!
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Nice home Right on the St. Joseph River

  • 4 of 5

The home we rented was very nice. Good location right on the St. Joseph River. Very quiet, and close to the community pool and all St. Joseph attractions. The only negative was that the only access to the upstairs bathroom by the 2nd and 3rd upstairs bedrooms was through the upstairs master bedroom. This was very awkward for our guests.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback and it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay! We have enjoyed preserving the loft style of our home to keep the vacation feel and stellar water views as in the pictures on this site. Guests have enjoyed the layout--this is the first comment we've received that indicated otherwise--but if modifications are needed to the house, we'll be happy to look into that. We strive to make our guests as completely pleased with the place as we are!
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Wonderful home right on the water!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay!! Perfect location, and close to the beach. Beautiful home, and our kids had a great time. We will be coming back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We'll be looking forward to your return! Thanks so much for giving a review and, more importantly, we're happy to hear you had a blast!
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Rates & Availability

St Joseph House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 9 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

No pets unless previously arranged, please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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