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Grand Haven beach home with views

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace


About the property

AMAZING LOCATION - 1 mile away from downtown Grand Haven (access to everything)

COAST GUARD WEEK 2016 IS AVAILABLE!!!!!!!!! Price reduction $2,500 ($500 discount) - Sleeps 11!

This recently updated beach home has been in our family since 1990. The upper level is a furnished with all the amenities of home including; two living rooms, spacious kitchen, gas grill, all linens, cable, internet, air on second level, cobble stone fire place, large decks, one bathroom plus (1) reserved parking space. Gorgeous views, access to all Highland Park Association perks including tennis courts and private hiking and walking trails.

Pet friendly (up to 1 pet) - Dog Beach close to beach house!

This unit sleeps 9 comfortably up to 12 people (4-bedrooms) with access to additional (1 bedroom) unit (lower level) for and additional cost. This 1-bedroom sleeps two comfortably or family with small children (similar to an in-law suite) and also has it's own bathroom, kitchen and living. The coast for Coast Guard week for the 1-bedroom is $1,600, plus refundable deposit.

Trolley pick-up at famous Bil-Mar Restaurant located on the beach across the street.

Close to shopping, boardwalk, lighthouse and state park! Across the street from Lake Michigan and the Grand Haven State Park.

PRICE: $2300/week

PRICE: $2,500 Coast Guard Week

Need LESS space? The 1-bedroom unit is also available. This is perfect for a couple or family with small children. The weeks avaiable for the one bedroom as of July 19th are;

Aug 7th-14th (&999)

Aug 21-Aug 28th ($899)

Manager: Stephanie (231)903-2432

More Details

Property Manager
Cottage Manager: Stephanie
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 10, 2016

About Cottage Manager: Stephanie

Cottage Manager: Stephanie - Family owned cottage for 30 years. I grew up in Grand Haven and it was always important to have a family beach house and share the beauty with my four children.

Cottage Manager: Stephanie purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Cottage Manager: Stephanie chose Western Michigan

Conveniently located near restaurants, beach, walking distance from beach and best part (you don't have to drive anywhere) ;) You can walk 1 mile to downtown Grand Haven. Bike Rentals, Skate Park, YMCA, Boat charters, worlds largest musical fountain, dog park and much more!

What makes this cottage unique

The best sunsets on Lake Michigan. The home is located in the historic Highland Park Association. Your family will enjoy private trails through out this location as well as access to private tennis courts. This beach home is truly a gem.

Several updates were made to this home in 2015!


Grand Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • 4 bedrooms. 1 Master, with King, bedroom #2- two double beds, bedroom #3- sleigh bed sleeps two and bedroom #4- single bed. Sleeper sofa couch on main floor living room.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


3.7/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Grand Haven beach home with views
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 9 reviews

Great Get A Way

  • 5 of 5

I am from Grand Haven area but had my big family come and stay to enjoy the lake. Decided to rent this cottage so everyone could stay together. The location was perfect right next to the beach, within walking distance to downtown Grand Haven. What I loved is that we where not caught up in the big crowds, it was very private. The owners where very nice and accommodating. All amenities were included that we needed. The house was clean when we all arrived. I would love to come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Char, It was my pleasure to meet you and your entire clan! What a perfect week you had for Coast Guard. So happy to hear that you and your family experienced such a relaxing stay with us. We strive hard to accommodate all of our guests and their needs. I have to say, you and your family were an absolute pleasure and appreciate what great condition you left our beach home upon check out! We'd love to see you again in 2016, please keep us in mind for any future family gathering. Fondly, Stephanie :-)
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West Lafayette, IN

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My extended family (15-18 people) and I have rented this property (both units) for 15+ years. The property is very close to the beach and is also within easy walking distance to shopping, eating, downtown, etc. The owners are very accommodating and all of our concerns over the years have been dealt with very quickly. The property is always clean upon arrival and all amenities are as stated in the listing. We absolutely love staying here. Good luck finding a better location and value in the Grand Haven area. We will definitely continue our family vacations here.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have been so honored to have done business with you and for family for so many years. You have always been such wonderful renters! Thank you for such a "glowing" review. We look forward to you and your family staying with us for many more years to come and creating many new memories. Stephanie/Claudia
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Great Location; Poor Management

  • 1 of 5

My wife, 15 month old and I had no choice but to vacate this cottage early due to a 3-day bachelor party taking place in the upper unit. One of the upstairs guests informed us early in our visit that the reason for their stay was a bachelor party and that it might get a bit loud for our baby. We immediately contacted the owner of the cottage who stated that she knew nothing of the bachelor party and specifically does not allow parties of this nature. The owner could have booted the upstairs guests since apparently the owner was unaware of their plans upon renting to them. The only reason I can think of as to why the owner did not kick them out as soon as we informed them of the planned party is that the owner was making more money from the larger upper unit rental then the small lower unit that we were in. I spent the first couple days of our trip searching for another cottage after finding out that there was to be a bachelor party Thurs-Saturday night but I could not find another cottage to rent mid-week. In addition to spending vacation time searching for a new place to stay we also lost a night of sleep when the noise from upstairs woke our baby up and was also so loud it was impossible for even my wife and I to sleep through it so we jumped in the car at 3:00 AM and headed to the only hotel with availability that we could find. In the morning we spent half of yet another day packing up our belongings.

The second big issue was that there was no washer/dryer which the add clearly states one would be in the unit.

We ended up just giving up on our vacation all together and went home to Minneapolis days early. These issues completely ruined our vacation. I requested a full refund from the owner and it is now a month later with no response and no refund; I would never stay at that cottage again.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lansing, MI, United States

Great Place!

  • 4 of 5

I have stayed here many times. It is a great place and a quick walk to the beach. It is a homey and cozy cottage where you can just kick back and relax. The location makes it great to bop in and out of throughout the day when you want a rest/shower/meal/ etc away from the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, Il

Private cottage with an excellent location!!

  • 4 of 5

Having grown up in the area, my wife and I were skeptical of renting a place during Coast Guard. This place was certainly the exception! We arrived after a wedding and immediately found parking in close proximity to our cottage. The next day we walked only a few hundred yards to Lake Michigan. What we appreciated most about this location was how private it was. Usually during Coast Guard there are thousands of, let's call them "tourists", who often don't respect the beach or quiet neighbors; this location was private and secluded with only a short walk to downtown. If you have not visited Bill Marr, the restaurant is not only incredible, but literally across the street, you must! It overlooks Lake Michigan and gives the whole family beautiful scenery and delicious food.

The cottage was quaint and clean, exactly what you would want in renting a cottage. We rented the lower level of this place and will certainly do so next summer!!

Grand Haven can be a busy tourist trap, but renting this cottage will allow you privacy, convenience, and a spectacular experience in Grand Haven.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ann Arbor, MI

Awesome as Always

  • 5 of 5

I had a sterling time at this cottage with my girlfriend and close friends. Great people, great scenery, great times. The owners are always very friendly and accommodating. Being steps from the beach and walking distance to all nearby attractions is the cherry on top. This property has something for everybody, no matter what your walk of life.

10/10, would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Grand Rapids International
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Bil-Mar / Pirates Den / Bil-mar Deck
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
5.7 Miles
Grand Haven Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Mulligan's Hollow Recreation Area
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Grand Haven Beach
Car: necessary

Only 1/2 mile from the board walk and 1 mile from downtown Grand Haven. This amazing walk down S. Harbor Drive passed the Grand Haven beach and pier and down the Grand Haven channel is truly breath-taking! Very close to shopping, boardwalk, lighthouse and state park. Located across the street from the ONLY restaurant on the beach (Bil-Mar). Private parking included.


Rates & Availability

Grand Haven Cottage Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Fall rates are 475 for the weekend + 149/night for additional days.

$500 Deposit is required upon booking. Paypal available. Day you check-in we require a cashiers check or cash. No personal checks.

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