This is a private upstairs rental. I occupy the lower level which has a separate entry. If you desire the whole property check our other listing 'Beautiful Lake Michigan Property' listing which is a little more money.
The home was built in 1998 and is a three bedroom two bath custom built house near the town of Glenn between Saugatuck and South Haven. The Glenn Beach is a five minute drive. Other beaches like Pier Cove are very close. The property is on five wooded acres.
This is a desirable vacation home built in 1998 very close to Lake Michigan on the west side of the Blue Star Memorial Highway just South of Glenn and north of downtown South Haven. The home is bright and sunny with Anderson wood windows and heated wood floors. There are three comfortable well appointed bedrooms. The Master Bedroom has a sleigh bed and a sliding glass door to the deck, an attached bathroom with a shower and laundry. The second bedroom has two twin beds and the third a full size bed with an adjoining room that has a comfortable sofa/futon that can accommodate a child or young adult.
This property provides a great access point to the Michigan Lakeshore and everything it has to offer including beaches, dining and summer events in South Haven and Saugatuck in a comfortable setting.
The home has large windows throughout and is very bright inside during the daytime. The back deck has a comfortable reclining deck chair and a round iron table with chairs and an umbrella.
We have a large back yard with a fire pit and benches, so if you want to stay at home and grill steaks, or make s'mores this is an excellent place.
The home is situated on five acres and has mowed walking trails into the timber. The Glenn Beach is a 5 minute drive and the lake is 6/10 of a mile as the crow flies. Other nearby beaches include Pier Cove, Oval Beach to the North, and to the South there are the beautiful South Haven Beaches The property is very close to several entrances to the Wau-Ke-Na William Erby Smith Nature Preserve which offers access to some breathtaking scenery and undiscovered access to the lake.
There is a lot of wildlife in the area: Whitetail deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, red fox and various species of songbirds can often be seen out the living room window.
There is wifi internet, a 40" flat screen TV with antenna that receives local stations and PBS. If you like music there is a nice Fischer turntable, a Rotel receiver, with Sansui speakers and a nice collection of LP records. I have a large collection to pull from so if you have a particular request I can leave something out for you! There is also a nice old piano you are welcome to play.
Zugang für Gäste
You will have access to the entire upstairs which includes kitchen, family and dining room. There is also a fire pit and a grill. The home has a separately keyed apartment on the lower level and chalet in the rear which I use as an office and sometimes sleep out there depending on the weather or circumstance.
Interaktion mit Gästen
I enjoy interacting with guests and will accept invitations if this is something you are interested in. I'm very conversant on a variety of subjects and have had some interesting conversations with guests in the past. If you wish to be alone, that's okay to and probably the norm with this rental.
Weitere wichtige Infos
Keys: You will receive two keys upon check in which is after 4PM if there are parties checking out on the same day you are arriving. If not, the check in time is 3PM. Checkout time is 11AM. Special arrangements for late checkout can only be made upon request after arrival. An additional night will be charged if guests do not checkout by 12PM.
You will be sent an email after booking with directions. WiFi instructions will be given upon arrival.
Cleanliness: Parties agree that the home is in acceptable condition: furnishings are in acceptable condition, the home has been cleaned appropriately, sheets and linens are clean and acceptable, AC and other appliances are in good working order and the home is free of any offensive odors. If you arrive and find the premises in unacceptable condition or that there have been any misrepresentations or omissions then you may elect to cancel your reservation and will be given a full refund.
Occupancy: The maximum occupancy is 6 people for the upstairs . If the occupancy exceeds this level then you will loose your deposit. If you are just renting a room in the upstairs then the occupancy limit is 2 persons.
Parking: We have a two car garage. One controller will be given to you at check in. No more than three vehicles should be on the premises at one time. If you are just renting the upstairs or a room then I will use the garage myself.
Guest Bathroom Shower: The guest bathroom shower is activated by pulling down on the ring on the tub spout (Where the water comes out into the tub).
Gas Range: Use the gas range with caution and make sure all burners are turned off when leaving the property and when not in use. It is sometimes hard to see the flames when the sun is shinning.
Water and Septic: The property is on a well and septic systems. The mineral content in the water is high. The water is also on a water softener. The kitchen is equipped with a water fountain hooked up to a Culligan filter. During a drought, the well water may have a sulfur odor. The septic system is very effective; however, it will clog up if improper material is flushed. DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. No feminine products should be flushed at anytime. If it is found that feminine products have been flushed and clog the septic system.
Noise Levels: Remember this is a residential area so we must respect the local noise ordinances and we value our neighbor as you do.
Pets: We have a no pet policy. Anyone found to violate that policy will be charged for any damages caused by the pet and you will loose your security deposit.
Access: Guest shall allow Homeowner access to the property for purposes of repair and inspection.
No smoking in the house.
Must not exceed occupancy requirements.
I like to travel, meet new people and make new friends. I'm very supportive of living a healthy lifestyle, which involves diet, exercise and a healthy environment.
I like to ski, hike and play tennis and walk the Michigan Beaches in search of collectible stones and beach glass.
I love to travel and have studied, lived and worked in many places in the U.S., the UK and Australia.