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BEST LOCATION!! EASY WALK TO TOWN/BEACH! AMAZING VIEWS!

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sleeps 14, 3600 sqft, 3 levels all with decks & views

Once part of the historical Grandview Hotel that overlooked the bluff in 1905, this recently renovated home is 3 levels with decks on each level, front & back - spectacular views up & down the river & to Lake Michigan! You'll enjoy amazing sunsets as well as watching the boats up and down the river. It has 3600 sq ft of beautifully decorated entertaining space with gourmet kitchen that seats 6 at the granite bar with full amenities, 10 person dining table, large family room with multiple seating areas, backyard deck entertaining area with gas grill, firepit, dining table, 4 bedrooms on the 2nd level that sleep 6, one lower level queen sleeper sofa (open in living room), lower level bedroom with queen bed and twin trundle, 3rd level family room loft (has 4 twin beds loft style) with outdoor covered deck with views of river & Lake Michigan!! Home is equipped with 3 LCD TVs, DVD players, dish TV, kids playroom/toys, pack & play, beach toys. Two minute walk to town & 3 blocks to the beach - the Perfect location to easily walk to beach or town & enjoy the view! Stairs to the river were just installed right by the house making it easy to get down to the riverfront and beach!

Few blocks to Kids Corner!: Kids tired of going to the beach and want something different to do?! We are just a short walk over to Kids Corner which is a huge wooden play center with towers, bridges and hidden tunnels! Also slides, swings, tire swings, etc., basketball hoop/court, baseball/softball diamond, picnic tables and lots of grassy area to play other games!!

Concerts and Festivals: We are steps away to the river area where a lot of the free concerts and festivals are held. New stairs were just installed right by the house! So, you don't have to pack up everything for the whole day - you can get home quickly any time you want to stop back in and take a break then right back to the festivities in minutes!!!

House made for entertaining: This is a place where we entertain and host our large family every year so we are set up with plenty of places for everyone to sit for eating and lounging around in the family room to watch TV. No more crowded seats with some people left out!!! Same goes for the outside back deck area. There are plenty of tables and chairs, plus a built in bench that lines the perimeter of the deck for extra seating.

Additionally, the third level family room/bedroom loft area is one large open space with 4 twin mattresses (two can be put together for a king bed) in the front of the space, and a large sectional and club chair with flat screen t.v. to the rear of the space and a 3rd level deck with plenty of comfy seating for viewing all of those spectacular sunsets or taking an afternoon nap!

More Details

Property Manager
Jill Panella - Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Jill Panella - Owner

I grew up in South Haven and lived there until I attended college at Michigan State. My immediate and extended family, as well as friends, still live there and I come and stay in my own home every summer! I currently live in Tampa, Florida.

Jill Panella - Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why Jill Panella - Owner chose South Haven

This property was lovingly renovated by me after I purchased it in 2005. It was made for entertaining with upgraded amenities and a spacious feel for accomodating your family and friends. It is over 100 years old and was originally part of The Grand Hotel that overlooked the bluff.

What makes this house unique

Three levels of decks with views of the lake and river from both the front and back of the house!! Very open floor plan for entertaining, as well as extra large seating area in the family room for large parties. Additionally has a third floor family room with amazing views of lake and river and SUNSETS!!!! Outside back deck is huge with large dining table/chairs and a fire pit with surrounding chairs and a bench that surround the entire deck. Plenty of seating for your back yard party!!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in South Haven, Michigan

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Lake View
  • Town ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Master Bath
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , After beach use
  • Master bath has jacuzzi tub and large walk-in, glass enclosed shower with stone floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed , one of these twins can be relocated to the 3rd story
    Bedroom 4 - 1 single bed , one of these twins can be relocated to the 3rd story
    Front living room - 1 sofa bed/futon , downstairs pullout sofa
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed , One queen/full day bed with a twin pull out trundle
    3rd level loft - 4 single bed
  • Also one pack and play available for use anywhere in house. Additionally please note that the third floor is a loft so the bed area is open to the TV area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • deck chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Absolutely No Smoking!!!! Game, beach toys, chairs, coolers, etc stored in basement. Please note, that although we do not allow dogs for renters, the owners do stay at the house once per year and they do have dogs..... FYI for allergy sufferers.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.6981134 based on 53 reviews
5

Perfect location. Short walk to shops, restaurants and the beach. Didn't drive the whole time were t

  • 5 of 5

We loved Panellas place! Plenty of room for the whole family. The house was super clean. The views were fantastic. It was a relaxing, hassle-free, enjoyable stay. I would definitely recommend that anyone visiting South Haven stay at the Panellas Place. We will not have to shop around for places to stay again. This will be our go-to place.

  • Review Submitted: 03/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous house. Fabulous location. This house was so comfortable and cozy. The walk to town was so short. Lovely view from top. Would totally recommend this home.

  • Review Submitted: 03/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect getaway house

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing!! We went for a girls getaway and had a great time. The house has a lot of character and is very close to town. We went up to the 3rd balcony to watch the sunset and it definitely didn’t disappoint. I will definitely consider coming back with my family to stay again. Thanks Jill.

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great girls weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful, close to downtown for shopping and dining. Plenty of room for sleeping and gorgeous views of the lake. If only we could have ordered nice weather it would have been perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved your home!! It was beautiful and very spacious for our family. The location was close to downtown, which was perfect. We will definitely rent it again!

  • Review Submitted: 20/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We are so glad you enjoyed our space with your family, as well as the close walk to downtown! We look forward to having you back again!
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Winter vacation

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing time will definitely be back soon. Thank u so much

  • Review Submitted: 04/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time at Icebreaker’s and enjoyed the house and it’s location! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review!
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
South Bend Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Jake's Bar and Grill
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Blue Star Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Venezia's Italian Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
South Beach
Car: not necessary

A hop, skip and jump to beautiful Lake Michigan! Enjoy plenty of beach days swimming in the waves and magnificent sunsets as well as climbing or touring the sand dunes. South Haven has many free summer concerts and festivals, a quaint downtown shopping and restaurant area as well as nearby wineries and antique shopping.

Golf: Local golf facilities.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$339.13
Damage Deposit AU$678.25

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. There is also a $250.00 cleaning fee. NO PETS ALLOWED - Rental agreement must be signed and strictly adhered. PLEASE PRINT the rental agreement upon reservation. DOOR CODES WILL BE LISTED UNDER THE HOSPITALITY SECTION!!!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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