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Auntie Pat's Cottages Back Cottage

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6, NO Pets

Back Cottage:

Sleeps 6 max (no exceptions)

One full bath

Please visit our website for further details and to see a virtual tour.

1. Balance due 30 days prior to check-in (or in cash only at arrival as of 6/2013). We accept checks, money orders or PayPal only (cash accepted at arrival only for balance due). Please make money orders or checks out to Anthony Martorano only.

2. Deposits are refundable according to our policy

3. Security deposits are mailed within 3 business days after check-out.

4. Check-in time is Friday at 3:00 p.m. EST. Check-out time is promptly at 10:00 a.m. EST.

5. We do not allow the number of sleeping guests to exceed the number of beds we provide. Please do not ask us to make exceptions. We reserve the right to restrict the number of individuals who may be "visiting for the day" at our discretion.

6. No animals are allowed anywhere on the premises, not even to "visit". Please arrange for pet sitting elsewhere before you arrive.

7. There is absolutely no smoking allowed at any time inside Auntie Pat's Cottages or Webster House.

More Details

Property Manager
Tony Martorano
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2018

Amenities

South Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Just a reminder to bring your own bath and beach towels, as all other linens are provided.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Beach access (1 block away) Fully furnished & decorated Bed linens provided Laundry facilities Air-conditioned Basic cable Smoke-free environment Pet-free Barbecue kettles DVD player Free WiFi Bring your own towels

Reviews

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average rating of 4.4 based on 10 reviews
4

Cute little cottage for family retreat

  • 4 of 5

This little cottage was great for our family of 3 (I originally reserved for 5 people). The house was fairly clean and had most of the basic amenities available. The kitchen was fully stocked with utensils, dishes, and cookware, etc - we enjoyed being able to prepare meals and not having to eat out every night. The location is close to the beach, which was what we were looking for. Pat & Tony were very welcoming and helpful hosts. Overall we had a great and relaxing stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much,we try hard to make our guest feel welcome
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Cute and clean

  • 3 of 5

We stayed for a week during the peak season of summer with our 3 children (6, 3, and 7 months). Our first impression was great! It was clean, bright, and much cuter than the pictures portray online. The bedrooms were spacious enough, with dresser and closet space for clothing (hangers included!) There's also a screened in porch area for sitting, which is a nice retreat from the bugs outside.

Within about 30 minutes of arrival, one of the owners checked in on us (just as other reviewers mentioned may happen), and went over a few rules (namely asking us not to use the comforters in the bedrooms, since they're for show only) as well as gave a few suggestions for local eateries.

The A/C worked really well (it was a warm week and we never felt overheated; in fact, a bit too cool at times, and were able to increase the temperature by a few degrees). Because the cottage is so small, the sound of the intake and blowing from the A/C is a bit on the loud side; coupled with the dehumidifier (which ran constantly) took a bit of getting used to with the extra white noise. We noticed a bit of a musty smell in the cottage (especially kitchen area), but nothing too overpowering or pungent.

The nearest beach is Oak, and it's about 1/4 of a mile, so easily within walking distance. North beach (the more popular of the options on the North side of the town) is about a mile. (I'm adding this info because it's something we look for when staying in SoHa, as we like proximity to be closer to the beaches). Restaurants and shops are less than a 5 minute drive.

Overall we had a good experience at Auntie Pat's cottage (this is the rear cottage of two on the property). The owners are welcoming and generally pleasant. I gave this property an average rating for these reasons:

1. We were explicitly asked not to utilized the comforters, which made us feel less at home.

2. The faint musty odor, although not an issue for us, could be for others.

3. Lack of toilet paper and dish soap (we had to get some from the store about halfway through our trip).

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very charming and great location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very clean and nicely decorated. The owners were very nice. Maybe not great if you are looking for privacy, but for a girls weekend where we were in and out the whole time it was great.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This place has it all!

  • 5 of 5

Can't beat the combination of price, location, and privacy. Not to mention there were multiple beach accesses within a 5 minute walk. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks again Tony and Pat-you guys are great!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it was our pleasure.
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4

A great family vacation!

  • 4 of 5

The house was nice and clean. Enough room for our 3 adults and 2 small children. The location was good. Just a short 5 minute walk to the beach. We had a blast at the beach. The water was higher on the lake so the beach is narrow. And there are about 30 steps down to the beach. You have to cross a street but that was no problem not much traffic. The house is behind another cottage. You park in front and walk past that cottage to get to this one. The area is really nice and clean and a good neighborhood. Really not close enough to walk to town. Lots of things to do but also a nice cottage just to relax and enjoy. Tony and his wife greeted us when we arrived and was very helpful if we had questions. Didn't see him again until we were getting ready to leave. They live across the street from the cottages. A very nice couple. We had a great trip and nice accommodations.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you had a nice stay and want to thank you very much. Hope to see you all again. Have a safe and healthy summer
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5

A Plus!

  • 5 of 5

The location was great. It was very close to the beach and downtown quaint South Haven. The house was extremely clean, and so open that there wasn't any feeling of tightness . The owners are very nice and comfy talking to. We will certainly go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you
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Come and visit . . . We invite you to Auntie Pat’s Cottages and Webster House located in beautiful South Haven, Michigan. We offer year-round, comfortable lodging in a quiet country setting, close to sandy beaches and big lake fishing.

For those of you who enjoy hiking, bicycling, or cross-country skiing, Kal Haven State Park Trail is just minutes away.

Also close by is quaint downtown South Haven with its beautiful marina, famous hometown-made Sherman’s Ice Cream, plus much more. No matter what time of year, Auntie Pat’s Cottages & Webster House offer relaxation in a cozy setting. We look forward to having you as our guest.

Your Hosts,

Pat & Tony Martorano

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Additional information about rental rates

If reservation is cancelled, only the security deposit is refundable.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.