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Relaxing weekends out of the city, sitting around the firepit with your friends

Bedrooms 5
Space 371 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 25 comfortably!

Our well appointed 4000 sq.ft. home has the Sun, Fun, Space and Location to offer you Paradise!!

This super clean and modern home has it for everyone, huge concrete driveway far off the road great for kids, a beautiful view, comfortable furniture, 2 fully stocked kitchens, 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths!!

The Main Level of our home has 2 guest bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms plus the beautiful and spacious master bedroom has it's own suite with huge walk-in shower and 2 separate vanities.

The open concept of the main living area allows the kitchen to be the heart of the home and an easy gathering spot for all. Large granite counter tops and lots of cabinets give you room for all your goodies. There's bar top seating for 6 and a large dining table with seating for 20.

When its time to relax, stretch out on the comfy sectional for a movie on the large 60' flat screen television with Dish as our cable provider and a dvd player. Bring your favorite dvd's. Sorry no Wifi at this time. Additional hang out area includes large sunroom open to the main living room, it has huge windows overlooking the secluded back yard and cozy furniture, lamps for reading and another table and chairs for puzzles and games. We have 2 pack n' plays, 2 highchairs, 2 booster seats.

The lower level of this home is amazing...the apartment has stocked kitchen with dining bar, full bath with walk-in shower and two bedrooms, each with a queen bed! Just outside the apartment is an attached Billiards room with a professional table. A large room with a 60' flat screen television, 2 sets of bunk beds, top bunk is twin and lower is full. Also another full size bed across from the bunks, and an air hockey game. Another game table with four seats. We have two large 8' picnic tables on the concrete covered patio with gas grill and custom built slate stone fire pit, complete with sturdy log benches to seat everyone! We have firewood you can buy if you like or there are other places close by to get your firewood. This level also has a 60' flat screen t.v.

Huge concrete driveway, far from the road is a great place to ride bikes or skateboards (bring yours along, the grassy yard has a playground, merry-go-round and room to play just about any yard game you can think of! Volleyball net set-up.

More Details

Property Manager
Lynette Thornton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Lynette Thornton

Born and raised in South Haven, graduated from LC Mohr High in 1974. I grew up on the property that our house in built on. My husband and I raised our two children in South Haven on Center Street and just after they both graduated we built our 'retirement' home that is now a rental. We lived in the house for about three years and then a job opportunity took us about seven miles south of South Haven and we manage a beautiful gated community on Lake Michigan and we live in the home provided for the manager. We still have a few years until we retire, so we decided rather than let the house sit empty that we would rent it throughout the year and let others enjoy the breathtaking area we call home! Only minutes from downtown South Haven and the beaches, this area has always been an ideal location, but when they brought city water and sewer our way, we jumped at the chance to build. My twin sister lives with our 95 year old mother on the same property and she loves to see people enjoying her personal paradise for the last 70 years! Our home gives you the best of both worlds in South Haven. You get to enjoy the beaches and all of the shopping you want and at the same time relax away from the hustle and bustle of downtown and enjoy the music of the birds in the morning and evening. Be quiet and you may see our families of deer or the families of wild turkeys. No you can't shoot them. If your not allergic to poison ivy you can walk through the ravine, otherwise stay where the yard is mowed!! We live within walking distance to my favorite, Sherman's Dairy!! As kids, my sister and I would ride our bikes there every day for a cone! Great childhood! If you enjoy biking, we live within a ten minute ride to the beautiful Kal Haven bike trail. It'll take you all the way to Kalamazoo if you want!! I personally guarantee that you will not be disappointed vacationing in our home.

Lynette Thornton purchased this house in 2001


South Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 371 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • The lower level has two separate bedrooms and share a full bathroom. Upstairs, two bedrooms share a full bathroom with tub/shower and the master bedroom upstairs has a huge shower and double sinks. Off the laundry room is a full bath with shower, on main level.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This room also has a hide-a-bed, queen.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • The lower level game room has two sets of bunk beds. Top is twin, lower is full size and a separate full size bed. In the billiards room is a queen futon sofa.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 4000 sq.ft. The large Sunroom has space for everyone, comfy seating and a great view of the back yard and fire pit. Bring your board games and cards. The kitchen is a dream! It sits in the center of the main level and is able to feel connected with the huge dining table, living room and sunroom! Large granite counter tops, full size appliances, Kuerig coffeemaker. Don't forget your favorite K-cups! microwave, small appliances, cookware, bakeware, utensils and service for up to twenty-five...any home chef will appreciate this space!! The living room has a large 60' flat panel TV and sectional sofa, which can sleep 4 comfortably. There are two guest bedrooms on the main level (the Master Suite is also on the main level) the first guest room offers a queen-size and twin size bed, the second has queen size bed. We also have three full bathrooms on the main level Our lower level is designed for ultimate indoor/outdoor entertaining...the apartment has two bedrooms (each with queen bed), full bath, kitchen with large and small appliances and a dining bar. This attaches to the Billiards room, a great space to hang out after a day at the beach! Or maybe you're ready for some grilling and fire side chats? We have two large 8' picnic tables on the covered cement patio, a gas grill with utensils and a custom built slate stone fire pit with seating for all!! We have a queen size futon in the Billiards room.


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Relaxing weekends out of the city, sitting around the firepit with your friends
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Amazing! Fun! Filled with everything you can imagine!

  • 5 of 5

We love coming to Jim and Lynette's property! They have the house stocked with everything you could possibly need. They have a wonderful fire pit for roasting smores and more! The kids love it because of the swing set and loads of toys and games! The volleyball net is so fun! It's clean and has 2 grills for large family cookouts! It's our second year renting with them and we're already looking forward to next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This beautiful family can come to our home anytime they like! They are truly the epitome of how renters should be! Love, love, love them😁�
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Great house for a large group

  • 5 of 5

Well appoIntend large house is great for large groups traveling together. Lynette was flexible and easy to work with. The location offers more privacy as compared to staying in town but is still only 2 miles from down town.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious house!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our large group (14 adults). Very spacious and a great layout. Very clean and Lynette was very helpful. We would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would love for this family to visit us every year!
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Everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

This home is not only spacious, lovely, and peaceful, but it also has many "extras" that helped to make our all-too-short stay quite comfortable and entertaining. There are large meeting areas and quiet corners, toys for toddlers and adults, kitchen gadgets and appliances galore, abudant supplies, beautiful furnishings, and gracious hosts. I highly recommend this VRBO. You won't be sorry!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay at Lynette's Landing!

  • 4 of 5

There were 7 families with kids ranging from 16 months to 10 years old who stayed at Lynette's Landing. There was enough space for all of us. The photos don't show how big the house really is. The kids particularly enjoyed the playground outside as well as the air hockey table downstairs. We appreciated that there were balls, scooters, and water guns available. The kids got to spend a lot of time outside. The adults also enjoyed the fire pit. The beach is a short drive away. The only hiccups were the washing machine was not working, and we weren't told ahead of time. There was a family that packed lighter than usual, intending on using the washing machine, which is a listed amenity. Also, the warm water was out pretty quickly when we came back from the beach to shower. After 5 people had showered (and they took short showers), the water was very cold. Other than that, we truly enjoyed our stay! The whole gang had a blast!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very sorry that the washing machine was out of commission. It had just broken when the previous guests had departed and my husband ordered the part immediately with every intention of getting it in time to replace but we didn't receive it until after the weekend. We certainly apologize or the inconvenience. And the hot water issue has been taken care of. We wish you would have called us and told us that was happening because we could have given you the solution. However, we have resolved the glitch and it won't happen again. We are so sorry for these inconveniences. If possible, please come stay a weekend during September or October on us, free. It's absolutely beautiful when the autumn colors are here and the cool evenings make the fire pit even better😁�We are so happy you enjoyed the house. And thank you so much for your review. Jim and Lynette
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We keep coming back for more!

  • 5 of 5

We have ALWAYS enjoyed our stay at Lynette's Landing and look forward to our fourth summer there with our extended family and close friends in South Haven. Jim and Lynette are wonderful hosts and always made sure we're comfortable. It's very family friendly and there's so much to do you almost hope for at least one rainy day for indoor activities in this sprawling, comfortable home. The kitchen allows for some serious cooking and entertaining. And the grills, deck, patio, playset, yard, driveway, and fire pit, along with pool table and table hockey inside, offer plenty of recreation, rain or shine. A great thing about this house is that you have a great open concept kitchen-dining-living area with cathedral ceilings for getting everybody together, but also plenty of nooks and crannies here and there if you want to hide! Love the country setting with the beach and town only a short drive away (5-10 minutes). Love the panoramic view of the wooded ravine from the comfortable sun room while reading a book. Love the late night trips to Sherman's Dairy right around the corner. Love every little amenity. Love, love, love South Haven at Lynette's Landing!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Grand Rapids, MI code: grr
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak, Bangor
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Big Boy
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
South Beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Go to the beach, both of them!.

* Shop all our amazing gift and clothing stores!.

* Eat at Clementines. A favorite for everyone. Casual dining ..

* Kids Corner playground across the street from beach..

* Our quaint small-town movie theatre!.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

South Haven is the quintessential Beach Town! Gorgeous sandy beaches, dozens of delicious restaurants for all tastes, unique shops...Here's a list of some of the most popular weekends

South Haven Fireworks ... July 3rd

National Blueberry Festival ... August 8-12

All Crafts Fair ... August 31 and Sept. 1

Our little town has a lot to offer everyone! My husband and I have been frequenting our favorite restaurant since it opened: Clementines!! You can't visit South Haven without trying one meal there! Because it is so famous, early on we realized this small trick: Since you can't make phone reservations, we used to send one of our children down on their bike and put our name in! They tell you about how long the wait will be and then we'd be sure to get there by that time! Well the children grew up so here's another trick we developed! Put your name in and walk to the end of the pier and back. That usually gets us in right about time! And if you still have time, shop!! My personal favorite shopping stores: Shooting Star, Nature's Country Cupboard and Renaissance! All on Phoenix Street.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Deposit $1,000

Only Weekly Rentals in July & August, 2015

Check-in 5pm; Check-out Noon EST.
Week of Saturday, May 23-30, 2015: $2000.00
June weekly rental rates, 2015: $2000.00 per week. Cleaning fee of $200.
June weekend rates (Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights): $1000.00. Cleaning fee: $200
July and August rates, 2015: $3000.00, includes cleaning fee. Full weeks available only.

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.