For more than five decades, the 3.5-acre Lake Michigan property with sweeping sunset views in grand sight of South Haven’s historic South Pier light was a renowned family estate. Now divided into seven private home sites, Pier View Beach Houses are being custom-designed by an exclusive team with leisure, comfort and function in mind. A rare opportunity to build new on Lake Michigan, these shore-side retreats being nestled into South Beach dune mark Michigan BLUE Magazine’s next Great Lake Story.

Follow each chapter to our final showcase feature, beginning in BLUE’s special COTTAGE Issue 2013:

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four


Mike Schaap Builders

Baumann & DeGroot Bekins, Inc.

Benchmark Wood Studio

DeGraaf Interiors

The Stone Mill Morden Electric

Visbeen Architects