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Historic Home in Town. Walk to All the Shops & Galleries.

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Side view from St. Joseph Street


Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Saugatuck house description

Enjoy the charms of yesterday and the conveniences of today in this large, six bedroom, remodeled, late Victorian home. It's just a short two block stroll to Butler Street, the Village Green, the many restaurants, shops and galleries, and the Saugatuck waterfront. Park the cars and let everyone come and go as they please. Perfect for family vacations, multiple couple and family get togethers,singles, reunions, weddings, etc...

The home has 6 bedrooms with reproduction beds and new Beautyrest pillowtop mattresses: 2 Kings, 3 Queens, 1 twin with trundle plus an upstairs den with a futon which can function as a private bedroom. The first floor has 10 foot ceilings, a formal parlor with gas fireplace and tin ceiling, a large, modern eat-in kitchen with a table that extends to seat 14, a family room with sectional sofa and an entertainment center, a bedroom with separate entrance, a full bath, screened porch,patio, laundry room, mud room, and two car garage.

The second floor houses 5 additional bedrooms and 3 newly updated bathrooms: the Master Bedroom (King) with en suite bath and Jacuzzi tub, 2 Queen bedrooms, a large King bedroom with rice-carved canopy bed, and a Twin room with trundle. Also upstairs is a spacious Den with a sleeper sofa and large TV including built-in DVD/VHS player and an additional entrance. All rooms have multiple windows with wonderful light and cross ventilation to catch the lake breezes if you choose to turn off the central AC!

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • House
  • 3800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Children Welcome:

        Large, flat yard; sidewalks; playground and ball courts 2 short blocks;dune rides, boat rides. Sand toys, bocce, volleyball, croquet sets, surf riders and noodles, sleds in garage....moreless

      • Pets Considered:

        Dogs only. Additional charge for shedders. Must pick up after pets and obey the leash law....moreless

      • Limited Accessibility:

        Small step from garage to main floor. First floor bed and bath....moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        Please, no smoking inside the house or on the porch....moreless

      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

      • Bedroom 1


      • Bedroom 2


      • Bedroom 3


      • Bedroom 4


      • Bedroom 5


      • Bedroom 6


      • Convertible bed(s)


      • King size beds (2) MBR black four poster; 2nd King is canopied four poster, Queen size Beds (3) Two queen bedrooms have new metal beds, one brass, one nickel. 3rd queen is cottage style., Twin or Single Beds (2) Cute, sturdy cottage style sleigh bed with trundle., Baby Cribs (2) 2 pack n play cribs with linen. Also, highchair., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Full size sleeper in upstairs den, which can be closed off for privacy....moreless

      Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Cooking Utensils:

        dishes and glassware for 20+. Fully stocked for cooking and baking; roasters, crockpot, etc...Emeril and Calphalon pots and pans...moreless

      • Kitchen:

        Gas stove and oven. All new appliances....moreless

      • Catering Available:

        Many restaurants will cater for you....moreless

      • Child's Highchair
      • Pantry Items
      • Oven
      • Freezer
      • Dishwasher
      • Refrigerator
      • Microwave
      • Coffee Maker
      • Toaster


      • Linens Provided:

        Down and Primaloft comforters, blankets, 6 beach towels,ample linen for household...moreless

      • Parking Off Street:

        good size driveway plus on street parking....moreless

      • Washing Machine:

        Separate Laundry Room and Mud Room...moreless

      • Air Conditioning:

        Central/two zones....moreless

      • Gas Fireplace:

        antique mantle...moreless

      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

        large driveway...moreless

      • Garage:

        two car....moreless

      • Babysitter
      • Iron & Board
      • Parking
      • Towels Provided
      • Clothes Dryer
      • Fireplace
      • Heating
      • Hair Dryer

      Other Amenities

          • High-Speed WIFI, Central Air Conditioning and heat, Cable TV (3), Screened porch, large yard, well behaved dogs okay with additional cleaning charge, please inquire....moreless


          • Satellite / Cable:

            (3) Flat screen TV's in Family Room(DVD)and MBR. Large TV with DVD/VHS combo in upstairs Den....moreless

          • Toys
          • Television
          • Books
          • Games
          • DVD Player
          • VCR
          • Stereo
          • CD Player


          Pool & Spa

          • Jacuzzi

          Outdoor Features

          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            Large screened porch with access from outside and the kitchen. Lloyd Flanders wicker plus tables and chairs....moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Patio with table and chairs and bbq....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill


          • Family
          • Historic


          • Theme Parks
          • Groceries
          • Fitness Center
          • Paragliding
          • Fly Fishing
          • Ice Skating
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Water Tubing
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Golf
          • ATM/Bank
          • Basketball Court
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Swimming
          • Mountain Biking
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Water Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Parasailing
          • Kayaking
          • Hiking
          • Snowmobiling
          • Tennis
          • Fishing
          • Medical Services
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Restaurants
          • Museums
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Cinemas
          • Winery Tours
          • Recreation Center
          • Water Parks
          • Playground
          • Marina
          • Forests
          • Churches
          • Massage Therapist
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Sight Seeing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Shopping
          • Miniature Golf
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Antiquing
          • Scenic Drives
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Paddle Boating
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Boating
          • Jet Skiing


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          from 24 traveler reviews
          Jun 22-Labor Day Saturday 4 pm-Saturday 10 am   $3900/week
          Sept 3-Oct.31 $500/night weekends $400/night weekdays (2 night minimum) $2800/week
          Nov. 1-Dec.31 $400/nt but Thanksgiving, Christmas,New Years:500/night(3 nightmin)
          January 2-March 31 $350/night 2000/week (2 night minimum)
          April 1-30th $400/night wkends $350/night weekdays   
          May 1-June 14 $500/night wkends$400 weeknts June15-29 $600/night
          MC and Visa.Tax & fees of 8%.No other charges.
          Dog fee for shedders-inquire  Dogs only upon approval.Discounts for weeks Nov.-May

          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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          Last updated: 07/11/2014
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          22 Today
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          35 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Holland or Grand Rapids
          10 Miles
          Nearest Train
          2 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          1 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          0.2 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          1 Miles
          Nearest Golf

          Car: Recommended

          Beach, Playground, Water Park (Holland),Dutch Village (Holland) Vineyards, Orchards, antiques,live music, festivals. In town ice skating in winter.


          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2006

          About the owner: The Wessel family at our daughter's wedding at Belfair Planatation, SC.

          Why the Owner Chose Saugatuck:
          My husband and I were looking for a vacation home a short driving distance from Chicago, Detroit, and Lansing. After loads of research, we visited towns on the Lake Michigan coast and fell in love with Saugatuck. Its lively arts scene plus waterfront and world class Oval Beach were deciding factors.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          Our home is in an historic neighborhood known as "The Hill". We are located just 2 blocks above the main streets of town and so it is easy for everyone in the family to come and go as they please, without cars. We can take the Chain Ferry across the river to the Lake Michigan side or elect to drive, bike, or run there. Service is also provided by the Interurban Bus for a very small fee. Saugatuck homes are mostly a mixture of Victorian, Federal, and Bungalow design and there is plenty to admire as one walks around town. Another plus is the close proximity to Holland, MI (about 12 miles). Here one can visit the Barnes and Noble and all the other national chains if a "fix" is needed. UPick Farms and Wineries are also close by and there are tons of family type activities. Late evenings, the bar scene is lively with the added bonus of being able to walk home! The Center for the Arts (SCA)presents plays and concerts and the parking lot hosts the twice weekly farmer's market during the growing season. Sledding and cross country skiing are popular in the winter. There is a small ice rink across from the town square in the winter. In the summer, there are plenty of places along the Kalamazoo River to rent boats, kayaks, canoes, etc...Oh, and did I forget the shoppping? Saugatuck has an array of unusual shops....just walk down to town anytime and pop in. And, of course, don't forget to visit the many art galleries.

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          Speaks: english

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          • Side view from St. Joseph Street

            Side view from St. Joseph Street

          • Parlor


          • Yard


          • Family Room

            Family Room

          • Porch


          • Queen Bedroom

            Queen Bedroom

          • Family Room

            Family Room

          • Parlor


          • Kitchen/Dining


          • First floor bedroom (Queen)

            First floor bedroom (Queen)

          • Master bedroom-King

            Master bedroom-King

          • Queen bedroom

            Queen bedroom

          • King Bedroom #2

            King Bedroom #2

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          This listing was first published here in 2006.

          Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014


          6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
          Sleeps 16

          View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
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          Cell: (843) 301-2802

          Speaks: english
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