Lakeshore Between Saugatuck & South Haven

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Last updated: 10/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Looking for a tranquil setting away from the bustle of Saugatuck, yet close to the beach? Enjoy sunsets nestled in the woods in this Historic home.

The Parsonage vacation rental is located on Lakeshore Dr. 4 miles south of Saugatuck & 10 miles north of South Haven.

Lake Michigan beaches are easy access from the Parsonage House. Pier Cove Beach is a 5 minute walk, Westside County Park is just around the corner, and Saugatuck's infamous Oval Beach is nearby.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    The entire upstairs is a large sleeping room...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Lovely, tranquil, wooded setting along Lakeshore Dr., home is an historic home that was the Parsonage to a church around 1870. The house is about a 5 minute walk to the beach....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic


  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Seasonal view of sunsets through the trees from the front porch....moreless

  • Rural:

    Wooded private setting along the lakeshore....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 Window air conditioners...moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided:

    NEW! in 2014 - bedding provided! Please bring your own bath and beach towels...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Off street parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio


Write a review 4.7
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall- Winter 2015
Sep 8 - Dec 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$140 $175
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Winter 2016
Jan 4 - May 23, 2016
2 night min stay
$140 $175
Fri, Sat
$850 $1,200

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 8%


PLEASE NOTE** Total on quote includes the damage deposit, which is not charged unless there is damage or a need for excessive cleaning.

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Last updated: 10/29/2015
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gerald Ford Airport - Grand Rapids, MI
100 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ludington, MI
17 Miles
Nearest Train
Holland, MI
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pier Cove Beach & Westside County Park

Car: Necessary

Truly a resort area along the shores of Lake Michigan, Saugatuck offers shops, art, and cultural activities year round, with a very robust summer and fall season.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We have lived in the area for 30 years and maintain this property to preserve the area.

Why the Owner Chose Saugatuck:
The Parsonage House was built in 1860 and was the Parsonage to the Methodist Church in Pier Cove during the 1860’s and 1870’s. It is one of the oldest buildings in Allegan County. Historical photos can be viewed from our website linked below at 'more information'.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Owner managed and operated gives that 'personal touch'.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Summer at the Parsonage House

    Summer at the Parsonage House

  • Backyard Rose

    Backyard Rose

  • Kitchen Dining

    Kitchen Dining

  • Living


  • Living


  • Living


  • Upstairs sleep loft

    Upstairs sleep loft

  • Upstairs


  • Parson Thompson's wife, circa 1865

    Parson Thompson's wife, circa 1865

  • Backyard


  • Greek revival architechture

    Greek revival architechture

  • Great room/Dining

    Great room/Dining

  • Kitchen


  • Living


  • Living


  • Bathroom


  • Donwstairs bedroom

    Donwstairs bedroom

  • Upstairs sleeping loft

    Upstairs sleeping loft

VRBO #129235

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 15, 2015

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Lakeshore Between Saugatuck & South Haven

Saugatuck #129235

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