Perfect for Families & Friend Getaways! Pool, Beach, Hot Tub, Fire Pit

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Garry's Cottage at Goshorn Lake Resort.


Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Are you looking for a great, affordable get away? Garry's Cottage is the perfect place for your family/friend getaway year round. Located in beautiful Saugatuck, Michigan, with it's sandy dunes and nature's beauty. We are part of Saugatuck's GOSHORN LAKE FAMILY RESORT WITH A POOL AND PRIVATE BEACH! Our beach on Goshorn Lake is just a short 750 ft. stroll. Our outdoor heated pool is even closer than that!

Located less than 2 miles from downtown, you can do what your heart desires. From walking, biking on the new bike path, swimming in the pool or private beach, browsing the shops of Saugatuck or Douglas, golfing, trying a new restaurant, taking time out on a short cruise on the Star of Saugatuck, seeking the thrill of a Dune Ride, sitting at a bon-fire, hiking up Mt. Baldhead, taking in a beautiful sunset on the sandy shores of Oval Beach, tapping into the athlete in you, enjoying a cozy fire in the gas log fireplace to just reading and relaxing. The possibilities are endless!

Much updating has recently been done. We have added a 400 sf family room with a big screen TV. The BEST thing about this room is not only that all 11 of you can be out there comfortably at one time, but that you can put the kids to bed and retreat to this front room without them hearing you.

You will find MANY extras at this cottage. Relax in Garry's 6-person outdoor hot-tub just feet from the back door, ride one of the many bikes in Garry's shed, sit at your own bonfire in the backyard or at the community fire pit on the beach, participate in an outdoor game, or just hang out on the picnic table while waiting for the charcoal in the barbecue grill. If it is raining, search the high speed internet right there in Garry's Cottage, watch TV (Dishnet) or a family DVD, play a board game, read a book, all of which are provided for you.

Keywords: Cottage, Resort, hot tub


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

    There are 5-6 steps at every entry into the house...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main floor with a TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Queen size Beds (4), , Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Pack-n-Play, New Mattresses 2015...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Toilet and Shower are separate from sinks and mirror...moreless

  • Bathroom 1 - new tub/shower

Other Amenities

  • Backyard Picnic Table, Fire pit in the backyard and on the beach, Short walk to Scenic Goshorn Lake, Volleyball on beach, Bicycles, Outdoor yard games, 3 TVs, 2 DVRs, Woods View, Ipod Dock...moreless


  • Books:

    Many Adult and Children Books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    Family Friendly...moreless


  • Family


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Table with 8 chairs,5 bar stools at the bar, 1 booster seat, new carpet 11/2015...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Summer Months only... near the resort office coin operated...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Seasonal Sept to May...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room with a TV and 2 couches Front Family Room with TV and 2 couches, 2 Chairs, Game table, The Gas Fireplace is see-thru to both of these rooms, new carpet Nov 2015...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking with a circle drive...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    11 sets provided. Shower Towel, Hand Towel, Wash cloth...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Summer Months only... near the resort office Coin Operated...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    with timer...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    A few seasonings,coffee filters, dish soap,paper towels and toilet paper provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Mostly kid sizes. Many sizes. NO HELMETS provided, 4 adult bikes...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Side of House...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Summer Months... several available for guest use at the Goshorn Lake Beach Life Jackets provided...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Fire pit in the back yard. One bundle of wood is provided for you....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Available Memorial Day - Week after Labor Day...moreless

  • Heated Pool


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring- Early Summer
May 31 - Jun 18, 2016
2 night min stay
Jun 19 - Aug 13, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Late Summer - Early Fall
Aug 14 - Sep 1, 2016
2 night min stay
Value Season
Sep 5 - Dec 29, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 8%


The Cleaning Fee is included in the rate.

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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Saugatuck Dunes State Park, Oval Beach, Mt. Baldhead, Coffee Shops, Fine Dining, Family Dining, Art Galleries, Hands on Art Barn, Orchards within 10 miles, Dune Rides, Ferry Rides,


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We purchased Garry's Cottage in the Spring of 2007. We fell in love with the beauty of the sandy dunes, the big shady trees, the private beach on Goshorn Lake and the quiet, out of the way setting that Goshorn Lake Resort provides. We love that we are 'off the beaten path' but close to everything. Choosing Saugatuck for it's school system, we moved here in September 2007, living in the cottage during the school year and renting it out from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The dynamics of our family has changed and so has the place we call 'home'. We are happy to now offer Garry's Cottage Year Round so that you, too, can enjoy the beauty of the four seasons. We looking forward to having you make memories at Goshorn Lake in Garry's Cottage. Brian and Debbie

Why the Owner Chose Saugatuck:
Saugatuck is close enough to everything, and yet off the beaten path enough for you to find peace and relaxation that will help you forget the stress of everyday life. Saugatuck has so much to offer, from it's sandy beaches of Lake Michigan to it's quaint shops downtown. From it's art Galleries to it's fine and family dining. There is always something GREAT happening in Saugatuck and Douglas, Michigan. There is the Waterfront film festival in June, the Venetian Weekend Fireworks in July, the Taste of Saugatuck in August, the Mt Baldhead Challenge in September, the Fall Fun Fest and Halloween Parade and Festival in October, Tree Lighting Ceremony in November along with Horse-drawn carriage rides and Sensational Saturdays through December, Kicking off the New Year with New Year's Eve Fireworks.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This very family friendly two-story cottage, with it's 400 sf family room, gives you space where all of you can hang out together. The back yard picnic table, fire pit and hot tub are all other ways that you can be together, enjoying one anothers company. There is a shed in the backyard filled with bicycles of different sizes, outdoor games, tennis rackets and hot dog forks. In the house you will find shelves filled with games and puzzles, books for all ages, and a wide selection of family friendly DVDs. Because Garry's Cottage is a part of the Goshorn Lake Resort, you have access to the private beach on Goshorn Lake (the kayaks, the canoes, the rowboats, fishing dock), the outdoor heated pool, shuffle board, beach volleyball, swing set, horse shoe pit, and the list goes on.

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