Band Box Cottage - Screened Porches for Reading & Eating!

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Last updated: 09/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A small cottage great for your summer vacation. One-half block from Douglas Beach--or 5 min car drive to Saugatuck's Oval Beach! The light and bright interior with wood floors and full kitchen, screened porches (back porch great for breakfasts) two bedrooms (one with bunk beds +single bed). Vacationers supply own sheets & towels! Great backyard for children! Truly a place to enjoy leisure and vacation fun in the quaint twin villages of Saugatuck and Douglas! Only minutes from golf, tennis, boating, shopping, theatre, art galleries, wineries and fine dining! Please check availability calendar and reserve now!

Keywords: Cottage

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed


  • Pillows & blankets provided.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Most desired Douglas area of fine Lake Shore homes & cottages located 200' from Lake Michigan.(Access via Douglas Beach). For 70+ years vacationers have enjoyed the Band Box (named by a vacationer). A Grandmother's grand son's wish for Xmas was for the two of them to spend a summer week together at Band Box-a tradition for some ten summers! The cottage has been enjoyed by many repeat vacationers -with many memories to tell!!!! Comments 'it's one-of-a-kind'!...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games


  • Family


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Screened back porch w/table & chairs. Also table & chairs inside cottage....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Heating:

    Wall unit (if needed)-very efficient....moreless

  • Parking Off Street


  • Coffee Maker:

    Filters provided....moreless

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




Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
$1,350/wk  June 1 -Sept 1   (If avail)  4 night min@ $195/night
$1,000/wk  Sept 2 - May 31 (If avail)  3 night min @$160/night

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

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Last updated: 09/13/2016
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From Mt. Baldhead - the highest point in the twin villages of Saugatuck/Douglas one can look off for miles on winding rivers, beautiful forests, deep ravines and the blue expanse of Lake Michigan. Lake Kalamazoo, a natural harbor to Lake Michigan is home to a hand-cranked chain ferry. Wineries, art galleries, dune buggy rides, cycling, boating and a sight-seeing 'duck.' A don't miss is the nearby pie pantry. The countryside is known as Southwest Michigan's fruit belt. Vacationers enjoy Band Box's ideal location to something for everyone!


Owner info

About the owner: Family owned over 40 yrs!

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Lake Michigan SUNSET!

    Lake Michigan SUNSET!

  • Wide & Sandy Douglas Beach!

    Wide & Sandy Douglas Beach!

  • Living Room!

    Living Room!

  • Kitchen!


  • Bedrm 1 View 2

    Bedrm 1 View 2

  • Bedrm 2 Bunk Bed

    Bedrm 2 Bunk Bed

  • Patio view 2

    Patio view 2

  • Spinning Windmill!

    Spinning Windmill!

  • Back Yard!

    Back Yard!

  • Back Patio!

    Back Patio!

  • Lake Michigan Sunset!!

    Lake Michigan Sunset!!

  • Front Porch!

    Front Porch!

  • Living Rm View!

    Living Rm View!

  • Bedrm 1 View 1

    Bedrm 1 View 1

  • Bedrm 2 Single Bed

    Bedrm 2 Single Bed

  • Outside view!

    Outside view!

  • Inside back porch!

    Inside back porch!

  • Kitchen!


  • Front View!

    Front View!

VRBO #115399

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Band Box Cottage - Screened Porches for Reading & Eating!

Douglas, MI, USA #115399

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