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Best Place in Town! Fall dates Filling Fast!! Christmas and New Years are near!!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, Bedrooms , 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6): Additional Cottage Sleeps 2

Nicest location in town! Beautiful historic Italianate home built in 1868. The 'Pond Winslow' homestead has been awarded the prestigious Heritage Preservation award for Honor and Respect by the Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society. Located on the hill over looking the town square. The home has been beautifully updated, including kitchen, newly remodeled bathrooms and restored old growth hardwood flooring through out. First floor includes, dine in kitchen with laundry, living room, dining room, half bath, bed room (queen bed) with en suite full bath, and glassed/screened in porch. Second floor has master bedroom (queen bed) with private sun porch, 3rd bedroom (full on bottom, single on top) and full bath. Kitchen is fully out fitted - just bring your favorite food and beverages. Bedrooms and baths are complete with linens. Beautiful flag stone patio with large built in fire pit, lots of grilling accessories. 'Up North' feel in town! In laws want to come too? Ask about the additional cottage with room for two!

Quiet, peaceful location surrounded by mature trees and tranquil gardens, yet just a few steps from the thriving downtown with all of its associated activities: Shops, Antique Stores, Art Galleries, Restaurants, Bars and Coffee shops. Utilize the chain ferry and walk or ride your bike to the beautiful Oval Beach. Easy drive to the many local golf courses, Fenn Valley Vineyards, Crane's Apple Orchard, Dune Schooners and other area attractions.

Keywords: House, Historic, Downtown,

More Details

Owner
Kenneth A. Morris
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Kenneth A. Morris

Hello, Happy Family Picture---traveling somewhere????. Graduated from Saugtuck High School in 1981. Family has owned the house since 1978. Bought the house from my mom 20 years back or so, planned to live there, but life got in the way!!! Get back when we can, our loss is your gain!

Kenneth A. Morris purchased this house in 1978

Why Kenneth A. Morris chose Southwest

It is the house I grew up in, would never let it go... come visit and you will see why!!!

What makes this house unique

Wonderfull old house that overlooks downtown, at least when the leaves are not on the tress. Very enjoyable as you can walk to everything in town, shops, restaurants, bars, etc. Park the car at the house, and forget about it for the rest of your stay. Kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms are all up to date and in good clean condition. Additionally, local management and over site of the property ensures none of the unforeseen problems that can result from long distance owners that may not be fully aware of the day to day situation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

March 7th, 2014 - Wonderful weekend with our dearest friends at your lovely home, we will definetly be back! Good eats, love the Butler Pantry kitchen goodies, etc. Still 20" snow on the ground in March. Good vibes from the old house, pleasant views from every room
Mar 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Wally's 2 blocks. Walk down -- stumble home...
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
2 Blocks to the Saugatuck Chain Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Clearbrook
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Holland, Michigan
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I96
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Wally's, Phil's,Mermaids, Butler, Toulouse, etc...
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Bitter Sweet
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Oval Beach
Car: recommended

Amenities

Saugatuck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Full on bottom, single up top. Additional Queen bed available in semi attached cottage, for additional fee
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Best Place in Town! Fall dates Filling Fast!! Christmas and New Years are near!!
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5

The house and grounds were perfect. Everything you could need for a relaxing time was there.

  • 5 of 5

Our friends from Ireland and we had a terrific time. The house couldn't have been more comfortable or in a better location. We really enjoyed sitting around the fire, dodging acorns, laughing and reminiscing. We plan on making it a tradition!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. The squirrels do seem to purposefully take aim with the acorns this time of year!
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5

Great home, walking distance to everything, full of amenities

  • 5 of 5

This property has lots of room to spread out and enjoy. Kitchen is fully stocked with lots of extras so nothing is needed except food and drinks, as the owner states. Screened in porch and outside sitting area are great spaces to relax and enjoy. Beds were very comfortable and the home is very clean. It's right in town so walking distance to all the restaurants and the boardwalk. I would definitely want to rent this home again.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house for a family vacation!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the yard - great family time with bonfires and running around the yard!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!!

  • 4 of 5

This is probably one of the cutest houses in Saugatuck. We felt right at home from the moment we walked in!! Would definitely recommend this home and would enjoy staying here again when the weather is warmer and there is more going on in town. We knew it was going to rain so we brought movies to watch but surprised to find out that there does not seem to be a DVD player?

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Replaced the DVD player with a 55" Smart TV, Netflix and full line Cable.
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5

Great Holiday Get Away

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful home is the perfect venue for hosting a large family or group event in Saugatuck. Accompanied by cheerful cracking of fire in the fireplace, we were able to host family meals and holiday gatherings with friends and family. Simply put, it was fantastic!

And, following checkout, when we realized a watch had been forgotten by one of our party, Ken helped arrange a speedy recovery and handoff. Much appreciated effort and follow through.

We wholeheartedly recommend the home. And, look forward to returning in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Phenomenal!!! Nothing less than perfect from location to smallest detail.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $200

CANCELLATIONS – A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty, beyond any handling and/or service fees incurred through use of 3rd party payment processor. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, or that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit any advance payment and damage/reservation deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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