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Luxury Lake Michigan Beachfront Home

Douglas, MI, USA
  • House3750 sqft
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Spectacular Lake Michigan views and sunsets, private beach and fireplace all within close proximity of the resort towns of Douglas and Saugatuck make this home the perfect vacation spot for a family vacationing with grandparents. Contact the owner directly to learn about reduced priced booking. Smoking, pets and guests of guests are not allowed. Linens and towels are provided. There is central heat and air conditioning throughout the home.

This ultra clean home completed in 2005 has a quiet private beach and a grand terrace overlooking Lake Michigan where you can enjoy outdoor dining with the large four burner gas grill, enjoy a Lake Michigan sunset or simply watch your family play a game of badminton on the lawn.

First floor: The expanse of Lake Michigan is your backdrop as you first enter this home and take in the wall of windows that separate the outdoor terrace and views of Lake Michigan from the great room and adjoining kitchen. Hickory wood beams on the two storied cathedral ceiling adorn the great room which hosts a cozy wood burning stone fireplace, 42” plasma television, cable and on-demand video service, DVD player and an indoor/outdoor stereo system complete with multi-disk CD player. The fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, gas stove and oven, microwave, garbage disposal, double door refrigerator/freezer, wine cooler) boasts a family-sized dining table in addition to kitchen-island seating with spectacular views all around. A full sized washer and dryer are located in the laundry room. There is a powder room and private office complete with laser printer. The first floor master bedroom suite has a king sized bed, indoor/outdoor stereo system, remote controlled ceiling fan & lights, and French doors leading out to the terrace. The adjoining private master bathroom includes a large shower, separate sinks and a whirlpool bathtub.

Second floor: There are four bedrooms, a video gaming area and extra large bathroom with separate shower/toilet and double sink areas. Two bedrooms have phenomenal Lake Michigan views with glass/French doors leading to an outdoor shared balcony. These bedrooms are furnished with double and queen sized beds, respectively. The third very spacious bedroom is furnished with a king sized bed. The fourth bedroom is furnished with a trundle bed and can be outfitted with a toddler bed and/or crib for younger children. All upstairs bedrooms have remote control ceiling fans/lights and blackout shades.

Beach: The 150 foot private beach is accessed by a staircase directly across Lakeshore Drive (a one lane road) in front of our home. Beach stairs zigzag down a bluff to the sand via four separate landings hosting viewpoint seating. Beach chairs, umbrellas, sand toys and beach towels are provided. There are two kayaks, two life vests and an assortment of inflatable rafts & boogie boards for use on the beach. There is an outdoor shower to rinse off beach sand located on the side of the house.

Toys: There are two adult and two youth-sized bicycles, a portable outdoor fire pit, croquet, badminton, whiffle ball and other assorted toys for use.

Fun within five miles: 1 mile to Downtown Douglas, 2 miles to Downtown Saugatuck, fine dining, art galleries, shopping, u-pick orchards and farms (blueberry, raspberry, peach, apple), dune buggy rides, wine tasting, golfing, sailing, boating, antiquing, live theater/music, film festival, hands-on art barn (mosaics, ceramics, fused glass jewelry making for all ages), state/local hiking trails/parks/beaches (Mt. Baldhead, Oval Beach, Douglas Beach, Saugatuck Dunes State Park), bowling, fishing and beautiful walks along the Lake Michigan beachfront or Lake Shore Drive.

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Member Since 2008
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, First floor master bedroom with full bath
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, Second floor bedroom with pack-n-play
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 1 child bed, Second floor bedroom w/balcony overlooking lake
      • Bedroom 4
        1 king, Second floor bedroom w/balcony overlooking lake
      • Bedroom 5
        2 twin/ single, Second floor bedroom with trundle bed (2 single stacked)
      • King size beds (3) One King Bed located in first floor master bedroom. Second King Bed located in large, quiet back bedroom on 2nd floor w/ pack-n-play and bassenette. Third King Bed located in 2nd floor front bedroom with shared balcony facing the lake, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in 2nd floor front bedroom with shared balcony, over looking Lake Michigan, Twin or Single Beds (2) A trundle bed with two twin sized mattresses in back bedroom on second floor


      • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, jetted tub, First floor master bathroom
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Second floor bathroom with 2 sinks and private shower/toilet
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, First floor powder room off Great Room
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Located in basement
      • 3.5 bath

      Location Type

        • Beachfront
          The home overlooks Lake Michigan and sits on a bluff with a private staircase leading to 150 feet of sandy beach directly in front of the home.
        • Lake View
        • Lakefront
          150 feet of beach located directly in front of our home accessable by private 99 step staircase.
        • Water View


            • Family


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      In laundry room
                    • Fireplace
                    • Garage
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Parking
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Up to four cars can park in driveway
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      In laundry room
                    • Wireless Internet
                    • Wood Fireplace
                      Firewood provided


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


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Dining room table can accommodate 7 adults and there is additional seating for 3 adults at the spacious kitchen island
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 10 people


                                • Stereo
                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  On Demand viewing also available at renter's cost
                                • CD Player
                                • Television
                                  (2) These two tvs have limited, local channels, but DVD players connected to them
                                • Toys
                                • VCR
                                • Video Game Console
                                  Nintendo 64 provided
                                • Video Games
                                  Nintendo 64 games provided


                                    • Balcony
                                      Overlooks Lake Michigan
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Overlooks Lake Michigan
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • jetted tub


                                            • churches
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • boating
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • laundromat

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hunting
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • water skiing

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                          24 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          This is a beautiful home in immaculate condition.

                                                          Mark S.

                                                          This is a beautiful home in immaculate condition. Wonderful Lake Michigan property, as described in a quiet neighborhood, very close to Saugatuck and Douglas. Owner offered great communication and detail; timely response.

                                                          Highly recommended.

                                                          You deserve to treat yourself to a stay at this home!

                                                          Linda S.

                                                          We had a cousins' weekend at this lovely home in Douglas, MI. The home was beautifully furnished and more than met all of our needs. We actually felt we should have planned to stay longer to appreciate all the home and the surrounding area has to offer. We were able to use the well furnished kitchen to make family meals and had the option of eating at the dining table or on the porch. Both areas overlooked the lake and the sound of the waves created a great back drop for conversation. The location of the home gave us privacy and easy beach access (although the stairs to the lake required a strong will to go down and come back up). The proximity to Douglas and Saugatuk, both cute little towns, made exploring the area easy day trips. At the end of each day we could all be together in the family room and then head to our well appointed and very comfortable beds. If weather had permitted, we would have made use of the kayaks. But, we did get an amazing sunset on our first night and witnessed the waves crashing to shore another night. At the end of our stay, we felt we had picked the perfect home for our weekend. Tara was easy to work with and gave clear information for our stay in their home. I would highly recommend this beautiful Lake Michigan home to anyone looking for a place to enjoy the lake and surrounding region.

                                                          Tranquil retreat, immaculately clean, great location!

                                                          Garrett D.

                                                          This spotlessly clean and comfortable home is stocked with every supply you should need for a relaxing, peaceful lakeside retreat. It was the perfect home base for our multigenerational family to enjoy kayaking and swimming off the beach in front of the home, biking up and down the coastline, leisurely shopping and exploring the many nearby boutiques and art galleries, and picking peaches and apples at the local farms. There are loads of games and toys for the kids and beautiful sunsets for the adults. We will be back!

                                                          Well appointed , Lake Michigan frontage

                                                          Susan S.

                                                          We had a wonderful time in this beautiful, well appointed and comfortable home only minutes from quaint towns of Saugatuck and Douglas . Tara was easy to communicate with and everything was crystal clear. Much thought was considered to make guests feel welcome. It was impeccably clean, both inside and out. I'm anxious to return!

                                                          Fabulous Lake MI Getaway!

                                                          Barbara O.Michigan

                                                          This home is absolutely lovely and has been so well stocked. The DeGeers are wonderful and thought of so much detail to make for an unforgettable family vacation. The view is stunning. The beach is lovely. I just cannot say enough. We hope to return someday.

                                                          Beautiful home, perfect location

                                                          SPPBloomfield Hills

                                                          This is a fantastic vacation home located right on Lake Michigan with gorgeous views. Easy bike ride or drive into Saugatuck/Douglass. Enjoy the beach during the day and a beautiful walk the top of the dune in the evening. The house is big enough to comfortably accommodate a large group or two families.


                                                          Douglas, MI, USA

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Damage Deposit
                                                          Tax Rate

                                                          Refund of initial $1,000 security deposit and applicable VRBO fees if property is re -rented after cancellation less a $250 charge. Full rental amount including taxes and cleaning fees (applicable to stays of less than 1 week) are not due until 90 days before stay. No refunds for cancellations within 90 days of stay unless property is re-rented after cancellation less a $250 charge. $200 addition charge if reservation is booked on line with a credit card. No fee for booking via echeck or a paper/mailed check. $150 cleaning fee for stays less than 7 nights. No cleaning fee for stays of 7 nights or more. Michigan use tax is 6% on the rental amount. Property not available for weddings and parties. Must be 25 years or older to rent. Maximum occupancy 10. No smoking or pets. No guests of guests please.

                                                          24 Reviews
                                                          Exceptional 5/5
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                                                          Property # 182172