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Luxury Lake Michigan Beachfront Home

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2.5 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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Douglas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 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 1 - toilet , First floor powder room off Great Room
  • 2.5 bath
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , First floor master bedroom with full bath
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Second floor bedroom with trundle bed (2 single stacked)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second floor bedroom with pack-n-play
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Second floor bedroom w/balcony overlooking lake
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Second floor bedroom w/balcony overlooking lake
  • 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
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 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


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(24 traveler reviews)

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Luxury Lake Michigan Beachfront Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

This is a beautiful home in immaculate condition.

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You deserve to treat yourself to a stay at this home!

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well appointed , Lake Michigan frontage

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tranquil retreat, immaculately clean, great location!

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Lake MI Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 4, 2018



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

chargeit fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 6.0%

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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