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Saugatuck Loft Apartment in Downtown Historic Building

Saugatuck, MI, USA
  • Apartment1200 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay2 nights

2 bedroom, 2 Bathroom.. Walk to dining, shopping, galleries, & parks

You are steps away from the shopping, restaurants, bars, galleries, boardwalk, and parks of downtown Saugatuck, yet comfortably accommodated in this spacious, comfortable loft apartment. The exposed brick, 16' high ceilings, and architectural elements fill the space (1,500 sq. ft) with character. Huge windows offer views of Mt. Baldhead and the park blocks. A wonderful custom cabinet and vintage workbench from the old hardware store have been converted to serve as a convenience kitchen with microwave, countertop induction burner, refrigerator, sink, with cookware, toaster, dishes, and utensils for eight. One bedroom has a queen bed, and the studio bedroom has a double bed. Second full bath and Serenity Room in upper loft. Serenity Room has massage table, yoga mats, and environment conducive for meditation. Local masseuses available; make arrangements in advance. Air conditioned for your comfort; cable tv and wi fi for your entertainment and convenience.

This is one of two rentals in this historic building. Check the other apartment for availability http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3730894?uni_id=3745615


Bonnie & Ron Wilkins

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About Bonnie & Ron Wilkins

This picture is Ron & I at the top of Mt. Baldhead, a high dune in Saugatuck. Yes, we climbed all 282 steps to this deck on the top. Lake Kalamazoo is in the background. Great view. Lake Michigan is just west of Mt. Baldhead. Ron & I ran Wilkins Hardware Co., a unique hardware store with exceptional customer service, old-fashioned friendliness, and modern convenience and selection in the entire ground floor of the building. We made our home on the second floor, raising our 3 kids. Now we share this wonderful space with you, our guests. Welcome, and enjoy.

Bonnie & Ron Wilkins purchased this Apartment in 1985

Why Bonnie & Ron Wilkins chose Saugatuck

Historic building Just steps from downtown Close to the action, but far enough to enjoy peaceful environment Tons of character Less than a block from Kalamazoo River docks Clean, modern facilities 16" tall ceilings Serenity Room complete with massage table, full bath, yoga mats, and adult coloring books available for your pleasure So much more

What makes this Apartment unique

Oval Beach, Mt. Baldhead Park, Saugatuck Dunes State Park & Schultz Park have picnic areas with grills. All city parks have picnic tables available. We enjoy using a public grill on the scenic Kalamazoo River.


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


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Plenty of storage, high ceilings, attached to master bath
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, Private studio bedroom has huge window with view of parks.
      • Plenty of closet and chest storage to tuck your belongings away.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, New second shower this year!

        Location Type

          • Beach
          • Downtown
            The loft apartment is just down the street from 10s of unique shopping, sumptuous dining, and entertaining bars. Lake Michigan is less that 1 mile away.
          • Lake
          • Resort
          • River
          • Town
          • Village


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Linens Provided
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                        Parking lot adjacent to the apartment.
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                            Convenience kitchen
                          • Kitchenette
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator
                            Apartment size refrigerator w/freezer
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 4 people


                                  • Books
                                  • Books for Adults
                                  • Books for Kids
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Games for Kids
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Bicycles
                                        Bikes and scooter rental nearby
                                      • Boat
                                        Boating, Charter fishing, sailing, jet skiing, cruises, and tours.
                                      • Child's Swing
                                      • Golf
                                        Clearbrook & Ravines courses close by
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        Kayak rentals and shuttle available close by
                                      • Ski & Snowboard
                                        XC ski rental
                                      • Tennis
                                        Court adjacent to loft
                                      • Tennis Court
                                      • Water Sports Gear
                                        Jet ski rental


                                          • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • live theater
                                              • autumn foliage
                                              • cinemas
                                              • coin laundry
                                              • festivals
                                              • forests
                                              • library
                                              • churches
                                              • marina
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • pond
                                              • restaurants
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • paddle boating
                                                  • photography
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • sledding
                                                  • walking

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • Babysitter
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • pier fishing
                                                          • basketball court
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • hunting
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • skiing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis
                                                          • water skiing
                                                          • water tubing
                                                          • wind-surfing


                                                              • Please bring beach towels for the beach. Our bath towels are not for use outside of apartment.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                65 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Great for a family or group!

                                                                Kirsten P.

                                                                We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The apartment was perfect for us; a great location and lots of space for the 4 of us. Don't miss the kitchen shop downstairs!

                                                                The location of the building in town was ideal...walking distance from everything.

                                                                Eric W.

                                                                The loft was beautiful and fun! I would stay here again. Bonnie and Ron made sure everything was enjoyable for us.


                                                                Michael F.

                                                                This place was magical. My girlfriend described it as "her perfect Hallmark Christmas." Thanks for sharing this spot!

                                                                fun place to stay

                                                                Caroline M.

                                                                Perfect for our girls weekend...could walk to shopping and restaurants. And only 20 minutes from shopping in Holland. Enjoyed it very much.

                                                                Eclectic and Delightful

                                                                Karen S.

                                                                This property is in the downtown Saugatuck area and perfect for parking your car and walking just about anywhere. Set on the second story of the old hardware building, it's a gem for it's combination of comfort and eclectic decor. We settled in nicely and made ourselves at home. We'd planned to make a few meals here but the area is so restaurant rich, that we ate out most of the time and very affordably. I'd definitely return to this property!

                                                                Enjoy Being downtown and view from the Loft

                                                                We have stayed twice at the loft, and enjoy the fact that everything we need is provided for. The only complaint is that we found the mattress to be so soft, that neither of us slept well, and rolled to the middle every time we turned over during the night. That alone would prevent us from staying again. WE love the view and enjoy seeing the people coming and going from the Post Office, just like a movie in small town America. WE also enjoy being able to walk anywhere and always having a parking space! If not for the bed, the accommodations are great.


                                                                Saugatuck, MI, USA

                                                                For more than 100 years, tourists have sought refuge from the stress of everyday life in the Saugatuck/ Douglas area - a peaceful place where no one rushes and no one rushes you. They can mellow out in surroundings reminiscent of vintage, small-town America, whose hallmarks are scenic beauty and a unique collection of shops, restaurants and art galleries. For those who want to mix relaxation with excitement, the area offers a year-round calendar of fun-filled activities and events. No wonder the National Trust for Historical Preservation designated these towns as one of the nation's Dozen Distinctive Destinations! The two towns, nestled among towering sand dunes, are bordered by the winding Kalamazoo River on its way to Lake Michigan. Activities abound on the two waterways. Both towns maintain public beaches on Lake Michigan for swimmers and sunbathers. Saugatuck's Oval Beach has been rated by Condé Nast's Traveler Magazine as one of the 25 best shorelines in the world and one of America's 11 great Beachtowns. National Geographic Traveler Magazine agreed, rating it one of the top two freshwater beaches in America. More recently, the Chicago Tribune ranked it number one out of the Midwest's five best beaches and Life Magazine judged it Best Dune Town. In addition to finding unique clothing and accessories for your self and for gifts, and seeing a kaleidoscopic of artwork in the galleries, we love to hike the dunes in Saugatuck Dunes State Park and Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area. We also enjoy touring the winery, farms and studios in next door harvest country. Kids enjoy sifting in the sand searching for stones & shells, including lucky stones. For more info, check out the Lucky Stone Tavern within Saugatuck Brewing Co.


                                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                                Tax Rate

                                                                The loft apartment will accommodate up to 6. There is a $10 each charge for each person over 2 people.

                                                                65 Reviews
                                                                Wonderful 4.8/5
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