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Summer Availability~Lake Michigan~Recent Upgrades!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Laketown Beach Cottage is tucked in at the base of the protected dunes, as close as possible to Lake Michigan.

Unique, private area in natural wooded setting with access to Laketown Beach stairs and dunes. Though you cannot see the lake from the cottage, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the pristine natural lakeshore and white sand dunes within a 10-15 minute walk over the dune the cottage sits on.

Not necessarily for the faint of heart as the natural dunes are very steep- but well worth the effort!

Make your way down to the beach for sunbathing, swimming, picnics and miles of white sandy shoreline!

The cottage offers cozy, simplistic, unplugged ambiance with all the necessities;

Bedroom with bunk beds, private loft area with queen size bed and small sofa bed in the living area. The screened-in porch offers additional dining/living area and opens onto the wrap-around deck. Outdoor furniture, gas grill and a fire pit allows for added relaxation.

Recent upgrades include new flooring, TV/DVD Player, gas grill and NEW WATER FILTRATION SYSTEM.

Also included- linens, towels, kitchen cookware, dishes, small appliances, beach towels and chairs.

Keywords: Near Pristine Beach, Private Wooded Area in Natural Setting with Trails and Nearby Bike Paths

More Details

Property Manager
Kathy Bright
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

Why Kathy Bright chose West Central

Very quaint, private area built at the base of Lake Michigan dunes, which we have always treasured!

What makes this cottage unique

We enjoy the trails, wildlife and the most beautiful beach!

Guestbook comments from the manager

" We had the most amazing weekend+! Beautiful weather, lots of cooking out on the grill- Spent Friday evening on the beach all night, water was as smooth and calm as I've ever seen Lake Michigan. We had to cool off in the water from the hike up the dunes. Sunday we went to the highest point of the dune, well worth the journey to see an absolutely wonderful sunset and stunning views of the amazing coastline for miles & miles.

We were sad to have to leave but my WIFE and I got married that day~ Fantastic 5 days at the Laketown Cottage!! Thanks for everything,"

Brian & Kearstin
Jun 2014
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Amenities

Holland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath with stand-up shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1) in Loft Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) Lower Bed is Full Size
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach chairs and towels are provided- Guests Looking for Peace and Quiet, Interest in Nature Trails/Exercise or 'Off the Grid' Adventures will enjoy Laketown Beach Cottage!

Reviews

3.3/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 3.3333333 based on 14 reviews
4

Peaceful and secluded cottage in wooded duneland

  • 4 of 5

Cozy rustic cottage tucked in secluded behind a dune.... Awesome location.... Very private... Yet you'll find a nearby hike up a dune to Laketown Beach for swimming and sunsets, a short drive to Saugatuck Dunes State Park for great hiking trails, and about ten minutes to Saugutuck/Douglas for shopping and dining.

We loved sitting on the screen porch sipping coffee and reading in the mornings and hanging out by the campfire in the evenings after hiking to the beach to view incredible sunsets!

Perfect location to unplug!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location in a Quiet Dune

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this quiet little cabin the dunes. It was the perfect location to the beach. We just walked down the driveway and up the million stairs to the beach. Even though the stairs were crazy the view was worth it and the beach was not that crowded. The cottage was cozy and had everything we needed.

The best part of our stay was watching the sunset at the top of the dunes and sitting around the campfire at night listening to the crickets.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location!!! A hop and skip to the beach with a spectacular view.

  • 3 of 5

just old and rustic, but you can't beat the price!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location was fantastic!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the secluded, quite location. Literally the cottage sits along a sand dune next to Lake Michigan. We were a short drive to Saugatuck and Holland. We were right in the middle of nature, then within minutes browsing through quaint little shops. We also really enjoyed riding our bikes on the many bike trails in the area.

My husband and I wanted to take a vacation away where we could relax and enjoy the outdoors. Mission accomplished!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you enjoyed yourselves at Laketown and the surrounding area- there's really a lot of activities this time of year! Keep in touch, we'd love to have you back~~ Thank you, Kathy
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Rustic charm near the lake

  • 4 of 5

The cottage had everything we needed-- little touches like snacks, bottled water, cleaning supplies that included all the necessities to enjoy the kitchen and the washer/dryer were much appreciated. The property manager and the owner were responsive to our questions and concerns and provided us all we needed. It's a place for people who would prefer to be unplugged from internet and cable. TV service is intermittent. Verizon cell phones worked for texting and internet. Coffee or breakfast on the deck, a walk over the dune to the beach to enjoy Lake Michigan or the sunset, and short trips to Saugatuck and Holland were highlights of our visit. The Saugatuck Chamber Music Festival, Felt Mansion, Douglas Beach Park, Palazzalo's Dairy Outlet, The Southerner, 205 Coffee Bar, and Lemonjello's Coffee are all less than 15 minutes away.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much~ we're pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Laketown Cottage! There's a lot to see & do in the area, but those sunsets over Lake Michigan are really awesome... Hope you'll return soon~ Kathy
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Amazing vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

Wow!!! What an amazing place! Location was absolutely fabulous! Very clean, comfortable, and private. The beach is so close, and the sunset views are amazing. (like 5 min or less to walk) If you love the outdoors, and the woods, this is your spot. If you are a city slicker, its only a 10 min drive to two different towns. Internet junkies, this is not a spot for you. Cell phone and texting/internet very very very limited. GREAT getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind words~ we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay! It's a unique location for sure- you're description fits the bill!! We hope you'll contact us again for future vacations in our lovely area on Lake Michigan~~ Kathy
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Holland Tulip CIty Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Piper in Macatawa or Spectators in Saugatuck
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Clearbrook/ The Ravines
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak, Holland
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Blue Star Highway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Piper-Macatawa /Spectators or McDonalds -Saugatuck
Nearest Beach
Laketown Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Saugatuck Dunes State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Big Red Lighthouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Holland
Nearest Point of Interest
Saugatuck / Douglas
Car: necessary

Many trails surround the cottage allowing glimpses of local wildlife. State Park nearby, in addition to miles of bike paths.

Walk for miles along the shoreline of Lake Michigan ~

Explore the unique, white sand dunes and enjoy the magnificent views from the top of the dunes!

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

No parties. Please respect the home as if it were your own.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund