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Saugatuck Rental, 13 ppl, Pool, Hot Tub, Beach- Perfect for groups and families!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 13 w/ pull-out couch)

Are you looking for a great, affordable get away? Garry's Cottage is the perfect place for your family/friend getaway year round. Located in beautiful Saugatuck, Michigan, with it's sandy dunes and nature's beauty. We are part of Saugatuck's GOSHORN LAKE FAMILY RESORT WITH A POOL AND PRIVATE BEACH! Our beach on Goshorn Lake is just a short 750 ft. stroll. Our outdoor heated pool is even closer than that! **Please note that the Pool and Hot Tub are Seasonal**

Located less than 2 miles from downtown, you can do what your heart desires. From walking, biking on the new bike path, swimming in the pool or private beach, browsing the shops of Saugatuck or Douglas, golfing, trying a new restaurant, taking time out on a short cruise on the Star of Saugatuck, seeking the thrill of a Dune Ride, sitting at a bon-fire, hiking up Mt. Baldhead, taking in a beautiful sunset on the sandy shores of Oval Beach, tapping into the athlete in you, enjoying a cozy fire in the gas log fireplace to just reading and relaxing. The possibilities are endless!

Much updating has recently been done. We have added a 400 sf family room with a big screen TV. The BEST thing about this room is not only that all 13 of you can be out there comfortably at one time, but that you can put the kids to bed and retreat to this front room without them hearing you.

You will find MANY extras at this cottage. Relax in Garry's 6-person outdoor hot-tub just feet from the back door, ride one of the many bikes in Garry's shed, sit at your own bonfire in the backyard or at the community fire pit on the beach, participate in an outdoor game, or just hang out on the picnic table while waiting for the charcoal in the barbecue grill. If it is raining, search the high speed internet right there in Garry's Cottage, watch TV (Dishnet) or a family DVD, play a board game, read a book, all of which are provided for you.

Keywords: House, Cottage, Resort, Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Lake

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Lauren

We purchased Garry's Cottage in the Spring of 2017. We fell in love with the beauty of the sandy dunes, the big shady trees, the private beach on Goshorn Lake and the quiet, out of the way setting that Goshorn Lake Resort provides. We love that we are 'off the beaten path' but close to everything. We are happy to now offer Garry's Cottage Year Round so that you, too, can enjoy the beauty of the four seasons. We looking forward to having you make memories at Goshorn Lake in Garry's Cottage.

Lauren purchased this house in 2017

Why Lauren chose Saugatuck

Saugatuck is close enough to everything, and yet off the beaten path enough for you to find peace and relaxation that will help you forget the stress of everyday life. Saugatuck has so much to offer, from it's sandy beaches of Lake Michigan to it's quaint shops downtown. From it's art Galleries to it's fine and family dining. There is always something GREAT happening in Saugatuck and Douglas, Michigan. There is the Waterfront film festival in June, the Venetian Weekend Fireworks in July, the Taste of Saugatuck in August, the Mt Baldhead Challenge in September, the Fall Fun Fest and Halloween Parade and Festival in October, Tree Lighting Ceremony in November along with Horse-drawn carriage rides and Sensational Saturdays through December, Kicking off the New Year with New Year's Eve Fireworks.

What makes this house unique

This very family friendly two-story cottage, with it's 400 sf family room, gives you space where all of you can hang out together. The back yard picnic table, fire pit and hot tub are all other ways that you can be together, enjoying one anothers company. There is a shed in the backyard filled with bicycles of different sizes, outdoor games, tennis rackets and hot dog forks. In the house you will find shelves filled with games and puzzles, books for all ages, and a wide selection of family friendly DVDs. Because Garry's Cottage is a part of the Goshorn Lake Resort, you have access to the private beach on Goshorn Lake (the kayaks, the canoes, the rowboats, fishing dock), the outdoor heated pool, shuffle board, beach volleyball, swing set, horse shoe pit, and the list goes on.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a terrific time here. The weather was terrific the whole week and the cottage fit us all very well! Loved the hot tub! The place was so well equipped - we enjoyed it all!
Jul 2012
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Saugatuck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Garry’s Cottage includes a hot tub, must adhere to the guidelines listed in the Welcome Packet at the Cottage - $200 cleaning fee if not followed.
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Toilet and Shower are separate from sinks and mirror
  • Bathroom 1 - new tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main floor
  • Queen size Beds (4), , Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Pack-n-Play, New Mattresses 2015
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 10 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Backyard Picnic Table, Fire pit in the backyard and on the beach, Short walk to Scenic Goshorn Lake, Volleyball on beach, Bicycles, Outdoor yard games, 2 TVs, Woods View, Ipod Dock


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Saugatuck Rental, 13 ppl, Pool, Hot Tub, Beach- Perfect for groups and families!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 50 reviews

Fun Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a large home with lots of room and plenty to do, this is the perfect place. Although the home is older, it is clean and well equipped. We went for three days with our adult children, their spouses, and two grandchildren. We swam, biked, hiked, ran, had a bonfire, soaked in the hot tub, boated, kayaked, played volleyball, basketball, and baseball, strolled in downtown Saugatuck, and walked the beaches of Lake Michigan. The best thing about this place is that once you rent the house, there are no additional costs! Everything we did was free.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Harrison Twp., MI

Memorial Weekend Girls

  • 5 of 5

Best place in the area to stay. The owner is super to work with . We have been going to this resort for approx 35 years. The improvements that have been made over the years has made this place absolutely my favorite rental location. There is something for everyone and every age. Myself and the group of girls that I go with look forward to this weekend every year. Between the wonderful owner, cleanliness, and everything the resort has to offer we can't i manage going anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely love Garry's Cottage! Has everything you need for a large group. Really enjoyed the bikes that were provided and the huge family room where everyone could hang out together. Super clean and very accommodating. Kitchen is well stocked with appliances and utensils. All around great place for all ages!!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a pleasure having families stay! It is our goal to make sure that you all "feel at home" and are able to relax and enjoy each others company!
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Super Happy Family

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here, and everybody from young to old loved the stay there. The resort is awesome, the cottage was roomy and cozy, and the area is great. Super impressed by the whole experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Always Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Garrys has been a retreat for myself and friends for four years. The cottage is perfect for varied sizes of groups, every amenity you could need is provided for. There's so much to do, cruise on bikes( courtesy of Garrys), head down to the beach for kayaking or canoeing, bonfires, hot tubbing, you name it. The best part of Garrys is the personal touch the owner provides. Every year there's a handwritten card,a gretting basket and she's always available to answer any questions. This place is perfect.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ypsilanti, Mi

Amy Mitchell - bachelorette party

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Garrys cottage, owners were easy to communicate with and very accommodating! I would definitely go back again!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saugatuck Dunes State Park, Oval Beach, Mt. Baldhead, Coffee Shops, Fine Dining, Family Dining, Art Galleries, Hands on Art Barn, Orchards within 10 miles, Dune Rides, Ferry Rides,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.