Saugatuck Riverfront Cottage,Amazing Views, Intown Location, Small Pets Allowed(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Waterfront Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + sofa-bed (Sleeps 8), 2 Baths, Screened Deck
We do weekly rentals from Jun 15 through the Labor Day Week. We only do short term reservations 7 - 10 days prior to your arrival date.
Shorter term Nightly rates vary from $250 - $450 per night depending upon the number of people and the season. Call for a specific rate quote.
Sat - Sat Weekly Rental Cycle during the Summer Season
Historic, Riverfront Cottage sits high above the Kalamazoo River connecting Saugatuck to Lake Michigan. The cottage is a short walk (3-4 regular blocks) to Saugatuck's downtown attractions, shops and restaurants. A large screened porch overlooks the river and opens into the living room and kitchen creating a flowing indoor/outdoor life style. The view of the river boating traffic and wildlife from this porch is unbelievable. Recent remodeling upgrades include a cathedral ceiling in the living room, new carpeting and a large screened HD TV and a hot tub overlooking the river. Treehouse sleeps up to 8 people.
The ground level Master bedroom has a queen bed. There is a hide-a-bed sofa in the adjoining dining/living room. The lower level has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one with a set of twin beds. The cottage has central air-conditioning throughout. The cottage is naturally cooled by the river/lake breezes and the over head fans throughout. There are bathrooms with showers on both levels of the cottage. There are also complete kitchens on both floors with a washer/dryer in the lower level. The lower level also has a covered deck spanning the entire width of the cottage which mimics the great views of the screened porch. There is a nice lawn on the river level that is ideal for lounging, games or enjoying the fire pit.
Fishing from this level is usually good and small boats or jet skis can be tied up to the seawall. Weekly rentals take priority. However, three to four day rentals are possible in the off season or on short notice as are rentals of just the upper or lower level units. Pets are allowed with the owner's approval and a small damage deposit/fee.
Keywords: Saugatuck Waterfront, Riverfront Cottage, Intown, Close to downtown, Boat dockage on seawall, Hot tub, River View, Vacation Rental, Nightly, Weekly and Monthly Rental
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Member since: 2011
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
Small and medium sized pets are allowed with prior approval of the owner. A $200 security deposit will be required. There is a $50 fee for pets that will be deducted from the security deposit. The security deposit less the fee will be returned at check-out if there is no damage or extra cleaning required. The renter must also agree to confine pet in crate or wire kennel when they leave the animal alone in the cottage....moreless
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Kalamazoo River frontage, Cottage sits 40 ft above river giving amazing view of boat traffic and wildlife, Large yard on river level great for playing lawn games, sunbathing, sitting around the fire pit or fishing. Large screened porch for enjoyable living and viewing river, Large deck on lower level also overlooks river, Large living/great room with charming electric fireplace, large screened TV and entertainment center, Fully equipped kitchen overlooks river, Short walk or bike ride to downtown shops and restaurants, Tie up a small boat or jet ski to sea wall in front of cottage,...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
Amazing north & south views of the river that joins Saugatuck and Lake Michigan. Boat traffic provides hours of interesting viewing. The heavily forested woods across the river contains deer that come to the river throughout the day to drink....moreless
Cottage has fantastic river views from almost every room. There is a large lawn on the river level that contains lounge seating and a large fire pit. Small boats can be tied up on the seawall and good fishing is possible from this lawn....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
3 Championship courses are just minutes away. The Ravines is an Arnold Palmer Signature course. Clearbrook is a challenging course with a great restaurant. Hawkshead in an Arthur Hill design....moreless
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Weekly Linen Package $75
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 8%
If a cancellation is made less than 60 days before rental date and we are able to re-rent the property for the entire period and the new renter's payment has cleared, a refund will be made within 30 days via check. Transfers between weeks at this property are allowed up to 60 days prior to the existing reservation.
All cancellation and transfer requests must be completed by a personal phone call with Summer Fun Management. Voice mail messages and/or emails are not sufficient notification to avoid cancellation or transfer fees. It is the renters responsibility to insure personal contact is made in a timely manner.
Off-season nightly rates are $250 - $375 per night. $250 nightly rate is for the main floor of the cottage only (4 people max). The nightly rate for the entire cottage (8 people max) is $375 per night. Tax is an additional 8%.
Weekly stays require receipt of $500 Booking Deposit within 7 days to confirm reservation. Deposit, less 10% of rental rate fee will be refunded if cancellation is made more than 60 days before check-in. Balances due must be received 60 days in advance of check-in via cashiers/bank check or money order only. Cancellations within 60 days of occupancy will result in full forfeiture of rental rate.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Authentic paddlewheel riverboat cruises are provided downtown, Family friendly dune schooner rides are close by, 3 local championship level golf courses including an Arnold Palmer Signature course, Lake Michigan charter fishing boats, Day or sunset sailing on Lake Michigan aboard several charter boats, Hike Saugatuck Dunes State Park with marked hiking trails through pristine woods to miles of sandy beach, Climb the 300 stairs to the top of Mount Baldhead for an incredible view of Saugatuck & Lake Michigan,
Year Purchased: 1990
About the owner: Our names are Jan & Gary and we have been married over 50 years - a rare feat today it seems. We have lived in the Saugatuck area most of those years and know alot about what there is to do and see in the area. Gary's a former sales/marketing executive with a Fortune 500 office furniture manufacturer. Jan worked in sales for Xerox and the Avon Company and retired with 20 years of local real estate brokerage experience. We also own and operate Marywood Manor Bed & Breakfast during the summer season and spend winters on our 44 ft catamaran sailing in the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. We promise an enjoyable stay in the Treehouse Cottage and will do everything we can to make it happen. Please call us if you have any questions about the Treehouse Cottage, Marywood Manor B & B, the Saugatuck area or sailing. We'd love to talk with you.
Why the Owner Chose Saugatuck, MI, USA:
We brought the 'Tree House Cottage' for our personal use because we thought we would live in it after we retired. We then brought the house next door when it came up for sale several years later as it had a much larger lot for Jan to enjoy her love of gardening. After remodeling the home we decided to live in it and to keep the cottage as a guest house and summer rental.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The view from the screened porch is spectatular. You can sit and watch boats come and go all day. It's just a nice walk to downtown for dinner or a specialty coffee at the local coffee house. The heavily forested property across the river gives you the feeling of real privacy as you watch deer drinking at the river in the early morning and evening. Throughout the fall the colors of the trees change and provide many beautiful scenes and reflections in the water. Early in the morning haze, while you sip your coffee, the charter fishing boats go out the river for a day of salmon and trout fishing. Sitting on the porch is truely a peaceful experience as is sitting in the hot tub on a cool evening as the boats return to their docks
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Riverfront view of Treehouse Cottage showing upper screened porch and lower deck
View from porch dining table towards river. Great view in both directions
HD TV/entertainment center with DVD player and DVR player with many tapes.
Living room with new cathedral ceiling
Twin beds in third bedroom with cable TV
Inside dining table & stereo/CD player. Additional seating is abundant.
Hot tub with great view of the river.
View from livingroom towards dining area, Master bedroom & stairs to lower level
Ground floor level entrance to Cottage and view of Kalamazoo River.
View of river from lower deck
Screened porch sofa and seating looking North on river towards Lake Michigan
French door from living room looking out over porch dining table to river
Main level kitchen with dishwasher, gas range and great view of the river
Lower level 2nd bedroom with queen bed and adjoining bath
Lower level deck has comfortable seating and dining table
Master bedroom queen bed with adjoining bath
Queen sofa-bed & other seating in living room on ground floor level of cottage.
Complete lower level kitchen has washer/dryer and opens unto lower deck
View of river and lower lawn area. Small boats can be tied up to sea wall
View of cottage from river front lawn showing stairs to upper level
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 21, 2017
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