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Macatawa Park Cottage-Sleeps 6-8. Monthly winter renters welcome!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, A/C, 3 BR + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 BA, (Sleeps 6-8)

Welcome to Green Leaf! This is a comfortable 3-bedroom, 1.5 bath, totally renovated 2-story vacation home with central air, built in 1895. It is quietly situated in Macatawa Park. Green Leaf has views of Lake Macatawa and is a leisurely 5 minute walk thru the historic park to Lake Michigan and Big Red Lighthouse. During the peak summer weeks, late June thru the 3rd week of August, we rent from Saturday to Saturday only.

Green Leaf was completely renovated inside and out in 2010 and will sleep 6-8 people very comfortably. There is a queen bedroom, 2 single beds in the 2nd bedroom, and a double bed in the 3rd - all on the 2nd floor with the full bath. Two more can sleep on the queen sofa sleeper in the living room. A pack-n-play, booster seat and baby gate are available for your use upon request.

The shaded yard is a great place for your kids to run and play. There is a patio area and gas grill for you to prepare that great steak or your fresh lake-caught fish dinner. Just bring your own food - the eat-in kitchen is all set for you to move right in. Linens and towels are included (please provide your own beach towels). Cable tv and wireless internet are provided for you. Sorry, no pets or smoking at Green Leaf. Parking is available for two cars at the cottage.

Have a large group, or love cottaging with family or friends, but need your own space? Right next door to Green Leaf is Snug Harbor (sleeps 11-14 - vrbo listing 399207), another family-owned vacation home for those special people to rent during the same week!! Both vacation homes are pictured together in one of the photos.

There's loads of family fun awaiting all of you. Charter a boat for some big lake fishing or fish off the pier. You can relax at the beautiful private sandy beach or boogie board on the waves. Lake Michigan sunsets are a stunning sight. Step onto one of the many paths 300 feet from the cottage for a relaxed walk or bike ride in any direction. There are eateries, grocery stores, etc., along scenic South Shore Drive.

Holland has lots to offer the vacationer - miles and miles of hiking and biking paths, golf, the friendly Farmer's Market held on Wednesday and Saturday, a quaint and historic downtown for relaxed shopping, and casual and fine dining. Concerts at Kollen Park in summertime make for great family fun. Nearby Saugatuck (15 minute drive south) and Grand Haven (30 minutes north) are also fun shopping destinations.

Green Leaf is also available to rent in the off-season. We offer monthly rental rates from Labor Day thru Memorial Day, with a 3 month minimum rental. Rates are $1,400 per month, with a one month security deposit. Renter is responsible for paying gas, electric, water/sewer, and phone/internet service. Please contact us for more information.

Keywords: central a/c, 2-story, newly renovated, modern appliances, Lake Michigan access, lake views, nature park nearby, bicycle/walking trails, near marinas, Big Red Lighthouse, historic cottage area, near fine & casual dining, shopping close by.

More Details

Jane Brennan Rosie
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 1, 2018

About Jane Brennan Rosie

My family moved into this house when I was a young child. My parents purchased the house, which was next door to the home we lived in (and still own) around 1958. Dad renovated the home for a few years while working as a wheelsman on one of the Great Lakes passenger liners (steamship) in the summer, and ship's carpenter in the off-season. The house was used as a family home until 2011 and is now being offered as a rental vacation home.

After taking ownership in 2011, we wanted to keep the home in the family, and invite others in to enjoy the area and location just as I did in my youth. It was a wonderful experience growing up in Macatawa Park. I have such great memories of my childhood there. It remains much the same as when I grew up there in the 1950's, so is a step back in time.

Jane Brennan Rosie purchased this house in 1958

Why Jane Brennan Rosie chose Holland

This house has been in my family since the late 1950's. After my dad renovated the house - he literally raised the roof, expanding the upstairs and living room - we moved in and remained there. My family history is very important to me, making this property very close to my heart.

What makes this house unique

This house is situated out-of-the-way of the summer activities of Macatawa Park, making it a very peaceful place to rest, relax, and enjoy the summer. There are quite a few deer in the park, protected of course, which makes them and other wildlife comfortable wandering about during feeding time. It all adds to the ambiance of the park.


Holland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Half bath on main floor with sink and toilet. Full bath with tub/shower in bedroom upstairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), (1) Pack-n-play available upon request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Lake Michigan access


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average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
Groton, CT

Roomy Macatawa Cottage close to Big Red

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location at Macatawa with quick walk to Lake Michigan and Big Red. Great for larger group. Kitchen and outdoor grill were great.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Enjoyable Stay

  • 4 of 5

Green Leaf is a very nice, clean cottage. The appliances are updated and the parking is very convenient. The walk to the beach is through a beautifully landscaped area with views of Lake Macatawa.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: These were great renters! They kept the cottage very clean, and were great with communicating. They departed leaving the cottage in great condition, and we hope they return next year!
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Excellent location tired decor

  • 3 of 5

The owners were super easy to work with and the location was fantastic! The home was tired as far as decor but we were hardly in the home so it didn't matter much. There is not a great area to sit outside and relax but all in all, it worked for a week vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So comfortable! Perfect location! Ideal!

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy with our choice in location and cottage! Steps from the beach - grill, backyard, quiet street, and most of all - comfortable. The place was so clean that I was able to relax! I am such a neat freak and the place was impeccable - I took my shoes off and showered like it was my own. I was so impressed. I recommended this place to all of my Chicago friends!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Location- Great Deal!

  • 5 of 5

This was such a great house with an amazing location! We had 7 women (old college housemates) share this space for the weekend and it was absolutely perfect for our needs! The beach is SO close, and it is only a 12 minute drive to beautiful downtown Holland. Don and Jane, the owners, are very accommodating and have provided everything you'll need (even a wagon to go to the beach)! Free wifi, (very) comfortable beds, ample towels, etc- it was just great! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always appreciate renters like Kate who respect and take care of the cottage as if it were their own. It makes being the owner of a property like Green Leaf a pleasure! We hope they return!! Thank you for your kind words.
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Green Leaf for 6 weeks while our family was in transition moving out of state. I am so glad I found this place! First of all it was absolutely spotless. It was comfortable (especially the beds) and cozy. You can't beat the location if you are looking to enjoy the beach! A short walk to a gigantic white sandy beach! Janey and Rosie were amazing hosts. Not only were they extremely friendly, accommodating and quick to answer any questions, but we left with new friends. There is a fabulous restaurant across the street and a great grocery store just a 4 minute drive away. If you are looking for a comfortable, family friendly vacation home with a beautiful beach just a short walk away look no further. You can also rent the house next door if you have a large group (Snug Harbor). Would rent again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate all the great comments made by the renters. They were exceptional people, and had wonderful kids! W e really enjoyed seeing them as often as we could. We feel we found new friends, too. Thank you!!
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New Holland Brewing Company
Nearest Point of Interest
Eldean's Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Public boat launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Chicago Edition
Nearest Point of Interest
Nature Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Macatawa Bay Yacht Club


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 6.0%

Off season rates are $250 per night with a 2 night minimum stay.
Monthly rental available from Labor until Memorial Day. Monthly rental (3 month minimum) is $1,400 per month plus utilities and one month security deposit. Please call owners for more information. Cottage is an energy efficient, fully furnished year-round home.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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