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~ historic 'Big Red' at Macatawa~


Last updated: 04/06/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

5 bedroom, 3 1/2 baths, 3 levels, Dog Friendly, Lake Michigan, Private Beach

Completely renovated 5 bedroom cottage- comfortably accommodates small or large groups (up to 14). Situated at the top of Macatawa 's north hill and wedged between Lake Macatawa and Lake Michigan peninsula. The Owl's Perch is only 5 minute stroll to the picturesque beach at Lake Michigan, Big Red Lighthouse and Historic Holland Channel.
The Cottage is warmed by the beautiful woodwork, stone fireplace and sunny skylights.Open living concept, large gourmet style kitchen with upscale appliances.
Light shouts from the wall of patio doors and skylights bringing the outside in and the large wrap around deck greets the inside out!
Owl's Perch is beautifully furnished with quality & comfortable furniture, your well-behaved dog will love it too!
Amenities include;
linens, towels, kitchenware, washer/dryer, WiFi, cable, gas grill

This unique area is truly one of a kind, and the cottage
make-over the same~ you might even catch a glimpse of one of the nesting owls or our friendly bald eagle!
Quaint Saugatuck / Douglas located 8 miles south, downtown Holland a short 8 minute drive east. Both areas offer casual to fine dining, arts and crafts, unique shopping, concerts in the parks, well known Farmers Markets, miles of bike paths, dog parks and many other activities!
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/06/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    well-behaved dogs, maximum of 2...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • Bathroom 3


  • ...moreless

  • 3.5 Total. Main Level offers en suite to Master Bedroom with shower. 1/2 bath in common area main level. Upper Level offers full bath with tub and shower. Lower Level offers full bath with shower. All baths with tile floors and high end decor....moreless


  • Books:

    Large selection of books ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Assortment of board games, books and TV for movies or games on lower level recreation area....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace:

    not for summer use...moreless

  • Heating:

    Central Air and Heat System...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Spacious, open living area with sliders to large outdoor deck....moreless

  • Parking:

    On site only. 5-6 spaces...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available:

    Nearby, well known PIPER restaurant....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes, utensils and glassware...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Well appointed, granite counter tops, high end stainless appliances....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic cleaning items and supplies...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless, side by side with ice and water in door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck with table, umbrella and plenty of seating area....moreless



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from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Taxes Not included


Please contact for less than full week stays and additional pricing for off season and shoulder season dates. Special rates may be available.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 04/06/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Holland Tulip CIty
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Piper Restaurant and Bar
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Holland Depot
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Piper Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Macatawa Beach, Private

Situated in a unique, private, gated peninsula between 2 lakes; Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa. Spectacular white sandy beach on Lake Michigan, unforgettable sunsets, access to Big Red Lighthouse, and Holland South Pier and Channel. Walk for miles on the lake shore WITH your dog!


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Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/06/2017

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  • ~ historic 'Big Red' at Macatawa~

    ~ historic 'Big Red' at Macatawa~

  • spacious living area~

    spacious living area~

  • well appointed kitchen~

    well appointed kitchen~

  • ~ large lower level bedroom~

    ~ large lower level bedroom~

  • ~lower level bedroom~

    ~lower level bedroom~

  • ~upper bath~

    ~upper bath~

  • beautiful kitchen~

    beautiful kitchen~

  • ~aahhh, the beach~

    ~aahhh, the beach~

  • ~beautiful Lake Michigan sunsets~

    ~beautiful Lake Michigan sunsets~

  • The Owl's Perch ~ Macatawa Park

    The Owl's Perch ~ Macatawa Park

  • ~cottage entrance~

    ~cottage entrance~

  • ~master bedroom with adjoining full bath~

    ~master bedroom with adjoining full bath~

  • ~main floor bath~

    ~main floor bath~

  • ~upper bedroom~

    ~upper bedroom~

  • ~spacious kitchen and living area~

    ~spacious kitchen and living area~

  • Open living area~

    Open living area~

  • Big Red Lighthouse at Macatawa Beach

    Big Red Lighthouse at Macatawa Beach

VRBO #422589

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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