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Beautiful Home in Private Wooded Setting, Hot Tub, Walk to Lake Michigan!

(71 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3+ Bedrooms 4 Baths plus Gorgeous Finished Lower Level. Sleeps 8

Beautiful 1 1/2 story home, built in 2003 with high end finishes. Master bedroom on main with master bath plus an additional powder room on the main. Gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances. Large eating area with access to outside dining for large crowds. Living room and den with new 40' High Definition televisions. Beautiful cherry wood floors on first 2 floors. Newly finished lower level boasting a large great room with daylight windows and plush carpeting. Lots of comfortable seating to enjoy the 60' high definition television for movies and sports. The lower level also boasts a 3/4 bath and it includes a new comfortable queen sleeper sofa and a high quality blow up mattress to add 4 more sleeping possibilities. Home is surrounded by lush woods. Very private and quiet. Wrap around porch with additional eating area. Two additional decks, one with new hot tub. Two car garage for your parking needs. Just one block off Lake Michigan. Enjoy the local beaches or sunset walks along Lakeshore Drive. Just 5 minutes from local wineries and orchards, 3 miles from Saugatuck/Douglas.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Alternative Lifestyle

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Finished Lower Level with Bath: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Plus high quality queen blow up mattress sleeps add'l 2...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) Master bedroom and 2nd bedroom upstairs both have queen beds, sleeper sofa in lower level is a queen. All are good mattresses with memory foam. Each bed has 4 pillows and 600 count Egyptian Cotton Sheets., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds in 3rd bedroom upstairs. Egyptian cotton sheets and 2 pillows for each bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Board games, outside games, abundant outdoors seating. Baths both have blow dryers. Iron and Ironing Board Provided. Cleaning products, dish soap and dishwasher soap provided. 7 day rental period is from Saturday to Saturday....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games, puzzles, WEE game, outdoor bean bag toss game....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Sony portable speaker that can be used to plug iphone or ipad into....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV for all televisions....moreless

  • Television:

    2 40' high definition televisions located in living room and den. Both have Direct Tv, DVD players and living room television has a DVR. 60' plasma with DVD & DVR in lower level....moreless

  • Toys:

    Various games in basement closet. Game table in lower level. Wee!...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    1 block from Lake Michigan. Stroll Lakeshore Drive to watch the waves roll in and enjoy the beautiful sunsets....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Large table sits 6-8. Outside dining table seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Laundry Room in Lower Level...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance in United States...moreless

  • Garage:

    2 Car Garage with garage door opener available for guests....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace in living room with stone surround....moreless

  • Heating:

    Forced Air Gas...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    2 Sets of Linens provided for each bed. 600 count Egyptian Cotton Sheets. Blankets and 2 sets of pillows for each bed. Fluffy, thick bath towels, hand towels and kitchen towels, wash clothes and kitchen sponge provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Cozy living room with gas fireplace....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Deep driveway can hold up to 4 cars....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Deep driveway available....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land Line with free Long Distance....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry Room in Lower Level - Ironing Board & Iron Included Laundry Detergent and Drier sheets available....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Verizon Hot Spot...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full set of Cuisinart pots and pans. Grilling tools, kitchen utensils, baking pans, cookie sheets, mixing and serving bowls, Full set of Cuisinart knives and steak knives....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    8 place settings of dishes. Ample glasses, cups and wine glasses....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Maytag stainless steel...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel appliances. Dacor gas range and oven. GE Profile microwave and Refrigerator and Maytag Dishwasher. Soap Stone Counters and Cherry Wood floors and cabinets....moreless

  • Microwave:

    GE Profile Microwave...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Crock Pot, blender, mixer...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    GE Side by Side refrigerator with automatic ice and water....moreless

  • Stove:

    Dacor gas range and oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    2 decks. One 12x12 deck off den, one 14x22 deck in rear of house with 7 person hot tub. Wrap around covered porch with comfy furniture and dining table and chairs....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available in Saugatuck....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas Grill and Charcoal Grill...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    New 6 person hot tub installed in 2012 on rear deck. Very private. Additional room on deck for lounging by those not in the hot tub....moreless



from 71 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring
May 12 - Jun 16, 2017
2 night min stay
Early Summer
Jun 17 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

July 4th Week
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

Jul 8 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Labor Day
Sep 2 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 6 - Nov 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Late Fall
Nov 6 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
Xmas New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 3, 2019
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $20 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%


Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed. 7 day rentals are from Saturday to Saturday. Pet fee is $20 per day per pet. Vrbo is unable to make that calculation in the quote. Please let us know how many pets you are bringing and we will adjust the quote.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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    "Havent been there but looks fun."

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    "Haven't been there but looks nice."

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    "Havent had a chance to go there but have really wanted to."

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Car: Necessary

The house is located in a private wooded setting, one block off Lake Michigan. The local area boasts several vineyards and wineries as well as blueberry, peach and apple orchards. The Saugatuck/Douglas area is very beautiful and includes wonderful dining, shopping and nightlife centered around Lake Kalamazoo and its harbor feel.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Owners are brother and sister and their spouses. We live in Omaha, Nebraska where we were raised. We love the area and wanted to buy a place that was in superb condition to share with others and to use periodically by our families.

Why the Owner Chose Fennville, MI, USA:
We have vacationed in the area several times over the last few years visiting our brother. We fell in love with the area and the people. The beauty of the area, the peacefulness and the many things to do made us want to have a place we could call our own and share with others. This home's location and its unbelievably perfect condition made it an easy choice. It is surrounded by lush landscaping and forest. It is very private, very quiet and very serene. Relaxing on the wrap around porch or on one of the decks and watching the deer run by or listening to the birds chirp or the waters roll in off Lake Michigan make it the perfect retreat. The Sauguatuck/Douglas area are just moments away. We love the wonderful dining, entertainment, shopping and beaches. This is truly our little slice of Heaven!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
From the moment we walked onto the property, we knew this was the home for us. The beautiful wrap around porch with comfy outdoor furniture made us not want to leave. The quality and condition of the interior with its beautiful cherry wood floors, cabinetry, lighting and 360 degree view of the woods was exactly what we were looking for. The master suite with its own bath and the two large bedrooms upstairs with their own bath as well as the finished lower level is the perfect set up for a family or for several couples wanting to get away. The kitchen is a dream to work in and you never seem seperated from the other guests. The cozy den is the perfect spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or sneak in an afternoon nap. The fireplace in the living room just tops off the many features. Relaxing in the hot tub at the end of a fun day and watching the trees sway lazily with the breeze is so relaxing. This home is a 10 in our books!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Top of the line kitchen!

    Top of the line kitchen!

  • Master bedroom looks out into the forest!

    Master bedroom looks out into the forest!

  • Second floor bath

    Second floor bath

  • Chestnut Lane! Beautiful newer home.  Serene & Private.  Close to Saugatuck.

    Chestnut Lane! Beautiful newer home. Serene & Private. Close to Saugatuck.

  • Dine in or out!

    Dine in or out!

  • Cozy den with great view.

    Cozy den with great view.

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Hot tub holds 7

    Hot tub holds 7

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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