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Beautiful Cedar Chalet w/ Floor-to-Ceiling Windows & Wrap-Around Decks

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom in a wooded setting

You're lounging on an expansive second-level deck, looking out into the pines, with a glass of wine and a good book. A hawk soars above as the sun slowly sets through the trees. As dusk settles, you decide to walk down to the private beach at the end of the road and dip your toes in the lake one more time, as someone else lights up the grill and turns on the music. Tomorrow will be another day filled with laid-back, natural beaches, gallery hopping, and maybe a little shopping. Life is good.

Come experience our little corner of southwestern Michigan. Our 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom cedar home sleeps at least 8 people. It has 3 floors, a large kitchen and living room area, and vaulted ceilings with picturesque windows that highlight the surrounding wooded setting. A 2-level deck wraps around 2 sides of the house, and has a barbecue grill and dining space. A path at the end of the street provides private beach access to Silver Lake, which empties into Kalamazoo Lake and Lake Michigan. Downtown Saugatuck and Douglas are a quick 2-mile drive away.

Visit local wineries, pick blueberries with the kids, or hike the trails of Saugatuck Dunes State Park. Head down to Oval Beach or rent kayaks to navigate the calm inner waters around town. Go boating up shores of Lake Michigan or antiquing up Blue Star Highway. There really is something for everyone.

Peak Season reservations are Friday to Friday, for a 7-night minimum.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Rachel

Daymon and Rachel currently reside just around the lake in Evanston, IL. They love spending time at their Saugatuck home and especially love to take long hikes at Saugatuck Dunes State Park with their daughter and dog. They are excited to share their home and this charming area with others!

Rachel purchased this house in 2006

Why Rachel chose Saugatuck

This location and home strike the perfect balance. It is a relaxing retreat from it all, but it is just a short drive from Chicago and other major areas. Its setting promotes quiet reflection, but its open layout and expansive main areas encourage quality time with family and friends.


Saugatuck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    First Floor Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    First Floor Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Second Floor Bedroom - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • water skiing


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Beautiful Cedar Chalet w/ Floor-to-Ceiling Windows & Wrap-Around Decks
average rating of 4.714286 based on 35 reviews

Comfy, warming and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect! We got to spent Christmas here. There was so much room and space. The house was welcoming and had everything we needed. Every question I had asked was answered right away! I would highly recommend this Home for a nice vacation. Even a nice Christmas vacation! Thank you so much!!! Will definitely be coming back!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Rental

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property. When the house is lit up at night, with those ground to peak glass windows, it looks just like a jewel in the woods. Stunning -- Wow! We spent a weekend with three generations -- plenty of space for everyone. The teens loved the lower-level ping pong and hang-out space. Second floor common areas and wrap-around deck are where everyone else spent their time. We grilled, did puzzles, made a campfire and thoroughly enjoyed the house -- you don't even need to leave. Very close to the beach, town, apple orchards -- we did all of that too. Great location and great space. We will come again!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cozy and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

very cozy and relaxing experience in the fall

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large and clean

  • 5 of 5

Great property and extremely spacious. Not far from anything. Very clean with great ammenities.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family getaway home

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 adults and two young boys, ages 5 and 9. The house worked really well in terms of space. We all loved the expansive deck, the fire pit and the 1 block walk to the private neighborhood beach. The home is on a dead end street with little traffic, making it a great place for kids to ride their bikes. Less than a 5 minute drive to town- just far enough away for lots of quiet.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very spacious well equipped house.

  • 5 of 5

The house had a nice open layout. The kids enjoyed the ping pong table.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Tulip City Airport
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Holland Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Silver Lake
Car: necessary

Blueberry picking

Apple picking

Local farm stands (known for locally grown peaches, cherries, blueberries, apples, and more)


Art galleries


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

We only accept weekly rentals (Friday to Friday) during Peak Season. We will consider rentals for a minimum of 2 nights during Off Season. There are no other taxes or fees in addition to our rental rate and VRBO's fees. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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