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Last Minute Cancellation - August 4 - inquire for pricing

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 1-12), Firepit, Boats,

A PRIVATE resort right in the backyard. This home sits directly on Lake Goshorn where you are free to enjoy it all! New bike path connects you to downtown Saugatuck.

Lakefront executive home with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms (first floor bathroom sink and toilet, outdoor shower to rinse off sand)on Goshorn Lake. Views of Lake Michigan dunes and peaceful Goshorn Lake and woods including deer, white swans, and other wildlife. Many lodging luxuries including fireplace, double refrigerator, and 5 burner gas stove. Perfect for large gatherings, family reunions, etc. There is a firepit outside and wood is available for purchase at Dunes View Gas Station

Queen bedroom on main floor (perfect for those who don't like to climb stairs) with TV; three bedrooms on second floor with KING BEDS (all with TV's)including one king suite (private bathroom) featuring lake views and a sitting room; king bedroom 2 has lazyboy recliner for those with bad backs; king bedroom 3 is across from yet another bathroom.

Upstairs (third floor)dorm style room with two sets of bunk beds (bottoms full beds), two twins and one queen (queen floor in alcove). This floor has it's own bathroom with shower.

Two murals inside the home done by two local well-known artists.

Boat dock, paddle boat and canoe available or bring your own kayak or just throw your fishing pole into the water. Warm enough to swim all summer! Floating Swim Raft in Lake, and a canoe and Kayak! Outdoor shower, LCD TV, lazyboy recliner, bike path to downtown Saugatuck.

Glass solarium to relax in the evening or have your morning coffee. Huge new 8 foot dining room table turns into a CHAMPIONSHIP POOL/BILLARD TABLE new. Gourmet kitchen with bay window seating. We have an outdoor table that seats four for dinner, lunch or cocktails. There are two additional chairs on the deck.

This is a well-maintained home, just under 4,000 square feet. No smoking inside please. We ask that you leave the house as you found it, with the exception of the bedding and towels. You are expected to do general housekeeping during your stay. No cleaning fee, unless you have not followed check-out instructions. This is our second home, please treat it gently. Outdoor shower provided to rinse off beach sand. You must be 25 or older to rent this property. Occupancy limit 12!!!!!!

Deposit must be received within 7 days of agreement of reservation and balance due 30 days before rental.

Quiet, peaceful location with enough space on three floors for your family and friends while keeping your privacy and theirs. Enough amenities to make your stay more enjoyable.

Full Laundry, High Speed Internet Access, Gourmet Kitchen, Boat Dock, Floating Swim Raft, Deck, Pool/Billard table, Firepit, Gas Grill, Picnic Table, Solarium, free local and U.S. long distance calls, DVD, Jacuzzi Tub in Master Bathroom (marble bathroom), Outdoor Shower, Air Conditioning, Dishwasher, Five TV's-60+ Cable Channels. One TV 55 Smart, another 32' Samsung LCD. Four bedrooms have TVs.

Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Hiking, Golfing, Art Galleries, Felt Mansion, OxBow, Douglas Socials, Concerts, Plays, Antique Stores, BMX Racing Track, State Parks with trails to Lake Michigan, Day Spas, Holland Aquatic Center's Splash Zone (indoor water park). You can begin your day on the peaceful screened porch (glass enclosed), where you can plan your day overlooking Goshorn Lake and Lake Michigan's sand dunes.

Oval beach is a five minute drive (4.5) miles where you can walk Lake Michigan's beach, Douglas Beach is four miles away or Saugatuck Dunes State Park is about a mile and a half down the road. There are 13 miles of sandy hiking trails, the southern portion of the park is mostly made up of the coastal dune.

Visit the shops or art galleries in Saugatuck or Douglas, go for a dune buggy ride, charter a fishing boat or sailboat, rent jet skis, go fruit-picking, at one of the many local orchards, visit the Fenn Valley Vineyards or just stay on the porch and read a book! If you choose not to drive, Saugatuck/Douglas Interurban will pick you up across the street.

Goshorn Lake is a spring-fed lake where you can fish off the dock or small boat.

Keywords: Executive, Lakefront, Home , beach, lake, Michigan, large, gourmet,

Large, Firepit

More Details

Owner
Barrie
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Barrie

Pictured is my boy with a 'catch.'

I am a busy mom of a teenage boy and teenage triplet girls. My husband is a business owner in the next resort town over, South Haven. Since we are such a large family and are too large for one hotel room, I discoverd the comfort of staying in vacation homes. I maintain my own properties, with the help of my kids in the suummer, and make sure they are clean and well kept.

Barrie purchased this house in 2000

Why Barrie chose Saugatuck

Saugatuck is such a beautiful area with Lake Michigan and this home sits on Lake Goshorn.

What makes this house unique

The beautiful views and the warm water of the lake! My kids actually enjoy swimming in Lake Goshorn more than Lake Michigan because Lake Goshorn is so warm in July and August. We have a firepit outdoors, a paddle boat, kayak and canoe. There is a bike trail into downtown Saugatuck is just down the road - so bring your bikes!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful weekend. Loved your beautiful home. It worked great for our big group. We were very blessed to have sunny, color-filled days. We hope to return next fall. Thank you!
Oct 2005
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Amenities

Saugatuck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Full refund if we can get the same time period rented 60 days prior to your rental date.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Paddle Boat, Canoe, Kayak, Gourmet Kitchen, Full Laundry, (Maytag Neptune) Iron/Ironing Board, Boat Dock, Deck, Firepit, Outdoor Table, Chairs, Market Umbrella, Crockpot, Picnic Table, Glass Enclosed Solarium, Jacuzzi Tub in Master Bathroom (Marble Bathroom), Brunswick Champion Billards Table/Pool Table, Blender, housekeeping, laundry, stocking the refrigerator, etc, can be arranged in advance for an additional fee. Goshorn Lake now connected to downtown Saugatuck by new bike path!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
Indiana
5

We will be returning, book us next year!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful vacation home! My entire family enjoyed the home, the lake and the lovely town of Saugatuck. It was like a vacation in a bottle. The home is well maintained and beautiful. We can't describe how comfortable the wonderful owners have made it. The kitchen was perfect for our large family. We enjoy cooking together and there was more than enough space. We loved the open floor plan, it allowed us to all spend more time together. We recommend adding the paddle boat to your stay, the lake is too beautiful to miss. Book us for next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2006
  • Stayed: June 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Macomb, Michigan
5

A terrific experience. Home was as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

The home is very large and beautiful. The setting on the lake was also beautiful. Having two refrigerators was a real bonus. We filled one with food, the other with drinks! There were plenty of towels and cookware. We had 7 adults and 3 children in the home and it didn’t feel crowded in the least. The whole family enjoyed the dock, swim platform, paddle boat and kayak. The neighborhood is very quiet. Barrie and David were very responsive. We had one minor plumbing issue and they took care of it right away. We had only one minor disappointment and that was the condition of the sandbox which was situated right next to the fire pit and pretty much unusable because of debris in it. Our 2 and 4 year old granddaughters spent most of their time in the water anyway. Also, there is a first class beach on Lake Michigan (Oval Beach) only a short drive away. The cities of Saugatuck and Douglas are only minutes away and there is plenty to do in the area. We highly recommend this home away from home.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Rental

  • 5 of 5

The place was spotless with all the amenities, the location is great, the contact person was readily available and accommodated a late minute reservation. The description is accurate. I look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and spacious home with a beautiful view.

  • 5 of 5

Goshorn Lake was a great location for our family to gather together for Memorial weekend. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather and took advantage of the water for swimming and fishing off the dock. The view from the sunroom is great! Close to town for shopping and more!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Accomodations!!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great floor space, room for the whole family. We needed extra space for a weekend elebration in the area and couldn't have found a better space. Clean, well outfitted for your cooking and sleeping needs. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation in a beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

This home is well-maintained and has everything you might need. 11 of us stayed very comfortably, and the kids had a blast boating, fishing and swimming.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Grand Rapids/South Bend
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Walking Distance
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Clearbrook
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Saugatuck Dunes State Park
Car: recommended

Golfing, Art Galleries, Felt Mansion, OxBow, Douglas Socials, Concerts, Plays, Antique Stores, BMX Racing Track, State Parks with trails to Lake Michigan, Day Spas, Holland Aquatic Center's Splash Zone (indoor water park), You can begin your day on the peaceful screened porch (glass enclosed), where you can plan your day overlooking Goshorn Lake and Lake Michigan's sand dunes, Oval beach is 3 miles away where you can walk Lake Michigan's beach, Visit the shops or art galleries in Saugatuck/Douglas, go for a dune buggy ride, charter a fishing boat or sailboat, rent jet skis, go fruit-picking, at one of the many local orchards, visit the Fenn Valley Vineyards or just stay on the porch and read a book! If you choose not to drive, Saugatuck/Douglas Interurban will pick you up across the street, Parking for 3 or 4 cars, 2 to 3 in circular drive and 1 along side of house, Goshorn Lake is a spring-fed lake where you can fish off the dock or small boat

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $99

Memorial Day Weekend - 3 night minimum

July and first two weeks of August - Saturday to Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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