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Booking 2017 - Upscale Lakefront Home Paddle Boat/Canoe/ Firepit

(11 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 1-13), Firepit, Boats,

Offering weekend specials for small groups. Email for pricing.

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.

Sleeps up to three or four families.

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! New for 2006 Floating Swim Raft in Lake, and a canoe! New for 2007 outdoor shower, LCD TV, lazyboy recliner, bike path to downtown Saugatuck. New for 2008, newly painted, lots of new furniture, kayak!

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
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Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/13/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Children Welcome:

    Please make sure your children leave the sand at the beach or shower at the door (warm water)....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 1-12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 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, Portable Crib and Highchair, Blender, Babysitting (nanny), 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!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (6) Six Tv's including one in kitchen...moreless

  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Grass to water and child's sandbox...moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Maytag Neptune...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    Maytag Neptune...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Fire Pit with Bench Seating...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Double Refrigerator...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Sep 10 - Jun 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$785 $785
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$5,750
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay

$3,850
flat fee
July and August
Jul 1 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

$6,125
Off Season
Sep 5 - May 19, 2018
2 night min stay
$785
$5,000
Summer 2018
Jun 16 - Sep 1, 2018
7 night min stay

$6,125
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,000
$6,125

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Memorial Day Weekend - 3 night minimum

July and first two weeks of August - Saturday to Saturday


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grand Rapids/South Bend
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Walking Distance
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Clearbrook
0.05 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
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

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: 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.

Why the Owner Chose Saugatuck, MI, USA:
Saugatuck is such a beautiful area with Lake Michigan and this home sits on Lake Goshorn.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/13/2017

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Photos

  • Glass Room Overlooking Lake/Bistro Table and 4 Chairs not shown

    Glass Room Overlooking Lake/Bistro Table and 4 Chairs not shown

  • View from Dune Schooner Rides looking down on Goshorn Lake

    View from Dune Schooner Rides looking down on Goshorn Lake

  • Lots to do! Floating Swim Raft for jumping off or just "Hanging Out&...

    Lots to do! Floating Swim Raft for jumping off or just "Hanging Out&...

  • We think this is a Catfish!

    We think this is a Catfish!

  • Firepit Overlooking Lake - Beautiful!

    Firepit Overlooking Lake - Beautiful!

  • Pool Table/Dining Room Table (Remove Cover and Play 8-Ball!) Fireplace at right

    Pool Table/Dining Room Table (Remove Cover and Play 8-Ball!) Fireplace at right

  • Sunken Living Room with Very Large TV Monitor and Theatre Sound

    Sunken Living Room with Very Large TV Monitor and Theatre Sound

  • Sunken Living Room with Fireplace

    Sunken Living Room with Fireplace

  • Second King Bedroom

    Second King Bedroom

  • Third Floor Bunk Room
Two Twins
1 Queen
2 Bunks with Full on Bottom

    Third Floor Bunk Room Two Twins 1 Queen 2 Bunks with Full on Bottom

  • Back of Home Overlooking Lake Goshorn/Dunes - Lake Michigan 1.5 miles

    Back of Home Overlooking Lake Goshorn/Dunes - Lake Michigan 1.5 miles

  • Girls Jumping In 
All sizes of Life Jackets at the House!

    Girls Jumping In All sizes of Life Jackets at the House!

  • Boat Included for your Enjoyment (seats 5)/A Canoe is also Provided!

    Boat Included for your Enjoyment (seats 5)/A Canoe is also Provided!

  • Fishing at end of Dock

    Fishing at end of Dock

  • Huge Gormet Kitchen with Double Refrigerator & 6 Burner Gas Stove/Marble Floors

    Huge Gormet Kitchen with Double Refrigerator & 6 Burner Gas Stove/Marble Floors

  • Master Bathroom has Jacuzzi Tub and Very Large Shower/Toilet & Bidet

    Master Bathroom has Jacuzzi Tub and Very Large Shower/Toilet & Bidet

  • Master Suite with King Bed/Rooms are very Large!

    Master Suite with King Bed/Rooms are very Large!

  • Queen Size Bedroom on First Level of Home/TV in Bedroom

    Queen Size Bedroom on First Level of Home/TV in Bedroom

  • Mural in Downstairs Queen Bedroom/Also through door more artwork by local artist

    Mural in Downstairs Queen Bedroom/Also through door more artwork by local artist

  • Jacuzzi Tub

    Jacuzzi Tub

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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