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This Remarkable Cottage is in a Serene Setting Yet You Can Walk to Downtown!

(10 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Serenity and Relaxation is What You Will Find in This Quaint Saugatuck Cottage!

This historic cottage has been fully renovated by Saugatuck's premier builder . It sits on a half acre of woods and gardens and the owner also owns the 1/2 acre of woods behind with wandering paths to a pond. All this and you can still (0.8 miles) walk to all the restaurants, shopping and art galleries. it features an open floor plan with a new galley kitchen. It has the original footed tub, a screened in back porch that faces the gardens and woods and a hot tub for two. it occupies a 1 and 1/2 parcel with the 150 year old house where the owners live, but has been designed to give you full privacy from the main house. The cottage itself is surrounded by woods, fields and the old farm outbuildings. The owners are available if you need advice on things to do but only have interaction with renters if you initiate it. This is your chance to enjoy a historic location with modern amenities and none of the hassles of ownership !


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Claw foot soaking tub...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Several DVDs in the Cottage...moreless


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


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    12 minute walk to Saugatuck's shopping and nightlife....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    There is a table on the screened back porch for dining....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Bring your own beach towel...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened in porch with outdoor dinning set...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large rear lawn with sunbathing chairs...moreless

Pool / Spa



from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$225 $250
Thu, Fri, Sat
Sep 5 - Nov 27, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $200
Thu, Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 6%


Non-smoking, non-pet friendly walk to downtown Saugatuck vacation rental.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grand Rapids
0.7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
lots of bars
1.3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Chain Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.05 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Oval Beach

Car: Recommended

Two fitness centers to chose from Snap Fitness or Blue Star Gym


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Bart and Billy grew up on the beaches of the east coast but moved to Chicago 20 years ago. We have always missed the laid back vibe of the old East coast beach towns and when we discovered Saugatuck we felt we had found a place to reconnect to our roots and moved here year round.

Why the Owner Chose Saugatuck, MI, USA:
Vivian is a 120 year old, newly renovated cottage that is adjacent to an old orchard and is set back from the road in a meadow with a back porch that overlooks a wooded preserve.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
It is the last property on the north end of town, yet still feels part of the town of Saugatuck while offering privacy. While the main house is next door, we have designed the property for complete privacy,

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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  • Front of Cottage

    Front of Cottage

  • back porch

    back porch

  • Queen Bed

    Queen Bed

  • View of the Kalamazoo river from the top of Mt. Baldy

    View of the Kalamazoo river from the top of Mt. Baldy

  • Felt Mansion Estates

    Felt Mansion Estates

  • Star of Saugatuck on the Kalamazoo River

    Star of Saugatuck on the Kalamazoo River

  • Downtown Saugatuck

    Downtown Saugatuck

  • Sofa Sleeper

    Sofa Sleeper

  • Kitchen


  • Hot Tub for 2

    Hot Tub for 2

  • Front yard and Driveway entrance

    Front yard and Driveway entrance

  • Terra Marina

    Terra Marina

  • Saugatuck Chain Ferry

    Saugatuck Chain Ferry

  • Oval Beach

    Oval Beach

VRBO #709167

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017

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