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Best Place in Town! Winter & Spring Get Aways, Quite, Cozy and Relaxing!!!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, Bedrooms , 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6): Additional Cottage Sleeps 2

Nicest location in town! Beautiful historic Italianate home built in 1868. The 'Pond Winslow' homestead has been awarded the prestigious Heritage Preservation award for Honor and Respect by the Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society. Located on the hill over looking the town square. The home has been beautifully updated, including kitchen, newly remodeled bathrooms and restored old growth hardwood flooring through out. First floor includes, dine in kitchen with laundry, living room, dining room, half bath, bed room (queen bed) with en suite full bath, and glassed/screened in porch. Second floor has master bedroom (queen bed) with private sun porch, 3rd bedroom (full on bottom, single on top) and full bath. Kitchen is fully out fitted - just bring your favorite food and beverages. Bedrooms and baths are complete with linens. Beautiful flag stone patio with large built in fire pit, lots of grilling accessories. 'Up North' feel in town! In laws want to come too? Ask about the additional cottage with room for two!

Quiet, peaceful location surrounded by mature trees and tranquil gardens, yet just a few steps from the thriving downtown with all of its associated activities: Shops, Antique Stores, Art Galleries, Restaurants, Bars and Coffee shops. Utilize the chain ferry and walk or ride your bike to the beautiful Oval Beach. Easy drive to the many local golf courses, Fenn Valley Vineyards, Crane's Apple Orchard, Dune Schooners and other area attractions.

Keywords: House, Historic, Downtown,

More Details

Owner
Kenneth A. Morris
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2018

About Kenneth A. Morris

Hello, Happy Family Picture---traveling somewhere????. Graduated from Saugtuck High School in 1981. Family has owned the house since 1978. Bought the house from my mom 20 years back or so, planned to live there, but life got in the way!!! Get back when we can, our loss is your gain!

Kenneth A. Morris purchased this house in 1978

Why Kenneth A. Morris chose Saugatuck

It is the house I grew up in, would never let it go... come visit and you will see why!!!

What makes this house unique

Wonderfull old house that overlooks downtown, at least when the leaves are not on the tress. Very enjoyable as you can walk to everything in town, shops, restaurants, bars, etc. Park the car at the house, and forget about it for the rest of your stay. Kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms are all up to date and in good clean condition. Additionally, local management and over site of the property ensures none of the unforeseen problems that can result from long distance owners that may not be fully aware of the day to day situation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

March 7th, 2014 - Wonderful weekend with our dearest friends at your lovely home, we will definetly be back! Good eats, love the Butler Pantry kitchen goodies, etc. Still 20" snow on the ground in March. Good vibes from the old house, pleasant views from every room
Mar 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saugatuck in Allegan County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Full on bottom, single up top. Additional Queen bed available in semi attached cottage, for additional fee
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Best Place in Town! Winter & Spring Get Aways, Quite, Cozy and Relaxing!!!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 78 reviews
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Simply Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The house had a warm,comfortable,inviting feel. Had everything we needed. Very close to shops and restaurants. Was perfect for a quick getaway. Looking forward to our next stay.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great ‘girls’ getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect winter getaway! The house is quaint, with comfortable beds, large eating areas, and interesting artwork. It was a quick and easy walk to restaurants and shops. The owners were fabulous to work with. We will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for a girls weekend. The house was charming and the location was convenient. We can’t wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome..

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for my wife's and I 29th wedding anniversary..and brought my son and his wife with us..we all loved this place...it is very well kept. And very clean...we love the town. We we're here in February...woke up to a lot of snow. Very beautiful....we will be back in the warm weather..thank you so much to the home owners for sharing this beautiful home with me and my family... we thoroughly enjoyed our stay..and can't wait to return..

  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice note. Glad you all had a great stay and Happy Belated Anniversary!! Nothing better than Saugatuck blanketed in fresh white snow, quite and peaceful!
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Beautiful home! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and the driveway was plowed and the walkway was shoveled when we arrived! We loved our stay. Perfect location to walk to everything. Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Saugatuck: winter's best kept secret!!! Glad you all had a great time.
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful house for New Years Eve. There was nothing that we didn’t like. It was well furnished and we didn’t need to bring any extras with us. We will definitely come back again . Thank you for sharing your home with us.

Rhonda, & Dale Hawkins

Ranelle & Paul Tokarczyk

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Wally's 2 blocks. Walk down -- stumble home...
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
2 Blocks to the Saugatuck Chain Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Clearbrook
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Holland, Michigan
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I96
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Wally's, Phil's,Mermaids, Butler, Toulouse, etc...
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Bitter Sweet
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Oval Beach
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saugatuck, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
£171
for 1 night
From
£95
From
£114
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£304
for 2 nights
From
£114
From
£152
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£380
for 2 nights
From
£152
From
£190
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 18
1 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,974
for 7 nights
£1,974
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£304
for 2 nights
From
£114
From
£152
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£304
for 2 nights
From
£114
From
£152
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £143.22
Cleaning fee £71.61 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

CANCELLATIONS – A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty, beyond any handling and/or service fees incurred through use of 3rd party payment processor. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, or that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit any advance payment and damage/reservation deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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