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Hansel And Gretel Cottage Downtown Saugatuck

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Award Winning Home 'On the Hill' in Saugatuck

Follow the path to this enchanting new award winning “cottage”. With charm, color and impeccable attention to detail - you will feel you have stepped into your own modern fairytale. This thoughtfully planned out three bedroom, three and one half bathroom layout offers plenty of room and privacy for everyone. Located “On the Hill” in Saugatuck, this desirable location is sure to fulfill all your vacationing needs. The splendid views of the gothic church across the street complete the storybook feel of this destination.

Color, warmth and natural light are found throughout the two stories with a full lower level. On the main levelyou will find a modern and spacious kitchen which is a cooks dream. Enjoy your meals in the adjacent dining area with seating for 6. The comfortable living room with a gas stove fireplace encourages quiet relaxation and stimulating conversation with family and friends. The lower level family room offers a large flat screen TV/DVD for additional entertainment. Those who want a little more solitude will find the loft tucked away on the second level to be the perfect escape.

The three bedrooms, each with a Queen bed are thoughtfully positioned, one on each floor offering plenty of privacy for all guests. The upper level Master Suite offers a private bath with his/hers sinks, large tub for soaking and beautiful tile/stone walk-in shower. There is also a large private balcony - perfect for that morning cup of coffee or cocktail in the evening while watching the locals stroll by. A main floor guest room has a Queen bed and private full bath with a tub/shower. The third guest room is on the lower level and offers a Queen bed. A full bath with a walk-in shower is accessible from the hall. Beautiful tile and stonework is found throughout all levels of the home.

The character and charm of inside continues once you step outside. Surrounded by a picture perfect picket fence, it’s as if you are in your own little haven. Imagine starting your day on the front porch with the paper, evenings grilling and hanging out on the comfortable lounge patio and wrapping up with a crackling fire under the stars gathered around the built-in fire pit area. Great amenities and a convenient location to downtown Saugatuck (2 blocks) and only a short 5-7 minute drive to immaculate area beaches such as Douglas Beach and Oval Beach. Those wanting to complete Grimm’s tale with their own walk thru the forest should be sure to explore.

More Details

Angela Pastorelli
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2017

About Angela Pastorelli

I'm a Chicago native where I work as an independent jewelry designer and also re-seller of vintage collectibles, housewares, books and oddities. I also volunteer as a wolf ambassador.

Angela Pastorelli purchased this house in 2011

Why Angela Pastorelli chose Michigan

The property was the garden for the farmhouse to the north. One visit and I was sold. There are many plantings that are over 60 years old. The former owner/artist/gardener constructed a stone wall on the property with stones he gathered by hand all over Michigan. The home was built in 2011 and won the Saugatuck Historical Society's Preservation Award for New Construction. It is a huge honor to receive this recognition.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful view of historic gothic church across the street. Lower and upper porches for hanging out. Fire pit for gathering around for nightly relaxing and conversation. 1st and 2nd floor bedrooms are en-suite and staggered on each level to optimize privacy.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Second floor Master Bedroom Suite with full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Lower Level with Queen Bed. Full bath off Hallway.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Full en-suite bathroom.
  • All beds are queen size and include linens, 4 pillows and a down comforter.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Hansel And Gretel Cottage Downtown Saugatuck
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Well...I would say perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 adults and two young children (27 months and 4 months).

Each of us had our own floor for privacy.

The interior design of house was beautiful with all high end materials.

We cooked on the grill.

Had two fires in fire pit.

Restaurants are two blocks away.

Walked to playground.

It is all we could ask for at a fair price.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Romeoville, IL

Amazing Saugatuck home!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love the Hansel and Gretel home. It had everything we could ask for. We have been to Saugatuck many times and this home is a true standout. We look forward to staying in this amazing home again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic home in Saugatuck

  • 5 of 5

I handed stayed in at least 30 HomeAway places and this is one of my favorites! The house is so thoughtfully laid out and decorated. The 3 bedrooms are each on a separate floor and are staggered so none are below the other.

We spent most of our time in the backyard either drinking coffee in the morning or enjoying a fire in the fire pit.

The home is only 2 blocks from town. It is a little uphill back to the house

For breakfast try Pumpernickels, Uncommon Roasters or Ida Red's Cottage. For dinner don't miss Hercules.

Angela is very responsive to text messages and also refunded my deposit on check out day.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco

Lovely home, tastefully decorated and well-stocked with everything you might need.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable home in a great location - 5 minutes walking to downtown Saugatuck, and lots of wonderful beaches just a bike ride away: didn't use the car all week! Definitely a rental I would return to.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Louis, MO

Outstanding! Perfect Vacation cottage!

  • 5 of 5

The Hansel and Gretel cottage was the perfect house for our family vacation! We loved everything about it! The first thing we noticed when we walked in was how spotless it was and the many windows that made it so bright and cheerful! The decorating is what every lake cottage should be – whimsical, interesting and comfortable! Our 3 couples appreciated having lovely rooms with queen beds each with their own bathroom! Angela provided everything we needed! The kitchen was well stocked and the closets were many and very spacious.

We were surprised to find the cottage was very “baby friendly.” The permanent gate that separated the staircases from the kitchen was wonderful! And the lower level family room worked out great for our grandson’s crib. There was even a high chair and plastic plates and bowls for him. We spent lots of time relaxing on the patio in the back yard and on the front porch! Having the whole yard fenced was very helpful in keeping our little explorer safe in the yard! And being able to close the gate on the driveway was an unexpected bonus, too.

You couldn’t beat the location either! The neighborhood is quiet and very pretty with friendly neighbors. It’s a very short two block walk to downtown Saugatuck where there are many charming restaurants and shops. It would get busy with tourists and it was so nice that we never had to worry about parking there!

Last but not least I have to mention that Angela was a delight to work with! Her responses to our questions were always quick and helpful. We hope to return to Hansel and Gretel soon and will certainly recommend it to our friends!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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gorgeous house, great location

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful. It has a well-equipped, well-appointed kitchen with all the necessities; we cooked every day of our 7 night stay.

It also has a grill and a fire pit; we made burgers, steaks, salmon, and s'mores. Couldn't ask for a better set up.

All three bedrooms are a nice size and have en suite bathrooms; great for the six of us; three couples from three different states meeting up for our annual July 4th week together. The house is nicely decorated but not over-stuffed with breakables; important to us because we had three toddlers who like to grab whatever is within reach. There was a security gate to keep the kids from going up or downstairs, and the owner provided a high chair, which we very much appreciated.

The house is on a quiet residential block, but is only a five minute walk into downtown Saugatuck. Perfect house, perfect location. Would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Saugatuck Chain Ferry
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Clearbrook Golf Club
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Holland Train Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Gerald R. Ford Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Phil's Bar and Grille
Nearest Ski
42 Miles
Bittersweet Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Oval Beach
Car: recommended

Located 'on the hill' in Saugatuck, Michigan. Property is a 3 block walk to the quaint shops and fabulous restaurants in downtown Saugatuck. Cottage is located across the street from historic and gothic All Saints Episcopal Church. Quiet and convenient location! Walk to town to take the chain ferry to other side of Kalamazoo Lake and walk up to award-winning Oval Beach. Drive to Oval Beach is approximately 4 miles. Fun activities, theatre, art, nightlife, water sports, boating, golf and Saugatuck State Park are all nearby.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saugatuck, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Peak Summer
11 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
21 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 26 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring/Early Summer
27 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £388.45

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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