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Beautiful Cedar Chalet w/ Floor-to-Ceiling Windows & Wrap-Around Decks

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom in a wooded setting

You're lounging on an expansive second-level deck, looking out into the pines, with a glass of wine and a good book. A hawk soars above as the sun slowly sets through the trees. As dusk settles, you decide to walk down to the private beach at the end of the road and dip your toes in the lake one more time, as someone else lights up the grill and turns on the music. Tomorrow will be another day filled with laid-back, natural beaches, gallery hopping, and maybe a little shopping. Life is good.

Come experience our little corner of southwestern Michigan. Our 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom cedar home sleeps at least 8 people. It has 3 floors, a large kitchen and living room area, and vaulted ceilings with picturesque windows that highlight the surrounding wooded setting. A 2-level deck wraps around 2 sides of the house, and has a barbecue grill and dining space. A path at the end of the street provides private beach access to Silver Lake, which empties into Kalamazoo Lake and Lake Michigan. Downtown Saugatuck and Douglas are a quick 2-mile drive away.

Visit local wineries, pick blueberries with the kids, or hike the trails of Saugatuck Dunes State Park. Head down to Oval Beach or rent kayaks to navigate the calm inner waters around town. Go boating up shores of Lake Michigan or antiquing up Blue Star Highway. There really is something for everyone.

Peak Season reservations are Friday to Friday, for a 7-night minimum.

More Details

Owner
Rachel
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017

About Rachel

Daymon and Rachel currently reside just around the lake in Evanston, IL. They love spending time at their Saugatuck home and especially love to take long hikes at Saugatuck Dunes State Park with their daughter and dog. They are excited to share their home and this charming area with others!

Rachel purchased this house in 2006

Why Rachel chose Saugatuck

This location and home strike the perfect balance. It is a relaxing retreat from it all, but it is just a short drive from Chicago and other major areas. Its setting promotes quiet reflection, but its open layout and expansive main areas encourage quality time with family and friends.

Location

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Tulip City Airport
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Holland Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
196
Nearest Beach
Silver Lake
Car: necessary

Blueberry picking

Apple picking

Local farm stands (known for locally grown peaches, cherries, blueberries, apples, and more)

Antiquing

Art galleries

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    First Floor Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    First Floor Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Second Floor Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Beautiful Cedar Chalet w/ Floor-to-Ceiling Windows & Wrap-Around Decks
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews
5

Wonderful Family Rental

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property. When the house is lit up at night, with those ground to peak glass windows, it looks just like a jewel in the woods. Stunning -- Wow! We spent a weekend with three generations -- plenty of space for everyone. The teens loved the lower-level ping pong and hang-out space. Second floor common areas and wrap-around deck are where everyone else spent their time. We grilled, did puzzles, made a campfire and thoroughly enjoyed the house -- you don't even need to leave. Very close to the beach, town, apple orchards -- we did all of that too. Great location and great space. We will come again!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

cozy and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

very cozy and relaxing experience in the fall

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Large and clean

  • 5 of 5

Great property and extremely spacious. Not far from anything. Very clean with great ammenities.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great family getaway home

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 adults and two young boys, ages 5 and 9. The house worked really well in terms of space. We all loved the expansive deck, the fire pit and the 1 block walk to the private neighborhood beach. The home is on a dead end street with little traffic, making it a great place for kids to ride their bikes. Less than a 5 minute drive to town- just far enough away for lots of quiet.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Larkspur, CA
5

A very spacious well equipped house.

  • 5 of 5

The house had a nice open layout. The kids enjoyed the ping pong table.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Naperville, IL
5

Wonderful find,. great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our time here. Chalet is very clean and well-furnished. Particularly loved the location and the lake access at the end of the street--water much warmer than Lake Michigan! We also enjoyed sitting in the family room (watching TV, reading, and using the internet), and looking at the beautiful treed property. Very large second story deck is also a wonderful unique feature to this house.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £93.21
Damage Deposit £223.71

We only accept weekly rentals (Friday to Friday) during Peak Season. We will consider rentals for less than 7 nights during Off Season, but we must add a $125 cleaning and maintenance fee to those rental rates. There are no other taxes or fees. Please let us know if you have any questions.

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