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Stylish Home, Steps to Lake Michigan, Minutes to Town

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Located steps from Lake Michigan. A great location. Close to West Side County Park and Public Beach. A short drive to town with all the amenities yet in the country, in a relaxing and quiet environment. Great value for the location!***

THE HOUSE:

Enjoy the relaxing comfort of this stylish, updated vacation home. Nicely appointed and furnished.

Designed for ease of living at every turn... beautiful kitchen, living spaces, bedrooms and baths. Quality appliances and furniture. Huge deck with outdoor furniture, grill and much more.

Three (3) bedrooms on main level plus two (2) bedrooms on lower level with full daylight windows. Queen size, King size, and Full size beds plus 2 optional twin fold-out beds for small children. We easily sleep 10 in beds.

The large living room is fully furnished with TV/cable and 16ft glass doors that overlook the spacious backyard, valley and forest beyond.

Wi-Fi free. House also offers some board games and many books. Enjoy sitting by the fire or looking out the glass doors that open to a 35ft deck and beautiful lawn.

You have the option between central air-conditioning or open doors and windows to a fresh lake breeze and the sounds of nature and water.

You will appreciate the fully equipped kitchen including a convection oven, microwave, dishwasher and huge refrigerator/freezer with ice/water dispenser.

The ample dining area has a granite-top table that seats eight with beautiful outdoor views.

The bathrooms are spacious. A full shower/tub in one bathroom and shower for two in the second bathroom.

Washer/dryer is available on the lower level. We are pretty sure our house offers everything you may need in a vacation home!

No pets, no smoking allowed.

THE PROPERTY AND LOCATION:

The house is located on Lakeshore Drive (on the Lake side of Lakeshore Dr) 5 miles south of the Saugatuck city limits.

This 1+ acre property boasts a beautiful view of an orchard and woods and is within 200 yds to Lake Michigan. We are also within walking distance to West Side County Park with a large public beach. **We are not located directly on Lake Michigan.

* The beach and access point are not owned or managed by Orchard Beach House, LLC.

On many days you can hear the roar of Lake Michigan from the house and property. There is plenty of room to roam and enjoy the wildlife including birds, wild turkeys, deer, rabbits, and so much more.

We are situated in an area that offers the privacy and quiet of being in the Lakeshore area, forests and wild preserves while still being a quick 5-20min drive to the downtowns of Saugatuck, Douglas, Fennville, Glenn, South Haven and Holland.

Enjoy games on the beautiful grassy lawns or a short stroll down a beautiful sandy, tree canopied lane.

Just a short stroll to a public beach at West Side County Park. This beach can be used for sunbathing, games and activities. The park contains a very large (630 ft.) public beach, playground and grassy area, restrooms and parking. Approximately 2/10ths of a mile north on Lakeshore Drive.

The city limits of Saugatuck/Douglas can be reached in about 5 minutes drive and the downtown shopping district in approximately 10 minutes or less.

Holland and South Haven are about 20 minute drive either north to Holland or south to South Haven.

SAUGATUCK/DOUGLAS:

Shopping, dining, art galleries and culture abound in this area. Both towns are picturesque villages with many turn of the century homes and buildings hosting unique shops, gourmet dining, and many art venues including theater, music and the visual arts.

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More Details

Owner
Romelio Vargas
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

About Romelio Vargas

Kris and Romelio live in the northern Chicago suburbs. Mike and his three daughters reside in the western Chicago suburbs. We have owned Orchard Beach House since 2000. We enjoy relaxed weekend with friends and family near the shore of Lake Michigan.

Romelio Vargas purchased this house in 2000

Why Romelio Vargas chose Western Michigan

We love Lake Michigan's beautiful white sand beaches, fresh air, wildlife, and wonderful art scene. We can get away from the busy big city life and come here for peace and quiet. When we need more town life, we simply drive 5 minutes away to Saugatuck or Douglas. As soon as we walk into our home, you can feel the stress melt away.

What makes this house unique

We have the best of everything that the area has to offer. We are a short stroll to the beach, about 5-10 minutes drive to the shops of Saugatuck and Douglas, and situated between several nature preserves. Our property is quiet, private but close to everything!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom #1 is the main bathroom with a tub/ shower combo. Bathroom #2 has a very large walk in shower and is also located on the main level. Bathroom #2 is conveniently located for the after- beach shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large room. Space for portable crib or child's bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 fold away twin beds are available as optional sleeping places. Best for children, teens or small adults.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Close By Lake Michigan/beach access (No Stairs), Large Deck, Spacious Yard, Sorry, No Pets

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stylish Home, Steps to Lake Michigan, Minutes to Town
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
Columbus, Indiana
5

Orchard Beach House

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year for our family to stay at the Orchard Beach House. It provides all the comfort of home, while near all the beaches and resort attractions of a vacation. The grounds are beautiful and the setting is relaxing and calm. I highly recommend, just don't pick the week when we want to stay there. ;-)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled when all the attention and care we put in our house is appreciated and enjoyed by our guest. We hope to see you back for many more fun vacations at Orchard Beach House.
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5

Orchard Beach House - Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very nice, clean and welcoming. We had a great week - this was the 9th summer we have stayed! The yard has many great features for adults and children as well. We have so much fun playing games, sitting and eating outside and the fire pit is a wonderful addition the last few years. Be sure to spend some time in the large comfortable hammock - easily big enough for 2! The view over the orchard and meadow is so nice - lots of birds, deer and other little critters. It is a peaceful and comfortable place to spend a week.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so rewarding to us to have guests returning as many times as possible to vacation in our house. We put a lot of love and care to make our property ready for your enjoyment. Please come back next year!
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5

Great house, wonderfully-well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled to hear when our guests enjoy the lake house!
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5

Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

This was my fifth year staying at this home. I have high standards and this home is beautiful and well maintained. Wonderful location. Close to Saugatuck and Fennville. The owner always responds quickly to any questions you may have. We will definitely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, Indiana
5

Comfortable as home

  • 5 of 5

The Orchard Beach House is perfect for people of all ages. The large back yard was great for the granddaughter's, BBQs, and camp fires. The kitchen was beautiful and well equipped, making life as convienient as home. Westside park and beach are steps away. We have been vacationing in Saugatuck and Douglas for many years, but the Orchard Beach House has provided our most comfortable visit. Two thumbs up.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Goshorn Family, thank you so much for your feedback. We do our best to keep Orchard Beach House in its best shape for our Guest's enjoyment. We hope to see you soon in your future vacations. With our best regards.
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Los Gatos, California
5

Great vacation home near Lake Michigan and Saugatuck

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, comfortable home. Great yard for kids. Enjoyed a week long vacation with friends and family and had a blast!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy to hear your feedback! Looking forward to see you and your family back soon.
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Location

Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-196
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
West Side County Park and Beach
Car: recommended

Dune buggy rides on sand dunes, antique hunting, Allegan county flea market, Beach access, apple and berry picking (seasonal), fresh fruit and vegetable markets, vintage home and garden tours (periodic), wineries and tours

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Fennville, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,306
for 7 nights
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£329
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £310.72

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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