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5 bedroom, 3 bath, 10 acres, 5.7mi to Saugatuck, 7mi to dowtown Holland

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Two charming towns, one great location!

Welcome to Heavener Hill, your nature filled relaxation destination.

At Heavener Hill your vacation can be as fun filled or as relaxing as you wish. We are centrally located between Holland and Saugatuck offering both charming towns within a few minutes’ drive, including shopping, beaches, restaurants, bars, go karts, dunes rides, and much more. The house is located in Lake Town Township. A very quaint area that includes 7 local parks that allow splendid nature walks, play areas, catch and release fishing, Frisbee golf, and much more. About a quarter of a mile down the road is the spacious bike path that leads to Saugatuck or Holland, depending on which way you head. The path is great for family bike rides, walks and running.

At Heavener Hill you have privacy on 10 acres that include a generous yard for room to play those memory making games of football, ladder ball or corn hole (which are waiting for you during your stay) and some great woods for your peaceful walks or your little explorers. For those nights of roasting marshmallows or a couple drinks around the fire, please enjoy our fire pit. No worries, we have plenty of wood for your time with us. While enjoying the outdoor seating area, you may spy some great nature. We commonly see humming birds, bluebirds, squirrels, chipmunks, but will also turkey, deer, fox, hawks, and the occasional bald eagle. There is plenty of outside parking as well.

In 2017, we lifted the 1890 house and added a lower level. It was an amazing process and we hope you enjoy it. It includes 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, and kitchenette with microwave and dishwasher. Heavener Hill has 5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. The upstairs bedrooms consists of 1 queen, 1 full, bunk beds with a pull out trundle. There is also a queen pull out, full pull out and futon. In the lower level, we have 2 queen bedrooms and a queen pull out. The baths include tub/shower combo upstairs, shower with bench downstairs and a tub/shower combo downstairs. All the towels and linens are provided. All you need to bring is a beach towel. We have all the amenities you will need for an amazing get away, especially with our fully equipped kitchen, outdoor eating area, large yard, and memories waiting to be made.

More Details

Diana Heavener-Robertson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Diana Heavener-Robertson

Heavener Hill is located at 6362 142nd Avenue Holland MI 49423.​ Heavener Hill was brought to the public in 2013 but was brought to life many years ago. My name is Diana Heavener-Robertson. I am a lifetime resident of the area. In fact, Heavener Hill is my childhood home. Approximately 125 years ago Heavener Hill was the home of Swedish immigrants that started a turkey farm. When those immigrants pass away, their son sold the property in 1968 to Dennis and Jan Heavener, my parents. My childhood, many family and friends gatherings, and great memories were all part of this property. I married my husband Kent Robertson in 2002. Our first son Eli was born in 2005 and our second son Aden was born in 2007. My mother, Jan, passed in 2005 and my father, Dennis, in 2013. I just could not see selling this home and beautiful property. I wanted to see other families to be able to make great memories here also. With the help of my uncle, husband, and sons, we bring to you Heavener Hill.

Diana Heavener-Robertson purchased this house in 2013

Why Diana Heavener-Robertson chose Western Michigan

Heavener Hill has much to offer. It allows you the tranquility of the country, the adventure of the woods, seclusion, biking/running paths, few minutes drive to both Holland and Saugatuck, centrally located to beaches, towns, grocery stores, shopping, parks, hiking trails, and memories.

What makes this house unique

Heavener Hill has a very large yard. It is great for football, soccer, Frisbee and other fun. We have plenty of parking, A newly constructed lower level with still keeping the original houses 1890 structure. With 10 acres, fire pit, and creek you are sure to make some memories.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Enjoyed our time with family here on the Hill. I went for runs every day. There are great roads and trail for runs! We love the property and taking walks. There are many family oriented places with easy drives from here. I hope we can return soon.
Jul 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Holland in Ottawa County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , lower level
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , lower level
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , upstairs east side of house
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , upstairs west side of house
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , upstairs and this room also has a trundle bed.
    Queen sleeper - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , upstairs
    Full sleeper - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , lower level bedroom east side
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , lower level west side
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5 bedroom, 3 bath, 10 acres, 5.7mi to Saugatuck, 7mi to dowtown Holland
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 22 reviews

This place was perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at Heavener Hill. We have never stayed at a rental place with so many personal touches. We enjoyed the fresh farm eggs and chocolate chip cookies. It was so well stocked in the kitchen as well as in the new addition. The new addition is beautiful. We enjoyed the fire pit and making S'mores. Holland and Saugatuck are fun little areas to go within a short drive.

The owners were available and very helpful.

Overall we had a great week. I would recommend Heavener Hill to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback. I am happy to know you enjoyed your time. You and your family were amazing guests and we would love to have you back anytime.
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Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

As we drove up to the property, we were loving the big yard surrounded by woods. We also had to read the book prepared for us by Diana to figure out what the patch of poles and strings were all about. They grow hops! The house is much nicer than the pictures led us to believe. It was pristine and very well supplied with everything we needed and then some. The beds were very comfy with fresh linens. There's a lot of room if you have a large group. This is a beautiful place, and the homemade chocolate chip cookies and free-range eggs that you are welcomed with are the epitome of hospitality. Loved it and I'm telling everyone I know about it. It should be even better next year as they are adding a full basement!

Thanks so much Diana, we loved our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

Diana was so kind and helpful to work with. Our reservation was made just the day before our arrival, and she was so accommodating in making it happen! We loved the quiet setting and plenty of room to hang out together on the porch. The enclosed back porch was also nice. The sunset at Lakeside Beach was breath-taking! And the free range eggs and cookies were a nice gesture! Would love to stay longer next time!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad it worked out and you enjoyed your time. You were amazing guests and would love to have you again.
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Relaxing Vacation Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Great family vacation. Everything is here for your home away from home. Very clean and well stocked. The property is peaceful with nice sitting areas and a place to gather around a campfire. Several Lake Michigan beaches close by. A Disk Golf course only 3 1/2 miles away. Cute shops and local attractions. There is a wonderful biking/walking path within a half mile of the house that leads to Holland or Saugatuck. Diana welcomed us with a bowl of eggs from her chickens and a plate of delicious cookies. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the feedback. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. You certainly took amazing care of the property. Thank you. We would be happy to have you back any time.
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Great Property for Families

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for several days with my sister and her family and loved our time here. The home was clean, well maintained, and spacious. Several outdoor areas to sit and relax including a nice fire pit. Beds were comfortable and bedrooms had an air conditioner to cool rooms during Summer months. Great location near Holland and local beaches, only about a mile from the Laketown park at Lake Michigan with large dunes. Diana was great to work with and was super helpful in answering all our questions. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful feedback. Your family was a pleasure to have and took amazing care of the property. Thank you so very much. I hope to have you stay again!
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Tranquil, Charming House with Huge Yard - Perfect for Children

  • 5 of 5

My family including our twin toddlers had such a fabulous time at Heavener Hill. The house was large and very clean. Diana was wonderful to work with and had fresh farm eggs and a plate full of cookies waiting for us upon our arrival. Our absolute favorite feature of the property was the enormous yard, deck, and porch swing. We live in the city of Chicago, so our toddlers were ecstatic to be able to run all over and at will. We hope to return next summer. It is a lovely place!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. You were amazing guests and welcome back any time. Thank you for the feedback.
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Oval Beach
Saugatuck Dune Rides Inc
Saugatuck Dunes State Park
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Tulip City Airport
Nearest Barpub
3.4 Miles
Spectator's Bar and Grille
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Saugatuck Chain Ferry
Nearest Golf
4.3 Miles
Clearbrook Golf
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrack Holland
Nearest Restaurant
3.4 Miles
Spectator's Bar and Grille
Nearest Beach
1.7 Miles
Lake Town Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Holland, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
August Specail
20 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
8 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 18 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £155.36
Damage Deposit £388.4

Tenant has deposited with Landlord the sum of $200.00 as and for reservation deposit, becoming a security deposit at the time of check in. No part of said deposit shall be deemed a rental payment, nor shall it be applicable to any particular obligation arising out of this agreement at the request of Tenant. See agreement for return deposit policy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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