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Walk to the beach from our charming home in the woods.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 BR, 2 BA Home in the woods near Lake Michigan

Modern two level home with front patio with table and six chairs, gas grill for outdoor entertaining.

Front of the house has LR and DR with table for six. Back of the house has glass enclosed room with DR table and six chairs and sitting area to relax and enjoy the woods.

Both upstairs BR queen beds, 2 full bath.

Very quiet area. Steps away to the beach, and to watch sunset. Walk into town for restaurants, art galleries. Nearby farms for fruit picking throughout the season.


Owner
Dave Sebastian
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 July, 2017

What makes this house unique

Our house sits a little over 100' from the street. You can sit out on the front patio and watch people walking to and from Lake Michigan. It's quite private and quiet.

The woods out back are so beautiful and we often see deer walking through the trees. The entire lot is over 350' deep.

There is central air and forced-air heat, so it is a four-season home.

During summer months, we subscribe to The Mosquito Squad. This has been very beneficial to the owners and to our guests helping you be able to enjoy the outdoors during summer nights sitting out on the patio. If you want to know more about The Mosquito Squad, please visit their website. They use safe materials. If a service is scheduled during any of our guests stay, we will give you advance notice. https://www.mosquitosquad.com/

We have a local cleaning service clean the house before and after each our guests arrive. Should you need any assistance during your stay and if the owner is unavailable, their contact information is within the Welcome to Normandie book.

We also have a Sonos Connect hooked into our stereo system. If you are unfamiliar with Sonos, please look at their website www.sonos.com. If you have downloaded the Sonos app, you can connect with our stereo system to wirelessly play music from your smartphone or computer devices through the stereo system speakers in the front living room.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • We have a hair dryer in each of the bathroom cabinets.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master bedroom, queen bed, large closet, dresser, two nightstands. 2nd bedroom queen bed, nightstand, dresser, closet.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
Attractions:
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
During summer months we have the property sprayed on a regular basis for mosquito and pests. It's in the woods, so we want to keep our guests protected to enjoy outside as much as you can.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Walk to the beach from our charming home in the woods.
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfect: a short walk to the beach and to Douglas, great bike riding along the lake, and good restaurants. House was well stocked, very quiet, and comfortable

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Rental Property!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the privacy and the clean and welcoming cottage this rental provided. The property owner was extremely helpful prior and during the time we stayed with questions regarding the facility and area activities. Literally, everything we needed for a week's stay was available to us from a complimentary bottle of wine to fresh coffee beans for morning brews each day. We would definitely rent this unit again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice well maintained home. The property owner is very attentive. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Home as advertised, very responsive host.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Clean, private, and comes with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect. Sits back off the road and is so private with the natural foliage. The house is beautiful and really clean. And the grill alone is reason enough to stay for a week!

Perfect location.... walk to a gem of public beach access. And so close to every restaurant (I don't think we drove farther than 5 miles at any one time)

Will definitely be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stop Reading and Reserve It

  • 5 of 5

I don't write reviews. Like ever. Felt compelled to this time.

Excellent experience at the property. Its clear from the moment you begin that the owner's take great ride in their finely detailed accomodations. Everything has been thought of. Sparkling clean, modern finish throughout, great taste in decor. Great sitting area in front and a beautiful sunroom.

Not to mention the surroundings. A quarter mile from a beach that feels like a hidden secret. Less than 15 minutes from multiple beaches, state parks, etc. great dining (Wild Dog, New Holland) very close by. All of this assumes you even want to leave this perfectly appointed home with a fully loaded kitchen ready for you to prepare whatever you brought along.

With the cost of hotels in the area, the value here is truly remarkable. This will be an annual getaway for my family for years to come.

There is zero chance you'll be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Grand Rapids, Mi
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Wild Dog
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Chain Ferry
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Amtrak Holland, MI station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-196
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Everyday People
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Douglas Beach
Car: necessary

Saugatuck Dunes State Park, Oval Beach (six minute drive away!), Oxbow Arts Camp, many art galleries nearby. Fruit farms for picking throughout the summer season. Holland Farmers Market on Wednesday and Saturdays. Douglas Beach two blocks away down the street with public access.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Douglas, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
23 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,363
for 7 nights
£1,363
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£244
for 1 night
From
£163
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £230.25
Cleaning Fee £76.75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

No pets. No additional guests over four person rental. Fireplace, by local fire ordinance, cannot be used by guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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