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BOOK 2014 REUNIONS! SPACIOUS HOME ON LAKESHORE DR RECENTLY UPDATED

Margaret Royston

Advertiser since: 2009
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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Margaret Royston

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Response rate
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Calendar last updated:
13 November, 2014
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BOOK 2014 REUNIONS! SPACIOUS HOME ON LAKESHORE DR RECENTLY UPDATED

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Saugatuck / Douglas holiday house

7 Bedrooms 5 Baths Sleeps 20 Plus, Hot Tub, Walk to Lake Mich Beach, Fireplace

Walk to lovely, clean, free, Douglas Beach, close to wineries and golf courses. Just down the street to the chain ferry to Saugatuck.

Plenty of off street parking, 5200 square feet with lots of privacy and lots of room to be together.

Gas fireplace, Media room with 52' LCD cable TV, Sunroom, Family room with gas fired fireplace, dining room with seating for 8 and 6 more at the breakfast bar, Living room, Game room,,with full size pool table, Big screen TV with Wii, Foosball, Air Hockey, Skee ball, board games and puzzles.Separate room with a professional card table. Five outside decks- plenty of privacy for everyone. Hot tub on the upper deck. Baby grab n go,high chair, youth chair, stair gate. window A/C in all main rooms and bedrooms. Wood fire pit with chairs surrounding it in the private back yard. New play yard for the little ones, with baby swing.

Weber BBQ gas grill. Screened in porch Oak baggo game.

Ideal location for the fun of the Tulip Festival in Holland 12 miles away Close to Oval Beach & Mont Baldhead. Lots of wineries close by!

Come visit one of the best Lake Michigan beaches you'll ever want to see. Walk to the beach from our house. It's right up the lane. Open your windows when you go to bed and be lulled to sleep by the gentle rolling of the waves. There's nothing like sitting in the 6 person hot tub and gazing up at the azure sky and seeing a million stars. The 5200 sq ft house leaves so much to privacy, you can be with the crowd in the family room and on the back decks or venture off into the living room for some privacy. With three 'living' areas there is room for everyone.

Sorry, no pets allowed.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Margaret Royston (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Response time
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Response rate
60%
Calendar last updated:
13 November, 2014
Sleeps20
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 21 traveller reviews

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Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
5

Perfectly wonderful!

  • 5 out of 5
I rented this house for my family (five adult siblings with spouses and kids) and could not have been happier with the accommodations. The layout is spacious and affords plenty of room for large families or groups. There is ample driveway parking (which is a huge plus). The house is well-maintained and offers so many "extras" that we never once bemoaned the fact that we forgot something. The owner has thought of nearly everything to make your stay enjoyable.

The property itself is fairly private and located in a quiet area. Lakeshore Drive offers a great venue for long walks (in either direction). The yard, decks, porch, and sunroom offer plenty of seating/eating space. The kitchen never feels crowded (even with kids under foot). There are plenty of comfy chairs in quiet places if you wish to read in solitude. The game room is a great diversion for the kids after a day at the beach (which is an easy 5-10 minute walk, even for the little ones). The adults loved the Wii (maybe more than the kids). Once the kids are asleep, the hot tub is a heavenly resting place.

Downtown Saugatuck and Douglas are minutes away. I rode my bike to breakfast nearly every morning (try Ida Red's--great food). Everyday People Cafe is nice for dinner. My family did a dune ride which was loads of fun. Kayaking is also easily accessible.

As my sister-in-law commented when we left, "there is not a negative associated with this house." Needless to say, we are returning in 2010.
  • Review Submitted: 28/11/2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Dear Mary,
I am so happy you enjoyed our home by the waves. We are looking forward to you returning and adding more memories. We've added a new poker table for texas hold em fun. We now have a radio flyer little red wagon to tow your goodies to the beach. I hope next year you get a chance to enjoy the local wine tours.
Thanks again, Margaret
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Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
5

Beautiful Wonderful House for Large Families

  • 5 out of 5
The listing of this house does not do it complete justice. It has everything listed & then some. All you need is your own personal items & food. Everything else is stocked in the house. We had a fabulous family vacation. The house is so clean & well maintained. The owner is a joy to work with. No complaints there!
One of the biggest assets is the large, spacious driveway. As you know all lake property parking is usually tight. No problem here. We had several cars & all fit nicely in the driveway. The house seems very private because of the foliage & it is quiet. The yard was great for hanging around the fire pit & kids playing on the new play set(which they loved)Beach is walking distance & lake Michigan is beautiful. The garage has beach chairs & play toys for your use. The extra fridge in there was great for all the extra drinks.
We are a family of 26 & we never felt cramped. Enough bathrooms. You could always find an empty one. The bedrooms are very well spaced throughout the house & comfortable beds. If weather permits to open the windows you can hear lake Michigan waves at night putting you to sleep. So relaxing!
The dining area is large enough to seat a large group. If there is overflow the sunroom is connected & has a table & chairs. We enjoyed the outdoor screened in room for cards & lunches. (at night there are lights overhead)
The kitchen has everything anyone could need for any meal. Every small appliance is there for your use. We did eat out a lot just because we were on vacation & treated ourselves. There are numerous good places to eat. The kids enjoyed the HUGE ice cream cones that are just down the road.
Some of the activities we had were kayaking, boat tour, antique shopping, nail spa, golfing, swimming, card playing, game room activities (kids loved the wii on the flat screen) treasure hunting, geo caching, story telling & laughing at some of the old family memories.
I must say it was one of the best family vacations we have had. A lot of memories were made. By the way~~~~as of yesterday we have added another family member. I' am a GREAT GRANDMA.
  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome

  • 5 out of 5
Thank You for a perfect family vacation. All of us in one house near beautiful Lake Michigan. Main activity was relaxing and spending time as a large family 20+ together. There was something for everyone to enjoy all week long. We loved it.
  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you had a great family vacation!! Come back in 2015 and see the new sunroom decor.
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5

Perfect getaway for the entire family!

  • 5 out of 5
We rented this lovely home for a mini family reunion. There were 10 adults and 7 children. We all had a blast! The house was big enough for everyone to have their own space and the dining/kitchen area was great because we could all sit together and hang out. The adults loved the hot tub and the kids loved the fabulous yard with the playset and the game room!

Upon check in everything was spotless, incredibly clean and organized. The kitchen had every appliance you can think of. The beds were super comfy! The location is beautiful and very close to the beach.

The owner, Margaret, was wonderful and provided amazing customer service. Thanks for providing the perfect house for an amazing week!
  • Review Submitted: 02/09/2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the glowing review. Please come back and visit us again soon. Margaret
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5

This is our 3rd year and plan many many more!!!

  • 5 out of 5
This my groups 3rd year at this house. It a traditional we love spending a long weekend away from the city of Chicago. 6 years ago, 8 friends decided to get away from the city, through those years we have stayed at 3 different houses, and nothing tops this house. We love the space. Each year we have 14-16 people and we have more then enough space for everyone. The kitchen is very well equipped and has everything you need. We cook 4 meals a weekend. There are 2 refrigerators so you never run out of space to store food. Between the game room, hot tub, fire pit, and TV room equipped with Apple TV, there is never a lack of things to do around the house. The owner is a pleasure to work with and we plan to spend many more years visiting Saugatuck and this home has become our home, we love it and we never even look for another place. Thanks Margaret for all your help and can't wait to get things booked for 2014 and will be counting down the days till our return!!!
  • Review Submitted: 02/09/2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Looking forward to having you back in 2014!!
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Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
Indianapolis
5

Amazing place with plenty of room for 20 people!!

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed at this amazing home, 6 children and 14 adults. The home is well equipped and spacious. Everyone had their own space to read or whatever, and there were several places where all 14 adults could gather and chat at one time. There were more than enough games to keep the kids entertained - ages 3-14. The short walk to the beach was down a paved road. Eating accommodations were excellent and we could all enjoy breakfast together. There was a farmer's market nearby and we enjoyed plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. We will definitely stay here again in 2015. The property is well maintained and clean. The owner has thought of every amenity possible--we lacked for nothing, including the sweetener, Stevia. Several good restaurants and museums are close by. We all enjoyed a great time!
  • Review Submitted: 23/08/2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am happy you enjoyed your vacation at our home, we try to make it warm and comfortable for our guests. Hope all the children enjoyed the play set when they weren't swimming in Lake Mich!!

Map

Nearest Airport
150 Miles
O'Hare
Car: necessary

2 1/2 hour drive from Chicago

O'Hare Airport 2-1/2 hrs

Midway Airport 2-1/2 hours

Holland 15 minutes away by car

Grand Rapids 45 minutes away by car

Local taxi service available

Other Activities: walking, biking, shopping, jogging, apple, blueberry, peach picking, golf.wine tours & tasting

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summer
1 Jun - 14 Sep
7 nights
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $325 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes 6% Michigan State tax
We rent from Sunday to Sunday during the summer season. Inquire about off season weekend rates.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Saugatuck / Douglas, Michigan

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Jacuzzi tub in downstairs bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , with private deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed , single trundle bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed , bunk bed with double below and single on top
    Bedroom 7 - 2 single bed
  • Beds for 20 and there are 3 sleeper sofas allowing sleeping for 6 more for a total of 26
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • conservatory
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • library
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our home is not wheelchair accessible,the king bedroom is downstairs and there is a shower, toilet bathroom a few steps away. In order to get around on the ground level there is one step up/down from the bedroom to the kitchen dining areas.

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