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Hansel And Gretel Cottage Downtown Saugatuck

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Award Winning Home 'On the Hill' in Saugatuck

Follow the path to this enchanting new award winning “cottage”. With charm, color and impeccable attention to detail - you will feel you have stepped into your own modern fairytale. This thoughtfully planned out three bedroom, three and one half bathroom layout offers plenty of room and privacy for everyone. Located “On the Hill” in Saugatuck, this desirable location is sure to fulfill all your vacationing needs. The splendid views of the gothic church across the street complete the storybook feel of this destination.

Color, warmth and natural light are found throughout the two stories with a full lower level. On the main level you will find a modern and spacious kitchen which is a cooks dream. Enjoy your meals in the adjacent dining area with seating for 6. The comfortable living room with a gas stove fireplace encourages quiet relaxation and stimulating conversation with family and friends. The lower level family room offers a large flat screen TV/DVD for additional entertainment. Those who want a little more solitude will find the loft tucked away on the second level to be the perfect escape.

The three bedrooms, each with a Queen bed are thoughtfully positioned, one on each floor offering plenty of privacy for all guests. The upper level Master Suite offers a private bath with his/hers sinks, large tub for soaking and beautiful tile/stone walk-in shower. There is also a large private balcony - perfect for that morning cup of coffee or cocktail in the evening while watching the locals stroll by. A main floor guest room has a Queen bed and private full bath with a tub/shower. The third guest room is on the lower level and offers a Queen bed. A full bath with a walk-in shower is accessible from the hall. Beautiful tile and stonework is found throughout all levels of the home.

The character and charm of inside continues once you step outside. Surrounded by a picture perfect picket fence, it’s as if you are in your own little haven. Imagine starting your day on the front porch with the paper, evenings grilling and hanging out on the comfortable lounge patio and wrapping up with a crackling fire under the stars gathered around the built-in fire pit area. Great amenities and a convenient location to downtown Saugatuck (2 blocks) and only a short 5-7 minute drive to immaculate area beaches such as Douglas Beach and Oval Beach. Those wanting to complete Grimm’s tale with their own walk thru the forest should be sure to explore.

More Details

Angela Pastorelli
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, german, spanish, italian
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Angela Pastorelli

I'm a Chicago native where I work as an independent jewelry designer and also re-seller of vintage collectibles, housewares, books and oddities. I also volunteer as a wolf ambassador.

Angela Pastorelli purchased this house in 2011

Why Angela Pastorelli chose Saugatuck

The property was the garden for the farmhouse to the north. One visit and I was sold. There are many plantings that are over 60 years old. The former owner/artist/gardener constructed a stone wall on the property with stones he gathered by hand all over Michigan. The home was built in 2011 and won the Saugatuck Historical Society's Preservation Award for New Construction. It is a huge honor to receive this recognition.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful view of historic gothic church across the street. Lower and upper porches for hanging out. Fire pit for gathering around for nightly relaxing and conversation. 1st and 2nd floor bedrooms are en-suite and staggered on each level to optimize privacy.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Saugatuck

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Second floor Master Bedroom Suite with full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Lower Level with Queen Bed. Full bath off Hallway.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Full en-suite bathroom.
  • All beds are queen size and include linens, 4 pillows and a down comforter.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(32 traveller reviews)

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Hansel And Gretel Cottage Downtown Saugatuck
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews

This house was absolutely stunning. Amazingly beautiful! The location was just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Would definitely stay here again. Angela was so nice to work with. Beautiful house in a great location. Beautiful backyard.

  • Review Submitted: 08/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay! Very enjoyable stay!

  • 5 of 5

Love the home! Great decorating job! Quality built home! Very clean! Lots of charm and character. Walking distance to the shps and restaurants. Love the 3 full bathrooms! Had a great relaxing time. Great host too! Very helpful and friendly! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 05/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband, mom, our 4-year old son, and myself stayed here for a long weekend. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect home and location. We loved being able to walk everywhere in downtown Saugatuck and also having a nice place to come back to and relax. We especially enjoyed the backyard and roasted s'mores on the fire pit in the evening. We loved staying here so much that we already booked again to come back in September! Thank you so much for everything.

  • Review Submitted: 25/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lush garden setting, well equipped, walking distance to the village, and beautifully decorated. Gates out front were perfect so I could let kids enjoy the garden, would also be great for dogs. It was extremely spacious for us (3 adults, a toddler, and 4 year old). Didn’t have the chance to enjoy the bbq or fire pit but I’m sure would be great. We hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: 16/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hansel and Gretel cottage was awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend in the beautiful hansel and Gretel cottage! It was beautifully decorated and equipped. It was in a great location to town only a few blocks. The owner was great to work with. We left a bag by mistake and she arranged for her cleaning lady to send it back which was above and beyond the call of duty. Would definitely recommend renting this home if visiting saugatuck or the surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wedding in Saugatuck

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house with a great location! Walking distance into town, everything is just a block away in Saugatuck.

  • Review Submitted: 04/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Saugatuck Chain Ferry
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Clearbrook Golf Club
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Holland Train Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Gerald R. Ford Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Phil's Bar and Grille
Nearest Ski
42 Miles
Bittersweet Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Oval Beach
Car: recommended

Located 'on the hill' in Saugatuck, Michigan. Property is a 3 block walk to the quaint shops and fabulous restaurants in downtown Saugatuck. Cottage is located across the street from historic and gothic All Saints Episcopal Church. Quiet and convenient location! Walk to town to take the chain ferry to other side of Kalamazoo Lake and walk up to award-winning Oval Beach. Drive to Oval Beach is approximately 4 miles. Fun activities, theatre, art, nightlife, water sports, boating, golf and Saugatuck State Park are all nearby.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Saugatuck

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late Peak Summer
13 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
28 Aug 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$675.85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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