LAKESHORE COACH HOUSE, CHEF SERVICES, PRIVATE BEACH ACCESS

Jim Renberg

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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LAKESHORE COACH HOUSE, CHEF SERVICES, PRIVATE BEACH ACCESS

Saugatuck / Douglas Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1BR, 1 1/2 Bath, Coach House, sleeps 4

Lakeshore coach house perfect for vacation getaway.Minutes outside Saugatuck. Private beach with access from either the beach road or the staircase. Enter the main floor living room with garden and wooded views, very nicely furnished with a sleeper sofa for 2, enjoy movies or relaxing. The second floor offers 1 BR with a queen size bed and beautiful linens and a down comforter. There is an additional living room on the second floor with a sleeper sofa for 2 and plush deep chair. Dining for 4 and a European fully equipped kitchen share the space. Satellite TV can also be enjoyed from the second floor in both the bedroom and the living room . The main bath is very large with a 5'X4' walk in shower and washer and dryer. Back on the main floor enjoy morning coffee or evening cocktails from the garden room with floor to ceiling windows that offer a 'screened in porch feel' when opened.Slate floors and garden views finish the space.There also is a powder room attached.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • pets not allowed
Jim Renberg (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Lakeshore Coach House, Chef Services, Private Beach Access
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Lakeshore Coach House, Chef Services, Private Beach Access
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293182
+1 -561 302-1033
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
5

Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5
Thank you Jim for sharing your beautiful cottage for a 2nd time. First time with my husband & this time with my daughter! All of us love the cottage & the area. We hope to return soon!

Thanks again
Cindy Maturo
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Lakeshore Coach House, Chef Services, Private Beach Access
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293182
+1 -561 302-1033
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
5

The Perfect SW Michigan Home

  • 5 of 5
We were so pleased with our choice of vacation homes - this place had it all! Close to all the quaint towns, but far enough off the beaten path to feel private and secluded - the perfect weekend getaway! The cottage was beautiful, very clean, and provided all the amenities of home. When we arrived, there was a wonderful snack and a bottle of wine waiting for us - just what you need after a long car ride! The owner was amazing! We tried the breakfast for our first morning and it was to die for! We also had a private cooking class in the owner's home and it was incredible! Not only do you get to watch the chef cook and eat his food, but we were able to ask questions, and take the recipes home. The recipes were fancy and impressive, but chef Jim was able to make it so easy to understand and repeat at home - my dinner guests were impressed with my culinary skills!

Thank you Chef Jim, for a wonderful stay and an impressive home - we WILL be back!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Lakeshore Coach House, Chef Services, Private Beach Access
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293182
+1 -561 302-1033
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
5

Couldn't be more perfect!

Couldn't be more perfect!
  • 5 of 5
This was the perfect cottage in the perfect location! My best friend and I came to stay for a long weekend and loved the surroundings and the cottage itself. You are a quick drive to many cute villages such as Saugatuck, Douglas, etc. but are far enough off the beaten path, that it feels private and secluded. The cottage itself was very roomy, extremely clean, and filled with all the comforts of home. The chef services provided by Chef Jim were fabulous! I highly recommend a private cooking class - it was amazing! Not only did you get to watch him cook, but we were able to ask questions, taste along the way, and take the amazing recipes home - recipes that you really CAN make! I made the dinner he prepared for us once I arrived home, and my dinner guests were amazed by my cooking skills! Thanks Jim for an amazing time in Michigan!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Lakeshore Coach House, Chef Services, Private Beach Access
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293182
+1 -561 302-1033
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
Carmel, Indiana
5

Great place to get away!

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time at Jim's guest cottage, and plan to return in the future. It is in a convenient location to explore several towns in the area, and has a nice private beach area. The cottage is beautiful and sparkling clean, and the kitchen is equipped with everything you need. Jim is a gracious host, providing a wonderful appetizer upon our arrival and delicious breakfasts through his chef service. The cottage is private and serene, and is the perfect combination of "north woods" and "beach house"!
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
Lakeshore Coach House, Chef Services, Private Beach Access
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293182
+1 -561 302-1033
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
United States
5

Our saving grace

  • 5 of 5
The cottage was our saving grace. Days after we found out my husband was getting transferred to Charlotte we were scheduled to go stay at the cottage which was 300 miles the other direction. I contemplated canceling the trip because we had so much work to do and that is a whole lot of driving. But my husband, the logical thinker that he is, said "no lets go, we need the break". He has never been so right. Jim has the cottage set up so that you don't want for anything! He has thought of everything that you could possibly need and MORE! The washer and dryer are the best! The chef services are a must too. The dishes that he prepared for us were absolutely delicious. I have never had cauliflower that tasted so wonderful! Breakfast was heavenly. I just can't say enough!! Definitely take the time to head in to Saugatuck and Douglas. They are quant lakeside towns that you would never believe are in Michigan. The people are sweet and the scenery is breathtaking. I am still amazed at just how beautiful it was and wish we would have thought to go in the fall when the leaves are turning...but we might not have left. Honestly if you are looking for an escape, relaxation, rejuvenation or just a "leave me alone" couple of days. This is your spot. I promise you won't go wrong. Thanks Jim for the wonderful couple days. We will definitely be back.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Lakeshore Coach House, Chef Services, Private Beach Access
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293182
+1 -561 302-1033
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
Linden, Mi
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5
This was a WONDERFUL vacation house! We are a family of 5 with 3 children ages 10, 7 and 2 and we had the best time. The house is immaculate! Decorated very nicely. Everything you need is already there for you. Plenty of seating as well as beds available. The location is right in the middle of 3 great cities! The beach is right there and beautiful! The fact that the washer and dryer was in the house was the best! All the sand from beach made for a lot of dirty clothes. The setting was so peaceful and tranquil! Jim, the owner, is wonderful as well. He is available but gives you all the space you need. He was very helpful upon arrival! GREAT appetizer! Thank you! This would be a great place for couples as well! We plan on returning alone and with the kids again! Thank you Jim for the perfect getaway...just what we needed!!

Jason and Kim Clemons
  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Grand Rapids Michigan

Spend days on the beach swimming or going for long beach walks. The sunsets are amazing from the beach or the private association deck 150' above Lake Michigan. The yard offers beautiful gardens, outdoor dining. A gas grill is easily accessible. The owner/chef will also make available at an additional charge culinary delights - breakfast in the garden room or a lunch basket to go for your day at the beach. Dinners for up to 6 are available as well. Please inquire. Have you ever wanted to take a cooking class? Now you can combine both your vacation and class together, The main house next door provides the kitchen and the Chef. All classes are approximately 3 hours and are done demonstration style. You will enjoy full meals and get all recipes. Classes are fun and lively. Please inquire about cost.

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Availability & Rates

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Saugatuck / Douglas Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 5 2014 - Nov 2 2014
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,300
 
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Amenities

Amenities

Saugatuck / Douglas Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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