BUTTERFLY COTTAGE IS A TRULY UNIQUE COTTAGE LOCATED DOWNTOWN.

Scott Sanderson

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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BUTTERFLY COTTAGE IS A TRULY UNIQUE COTTAGE LOCATED DOWNTOWN.

Saugatuck / Douglas Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

Butterfly Cottage is a truly unique cottage located in the Historic district of Saugatuck. Casual cottage styling mixed with colorful spaces, this cottage makes for a comfortable stay in Saugatuck. This quaint cottage will accommodate 8 or 9 people comfortably.

The main house has two bedrooms; one with a queen sized bed and the other with a full. The bungalow, just steps away in the backyard, serves as the third bedroom and has heat and air conditioning. The bungalow has a queen size bed and also bunk beds. The bungalow has a full bath that was added in 2011.

Located in the heart of the village district, plan on walking to all the in-town locations. The river is just a few hundred feet away with shops, restaurants and parks located within a 3-10 minute walk. If you are familiar with Saugatuck, Butterfly cottage is a stone's throw from the public boat launch, Gleason's market and Ida Reds.

We are happy to be one of the few places to welcome well mannered pets in our cottage. An added plus, the back yard is fully fenced.

Our home was fully booked all but 2 nights during the summer season this year. We are beginning to fill up for 2012, so please contact us early if your dates are limited. During June, July and August, we try to limit ( with some flexibility ) our rental periods to full weeks running Saturday to Saturday.

Keywords: Saugatuck, Cottage, Home, Bungalow, Downtown, Village, Town, River, Cute, Lake ,Michigan, Douglas, rental, vacation, Holland, South Haven, Oval Beach

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Scott Sanderson (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
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About Scott Sanderson

We purchased Butterfly Cottage in 1999 as a weekend getaway. Saugatuck is such a unique community,with a lot to offer. We enjoyed our weekends in Saugatuck so much, we sold our house in Kalamazoo and moved out to Butterfly Cottage full time from 2001 through 2003. When we decided to start a family, we made our cottage available for seasonal rentals for a few years. During this time, it was nearly always full and we enjoyed reading the comments left by our guests.

Scott Sanderson purchased this cottage in 1999

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a great relaxing time here in Saugatuck as always. It's a nice little get away. The Butterfly Cottage is nicely put together...we love the color schemes. Of course the best parts are Kilwin's Ice Cream and Oval Beach. Wonderful time...hope to be back in this cottage next year. Thank You!
Jul 2008
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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 36 traveler reviews

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Butterfly Cottage is a Truly Unique Cottage Located Downtown.
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
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Butterfly Cottage is a Truly Unique Cottage Located Downtown.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317951vb
(269) 547-4799
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
4

Really Cute Cottage

  • 4 of 5
This place was super sweet. Very comfortable, clean and decorated very nicely. My whole family was relaxed and we loved the fact we could just walk a couple of blocks for shopping and dinner.
  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers
business
Butterfly Cottage is a Truly Unique Cottage Located Downtown.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317951vb
(269) 547-4799
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
Santa Fe, New Mexico
5

Loved this cottage and town

  • 5 of 5
This was our first visit to Michigan and we knew little about this area and the town of Saugatuck. Saugatuck is very quaint, quiet, and sweet. I would stay there again. There was snow on the ground and it was snowing when we arrived - all wonderful.
The cottage was just what we needed. It was clean and cute and the beds were warm and comfortable. I did wish that the fireplace was functioning. It was also a great location. I would highly recommend this VRBO. The owner was also friendly and responsive.
  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Butterfly Cottage is a Truly Unique Cottage Located Downtown.
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(269) 547-4799
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
5

Can't wait to stay again!

Can't wait to stay again!
  • 5 of 5
We have stayed at a few other places and the pictures on the websites do not meet up to the actual house. This house does, so beautiful, we felt right at home. Very clean and well maintained, and the yard is great for dogs. The detached unit behind the house was brand new and very quiet...only problem with that is we could never get the door to lock, had to be a trick to it I'm sure, but it just wouldn't lock for me. The neighborhood is very nice, big beautiful homes with nice landscaping, which made for nice walks with the dogs. We can't wait to go back. Make sure to visit South Haven and Holland - just minutes away.
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway
business
Butterfly Cottage is a Truly Unique Cottage Located Downtown.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317951vb
(269) 547-4799
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
5

Mrs.

  • 5 of 5
we all love the cottage. The dogs loved the fenced in yard. We grilled out on the gas grill. We would do again next summer. We arrived on Sept.3- Sept. 9. The property was clean and well maintained. I would recommend the star of Saugatuck boat ride and the dune buggy ride. I would recommend the property to a friend or relative.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Butterfly Cottage is a Truly Unique Cottage Located Downtown.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317951vb
(269) 547-4799
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
5

Happy people

  • 5 of 5
Butterfly was everything the description said it was....charmingly decorated with many amenities, conveniently located to downtown Saugatuck, parks, river fun, Lake Michigan, Dunes State Park , and so we could walk everywhere or just drive a short way. We all loved it and want to come back.
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Butterfly Cottage is a Truly Unique Cottage Located Downtown.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317951vb
(269) 547-4799
Saugatuck / Douglas Southwest Michigan
Schaumburg,Il
5

Great House

  • 5 of 5
Had a great time. House is in a perfect Location to walk to everything in town which is a big plus on a Holiday week. Everything was clean nicely decorated and I don't Know who liked the fenced in yard more us or the Dogs. Also nice for two couples with the Bungalow you have some privacey
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children
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Availability & Rates

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Saugatuck / Douglas Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Sept 2014
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall 2014
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter 2014/15
Dec 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$200
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring 2015
Mar 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri
 
 
May 2015
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$275
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 6 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Saugatuck / Douglas Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
General:
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (1) The Master Bedroom and Bungalow have Queen Beds., Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) The Bungalow has a Queen Bed and Bunk Beds in the Sleeping Area.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • wind-surfing
  • golf
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • jet skiing
Notes:
A finished bungalow behind the cottage serves as a fun 3rd bedroom. The bungalow has a tile floor, heat & air conditioning, skylights and lots of windows. The bungalow also has a full bath addition that was built in 2011. The bungalow has a Queen Bed and Bunk Beds.
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