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Kenneth A. Morris

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, Japanese

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17 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Saugatuck House Rental Photos and Description

House, Bedrooms , 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8): Additional Cottage Sleeps 2

Nicest location in town! Beautiful historic Italinate home built in 1868. The 'Pond Winslow' homestead has been awarded the prestigious Heritage Preservation award for Honor and Respect by the Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society. Located on the hill over looking the town square. The home has been beautifully updated, including kitchen, newly remodeled bathrooms and restored old growth hardwood flooring through out. First floor includes, dine in kitchen with laundry, living room, dining room, half bath, bed room (queen bed) with en suite full bath, and glassed/screened in porch. Second floor has master bedroom (queen bed) with private sun porch, 3rd bedroom (bunk beds) and full bath. Kitchen is fully out fitted - just bring your favorite food and beverages. Bedrooms and baths are complete with linens. Beautiful flag stone patio with large built in fire pit, lots of grilling accessories. 'Up North' feel in town! In laws want to come too? Ask about the additional cottage with room for two!

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Quiet, peaceful location surrounded by mature trees and tranguail gardens, yet just a few steps from the thriving downtown with all of its associated activities: Shops, Antique Stores, Art Galleries, Restaurants, Bars and Coffee shops. Utilize the chain ferry and walk or ride your bike to the beautiful Oval Beach. Easy drive to the many local golf courses, Fenn Valley Vineyards, surrounding fruit farms and other area atractions.

Keywords: House, Historic, Downtown,

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kenneth A. Morris (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, Japanese

About Kenneth A. Morris

Hello, Happy Family Picture---traveling some where????. Graduated from Saugtuck High School in 1981. Family has owned the house since 1978. Bought the house from my mom 20 years back or so, planned to live there, but life got in the way!!! Get back when we can, our loss is your gain!

Kenneth A. Morris purchased this house in 1978

Why Kenneth A. Morris chose Michigan

It is the house I grew up in!

What makes this house unique

Wonderfull old house that overlooks downtown, at least when the leaves are not on the tress. Very enjoyable as you can walk to everything in town, shops, restaurants, bars, etc. Park the car at the house, and forget about it for the rest of your stay. Kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms are all up to date and in good clean condition. Additionally, local management and over site of the property ensures none of the unforeseen problems that can result from long distance owners that may not be fully aware of the day to day situation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

March 7th, 2014 - Wonderful weekend with our dearest friends at your lovely home, we will definetly be back! Good eats, love the Butler Pantry kitchen goodies, etc. Still 20" snow on the ground in March. Good vibes from the old house, pleasant views from every room
Mar 2014
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Reviews

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based on 17 traveler reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 57 reviews
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Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely perfect for a week with a large family in Saugatuck! House had every amenity and bonus is that it is a 2 minute walk to the park for the kids. Have already booked to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a nice stay, look forward to having you visit again next year!
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5

Winslow House

  • 5 of 5

This home was exactly as listed. Great place, very comfortable and close walking to go eating and shopping. Nice quiet neighborhood and would definitely refer to anyone looking for a very nice place to stay on vacation. Christine

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy Winter Escape

  • 5 of 5

Two families with small kids enjoyed the short walk to the heart town, a quick drive to Holland, the cozy fireplace, playing games, and cooking yummy meals. We could even see New Year's fireworks from the living room window! We loved it. Kenneth the owner made everything easy.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great home and close to downtown Saugatuck!

  • 5 of 5

Great home and close to downtown Saugatuck!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this house! Great location for an easy walk downtown. Owner was very easy to work with and responded quickly to any questions we had. Would be a great place to stay in the summer too. House was clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Ken's house in Saugatuck. It is in a great location and it was perfect for a couples retreat. We especially loved the fire pit and the sun porch. It was our first time in Saugatuck but definitely will not be our last! Ken was so easy to work with and the house was beautiful. Thanks, Ken!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Wally's 2 blocks. Walk down -- stumble home...
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
2 Blocks to the Saugatuck Chain Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Clearbrook
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Holland, Michigan
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I96
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Wally's, Phil's,Mermaids, Butler, Toulouse, etc...
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Bitter Sweet
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Oval Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Saugatuck House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 2016 - Sep 1 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Summer 17
Jun 2 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Labor Day Weekend 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$200
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 6.0%

A fully refundable$200 security / damage depost is due at invoicing

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Saugatuck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Coverts from the Living room sofa, Bunk Beds (1) Full on bottom, single up top
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
40' Hi-def flat panel tv.

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