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Brower Cottage - Lakefront Secluded Wooded Lot on Hutchins Lake Near Saugatuck

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Lake Front Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 7-8)

Relax and enjoy the simple pleasures in our charming two bedroom cottage on Hutchins Lake on a secluded wooded lot with beautiful views of the lake and Crane Orchards.

Unwind on 120 feet of lake frontage with sunbathing, swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports. Experience the peace and tranquility of Hutchins Lake with an early morning ride on our 2 person kayak, 3 person canoe, or bring your own boat and moor it to our pier.

Brower Cottage is located in Fennville Michigan, about 10 minutes from Saugatuck, Douglas, and Lake Michigan beaches. We are about a two hour drive from the Chicago loop.

Take a short drive to Oval Beach in Saugatuck to watch the sunsets on Lake Michigan or visit the tasting rooms at Fenn Valley vineyards and wine cellar. Shop for antiques and art at the shops and galleries in the Saugatuck / Douglas area. Walking distance from Crane Orchards and Pie Pantry for delicious fresh baked pies, sweet cherry picking in the spring, peach picking in the summer, and apple picking in the fall. Minutes from the Saugatuck Dunes State Park and Allegan State Game area for hiking, hunting, and cross country skiing.

More Details

Owner
Jamie & Joe Bianco
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

Amenities

Fennville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Bunk beds
    Living Area - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 twin daybed, 1 twin trundle bed, 1 twin sleeper chair
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Crib is a Pack 'n Play
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Shed
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Fire Pit, iPod Ready Stereo System, Bean Bag Toss Game, Bocce, Glassware, Pots and Pans, Kitchen Towels, Hammock, 30 stairs to lake.

Reviews

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Brower Cottage - Lakefront Secluded Wooded Lot on Hutchins Lake Near Saugatuck
average rating of 4.962963 based on 81 reviews
Carpentersville IL
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perfect

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Brower Cottage was perfect! The cottage is comfortable and clean. We've had some experiences with listings that didn't quite live up to the pictures or the description, but Brower Cottage is everything it claims to be and more! The lake is beautiful, the cottage is pretty and comfortable, the lot is private and wooded, and the location is perfect. It's a great getaway for a couple, or a family vacation for a family with kids and pets.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brower Cottage is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time, quiet and enjoyable! Our dogs were able to play outside and in the water, it made it for a relaxing, easy break... loved the lake and kajaking was awesome! The cottage is perfect and comfortable, we much enjoyed our 4 nights stay. Will for sure visit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time

  • 5 of 5

Everything as described. Very comfortable. Would go back for second trip.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful quiet and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This was exactly what we were looking for. The cottage offers a gorgeous view of the lake and plenty of spots to enjoy it.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Once again a great stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been going to Brower Cottage for years. We always have a great stay! The house is always immaculate, and the amenities are awesome! We use the grill, the fire pit, but the kayaks have become our favorite pastime there. The location can't be beat. It's down the street from Crane's, and has easy access to the towns of Saugatauk, South Haven, and Holland. We will definitely keep going!

Robin Torch

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Our home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We go to Broward cottage usually twice a year. We love everything about it. Joe (the owner) is so accommodating and thoughtful. Proximity to Saugatauk, Douglas and Fennville is perfect while still feeling secluded and quiet. Always a pleasure!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Crane's Pie Pantry
"A stay at Brower Cottage is not complete without a fresh baked pie from Crane's Pie Pantry. ..."
Salt of the Earth
"Led by Chef Matthew Pietsch (protégé of ‘Iron Chef’ Michael Symon), Salt of the Earth gives ..."
Blue Goose Cafe
"A great greasy spoon for breakfast in downtown Fennville."
Crane Orchards U-Pick
"Brower Cottage has views of Crane Orchards as they are just across the street. U-pick your o..."
Fenn Valley Vineyards
"Take a short drive to the other side of Hutchins Lake for wine tasting, vineyard tours, cell..."
Everyday People Cafe
"Our favorite place for lunch and dinner in the area. Casual dining with great food and atmos..."
Saugatuck Dune Rides Inc
"Strap into bench seats aboard a dune buggy with giant tires and roar along sandy paths."
Oval Beach
"Spend an afternoon taking in the sun on this beautiful Lake Michigan beach rated among the 2..."
Saugatuck Brewing Company inc
"We highly recommend lunch on their outdoor patio while sampling their craft brews. Family f..."
Saugatuck Dunes State Park
"Absolutely breathtaking. Winding trails through the wooded dunes, spectacular views of natu..."
Virtue Farms
Pizza Mambo
"Best pizza in town. The "Rustico" is our favorite."
The Farmhouse Deli & Pantry
"Absolutely the best place for sandwiches, soup, and a great cup of coffee. Great place to g..."
Uncommon Coffee Roasters
"Our favorite place for a cup of coffee and a snack. A real cafe that grows and roasts their..."

Other Activities: Knee boarding, turtle spotting, dune rides, charter fishing on Lake Michigan, kayaking, biking, snowmobiling, horseshoes, shopping, mini golf, boating, wildlife viewing, wine tasting, art galleries, fruit picking, wake boarding.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

We will consider 2 night stays at $250 / night. Please contact us via the Call Owner or Send Message links on our listing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.