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

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


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

Jamie & Joe Bianco
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018


Fennville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • 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
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 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
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • 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
  • alternative lifestyle
  • 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
Fire Pit, iPod Ready Stereo System, Bean Bag Toss Game, Bocce, Glassware, Pots and Pans, Kitchen Towels, Hammock, 30 stairs to lake.


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Brower Cottage - Lakefront Secluded Wooded Lot on Hutchins Lake Near Saugatuck
average rating of 4.9651165 based on 86 reviews
Carpentersville IL


  • 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: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Completely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Brower Cottage many times now, and it never disappoints. It is ALWAYS perfectly clean, ALWAYS great for our dogs, ALWAYS friendly/helpful owners, ALWAYS restful, peaceful....everything we need. Wish there were a Brower Cottage in every resort town I wanted to travel to! THANK YOU for this special cottage!!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Livonia Michigan

Paradise in Fennville, lakes, orchards, beauty for days and a wonderful home to enjoy it in.

  • 5 of 5

This was the most well equipped cottage I have ever rented in over 25 years. Everything was included, paper products, personal care, iron, hairdryer, big TV with hundreds of channels, a Klipsch audio system, a Nest heating/cooling system. No detail was overlooked. Nearly floor to ceiling windows for a full lake view. Comfortable and new furniture, appliances and most importantly - the beds. It was a little chilly in November but the deck and grounds were immaculate and highly functional. Our dog loved hunting the squirrels and walking thru the orchard behind the property. The house is light and airy, with beautiful art and carvings throughout. Nice flooring, window treatments, doors with plenty of space. It feels much bigger than 1,000 sq feet because of the open floor plan.

The location was great for restaurants, (great perch at the What Not Inn), wine tasting, and cider. You will want to spend the day at Virtue Ciders, family friendly and you can even bring your dog. It is close to Douglas, Saugatuck and Holland so you can cover a lot of ground without having to drive far. There is so much rich history in this part of the state I never knew about until reading it at the cottage.

The owners are what make this property special. Possibly the most attentive I've worked with. You will be hard pressed to find a nicer, more well equipped cottage in this part of the state. I highly recommend this property and we will definitely return for more.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great R & R cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is as beautiful as the pictures on the website. It is very clean and equipped with everything that my husband and I needed for our stay. It is nice and quiet at the end of fall, not sure how it is during the summer with people out and about on the lake. The fall lets us go to relax sitting out on the dock or in the cottage with the huge glass windows allowing viewing of the lake and trees. We have been here twice and it is great if you have a furry family member to bring your dog with ok from owners. Another plus, if you like pie, is that it is down the road from Crane's Pie Pantry and Restaurant, a great place to get pies. I highly recommend this cottage.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the cottage and location. Definitely will try to return!

  • 5 of 5

Property is very well maintained. Neat, clean and well stocked with all that could be desired. Very relaxing atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ohio, USA

Another great experience at Brower

  • 5 of 5

This was my third stay at the cottage. This time I brought two friends who had not been there before. A testament to how much I love this place is that we all had a great time despite the fact that it poured three of the four days we were there. The cottage is always immaculate, and the views of the lake are stunning in all kinds of weather. We were able to get in the dune buggy ride of the sand dunes during a break in the weather; it was fun and fascinating. Highly recommend. We had to cancel our cruise on the Kalamazoo River and Lake Michigan because of thunder and lightening, but stayed in and took advantage of the time to do puzzles and enjoy the drama of the storm over the lake. While I certainly enjoy the area more when the weather cooperates, Brower Cottage is a great find for a long weekend or a lengthy stay no matter what the elements. Can't wait for trip #4!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 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.




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
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.

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