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BOOKING FALL WEEKENDS - Please inquire for rates for Groups of 4 or less

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,950 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Remaining weekends discounted up to Thanksgiving - Inquire for pricing

Huge lake front executive home 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. This home sits directly on Goshorn Lake. Goshorn Lake, woods and dunes include deer, swans and other wildlife. Many lodging luxuries including fireplace, double refrigerator, and 5-burner gas stove. Perfect for large gatherings, parking for four cars (no more than four cars allowed). Three floors! Sleeps up to 3 or 4 families (multi-generation/grandparents-grandchildren). Bedroom on main floor with queen bed (perfect for those who don't like to climb stairs-TV), 3 bedrooms on second floor with King beds including 1 king suite featuring lake views and a sitting room (three king beds total - all have TVs). Upstairs (3rd floor) dorm style room with two sets of bunk beds (full bed on bottom), two twins and a queen (on floor in alcove). Two murals inside were done by a local well-known artist. Boat dock, paddle boat, canoe, kayak incd, or just throw your fishing pole into the water. Children's sandbox. Bring your bikes, bike trails.

Warm enough to swim all summer!

Fully furnished glass solarium to relax in the evening or have your morning coffee. Huge dining room table which when you take off the custom wooden top, turns into an 8 foot championship pool table - Brunswick. There is a gourmet kitchen with bay window seating.

We have an outdoor table that seats four for dinner, lunch or cocktails. There are two additional chairs on the deck.

The home is in a quiet, peaceful location with enough space on three floors for your family and friends while keeping your privacy and theirs. There are enough amenities to make your stay more enjoyable. This is a private home setting. You don't have to 'take a walk' to see the lake or share a view.

This home has been popular with multi-generation family reunions including grandparents through grandchildren creating very precious family memories!

This is lakeshore lodging at its finest! New FOR 2007: TV in Queen Room; 32 inch LCD Samsung King Room; Outdoor Shower, Reclining Chair in King Room. All the Comforts of Home - Full Laundry (Maytag Neptune), Iron/Ironing Board, Internet Access (High Speed), Five TVs, Gourmet Kitchen, Boat Dock, Five Seater Paddle Boat; Floating Swim Raft, Deck, Fire Pit, Gas Grill, Picnic Table, Solarium, DVD, Surround Sound Entertainment Center, Jacuzzi® Tub in Master Bathroom (marble bathroom), Outdoor Warm Water Shower, Air Conditioning, Pool Table, Dishwasher, Crockpot, Blender. Housekeeping (midweek light cleaning $95 additional if desired), laundry, etc. can be set up in advance for an additional charge. Daily gym membership available for a fee at Pump House Gym (walking distance).

Swimming; Fishing (Ice Fishing); Boating; Hiking; Golfing Ravines(an Arnold Palmer Signature Championship Golf Course, Clearbrook, West Shore Golf Club, Hawkshead in South Haven designed by golf architect Arthur Hills); Art Galleries; Shopping; Felt Mansion; OxBow; Douglas Socials; Concerts; Plays; Antique Stores, BMX Racing Track; State Parks with trails to Lake Michigan; Day Spas; Holland Aquatic Center's Splash Zone (indoor water park).

You can begin your day on the peaceful (glass-enclosed) screened porch sipping your coffee on the colorful bistro table, where you can plan your day overlooking Goshorn Lake and Lake Michigan's sand dunes. Oval beach is about a mile away where you can walk Lake Michigan's beach (Oval Beach, Saugatuck Dunes State Park). You may just want to stay at the house all day and spend the afternoon on your private dock. You can end your day with a campfire in the fire pit where you can toast marshmallows or make s'mores! This is a true 'family vacation. Fire wood is available for purchase at the local gas station (Dunes View).

More Details

Barrie - please call before 9 pm EST I am the mom of triplets!
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

Why Barrie - please call before 9 pm EST I am the mom of triplets! chose Western Michigan

Some properties near the area don't even have a lake view, and the entrance to the lake, is just from a small space. This home is true 'lakefront.'

What makes this house unique

This is lakefront, not just a lake view.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful weekend. Loved your beautiful home. It worked great for our big group. We were very blessed to have sunny, color-filled days. We hope to return next fall. Thank you!
Oct 2005
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Holland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Exterior - outdoor shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , TV/32' Samsung LCD
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , TV
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 2 double , 4 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • Absolutely no more than 12 people are allowed. Groups of six or less are discounted and the dorm floor will be locked.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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BOOKING FALL WEEKENDS - Please inquire for rates for Groups of 4 or less
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

We will be returning, book us next year!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful vacation home! My entire family enjoyed the home, the lake and the lovely town of Saugatuck. It was like a vacation in a bottle. The home is well maintained and beautiful. We can't describe how comfortable the wonderful owners have made it. The kitchen was perfect for our large family. We enjoy cooking together and there was more than enough space. We loved the open floor plan, it allowed us to all spend more time together. We recommend adding the paddle boat to your stay, the lake is too beautiful to miss. Book us for next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2006
  • Stayed: Jun 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with a beautiful lake view. Quiet lake, at least when we were there. Canoe, kayak and paddle boat were nice to have available and were put to good use. Lake was also nice for swimming. Dunes State park with hiking trails out to Lake Michigan is a two mile walk or drive away. Highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend celebrating my sons graduation! Barrie was wonderful and easy to talk to. The house was clean and equipped with everything we needed for a successful weekend! We will definitely be back again:)

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a wonderful weekend!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful weekend we had on Lake Goshorn. Barrie was wonderful to work with, helping us to get into the house earlier than planned. The house was great, everything from the large kitchen table to the boats to the pool table to the fire pit exceeded our expectations. The house was very clean and the setup worked well for all six adults and four children. We had a blast and hope to go back next year

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great clean home, perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Barrie was fantastic to work with. The home is very clean and has all necessary enmities. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was my pleasure to host your friends during your fishing trip on Lake Michigan! I hope you're able to return in the future! Safe Travels!
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The Best Labor Day Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding! Everything from the well appointed home to the lake. All the extras, firepit, kayak, swim raft, dock, paddle boat. Clean and better than we expected! Easy check in and checkout. The weekend flew by and the kids are still talking about this vacation. Best lake to paddleboard (we brought those from home). We are checking our calendars and plan to come an entire week this coming summer. Oval beach was a quick 5 minutes away and I have to say Saugatuck has the best beach we have ever been too! Everything about this home says quality!!! The enclosed porch over looks the lake! Barrie was a joy to work with and very hospitable. Couldn't have had a better vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oval Beach
Everyday People Cafe
Saugatuck Brewing Company inc
Red Dock Cafe
Fenn Valley Vineyards
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/South Bend/Chicago
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Car: recommended

This is lakefront with a paddleboat, canoe and kayak. Fishing can be right off the dock on this quiet 'no wake' lake. Lake Michigan State Park and Dunes is just down the road. Bring your bikes, bike trails go to downtown.

Golf: Visit the shops or art galleries in Saugatuck or Douglas, go for a dune buggy ride, charter a fishing boat or sailboat, rent jet skis, go fruit-picking, at one of the many local orchards, visit the Fenn Valley Vineyards or just stay on the porch and read a book! If you choose not to drive, Saugatuck/Douglas Interurban will pick you up across the street or all activities are minutes by bike. Goshorn Lake is a spring-fed lake where you can fish off the dock or small boat. This lake has a sandy bottom. This is a well-maintained home. No smoking inside please by you or your guests! We ask that you leave the house as you found it (including boat), with the exception of the bedding and towels. This is our second home, please treat it gently. Outdoor shower with warm water to keep beach sand out of house.


Rates & Availability

Holland House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.0%

Groups of 4 or smaller call for rate
50% down to confirm reservation at the time a reservation is made. If we do not receive your deposit with the contract within 7 days after you receive. Security Deposit is returned to you 30 days after departure if cottage left clean and undamaged.

If you book online, a lease will be sent to you and must be returned before property will be rented.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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