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Upscale Home Nestled in the Woods. Close to Lake Michigan.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3+ Bedrooms 4 Baths plus Gorgeous Finished Lower Level. Sleeps 10

Beautiful 1 1/2 story home, built in 2003 with high end finishes. Master bedroom on main with master bath plus an additional powder room on the main. Gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances. Large eating area with access to outside dining for large crowds. Living room and den with new 40' High Definition televisions. Beautiful cherry wood floors on first 2 floors. Newly finished lower level boasting a large great room with daylight windows and plush carpeting. Lots of comfortable seating to enjoy the 60' high definition television for movies and sports. The lower level also boasts a 3/4 bath and it includes a Murphy Bed, new comfortable queen sleeper sofa and a high quality blow up mattress to add 6 more sleeping possibilities. Home is surrounded by lush woods. Very private and quiet. Wrap around porch with additional eating area. Two additional decks, one with new hot tub. Two car garage for your parking needs. Just one block off Lake Michigan. Enjoy the local beaches or sunset walks along Lakeshore Drive. Just 5 minutes from local wineries and orchards, 3 miles from Saugatuck/Douglas.

Teri Dougherty
Member since: 2012
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Teri Dougherty

Owners are brother and sister and their spouses. We live in Omaha, Nebraska where we were raised. We love the area and wanted to buy a place that was in superb condition to share with others and to use periodically by our families.

Teri Dougherty purchased this house in 2012

Why Teri Dougherty chose Fennville

We have vacationed in the area several times over the last few years visiting our brother. We fell in love with the area and the people. The beauty of the area, the peacefulness and the many things to do made us want to have a place we could call our own and share with others. This home's location and its unbelievably perfect condition made it an easy choice. It is surrounded by lush landscaping and forest. It is very private, very quiet and very serene. Relaxing on the wrap around porch or on one of the decks and watching the deer run by or listening to the birds chirp or the waters roll in off Lake Michigan make it the perfect retreat. The Sauguatuck/Douglas area are just moments away. We love the wonderful dining, entertainment, shopping and beaches. This is truly our little slice of Heaven!

What makes this house unique

From the moment we walked onto the property, we knew this was the home for us. The beautiful wrap around porch with comfy outdoor furniture made us not want to leave. The quality and condition of the interior with its beautiful cherry wood floors, cabinetry, lighting and 360 degree view of the woods was exactly what we were looking for. The master suite with its own bath and the two large bedrooms upstairs with their own bath as well as the finished lower level is the perfect set up for a family or for several couples wanting to get away. The kitchen is a dream to work in and you never seem seperated from the other guests. The cozy den is the perfect spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or sneak in an afternoon nap. The fireplace in the living room just tops off the many features. Relaxing in the hot tub at the end of a fun day and watching the trees sway lazily with the breeze is so relaxing. This home is a 10 in our books!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"As posted in our Guest Book" Your house is absolutely amazing! We had such an amazing and relaxing week! Definitely plan on doing it again next year! Thanks!
Oct 2012
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Fennville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • No smoking, no bon fires, all parking must be in the driveway.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 beautiful bathrooms with all the comforts of home!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Finished Lower Level with Bath - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 murphy bed , Plus high quality queen blow up mattress sleeps add'l 2
  • Queen size Beds (4) Master bedroom and 2nd bedroom upstairs both have queen beds, murphy bed and sleeper sofa in lower level are queens. All are good mattresses with memory foam. Each bed has 4 pillows and 600 count Egyptian Cotton Sheets., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds in 3rd bedroom upstairs. Egyptian cotton sheets and 2 pillows for each bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Board games, outside games, abundant outdoors seating. Baths both have blow dryers. Iron and Ironing Board Provided. Cleaning products, dish soap and dishwasher soap provided. 7 day rental period is from Saturday to Saturday.


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Upscale Home Nestled in the Woods. Close to Lake Michigan.
average rating of 4.9895835 based on 101 reviews

Great all season getaway

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home had so many amenities, there are too many to list. The location is perfect and serene. The hot tub is a definite plus!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Plenty of room for our family, supplied with everything we needed. Loved the woods, watching the deer, and the Big Lake close by. One thing that could be added is hooks or rack/rod in the basement, for hanging clothes, wet towels, etc. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Return trip - awesome again!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay and we loved it just as much if not more! The house is so cozy, relaxed, well-stocked and well-appointed. The setting in the woods is so peaceful and the walk up to the lake (even in the cold) was beautiful and fun. Seeing Lake Michigan frozen so far out was really cool. Everyone slept so soundly as the beds are so comfortable. Fennville is such a nice, sweet town then Saugatuck/Douglas is so close. We can’t wait to come back again!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Great, fantastic, well stocked

  • 5 of 5

Love staying at this home. So beautiful had everything you would need.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Rental

  • 5 of 5

I would like to thank the owners for taking the time to create a beautiful getaway to share with others. House is very clean, bedrooms are very cozy and the property is perfect!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our weekend stay was great. The house is very well stocked and the hot tub was a nice plus.?

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Pier Cove
Car: necessary

The house is located in a private wooded setting, one block off Lake Michigan. The local area boasts several vineyards and wineries as well as blueberry, peach and apple orchards. The Saugatuck/Douglas area is very beautiful and includes wonderful dining, shopping and nightlife centered around Lake Kalamazoo and its harbor feel.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed. 7 day rentals are from Saturday to Saturday. Pet fee is $20 per day per pet. Vrbo is unable to make that calculation in the quote if there is more than one pet. Please let us know how many pets you are bringing and we will adjust the quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.