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Stylish Home, Steps to Lake Michigan, Minutes to Town

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Located steps from Lake Michigan. A great location. Close to West Side County Park and Public Beach. A short drive to town with all the amenities yet in the country, in a relaxing and quiet environment. Great value for the location!***

THE HOUSE:

Enjoy the relaxing comfort of this stylish, updated vacation home. Nicely appointed and furnished.

Designed for ease of living at every turn... beautiful kitchen, living spaces, bedrooms and baths. Quality appliances and furniture. Huge deck with outdoor furniture, grill and much more.

Three (3) bedrooms on main level plus two (2) bedrooms on lower level with full daylight windows. Queen size, King size, and Full size beds plus 2 optional twin fold-out beds for small children. We easily sleep 10 in beds.

The large living room is fully furnished with TV/cable and 16ft glass doors that overlook the spacious backyard, valley and forest beyond.

Wi-Fi free. House also offers some board games and many books. Enjoy sitting by the fire or looking out the glass doors that open to a 35ft deck and beautiful lawn.

You have the option between central air-conditioning or open doors and windows to a fresh lake breeze and the sounds of nature and water.

You will appreciate the fully equipped kitchen including a convection oven, microwave, dishwasher and huge refrigerator/freezer with ice/water dispenser.

The ample dining area has a granite-top table that seats eight with beautiful outdoor views.

The bathrooms are spacious. A full shower/tub in one bathroom and shower for two in the second bathroom.

Washer/dryer is available on the lower level. We are pretty sure our house offers everything you may need in a vacation home!

No pets, no smoking allowed.

THE PROPERTY AND LOCATION:

The house is located on Lakeshore Drive (on the Lake side of Lakeshore Dr) 5 miles south of the Saugatuck city limits.

This 1+ acre property boasts a beautiful view of an orchard and woods and is within 200 yds to Lake Michigan. We are also within walking distance to West Side County Park with a large public beach. **We are not located directly on Lake Michigan.

* The beach and access point are not owned or managed by Orchard Beach House, LLC.

On many days you can hear the roar of Lake Michigan from the house and property. There is plenty of room to roam and enjoy the wildlife including birds, wild turkeys, deer, rabbits, and so much more.

We are situated in an area that offers the privacy and quiet of being in the Lakeshore area, forests and wild preserves while still being a quick 5-20min drive to the downtowns of Saugatuck, Douglas, Fennville, Glenn, South Haven and Holland.

Enjoy games on the beautiful grassy lawns or a short stroll down a beautiful sandy, tree canopied lane.

Just a short stroll to a public beach at West Side County Park. This beach can be used for sunbathing, games and activities. The park contains a very large (630 ft.) public beach, playground and grassy area, restrooms and parking. Approximately 2/10ths of a mile north on Lakeshore Drive.

The city limits of Saugatuck/Douglas can be reached in about 5 minutes drive and the downtown shopping district in approximately 10 minutes or less.

Holland and South Haven are about 20 minute drive either north to Holland or south to South Haven.

SAUGATUCK/DOUGLAS:

Shopping, dining, art galleries and culture abound in this area. Both towns are picturesque villages with many turn of the century homes and buildings hosting unique shops, gourmet dining, and many art venues including theater, music and the visual arts.

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More Details

Owner
Romelio Vargas
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 4, 2017

About Romelio Vargas

Kris and Romelio live in the northern Chicago suburbs. Mike and his three daughters reside in the western Chicago suburbs. We have owned Orchard Beach House since 2000. We enjoy relaxed weekend with friends and family near the shore of Lake Michigan.

Romelio Vargas purchased this house in 2000

Why Romelio Vargas chose Fennville

We love Lake Michigan's beautiful white sand beaches, fresh air, wildlife, and wonderful art scene. We can get away from the busy big city life and come here for peace and quiet. When we need more town life, we simply drive 5 minutes away to Saugatuck or Douglas. As soon as we walk into our home, you can feel the stress melt away.

What makes this house unique

We have the best of everything that the area has to offer. We are a short stroll to the beach, about 5-10 minutes drive to the shops of Saugatuck and Douglas, and situated between several nature preserves. Our property is quiet, private but close to everything!

Amenities

Fennville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom #1 is the main bathroom with a tub/ shower combo. Bathroom #2 has a very large walk in shower and is also located on the main level. Bathroom #2 is conveniently located for the after- beach shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Large room. Space for portable crib or child's bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 fold away twin beds are available as optional sleeping places. Best for children, teens or small adults.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Close By Lake Michigan/beach access (No Stairs), Large Deck, Spacious Yard, Sorry, No Pets

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stylish Home, Steps to Lake Michigan, Minutes to Town
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Orchard Beach House

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year for our family to stay at the Orchard Beach House. It provides all the comfort of home, while near all the beaches and resort attractions of a vacation. The grounds are beautiful and the setting is relaxing and calm. I highly recommend, just don't pick the week when we want to stay there. ;-)

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled when all the attention and care we put in our house is appreciated and enjoyed by our guest. We hope to see you back for many more fun vacations at Orchard Beach House.
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Great place for family!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the orchard beach house! House is well maintained, spacious and private. My family had a great week there. Very kid friendly. Although the beach access closest to the house was closed we didn't mind the short drive to the next beach down. We would love to rent this property again and I highly recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved our Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was I believe our 5th year at Orchard Beach House. We love it! The owner always responds promptly to any questions. The house is clean and nice. The backyard is the perfect relaxing spot. It is the perfect place for our summer vacations.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orchard Beach House - Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very nice, clean and welcoming. We had a great week - this was the 9th summer we have stayed! The yard has many great features for adults and children as well. We have so much fun playing games, sitting and eating outside and the fire pit is a wonderful addition the last few years. Be sure to spend some time in the large comfortable hammock - easily big enough for 2! The view over the orchard and meadow is so nice - lots of birds, deer and other little critters. It is a peaceful and comfortable place to spend a week.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so rewarding to us to have guests returning as many times as possible to vacation in our house. We put a lot of love and care to make our property ready for your enjoyment. Please come back next year!
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5

Great house, wonderfully-well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled to hear when our guests enjoy the lake house!
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Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

This was my fifth year staying at this home. I have high standards and this home is beautiful and well maintained. Wonderful location. Close to Saugatuck and Fennville. The owner always responds quickly to any questions you may have. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-196
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
West Side County Park and Beach
Car: recommended

Dune buggy rides on sand dunes, antique hunting, Allegan county flea market, Beach access, apple and berry picking (seasonal), fresh fruit and vegetable markets, vintage home and garden tours (periodic), wineries and tours

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.