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3600 sq ft on Hutchins sports Lake (nr Saugatuck) private dock public launch

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 11 Sleeps

The house has use of a private dock across the street on a quiet lane and the lake is a wonderful fishing and sports lake with a public ramp and we can provide details for pontoon boat rental, delivered to the dock

We originally came from a town (home to Paul McCartney) near

Liverpool England and you will see this influence to help you share the UK and

Liverpool experiences while enjoying a relaxing or action packed vacation.

Our 3600 sq ft two level home is only 4 years of age with all modern amenities

including dual zone A/C and a full home backup generator to ensure your stay

comfortable and hassle free

Furhished as our own home with good quality furnishings

One mile from Fennville, MI, with its restaurants and

sizeable grocery store

Just 5 miles east of Lake Michigan and approximately 10

minutes from Saugatuck/Douglas.

Enjoy eating in our fully equipped kitchen and large dining

room area or try many of the fine restaurants just miles away. The home is

comfortable for all seasons, affording close and easy access to

skiing/snowmobiling in the winter, orchard/winery visits in the spring,

swimming/fishing/boating in the summer and antiquing/shopping/dining all year

round

A large 3600 sq ft of modern living space with 4 bedrooms, 3

bathrooms, (sleep 8-9) a 300 sq ft screened deck on 0.7 acre wooded lot with

its own dock across the street on beautiful spring-fed Hutchins Lake.

Hutchins lake ia a hidden gem, this 400 acre sporting lake is right in the

heart of Michigan’s fruit farms, forest trails, vineyards and beaches.Warmer calmer water than lake Michigan which is only a short drive away, the best of both worlds !

More Details

Owner
Alisa Taylor
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Alisa Taylor

I am a married to Andy and Mum ( I can't say Mom as I am British!!) to 2 wonderful children Amelia is 16 and Adam is 14, they are the big loves of my life.

We moved from England in 2007 with Andy's job.

We are from a town called Heswall which in a peninsula on the west coast of England.

It is about 8 miles from Liverpool.

Our house overlooked the Welsh Mountains and the Irish Sea.

Here we live in Burr Ridge, a suburb 19 miles west of Chicago.

We bought the lake house as the area reminded us of 'home', quiet and beautiful.

Chicago is amazing but can sometimes feel a little busy, even out here in the berbs.

We went to Michigan and rented a few homes for the weekend, fell in love with the area and bought Liverpool Lodge.

We started renting it out as Adam plays football and we found that over the summer months we were not using the house at all. He started training in July and practice was every day. We also starting spending extended periods back in England over the summer months.

Alisa Taylor purchased this house in 2009

Why Alisa Taylor chose Southwest Michigan

We rented quite a few homes in the area and in this price bracket, nothing compares!

The house was not bought with rental in mind so we decorated and furnished it for ourselves.

It has use of a private dock and the lake is a wonderful fishing and sports lake with a public ramp and we can provide details for pontoon boat rental, delivered to the dock

When we decided to rent it we wanted to keep the same feel... comfy, modern, fresh and clean and very welcoming.

We did not want to maximize occupancy by cramming every room with bunk beds, which would enable us to charge more, we wanted guests to enjoy the house in the way we do.

A beautiful retreat to relax and unwind.

Superb local GOLF courses with rates as low as $40 a round with a cart. Club rental also available at most courses.

What makes this house unique

We chose the house as it was brand new and modern and in a great, central location. It has use of a private dock and the lake is a wonderful fishing and sports lake with a public ramp and we can provide details for pontoon boat rental, delivered to the dock

The layout of the house is perfect for entertaining, a table that seats 8, a breakfast bar that can seat another 4. The living/entertaining area is all open plan.

The lower level has another large entertaining area with a larger sectional sofa and flat screen tv.

The house is perfect for more than one family sharing the space as it has 2 separate living spaces.

The house also has a screened in porch with comfy seating and a swing chair to relax and enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine.

There is another little deck off the kitchen with a table and chairs.

the yard is large and great for children to run around in.

We are across the street from the lake, approx 50 yards, we have our own dock.

So if you wanted to hire a boat or wave runner it would be right there!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Friends, family and new grandbaby. Meals and cocktails on the porch - loved the screened room !



What a lovely place to stay and invite others to share !



Cant wait til next time :-)
Aug 2013
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Map

Nearest Train
2 Miles
Fennville
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Salt of the Earth, Fennville
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
BITTERSWEET
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
PIER COVE
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Cranes Orchard and pie pantry.

* Fennville Winery.

* Hutchins Sport Lake - fishing, boating.

* Restaurants and pubs.

* Great golf courses.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Fruit Picking.

* Art Galleries and window shopping.

* Bike rides & walks.

* Fennville Winery.

* Climb Mount Baldhead.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Art Barn.

* Award winning Oval Beach.

* Art Galleries in Douglas and Saugatuck.

* Duck Boat ride Saugatuck.

* Michigans Adventure Park.

Relax and do nothing enjoying that reduction in your daily pulse rate or.....

Sample the best apple pie from Cranes fruit farms right next door, go Apple picking, hay rides and hanuted maze

Visit fennville winery

Bring a watercraft enjoy the lake and sand bar

Enjoy Fennville dining including Sallt of the Earth restaurant which attracts customers who make lengthy trip for a meal. Locally also we have pizza and pool at the Hop'n

Ask for Linda then request our European Pizza - Tuna, Onion and black olives

What Not Inn - great live music on saturdays, all you can eat fish fry fridays

A ten minute drive to Saugatuck or South Haven with their many shops and restaurants

Holland is a 20 minute drive to all the larger shops, Target, Walmart, Best Buy etc and many more restaurants in the retail area or the pretty down town

Try the full Irish breakfast at the Curragh !

Bittersweet and Timber Rduge ski resorts an 40 min drive

Forest trails

Dog beach within 5 mins on lake Michigan

Great bathing beaches such as Oval Beach

Amenities

Fennville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
* 3600 sq ft of modern living space * 300 sq ft screened deck with fans, mood lighting, swing chair, and high top table * two floors - both with independent A/C and heating * Hardwood floors in main living rooms * Comcast high speed internet - wifi included * Full home back up generator - michigan homes can and do lose power. This home does not skip a beat after a storm * 4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms * first floor with master bedroom 1 with a king bed and master en suite as well as bedroom 2 with a twin and full bunk (would sleep three kids) and another bathroom with tub and shower * lower floor two further bedrooms, bedroom 3 with two twin beds and bedroom 4 with a queen bed. One more bathroom with granite vanity area and walk in shower * Large open concept living room, kitchen and dining area * Grill deck with gas grill * Music system with ipod docking station * fully equiped kitchen, gas hob, electric oven, dish washer, coffee maker, large fridge with ice , toaster, microwave, kettle * large dining table 6-8 people * large lower floor with english basement windows * Large screen TV with dvd, cablle and media sound * Rec room with large comy sofa * Laundry room - washer and dryer * board games, some dvds and books * sprinklers and landscaped gardens * 0.7 acre wooded lot plenty of yard for ball games * Dock across the street on private grass and beach area. Sandy bottom and shallow great for paddling. Park area also avaiable for use, ball games, carry fire pit to the dock etc * Fire pit

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3600 sq ft on Hutchins sports Lake (nr Saugatuck) private dock public launch
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 23 reviews
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Great space and location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great vacation at the Liverpool house! Close to saugatuck and other restaurants! I would highly recommend this large home with plenty of space to spread out!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, I am so glad you enjoyed you stay!
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Great house

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice time in this beautiful house. We hit a minor road-bump when arriving and it had not been cleaned from the previous guests. After connecting with Alisha, she worked quickly to get the cleaning company out to clean the home as fast as possible.

The rest of our time at the home was great. The house had plenty of space for our group to spend time, both upstairs and downstairs. We relaxed on the beautiful porch as much as possible too!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Liverpool Lodge and would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice place to stay in this area. Everything was as described and actually exceeded our expectations. It is an extremely comfortable home and very spacious. Thank you Alisa for sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! I love hearing this! thanks so much for you kind words. Alisa
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Another great visit

  • 5 of 5

What more can I say than we have booked for two week in 2018.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Guys xxxx
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Hip and Chic!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house, very clean and the bride had so much fun she forgot her wedding dress! Hope we can pick it up in the next couple days! Lol

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ha! I am so glad you had a good time. We've had items left behind before but a wedding dress is certainly a first!
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our group of 7 adults, 1 kid, and 3 babies! It is beautifully decorated and really comfortable. The host was so wonderful to work with. We would love to stay again!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

Nightly Rate: $250 - $400

Weekly Rate: $1750 - 2300

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


Rates Details *
* Note - Fees applied to each rental (any duration)
Michigan Tax and Toursim = 7%
Cleaning $100 per stay
Credit card - 2% (security deposit can be credited straight back to any credit card sales)

High Season - (June 1st to Labor day weekend inclusive)
7 Night Minimum Required, Weekly $2000 all plus fe

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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