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Spacious home w/ outdoor firepit & seating! Close to Lake Michigan & Oval Beach!
Families or larger groups are going to love this spacious, cozy home. Enjoy your favorite TV show or movie in the comfortable living room as you warm up by the fireplace or if you're looking to spend some time outside there is no shortage of seating. The outdoor patio has plenty of space for dining or simply taking in the fresh Michigan air or light up the firepit and roast some hot dogs or marshmallows! The home has a fully equipped kitchen making meal preparation a breeze during your stay!
What's nearby: The home is located in a great spot and is just two miles away from Oval Beach! If you're looking to be within walking distance to the water, Douglas Beach is just that. Just under four miles away is Saugatuck #1 rated restaurant, The Southerner. Check it out for some delicious lake-side breakfast!
Things to know: Free WiFi Full kitchen
This property is managed by Vacasa Michigan LLC.
Parking Notes: Please park the vehicles in the horseshoe part of the driveway in front of the home. Please do not block or park in the shared driveway which is to the right of the home. A parking diagram is also provided at the home for your reference. Unauthorized parking can result in property damage, frustrated neighbors, and in some cases revocation of rental certificate is possible. For these reasons, it's paramount that you follow the parking diagram at all times or you will be towed. Guest Entry Instructions: This rental utilizes an E-lock, a digital lock that requires an unique code to enter. This code is reset after each guest's stay.
You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.
Washer/dryer : Private
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Cable : Xfinity
Gas grill : Private
John W.Oct 2021
This place is in a lovely neighborhood directly across from Lake Michigan. We were four people in mid-October, and walking Lake Shore Drive was perfect. The kitchen was fine for weekend use, the bedrooms were very cozy, with good beds and lots of closet and shelf space. Check in and out was easy.
Shirley H.Aug 2021
We were in the area for a memorial service the home was perfect for my family to stay together, everything we needed was available to us.
Meera S.Aug 2021
Great location (you can almost see Lake Michigan) and a beautiful outdoor space for relaxing. Bedrooms a bit cramped but well stocked kitchen and very confortable home for a weekend getaway.
James H.Aug 2021
The greatest thing about A Shore Thing cottage is its location. You are walking distance to a great sunset view at Douglas, and a five minute drive to Oval beach. Downtown Saugatuck is just across the bay,and you have South Haven below you/Holland above.
Sandi A.Jul 2021
There were a few ants ( like 2 ants) in the bathroom and the plastic chairs outside were cracked. There was no lighter fit the fire pit but otherwise the place was really comfortable and worked for our budget and I would recommend it.
Diane W.Jul 2021
This house was comfy, clean and convenient to local attractions. No hairdryer to be found but otherwise well stocked with towels, dishes, etc--even games!
Rebecca W.Jul 2021
Home has everything you need to have an amazing get away. Location can’t be beat, overlooking Lake Michigan. Back yard with the deck and fire pit is perfect way to end the day.
Megan L.Jul 2021
Older dated home. We had major ant issue in the kitchen. 5-10 min walk to the Douglas Beach entrance.
Hello Megan, we apologize for the issues you encountered during your stay.We will ensure that pest control treatments are completed to prevent any further concerns. Thank you for staying with us. We hope to host you again!
Alejandro A.Oct 2020
Great getaway for folks wanting a relaxing and cozy spot for the weekend.
Mary J.Jul 2020
We absolutely loved the gorgeous tree lined street and especially the back porch and fire pit. House was quite spacious with four bedrooms. Only issue we had was that we were given two different check out times and the cleaning crew came before 10am on the morning of check out.
Barbara E.Jul 2020
The location was great for bike rides along the lake front. It is very near Douglas and Saugatuck.
Eli M.Jul 2020
The home is virtually across the street from high above Lake Michigan. Great area.
Everything was clean and all the basics were provided.
The only minor issue was not receiving address or directions until less than a day before we arrived.
Eli, thank you for your review. To clarify, your check-in email, which includes the address and the check-in instructions, are emailed to you 48 hours prior to arrival. This is a standard procedure. We apologize for any confusion. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay!
Genevieve M.Jul 2020
Great house. We loved the back deck, grill, fire pit and garden, including the visiting deer, chipmunks and squirrels. The house was well equipped, and was very comfortable for two families (two adult couples and three young kids).
Mary T.Jun 2020
Very nice location to stay, and convient to amenities. It was nice to ride your bikes along the shore view, but no access to Douglas Beach because of Lake Michigan's high water.
Good location. Fun way to spend the 4th with lots of local celebrations. We especially enjoyed Oval Beach, the fire pit, and the the outdoor shower to get the sand off.