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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 !

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Owner
Alisa Taylor
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 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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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we stayed at this house and we love it just as much as the first time. This will be our house of choice when come to Saugatuck for sure, also our VRBO contact was great!!! I highly recommend this house and booking through VRBO!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Jane!
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5

Vacation Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We took our children and grandchildren to the Liverpool Lodge for a week and had a fabulous time. The home is very spacious and inviting, and wants for nothing. With three different "living spaces" it allowed different groups to converse, watch TV, read, etc. The screened porch was our favorite room, and we spent every evening there. This home is located in an upscale, quiet neighborhood at the lake. Hutchens Lake is wonderful - we spent part of every day on our boat on the lake tubing, skiing, and cruising. The home has a dock on the lake with a sandy beach area where our grandkids loved to play and wade in the water. The kitchen is superb and we also used the gas grill several nights. The Fennville community provides restaurants, grocery, hardware store and drug store just five minutes away. Saugatuck and Douglas are about 10 minutes away with fabulous dining, shopping, and beaches. Before we left, we booked the house for next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for choosing Liverpool Lodge! So happy you enjoyed it.
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5

Awesome place to stay-we can't wait to come back!!

  • 5 of 5

We were completely wow'd by how immaculate, spacious, cozy, and warm Liverpool Lodge was. The owners thought of every little detail from never ending linens and towels, to an espresso maker, to throw blankets to keep everyone cozy. The screened in porch was where we all nestled and conversed which was wonderful during the cool nights. The beds were so very comfortable. The kitchen had every gadget and cooking utensil imaginable. The couch downstairs with the big screen TV was such a haven for relaxation. The master bath and shower were luxurious!

We can't wait to return to this little piece of paradise!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Loved Liverpool Lodge!

  • 5 of 5

This home was the perfect spot for my extended family to spend the week together--spacious & comfy with all the conveniences of home. And the lake access provided an ideal spot for the little ones to swim and fish.

We loved the location too. We enjoyed the sand & water of Lake Michigan, the ambiance of Saugatuck, the activity at the children's museum in Fennville , and the adventure of sight seeing by Duck Boat (fun) and Dune Buggy Ride (awesome).

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, spacious, well-appointed home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Liverpool Lodge!! As another reviewer stated, the pictures do not do the home justice. The house, furnishings and decor are beautiful as the owners have thought of everything!! There was plenty of room for our two families to enjoy the week. I would definitely recommend this home to any looking for a large, wonderful home located in a nice, quiet neighborhood!!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to relax- clean, modern, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Exceeded all expectations! Clean, modern, comfortable, super speciouse house we everything ready for you to just relax and enjoy! Master bedroom has the most comfortable bed in the world! I usually get up about 7 am no matter what and there I slept till noon. Quiet, cozy, with perfect ambience.

We were 4 couples staying 3 days for New Years. There was enough space for people to enjoy their vacation together and separately. Great large room and dining room to get together and nice large bedrooms if you wanted just to disappear for some "me time".

Defiantly coming back !

Thank you!

Maria

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maria, Thanks so much for the wonderful review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the house . Alisa
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,300
$8,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
CLEANING FEE $120 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 7.0%

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.
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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
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
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
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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