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Willow House - North Shore Cottage

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Only 2 1/2 hours from Chicago... Willow House has been completely renovated in 2009 with hardwood flooring, stainless kitchen appliances, and lots of windows. From the second story deck, partial views of Lake Macatawa add to the panoramic natural beauty of the surroundings. The upper living area includes 2 bedrooms, 2 baths (with the third bedroom and bath downstairs), well-appointed kitchen, and open dining room, complete with wood-burning fireplace. You're only a few yards from Lake Macatawa, only a bike ride from Ottawa Beach, and just a short drive from beautiful downtown Holland, Grand Haven, Saugutuck or beautiful South Haven.

More Details

Owner
Steve & Lori DeNeff/Jackie White
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 8, 2017

About Steve & Lori DeNeff/Jackie White

Willow House is family owned and operated. One of the reasons we choose to share Willow is, it's a great place to relax, renew and make family memories. We bought Willow House together, so we could begin to create our own family traditions and have a place we love for decades to come. It is our hope and dream, that the generations coming behind us, will treasure Willow House as we do, and be generous in sharing it with others. It's comfortable and open. And the huge deck has become a favorite gathering place for lunches laden with fresh finds at the local farmers market (downtown Holland on Wednesdays & Saturdays) and in the evenings around the firepit. Some of our best stories are shared in that space. And since we want our guests to feel at home, we've tried to make the "cottage" completely turn-key. All you need to bring is your clothes and your favorite vacation foods. And maybe you'll find some of your best stories here too.

Steve & Lori DeNeff/Jackie White purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Steve & Lori DeNeff/Jackie White chose Western Michigan

With an emerging and ever-growing "market" of vacation rentals available in Holland, we know you have lots of options. So we hope that when you decide on gathering in Holland, you will consider staying at Willow House. It's a great family home with all the amenities to make your vacation, retreat, or reunion easy and comfortable. After you've spent a day at the beach, shopping downtown, riding bikes, or any of the other myriad of nearby activities, you will "come home" to this great house, fall into the comfortable beds, and think fondly of all the goodness of that day.

Amenities

Holland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Ensuite bath
    Guest Bedroom - 1 double , Bed has pull-out twin trundle
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
  • There is also a twin day bed with pull-out twin trundle in the lower level living room. Guest(s) may share lower level bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
-large flatscreen televisions on each floor, with small televisions in each bedroom -wireless internet access -all linens provided -large gas grill on upper deck -wood burning indoor fireplace -hammock on lower deck, along with second set of patio furniture -assorted games/puzzles/books -wrap around deck on upper level with patio seating for eight

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home. We had such a blast. The home had everything we needed to enjoy a long weekend. We will absolutely rent again hopefully for a longer time next year !!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay at Willow House. We know you have lots of options when planning your vacation. Holland is a great place! We're so glad you found the home to be comfortable and that it had everything you needed. We hope you made a great memory and look forward to being our guests in the future. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are always glad when people share their positive experience with friends and family. And if there's anything that isn't perfect, we want guests to share that with us. Thanks again for making Willow House a part of your summer time away. Steve & Lori Jackie
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5

Great location! Great home!

  • 5 of 5

The house was located close to the beaches. It was very clean and had everything you would need on a trip. It was located in a great neighborhood and I would highly recommend this home!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grayslake, IL
5

Perfect for a girls' trip

  • 5 of 5

The property was very well kept. It was roomy enough so we each had our own space (I traveled with 3 friends) and only 2 had to share a bathroom. A very nice, roomy family room for us to relax every day after touring. The location was just great for traveling to the various surrounding places of interest we wished to visit. The house itself was so nicely furnished! It was like someone had decorated it for their own comfort and pleasure and then rented it to us. We were very comfortable there and would recommend it to anyone, Nick, the man I dealt with in setting up the rental and everything thereafter, was very agreeable and quick to respond to any email and/or text I sent to him. If we're in the area again, we would choose to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good spaces for family to be together.

  • 4 of 5

Lots of space, well outfitted kitchen and baths, comfortable beds. Only thing wrong? it's not directly on the water.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmond, OK
5

Perfect.

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect, it was very comfortable and well stocked. It was in a perfect location for us. The only negative was that we were there for such a short time, would have loved a longer stay. Thank you for the use of you house. Perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this cottage with friends. It is a beautiful home. Bigget and nicer than we expected. Great communication with owners, they were great to work with. Would love to stay again sometime!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Grand Rapids Regional Airport
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lake Michigan
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Shop Downtown.

* Hike the Sand Dunes.

* Watchthe Sunset.

* Walk to the beach.

* Kayak/Bike ride.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

Holland is the perfect destination for family vacations, gathering of friends or private retreats. Willow House, with Lake Macatawa access, is conveniently located approximately a mile from Lake Michigan and 4 miles from the first-class shopping district of downtown. With it’s myriad of shops, restaurants and weekly events (including a weekly farmer’s market), there’s always something new to do and fun for all ages.

Plan to visit one of the many parks, Hope College, or any number of other activities that are either free or very affordable. Here are a few:

Jet-skiing (rentals right next door to Willow House) Boating Theater Lunch/Dinner Cruises Shopping Museums Swimming Tennis Kayaking Hiking (nature trails and sand dunes are just a few blocks away) Windsurfing Skiing Cross-country Skiing Snowmobiling Fishing Antiquing Festivals Sailing Biking Zoo/Wildlife Park Rollerblading Snowboarding

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

A deposit of 50% of total usage fee is required to secure reservation with balance due two weeks prior to check in date. Cancellations accepted up to 2 weeks prior to check-in and full refund will be made up to this date. Cancellations made less than two weeks prior to check in date will be charged 1/2 of the weeks rental fee. Daily maid service is available for an additional $50/day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.