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Sunshine Cottage

Sunshine Cottage: Watch the world go by from the screen porch of this happy bungalow in the heart of downtown Saugatuck

  6 guests
  2 bedrooms
  1 full bathrooms
  758 sq. ft.

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Property Features

Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1
1 Queen
Bedroom 2
1 Queen, 1 Bunk Bed
Common Space
1 Sofa Bed


Sunshine Cottage

Sunshine Cottage is a beautiful historic Saugatuck home with updates in all the right places.

The front screen porch will welcome you in. Relax on the comfortable sectional and watch the world pass you by. Sip your morning coffee, read the morning paper, or just kick back and let the breeze take your worries away.

The living room features convenient built-ins, cozy furniture, and a flat-screen TV with basic cable and more. For a rainy afternoon in or to unwind at the end of the day, you will be more than comfortable in this space. 

The eat-in kitchen has been updated to perfection. Marble countertops grace the beautiful, modern cabinets, and large sliding glass doors open to the back deck. This kitchen has everything you would need for either a quick snack or a full meal at home. Clever storage compliments the cozy kitchen - hint: look in the island for more cupboards! Cook meals together in the bright kitchen, then enjoy your meal outdoors on the fairy-tale patio under the lights in the evenings. This cottage has all the amenities to host a dinner with your loved ones.

Play games, or just cozy up and re-connect as a family on the plush, outdoor seating and beautiful garden space with fencing for privacy that makes this spot feel like its own little world.

Two ample bedrooms provide sleeping for 6. The main bedroom has a queen bed and a Smart TV. The second bedroom has a queen bed plus a twin bunk bed and a Smart TV. There is one full bathroom, but it is beautiful and has been updated with you in mind... Plenty of storage, an extra wide sink, and a custom tile walk-in shower.

Situated in the heart of downtown Saugatuck, you will have everything at your fingertips. The river is only 2 blocks away and restaurants and bars start 3 blocks away. Downtown Saugatuck has a local farmer's market, live Broadway-quality theater, an array of casual and fine dining establishments, parks, the waterfront boardwalk, and more. There is something for everyone!

Lake Michigan can be found less than 5 miles away by car (or 1 mile by ferry and foot) at our "famous" Oval Beach.

Sunshine Cottage is a happy place to call home for your stay in Saugatuck/Douglas!

Please Note: 
  • This is a small cottage, about 800sqft. There is minimal storage space (closet and dresser) in the bedrooms. In the kitchen, some of the items can be found in the cupboards in the island which are a bit hidden.
  • All TVs are Smart. Log in to stream your favorite apps.
  • The bunk beds are best suited for children. There is also a sofa sleeper available for alternate sleeping accommodations.


Sunshine Cottage
Sleeps 6
Sunshine Cottage is All One Level
2 Bedrooms (Queen, Queen & Twin Bunk Bed)
1 Full Bathroom (Shower)
Screen Porch with Outdoor Furniture
Spacious Deck
Outside Dining
Gas BBQ Grill
Bright and Cozy Living Room
Flat Screen Smart TVs
Basic Cable
Wireless Internet
Sofa Sleeper
Adorably Decorated Throughout
Updated Kitchen
Center Island
Keurig (bring your own k-cups)
Sliders to the Back Deck
Pets are Not Allowed
Off Street Parking for 2 Cars

0 miles to downtown Saugatuck
1.5 miles to downtown Douglas
2.7 miles to the Douglas Beach
3.5 miles to the Oval Beach
9.6 miles to Fenn Valley Winery
10.6 miles to downtown Holland
20 miles to downtown South Haven



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Reviewed: Jun 6, 2024
We had a great time! The cottage is adorable and everything in Saugatuck is in walking distance. Both check in and check out were a breeze
Reviewed: May 24, 2024
Great relationship with realty company. Can walk to shops, galleries and restaurants.
Reviewed: May 13, 2024
This cottage is a great spot in Saugatuck for a small group! The place is as described and Mill Pond is very communicative. We loved being walkable to so many great spots in downtown Saugatuck. Would definitely stay here again!
Reviewed: Jan 18, 2024
Great little cottage within walking distance of downtown on a quiet street. Would definitely stay again!
Reviewed: Jan 18, 2024
Great place to stay great service.
Reviewed: Jan 13, 2024
Loved the Sunshine Cottage. It was the perfect location with in walking distance from everything and it was the perfect size for a short getaway! The house was clean, adorable and had all the amenities you would need. I would totally stay at this property again.
Reviewed: Jan 5, 2024
Cottage was so cozy with a great location!
Reviewed: Jan 5, 2024
Patio was very nice, beds comfy, decor beautiful. Thank you!
Reviewed: Oct 25, 2023
Such a cute home and a perfect location! We had a great time!
Reviewed: Sep 5, 2023
A lovely little cottage off the main drag but easily walkable to everything in Saugatuck! Ditch the car in the driveway and take the chain ferry and walk to the beach, or meander the shops and restaurants downtown. We were four adults in our mid 30s and all fit comfortably in the home and around the back decks table. The screened in porch was also a great option in the mornings.
Reviewed: Aug 30, 2023
Perfect location for a small family wanting to stay within walking distance of the Water St. District in Saugatuck.
Reviewed: Aug 4, 2023
It was such a nice little cottage!
Reviewed: Jan 21, 2023
Great location and perfect for what we needed. There were just two of us for a birthday getaway that included some hiking and lots of eating out. Saugatuck has some wonderful restaurants and shopping and this house is very nicely situated!
Reviewed: Jan 21, 2023
Property was well maintained, kitchen and bathroom were beautiful. Loved the deck area as well. Perfect location, it was great not having to worry about parking. Highly recommend Sunshine Cottage!
Reviewed: Jan 21, 2023
Delightful cottage ideally located downtown. Well appointed and would definitely stay again.
Reviewed: Jan 19, 2023
Lovely cabin! Very comfortable and had everything I needed!
Reviewed: Jan 19, 2023
We loved our visit to Saugatuck and Sunshine Cottage! It was the perfect location. We will be in touch for next year!
Reviewed: Jan 19, 2023
Sunshine cottage is conveniently located close to all of Saugatucks attractions. The property exceeded our expectations in every way and the staff at Mill Pond was friendly and helpful. Thank you for making our long weekend so great!
Reviewed: Aug 26, 2022
Great house and great location!
Reviewed: Aug 3, 2022
We loved the Sunshine Cottage! Our young family of 4 (3 year old, and 4 month old) stayed here for 4 days and it was perfect for our trip. There isnt a bath tub but both kids enjoyed the shower experience. The house was a perfect size for our 3 year old to run around and we could still keep an eye on him. Especially in the fenced deck and the screened in porch. The road can get a little busy but it was perfect for our 3 year old to watch the cars go by. The location was perfect for walking into downtown without being in the heart of downtown. It was less than a 5 minute walk to get to Water Street, and only a 10 minute drive to Oval Beach. We plan on staying here again for years to come! Such a wonderful, and relaxing trip.
Reviewed: Aug 3, 2022
Super clean, super convenient to shops and restaurants but also perfectly situated for those who like to go for a walk and see lots of gardens or birdwatch at the nature preserve. Quick drive to the beach or walk to the chain ferry. Well managed property exactly as described.
Reviewed: Jun 12, 2022
A really nice place! Very convenient to downtown shopping and restaurants. Cozy and comfy. Would stay here again!
Reviewed: May 26, 2022
The location was perfect! It was within walking distance of everything Saugatuck! The cottage could not have been more adorable! Our little vacation was perfect.
Reviewed: Sep 27, 2021
This is a clean and bright cottage with a lovely secluded back deck and a comfy screened-in front porch. Loved the updated kitchen and bath and the location was great. We were sad to leave it.
Reviewed: Nov 23, 2020
Really cute place in a perfectly walkable location. Super comfortable for two with a great shower. This is more of a personal preference, but the beds and furniture was very soft. Would love to stay here again and the management company was very friendly, responsive, and helpful.
Reviewed: Nov 8, 2020
We had a blast. Great location, easy check in.


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