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Great Escape

Great Escape: Beautifully spacious home tucked in the trees a short stroll to downtown Saugatuck. Relax on the wrap around porches or in your personal movie theater!

  14 guests
  5 bedrooms
  4 full bathrooms
  5500 sq. ft.

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Property Features

Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1
1 Double / Full
Bedroom 2
1 King
Bedroom 3
1 King
Bedroom 4
1 King
Bedroom 5
1 King, 2 Twins
Common Space
1 Sofa Bed


Great Escape

This large, beautiful home has the space and luxury to make your Saugatuck vacation everything you dreamed of!

Escape to your perfect, Saugatuck luxury vacation with your whole family at Great Escape! This gorgeous home boasts 5 private bedrooms and additional sleeping space throughout the sprawling manor. Savor your coffee on one of the many decks and balconies in the morning while taking in the serene nature views and listening to the babbling brook. Inside there is plenty to do for everyone, from the plush movie theater seating with a 110" movie screen and game room to the spacious living and dining areas with a seasonal fireplace.

Relaxing, serene, and spacious are just a few words that describe the atmosphere here. Whether screen, open, or covered, you will want to spend all your time on the porches overlooking nature. Sip your morning coffee while listening to the breeze, enjoy a meal outside, or take up a game of cards. 

Inside you will find space galore and an abundance of amenities. From the soaring ceilings to the gas log fireplace to the movie theater and table games, there is something for everyone to enjoy. 

Perfect for meals together, this home offers dining for 14 all at the same table. Plus an adjacent "kids" table and seating at the snack bar, there is more than enough space to fill your bellies while you fill your soul with memories. The adjacent kitchen has recently upgraded stainless appliances plus everything you would need for a meal at home.

The bedrooms at Great Escape are comfy and cozy, with a Master bedroom offering a fireplace, all of which offer a wonderful retreat at the end of the day. Several bedrooms also offer luxurious seating for when you want a quiet moment to relax and enjoy a good book, or glass of wine in the evening with your loved one. The main level bedroom and bathroom are convenient for those who may not be comfortable with stairs. Upstairs there are three bedrooms. The primary bedroom suite offers a king-size bed, a private balcony with outdoor furniture, a gas log fireplace, a sitting area, and a full bathroom with a walk-in shower. Two additional bedrooms, both with a king-size bed, a full bathroom with shower tub combo, and a laundry room can be found upstairs.

The lower level of Great Escape is truly unique and offers many extras, comforts, and amenities for entertainment. The star of this level is the in-home movie theater complete with a 110" screen, theater-style seating for 9, and even a popcorn maker. There is also a pool table, an air hockey table, and pop-a-shot basketball to keep you busy. Around the corner, but still open, you will find a bedroom set-up with both a king-size bed and a twin and an additional twin sleeping area.

When you’re ready to head out and explore, this home is just minutes from downtown Saugatuck!

Conveniently located to both town and Lake Michigan, you will have all activities at your fingertips. Take the secret, wooded hiking trail, or drive moments to the exciting, vibrant shops and restaurants of Saugatuck.

If Lake Michigan is more your style, you have your choice of the Oval Beach, Douglas Beach, or Saugatuck Dunes State Park all less than 4 miles away. Great Escape is also conveniently just 8 minutes drive to the world-famous Oval Beach where you can lounge away your worries on the sandy shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Your family couldn’t ask for a better vacation home to escape to than Great Escape!

Shopping, eating, and exploring can also be found 15 minutes away in either Holland or Fennville. If you have the luck of rain during your stay, we highly recommend South Haven (25 minutes away) for a movie at their historic three-screen theater and ice cream at Sherman's Dairy.

Start planning your great escape to this fabulous home!

Please Note:
  • It is a 1-mile walk (or drive or bike ride) to downtown Saugatuck. There are also some nature trails nearby which are great for daily walks to enjoy the area.
  • This home is tucked in the trees overlooking a ravine and creek. It is common to see a lot of wildlife including birds, deer, spiders, ants, etc. The property is treated monthly by a professional pest company to keep the pests outside. However, from time to time some may wander inside. Please keep the doors closed when not in use and keep your food properly stored. No rate adjustments or refunds can be made for the presence of pests. Please notify the office if you see something.
  • The hot tub seen in the primary bathroom is not available for use and is not part of the rental.
  • There are several security cameras outside. Front door Ring doorbell camera records sound and video when motion is detected. A side yard camera facing the fire pit records sound and video when motion is detected. Camera facing the side garage door records sound and video when motion is detected. Floodlight camera overlooking the back deck records sound and video when motion is detected.


Great Escape
Sleeps 14
Multi Levels of Decking
Screen Porch with Outdoor Furniture
Wrap-Around Deck
Beautiful Leafy Outlook
Propane Fire Pit 
Open Floor Plan with Soaring Ceilings
6,800 sq ft of Finished Living Space
Living Room with Soaring Ceilings - New furniture for 2022!
Large Flat Screen Smart TVs in Multiple Rooms 
Wireless Internet 6-mesh System with 6 points for fast, reliable internet throughout
Home Theater - Updated for 2020!
Tiered Theater Seating
110" Home Theater Screen
Surround Sound System with Blu-Ray Player
Reclining Theater Seating for 9 People
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Stainless Appliances
Coffee Makers, Microwave, Toaster
Many Other Small Appliances
Huge Dining Area with Seating for Everyone
All Bathrooms Provide Shampoo, Conditioner, and Body Wash
Foosball, Air Hockey, Pop-a-Shot, and Pool Table
Both Propane and Charcoal BBQ Grills
Laundry Room with Washer and Dryer
No Pets Allowed on Property - No Exceptions
Plenty of Off Street Parking

Main Level
1 Bedroom (Full)
1 Full Bathroom (Shower)
Open Sitting Area (Sofa Sleeper)

Upper Level
Primary Suite (King)
Primary Bathroom (Shower with Double Shower Heads, Double Vanity, Separte Toilet Closet)
2 Guest Bedrooms (King, King)
1 Guest Bathroom (Shower Tub Combo)

Lower Level
Sleeping Area* (King, Twin, Twin)
*Sleeping area is tucked around the corner, but is open to the rest of the lower level, game section, and theater area.
1 Full Bathroom (Shower Tub Combo)

1 mile to Downtown Saugatuck
1.6 miles to downtown Douglas
2.7 miles to the Douglas Beach
3.4 miles to Oval Beach
4 miles to Saugatuck Dunes State Park
9 miles to Fenn Valley Winery
10.7 miles to downtown Holland
21 miles to downtown South Haven



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* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options and fees.
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Reviewed: Jul 2, 2024
This home was great in that it had a lot to offer. Plenty of bedrooms/beds, lots of great amenities, and plenty of things to do for the kids in the lower level.
Reviewed: Feb 3, 2024
This house was huge! It was perfect for our family reunion. The kids loved the game room and cinema in the basement. The place was clean, and check-in was seamless. It is also less than a mile from the Saugatuck harbor, so in the mornings we would walk to get coffee. All in all, we were thrilled with this house and had a wonderful time. We would highly recommend this house.
Reviewed: Feb 3, 2024
Huge house with several bed choices from twin to double to several king size. Basement is ideal for kids with entertainment choices which kept them happy.
Reviewed: Feb 3, 2024
Mill Pond did a very nice job during the entire rental process. Their team was very friendly and called before the rental and asked if we had any questions about the area. In addition, they called and asked about our stay. I highly recommend using Mill Pond for rentals in this area.
Reviewed: Feb 3, 2024
The Great escape is a wonderful place to spend with friends or family. The house is huge and has everything you could possibly want!!
Reviewed: Feb 3, 2024
Great place in a great location. Would stay again.
Reviewed: Jan 18, 2024
The property was beautiful and just the right size for three families of four. The host was very responsive to our inquiries and needs.
Reviewed: Dec 28, 2023
We are a multi generational family and this is our second stay at Great Escape. It is a spacious property with several spaces for gathering or quiet. The location is central to most attractions in the area.
Reviewed: Sep 10, 2023
Had a wonderful stay! The home and property were beautiful and located close to everything! Would stay again.
Reviewed: Jan 19, 2023
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Plenty of room for individual privacy and family gatherings. Lovely secluded property, yet close to town.
Reviewed: Oct 25, 2020
The house was great and so roomy! We loved the large table in the kitchen, the basement entertainment was great. We enjoyed the pool table, air hockey, pop-shot and movie theater. We were thankful for the screened porch and the bathrooms were set up good. The proximity to town was great, only 1 mile away yet secluded.
Reviewed: Oct 25, 2020
Wonderful house! Perfect for our family reunion. The kids loved the game room.
Reviewed: Oct 25, 2020
For our group of 10 (ages 4-86), plenty of space to gather and have quiet time alone. Thanks for sharing your home with us.
Reviewed: Sep 14, 2020
This house is beautiful, me and my family loved it. Big kitchen, nice sun porch, toasty fit pit etc. Its definitely a house you wont forget and its totally worth it!
Reviewed: Jul 14, 2019
You WILL be pleasantly surprised. I was blown away upon opening the front door! Every minute thereafter was a wonderful experience. My whole family felt right at home for the entire stay.


Photos on website are not warranted to accurately depict property or property amenities. Property amenities, bedding, furnishings, grounds, parking, layout and other such items may change without notice. No credits or adjustments can be made for changes of property photos. For any item of particular importance please contact Mill Pond Realty.

A non-refundable cancellation fee applies immediately at the time of reservation. Please be sure of your plans before booking.

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