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Silver Lake Retreat

Silver Lake Retreat: Indulge in all this waterfront home has to offer - enjoy a swim in the swimming pool, jump off the dock into Silver Lake, or relax on the wrap around deck

  14 guests
  5 bedrooms
  3 full / 1 half bathrooms
  Has Pool
  2650 sq. ft.

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Property Features

Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1
1 Queen
Bedroom 2
2 Twins
Bedroom 3
1 King
Bedroom 4
1 Queen
Bedroom 5
1 Queen
Common Space
1 Sofa Bed, 2 Twins


Silver Lake Retreat

With three floors of living space, this spacious home boasts beautiful water views from nearly every room!

Walk down to your private water frontage on Silver Lake, including a boat dock for your use. Spend endless days soaking up the sunshine and swimming in the sparkling waters.

This home also offers a private swimming pool. Please note the pool is not heated and is only available during the summer months depending on weather.

In addition to the main living room, with gorgeous lake views and soaring ceilings, a second living room, complete with wet bar, can be found on the lower level. The upstairs master suite is a real treat, offering a whirlpool tub and a separate sitting area to relax and enjoy the scenery.

This home is the ideal setting to make new vacation memories with your loved ones.

Located in a relaxing residential area just minutes from both downtown Saugatuck and Douglas. Pop into town where you can walk the boardwalk while savoring an ice cream cone and dine at any number of fine or casual dining spots. Shop until you drop at the many boutiques and galleries, take in a show at the local theater, or simply sit back and watch the world pass you by.

However you choose to spend your vacation, you’re sure to enjoy Silver Lake Retreat year after year!

Please Note: 
  • Silver Lake is an inland spring-fed lake that flows out into the Kalamazoo River and then into Lake Michigan. During certain times of the year, Silver Lake can get a bit green with algae. When this happens, the landscaper will come clear it by hand every few weeks. However, this is an act of Mother Nature and we cannot control it.
  • This home is on a septic system. Please do not flush anything other than toilet paper. Feminine products, baby wipes, etc. will get caught in the septic pump breaking it. This will result in not being able to flush the toilets and an expensive plumbing bill.
  • This home receives water from a well. Due to the high mineral content in our water, it smells and tastes a bit different than city water.
  • The swimming pool liner is fragile and could be punctured or ripped if not taken care of. Please do not bring any glass or sharp objects into the pool area.
  • Due to local fire department regulations, the BBQ grill is not allowed on the deck or within 10 feet of the house. Please be sure the grill stays in the driveway.
  • The swimming pool is only available during the summer months and is dependent on weather. We do our best to have the pool open for Memorial Day weekend, but weather sometimes makes it impossible. We try to leave the pool open until October. However, if the weather is not very good we can close it any time after Labor Day weekend. If you're looking to use the pool, please contact us to be sure it'll be open before booking. 


Silver Lake Retreat
Sleeps 14
Amazing Large Deck Overlooking the Water - Newly painted for 2020!
Outdoor Furniture
Alfresco Dining
Gas BBQ Grill
Private Swimming Pool (Dependent on weather. Summer months only.)
Silver Lake Waterfront
Boat Dock
Private Beach
Beautiful Water Views
Wireless Internet - New high speed internet for 2020!
Basic Cable TV
Parking for 6 Cars
Dog Friendly with $100 additional per pet fee

Main Level:
Open Floor Plan
Living Room with French Doors to the Deck
Fully Equipped Kitchen - New Kitchen for 2021!
Flat Screen Smart TV
2 Bedrooms (Queen, Day Bed with Trundle)
Full Bathroom with Shower/Tub Combo
Laundry Room with Washer, Dryer, and Half Bathroom

Upper Level:
Master Bedroom (King)
Sitting Area (Day Bed with Trundle)
Full Bathroom with Jacuzzi Tub, Shower, and Walk-in Closet

Lower Level:
Spacious Living Room (Sofa Sleeper)
Large TV - New TV for 2020!
Seasonal Gas Fireplace
2 Bedrooms (Queen, Queen) - New flooring for 2020!
1 Full Bathroom with Shower - Completely remodeled for 2020!
Wet Bar with Microwave & Mini-Fridge
Sliders to the Backyard
Game Tables

4 miles to downtown Saugatuck
4.5 miles to downtown Douglas
5.7 miles to Douglas Beach 
6.3 miles to Saugatuck Dunes State Park
6.6 miles to Oval Beach
8.8 miles to Crane's
11.1 miles to Fenn Valley Winery
12.8 miles to downtown Holland
23 miles to downtown South Haven



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Reviewed: Jun 3, 2024
Sorority sisters from all over the US met to laugh, love and share in this perfect environment. Had everything you would need to make this happen
Reviewed: May 13, 2024
Great location right on the lake. Lots of room for multiple guests with games and activities to do. Close drive to town with lots of stores and restaurants. Nice place in a good location and property was as advertised
Reviewed: Feb 8, 2024
Beautiful location and great house for a group.
Reviewed: Jan 18, 2024
This is the perfect house for a large group of friends - plenty of comfortable beds, multiple bathrooms and showers, a large kitchen with all the necessary kitchen supplies, and great relaxing spaces. The patio is beautiful with a nice private dock by the water. I highly recommend this house for a group of friends or a large family. Mill Pond Realty was wonderful to work with too, which made it even better! They were responsive, proactive, flexible, and helpful.
Reviewed: Jan 18, 2024
Our group of 12 had an absolute blast at this home! It was beautiful, comfortable, spacious, and had the perfect amounts of space to hang out and lounge! We were worried about parking, so we carpooled as much as possible to limit the amount of vehicles, but we could easily fit 7 cars no problem! I regret not booking an extra night bc none of use were ready to leave after just two days :) Would definitely stay here again!
Reviewed: Jan 18, 2024
This is a gorgeous home. It was so welcoming when you came in. Lamps were turned on. There was music playing in the background. The kitchen is absolutely to die for and everything that they leave you to use to cook is amazing. You dont need to bring anything with you. The bedrooms are very comfortable and theres lots of sleeping arrangements. The basement has lots of things to do such as bumper pool, card table, big TV, and foosball the outdoors are beautiful the deck is super nice and has lots of seating, and a good view of the lake. The beach is nice with a fire pit and lots of chairs surrounding. The owners also leave your kayaks if you want to kayak in the lake. All in all it was a wonderful experience.
Reviewed: Jan 5, 2024
It was great! Love the beach, paddle boards, kayaks, pool, everything!!
Reviewed: Jan 5, 2024
This is our 4th visit to Silver Lake Retreat. Each time has been a joy. Property lovely, well equipped, staff fabulous. We leave looking forward to coming back the following year!
Reviewed: Nov 27, 2023
Great home for a retreat weekend with plenty of space for our large group. Hosts did an amazing job at providing recommendations for things to do nearby and had clear instructions for check-in/out. Overall an amazing weekend!
Reviewed: Nov 6, 2023
This place is honestly amazing.
Reviewed: Jul 3, 2023
Had so much fun making memories at this house. Working with Mill Pond Realty made is so simple.
Reviewed: Jan 19, 2023
We appreciated the plentiful kitchen supplies & kitchenware, clear instructions, quick & friendly staff, laundry facilities, and kayaks. It is a beautiful house and location and we had a splendid, memorable 80th birthday celebration with our family. Thank you!
Reviewed: Jan 19, 2023
A wonderful gem of a home in a fabulous area. Our third year here and we are ready for more! The staff is knowledgeable and helpful.
Reviewed: Jan 19, 2023
This is our 8th year here and we love all the improvements!
Reviewed: Jun 4, 2021
Great place for a vacation. The house was very clean and was more updated than the current pictures on the Airbnb site. The beach was very nice and it had kayaks available to take out to explore the water. Having the pool was also a nice amenity. I would definitely recommend this place.
Reviewed: Jun 4, 2021
What a fantastic house and location! We were so happy with our trip. The space was perfect for our extended family getaway. We had three spaces for three family pods. The beach was perfect for the small kids, we loved kayaking on the lake, and having smores by the fire at night. Mill Pond Realty was fantastic at answering all my questions in a very timely manner as well! Would return to this location!
Reviewed: Apr 21, 2021
Our families enjoyed our lake retreat from the hustle bustle of the city in this charming home. There are plenty of outdoor activities from fishing, fire pits, hiking, canoeing and more. Definitely a great experience and wish we had more time to spend.
Reviewed: Nov 23, 2020
This is a great location and beautiful view of the water. Lots of room! Great stay and helpful staff.
Reviewed: Nov 8, 2020
Even with it being 48 degrees and too cold to enjoy the out door amenities it was still a perfect get away. Thank you!
Reviewed: Dec 11, 2014
The house was great and the view was fantastic. The wifi provided a bit of an obstacle; since it is a satellite connection only 5 of us could be connected at a time. Overall it was a lovely property.
Reviewed: Dec 11, 2014
We were incredibly happy with our stay at Silver Lake Retreat. The property is gorgeous and the large kitchen was perfect for cooking with friends. Everyone I worked with at Mill Pond Realty was incredibly friendly and helpful as well. Overall it was a wonderful weekend with loved ones in an amazing location.
Reviewed: Dec 11, 2014
We love that you are constantly upgrading the facilities! Sixth year here!
Reviewed: Dec 11, 2014
This was our first "family" vacation in years. All of our children and grandchildren had fun. We all took advantage of the water and personal beach. Everyone had their personal space in the house and all went well. We would highly recommend this house and location.
Reviewed: Jan 24, 2014
There were a few minor maintenance issues... loose knobs on cupboards and the dryer took awhile. Overall a great property with beautiful views of Silver Lake!
Reviewed: Jan 24, 2014
Loved it! Saugatuck was very cute and picturesque. The only thing we could have asked for was more mirrors. The house was perfect and we had so much fun. We are thinking a yearly reunion is in order :)
Reviewed: Jan 24, 2014
Loved the property and the fact that it was decorated for Christmas. Wonderful accommodations. Everything was perfect. Will probably rent it again in two years.


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