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HOLLAND HOUSE (Holland, MI): Sleeps 6, Nearby walking/biking trails, Dog Friendly

Pets Welcome

Bedrooms

3

Baths

1.5

Sleeps

6

HOLLAND HOUSE
SLEEPS: 6 
BEDROOMS:   3
BATHROOMS:  1.5
*NEIGHBORHOOD SETTING
*DOG FRIENDLY
*BICYCLES ARE ENCOURAGED for the many nearby trails



On the northside of Lake Macatawa, sits this comfortable ranch-style home near many walking trails, biking trails, and parks. Holland House sits in a neighborhood that is just a 2 minute drive, or 12 minute walk, to the famous Tunnel Park. Tunnel park is stacked with: a park, beach access to Lake Michigan, playground, picnic facilities, and courts for play. Vacation without getting bored. Holland hosts fabulous restaurants, boutiques, and golf courses. Let’s not forget the gorgeous Tulip Festival in early May as well.  


Enjoy this 3-bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home with fully equipped kitchen, smart TV, propane grill, patio with seating. Bring your furry pet along to enjoy running in the private-fenced yard.


Lake Macatawa and nearby Riley Park has great walking and biking trails all around it, so grab your cycles, kids, or dog and explore beautiful Holland! Be sure to check out the Big Red Lighthouse, Beechwood Grill, and Holland State Park.  



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 


A/C: Yes! Get comfortable. All bedrooms have ceiling fans with remote controls.


Animals: Mostly city animals such as birds, rabbits, racoons, and very occasionally deer.


ATV/Snowmobiles: No ATV’s allowed. 


Bathroom:


Bathroom #1: Full-bath with bathtub and separate shower


Bathroom #2: Half- bath off the kitchen


Beach/Swimming: Tunnel Park is the closest beach with just a 12-min walk, or 2-min drive, watering hole. Parking is a synch there. The gigantic Holland State Beach is only a 5-minute drive away from Holland House. Both Holland State Park and Tunnel Park are on Lake Michigan! A collapsible wagon is in the garage in case you would like to walk to Tunnel Park. Tunnel Park has bathrooms just in case! Riley Park is also just 4 miles away (North) which is great for hiking and biking. Riley is very family-friendly for short hikes with kids! Be sure to check them out!


Bedroom Configuration:


Bedroom #1: 1 Queen


Bedroom #2: 2- Twins


Bedroom #3: 2-Twins

Best Bakery:
Deboer Bakkerij  360 Douglas Ave  49424  616-396-2253.  This is not your typical bakery.  Amazing breakfasts.


Boat Rental: Consider kayak or boat rentals.  Check out Kayak – Kayak or WaterTrail Ventures.


Bugs: Typical flies, Mosquitoes, and ants.


Cable/Satellite TVs: YES, Uverse. Also, Smart TV in family room, so bring your Netflix, Hulu, or Prime accounts.


Cell phone service: Guests report great service all around.


Coffee Maker:  Regular coffee pot with carafe. Bring your own coffee.


Distances:


* Grand Rapids: 46 minutes (34 miles)

* University of Notre Dame: 1 hour 37 minutes (90 miles)

* Windmill Garden Island: 17 minutes (7 miles)

* Detroit: 3 hours (185 miles)                

* Michigan Adventure: 58 minutes away (45.5 miles) 
*Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park:  (34 miles)                                                                                                   www.meijergardens.org


Fire Pit: No firepit at this property


Fishing: Bring your poles. Lake Macatawa has good fishing, but you will have to ask the locals to guide you to good holes.  


Fishing License: You can purchase your fishing license online at http://www.mdnr-elicense.com/Welcome/Default.aspx


Grill: Propane Grill. Propane is provided. There is an ample amount of seating, so people can eat lovely dinner outside.

Grocery Store: Holland, Michigan offers many options for retail and grocery shopping.  The closest grocery store is D&W Fresh Market:  50 Douglas Ave  49424  616-392-8111


Handicap Accessible: There are a couple steps to get into the house, but once you are in, it is one level. Doorways are subject to width. Walkers would be welcomed, but wheelchairs are dependent on width.


Internet:  Wi-Fi AT&T U-verse—strong service. Feel free to work from home!



Linens:  Yes, we provide you with basic sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are particular about the thread count of your sheets, let us know, and we will make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets.



Parking: 2-car garage and the driveway can fit up to 4-cars. Garage is available for guests to use. Please use button in kitchen for in/out access.

Pets: 1 dog up to 30 lbs. is welcomed at the property. Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $50/per pet for your entire stay. Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the cabin. Plus, if you allow them on the furniture, we do ask that you please bring your own linens/blankets for them to sleep on.  Just let us know which bed you will be using with them, and we’ll make sure it is ready for your sheets when you arrive. Plus, if the pet hair starts to build, we do ask that you please run the vacuum. Generally, dogs love the water and places to explore. Pet food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.

Places to buy sporting equipment:
West Marine Holland
12513 James St
Holland, MI
49424
Call: 616-399-0099

The Outpost
25 East Eighth Street
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616-396-5556


 Privacy: There is a privacy fence around the entire property. Please keep gates closed if you decide to bring your dog. There are homes right next door.


Space:  Ranch-style home, clean comfortable and crisp.


Towels: Yes, we provide towels.  Please bring your own beach towels to take to the water.


Washer and dryer: Yes. It is in the basement for guests to use. Laundry soap is provided.

 


Amenities

Property/indoor Amenities
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Blow Dryer
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Cable- Satellite TV
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Ceiling fans
  • Central air conditioning
  • Garage
  • Heat: Furnace
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Pets allowed.
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Washer & dryer
Kitchen Amenities
  • Blender
  • Coffee maker
  • Crockpot
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outdoor Amenities
  • Deck/Patio
  • Grill-Propane
  • Patio Chairs
Local Amenities
  • Winery

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
01/02/2021 - 01/01/2022 2 $142.00
January - December 2022 01/02/2022 - 01/01/2023 2 $0.00

Reviews

4 stars
Great location! Most things were available like home. We appreciated the fact not having to bring linens etc…and washer and dryer. Being able to bring our dogs was great along with the fenced in back yard.


FRESHWATER RESPONSE:
Jayne, being able to vacation with our pups is always a plus.  We're glad that Holland House worked out so well for you, and we hope to see you again.
Jayne
Aug 2021
pet-friendly
The home is adorable and very clean. Close to shops and dog parks, if it’s warm you will have to drive your pets. Neighborhood is very safe and beautiful. Only thing is there are no curtains on the windows in the kitchen or big back door, could use some. The only way to get in is the front door, if you use the garage you have to shut the door then go through the house to lock the front door.. not s big deal just a pain. All in all it’s a great place to rent .

FWVR RESPONSE:
We are so happy you had a great time! Thank you for your feedback, we have contacted the owner and they will be adding window treatments in kitchen and big back door. We are sorry to hear about the procedure to lock the front door, we will definitely look into a better solution as all we want is our guests to have a stress free vacation. 
Suzie
Jun 2021
5 stars
This was a perfect house. We loved all the amenities. It was so clean and cute. It was very comfortable. The back yard was beautiful. Everything we wanted to do and see was within 15 minutes. The only down fall was the rain.

 

FVR RESPONSE

Stephanie, if only we could control the weather, right?  We want our guests to be comfortable and happy with our cottages, so we're glad that you were.  We hope to see you again.
Stephanie
Jun 2021
5 stars
We loved the area was very close to everything. House was prefect for us I wished we would of stayed in the summer though so we could use the beaches and parks that were so close.

FVR Response
Karen, we'd love to have you come back in the summer!  We're glad that you had a good stay.
Karen
Mar 2021
Just Perfect
We needed a small getaway, and this adorable house in Holland was perfect. A short drive from Tunnel Park (where we climbed to watch the sunset two nights), and a few blocks from Riley Trails Park (where both kiddos loved hiking around), this house was the perfect base for a pseudo-staycation. The large table was perfect for family meals and for spreading out board games and puzzles, we all snuggled on the sofa for reading books and watching Netflix, and the heated floor in the bathroom was a bonus for us all. We'd love to visit again in the summer and take advantage of the nearby hiking and biking trails and proximity to the beach.

FRESHWATER RESPONSE
Meredith, it sounds like you had the perfect getaway.  Tunnel Park is the perfect place to watch the sun set.  We'd love to have you back again this summer!
Meredith
Jan 2021
The home is nicely situated between downtown Holland and the beach. The backyard was perfect for my dog, with ample room to run and totally fenced in.

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Lauren, isn't it great to be able to take your dog with you on vacation?  Holland House is perfect for that with the fenced in yard and also with great places to walk and hike.  It sleeps 6, plus you get the great views of Lake Michigan.  We'd love to work with you again!
Lauren
Nov 2019
“The home is beautifully decorated and we felt quite at home. The backyard is completely fenced in, which was perfect for our little dog. Overall the home is a great space and located reasonably close to downtown Holland and the lake. I would love to stay here again.”

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Leslie, it's great to be able to bring your dog on vacation with you, and Holland House is the perfect property for that.  It's near to hiking and biking trails and just a short walk to Lake Michigan beaches.  We hope to see you back again.
Leslie
Nov 2019
Great place to stay!

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Steven, thanks for the vote of approval for Holland House.  It is so great to vacation at a property walking distance Lake Michigan.  It sleeps 6 and is dog friendly.  We hope you come back again.
Steven
Oct 2019
The place was tucked away in a nice quiet neighborhood. It has lots of space and was great for our two dogs. Very close to Tunnel park and Holland park.

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Michael, thanks for this review!  We're certain that your pups were very happy to be on vacation with you, and Holland  House is the perfect location for that.  It's so great to be close to the fabulous Lake Michigan beaches.  We hope to see you again!
Michael
Sep 2019
Holland house
Perfect for us the house was nice and the area was very quiet. We will make this house a primary choice the next time we visit Holland

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Robert, glad to hear that Holland house was a good choice for your Holland visit.  It's great to be walking distance to Lake Michigan's Holland State Park and Tunnel Park.  Downtown Holland has a lot to offer when you want to get away from the lake for a bit.  We would love to work with you again on your next visit to Holland.
Robert
Aug 2019
“Great house to stay in. Close to everything and very easy to find our way to town. The beach was very close. Just a 20 minute drive to Saugatuck. Huge backyard fenced in for our pup to play in. We would definitely stay here again.”

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Janelle, it sounds like you really utilized all the great things about Holland House.  It's always fun to be able to vacation with our pups and having the fenced in yard makes it easy here.  We'd love for you to return.
Janelle
Aug 2019
Girls weekend
It was the perfect location to the beach and downtown for our girls weekend. The house was extremely clean, super cozy and comfortable, and everything we needed was in the house. I’d definitely recommend this place, and stay here again!

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Amanda, we love that you had a girls' weekend at Holland House, and that it worked out so well for you.  It's wonderful being just a short walk to Lake Michigan beaches, plus the city of Holland has lots of fun things to do.  We hope you come back again.
Amanda
Jul 2019
“Should be 6 stars!!! I travel a lot for work and use Air BnB almost exclusively. This is one of the best places we’ve stayed. The bathroom was amazing...lots of nice touches...giant deck with grill...loved it!!!”


FRESHWATER RESPONSE:
Josh, thanks for the fabulous review!  The fact that you use ABNB a lot, and you found Holland House to be one of the best places you've stayed says everything, and we love it. Holland House is a close drive to Lake Michigan's Tunnel Park, plus you can bring your pet on vacation with you.  Holland hosts fabulous restaurants, boutiques, and golf courses - you simply can't go wrong staying here.  We'll look for your return!
Josh
Jun 2019
Very clean, great location
Very clean and comfortable house in a great location. Great for small families. Thank you for accommodating our furry family member!


FRESHWATER RESPONSE:
Noreen, we are happy to accommodate your furry friend!  We understand the joy of bringing our pets on vacation with us.  Holland House has so much to offer our guests.  It is just a short walk to Lake MIchigan beaches, plus Holland hosts fabulous restaurants, boutiques, and golf courses. We hope to see you back again.
Noreen
Jun 2019
Excellent!
We had planned to stay at Harbor Haven in Union Pier, but the property manager informed us less than a week prior that the house was flooded. They quickly found another property for us to stay (Holland House). I am pleased with the customer service and communication! The Holland House was awesome! We would love to stay there again.

FRESHWATER RESPONSE:
Judy, we are so happy that Holland House worked out so well for you.  We appreciate your flexibility when the flooding occurred at Harbor Haven.  It is our #1 priority to make certain that our guests stay is the best possible.  We look forward to working with you again.
Judy
Jun 2019
Clean, cute & close to everything
We had a great 3 night stay here. The grill, garage, yard, smart tv, washer and dryer were all highly appreciated and utilized. I didn’t have to worry that we were going to disturb anyone with our less than quiet small children. Everything was a short drive away - the kids loved tunnel park, Holland state park, pirates cove mini golf & the dutch village. The weather was disappointing so I was grateful to be near so many other activities that weren’t beach-dependent. As long as you are happy to drive for 10 minutes in every direction, you’ll have a great stay! Thanks again.


FRESHWATER RESPONSE:
Kate, thanks for this great review.  You said it all!  Holland House is a great spot for children.  Tunnel Park and Holland State park are gems, plus there is a lot going on in downtown Holland.  We hope to see you back again soon.
Catherine
Jun 2019

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