Lay By The Bay
Featured on HGTV, this historical land mark is one of the favored spots in town and on Lake Kalamazoo in Saugatuck. Completely remodeled in 2005 with custom quality throughout, this home offers unique style in every room; from the tongue and groove ceilings with arched laminate beams to the creative flooring in the bathrooms, this is a must see! The home boasts 3000 square feet of space, 3 master suites and room for 11 to sleep with family entertainment in mind. Boat slips are available for use during the rental period. This unit also comes with 3 off-street parking spaces - 2 at the top and 1 below.
The upper/main level hold two master suites both with Queen beds and the open floor plan living area. A gourmet kitchen will please any cook, and there is plenty of space for seating guests to eat or relax. Surround sound for music or TV, with cable and internet provided as well. Relax on the balcony overlooking the water and downtown on the main level as well.
The lower level has two bedrooms, one with an ensuite bath with a queen bed, and the fourth bunk room has room for five guests, it has a single size single size bunk bed, a double size single size bunk bed and a built in day bed (day bed only 5.5' long) . Enjoy a second living/rec room, plus walkout french doors to the docks and the water's edge.
Please note that this cottage is weekly only Sunday to Sunday from June 17 to August 12.
By renting this cottage you are agreeing to the contract and rules below. You will also be asked to agree electronically.
1.) No smoking. All of our rentals are non-smoking. By signing this contract, you are stating that you will not smoke in our vacation rentals.
2.) You and your guests are using our home at your own risk. We nor the owner of the property will be held responsible for any injuries that occur at the vacation rental or for any lost or stolen items. Any boats (if available) used on the property require life jackets be worn and are used at your own risk.
3.) No boats or trailers are to be parked at our rental properties. Tents of any kind are not allowed.
Arrangements for trailers need to be made. PARKING, only two cars can be parked above in front of the house and one down below.
4.) Do not move the furniture.
5.) Each cottage has a maximum number of guests that is listed on this contract you must verify that it is correct. That number is not to be exceeded - this includes children and adults. For fire safety, we are required to limit the number in each home. If additional people are found to be staying at the cottage the entire group will be asked to vacate with no refund. Inflatable mattresses or alternative sleeping other than pack n plays or cribs are not allowed. Tents are also not allowed on the property.
6.) Pets are not permitted. If a pet is on the property then there will be a $150 fee and it will be required that the owner board the pet immediately.
7.) Damages are to be reported during your stay. If we find damage after you vacate, you authorize the charge to your credit card for replacement or repair or provide another credit card number, pay by cash or check. Damages reported upon arrival will not be guests' responsibility.
8.) Cleaners will come to the cottage after you have departed - they will not visit to clean, change linens, or replace towels during your stay. Please contact the office should you need assistance during your stay regarding any cleaning items.
9.) Grills are to be cleaned after each use.
10.) Quiet time is after 11pm nightly. We do not tolerate loud groups and college like parties anytime of the day or night.
11.) You are at least 25 years old and will be able to verify with valid identification during your stay if needed.
12.) Weddings and formal events are NOT permitted on our properties, if there is found to be a formal event on the property the entire group will be asked to vacate the property with a no refund. It is acceptable to have a visitors during the day hours but that number can not be more than double the maximum occupancy of the cottage.
13.) The fire pit can only be used by owners and can not be used by guests per the association rules.
14.) Please only deposit trash in the bin located down below that is labeled Lay by the Bay, 415 lake only. If the bin is full please call and leave a message. Any other trash bins can NOT be used as they belong to the neighbors.
15.) Umbrellas on deck are to be used at your own risk. If windy or not in use they must be put down and layed down. Renters will be responsible for any damage cause by umbrellas.
Please respect the scheduled check-out time so our cleaning staff has ample time to prepare the cottage for its next guests. Also please follow the departure instructions or extra cleaning fees will apply.
1.) Remove all garbage to outside trash can located down below next to house. Only use the two bins that are labeled Lay by the bay and Docks #7 and #8. Do not use other bin. If both bins are full please notify us. Trash bins to be set by the road up top on Sunday night for Monday pick up.
2.) Empty the refrigerator and freezer of all items.
3.) Load and run dishwasher or clean all dishes if there is not a dishwasher.
4.) Strip the sheets and pillow cases from all the beds slept in and put at the foot of the bed.
5.) Turn off lights, turn thermostat to 65 degrees in winter and 78 degrees in summer months.
6.) Ensure keys (if there are keys with your cottage) are on the counter where you found them.
7.) Close and lock all outside doors and windows. Please leave the main door unlocked.
Size: 278 m2.
Amenities: Iron Ironing Board, Bed Linen Towels, Dishwasher, 3 x TV, Balcony, Terrace, oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, internet connection, air conditioning, heating, Bed Linen, Washer dryer, Ceiling Fan, Free Parking, Lake View, Smoke Detectors, Wireless Internet, Refrigerator, Suitable for children, Fireplace, Towels, BBQ grill, blender;
Bedroom: Queen size bed;
Bedroom: Queen size bed;
Bedroom: Queen size bed;
Bedroom: 2 x Bunk Bed, Extra Bed;
4 x Bathroom, Kitchen