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Quiet Cottage in the Woods - Door County Remote Seclusion

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Last updated: 07/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Sleep away from the hustle and bustle of 'downtown' Door County in a quiet little cottage located in a Sugar Maple grove. Have your coffee on the deck each morning as you listen to sounds of woodpeckers and other forest songbirds, or relax with a drink in the evening and take in the call of the whippoorwill. Build a campfire in the fire pit and roast some marshmallows until late in the quiet evening. Whatever your pleasure our cottage offers peace and relaxation.

The central location of the cottage makes a great home base for day trips to Fish Creek (5 miles), Baileys Harbor (5.5 miles), Ephraim (3.5 miles), Sister Bay (7.7 miles), Whitefish Dunes State Park (17 miles) Peninsula State Park (3 miles to Golf course). It also provides a great location for touring Door County on Bicycle. The cottage is located on a 2.2 mile residential 'loop' that offers a nice quiet paved walk with mostly residential traffic.

If water sports and boating are calling you to Door County, we have plenty of room to park most boat trailers. Again, our central location makes for short trips to public access ramps.

The Master Bedroom is located on the North side of the cottage. This does offer privacy from to two-twin bed room, located off the living room. A small bathroom with shower is just near the Master bedroom, while the full bathroom (with clothes washer and dryer) is off the Kitchen area. All towels and linens are provided.

The Kitchen comes with the basics; a few pots and pans, and few utensils, a coffee maker, a toaster, a blender, a refrigerator/freezer, a microwave and an electric oven/range. Basically stated, the necessities to make a few home cooked meals but nothing you'll be seeing on America's Test Kitchen (LOL). Outside we have a basic Weber charcoal grill, so if you want to do some 'bar-b-que', bring some coals and/or lighter.

Firewood for the fireplace and fire pit is provided. Please don't bring any of your own firewood for all the obvious reasons. Marshmallow roasting sticks are found on the ground under most trees. Kindling is also found on the forest floor.

The property you will rent is part of the original homestead of my wife's family. Founded in the 1870's, the property was painstaking cleared and farmed until it was sold off 40 years ago to purchase a tractor. When the opportunity came, Evelyn and I re-purchased the improved property and began renting out the cottage. In some cases the owners of the property are hundreds of miles away. Sometimes they aren't even on the same continent. We will be just next door to help ensure your stay is as stress free as possible.

Evelyn and I consider ourselves fortunate to be able to live and work in Door County. We both love everything it has to offer, but mostly the dark summer nights and the quiet of location.


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Offers some privacy in back section of cottage...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    set next to living room...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    in living room...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    set off kitchen area...moreless

  • 2 bathrooms. A

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have some books at the cottage. You might like them, you might not!...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    we have a few old fashion games....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Does not receive many channels. If TV is important to you, this is not the place to stay....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Wall Units...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Use the fireplace to heat or electric baseboard heating....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    relax!...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Call with size of trailer or RV...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Automatic Drip...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    While you won't find our kitchen on the food network, you will find most of the items required to prepare home cooked meals while on vacation....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric oven and range-top....moreless

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 28 - Oct 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$140
$800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Fall
Oct 18 - Nov 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$125
$500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$140
$800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 10.5%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change based upon number of guests. Damage protection insurance can be waived. Additional $25.00 fee per person/night over 4 covers extra cleaning and water usage. SPRING AND FALL $500.00 per week rates apply to parties of 4 or less, with check in and out on a Sunday.


Cancellation policy:


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Location

  • Wilson's Ice Cream Parlor Incorporated

  • Fred & Fuzzy's Waterfront Bar

    "Dine outside. Enjoy the sunset. Live music. Good Food!"

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  • Peninsula State Park

    "A Jewel in the crown of Wisconsin's State Parks, Peninsula is one of my all time favorites!"

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75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Straubel in Green Bay
2.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
A.C. Tap
24 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Washington Island Ferry
3.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Peninsula State Park
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State HWY 57
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Greenwood Supper Club
3.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Peninsula State Park

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Charlie and Evelyn both work at Gibraltar School in Fish Creek. Charlie is the band director and Evelyn is the school secretary.

Why the Owner Chose Fish Creek:
This property used to belong to Evelyn's parents. A long time ago they had to sell it in order to purchase a tractor. When the opportunity came along, we decided to buy it back.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Springtime Backyard

    Springtime Backyard

  • bathroom

    bathroom

  • driveway and deck

    driveway and deck

  • from second bedroom to living room and kitchen

    from second bedroom to living room and kitchen

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • living room to den and master bedroom

    living room to den and master bedroom

  • second bedroom

    second bedroom

  • Twin Beds

    Twin Beds

  • couch and chairs in living room

    couch and chairs in living room

  • den

    den

  • fireplace

    fireplace

  • living room

    living room

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • table

    table

VRBO #223983

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/25/2015
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