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Kinney Farm -100 Acre Private Estate Within Walking Distance to the Shoreline!

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The farmhouse - red on the outside, spacious on the inside

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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

For your next family reunion or friends getaway, stay at Door County Wisconsin's exclusive vacation experience- KINNEY FARM

KINNEY FARM offers guests a unique vacation experience on a beautiful one hundred acre estate. Conveniently located between the charming villages of Egg Harbor and Fish Creek, this private wildlife sanctuary is one of a kind with its three separate topographical elevations. The lower forty acres features a renovated farmhouse and old dairy barn, fields of corn, and native grasses. The second elevation includes woods and a natural meadow. Undisturbed forest, wandering fields, and a sloping bluff best describes the 'upper' forty acres.

You'll feel like a time traveler staying at this distinctive hundred year old farmhouse. There are five bedrooms, four updated baths, a living room, den, wet bar, and country kitchen. All rooms are lovingly decorated with antiques, interesting art, vintage nautical and equestrian items.

For your enjoyment, both the den and living room have native stone fireplaces in addition to flat screen TVs. We provide an all age video library (DVD & VHS) , along with a variety of CDs, novels, and books on local history. There are cards, board games, and puzzles for all ages, but you have a hundred acres to explore!
Plan to hike, hunt for arrowheads, and gather antlers. In the den you'll find binoculars, bird watching manuals, and a telescope to view the abundant wildlife and incredibly bright stars.
Parents with young children are comforted by the expansive 'yard' for them to play within view of the house.

The well appointed kitchen has two full sized refrigerators, a large oven, and a separate eating area. While the whole house fan and individual room fans will handle any warm days, you'll want to bring an extra sweater for those cooler evenings 'dining out' on the fully screened porch.
You may prefer to gather around the outdoor fire pit with your family and friends to roast marshmallows, star gaze, or simply reconnect.

Its a short walk down Juddville road to the Green Bay shoreline, take your fishing pole or kayak. There are multiple public boat launches, all less than 4 miles from the farm. Kinney Farms long circular drive provides easy access and parking for your boat trailer. Off the back porch, you'll find both a gas and charcoal grill for cooking your 'catch of the day'.

While this property is pet friendly, including a fenced double dog run, we ask that you check with us about specific requirements when making reservations.

Door County is a vacation paradise with much to offer. In the house, we share a list of our favorite local places and activities for your consideration.

After a day in the village or on the water, its comforting to know that you can come back to what our guests refer to as 'A Little Piece of Heaven'-- the KINNEY FARM.

find us on Facebook at Kinney Farm http://www.facebook.com/KinneyFarm?ref=hl
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Visit our website at www.KinneyFarm.com for more photos.



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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

  • Bedroom 1: 2 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

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  • We provide bed linens (sheets, pillows, pillowcases, light blankets, comforters). Each bedroom has a chest of drawers, closet with hangers, and great view!...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located on first floor, also serves as powder room....moreless

  • Upstairs bathrooms are located next to or across the hall from the bedrooms. Each have hair dryers & make up mirrors....moreless

Other Amenities

  • One guest remarked 'if you don't see wildlife, you weren't looking'. We usually spot several deer and our resident flock of wild turkeys both early morning and early evening. Kinney Farm has a flagpole, working windmill, and 100 acres including natural grass meadows, corn fields, and forest. While the house has updated amenities, its managed to retain the ambience of a simpler time in life. Kinney Farm is for family and friends....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Popular novelists, local history, birdwatching books and binoculars provided....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    2 DVD players....moreless

  • Games:

    Multiple board games, puzzles, and cards....moreless

  • Music Library:

    CD's - variety. Also musical instruments for children....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite provider- DISHTV. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD player, AM/FM radio, iPod docking station....moreless

  • Television:

    (2) 2 flat screen TVs,2 DVD players, and VHS 1 TV set up exclusively for DVD/VHS...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Lake Michigans Green Bay shoreline is within walking distance. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Gorgeous property with fields, meadows, woods, expansive lawn area. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    2 seperate eating areas, one off the kitchen, second is located on screened porch. See photos....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    We don't have an air conditioner, we do have a whole house fan and individual fans throughout house....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    2 stone fireplaces located in the living room and den. We request guests use Duraflame logs in the house. We also have a firepit just off the screened porch in the yard. We provide firepit firewood....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat if needed....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi throughout house....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens, blankets, pillows, and pillow cases. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with flat screen TV, Satellite provider DishTV, DVD/VHS player. Den has a second TV with DVD/VHS player....moreless

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

    Ask about parking for RV, no hook-ups/services. Ample parking for Boat/Trailers....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local and incoming calls. Can use personal calling card....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Guests provide their own towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    yes...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Ample firewood is provided for the outdoor fire pit. Duraflame fire logs should be used for indoor fireplaces....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr Coffee, Kuerig coffee maker, and espresso machine....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Kitchen is well equipped with a blender, coffee maker, microwave, toaster, espresso machine, ample dishes and glassware, cutlery, pots and pans....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, pots, pans (including pizza) utensils, & glassware. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full country kitchen with large separate eating area. Coffee/wet bar with individual sink located next to living room....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Guests are provided with 'starter' supplies including a 4 pack of toilet paper and a roll of paper towels. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Two full sized refrigerators....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Rentable in town....moreless

  • Boat:

    2 Public boat launches located 3 miles from Kinney Farm....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Front porch to watch sunrises, back screened porch for sunsets and rest of day!...moreless

  • Golf:

    Multiple public golf courses within a short drive....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Bring your own and launch at end of road or can rent nearby....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    HUGE lawn for children to play within view of the house and 100 acres to explore. Fire pit....moreless

 

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rate shown for Jun/Jul/Aug.
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
4 night min stay
$475
$2,850

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

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Here are the rates-2015 Rates --Please check VRBO calendar for availability

*****Weekly Rental: $2850.00 (7 Nights--Our Best Deal!) or-

Months of June/ July/ August: $475.00 per night (4 night minimum stay)

Months of September/ October: $450.00 per night (3 night minimum stay)

A Standard Cleaning and Linens Included (Bring your own towels)

Rates Do Not Include 5.5% State and 5.5% Room Tax

12 Guest maximum, Ask about our Pet Policy and rate

$500.00 Security Deposit

2015 Rates --Please check VRBO calendar for availability

June/ July/ August: $475.00 per night (4 night minimum stay)

September/ October: $450.00 per night (3 night minimum stay)

OR- Weekly Rental: $2850.00 (7 Nights ) Our Best Deal!

Standard Cleaning and Linens Included (Bring your own towels)

Rates Do Not Include 5.5% State and 5.5% Room Tax

12 Guest Maximum, Ask about Pet Policy


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Location

4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Fish Creek and Egg Harbor
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Villagios, within walking distance
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Within walking distance! or Fish Creek (sand)

Public access to the shoreline is within walking distance from the property. Nature walks/ hiking/ exploring available on the property. Horseback riding 1/2 hour away. Bike scenic back roads to Fish Creek or Egg Harbor. Close to live theatre, art studios, unique shopping (gifts, crafts, antique stores and malls) and an outdoor movie theatre!

Kinney Farm is centrally located to 'All' the goodstuff Door county has to offer.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1960

About the owner: Our parents purchased this property in the early 1960's as a wonderful place to enjoy our summers as a family. Since then, our extended families have enjoyed spending that same quality time at the farm with our children and friends. We are very proud of the Kinney Farm and wish to share this unique opportunity with you, your friends, and family. Liz Kinney & John Kinney

Why the Owner Chose Fish Creek:
DOOR COUNTY- While only 10 miles across, Door County has more than 300 miles of shoreline, 10 historic lighthouses, 5 state parks, and several small islands. The county consists of 24 towns/villages and has a permanent population of about 29,000. In addition to boating and fishing (with charters available), there are several places to rent kayaks, bikes, and mo-peds. Activities include golfing, antiquing, horseback riding, hands on art studios, and public sand beaches. There are 3 popular live-theater venues, a rare drive-in outdoor movie theater, galleries, quaint restaurants, fish boils, cherry picking, and numerous local festivals. There are activities for all ages! Voted 'One of the TOP 10 vacation Destinations in North America' by Money Magazine.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
We enjoy hiking around the perimeter of the property. Making it easier to stay within the property, we've wrapped tree trunks with orange pastic snow fencing, usually within sight of other wrapped trees. Holding on to small trees makes it easier while decending the bluff side. It's challenging but fun. The less adventurous and novice hikers may want to stay on paths and walk around the fields.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The farmhouse - red on the outside, spacious on the inside

    The farmhouse - red on the outside, spacious on the inside

  • A true country kitchen.

    A true country kitchen.

  • The den offers a second fireplace, comfy seating, and a great view.

    The den offers a second fireplace, comfy seating, and a great view.

  • The fresh and airy master bedroom suite has two full beds and seperate bath

    The fresh and airy master bedroom suite has two full beds and seperate bath

  • Aerial view showing part of Kinney Farms 100 acres and proximity to the water.

    Aerial view showing part of Kinney Farms 100 acres and proximity to the water.

  • The living room is a great place to gather with sunrise and sunset views.

    The living room is a great place to gather with sunrise and sunset views.

  • "Dine out" and enjoy sunsets from the screened porch. Additional seating area.

    "Dine out" and enjoy sunsets from the screened porch. Additional seating area.

  • The "America's Cup" twin bedroom.

    The "America's Cup" twin bedroom.

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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 04/25/2015
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