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Sitting area in bedroom suite. Queen bed


Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:20
  • Bedrooms:8
  • Bathrooms:8.5
  • Property type:Chateau / Country House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Country House, 8 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 8.5 Baths, (Sleeps 20)

This private residence is a spectacular retreat offering all the comforts of home and unbelievable amenities for your vacation pleasure. It is as if you had your own private Inn. Sweetbriar is beautiful at any time of year with 5000+ square feet to enjoy inside, and sixteen acres of nature to explore outside. Beautiful gardens and woodchipped paths offer another outstanding amentity. Decorated with casual elegance and comfort for our guests, this luxurious home offers the perfect retreat in a country setting to soothe your mind and spirit.

Enjoy your vacation time with family and friends, in this eight bedroom home (six master suites with private bathrooms/Jacuzzi tubs and showers) as well as seven fireplaces, plus two very spacious bedrooms also with private baths and a separate nursery). Our home welcomes you to relax with its delightful accommodations, splendid common areas and enormous state of the art kitchen. The sun porch is a favorite spot with wall-to-wall windows. Eat in the cozy warmth of the kitchen, sun porch or gather in the dining room. Sweetbriar is designed to cater to all types of group gatherings, so with your convenience in mind, we have created a family friendly environment. The main level pleases all ages with cozy furnishings, a large screen plasma television, stereo system with music library and BOZE docking station, not to mention a kitchen you won't believe. A second floor is a great space for play and relaxation -- soundproof and private -there is a room for everyone...

Sweetbriar's location provides an aura of seclusion, close to Sister Bay activities and Door County attractions. Sweetbriar rests on sixteen meadowed acres at the southern edge of Sister Bay and is minutes from any water related activity you choose.

After exploring Door County or merely walking in our gardens and paths, you can relax in the great room with a wood burning fireplace and bar, or the library with one of the big screen televisions. Sweetbriar offers the best of both worlds -- great spaces to gather with the entire group and warm intimate corners for private moments.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to make your Door County dreams come true! We look forward to your visit. If the dates you desire are booked, you may want to check our other property: Camelot Cliffs, VRBO 169503 for availability. Thank you.

There is no place like home - except Sweetbriar!

Keywords: Home Sweet Home
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 20
  • Children Welcome:


  • Non Smoking Only:

    Respectful outdoor smoking only. No garage smokers....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Bedroom 5


  • Bedroom 6


  • Bedroom 7


  • Bedroom 8


  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 8 queen, 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    eight suites with private baths. ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) One suite has a king bed, five suites have queen sized beds. These are all on the main level. VERY LARGE Seventh bedroom has two queens, twin and attached nursery, Eighth bedroom has queen., Queen size Beds (8) Five suites have queen beds-main floor. Two additional bedrooms at ground level (three more queen beds and a twin. This does not include the nursery/crib, Double Beds (1) Bedroom no. seven at walkout level has a 3/4 futon available upon request., Twin or Single Beds (2) Bedroom no.eight at walkout level has an additional full sized bed available upon request., Child Beds (1) Twin bed located in bedroom number seven has protected sides for child safety., Baby Cribs (1) A variety of baby/toddler furniture. Crib, dresser, changing table, high chair and Portable crib are available upon request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This property has a total of nine bedrooms (including the nursery) six master suites on the main level and three bedrooms, two baths at ground level. Our ground level is sunny, bright -- full windows and a favorite of all and has direct access to large patio, yard and meadow. Nursery is delightful (adjustable crib with antibacterial mattress, changing table, rocker, and high chair) A second family and entertainment room and kitchenette with dining are on this level also. . Great space, private, casual, fun, and sunny with a private entrance. YOUNG ADULTS AND CHILDREN LOVE THIS BRIGHT AND COLORFUL AREA OF SWEETBRIAR....moreless


  • Music Library:

    CD's ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (5) TWO LARGE SCREEN SURROUND SOUND HIGH DEF Television Systems (one in library and one in family room). DVD/STEREO/VCR. Also two suites have televisions as well as a television in kitchen....moreless

  • Stereo:

    BOSE docking station as well as stereo system...moreless


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Privately located minutes from Sister Bay. Sixteen acres of space -- all your own. Multiple decks and outside furniture/picnic tables. Large Fire pit - lots of safe space for children of all ages. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    FABULOUS DINING ROOM -- can seat 12-14 at main table -- additional harvest table seats 6-8. Sunporch dining is wonderful...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 14 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Each bedroom has separate AC/Heating controls....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    2 dryers - new energy/water efficient machines....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Wireless Internet services provided - no computer on site....moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage available for guests...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    (6) Six privately controlled gas fireplaces in suites...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    individually controlled thermostats in suites....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    luxurious linens for your pleasure...moreless

  • Living Room:

    many living room areas throughout Sweetbriar ...moreless

  • Parking:

    abundant parking ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Private, off street parking...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    spacious parking for cars and recreational vehicles (boats, smaller motor homes, snow mobile trailors)...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    wonderful linens bath and bed...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    2 washers - new energy/water efficient machines....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFi available throughout house...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Catering services can be arranged if needed. Door County has several wonderful catering services. We are happy to give you a referral to our favorite....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    several different coffee makers to choose from ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Equipped with almost everything you can imagine....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    multiple set of dishes and silverware - for casual or more formal dining. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Kitchen Aid - brand new and energy efficient...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2) A chef's kitchen - Granite counter tops and cherry floors are only enhanced by a full Sized Subzero refrigerator, Full sized Subzero freezer, double oven, diswasher, separate ice maker and bunwarmers. This kitchen is bright and sunny as well as being extraordinarly well equipped and family frendly. An added convenience, Kitchenette on second level....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Two - one in main kitchen and one in kitchenette. Main kitchen microwave is convection....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    WALK IN PANTRY...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    SUBZERO freezer. Subzero refrigerator. Second refrigerator in bar, third refrigerator in kitchenette. Separate ice maker in main kitchen....moreless

  • Toaster:



  • Balcony:

    Two story decks. Three guestrooms have private decks, as well as sprawling deck overlooking sixteen acres of meadow....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Second story decks stretch the length of the house and offer a grand view of the meadow and sunsets. Relax in our comfortable outdoor furniture on the decks, patio and in the meadows....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    gardens and lawn aplenty...great outside game space...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Five of the suites/bed rooms have whirlpool tubs....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Four suites with fireplaces. whirlpool tubs and walk in showers. Two additional suites have NEW, large, walkin tiled showers, televisions and fireplaces. Seventh bedroom has whirlpool tub and shower, eighth bedroom has regular shower. No one will be disappointed with their accommodations....moreless



from 30 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning/linen-minimum $350 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 11%


Personal check or money order is our preferred payment and is much appreciated.

Credit cards may be accepted -- however, there is a four percent charge for processing that will be added to the agreement.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ephraim, Wisconisn
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Husby's, Sister Bay
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Washington Island Ferry -
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 57
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pasta Vino
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sister Bay, Wisconsin

Car: Necessary

Sweetbriar is centrally located for easy access to Door County activities and shopping. After a day in the county, you will be happy to return to Sweetbriar your own 'special retreat'.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We believe your vacation should be perfect...and prepare Sweetbriar for your total enjoyment. . . and vacation pleasure.

Why the Owner Chose Sister Bay, WI, USA:
It is a one of a kind property...the entire CLAN can be under one roof, but not under foot. Spacious and respectful of privacy as well as many large gathering spots for the entire group or family. IT IS AWESOME!

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Close to everything, private and secluded - fabulous property manager who has only your comfort and enjoyment in mind. It is like having your own private INN - with all the amenities at your fingertips.

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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  • Sitting area in bedroom suite. 
Queen bed

    Sitting area in bedroom suite. Queen bed

  • comfy. comfy.

  • perfectly private...

    perfectly private...

  • Gourmet kitchen. Subzero fridge & freezer, 2 ovens, casual & formal settings.

    Gourmet kitchen. Subzero fridge & freezer, 2 ovens, casual & formal settings.

  • inside or outside...delightful gathering with friends and family

    inside or outside...delightful gathering with friends and family

VRBO #127227

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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