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Fantastic Family Cottage on Sand Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Door County Paradise!

Large vacation house on sand beach.

Fabulous views!

Miles of beautiful beaches for walking!

Clear blue Lake Michigan shore front, great for swimming!

Ideal for families or large group get-togethers.

Includes: Full kitchen.

Family room with large dining table, sofa, TV with DVD, and stereo system.

Great room with sofa, table and chairs, and kitchenette.

Sun room. Large deck/balcony on second floor.

Large bunk room - 4 bunk beds sleeps 8.

One bedroom with king bed.

Two bedrooms with two twin beds each.

Centered on Whitefish Bay, Door County close to Whitefish Bay Dunes Park and Cave Point Park.

High summer week rentals are Sunday to Sunday.

Closed in August.

Keywords: House

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Sturgeon Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • NO FIRES ALLOWED IN THE FIRE PIT OR ON THE BEACH! The grasses burn easily and spread very quickly!
  • Put out recycling and garbage in marked cans provided. Fill one can full at a time.
  • Please be respectful of the cottage. It is a special place and we value it very much.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bidet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 8 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Fantastic Family Cottage on Sand Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Incredible spot

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to share! Loved our time here.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed the place.
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Beach house

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 stayed here for a week. Wonderful family home, did not feel like a rental. Bunk room for the kids. Great beach and we had great weather.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are so you enjoyed your stay.
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Amazing house and view of Lake Michigan

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here, recently, for my sister's bachelorette weekend getaway. The house was perfect for our group, with plenty of beds and lots of spaces to gather as a group. Beyond that, it is an aesthetically impressive house, filled with art and character. Since the weather wasn't at its best, we spent a lot of time inside, but could still appreciate the sights and sounds of the lake. It was also conveniently close to a handful of wineries, which we didn't mind at all! Thank you for a most enjoyable experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay.
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A perfect end to the summer.

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin with Kaftan Cottage... in a word, our stay was fantastic. I had been planning a long family weekend away for over a month, and our plans for weekend in the Dells fell through. Luckily, at the instance of my sister, I changed courses to look in Door County and to my surprise, found Kaftan Cottage.

The owner was gracious enough to work with us on extremely short notice to put this getaway together. The end result was a memorable weekend, capped with my mother's birthday.

What I love about the house is the character and the charm. A lot of times these rentals feel like you're staying in a hotel, but the gives you the impression this is a family's home away from home. The layout of the house was very cool too. Walking around gives one the impression the house is introducing itself to you one room at a time. The vistas onto the lake where beautiful at all times of the day, and all of the interesting wooden sculptures around the property added to the summer vibe.

The private stretch of beach was wonderful and pristine. The only drawback was the lake never being warmer than "cold" but that's Lake Michigan. In our short stay we managed to use most of the features of the house, the beach, the firepit, as well as just enjoying the relaxing sounds of the waves in the seasonal porch/living room.

The only thing I would have changed about our trip was to make our stay longer. Thank you for a great experience, I hope to return very soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your amazing review! We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage. ---the Kaftan Family
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Wonderful beach house

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for a family get-together. The location--right on the beach--meant that the kids did not have to cross a road to get there. It would be difficult to list all the good things about this house! Everything was in pretty good shape, and the many mosaics and artsy touches in the house made for a personal and inviting atmosphere. At the beach, the water and sand were great for swimming--very clean. Glidden's Lodge restaurant, within walking distance, was very good with a cozy feel and great location on the water. We went there twice. Would definitely go back to this house!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We really appreciate your review.
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Excellent vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage over Memorial Day weekend. The water was still cold to enjoy yet the sand beach was fun for the kids. Its a very nice house-well furnished , great kitchen fully stocked and appliances are top notch. We had 6 kids in our group and the 8 bunk bed room was a hit. The house has lot of areas for kids and adults to have their own space. We enjoyed the outside patio and had good time doing the bar-b-que on outside grill with music playing on the sound system. I thank the owner and caretaker for keeping the house in such good shape and sharing for other families to enjoy a rare sand beach property in Door county.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2018



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning and linen $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

Refundable damage deposit $500. on 3 nights or less.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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