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Waterfront Log Cabin with Boat House and Pier **Newly Remodeled **

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 full Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

Now with NEW OWNERS! Many updates & improvements made – more to come! (keep checking back).

Rocky Bottom Lodge aka “MACs at CHAPEL LANE”, located just south of downtown Baileys Harbor, was one of several homes built during the 1920s and 1930s along Chapel Lane by families desiring a summer retreat from the heat in Chicago and Milwaukee. You will feel the cool and soothing breeze from Lake Michigan directly out your front door.

Accommodations have all been updated throughout including new beds in all rooms, new linens, pillows and rugs. Included are: master bedroom with king sleigh bed and plantation shutters (ceiling fan to come) a bedroom with one queen bed, another bedroom upstairs with two new Jenny Lind twin extra long beds including new mattresses and two full baths. Updates in baths include new rain shower heads and master includes blue tooth speaker shower head. New rugs & shower curtains throughout. Also, there is a bath and four twin beds located above the garage with new linens, pillows, rug and plantation shutters. Two remote controlled ceiling fans are being added in this room along with antler chandelier. There is a queen sleeper in the great room along with a reading nook above.

In the Guest/Boathouse there is a queen sofa sleeper and full bath – new rain shower head. There are newly tuck pointed fireplaces in both the main house and boathouse which also has a full wet bar including new microwave, stainless steel wine fridge and seating area in front of the fireplace – included is a sun room with spectacular unobstructed views of Baileys Harbor and Lake Michigan. There are two ceiling fans and a window AC unit along with a sound system and a new flat screen TV including DirecTV in the boathouse.

DirecTV satellite service is included in the sun-room and great room of the main house. There is also a stereo receiver in the great room that has direct USB hookup for your iPods or smart device audio & speakers.

The kitchen has a new large stainless steel sink, faucet and soap dispenser along with refrigerator/freezer, new electric range with convection oven, dishwasher and coffee maker. New small appliances have also been added for your cooking pleasure. There is a laundry room off the kitchen with a new washer and dryer.

Moving outside you will find expansive grounds for all kinds of lawn games and even a small tennis court to hit a few balls around. This is not a regulation court however. Included is a fire pit and chairs for afternoon relaxation along with both a gas and charcoal grill for your convenience. The boathouse has a large concrete pier to sit outside on, but due to low lake levels, jumping off the pier is strictly prohibited. Water shoes or sandals are recommended for entering the rocky shore while sand beaches are located at both the north and south ends of Baileys Harbor. You can also walk to Maxwelton Braes Golf Club (open to the public).

Dogs are welcome in the house and to use the two run kennel located near the garage. If your pooch tends to bark a lot, please do not leave them unattended so as not to disturb the neighbors.

There are great restaurants, shops and charter fishing less than a mile away in Baileys Harbor. Within seven miles, you can visit the towns of Egg Harbor, Fish Cree, Ephraim, Sister Bay and Jackson Port. Kangaroo Lake, Door County’s largest spring fed lake is also just one mile away.


Satellite TV/DVD/USB

Wireless Internet

New Beds, Towels, & Linens throughout

New Rain Shower heads throughout

Ceiling Fans in Great Room, Master Bedroom and Bunk Room

AC Window Unit in Guest/Boathouse only with Two Ceiling Fans

Full Kitchen with Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher, Stove, Oven & Microwave

New Small Appliances in Kitchen include Toaster Oven, Popcorn and Waffle Maker

Washer / Dryer

New Games, Puzzles, Books & DVDS

2 Fireplace(s)

Gas Grill & Charcoal Grill

Outdoor Fire Pit

Large Pier

Large Yard

Small Tennis Court (balls & racquets in bench on newly renovated entrance porch)

Keywords: House, Log Home, Lakefront

More Details


Highlands at Maxwelton Braes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bunk Room - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Sleeping Porch - 1 queen
    Boat House - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Remodeled Boat House with Queen sleeper sofa
  • Bonus - New Queen sleeper sofa in Living Room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(9 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront Log Cabin with Boat House and Pier **Newly Remodeled **
average rating of 4.0 based on 9 reviews
Green Bay, WI

A perfect spot to relax yet still being close to all Door has to offer

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing property! The old charm of this home is a site in itself equipped with more space then I was expecting for people to spread out and relax. Tennis courts were in great condition as was the entire property. The kitchen cooking/dining area might be a tad small for a larger group to mingle in but it worked fine for our group of 6. The boat house is AMAZING, pretty sure my life would be more balanced if I could sip my coffee from this spot every morning.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Racine, Wisconsin

Rocky Bottom Lodge

  • 3 of 5

The property is very lovely, esp. the fire pit area. We were here for 4 nights and had a fire every night - even the night it rained. On the clear nights we had an awesome view of the moon coming up over the lake. The boathouse was also very nice and so convenient. However we had some problems that made us unhappy with the house. The upstairs bedroom with the queen bed was extremely small - barely enough room to walk around the bed. The shower stall in the garage bathroom was very unsightly and should be replaced. The requirement that the towels be washed and in the dryer by check-out at 10 a.m. is unreasonable. We also had a lot of trouble getting into the house thru the door off the patio - the lock jammed several times. The lock into the boathouse was also very difficult to operate. I did send a list of problems and concerns to the management company but have heard nothing back from them.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bolingbrook, IL

Beautiful Cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

I have been going to Door County all of my life and this is by far the BEST place to stay!!!! The property is absolutely beautiful!!! The house is very spacious, with a warm cabin feel. Every evening we had a campfire next to the water and watched the sun rise over Lake Michigan. The location is very close to Egg Harbor, Sister Bay and Fish Creek. This house feels like home and we can’t wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coralville, IA,USA

Tons of Charm

  • 5 of 5

Loved the setting of this property with a gorgeous view of the water. Lots of green space for kids and pets to play. House has tons of charm. My girls enjoyed the bunk house over the garage as their own little space to play and sleep. We were very comfortable and had plenty of room. Plenty of common space as well as bedrooms. Was very clean with nice, new provided linens and towels. Loved the fire pit setting. I would definitely stay at this cabin again.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmond, Ok

The perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

Such an amazing getaway. It's obvious from the moment you pull into the driveway, the new owners take great pride in this property. Would recommend it to anyone looking to have a relaxing retreat!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cottage, Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this chapel lane cottage for my 30th birthday. There were 5 couples and we had plenty of room. The property was so charming and the view was spectacular! The interior was beautifully decorated and very clean! The previous reviews do not do this place justice! This was such a great vacation and we can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Door County Property Management
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018


Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Blue Ox
Nearest Ferry
22.7 Miles
Washington Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
State Highway 57
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Pasta Vino at Maxwelton
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
Anclam Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Door Shakespeare
Nearest Point of Interest
Espresso Lane
Nearest Point of Interest
Maxwelton Braes Golf Course
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

All nightly stays subject to owners approval (Especially during peak season)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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