Waterfront Cottage Nestled in Picturesque Setting, Gills Rock(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6)
We have added 2 bedrooms, now there are five!
Teskie's Cottage is a 1700 sq. foot home located at 970 Cottage Rd in Gills Rock.
Air-conditioned, picturesque and freshly updated, this appealing waterfront cottage has a front row seat to the amazing view over Green Bay (no access to the water), a large master bedroom downstairs, and four additional bedrooms upstairs. A spacious kitchen, living room with wood burning 6 foot stone fireplace, and sitting/reading room complete this quaint Door County cottage. Laundry facilities provided also. A large yard provides space for children and pets to run around.
Built by Lily and Frank Sr. Teskie in the early 1900's, the cottage was once used as a boarding house for visiting fishermen. The hand-cut granite fireplace in the living room adds to its charm, and was constructed by Frank Sr. out of local stone. The breathtaking view includes the town of Gills Rock from the picture window in the living room, and unending, spectacular sunsets.
Enjoy Fourth of July fireworks from the front yard around the fire pit, grill out on the private sunny patio, or enjoy a book under the shady cedar trees in the yard. If you've been looking for a private yet convenient place to relax and enjoy Door County - this is it!
The much-beloved Shoreline Restaurant, a charming Coffee Shop at Gallery Ten art gallery with Wi-Fi, Charlie's Smokehouse (and Ice Cream!), the Island Clipper Ferry Line to Washington Island, a sprinkling of gift shops, and a spacious park with playground (pet-friendly) are all within walking distance.
Within 5-25 min. driving, so much more - parks, galleries, shops, churches, water activities, hiking, bicycling, wildlife/bird watching, theater events, sunrise/sunset vistas, beaches
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Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Baby Crib (1) available
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Rates are based on 1 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
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WALKING DISTANCE: charming Coffee Shop with Wi-Fi at Gallery Ten art gallery (a must), Captain Paul’s Charter Fishing, The Island Clipper Ferry to Washington Island, a children’s park/playground with pavilion (permits dogs), Shoreline Restaurant and Bar, Top of the Thumb Gift Shop, the famous Bea's Homemade Jams and Jellies, the also-famous Charlie’s Smokehouse and Ice Cream shop, the Gills Rock location of the Maritime Museum
BY CAR, 5-25 min - OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: Newport and Peninsula State Parks, several gorgeous golf courses, boat rentals of nearly every kind, jet skiing, parasailing, swimming, freshwater fishing, snorkeling / diving, kayaking and canoeing, hiking, bicycling and mountain biking, annual marathon events, mini-golf, wildlife viewing, bird-watching OTHER: ATM, The Pioneer Store with groceries / DVD rental, many excellent restaurants including Viva Real Live Food Bar in nearby Sister Bay (another must!), churches, specialty shops, antiquing, spa, massage therapy, clinics, several scenic parks, summer theater events including American Folklore Theater, Peninsula Players Theater, Door Shakespeare, the Door County Auditorium, the Skyway Drive-in Theater, Midsummer’s Music Festival, Peninsula Music Festival (August only)
Arriving at our waterfront cottage - your new home!
Sun is on the water... it's so bright in the living room!
... from the living room window - gorgeous!
Our cheerful country kitchen...
The front yard - for your evening campfire at the waterfront!
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017
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