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Enjoy stunning lake views form your own private hot tub.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,480 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Beautiful, quiet and secluded 3 Bedroom, 2 full bath Lake Michigan home.

Located in Southern Door County on a private dead end road. We offer the peace and tranquility one searches for. Our three bedroom, two bath home on Lake Michigan offers amazing views of the ever changing lake and her skies. Fall asleep to the waves lapping the shores of Clay Banks. Awake to spectacular sunrises resplendent with colors and water fowl. Relax with your favorite Door County wine while soaking in the spa under a full moon or catch the evening display of stars as the big ships silently pass by.

Whether you enjoy fishing, boating, golfing, hiking, site seeing, shopping, wine tasting, or art galleries, Door County has it all. Only minutes from the Algoma marina is some of the best charter fishing the peninsula has to offer. Launch your own boat or try your luck from the pier. With more than five wineries throughout the peninsula you're sure to find a wine that suits your palate. Door has more golf courses than clubs are legally allowed in your bag, but make your reservation early, the courses fill quickly.

Many activities can be enjoyed without leaving the property. The front yard offers a legal height basketball hoop and the back side sports a Bocci ball court. After a cut throat game of Bocci relax in the spa or enjoy a drink on the deck with spectacular views. When the day comes to a close there is always a large fire ring to enjoy a fire side chat with family and friends and take in the night air.

Warm and welcoming family room with plenty of seating. Satellite T.V. with dvd/vcr player and XBox 360 game system (BYO games) for those rainy days and lazy nights. There is a full list of DVD's. Comfy rocking chair and side table when that good book just can't wait.

Kitchen opens up to family room and is fully stocked with all you need to whip up a hearty breakfast or dinner.

We proudly look forward to serving many repeat customers. Our customers can look to us for great quality and incredible value. We will strive to deliver on these expectations every time.

Please allow us to welcome you and your guest to Clay Banks Retreat.

Keywords: Three Bedroom Home, Vacation Rental,

Vacation Home, Charter fishing, Door County, waterfront property, lake access, lake, priviate, sunrise.

More Details

Dean or Corinne Zajac
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Dean or Corinne Zajac

We have been Door travelers for many many years. So we believe we have a good understanding of what vacationers want. Safe, clean and fun places! This property has all that.

Dean or Corinne Zajac purchased this house in 2003

Why Dean or Corinne Zajac chose Algoma

We purchased this property mostly based on its solitude and views of the lake. It also has very shallow and safe swimming along with an open yard for our children to play which was very attractive to us. Located in southern Door the cabin is off the beaten trail yet close enough to be able to enjoy all of what Door County has to offer. And yet only 2 hours from the north side of Milwaukee. Southern Door is easy to get to on a Friday night. This means you can enjoy it much more often!

What makes this house unique

Solitude, yet close enough to the shops, parks and unique peninsula towns. Safe swimming, large yard, hot tub, basketball and wrap around deck to hide from the winds on a breezy lake day.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks Dean. We had a great time and lots of laughs. Made some memories for sure! You have a lovely quiet retreat. We certainly enjoyed every minute of it. The address is correct. Thanks again and I will share our experience with friends.
Sep 2014
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Algoma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1480 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • See rental agreement.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Bath - toilet , shower
    Bath in Master - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Baths both w\shower, 1 tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king , private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin over full
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin over full
  • King size bed (1), Twins over Double (2) Total Occupancy 6 adults 2 kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Enjoy stunning lake views form your own private hot tub.
average rating of 4.571429 based on 31 reviews

Nice house and the Lake Michigan views were fantastic!

  • 4 of 5

Nice house and the Lake Michigan views right from the living room and master bedroom were fantastic! And the hot tub on the deck with unobstructed lake view was wonderful!

The house was clean and nicely updated and reasonably supplied with towels and kitchen needs.

A few things would have helped put it over the top and we would suggest the owner consider. Definitely not deal breakers but little annoyances.

First, we were visiting on a chilly October weekend. There were no "throws" to curl up with in the living room and I ended up having to pull a blanket off one of the beds to curl up on the couch to watch a movie. There was one spare scratchy blanket in a closet but that's all I could find). And the blankets on the bed were pretty subpar. The bedspreads were totally fine but the actual blankets were like very cheap, dated scratchy hotel blankets.

And. be aware, there is no dishwasher or wash machine. Not a huge deal as we were there for only 2 nights but if we were there for a full week, that would be a bigger consideration.

But overall, we had a great stay and would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful lake view home

  • 5 of 5

This home was a beautiful well kept home. It is very secluded and peaceful but yet close enough to town. Had everything we needed including a complimentary bottle of wine. The homeowner left suggested activities to do in the area, which we appreciated and enjoyed. The hot tub was very relaxing as was the fire pit for which the homeowner provided wood. We would highly recommend staying in this location and will definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Clay Banks. The homeowners provided everything you could need and were very reponsive to all of our questions. We loved the outdoor activities in the area as well as at the home. We could not have asked for anything more...other than a longer vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house on Lake Michigan

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely wonderful. It was clean and beautifully decorated. Although there are neighbors nearby, the way the trees surround the property we felt secluded - like we had our own personal retreat. Lake Michigan was right out back, and it was so relaxing to sit in the hot tub on the back porch and look out at the lake. The bedrooms were perfect for our family. There was a master with a king bed, and two additional bedrooms each with a set of nice sized sturdy bunk beds which was perfect for our four kids. In fact, the kids said that the beds were so comfortable, it was the best night's sleep they ever got on vacation. If I return to the area, I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Felt right at home, and enjoyed all the amenities that were offered.

  • 4 of 5

We would recommend to anyone. Very clean, quiet get away. Loved all the amenities they offered and was a perfect stay with our 2 teenagers.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful get away!

  • 4 of 5

We had a relaxing stay. Quiet. Loved seeing the Pelicans every day on Lake Michigan and the hummingbirds coming to drink by the kitchen window. Easy drive to many places in Door County. Great backyard for Bean bag games and Bocce ball. The guys loved the basketball hoop. The indoor decor was delightful. We hope to return in the future

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Minimum stay 2 nights @400.00
Holidays require 4 night min. @400.00 per night.
Weekends 2 Night Mim @475.00 Thursday-Sunday, 3 or more nights price drops to $400.00 per night.
7 night week stays @ 378.57 per night
Cancellations outside 60 days receive full refund less 3.5% Booking fee. Inside 60 days lost of ANY deposit.

2018 Season June 19th 2018- Oct 16th 2018

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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