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Lake Michigan Shore - 160 Feet of Private Beach-Sleeps 10

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Anam Cara, 'Soul Friend' in Gaelic, is truly a unique space. Sitting in the Black River Forest with its own 160 feet of Lake Michigan beach frontage, it offers unequaled opportunities for rest and recreation. Consider a large (sleeps 10) luxurious home on the lake and bring the whole family - or even go with another family for a week of unparalleled fun and relaxation. Bring your bicycles for miles and miles of picturesque riding.

Sit on the lakefront deck, patio or rooftop deck and watch the sunrise as it creates a palette of red, purple and aqua. Launch your kayak or sailboat for a day on the water or bring your small-size power boat, launch it at the nearby marina and 'beach' it in front of Anam Cara for your stay. Walk less than a mile down the beach to Kohler-Andrae State Park for some of the Midwest's most beautiful hiking, or simply swim and sunbathe your days away. Sit around the firepit in the evening, enjoying the sound of waves and the Wisconsin night. A large library, recreation room with a pool table, and sunroom offer further opportunities for solitary serenity or group fun. Anam Cara's fully equipped kitchen and dining room with a wet bar will allow you to practice those gourmet skills. Use the herbs and vegetables and an array of flowers from the garden and fire up the grill for some of Sheboygan's famous bratwurst. Need further renewal? Relax in the Japanese meditation garden. Prepare to be renewed at this forested retreat on the water's edge.

A rope bridge, swing and two slides entertain the little ones.

Keywords: Lake Michigan Beach Home

More Details

Mary Faydash
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

What makes this house unique

Anam Cara sits on a wooded acre in the Black River Forest. Unlike many vacation homes the beach is right out your door.The entertaining spaces, dining room, living room, rec room and sun room are huge and open. A woodland sculpture garden is a block down the road and a wonderful Wisconsin supper club a 6 block walk down beautifully wooded Evergreen Drive. A 10 minute drive takes you to the Blue Harbor Resort with the Indoor Water Park, Harbor shops, fishing charters, restaurants, kayak and bike rentals. Riverdale Golf Course is a 5 minute drive and all the Kohler courses are within 20 minutes.


Sheboygan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Any disturbance of neighbors after the quiet hours posted will result in the the forfeit of the security deposit
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 1, one tub and separate shower 2, shower 3, shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bunk Area lower level - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(2 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Seattle, Washington

Another wonderful "family beach week" at Anam Cara

  • 5 of 5

This was the fifth year our family has gathered from different states to spend a week together at the beach in the summer, and AnamCara has become a treasured tradition for our four generations. This beautiful area on Lake Michigan holds history for our family because in the 1960s my parents brought my sisters and I to vacations in cabins that are now within the Terri Andre State Park just a short walk north along the beach. In 2008 when we first found Anam Cara we could not believe it was possible to re-live those precious memories, and share them with our new generation. The house is perfect for multiple families, with lots of space for relaxing together, or finding your own nook to read or nap. The artwork and decor in the house is perfect for the beach, and the owner has provided absolutely everything you could need to enjoy both the house and the beach. The gardens, patio, and yard are really lovely, and the beach is so close you don't have to go anywhere to feel you are really on vacation. After all the years we have been enjoying this amazing gift we finally met the owner this year, and now we understand why the house feels so warm and welcoming. I would recommend this rental to anyone, young or old, who loves the beach and is looking for a place with character and lots of space. This is an absolutely marvelous experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago Suburbs, IL USA

Spectacular Vacation in Sheboygan

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just celebrated our 40th Anniversary at this abolutely fabulous home. The location was wonderful with specacular sunrises. The home was impeccable and fully equipped with everything you can imagine. Although the photos were great, they didn't do the house justice!! The living areas were huge and comfortable & the kitchen nicer than the one we have at home. The private beach, gardens & patio were absolutely beautiful. Our family joined us and all 10 of us were comfortably situated in the many lovely bedrooms. I WILL recommend this home to anyone seeking a delightful vacation in Wisconsin. The city of Sheboygan hosts MANY wonderful restaurants, fishing, boating, golf,shopping, biking trails, spas and the beautiful Kohler Art Museum. This is a five + star rental and we can't wait to go back!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your positive experience at Anam Cara. We are so happy you picked our home to celebrate such a special time.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
General Mitchell Milwaukee
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Riverdale Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Kohler Andrae Park X-country
Car: necessary

Whistling Straits 20 min., Kohler American Club 20 min., Elkhart Lake Road America 30 min., Blue Harbor Water Park, harbor, marina, charter fishing, children's museum and Kohler Art Museum 10 min.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59

May 13-August 31 weekly rentals only

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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