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Executive Style Waterfront Home

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,546 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8 comfortably)

Jorns Harbor Retreat is an Executive-Style (1546 Sq. Ft) Home Nestled in the Pines, Cedars and Birches on the Shores of Green Bay in Little Harbor, 7 Miles North of Sturgeon Bay. The Green Bay Waters of Door County are usually Calmer and Warmer than on the Lakeside. Dining at Fine Area Restaurants, Shopping at Local Specialty Shops and Golf Courses are Just Minutes Away.

Bring Your Entire Family for a Door County Getaway. Everyone will enjoy the 110 Feet of Shore and 60 Foot Dock for Sunning, Swimming and Relaxing. There is a Paddle Boat at the Beach, and Bean Bag Game and Pool Table in Garage For Your Use.

There is Lawn Furniture, including Picnic Table for your use. You can enjoy the Quiet Woods while relaxing on the Porch or the Sandy Beach. Enjoy the Beachside Fire-pit for Evening Bonfires with a drink and your loved ones while viewing the Gorgeous Sunset over the water..

The George Pinney Park is within walking distance. There is plenty to see and do during your stay, but we also encourage you to Relax and have some Fun Moments with your own Family and Friends. That's what the 'Retreat' in Jorns Harbor Retreat is All About.

Keywords: 'JORNS HARBOR RETREAT' is an Executive style waterfront home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: A deposit less $25 handling fee will be refunded only upon notice of cancellation received at least 14 days prior to scheduled arrival. Cancellations received within the 14 days of scheduled arrival are nonrefundable.

DEPOSIT POLICY: A deposit of 50 percent of the total charge by check is required within 10 days of the time the reservation is made. All rates are subject to change without notice.

We are Smoke Free and there are No Pets Allowed.

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 16, 2017


We were both born and raised in Door County. With the exception of three years living in Milwaukee, we have always resided in Door County.

DONNA JORNS purchased this house in 2004

Why DONNA JORNS chose Door County

The house was built in 1974 by Harvey and Margaret Jorns,(Parents of the Current Owners) Harvey and Donna Jorns. The Property has always been enjoyed by all Siblings and Their Children. In 2004 Harvey and Donna purchased it from the Family Estate. We have always loved the Location, Waterviews, and Shore Frontage. We Feel Very Blessed and are Grateful to Share the 'Retreat' With Others.

What makes this house unique

We Use the House As Often As Possible. During the Christmas Holidays, Our Entire Family Arrives Home. We Love the Open Concept of the House and Are Able to Have a Formal Sit-Down Christmas Dinner for 21-24 people. We Enjoy the Water Views from the Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Great Room and Master Bedroom. During the Winter There is Always Something (Animals) or Someone (Ice Fishermen, Snowmobilers etc) on the Bay. And in the Summer All Water Activities are Viewed by Everyone.


Sturgeon Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1546 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    MASTER BEDROOM - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 queen , 1 double , 2 baby crib , Three Sleeper Sofas plus two pack n play cribs
  • Queen size Beds (3), TWO Port-A-Cribs, Sleeper Sofa (3) 1 queen size, 2 full size
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
'Snowmobile or Drive ATV off Beach Front in Winter onto Green Bay for fishing or recreation',


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Executive Style Waterfront Home
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyable place to get away for a vacation! Very relaxing most definitely We would come back in the future!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Prospect, IL

Amazing owners, clean home and a amazing sunset!

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing! Everything that a family on vacation could ask for. The owners left a welcome basket with Door County goodies. They pulled out the paddle boat for us. To have a fire on the lake was so relaxing! The sunsets were amazing. The home was very clean. It had a fully stocked kitchen so we saved lots of money by cooking. The beds were comfy with plenty of pillows. If we come back to Door County we would stay in this lovely home again. Thanks so much for letting us stay in your home. We had a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mt. Pleasant WI


  • 5 of 5

Although we've been coming up to Door County for many years, this is our 2nd year staying here. We absolutely love it. The Jorns think of everything, from the coffee provided to the hand soaps in the bathrooms and most everything in between. The place is immaculate when you get here and all you have to do is unpack and start having fun. We will be back!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best spot we have ever rented in Door County

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying in Door Co. rentals for 39 years. This was by far the best. The location is excellent--not too far from grocery stores. The property is well-maintained by owners who live nearby. Every amenity is provided, including laundry facilities, a dishwasher, garbage disposal and garage. The neighborhood is quiet and great for walking or biking. Toss in water views, a big front porch, a fire pit with good-quality wood, and unobstructed sunset views--what more could you ask?

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Cottage - This place was awesome!!!!

  • 5 of 5

In my last review, I ran out of room b/c there is just too many wonderful things to say about this place. Donna and Harvey were so kind, welcoming, and helpful. Harvey brought down the paddle boat which was so nice b/c it would have been hard for us to carry it down. They also put together a folder of suggested things to do & where everything is and brochures of Door County. She also had a grocery card for discounts which was great to save a little. Also we have T-mobile, so no cell service, so it was nice they provided a phone card which came in handy. They did have internet service which was helpful in planning our days out in Door County. We had so much fun that we didn't want to go home. Donna was so nice to let us stay an extra day since they didn't have anyone coming to stay for another day. We were so appreciative that we could stay another day and extend our trip. The place had a garage so we could park our car inside. They also had tons of lawn chairs, swim noodles, life jackets, sand toys, S'more pokers (and other things to cook over the fire), bean bag toss, etc. My girls also found some raspberries which were fun to pick. It was great grilling out and relaxing. The beach was pretty perfect. I always usually wear water shoes b/c I hate touching the stuff at the bottom of lakes, but here I didn't have to wear any shoes since it was so sandy and clean. There was some shade on the shoreline which was nice since I had a young baby and didn't want him to be in the sun. We were a little worried about sharing the dock with the owners, but it wasn't a problem at all. Harvey loves to fish, so he may bring down his boat and put it in the water, but he took it out each night. His truck and trailer were parked out of the way, so the kids could play on the beach. If you are questioning where to stay in Door County, you should pick this place. We will definitely stays here again when we come back to Door County. This is such a great place for families. We absolutely love it here. Best private beach in Door County. We can't say enough about just how wonderful this place is. Our favorite things: having fires every night & watching the sunset, jumping the waves, fishing on the paddle boat, going to the drive-in movie theater, painting at Hands on Art Studio, bottle feeding the goats & milking the goats at The Farm, Whitefish Dunes Beach, hiking at Cave's Point, goats on the roof (Sister Bay), Pinnuesula Park, lighthouses in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Cottage - This place was awesome!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the Jorns Harbor Retreat the last week in July. This place was just perfect for our family of 5. We have a baby, 3 year old and 5 year old. We love the set-up of the cottage with the three bedrooms and two pack-n-plays were great. Like the other reviews said, Donna and Harvey have thought of everything. The place was very clean. The kitchen was fully stock with dishes, silverware, baking items, spices, trash bags, dish soap, dishwasher soap, and little baggies, etc. This was so nice not to have to bring all of these items. Also the place has a washer and dryer. I didn't think we would need this, but we used it every day. It was so nice to clean our towels after being out on the beach. We also came home and had no laundry to do which was great. The bathroom was also in a great location right next to the back door, so we could come off of the sandy beach and put out kids right in the tub to get cleaned off. I was a little worried about no A/C since it gets so hot in the middle of the summer, but it wasn't a problem at all. All you had to do was open your windows at night and a cool breeze would come off the bay. Also each room had a ceiling fan which was great. This place is in a great location on the Bay side just north of Sturgeon Bay and just south of Egg Harbor. All the action is on the Bay side and the water is a lot warmer which is great for young kids. It about 5-10 minutes away from Walmart and a grocery story which was nice and 15 minutes from Egg Harbor and maybe 30 minutes to Fish Creek. This place had the most beautiful sunsets every night. We loved watching the sunset and roasting S'mores on the fire. They provided all the wood you need for the fire and they have a great dock with a ladder for the little ones to jump off. They have a beautiful sandy beach and it is sandy all the way out past the dock for at least 15 ft. It is pretty sandy all the way around. May young girls thought it was so cool that they could touch in the deep end past the dock since there was a sand bar and it shallow. The shoreline is in a bay area which can help block some of the wind it if is coming from the North. They also have a paddle boat which is awesome for going out fishing even though there isn't much fish b/c it is so sandy. They did catch a sheepshead which was fun. They have a nice picnic table to eat outside and a great porch area.

See next review since out of room with just too much good things to say.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Car: necessary

'Pool Table in Garage', 'Bean Bag Game', ,Board Games, Cards, Chess, Dominoes, Children's Outdoor Playground Set with Slide, Ladder',


Rates & Availability

Sturgeon Bay House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Over 8 people, there is a $20 fee for each person, each night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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