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The Honey Dew Log Lodge at Egg Harbor Door County Wisconsin

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Experience the warmth of a Hand-hewn Door county Log Home. The silence beckons you. Long peaceful afternoons in the county. Deer grazing just outside your window, crickets chirping in the twilight. Eighty acres of woods to explore.

The main floor includes a king in the master with a full bath (including jetted tub). A queen off a half bath, a queen and two twins in the loft. The main floor also offers full laundry facilities, a fully equipped kitchen, field-stone fireplace in the living room, and satellite TV. In the heated carpeted garage there is a pool table, a foosball table,air hockey, folding tables and chairs. The unit has hardwood floors on the main floor, and is carpeted in the loft. The house has a wrap-around deck with furniture.

The grounds include a fire pit with firewood, benches, picnic table, volleyball equipment , a charcoal grill and a gas grill. The driveway is paved with ample parking. The home is situated on a beautifully wooded landscaped parcel. It’s very peaceful.

The home has been featured in several magazines and newspapers (Log Home Living,Home and Away, Country, Log Home Illustrated, Chicago Tribune, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel travel section.

Keywords: custom hand crafted log vacation home

More Details

Property Manager
Kim Bell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About Kim Bell

The Lautenbach family has farmed and harvested the forests of Door County for generations. The Honey Dew Lodge was originally build to display their families expertise in design and construction of log homes.

Why Kim Bell chose Egg Harbor

The Family build a Scandinavian Scribe Construction, where each log is carved into the next. As time goes on the fit gets tighter. The home is warm and cozy any time of the year.

What makes this cabin unique

The Lautenbach family invites you to join them at the Log Den, Their families restaurant.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I stayed there late in September of this year. It was absolutely wonderful. The location, setting the building, grounds and interior were all far beyond what I expected. The log structure is stunning! No expense or corners cut with the house. It's very spacious and has a wonderful feel and ties the country setting and all the conveniences of home into one. It has large open concept living room, kitchen and dining are that didn't feel alienating to me and would be very comfortable to accommodate multiple families with plenty of space for everyone. There's a loft with beds and the bedrooms are private and the bed was extremely comfortable. The owners were very friendly and accomodating to my needs and requests.

It has a great kitchen with high end appliances and is laid out well to be conducive for preparing a gourmet meal or the simplest of meals or snacks. A small game room with a pool table. Play area outside for children. Several decks to enjoy the setting and lots of windows throughout. The ground are surrounded by beautiful mature trees.

It was exactly what I needed to recharge my batteries and refresh my spirit. I would highly recommend it to anyone whether solo, couples, families or multiple families. The location is ideal being almost in the center of the county. 12 miles to Sturgeon Bay and convenient to enjoy the tourist attractions, hiking, biking and Lake Michigan.

I'm going to suggest it to my company for a corporate team building retreat. It will work perfectly.

I highly recommend it and well definitely go back!

Scott S.

Stayed September 2014, traveled solo
Nov 2016
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Egg Harbor Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    alcove room without door - 1 queen , next to half bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Walk out basement / studio apartment
    Loft - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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The Honey Dew Log Lodge at Egg Harbor Door County Wisconsin
average rating of 4.3125 based on 17 reviews

What a fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a family wedding being held in Door County. Wow, just an awesome home. There were so many rooms and places to spread out. My boys loved the heated garage and playing pool while also enjoying the 80 acres outside and playing catch. The adults enjoyed the firepit in the evenings and the sprawling kitchen and dining areas as well. Thank you for letting us enjoy this beautiful log home.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed you stay! Thanks for the feedback.
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Beautiful home...not well managed or maintained.

  • 2 of 5

Let me start by saying that the cabin/house in itself is gorgeous. That's where the good part of this review ends. Things that were wrong and/or unacceptable: They only accept payment by check and the total cost is not listed in the posting, and they also mark things paid when they aren't and don't when they are- gets confusing as to what is and isn't paid when you look on VRBO to verify. Being told in a confirmation letter one week prior to arrival that we owed more money for "taxes" but never receiving a receipt for those taxes. No renter,s instructional binder with contact info, check out procedures, etc. The house was filthy. DEAD BUGS EVERYWHERE, I went room to room vacuuming up all the bugs and cobwebs after arriving. It smelled horrible. The owner gave me a can of air freshener to spray around the house. Very icy driveway and the owner would not give us salt or sand to put down, but pointed to a shovel as said we could try to bust it up to remove it. I tried calling the contact number in the confirmation letter 3 times. They never returned my calls. They had one key for us (a group of 10). Furniture is falling apart, the main sofa has a wooden board under the cushions to keep from collapsing. No extra toilet paper. We had to buy scrubby sponges for dishes. The windmill sounds like nails on chalkboard...all the time! We were told there was a working grill... maybe it does work, we don't know, there was no propane and we were not told to bring our own. No wifi. I waited to write this review because I feared they would find a bogus reason to keep my security deposit. We left the house cleaner than when we arrived, and yet today I was notified that they had rated my group. They gave us 1 star for 'cleanliness', 1 star for 'following house rules' and 3 stars for 'communication'. Of course they waited until my ability to review them had expired to send back my deposit and "rate" our group. I believe they gave us a poor rating because I hadn't written a review. They should have left well enough alone. I called VRBO today. They reopened this link for me. Save yourself some frustration and hassle, even if it costs a bit elsewhere. Unfortunately the photos I took when there, cannot be posted to this review, but I will be sending them to VRBO. I gave them 2 stars overall because the house itself is lovely. It would be a 5 star house if better maintained and the property owners weren't so difficult to work with. The owners get zero stars.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Log Home

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at his beautiful log home. There was plenty of room for the eight of us. We had a fire in the nice campfire area on one of the evenings. We loved the frogs that came out at night and attached themselves to the screens/windows. We also loved the privacy away from the downtown area. I would recommend this wonderful place to everybody.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing cabin

  • 5 of 5

Annual book club retreat. Lovely home, very comfortable for a group of 12 with different sleep habits. Property well maintained and outfitted with everything we needed for a 3 night stay. Easy access to lots of activities but very private. The rain prevented us from using the fire pit at night but we have plans to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roomy and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We took my parents and extended family here for a long weekend. The place was bright, cozy, and *big*. We also used the kitchen and grill to cook a birthday meal for my mother-in-law and it had all the equipment and dishes that we needed. The location was also perfect -- 15 minutes from Egg Harbor on a quiet country road, with big trees and a fire pit. Thanks to Kim and Diane for their responsiveness and for keeping a beautiful vacation rental.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed you stay! Hope to see you again sometime. Thanks again!
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Great cabin close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I were at this cabin for a couple nights at the end of April, and it was wonderful. The owners were very nice and easy to contact with any questions or issues. The cabin is a beautiful place and perfect for a quick or extended trip - it is near a number of wineries, restaurants, and centrally located to most destinations in Door County. I'd highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear you had a good time. Thank you for your feedback.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cherryland Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The log Den
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Washington Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Alpine Golf Cours
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
hwy 42
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Log den Restaurant
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Murphy Park, Egg Harbor Beach, Jacksonport Beac


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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