The Java Hut, a Cottage with 'Perks'

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Urban fire pit on outside patio


Last updated: 10/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Popular, recently updated and well appointed, 2 bedroom 2 full bath cottage, with open floor plan. As you enter the door, to your right is the dining area, with table and chairs. To your left is the galley kitchen with breakfast bar and stools. Kitchen includes range/oven, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, per cup coffee brewer as well as dishes, pots & pans, glassware etc. Cook a little, cook a lot , whatever the mood. Off the kitchen is a full bath with tub.
The living room is straight ahead. Windows line the entire wall along the dining area and living room affording you a view of the wooded area outside the cottage. There is a queen size sofa sleeper, comfy chairs, cable TV, DVD player, WiFi, and radio.
The two private bedrooms are accessed to your left (off the kitchen.) The master bedroom hosts a queen size bed, closet and en suite bathroom including shower. The second bedroom has 2 twin beds and closet.
Outside patio features dining table with chairs, charcoal grill, hammock, and urban fire pit. Dedicated parking is right out front.
The cottage includes thermostat controlled central air conditioning and heat as well as washer/dryer.
Located on Main Street in front of cottage (very short walk.) is the Blue Horse Beach Café est. 2001. All guests of The Java Hut enjoy discounts on everything offered at the café including breakfast, lunch, dinner, teas, and smoothies, as well as a full espresso bar.
A great feature of this cottage is its ideal location. Even though The Java Hut is downtown it is still in a quiet area so you get the convenience of shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation but you still have a good measure of privacy as well.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility:

    Doors are 30 inches and there is only one small step to get in and out of cottage...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    dogs welcome with cleaning fee...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Some of the best coffees, teas, and food available right next door and Java Hut guests get a discount! Access all that Fish Creek has to offer as Door County's most popular town. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Property has 'Little Free Library'...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Cards, cribbage board ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    2014 flat screen LCD with computer port...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some DVDs available in TV console...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Bit of water view from the outside dining area. 1 minute walk to the beach itself....moreless

  • Downtown:

    So close to downtown you can walk everywhere yet very quiet and private at the end of Bluff Street...moreless

  • Lake View:

    From out front of cottage...moreless

  • Village:

    Fish Creek is a quaint lake side village and Guests of the Java Hut can walk anywhere in town!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Thermostat controlled central system...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Thermostat controlled central system...moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    Outside front door...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Can park small boat out front. Otherwise right next door is the town allotted boat and RV parking lot...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:



  • Coffee Maker:

    Per cup brewer as well as traditional drip coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full set of pans and cooking utensils ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ample dishes and silverware...moreless

  • Dishwasher


  • Golf:

    Nearest course a few miles...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Launch across the road at beach...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Cross Country trail in Peninsula State Park very nearbay...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Courts up at the School...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Rentals available nearby...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Colors
Sep 3 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Winter Serenity
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Spring Blossoms
May 1 - Jun 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

DC Summer
Jun 3 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,100 $4,400

Changeover Day: Saturday

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Fall Colors
Sep 2 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Under 4 day cleaning fee $50
  • Tax Rate 11%


Acceptable forms of payment are cash or check only.

guests receive 10% off great food and coffee at Blue Horse Beach Cafe in front of cottage.

Payment by check or cash for deposit and at check in

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/18/2016
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  • Peninsula State Park

    "1,400 acres of beautiful waterfront protected park where one can bike, swim, camp, sunbathe,..."

  • Peninsula Players

    "Beautiful theater with top quality stage entertainment in a stunning woodsy setting "

  • American Folklore Theatre

    "Wonderful amphitheater within Peninsula State Park with professional actors and musicians st..."

  • Peninsula State Park

  • The Skyway Drive-In Theatre

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6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gibraltar Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Bayside Tavern
40 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Washington Island Ferry
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Peninsula State Park
180 Miles
Nearest Train
Milwaukee, WI
Fish Creek, WI, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Horse Beach Cafe (guests enjoy discounts)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Peninsula State Park
Fish Creek, WI, USA
Nearest Beach
Steps away

Fish Creek is considered the heart of Northern Door County with its shopping, galleries with artist in residence, Orchard Markets, Marinas, and professional theaters as well as a classic outdoor movie theater, a Winery, and an Art School.

The Java Hut cottage rental is the perfect spot to access everything most even by foot.

Across Main Street from the cottage property is the town beach with sand and grass and a play area for children. The water is shallow for some distance out, good for small children.

The backdrop to the beach is the 1,400 acre, jewel of Door county, Peninsula State Park. just a few blocks from the cottage you can enter the park for hiking, biking, fishing, sunbathing, a nature center, lighthouse, championship golf course, and acclaimed Northern Sky Theater.

Within walking distance of The Java Hut there are several excellent restaurants in all price ranges from Fine Dining to a Hot Dog Stand and numerous exquisite shops and galleries catering to all tastes.

Just one block down is a grocery store.

So much to do and you don't need a car…


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We are entrepreneurs Eric and Carina. We did not grown up in Door County. Eric is from Minneapolis, MN and Carina from Green Bay, WI area. Carina moved to door county in 1998 to help her parents run a hotel and convinced Eric to come to Door County with his culinary talents to begin a small sandwich and coffee shop in 2001 on a back road in Fish Creek. We moved location in 2005 down to the Main Street. Then in early 2012 purchased our first property and moved the Cafe again and for the final time. The new property featured a white house directly across from the popular Fish Creek town beach with views of Peninsula State Park across the harbor, as well as a 750 square foot rental cottage directly behind the house. As soon aw we took ownership we began updating the cottage to our standards so we could offer it as yet another service to our customers and travelers.

Why the Owner Chose Fish Creek, WI, USA:
Eric and I chose to reside in Door County because we wanted a simpler life. Since we realize our cafe is well established it was time to put down roots and own not lease. Door County is visually stunning and serene and simply magical in the summertime. The winters are quiet and beautiful, great for skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding and snowmobiling, as well as getting to know the locals.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Unique to The Java Hut cottage rental is its ideal location with proximity to downtown and the beach, its updated nature, its size and amenities, as well as the discounts guests enjoy on dining and drinks at Blue Horse Beach Cafe. And...WE ALLOW DOGS!

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  • Urban fire pit on outside patio

    Urban fire pit on outside patio

  • view of beach from cafe in front of cottage

    view of beach from cafe in front of cottage

  • Sunset over downtown Fish Creek

    Sunset over downtown Fish Creek

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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