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' Peace in the Pines '

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,385 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Newer 2012 Construction, Lovely Interior!

' Peace in the Pines '

Privately nested in the woods, yet less than a mile from downtown Bailey's Harbor's restaurants, shops, and the only full service marina on lake Michigan. Attn. fishermen, our driveway can handle your boat trailer. Also in close proximity to Kangaroo Lake, B. Harbor cozy beaches, and a 30 acre recreational park which features kids playground, horseshoes, bocce ball, baseball etc., just down the road(we provide horseshoe and bocce ball games, in screen porch, to take to park).

Family vacations, gathering with friends or small men or women's retreat, are just a few possible uses for this very private, quiet and peaceful location.

The great room features 2 sofa beds, 1 nestled behind a stained glass wall (another nook perfect for reading or just to get away from the crowd) and the other in the main seating area. Beautiful hickory floors, cozy gas stove, and ceiling fans throughout. Spacious rustic design, 1 master bedroom, queen bed, w/french doors for privacy, two full, 1 bunk bed in loft(see below).

The large open loft has plenty of headroom and extra floor space that looks into the two-story great room below. Featuring a sky lite, two full beds, beautiful custom bunk bed and half bath. Also, a cozy nook with a leather love seat and floor lamp... perfect for reading!

Full bath at end of hallway which features a large and luxurious custom 2-head shower stall with glass door and built in bench seat - enjoy!

WiFi, Wall mounted 42'' flat screen Satellite HD TV, w/ DVD player for hours of family/friends entertainment.

All modern amenities with fully equipped kitchen also (HE)Washer/Dryer, w laundry detergent.

For your outdoor enjoyment, the home also features a furnished screened in porch (bug free!) adjacent to a spacious, large furnished front deck, and a side deck with beautiful built in custom seating and tables; offering added living space during the warmer months for just soaking in the sun or enjoying the cool night air, also for your outdoor enjoyment is a park style charcoal grill off of the side deck.

End your evening by taking in a meditative wood burning fire with family and friends using our outside wood fireplace attached to the patio for safe burning.

More Details

Property Manager
Rick Ochoa
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Rick Ochoa

My wife and I who live in Waukegan, Il. decided to build a cabin in Door County because as kid I used to spend my summers on Washington Island, (also in Door County), where my Grandma was born, and we both grew to love Door County as a whole.

The time and extra expense it takes to get there though, started to become prohibitive for us, so our trips/ vacations to the island eventually became farther and farther apart, even though that is where my heart is.

Rick Ochoa purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Rick Ochoa chose Door County

On our few trips to the island in later years I always enjoyed traveling on the east side (Hwy 57) because I always felt it had a little more unspoiled beauty, and offered a more balanced mix of activities vs. peace and quiet. But you can always drive staight west for 15-20 minutes to the west side, if you want to added activity. Baileys Harbor seemed to be the perfect spot, so we started to rent there.

One day it dawned on me, because of my 32 years of being in the construction trade as an electrician, to take my savings and buy a property in Baileys Harbor, then general contract the building of a vacation rental. Then hopefully it will eventually come close to paying for itself and I can use it once and awhile too. And maybe even make it back to the island once and a while.

What makes this cabin unique

As we explained in the description at the top of this web page we feel that we ended up building a really attractive, welcoming and peaceful vacation rental with a lot of special touchs inside and out, (thanks to the excellent workmanship of Paul LeClair, Hibbards Creek Log Homes & other capable Door Co. contractors) so that you will feel at home in it like we do.

I think the extra touches we thought of as we went along during the building process will add up to more fun for you, and as we start renting more hopefully we can add to it here and there.


Baileys Harbor Cornerstone Pub and Restaurant
"Reasonably priced. Good pizza believe it or not. Prime rib night."
Cave Point County Park
"Free sightseeing. View bluffs and caves from top of bluffs.Try to go on a sunny day, water i..."
Peninsula State Park
"Make sure you visit Svens Bluff outlook, (within the park), for the best high altitude sunse..."
Toft Point State Natural Area
Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Maxwell Braes Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1.52 Miles
Coyote Roadhouse
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
Baileys Harbor
Car: recommended


Baileys Harbor Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1385 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Loft bathroom - toilet , vanity sink,mirror,med. cab with mirror
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , custom two head shower stall with bench seat & glass door
  • Large & Luxurious two head custom shower stall with custom built bench seat and glass door. NOTE; Bring your own toiletries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , floor level
    Bedroom 2 (spacious loft) - 2 double , 1 bunk bed , Attn: 2nd bedroom listed is a spacious loft
  • Private Master Bedroom with curtained French door off of great room area.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
NOTE: Please, bring your own toiletries... , charcoal for outside grill(chimney type charcoal starter provided, uses newspaper). Body wash & shampoo/ shower dispensers provided


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' Peace in the Pines '
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
Pleasant Prairie Wisconsin

Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The "Peace in the Pines" is just that!! A superb place to relax in private seclusion and still minutes away from great shopping, recreation, waterfront , and restaurants.

The place is one of the finest get always you will experience.

It is five star CLEAN, NEAT, and creatively built.

The design and craftsmanship lends itself to a great family retreat.

I must say, the shower is designed with relaxation in mind.

We WILL return!!!! To this stunning, beautiful, immaculate, well cared for destination.

Thank you for a quality vacation and retreat HOME away from home.

See you soon!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Totally amazing!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Secluded, peaceful, clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This is a well maintained property, hidden almost one tenth of a mile back from the road in a small forest of pine trees. We saw deer, wild turkey, squirrels, and colorful birds passing through the woods in front of the deck. The owner, Rick, is responsive and easy to work with. The cabin is very clean. It is well suited for a family vacation or for a couple seeking a quiet getaway. We were very pleased with our experience at this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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The property is very clean and definitely felt like home.

  • 5 of 5

My experience with this stay was excellent. It was a great place to relax after being out all day. I would recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd summer at Peace in the Pines. This is a terrific cottage. We enjoyed the feel of seclusion among the pine trees, yet we were able to walk to town every morning to sit by the lake (about a mile). The inside of the house is kept very clean and is very comfortable. The set up works well for our family with parents in the downstairs bedroom, and our 4 kids in the loft bedroom, which they loved. The house and the outdoor spaces provided enough room for all of us, while fostering a great atmosphere for a cozy family retreat. With the possibility of a rainy day, it was important to us to have such a nice place to spend our relaxing time. The house is also nicely stocked, and it was useful to have access to laundry facilities while we were there.

Rick is super accommodating, very helpful, and gave some great recommendations about places to see while we were in Door County. We had to call Rick with a question while were in the house and he responded promptly and helped us resolve things quickly.

The location is an easy drive from many wonderful activities and attractions, and we really enjoyed our stay. We highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Worry-free in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

This property by far exceeded expectations and Rick was great at accommodating our group. Everything was extremely clean; definitely not the kind of place where you need to bring your own sheets, though I do recommend bringing your own pillows for comfort. Easy bike ride to downtown and enough there to keep us entertained most evenings. If you love coffee/lattes don't miss Bearded Heart Coffee in Bailey's Harbor. Easy drive to pretty much everywhere in Door County but perfectly out of the commotion of downtown.

Since we weren't actually using the cabin much, except to sleep, it felt like we could have fit a lot more people into the space. There are beds enough for 11 people and I wish we would have been allowed to use all of them to offset costs a bit more. Perhaps worth putting in a request for next time.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $110
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

- 5 people max., (1) xtra guest only, add $50.
- Low season, 5 night min., longer stays can be negotiated, (talk to owner).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.