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Newly Remodeled, 2 Acres w/200' Private Waterfront, Huge Deck, 5-Star Rating

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 6-10

Relax and enjoy your vacation at this newly remodeled home on your own private 2 acres and 200' of pristine Lake Michigan shoreline This Cape Cod style home has a coastal cottage feel with hardwood floors, painted woodwork, granite countertops and tall vaulted ceiling.

The exterior is all cedar including the large relaxing deck overlooking Lake Michigan. Majestic Cedars, Hemlocks, and Maples tower around the home.

The shoreline boasts a great view with shallow water making it great for kids.

You can take in the beautiful views from the large wrap around deck or stroll down to the water's edge where we have additional seating and table. Relax and enjoy your morning coffee with gorgeous sunrises. Then finish your day off with your favorite beverage and take in the reflective sunsets.

You can go for walks along the shoreline, skipping stones along the way or walk down the private drive viewing the abundant wild flowers and beautiful woods. Watch for various wildlife such as Deer, Turkey, Wood Chucks, Eagles, Swans, Pelicans and many more woodland creatures. Walk a little further and explore the Heins Creek Nature Preserve, with it's winding creek that flows between Kangaroo Lake and Lake Michigan.

You can enjoy gathering around the fire pit by the shoreline for roasting marshmallows and telling your favorite stories beneath the bright starry sky.

The location is perfect; not in the middle of the noisy busy part of the county, yet centrally located and close enough to get most places in under 10 minutes.

Enjoy the abundant recreation of Door County such as; winery tours, golf, kayaking, zip lining canopy tours, Cana Island light house tours, performing arts, galleries, world class salmon and walleye fishing, hiking, wind surfing, sailing, diving on shipwrecks, romantic sunsets, and ongoing festivals. There are also endless dining opportunities to experience.

A great place in Baileys Harbor to check out is Lake Shore Adventures. They have glass bottom kayak tours of ship wrecks, Salmon fishing charters, zip lining canopy tours at Ridges Sanctuary, and lots of rentals (kayaks, jet skis, bikes, pontoon boats). Their office is located in downtown Baileys Harbor and they have a great website.

You'll find yourself relaxed and very comfortable in this home away from home without breaking the bank. We also have a similar remodeled home between Baileys Harbor and Sister Bay with beautiful views of Cana Island. This home also has a 5 star rating, VRBO # 699521.

PLEASE READ RENTAL AGREEMENT.

*** All stays less than 1 week or overlapping designated turnover day during peak season are subject to approval. We only book weekly during July and August unless there is an odd date open.

More Details

Owner
Chris
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Chris

Our family recently purchased this beautiful property and had it remodeled with new wood floors, kitchen cabinets with granite tops, air conditioning, carpeting... and the list goes on. We fell in love with this location in Door County long ago and built our own home less than a mile from here.

Chris purchased this house in 2013

Why Chris chose Door County

We love this area of Door County with its pristine shorelines, mature trees and abundant wildlife. Door County resembles the Atlantic Coast of New England with its rugged limestone shorelines and bluffs.

This home is located away from all the noise and congestion of other areas yet is conveniently located to most activities of Door County in less than 10 minutes.

We love outdoor activities such as going to the beach, hiking endless trails, kayaking or paddle boarding by the light houses and bays, world class King Salmon, Small-mouth Bass and trophy Walleye fishing, golfing, awesome kiteboarding and its all right here without the noise and congestion of traffic.

There is also very fine dining in all of the towns in Door County wether you like steaks and seafood, Italian or a Friday fish fry.

Door County boasts several wineries as well as art and theatre entertainment. Every weekend there is a festival in one or more of the nearby towns. We find that one summer is not enough time to take it all in, but we love trying.

We are very excited to be able to offer such a great property for you to enjoy your vacation at and we care about your visit being memorable.

What makes this house unique

The open great room with many windows and views of the water make this home ideal. Step outside through the double doors onto the huge cedar deck and take in the beauty of the large trees and sounds of the waves on the shore.

Go for a long walk down the private drive that leads to this home and pick Thimble Berries or go further and explore the nature preserve at the end of the road.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Such a beautiful view, coffee in the morning never tasted so good! The house was amazing and included everything we needed. We hope to be back next year! Thank you!!
May 2017
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Amenities

Baileys Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , tiled shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First floor location
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , First floor location.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Large loft with skylights.
  • There is a sofa sleeper in the great room as well.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
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
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We just purchased this home in 2013, 1 mile down the road from ours. We spent several months remodeling the home with all the modern features you would expect. It is a wonderful home on a serene private waterfront location that you are sure to love.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Newly Remodeled, 2 Acres w/200' Private Waterfront, Huge Deck, 5-Star Rating
average rating of 4.7708335 based on 58 reviews
Minneapolis, MN
5

Great house for our family weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The kids had their own space upstairs and loved playing by the lakeshore. We were centrally located - a short drive from Whitefish Dunes, Peninsula State Park and Cana Island. Loved our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karin, Sounds like a great family trip with lots of Door County memories made. Look forward to your visit again. Chris and Robin
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5

Quiet setting, gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary, first time to Door county. The house was a great place to relax and such a beautiful setting. Bathrooms are pretty tiny but other then that house was very comfortable including the beds. The lake is just a short walk and then down some steps. There are some big ledges to sit on while watching the waves, very peaceful. Such a private setting, never saw anyone else.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

First visit to Door County. Ladies looking for a place to get away....we found it! After a small hitch upon arrival, which the owners took care of immediately, we were settled in and ready to go. Perfect location, close drive to any place. Nice quiet setting with fantastic views. Even though the weather did not cooperate, that did not dampen the trip. Chris was great! Beds were comfortable, kitchen was fully stocked, and the long driveway was the perfect walking-jogging trail. We highly recommend this rental. Thanks Chris & Robin.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you "girls" enjoyed your visit to DC! We hope you will visit us again soon. Chris and Robin
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5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I wanted to find a secluded lakefront rental to act as a base for exploring Door County, and this place exceeded expectations. It was comforting to know that after hiking about 10 miles each day, that we could return to this peaceful well equipped cottage. It was a shame we were too exhausted each day to use the fire pit down by the lakefront, so I was thankful there was a DVD player and a mighty big flat screen, because I brought some Netflix rentals I wanted to catch up on. We wish we had time to stay a third night, but we look forward to booking it in the future when we have more time.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt, Thank you for the review of your stay. Door County has so many great areas to hike, between the WDNR state parks, Ridges Sanctuary, and conservancy properties. Look forward to seeing you again! Chris & Robin
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5

Lovely quiet property. Close enough to "do the door" but far enough away to relax and enjoy.

  • 5 of 5

Recommended for family and friend gatherings. Comfortably sleeps 8. Some issues with cleanliness of grill. Otherwise excellent. Traveled and hiked county and state parks and nature conservancy locations. Beautiful. Highly recommend Ridges Sanctuary. Could have visited very day and never been bored.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cynthia, We are glad you had a relaxing visit in our small slice of heaven. We hope you will visit us again some day! Chris and Robin
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time staying here on our Door County fall excursion. Great location that is quiet and away from all the activity but within an easy drive to all of the fun places in the area. Very well equipped with almost anything you need for cooking, grilling etc. The view of the lake is unique. While you are not right on the water, you can see and hear the waves rolling in. The trees help shelter the property if there are strong winds. The area right at the lake shore is a bit tight and not really conducive to a beach fire. Maybe if the pit was situated in different spot. The beds were comfortable, tv and wifi worked great. The remodel is great with the open concept and really liked the way the décor and design convey a lake cottage feel. Chris was easy to work with and we had good communication.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Pasta V, Coyote, Blue Ox, Cornerstone, Fish Market
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Max Welton's
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
several to choose from
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
White Fish Dunes, Peninsula Parks (x-county ski)
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Baileys Harbor has 2 beautiful public sand beaches
Car: necessary

Baileys Harbor is conveniently located among many of the Northern Door County communities. We boast over 6,000 acres of natural areas to explore including the Ridges Sanctuary. You can hike, bike and kayak to your heart's continent around Baileys Harbor.

There are three lighthouses in Baileys. Cana Island just north of town is open to the public and you may even climb to the top of this working light house. Another is the Bird Cage light house on a private island in Baileys that can be viewed up close by Kayaking or taking a boat tour from Lake Shore Adventures. Then there is the light house that is now part of the Ridges Sanctuary with a long boardwalk leading up from the public beach.

There is world class King Salmon and Rainbow Trout fishing off Baileys Harbor. Catch your trophy or at least some fine table fare for the grill during your stay. Again see Lake Shore Adventures for Charters or the latest fishing report if you have your own boat.

On a windy day go almost anywhere in Baileys and watch the kite boarders doing there acrobatics across the waves. There can be a dozen kites going at any given time.

If your real adventurous you can snorkel or dive various ship wrecks scattered across the Lake Michigan bottom. Again see Lake Shore Adventures for scuba and snorkel equipment, guided tours, or glass bottom kayaks to view the wrecks.

There are endless things to do in DC no matter what you prefer to do. One of the best parts about staying at our home is the location. It is tranquil and relaxing yet convenient to all the attractions. Enjoy your activities during the day and come home to peace and relaxation.

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Rates & Availability

Baileys Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall Season
Sep 18 2017 - Oct 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$255
From
$325
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season
Nov 1 2017 - May 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$345
From
$395
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,395
$9,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

1Pet 20/nt 2Pets 30/nt $60 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

All nightly stays subject to owners approval (especially during Peak Season). Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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