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One Of A Kind, Three Story Home On The Shores Of Lake Michigan.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

One Of A Kind, Three Story Home On The Shores Of Lake Michigan.

The concept of the house design comes directly from a fire lookout tower which would contain windows all around the top level for 360 degree viewing. The home sits on acre lot with 320 feet of private pebble beach which is great for building campfires right at the waters edge. Every level has its own bedroom and bathroom for privacy. The tower has a large great room with vaulted ceilings, a dining/wet bar area that overlooks the lake for romantic dinners, a gas fireplace, a two person soaking tub, exterior walk around catwalk and a bedroom equipped with two full size beds. The main level has a kitchen/living area with a gas fireplace, full glass shower enclosure with view of the lake from the bathroom and a bedroom. The lower level has the master suite with two patio doors opening to a private deck and its own private bathroom.


Owner
Lynn Hammerling
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were looking for an escape for Valentines Day weekend and ran across this wonderful lake house. We were somewhat skeptical when we read a recent review concerning the water. We spoke with the owners who assured us it was fine and that the review was a spiteful attempt at revenge due to being charged for a nominal fee for damage. They were right! WATER WAS FINE! We had a great stay at a very nice home. Great value for the price! Can't beat the views! Hope to return in the summer. We would rate this experience 5 stars!!
Feb 2016
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Amenities

Algoma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , two person soaking tub.
  • Bring your own ducky and bubble bath. No oils please!!!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • 2 Queen size beds and 2 Full size beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

One Of A Kind, Three Story Home On The Shores Of Lake Michigan.
average rating of 4.71875 based on 34 reviews
5

Best trip ever!

  • 5 of 5

It's been our experience before that when we go back to a place a second time that we don't enjoy it as much as the first time. This was not the case! This trip was even better than the first time we were there. The place is beautiful, clean and we'll maintained. We enjoyed all the outdoor space and the view of the lake was great--- we even got to see a rainbow over the lake. The three of us hope to go back as soon as we can.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Very clean with a private beach. Perfect way to spend MDW.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Christmas on the lake

  • 4 of 5

My family got together from across Wisconsin for a long Christmas weekend at this place. It was so pretty, right on the lake. Would have been a lot better if the weather was more agreeable. Snow storm two of our three days. But plenty of space inside to play games and relax. The only issue we had all weekend was that the TV was off often due to the storms and the wind was loud! Not much you can do about the weather with winter in Wisconsin. Owner was very easy to work with and left a nice welcome basket.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House is comfortable and well furnished

  • 3 of 5

We found the house to be very comfortable and enjoyable in an idyllic spot in Algoma, about 20-30 minutes to Door County. The layout of the three floors worked really well for our group of five adults. The views are magnificent and the deck on the third floor was our favorite spot. We also really enjoyed building a fire on the beach.

The only thing we had a problem with was getting our damage deposit back. We checked out two weeks ago and it's my understanding that the deposit is just now being mailed this weekend, after I tried to reach them by text, email and phone. The owners and I exchanged texts disagreeing what a damage deposit is. The owners pointed out that we left coffee grounds in the coffee maker, which I am hoping isn't a cause to not give my damage deposit back.

The house is fabulous, we just had challenges after we checked out, which I'm hoping will prove to be taken care of when we finally get our deposit back.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

Our group had the time of our lives at the lake house lots of memories made❤️ The house was absolutely perfect.. so adorable had everything we needed other than food.. we enjoyed fires on the beach, fishing and exploring Door County.. and the best football game ever Cowboys beat the Packers 😜򗀽𣑍🏈􂀽𶒙🏈􂀽𶒙 we will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a lovely home....and the view!

  • 5 of 5

We booked our stay for four days. Could have absolutely stayed longer!

We spent considerable time exploring the area, but wished we could have stayed longer to enjoy the house and the beach.

The house is just lovely and set up to enjoy family. So many wonderful views to enjoy with your morning coffee. The house was very well equipped which certainly made our stay so easy and enjoyable.

Being right on the water (stunning!) with a private beach just put our stay over the top. There were so many different areas outside to enjoy with great seating - double decks, tables, chairs, benches, etc. Even on the beach so that evening fires could be enjoyed comfortably.

Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely home - what a wonderful experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Lambeau field is approximately 30 miles from the lakehouse. It's an easy drive/route there.

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Rates & Availability

Algoma House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
4th of July
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
$2,350
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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