SERENE COUNTRY HOME , A NATURE LOVERS PARADISE, PERFECT FOR HIKING OR RELAXING

Mark & Brigitte DeMaster

Speaks english, german
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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SERENE COUNTRY HOME , A NATURE LOVERS PARADISE, PERFECT FOR HIKING OR RELAXING

Oostburg Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6, living room, large kitchen overlooking yard

This is a ranch style home built in 1974 and has 1400 square feet of living area on the main floor. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and private bathroom with shower. the 2nd bedroom has queen size bed, 3rd bedroom has a queen size bed. The main bathroom has a tub and shower. The kitchen/family room area is large and has a fireplace. The kitchen is stocked with utensils, pots & pans, dishes, full size stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, coffee pot. There will be some pantry items and food in refrigerator -please ask. There is seating for 6-8 around the table. There is a patio door going to the back yard from the kitchen/family room area going onto the deck in back yard. In the summer you will be able to enjoy a campfire or just sitting enjoying the view from the deck with a cup of coffee or enjoy a hike in the woods and the creek. The living room has couch and couple chairs and tv. there is little dinette-sitting area part of living room. You will often see deer crossing the yard. The basement is partially finished and has play area and table and chairs, tv with dvd player and wood burning stove. A fun place for kids to play inside and outside. If you need extra sleeping, we do have a queen size air mattress that could be used in the living room.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Mark & Brigitte DeMaster (Owner)
Advertiser since 2014
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About Mark & Brigitte DeMaster

Mark grew up in the Cedar Grove area and on the farm where we now live. We are 5th generation on the farm. We have a working dairy farm -milking 130 cows and a herd of 26 llamas and 2 alpacas and a dog, Samson, and a few farm cats. I was born in Germany and moved to America with my family when I was 6. We moved to Iron Mountain, Michigan, where we learned to speak English and American way of life. I moved to the huge city of Sheboygan after graduation where Mark & I met.

We bought land from Mark's parents on the east side of I-43 and east of Mark's parents farm. We lived there until Mark's parents retired from farming and Mark took over the farm. Mark's parents moved into our house and we moved into the farm home. We currently live and work on the farm, which is about 4 miles from the vacation house. Can you tell we LOVE this area!!!!?

Mark & Brigitte DeMaster purchased this chateau / country house in 2014

Why Mark & Brigitte DeMaster chose Oostburg

We wanted to purchase this property back because we LOVE the location and Brigitte's dad helped build it. It was our first home, and lots of great memories here with our kids being little.

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

Serene Country Home , A Nature Lovers Paradise, Perfect For Hiking Or Relaxing
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Serene Country Home , A Nature Lovers Paradise, Perfect For Hiking Or Relaxing
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p560704vb
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Oostburg Southern Wisconsin
Chicago, IL
5

Lovely secluded country home

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I went up to get away from the city for a few days. This lovely home was just what we were looking for.
- Brigitte was a very nice host. We met her when we arrived and she showed us around the house.
- So many goodies! Yummy homemade muffins, wonderful local cheese curds and string cheese in the fridge.
- A firepit out back with firewood provided. We sat around the fire one night making s'mores (ingredients also provided!)
- Nice towns all around.... 1) Sheboygan, just north of Oostburg -- great farmers market (Wed and Sat), nice downtown, found a nice place for lunch. 2) Plymouth (just northwest) has a cute downtown, and we were lucky to be in town for the Sheboygan County Fair. 3) Cedarburg (just south) has a very cute downtown as well.
- If we had more time, we would have sought out hikes and possibly a canoe ride as well, there were many options nearby.
- Also provided: a great packet of information on what's nearby and what was going on that weekend.
- Also: games, good coffee, nice clean, cozy house. All adding up to a very nice relaxing weekend.

We're expecting our first, so we're definitely going back... with our family this time!
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us!! We are looking forward to meeting your new addition and having you stay with us again. Thank you for your review.
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Serene Country Home , A Nature Lovers Paradise, Perfect For Hiking Or Relaxing
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p560704vb
-9206686417
Oostburg Southern Wisconsin
West Dundee, IL
5

A Lovely Home in the Country

  • 5 of 5
My family and I arrived at this beautiful home on a Saturday in August. We found the home so comfortable, cozy and clean. All the little comforts of home were provided. Brigette had left a whole Tupperware container of delicious home baked muffins that we quickly availed ourselves of! She also left us a large package of both cheese curds and string cheese that was made from milk from their dairy farm just down the road! Deliciously fresh! (Also check out Brigette's Baehr Creek fabric/craft studio and Llama Farm!) The fridge contained many of the staples we would normally go out and buy at the store such as butter, condiments, etc. She also provided us with homemade apricot jam! Yummmy! All the linens, soaps, paper goods were provided, too!

The home has a large deck outside the kitchen, where we spent all of our mornings, drinking coffee and reading our books. Our dog love the very large, wooded yard, where we placed her on a long lead and tether. She laid out there for hours, enjoying both the sun and the shade. We were able to experience all different kinds of birds and birdsong while sitting out in the morning. So serene.

We traveled around the are to different activities and events. Sheboygan was a great place with lots to do. We went to the Kohler Art Museum where we were able to enjoy the whimsical art inspired by Kohler products, such as bedazzled toilets and sinks - and so much more that defies description. Worth seeing, and it is free to the public! We enjoyed walking the harbor, dining at the restaurants on the water (The Mucky Duck was a favorite), mini golfing by Blue Harbor Resort. There are many spa's in the area, including the one at Blue Harbor, had Mom had more time . . . maybe next time. Elkhart Lake is where we went swimming (Fireman's Beach), and on a pontoon boat tour through Victorian Village Resort. Most of the three resorts allow non-guests to enjoy water sports for a reasonable rate. The kids went horseback riding at a day camp in the town as well.
Hiking trails are abundant in the area: Harrington State Park has beaches and hiking trails, Amsterdam beach does as well. Each are within 5-10 min of the house.

At night, you can make yourself some s'mores (all ingredients provided) and enjoy a campfire in the woodsy backyard.

Everyone in the family had a wonderful trip. We will definitely be going back!
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
MILWAUKEE GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
LAKE EXPRESS(MILWAUKEE) OR THE BADGER(MANITOWOC)
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
BLACK WOLF RUN
Nearest Train
45 Miles
AMTRAK, MILWAUKEE
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-43
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
JUDY'S
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
SUNBURST
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
LAKE MICHIGAN
Car: necessary

It is only 14 miles from the village of Kohler and the Kohler design center, Kohler Market shopping area, Black Wolf Run. Elkhart Lake is 25 miles away and June Sprints.

Breaker Bay Water Park at Blue Harbor is only 15 miles and beautiful Lake Michigan Marina and parks are wonderful places to visit. To the south there is Harrington State Park, a wonderful place to hike around the quarry and along Lake Michigan.

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Availability & Rates

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Oostburg Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer
Jun 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,200
$4,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
PGA
Aug 9 2015 - Aug 16 2015
8 night minimum stay
$2,000
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$700
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $60
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 5.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Oostburg Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom master bedroom - 1 queen , The master bedroom has a separate bathroom/shower.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
I have a yarn shop which is only 2 miles away and offer classes on most things that use fiber, needle felting, knitting, crochet, weaving, wet felting, spinning. Also if you would like to come visit the dairy farm and llama farm you are more thank welcome to come and check it out.
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