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Beautiful Log Home on 5 quiet acres!

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Sister Bay House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Log Home in beautiful Door County. The perfect retreat for a one of a kind family/group vacation. This log home is nestled in the woods on five acres with water access to Lake Michigan just steps away (across the street!). Ideal for a get together with family or friends. Lots to do in summer, fall and winter. Recently redecorated including new King bed in Master bedroom!

The open floor plan is ideal for the whole family to gather with a stone fireplace being the centerpiece. There are many wonderful places to retreat if you want to get away like the upstairs balcony, the front porch, the screen porch out back, or the window seats in the upstairs dormers. Our home has four private bedrooms, one of the main floor. The bonus room over the garage with three sky lights is perfect for watching a video or reading a book, and the kids or grandchildren will love the built in bunks in the upstairs bunkroom.

This home is located on 5 acres on a dead end giving you lot's of peace and quiet--you will never enjoy the stars more than here. Sand Bay beach (the locals favorite) is just a five minute drive. Hiking and biking paths are right there as well as a great fire pit to gather around long into the night. The cabin is less than ten minutes to downtown Sister Bay.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Marc and Lori Maillefer
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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based on 9 traveler reviews

Beautiful Log Home on 5 quiet acres!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Beautiful, Quiet, Spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great sister's week at this home outside of Sister Bay. Very nice, clean, and spacious! We had a couple of questions during the week and the owner was very quick to respond! We had an outside fire for s'mores and quickly headed inside due to the mosquitoes - but the screen porch is so wonderful we didn't mind at all. We adventured up and down Door County for shopping and eating out - everything was easy to find and the home is not far from anything. We will definitely consider coming back - it's big enough to bring the guys along.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jamine, so glad you had a great stay. Come back any time!
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A perfect spring weekend with old friends

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this clean, beautiful cabin...we visited with a group of long-time friends (20+ years and we're only in our mid-20s!) and enjoyed a perfect spring weekend grilling out, sitting around the fire, stargazing, and having lazy mornings drinking coffee in the big, sunny kitchen. The owners were incredibly responsive and kind, and provided clear instructions and tons of helpful instructions for great places to see and visit. We're hoping to come back again next year for the same weekend! We liked that it was "off the beaten path" and not in a humming, touristy spot - it was quiet and tranquil and beautiful. Our only regret was that it was a little too cold to use the amazing screened in porch! An awesome spot and clearly well-loved and well cared for. We enjoyed adding to the guestbook, and reading about other's adventures, too!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words Emily-what a fun weekend for your group.
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Great place to relax!!!

  • 5 of 5

If you want a real relaxing place to go this is the place. We had a wonderful time and plan to return next year. The cabin was great and had about everything you would need. Plenty of things outside for the kids to do they were never bored.( ages 7 to 13) stars were amazing. Enjoyed our trips to town, go cart racing, climbed Eagle Tower and took the ferry to Washington Island, roasting hot dogs and making s'mores in the fire. Great Trip. Highly recommended if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the world. Owners were great to deal with.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Pam, glad it was a great get away for your group.
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Absloutely Fantastic! Book this Home!!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a get away for you and your family look no further because you will not find another vacation rental that will bring you so many wonderful memories! We have been going up to Door County for over 14 years and we have stayed in almost every area there is to offer and nothing even comes close to this house and it's location. Nestled in a beautiful secluded area and right across the street from Lake Michigan. You can hear the waves from this home. Not to mention the home has everything your family will need to make the most of your stay. The pictures are nice but they really don't do it justice. You have to be there and experience it for yourself to understand what I mean. I was able to meet the owner one afternoon while I was there and these owners are by far the best I have ever dealt with. Marc is probably one of the nicest people I have ever met in Door County! Take my advise and book this home! You will want to thank me! We will definitely be going back.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Watertown, WI

Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back today from the cabin and had a great time with our family. The cabin is well stocked with everything you will need to enjoy your vacation. We spent a week enjoying Door County with all of it's charm. A few of our favorites: Bike riding at Peninsula Park, ice cream at Wilson's, breakfast at the White Gull Inn, sunsets at Sunset Beach and Ellison Bay Bluff, and picking cherries at Lautenbach's.

Thanks again so much,

Erin & Steve

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Green Bay, WI


  • 5 of 5

We had a WONDERFUL week at this great log cabin. It was warm & inviting and even better than the pictures. Very spacious and comfortable. We have 3 adult children with spouses and 1 precious 2-year old grandson. This was a perfect mix of quiet relaxation, biking/shopping/dining around Door County, and endless family laughter.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Sister Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
Off Season
Nov 2 2016 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 11.0%

Cancellation Policy- - full refund if we can rebook otherwise you forfeit what has been paid

Fall weekly rates apply when only one weekend is reserved
Rates do not include 11% taxes (state and hotel) and $125 for cleaning.

Until confirmed rates are subject to change-holiday rates may apply

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Sister Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bunk Area - 4 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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