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Jim & Linda Schaap

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Cozy 'Real Cottage' On The Quiet Side--Book Your Special Fall Getaway Dates Now!

14 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Baileys Harbor Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Unplug and enjoy the scenic beauty of the 'Quiet Side' of Door County, its wildlife, the miles of sandy beaches, and the ever-changing views and majestic beauty of Lake Michigan in this unique cozy cottage.

It is open 365 year around for that special Winter/Spring Long Weekend, Fall Seasonal Color enjoyment and those chosen Summer Weeks filled with all the relaxation, activities and events that only Door County can offer you and your family.

Regardless of the season, enjoy the endless recreation options, nearby parks, great restaurants, galleries and shops.

You are located exactly one (1) mile North of Jacksonport--close to the Public Park/Beach playground, Bley's Little Grocery and Mike's Port A Pub.

This unique and newly updated cottage features a queen bed,1 twin bed and a twin bunk bed. A large flat-screen SMART TV with 250 satellite channels (ESPN and College Sports Covered) a 2nd smaller TV in the Queen bedroom, WiFi and unlimited local/long distance phone. A wood burning fireplace with firewood provided, ample and comfortable furnishings, new couches and reclining chairs, updated bathroom and a totally updated fully equipped (dishwasher/microwave) kitchen. Large LP gas & charcoal grills, 6' foldable tables, new patio and beach furniture are also provided. Lots of sand toys and a slide for the little ones.

Wake up to take your coffee out on the patio---or sit out on the beach and quietly begin each day watching the sunrise over the lake.

Continue your day shopping, exploring, charter fishing, hiking, swimming, sailing, . . . the options are endless. Or just choose a comfortable beach chair--a book from the interesting cottage library and work on that sun tan.

Check out the Beach Pictures---a pure sand beach!

Spend special evenings out on the patio or on the beach-- seated around the bonfire pit (unlimited free firewood) and enjoy the sounds and majestic beauty of Lake Michigan.

(NOTE: Make your Fall 2016 Vacation Reservations now! Check the Calendar for those choice 2017 weeks available and lock in your dates! Contact us direct at 847-381-1521 or Email at -- jcs4828@sbcglobal.net

Thanks from the Beachfront Partners---Jim and Linda Schaap, Jon and Jennifer Schaap, Alison (Schaap) and Ash Korzad

Keywords: Beachfront Cottage

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Jim & Linda Schaap (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.8
based on 14 traveler reviews

Cozy 'Real Cottage' On The Quiet Side--Book Your Special Fall Getaway Dates Now!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews
5

The house had everything we needed, very clean! But we would have liked air conditioning.

  • 5 of 5

They kept the house and beach very clean! We loved it! We would love to go back. It was a very humid week so air would have been nice at night. But because it was warm the lake was perfect! Highly recommend this house!!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect "feels like home" cottage nestled next to the lake

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Jacksonport cottage in October. The cottage was very clean, quite comfortable, and quiet! The gorgeous view of Lake Michigan from the family room picture window was priceless! Venturing outdoors with a cup of coffee and ample adirondack seating to choose from, watching the sunrise from the lake's horizon was the perfect way to start the day. Walking along the shore greeting a few walkers and friendly dogs while enjoying the fresh air and lapping sounds of the lake, was just another great way to begin the day.

Only a 15-minute drive to Sister Bay, where we were lucky to witness a breathtaking subdued rainbow streaked sunset and also visited the goats on the roof of Al Johnson's. We took a detour off the regular route to Ephraim and found a roadside wagon loaded with a variety of pumpkins and gourds and the kids were thrilled. All-you-can eat soup lunch at the Summer Kitchen was delicious and then we headed to Red Putter for mini-golf, which was very reasonable for the entire family and of course fun! Also, enjoyed an afternoon of leisurely driving through Door County while stopping for the occasional outdoor markets and to take pictures of the beautiful fall foliage.

The cottage felt like home, beds were comfy, bathroom updated and clean, plenty of games to play with family in the evening, and a variety of birds to view out back with the occasional crafty squirrels stealing seeds. We would love to visit the cottage again in the future!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO
4

Escape the summer heat

  • 4 of 5

Me and my family; my wife, 11 year-old daughter and 7 month year-old daughter, all traveled to Wisconsin from Southern Illinois to be on the beach on the waters of Lake Michigan for a week during the middle of July. It was 95 at home with a heat index of 105 and the high for the entire week in Jacksonport was 73. Loved it!

This cottage was great for our needs. It was right on the beach (30 yards) with a beautiful view of the water from the kitchen and living area. Made it easy to let our daughter play on the beach without constant supervision. Loved burning fires almost every night. The wood and rock pit (also on the beach) were included in our stay. Needed it, since a couple nights the low was 55...in July!

Close to everything. Our longest drive was 30 minutes. We were 15 from Egg Harbor, 30 from Sturgeon Bay, 10 from Bailey's Harbor, etc.

The highlights of our stay were: The Renard's Cheese factory and tour, our fishing charter with Hooked-Up Charters (we caught TONS of fish and left Wisconsin with over 100 lbs in Salmon fillets), and the Dairy View Country store (also 15 min. away).

The price is reasonable, the beach is great (albeit fairly cold water even in July. Don't worry, the west side of the peninsula, towards Green Bay, was 10 or so degrees warmer on average and only 15 min. away at Egg Harbor), the fires were awesome, and the inside was nice. Looked at the Michigan side of the lake, but prices were higher and sights were further away. Also, we really wanted to do the fishing charter and couldn't be happier with that choice!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI
5

great Escape

  • 5 of 5

The cabin and the location were everything we were expecting. The location was perfect for us as it was very close to a few awesome parks and a lighthouse. It was also away from the traffic and people in fish creek and egg harbor but yet close enough to easily get there. We had awesome sunrises every morning! We would definitely come back here again. Door County is a beautiful area with so much to see and do!

Our only complaint was that the mosquitos were bad by the lake and that we were very disappointed in the golf course that we played at. Other than that our trip was perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

Relaxing, peaceful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a really nice stay at Cedar Shores! Our toddler loved playing on the beach with all the provided beach toys and the great Little Tykes slide! Unfortunately, the water was a bit too cold to really swim, despite it being August! The long winter was probably to blame. The adults enjoyed trying out the provided standing paddle board and we at least could stick our feet in the water. Everything in the house was clean and very nice. The only problems we had was the smell of dog in the furniture and the road was a little too busy to comfortably walk or bike on. The beach was also not as walkable as we would have liked. But those things might not bother everyone! Sitting out on the beach (right out the door!) to take in the beauty of the Lake was by far the best thing about this place! And you can't beat the Town Hall Bakery, just a mile down the road!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Erin for your excellent review. The dog odor you noticed on the chair and/or couches has been addressed with a complete shampoo including the carpets. If our guests do bring their pets, sometimes wet dogs (after romping in the lake) misbehave and even if the furniture is covered, which we request be done----a problem can occur. Peg, our excellent cleaning gal, will get after the problem if she has time between renters leaving and arriving. If not, we will address the issue ASAP. Thanks again, Jim and Linda Schaap
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Wisconsin
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We immediately felt right at home and very comfortable. The kitchen was great - had everything you would need to make meals, etc. Beds were comfy, and the family room was a nice place to relax with a good book. Great location on the quiet side! Great view of the lake, loved being able to hear the waves. Definitely would rent this again!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Baileys Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER
May 29 2016 - Oct 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
EARLY FALL 2016/WINTER 2017
Oct 2 2016 - Mar 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$210
$1,450
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$210
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning --All Rentals $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

IMPORTANT! When you have selected your vacation dates from the Cedar Shores calendar---- if at all possible, consider paying Beach Front Partners LLC- by personal/company check verses using your credit card--- because if you make your ONLINE Reservation/Payment commitment with either VRBO or Home Away using a credit card---you will be charged a 8%-10% an additional VRBO Administration Fee (effective Feb., 2016). This new fee was just suddenly announced by VRBO and as long term VRBO users---we feel it is totally unjustified.

ALTERNATIVELY, we can confirm your reservation via phone or Email, just as we have very successfully done since 2008, we then forward a Rental Agreement for your signature---which you then return to us (Cedar Shores LLC) along with your 50% Deposit Check (rental fee, cleaning fee, and applicable taxes). The remaining 50% is due 14 days prior to your reservation arrival date. If you do prefer to use a credit card--just be aware of the additional VRBO SERVICE FEES that will be added to your online 'Quotation and Request For Payment' from VRBO/Home Away. Any questions---just call (847-381-1521) or Email us ---jcs4828@sbcglobal.net --- We truly appreciate your business and trust this information is helpful. Regards, Jim and Linda Schaap --Beach Front Partners, LLC

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Amenities

Baileys Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin (1), Twin Bunk (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
We provide TP, paper towels, dish towels, napkins, dish soap, hand soap, bar soap and a complete inventory of cleaning supplies. Spare LP tank for grill, 6' foldable tables, unlimited firewood, sand toys for children, and lots of patio and beach seating options.

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