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Log Cabin ON THE WATER - best beach in Door County - WIFI

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Sturgeon Bay Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms + Loft Sleeping Area, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6-8

When you check our reviews you will notice that there was 1 reviewer that mentioned a mold smell in the down stairs bedroom. This problem was addressed in the Fall of 2013 and no longer exists. Rest assured that the Log Cabin is 100% mold free.

The cottage doesn't look like much (to say the least) from the OUTSIDE. Please take a close look at the pictures on the INSIDE - you will see the beautiful cedar logs and white stone fireplace that make this Cabin so special.

My mother and father built this Log Cabin in 1950 on the 'Quiet Side' of Door County near the the borderline of the Whitefish Dunes State Park. As you look out the windows you will see beautiful Lake Michigan along with white birch trees, an assortment of evergreen trees, the sand dunes. The beautiful Sand Beach begins at your door. The sand on the beach is so clean that it 'squeaks' when you walk on it. You will absolutely love our beach! Relax and build sand castles with your kids. The water is very clean and the drop off is very gradual - ideal for kids of any age.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Fred Suchy
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 27, 2016
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About Fred Suchy

Hello! My name is Fred - the owner and rental manager. Welcome to our 'Slice of Heaven'. The property has been in our family since Word War II. I will answer any questions you may have. I will also be your 'goto' person during your stay.

Fred Suchy purchased this cabin in 1950

Why Fred Suchy chose Door County

The absolute nicest beach in Door County!

What makes this cabin unique

Charming with beautiful lake views.


based on 7 traveler reviews

Log Cabin ON THE WATER - best beach in Door County - WIFI
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Location, Location,Location

  • 5 of 5

Best beach in Door County and lots of walking trails with Sand Dunes Park a couple of doors down from the cabin. Great quiet location. Looking forward to going back next year. Cabin well maintained with lots of family memorabilia.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay and would love to return! The owner was very helpful in answering our questions and responded quickly.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rustic Log Cabin with a big sand beach!

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying at this beautiful, rustic log cabin for the past several years. The description on the Homeaway site is accurate but really does NOT do this place justice. It is very clean and full of charm and family memories. There are spectacular views of Lake Michigan from nearly every window. Listening to the waves crash on the shore at night is soothing and puts you to sleep. There is also a very strong wireless connection throughout the cabin as well as a nice size TV.

The first thing our family does when we arrive each year is walk down to the beautiful sand beach and just enjoy the gorgeous surroundings. We also enjoy walking to the Cave Point Park and hiking in the Whitefish Dunes.

For a single family I highly recommend this cottage on the lake.

Bonnie H

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Door County Treasure - a Log Cabin ON the Beach

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful Log Cabin was exactly as advertised on the Homeaway website. One of the owners (Fred) assured us that the former problem with mold in one corner of the cabin had been addressed and he was correct - we did not experience any of the odors that a another group mentioned in their review. Our entire family (including our 2 dogs) loved spending time on this beautiful sand beach on Lake Michigan. The water level drops off very gradually so it was ideal for our younger children. On the lower level there is a full size kitchen and table that seats up to 6 people. There is also white stone fireplace that makes awesome fires. Finally there is a bathroom with shower and a full size bedroom and closet. Our kids loved the upper loft level which overlooks the family room with fireplace. There is a very strong wireless signal and LCD TV. If you like being on the water this place is ideal. The views are incredible and the cabin is beautiful.

Jim and Sally

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great ... with a couple caveats

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed 5 wonderful days at this log cabin, which - as others have said - is as described. Fred was prompt and helpful in responding to our questions in advance of our arrival. A couple things you should know: the ladder to the loft is steep, making it a challenge for anyone who may have to make a trip to the bathroom during the night. For persons who have challenges with fragrances, know that we found the bedroom on the ground floor had a fairly strong mold smell, which is understandable for an older cabin. In addition, the strong fragrance of odor eliminators placed throughout the cabin was a challenge for us, since we're sensitive to strong smells. Fortunately the weather was nice, so we could keep the windows open to provide fresh air. The cabin contains fun and remarkable family memorabilia, which provides for interesting reading. One final piece: it took a follow-up email and two weeks to get our deposit back, a bit of a surprise, given how responsive Fred was on the front end.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your thoughtful input. We have addressed the mold issue in the downstairs bedroom - we are now 100% mold free - this has been tested by a person with allergies to mold. We no longer have a need for the "odor eaters" we had been using. Regarding the delay in returning your deposit - that is NOT typical. I was delayed a bit because I was waiting for a statement from our cleaning service.
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What we hoped for...and then some.

  • 4 of 5

This vacation was exactly what we hoped for and more...We travelled with 3 teens, 2 adults and 2 dogs and each of us loved our stay in our own ways.

We loved the original log cabin setting and the beautiful view, along with the beach itself.

The location was perfect for our quiet family vacation and the other area we enjoyed visiting was Fish Creek.

The beach and water was very clean and Fred was so easy to work with and answered all my questions prior to our arrival.

Waking up to the sound of Lake Michigan, the views, a walk, run and just "being" for the week was wonderful. I enjoyed witnessing the spirit of the place spark my family, including my husband naturally get back into sketching effortlessly as he sat near the picture window.

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! I am glad you enjoyed by favorite place in the world!
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Green Bay
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Washington Island
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Green Bay
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 57
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Whtefish Dunes State Park

On the water with the nicest Sand Beach in Door County


Rates & Availability

Sturgeon Bay Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Fall
Oct 13 2016 - Oct 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
Apr 7 2017 - May 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
May - Early June
May 5 2017 - Jun 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
June 4-11
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 9 2017
6 night minimum stay
June 11-18
Jun 11 2017 - Jun 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
June 18 - 25
Jun 18 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
June 25-29
Jun 25 2017 - Jun 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer Prime Time
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $25
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 11.0%

Cancellation Policy: If you wish to cancel for any reason your down payment will be returned as soon as the time frame cancelled has been re-rented. If the time period does not re-rent you will be provided with a credit that can be used on a future rental within the following year.

There is a 2.5% fee for reservations made with credit card

Rental Rates and nightly minimums vary depending on availability and season.

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Sturgeon Bay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Downstairs - toilet , shower
  • The downstairs bathroom is very small but cute. Just out the bathroom door is the 'dressing room' area with extra sink, mirror and large counter space ideal for using as a changing table or for toiletries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Downstairs - 1 double
    Upstairs - 1 double
    Loft Area - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Downstairs Bedroom has a Double. Upstairs Bedroom has a Double. Upstairs Loft has a Double & Bunk Bed with twins.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Sand is perfect for building sand castles.

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