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Carraig Mor Cottage, A Door County Stay Luxury Property

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Botanical Garden, Fireplace, Sleep 8

Hi. I am Martina at Door County Stay. I am the owner of Door County Stay, a local company that offers five high quality, five star rated, vacation rental homes in the Baileys Harbor Area of Door County. All my properties are listed here on VRBO.

Carraig Mòr is the flagship property of the Door County Stay Suite of homes. Just a few steps up Bluff Road from Route 57, Carraig Mòr majestically sits underneath a beautiful rock bluff that runs the length of the garden. We will get back to the garden later – it deserves a chapter all to itself! In the last couple of years, we completely renovated Carraig Mòr from a dated old house to a two story, three bedroom, two and a half bathroom home. Carraig Mòr has a fantastic wrap around covered porch where you can eat, read or just relax while looking down the garden.

Carraig Mòr is a stand out property in Door County. We have over 60 reviews verified reviews and it is by and far one of the most reviewed of any properties in Door County. Just to compare with our competitors, the Carraig Mòr reviews that you read about all come directly from our guests – they are not entered by us or any other third parties. This is further testament to the service and hospitality we provide. Our homes are not your grandfather’s cabin!

Carraig Mòr has three bedrooms on the second floor. The master bedroom has a queen bed with its own bathroom with shower. The other two bedrooms have a double and a single bed in each and shares the other full bath that is upstairs. All bedrooms have ample closet space. All beds have covers and pillows. Since most people that visit Carraig Mòr are relatively local, they prefer to bring their own linens and towels. For this reason, we do not usually provide the service, but if you are coming from further afield, please ask and we can make arrangements for you.

Downstairs there is a half bathroom with a full-size washer and dryer. There are two separate living rooms, one that has a wood burning fireplace. There is a sound system whereby you can play music throughout the house and on the deck and patio outside. We reluctantly decided to add a TV and DVD player, but there is no TV Service. Several guests have been wary about staying at our home for this reason alone. I will assure you that your decision to stay will be a good one. Previous Guests that were hesitant overwhelmingly report back that they had so much more fun with their kids and grandkids – playing with the many board games we have here. Many say it has been years since they have had meaningful conversations with their kids and are very appreciative of this. Having said that, there there is high speed internet and you can stream TV from any services to which you subscribe. The TV has a Chromecast Unit.

The kitchen is a top class kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. There is a stove, fridge, gas cooktop, coffee pot, all the plates, pots, cups, pans and glasses you will need. The kitchen is supplied with everything you need. On rare occasions a guest will tell us of something that is missing. We replace or add those items as soon as we possibly can. There is also a large BBQ outside on the patio. Should you run out of gas just bring the tank down to the gas station in town and they will swap it out for a full one. We will reimburse you for the cost of the gas.

Outside, there is what can be only described as an acre of botanical like gardens that run from the house down along the bluff. There is a nice lawn area that has a beautiful maple tree from which we have, what is often referred to, as an “awesome” tire swing. Kids spend hours on this swing. The garden is home to hundreds of varieties of flowers and hostas, some quite rare. This goes the same for the evergreens. You will see some very odd ones there. To help maintain the integrity of the garden we please ask that you do not pick any of the flowers and stay on the grass or paths. This garden was built over a forty year period by the late Mrs. Emily Hickey. She was a Master Gardener and we are going to try to keep the garden alive and well in her memory. Our current Gardener, Peter, spends many hours a week toiling away. Should you be fortunate enough to see him there please say hello to him. I guarantee you will have an interesting conversation!

Carraig Mòr is situated right in the middle of Baileys Harbor. You can walk to everything – bars, restaurants, shops, marina, library (you can borrow DVD’s), beach and everything else the village has to offer.

Please make sure that you read our terms and conditions that are posted on the Door County Stay website. I cannot emphasis this enough. This is the only agreement that govern your stay at any our my properties. You must sign an e-sign agreement to rent Carraig Mòr.

As I mentioned before, I am the owner of all Door County Stay properties. When you book with me, you will have my cell phone number. You will communicate with me. I will always be available to you during your stay, with rare exception.

Thank You very much for your interest in our property and I hope that I can host you in the near future.


More Details

Property Manager
Martina Connor
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018


Baileys Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Portable crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The property has what can only be described as nearly one acre of botanical gardens.


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Carraig Mor Cottage, A Door County Stay Luxury Property
average rating of 4.9692307 based on 65 reviews

Beautiful cottage on the bluff with amazing gardens!

  • 5 of 5

Our family was fortunate to have found this lovely home to stay in at the last minute when a tropical storm changed our Florida vacation plans. We spent the mornings enjoying the peaceful gardens, after walking down the block and getting a great cup of coffee from the Bearded Heart. Right in the heart of the cute town of Baileys Harbor, we could walk to several good restaurants and the lakeshore. The kitchen had everything you need to make a gourmet dinner for a night in of movies by the wood burning fire followed by excellent star gazing on the patio. The kids loved the tire swing! Every room was impeccably decorated with high quality furnishings and decor. Beds were super comfortable and I really liked having my own linens, surprisingly. Made the place feel like home and none of we're ready to leave when our stay was over. We have already recommended the Carraig Mor to several of our friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in Carraig Mor Cottage in Bailey's Harbor and it was probably

the most relaxing vacation I've ever had. The house is beautiful - from the gardens,

to the kitchen, to the wrap-around deck and the great fireplace in the living room - it was a real

escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city. And, the house is perfectly located to stroll

down to the Harbor or jaunt over to some of the other delightful towns of Door County.

I'd definitely recommend staying at Carraig Mor to see the sights and get some real R&R!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Lovely Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I spent a lovely week at Carriag Mor, along with my Miniature Schnauzer. The cottage and its grounds are just beautiful. The kitchen is very large; I enjoyed cooking there and relaxing in the family room. Thanks to the many large windows and French doors, we had constant views of the garden. Upstairs, 2 of the bedrooms had views of the lake - I watched the sunrise every morning from those windows! It was wonderful to be able to take evening walks in Baileys Harbor, just a block away. I have already recommended this cottage to friends!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Home in Baileys Harbor

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay in this home and we loved every moment. The house is decorated so beautifully and was very clean. The landscaping was simply amazing. We couldn't take enough pictures. We have stayed in many homes in Door County and this was one of our favorites for sure. For the house being located right in town it is very private and quite. We can't say enough about the owner Martina. She was a pleasure to talk with and we really enjoyed her scupltures in and around the house.We also had the pleasure of meeting Peter the landscaper. What a great and interesting guy. We felt like we made a new friend. We could write all day about this property because it is that amazing.

Thank you so much for sharing this special piece of heaven. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Paul, MN

Perfect getaway with all the comforts of home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Carriage Mor Cottage! We decided, very last minute, to head to Door County for a few days before our oldest headed off to college. We were looking for a comfortable place to relax as a family and also to have food and shopping close by. And of course be near the Lake. It was all here! The cottage is a warm, inviting home with plenty of room for our family of 5. The gardens are gorgeous and even though it is just a couple homes away from the main street, if felt very secluded and spacious. We walked to restaurants and did a little shopping and even finished one of our nights sitting by Lake Michigan looking out at the most beautiful full moon. It was 10-20 minutes to all the favorite spots in DC, but truly, you don't even need to leave the home (or Bailey's Harbor). We have 3 teenagers and they loved everything. Martina (the owner) was so gracious and accommodating and helped us make this last minute trip feel like on we had planned it perfectly for months. She made sure we knew everything we needed to and even gave us a late checkout because she also knew we wanted to get every moment out of our rare, few days of vacation. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, SC

Carraig Mor is the BEST!

  • 5 of 5

Carraig Mor is by far the most lovely house we have ever rented. The house lacks for nothing. It is beautifully furnished and immaculate. Three bedrooms and two full bathrooms upstairs and a half bath downstairs. The kitchen is truly amazing. It has everything you could ever need, and it is fabulous. There is a lovely living room with a picture window looking out on the garden. And there is a cozy sitting area off the dining area. But the highlight of the house is the wrap around porch which looks out on the stunning garden. Honestly, it is like your own personal arboretum. What a very special and almost sacred place. We were lucky to be there as July turned to August, as all the flowers were in bloom. We had two dinner parties with local friends, and our guests were in awe of the beauty and lushness of the garden. A special experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
87 Miles
Green Bay
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Washington Island Ferry
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Baileys Harbor Beach
Car: necessary

Baileys Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin, USA.

Other Activities: parasailing, snowmobiling, boating, health/beauty spa, shopping, kayaking, snowboarding, wildlife viewing, mini golf




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $175 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

We may, at certain times, rent for periods of less than one week, usually during off season. Please call to discuss rates.
**Nightly rate may be higher than prorated weekly rate.**
We do charge a cleaning fee. We are also required to add (as are all establishments in Door County) a tax of 11%. Door County Tourism Zone collects 5.5 % and the State of Wisconsin collects 5.5%. There may be a fee for other specialty services.
Making any payment confirms that you have agreed to our terms and conditions, which are normal for the area. You can see the Terms and conditions in full at under the terms and conditions tab. ALL TERMS CAN BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ OUR CANCELLATION POLICY.

Security deposit plus 50% of total due to confirm reservation. The remaining 50% is due 30 days prior to arrival. Our terms and conditions for Carraig Mor are the same as for our other properties and can be seen under the conditions tab.
Fees, Prices, Terms and Conditions may change without prior notice. We normally rent on a weekly basis so higher daily rates will app

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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