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Waterfront lodge sleeps 23,(capacity 42 with out buildings and additional fees)

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Space 5,100 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 365 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms , 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 23, up to 42 with additional cottages)

Waterfront lodge located on 200 ft. of pristine Door County water frontage in beautiful Sand Bay. Lodge sleeps 23 if all king/queen/and top bunks occupied fully. We can accommodate groups to 45 if our smaller cottages are rented. World class fishing, picturesque sunrises and sunsets, commercial kitchen with dining for 26. Complete with indoor game room, outdoor games, rowboat, canoes, bikes, and family fire-pit. Picnic tables,patio-sets, satellite TV, DVD, and WiFi internet included in each unit. Lodge open year round. Great for family reunions, corporate retreats, weddings, scrapbookking, church functions, and social or service group getaways,ice fishing groups, family holiday celebrations, anniversaries, and hallmark birthdays. Close to dining, state parks, tourist destinations, golf courses, casinos, and grocery/shopping stores. Located within 30 miles of over 30 public sand beaches, with the closest less than a mile away. Activities available are boating, charter fishing, tubing, water skiing, swimming, fish-boils, winery tours, lighthouse tours, jet-ski and boat rentals, hiking, biking, and sightseeing. Winter provides for ice fishing (guides available), cross country skiing, sledding,and snowmobiling. Indoor game room has foosball, pinball, shuffelboard, ping-pong, card table, and a dry bar. Outdoor games include volleyball, croquet, horseshoes, basketball, and others. Enjoy and unwind with unsurpassed views from our waterfront deck. We have everything you want in Door County...and none of it if you don't. Located on the end of a private dead end road for exceptional privacy yet easy access to tourist destinations. We rent weekly from the 3rd weekend in June through the 3rd weekend in August, and shorter stays the remainder of the year. Note: We do NOT do one night rentals and any group with the majority of minors requires one adult per 4 minors on site at all times. Our lodge is smoke free and we do not allow pets unless there are extenuating circumstances such as service animal requirements.

Keywords: cottage, lodge

More Details

Dan Farah
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 1, 2018

About Dan Farah

Our family has owned a vacation home on this same road since 1960. We purchased this property in 1999 because our family was expanding and it was a great opportunity to acquire an exceptional property with astonishing views close to our family summer home.

Dan Farah purchased this lodge in 1999

Why Dan Farah chose Sturgeon Bay

This property is unique in that it is family oriented in it's layout, has incredible sleeping arrangements, and allows families a chance to cook and eat together. The cottages allow for fishermen or families to have privacy yet access to all of the area destinations.

What makes this lodge unique

A family sized fire-pit allows for social gatherings. Wood is available on site to purchase. Full commercial kitchen allows for meal prep and 2 oak tables seat 20 in our dining room. Full windows surrounding great room give panoramic view of wildlife and water at all times. North facing so incredible sunrises and sunsets visible daily. Basement game room features Ping-Pong, pinball, foosball, and shuffleboard. Modern features including Wi-Fi internet and satellite TV with DVD. Yard space for outdoor games or wedding tents. Close to shops, casinos, beaches, wineries, lighthouses, 5 state parks, and world class fishing year round.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our group has stayed here for years. We've rented all units and couldn't plan a nicer stay. Fishing is great most years and the staff has helped keep us posted on fishing bites and charters. We've made it an annual family trip for 3 generations of family members and a few stragglers. Dan has accommodated our changing group size amazingly. There is plenty of room for parking for our vehicles and our trailers. We couldn't be happier with all aspects of this property and staff.
Jul 2013
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Sturgeon Bay Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 40
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Additional fees apply for cleanliness issues, failure to properly return boats/canoes to secured storage, failure to return bikes to storage area
  • Leave it as you found it rule. Additional fees apply based on severity of cleanliness issues
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , main floor master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , main floor half bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , second floor 8x10 bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , second floor 8x10 bath
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Wood View Cottage main floor
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Wood View Cottage second floor
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , Bay View Cottage ground floor
  • 4
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master has queen bed with adjacent full bath tub/shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , queen bed with adjacent tub/shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , second floor loft bedroom with queen and twin beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , king with set of twin bunks on second floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , queen with set of twin bunks on second floor
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , queen with set of twin bunks on second floor
    Bedroom 7 - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of twin bunks
    BayView CottageDetached Unit - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 bunk bed , 2 b.r. cottage with queen,full, and set of twin bunks
    WoodView Cottage - 3 queen , 3 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 3 b.r. cottage w/ queen, 2 full, 3 twin bedrooms,2 baths
  • King size beds (1) this second story room has a king and a set of twin bunks, along with a family sized dresser, Queen size Beds (5) two rooms on the main floor each have queen beds and dressers. 2 others on the second floor have queen beds and a set of twin bunks with dressers, and another has a queen with a twin bed., Twin or Single Beds (1) One room has a set of twin bunks, in addition to the other twin beds mentioned in the other room descriptions, Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our lodge caters to families and group bookings and offers everything Door County has to offer in tourist activities including beaches, lighthouses, wineries, hiking,biking, fishing, golfing,water sports,winter sports. We are remotely located offering privacy and convenient access to tourist activities. Our commercial kitchen allows cooking for groups on site or we can assist you in local dining. Fire-pit with wood on-site and bikes,canoes, and rowboat included with rental. We can assist you with day trips, catering, dining,beaches, state parks, golfing, charter fishing, snowmobiling,cross country skiing, and we have ice fishing guide services on-site. We also offer water skiing and tubing lessons and can offer massages on site. We can accommodate 23 in the lodge and another 6 in our Bay View Cottage and 9 in our Wood View Cottage for a total of 38-40.We allow tents and campers for additional fees and have plenty of parking for all vehicles and boat or snowmobile trailers.


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Waterfront lodge sleeps 23,(capacity 42 with out buildings and additional fees)
average rating of 4.5 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful House on a Beautiful Lake, but Customer Service was Sub-Par

  • 4 of 5

When my group of 25 teenagers and 5 adults arrived at the property, we were amazed by the beauty of the property. It has the lake in its backyard, with a large fire pit, dock, large back deck, and a grand interior. Aside from the beauty of the property, the rooms were well-furnished and held all of us with ample space.

It was obvious it was an attractive property. But there were some cons as well. There were SO MANY bay flies on this property - you could hardly walk outside without swarms of them. The house is also filled with taxidermy, so if you're squeamish I wouldn't suggest this property. We had a vegan on our trip, and she was very disturbed by all the stuffed animals.

Also, before our trip it was a little difficult to contact the owner. Granted, there is virtually no service on the property, so our messages may not have gone through. If you are someone who needs to be attached to their phone while you are here, this may not be the property for you.

In conclusion, my group had an amazing time. The game room in the basement was a blast, we used the fire pit every night, and we would go back later in the summer so that it's warmer. If you are freaked out by bugs, taxidermy, and no service, search elsewhere. The neighbors are nice, the owner is very accommodating, and the property is stunning.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good group of well behaved kids...not stereotypical teenagers. Can't and never have been able to control the early season bug hatch near the water...goes with the territory, and not willing to chemically try to change nature. Wind and water usually go hand and hand making few days of bugs tolerable, then all settles down. As for the electronic service: we have Wi-fi which was fully functional and utilized heavily by this group. Phone service is spotty depending on chosen provider and the majority of this group had carrier subscriptions with a large provider who bases coverage on population densities. We don't have that problem in Door County...that's why people love it here!!!
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Exceptional Stay & Exceptional Acommodating Owners! First Rate!

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough of our stay here and how extremely fortunate we feel to have come across such gracious hosts! My wife & I actually stayed at the Bayview Cottage (next door) and were treated to all the amenities you could ask for and more. This is a cozy get away that provides beautiful sunsets, great fishing, great walks and minutes from downtown Sturgeon Bay. The whole place is inviting, beds are comfy and we both were so relaxed here and we're sure anyone staying here will love it!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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located close to world class fishing, lighthouses, wineries, beaches, golfing, and 5 state parks


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Our rental agreement is posted on our home site and clearly outlines our deposit/reservation/ and cancellation policies. Please review this document before placing a deposit. Rates subject to change. Call to ensure current posted rates apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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