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Serene Home & Keeper's Cottage, Sandy Beach & Labyrinth

20 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Cedar Grove House Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Located on a private gravel road, this Lake Michigan beach property is the perfect place for a family-and-friends getaway. The midcentury home has a wonderful, open feeling with a bay window to enjoy a sunrise and lake views of every season. The large dining room table is a great place to gather for meals and games. The master bedroom (with a Sleep Number king-sized bed and full bath en suite) is situated on the first floor. Guests on the upper level have their choice of two bedrooms with two twin beds and one bedroom with a queen size bed. All three bedrooms have easy access to a new adjacent second floor full bath.

Spend a spring or summer evening on the front lawn at the firepit taking in an occasional rainbow or toasting marshmallows while doing a little stargazing. A seven-circuit labyrinth is nestled in the backyard for a sense of tranquility for all. During the winter months the forever changing lake creates ice sculptures along the shore, which is a beautiful site for the young and old at heart. Experience the variety and splendor that each season has to offer.

The two-bedroom Keeper's Cottage is located just west of the main house above the nicely finished garage/recreation and laundry space. Roomy and cheerful, the second story Keeper’s Cottage offers views of the lake on one side and woods on the other. An attached second story screened in porch is a great place to enjoy a beverage and watch the wildlife. Bikes and helmets for all ages are available for use. Enjoy a good game of ping-pong with family and friends in the lower level recreation space.

Take a bike ride on the nearby Ozaukee Interurban Trail, golf at Whistling Straits, Black Wolf Run, The Bog, or other golf courses in the area, visit Kohler Art Center or Above & Beyond Children's Museum in Sheboygan, or simply enjoy the spectacular sunrises. Located only a mile away, you can also visit Harrington Beach State Park. There you can fish the beautiful quarry, hike or bike the trails, and cross-county ski the paths and expansive open areas. Interested in snowmobiling? You can also do that at the Kettle Moraine State Forest, which is an easy drive from the property. This and much more awaits you at this serene beachside home.

Keywords: vacation home, beachside, beach home, retro, lake house, waterfront home, private home, beachfront property, Lake Michigan, sunrise home, labyrinth

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 20 traveler reviews

Serene Home & Keeper's Cottage, Sandy Beach & Labyrinth
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
Fergus Falls, MN
5

Family Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

Great place for 12 family members to gather for the holiday. There were lake views from most of the rooms. Loved the window seats in the living room and dining room area. Had all the kitchen equipment we needed to cook Thanksgiving dinner. Used the extra oven in the guesthouse too. Kids loved the ping pong table which was set up in the guest house garage. We enjoyed the wood fireplace in the house. Just a side note - the house is more like a cabin, it's not modern but does have all the amenities you need for a big group. It was perfect for our group. The beds were really comfy and the views of the lake were beautiful. The guesthouse is located behind the main house across the road which has an up to date kitchen and set up. This was perfect for our family who have younger children.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family vacation 8/2015

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great! Loved the mid century decorating. Great weather. Beach was great for little ones and not so little ones. Loved the fire pit, also. Would like to stay agin next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Perfect Lake Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Spent four days at this amazing property and couldn't ask for anything more! The lake shore and yard were great for reading, campfires, playing games and relaxing. The house and carriage house were extremely charming and comfortable - easily accommodated a party of 12 adults. The property was clean, well stocked and very nicely appointed. We biked the nearby park, picked apples and enjoyed catching up with each other. What a gem!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Menomonee Falls, WI
5

Amazing Yoga Retreat on Lake Michigan at Firefly Farm

  • 5 of 5

This was an ideal spot to hold a yoga retreat. The soothing sounds of Lake Michigan, the beautiful homes and the lovely labyrinth made it a perfect time. The homes are very clean and the location is perfect, only 45 minutes from Milwaukee. I am planning on booking another retreat here next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family gathering at Serene Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time with our family at the Serene Home and Keepers Cottage. It is amazing how getting away from the fast lane to a secluded, serene spot on the big lake can sooth the soul. It was a great spot to reconnect and relax with our adult kids and grand-kids. We found it to be even more than we had imagined in spite of some storms that came through during the week. Since it was a cool week we enjoyed campfires in the evening and the kids enjoyed sleeping in in the mornings just about the time the sun had warmed things up we could enjoy the rest of the day. We enjoyed biking (Ozaukee Interurban Bike Trail) , hiking (The Lions Den) and kayaking (brought our own along) and game days/movie nights too. The grand-kids loved the outdoor shower (what a great idea) and the new second floor bath in the main house was just perfect for those sleeping up there. The sound of the waves was so soothing..Sunday morning I went out to see the sun come up as I sat on the beach with my cup of coffee...that was a Kodak moment. Thanks to Sally and her team, we had everything we needed and loved every minute (except packing up in the rain which was out of anyone's control).

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place for a family trip!

  • 5 of 5

We (9 adults and 6 kids) had a GREAT time at Firefly Farm! What a beautiful location! The house was so clean and had everything we could have ever asked for and more. Toys, bikes and games for the kids and plenty of space for the adults to relax. We loved sitting around the large table for meals. Sally was SO so so accommodating and helped us with our every request. The only thing the main house is lacking is another bathroom but Sally told us that is in the works this winter. We will definitely return and highly recommend Firefly Farm!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Several boardgames, children's toys and beach toys available, portable crib, portable playpen, adult & youth bikes and 1 tricycle with bike helmets.

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Rates & Availability

Cedar Grove House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter
Sep 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
$575
$3,485
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 2017 - May 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
$575
$3,485
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$3,485
 
 
Peak Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$4,035
 
 
Fall/Winter
Sep 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
$575
$3,485
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
Tax Rate 5.6%

Check-in is Friday, 4:30 PM; Check-out is 10:00 AM. All rates are for up to 12 people. Rates do not include 5.6% local sales tax. All rentals begin on Friday. Rentals in June, July, and August are weekly only. All other rentals 2 night minimum stay. We do not rent to prom groups, wedding receptions, parties and/or bachelor/bachelorette outings. Please contact for our pet policy.

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Amenities

Cedar Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Main house first floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main House: Master suite first floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Main house: second floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Keeper's Cottage Upper level
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Keeper's Cottage: Lower level
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower , Main House: outdoor rainhead shower
  • There are 4.5 bathrooms three of which are located in the main house and two in the Keeper's Cottage. There is also a spa like outdoor shower located just outside the main house.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main House: Master/ Sleep number bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main House: Second floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Main House: Second Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Main House: Second Floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Keeper's Cottage: Second Floor
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Keeper's Cottage: Second Floor
  • King size beds (1) This Sleep-by-Number bed is located on the first floor of the main house., Queen size Beds (2) One is located on the second floor in the main house and the other in the Keeper's Cottage., Twin or Single Beds (6) The main house has two bedrooms on the second floor with two twin beds each and the Keeper's Cottage has two twin beds in the second bedroom., Baby Cribs (1) We have one portable crib for use. Please advise if this is needed!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
iPod Dock with speaker in House. Outdoor shower. Seven Circuit Labyrinth in backyard. Hammock in front yard. Multiple bicycles, ping pong table, laundry, and exercise area in lower garage space. We do our best to provide a healthy, chemical-free environment with green cleaning products and no pesticides on the lawn. We recycle plastics, bottles and paper and compost yard and food waste.

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