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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Enjoy 4 Seasons Feeling with 100% Down Comforters & Every Amenity

Just off the Main St thoroughfare take a left down famous Cottage Row and then off to the left is Cottage Row Court, a Private Resident only road. You will arrive at the first home on the right. You can drive right into the 2 car garage which opens on to the Main floor. From there, guests can put their luggage on the service elevator that will take you to the main floor and the bedrooms on the top floor. Everthing you could ever dream of for a purely luxurious stay. Solid cherry floors, raised ceilings, surround sound stereo & french furnishings make this a rare experience for a Door County traveler.Two fireplaces, a sun room, a luxury kitchen, spacious marble granite bars, several wet bars, two veranda's with french iron furniture and great privacy. There are 4 bedrooms, 5 full baths including a jacuzzi bath and walk in marble shower in the Master suite. Wake up, put on your robes and drink espresso on your private balcony overlooking the cliffs. The other guest rooms have lake views and overlook the town which is a two minute excursion over grassy fields to Founders Square shopping and all of the restaurants in town. A supremely large game room with a giant flat screen tv, cable, and wi fi. We supply all of the best kitchen equipment, restaurant ware plates & silverware. Egyptian cotton towels, high thread count sheets and down comforters on every bed including the two bunk beds on the main floor. A little taste of France in the middle of Door County. We want this to be an experience your family will love so you can become one of our yearly summer guests, with that you will feel as if this is your little paradise year after year. Welcome new guests!- Cliff Cottage

Member since: 2013
Speaks: french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Ms.Ciesar

Our family has owned a home here since the 60s. We are from Chicago but have always enjoyed Door County as our weekend or summer special getaway. We have many great memories here and we feel we wish to help you create those memories with your family as well. We have an insider secrets list of our most treasured things to do in Fish Creek and a copy of that is waiting for you when you arrive at Cliff Cottage. This is a very special and sacred place for us and we invite you to share our home with your family which was decorated and designed to the very exquisite and formidable tastes of our father, John. He was an entrepreneur and loved coming to Door County to be with his family in this quiet relaxing setting away from the hustle & bustle of Chicago.

Ms.Ciesar purchased this townhome in 2005

What makes this townhome unique

You will be staying only a minute walk from most restaurants, bars, beaches or the marina yet you are located on a private road off Cottage Row with million year old limestone cliffs which gives off a far away secluded feeling that you dream of being here away from the noise of cars. It is a place to hear the pat of fox paws in the snow or bald eagles soaring overhead. The sound of rain is powerful when that is all that you hear. After living in a city for a while..the sound of rain or thunder by itself with no other otherwordly.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful property in a great location! No surprises - easy rental.
Aug 2014
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Fish Creek Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master Closet, Massive Shower & Jetted Tub with Views
    Lower Floor Bunk Room - toilet , shower
    Guest Bath South - combination tub/shower
    Guest Bath North - toilet , shower
    Main Guest Bathroom - toilet
  • All of the bathrooms have full showers, two have tubs and showers, the main one having the jetted tub and view. The second floor has a guest bathroom w/o a shower, the lower bunk room has a full shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom King Bed - 1 king
    Guest Room North - 1 queen , Queen Bed
    Guest Room South - 2 double , Two double beds
    Main Floor Guest Room - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps four, One queen bed and two adjacent bunk beds.
  • Sleeps 8-10. If you have a couple in the King master bedroom, a couple in the blue room, two in the moroccan room , two in the yellow room, that is 8. We have two bunk beds in the yellow room that will sleep an additional two people but is mainly for younger adults.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We offer a high chair, small pack and play cribs in front closet, a stroller, beach towels, and room to park a small boat on a trailer on the side of the Townhouse.


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average rating of 4.736842 based on 24 reviews

Vacation to Door County with friends!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful large townhouse! It felt like a house. So spacious! Even has an elevator to assist with getting all our things to different levels on the home. Love the kitchen and large kitchen table. Was perfect for our large group. Most of our time together was spent in that area, as we were either eating, playing games or just chatting. The bathrooms and bedrooms were good sizes too. This home is also so close to everything!! We walked to shops, restaurants and went on nature walks. Not far from Sister Bay either! The first night we stayed in and cooked burgers on the grill. The home got chilly at night, but we were able to adjust the temperature on the different levels. Hopefully the owner will put room darkening shades on the bedroom windows, as I left a note that, as a group, we felt that would help make it an A+ experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent accomodation

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well kept property.

Spacious, you got everything you would need and expect for a stay.

Great location, with many restaurants nearby.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Great location and accommodations. The house was ready when we arrived and everything was top quality. We had a wonderful time and love the location, convenient to everything in Fish Creek. Second time we have stayed there and enjoyed it a lot each time.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a large group, especially a group of adults

  • 5 of 5

This home is large, well furnished/supplied, convenient and quite attractive. I mention the qualifier about being especially great for adults because it is so well appointed and the carpets are so light in color, I would be pretty nervous about the potential for damage from youngsters. Otherwise, it is great for all ages. The elevator was of particular use by my 82 year old mother-in-law. She would have struggled with the steps otherwise. The kitchen is large, very well appointed and flows nicely into the large main floor area. It was great for entertaining the many family and friends in DC for our daughter's destination wedding. Given that guests were scattered all around the area in small hotels and bed and breakfasts, we really appreciated the large space.

There were a few bumps with many burnt out light bulbs and one or two other electrical issues. But given the frequency of power surges on the DC power grid coupled with recent summer electrical storms, this is to be expected there. The property manager got right on it and was generally very supportive during our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a kind review!....We feel that Cliff Cottage always attracts people who love what makes Door County special....the mystique which does occasionally include power surges, was a big part of what made Door County delightful to us growing is definetly not every guest that appreciates the nuance of the Island and the rustic appeal that comes from being so far out from the suburbia most are accustomed too. Pleasure to have you return to Cliff Cottage anytime!
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Wow! The photos do not do this property justice!

  • 5 of 5

I knew of the location (primo...close to everything but far enough away to be able to chill), but when I walked into the home, all I could say was "wow! the photos did not do it justice, not that the photographer lacked talent, but the home is so magnificent in person, that photos leave a lot unseen. We had 10 people and room for everyone...a very large kitchen/dining area, separated from the large living room by only a wet bar meant that the social opportunities were fantastic! The kitchen was a cooks dream! Six very high quality burners, a griddle and two ovens, plus a hood and tremendous lighting over the cooking area (anyone who has tried to cook in their own shadow will appreciate this feature). Back deck was faced by a cliff with an eagle's aerie (too cool). Would return in a heart-beat.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review! We appreciate your taking the time to give us such beautiful feedback! We have worked hard to make this place special for our guests and when we get that kind of response it gives us all a sense we did it right! Thank you again!
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Overall a nice place in a beautiful town with a few details that need to be addressed

  • 4 of 5

My family very much enjoyed our stay in this townhouse. The elevator was a nice feature for my 84-year-old mother and father. It's very conveniently located to Fishcreek. My family was disappointed by a nonfunctioning garage door which prohibited use of half of the garage. The door was constructed such that you could not disabled the opener to raise the door manually. This presented a small issue for parking space for my family on the driveway. In talking to the person responsible for maintenance I was surprised to discover that this door had been nonfunctional for quite some time. And the owner was not intending to fix the door until sometime during the winter. This should have been mentioned in the description of the property. The townhouse was overall in good condition however there were some signs of wear. The kitchen is beautiful however some items needed for food preparation or missing such as measuring cups and adequate cleaning supplies. We were also somewhat surprised that we were responsible for removing all garbage from the premises and throwing it into a dumpster located down the block. Renters of this townhouse are charged an additional $250 for housekeeping services and we felt that for this price this should include removal of garbage. Overall this is a nice townhouse and as I said we had a wonderful time. For this price point some of the details mentioned above should have been attended to.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We really did our best to serve your needs. We do apologize there was no garbage removal however after guests are there for a week it is a hazard to hold garbage inside the premises. We tried outside but it also became a fire hazard. Since we would have to charge more for a daily service to clean and remove garbage, we felt we would leave it up to the people who stay at Cliff Cottage to regulate their garbage use as some have more than others and the dumpster adjacent the lot allows for limitless deposits which when we have large groups can be quite extensive. We are sorry that this was an inconvenience to have to throw away your own trash but ultimately, it keeps the entire home free of garbage when guests are in charge of its regulation. We wish we could have a closer depository for the trash, however, we kept that idea away from the condo's so that the guests do not hear banging trash containers all night. It keeps the entire neighborhood by the Cliffs peaceful for the guests as well as the night inhabitants, owls, birds, fox and deer who also live in the area. We hope you will continue to come and stay with us again despite those inconveniences. We did appreciate your choosing us! We will work on whatever is necessary and appreciate all comments by our guests.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Straubel Airport, Green Bay
Nearest Barpub
Whistling Swan Inn
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
S.S. Badger Manitowoc to Luddington
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Peninsula Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
White Gull Inn, Pelletiers (summer only),
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Cross Country In 40 Acres Peninsula State Park
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Fish Creek Beach
Car: recommended

Located at the edge of the historic and scenic lakefront at Cottage Row, we are steps away from quaint restaurants, the marina, and the main st. in town. The beach is a few minutes away by car, and the park has bicycles for rent and paths that go to famous Door County beaches in the park like Nicolet. You can get away from it all, without losing touch with the necessities you need including grocery stores, plentiful shopping district, boat rentals, canoe and more! A medical clinic is 5 minutes away by car.Open on the weekdays. The Hospital is 20 minutes south in Sturgeon Bay.We also have a YMCA two minutes away by car which offers daycare from 8-11 for patrons.The must do's include breakfast at the White Gull Inn which is world famous, Fish Boils at Pelletiers in the evening (summer only), & you can see the boilovers from the deck of the condo while having cocktails on the veranda at sunset. Biking through the park is thrilling and fun for the whole family. The trails are endless and close to beaches for a quick dip. Live theatre such as Shakespeare in the Park or our famous Birch Creek for steel drums and jazz that will fill your evening with a little soul, a plethora of fine art galleries and custom sculpture can be found around Fish Creek and beyond, and don't miss the classic Sunset Beach sunsets....where people a hundred years ago strolled as well to sit in the stone benches and see the marvelous sunsets. Other favorite beaches include Sister Bay Beach (kids can dive off pier into water a favorite teen hangout), Egg Harbor Beach (My favorite is only 10 minutes south by car, it gets crowded but the swimming is divine there and kids play in rich sand), Fish Creek is nice to sunbathe but swimming is good for kiddies, not for adults...(unless you like seaweed). Sunset Beach is rocky and perfect for a romantic night walk. Of course, the best beach is on Chambers Island if you have a large enough boat to get there. You cannot get their via kayak. But Nicolet Beach in the Park is perfect for kayaks and water sports of every kind. Have fun!


Rates & Availability

Fish Creek Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 25 2017 - Aug 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
Indian Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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