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Dovetail Acres Log Home, Private Vacation Paradise

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Visitors are invited to enjoy this lovely handcrafted, dovetail log home located in Door County, Wisconsin's premier vacation destination. Conveniently sited just outside the quaint village of Sister Bay, visitors enjoy a peaceful, relaxed setting for their Door County vacation or weekend getaway. Whether communing with nature from the comfort of a hammock or exploring the many cultural and recreational activities Door County has to offer, this is the perfect place. Newly constructed of antique native white cedar, this hand hewn, dovetail jointed log home combines plenty of windows and open space with an abundance of hand crafted detail to create a warm and inviting setting. The house is tastefully decorated, the bedrooms and baths nicely appointed, and the kitchen fully equipped. You can ...Visitors are invited to enjoy this lovely handcrafted, dovetail log home located in Door County, Wisconsin's premier vacation destination. Conveniently sited just outside the quaint village of Sister Bay, visitors enjoy a peaceful, relaxed setting for their Door County vacation or weekend getaway. Whether communing with nature from the comfort of a hammock or exploring the many cultural and recreational activities Door County has to offer, this is the perfect place. Newly constructed of antique native white cedar, this hand hewn, dovetail jointed log home combines plenty of windows and open space with an abundance of hand crafted detail to create a warm and inviting setting. The house is tastefully decorated, the bedrooms and baths nicely appointed, and the kitchen fully equipped. You can enjoy coffee while watching the birds from the decks, picnic or siesta among the apple trees, enjoy wine and sunset dinner on the screen porch and end the day with a campfire. All this is possible at Dovetail Acres, a unique Door County retreat. We invite you to enjoy the hospitality of Dovetail Acres and discover the wonder of Door County from the comfort and beauty of our vacation log home. Dovetail Acres..... Door County's distinctive vacation destination!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We do not allow large gatherings or parties
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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Meet the host
TERRY W
Hosting since March 2012
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 94%
Response Time: Within a day
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Reviews (12)
Kay V
Kay V
Mount Pleasant, SC8 contributions
We loved this beautiful cottage in the woods. While you are close to everything in Door County this is a quiet location in the woods. We enjoyed sitting on the large screened in porch watching the birds. Great way to wake up in the morning with your cup of coffee and a welcome oasis at the end of a busy day.
Visited July 2021
Written 27 July 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Thank you Kay. So very kind of you!
Written 25 October 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Hannah H
Hannah H
1 contribution
I can't recommend this cabin enough! My husband and I come every year to experience Door County and its beautiful fall colors! Even if it's a rainy cold day in Sister Bay, enjoying this beautiful home and all the gorgeous custom work on the cabin is an experience in itself. Thank you Terry and Linda for creating this extraordinary quite escape for us!
Visited October 2020
Written 19 October 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Hannah, This is so very kind of you. We hope that if your travels take you back to Door County that you visit us again. We enjoy hosting people with an appreciation for the home. Terry and Linda
Written 25 October 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

kahammen
kahammen
8 contributions
Dovetail Acres is a very peaceful retreat,comfortable and conveniently located. Owners are very responsive and great to work with. Highly recommended!
Visited August 2019
Written 10 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Kim, That is most kind of you. We truly appreciate the kind words! Terry and Linda
Written 12 August 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jessica W
Jessica W
Cozy, rustic, warm retreat for our family. Perfect location to all of door county’s must see spots. Gorgeous setting and inviting rustic charm. Was fully stocked for anything we needed and provided the privacy and space we needed for two little ones. We look forward to making this a yearly tradition.
Visited October 2018
Written 22 October 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Thank you for the kind words Jessica. Always nice to know our efforts are appreciated. Please come back and visit again.
Written 23 October 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Tourist22816739064
Tourist22816739064
1 contribution
Very peaceful and tranquil. A lovely space to relax and unwind. I wish I could have packed the screened-in porch in my suitcase and brought it home with me. Easy access to Sister Bay and Ephraim. Terry was an excellent host.
Visited September 2018
Written 13 September 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Thank you for the kind words. It is always nice knowing that our guests appreciate the package we have tried to put together. Please come back and visit us anytime.
Written 17 September 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Heather L
Heather L
1 contribution
A perfect weekend getaway for a busy family! My husband and I, and our two daughters (9 & 12) loved this cabin. Our girls stayed upstairs and loved having their own bathroom, loft reading area, and bedrooms. We loved having the master downstairs with our own door onto the deck. Our favorites: The birds and flowers and beautiful grounds. The hammock for reading. The screened in porch for coffee in the morning and playing board games. Fire pit in the backyard and the secluded grounds perfect for star gazing. A nice bath in the clawfoot bathtub. The cabin had everything we needed for the weekend, the beds are comfortable, and you enjoy privacy while being just a few minutes drive to downtown Sisters Bay. The local food and farmer's markets were terrific for delicious eats. We had some rain the weekend we stayed, but that just meant more time in the cabin to play boardgames and read. We opted for a "screen free" trip, but WiFi was available. Can't wait to come again. I would recommend this cabin for couples, families, and friend getaways.
Visited June 2018
Written 27 June 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Heather, Thanks very much for your kind words, it is much appreciated. Please come back and visit anytime and thank the rest of the crew also. Best, Terry and Linda
Written 30 June 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Morgan D
Morgan D
3 contributions
This cabin was a great place to stay with 4 adults (my husband and I & my mom and dad). We also brought along our two daughters who enjoyed staying in the twin beds together. Our two year old was able to sleep on the futon in our bedroom and my parents had the downstairs bathroom and bedroom. Very close to the gas station that is actually owned by the cabin's owner. Terry is very friendly and laid back. The cabin was very clean and had board games and books for both the kids and adults. Charcoal and gas grill. Two bathrooms. Linens provided and we never ran low. Overall wonderful place to stay.
Visited May 2017
Written 22 June 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Thank you very much Morgan. We are most happy that you enjoyed your stay and the positive review was most kind. Hope to see you in the future. Terry and Linda
Written 24 June 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Catherine M
Catherine M
12 contributions
This place was exactly what the pictures showed and what we hoped it would be! The owners were very nice and checked in with us to make sure everything was to our liking. We thoroughly enjoyed staying here and will definitely be back!!
Visited September 2015 Travelled with family
Written 14 September 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Thank you Catherine. It was a pleasure hosting your stay and we hope you return at some point. Terry and Linda
Written 23 October 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

cjhahn107
cjhahn107
Kohler, WI23 contributions
We're a VRBO dedicated couple for over 5 years, and this cottage met all our expectations. Clean, secluded, and respectful owners. Highly recommend for a trip to Door Co. We shared the house with a couple and there was plenty of space, inside and out. Saw the northern lights too!
Visited August 2015
Written 3 September 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Thank you. You are most kind and we hope you make it up our way again sometime. Terry and Linda
Written 23 October 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Trippy1234566
Trippy1234566
3 contributions
This was a very magical getaway for the 6 of us that visited Door County for the first time. The cabin consists of two great styles: (1) the charm of the vintage cabin styles constructed in the 1800's; (2) modern day amenities with everything you could possibly need. Moreover, it is situated on 30 acres of land giving one the space and privacy that is a must have on any vacation getaway into the countryside (but all too often is not experienced). Location was great as it was away from the hustle and bustle, yet very close to everything on that end of the Door County peninsula. The photos did not do this place justice. We will definitely be back again (or as my friend was saying....perhaps later this month).
Visited June 2015
Written 17 June 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Terry and Linda... W
Terry and Linda... W
Your review made us feel all warm and fuzzy. Thinking I should spend a couple of nights there myself. Please come and visit again soon. Terry and Linda
Written 23 October 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
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Ceiling Fans
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Internet Access
Business Travel
Microwave
Parking
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Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
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About the neighbourhood
The location is very private, yet conveniently located just outside the village of Sister Bay. It is a great location to explore the many unique areas of the Door peninsula. You have access to many state and county parks, multiple beaches, great golf and terrific biking. In addition their are plenty of shops and galleries, summer theater, drive-in movies, horseback riding, wineries, restaurants and nature and boat tours.
Access
Car required
Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dovetail Acres Log Home, Private Vacation Paradise

Dovetail Acres Log Home, Private Vacation Paradise is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Dovetail Acres Log Home, Private Vacation Paradise has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Dovetail Acres Log Home, Private Vacation Paradise has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Dovetail Acres Log Home, Private Vacation Paradise must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.