The Lake Haus- Sleeps 10

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Welcome to The Lake Haus, a charming waterfront cabin on Riley’s Bay with 100 feet of private frontage. Nestled amidst the serene woods of Sturgeon Bay, Door County, this unique and ethereal home offers breathtaking views and mesmerizing sunsets. While only a few miles away from downtown’s hustle and bustle, tranquility and serenity await you during your stay. Our cabin boasts 3 bedrooms, a game room, a stunning sunroom, a laundry room, 2 indoor living spaces, 1.5 baths, an outdoor shower, and an abundance of outdoor adventure amenities. Perfect for dogs, infants, children, and families, we provide all the necessary supplies. Read on for a detailed description of our lovely home.

Sleeping Arrangements:
– Bedroom 1: Queen bed with en suite bathroom and ROKU TV
– Bedroom 2: Full-size sofa sleeper in the den with ROKU TV (can be closed off with our beautiful barn door)
– Bedroom 3: Brand new bunk room with 3 queen over queen bunk beds – 6 beds in total
– We provide a pack ‘n play for young ones and have blackout blinds in all rooms to ensure a peaceful morning.

Living Areas:
-The main living area features expansive windows that flood the space with natural light, comfortable seating, a ROKU TV, and a beautiful wood-burning fireplace. The second living area, known as “The Den,” offers a sleeper sofa, a ROKU TV, and can be converted into the second bedroom using a barn door. Additionally, the sunroom showcases white shiplap, abundant windows that bathe the room in natural light, picturesque water views, and a table with seating—perfect for enjoying your morning cup of coffee.

-Our fully equipped kitchen allows you to prepare amazing meals during your stay. Please note that there is no dishwasher. Additionally, we have an exceptional coffee bar with a Keurig, a regular coffee machine, and a plentiful supply of coffee and tea.

Game Room:
-Enjoy our brand new, fully renovated game room complete with a bar table and stools, a foosball table, arcade machines offering 1,000s games, a TV, a professional dartboard, and a variety of kids toys.

-The master bedroom is connected to a full bathroom with a tub and shower combination. There is also a half bathroom in the main living space. Additionally, for warm weather, we provide a private outdoor shower. Please note that the outdoor shower is available from June to October.

Laundry Room:
-To lighten your packing load, we have a brand new washer and dryer on-site for your convenience.

Outdoor Spaces:
-You will have exclusive access to the entire property, including the front and back yard. The front yard offers ample space to enjoy lush greenery and gardens. The secluded waterfront back yard provides abundant opportunities for both adventure and relaxation. Relax under the pergola-covered patio adorned with a draping grapevine—feel free to pick grapes when in season! A fire pit with seating by the water’s edge is perfect for roasting s’mores. Find solace in the hammock nestled between two beautiful trees, ideal for an afternoon nap or immersing yourself in a captivating book. During the summer months (June through mid-September), a pier is installed for your enjoyment.

The Adventure Shed/Outdoor Activities:
-Our highly sought-after “Adventure Shed” offers an array of outdoor amenities, including 4 single-person kayaks, a 2-person tandem kayak, a rowboat, and two stand-up paddleboards. We provide life jackets for all ages. You’ll also find fishing poles and gear, coolers, 8 bikes with helmets, and a selection of outdoor games. Feel free to use the grilling station, which features both gas and charcoal grills (please note that we do not monitor gas tanks or provide charcoal). The fishing is exceptional in all seasons!

Kid/Baby Stuff Provided:
– 2 Pack ‘n Plays (portable cribs)
– High chair
– Kids books and toys
– Kids/baby dishes and utensils
– Kids outdoor toys, bikes, and helmets
– Baby monitor
– Noise machine

Dog Supplies Provided:
– Dog crate
– Dog bed
– Toys, bowls, leashes, doo-doo bags, and an outdoor stake

-Easy access to everything Door County has to offer including hiking, biking, golf, water sports, shopping, & festivals

– Located right on Riley’s Bay
– 7 minutes to Potawatomi State Park & sand beaches
– 8 minutes to Idlewild Golf Club
– 15 minutes to Downtown Sturgeon Bay
– 45 minutes to Fish Creek and Peninsula State Park

1. Amazing ice fishing in Sturgeon Bay and 50 yards off the front of the cottage! Have tips going while you drink hot chocolate!
2. Sturgeon Bay Ice Skating Rink – FREE – (307 S. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay)
3. Tons of hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing trails at Potawatomi State Park and “Crossroads at Big Creek” (2041 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay)
4. FREE sledding at Big Hill Park (1509 Division Rd, Sturgeon Bay) or Incinerator Hill (1509 Division Rd, Sturgeon Bay)


1. Kids/baby supplies. Please read the section above for more info
2. Pet supplies. Please read section above for more info
3. Dish soap, hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash
4. Laundry detergent and dryer sheets
5. A starter of toilet paper, paper towel, and garbage bags
7. Life jackets and helmets of all sizes
8. Towels and linens
9. Coffee, tea, sugar, mini creamers


1. Firewood.
2. Charcoal & we do not monitor the gas tanks for the grill
3. Cable


1. Our pier is normally in the water June through September – subject to water level and weather.

2. PET POLICY: Dogs can be allowed with prior approval by management and at $50 a day per dog. Absolutely no cats because we have allergic family members. Fee is applied after you book.

3. Security deposit of $500 is required. An email will be sent after you book where you can input your information. This is a “hold.” We do not take any money out of your account, there is a hold placed 1 day before you arrive and released after your stay if no damages are done to the property and house rules are followed.

4. No refunds of any kind will be issued due to things outside of our control. Thank you for your understanding.

5. The WIFI with Door County Broadband has been very fast and reliable. However, we are in the country so spottiness can occur.

6. Absolutely no unauthorized guests or going over the occupancy limits. Sorry, no exceptions.

7. We attempt to ensure every effort is made to assure the accuracy of this ad, however, errors may occur. We will do our best to keep all information current and accurate. Sometimes things outside the homeowners control may happen and if they do the homeowner will attempt to resolve them, but is not liable.

“The Lake Haus” is managed by Little Adventure Vacation Rentals LLC and takes no liability for damage caused by you or your guests. Or local, state, or federal violations caused by your party. The Lake Haus is registered with the Door County Tourism Zone.

Property Features


  • High speed Wifi
  • Heat
  • Air conditioning
  • Wood burning fireplace  
  • Washer
  • Dryer


  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body wash
  • Hand soap
  • Dish soap
  • Laundry soap
  • Garbage bags
  • Paper towel
  • Toilet paper
  • Wood burning fireplaces


  • Refrigerators  
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwaves
  • Stocked coffee bars
  • Pots & pans
  • Serving utensils
  • Cutlery, plates, bowls and cups for 10
  • Kids/baby utensils

Indoor Leisure

  • Game room
  • Multiple ROKU TVs
  • Classic arcade machine
  • Professional dart board
  • Bar w/ stools
  • Board games
  • Books/reading material
  • Stocked coffee bar
  • Kids toys and games

Kid/Baby Luxuries

  • Pack ‘n plays
  • High chairs
  • Booster seat
  • Baby monitors
  • Noise machine
  • Kids toys
  • Kids books
  • Kid/baby utensils

Dog Gear

  • Crates
  • Beds
  • Bowls
  • Toys
  • Doo-doo bags
  • Leashes

Outdoor Leisure

  • Outdoor shower
  • Private grassy area
  • Private pier
  • Gas and charcoal grills
  • Decks/patio
  • Hammock
  • Firepit  
  • Outdoor dining set
  • Outdoor seating

Adventure Shed

  • Kayaks
  • Bikes
  • Helmets of all sizes
  • Life jackets of all sizes
  • Paddle board
  • Row boat
  • Outdoor games
  • Golf gear
  • Fishing gear
  • Ice hockey gear
  • Ice fishing gear
  • Snow shoes
  • Snow toys
  • Strollers
  • Wagons
  • Coolers