Thenell’s Beach House

Thenell's Beach House

2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Sleeps 6 Sturgeon Bay

Welcome to Thenell's Beach House, hosted by Simple Life Rentals! A newly remodeled two-story waterfront home just steps away from the water. The Beach House is conveniently located between Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor, approximately 5 miles north of Sturgeon Bay and 1 mile south of George Pinney County Park (Stone Quarry) and public boat launch. Gorgeous views of the bay await you in this home that sleeps 6. Enjoy the sunset views over the bay from the home or the large deck overlooking the water. You will have panoramic views of Potawatomi State Park and the Sherwood Point Lighthouse. You can hear the waves lapping the shore as you cozy up around the firepit. There is plenty of space for the kids to run and play outdoors. It has a semi-private beach shared with Thenell's Cottage next door.

There is a bar and grill within walking distance from the cottage. Enjoy a tranquil getaway just minutes away from the many attractions Door County has to offer!

**This is a quiet community with residential neighbors. This home is geared towards quiet family vacations. Due to the proximity of neighbors, we cannot accommodate bachelor or bachelorette parties, reunions or other rowdy gatherings.

Door County Tourism Zone Commission Permit #33-56-0063-07

About the Space:

2 bedrooms and 2 sofa sleepers (1 full and 1 Queen)

2 full bathrooms

No Pets

Central A/C and Heat

Wifi (due to the rural nature of Door County, WIFI and cell phone coverage and service can vary)

1 Smart TV with Roku for streaming located in the living room

Sleeping Accommodations:

Bedroom 1 - 2nd floor, King bed, sleeps 2, hangers, extra blankets and pillows

Bedroom 2 - 2nd floor, Queen bed and 2 XL twin beds, hangers, extra blankets and pillows

Living Room- Queen Sofa Sleeper, 1st Floor

Away Room- 1 Full Sofa Sleeper, 1st Floor


Bathroom 1- Full bathroom w/Walk-in Shower, 1st Floor

Bathroom 2- Full bathroom w/Shower and Tub, 2nd Floor

Kitchen Amenities:

Kitchen is fully equipped with a Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Stove, Oven, Microwave, Blender, CrockPot and a Toaster

Traditional coffee maker, Coffee bean grinder, Tea kettle

Also includes pots, pans, baking sheets, cooking utensils, grill utensils, wine glasses, dishes and silverware

Outdoor Space:

Waterfront property

Beach access

Patio table and 4 chairs

Firepit and 4 chairs- firewood provided by guest

Large deck overlooking the water

Charcoal grill- Guests provide charcoal

Water Access:

Easy beach access from the property.

Swimming conditions: Protected shallow water. The beach is a little rocky but is great for supervised swimming.

Shoreline: Rocky shoreline with gentle slope to the water. Water/beach shoes recommended

Water Depth: To 6+ ft depth at 150 ft from shoreline

There is no dock on the property.

Surrounding Area:

Bar and grill within walking distance

Close to George Pinney County Park and Frank Murphy Park

Grocery markets (Healthy Way Market, Walmart, Pick n Save, Econo Foods), approximately 6 miles to Sturgeon Bay; Target approximately 9 miles to Sturgeon Bay.

Door County is full of many amazing things to see and do! We recommend that you check out Destination Door County, and the visitor's bureau online, to help map out your vacation. "Door County Vacationers" is also a great FB group to join to get recommendations on everything from favorite restaurants to favorite tours, places to rent boats, and things to do.

Dining Recommendations:

Birmingham's Restaurant, Trattoria Dal Santo, Kitty O'Reilly Irish Pub, Bluefront Cafe, Donny's Glidden Lodge, Sonny's Pizzeria, Door County Fish Boils at various locations. (See Destination Door County online for locations

Children's Activity Recommendations:

Harbor Village Campground and Water Park- approximately 7 miles to Carlsville


Bed linens, bath towels, and kitchen towels are provided (Please bring beach towels)

We provide a starter pack of essentials which includes toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap, dishwasher soap, hand soap and garbage bags. Due to septic systems, we do not provide facial tissue.

We also supply one travel size shampoo, conditioner and body wash per full bathroom.

Due to health and safety guidelines all pantry items must be removed between guests. Please bring cooking essentials you might need such as cooking oil/spray, salt, pepper and other spices, sugar, etc.

  • Bed Linens
  • Breakfast: Not Available
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Cooking Basics
  • Cleaning: Included
  • Marina
  • Winery Tours
  • Necessary
  • Recommended
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Essentials
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Free Parking
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels
  • Hot Water
  • Kitchen
  • Private Living Room
  • Refrigerator
  • Area
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke Detector
  • Kitchen
  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Television
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Free Wireless Internet
  • Body Soap
  • Conditioner
  • Shampoo
  • Cleaning Products
  • Shower gel
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Laundromat
  • Stove
  • Downtown
  • Water View
  • Washer
  • Balcony
  • Golf
  • Grill
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Para-sailing
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Dining table
March 22, 2023 - Website

by Moya Townsend

Fabulous place to stay, enjoyed the peace and quiet and view of the lake.House was well equipped and modern. Ideal place to stay while visiting places around that area as minimum traffic. Also ideal for cycling which my husband thoroughly enjoyed…very little traffic if any on the minor roads....

October 25, 2022 - Website

by Corinna L Quist-Chiba

Great location and lovely lake view. We enjoyed the house and the lake view very much. The internet and cable both went out and the staff at The Simple Life did their best to try to get the issues resolved (we realize it is not in their control). Best to believe the description about this in the listing. Overall we truly had a great stay.

October 7, 2022 - Website

by Jennifer Stephens

This comfy cottage was very spacious for two and could easily accommodate a family. The kitchen had everything we could have wanted. Beds, towels, pillows were all nice and new. The location was an excellent jumping off point to explore the whole peninsula. The night sky was free of light pollution. It was very quiet. Being out of the city but close enough to run into town for a bite or to shop was very convenient. Also convenient? A short walk to Birmingham's for a drink or a nice meal. Great stay, all around!

August 15, 2022 - Website

by Karen McNeir

Brand new and so cute and clean. Could use some extra towels and kitchen supplies. (There were only two coffee mugs) The views of the water and porch were amazing. Great place.

July 28, 2022 - Website

by Mary Taylor

We really enjoyed our stay! House was very nice. Close to boat ramp for our fishermen. Liked beach. Other house didn't realize we shared it with them. We loved the sunsets we saw! Overall it was great!!!

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