Lily Bay Lodge

Lily Bay Lodge

3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Sleeps 8 Sturgeon Bay

Welcome to Lily Bay Lodge! This 3-story home was built in 1988 and sits on a 2 acre wooded property with 200 feet of sandy Lake Michigan shoreline. It features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and overlooks Lake Michigan so you'll experience breathtaking views from almost every room in the house. It also has a screened in porch that faces south and offers bug-free dining and the sounds of the waves hitting the shore add to the experience. The outdoor brick paved patio is on the lakeside and also has a table and chairs for outdoor dining. There is also a firepit on the beach for evening campfires. This home is located a short 10 minute drive to downtown Sturgeon Bay and is about 3/4 mile to Lily Bay boat launch.

We love our family pet dogs and welcome yours too. Your well behaved dogs are allowed with prior approval. This property allows up to 2 dogs up to 25 pounds each. There is a fee of $45 per dog/per night, which is collected separately and approximately one week prior to your check-in date.

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

Door County Tourism Zone Commission Permit #36-56-2774-07

**This property as of June 1st, 2023 has an occupancy number of 8 with the addition of a third bedroom and ensuite bathroom

About The Space:
*Dog friendly, up to 2 dogs max weight of 25 pounds each (see applicable pet fees and notes above)
*Sleeps up to 8 maximum guests total
*3 Bedrooms/3 Full Bathrooms
*Cable TV
*1 Smart TV in the Family Room. Guests can log in and use their own streaming services.
*Central Air & Heat
*Wood Burning Fireplace (Duraflame logs only, 3 provided per visit)
*2 Portable Fans
*Private work space (desk & chair)
*No Washer/ Dryer
*Board Games

Sleeping Accommodations:
Bedroom #1: 2nd Level, Queen size bed, Blinds, Hangers, Extra pillows + blankets
Bedroom #2: 2nd Level, Queen size bed, Queen size sofa sleeper, Blinds, Hangers, Extra pillows + blankets
Bedroom #3: 2nd Level, Queen size bed, Blinds, extra pillows + blankets

Kitchen Amenities:
The kitchen is fully equipped with a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, blender, toaster and crock pot.
Traditional coffee maker.
Also available are pots and pans, baking sheets, barbeque grill utensils, and other basic cooking supplies.
Dishes, utensils, glassware and wine glasses are also provided.

Bathroom 1: Mail level - Full bathroom with shower/tub combo, Hair dryer
Bathroom 2: 2nd level - Full bathroom with shower/tub combo, Hair dryer
Bathroom 3: 2nd level - Bathroom with shower stall, ensuite to bedroom 3

Outdoor Area:
*Fire pit + 6 chairs(some wood provided by owner, guests must provide if additional is needed)
*Firepit (firepit stays in current location)
*Gas Grill
*Patio table + 4 chairs
*Picnic Table
*3 kayaks available seasonal ( May until end of October, maybe earlier if weather permits)
*6 adult life vests

Water Access:
*Easy water access from the property.
*Swimming Conditions: 200 feet of sand beach, water temps are cool: 50-60 degrees. Beach stretches for miles offering a great opportunity to walk the beach to enjoy nature, watch the sunrise, or try fishing.
*Water Depth: A gentle slope from shore 0-10 feet (20 feet from shore)
*Kayaks can be used no more than 50 yards off the shoreline, any further out water is rough and cold.

Surrounding Area:
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:
Glidden Lodge - Located North end Glidden Dr. Nightingale Restaurant--Egg Harbor Rd, Sturgeon Bay
The Mill Supper Club - Located on Hwy 42/57
Old Mexico - Located on Egg Harbor Rd
Sonny's Pizzeria - located downtown Sturgeon Bay, waterfront next to Michigan St. bridge
White Birch Inn - Samuelson's Creek Pub & Grill on Tacoma Bch Rd., Sturgeon Bay

Activity Recommendations:
Lily Bay boat launch located 3/4 miles north. Suitable for small boa and jet ski trailers.
Lighthouse on Sturgeon Bay shipping canal. 5 mi south on Lake Forest Dr
Cavepoint Park North near Jacksonport. Best to visit on a strong east wind day
Maritime Museum Downtown Sturgeon Bay (across the street from Sonny's Pizzeria)
Peninsula State Park- Fish Creek-Great golf course, Eagle Tower- -rebuilt and open 10/21
Potawatomi State Park - Sturgeon Bay Great hiking/biking
Fishing charters for Green Bay or Lake Michigan fishing ( a variety of species can be caught)
Many golf courses throughout Door County
Kayak, cycle, hike, swim, fish, golf, relax
Day trip to Washington Island via car ferry at Gills Rock.

Children's Recommendations:
The Farm Hwy 57 Sturgeon Bay (10 min from Lily Bay Lodge)
Egg Harbor Fun Park Zip lines, Go-karts, mini golf, arcade, gem-mining (20 min from Lily Bay lodge)
Sky Way outdoor movie theater - Fish Creek WI

Bed linens, bath towels, and kitchen towels are provided (Please bring beach towels)
We do supply a starter set of paper products including 2 rolls of paper towels, 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom, hand soap, dish soap, and 2-3 garbage bags. Due to septic systems, we do not provide facial tissue.
We also supply one travel size shampoo, conditioner & 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
  • Games
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Patio or Balcony
  • Toaster
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Stove
  • Water View
  • Golf
  • Kayak Canoe
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Dog friendly Found!
  • Waterfront
September 4, 2023 - Airbnb

by Debbie

We had a great time staying at Lilly Bay Lodge! The house was beautiful, spacious, clean, and stocked with all the things we needed. Mitch was an excellent host. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone who is looking for a relaxing weekend getaway. Beautiful lake views. Thanks Mitch. We can't wait to book again.

Thank you for your wonderful feedback, Jay! This means so much to us. We are glad you had a great stay and hope to host you again!

August 3, 2023 - VRBO

by Kassie W.

We enjoyed our stay at Lily Bay! The house was clean and comfortable. The homeowner was amazing, shared information about the property and all that Door County had to offer. We felt at home and will be looking forward to staying again.

Thank you, Kassie! This means so much to our team and owners. Hope we can host you again!

July 31, 2023 - VRBO

by David S.

Lily Bay Lodge is exactly as represented and exactly what we were looking for: a waterfront Wisconsin retreat, with a traditional feel. LBL is clean, quiet and cool, directly on the water. Highlights include the patio and fire pit. We'll be back!

Thank you, David! We are so happy to hear the home met all your expectations from booking through arrival. It would be our pleasure to host you again sometime!

July 15, 2023 - VRBO

by Peter H.

Clean home with lots of extras. Great kayaking and the evening s”mores at the fire pit was great fun. Really enjoyed our stay!

So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Lily Bay Lodge!

June 30, 2023 - Airbnb

by Tracie

Our stay was wonderful! The beach was very private and peaceful.

Thank you, Tracie! So happy to hear you enjoyed your time at the home and the beautiful beach! Hope we can host you again sometime.

March 23, 2023 - Website

by Nadeem Malik

It was a beautiful experience starting there before kids school open for school year. Cabin’s location was right at the beach and we had the feeling as its a private beach. We had an awesome stay and my younger son asked if we can extend the stay. We enjoyed canoeing at the Lake. I would highly recommend this cabin for your lifetime memories.

March 21, 2023 - Website

by Thomas M

Beautiful cabin on the lake with gorgeous views. Bathrooms could use a little bit of updating but other than that we had a great time.

March 19, 2023 - Website

by Tammy Abughnaim

Truly an amazing home, felt right at home, all amenities as described. The lake was excellent, felt very welcomed!

March 12, 2023 - Website

by Megan Carroll

The reason to be here in this lovely bubble on magnificent Lake Michigan is the quiet solitude, seemingly isolated location yet just minutes from Sturgeon Bay. The lake is a different phenomenon every day & shapes your experience. It’s magnetic!

October 20, 2022 - Website

by Tammy Abughnaim

Just the loveliest home, truly has a unique personality and homey feel. The lake was amazing needless to say, all amenities available, we had a blast!

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