Burgoon House

Lovely 2-story cottage with 2 bedrooms/1 bathroom upstairs and 1 bedroom/1 bathroom downstairs. Fireplace in living room.  Fantastic views of lake from all rooms.  Spacious kitchen/dining area.  Right on the water - closest to the lake.  Bright and modern.  Deck on lakeside.  Open lawn shared with Norton.  Cedar woods around. 

Norton Cottage

Cozy and charming older cottage.  Constructed of cedar and stone.  Very "northwoodsy".  One bedroom with beamed ceiling.  One full (modern) bathroom.  Huge great room with queen sofa sleeper.  Large stone fireplace.  Beamed ceilings.  Walk through screen porch to cute kitchen - big enough to eat in.  Set back from shore by lawn (shared with Burgoon.)  

General Information:

  • Cottages are available only by the week during the summer season, from Saturday afternoon through the following Saturday morning.
  • Spring and Autumn rentals are available by the night, with a 3-night minimum.  2-night rentals considered at higher rates.  NO single night rentals.
  • Cottages are non-smoking.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Guests provide their own sheets, pillowcases, and towels.  We provide bedspreads, mattress pads, pillows, and blankets.



Getting There:

  • Washington Island is accessible only by a 30-minute car or passenger ferry ride from the northern tip of Door County. 
  • The Island is about 195 miles from Milwaukee, 230 miles from Madison, 270 miles from Chicago, and 350 miles from Minneapolis/St Paul.

(Pink dates are unavailable.)

Young House

Luxurious 4-bedroom home with 2.5 bathrooms.  One story ranch style.  Huge deck on lake side.  House is centered around great room with fireplace, cathedral ceilings, and floor -to-ceiling windows looking out at lake.  4th bedroom is spectacular, separate structure with skylights.  Very private year-round home.  No other houses visible.  Tucked in woods on bluff overlooking lake.



  • Kitchens completely equipped for cooking and eating.  Microwaves, coffee makers, all dishes, pots, pans, utensils, etc.  (No foodstuffs.)
  • Outdoor furniture for decks.
  • Outdoor charcoal grills.
  • Games and puzzles.
  • DVD players.
  • Many, many books - take one or leave one!
  • Wood for indoor fireplaces.
  • Beautifully decorated.
  • Washing machines and dryers in each cottage.
  • Dishwashers in Young and Burgooon.