The 51st annual House & Garden Walk is Tuesday(July 26th). The Door County Medical Center Auxiliary is hosting the event from 9AM to 5PM with five stops, taking visitors from Sturgeon Bay to Sister Bay. Here’s a quick glance at the homes that are part of the event:
In Sturgeon Bay the home of Dylan Lauger will be featured at 457 N. 4th Avenue. Lauger’s 1930’s home offers amazing interiors & exteriors featuring his concrete artwork with counter tops, furniture, lamps, bathing areas & more. Lauger’s home is an updated design which presents an urban chic effect.
In Egg Harbor the Karl & Lyn Huber home at 7984 North Bittersweet Lane shows country living at it’s best. The home is only nine years old but reflects an old world feel. The hand made woodwork, faux effects, antiques, gardens, shed & walking path complete the ambiance.
The Ed Fenendael & Frank Villigan Windmill Farm at 3829 Fairview Road in Baileys Harbor shows a watercolor vision. This Dutch farm home was built in 1902, & the owners have renovated the 3 bedroom home set on 10 acres. Outbuildings include the original barn, well house, & windmill. A gallery & painting studio, a potting shed, a pergola with plantings, an orchard, & gardens complete the scene.
On to Fish Creek where the Mitch & Mary Heinrichs home at 8896 Spring Road is built into a stone quarry. The home has owner designed & built stone work, tiling, hydro heating, & many hidden features. An attached carriage house offers additional living space, & vegetable & flower gardens complete with a fountain offer plenty of ideas.
Finally, in Sister Bay, the David & Joanne Thomas home at 2180 Wildwood Road features part of the original log cabin built in the 1890’s in their living room The Thomas’ razed most of the home in 2001, saving the a portion of the original log cabin that was part of the home & incorporating it in their living room. This country home features charming outbuildings including a stable, barn, milkhouse, & granary, which was converted into a children’s playhouse. The property features many antiques, & is set on almost 14 acres.
Tickets are $25 each & can be found at the Door County Visitor Bureau & at Visitor Centers in Ephraim, Fish Creek, Sister Bay, & Sturgeon Bay, Baylake Bank locations in Egg Harbor, Fish Creek, Sister Bay, & Sturgeon Bay, at Jerry’s Flowers in Sister Bay, Northshore Bank in Sister Bay, at the hospital gift shop at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Moore Fun Tours in Green Bay, or at any of the homes the day of the Walk.