I had always wanted to stay in a B&B and my experience at the Grey Oak Guest House fulfilled all my expectations. It's a beautiful Victorian with a magnificent front porch in a quiet neighborhood. Unlike some other properties in town, it was not on the main road or in the middle of the hustle and bustle by the lake. I stayed in the smaller of the two bedrooms and was completely charmed by the antique furnishings. Susan, the innkeeper, went out of her way to accommodate my dietary restrictions, providing wonderful breakfasts every morning. I especially appreciated that breakfast was served on a tray that I could bring to my room at my convenience. There is a great deal of privacy in this guest house.
There is plenty of free off-road parking alongside the house. Once I parked I walked everywhere with no problem. The trip to downtown Bayfield and the waterfront is a downhill walk through residential neighborhoods and slightly uphill on the way back. Both bedroom accommodations are on the second floor, accessible by stairs only.
Susan was a great resource for this first-time visitor to Bayfield. She told me about a fabulous yarn store that I likely would not have found on my own and also gave me suggestions on where to find the best pie in town. Staying in this B&B was delightful and I would love to go back.