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Great Location between Ephraim & Sister Bay; Pet Friendly!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Located in a mostly wooded, 2 acre setting on a quiet road, you’ll be amazed that such tranquility and peace can be located so near to all of Door County’s amenities.

This sunny, comfortable cottage offers all the amenities necessary to make your travels as carefree as possible. Concentrate on enjoying your vacation – just bring yourself and your suitcase! Pack light – there’s a washer and dryer so you can easily throw in a load of laundry at your convenience. Bed linens are furnished, along with all the necessary kitchen equipment, coffeemaker, microwave, and dishwasher. We also have pet-friendly wood laminate floors, a gas grill, a large lovely porch for enjoying afternoon naps or happy hour beverages, and two fireplaces to keep you warm on cool evenings. Spend a week enjoying the scenery, eating great food, shopping, golfing, walking, biking, hiking, enjoying beaches and water activities…… and don't forget the drive-in movies! It’s all within minutes of our doorstep. Looking for a quiet day at home? We keep a few yard games on hand, as well as books, DVDs, games and puzzles for rainy days. A fire pit is allowed when conditions permit.

Small/medium dogs welcome. Wood laminate floors throughout and plenty of outdoor space for exercise (also a dog park nearby in Sister Bay). $20 extra per day, per dog. 2 dog max. Extra deposit required. Owners asked to do own “poop patrol.” Dogs left unattended must be kenneled. (Kennels not provided.) Dogs not allowed on furniture.

What’s not included?


Landline phone

Infant/toddler supplies such as high chairs, booster seats, eating utensils, cribs, etc.

More Details

Janell or Kevin, Owners
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Janell or Kevin, Owners

We are so pleased to share our vacation home our guests! In the future, when our kids are grown and we can relax our work schedule, we hope to be able to enjoy a lot more time in Door County. For now, we'll take what time we can and use the rest to share this home with others.

Janell or Kevin, Owners purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Janell or Kevin, Owners chose Door County

We love the proximity to things we like to do while we're here, yet the comparative peace and quiet of the setting.


Ephraim Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , double shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Two additional daybeds located in the breakfast room off the kitchen.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Great Location between Ephraim & Sister Bay; Pet Friendly!
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

A perfect relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at the Mingary for two summers now, and it's the perfect relaxing getaway in Door County. My family loves relaxing mornings and evenings on the porch, as well as game nights and a great place to relax during the day. We've been coming up to Door County since I was a little girl, and this is our favorite place to stay. We especially appreciate them letting us bring our dog because she always enjoys this vacation, too!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet, Great Location of Door County

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful location home in a very quiet neighborhood of Door County. We especially enjoyed coming back at the end of the day to enjoy a evening fire with the wood burning fireplace. The weather was cool, so we did not get to enjoy the wonderful outdoor space provided. Because it was the beginning of the rental season, we felt a few things needed to be done in the home to prepare for renters this upcoming year. The owners were able to assist when asked. We would recommend this home to anyone visiting the area.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house on a nice quiet country road!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this house! Perfect for our family! Located close to all the different towns. We loved the front porch. Everything was clean and comfortable. We would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summer vacation

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking to stay in a lovely home, centrally located in Door County then Mingary is the place for you. If I am ever back in Door County I home this rental home is available.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

This property was everything we were looking for and more. The house was very clean and comfortable. It was a great place to come home to after a full day exploring a Door County. Will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Three Retired Couples

  • 5 of 5

Mingray Cottage was the perfect setting for our Retired Couples' Getway. The pictures did, indeed, justify the charm and quaintness of this lovely home. The cottage has the feel of seclusion, is quiet, yet is close enough to all the amenities that the Door offers. We were fortunate to experience the siting of a mother doe with her three fawns outside on the lawn, at dusk one evening, during our stay. We, unanimously agreed that this would be a destination for future get-to-gethers. Would definitely recommend Mingary Cottage.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Glad to hear the three retired couples had a nice stay. We look forward to hosting you again sometime!
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Rates & Availability

Ephraim Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Peak Season
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fall 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Off Season - Fall 2017
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas 017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

Additional cleaning fees may apply to stays of less than one week.

Advertised rates do not include pet fees. Small/medium dogs allowed with advance approval; $20 per dog + additional pet security deposit of $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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