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Family getaway by the beach in beautiful Ephraim

31 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Ephraim Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Ephraim is the most sought after village in Door County and this charming cottage is only 1 block from the beautiful Ephraim beach.

Enjoy the many shops and restaurants in the village as well as the numerous water sports and year round outdoor activities.

Walk to the darling Confectionary for old fashioned candies and homemade fudge. On your way stop at Good Eggs, a unique local grill that can't be missed.

The cottage has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths as well as a large eat in kitchen, beautiful living room and an outdoor deck complete with a gas grill. A split rail fence outlines the 3/4 acre wooded lot that is waiting to be explored and enjoyed. Across the street is a creek and woods. This is a private and peaceful setting yet a short walk will take you to all the activities in the Village of Ephraim.

Keywords: Cottage, quiet, woods, walking, tennis, year round, golf, hiking, biking, wineries.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 2, 2016

Why kathy chose Door County

Ephraim has always been known as the Best Lake Town and Best Small Town Getaway.

Door County is often referred to as 'The Cape Cod of the Midwest'.

What makes this cottage unique

The best aspect of this property is the closeness to the water and to the charming Village of Ephraim


based on 31 traveler reviews

Family getaway by the beach in beautiful Ephraim
average rating of 4.83871 based on 31 reviews
Grand Rapids, Michigan/USA

Cozy, spotless and spacious

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in the Cozy Cottage over Labor Day weekend. It was such a pleasant surprise!

We arrived quite late and the owners had thoughtfully turned a few lights on so we'd feel welcome.

The house is spotlessly clean, spacious and has everything you need. From dishes to linens to games to play the owners seem to have thought of everything you could hope to find in a rental. In addition, it is well-decorated and has thoughtful touches to make you feel at home. There is parking at the cottage and you will find it is a short walk to quite a few things to do in Ephraim and a short drive to much of the fun of Door County. Our only regret is that we didn't get to stay longer.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Guest: Peggy M.

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year my family has stayed at the Cozy Cottage! It is so clean and well cared for, in addition to being perfectly located. It is on a quiet woodsy street, but just a short walk to Ephraim Beach, and a very short ride to Peninsula State Park. The owner has thoughtfully stocked the cottage with many supplies, games, etc. Some of our favorite activities include renting a pontoon boat at the harbor in Ephraim, and renting paddle boards at Nicolet Beach in Peninsula State Park. We have had a blast two years in a row, on our vacations at the Cozy Cottage. It is truly a lovely place to stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sure to return to the Cozy Cottage

  • 4 of 5

My family and I had a fabulous week at the cozy cottage. It's location in Ephraim is ideal: on a quiet street yet easily accessible to everything you need and want. The house is clean and well appointed and the 4 of us felt relaxed and comfortable. It truly felt like a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couldn't ask for anything more!

  • 5 of 5

4 adults stayed in this beautiful house for 3 nights and I wish we could have vacationed longer. I have rented many homes before and this one by far had everything you could possibly need. It was in a perfect location and we were able to walk easily to the beach, Wilsons and Good Eggs. One night we took a sunset sailboat cruise.

I cannot recommend this house enough. The owners have taken great care of it and done many updates. Looking forward to coming back again soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect and I mean perfect rental for us with our adult children. We walked, hiked, biked and thoroughly enjoyed the central quiet location. We played yard games, enjoyed the deck and grilled out and laughed alot. Thanks is hardly enough of a generous word. We hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice vacation home, well stocked and so clean!

  • 5 of 5

The Cozy Cottage was a great house for my family's vacation. It was so clean and well-stocked. All the information we needed was readily available (trash pick-up, check-in/check-out). Ephraim is a little more peaceful than some of the other towns, and this house is close to the lake - close enough to walk. The yard and deck were great for eating in and the gas grill worked great. There were even bug-zappers to save us from getting eaten alive. This was a great house and we would stay again if in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Green Bay
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Peninsula state park
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 42 is 1/3 mile
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Good Eggs is 1/3 mile. Others walkable
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Cross country at peninsula state park
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Ephraim beach is 1/2 mile
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
South Shore Pier
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Wilson's Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Shop & Dine
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Wetlands Preserve
Nearest Point of Interest
Peninsula State Park & Golf Course
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Shops & Galleries
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Driving range
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Ephriam Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Chef's Hat
Nearest Point of Interest
LeRoy's & Soup shop

Outdoor drive Inn movies showing new releases and selling foot long hotdogs and snacks, boat launch, boat rentals, sailing school, sunset cruises, magnificent sunsets, walk to beautiful beach, old fashion candy store, ice cream parlor, library, dining options, outdoor sing-a-long and many shops.


Rates & Availability

Ephraim Cottage Rental Rates

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Shoulder Season
Oct 17 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Exit/cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

We are required to collect two different taxes. There is a 5.5% Wisconsin sales & use tax. Also, there is a 5.5%
Door County tourism tax.
We charge a $100. exit/cleaning fee to ensure the cottage is consistently clean for all of our guests.

50% non-refundable deposit to hold your reservation - Due within 10 days of the contract.
Balance is due 45 days before your arrival.

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Ephraim Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
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  • Iron & Board
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  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , In Master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , off the main hall
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • We also have a pack n play for small children.
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  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This charming cottage is tucked on a quiet Lane in Ephraim 1 block from the beach. Walk to water sports including kayaking, sailing, parasailing, pontoons, paddle boats, waverunners and sailing cruises. In the winter, the snowmobile trails are just one block away, or drive a short distance to the awesome trails through Penninsula State Park. Cross country sking and snowshoeing are available as well. Peninsula State Park offers golf and a driving range, a look-out tower, the awesome Folklore Theater, hiking and biking trails as well as snowmobile and crosscountry trails . From this perfect location, walking to the village is quick and the village offers darling shops and wonderful restaurants. Enjoy the Fall colors at the cottage or walk 1 block to view the spectacular colors on the bluff.

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