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Beautiful Bayfront Sunset Views

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Enjoy stunning sunset views from this bayfront cottage in Gill's Rock on your next Door County getaway. This adorable 1930s bungalow has the charm and character of its original "bones" with the style and convenience of modern updates thanks to a top-to-bottom renovation in 2014. Bright and airy interior rooms plus an expansive sun room, two-level deck and lovely yard area offer the best of indoor and outdoor rest and relaxation. Beautifully appointed with new flooring, paint and furnishings, "On the Rocks" is the quintessential coastal cottage. Comfortably sleeps eight with two downstairs bedrooms (one of which is a twin-over-full bunk; the other queen), one upstairs king bedroom and another with two twins (plus a sleeper sofa in the sun room for that last minute stowaway). Get away from it all while still enjoying the comforts of home, including satellite TV and WiFi, dishwasher, grill and A/C (central down, window units up).

Take in all that northern Door County and Washington Island have to offer…you'll be mere steps from the Bay and charter fishing, a short walk to the Shoreline Restaurant, Charlie's Smokehouse and the Washington Island passenger ferry; or a quick bike trip or drive to Newport State Park, Ellison Bluff Park or Europe Lake.

More Details

owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017


Ellison Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility


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Beautiful Bayfront Sunset Views
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews
Randleman, NC

Great place.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! It was close to the ferries for Washington Island and a short drive to nearby towns. A spectacular sunset on the day of our arrival. Outside temperatures fluctuated during our stay so we had some difficultly with keeping the house the right temperature for us. Water heating issues were quickly resolved with quick and responsive communication with owners. Overall, the place was clean and provided the right amount of essentials. Loved the deck! Wish it didn't rain or wasn't so chilly so we could have enjoyed them more. It was very quiet and peaceful. It served our purposes nicely.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

Airy lovely space

  • 5 of 5

Lovely view, wonderful screened-in porch, solid kitchen. I would recommend and go again!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent view...excellent value...excellent state parks from 5 mins away to an hour!!

  • 4 of 5

A wonderful family time!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect, peaceful with views of the water. It was comfortable and had everything we needed. We are hoping to come back nest year!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, Illinois

Great Lake Views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place, great lake views, well appointed, would come back anytime. Only thing I would suggest is possibly a new shower head. Would come back again and hope we do, would recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, unforgettable sunsets!

  • 4 of 5

This property is in a great location and very comfortable for a group of 8, some being children. Walking distance to the walking ferry to Washington Island where you can catch a tour of the island. Ferry round trip and tour only $25. Large screen enclosed room on the front was great for breakfast and dinner as a group. Sunsets were spectacular. Nearby coffee shop. 4 stars due to one bath and some occasional sewer smell outside. Great value, would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Ellison Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 1 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

Parking for up to three cars. No pets or smoking. Fire pit available for use, must provide own fire wood, no accelerants permitted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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