Please see the Frequently Asked Questions below regarding the Park Place Cottages in Door County, Wisconsin.
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What are the Park Place Cottages like?
The cottages are charming "little houses" that are nicely furnished and decorated and fully equipped. There are four cottages (with five units) at Park Place Cottages. The Cherry Cottage, Butternut Cottage and Carriage House are all two bedroom, 1 bath cottages. The Duplex Cottage has two 1-bedroom suites- the Cedar Suite-A and the Pine Suite-B.
What is the location and setting of the Park Place Cottages?
This is a great location for experiencing the Door Peninsula. Park Place Cottages is located on the south end of Ephriam in central Door County, right next to Peninsula Park. This is a 6+ acre park-like setting that combines woods with lawn, mature treees, nice landscaping and plenty of flower gardens. There are two street entrances to the cottages. You can enter at 9709 Highway 42 or from 9726 Highland Road (the middle road going to the park). You can literally ride your bike or walk right out the back of the property and into Peninsula State Park.
How far is Park Place Cottages from the water?
The Door Peninsula has 300 miles of shoreline, more than any other county in the United States- and the water is always close by. The nearest beach is the Ephraim Public Beach one mile away. It's a nice, sandy swimming beach and there are public restrooms. The whole village is laid out around the waterfront in downtown Ephraim, a short distance away.
How far are you from Peninsula State Park?
Park Place Cottages backs right up to the park. You can ride your bike or walk right out the back of the property and into the Park. Peninsula State Park is one of Wisconsin's largest state parks with 3,776 gorgeous acres and 8 miles of shoreline. There are beautiful beaches, a summer theatre and an 18-hole golf course. Nicolet Bay is an exceptional sand beach in the middle of the park and you can rent bicycles and all types of non-motorized water there (kayaks, canoes, sailboats, etc.).
How well equipped are Park Place cottages?
You will find the cottages nicely equipped. All linens are provided- sheets, towels, and kitchen linens. If you plan to go to the beach, please bring your own beach towels. There is no washer and dryer available. The kitchens are well equipped for cooking and supplied with dishes, silverware, pots and pans and small appliances (a drip coffee pot and filters are provided). Lawn furniture, picnic tables and gas grills are available. Toilet paper, paper towels and soap are provided.
Do you allow pets?
No, sorry, we do not allow pets and do not make exceptions to our no pet policy. For a list of pet friendly accommodations, go to the Door County Visitors website: doorcounty.com.
Is housekeeping provided during your stay?
No, we do not provide housekeeping services while you are here. If you stay longer that one week, fresh linens (sheets and towels) will be provided.
Are your accommodations smoke free?
Yes, they are. You are welcome to smoke outdoors, but no indoor smoking is allowed.
Do you have air conditioning?
All of the Park Place Cottages have a window air conditioner. All of the bedrooms have ceiling fans.
Do you have boat and bicycle parking?
If you are bringing a boat, there is plenty of room to park a boat trailer on the property. If you are bringing bicyles, you are welcome to keep them in our metal building.
Can we have on outdoor fire?
The Cherry Cottage is the only cottage with an outdoor fire pit.
TV - Internet?
The cottages have cable TV and DVD/VCR players. Free wireless internet is available on the property.
We recommend Nicolet Bay Beach Rentals in Peninsula State Park or the Nor Door Sport & Bicycle Rental in Fish Creek.
You can rent all types of non-motorized boats at Nicolet Bay Beach Rentals in Peninsula State Park. They have kayaks, canoes, and small sailboats. Pontoon boats are available to rent at South Shore Pier in Ephraim, across from Wilson's Ice Cream Parlor. They also have captained charter sailboats that are operated from South Shore Pier. If you'd like to a charter fishing trip, there are several that operate from out of Baileys Harbor.
What is the availability for the cottages?
Park Place Cottages are available from May 1st - October 31st. There is always a 2-night minimum stay and a 3-night minimum stay for all holiday weekends.
What are arrival and departure times?
In the summertime check-in is anytime after 3:00 PM and departure time is 10:00 AM. Our guests must adhere to those times, so the housekeeper can get in as scheduled. During the off-season we have more flexibility with arrival and departure times and will work with you to accommodate early arrival or late departure times if requested in advance.
What do you accept for payment?
Sorry, we do not accept credit cards. Your personal check, cash or traveler checks are fine.