BD Thorp House

BD Thorp House

BD Thorp House

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Experience true Door County charm in this recently renovated, inviting home owned by one of Ephraim’s founding families. The Thorp family history dates back to the 1850’s with the founding of the Village by Reverend Iverson. Family owned for over 60 years, BD, the owner, grew up in this lovingly cared for home. The immaculate interior has a master bedroom with king bed, nautical themed bedroom with queen bed, and country-cottage ambiance in the third bedroom with a double bed. The bathroom boasts a new large walk-in shower with safety rail. Newly updated kitchen comes fully equipped and the home also has a laundry room with washer and dryer. Central air will make your stay more comfortable on those hottest summer days. Large landscaped yard with mature trees, picnic table, Adirondack chairs and hammock.

** No Camper or Boat parking at any time. Contact the local township for information on public overnight parking **


Fully Stocked Kitchen
Drip Coffee Maker
46″ LED TV
Charcoal Grill
Central Air Conditioning
Washer & Dryer
All beds replaced within the last three years

Location: Ephraim
Bedrooms: 3, King, Queen, Double
Bathroom: 1
Max Occupancy: 6
No Smoking
Pets: No
Satellite/Cable: Yes
Internet: Yes, Wireless
Air Conditioning: Yes
Fire Pit: No


Peak Season Rates, **June 14 – Aug 18**, Aug 29-Sept 1, Oct 10-13, 17-20
$1700/week – $350/night (3 night min)
Shoulder Season Rates, May 17 – June 13, Aug 19- Aug 30 , Sept 2 – Oct 9, 14-16, 21-27, Nov 27-30, Dec 23- Jan 1
$1350/week – $200/night weeknights , $300/night weekends (3 night min)
Off Season Rates, Jan 2 – May 16, Oct 28- Nov 26, Dec 1-22
$900/week – $150/night (3 night min)

Additional cleaning fee per reservation
14% tax extra (6% sales, 8% room)

**All stays during peak season less than 1 week or overlapping designated turnover day are subject to approval.**

Floor Plan Description

The front door opens to the living room straight ahead and to the right. To the left is the dining room; the kitchen is straight through the dining room. The kitchen has an entrance to the backyard that has a picnic table for outdoor meals. A hallway off the dining room leads to the back of the house, where there is a utility room with washer & dryer, a full bath with shower stall only, and three bedrooms (1 king, 1 queen, 1 full).


Guest Comments:

June 2023
“What a beautiful, quiet place to stay. Thank you so much for a nice clean place to come back to every night.”
July 2023
“Happy to be back for another year. Thank you for being our home away from home.”
July 2023
“Thank you for making our stay here so wonderful. We look forward to our week at the Thorp House every year.”

July 2023
“Another lovely and wonderful year at the Thorp Cottage. Our stay each year is as welcoming as it was the first time.”
Aug 2023
“An amazing place to stay. We made great family memories.”

Oct 2023
“The house was lovely as usual. Feels like home always. A lovely venue from which to see an exquisite Fall.”

June 2022
“Thank you so much for such a beautiful, quiet place to stay. Our stay was very enjoyable.”

July 2022
“We are so grateful for time at your cottage. Thank you again for your hospitality and cozy place to stay.”

July 2022
“Thank you for another wonderful stay at the Thorp House. Thank you for all you do to make our stay so much

July 2022
“This is the house that we associate with Door County. Thank you so much for the wonderful hospitality.
We are already counting down to next year.”

July 2022
“Thank you so much for another lovely stay. It is so relaxing and comfortable to be here-just the calm we need
for another year of life and stress.”

Aug 2022
“We are grateful that we have the opportunity to stay in such a neat and loving home. Thank you.”

September 2022
“Your charming home is so clean, comfortable, and cozy. We look forward to relaxing in our Door County
home every year.”

September 2022
“Thanks again for the wonderful stay. I always love staying here, so clean and everything you need is here.”

June 2021
“It was welcoming to come into such a clean and efficient home away from home””.

June 2021
“This was the most clean and welcoming place that we have stayed at”.

July 2021
“Another lovely visit for our clan to the BD Thorp Home. Thank you for the cozy house, the big yard and all you do to make us feel welcome”.

July 2021
“Thank you for another wonderful stay at the Thorp House and all you do to make our stay here extremely enjoyable”.

August 2021
“Thank you for sharing your home with us. You must know how much we appreciate a place of calm and refuge after the past difficult months”.

September 2021
“Every stay at the Thorp House is somehow miraculously better than the last. There are always noticeable improvements that make our stay even more delightful.

Thank you for sharing the Thorp House with us, our Door County home away from home”.

October 2021
“Thank you for sharing your charming house with us. Everything was just perfect for our needs and we felt very comfortable”.

July 2020
“Thank you for creating a sanctuary from everything that is going on in the world. Once again, we felt right at home here.”


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