Ellison Bay WI 54210

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Ellison Bay WI 54210

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Hoffmans Up North

House - Ellison Bay WI

reservation calendar Location: Ellison Bay
Bedrooms: 3, King, Queen, Twin (2); Sunroom has 1 Full futon, Great Room has 1 Queen pullout couch, 2 child size cots on premises
Bathrooms: 2, Master bathroom with bathtub/shower, downstairs bathroom with shower
Max Occupancy: 10-12
No Smoking
Pets: Yes, Dogs only
Satellite/Cable: Yes
Internet: Yes, Wireless
Air Conditioning: Yes, Central
Fire Pit: Yes

Beautiful log home on 5 acres just steps away from Lake Michigan, Hoffman’s Up North is perfect for a getaway with family and friends. Privately situated, the home is close to picturesque Gill’s Rock, the ferry to Washington Island, wonderful hiking and biking at Newport State Park, public boat access at both Europe Lake and Gill’s Rock, and shopping and restaurants in Ellison Bay. And, when you want to venture into more populated areas, you are only 20 minutes from Sister Bay and all that it has to offer.

Built in 2002, the house is a true log home. The double height windows, wooden beams, games area, and grand stone fireplace of the Great Room make you feel as if you are staying in a fabulous lake country lodge. Three large bedrooms, two full baths, a spacious eat-in kitchen, and a sunroom welcome up to twelve comfortably.

Outside, the deck and fire pit are perfect for entertaining. There are also bicycles provided that are ready for a spin around the area. The parking area has plenty of space for cars and boats.

Hoffmans Up North gives you the peace and quiet you are looking for, combined with easy access to the water and hiking. And dining and shopping are never far away…


  • Close to small beach (short walk of approximately 300 yards)
  • Wooded Setting
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Wood Burning Stone Fireplace
  • TV/DVD/Cable/Wi-Fi
  • Washer and Dryer, full laundry room
  • Two bedrooms downstairs, master upstairs
  • Gas Grill
  • Fire Pit
  • Wood Provided


Peak Season Rates, June 21 – Aug 18, Aug 30 – Sept 2, Oct 11-14, 18-20
$2150/week    –    $400/night (3 night min)
Shoulder Season Rates,  May 24 – June 20, Aug 19-29, Sept 3 – Oct 10, 15-17, 21-27
$1450/week    –    $275/night (3 night min)
Off Season Rates, May 1 – 23, Oct 28 – 31
$1250/week    –    $225/night (3 night min)
$100 pet fee
**Additional cleaning fee per reservation
***11% tax extra (5.5% sales, 5.5% room)

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

2017/2018 Guest Comments:

July 14, 2017

Thank you so much for the use of your beautiful home!  We enjoyed everything so much!!  We enjoyed the lake being so close.  Our boys were out there everyday.  It was great having wood available for the fire pit too!  The property was great to play games outside or just relaxing.  We’d love to come back!  Thank you again!

August 2017

We love this home!  Perfect for our family.  The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare a fantastic meal. Our new granddaughter had fun exploring all over the place.  A great fire pit to gather around, too.  Hope we can return next year. Door County is paradise to us.  Thanks!  The beach was great!

Aug 11-18, 2017

What a beautiful home!  We all enjoyed our weeklong stay- 3 adults, 2 one year olds(boy/girl twins), 7 year old boy and our little Labradoodle.  The kitchen was well stocked and very organized; the landscaping is gorgeous; the great room with the wonderful views was our favorite place to gather.  Our 7 year old loved watching the hummingbirds and filled up the feeder with more sugar water.  Would love to return in the future!

August 18-23, 2017

We had a great stay at your lovely home!   So relaxing and we really felt like we got away from the hustle and bustle.  Our Bichon/Maltese mix enjoyed his first vacation to Door County too.  Highlights: dinner at Chop in sister Bay, kayaking on the Mink River Estuary, breakfast and lunch at Harbor Fish Market and Grille in Bailey’s Harbor, relaxing and cooking out on the deck here!! We really enjoyed this beautiful setting.

August 31- September 4, 2017

We had a great time at your cabin-perfect for a long weekend!  It was great to stay someplace a bit quieter over Labor Day weekend.  We loved spending time at the beach, hiking in Newport State Park and gathering in the kitchen to cook meals and play board games (highly recommend Rack-O!!)

Sept 10-13, 2017

We loved your home for our ladies weekend visit.  Convenient to Door County sites.  Having ability to use kitchen facilities was wonderful.  Relaxing and peaceful.

10/4-10/11 2017

Thank you for renting out your lovely home.  We had a wonderful time!  My husband and I come up with our family every year for the Townline Art Fair in Ephraim. This was a perfect place for us to stay with my parents, mother in law, and our 2 year old son.  We will definitely be inquiring for next year!  Thank you again!

Oct 26-29th, 2017

A wonderful time was had by all, rain or shine!  Anyone lucky enough to find their way to this Northwoods hideaway is blessed with beauty and peace.  Thanks for sharing your home.  We enjoyed every minute.

June 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us.  It was the perfect place for our new family to stay.  We loved taking early morning walks to the beach and the sounds of the frogs at night.  The morning dove above your patio door fed her babies every morning as well.  We spent a lot of time in Sister Bay and even did Baby Goat Yoga at Door County Creamery.  Your home was the perfect escape and we cannot thank you enough.

June 29th-July 6th, 2018

We have been coming to Door County for thirty-some years, but have never stayed in Ellison Bay.  We loved having the beach nearby to swim our dog, the wooded surroundings, sitting on the back deck, watching the hummingbirds come to the feeder, monitoring the mourning dove and her babies above the screen door, and just spending time with family.  We found our new favorite restaurant, Fireside which is also nearby.

You have a beautiful home and thank you so much for sharing it with us for the week!

July 6-13, 2018

We’ve enjoyed our week in Door County- this was our third visit-but our first trip with the grandchildren.  We liked walks to the beach, an evening at the fire pit, watching the hummingbirds, walking and riding bikes around the loop and relaxing on the deck and in the great room.

While our days were busy with activities- a sunrise cruise, ziplining, a fishing trip, shopping in Fish Creek and Sister Bay, Cave Point Park and Whitefish Dunes Park- our evenings were spent making and sharing meals together.  Many games were played around the kitchen table.

July 20-27, 2018

We enjoyed our stay at Hoffmans Up North.  Thanks for opening up your lovely home to us!  The group from Milwaukee has been coming up to Door Co. for the past 5 years and your house is definitely in the running for our favorite place.  We loved that the property was so quiet and secluded and a short walk to the beach and Newport State Park.  Our dog especially loved the freedom!  Again, thanks for sharing your home!


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Property Features
  • House
  • 3 bed
  • 2 bath