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"My husband and I stayed in this home with our toddler the week before the 4th of July. The house itself is perfect and the location is wonderful. It was super quiet yet also close to everything. The only two downsides to the home for us were the condition of the master bedroom mattress and the loudness of the hvac system.
The master mattress felt really broken in. One side of the mattress in particular was so worn in that my husband was significantly lower down than the side of the mattress I was on. It was so uncomfortable that my husband and I ended up sleeping in another bedroom for the entire trip.
The other large negative was the loudness of the hvac system. When the AC or heat turned on, it sounded like a large vacuum machine, which scared our toddler and kept waking him up until we finally set the systems to not turn on. We were lucky that the weather was perfect while we were there, but if we had needed to have AC on, I think we would have been pretty upset and we would have not gotten much sleep.
The house itself is beautiful and very well appointed."
Guest: Anna S.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 15, 2015
"Our family celebrated a 60th and 30th birthday at this property mid June 2015. We loved it and will come back! We liked the location, we could walk to downtown Ephraim, and we enjoyed being on this beautiful bay of Lake Michigan. The sunsets were gorgeous! The inside of the home had everything you could want. The screened dining space and the large porch were the most enjoyed spaces. The host warmly welcomed us and sent forgotten items after we returned home. A 10+!"
Guest: The Wright FamilyDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 30, 2015
"I stayed here with my husband and granddaughter. We had a wonderful time. The house was so perfect. We loved the way it was decorated. I enjoyed seeing the water from different windows in the home. We sat out and watch the sunset a couple of the nights while we were there. We walked a short distance to get ice cream from Wilson's. Our granddaughter loved the caramel collision ice cream. The resort next store was a great place to grab a meal. They opened early for breakfast too. We did pick up some groceries at the Piggly Wiggly in Sister Bay. The kitchen was well furnished and allowed us to prepare some meals in. We love the parks. Also be sure to visit some of the places where they make pottery. Off The Wheel is our favorite. We plan to go back. We have stayed in a couple of other places in Door County but this was the best."
Guest: LouiseDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 13, 2015
"This was our first stay at Kulma Cottage. We chose it based on the one review provided under this listing. We weren't disappointed. It is a wonderful place for a family (including our dog). There are three bedrooms upstairs and one downstairs just off the kitchen. the master bedroom is a good size and has a walk-out deck that has steps down to the backyard. The kitchen is a nice size with a gas stove top, and oven (no dishwasher though). The living area is cozy and makes for a nice gathering area to watch DVDs. There are also board games and books to choose from on the bookshelves. The window unit air conditioners were plenty to cool the place down during the day (we only needed the AC on two of the days during our weeklong stay). The location is very convenient to Wilson's and the Ephraim Town Hall (only about a 10 minute walk). The wooded setting is just off of German Road up the hill from Highway 42 and made for very peaceful evenings. There is also a wooden bin out in front that is full of balls, bats, frisbees and outdoor types of toys.
I recommend this cabin to others considering a family type of stay (it would be too big for a couple). What you should expect: a very nice cabin that makes for a very comfortable stay. What you should not expect: posh 5-star accommodations with pressed linens and decorator soaps. If you come with those expectations, you won't be disappointed.
A couple things need to be noted though: if you have an AT&T cell phone, you will not have service at the cabin (we have AT&T). This is pretty typical throughout Ephraim for AT&T users. Also, the cabin does not have wifi. We used a portable "mifi" to get a connection when we needed to, but for us, it was actually nice to be "off the grid" for a few days."
Guest: Steve C.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 28, 2015