Family Lake Cabin, Lipsett Lake in Nw Wisconsin.

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Last updated: 10/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Lipsie Ritz - A place where life sets its own pace. This is a rustic cabin among the pines, originally built in the 1930s and expanded/renewed over the years. Plenty of room for the whole family - and more!

NEW Fall of 2014 - DirecTV! a big screen TV & BlueRay player. There is good cell phone coverage, especially for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint (T-Mobile is so-so) but it's remote enough that you don't have to admit it unless you want to. Internet is what you can get on your smart phone or use your phone or tablet as a hotspot. It's worked for me. DirecTV wouldn't install WiFi out there yet. As soon as it's available I will add it.

Facing west across the lake provides the perfect view of the most amazing sunsets. Check us out for SUMMER FUN, FALL COLORS, the BIRKEBINDER, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, or ice fishing.

Relax among the pines in a private family lake cabin in northwest Wisconsin. Hear the loons in the morning and evening. Watch bald eagles soar over the lake. Swim, canoe, or paddle boat in the lake. Ice fish in the winter, fish in the summer. Watch your kids create their own fun in the woods, or play a game as a family. Watch the sun set over the lake in hues you won't see anywhere else. A large screen porch, a lakeside patio, and a fire pit offer plenty of gathering spots for friends and family. Grab your book and claim the hammock for some quiet time. Cozy fireplace indoors for fall and winter stays.

Enjoy the local tourism, a train museum, the fishing capital of the world, the Gandy Dancer snowmobile, bike and ski trail.

Once you turn down the gravel road it's 1/2 mile to the cabin. You'll feel your shoulders relax, your mind clear, and your worries melt.

Keywords: Cabin


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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be 24 years old or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    living room futon sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 - lower level: 3 twin/ single

    two twins can be combined for a king upon request...moreless

  • Bedroom 1 - main level: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2 - main level: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    curtain door, sliding door & wall divides room...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 - lower level: 1 king, 3 twin/ single

    two twins combined to make a king, can be split for 5 twins...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) main level bedroom, Double Beds (1) main level bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (8) 2 single beds in main level bedroom. 8 single beds in 2 lower level bedrooms (can be made up in pairs with king sheets), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon sofa converts to a double bed in the living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Dock, Canoe, Paddle Boat, Rowboat & Trolling Motor, Public Access on Lake, Bald Eagles, Loons, Deer, Privacy, Fishing,...moreless



  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    The lake is about 340 acres. We have a nice dock, and there is a public access on the lake. Lots of people fish on the lake, and they seem to catch mostly pan fish, bass, and a very occasional walleye or muskie. It's no fishing mecca, but it's fun. The beachfront is sand and rock, and quite shallow a fair distance out even beyond the dock. If you have small children it's excellent. Water shoes are a good idea. It's not slimy or mucky, it's a sand bottom but there are rocks and snails that can hurt small feet. It's very swimmable, and it's perfect for floating on the chairs, noodles and other floaties we have. The shoreline itself is grassy and sand/dirt. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Linens Provided:

    sheets & bedding provided; kitchen towels provided; no bath towels provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine:

    in unit...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Basic utensils; Pots & Pans; dishes, glassware...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) New refrigerator in kitchen. Older refrigerator in lower level for beverages....moreless


  • Boat:

    small fishing boat w/ 4 horse motor...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened-in Porch and Open Deck...moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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2 night min stay
$225 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,400 $5,250

Changeover Day: Friday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 5.5%


Weekend rates include early check-in (10:00am) and late check-out (5:00pm) for a full weekend of fun! EXCEPTION: If there is a weekly stay prior to the weekend stay, check-in time will be 3:00pm and check-out will be extended to7:00pm.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/16/2015
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75 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lipsie Pines Tavern
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Spooner Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 70 (WI)
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lipsie Pines

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: I grew up in Minnesota and remember fondly the weekends 'at the lake' where my grandparents lived. That memory lives on, and I have created a similar experience for my sons - though we only get to the cabin a couple of times a year. I live and work in Virginia (just outside of DC) and we don't get back to the area as much as we'd like. I have family in Minnesota. The cabin is where my extended family gathers and where my friends from the area come to see us during the summer or holidays.

Why the Owner Chose Spooner:
I moved to the DC area in 1992 yet stayed connected to my family in Minnesota. My Mom and I decided to buy a cabin. We searched for a couple of months (me flying back from DC on weekends to look) and almost gave up when we learned about this 4-season cabin on Lipsie Lake. Mom toured the cabin and sent me a video because I couldn't get back to Wisconsin to see it. I decided to buy it from that video - it was exactly what we were looking for!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Peace & quiet, time to read, relax in the hammock, play games with the family, take a walk, canoe on a glassy lake in the early morning, see the sunset across the lake...there are also may local tourism opportunities and festivals to enjoy.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View of cabin from the lake - deck and screen porch

    View of cabin from the lake - deck and screen porch

  • Living room

    Living room

  • open dining area

    open dining area

  • kitchen


  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • 2nd bedroom, - main floor back section

    2nd bedroom, - main floor back section

  • 4th bedroom - lower level

    4th bedroom - lower level

  • Screen Porch

    Screen Porch

  • Lakeside deck area

    Lakeside deck area

  • The Lipsie Ritz - view from the lake

    The Lipsie Ritz - view from the lake

  • Winter view from the driveway

    Winter view from the driveway

  • open living/dining

    open living/dining

  • Living room fireplace

    Living room fireplace

  • Kitchen + entryway

    Kitchen + entryway

  • 2nd bedroom, front section - main floor,

    2nd bedroom, front section - main floor,

  • 3rd bedroom - lower level

    3rd bedroom - lower level

  • Family room - lower level

    Family room - lower level

  • Fire pit & hammock

    Fire pit & hammock

  • Swimming area (about 2.5 ft deep at end of dock)

    Swimming area (about 2.5 ft deep at end of dock)

  • Stunning sunset

    Stunning sunset

VRBO #262245

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, November 20, 2015

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Family Lake Cabin, Lipsett Lake in NW Wisconsin.

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