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Family Lake Cabin, Lipsett Lake in Nw Wisconsin.

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Spooner cabin 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! plus NFL Ticket and a big screen TV. 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 limited to what you can get on your smart phone or tablet hotspot.

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

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

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Bedroom 3


              • Bedroom 4


              • Bedroom 5


              • Convertible bed(s)


              • 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. 6 single beds in 2 lower level bedrooms, 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


                          • Linens Provided:

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

                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Telephone:

                            Local calls only - no long distance service. Incoming calls ok....moreless

                          • 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

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa


                          Write a review 4.2
                          from 12 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          My Standard Rate
                          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 $49
                          • Tax Rate 5.5%


                          Weekend rates include early check-in (10:00am) and late check-out (5:00pm) for a full weekend of fun!

                          Cancellation policy:

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

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                          Last updated: 10/20/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


                          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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                          • The Lipsie Ritz - view from the lake

                            The Lipsie Ritz - view from the lake

                          • 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

                          • 3rd bedroom - main floor

                            3rd bedroom - main floor

                          • 5th bedroom - lower level

                            5th bedroom - lower level

                          • Screen Porch

                            Screen Porch

                          • 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

                          • 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 - main floor

                            2nd bedroom - main floor

                          • 4th bedroom - lower level

                            4th bedroom - lower level

                          • Family room - lower level

                            Family room - lower level

                          • Fire pit & hammock

                            Fire pit & hammock

                          • Lake area

                            Lake area

                          • Lakeside deck area

                            Lakeside deck area

                          VRBO #262245

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

                          $225 - $250 per night (USD)

                          5 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 14

                          View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 10/20/2014
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                          Family Lake Cabin, Lipsett Lake in NW Wisconsin.

                          Spooner #262245

                          5 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 14

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