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'Outside the tree house the bright, busy sounds of day had given way to the soft, soothing sounds of night-the quiet conversation of frogs and toads, the soft cry of the owl, the sigh of the night wind. And if you listened very hard, you could almost hear the softest sounds of all-the sound of lightning bugs switching their lights on and off, on and off.'
Stan and Jan Berenstain 1982
'Try a Wilderness Vacation! A lovely cabin complete with a Canoe by beautiful Crystal Lake'!
'Ah, said Papa, painting beautiful word pictures, 'to wake with the rising sun and catch our breakfast from a crystal clear lake!'
'To bathe in its sparkling water!'
'To snack on delicious wild berries as we tramp the mountain trails!'
'To gaze at the beauty of a lakeside sunset!'
'Then, to sleep through the peace and quiet of the solitude and privacy far from the noise of traffic and neighbors' barking dogs!'
It all sounded great to the cubs. 'What kind of fish will we catch, Papa?' asked Brother.
Walleye and Bass, no doubt, the St.Croix County DNR keeps the lake stocked with plenty of Walleye and Bass, he answered with supreme confidence. 'After all', exclaimed Papa, Bass Lake Is the cleanest lake in all of St. Croix County!'
Stan and Jan Berenstain 1989
'One of the reasons why environmentalists are seen as subversive...There is a backlash now...take all the restrictions away, weaken existing legislation; The Endangered Species Act; is too severe, too restrictive. Let there be Carte Blanch for real estate developers. Because if we really have to confront wildness, solitude, and serenity, both the fierceness and the compassionate nature of the land, then we ultimately have to confront it in ourselves, and it is easier to be numb, to be distracted, to be disengaged'.
- Terry Tempest Williams
B.Y.O. Life Jackets and play in a private natural environment. Play cards, listen to the sound of lightning as rain pours down in summer storms. Huddle up close together and experience the light and sound it creates until the storm passes. Few children get any of these kind of memories as small affordable summertime cabins are leveled, and wooded areas are stripped for lawns.
We keep making it better. WE are proud of providing a memorable lake experience for our guests. WE asked for the most quality building materials possible. IT IS A LUXURIOUS SECLUDED Private cabin w/a JACUZZI BATH, GERMAN ENGINEERED GROHE THROUGHOUT, LOEWEN WINDOWS AND DOORS IMPORTED FROM MANITOBA , BLUE MAX CONSTRUCTION, REDWOOD SIDING, CEDAR AND PINE WALLS AND CEILING, FRESCO ART WALLS, MAYTAG NEPTUNE WASHER AND DRYER, FIREPLACES IN MASTER BEDROOM AND GREAT ROOM, BEIGE/CREAM SLATE ON ALL FLOORS AND FIREPLACES. PRIVATE WELL AND SEPTIC, EXCELLENT MINERAL WATER ON TAP FREE OF RUST, TOXINS & IMPURITIES PUMPED FROM AN AQUAFER 130 UNDERGROUND Copies of very recent tests available for your verification. WALK IN CEDAR CLOSET, FOUR SLIDING GLASS DOORS AND ALL ROOMS HAVE VIEWS OF THE LAKE. House sits on 3 acres of dense oak woods. FOR A FUN ADVENTURE, TRY THIS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE!! #1 - bicycle to the nearby gourmet cheese factory. #2 - try samples of rare & never tried before selections. #3 - bring your favorite delectables back home. #4 - peddle on to nearby Homestead Parklands and Perch Lake. DNR secchi disk reading is 40'. Enjoy an additional phenomenally special lake- fishing- swimming-excellent zero entry for small children boardwalks- viewing decks. Farmer Simon donated his stunning centennial family farm to the county to (in his words) 'protect it from being chopped up by developers'. Then the county turned it into picnic grounds play areas, equipment etc. scenic drive through valley view trail for a local scenic drive. Go to near-by Star Prairie and have fun w/ kids catching and viewing their man-made trout streams. they sell their own smoked trout and will clean and ice your catch for fish-fry at home. 5 SEATER PADDLE-BOAT W/CANOPY. ALUMINUM CANOE SEATS 3. 'WILDERNESS-LIKE' 220 feet of shoreline. SCECCHI DISK READING 22! (NO KIDDING! ASK THE DNR) SPRINGFED WATER, NO FERTILIZER FARMER'S RUNOFF IN THIS LAKE! SEE FISH, TURTLES & SNAILS IN LAKE BOTTOM FROM DOCK Our lake association has established a 7:00 pm starts 'Quiet Time' for pontoons thereby, motor boats must not drive at speed that creates a wake. On still days you may spy a hot-air balloon (launched from Stillwater) grazing the tree-tops on the other side of the lake. SEAPLANE LANDINGS NOT UNCOMMON. ABUNDANT BIRDWATCHING AND NESTING especially fun are loon families and great blue herons. PHENOMENAL VIEWS AND SUNSETS! 2 acres Secluded wooded setting FREQUENT AND AMAZING WILDLIFE SIGHTINGS ASK ABOUT THE SPECIAL ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS our GUESTS HAVE BEEN TREATED TO. Convenient to the Twin Cities restaurants and sightseeing. Treat the kids to Valley Fair theme and water park. Has new Snoopy Planet for the little ones. For the most amazing ice cream experience you have never had, go to NELSON'S ICE CREAM in Still water. Just beware of the 'LUMBERJACK'! 6:00 am get your Daily roasted coffee beans, WI -Fi and quiet workspace at Dunn Bros. in Still water. There too, try the unique 'Bikery'. Every item is Belgium even the owner. Daily roasted coffee beans lattes, pastries, lunch items, Wi-Fi, an awesome kids play room and a small bike shop in the back. (opens@ 7:00 am- Sundays 8:00 am). Family Fresh in new Richmond HAS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL and cleanest SALAD BAR YOU HAVE EVER SEEN! (Where you would want to go to get groceries with small town caring and excellence)! Go to New Richmond's main street to shop in a genuine small town that still has classic Americana charm and friendliness. 5 miles into Sommerset is 5-Star National Golf Course and Country Club. 3 miles toward New Richmond you will find Pine Meadows Golf Course. 2 miles away in Board man find Meister's Bar and Grille. They have 3 all-sand professional volleyball courts for local tournaments and customer use. They serve ribs that they have been smoked all day and all you care to eat. Also relax with their live-music and dancing on the outdoor patio. We are PRESERVING privacy so NO 'drive-by'. For your safety, bring proper fitting regulation life-jackets please.
Keywords: DO YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING at the Mall of America and IKEA. Secluded and beautiful home. Quiet, peaceful, end of dead end gravel private road. Two acres of majestic secluded dense woods, towering red and white oaks create a canopy over a hammock and seemingly never ending cedar swing. Newly added blue picnic table by patio entrance for convenient outdoor eating. Enjoy picnicking at the red table on the beach and rest in the shade of various pine trees mid-point between house and water, swim from floating raft. birdwatchers paradise w/ abundant habitat for nesting amazingly unfettered by city lights - stargaze and watch meteor showers on the dock, sleep under the glorious Milky Way, safely camp out next to the lake and campfire. beach sun and fun for the kids.
'When I swim in the lake I can actually see my toenail polish'.
Bass Lake Resident~Judy Dove
The lake association established a 'quiet time' for (no wake from motor boats). This starts every night at 7:00 PM. parade every 4th w/ decorated NEW 5 SEAT PADDLE-BOAT W/CANOPY & 2 NEW KYACKS, ONE YELLOW & ONE BLUE, ALUMINUM CANOE SEATS 2. ONE STATIONARY DOCK AND ONE FlOATING SWIM DOCK/RAFT. IT IS GREAT IF YOU BRING YOUR WATER SOCKS. For safety reasons, bring your own life jackets. ....moreless
YES! There is a land line w/ modem for wireless internet access in the house and on the patio. ALSO, there ARE lots of WI - FI COFFEE shops. 3 close -by towns daily roasted beans at Dunn Brother's in Stillwater, the unique 'Bikery' has belgian food, pastries, lattes, and a bike shop in back, kids are entertained by a wonderful play room. caribou in new richmond family fresh...moreless
dining table has 8 folding chairs. There are 2 picnic tables for convenient outdoor dining. PIZZA PLANET DELIVERS. TRY A 2 MILE hop TO BOARDMAN. THERE MEISTER'S BAR AND GRILL SERVES ALL YOU CARE TO EAT BBQ RIBS THAT HAVE SMOKED ALL DAY. THEY ALSO HAVE THREE PROFESSIONAL QUALITY SAND VOLLEYBALL COURTS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC USE AND LOCAL TOURNAMENTS. FORGET THE FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE! FORGET TUSCANY! DRIVE 3 MINUTES FOR THE BEST AND PUREST CHEESE IN THE WORLD! WISCONSIN KNOWS CHEESE BETTER THAN ANY OTHER STATE. YOU WILL ALSO FIND LOCAL INTERESTING WINES YOU WON'T FIND ANYWHERE ELSE! THEY MAKE THE FRESHEST AND BEST CHEESE CURDS YOU WILL EVER FIND-SO FRESH! THE LOCAL BASS LAKE CHEESE FACTORY MAKES AND SELLS 'RARE FIND' GOURMET CHEESES THAT ARE USUALLY UNAVAILABLE IN U.S.! SO CLOSE YOU CAN RIDE YOUR BIKE THERE. THEY ALSO HAVE A VARIETY OF SANDWICHES AND OTHER CAFE ITEMS AND YOU CAN EAT OUTSIDE ON THEIR PATIO. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...moreless
FILL THE REFRIGERATOR WITH THE FRESHEST FRUITS AND VEGES YOU WILL EVER FIND EVER! NEIGHBOR MARTHA STILL PROUDLY SELLS 'MARTHA'S VEGES' FROM HER BACK YARD ON THE HONOR SYSTEM (JUST LEAVE HER A CHECK OR CASH). SHE GROWS HER FRUITS AND VEGETABLES ON HER OWN LAND IN HER OWN GARDENS. SHE EVEN HARVESTS BLACK WALNUTS FROM HER OWN TREE AND SELLS THEM BY THE BAG ALREADY SHELLED. SHE CANS MUCH OF WHAT SHE GROWS IN HER BASEMENT (EVEN HARD TO FIND RASPBERRY JELLY WITH THE SEEDS ALREADY REMOVED). OTHER CANNED GOODS OF HERS TRIED INCLUDE: HOME GROWN CABBAGE AND SALT (NO OTHER INGREDIENTS)SAUERKRAUT THAT IS ALSO PROBIOTIC FOR YOUR HEALTH! TOP YOUR FIRE COOKED BRATS WITH IT! COUNTLESS JAMS, JELLIES, BEST TASTING PICKLED BEETS EVER! IF YOU WISH TO KNOW IF SHE HAS MORE OF SOMETHING OR OTHER PRODUCTS AVAILABLE, JUST ASK! EVERYTHING IS PICKED THE SAME MORNING THAT SHE SELLS. HER HOME CANNOT BE MISSED IN THE TINY TOWN OF HOULTON. M.Y.O ICE CUBES ....moreless
THIS IS A PLASTIC TODDLER PLAY POOL 3' IN DIAMETER! wood chipped with green little tykes turtle toddler SAND BOX and toddlers LITTLE TYKES toddler JUNGLE GYM, spring riding horse. Playground W/ CHILDREN'S LOG CABIN is in the works....moreless
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Oct 31 - May 24, 2015
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
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AFTON ALPS MAKES FOR A GREAT SKI TRIP AND WITH 3 FIREPLACES THIS LAKE LODGE IS THE PERFECT PLACE TO STAY! SPRING FED only lake WATER. NO FARMER'S RUN OFF AND FIELD FERTILIZER. CALL ST. CROIX COUNTY DNR TO VERIFY THAT THE SCCECHI DISK READING ON BASS LAKE IS 20' AND THE CLEANEST recreational LAKE IN COUNTY. 220' pristine natural shoreline with RARE PRAIRIE flowers. FREE COMO ZOO. MINNESOTA ZOO RATED 2ND BEST IN USA MN SCIENCE MUSEUM,MN CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, miniature RIDEABLE REAL STEAM engine TRAINS for taking the kids to ride on, FREE LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH MAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER ST.CROIX RAILROAD EVERY LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH sunday/month12:00-4:00 CALL ! (715)386-1871. the GUTHRIE, WALKER& MIA. MN CHILDREN'S THEATER-BEST IN USA,SAINT PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA&THE ORDWAY, DRIVE ONE OF WI SCENIC RUSTIC ROADS.THE PHIPP'S,MAYO CLINIC(WE MET THE FOUNDER'S GRANDSON-DR.CHESTER MAYO-DOING HIS RESIDENCY),OUTDOOR 'SAINTS' BASEBALL-BILL MURRAY OWNED, ST.CROIX RIVER protected WILD AND SCENIC designation RENT A PONTOON there HUGE CELEBRATION W/'FIREWORKS! WI IS #2 FOR WILDLIFE TOURISM-SECOND ONLY TO ALASKA W/O JET-LAG, NEVER A DRIVE-BY TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY&SAFETY. TAKE A DAY TRIP TO TOUR THE BIRTHPLACE AND CHILDHOOD HOME OF CHARLES LINDBURG
About the owner: Our family spent many wonderful summers 'at the lake'. We feel it is a disappearing and nearly lost treasured memory that we have, and now wish other children to have that kind of experience to pass on to future generations as well. Our lakes are being depleted of fishing possibilities and fewer and fewer present a pleasant swimming experience as now other lakes have showers for rinsing off after getting out of the water- NOT HERE!
Why the Owner Chose Stillwater:
WE have lived in Minnesota and Wisconsin for the BEST out of life. love the change of seasons and beautiful scenery here. YOU CANNOT FIND ANY THING LIKE THIS SO CLOSE TO METRO ANYWHERE!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is a rare and special place. Call St.Croix county DNR to verify and ask about their 20' Sccechi disk reading for proof. A springfed water only lake with no farmer's runoff carrying fertilizer that ruins lakes. The property offers a floating raft for sun tanning and jumping off into the water.
Beautiful! Autumn lake enjoyment.
The Blue room has twin bunks. Also, a new IKEA king size pillow top lumberjack.
Fun and movable raft for swimming further out. Some playground toys too.
All amenities one would expect to find are available in this full kitchen.
The ladies make it happen. Entrance and one of the two great space fireplaces.
2 picnic tables. This is by the house and BBQ. The other is on the shore.
Lake depth is 40'. This photo shows how extremely clean the spring fed water is.
Towering Tree Swing in the red and white oak forest.
Self-explanatory. Two kayaks, bench-swing, Paddle-boat. Pink sky@night...
This is the spectacular view from the living room window, the largest they make.
Buffet service and Breakfast Bar.
Canoe for fishing seats three.
Floating swim dock. Lake is 40' deep and sparkling clear. Boat dock unavailable.
Gently sloping short trail through the oaks and pines to the water.
The Bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub, Grohe fixtures and Koehler low water use toilet.
Rare and beautiful beige/cream slate, hand-crafted and quarried out of China.
Bunkhouse has 3 large windows can be wonderful summer sleeping next to house.
These guests REALLY liked their stay. Thank you very much!
$4000 King Tempurpedic NASA memory foam bed. Fireplace, videos, DVDs, books.
Small card/cafe table available if needed.
Evening kayaking to the swim dock just for fun.
Public Boat Landing.
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