Luxury Lakefront Home on Private Lake in Northern Wisconsin
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- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Luxurious and beautiful vacation destination. Lakefront home on private Lake Pickerel in St. Germain, Wisconsin. Rent our brand new 2012 pontoon boat for a competitive $100 daily charge-minimum 3 day rental. Located on a lift next to our dock! Prime fishing, great dining, fabulous ice cream shoppe and many other outdoor activities including go-karting, golfing, horseback riding, shopping, biking, snowmobiling, walking/biking paths and much more. Also, an Indian casino only about 30-35 minutes away.
Located a minute or so from the village of St. Germain and ideally located between Eagle River and Minocqua, Wisconsin - approximately 12 miles from each.
The lakefront home includes many luxurious features such as: satellite LG- HD- 55 inch flatscreen TV, air conditioning, screened in porch, large deck overlooking Lake Pickerel, stone high-efficiency gas fireplace, a firepit and a 'wall of windows' that offers panoramic views of the scenery. The property offers dock access (seasonal and 3-5 minutes away at most) and guests are allowed to bring their own boat or other watercraft. We are now offering a new pontoon boat to our visitors at a competitive daily charge of $100 per day. A new lift has been added at our dock to accomodate this watercraft. For those of you that cannot part with your technical/electronic gadgets and computers, we now have wireless! A land line phone for making local calls as well as 911 is now in use.
Keywords: newer model home lakehouse, family vacation home, WINTER SPORTS! pontoon, snowmobile trails on our lake as well as off the nearby road, close to shopping, fun activities, golf, great eating spots, great getaway, relaxing vacation, quiet, on private lake, great pan fishing
- Vacation Rental
Non Smoking Only:
No smoking whatsoever is allowed in the house including the screened-in porch. You may smoke on the 2nd level deck, but please dispose of your cigarette butts in a proper fashion. Thank you....morecollapse
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 2-8
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
King size beds (1) The king bed is from Colorado and is made of beautiful logs. It is in master bedroom leading out onto our screened-in-porch with a fabulous view of our lake. You don't have to leave the bed to see our lake., Queen size Beds (2) We have a queen bed in our front bedroom on main floor as well as in our over-sized loft area on 2nd level. Even though it is an open floor plan in loft, it is very private with your own full bathroom, game area and a nice couch which can turn into a sofa sleep., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A queen-sized sleeper-sofa is also available in the open lofted area on the 2nd floor. In addition to that, we offer a queen-sized air mattress. All you have to do is plug it in, and it fills with air....morecollapse
- 3.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- Bathroom 3
Kitchen & Dining
We offer our moose dish set along with all utensils imagineable along with spices, pots, pans, casserole dishes, toaster, coffeemaker--just help yourself. We have a large kitchen island with bar stools as well as a beautiful solid heavy wood table which seats 6, but can seat up to 10-12 with our leaf extensions. There are extra card table chairs and another table/chair set in the loft also....morecollapse
- Gas Fireplace:
- Linens Provided:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Air Conditioning
One of our favorite rooms is our screened-in porch. With plenty of seating and a wonderful close view of the lake and wild life, it's the place to put your feet up, have a piece of homemade pie and a good book or just take a short nap while you breathe in that fresh lake air. Alot of good conversations begin in that porch! We have also added a new pontoon boat this year at a daily competitive rate of $100--a minimum of 3 days. It is located at our dock on a new lift. Up to 8 people are allowed on it. For cruising and/or fishing. ...morecollapse
Satellite / Cable:
We offer a new LG 55in. HD flatscreen with Directvl and DVD player. We also are still able to watch movies from a hundred or so vhs tapes we store at our lakehouse for your own choosing. There is also a set of headphones in case someone wishes to watch tv late while others want to sleep. That way there will be no sound for others to hear....morecollapse
- DVD Player
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
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Petry Lake House
Petry Lake House
We just returned from a wonderful week at the Petry Lake House on beautiful Pickeral Lake. The house was everything we hoped it would be, beautifully maintained,very warm and inviting. We were able to fit our children and grandchild quite comfortably. We really enjoyed our time spent on the screened porch having coffee and listening to the loons in the morning and enjoying the beautiful sunsets in the evening. The home is close to the bike trail system which we used daily.The lake has a lovely sandy beach area directly under an eagle's nest. Every afternoon we would venture over there and many times saw the eagle in the nest or soaring above us. We are looking forward to returning next year!
- Guest jojo
- Date of stay 07/21/12
- Review Submitted 07/30/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
lovely home on beautiful northern WI lake
lovely home on beautiful northern WI lake
Our family had a fabulous time on our holiday. The home was well furnished with comfortable sofa, big screen TV and internet...and the home was spotless. It was great to have these comforts however we spent most of our time watching our kids catch countless perch, crappie and sunfish. We listened to the loons and watched the baby loon sit on mom's back, observed a osprey teaching her baby how to catch fish, watched a bald eagle catch fish and spotted a couple turtles swimming. The lake was warm and the kids had a blast swimming. We rented the pontoon which added to the fun. The owners are very responsive. Definitely recommend this holiday home to our friends and in fact will come back again next year.
- Guest Cynthia F.
- Date of stay 07/03/12
- Review Submitted 07/08/12
We recently stayed with our family at the Petry Lake Home. My wife and our five young children throughly enjoyed our stay there. The house was immaculate and on a rainy day they have a excellent library of DVD's and VHS movies. We have rented several other homes from VRBO in the past, and this one by far has the others all beat! The lake was quiet, yet big enough for all water activities. Plenty of fish action right off the pier to keep even small children interested. One other comment, the owners are extremly responsive when communicating back and forth when making reservations and or answering questions about the area. You will not go wrong renting this cabin for your vaction.
- Guest Jack
- Date of stay 08/21/11
- Review Submitted 08/30/11
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers.
Wonderfully relaxing getaway in the Northwoods of Wisconsin
Wonderfully relaxing getaway in the Northwoods of Wisconsin
We recently stayed at this lovely home in the north woods of Wisconsin. We were seeking a quiet escape to really relax, and this fit the bill beautifully! The owners are incredibly welcoming and their home is very warm. The home is very private, on a lake, beautifully maintained, with many touches that make you feel extremely welcome (we even were welcomed with local baked goods we could eat the next day for breakfast :). The pictures and listing give a great overview of the property, but don't really capture the peaceful feeling we had relaxing on the screened in porch or on the back deck. St Germain is a charming town, but close enough to restaurants, miniature golf, go-carting if we wanted to get away for a bit. The lake is very quiet which added to the serenity, although we did rent jet skis for a couple of days. My favorite part was sitting on the porch at night and listening to the loons. I would highly recommend this home.
- Guest Escape Seeker
- Date of stay 07/21/11
- Review Submitted 08/10/11
Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Rent our new pontoon boat this year--$100 daily charge--3 night minimum. New lift. A separate security deposit of $295 will hold your reservation. 4 night minimum. $295 per night for our busy summer season. Rental monies, signed contract due 3-4 weeks before arrivals. Full refund if cancellation occurs PRIOR to the 30 days before your stay. Ask about our Referral bonus we offer! It means one free day/night for you! Enjoy a few special surprises when you arrive at Petry Lake House! We book year round now! Snowmobile rates start at $250 per night!
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Our absolute favorite steak place! First come first serve here. Sizzling hot plates with the best filets known to mankind! You will not be disappointed! Under 10 minutes from Petry lake house. Turn left at "J", go 1 mile, turn left on 70W. for another mile. Turn left on 70W for 3 miles. It's that quick! You might have a wait if you are not there at an earlier time. But it's SOOO worth it!...MoreCollapse
A wonderful deli/grocery store, but an even more FANTASTIC bakery! You had better get there in the early morning--by 8AM or so to get your favorites! Closes at 2pm but there won't be anything left anyway other than in the grocery store. Cranberry fritters are our favorite!! You will LOVE this bakery!...MoreCollapse
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: We have enjoyed Wisconsin 'getaways' for years while raising our family of 3 children who now are all adults. It's just great to take our 'mini-vacations' whenever we can and go to our lakehouse for a stress-free experience. We love fishing, having the ever-growing family come up and enjoy our freshly caught fish dinners. Of course, we could not skip eating out at Blink Bonnie's, stopping at Cathy's ice cream shop or having divine Italian dining at Spang's--all within just minutes from our private 'resort'. We love watching the Eagles, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, bluebirds, deer just to name a few of the wildlife creatures we have witnessed up here. We have actually spotted bear on 2 occasions over the years, but that is very rare. We also like the convenience of shopping the unique stores in Minocqua and Eagle River. And of course, the Indian casino is only 30-35 minutes away. Golfing is under 10 minutes from our lake home, including an awesome mini-golf for the children. Go-karting, horseback riding, tubing on the waters is only a few miles on 70 toward Eagle River. It's gorgeous in the fall with a wide array of beautiful colored trees and nice weather with craft shows and festivals. Winter is a new beginning for the snowmobilers and skiiers since we are in the middle of snowmobile country--Eagle River being the capital of snowmobiling. Hop on our lake to get on a trail or just down to 'J'. Trails are plentiful! But come back to Petry lake house and with a push of a button, you will have a cozy gas log enclosed fireplace heating our great room in a matter of minutes. All we can say is 'enjoy, enjoy, and enjoy'. Our promise is that you probably will not want to go back home when the time comes for your departure! It can be a' fantasy land- 'that is for certain for adults as well as children.
Why the Owner Chose St. Germain:
It's far enough to call it the 'Northwoods'. We feel like we are 'getting away' with something by driving the 4 hours to come up here. We leave all of our stress back at home--it's kind of a 'cleansing' thing. lol You will know what we are talking about once you experience it. If you are like us, you will not want to go home on that final day! We love the fishing here, or just the soothing quiet with the sound of loon as we are drifting on the lake or sitting in our screened in porch, the shops, the eating, the peaceful, relaxing life, the many activities that we can do if we feel like it and on occasion the Indian casino! And it's just beautiful when the snows come. Snowmobiling is also quite a fun experience--we are only minutes from the snowmobile capital of the world---Eagle River! But when we arrive home, with a push of a button, our enclosed gas log fireplace pops on and heats the family room/great room in a matter of minutes. That's a good time to enjoy the satellite tv or our family collection of dvd movies we offer while cozying up on our leather pit group as well as the big leather recliner. Petry lake house is secluded but yet not far from conveniences of life. That's what we like--the best of both worlds.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
One very important thing we neglected to mention is that on occasion we love bringing some of our good friends up so they can experience it as well. We enjoy 'sharing' our Northwoods'' home away from home' so that others may find the joy we do in getting away from it all. It's a great 'stress reliever' we have found. It has also been wonderful in doing alot of family 'bonding' with our family--children/grandchildren. Experiences we would not trade for the world. We hope you decide to experience it yourselves with Petry lake house!
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Standing at the entrance to our lake house
Standing in Loft over Great Room, Stone/ enclosed gas Log Fireplace-Recliner!
Master BR-glass doors to screen porch/walk in closet/bath/armoire, chair ottoman
Dining/kitchen/island-door to screen porch on rt.-vaulted maple ceiling with fan
From Great Room onto large back deck/lake-gorgeous view of many colorful sunsets
Standing on 20 ft. long dock looking at back of house/deck and alot of windows!
Moose guarding 30 ft. long loft- overlooking great room/lake and game table
Partial glimpse of screen porch seating 5-6 off kitchen and master BR-lake view
Fall with pumpkins and pretty leaves
Quarry tile open Kitchen, Bosch dishwasher-3 island bar stools-Loft above
Back of lakehouse off of 20 ft. dock, 2-3 ft deep on sides, end-drops to 9 ft
Standing on deck, stepping stones leading to dock/lake-NO homes across lake!!!
In Great Room with maple wood ceiling- looking at stairway leading to the Loft
Partial view great room, leather pit group, satellite wide screen tv, dvd/vhs
Queen bed in private large loft, full bath, game table, sofa sleeper- big closet
Screen porch out to 40 ft. long back deck with grill- overlooking private lake
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