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Knight Lake Cabin | Come to the Quiet! | Summer - Fall

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Prime seating for dinner out, loveseat swing, or lounging in the hammock

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Unbeatable view from picnic deck with outdoor stone fireplace right over the water! Clean and cozy 1940’s cabin with 100 ft of frontage on 14 acre Quiet, no-wake Knight Lake, only 20 miles to Tomahawk or Wausau.

Remodeled to preserve old Northwoods experience, our Lakeside Sanctuary cabin features screen porch overlooking undeveloped shoreline and western sunsets, vaulted knotty pine ceiling, skylights and ceiling fan. Front porch converted to bedroom sleeps up to 4, with full bed and twin bunks. Additional comfortable sleeping for 1 or 2 on 10” thick futon in main room. Fully equipped kitchen and inside plumbing; full bath with roomy walk-in shower. Electric heat. There's even an outhouse for anyone who wants to bring back the good ol' days!

Glorious surroundings for nature lovers interested in hiking, biking, birding, fishing, swimming, or just lounging lakeside in the hammock with a good book. A great romantic get-away, inviting retreat for writers, spiritual seekers, or escapees from the heat of the summer south.

For grandparents, here's the perfect chance to recapture the memories of summer vacation in the northwoods in an 'On Golden Pond' like setting. Couples, friends and families can break away from the distractions of work and high technology and soak in a summer week, month or season finding restoration in the beauty in nature and relationships.

Standard rentals are offered by 6 night week (Friday 3 pm to Thursday 11 am); May vary slightly from VRBO instant quote, for example early season rate of $550 for 6 nights, Fri-Thurs. Call for accurate quote. Other options and weekends when available with 2 night min. Season runs from May until winter freeze in early to mid October. Private dock, row boat + gas grill is included with rental.


Keywords: Lakeside cabin, Rustic, Northwoods, Quiet, No Wake Lake Retreat, Vacation Rental, Romantic Get-away, Lincoln County, Fall Weekend Lodging, Eco Friendly, Fishing, Biking, Swimming, Hiking, Birding, Seasonal Rental, Monthly, Weekly or Summer Lakeshore Rental Property, Cabin for rent

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    responsible party must be at least 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking allowed outside only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 bunk bed

    bunk bed has twin size mattresses...moreless

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

    Full size futon in Great room has comfy 10' thick mattress...moreless

  • Bedding provided in dresser beside great room futon

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    roomy walk in shower, new plumbing...moreless

  • Outhouse

    1 seater, supplied with T.P. and hand disinfectant...moreless

  • Roomy Walk-in shower, Standard sink & flush toilet Outhouse kept supplied for extra seating and 'back in the old days' experience....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Picnic deck overlooking lake. Lovely sitting area with swinging loveseat. Outdoor stone fireplace with firewood provided. Private dock has small beach area with slide. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    small selection of books & magazines kept on site; Also binoculars and Night Sky book...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    some VHS and DVDs on site. 10 min. drive to Red Box or Family Video Rental...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Kitchen table seats 4, screen porch table seats 3, outdoor picnic table seats 4+ additional seating available around picnic area and inside...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Fireplace:

    Outdoor fireplace, firewood provided in limited amounts...moreless

  • Heating:

    electric heaters + electric blankets available...moreless

  • Internet:

    wi-fi available at coffee shop or McDonalds- 10 min drive; most cell phones have good reception...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens, pillows and quilts provided. Bring your beach/bath towels and toiletries....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Recliner plus full sized futon seats 4-5 plus open concept to kitchen table provides extra seating for visiting, TV viewing, etc. Some books and videos on site....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway accomodates 2-3 vehicles...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Kitchen towels provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    includes electric skillet and griddle...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    Private dock and Rowboat + 2 cushions included with rental. Bringing own life jackets recommended. A few sizes available if needed. Trolling motor available for rent @ $15/weekend or $25/week...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe with paddles and paddle boat available for shared use....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill; gas provided...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring/Early Summer
May 15 - Jun 18, 2015
2 night min stay
$105 $125
Fri, Sat
$675

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Peak Summer
Jun 19 - Sep 7, 2015
6 night min stay

$775

Changeover Day: Friday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Early Fall
Sep 8 - Sep 16, 2015
3 night min stay
$110 $125
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Tomahawk Fall Harley Event
Sep 17 - Sep 20, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Fall Peak
Sep 21 - Oct 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$110 $135
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 5.5%

Notes:

Summer changeover day Fri, some flexibility depending on length of stay - contact owners to inquire.

Payment accepted by check (or credit card with additional 3% charge). Deposit = 50% of weekly rental fee or 2 nights minimum for shorter stays, due at time of reservation. Owner will email invoice. Balance + $150 Refundable Damage/ Security deposit is due on arrival. No additional cleaning fee charged when guests follow minimum cleaning requirements listed for check out.


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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Central Wisconsin Airport
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Gail's Place
165 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lake Michigan SS Badger @ Manitowoc
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Merrill Public Golf Course
131 Miles
Nearest Train
Portage, WI
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 51/Interstate 39
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Gail's Place
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Underdown Rec Area X-C ski/hiking/Mtn Bike/Horse
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tug Lake County Park

Car: Necessary

Near 2 Ice Age Trail Heads, Underdown Recreation Area (mountain biking, hiking, ski & horseback), 10 min. to Merrill Farmer's Market and convenient shopping & restaurants; Tomahawk Waterski shows, only 20 mi to Wausau 400 block concerts, shopping; Northern Stars Summer Theater in Hazelhurst 50 minutes by car.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Mark and I are retired health care professionals living in nearby Merrill, 15 minutes south of the cabin. We spend much of our summer at the lake with our golden retriever, Sadie. Mark was an avid mountain biker and cross country skier judging the local terrain to be some of the best in the midwest. Although a disability has modified activities and brought early retirement, we still enjoy the lake surroundings for biking, hiking and swimming. Participating in a shoreline restoration project on our lakefront property which is the first of its’ kind in Lincoln County has been an exciting experience dovetailing with our philosophy of environmental sustainability and protection.

Why the Owner Chose Tomahawk:
While still in the workforce back in 1994, we jumped at the chance to purchase a cabin in this beautiful spot so close to home. Many evenings during the workweek, we enjoyed supper on the grill, enveloped by the evening breeze across the lake and watching the sun set. There are a total of 2 year round homes and a few sparcely used summer cabins on our dead end road that enters along the east side of the lake, which makes for little traffic passing through. When this cabin with ideal views of the lake came up for sale, it sparked the dream of a rental business in retirement and the goal to promote the quality of the peaceful environment of this precious and dwindling resource. The friendly spirit and support of the neighbors and has made this dream possible.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Some of our favorite things to do at the lake: •Dinner on the deck--Watching the fish surface to feed in the evenings and listening to the breeze through the pines or a chorus of frogs as an early summer evening approaches. •Fishing from the dock or trolling the shoreline for bass, crappie or bluegills •Lounging in the water, floating on rafts •Relaxing in the love seat swing watching for eagles, heron or deer feeding on the shoreline •Family bike rides through back roads to the Mennonite store in Gleason for an ice cream cone or old fashioned bulk candies •Sipping Coffee or iced tea and playing cards on the screen porch cooled by the lake breeze •Looking up at night to spot a barred owl peering down at us from the pine branches right just above our heads •Gazing at the night sky illuminated with a harvest moon or stars undimmed by city lights. The cabin has been a wonderful guesthouse for visiting friends and family. Some of our most precious memories of time with our kids are centered here, including story telling around the campfire, graduations and 4th of July celebrations


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Prime seating for dinner out, loveseat swing, or lounging in the hammock

    Prime seating for dinner out, loveseat swing, or lounging in the hammock

  • Screenporch at back entrance surrounded by water and woods

    Screenporch at back entrance surrounded by water and woods

  • Main room sitting area + futon

    Main room sitting area + futon

  • Bedroom view 2'
Twin sized bunks

    Bedroom view 2' Twin sized bunks

  • Steps to private dock - includes row boat;  canoe and paddleboat available

    Steps to private dock - includes row boat; canoe and paddleboat available

  • BBQ with a VIEW

    BBQ with a VIEW

  • Fall family reunion

    Fall family reunion

  • Bird's Eye View from Lakeside Picnic Deck

    Bird's Eye View from Lakeside Picnic Deck

  • Cabin Shoreline in Fall - View from Lakeside Cabin dock

    Cabin Shoreline in Fall - View from Lakeside Cabin dock

  • A 15 min. drive takes you to several gorgeous segments of the Ice Age Trail

    A 15 min. drive takes you to several gorgeous segments of the Ice Age Trail

  • Grandfather Falls Hydro Dam

    Grandfather Falls Hydro Dam

  • Private dock w/100 ft. of frontage, undeveloped shoreline across, woods to south

    Private dock w/100 ft. of frontage, undeveloped shoreline across, woods to south

  • Main room serves as kitchen and living area

    Main room serves as kitchen and living area

  • Bedroom view 1:
Comfy full size bed

    Bedroom view 1: Comfy full size bed

  • Bathrm has roomy walk-in shower & sink. New remodel, w/ flush toilet done 2012

    Bathrm has roomy walk-in shower & sink. New remodel, w/ flush toilet done 2012

  • Cabin Binoculars to zoom in the sights

    Cabin Binoculars to zoom in the sights

  • View from road, ample parking

    View from road, ample parking

  • Knight Lake Road- come on down!

    Knight Lake Road- come on down!

  • Fall Specatular- view of north shore from cabins

    Fall Specatular- view of north shore from cabins

  • View of WI River  along the Ice Age Trail, Grandfather Falls Segment

    View of WI River along the Ice Age Trail, Grandfather Falls Segment

  • Rocky rest spot on the WI River, Grandfather Falls Segment

    Rocky rest spot on the WI River, Grandfather Falls Segment

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/20/2015
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