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'the Wi River Cabin - 4 Bd Home on the Wi River

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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

'The Cabin' is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath home situated on the beautiful Wisconsin River between Tomahawk and Merrill, WI. This region is a true treasure, providing sights and sounds of nature that you'll never forget. Remarkably, this area is beautiful, whether rain-or-shine, snow-or leaves.

There's nothing like being able to enjoy the river from early morning when the wild life is most active, into mid-day when boaters and swimmers (or ice fisher-people, snowmobilers and sledders!) are out and about, right on through the sunset to a truly star-filled sky. Outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers are perfect candidates as vacationers here. Active families as well as small groups of hunters, anglers, Fall Riders or 'girls-weekenders' looking for a true getaway will certainly enjoy the area.

Meal times are easy with a large open kitchen for cooking, tons of utensils, cook ware and dish sets, as well as two charcoal grills. Once you've filled up on your 'catch of the day' or 'bounty from your hunt' (or whatever you picked up at the grocery store!) put the dishes in the dishwasher, toss the beach towels, hunting gear or winter-wear in the washer & and dryer, fill your glass with ice from the ice maker in the fridge, and relax on big puffy sofas, love seats or recliners inside, or the deck/or patio furniture outside.

Our walk-out ranch has a patio with a small dining table on the ground level and a large deck off of the kitchen on the main level with a large table and chairs. We also have a portable hammock and a large bench swing with cushions near the water.

When it's finally time for sleep, choose one of the two bedrooms upstairs (main w/king bed, kids' room with bunks) or the two downstairs (each with a queen bed). Each level has its own bath; upstairs has a large tile walk-in shower and corner whirlpool tub and lower has a large walk-in tile shower, over-sized vanity & mirror.

Keywords: House, Water Front, Getaway, Northwoods, Cabin, Boating, Swimming, Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife, Fall Ride, ATV/Snowmobile Trails, Family Memories


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Max. occupancy is 8. All eight guests must be listed on the contract, and must be 25 years of age, excluding children of parents listed on the contract. Feel free to call for clarification....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Lower level. Sm dresser, chair and small set of shelves....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk bed

    Upper level. Twin size bunks, closet, small dresser....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Upper level. 2 Wardrobes, 2 night stands....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Lower level. Large dresser....moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Lower level. Very large bathroom with huge vanity....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Upper level. Huge bathroom with corner whirlpool tub....moreless

  • Both bathrooms are very, very large and have floor-to-ceiling tile showers and tile floors. Each has a large vanity with sink and plenty of storage for your personal items....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Walk-out ranch has patio with outdoor dining on lower level and a HUGE deck with dining table/chairs on the upper level. Western-facing home is afforded beautiful sunsets. Campfire area near water. Sofa, love seat and recliner on each level in home. Full laundry room has sink, additional counter space and lots of cabinets. Full baths up and down, upper bath with corner whirl pool tub. Television on both levels....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    This property has 110' of frontage on the Grandfather Flowage of the WI River. The water is clear, calm and slow moving with a consistent level.We have about 5 miles of skiiable water right off our s...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    There is an island in the kitchen with seating for four. There are also coffee tables upstairs and down for snacks, etc. and seating for eight outside on the deck....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    This stretch of the river is suitable for fishing, ski and pontoon boats as well as kayaks and canoes. Check area businesses for rentals....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge deck off of upper level. Patio on walk-out lower level....moreless

  • Golf:


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    This stretch of the river is suitable for fishing, ski and pontoon boats as well as kayaks and canoes. Check area businesses for rentals....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The lot is .63 acres. We have a huge lawn in front with a beautiful maple tree front-and-center. We do allow some parking in the front lawn. We have a huge lawn in back that leads down to the water....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two charcoal grills....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Granite Peak Ski Hill is 40 min south....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    This stretch of the river is suitable for fishing, ski and pontoon boats as well as kayaks and canoes. Check area businesses for rentals on boats and gear....moreless

Pool / Spa



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3 night min stay

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  • One-Time Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 5.5%


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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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31 Miles
Nearest Airport
RHI (Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ishnalla Country Club, Tomahawk, WI
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 39
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Big Moose Inn, Tomahawk, WI
38 Miles
Nearest Ski
Granite Peak on Rib Mountain, Wausau, WI
Nearest Beach
This property is directly on the river.

Car: Necessary

Affectionately called 'The Cabin' our vacation home is situated on the Grandfather flowage, and is perfect for outdoor activities year-round: Summer activities generally revolve around water sports (ski/tube/wake board/jet ski), pontoon rides and fishing as well as wildlife viewing. In the Fall, Harrison Hills (ATV and snowmobile trails) and New Wood Forest (hunting) are popular. Harley enthusiasts will also find this property directly on the Fall Ride Route to Tomahawk. Winter activities include cross country skiing, sledding, sleigh rides (nearby) and ice fishing. Wausau, WI (40 minutes) has an indoor water park as well as a performing arts theatre, the Leigh Yawkey Art Museum, Rib Mountain State Park/Granite Peak Ski Area and mall/outlet shopping as well as extensive dining. Tomahawk (20 min) and Minocqua (1 hour) are 'North Woods' towns with antique, candy, ice cream, souvenir and specialty shops as well as terrific dining.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We grew up in Central WI near the Wisconsin river and missed being away from it. There's always some draw that a river has once you've been around it that makes you want to go back. This property and section of the river itself suits ALL of our outdoor interests very well, yet accommodates those days when we want to slow down a bit and perhaps watch our favorite team on TV (GO Packers!), play games, have a movie night, or read books.

Why the Owner Chose Tomahawk:
We were looking for a permanent vacation home that would bring us back to our roots. When this property turned up we couldn't pass it by. The initial hook was the view of the river from the house. In the 7.5 years we've owned the cabin, our family, friends and neighbors have put in countless hours remodeling the home 'from stem to stern', making for a beautiful, cozy, functional year-round vacation home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Year-round outdoor sports and recreation. Terrific views of wildlife and nature. Quiet, calm, peaceful. True natural beauty that is captivating in it's slow but ever-changing pace.

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  • River view from main level.

    River view from main level.

  • House on road side

    House on road side

  • River view from main level living room.

    River view from main level living room.

  • View of house from river in July.

    View of house from river in July.

  • Kitchen, doors to deck, living room on main level.

    Kitchen, doors to deck, living room on main level.

  • Full size bed.

    Full size bed.

  • Full bath on lower level.

    Full bath on lower level.

  • Footin' on the river!

    Footin' on the river!

  • Winter sunset.

    Winter sunset.

  • Sledding!


  • Blue Heron.

    Blue Heron.

  • House, deck, patio on river side.

    House, deck, patio on river side.

  • View of river and island in June.

    View of river and island in June.

  • Kitchen


  • King bedroom.

    King bedroom.

  • Corner tub in full bath on main level.

    Corner tub in full bath on main level.

  • Laundry room - sink, extra counter space, lots of cabinets. Just off kitchen.

    Laundry room - sink, extra counter space, lots of cabinets. Just off kitchen.

  • Swimming!


  • 2013 Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA. Dawn & Corey (property owners) back right.

    2013 Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA. Dawn & Corey (property owners) back right.

  • Winter river view.

    Winter river view.

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