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This two-level lakefront gem is complete with 4 bedrooms (sleeps 8-12), master bed & bath with deck, 3 baths, 2 fully furnished kitchens (one on each level), washer & dryer, large screen TV's w/DVD's, lakeside decks with outdoor furniture, screen porches on each level, brick patio, outdoor grills, waterfront fire pit, grassy sideyards and dock. Authentic Northwoods interior finishes throughout complete with cleaning service. You can close off one level from the other if you so choose! Includes large pontoon, motorized fishing boat, paddle boat, kayak, canoe, water toys and large dock. Lake Arrowhead has great fishing and is perfect for water skiing and boarding without all the traffic. You can even boat across the lake to one of the area's premier pizza parlors! Property faces west for picturesque sunsets, and lakefront is all sand bottom, tapering off gently for great water fun. We bought and completely remodeled and refurbished after combing the Northwoods for the perfect spot. While tucked away and quiet, the property is also very close to area grocery stores, restaurants, golf courses, casino and downtown Minocqua. We're proud of our many repeat guests who have made many family memories here and keep coming back! This is our family's vacation destination too!!
3 full bathrooms. Master bath off master bedroom includes washer/dryer, main level bathroom has tub/shower combo, lower level bath has shower...moreless
The Northwoods/Greater Minocqua boasts many great boutique shops and independently owned restaurants.
Our large/multiple family guests have found comfort, relaxation, fellowship and fun at and around Cal's Cottage....moreless
The Northwoods is a great biking area-lots of windy roads and trails. And we have storage sheds for bikes....moreless
Large pontoon w/canopy & lifejackets comfortably takes 8-12. Also had two tables for food/snacks. Motorized aluminum fishing boat holds 4. ...moreless
Deck / Patio:
Huge outdoor wood deck facing lake off main level. Middle section is screened porch complete with 4 person table && chairs. Brick patio off walkout lower level....moreless
Roger Packard designed Timber Ridge Golf Course is 10 minute drive. Enjoy executive 9 holes at the 19th hole,and tons of mini-golf spots throughout Greater Minocqua. Golf for all skills & ages....moreless
Kayak / Canoe:
Two man kayak and canoe complete with paddles. We also have a two man paddleboat....moreless
Late Summer/Fall Colors Sep 5 - Oct 2, 2015 3 night min stay
$300 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Changeover Day: Friday
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
$400 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Changeover Day: Friday
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$400
We currently do not accept credit/debit cards only personal checks. Taxes are 4% local room tax and 5.5% state sales tax. Rental agreement required.
Refundable security deposit of $400 and downpayment due to secure all reservations. Balance is due 1 week before occupancy. Guests responsible for all costs resulting from abnormal damage/cleaning and/or repairs incurred during stay. Currently no credit cards accepted only personal checks.
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The Minocqua WI area is a great year-round vacation destination. The area is known for its natural beauty, great lakeside properties, numerous clear water lakes and abundance of outdoor activities all year round. The area is also home to many excellent restaurants and boutique retail shops. Fun and relaxation for all ages!
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: The Callin Family stems from the Greater Madison, WI area and consider the WI Northwoods our second home. We've rented to great guests & friends since we bought it and renovated it in 1998. This is our only rental property so we love it and care for it as our family treasure. This property is also our vacation home, so we furnish it and care for it as such and expect our guests to as well. Over the years we've come to trust some locals who help us with cleaning, maintenance, repairs and quick response guest calls and we consider these trusted friends an extension of our family. We welcome your family to our family destination-Cal's Cottage.
Why the Owner Chose Minocqua: My parents started vacationing in the WI Northwoods decades ago and decided to buy a rental/vacation property in the area. After searching for years, we vacationed on Lake Arrowhead and happened to see a property for sale. This 1950's vintage ranch home was plain and neglected, but had great 'bones', a great waterfront, and tremendous upside. Lake Arrowhead is a great lake-wonderful fishing and big enough for boating and skiing yet secluded enough that its primarily used only by our lakefront property owners. My architect brother designed the renovations and my retired father worked side by side with a talented carpenter and other tradesman and completely refurbished and remodeled it-inside and out. My mother furnished the kitchens, bedrooms, baths and living spaces with her touch on the interior decor and we've been constantly upgrading and tweaking ever since. Cal's is truly what a lakefront cottage/cabin should be, and we and our repeat guests love it.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: From the moment you first drive down the windy, wooded drive to when you first see the cottage and its wood exterior to when you first look out across the lake, you'll know why we consider this place Cal's 'heaven on earth'. With great windows on both levels facing the lakefront and all the unique 'perch' positions on the wood decks, screened porches, brick patio, grassy sideyards and dock, you'll enjoy great days and picturesque sunsets overlooking the lake. The lake water is amazingly clear and simply draws you toward it. The toughest moment is always when you turn your back on the lake and leave for reality.