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Bedrooms 4
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths. Our vintage Bear Cottage has 2 bedrooms

The ultimate northwoods home! Located on beautiful Star Lake, this unique North Woods home is just what a family needs to have the perfect vacation.

Ultimate Old Hickory furnishings with comfort in mind! Living room with wood burning stove, large den with bar area, full gourmet kitchen with large table, 4 deluxe over sized bedrooms with ample closet space. A master bedroom with a king feather bed, two queen bedrooms with feather beds, and a twin bedroom that can be kept as twins or put together to make another king! 2 full baths. Linens and towels are provided!

A huge screen porch with a 10 foot camp table able to seat 12, and a living area over looking pristine Star Lake. Camp Edna is truly the 'Star' of Star Lake rentals. Nothing finer or more private. It is the property for the most discerning guest! Luxury with the unmistakable North Woods feel!

WiFi is provided for our guests. 42' plasma TV with DVD/CD player, and Direct TV included!

Privacy on 2.5 acres, 250 foot lake frontage. OUR 25 FOOT LUXURY SANPAN PONTOON BOAT IS INCLUDED IN ALL CAMP EDNA PEAK SEASON RENTALS!! We want you to enjoy all of our beautiful Star Lake! Star Lake (1300 Acres) is 92% state owned, so the lake is practically your own. A large, private, permanent pier is yours to enjoy with two lounge chairs and a seating area with five chairs and table. The dock is large enough to accommodate your own boat. A raft is available right off of the shore. A row boat and canoe are included. (Canoe stored at Bear Cottage)

The large fire pit, with wood provided, is perfect for the evening campfire.

We also have a vintage 2 bedroom cabin available to rent if more space is desired.

Don't wait to book this fabulous vacation home.

Memories are sure to be made!

We welcome you as our guests to Camp Edna, your North Woods home!

We also have our two bedroom vintage cottage for rent! It is 10 feet from the lake with private dock and beach. Please call for more information!

Keywords: Lake Home

More Details

Paul Hackbarth
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2018

About Paul Hackbarth

My Wife and I purchased Camp Edna from our family in 2015! It has been in our family since 2005, and we have made many memories at this deluxe Northwoods Dream Home. We open our home for others to enjoy throughout the year, and hope that you make the decision to join us.

Paul Hackbarth purchased this house in 2005

Why Paul Hackbarth chose Star Lake

Purchased in 2005, Camp Edna has been transformed from top to bottom to become the most sought after rental in Star Lake. It has the rustic feel with the luxuries you would expect in a fine home. You become our guests the minute you arrive until you depart Camp Edna. We are passionate about Camp Edna and invite you to experience all we have to offer!

What makes this house unique

Camp Edna is situated on Star Lake, one of the most beautiful lakes in northern Wisconsin. It has total privacy with every amenity possible for our guests to enjoy. Your stay is guaranteed to be the very best in beautiful Star Lake! We invite you to become one of our many repeat guests. You become family!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Unbelievable is all that we can say! Beyond our highest expectations.

If you are looking for the ultimate in comfort, decor, and ammenaties look no further! Camp Edna is where you want to be!

Privacy, ideal location and specacular lake!

The house looks like it is out of a Ralph Lauren ad with fine furnishings and antiques! If you are a cook, the kitchen is amazing.

You will not be disappointed, but wowed! Book this property now!
Aug 2014
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Star Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This is the ultimate in northwoods luxury! Nothing compares to Camp Edna on Star Lake. This ultra private property is breath taking and decorated beyond belief. Every amenity you can think of to enjoy! We invite you to experience the 'Star' of Star Lake!


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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Unforgettable Girls Weekend in the Northwoods!

  • 5 of 5

We pulled up to Camp Edna in the pitch dark and it was lite so beautifully by the screen porch lights....we called a neighboring fella suggested my Paul to come and build us a fire our first was perfect wine & snacks with a fire in the northwoods. The entire weekend was amazing...the beds are comfortable and the linens are lovely as well. The cabin is decorated perfectly too....everywhere you look there is something to enjoy. Adding to the awesome stay was the fully equipped kitchen...everything you could possibly need. Would love to come back in the summer to use the lake.

Thank you so much for having such a beautiful place to stay and enjoy....we made some aweome memories celebrating my sister's upcoming wedding.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so happy you had a great time, and look forward to having you back to enjoy the lake!
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Glen Ellyn, IL

Rustic Northwoods Elegance!

  • 5 of 5

We just came back from a wonderful weekend spent @ Camp Edna on Star Lake. This has to be the warmest, most welcoming cabin rental in the Northwoods. Everything is here for a great stay. Beds were super comfortable, everything was very clean, bathrooms and kitchen nicely updated. The views of Star Lake from the cabin are stunning! If you want peace and quiet along with rustic, Northwoods elegance, this is the place for you!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting Camp Edna! We are so glad that you both had a great a getaway in our home away from home! Hope to have you back soon!
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Breckenridge, Co

Paradise in Northern Wisconsin

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation at Camp Edna. Star Lake is incredible, clear water, loons, Eagles, and sand beaches. We strongly recommend renting the pontoon boat with the house unless you have your own boat. Swimming off the dock at the house isn't the greatest because of the shallow water and a muck bottom but with the boat you can go to any number of beautiful sand beaches and swim with the loons or float on your back and watch Eagles soaring in the blue sky above.

The house is definitely equipped with every thing needed for a comfortable stay. The kitchen is fully equipped, it was almost like being at home in your own kitchen. The Northwoods theme resonates throughout the house. Horse shoes were also a hit for our family as was the fire pit. Nightly we had a camp fire and if you haven't made S'mores with Reese's peanut butter cups instead of Hershey's chocolate you need to try it.

Lunch and dinner at Stillwaters was excellent. The people at the Star Lake store were also very nice and helpful.

The owners of Camp Edna were very easy to deal with and will do whatever it takes to insure you enjoy your stay at Camp Edna.

A beautiful place in a wonderful part of our great country!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay at Camp Edna

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Camp Edna. The house has everything you need to be comfortable. The kitchen is equipped with pro-grade appliances and utensils, and every room is immersively themed as unmistakably Northwoods. We made fabulous dinners most nights, but we did make it to Stillwaters for their fish fry, which was a lot of fun. Boat rides, fishing, swimming, heading into nearby towns and Minocqua for a day made our vacation fly by. About the lake: Star Lake is stunningly beautiful and pristine, and since it’s on something like 90% state-owned land, the majority of the lake is lined thickly with towering pines, which really highlights its remoteness. We found that the “vibe” of the lake strikes that delicate balance of seclusion, but with just enough life on the lake to bring about that festive feeling of being on vacation. If you like to fish, you’ll find the lake very unique, with exceptionally dramatic structure; 2 feet one second, 60 feet the next, making for very dynamic fishing. A legendary, published Muskie guide lives across the street from Camp Edna, so that tells you something about what’s in this lake. It is highly recommended that you hire caretaker and fishing guide JJ to take you out on the front-end of your stay to get a lay of the lake. He’s very fun and accommodating as well as being skilled, and makes a great fishing buddy. JJ and Mark (the owner) were accessible and you could tell they really cared to make sure we were having a great time. And we did! We had our dog with us and he loved the experience as well. We will definitely come back. Great experience for our family!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure having you at Camp Edna and look forward to having you back as our guests in the near future! Happy Holidays!
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Valentine's Weekend

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful,gorgeous, attractive cabin. Highly recommend for a romantic weekend getaway. Can't wait to return for our next visit. On a scale of 1 to 10 this cabin and location are a 15!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! I am glad to hear that you share the same love for Camp Edna as we do! We look forward to your return in April and July!
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Magical Vacation

  • 5 of 5

If you plan to escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city, this is the place! It is in the woods and secluded! Our group of 8 people spent a wonderful time in this beautiful cabin! From the moment we stepped in, all of us fell in love with Camp Edna! Every detail is thought through which makes this house a special place to be. The cabin can accommodate 8 people easily. The kitchen is fully-equipped with quality dishes and appliances. Each room is adorned beautifully, and the beds are really comfortable! We were impressed with the porch - you step in and find yourself in a winter wonderland because you are surrounded by the trees and snow, but it is warm and cozy because you are inside. Camp Edna offers a private deck which is great for fishing in the summer. Mark, the owner, is a wonderful person - helpful and easygoing, and his motto is "Relax and enjoy your stay." We had a magical vacation and plan to visit Camp Edna in the summer to sit on the porch and contemplate the nature around. Thank you, Mark, for letting us stay at your amazing house.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Lakeland or Rhinelander
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Plum Lake or Trout Lake
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 70
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

Premere Pontoon boat available for rent. The ultimate way to experience the full beauty of private Star Lake!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.1%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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