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Hipp's Hideaway- Wooded Lakeshore! 2 night min - great weekend XXOO getaway!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms (+1 Pullout), 3 Baths==> Sleeps 8! On The Lake & In The Woods

Off the beaten path YET close to the quaint town of Hayward... the drive "out" is part of the fun... Lake home is spacious, semi-secluded, comfortable & feels new... 3 BR/3 BA, 2 family rooms, 2 fireplaces, 2 spacious decks...Great island views! Tree lined shoreline with sand bottom swim area & great fishing...1300 acre Tiger Cat Chain of 6 Lakes... great wildlife & kayaking...girls/golf getaway! ... Great fall/winter hideaway, too -- ON snowmobile trail 14&19, close to Birkie XC Ski/Mt. Bike Trails & ATV trails.... and great road biking, too! ! HIPP'S HIDEAWAY has something for everyone. Great for R&R. Soft adventures abound. Good swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, mt biking, road biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, golfing, shopping, restaurants, antiquing etc. Right on Fall Color Tour #1! ATV & Birkie trails nearby. Bring your boat or rent one. Boat landing with ( swimming hole and rope swing ) comfortably close! Boat ramp/ dam/ swimming hole & swing = easily walkable + easily boatable.

2 Canoes, 1 kayak and 1 paddle boat included with the rental! Great for exploring chain of 6 lakes & interconnecting waterways (think 'Wisconsin Everglades'...)

LAKEHOME DETAILS: 2 level, cedar sided. Upper level even with driveway, wrap around deck. Lower level closer to lake w/large 20' x 40' deck w/seating & a porch swing. Medium elevation (ie. great views)...35 meandering steps to lake. THINK ABOUT THIS IF YOU HAVE KIDS OR ELDERLY GUESTS in your group. Not a big deal -- but we are not level with the lake.

INTERIOR: 2200 square feet. Decorated in up north themes. Upper level has a great room with fireplace, wraparound couch, dining area & kitchen all overlooking lake. Master bedroom & bath, guest bedroom and main bathroom are also on 'upper' level. Lower level walkout has large family/TV/game room + bedroom with queen bunk beds, a laundry room and a spacious bathroom. There is one pullout couch in the lower level rec room.

LAKE/AREA: Lake home sits on 2 wooded acres on 200 acre Tiger Cat Lake... which is part of the 1300 acre Tiger Cat Chain of 6 Lakes. Tree lined frontage with a sand bottom swim area & lakeside fire pit. Great fishing lake! Great place for active adventures or to kick back and relax. Short on-site trails through the woods. Close to Birkie trails (miles of groomed grassy trails through rolling hills) Basketball hoop in driveway, horseshoes, foosball and board games galore. 200+ videos (kid/classic/family/action/romance)

RATE CLARIFICATION:

Fall/Winter/Spring= $275 for first 2 nights and $100 night AFTER that...

Holiday/Summer =$300 for first 3 nights and $100 night AFTER that...

Summer= $1777 - $2000 per week -FRIDAY>FRIDAY only -- for up to 6.

Additional Guests= $15 per person per night after that...

Keywords: Lake Home

More Details

Owner
Shawn Hipp
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, Pig Latin & Outer Slabovian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 13, 2017

About Shawn Hipp

My husband and I bought Hipp's Hideaway for rental purposes in 2001. We had been in the rental business for 18 years in St. Paul, MN, and thought we'd try something more 'fun'. We were able to get in on the building process add many of the finishing touches ourselves. As we were seasoned vacaton renters, we were able to keep the needs of renters in mind. Our goal was ... and is.. to make you feel like it is YOUR place during your stay......

We selected Hayward as a great rental area, then looked at 31 properties. We were always drawn back to Tiger Cat Cove. Yes, it was strong in all the basic 'investment oriented' things... large wooded lot, good frontage, good sized lakehome, but also had an amazing serenity piece that the others didn't. Our guestbook at the cabin can attest to this as well... come check us out!

SHAWN JOHNSON-HIPP (female)...

I get mistaken for a male all the time -- but it is less traumatic now than in 7th grade when I was assigned to the boys locker room for my PE class :) ....

Shawn Hipp purchased this house in 2001

Why Shawn Hipp chose Northwest

We were determined to invest in an area that would welcome us AND our guests, and Hayward fit the bill. There are tons of things to do right at the cabin, nearby, or in town. Great dining options abound. The superior water clarity into the fall, the sand bottom frontage, and the varied woods surrounding the property kept drawing us back.

What makes this house unique

Well paved backroads for walks and biking. Fun chain of lakes to explore +++ great fishing. Cabin comes with 2 canoes, a kayak and a paddleboat. Rent a stand up paddleboat in town!

Free evening concerts featuring the loons, accompanied by the bull frogs. Crickets will chime in as well. Suggested finale is to finish off your concert experience watching the dance & crackle of a lakeside campfire and take in the visual array of the evening stars and moon against the pitch black sky...

Amenities

Hayward House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Partial Clean Policy -- Clean up after yourself and vacuum. Recycle when can. Compact trash and bag neatly.
  • Good Neighbor Policy! No parties/noise after 10ish. No yelling or screaming --voices carry! However... Gleeful laughter is always welcomed :)
  • Follow lake/fishing rules ! Fishing rules posted at dam. No wake after hours and near of shoreline (drive slow in our cove all the time, please...)
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Large Maste Bathroom with walk in shower and oversized tub.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower Level -- roomy -- Walk-in shower. Kids favorite.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Down hall off main living area -- across hall from guest rm
  • 3 bathrooms! All good sized, too! MAIN BATHROOM for 'common' use = Full bathroom on main floor across from guest room with tub/shower combination...& toilet, sink/mirror of course :). Decorated in fishing theme. MASTER BEDROOM = Full bathroom with has separate oversized tub and walk in shower. Decorated with fish mosaic ! LOWER LEVEL BATHROOM = Spacious ! Walk in shower, toilet, sink, mirror, bench. Woods theme.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Lower Level 'Bear's Den'. Queen Bunkbeds! Quiet... Dark.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa in Rec Room- walkout deck overlooking lake
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Across hall from main bathroom. Decorated in Tiger Cat Theme
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master- with log bed & own bathroom- Decorated UpNorth Theme
  • 4 Queen size beds + one double pullout couch! MASTER BEDROOM = Upper Level. Decorated in "Up North" Theme. Blackout curtains. Own bathroom with separate tub & shower. GUEST BEDROOM= Upper Level. Decorated in "Tiger Cat" Theme. LOWER LEVEL PULLOUT= Sleep Sofa w/extra cushy mattress available to top it off...In lower level -- family room w/ walkout overlooking lake. LOWER LEVEL QUEEN BUNKS= Yep, queen bunk beds. Specially handcrafted & distressed (before use -- for decorating effect... not during use:) by the Hipp boys! Across hall from lower level bathroom. Small window for air/light, but GREAT nap room... quiet, dark... cool. Bear theme. ================= Why Queen Bunks you ask? We vacationed in the Troncones in search for our ultimate wave, and the boys had KING bunks. Loved them... but too big for our space --so settled on queen bunks. We built them ourselves + distressed them by carving the edges & putting nails in socks and whacking them! Fun project for all.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Quiet and serene. Near soft adventures, great restaurants, and a funky town. On the skirt of the Chequamegon National Forest. Need I say more?

Reviews

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Hipp's Hideaway- Wooded Lakeshore! 2 night min - great weekend XXOO getaway!
average rating of 4.8974357 based on 39 reviews
5

Better than we expected! Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Hipp's Hideaway! The scenery is beautiful, everything was very clean and well kept, just as advertised. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed for meals during our stay. The lake was very quiet and peaceful. The kids were thrilled with boating, kayaking, and great fishing. The owner was responsive and helpful with all of our questions. We hope to stay again next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words -- I'm glad we surpassed your expectations ! ( How can I do a better job of reflecting the true serenity of this property on my listing? I hear that all the time! ... Soft music playing while watching videos on hippshideaway dot com? ) You were great renters as well -- so it was a good fit. I look forward to your next visit --try us for a fall/winter/spring getaway, too! As a repeat renter in good standing you will not have to provide a deposit.
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5

A True Northwoods Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

A True Northwoods Getaway!

Gorgeous Home with many amenities included. Everything you need to getaway from the day to day grind. The owners are very responsive and the place is very well kept.

Beautiful quiet lake - my kids loved canoeing and fishing right from the dock.

Campfires at night roasting marsh mellows and singing oldies.

MEMORIES THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review -- glad you enjoyed your stay. Beautiful time of year up there now :) Did your fireside concerts blend in with the loons and the bullfrogs? Come back and try us some winter/spring or mid-summer! ==> Paths through the woods are cleared again ==>
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5

A real gem!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful long weekend at Hipp's. Everything was as advertised or better: very peaceful place, both the cabin and location; clean and well-maintained; we are hoping to go back for a longer trip sometime!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words and for taking such good care of our property, too. Come back again next year or try us this fall/winter !
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5

Awesome property

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. Great view and very helpful hosts. For people fishing, you will need 300 feet of cord to charge your boat.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Tranquility and comfort in equal measure.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful week in the woods. This quiet spot is close enough to one of Wisconsin's premiere vacation towns that there's plenty to do ... or lots of nothing. We chose a bit of both.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Hipp's Hideaway! The property is beautiful, as described. The lake is very quiet in terms of boat traffic. Almost none. We heard the loons regularly. Saw them a few times, too.

We all enjoyed swimming in the lake, even our 4-year-old grandson. And the paddling was very nice, both on the lake to the dam, through the Flowage to other lakes, and even down the Chief River.

The local roads were very conducive to walking, pushing a stroller, and biking.

The home is very conducive to a family gathering, with a nice open kitchen/dining/living space. It was easy to prepare meals, play games, and just relax.

We do hope to return to Hipp's Hideaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks ! I hope you do... the lake is getting better and better for swimming the more it gets used, so glad you were able to contribute that way:). Did your grandson enjoy all the little fishies swimming around with him? Come back again the off season - it's great up there in the fall/winter,too.
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Duluth or Minneapolis
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Golden Rule
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Madeline Island
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Big Fish
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Duluth
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 77
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Club 77
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Cable - XC
Nearest Beach
Ours!
Car: necessary

Lumberjack Show & Championships, Chequamegon National Forest -- Fat Tire Bike Race & Birkie X-Country Ski Race! Fishing Hall of Fame, Turkey Bowling, Polar Plunge, Bar Stool Races, Friday Night Fish Fry

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Damage Deposit $100

This formant does not allow me to give MY discount for extended stays. WEEKLY Rentals only in summer FRI>FRI! Fall/Winter/Spring = OPEN Calendar! First 2 nights $250/night... for up to 6 + additional nights for only $100/night! Weekend nights always $250/night however... We have a partial clean policy (pick up/wipe up/do dishes/vacuum. We change bedding and sanitize the kitchens/bathrooms.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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