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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

This is it, there is no better place to kick back and relax! Your close enough to anything you desire and far enough away to remove yourself from it all. Wake up stress free and feeling refreshed to the quiet sounds of nature without the hussle bussle of the city.

We manage 'The Cove' ourselves to ensure the comforts of your own home. It is sized just right for a couple or a couple of families, It's the perfect getaway for a ladies retreat or a men's outing, and fully furnished to accommodate the entire family of all ages, including infants! Once you have stayed at 'THE COVE' you will want to come back year after year.

Stay where there is something for everyone, lounge in or go out as the Wisconsin Dells with its indoor water Parks, Restaurants, Tanger Outlet Mall and Ho Chunk Casino is just a short car ride away. Visit Devil’s Lake State Park, Wollersheim Winery, Lake Wisconsin and much, much more!

'THE COVE' will ensure your ultimate vacation experience, comfortably!

Keywords: Privately owned, fully furnished and then some!

More Details

Laurel Rauch
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2018

About Laurel Rauch

Having been raised in this area it allows me to ensure you have a fun vacation. Regardless of the time of year the surrounding landscape is breath taking and the area offers a multitude of places to go and things to do.

Laurel Rauch purchased this house in 2008

Why Laurel Rauch chose Merrimac

As a family we enjoy the area for our own personal use and want to share the opportunity with others at a reasonable cost and comfortably with all the amenities of home!

What makes this house unique

At 'THE COVE' enjoy a night around the fire pit, take a walk or bring the bikes. 'THE COVE' is our second home, so take advantage of the privacy and space you deserve!


Merrimac House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • $50/bed charged if additional guests not considered in original reservation. Call owner for changes prior please!
  • Owner not responsible for injury/illness/loss. Cancelation requires administrative fee. Owner right to cancel if unforeseen circumstances arise.
  • Cleaning deducted from deposit if checkout list not followed. Misconduct fine if rooming license held by owner revoked during your stay.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1-Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , First Floor
    Bathroom 4 - Main floor powder room
    Bathroom 2-Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , double vanity
    Bathroom 3-lower level - toilet , shower , vanity
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1-Master - 1 queen , 1ST FLOOR
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Room for air mattress, linens provided
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Pack N Play available
  • *Master on main level has large windows, private bath, sofa, table and private office space. *Two second story bedrooms have full size bed, 2 twins and plenty of room for an air mattress. One bedroom has a crib, pack n play.
  • CD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Relax &/or dine in our 14x16 sq. foot vaulted knotty pine railed screened room. Regardless of the weather (and mosquitos) enjoy the out of doors in. inground fire pit too!


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average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay at your beautiful home. Just wish weather was a bit warmer so we could have enjoyed the fire pit.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Group Ski Trip

  • 5 of 5

Great home in a great location! Home was clean and exactly as described. Place couldn't be any closer to Devils Head for skiing. We had a great trip.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location for Devil's Head

  • 5 of 5

Location was perfect for us as we spent a day skiing across the street at Devil's Head, and was just a short drive away from casino in Wisconsin Dells. Slept 8 comfortably with couches to spare. Laurel was very easy to get in touch with if necessary (although never really needed a thing). Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice large home steps away from Devil's Head skiing

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean and was a 3-minute drive from skiing at Devil's Head, which was so convenient. We had three families stay here -- 6 adults and 6 kids -- and we had plenty of space. The basement rec room was fun for the kids, and each family had their own bedroom. Laurel responded quickly to all inquiries. We would stay here again. The only reason we did not give it 5 stars was because the kitchen could have been better stocked with some cooking basics (plastic wrap, more chopping knives, etc.) and there was only room for 6 of us at the table at a time, so we had to eat in shifts. Otherwise, it was great!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large and so close to the ski hill!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family stay - plenty of room for all ages. The bedrooms were very large and everything was clean. The best part was how close it was to Devils Head ski hill - we could come back to have lunch and then go off and hit the slopes again. Well maintained and a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing ski house

  • 5 of 5

beautiful location , and we had an awesome weekend , everything that you would need is there ,and is very clean a big plus!! The owner was very considerate to work with!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Madison, Wi
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Varsity Bar, Devils Head Resort
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Colsac Free Car Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Devil's Head Resort
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Columbus, Wi
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-90-94 and Lake Wisconsin
Nearest Ski
0.25 Miles
Devi'ls Head Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Devil's Lake State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Wisconsin Dells
Nearest Point of Interest
Devil's Lake State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Devil's Head Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Baraboo Circus World Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Ho Chunk Casino
Nearest Point of Interest
Parfreys Glen
Nearest Point of Interest
Wollersheim Winery
Nearest Point of Interest
North Freedom Steam Train Ride/Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Cascade Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Colsac Free Car Ferry
Nearest Point of Interest
Sauk Prairie Wild Bald Eagles
Nearest Point of Interest
Super Walmart
Car: necessary

Located near down hill skiing, golf course and State Park. Down the road is the famous Ho Chunk Casino, Tanger outlet mall, Wollersheim Winery, Baraboo Circus World Museum and everything the Wisconsin Dell's has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.5%

You will receive via email a Welcome Letter prior to your stay with additional rental details. Cancelation requires a phone call to owner. 50% of reservation refunded up to 30 days prior to visit. There is no cleaning fee up front. $50 cleaning fee will be obtained from damage deposit if "above customary cleaning" is necessary. A check out list is inside the home for your convenience.
Call for best pricing per your parties needs and text for quick response of questions once booked to ensure a memorable visit!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.