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Beautiful Vacation Home on Manitowish River - Boulder Junction

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Vacation Home, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Sweet Emma's is located on the Manitowish River that connects to Boulder Lake and Rice Lake in the heart of the Northwoods in North Central Wisconsin, just a 1/4 mile from beautiful downtown Boulder Junction, WI - Musky Capital of the World!

In addition to being on the River, we are now directly connected to the paved, multi-city, Vilas County Bike Trail System, as well as being connected to 130 miles of well-groomed snowmobile trails, on trail #15.

We also rent bicycles and kayaks.

Keywords: Cabin / Vacation Home

More Details

Fran Thiel
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

About Fran Thiel

I love to garden and have had my own cleaning service for 20 years. Sweet Emma's was owned by Jud and Myra Clark a older couple I cared and cleaned for. When they passed away I bought the home and made it my big doll house I share with guests. I like to have people here to enjoy the house and the beautiful north woods.

Fran Thiel purchased this house in 2005


Boulder Junction House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM / Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Vacation Home on Manitowish River - Boulder Junction
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful, relaxing weekend at Sweet Emma's. Our hostess was wonderful as were the accommodations. A quick walk down to the river to the canoes and kayaks and a short row and you are on the lake. The fire pit was hit with the kids and grandparents alike.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This family were very nice guests and very respectful of the house. They sent me a wonderful note in the mail and a news paper clipping of the beautiful place where they live. There children were fun and very polite. I would welcome them back anytime. Fran
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Great cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is just great! Very clean cabin, would stay there again. This cabin is right across from the snowmobile trail. Well stocked kitchen, lots of towels and very soft!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for the wonderful review. We will be happy to have your group back. Sincerely Fran
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Denmark, WI

Feels like Home

  • 5 of 5

We had amazing time at Sweet Emma’s! Fran really pays attention to detail and cleanliness! Snowmobile trail right across the road, plenty of room in the driveway for our trailers, was just a great weekend and Sweet Emma’s (Fran) made that possible for us!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was a great group of guests and I welcome them back anytime.
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It was simply perfect for our needs!!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and accommodating. Fran's attention to detail really shows. We would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee, WI

Nice place, perfect for two families.

  • 4 of 5

I would recommend this property. Fran really goes out or her way to make sure her guests are comfortable. As long as you don't mind the owner and other people stopping by at random times, go for it! It's on a busy road but the location is perfect - still within walking distance to town, within driving distance of many activities. Our kids loved renting the boats and going up and down the river.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $125
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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