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Authentic 1930s Log House with Sandy Beach & Boats

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Log house in the woods rustic and comfortable.

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

From our dock, you can pontoon and fish around the legendary Manitowish chain of 10 lakes. Canoe down the Manitowish River all the way to the Turtle-Flabue Flowage. Afterward, take a swim and sit in the sun on the boathouse roof.

You can take the boat to town (Manitowish Waters), poke around the shops and get an ice cream cone. The Discovery Center has a wide range of fun and educational activities.

In the evenings, enjoy a drink on the front porch overlooking the lake. Talk with the family as you prepare dinner Later, gather round a firepit blaze, select one of the many books, take advantage of our wireless computer connection or watch television in front of the fireplace. Or, if you have any energy left, you can take the pontoon boat to the ski show or the Sunday concerts in the park.

Built by Native Americans around 1930, my grandmother purchased the house in 1937. Since then we have kept the ambiance while adding modern amenities such as electricity and running water.


Enjoy our Vilas County Up North home as my family has for over 70 years.

Keywords: House, Cabin, Lake house,
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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/20/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Beach great for small children. Children's life jackets available. 2 high chairs. play pen / crib...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    While smoking is not allowed in the house, feel free to smoke in the Lanai or on the boat house roof....moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Boats: Canoe-Fishing-pontoon, Sandy beach, boathouse with dressing rooms. Boats are shared with occupants of other cabin. Fire pit from which you can enjoy an evening fire while overlooking the lake....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    View the lake from the living room, dining room, front porch and master bedroom. Walk down the path to the boathouse - a great place to swim on our sandy beach and begin your boating trips....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Wireless DSL service....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Available in Main House next door....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Local calling...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Available in Main House next door....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Plenty of wood for your evening fire...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened in front porch over looking the lake....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 27 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,200 $6,500
Fall 2017
Sep 10 - Oct 21, 2017
4 night min stay
$300
$1,500 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your reservation, the deposit plus additional payment will be refunded as follows.

100% (excluding damage insurance) if cancelled 60 or more days prior to the Check-in Date

50% if cancelled 30 to 60 days prior to check in.

None if cancelled within 30 days prior to check in.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Rhinelander, WI
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Broken Oar
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Trout Lake Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 51
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Broken Oar

strawberry & raspberry & blueberry picking in season,

mushrooming (knowledge is on you)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1934

About the owner: I have enjoyed more than 68 summers on Rest Lake. From the woods, I gather mushrooms, blueberries, and raspberries (don't like blackberry picking because of the thorns) are among my favorite activities. Some of my favorite memories are of canoeing and camping on the local rivers - first with my parents and later with my own children.

Why the Owner Chose Manitowish Waters, WI, USA:
My grandmother purchased the property in 1934. It is has been the center of our family vacation life ever since.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is only a short walk to the library where you can find an extensive collection of vacation reading or order a particular book. Next to the library is the Community Center host of weekly outdoor fairs and community dinners. There are tennis course and children playgrounds.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/20/2016

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Photos

  • Log house in the woods rustic and comfortable.

    Log house in the woods rustic and comfortable.

  • View from the Front Porch

    View from the Front Porch

  • Dining nook with lake views

    Dining nook with lake views

  • TV for those rare times and important sporting events.

    TV for those rare times and important sporting events.

  • Master bedroom with view of the lake

    Master bedroom with view of the lake

  • Second bedroom looking at the woods

    Second bedroom looking at the woods

  • Swim and wade on sandy bottom at the boat dock

    Swim and wade on sandy bottom at the boat dock

  • Fish - In 2013, Jack, age 13, caught this 36 inch musky off the end of the dock.

    Fish - In 2013, Jack, age 13, caught this 36 inch musky off the end of the dock.

  • Relax on the boat house roof and xperience the end of the day.

    Relax on the boat house roof and xperience the end of the day.

  • If you come for the fall color

    If you come for the fall color

  • Wood for those chilly evenings

    Wood for those chilly evenings

  • The Front Porch in the morning - sit with coffee; swing; look at the lake.

    The Front Porch in the morning - sit with coffee; swing; look at the lake.

  • Fireplace - the center of indoor activity

    Fireplace - the center of indoor activity

  • Book and computer corner

    Book and computer corner

  • Kitchen with stove, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator

    Kitchen with stove, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator

  • Entrance to bedrooms 2 and 3

    Entrance to bedrooms 2 and 3

  • Ready for the Water? Come down to the boathouse.  Relax on the roof deck

    Ready for the Water? Come down to the boathouse. Relax on the roof deck

  • Mess around fishing and boats

    Mess around fishing and boats

  • Enjoy a Pontoon Party around the lakes.  Stop for lunch at the marina.

    Enjoy a Pontoon Party around the lakes. Stop for lunch at the marina.

  • View from the boat house roof

    View from the boat house roof

  • Hydnum umbilicaturm?
Mushrooms anyone?
Visit soon

    Hydnum umbilicaturm? Mushrooms anyone? Visit soon

VRBO #287703

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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