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Shawano Lake Rendezvous

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,008 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 153 nights


About the property

cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

You will love your get-a-way in our cozy cottage with views of Shawano Lake. First thing to note is that this is not a chain hotel, or some string of rentals, this is our personal vacation retreat. If your choose to rent here you will be using our vacation home.

This isnt roughing it in some old fishing shack, but a comfortable year round home. This can be your base camp for day trips or a place to kick back and relax.

A large deck with patio table is a great place for outdoor dining. An adjacent patio is complete with gas grill and seating. Gather around the counter in the large kitchen and catch up on the days activities. Here your vacation can be as active or relaxing as you choose.

We are not on the water, but there are boat landings within a mile in either direction. Several marinas rent fishing boats, pontoon boat and jet skis. The Shawano County Park boasts a very nice swimming beach, play areas, and picnic sites, and it is within five miles.

EAA grounds feature the best of aviation technology during their annual show. Approx. 45 minutes away.

Appleton downtown for Mile of Music and October Fest. Excellent community events 35 minute drive time.

We are within 35 mile of the Green Bay Packers practice field, Lambeau Field and the Packer Hall of Fame. This is a perfect place to stay during training camp and in season as we are within an easy driving distance. Approximate drive time is 35 minutes. There are several casino's within an easy drive with the entertainment and dining options they provide.

Menomonee Casino

North star Casino

Oneida Casino

The Mountain-Bay trail is a state recreation trail that is approximately 1 mile away. Wolf river whitewater rafting excursions. Bay Beach park is on the shore of Green Bay. The NEW Zoo, Green Bay Botanical Garden, UW-GB, the possibilities are only limited by your imagination.

More Details

Pattie Montour
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Pattie Montour

This property was purchased from my parents in 1995. It was built in the fifties to house a gift shop. The conversion to a personal retreat was completed over several years while living and working in Shawano.

We come here for a relaxing get a way from work and the technology we are required to keep up with all week. We enjoy many of the local restaurants, the bike trails and the woodland surroundings.The local chamber has a schedule of art and musical events throughout the summer that can meet every taste.

Pattie Montour purchased this cottage in 1995

Why Pattie Montour chose Shawano

Shawano Lake Rendezvous is very easy to find. There is parking on only one side of the street, this helps keep local traffic moving, while still allowing street parking for an extra vehicle.

We love the variety of activities in the area. Boating and all sorts of water sports. The local festivals are a great way to see the small towns around Shawano.

The Shawano Chamber of Commerce has a complete listing of activities and events through the county. There is something for everyone; check to see what is going on while you are here.

We love to take a walk down to the marina in the morning just to get a feel for what is going on in the neighborhood. Always keep an eye open for wildlife along the way. If you are quiet and early. It is a very easy walk.

If you want something a bit more active try bike riding around the lake if you use the sidestreets it is approximately 28 miles. There are several choices in Cecil to stop for breakfast. I reccommend doing this early as traffic can be heavy later in the day.

In the evening there are so many great local restaurants and traditional Wisconsin Supper Clubs. It is a difficult decision to stay in and cook together or go out and try the nights special or a long time favorite.

We sometimes can't decide how to spend our days. It is 35 miles to the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame, the practice field and Lambeau Stadium. During the football season we enjoy the pregame tailgate parties and will sometimes go... even if we dont have tickets for the game.

Rent a boat or bring your own. Relax on the beach, bring floating rafts for the shallow swimming area. If you forgot yours they are available at several local stores. Whitewater rafting on the Wolf River in Memoninee and Langlade Counties. It can be a photographers dream to watch kayaks challenge the rapids. Be an active adventurer or a spectator. It is really all up to you.

What makes this cottage unique

The back yard is shady and quiet. A large attached deck is a comfortable place to read or enjoy a meal. There is a brick patio with a gas grill. It is wonderful to spend a little quiet time and just observe the stars in the night sky.

Within walking distance of a Supper Club, Sports Bar, and a local tavern. Your choice of appetizers, a full meal or just a sandwich.

We offer Corporate Rentals for a minimum stay of

31 days. Furnished rental with all utilities included, Lawn care and snow plowing provided. Application, references and deposit required.


Shawano Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1008 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Washer and Dryer are located in this bathroom. We do provide towels, hair dryer and some limited supplies.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room Sofa Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The bedroom at the rear of the house in queen sized. The bedroom at the front of the house is also queen sized. There is a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room. If there are two people per bed this will accomodate 6. It is approximately 1100 square feet. Comfortable for 4, pretty good for 6, but not alot of extra room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Folding lawn chairs, Can coozies and small cooler available, please return to cottage after use.


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Shawano Lake Rendezvous
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It was awesome.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to meet You! Let us know if you travel this way again.☺
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Overall Success

  • 4 of 5

We were all quite impressed with this cottage and aside from some bad weather, we all enjoyed our stay. I wanted to give 4.5 stars, but a half star is not an option. The cottage could use a few improvements but nothing that really hindered our stay. The grill could use replacing but we were able to use it. There is a bench on the deck that did not look safe to sit on. Lastly, the bathroom light switch is on the outside of the bathroom, which is normally not an issue but can be if you plan on staying with friends (they can turn off the lights while you are in the bathroom).

Overall, the cottage was awesome and we plan on staying here in the future. We would also recommend this place to our friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We will definitely take a closer look at the grill. We haven't used it personally on recent visits and will assure that everything is operating correctly or replace it. The bench on the deck is quite stable. I sat on it yesterday and I can assure you it isn't going anywhere. The finish is a bit weathered from exposue to the elements, making it look aged. We just yesterday discussed refinishing over the winter. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Chicago, IL

Lovely getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at this cottage. It was nice and quiet. We were able to go to the beach just up the road which was nice. But we spent most of our time sitting on the back patio and grilling! The kitchen had everything we needed and the space was cozy but not cramped. Pattie was very responsive to all my questions leading up to the visit. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love the deck. So very happy you enjoyed it as much as we do. Looking forward to hearing from you again. Happy Vacationing!
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Nice family home. Quiet area.

  • 4 of 5

The house is very nice. Needs some décor updating, a few things need fixing, but other than that is was a good stay for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you had a nice stay in our cottage. We appreciate your confidence in staying with us. If any repairs are needed please let us know so that we can address immediately.
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La Crosse, Wisconsin


  • 4 of 5

This property is very comfortable. The kitchen is fully equipped, plenty of space with a nice deck and the bed is comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We think of our place as a relaxing get-a-way. I am so glad you were as comfortable here as we are.
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Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for a wedding and this was a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Austin Straubel International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Blind Squirrel
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Shawano Lake Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 22, 29, 47 & 55
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Spinning Wheel Supper Club / Brothers Pub
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Shawano County Park
Car: necessary


67 Miles to EAA Air Venture - World larges fly-in July 24 - 30 2017

Fox Cities Marathon

Appleton Mile of Music

Appleton Octoberfest


MOUNTAIN-BAY RECREATIONAL TRAIL WITHIN ONE MILE - Can use for bicycling and hiking Spring Summer and Fall



Bay Beach Amusement Park located at the Bay of Green Bay approximately 35 miles.

The NEW Zoo.

Menominee Casino - Keshena

North Star Casino - Gresham

Oneida Casino - Green Bay

Shawano Lake Golf Course

Golden Sands Golf Course

Pine Hills Golf Course - Gresham

Maple Valley Golf Course - Wittenberg

Riverside Golf Course -Clintonville

White water rafting on the wolf river north of Shawano on Hwy 55. Minimum drive time 40 minutes.

Barn Quilt bicycle tours of Shawano County. See the Chamber of commerce for maps and information.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $80 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

Refundable Reservation/Security Deposit is returned within 14 days of departure.
Business rentals are available contact the owner for information
Lawn and snow service is provided.
Housekeeping services are recommended for an additional charge TBD by provider selected.
Requires security deposit and references.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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