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Spacious Retreat with Private Swimming and Fishing Pond Near Wisconsin Dells

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Enjoy this unique 4 bedroom all season vacation home nestled in the Glacier Point development on Castle Rock Lake. This family-friendly rental is located just 20 minutes north of Wisconsin Dells across the street from the 4th largest lake in WI. After you enjoy a day of excitement in the Dells, you can retreat to your quiet getaway in the woods!

The home features vaulted knotty pine ceilings in the great room with a wall of windows overlooking the pond, an open concept kitchen with large granite island and stainless steel appliances. The spacious master bedroom/bath with king bed and an additional bedroom with adjacent full bath with queen bed, completes the main level. Overlooking the great room is a loft with sleeper sofa and full sized bed. The walk-out lower level includes a full bath and 2 more bedrooms with queen beds along with bunk beds in both. The rec room has a flat screen high definition tv above the stone fireplace and opens to a patio leading to the pond. The home features a Sonos Wifi 6 zone sound system for your listening pleasure, allowing you seamless access to your personal music accounts through your phone or ipad along with SiriusXM channels.

Relax with a cup of coffee on the deck with the morning sun overlooking the clean, sand-bottomed 1/3 acre private pond (complete with Otter Island swim raft) while the kids enjoy swimming and chasing frogs. Deer, turkeys, owls and other wildlife can often be spotted from the home which is surrounded by pine trees on a spacious 3 acres. Walk alongside the lake on the public trail and enjoy beautiful views of the lake from the tops of the shoreline bluffs. Wind down your day by the outdoor firepit while roasting marshmallows and being serenaded by crickets and frogs. We even supply the firewood!

The pond is stocked with bluegill, black crappies, and large-mouth bass, allowing for a great catch and release fishing experience for the kids.

Enjoy our private beach volleyball court and horseshoe pits!

We have numerous kid-friendly amenities including toys, strollers, a booster seat, pack n play, and toddler bed. This allows for a few less things for you to pack!

A full library of movies and numerous games provides for rainy day fun. Your short drive to The Dells opens a whole world of entertainment including a movie theater, casino, mini golf, go-karts, roller coasters and nearly any other adventure you can think of!

A county park is just minutes away to launch your boat or other water toys. We offer a private pier for loading and unloading your boat. Sorry, there is no boat lift available and the dynamics of the large lake do not allow you to tie your boat to the pier. You are welcome to pull it up onto the common beach area or there are reasonable dock rentals available 10 minutes from the home.

There are pontoon and jet ski rentals just a few short miles away. Several restaurants and lake bars with great food and nightly entertainment await you.

Plenty of activities surround the home in winter as well. Snowmobilers have instant access to the Juneau County snowmobile trails which are right across the street. If you are looking to ski or snowboard, Cascade Mountain is only 40 minutes away and Christmas Mountain a mere 25 minutes from the home. Trails along the lake make for great snowshoeing. Several sledding hills are nearby along with cross-country skiing and sleigh rides. After a long day of playing hard in the snow, relax with a cocktail by one of the 2 cozy indoor fireplaces.

You won't be disappointed in this fantastic home and the entertainment and beauty that Castle Rock Lake and the surrounding area has to offer!

Keywords: house, private pond, fishing

More Details

Owner
Mark Wozniak
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

I'm writing this review after returning from an excellent week at the "Spacious Retreat." My wife and I were traveling with my parents and my brother, sister-in-law, two nieces and nephew. As we're all in different phases of our lives, we were all looking for something a little different in a vacation. Everybody left the home satisfied.



The home is absolutely beautiful. When we pulled around the corner and saw it for the first time, somebody commented that it looked exactly like the pictures. From the wood floors to the beams to the fireplaces to the decks, the home has a great woodsy feel. The pond, although a little deeper than usual after a rainy spring/summer, is just as advertised. We all had a great time swimming, laying out on the platform, and fishing.



The Dells are about a half hour away, so for those who are interested, it's an easy drive. My brother and his family went into town just about every day and had no issue with the drive. The rest of us only went in a couple of days because we didn't want to leave the the serene atmosphere to fight the crowds.



Another thing to consider is all of the opportunity for vacationers at Castle Rock Lake. There are boat rentals, lots of lakefront bars and restaurants, and a couple of county parks with beaches should you get tired of the pond (we didn't). We did have a great day out on a pontoon.



No matter where our days took us, they all began and ended together at the house. The two fridges provided ample room and all of the cooking implements worked great. The sound system was an added plus as we had music from the directv system playing constantly. They even have a couple of speakers outside so you can listen to tunes while floating. We finished our nights watching movies on one of the big screen TV's or in the backyard with a fire.



Bottom line, if you're looking for a relaxing, quiet home within driving distance of the Dells, I don't really see how you could do better. My wife and I are already talking about getting some friends together and heading back in the future.
Jul 2014
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Amenities

Mauston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Basement Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Main Level Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Loft - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    2nd Main Level Bedroom - 1 queen
    Basement bedroom - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Basement bedroom - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
  • Child Beds (1) toddler bed in spacious master closet!, Baby Cribs (1) pack and play Additional futons in basement and loft
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 12 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Spacious Retreat with Private Swimming and Fishing Pond Near Wisconsin Dells
average rating of 4.987013 based on 79 reviews
5

Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

This is our fourth year renting this house. And we are looking forward to our fifth year next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This property was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time with our family and had plenty of room. The heated mattress pads were icing on the cake in the middle of winter. The place was super clean, which was a concern having a baby crawling around. We will stay again!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
5

Snowy Sanctuary

  • 5 of 5

We hosted a guys getaway for 2 nights in February -- 12 men and there was plenty of room for more. The kitchen had everything we needed for big meals. The 3 living areas made it super easy to change things up, and the house-wide sound system was a fun bonus. The last day, we woke up to snowfall through the giant window walls -- serene. We thought about adding extra activities, but in the end, we just wanted to chill in the house for 2 days. So worth it!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Impressive property with lots of space!

  • 5 of 5

Lots of amenities, sleeping space and just space in general. Large property within walking distance to the larger lake. Loved staying here!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Appleton, WI
5

Great clean place!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome rental house with plenty of space, really enjoyed the connected sound system throughout! Would highly recommend this property, only downside is that I wish it were a little closer to the dells.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

It was one of the best homes we have ever rented. nice location.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Map

Kozy's Pizza
Shipwreck Bay
Wisconsin River Meats
Dirty Turtle
Pine Cove
Way Station
Woodside Ranch Resort
Point Bluff Resort
Mirror Lake State Park
Devil's Lake State Park
Christmas Mountain Ski
Cascade Mountain
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Portofino Bay
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Castle Rock Golf Course
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Christmas Mountain
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Castle Rock County Park
Car: necessary

Located 5 miles from Woodside Sports Complex

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $400

Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend stays require a 4 night minimum, $550/nt. Other holidays may have minimum stay restrictions. Additional nights beyond the 2 night minimum for October-April stays for a reduced rate of only $300!

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.

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