About the property
- House2500 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
5 beds and 1 sofa sleeper with 3.5 baths sleeps 2-12 3 bedrooms and 1 loft area
PONTOON BOAT RENTAL AVAILABLE AS WELL
Come and take the virtual tour of the home before your stay, it is located at the bottom of the page.
I PREFER TO HAVE A ONE WEEK MINIMUM STAY BETWEEN MEMORIAL WEEKEND AND LABOR DAY WEEKEND.
There is a shared pier for your use
Snowmobilers!! Trail is right there!
ATV Trails!! Right across the bridge
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This is an excellent location for your relaxcation! Pets are allowed!!!
Private 3 bedroom home with loft sleeping area. Master has king bed, two upstairs bedrooms each have two queens and loft has sofa/sleeper. Sleeps up to 12 people comfortably. There is outdoor living as well! Patio off of kitchen and family room that has two tables with setting for up to 12 people, child's picnic table, outdoor refrigerator, gas grill and charcoal grill, bar sink, bar with five barstools. HUGE firepit. Lower Level has outside shower system!!
The kitchen is completely stocked! right up to the ice cream machine!
Castle Rock Lake is the 4th largest lake in Wisconsin. This lake is large enough and ideal for all water sports, such as jet skiis, skiing, wake/knee boarding, swimming, fishing and just cruising the lake. Many sandbars to just drive the boat up to and relax, cookout and enjoy beverages. Island known as 'Alcatraz' is the hangout to see and meet people, view boats, cookout, volleyball in the water, even has the 'Food Dawg', which is the pontoon boat that you can purchase food from while at the island.
Waterfront! You will have access to a shared pier for your use during your stay.
The area bars/restaurants have outdoor bars, volleyball, live bands, beaches, piers.
Enjoy the fall colors and fresh clean air while sitting out on the patio. There is ATV trails as well. There are awesome hiking and walking trails, picnicing in the state and county parks.
Winter offers so much! Skiing whether it is downhill or cross country. Snowmobiling, tubing and sledding, ice fishing, plus more.
Wisconsin Dells is a just a short drive, depending on where you are going 20-45 minutes away. Daily passes to indoor and/or outdoor waterparks, bungee jumping, ride the Duck , shopping either downtown or at the mall, mini golf, go carts, horse back riding, plus more!
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Sites of Interest
Adams County Area Information
Juneau County Information
Adams County Parks & Recreation
Snowmobile Trails & Information
Current Weather Conditions
Lake Arrowhead Golf Course
Current Lake Information
Fishing Guide Service
Castle Rock Watersports
24' Bentley Pontoon Boat on boat lift @ our pier for additional rent. CONVENIENCE!
JET SKIS & PARASAILING - Castle Rock Watersports, west, 608-847-4488 or 608-254-8702
EXCURSIONS - Cruise the Castle - west Castle Rock Lake 608-548-2789
TUBING & CANOEING - Point Bluff Resort, Hwy. Z & Rt. 82, 608-253-6181
BOAT & GUIDE SERVICE - JNB Guide Service 920-291-6799
SWIMMING & BEACHES:
CASTLE ROCK COUNTY PARK (Designated swimming area, playground, boat launch, camping)
Adams County / Daily vehicle sticker 608-339-7713
Juneau County / Daily vehicle sticker 608-847-7089
PETENWELL COUNTY PARK (Designated swimming area, playground, boat launch, camping)
Adams County / Daily vehicle sticker and boat slips 608-564-7513
Juneau County (Petenwell) / Daily vehicle sticker 608-847-7089
FREE PUBLIC BEACHES & BOAT LAUNCHES THROUGHOUT
BIGHORN RANCH, Adams County 608-778-5551
RED RIDGE RANCH RIDING STABLE, Juneau County 608-847-2273
DOWNHILL, SNO-BOARDING & CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
(Listed in travel distance order - call for winter rates)
ROCHE-A-CRI STATE PARK (cross-country only)
WOODSIDE RANCH, Mauston 608-847-4275
CHRISTMAS MOUNTAIN, Wisc. Dells 608-254-3971
CASCADE MOUNTAIN, Portage 608-742-5588
NORDIC MOUNTAIN SKI AREA, Wild Rose 920-787-3324
RIB MOUNTAIN, Wausau 715-845-2846
FINE AREA RESTAURANTS
LAKESHORE (by boat or car... casual attire accepted in all)
CARLSON'S RUSTIC RIDGE (dinners, Sunday brunch) 339-6300
SPLASH (dinners, sandwiches) 339-3090
THE DIRTY TURTLE (bar & specialty sandwiches) 562-5931
SHIPWRECK BAY (bar & grill) 847-2401
THE LURE (bar & grill) Lake Petenwell 715-325-6555
ROMANO'S PIZZERIA (dinners, sandwiches) Lake Petenwell 715-325-6700
HIDEAWAY RESTAURANT (dinners) Lake Petenwell 715-325-6550
WOODBINE INN (dinners & buffets) 565-2122
BAY REST, Lake Petenwell (dinners, sandwiches) 564-7020
LAKE ARROWHEAD CLUBHOUSE (full menu) 715-325-3341
TRAIL'S END, Lake Arrowhead (dinners, sandwiches) 715-325-9898
ISHNALA SUPPER CLUB (fine dining/reservations) The Dells 608-253-1771
OTHER THINGS TO DO & SEE IN ADAMS & JUNEAU COUNTIES:
FLEA MARKET - every Saturday & Sunday during summer (Adams RR track)
GOLFING - Lake Arrowhead/Pines & Lakes (two 18-hole 4.5 star rated), Ridges (18-hole), Castle Rock (18-hole), Mound View (9-hole), Northern Bay (18-holes, replica world-famous 9-holes)
HUNTING - Public access lands, deer and wild turkey
SNOWMOBILING - Over 400 miles groomed and marked state and local trails
ATV - Developed ATV county trails
ROCHE-A-CRI MOUND STATE PARK - National Historical Register
BUCKHORN STATE PARK - Castle Rock Lake
THE McGOWAN HOUSE - Adams County Historical Society
Wisconsin Dells Attractions
Ringling Brothers Circus Museum
Necedah Wildlife Refuge
Wisc. Rapids Paper Mills Tour
Sandhill Wildlife Area
Rainbow Casino & Restaurant
House on the Rock
Frank Lloyd Wright Homes
Elroy Bike Trail
Keywords: VIEW OUR VIRTUAL TOUR!! Sleeps 12!Comfortably! Perfect for Family Reunion, Holidays, Girl or Guy Getaways, Birthdays, Friends Getaway, Couples Getaway and More!! Sleeps 12 Comfortably! Feels like home! Sleeps 12. 3BR and loft with addt'l sleeping, 3.5BA custom home built on castle rock lake w/sand bottom frontage. Wooded and secluded! Home features in floor heating, three fireplaces (1- 2-sided) one in family room, one in dining room and one in upstairs loft, ceramic tile flooring. Master Shower is outstanding!, 5' shower with body sprays, rainhead and fixed shower heads and hand held. Master Bedroom has patio door-lay in bed and enjoy the views of the outdoors. Each upstairs bedroom has separate outdoor patio to enjoy the outdoors-read, sleep, relax, enjoy your coffee. We have a really good selection of movies and books. Bedrooms and family room have Direct TV, VCR and/or CD players. Outside patio w/wet bar, grill, refrigerator and firepit. About 20 min north of Wis Dells! Perfect vacation for Lake Activities or Snowmobiling and skiing isn't far away. Right on Snowmobile Trail and Right on Water. Private!
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 25, 2018
About Dawn Bayer
Custom built this fabulous vacation home for family and friends. Needed a place to get away from the chaos of the 'normal' Monday thru Sunday. This is a place we can go with our children, extended families, and our friends to reconnect with each other, relax and enjoy all four seasons of the year indoors and outdoors. Once we pull into the driveway and see the house and lake, we feel refreshed and relaxed.
Dawn Bayer purchased this House in 2004
Why Dawn Bayer chose Friendship
The location is beautiful and so many things to do no matter what the season is! This is a 'home' not just another rental property! You will feel like you are staying in a home when you are here. Warm, inviting decor. Room for entertaining. This is a place to reconnect with each other, wonderful memories to be made. Enjoy the area with the people you love!
What makes this House unique
Beautiful Lake! Relaxing. Feels like a home not a rental property. So many activities on and off the lake. Absolutely love the location. You will not feel like a tourist, you will feel like you belong here, you will feel like this is your home during your stay. Other Attractions and Activities - Burr Oaks Winery - Whooping Crane Festival in Necedah (September) - Warrens Cranberry Festival - 4 Wheeling - Hunting
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Great place, great house. This is a must
This home is definitely one of the best places we have ever rented. We had 11 in our party and had plenty of room. The house was very clean. My grandchildren loved the sand in the backyard. It definitely brings a beachy feel to the property. The fishing was great! We stayed right in the bay. Broke a few lines, but brought many fish home. We went to the county park down the road to swim. Nice beach and roped off swimming area. The fee was $5 a carload. We visited Wisconsin Dells, Baraboo (cute shops downtown), hiked at Roche-A-Cri and Devils Lake State Parks. Awesome views at the state parks. Castle Rock Lake is huge. Lots of places to go boating. Time flew by with many memories made. Thanks for sharing your home with us.
Best Place ever!
Great location and very comfortable! We had a group of 11, and trust me place th of seating. Never felt cramped and the boat was a charm!
This house is amazing and Dawn is a great host. So much fun and a wonderful area. Def would come back!
We, along with another family rented this house for a week in late July. As stated by other reviews the house is lovely and has almost every amenity you can think of. We even made ice cream two nights which was wonderful. We made full use of the fire pit almost every night. The shower in the Master Bathroom is lovely, but we ended up using other showers most of the time since the shower doors don't fit tightly and caused a flood in the bathroom each time. We rented the pontoon for the week also and visited many of the restaurants on the lake. The only disappointment with the boat is there is no ladder. If you have someone who has any physical disability (I have severe rheumatoid arthritis), it's very difficult to get into the boat from anywhere other than a dock. The owner of the property responded immediately to any of our questions and concerns. We had our dog with us and the lower floor was a perfect place for him. We would highly recommend this property to any of our friends.
Felt like home away from home!!!
Loved our stay... Place was so family friendly. Little ones loved all the sand by the house. Felt very private. So appreciated it being pet friendly - that is huge for our family. Some great places very close with super food!!
Local rental water activities, public boat landing across street, Wisconsin Dells is 20 minutes away, rentals for canoeing/tubing less than 10 minutes away, multiple water access to bars/restaurants Snowmobiling! Trail is right there! Weekend Special for Fall and Winter!!! ATV Trials too!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
All Weekly Rentals run from Friday to Friday Rates are subject to change. Cancellation Policy is: No Refunds on any monies paid if the reservation is cancelled.