Northern Wi Lakehome on Lake Namakagon/Namakagon River (Wheelchair Accessible)(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
4 bdrms, 2 bath, one level, wheelchair accessible w/ attached heated garage
This 4 bedroom, 2 bath lake home with attached, heated garage and laundry room is all on one level. It is on beautiful Lake Namakagon and at the headwaters of the Namakagon River, a national wild and scenic river, in the Chequamagon National Forest. For boating and fishing enthusiasts you will have the best of both worlds. Just head out one way to the lake or go under the bridge to the river.
The house has easy access to the lake, dock, trails and surrounding area. The four bedrooms sleep 11 comfortably and are ideal for two families with children, four couples, or a large group of friends. All beds are wheelchair accessible heights. The open floor plan makes for great entertaining. Check out the extra large, fully stocked kitchen with more cupboards than your grandma ever dreamed of. The accessible bathroom has a shower with a small, 2" threshold making for an easy transfer.
In winter enjoy cross country skiing on the nearby Birkie and other trail systems, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and ice fishing right out the door. A heated ice fishing house is included with your rental.
You can ski over 170+ kilomenters of the Birkie and other nearby XC ski trails. The beautiful Rock Lake Trail is just minutes away. You are also not far from the Drummond Trail System, Michigan's UP, and nearby waterfalls and state parks. Snowmobile trails, snowshoeing, fat biking and icefishing are just right out the door. The attached heated garage makes it ideal for tuning skis or returning from your outdoor winter adventure (or just keeping the car warm). There are hundreds of lakes, rivers and trails (hiking, mountain/fat biking, four wheeling, skiing, showshoeing and snowmobiling) in the area.
For summer activities we provide 4 kayaks (one tandem), a canoe and a one man fishcat (non-motorized pontoon with oars) with your rental. A pontoon boat is available for rent, as well. It, too, is wheelchair accessible.
Lake Namakagon is known for world class fishing and is one of three trophy muskie lakes in WI. Lake Superior and Bayfield WI are just one hour away for sea kayaking, fishing, shopping and sightseeing adventures.
In winter we provide a heated, wheelchair accessible ice fishing house with your rental. Guests who use a wheelchair or have mobility issues can access the fish house from the drop down ramp and fish in heated comfort.
Summer access to the lake and dock is provided by a boardwalk from the house to the lake.
The world famous sea caves are about an 1 1/2 away in Bayfield, WI. It's a short hike from the parking area at Meyer's Beach in the winter, which is a spectacular experience. You can paddle to the sea caves from various locations. We recommend going out to the sea caves on a guided tour if its your first time. Lake Superior is amazing but conditions and weather can change quite rapidly. Before heading out on Lake Superior check with the National Park Service for safe conditions (Winter and Summer).
For mountain and fat bike enthusiasts, we are minutes from the Chequamagon Area Mountain Bike Trails (CAMBA), including the epic Rock Lake Trail. Some of the Birkie Trails are now open to fat bikes. Cable hosts many world class skiing, fat and mountain bike events. Check the Cable Area of Commerce (www.cable4fun) for dates. More interested in relaxing? The Landing is a great place to get away from it all, read a good book, sit by the fireplace, watch a movie, cook a nice meal, or just watch the world go by. No matter what the season, you are sure to create a lifetime of memories.
Located just under 3 hours from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, 1 hour from Duluth and Bayfield, WI and a little over 6 hrs from Chicago.
We understand the challenges of accessible travel and are committed to making Namakagon Landing the most accessible vacation rental on the planet. (It may already be, but we will continue to improve it and are open to your suggestions.) Check us out, like us on facebook, share with friends, and start making memories today. Overson Landings Vacation Rentals was created by and for people (or have a family member) with mobility issues, but all are welcome, including pets. Feel free to call or reply to this posting for a frank discussion about your needs. If you would like to talk with us directly please call Susan or Mark Overson at 952-270-3027. Checks/Visa/MasterCard Accepted.
Our brand new 2 bedroom, 1 bath, wheelchair accessible beach home with pool (and lift) in Playa Hermosa on the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica is also available as a vacation rental. Surfing on the Pacific ocean (including an adaptive surf camp), international dining options, snorkeling, waterfalls, yoga, fishing, birds and wildlife, and local tico villages all in a jungle paradise. More information and rates can be found at http://www.vrbo.com/925788
This fully accessible, 2 bedroom beach home is on the Pacific coast in the beautiful little village of Playa Hermosa near the world famous beach communities of Santa Teresa, Mal Pais, and Montezuma. These areas are known for surfing, beautiful sunsets, and Pura Vida (The good life). The house is fully accessible, is near several surf camps, including one that has an adaptive surf program, and has a swimming pool, and nearby amenities. Feel free to inquire about it's availability and about accessible travel in in Costa Rica. We have been there many times and can help guide you. We recommend this property for more adventurous wheelchair travelers or that you travel with assistance.
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Member since: 2012
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 11
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11
- Queen size, adjustable bed in master bedroom with accessible bath, Second bedroom has a queen bed. The 3rd bedroom has a bunk bed with a single bed on top, full mattress on bottom, and trundle below. The bunk bed and trundle sleeps 5 total. The four season sunroom serves as the fourth bedroom and has a full futon with the best view of the lake, privacy screens and window blinds. All beds are wheelchair appropriate height. No sleeper sofa but guests have slept on the two leather couches, if necessary. Very comfortable. The home has an open floor plan. There is one single blow-up mattress in the closet....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- The accessible bathroom is private and in the master bedroom. The shower is an easy transfer with a small 2" threshold. Not a roll in. The bathroom is large and easy to manuever in. There is a grab bar by the toilet and the shower head is adjustable and easy to reach. My husband, who is in a wheelchair, uses a showerhead attachment on the hose in the garage to shower outside (hot and cold water) or in the heated garage. Not for everyone but it's an option for those who need it. A shower chair is provided....moreless
- Nearby resorts with amenities, restaurants, and yearround activities. We provide 4 sit on top kayaks (one tandem), 1 canoe, and a fish cat at no charge to guests. We provide a heated ice fishing house at no additional cost with your rental in winter. Fishing guides and hunting outfitters are available. Our property manager will put the fishhouse on the lake outside your door or trailer it to another lake at no charge. Fishing guide service (Summer and Ice Fishing): http://rrpwi.com/guide-services-fishing/ They are available to trailer the ice fishing house anywhere on Lake Namakagon and nearby lakes. Inquire (call or email) if you have any questions. ...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
On Lake Namakagon. If you go under the bridge you enter the Namakagon River (a tributary of the St. Croix Nat'l Wild and Scenic Riverway) in the Chequamagon National Forest. The best of both worlds....moreless
170K+ of trails, snowshoeing right out the door. Closest trail is the Rock Lake Trail (2mi). Birkie Trails are 4 mi away at Telemark Resort. Drummond trails 15-20 mi away. UP trails are 1 hr away....moreless
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
No service except for text messages. You can sometimes get service on the lake. You will get service up to about 3 miles from the lakehome on County M . There is a land line for local calls....moreless
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
Kayak / Canoe:
4 on site.1 tandom, 3 singles, all sit on top kayaks. To plan a canoe/kayak excursion see http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/maps.htm or check with local outfitters, especially for Lake Superior....moreless
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill:
- Ski & Snowboard:
- Water Sports Gear:
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Summer Season (weekly only)
Jun 3 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay
Fat Tire Festival (September)
Sep 14 - Sep 17, 2017
4 night min stay
Birkibiener (4 nt. min)
Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2018
4 night min stay
Fat Bike Birkie (4 nt min)
Mar 8 - Mar 11, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $125
- Tax Rate 9.5%
All rates include taxes
Summer Season is weekly only June 3 - September 2, 2017
2 night minimum all other times except special events as noted:
Event rates (Birkie and Fat Tire Festivals) are a 4 nt minimum. $375/ea add'l nt.
Fleet of 4 kayaks, fish cat (single fishing pontoon w/ oars) included with summer rental.
All linen (except towels), kitchen utensils, and gas grill provided.
Wheelchair accessible Ice Fishing House included with winter rentals
Sweetwater Pontoon Boat Available for Rent: $900/week or $150/day (seats 10)
$125 Cleaning fee
Well behaved pets welcome. ($50 per pet)
This is a non-smoking house. If you break this policy or smoke outside the house and do not dispose of butts in provided pots, you will be charged a $250 fee.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Cable,Wisconsin is known for yearround activities. In spring, summer, and fall the area is known for world class fishing, boating, paddling, mountain/fat biking, and hunting. Lake Namakagon is a world class muskie lake. Walleye, bass, and croppies are plentiful. Check the WI DNR for hunting season openers and regulations. There is a special permit for people with disabilities. The property is adjacent to headwaters of the Namakagon/St. Croix National Wild and Scenic River (paddle right under the bridge), the Chequamagon Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) trails, including the epic Rock Lake Trail. We provide kayaks and a fishcat (one person fishing pontoon with oars). In winter, enjoy world class XC skiing, snowshoeing , fatbiking, snowmobiling, and ice fishing (A heated Ice Fishing Shanty is included with your rental at no additional charge). The lakehome is on the snowmobile, which are right out your door on Lake Namakagon. Cross-county ski trails, including the world famous Birkie trails, are just minutes away. The heated ice fishing house is ready for your use and on a trailer ready to be driven to the lake with your 4 wheel drive vehicle or the property manager will trailer it to any location on Lake Namakagon or a nearby lake. Guide service is also available for a heated, family ice fishing experience. Lake Superior is about an hour away and offers outstanding scenery, gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (and famous sea caves), fishing and sailing excursions, and sea kayaking. We highly recommend a day trip/ferry ride to Madeline Island. For people with mobility issues, please feel free to call and discuss your needs. We will do EVERYTHING possible to accommodate them. We have assembled a binder full of easy to find accessible activities, restaurants, and destinations in the area to help you enjoy your stay.
Year Purchased: 2011
About: My husband (Mark) and I started Overson Landings Vacation Rentals in 2011 with Namakagon Landing. Mark uses a wheelchair and understands the needs of accessible travel. He is an adaptive skier, flies untralight airplanes, rides a hand cycle and paddles with adaptive kayak equipment. He has even tried adaptive surfing! Mark designed Namakagon Landing to be super easy to get around in a wheelchair or if you need a one-level home for mobility issues. I am a silent sports enthusiast with kayaking, cross country skiing (and now fatbiking) on the top of my list. Our kids are wakeboarders, snowboarders and surfers and like anything with speed but also enjoy paddling and boating. We all have enjoyed the area for many years and now have made our lakehome available as a vacation rental. We provide canoes and kayaks, easy access to lake and property, and 100% barrier free accommodations, including an accessible bathroom, attached heated garage, wheelchair access to dock, boats, wheelchair compatible bed heights (one adjustable), and much more. Our pontoon boat is fully accessible, too. My husband and I met and lived in Colorado before returning to the midwest, where we raised our family and, more recently, started Overson Landings. We also have day jobs. I am a Landscape Architect with the National Park Service and Mark recently retired from Fairview Orthopedic Lab. We have twin boys who are in college and are getting better at being empty nesters (we think). Overson Landings will soon have a fully accessible, 2 bedroom beach home on the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica (in the beautiful village of Playa Hermosa near Santa Teresa, Mal Pais, and Montezuma). The house is fully accessible and has access to an adaptive surf camp, swimming pool with pully lift, and nearby amenities. Feel free to inquire about it's availability and to inquire about accessible travel in Costa Rica. Namakagon Landing is your accessible vacation rental but all are welcome.
Why Cable, WI, USA:
This one level lakehome with attached, heated garage has very easy access to house, level access to Lake Namakagon and is just a paddle stroke away from the headwaters of the Namakagon River and Lake Namakagon. We want everyone, including people with mobility issues, to enjoy the area as much as we have with as few barriers as possible. We have been vacationing in Cable since our kids were little (over 21 years) and enjoy the area immensely. We found the property while on vacation in the area and fell in love with it. Namakagon Landing is not your typical rental. It was started by and for people with mobility issues, but all are welcome to enjoy our northwoods paradise.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The property is 100 % barrier free, has easy access to the lake via a level boardwalk and lot, and is in the most beautiful area of northern Wisconsin. It is a kayaking, fishing, boating, cross country, mountain/fatbiking, and snowmobile lovers paradise near world class XC ski, snowmobile, and mountain bike trails, for those who are interested in those sports. The area is also know for its world class fishing and hunting. The area is an active sports community for all outdoor activities. The para-Olympics were hosted in Cable in the winter of 2012 and 2013 and returned in January 2015 (and hopefully 2016). It's an awesome event as is the American Birkebiener and Chaquamagon Fat Tire festival. Cable is a very small and quaint town not far - 10 minutes from cabin/ 20 minutes from Hayward, WI, where you will find most services, medical facilities, more shopping and restaurants. The town of Cable, WI is very remote and relaxing with no traffic, chain restaurants or stores, and stoplights. Most of the restaurants and stores are accessible, as is getting around town. At the lake, all you hear are loons, frogs, and the ripple of the water (and, of course, jumping fish). It has created many wonderful memories in the four years we've owned it for us and our guests. We know you'll love the area as much as we do.
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Fully equiped kitchen with more counter space than grandma's house.
Master Bedrm - Queen adj tempurpedic bed (wheelchair ht), private bath, Cable TV
Lakeview room has queen bed, closet, TV
Master bathroom has accessible shower and room to maneuver
Boardwalk from house to dock makes for easy access to lake
Headwaters of Namakagon River. Best of both worlds! Paddle or motor (no wake).
Cable is very accessible. Grocery/hardware, restaurants, museum, activities 7 mi
Jackson Lake Channel (Maps of all bays, swimming beaches, & channels provided)
We are very pet friendly. This is our girl, Bella. The lake is her happy place.
170+ K Birkie trails minutes away. Cable is a world class XC ski destination
Lake Superior Sea Caves about 1 hr away. Check conditions w/ Nat'l Park Service
Family area is part of open floor plan
Dining area seats 6−8 w/ add'l table for 4 in sunroom and 4 barstools at counter
Open floorplan (note add'l counter seating). High def Cable TV, wifi, lake views
Bedroom 3 has a bunk bed with trundle that sleeps 5
Laundry room off attached heated garage. You will love love love this room.
Peak colors off the dock. Take a fall color tour through the nat'l forest.
Namakagon River backwater channel allows access for fishing & paddling (no wake)
Snowshoe, snowmobile, ice fishing right out your door. XC trails are very close.
Heated, accessible ice fishing house comes w/ rental. Guide services available
Fat Bike Birkie (nat'l championships). The area's a mecca for fat & mtn bikes.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017
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