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Lakefront Cabin in Boulder Junction- on 3 Lake Chain

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, private dock, lakeview 3 season porch, washer/dryer

Birch Cabin is the perfect get-away for couples and families who desire a quiet and peaceful Northwoods experience. Located in the Presque Isle and Boulder Junction areas, the cabin is located 4 miles north of Boulder Junction and provides cozy and embracing accommodations alongside modern amenities. Situated on a chain of lakes that includes a Class A Musky Lake with a diverse fishery with five islands. Guests enjoy an ideal setting for fishing, exploring and year-round recreation. The lakes are some of the region’s best for wildlife viewing including loons, eagles, heron, deer and otter.

This lakeside cabin, while privately owned, also enjoys amenities from the nearby resort. Guests have full access to a private beach, outdoor fire pit, tennis court, playground, and watercraft. Pontoon rentals and firewood delivery service is offered as well. Amenities include a private pier and glass/screen porch with beautiful sunset lake views, vaulted great room with gas fireplace and the kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need.

Sleeping accommodations include two main floor bedrooms with full bath, an upstairs bedroom and bath with washer/dryer. The master bedroom has a King bed, and two additional bedrooms include a Queen bed upstairs and 2 twin beds downstairs.

There is plenty of parking space with nearby access to the snowmobile/bike trail system make this a great place to settle in after a day of activity. If silent sports are preferred, the Birch Cabin is a perfect choice, with a variety of options onsite as well as nearby treasures including the Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area, the North Lakeland Discovery Center, and more.

If you have a larger group the Point Cabin is within walking distance and sleeps an extra

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Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
July 8, 2017

About julie

Birch Cabin was purchased in January, 2011 by Jean Warrior and Richard Althouse of Verona, Wisconsin. Jean grew up vacationing in lake cabins near Nisswa, Minnesota in the 1960’s. Dick and Jean spent many summer vacations in the Boulder Junction area with their three sons, always seeking but never quite finding, the “perfect cabin.” Although the boys are now grown with families of their own, when they saw Birch Cabin, Jean and Dick knew they had finally found their dream lake property.

As clinical psychologists, Jean and Dick know the value of taking a break from daily stresses to unplug, unwind, and re-connect with nature and each other. We have an assortment of games and puzzles to keep you busy inside, and have nature guides, bike trail maps, paddling route maps, and information on hikes, scenic destinations, and nature education opportunities near Boulder Junction. We invite our guests to explore the undeveloped shoreline of our own lakes up close in canoes or kayaks, and to enjoy evenings gazing at the stars, roasting marshmallows over a campfire, listening for the haunting cry of the loons or tracking down the famous white deer of Boulder Junction.

julie purchased this cabin in 2011

Why julie chose Northeast

We love the peace and natural beauty of our 3-lake chain. The islands in Wildcat lake are great to paddle around, and we often see bald eagles, otters, or herons. The views are gorgeous, and the quiet is amazing. Yet, we can get on a new bike trail just a mile down the road and peddle to Boulder Junction.

What makes this cabin unique

The mission of Northwoods Home Rentals is to provide more than a vacation destination rather, a lasting memory for families and friends alike who are seeking a home, condo or cabin retreat. Our clients always come first, we provide 24/7 Customer Service and look forward to serving you as we have for the last 20 years! Let our knowledgeable staff help you stay stress free as we assist you in comparing properties, finding deals, and promptly resolving any questions that you may have before, during, or after your stay.

Northwoods Home Rentals (NWHR), is a property management company that rents homes, cabins and lodges in Vilas County.

Most of our properties are situated on a lake and provide our guests with all the privacy that they desire. On site details, such as area information and garbage pick-up ensure a relaxing and joyful stay. All our homes are unique and offer something extra, whether it be canoes, kayaks, fishing boats, sunsets and sunrises, large decks for grilling and socializing or fire pits and fireplaces. Each property is well furnished and comes with home-away-from-home necessities. For your convenience, NWHR provides Pontoon rentals as well. Immerse yourself in all the Northwoods has to offer; four seasons of outdoor recreation, breathtaking views, fresh air, abundant wildlife and access to dining, shopping, music, and events.


Boulder Junction Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Washer and Dryer- hand soap included
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can be made up as King- downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs
  • Main level master with King, second main floor bedroom with two twins, upstairs bedroom with two twins and bath/laundry.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Other Amenities: Supply of firewood, boat rentals please feel free to call and arrange in advance.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Lakefront Cabin in Boulder Junction- on 3 Lake Chain
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Northwoods Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

It's always nice to get away to the Northwoods. My husband, our two pups and myself enjoyed our stay at the Birch cabin. The cabin had all of the amenities needed for a very comfortable stay. The three season/screen porch was wonderful for an evening sunset or morning coffee. Unfortunately, Mother Nature was not very cooperative with lot of rain so it was nice to have a quick fire in the gas fireplace to take the chill out.

Julie was very professional and very nice to work with. Will definitely return when we can!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful! Glad you enjoyed your stay at Birch Cabin. Looking forward in working with you in the future. Thank you, Northwoods Home Rentals
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Really nice cabin on a great lake!

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to meet the owners of the Birch cabin. They were finishing up some items when we arrived. They were really nice and helpful with info about the lake and the area. The cabin was clean and well equip. It has a great view off the front porch and work well for 4 adult siblings up in the North Woods to fish and hang out. We have rented this cabin again this fall. Definitely recommend this cabin for a great North Woods experience. Wild cat Lake is a good fishing lake!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My extended family and I rented two cabins at this resort: Birch and Point. I stayed in Point, but Birch was our "homebase" for family meals with the beautiful screened in porch. The bench at the end of the dock was a peaceful place to watch kayakers and birds. In addition, Birch is right next to the public beach area, so it was very convenient to swim with the kids or head out on the pedal boat!

The resort itself is relatively calm with a small play structure for younger children and a great grassy area to play catch or other games. The short bike ride into town and proximity to a variety of bike trails and lakes made this a wonderful summer getaway!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Smaller than it looks; part of a larger camp

  • 3 of 5

This cabin is part of a larger camp with multiple cabins and a lodge. It's supposed to be quiet after 10pm but the week we stayed there was a high school fishing club staying there. Not quiet! The lake is supposed to be "no wake" but no one enforces it and even the camp staff whizzed across the lake. We did enjoy fishing from the dock and kayaking to see the ducks and loons. The cabin living room is small with a recliner and sofa and we couldn't seat the 5 of us in there.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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southwest Wisconsin

Wonderful birthday week getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 5 nights at Point Cabin, adding a night more than we planned because we were having such a nice, relaxing time. The cabin is cozy, with just the needed amenities, which is exactly what we look for in a vacation cabin. We brought our own canoes, but there are boats available for use. The view of the lake and setting on the point are exquisite! The added bonus is being able to bring our dog, who loved sitting on the porch and watching for squirrels. The lodge hosts are so nice and Linda offers a delicious breakfast. We hiked, spent time in the Boulder Junction shops and my husband fished. All in all, a perfect fall vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review refers to Point Cabin which we also own. Point Cabin is located just down the shore from Birch, and is also available for rent from May through October.
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West Bend, Wisconsin

Breathtaking View

  • 5 of 5

I actually stayed at a neighboring cabin, but have been inside this particular cabin on numerous occasions. I can honestly say that there isn't a more beautiful view anywhere than on this point. We couldn't stop looking out at the lake and all of the nature that surrounds it. The cabin is kept extremely clean, is absolutely charming, and has all the amenities that you need. This resort and cabin is one of the nicest places that you will ever stay in the Northwoods. My favorite part of the day was sitting on the deck, watching the sunset with a cocktail in my hand! I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Plum Lake
Nearest Restaurant
20 Miles
Smoky's, Chippewa Retreat, Guides Inn
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Indianhead, Powderhorn, Blackjack
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Nichols Lake
Car: necessary

Peaceful north woods setting yet located close to Boulder Junction's restaurants, shops and galleries. Excellent system of paved and unpaved bike trails nearby. Guests enjoy use of resort amenities including sandy beach, sun dock, playground, picnic area. Rental boats available at Enjoy fishing and paddling this beautiful 375 acre lake with mostly undeveloped shoreline. Wildlife galore. Sunset views from 3 season porch and lakeside deck.


Rates & Availability

Boulder Junction Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Season
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Off Season
Oct 16 2017 - Dec 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 26 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
Winter Rates
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter Rates
Jan 16 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter Rates
Feb 20 2018 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
Spring Season
Mar 1 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fishing Season
May 28 2018 - Jun 8 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer Season
Jun 9 2018 - Aug 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall Season
Sep 4 2018 - Oct 14 2018
2 night minimum stay
Off Season
Oct 15 2018 - Dec 25 2018
2 night minimum stay
Dec 26 2018 - Jan 2 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Clean Fee $75
Tax Rate 10.0%

Payments: First payment of 50% will be taken on our online system via credit card. The remaining balance will be charged via credit card seven days prior to arrival. If alternate payment options are preferred, they must arrive prior to the final charge date. An email reminder will be sent out ten days prior to your stay.

Cancellation Policy: Peak Season (Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Weekend) 60 days prior to arrival; Off Season, 30 days prior to arrival; Monthly, 90 days prior to arrival. Any cancellation within or after above terms will be subject to a $75.00. If we are able to fill the reservation after the terms, your deposit will be returned less a $75.00 administration fee. If we are unable to fill the reservation after the terms, the full advance payment will be forfeited.

Snow Condition Policy: 30 days prior to arrival. Cancellations due to snow conditions are refundable ONLY if the snowmobile trails are closed or low (un-rideable) the days of your stay. No cancellation between Christmas and New Year’s Day allowed due to trail conditions. Within these terms, you may reschedule your reservation at no charge, or fully cancel less a $75.00 administration fee. Renters Agreement following booking.

50% down; 50% 7 days prior to stay

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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