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Just what you had hoped for. A place to renew your spirit, relax and have fun.

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Last updated: 07/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

You'll love the crystal clear water and over 1,700' of private sugar-sand beach at Little Trout Lake. Shared only with ducks, swans, eagles, loons and other Northwoods wildllife, Little Trout Lake offers peace and quiet, lazy days... Time for the really important things in life. Cottage provides full kitchen, comfortable living room, master bedroom (queen bed) and 2nd bedroom (twin beds). All with handmade quilts. Woodburning stove in living room (wood provided). The original wood floors are in this vintage Northwoods cottage with enclosed/screened front porch with wrap-around deck and under-the-trees relaxation area. Firepit on beach, boat dock/lift.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Wonderful clear water, shallow play area in front of cottage. Virtually weed-free....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Master bedroom faces lakefront. Offers queen-size bed and unbelievable night-sky views of stars, planets, satellites and moon. Back bedroom has ceiling fan and two windows to allow lake breezes on warm nights. Handmade quilts are provided for cooler nights....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    new vintage style sink, toilet, shower....moreless

  • Features: sink, toilet, shower

Entertainment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Only two cottages and docks on entire lake. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    sugar-sand beach with very gradual water slope, Almost weed-free, rock-free and stone-free. ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Only a few miles to Manitowish Waters' charming small town w/very adequate supermarket, hardware, and other shops. Also just a short drive to Minocqua/Woodruff area....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Great water and sky views from deck and enclosed porch. All cottage rooms have lake views....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    1700+ private sugar-sand beach with very gradual water slope..great swimming, play area....moreless

  • Village:

    Nearby towns/villages offer unique boutique shopping as well as some fine supermarkets and restaurants, etc....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully-equipped eat-in kitchen with views of woods and Lake. Microwave, slow-cooker, electric frying pan, coffeemaker, electric stove, oven and refrigerator. No automatic dishwasher. Ceiling fan....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Electric w/freezer...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    14' aluminum fishing boat w/15 hp motor and gas available at dock for $210/week or $40/day...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    On beach and available upon request for small fee....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,400

Additional information about rental rates

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Notes:

Above rates are for "up to and including four persons". An additional rate of $50 per day for each additional person is applicable, if allowed.

$600 down-payment required w/reservation. Non-refundable after June 1st. Balance due at check-in.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Manitowish Waters
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Highway 51
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Highway 51
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 51
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
35 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Necessary

With only two cottages on this 1,000+ acre lake, here is your rare opportunity for a soothing refuge in an otherwise stressful life...Step back in time at Little Trout Lake and relax, restore and revitalize at this lakeside cottage (actually only a few steps from the waters' edge.) Have fun feeding the ducks, watch the stunning sunsets (or approaching rain), listen to the music of loons calling, and smell the pines and fresh air.,,play in the water, explore in a boat, or loll in a hammock. So much to do, or not!

Sparsely inhabited (only two dwellings on the entire lake), there is little need to share the clear water and unspoiled shoreline...a wonderful opportunity for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, fishing, photography, painting, reading, writing and so much more. Nearby are small communities, boutique shopping, golf courses, rustic biking, hiking roads, fine restaurants and casino.

AND the cottage kitchen is well-stocked with equipment to allow in-kitchen or outside picnic eating. Charcoal grill, redwood chairs and hammock are located under-the-pines on grassy shaded shoreline area. Four Adirondeck chairs and stone firepit are lakeside. Additionally, the cottage deck offers a small table and chairs overlooking the lake... a perfect spot to observe hummingbirds, loons, eagles, ospreys and other wildlife.

Bring your binoculars to watch ducks, eagles, loons, osprey, deer, otters, fox and whoever else should come along. This is also a great place to watch clouds, stars, rainstorms and lightning. If things get too exciting (or wet), then a retreat to the enclosed porch will provide an equally fine observation area.

Our quiet and private Vilas County cottage (only 12' from the waters' edge) is home to a long, sugar-sand private beach, perfect swimming areas and deep fishing holes. In spite of its name, Little Trout Lake is not small...its over 1,000 acres of water. A kayak, canoe and rowboat are available for a small fee upon request. A 14' motorboat, 15 hp motor and gas can be rented on premises for $175/week or $40/day.

The cottage was built by a railroad executive for himself and his family at the time the railroad was first extended to the Northwoods. No roads to the site were available and all materials were delivered on sleds pulled by horses across the lake on the ice during the winter time. It has been very well-maintained by its subsequent owners and retains its vintage character.

Here are a few comments from recent visitors: ...an adventure to get here and the reward is a little bit of heaven...I love this place....Last night was so quiet, I think I heard the stars shining....I saw a young deer come on down to the shoreline for a sip.... The water is incredibly clean and clear....I brought my favorite authors along and haven't thought to visit with them yet...It can't be time to leave yet, is it? I don't want to to go home....

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1973

About the owner: There is something special about the Northwoods and something extra special about a Northwoods lake and something really extra special about Little Trout Lake. This secluded property offers 'memorable moments' to call upon whenever everyday life needs an uplift.

Why the Owner Chose Manitowish Waters, WI, USA:
Where else could anyone find a thousand-plus acre lake with only two cottages on it?....a rare and unspoiled get-away. Nature at its best. Short drive to Powell Marsh Bird Sanctuary and Wildlife Area and adjacent to an operating cranberrry marsh. Only minutes to Boulder Junction, Manitowish Waters, Sayner, Woodruff and Minocqua.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Being here at Little Trout Lake is like being the only person(s) in the world. The only neighbor is the owner who is far enough away to be unseen and unheard...And close enough if needed. The cottage's vintage character is cozy and homey and draws you into its' relaxed comfort.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Just what you had hoped for. A place to renew your spirit, relax and have fun.

    Just what you had hoped for. A place to renew your spirit, relax and have fun.

  • Perfect summer day

    Perfect summer day

  • Is this how Christopher Columbus felt?

    Is this how Christopher Columbus felt?

  • Perfect for reading, dreaming, napping on the porch

    Perfect for reading, dreaming, napping on the porch

  • Fine-dining at home isn't so bad, is it?

    Fine-dining at home isn't so bad, is it?

  • Room for two. So comfy, it's hard to get out of bed in the morning

    Room for two. So comfy, it's hard to get out of bed in the morning

  • Does this look a little Canadian?

    Does this look a little Canadian?

  • All tucked in

    All tucked in

  • A misty morning

    A misty morning

  • Ideallic view taken from owner's shoreline. See the dock for the rental cottage

    Ideallic view taken from owner's shoreline. See the dock for the rental cottage

  • Have your binoculars ready! This porcupine is just one of many frequent visitors

    Have your binoculars ready! This porcupine is just one of many frequent visitors

  • Smooth sailing . Be sure to come back again.

    Smooth sailing . Be sure to come back again.

  • No breeze on this blue-sky day

    No breeze on this blue-sky day

  • Maybe a little rain on the way?

    Maybe a little rain on the way?

  • One side of porch invites conversation, games and more

    One side of porch invites conversation, games and more

  • Open-concept floor plan offers livingroom/kitchen togetherness

    Open-concept floor plan offers livingroom/kitchen togetherness

  • Master bedroom w/award winning handmade quilt on
queen-size bed

    Master bedroom w/award winning handmade quilt on queen-size bed

  • New fixtures and plenty of room for a refreshing shower

    New fixtures and plenty of room for a refreshing shower

  • Can't see the hammock or the picnic table, but they are right here too

    Can't see the hammock or the picnic table, but they are right here too

  • Springtime view from your deck

    Springtime view from your deck

  • An October sunset

    An October sunset

  • Just another lazy day at the lake

    Just another lazy day at the lake

  • Time for a nap in the shade

    Time for a nap in the shade

  • A long-view as seen returning from a successful time of fishing or boating

    A long-view as seen returning from a successful time of fishing or boating

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, July 18, 2016

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