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Breathtaking beach front, quiet area, close to amenities and attrations

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Water for as far as they eye can see. 1800 sq ft, sleeps 8

Enjoy this breathtaking property with 115 ft of shoreline with water for as far as your eyes can see. This spacious 1800 sq ft professionally decorated enchanting lake house is charming and cozy. Includes fully equipped kitchen, gas fireplace, large furnished deck with grill, outdoor fire pit, 1 acre field of grass, hammock, dining table that seats 8 in addition to eat in kitchen. baby grand piano, wifi and your very own 135ft dock.


Menasha House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upper level has two sinks.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Lake view from bed.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large master with king, sitting area, lake view from bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed on main level with access to full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2 child bed , View of the lake. 2 Twin beds plus a daybed with pullout
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Breathtaking beach front, quiet area, close to amenities and attrations
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews

Stay 12/2717 to 1/2/18

  • 5 of 5

exceptional owner and facilities - don’t see those type of places very often

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Appleton, WI

  • 4 of 5

Should state, lakefront. Not beachfront.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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The house exceeded my expectations

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time in the house over Labor Day Weekend. We had multiple couples and a couple kids and were very comfortable. Everything was 'as advertised.' Hope we didn't use too much firewood for our campfires each night!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

It was so nice, that so many of the amenities were provided. Wifi, cable, towels, bedding, canoe, paddle boat, firewood, everything you need.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa, Florida

Lake House Wedding Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family usually rents a house each year to provide time together. This year 2017 we were preparing for our daughters wedding and selected the property in Menasha. It was superb. the grounds eree beautiful, the house was well maitained and well stocked with dishes, linens and goodies - a nice touch was the welcome basket. Sitting out by the fire pit was perfect until the mosquitos came about 9:30 pm. We had ample time to visit with famiy and frends from all over the country - all were impressed with the lake house. we hosted our wedding rehearsal dinner on the grounds and people gave rave reviews. I would note to any protential renters that the photos on VRBO do not give the property justice - we travel extensively and rent often - this property makes it to the top of the list of our experiences. I should also mention the sporting equipment bikes, canoe, paddle boat, games and much more - top notch).

Joe and Pat Krzanowski and Family June 2017

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family of 8.

  • 5 of 5

We loved Brian's place on Lake Winnebago. It was clean and the yard well kept. The kitchen is well stocked and also has lots of spices. We loved all the extras: bikes and yard games, big washer and dryer, big deck and grill for family dining and fire pit with sticks for roasting marshmallows! The road behind the cottage is quiet and long for good walks. The lake has a sandy bottom and shallow. The waves are fun to ride on a windy day! Heckrodt Wild Life Sanctuary is walking distance and has a wooden trails. You can access it also from the main highway. Brian was very helpful! We hope to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brian Gruthoff
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Brian Gruthoff

I grew up in the Fox Cities on the water however have been residing in Boulder, CO since 1984. I purchased the home in 2004 as a second home. My girlfriend and I still have family there however with older children and their busy schedules we are not able to enjoy the property as much as we would like. I renovated the home myself when purchased and have a lot of blood, sweat and tears that have been put into the property. With new wood flooring throughout, drywall, paint and new kitchen I made it my own. It was professionally decorated to give it a cozy, charming lake house feel with elegance and warmth. We hope you enjoy the home as much as we do.

Brian Gruthoff purchased this house in 2004

Why Brian Gruthoff chose Menasha

This home has a unique lot that allows you to see water for as far as the eyes can see. It is in a quiet, friendly neighborhood where you can bike to nearby restaurants and live music.

What makes this house unique

You will have all the amenaties of your own home plus the tranquil beauty of Lake Winnebago. The lake is 30 miles by 10 miles and channels into many other lakes and rivers offering a large variety of recreational activities and dining experiences. The home is close to Appleton night life, 30 miles from Lambeau Field as well as 30 miles from Oshkosh offering EAA, Country USA and outlet shopping. The home is 90 miles from Milwaukee Brewers, 3 hours from Chicago.


Nauts Landing Restaurant & Bar -- CLOSED
"Boat to Nauts Landing, travel through the locks, enjoy the scenic beauty of the river or pla..."
Waverly Beach
"Live music, great food and drinks just two blocks from the house. Walk, bike, boat, ice ska..."
Solea Mexican Grill
"Best Mexican in the Fox Valley. Period. "
Third Street Diner
"Best breakfast in Menasha. Little town homestyle diner with big flavor. "
Frank's Pizza Palace
"Best thin crust pizza in the United States! We suggest ordering the pepperoni and fresh mus..."
Katsu YA Japanese Restaurant
"If you like sushi or hibachi you will LOVE Katsu Ya. We recommend the Volcano Roll, Dynamit..."
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
"World class shows just a couple miles away. Enjoy a nice dinner downtown, a show, then a ni..."
Building for Kids Inc. Children's Museum
"One of the best attractions for children in Northeast Wisconsin. Build something special or..."
EAA Airventure
"Enjoy this world famous, world class event that attracts celebrities once per year. Whether..."
Waterfest At RiverSide
"Take a boat ride to Oshkosh for live concerts every Thursday. From Survivor, Little River B..."
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
"Great family fun! Enjoy a day at the ballpark complete with beer, brats and peanuts. "
Lambeau Field
"Visit this legendary stadium and feel the magic of Vince Lombardi as you tour the hallways a..."
Gold Metal Walley Fishing right out the front door
High Cliff State Park
Wild Truffle -- CLOSED
"Excellent food, elegant atmosphere, great wine selection, outdoor dining available and wonde..."
Bigos Food & Drink
5bs Sport Fishing
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Appleton, WI
Nearest Barpub
Waverly Tiki Bar two blocks away
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
High Cliff
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Waverly Restaurant two blocks away
Nearest Beach
Front Door
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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