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Beautiful Log Cabin Situated On Quiet Smith Lake 3 Miles North Of Hayward, Wi.

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Lazy Loon was constructed in 2014. It comfortably sleeps 6. There is a bedroom with Queen size bed, loft with 2 twin beds, and a futon in living area that folds down into full size bed. Beautiful handmade quilts cover beds. Full kitchen consists of beautiful Amish made cabinets from hickory. There is a bathroom complete with shower. Cabin is 75 feet from lake with 100 feet of shoreline. Other homes/cabins surround Smith Lake so site is not secluded. Lake bottom is sandy and water is clear which is perfect for swimming. Pier located on property is perfect for fishing or securing your boat. Great fishing right off the pier for crappy, sunfish, perch, bass, and northern. There is a boat launch close by. Motors are permitted on Smith Lake which allows for great boating, skiing, and inner tubing. There is a fire pit located on the property as well as a small weber grill for your use. Firewood is also on the property for your use. Sunsets can be seen from the dock. Smith Lake is home to loons, eagles, and many other forms of wild life. We are located just 3 miles from Hayward where there is great shopping, dining, and night time entertainment. This is the perfect place for a quiet getaway up north.

Lisa Wanless
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Lisa Wanless

My husband and I have always dreamed of owning a cabin in northern Wisconsin. We started the journey to our dream in 2012. After viewing several properties over several months, we picked the property on Smith Lake and fell in love! We located a log home builder close to our home and began the building process. We love our cabin on Smith Lake. We have fallen in love with the Loons on the property thus the name Lazy Loon Cabin.

Lisa Wanless purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Lisa Wanless chose Hayward

Smith Lake offered everything we wanted in a lake. It's quiet but large enough to boat and participate in all kinds of water sports. It has a family feel and great neighbors.


Hayward Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Beautiful Log Cabin Situated On Quiet Smith Lake 3 Miles North Of Hayward, Wi.
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews

Lovely Cabin on Smith Lake

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend renting this cabin. Everything was wonderful. Beautifully maintained property on the water. God's blessings to the owners for sharing their cabin. R&G from Muskego, WI.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gail. We are so happy you were able to come and had a great time! Lisa
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The perfect northwoods getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this cabin for our 2 year wedding anniversary and it was exactly what we were hoping for. This cabin is off the main drag so you don't have crazy noisy neighbors yet it is close enough to town to make a dash in for pancake batter (not said from experience or anything). The lake is clean and quiet-we couldn't believe that on labor day weekend there were so few boats on the lake. The cabin itself is adorable - all the touches needed to help make your stay more enjoyable where there plus more. We thoroughly enjoyed the deck that overlooked the lake with the rocking chairs and hammock. Even with one of the days we were there being rainy, being able to play games outside on that amazing deck and still soak in the scenery with the sound of the pattering rain almost enjoy that day the best.

This place is amazing and we already are looking to book another trip back. We highly recommend to anyone looking for a fun northwoods experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Totally happy for a family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin and everything necessary in the kitchen. Microwave was added after earlier reviews. Loft was spacious w twin beds and space for a pack n play for our little one.

Great lake view from the porch and great space for campfires w everything you could need. (Wood included!). Just bring bug spray! Plenty of books, games, and movies to keep busy for nights or rainy day. Be sure to bring camping propane...grill is a small gas weber.

For boat owners, i had no issue w my 18ft boat. Just bring 150 ft extension for electricity to the dock. The lake was very quiet all week in mid August for being populated. Fishing was great for crappie during our week.

Feedback: garbage could have been collected during our stay. Consider recycling for cans and bottles if possible. Also a dresser or something to put luggage on in the loft would be a nice addition.

Thanks for the stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful location and perfect cabin! We loved the paddle boat and canoes as well! Only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was the proximity to the neighbors and the higher noise level.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for visiting the Lazy Loon. Lisa
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  • 5 of 5

It had everything we needed, and couldn't have been any better. The fishing was very good too! Thank you Lisa.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad Will! Smith Lake is truly a magical place! Thanks for visiting.
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Perfect Get Away

  • 5 of 5

Once again, we had a fabulous stay at the Lazy Loon. Although the weather was a bit cool and rainy, we still managed a remarkable vacation filled with fishing, campfires, and relaxing with a view of the lake. The cabin is beautiful and our family enjoyed every minute of our time there. The perfect northwoods experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you back! Hopefully we will see you again next year!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning $70
Tax Rate 5.0%

pets are not allowed. smoking is not allowed anywhere on property. The use of candles is prohibited. NO CAMPING OR PITCHING OF TENTS IS ALLOWED ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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