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The King's Cottage - ~A~ Very Quiet Northwoods Retreat

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

In a time when many vacation places are over-built and overcrowded, The King's Cottage offers the perfect retreat amid the quiet of the beautiful North Woods. The King's Cottage is built on 80 wooded acres crossed by nature trails and enclosing two spring-fed lakes. The modern, wood-paneled cabin sleeps four comfortably in its two bedrooms, but the party can be larger if a couple of you want to camp on the campsite beside the smaller lake.

There is enough right on the property to fill your day. If you have brought some reading matter you may just feel like relaxing in the rocking chairs on the screened porch. You may want to fish for bluegill and bass from a rowboat on the smaller lake, or from a canoe on the larger one. You may want to walk through the woods or sit quietly on the overlook bench. Keep your eyes open for wildlife - deer, coyote, red fox, beaver, and bear, as well as grouse and many other kinds of birds, call this home! In the winter there's cross-country skiing.

Off the property, half a mile's walk will take you to Bearskin Creek for trout fishing, or the Bearskin Bike Trail. The Pinewood Country Club, with its eighteen-hole golf course and Dinner Theatre, is two miles away. The shops and restaurants of Minocqua, Tomahawk and Rhinelander are about 15 miles away in various directions. As one of our satisfied guests put it, 'This is a great place to get away from it all and still be able to get back.

The property is located equidistant from Minocqua, Rhinelander and Tomahawk. It abuts the Bearskin

State Bike Trail. It is near the American Legend State Forest and Willow Flowage(over 6000 acre Canadian wilderness like lake with nearly 100 miles of sand beach and wooded shoreline).

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More Details

Owner
Richard Wm. King
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

About Richard Wm. King

Father of three daughters. Enjoy most outdoor activities, especially silent sports.

Richard Wm. King purchased this cabin in 1985

Why Richard Wm. King chose Northeast

We enjoy Northern Wisconsin and all the recreational activities it has to offer.

What makes this cabin unique

Hiking or cross country skiing on the miles of trails. Biking the Bearsking bike trail.

Boating on the Willow Flowage. Canoeing, swimming, fishing...

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for letting us enjoy your great little place up here. Did a lot of hiking, card playing and enjoyed a few beers. It was nice getting away from my busy life and slow down a bit, enjoy nature! Thanks.
Nov 2014
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Amenities

Harshaw Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
Notes:
Finnish Sauna, Modern Kitchen, Bath with Shower, Wood-Burning Stove, Electric Heat

Reviews

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The King's Cottage - ~A~ Very Quiet Northwoods Retreat
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Northern Serenity

  • 5 of 5

If you want a peaceful, secluded place to call home on vacation, stay here. The expanse of forest is divine and the lakes serene. I took my elderly dog and had a very relaxing time. She forged the paths to the lakes and the overlook during the days and slept and snored happily next to the warmth of the wood stove in the evenings. The bed is super comfy, cabin very clean, few bugs in September, the front lake is surrounded by a beautiful boggy shoreline. Loved every moment.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Recent stay at Kings Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Richard did a good job of communicating and sending info for our stay. Pictures on site doesn't show road directly in front of cabin separating it from walk to lake, but not much traffic. Fairly clean, but with dogs being allowed, you can't get around the subsequent hair especially on the futon in main cabin. Facilities were in good condition, and firewood available. Thanks for a nice stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very wilderness

  • 4 of 5

I went for peace and quiet and got it. I enjoyed hiking the trails. The front lake was real beautiful in the morning and listening to nature. I couldn't find the back lake at first, but did after I called Frank. It too was beautiful. The cabin was nice and cozy.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Small, rustic and delightful

  • 5 of 5

My wife, myself, our 9 year old granddaughter and 95 pound Golden Doodle spent four nights at King's Cottage and had a great time. For my granddaughter, the main attraction was the lake which is only about one-quarter mile from the cottage. A little cold but she overcame that in minutes. She is an excellent swimmer (there is no beach or place to wade) and thoroughly enjoyed it. Wally, our dog, isn't really a swimmer and would have preferred a beach for wading. There are places to walk nearby, particularly the DNR trail that is about one-half mile away. Everyone had a great time. I should make it clear that this is a small cottage without a great deal of room. However, it was certainly big enough for us and we plan on a return trip at some point reasonably soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing with a small glitch

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay! The cabin was cozy and clean. The location could not have been more perfect! Richard was very helpful and navigated us to the 2nd lake over the phone as we had issues finding it (city folls). The only small complaint we have is the pier at the lake. It is falling apart and it was pretty unsafe. The thing would literally lift when someone would try to get out of the lake. Overall we would absolutely return! Thank you So much!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. I talked to my maintenance man and he indicated that all but he last 20 feet of the pier has been replaced with a new pier. He has been working around guests(we have been busy and he does not want to disturb them). The final 20 feet will be installed soon. Best wishes! Richard
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Rustic, quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Four of us stayed in the cottage and two others joined us camping. Overall, we had a great 3 nights at this property! If you're looking for rustic and quiet and plan to spend the majority of your time outdoors, I'd highly recommend this cottage. The cottage was big enough to provide beds, a small kitchen and bathroom yet kept us outdoors most of the time because of the size, which is exactly what we wanted. The amenities such as the row boat, canoe, firepit, grill and lakes were an added bonus!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The wilderness setting of our property offers artists and photographers an unparralel viewing experience. You will see pristene lakes that are still in their natural state. Few of these lakes still exist today in northern Wisconsin. Wildwood Wildlife Park is a great place to bring the entire family! Kids will enjoy looking and learning about a variety of animals. They even have a petting zoo! This park is located 2 miles west of Minocqua on Highway 70. Holiday Acres boasts 3 go cart tracks, miniature golf, pony rides and horseback riding! It is located at 7994 Hwy 51 S. in Minocqua. for reservations call (715) 356-4400. The Pinewood golf course is conveniently located 2 miles to the northwest of our property. The willow flowage and American Legion Forest are both located within 6 miles of our property.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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