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Musky Inn 'South' On Big St Germain Lk Featured on Discovery Chnl Epic Bar Build

Bedrooms 8
Space 4,300 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

We Have 2 Units: 5, 8 Or 13 Bedroom Configurations Lakefront Property 4,200 Sq F

Inquire about the adjoined north unit offering similar features. VRBO # 686812 Please call or email any questions or to check availability.

The Musky Inn is a historic 110 year old log lodge, rumored to be the oldest building in st. Germain. The lodge sits on the shared property of deer run resort. The inn faces west for spectacular year long sunsets and lake views. The property features the rare find of level frontage to a beautiful beach with sand bottom & shallow access to the lake for great swimming. Huge pier for all your water toys.

The musky inn can be rented several different ways:

* the south unit features 5 bedrooms & 4 full bathrooms.

* the north unit features 5 bedrooms & 3 full bathrooms.

* three additional bedrooms can be ' floated ' to either unit for an additional cost.

The listing here highlights the 5 bedroom set up referred to as the south unit. Please call or email questions about the 8 or 13 bedroom set up or the north unit half of the lodge, if the week you prefer is already booked. The North unit is also on VRBO listing 686812

The lodge has been completely and lovingly restored over 2014. Everything is newly updated, but retains the up north charm & simplicity that vacationers seek. You will be sharing the breathtaking pine woods setting with roaming deer, singing loons, spectacular eagles, ducks & their ducklings. Bring a few bread crumbs along and your children will have an afternoon of fun feeding the eager babies.

The added bonus, not found anywhere else in the area, is a jaw dropping outdoor deck/patio/covered private bar that will be featured on discovery channel's new show 'epic bars'. In the yard you will find a fire pit for your evening marshmallow roasting & storytelling. Walk a few more steps & you find a children's play area, beach, 3 docks, fish house, volleyball court, & basketball hoop. Inquire about a new 14' alumnacraft fishing boat for rent.

Inside you find a spacious great room/ dining room with ample seating for all: gourmet kitchen & pantry stocked with all of your dining & cooking needs: full laundry: satellite tv/ dvd/ blue ray, wi-fi, stereo: 4 full bathrooms: heat and air conditioning!

We have striven to furnish every amenity that you may need, so that when you leave your driveway, no worries will follow and all of your vacation needs will be met and exceeded during your stay at the historic musky inn. Can't wait to see you there!

The prices quoted are for the 5 bedroom set up.

* add $750 per week for the additional 3

Upstairs bedrooms.

Please call or email with any further questions. We are ready to help you have the vacation of a lifetime.

More Details

Jim Constine
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

About Jim Constine

Grew up in Wisconsin and currently live in De Pere, Wi.

Jim Constine purchased this lodge in 2013

Why Jim Constine chose St. Germain

My family had been dreaming of a north woods home for years. Every year our extended family vacationed in the Hayward, Minocqua, & Door County regions but never felt like the place had everything we needed or was big enough for everyone. We knew that we were not the only family with this issue, so we set out to find a place that encompassed everything: We miraculously found this at The Musky Inn: location, space, amenities, and history.The location is ideal: Thousands of lakes surround you, yet you are close to Minocqua, Woodruff, St Germain & Eagle River that have all the amenities of a nice small town.

What makes this lodge unique

The lodge's size and history made this an easy choice for our current renovation project. It is one of the most beautiful locations and buildings in the north woods. Make sure you read the history of the Musky Inn beginning with the dream of a French physician Amadee Chabrison.


St. Germain Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , walk in shower stall: main floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , walk in shower: upstairs
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
  • All bathrooms have been updated with modern amenities as of 2014. Don't forget to bring your own bath towels & toiletries, including toilet paper.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main floor bedroom. Lakeview. Full dresser in room.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Wood view upstairs bedroom : night stand table & dresser
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , woods view: upstairs, small dresser & bonus closet in room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Lakeview upstairs: dresser & sitting room access/ carpeted
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Lakeview upstairs:access to sitting room, dresser/ carpeted
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Lakeview upstairs: one of 3 ' float ' rooms: additional cost
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , woods view: upstairs: 1 of 3 ' float' rooms: added cost
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen , woods view: upstairs: one of 3 ' float' rooms: added cost
    Bedroom 9 - 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , In the enclosed heated porch off the main floor great room
  • Reminder: Bedroom 6, 7 & 8 are available to rent for an additional 750.00 / week during peak season. Inquire on availability and pricing off peak.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Please remove all trash and recyclables to the bins located in the main parking lot. Do not leave trash outdoors, as the Northwoods animals will surely enjoy the feast & not bother to clean up after themselves. Please bring trash bags with you for your week with us. Our septic system is brand new & there is not a garbage disposal in the sink. Please use the provided strainer when cooking and cleaning to prevent food from going down the drain. Please do not flush feminine products down the toilet. Thank you for your cooperation. Please before the end of your stay with us, sign the guest book. Also please feel free to share any suggestions for improvements you may have for the next time you plan your vacation with us. We want to provide you with an exceptional experience.


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Musky Inn 'South' On Big St Germain Lk Featured on Discovery Chnl Epic Bar Build
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome! Very relaxing vaca. It felt like we stepped back into 1940 with the charm of an old log cabin and yet the modern conveniences of something new. Many people must've put a lot of thought and heart into making sure that it still captured the glory of yesteryear while making it so comfortable and relaxing for us. Very spacious and lots of nooks and crannies for personal space. Pool table was great for the kids. We spent time each night at the fire pit. Big St. Germain Lake has a sandy bottom, shallow for a long way past the peer and water is clear as day. Pontoon was great, new! We spent all our spare time on the huge deck in the sun, or under the shelter/bar when it rained. Kids and adults fished a ton, even caught a couple of big ones from the dock. Kitchen is great but we mostly used the grill. Two refrigerators! Clean, comfortable furniture and beds. We could easily live there and will definitely be back! Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Multi-Generational Family Vacation Time!

  • 5 of 5

Five families, with 6 children and we never felt crowded! Everything mentioned in the description is spot on. We rented the 3 flex bedrooms, the paddle boards and the fishing boat for the week. Wonderful decision! Along with the community kayaks, playground and a walk out sandy beach we had more than enough entertainment without leaving the lodge. Plus the pool table!

But it's what not mentioned that has us booked for next year already, the sight lines to the lake are amazing, the starter logs for our own fire pit, the full size 2nd refrigerator, the full size laundry, the 4 baths with great water pressure & plenty of hot water (we are talking 16 people here!). The quantity and quality of the kitchen supplies, the amount of pool table gear and the deck and outside lights are just plain fun. So thanks Jim and we'll see you next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great Bachelor party weekend

  • 5 of 5

The place was amazing. The guys and I had a fantastic time. Plenty of room for activities and lots of things to do. Jim was really nice too. He even busted out the guitar and jammed for us one night. Highly recommend of all occasions.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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couples getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our couples getaway was amazing at The Musky Inn. The house was lovely an warmfelt. A home away from home. We have decided to make this cabin our yearly get away home. It has everything you need an more.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
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Bloomingdale, IL, USA

Such a SPECIAL place!

  • 5 of 5

The Musky Inn is charming, cozy and perfect for extended families, large groups of all ages and nature lovers in all seasons.

My friends and I rented this property for New Year's Eve celebration. The open plan of the first floor was great for all of us to cook and be together and there was plenty of room for everyone to sleep comfortably. The owner was responsive and very easy to work with.

We had such a wonderful and fun filled time at the Musky Inn! Hope to return again, this time during the summer months - it's supposed to be spectacular that time of the year.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Metres
Musky Inn Backyard Bar : private for guests only
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
St Germain Golf Club & 19th Hole Par 3 / Mini Golf
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Lakeside: Fibbers & Clearview Supper Club
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Out the back door! Deer Run Resort Beach
Car: necessary

The Musky Inn is located in an ideal setting, facing west on shores of Big St. Germain Lake. Minutes from a main highway taking you into towns of St. Germain and Sayner. 15 minutes from Minocqua and 20 min to Eagle River. Vilas County has more fresh water lakes than any other county in the United States! The scenery is amazing and the places to explore are endless. Thousands of lakes, rivers and streams. Wildlife, fishing, boating, kayaking, bicycling, snowmobiling, ice fishing, skiing and on and on. Shopping, craft shows, restaurants, nightlife. Many weekends offer festivals and other special events to highlight your trip. One of the favorites in the summer is the Monday Flea Market at the community center in St Germain. The area offers many options for the entire family, or you can just sit back, relax and enjoy the beauty of the great north woods.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

During peak season, May through September, a deposit of 50% at time of booking is due, with an additional 25% due 60 days prior to your stay, and the final 25% plus taxes due at check in.
If a cancellation is made greater than 180 days prior to your stay, a full refund will be issued.
If a cancellation is made less than 180 days prior to your stay, a $250.00 fee will be charged, and you will receive a full refund only if your week is re rented at the full value price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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