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Lakefront Vacation Home with 300 Ft. of Private, South West Facing, Shoreline.

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3,600+ sq. ft, 6 bedroom, 3 bathroom, home with a 22 foot tall stone fireplace.

This lakefront home is on a private lake with no public access so you will feel like the lake is all yours. The lake has about 70 acres of water, and neighbors have agreed to not use gas outboards so it stays quite and peaceful. We have approximately 300' of Southwest facing shoreline, a pier and several fishing boats with electric motors, canoes, and a paddle boat that are free to use. The living room has a cathedral ceiling with windows facing the lake. There is a 22' tall stone fireplace from the floor to the ceiling. The Dining room and Master bedroom also face the lake. There is a large deck overlooking the lake and the only neighbors that can be seem from the deck are across the lake. The lake has very good Musky and bass fishing, along with endless bluegills for kids can catch right from the pier. In addition to the living room mentioned there is a rec room with TV, pool table, air hockey, a basketball game and lots of other games for kids on rainy days. Almost the entire house interior is cedar or pine and the atmosphere is very lodge like. The end of our driveway directly connects to a branch of the snowmobile and ATV trail. We don't get much traffic here but it is nice to have direct trail access. Guests can walk to a restaurant about a 1/5 mile away. Call us at 608-575-1343 or email us at

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 13
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Person signing the contract should be at least 35 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have lots of games in the rec room for kids, pool table, air hockey, basketball game, video games, board games....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Second bedroom upstairs is approximately 14 x 14' in size...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    Bedroom 3 upstairs has a extra long twin bed. 10 x 16' room...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Bedroom 4 is on main floor and is approximately 14' x 14'...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    Bedroom 5 is on main floor and is approximately 12 x 12'...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

    Bedroom 5 is in basement by rec room. 2 twins plus bunk bed...moreless

  • The master bedroom overlooks the lake and the cathedral ceiling and the top of the stone fireplace. The room dimensions are approximately 14 x 16. Great room for hearing loons calling on the lake. Three other bedrooms have windows with a view or partial view of the lake. We do not allow people to use the couches as beds. There are 10 beds with 2 of the beds being queen beds. There is an 11th bed that is part of a bunk bed so it is a little shorter than a regular twin bed. We took the top part of the bunk bed off so it is no longer an actual bunk bed. (kids were being too wild on the top bunk bed). ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Bathroom 1 upstairs: shower and a separate tub, toilet, sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    Bathroom on the main floor is a full bathroom with shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Bathroom in the walkout basement is a full bathroom...moreless

  • Three bathrooms, one on each floor, all with showers, toilet, sink.

Other Amenities

  • Many groups consist of multiple families, or generations. Some couples rent it and have the whole place for 2 people. The first 10 guests are included for the base rate. Having more than 10 different people stay there at any point in the stay costs $30 extra per night for the 9th person and each additional person. We do not allow parties, family re-unions, weddings etc....moreless


  • Games:

    Pool table, air hockey, basketball game all in rec. room, along with many board games in the dining room cupboard. ...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Free Direct TV with two separate receivers that supply the living room and rec room. The other TV's have DVD machines....moreless

  • Television:

    3-4 TV's with 2 of them hooked up to satalite system...moreless

  • Video Games:

    We have an old video game system in the rec. room. Your kids will think it is an antique but will play it anyway....moreless

  • Video Library:

    About 20 DVD's...moreless


  • Family


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    You will have 300' of private shoreline, a pier, and very clear (non-stained) clean water to swim in. Shoreline is a sand gravel shoreline. There are no neighbors that are close. House faces Southwest...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Little Martha Lake is a private lake with no public access. It is very quite and wooded with pines, birch, maples etc. Half the lake is undeveloped and most houses are tucked back into the woods....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining room has two tables, one seats 6 and the other 4. There is also 4 stools and a breakfast bar. The dining room is about 12 x 14 and it overlooks the lake and deck. You can also eat on the deck....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air Conditioning is available for an extra fee....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    We allow guests to use the dryer but not the washer because we don't want to have septic system problems. We never have had problems but we can't risk it. A laundry matt is 2 miles away in town....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Beautiful lake/field stone fireplace in the living room that is 22 feet tall. Another fireplace in the rec. room (but we ask that people not use this one until they talk to us first)...moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage is not for ATV's, snowmobiles, boats, cars or trucks. It can be used to put firewood, bikes, fishing gear etc. ...moreless

  • Heating:

    New top of the line furnace in 2009...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free WiFi...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Bed sheets, pillow covers, blankets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with three couches, a 22' tall stone fireplace all overlooking the deck and lake. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking even for large trailers...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Telephone for emergency calls or calling card calls....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully stocked with all cooking equipment and utensils anyone would have at their home. You bring food, dish soap, dishwasher soap, we have the rest. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Small balcony above living room...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    We do not supply bicycles but there is now a paved bicycle trail that goes from Mercer to Boulder Junction and several other places. The roads by our house are beautiful with very little traffic....moreless

  • Boat:

    One 16 foot aluminum boat, one 14 ft. aluminum boat, a canoe, and a paddle boat are all free to use. We have 2 electric motors with batteries. We do not guarantee the free items will be there/working...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck overlooking the lake. The only neighbors in site from the deck, and most of the yard, are across the lake a long distance away. Deck is not for use in the winter. We do not shovel it....moreless

  • Golf:

    Mercer has a golf course. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    One Canoe that you are welcome to use. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Several open area's in the lawn to play catch or use our swings...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    One gas grill (you supply the propane), one charcoal grill and one firepit....moreless

  • Tennis:

    We don't have tennis courts but there are public tennis courts 1 mile away at a park along a lake. They also have basketball, baseball, playground equipment and a public swimming beach....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer 2017
Apr 1 - Jun 16, 2017
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2017
Jun 17 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Late Summer 2017
Aug 26 - Sep 15, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2017
Sep 16 - Dec 22, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 10%


Signed contract required to rent our house. No more than 14 people can be there at any one time.

Payment is by personal check, and due within 10 days of the reservation. For larger groups and week long stays we allow 50% to be paid within 10 days and 50% later. The security deposit is due about a month before the rental period, and is done by personal check. We reduce the security deposit amount to $500 after your first stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Manitowish Waters WI, Wausau WI
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Beaver Lodge and Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mercer Golf Coarse
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 51 and 39
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Beaver Lodge and Rest. is within walking distance
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Indian Head and BlackJack Ski hills are 25 miles
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
On property also 1 mile away is a public beach

This area has great fishing and snowmobiling. The Turtle Flambeau is a massive lake with some of the best Walleye and Musky fishing in the Midwest. You can be on the Flowage within 10 minutes of our house, or one of the 50+ lakes within 10 miles, or fish the lake we are on for huge Musky's, Northern Pike, Bass, and lots of Bluegills. There are snowmobile and ATV trails all over the area and our place is directly connected to the trail. If waterfalls and beach's are what you want, there are many (15+) gorgeous waterfalls within a 20-40 minute drive. Lake Superior is only 25 miles away and has some of the nicest beach's to walk along anywhere in the world. The Lake Superior beach's closest to Mercer are lined with beautiful quartz pebbles that people come to collect. Mercer is in the true North woods with lots of loons to listen to at night and less people to deal with.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We own two lake front vacation rental properties in the area and have been renting out houses to people since 2001.

Why the Owner Chose Mercer, WI, USA:
This property has a real north woods or up north feeling to it. It has much more privacy than most lakefront properties and with 6 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms it can handle up to 12 guests without anyone sleeping on couches, or waiting in line for a bathroom. The setting and view of the lake are truly beautiful.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Massive stone fireplace in a room with a 22' tall cathedral ceiling. Also a large rec room for rainy days. Directly on the ATV and snowmobile trail. Walking distance to the Beaver Lodge where you can order a pizza or eat dinner.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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