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Exclusive Retreat! Private Lake, River Frontage and 100's of Acres with Trails

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home Located On A 15 Acre Lake with Eau Claire River Frontage

This property is absolutely unique - with close to 200 acres of woods which include both a Private 15 Acre Lake and Eau Claire River frontage for you to enjoy. It has something to offer everyone during all seasons in Northern Wisconsin. Grab some snowshoes, a pair of cross-country skis, or take a stroll on the wooded trails encircling this lake or leading to the Eau Claire River. Enjoy a peaceful kayak ride on the lake, go for a swim or lounge on the dock with zero interruptions from the outside world. Drive just a few miles up the road and enjoy a three hour float or kayak adventure on the Eau Claire River with a convenient exit off the river right on the property.

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath 2,000 sq ft home is located right on the lake with your own private beach, dock and raft including the use of a couple of kayaks, a canoe and rowboat. Gather on the outdoor patio for some grilling and a campfire and watch the sunset reflect off the water and surrounding pines.

Head inside for some socializing after the sun goes down in the spacious, open area kitchen, dining room and living room. There's a place for everyone! This modern kitchen has brand new appliances and is fully stocked with everything you need. A dining room table that seats 8 and center island provide adequate seating for everyone. Hang out in the lower level living room to watch T.V. or enjoy a view of the lake from the windows of a three season porch. Beat out the cold and cozy up in front of the gas stove and/or wood stove on chilly nights or during the fall and winter months. Enjoy air conditioning as well on those hot summer days.

You'll have the best view in the house in the master bedroom that overlooks the lake through double sliding glass doors that open onto a spacious deck; the perfect place to enjoy your morning cup of coffee and watch the sunrise.

The house sleeps seven people with three bedrooms featuring a queen bed, full size bed, bunk beds, and a single bed, but with a roll-out bed, a cot and use of couches, it can accommodate at least eleven. There are two full bathrooms, one upstairs with a shower and one downstairs with a tub/shower including a washer and dryer for your convenience.

You are right in the middle of all the major recreational towns that provide day excursions, shopping or festivals, with Hayward, Bayfield and Superior/Duluth all within an hour drive.

If peace and quiet in the Northwoods is what you are looking for - this is the perfect lake house for you!

More Details

Jody Bouchard
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018


Gordon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Washer and Dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Two full bathrooms, one on main floor with washer and dryer and one upstairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • Three bedrooms: Double bed on main floor with two bedrooms upstairs including a single bed and bunks overlooking the woods and the master bedroom with a queen bed and patio overlooking the lake.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming


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Exclusive Retreat! Private Lake, River Frontage and 100's of Acres with Trails
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews

Perfect for a winter retreat.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is well equipped for all your needs. Plenty of space for your family to stretch out. Loved the trails for snowshoeing. A perfect place to create lasting memories.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Many people have commented on the owners, and we concur...they are wonderful. It was a very comfortable place. We didn't cook, but everything was there if we had. We took a number of walks on the extensive walking trails. Went out in the rowboat and caught some fish...little, but we caught them. Had time to enjoy every minute of our campfires and played games.

Would only have liked to have more time.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We all love it there so much we return every year since we found it.

  • 5 of 5

We all love it there. The owner is very nice. Its clean & privet & we notice all the changes she makes. It's the perfect get away place for us sisters to reconnect & reboot.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Escape!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful, peaceful getaway! We had 4-generations of family and this home & lake were enjoyed by all during our week stay. The house was fully equipped with everything we needed. The lake was beautiful & clear and provided hours of entertainment. The kayaks were enjoyed & mastered by ALL from the great grandparents down to the 5-year old - so much fun. The trails through the woods were great for 4-wheeling and walks. Seeing both wildlife we wanted to see (deer & turkeys) and signs of wildlife we were glad we didn't see (bear & bobcat). It was a great escape from everyone's fast paced life with an internet free week and we never even turned the TV on! Everyone has voted that we must come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marysville, CA

Wonderful place. Very nice location and the house was very well laid out.

  • 5 of 5

I think the only things I could suggest, based on my stays at other vacation homes, would be a little more toilet paper, paper towels and some kitchen items such as glad wrap or foil We were there long enough to need these but couldn't take them home on the plane With the rental fee as it is there should be more than one roll of toilet paper per bath room Other than those few essentials the place was Fantastic

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice spacious house away from neighbors.

  • 5 of 5

The only other house anywhere nearby was the owners who contacted us the first day and made sure we were settled in, after that they gave us privacy. We did have contact information for them if needed but we had no need as the house and property was perfect.

We enjoyed jumping off the end of the dock, swimming out to the raft, kayaking, walking the trails and tubing down the Eau Claire River.

The house had nice soft carpet and plenty of seating areas to play games, watch tv or read.

This place was definitely one of our favorite locations we've rented in recent years and hope we can make it back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Centrally located only 6 miles off Hwy 53 near the headwaters of the St. Croix River and located close to the following tourist towns for day excursions: Superior/Duluth, Hayward, and Bayfield.




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.5%

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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