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Silver Lake Cottage - Historic Renovated Home - Family Water Sports and Fishing

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House from Lake side - level lot with large green lawn.

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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 bedroom - 2 bathroom - with bunk house. Large level lot to lake / sand beach

Our Silver Lake home is one of the last remaining William Walker cottages built around 1900 as part of the original Silvercryst resort. The cottage was recently extensively renovated to make it an updated all season home with all modern amenities while still maintaining some history (including refinished original douglas fir floors).
Located on Big Silver Lake which features 350 acres of boating, fishing, water skiing, jet skiing, tubing, swimming, water sports, and kayaking in the crystal clear natural spring fed and sand bottom lake.
Our home faces the lake toward the Southwest which provides amazing sunsets. We also have 75' feet of sandy beach frontage, with a private pier and swimming raft. There is space to dock or beach your own fishing boat, ski boat, or pontoon boat. Boats can be rented in Wautoma, if desired.
Our home features 3 formal bedrooms with 2 full bathrooms. In addition, we have a large bunk room with 2 additional sleeping areas. The home sleeps up to 12 people comfortably.

The all season porch is the best room featuring walls of windows, vaulted ceiling, fans, cozy seating area, and dining for 8+.
The interior of the home features a gas fireplace, 3 flat screen TV's, whole house sound system, high speed WiFi, central air conditioning, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. The bunk area features a PS2 gaming system, flat screen tv, stereo, electric fireplace, mini fridge, and additional seating.
The exterior features a 7 person hot tub, outdoor shower, large deck, charcoal grill, fire pit, landscaped lot with mature trees/shrubs, and large level lot to lake. There are only 2 steps down to the pier.
Two kayaks and stand up paddle board are available for use.
The house is a short walking distance to Silvercryst for dinner, drinks, and entertainment.
The home is just minutes from Wautoma which features additional restaurants, shopping, antiquing, and golfing.
This cottage lake home has it all and is only a 2 hour drive Northwest of Milwaukee and 30 minute drive West of Oshkosh.
Includes all kitchen items, washer/dryer, bed linens, and bathroom towels.
No smoking and no pets please.
We'd be happy to speak to you by phone if you have any additional questions.

Our home has it all for family summer fun and a relaxing lake home vacation experience!

Owner

Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Pack 'n Play and high chair available for infant...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    on 2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    on 2nd level. lake view. can convert beds to one king size...moreless

  • master bedroom 3: 1 king

    1st floor, view of lake, smart TV, door to deck and hot tub...moreless

  • bunk room areas 4: 3 bunk bed

    double bed lowers and single bed uppers. in lower level....moreless

  • 3 formal bedrooms. master on main level, 2 bedrooms on 2nd level, PLUS bunk room with 2 sleeping areas in lower level. Pack 'n Play for infant available....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • outdoor shower: shower, outdoor shower

    enclosed outdoor shower (hot & cold) with foot sprayer ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    on 1st level, tile floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    on 2nd floor, tile floor...moreless

  • 2 full baths. one on main level, second on 2nd level, and outdoor hot & cold shower on side deck....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Boats (ski, fishing, pontoon) can be rented in Wautoma from two different establishments. Blackhawk Marine (preferred option by prior renters) or Mark's Quality Marine. There is space to beach or dock a small/medium sized boat at property. Miles and miles of country roads for road biking. Designated mountain biking trails located at Nordic Mountain (8 miles to North). Mountain/road bike rentals located in Wautoma at Wade'z Bike and Adventure shop....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    various board games...moreless

  • Stereo:

    whole house (and deck) 6 area sound system with individually controlled areas...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beach faces Southwest for amazing sunsets. All windows lead to the beach....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Lake view faces Southwest for amazing sunsets....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    75 feet of Silver Lake frontage with private pier and private swimming raft....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    formal dining room. Plus, all season porch has large dining area that seats 8....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    free high-speed WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all bed linens provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    with gas fireplace, 40' flat screen smart TV, dvd player, and whole house sound system (mp3 player/iPod enabled)....moreless

  • Parking:

    parking in garage (1 indoor spot) with large driveway for several more cars, boat, trailer...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bathroom & kitchen towels provided. Beach towels NOT provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    in kitchen area...moreless

Kitchen

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

    full kitchen with all appliances. And has an outdoor Weber Charcoal grill....moreless

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    large deck with seating for 20+ people...moreless

  • Golf:

    two public golf courses within 2 miles. Waushara Country club (27 holes) and Two Oaks golf course (18 holes)....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks and 1 stand-up paddle board available for use....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    large level lawn with mature trees and shrubs - watered by automatic sprinkler system ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber charcoal grill...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Nordic Mountain 8 miles to the North....moreless

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring 2017
Apr 30 - Jun 18, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,050
Early Summer 2017
Jun 19 - Jul 22, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,250
Prime Summer 2017
Jul 23 - Aug 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,400
Late Summer 2017
Aug 7 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,250
Early Fall 2017
Sep 9 - Oct 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,950
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$450
$3,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $150
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 9.5%

Notes:

(1) Prefer change over day of Friday/Friday -or- Sunday/Sunday so as not to split up a weekend.

(2) ALSO - We will consider/encourage fewer than 7 days if a mid-week rental (meaning Monday to Friday).


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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Location

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4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Wautoma
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Silvercryst
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Waushara Country Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 21
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Silvercryst
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Nordic Mountain
Wautoma, WI, USA
Nearest Beach
Cottage beach

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: The cottage was originally built in the late 1890's by William Walker as part of the Silvercryst resort. Later when the resort property was subdivided by the Walker's, Boyd Merryfield purchased the cottage and the lot. He expanded and completely renovated the cottage in the 1970's/1980's and lived there for many years as his primary residence. When we purchased the property, it needed a complete update again which was completed in 2014. My family of 4 (along with our family and friends) still use and enjoy the cottage and lake as our vacation 'get away' several weeks each year. We have recently decided to rent it for a portion of the summer.

Why the Owner Chose Wautoma, WI, USA:
My extended family has been vacationing in Waushara and Marquette counties for over 20 years. When my family decided to purchase our own vacation home, we chose this property on Silver Lake because it had the most potential, and it is on the best water sports/fishing lake in the area. In addition, we love the history of the area and the location. It is only a 2 hour drive from our home near Milwaukee, but we are still 'up north'' when there. We have a large sandy beach, are on the best part of the lake, and experience amazing sunsets. We have a large level lot to the lake (2 steps down to the pier) and are a short walking distance to the Silvercryst restaurant for dinner and drinks and entertainment.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The all season porch is the best room in the house. Walls of windows provide full views of the lake. A cozy seating area, dining for 8+, sound system, vaulted ceiling with fans, and bamboo flooring make this the room where most inside time is spent. Unique whole house sound system for those who enjoy music. 3 smart TV's allow for the streaming of your favorite movies and TV shows from our high speed free cable WiFi. The outdoor hot tub, outdoor shower, and large level lot to the lake are also unique features.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

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Photos

  • House from Lake side - level lot with large green lawn.

    House from Lake side - level lot with large green lawn.

  • sandy beach with crystal clear water.  75 ' of beach frontage. 2 steps to pier

    sandy beach with crystal clear water. 75 ' of beach frontage. 2 steps to pier

  • porch has ceiling fans, dining for 8+, and a separate seating area.

    porch has ceiling fans, dining for 8+, and a separate seating area.

  • Large deck with dining, lounging area, and built-in bench seating.

    Large deck with dining, lounging area, and built-in bench seating.

  • 7 person hot tub with great lake views

    7 person hot tub with great lake views

  • lake view from master bedroom.  sliding doors with access to hot tub and deck.

    lake view from master bedroom. sliding doors with access to hot tub and deck.

  • full kitchen with plenty of counters and workspace.  Original douglas fir floors

    full kitchen with plenty of counters and workspace. Original douglas fir floors

  • upper updated full bath with tile floor

    upper updated full bath with tile floor

  • upper bedroom #2 with antique double bed

    upper bedroom #2 with antique double bed

  • bunk house area #2.  2 bunks (lowers full size, uppers twin size)

    bunk house area #2. 2 bunks (lowers full size, uppers twin size)

  • Outdoor shower (hot & cold) with foot spray for removing beach sand

    Outdoor shower (hot & cold) with foot spray for removing beach sand

  • aerial view of large wooded lot, beach and pier

    aerial view of large wooded lot, beach and pier

  • amazing sunset from the pier.  Southwest facing toward lake for awesome sunsets.

    amazing sunset from the pier. Southwest facing toward lake for awesome sunsets.

  • all season porch with walls of windows, vaulted ceiling and bamboo flooring.

    all season porch with walls of windows, vaulted ceiling and bamboo flooring.

  • Living room, with gas fireplace, 40" smart tv,  dvd, whole house sound system

    Living room, with gas fireplace, 40" smart tv, dvd, whole house sound system

  • Master bedroom with king size bed, ceiling fan and smart tv

    Master bedroom with king size bed, ceiling fan and smart tv

  • view of sunset from hot tub

    view of sunset from hot tub

  • dining area with built in lighted cabinets and large bay window

    dining area with built in lighted cabinets and large bay window

  • lower updated full bath with tile floor and sky light

    lower updated full bath with tile floor and sky light

  • upper bedroom #1 with 2 twin beds (covertable to a king bed) with lake view

    upper bedroom #1 with 2 twin beds (covertable to a king bed) with lake view

  • bunk house area #1.  lower is full, upper is twin size.  separated by curtain

    bunk house area #1. lower is full, upper is twin size. separated by curtain

  • bunk area with TV, DVD, PS2 game system, stereo, seating, and electric fireplace

    bunk area with TV, DVD, PS2 game system, stereo, seating, and electric fireplace

  • house from road side.  large green lawn watered by sprinkling system

    house from road side. large green lawn watered by sprinkling system

  • kids having fun tubing with house, beach, and pier in backround

    kids having fun tubing with house, beach, and pier in backround

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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