3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom with attached 2 car garage. Secluded in county park.
About Eric Hyde
Washington County Parks Department owns and operates this 267-acre park. The Sandy Knoll Ranger House was constructed in 1975 for the purpose of housing the resident ranger and family.
Eric Hyde purchased this House in 1975
Why Eric Hyde chose West Bend
The long-time resident ranger recently retired making this property available. Washington County hopes that visitors will continue to enjoy the many benefits of staying in the charming house. Use the ranger house as a base camp for hiking, bird watching, skiing, golfing, fishing, geocaching, snowmobiling, or just relaxing in Sandy Knoll County Park.
What makes this House unique
This quaint, secluded ranger house is located on the southern part of a large 267-acre county park. You will enjoy all seasons visiting this gorgeous property. The county park closes (to everyone except ranger house occupants) at 9:00 pm. Enjoy the absolute silence at a backyard campfire or stargazing into the wee hours of the night.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
No smoking in the house or in the garage.
Minimum age of primary renter:21
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
best girls weekend
This was the best weekend we had in a long time the house was Great, the outdoors was a joy. Every thing we needed was there. If you love nature and fun this is the place we will be back and have told our family and friends about it
The "Hag sisters"
Highly recommend for a relaxing getaway.
Definitely would visit again.
This was a great place. It was so quiet and peaceful. It was close to Cedarburg and we found a great place to eat in West Bend.If any one wants a getaway, this was it. They had games and cards for family entertainment
This was our 4th time staying at Sandy Knoll and we love it! We will definitely be back.
The house was neat and clean. centrally located to activities in both downtown West Bend and Port Washington. Its a great deal at a great price.
The Sandy Knoll Ranger House is a charming structure located within the picturesque Washington County Park. This is rural property is located in the Washington County Sandy Knoll Park.
Rent this house and have it serve as home base for hiking on the trails located within Sandy Knoll. You could also enjoy the many other amenities (playgrounds, beach, basketball court, horseshoes, and ball fields) all offered within the park grounds.
Two additional county parks are within five miles of Sandy Knoll. Lizard Mound County Park http://www.co.washington.wi.us/uploads/docs/lizardmap2013-rev.pdf offers a great educational opportunity. Visitors can learn about the 1000 year-old effigy mounds from the impressive Interpretative Center. A hiking trail allows for an up-close visit to these remnants to a prehistoric culture.
Leonard J. Yahr County Park has an additional swimming beach on Erler Lake. Excellent for pier fishing, canoeing or kayaking Erler Lake is tranquil and pristine. Enjoy a hike through the wooded area or the beautiful prairie for additional access to nature.
Sandy Knoll Ranger House is located on the snowmobile trail for easy access to the state trail system. Check out the large attached garage for convenient storage of snowmobiles and/or vehicles. Two ski and snowboard hills are located within 17 miles of the ranger house. Sunburst in Kewaskum and Little Switzerland in Slinger provide an affordable family-friendly atmosphere.
Championship golf courses are located closeby. The Washington County Golf Course is located 17 miles away near Hartford. This course is the number one rated municipal course in Wisconsin. Whistling Straights Golf Course in Sheboygan is 44 miles northeast and is set to host the 2015 PGA Championship. Erin Hills Golf Course near Hartford is 26 miles west of the ranger house. Erin Hills will be the site of the 2017 US Open.
Road America located in Elkhart Lake, only 30 miles north of the ranger house. The track is situated on 640 acres in Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine and it is located near the Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive. Road America has hosted races since September 1955 and currently hosts over 400 events a year.