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176 Feet of Eagle River, Chain of Lakes Frontage. A Towering Pine Playground

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedroom, 3 Full Bathrooms On The Water, In The Woods And Close To Town.

Otter Hill is privately positioned on 1.3 acres of pristine towering red and white pines with 176 feet of Lake Frontage. This 6 bedroom 3 full bath getaway is great for 1-3 families, family reunions and small group retreats all year round. Otter Hill has two full kitchens, two family rooms and a large 4 season porch with pellet stove. Definitely large enough for 15 yet Northwoods cozy enough for one family. Bring or rent your boat and tie up to our permanent pier. If you enjoy fishing, our bay is known for its large Musky and many pan fish. Swim off the pier or go to the other end of our scenic drive and swim at crystal clear Silver Lake Beach.

Ted Krez
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Ted Krez

We are the Krez Family. Ted and Tammy both grew up in the Madison area and still reside there with our 3 children. Ted always had a dream of having a home in the Northwoods and it was never on Tammy's radar at all. After spending a few weekends up north and away, Tammy got on board and has loved every minute of it. Like everyone, we are a busy family. With 2 working parents and 3 busy kids, when we are in Madison we are always on the go. Otter Hill has allowed us to really get away and enjoy time together as a family.

Ted Krez purchased this house in 2013

Why Ted Krez chose Eagle River

We would love for you to make Otter Hill your home away from home in the Northwoods. Otter Hill is our second home so we take great care of our property and visit it often. We love the large lot, great privacy and towering pines. We enjoy being able to walk, bike or boat to all of our favorite Eagle River sites and destinations. But most of all, we enjoy how visiting Otter Hill gives us a great place to build memories with our family and friends.

We named Otter Hill after we met some fun and active little friends that visit us in the fall and winter. We have a family of four otters that love to play and fish off of our pier. If you are lucky, you may be able to see them too. It is quite an enjoyable experience!

What makes this house unique

Otter Hill gives an opportunity for families and groups to come together while still having their own space. The upper and lower levels both have their own kitchen, dining and large living spaces. The upper provides 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, kitchen/dinning, large living room, fantastic 4 season room surrounded by large windows which bring the natural environment indoors. From this room we observe eagles, otters, deer, black squirrels, pileated woodpeckers, the woods, water and much more. The lower walk out level you will enjoy two bedrooms, full bath, bar area, washer and dryer, foosball table and great views of Yellow Birch Lake.

On the large, private grounds there are many activities to take advantage of. Two camp fire pits, horseshoes, disc golf, hammock, tree swing, pier fishing, swimming in the bay, charcoal grill and just relaxing the day away.

One of the unique features that we have loved about this location is the secluded feel when you are at the home but you are less than a mile walk to shops, restaurants, groceries and everything the cute town has to offer.


Eagle River House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 full baths. 2 have stand up showers and one has a tub/shower combo.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 bunk bed
  • Main level has 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, a bunk room that sleeps 2 and a bunk room that sleeps 5. Lower level has 1 king bed and a bunk room that sleeps 3.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • 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
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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176 Feet of Eagle River, Chain of Lakes Frontage. A Towering Pine Playground
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful cabin with plenty of space for large families!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin has plenty of space for families to spread out! It is well- equipped and had everything we needed, as if we were at home. There are plenty of games if it's a rainy day. Paddle boards are there for your use, and were used daily! Loved the multiple refrigerators. Drinks were cold the whole week! Family vacations are an important part of growing old. You will not be disappointed staying at Otter Hill!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great to have your group stay. Really glad that you enjoyed your trip and stay at Otter Hill. Hope to have your group back again!
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The house met all of our expectations.

  • 5 of 5

Being a party of fifteen (nine adults and six children) we found the house to be more than ample space. It was well maintained and clean and comfortable. It offered many amenities including two equipped kitchens, a lovely enclosed porch, beautiful grounds, and an ideal location offering many fun activities in the area for both adults and children. A great beach for young kids with a playground was a walkable distance from the house. Being on the chain of lakes allowed us many boating hours. We were able to locate sand bars and had a grand time. Also it was great being able to sit and watch all the deer in the yard and sunsets, etc. I would recommend this house to people looking to make family memories, be close to town and area activities. The house also had equipment for several lake activities like a paddle boat and paddle boards. A great vacation spot!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second time at this rental and it was perfect for our group once again. Hope to stay there many more times!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for a big group!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect. Lots of living space, bedrooms, and bathrooms for the 13 women we had over the weekend. The yard was large and was great for our outdoor activities as part of my daughter's shower. Everything we needed was provided and felt right at home. The owner was great to work with and answered all my questions quickly. Thanks Ted!!!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice, Clean, Beautiful Home.

  • 5 of 5

I had a great experience at Otter Hill. The house/property were both beautiful and spacious. Ted was a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Very nice home with abundant room and a great location on the chain and near town.

Thanks for everything

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Property Damage Insurance $79
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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