Sunset Bay Hideaway is a unique waterfront property on beautiful Lake Wisconsin.
Sleeps 10 total in Spring-Fall (Apr-Nov), 6+ in winter (Dec-Mar) . Enjoy our pier, swimming area, firepit, cable TV, high speed internet and our famous sunsets. Five minutes to the free car ferry to Merrimac, twenty minute drive to Devils Lake State Park, and just a twelve minute drive to Wollersheim winery and distillery. Sunset Bay Bar and Grill and Fish Tales just a short walk from our door.
The main cabin has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with attached gazebo and party room overlooking the lake. Our 3rd bedroom is located in the modern garage next to a 2nd bath/shower AND a our large 4th bedroom is located above the garage with a 3rd bath with water-jetted tub for your enjoyment.
In our home:
Enjoy a charming remodeled 2 bedroom log cabin with cathedral ceilings throughout. The great-room includes a modern kitchen with gas oven and stove, a 4 person breakfast bar, dining room table for 8, new gas vented fireplace, and plenty of seating to soak up of the ambience of the lake and surrounding nature. With its skylights, open beams and natural wood ceilings, this room is truly a haven in itself. The entertainment area includes HDTV, cable TV and music service, DVD player, Music streaming via Chromecast Audio Cast, TV streaming Netflix, YouTube, Hulu etc. from your phone, tablet or laptop via Chromecast, High-speed internet and a variety of games.
With a new king size bed in one bedroom and a queen in the other, you will sleep easily in this quiet retreat. Our new easy-lounger couch in the great-room folds down into a comfortable bed for two.
The main bathroom consists of a toilet, sink, and lovely tiled walk-in shower.
Our screened-in octagon gazebo with comfortable furniture is attached to the great-room to give you even more lounge area with a lake view. The gazebo and great-room both open onto a large deck facing the lake with patio table and six chairs.
On our property:
Walk the gently sloping lawn to the lake, boat-house and pier. Great Fishing off the pier with a live-well fed year-round by a natural artesian spring. Lake Wisconsin has Walleye, Small Mouth Bass, Large Mouth Bass, Crappie and Catfish and is connected to the Wisconsin River which gives you access to even more fishing and areas to explore.
Swim in our sand-bottomed swim area accessed via two swim ladders on the dock, one at 18 inches deep and the other at 5 feet deep.
Relax at our outdoor fire pit with wrap-around bench and lawn chairs facing the lake and its stunning sunsets. See eagles, herons, geese and ducks, deer, fox and other wonders of nature right outside our windows.
Enjoy a gathering in our party/gathering room above the boathouse with it's wall of windows and deck overlooking the lake. Enjoy our Flat screenTV, chromecast streaming, DVD/VCR player, foosball game and small fridge.
Take one our two canoes for a paddle on our peaceful bay to the nearby island or out into the main body of the 9,000 acre lake.
Enjoy a barbecue using our new gas grill on the back deck.
A short walk down the road to two favorite dining spots, Sunset Bay Bar and Grill and Fish Tales. Take a short drive to the Wollersheim Winery, MacKenzie Environmental Center, Free Car Ferry to Merrimac, The Wisconsin Dells, Baraboo, antique shops or Devil’s Lake State Park. Area ski hills include Devil's Head, Cascade Mountain and Christmas Mountain. Enjoy Lake Wisconsin's Snowmobile Trails, Ice-Skating, Tubing and local Cross Country Ski Trails! After a day on the slopes, return to your own private 'lodge' with HD TV, vented indoor gas fireplace and outdoor fire pit.
Just 30 minutes from UW-Madison and Badger games!
Minimum Age Limit for Booking Rentals:
You must be 24 years of age to make a reservation.
The Hideaway is not appropriate for Prom parties, group parties or events.
Children Welcome (include in the total count of guests)
Non Smoking Only anywhere on the property (for your comfort and safety)
Pets Not Allowed (some of our guests have severe allergies)
4 Bedrooms (Spring-Fall) Sleeps 10, 3 bedrooms (Winter) sleeps 6+
Bedroom 1 - King-size bed, closet, overhead fan, 2 night stands, 2 reading lights
Bedroom 2 - Queen Size bed, dresser, 2 night stands, 2 reading lights
Bedroom 3 - Queen Size bed, dresser, 2 night stands, 2 reading lights, dehumidifier, floor fans
Bedroom 4 - Two Queen size beds, Dresser, overhead fan, dorm fridge, coffee maker
Great Room - New sleeper sofa with full size mattress for 2 in case a guest prefers this bed to one of the beds in our bedrooms. Another closet in this room.
- 1 Bathroom in main cabin -Walk-in Shower, sink, toilet, linen cabinet, hair dryer and room heater.
- 2nd Bathroom next to bedroom #3 in garage - Walk-in Shower, toilet (sink in the laundry room next to this bath), table, cabinet and hair dryer. and..
- 3rd bathroom off of the 4th bedroom above the garage. This bath has a jacuzzi tub, toilet and sink.
Gas stove and oven
Drip Coffee Maker
Dishes & Utensils
George Forman Grill (small)
Dining Area: Seating for 8 people at the dining table or 4 people at the breakfast bar. The area also includes a buffet cabinet.
Air Conditioning: Central Air in all but party/gathering room
Heating: Natural gas, forced air in cabin, safe-space heater in 3rd bedroom & bath, heat pump in 4th bedroom and bath.
Internet: High speed internet via wireless router
Linens Provided: Bed linens and kitchen towels & indoor bath towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
Great Room: Great views of the Bay and Sunsets! Includes a couch that folds down into a full size bed, one L-shaped Sectional couch, one coffee table, one decorative table, one ottoman and one wardrobe closet
Entertainment: HDTV, DVD Player, VCR Player, Cable TV, Cable Music channels, Streaming your favorite TV program or movie through your phone, tablet or laptop via Chromecast, High speed internet, Chromecast Audio wifi music streaming on a dedicated speaker, CD Player with 2 speakers.
Games: An assortment of cards and board games on property for your use.
Laundry room: Full-size Washer and Dryer
Pad in front of garage is large enough to fit 3 cars/trucks
Parking Off Street for your comfort and safety
Plenty of room in our yard to park your RV/Boat/Trailer:
Outside the Cottage:
Main Deck: Screened-in Gazebo area overlooking yard and lake with couch, 2 chairs and 2 ottomans. Large Deck with lake views.
Patio table, umbrella and six patio chairs on the main deck.
We have a play area with a covered sandbox and a baby/toddler swing and a saucer swing for the older kids near the main deck so you can relax while watching the kids play.
Back Deck: New Gas Grill on back deck with 4 burners, back burner and warming tray. Two rocking chairs on the front porch
Party/Gathering room above the boathouse:
two couches, small refrigerator, entertainment center with TV, Chromecast video streamng, VCR/DVD player and two tables. Foosball game.
Four patio chairs on the deck overlooking the lake.
Fire Pit with comfortable wrap-around bench seating on lakefront plus four comfortable outdoor chairs for extra seating.
Two aluminum canoes available for your use.
Rentals for power boats, pontoons, canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards are available close by. Please check out:
Burhop Lakeside Lodge
Blackhawk River Runs
Wisconsin River Outings
Also Boat and jet ski rental is provided by Power Sports Rental Network in Appleton, Wisconsin. They deliver to our area and pick-up the boats when you are finished.
Level yard right on the lake in Sunset Bay. We have a private pier to dock your boat; there is a public boat launch less than 0.35 miles away. You can swim in the shallow water next to the shore or at end of pier. Two swim ladders on the dock, one at 18 inch water depth, the other at 5 feet depth. Does not have a sandy beach on property. Fish off the dock and save your catch in our live-well fed year-round by a natural artesian spring.
Winery and Distillery Tours only 12 minutes away
Local Services & Businesses:
Sports & Adventure Activities:
Cross Country Skiing