"We had 15 of us up at the house for 5 nights for my in laws' 50th anniversary celebration and had a great time!
+ Hot tub is huge and awesome and 4 feet deep at one end! We fit the whole crew in it and it kept the kids busy for days(!)
+ Games and the actual bar were great for adult lounging and even though several are coin-driven, it was still great fun. Didn't need to leave the house to feel like we were having a night out. Nothing like drinking too much out at the bar and then walking upstairs to bed :)
+ With 6 bedrooms and a million feet of deck, plus the semi-detached hot tub, even with 15 people, we kept losing folks around the house. Plenty of room to hang out.
+ Owners and caretaker were very nice and easy to work with
+ Lots of room for frisbee and the like on the yard
+ Constantly finding new widgets on the walls and ceiling to talk about
+ Within an hour of the Dells for a day trip
+Kitchen is well-stocked, but had no baking dishes. Bring yours. Fridge is a normal family size. We were concerned, with 15 people, but it worked out quite well
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+ Several amenities in the house will cost you extra $ if you want to use them--washing machine, electric coolers, games, bar ice maker, jukebox (although bring CDs, as there's a good stereo). I'd love to see a package deal put together for those charges with one $ charge. Or some sort of "pick two" for $X. I don't mind some extra fees for options, but hearing the "for an extra charge" so often during the booking process was off-putting. As it was, in 5 days we didn't pay for or need anything other than the slot machine
+ The upstairs screened deck is great, as each bedroom opens onto to it independently, but with the fall season starting, it had a lot of yellow jackets inside the screens. I'll let the owners know so they can check that.
+Grocery store is a 20 mile round trip. No fault of the house and totally navigable, but plan ahead."
Guest: Meredith M.
Date of Stay: September 2015
Review Submitted: September 16, 2015