BEAUTIFUL, SECLUDED LAKESIDE RETREAT WITH SEPERATE LAKE HOUSE

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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BEAUTIFUL, SECLUDED LAKESIDE RETREAT WITH SEPERATE LAKE HOUSE

Mercer Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-10)

Relax in our Spacious Lakeside Home as you watch Tranquil Sunsets over the Lake. Our Home is Secluded by Majestic Pines, but is within Walking Distance from Trails, Shopping, Restaurants, with many more activities. Families, Couples, Sportsmen/Women alike will appreciate the Multitude of Offerings here.

Rustic charm, and vintage decor beckon you, pull up a chair and sit 'for a spell'. Decorated with handmade Quilts and Antiques, you'll be transported back in time. Two spacious Bedrooms and Nearby Bathroom are located in the main house. Additional Queen size Bed located in the Secluded lakehouse. There you can read a book, enjoy the breeze blowing off the lake, or listen to the loons.

Grill your freshly caught Walleye, on the Large Deck set right by the Lake. Later, sit back and relax while the kids roast marshmallows over the fire, or just watch stars come out. You'll have many stories to tell of Times Spent at the Lake

Keywords: house, cabin, retreat, lakeside, handicap accessible, deck,

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
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I am a Wisconsin native and have 2 sons. I work as a Physical Therapist, and enjoy reading, hiking, and quilting in my free time.

My boyfriend is a steam fitter, and also a c130 loadmaster in the Airforce. He enjoys fishing, and motorcycling.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2010

Growing up, my family had vacationed in the Great Northwoods for many years. I had many fond memories of time spent 'up north' playing at the lake. A few years ago, my own family actually rented Grandma Dorothy's for 2 summers, when it became available for purchase. I couldn't bear the thought of not being able to spend time at Grandma Dorothy's. We wanted to continue the tradition of spending time here with family and friends. We bought the place and have been spending vacations up here ever since.

I love the convenience of living just on the outskirts of town, but having the feel of being secluded in a lakeside retreat. We can walk or ride bikes into town, or to the beach, etc, many times a day. The kids are never bored because there is so much to do.

One of my favorite things to do is take a stroll on the trail near the house, either early morning, or at dusk. Often times I will spot deer or other wildlife along the path.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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5
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Beautiful, Secluded Lakeside Retreat with Seperate Lake House
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Beautiful, Secluded Lakeside Retreat with Seperate Lake House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384504vb
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Mercer Northern Wisconsin
West Bend, WI
5

WONDERFUL STAY

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful vacation at Grandma Dorothy's! The open feeling of the cabin was ideal and the access to the shore was exceptional!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, Secluded Lakeside Retreat with Seperate Lake House
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6087570677
Mercer Northern Wisconsin
Chicago Sururbs
5

GREAT PLACE. SUPER VALUE.

  • 5 of 5
My family was here for a midweek stay departing on Saturday. Great lake. Wonderful house and boat house. Good fishing off the pier for kids. The house was so cozy and the kitchen had everything we needed. There are already puzzles, board games and books galore in this house. It has everything you need to unwind. The lake is a little busier on the weekend as expected. (jet ski's etc) Saw osprey, bald eagle and of course, loons. We also brought bikes and found good roads all over. Highly recommended. outdoorsy family from Chicago suburbs.
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
business
Beautiful, Secluded Lakeside Retreat with Seperate Lake House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384504vb
6087570677
Mercer Northern Wisconsin
5

SAMASHTA5

  • 5 of 5
Truly enjoyed our stay. Nice accommodations. Very Clean. Pleasantly surprised at the included kitchen amenities . Very spacious. Would consider staying there again. Owner was very helpful when asked where good places to dine were. Close to several major tourist and recreation areas. Loved It.!
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful, Secluded Lakeside Retreat with Seperate Lake House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384504vb
6087570677
Mercer Northern Wisconsin
5

FAMILY & FRIEND VACATION

Family & Friend Vacation
  • 5 of 5
Was happy to fine, the property clean, well stocked and just a wonderful relaxing week. Bonus was the washer and dryer. Stayed for 10days and did not want leave. Looking forward to a short weekend in October, hopefully at Grandma Dorothy's and then back next summer.
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful, Secluded Lakeside Retreat with Seperate Lake House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384504vb
6087570677
Mercer Northern Wisconsin
Albuquerque, NM SW
5

JULY WEEK

  • 5 of 5
What a great place on Echo Lake! Loons, ducks, geese, turtles, deer, fox, otters and more! Great lake for kayaking, canoeing or just cruising. Paddled north into Long Lake, swam, relaxed, read and totally enjoyed Grandma Dorothy's place. Good cooking facilities, comfortable sleeping and nice cabin. Thanks for opening up your place to our family.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful, Secluded Lakeside Retreat with Seperate Lake House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384504vb
6087570677
Mercer Northern Wisconsin
United States
5

JUST THE CABIN WE HOPED FOR!

  • 5 of 5
We just spent a week and Grandma Dorothy's cabin and thoroughly enjoyed it! We came with our five children (ages 16 to 3) and left with all five too. We loved the cabin and property. The cabin is super clean and tidy with a feel of yesteryear all around. We enjoyed campfires at the beach, a few fires in the fireplace on cool nights, and all the space to lounge and read. The two older girls loved the lake house with a bedroom all their own away from the main cabin. We especially loved the row boat w/trolling motor. We fished aplenty. We also used the cabin for day trips near and far. Manitowish Waters was beautiful with its cranberry bogs and ski show. We enjoyed waterfalls in Mercer and beyond. We made it up to the Porcupine Mountains one day and Bayfield, WI on another. A great cabin, perfectly located for northwoods adventures.
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Carow Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake of the Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
Potato River Falls

close to ATV/snowmobile trails, local library

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Availability & Rates

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Mercer Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 7 2014 - Sep 5 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $14 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring, Fall and Winter
Sep 6 2014 - Jun 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$130
$800
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $14 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes A small transaction fee will be assessed for payments made with credit cards, and deducted from your damage deposit upon it's return. No fees for electronic checks. Additional fees ($14 per night, per additional guest) will be charged for each guest over 4 persons (including children). Currently the VRBO site does not reflect this additional charge, and your automatic quote may need to be edited.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Mercer Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Lake View
General:
  • Covered Parking
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Garage
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1) 2nd queen size bed in lake house (not heated), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • VCR
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • library
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
Additional secluded lake house, set right on the water offers spectacular views (no heat, but electrical). Cabin is handicapped accessible all the way to the lake, via a boardwalk. Large deck available by beach area, with fire-pit for gatherings. Row boat and trolling motor included with rental . Within walking distance to tennis courts, Carrow Beach and large picnic area. Large bathroom with walk-in shower and washer/dryer .Screened in porch. 2 sleeper sofas available. Echo Lake is a 222 acre lake offering an abundance of bass and pan fish, as well as northern pike, musky , and walleye.
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