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Castle Rock/WI Dells/Northern Bay. 10 Wooded Acres, Sleeps 20+

Leean R.

Member since: 2012
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Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Castle Rock/WI Dells/Northern Bay. 10 Wooded Acres, Sleeps 20+

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Castle Rock Lake House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Full Baths, Screen Porch, Deck & Fire Pit

Minimum stay is flexible. Excellent location! Large, spacious, 'cabin like' home on 10 wooded acres. Sleeps 18 in beds comfortably with additional persons sleep options. Two full baths. Wildlife outside walls of windows. Large attached deck with patio furniture and adjoining fire pit. Wood can be gathered right on site. Wood fireplace inside for winter guests. Kitchen fully stocked with dishes, utencils, coffee maker, toaster, cookware, griddle, crockpots and icemaker. Spend the day on Castle Rock Lake or County Park (less than 2 miles), in Wisconsin Dells (20 minute drive), or at Northern Bay Golf Course (5 miles), on the ATV route nearby or snowmobile trails. Have dinner in a crock pot waiting for when you return. Castle Rock Lake has 8 restaurants/bars with public piers to park your boat, live bands during the day outside and beach volleyball. Enjoy skiing, wake/knee boarding, swimmng and fishing. Jet skis, pontoon boats and other equipment available for rent from nearby marina. Public boat launch close by. ATV routes accessible down the road but not from property. Snowmobile trails are accessible from the property. Many state and county parks in the area with excellent hiking and walking trails. The Dells offer just about everything including water parks and bungee jumping. Cabin is stocked with many TV's, DVD/VCR players, satelite dish, PS2 station with games, Ipod speaker, CD player, music and video library, air hockey table, poker table & chips, volleyball net and board games, toys. Washer and dryer with bed linens and kitchen towels provided. Interior has Maple cabinetry, ceramic tile, pine carsiding and trim, stone surround fire place.. Attached screen porch for gatherings inside with an outside feel (no mosquitos inside). Porch has additional dining table and chairs. Smoking is allowed in the porch and outside if ash trays/cans are used. Very kid-friendly; inside and out. Pets welcome for additonal fee. Great value for the sleeping accommodations with all the comforts of home.

Keywords: 5 bedroom, 2 full baths, newer cabin, wooded lot, Wisconsin Dells, Castle Rock Lake, boating, swimming, snowmobiling & ATV trails, deck, fire pit, Northern Bay Golf Course

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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Leean R. (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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About Leean R.

We are lifelong Wisconsin natives and know this area very well having vacationed here our entire lives. Growing up on a farm, our vacation destination needed to be close by. After marrying and having children we again chose to keep our vacation home close. Our two oldest children are in high school and our youngest in middle school. They are very active and in many sports. Because of this, we are unable to use the cabin as much as we would like. We also love to explore other areas and vacation throughout the country and hopefully beyond. Listing our cabin has allowed us to put that income towards vacation lodging elsewhere. We are also actively looking to swap property rental for something near Yellowstone National Park (WY) & Colorado in June 2013, Harrisburg,PA Oct 2013. Always interested in visiting new locations. If you have a place and want to visit WI, let me know.

Leean R. purchased this house in 2001

Why Leean R. chose Castle Rock Lake

We purchased the land in 1998. We built the cabin in 2001. The boys hunt in fall and we spend many hours on Castle Rock Lake boating, tubing, fishing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding and skiing. There's 8 restaurant/bars on the lake. Many have live bands on the outside deck and beach volleyball. There are county and state parks all around offering excellent hiking and walking trails. We also enjoy being close to the snowmoble and ATV routes. Of course, there is always a camp fire at night. So much activity during the day yet a place and time to relax when we want to.

What makes this house unique

Our proximity to Castle Rock Lake, Wisconsin Dells and world reknowned Northern Bay Golf Course makes this the perfect place to be. Our 'owner built' home has all the amenities of home with 5 bedrooms and 2 full baths. All on 10 wooded acres. Willing and eager to trade with your property rental.

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Castle Rock/WI Dells/Northern Bay. 10 Wooded Acres, Sleeps 20+
average rating of 4.3 based on 20 reviews

An Enjoyable Spot for a Winter Getaway

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was very spacious and enjoyable for our group of nine, and there would've been plenty of room for additional people. It was nice that there were so many beds available and that no one had to sleep on the floor. Another extra bonus was the giant kitchen table- it was nice to all be able to sit together, eat, and play games while not feeling crowded! Since it isn't right on the lake, it's a nice spot for a winter getaway, but I could see wanting to be right on the water if it was summertime.

I would say that the only minor downside was having to make sure that we brought all of the supplies needed for cleaning that were mentioned in the contract. (We definitely knew this beforehand, and we fully agreed to it, but after our stay, we all agreed that it would be nice if a few little things were provided, like hand soap in the bathrooms, toilet paper, trash bags, laundry detergent, etc...) Again, not a huge deal, but with a few of those supplies, it would've been a five star rating!

All in all, though, a GREAT stay, and we were happy to have booked the cabin. With people meeting from the Twin Cities and Chicago, it was a nice meeting point.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to write a review. The reviews allow us to correct problems. In this case, the problem being you were not aware we provided the cleaning detergents and where they are located. We also supply hand soap and laundry detergent. Only a starter set of toilet paper and trash bags are provided because some groups are so large and some use more than others. That is why we suggest to bring more tp, trash bags and laundry detergent if they will be washing more than just the kitchen towels and sheets. I apologize if you were unable to locate any of these supplies which we provide. It states they are located under the kitchen sinks and within the bathroom vanities in our pre-arrival information however I will clarify this for future guest. I will also confirm with the turnover company that the supplies are checked between each visit. Unfortunately, there is the potential for some of these items such as hand soap or laundry detergent to be exhausted or taken by guest and the turnover service not to notice before the next guest arrive. Thanks again.
Madison, WI

Great spot for family gathering!

  • 5 of 5

My family booked this cabin for the Thanksgiving holiday. I would first like to state that these renters were wonderful to work with. We booked this cabin very last minute (only 3 days prior to check-in AND on a holiday) and they were able to accommodate us when no one else was willing! (We sent out many requests and they were the only ones who even got back to us). We were extremely grateful for that. Also, they provided us with check-in/check-out instructions that were very clear and easy to follow. We found the place with no problem, and it appears that Google maps has been updated because it led us right to the cabin. The cabin is a good 30+ minutes from the Dells, but we enjoyed the quiet surroundings and even saw wildlife right through the living room window! There is no Wi-Fi, but 4G phone data was 5 bars strong! The two teenagers didn't even complain. lol.

I would disregard any negative comments you see in these reviews. The house was beautiful, spacious, and cozy in the right kind of way. Everything was just as advertised and there were no surprises. Yes, there is a bit of light cleaning at check-out, but the checklists are sent prior to booking so you know exactly what you are expected to do. We slept 8 adults and 6 kids very comfortably and the adults were very happy to have their own bedrooms with double beds! The kids loved the loft area and enjoyed having a sleep-over in the twin beds up there. We enjoyed the wood burning fireplace and board game selection! The kitchen is well stocked for feeding large crowds.

We would definitely stay here again!!! The pictures don't do it justice! The place is just beautiful, come see for yourself!

Thank you for sharing your home with us. We had such a lovely time.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Rockford IL

good week despite lack of cleanliness

  • 1 of 5

We rented this property for a girls family week. Upon arrival, it was immediately evident that the previous users HAD NOT followed the extensive list of cleaning responsibilities before leaving. We spent the first 6 hours of our vacation ( 7 adult women ALL cleaning) cleaning, washing dishes , doing laundry, mopping and vacuuming and cleaning two disgustingly dirty bathrooms. The owner nor any other representative showed up to check on the condition etc... of the home.

This is a very nice home and location; however, it appears that the owner relies solely on renters to do all of the cleaning. This property needs a full, top to bottom cleaning. We left the property 100% better than we found it. Too bad the owner was unwilling to comp even one night for the problems we encountered when we arrived. That would have been the fair, equitable response to our predicament.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deborah was told and given a choice via phone and again in email that she was requesting to arrive on a HOLIDAY two hours after another group departed. She was told and reminded that I would be unable to have the turnvover service remake the beds, complete any necessary cleaning tasks left undone by the departing group and inspect the property before her arrival because it was FATHER'S DAY, SUNDAY June 15th. She was given the choice to rent or not to rent during our first contact. She chose to rent knowing this was the situation and the property would not be inspected before her arrival. Here is the email from me to her in which she was reminded of this choice she made: "I am hoping the group before you does not disappoint you and I. I believe it is a group of younger men. Since they are leaving on Father's Day I am unable to get the turnover service there to verify they did what they agreed to do. Please let me know what the condition is when you arrive. Again, I really hope this works out and you and I are not disappointed." Clearly I do NOT "rely solely on the renters to do all the cleaning." per Deborah. The hired turnover service will verify that. When Deborah called me to complain about the condition upon her arrival, I was also disappointed, but knew that was the risk she accepted when choosing to rent and that I had forewarned her several times. Yet, I told her she would not need to complete any of the otherwise required cleaning task upon dearting because of having to clean upon arrival. Therefore, she was STILL only required to clean once during her stay. This is how she was "compensated" for what she percieves as a predicament even though this was our agreement. I believe this is "fair, equitable response." She chose to rent knowing this was the situation. This was our verbal and written agreement. I am disappointed I agreeed to accomodate Deborah's requested vacation dates. Despite my repeated warnings to her, and the choice being hers, she was not satisfied.
madison, wi

Perfect place for a gathering of friends

  • 5 of 5

Wow. Where do I begin?

First, I would rent this again, and again, and again. Wouldnt change a thing.

If you are looking to gather a group of people, even in winter, this is the place, EASILY fits 20 in comfort. We had 20 people, fed, served drinks, music and dancing in the utmost comfort.

The property is, YES. MUCH bigger on the inside than pictures make it look, including the non-pictured basement with a card table, and plenty of area for seating etc.

The kitchen and bathrooms were very nice, some of the beds were a little old, but they were meant to be basic. The three seasons porch is awesome, even during winter for smokers, 2 little space heaters really heat it up.

There was just enough parking next to the house after the nice little short driveway.

We were surprised to see neighbors on both sides, some not even 100 yards away, but it seemed at the time we were there, there was no one in either houses.

The loft stairs are very cool, but be careful, they are pretty steep.

The garbage dumpster in the woods out front was full when we got there, but it was nice that it was there, owner provided a solution to help us not have to carry tons of garbage home with us.

The house is EXTREMELY well equipped, certainly the kitchen.

Plenty of hot water for showers etc.

It was also very easy to find.

Owner was pretty quick responding to us throughout the process, we had a small issue with a key in the cold wisconsin weather when we arrived, owner provided an immediate solution, assuring the issue would be fixed soon.

Thats about all I can think of!

Great place! HIGHLY recommended

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Christmas getaway

  • 4 of 5

Arrived Christmas Day. Owners were always available to answer any questions we had. Cabin sleeps 18 comfortably. Pretty setting in the woods with many large windows to view the scenery. Nicest part of the cabin was the fireplace. Mattress pads could use replacing and the cooking pans could use a good cleaning but outside of that we were comfortable.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Funny you mention that. I picked up a few new mattress pads and new skillet on Black Friday. They will be at the cabin next time I get there (shortly). I too have found some dishes not so clean left by others. Unfortunate, but unavoidable given the circumstances. Thanks for the review.
Indianapolis, IN

A cabin in the woods

  • 3 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our week in the woods. The cabin is secluded, with lots of parking. Tons of room for our dog and the young kids to roam. The fire pit was terrific. The cabin was very clean and had lots of room for all to sleep. The photos are accurate. The owners were very responsive to my questions. The Dells is about 15 miles away. A nice drive, but need to stock up on supplies as it is a drive to pick up anything you need. There is no wifi, and we were unable to use our aircard to get internet. Cell phone reception was iffy, so check with your carrier if this is a must.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway


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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
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Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Northern Bay
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Christmas Mountain
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2 Miles
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Water parks, bungee jumping and many other adventurous activities just minutes away in Wisconsin Dells and on the Castle Rock Lake. Public boat launch and parking just up the road; bring the speedboat, wakeboards, knee boards and water skis.


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From $225 Per night

Castle Rock Lake House Rental Rates

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Apr 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
Minimum Night NOT MET $25
Refundable damage deposit $275
Optional Cleaning Fee $250
Management Fee $100
Notes MINIMUM STAY IS NOT REQUIRED HOWEVER shorter stays are subject to an additional $25 per night fee. Pet fee is per night per pet. Rates are based on guest leaving the property in the same clean organized condition as when they arrive. Guest also begin laundering used bed linens. Cancelled reservations are subject to a 20% fee/50% if property is not re-booked for the same dates.
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Castle Rock Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , On main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , On main floor off the master bedroom
  • 2
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite with full bathroom on main floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , On main floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk bed double on bottom twin on top. On main floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , On second floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , On second floor
    Loft + Den - 5 twin/ single , Open upper loft
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (8), Child Beds (1) Crib mattress there and fits on any bedroom floor. Twin size air mattresses and pump in closet up stairs. (2).
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 20 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
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