RUFFED GROUSE LODGE - NORTHWOODS RESORT ON WILSON LAKE & ELK RIVER

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John & Linda Reardon

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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RUFFED GROUSE LODGE - NORTHWOODS RESORT ON WILSON LAKE & ELK RIVER

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Ruffed Grouse Lodge & Timberdoodle sleeps 8-10, Elk River Farm sleeps 2

RUFFED GROUSE LODGE is a premium resort for year-round rental on beautiful Wilson Lake in Phillips, Wisconsin. Situated on 100+ acres of private Northwoods vacationland in Price County, Ruffed Grouse Lodge is the perfect setting for vacationers seeking peace and solitude but who also desire outdoor adventure. The private grounds have plenty of room for outdoor games and gatherings. Ruffed Grouse Lodge will deliver a unique experience for your next family vacation, grouse hunt, fishing trip, or business retreat.

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www.RuffedGrouseLodge.com FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT RUFFED GROUSE LODGE, TIMEBERDOODLE AND THE COTTAGE AT ELK RIVER FARM.

Ruffed Grouse Lodge is a private 4 bedroom, 2 bath guesthouse that can comfortably accommodate up to eight people. The rustic interior is beautifully appointed with furnishings from the owner’s extensive personal collection and is accented by hunting and fishing memorabilia. The Lodge has an open floor plan with vaulted ceiling and log features. The living area holds a pool table, a 40' HDTV, a Dish Network satellite system, Wi-Fi, a CD stereo, a VCR and DVD. There are two comfortable dining areas. A fully equipped kitchen has custom cabinets, gas appliances, dishwasher and microwave. A Weber barbeque grill is included. A large sun porch with unobstructed views overlooks a quiet bay on Wilson Lake.

UPON ENTERING EVERYONE SAYS 'WOW, GREAT VIEW.'

TIMBERDOODLE, a 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage, is steps away from the Lodge. It is furnished with a double bed, complete kitchen, double futon in the second bedroom, and HDTV. Timberdoodle is the perfect cottage for two hunters/fishermen or additional relatives of families staying in the Lodge.

Ruffed Grouse Lodge and Timberdoodle grounds are bounded on the south by a private shoreline on the 351-acre Wilson Lake, which is connected to the extensive 1200-acre Phillips’ Chain of Lakes. A downstairs door in the Lodge leads directly to the lake and guest dock. There is a private sandy swimming beach with a fire pit and a swim raft.

ORGANIC GARDENS, FRESH EGGS & RASPBERRIES!

Organic gardens abound at Ruffed Grouse Lodge and guests are invited to pick fresh vegetables and raspberries. Chickens free range on the grounds and children delight in gathering eggs from the nests in the coop.

ITS LIKE OWNING YOUR OWN VACATION HOME THAT SOMEONE ELSE MAINTAINS!

Ruffed Grouse Lodge is located in Elk Township, three miles from Phillip’s town center. Elk is in the heart of Price County, the Ruffed Grouse Capital of the World as designated by the Ruffed Grouse Society and is in the center of Wisconsin’s Northwoods with over 1.2 million acres of huntable land and the largest ruffed grouse and woodcock population in the nation.

HUNTERS RETURN WITH THEIR DOGS EVERY FALL TO PURSUE THE ELUSIVE 'WINGED DYNAMITE'

ELK RIVER FARM, Ruffed Grouse Lodge’s adjoining sister property, now has a newly built, beautifully appointed, 1 bedroom cottage. A Wolf Gas Range, Subzero Refrigerator and In-drawer microwave complete a custom crafted kitchen. A tile shower and granite countertops make our new cottage the top of the spectrum of properties in the area.

The COTTAGE AT ELK RIVER FARM overlooks the Elk River and has very private access to a 2-mile secluded stretch of the river. There is a private boat launch for our guests who want to fish the Elk River for Muskie, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Bluegills and Crappies. Canoes and kayaks are handy for a peaceful trip along a beautiful stretch of the river where wildlife is abundant.

ELK RIVER FARM HAS A UNIQUE FEATURE NOT FOUND ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE NORTHWOODS!

The owners transformed a 19th century barn foundation to create a 'Karesansui,' or Japanese 'dry landscape garden.' The garden holds a carefully composed arrangement of indigenous rocks, water features, moss, pruned trees and shrubs. Small stones are raked to represent ripples in water. The 'Karesansui' is meant to be observed from a vantage point outside the garden. It is intended to reflect the intimate essence of nature, and to aid relaxation and the contemplation of life. The owners are students of Sukiya lifestyles and are delighted to share this special feature of Elk River Farm with interested guests.

Ruffed Grouse Lodge and Elk River Farm are connected through forested walking trails. Both locations have fire pits with free firewood and picnic areas, which are perfect for family gatherings.

Alumacraft fishing boats, canoes and kayaks are included at both the Lodge and Elk River Farm. A pontoon boat, a Yamaha 8hp outboard motor, and a MinnKota trolling motor are available for daily or weekly rental. For guests bringing their own boats, there is a public landing serving Wilson Lake one mile from the Lodge. There is also a private boat launch for access to the Elk River.

RGL is pet friendly. There is a free, sheltered, heated dog kennel. There is a $20 daily charge for crated dogs staying with their owners in the Lodge

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

John & Linda Reardon

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Linda & I are retired Television Entertainment Industry Executives. We are outdoor enthusiasts and have been hosting families, corporate executives, grouse hunters, fishermen and winter sportsmen at Ruffed Grouse Lodge for over 10 years.

John & Linda Reardon purchased this lodge in 1999

Linda grew up in nearby Park Falls and family members are nearby. Her brother Terry Ides has lived here his whole life and knows the Northwoods intimately. Terry owns and leads Ides Guides, the best grouse guide service in Price County, the Ruffed Grouse Capital of the World. We have been hunting grouse with Terry for over 35 years. See his link on RuffedGrouseLodge.com

One of the first resorts on Wilson Lake was situated on this choice property. The grounds are gently sloping with stairless access to the lake. The history of the area is fascinating and our bay is quiet, quiet, quiet except during the fishing opener and the 4th of July when excited fishermen and families celebrate summer.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Ruffed Grouse Lodge - Northwoods Resort on Wilson Lake & Elk River
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
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Ruffed Grouse Lodge - Northwoods Resort on Wilson Lake & Elk River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427341vb
715-339-4444
Phillips Northern Wisconsin
5

The Ultimate Northwoods Destination

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
I have been staying here for a decade now and each return visit improves. John and Linda Reardon are the quintessential hosts. One's needs are anticipated and met. The quality of the facilities, from finishes and fixtures to house and groundskeeping, is impeccable. If privacy, comfort, cleanliness and beautiful natural surroundings are what you seek, as I do, look no further.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Ruffed Grouse Lodge - Northwoods Resort on Wilson Lake & Elk River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427341vb
715-339-4444
Phillips Northern Wisconsin
Appleton, WI
5

Excellent Stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
My Dad and I had our first grouse hunt and spent the weekend in the Timberdoodle Cottage. It was an excellent place to stay and we had a blast. John and Linda made sure we were well taken care of and checked in numerous times to see how our hunt was and if we needed anything. John was very helpful in recommending some areas to hunt and we had a great first grouse hunt and hope to return again next fall. During our 3 days there we put up over 20 grouse and had a blast.
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers
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Ruffed Grouse Lodge - Northwoods Resort on Wilson Lake & Elk River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427341vb
715-339-4444
Phillips Northern Wisconsin
Winchester, VA
5

Grouse hunting excursion before business meetings

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
On a business trip to WI, a colleague and I were able to squeeze in a short grouse hunting trip. Our brief stay at the Ruffed Grouse Lodge (we stayed at the Timberdoodle cottage) was excellent! John and Linda were able to help us line up full service guides that were excellent too! I look forward to returning, not only the North Woods, but to the Ruffed Grouse Lodge and hunting with the Ides Guides gang!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Ruffed Grouse Lodge - Northwoods Resort on Wilson Lake & Elk River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427341vb
715-339-4444
Phillips Northern Wisconsin
5

Beautiful Cottage, Great Weekend

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
My husband and I stayed at the Cottage at Elk River Farm while in Phillips for a wedding late in the summer. We were only able to see a few photos before our stay so we were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the cottage, and we didn't want to leave at the end of the weekend. It's the perfect cottage for two people, and we felt at home as soon as we arrived. No detail was left out when John and Linda built the cottage -- including their beautiful artwork and antiques. The kitchen has everything you need, and Linda was kind enough to bring us fresh eggs from their chickens to cook for breakfast. We enjoyed mornings on the lake, canoeing, trying our best to catch fish and spot an elusive bald eagle. While our trip was short, it left a lasting impression and we've recommended the cottage to our friends who frequent the area. Maybe we'll be back someday, too.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Ruffed Grouse Lodge - Northwoods Resort on Wilson Lake & Elk River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427341vb
715-339-4444
Phillips Northern Wisconsin
Janesville, WI
5

Mark and Shirley

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
Elk River Farm is not a cottage or a cabin. It is a must-see getaway at a reasonable price. It has a wonderful overlook of the private river from the sun room, big beautiful boulders used for landscape and total privacy. This is truly one of a kind vacation homes were you can go to relax, fish or find trails for walking and hiking.

John and Linda make you feel welcome and comfortable. Linda had a plate of cookies and raspberries as well as let us have access to their garden with fresh vegetables and herbs.

We will be making this our vacation spot.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Central Wisconsin CWA
Nearest Train
500 Miles
Madison, WI
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Harbor View
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Phillips
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Birch Island Resort
Car: necessary

Phillips is the Price County Seat. No stop lights, no parking meters. A nearby airport handles private jets. Price County is the Ruffed Grouse Capital of the World designated by the Ruffed Grouse Society.

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Availability & Rates

This listing does not have a published calendar. Please contact the owner for availability.

Phillips Lodge Rental Rates

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Changeover Day: Saturday
$190
2 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200.00
Pet Fee $20.00
Cleaning $100.00
We manage our own calendar. Please call us at (715) 339-4444
Guests will receive a reservation confirmation showing rates and terms by email.
A 50% deposit is required within 10 days of confirmation.
Tax Rate 5.5%
Notes The WEEKLY rate for RGL is $1,325 for 2 Persons, each additional person is $150
The DAILY rate for RGL is $190 for 2 Persons, each additional person is $65 (2 night minimum)
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Amenities

Phillips Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
Kitchen:
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upstairs Guest - 2 twin/ single , Have the small kids nearby
    Downstairs Master - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa for small kids in parents room
    Downstairs Guest - 2 twin/ single , Nice view of the lake
    Upstairs Master - 1 queen , Ralph Lauren linens and down comforters in all bedrooms
  • Queen Beds (2) - Two Master BR's with Queen sized beds at Ruffed Grouse Lodge Double Beds (1) - Double sleeper sofa in Master BR for families who want young children to share their room. Single Beds (2) - Two bedrooms with twin beds in RGL Queen Bed (1) in Timberdoodle. We supply all linens and towels. Renters should bring their own beach towels.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Books
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Video Library ...
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • horseshoes
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowmobiling
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • cross country skiing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • water tubing
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
- Organic gardens with fresh vegetables and raspberries - Fresh eggs daily from the coop A hit with the kids - Walking trails through the forest to Elk River Farm - 2 fire pits with free wood - Free, sheltered, heated dog kennel
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