This spacious three bedroom A-frame home sits on a wooded private lake-front lot on the beautiful narrows connecting Birch Lake (368 acres) and Big Chetac Lake (1920 acres) in northwest Wisconsin. Listen to the geese, ducks and loons; watch the eagles soar and the muskrat and beaver swim by. Catch walleye, bass, bluegill, crappie, and northern from the dock or from a boat. Enjoy the variety of vegetation: wild strawberries, orange paint brush, wild columbine, giant trillium, lush ferns, majestic pines. Cook breakfast over an open fire in the fire ring or bask in the warmth of a late night fire huddled together on rustic log benches.
The loft, with private bedroom (king) and bath, opens to the living room below furnished in a northwoods motif and featuring a three-sided stone wood-burning fireplace.
Walk out onto the deck overlooking the lake where there's plenty of patio furniture to relax and enjoy outside meals. The dining room has a round oak table that can seat eight; there is also a kitchen counter with barstools.
The spacious, L-shaped kitchen is fully-equipped. Rounding out the main floor is another bedroom (king), bath, and utility room with washer and dryer. Just outside the front door is a gas grill.
The lower level features a third bedroom with bunk beds and a newly-built pine and tile family room with walk-out glass doors affording a beautiful view of the lake.
Tim and Jennifer and their three now-grown children have long enjoyed vacationing in northern Wisconsin--fishing, boating, just relaxing together with "family time." Now they enjoy this wooded getaway whenever they can, and they want to share it with you and your family! Jennifer teaches at a college in northeast Iowa and Tim is a former dairy farmer, now a home energy auditor. They have made wonderful new friendships as they've welcomed vacationing guests into their lake home. Will you be next?
We chose this location because it offers private, wooded lakeside homes/cabins yet is just minutes away from "necessities" and conveniences found in nearby Birchwood--a small town with friendly people. It's fun having two different lakes to enjoy--Big Chetac and Birch. It's also nice being just 30 minutes away from larger towns that offer big box stores, small shops, movie theaters, recreation opportunities, interesting museums, and more. And it's less than four hours driving distance from our home--which makes it doable!.
More than anything else, we love the relaxed, unpretentious, genuinely friendly ambiance of these lakes and Birchwood. We truly relax when we're there! A Birchwood treasure is the great little grocery store with a wonderful deli and homemade breads. Our property itself is also a treasure--private, secluded, wooded which guarantees our visits there are always true "escapes" from our overly- busy world.