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GREAT SAVINGS! 20% OFF 4 bedroom 2 bath home on Anvil Lk

Bedrooms 4
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Chalet, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 15)

Our rental home is set on 150 ft of level frontage on Anvil Lake which is a 400 acre sand bottom lake. The home is 2450 Sq ft with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths plus a large great room,dining room and large kitchen w/breakfast bar. The chalet has an XL great room with cathedral ceiling, fireplace (w/firewood outside the front door), patio doors to the deck (with table & chairs), and 48' TV and entertainment center w/satellite & high speed internet. Dining room table opens to kitchen and breakfast bar. First floor XL bathroom has both a 2-person Jacuzzi and shower and lower level bathroom has a tub/shower unit. Each of 4 bedrooms has a queen bed with lots of extra room. The loft area has an additional double futon and the lower bedroom has a crib. There is lots of privacy with big backyard. The fireplace and your free firewood provide relaxation as you sit back and view the lake with spring wakening up the critters and plants! Our lower family room has a pullout sofa bed as does the great room for more sleeping space. Off the family room is a patio with a Weber grill that opens up to the back yard and and the lake. Laundry room has washer and dryer along with water filtration for the best water possible. Winter offers lower rates and every winter sport from your home! Snowshoeing or skiing the BlackJack Wilderness or Anvil Trails; Snowmobiling many miles of trails Ice fishing off back door on Anvil Lake; Downhill skiing at nearby Ski Brule; relaxing in front of fireplace overlooking the lake! Anvil Lake fun includes fishing, boating, paddle boarding, canoeing, and forest provides great hiking and biking fun! We back up to the BlackJack Wilderness & are surrounded by the Nicolet Forest. Anvil Trails are across the lake along with Hidden Lake Trails and back road biking loops up to 100 miles! Summer fun adds a firepit along with 800' of beach with canoes, kayaks, swim rafts, stand up paddleboards and paddleboats along with a nice dock to keep your boat. We include your own boat and motor along with these with your rent. Being adjacent to the Blackjack Wilderness and surrounded by the Nicolet Forest offers lots of trails to explore and back roads to bike. We are across from both the Anvil Trails & Nicolet North Trails allowing over 25 miles of biking and hiking along with many other trails.

Keywords: Anvil Lake, Nicolet Forest, BlackJack Wilderness,flat sandy beach, privacy, surrounded w/Nicolet Forest for hiking & biking, watersports & fishing, waterskiing, boating, outdoor games together as family, volleyball, tennis, basketball, firepit, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice-fishing, cross country skiing

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 2, 2017

About PAM

Chuck and Pam built each of their 5 rental homes themselves. They believe in quality and each home has its own privacy with backyards and firepits as well as private driveways and space between homes. They live on the lake and are available to help their guests enjoy their vacation and enjoy helping families!

PAM purchased this chalet in 1992

Why PAM chose Northern Wisconsin

Chuck and Pam enjoy living on Anvil lake with all the northwoods available year round to enjoy!

What makes this chalet unique

privacy of individual homes and space to enjoy one's own family but also fun with the large sandy beach, canoes, kayaks, paddleboats and rafts as well as tennis court and basketball court for group fun available on the grounds! Winter opportunities are many: We are across from the cross country Anvil Trails and there are snowmobile trails heading 4 different directions from spots near our homes... not running through our property. Ice fishing and snow shoeing are endless and downhill skiing at Ski Brule is only 30 minutes east of us. Cross country skiing at nearby Anvil Trails to offer extra treat of feeding the chck-a-dees out of your hands! Fall allows many places to hike or bike as well as canoe and boat and enjoy colors surrounding us being in the middle of the Nicolet Forest.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Zaugg's Resort was awesome! The pictures on the web-site don't do justice for the home itself. The home was beautiful and immaculate. One would have to see it for themselves to appreciate its beauty. Chuck and Pam have made a beautiful resort on the pristine lake. T

There were plenty of activities for all ages. The kids loved playing on the beach and swimming in the lake. Tennis and basketball were fun activities for the whole family. It was nice to be able to take the boat out on the lake while the kids enjoyed the paddle boat. We had great dinners with cookouts on the grill and when the sun went down, we enjoyed the fire pit and made smores.

The only regret we had was we didn't have more time. Thank you Chuck and Pam for providing excellent service and openning your home to us, to enjoy. We are definately looking forword to our next stay. I believe we will be able to make our next stay even better with fishing, exploring, and more great campfires. On a side note, I was able to witness the beautiful full moon come up over the tree line, over the lake. I hope the picture is as nice as the way I seen it.

This trip, to Zaugg's Resort, was a great fit for my family and we recommend Zaugg's resort to everyone wanting a great Northwoods experience. We recommend the beauty, the lake, and the endless activities for everyone to enjoy!
May 2013
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Eagle River Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Queen size Beds (1) one queen in each of 4 bedrooms, Baby Cribs (1) crib in back bedroom as well as a high chair available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) double futon in loft bedroom and hide-a-beds in both great room and lower family room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
'tennis court', 'basketball court', 'volleyball', 'playground', 'boat & motor', 'paddleboats', 'canoes', 'kayaks', 'hiking trail', 'sandy beach', 'dock', 'large flat yard', 'firepit'


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(59 traveler reviews)

GREAT SAVINGS! 20% OFF 4 bedroom 2 bath home on Anvil Lk
average rating of 4.881356 based on 61 reviews
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Zaugg's Resort

  • 4 of 5

We had another wonderful stay. Grandkids were sad to leave. Wish we had more time on check out day. Hard to get 16 people breakfast, straighten the chalet and get out in time. I feel like last year we had till noon and the people next to us this year indicated they had till noon. Otherwise no complaints, we really like Zaugg's Resort

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: we try to allow our guests to stay for late checkout, but when the home is rented the same day we need to get in and clean... sorry this was a negative for you had an amazing weekend here~! We did allow a checkout between 10:30 and 11...
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Franklin, WI

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at Zauggs. Last year, my husband and I came up in October for the colors. We were very impressed with the chalet. We talked so much about it, that my husband's brother asked us to book a summer vacation with them. We did and had another great time. The property is beautiful. You feel very secluded. There is a good amount of green space before the beach. We used this for family games. The kids also got a lot of use out of the paddle boards and canoes. The beach is well maintained and the water is crystal clear. If you are looking for a place in Eagle River for some family fun and don't want to be on top of others, this is the place to stay. Also, there are a number of great restaurants within five miles of the resort. There are also a lot of hiking and biking trails. We will probably be back next summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delafield, Wi.

A special place

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week with grown kids & grandkids. The buildings are beautiful, really well maintained with all the conveniences. We had great views of the lake and a very private setting with a large beach we shared with one other cabin. Sandy lake bottom for a good 100' +. Paddle boards, canoes, fishing boat & motor were provided for each cabin with no additional cost! The lake is quiet with good fishing and minimal weeds. Close to Eagle River and many good restaurants. The owners are terrific and there to help if needed. We have tried several other rental homes over the years and found this to be our favorite. Will be back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cherry Valley, IL

Our favorite family vacation location

  • 5 of 5

Our family loves coming to this vacation home each summer. So much to do - swimming, skiing, fishing, tennis, walks, biking, basketball. The home is clean and comfortable and easily accommodates our large group of 19.

The beach and lake are beautiful. A large yard around the home is great for outdoor yard games also.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Menomonee Falls, WI

FINALLY! As close to perfection as you can get all in one location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family researched many many locations in the "Great North Woods" to hold our (now grown) family vacation . . . relive the years when the kids were young when we enjoyed the up north experience away from the stresses of daily life. Zauggs have hit the nail on the head. No worries here! Fishing boat WITH MOTOR, life jackets, paddle boards, canoes, peddle boats . . . something for everyone. Not often you find all of that on a crystal clear lake with sandy frontage for the little ones. The property includes tennis and basketball courts and lots of information for hiking and biking trails. The home was spacious and clean with lots of sleeping options. Outdoor deck had an abundance of tables and chairs with a lovely view of the lake and LOTS of green space for sailing Frisbees and footballs. There is also a large flat screen TV and wifi in the chalet for those who need to stay connected . . . but why would you want to? We especially enjoyed sitting around the campfire at night--all wood provided! I enjoyed reading the history of the resort property and all the hard work done to make it what it is today. What more can I say? Pam and Chuck have it figured out and are always available if you need something. They are a lovely couple who you can tell have invested heart and soul into bringing families together. Wish we could plan to do this yearly, but grown children have busy lives! Thank you Pam and Chuck! We loved it!! We will be back one day.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fond du Lac, WI USA

Paradise at Zaugg's

  • 5 of 5

Amazing! Our family has stayed at Zaugg's for 16 years. Need I say more.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
8 Miles
in Eagle River 8 miles away and at Lake Forest
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Catch 22
Nearest Point of Interest
Zaugg's Resort

Surrounded by Nicolet Forest for adventures with Blackjack Wilderness adjacent and 800' of Anvil Lake's sandy beach for water fun and forest exploration. Snow shoeing in the wilderness on unlimited trails and cross country skiing both on the lake and across the lake to the Anvil Ski Trails as well as Nicolet North ski trails providing over 25 miles of trails.


Rates & Availability

Eagle River Chalet Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

Special last minute savings June 10-17 for only $1840.. 20% off. Rates for more than 2 people are as follows: 3-4 $200/night, 5-6 $250/night, 7-8 $300/night, 9-10 $325/night, 10-11 $350/night, 12-13 $375/night and 14-15 $425/night These are for off-season. Holiday weekends have a minimum $300/night and summer goes to higher season rates based on up to 1 people: June 11-18 $2300, June 18-Aug 20 $2700, Aug 20-Aug 27 $2300 and then back to low season.

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