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Looking for that Perfect Summer Getaway?

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

Looking for that perfect Summer getaway? Imagine you and your family swimming in beautiful crystal-clear Red Cedar lake, boating, fishing for walleye, enjoying golf outings, antiquing in charming local shops, sunning while enjoying spectacular lake views on the three-tiered deck, or simply enjoying the latest best-seller in the comfort of the screened porch perched at the lake's edge. This stunning lodge-like lake home would make the ideal setting for your annual family vacation. Our completely renovated 4 BR, 3 Bath, year round home offers luxurious comfort and stunning views of sunrises over Red Cedar Lake.

Relax in the spacious great room with vaulted ceiling & massive stone fireplace - one of 3 fireplaces in this unique property! Imagine your family & friends gathered around the fire pit, enjoying s'mores on a starlit summer evening.

A gourmet cook's delight, the fully equipped kitchen features cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances, Viking range, a breakfast bar, and dining area with farmhouse table that seats 10.

An intimate reading room with a second fireplace offers a quiet retreat.

A family/game room with a 3rd fireplace provides another delightful gathering spot for cards & board games. There's ample room for you and your family to play pingpong, work on puzzles, and enjoy an evening of board games or cards. Just outside this room is a fire pit that's perfect for enjoying a glass of wine while the sun sets over the lake.

The master bedroom has a queen bed, access to the deck, private bath & walk-in closet. BR #2 has 2 twin beds; BR #3 has queen bed. The loft provides a large sleeping area with 5 twin beds, a cozy sitting area with a futon, and a private bathroom.

You'll delight in spectacular lake views while lounging on the large three-level deck. Enjoy lake breezes from the comfort of the charming screen house perched at the water's edge. Watch the antics of our resident bald eagles who nest in the white pine just outside the game room.

Gather around the fire pit each evening as twilight descends over the lake. Our lake home sits on a wooded acreage with private access road. Crystal clear 1800 acre Red Cedar Lake is located on a chain with access to Hemlock & Balsam Lakes.

Whatever your ideal summer getaway may be - fishing, water sports, golf, cards, antique shopping, or just lounging on the deck with a great book - you'll find it here! Why don't you and your family plan now for a memorable getaway? You won't be disappointed!

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Toni DuFour
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 31, 2017


Birchwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 5 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
  • Queen size Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (10), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon in loft sitting area
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews

dream getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn’t have been more delighted with our stay! The kitchen was amazing and easily accommodated three cooks preparing meals. Our times together on the spacious deck overlooking the lake were absolutely magical. There was plenty of room for our large party to spread out. . . a gorgeous screen house where we could enjoy a quiet moment listening to the loons and watching eagles soar over the lake . . . curling up with a book from the extensive library in front of one of the (three!) fireplaces . . . ping pong tournaments in the game room. . . just a few of the memories we’ll take home from this vacation. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our week at the lake

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 3 adults and 5 children had a wonderful time at this beautiful lake house. The area is quiet and gorgeous. Cooking for this brood was a dream in this amazing kitchen. We had more than enough room and the kids had a blast just catching fish from the dock. We enjoyed the lake on our pontoon. It was so much fun to toodle around and stop to swim, fish or go to the tiki bar @ Tagalongs. The kids enjoyed the ping pong table and got a kick out of having their own space. I would highly recommend this home for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

A quiet location. The home is beautiful and the kitchen was a delight to work in. We liked the home because it was large enough to accommodate a larger group, but had plenty of smaller spaces so that you could have privacy, too. We also rented a pontoon for the week to enjoy the beautiful, clean lake. We saw plenty of wildlife, including seeing eagles dropping in for fish in the bay in front of the cabin. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was more than spacious enough to accommodate 8 adults and 1 child. We had plenty of room to spread out. It was so comfortable and beautiful we didn't want to leave. The kitchen was fantastic. It had everything needed to cook and bake. The lake is absolutely beautiful, especially early in the morning. Renting a pontoon for the week definitely added to the lake experience. The owner was quick to respond when there was an issue with the wifi. We highly recommend this property for your next vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Cabin!!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the cabin for Birkie weekend with 4 couples and 3 small children. The cabin is beautiful (especially the fireplace) and has plenty of space for everyone. Large great room so everyone can hang out together! The kids loved the play area in the loft. The owner was accommodating and very responsive. Great winter getaway, I'd love to see it in the summer!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rice Lake, WI, Barron County, USA

Great Place for a Crafting Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our "crafting" group has stayed at Harmony Bay Lodge (HBL) two times now and we are in the process of scheduling future “crafting” retreats. As one member of our group put it: it’s the best place we’ve stayed in, by far, for a crafting retreat!!! More reasons why we have picked Harmony Bay Lodge for our crafting retreats: This is the perfect place for a large group of crafters to enjoy a long weekend. HBL combines all the things we liked about other places we have stayed at into one place, i.e., big craft area on first floor with lots of windows and a beautiful view; large, beautiful kitchen and eating area for all of us to enjoy meals together; lots of sleeping rooms with accommodations for everyone; extra areas to get away and enjoy a book or conversation (in front of the fire place) or TV time. The setup for crafting with tables, chairs and lighting is excellent - lots of space for us. Toni is excellent to work with whether it is scheduling a stay or accommodations.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Birchwood House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Refundable sec deposit $300
Tax Rate 5.5%

Minimum stay of one week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Available for weekends the remainder of the year with a three-night minimum stay.
Weekend Rates: $350/night for up to 6 guests. Add $25/night for each guest over six. Three night minimum
Full Week Rates: $2000/week for up to 6 guests. Add $100/week for each additional guest.
Rate for Major Holiday week over 4th of July: $2400/week. Add $100/week for each additional guest.

50% deposit at time of booking. Balance due 15 days before rental period. Payment by check or money order. Credit cards not accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.