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Lake Front Rental- Hidden Bay- ****End of Summer SPECIALS RUNNING***

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Relax in this private, spacious tri- level lake home nestled on a wooded lot on Wisconsin's fourth largest lake. Swim, fish, play volleyball , or partake in one of the popular water sports.

Visit one of the many attractions at the nearby Wisconsin Dells. In the evening, gather around the large fire pit and enjoy the abundant stars.

Available in fall/winter for hunting and winter sports.

Pier on bay that allows you to doc your boat if the water levels are at the right height for your trip. Water craft rental items 5 minutes away from us.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

Why The Owner chose Castle Rock Lake

We chose to buy this vacation rental because it is a beautiful house on a large popular lake.

What makes this house unique

Our home is off of the main lake in the bay allowing overnight docking of boats on our private 16 foot pier.

Amenities

Friendship House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king
    Second Room - 2 double , Room is large enough to add an air matress if needed
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Upstairs bedroom one has one King size bed private full bath and TV. Upstairs bedroom two has two Double Beds and access to full common bath on same floor. Home offers two sofa beds on the first floor for additional sleeping.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private 16' aluminum Pier. Boat Launch approximately 50 ft away. Pontoon boat rental approximately 50 feet away

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Lake Front Rental- Hidden Bay- ****End of Summer SPECIALS RUNNING***
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 12 reviews
Naperville, IL
4

Needs some work, but would stay again.

  • 4 of 5

A group of friends and I stayed here over summer and had a great time. The yard was great for any activity. All of the bedrooms/living rooms were spacious, clean and as promised. The adjacent bar was a little loud but we did not mind and had a great time with it being walking distance.

The yard, patio and kitchen were in pretty rough shape when we arrived. There was garbage and cigarette butts all over the yard. The patio screen had holes in it and was separated at multiple corners. The coffee pot was broken. Most of the lights in the kitchen were burned out and some of the blinds were knocked to the floor. I'm not sure if the persons prior to us staying this but the cleaning person for the property was quite surprised. They owners were very prompt to replace the coffee maker. Cleaning person was very nice and helpful.

Overall I would return but definitely could use some sprucing up. You'll have a great time here if you don't mind a walking distance bar and a little noise!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good location, good value.

  • 4 of 5

The house certainly gets the most out of it's square footage. Our group had 8 guys and we all stayed and slept relatively comfortably. Very large back yard with bonfire pit and horse shoes and plenty of more room for any other lawn games you could bring. Bar with fairly decent food and drinks is literally at the end of the driveway. The one thing I'd say is the house needs more lighting, especially in the kitchen. Overall, a good value and would recommend to a friend.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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4

Nice and Perfect place for multiple families

  • 4 of 5

I would definitely recommend this place for a group of 10. We and our friends thought of going out for a weekend, so families can have good time. So we were looking for a house around Wisconsin dells. We found this house near Wisconsin dells.

Its approximately 25 to 30 minute drive from wisconsin dells, 1 minute walkable distance to the lake and surrounded by large trees. The house is not visible from the road. It has 2 large bedrooms with 2 double beds and 1 king bed. It also has 2 rolling beds, 3 sofas and a camp cot. It also has full kitchen and 2 full bathrooms and 1 half bathroom. It has lot of space, I am sure that more than 10 people can even stay for a short vacation. We came around 4 PM to the house, had camp-fire in the evening to midnight, Cooked food, watched movie and had a good vacation. Our kids and families had a good time.

Kitchen has required utensils for cooking. Only dishwasher didnt work when we went there but that is not a problem for us. Because we dont use dishwasher even at home.

One thing that needs to be improved is that the house has induction stove. If it had gas based one or may be coil based ones then it will take only short time to cook. The induction one was taking long time to cook. The house is slightly outdated, but its not big deal if you want to have a good time with family and friends. This is the only reason I gave 4 stars.

It has large garage and also a basement. We never had a chance to use that. It has the charcoal grills, but I like one the gas based ones, as that is little easier.

Oh I forgot, It has a sun room too, which is not shown in the pictures.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing weekend away

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a lovely stay! We needed a get away and this was just the relaxing place we needed.... We will be back next year for sure. I loved how the location on the bay makes you feel like your on a private lake but then you can enjoy the larger lake when boating....

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Milwaukee, WI
1

Very disapointing

  • 1 of 5

2 hrs after arriving at the location, we had to leave due to the family emergency.

Although we have called in and informed owners, we were told that we will receive NO refund.

Very disappointing that after we were at the house for only 2 hours, we have paid for ENTIRE week!!!

Nevertheless, I would like to share few not so obvious facts about this property:

- it is NEXT door to the dive bar

- access to the water front is not for swimming

- pier was there - however getting to and from the pier was through dense tall grass

- inside of the house needs serious remodeling: very outdated

- backdoor patio is not usable

Overall very negative experience. Stay away from renting this place!!!!!

PS: I have be renting properties using VRBO for quite some time, and this is ONLY negative experience we had.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your emergency yes was unexpected and I’m sure upsetting for you and your family. But as an Owner and Business professional we have guidelines and rules that we follow for all our renters. Unfortunately as in many contracts we have a cancellation policy. I received 2 phone calls from you one stated your emergency and had to leave and the other was more than a week after your stay ended. You asked about a refund I mentioned you would have to contact the office and speak with the office manager. She would have happily been able to address these concerns and your refund issues. But you never called or emailed her we had no clue you were unhappy. I feel the situation at hand was you were looking for a refund and because you only received your deposit back you felt the need to over embellishing the location of the neighbors and there establishment and discrediting the condition of the house. If the office had been given the opportunity we would have worked on making you happy. We wanted to make a compromise as we were not able to re-rent the property with such short notice; we were hoping to make it fair to you the renter and us. Compromise is part of being an ethical business owner and while we felt terrible that there was an emergency it seems from the review that you were very dissatisfied. That dissatisfaction was NEVER communicated to us so a proper resolution could not be offered. Posting negative comments seems quite an unethical and irresponsible way to handle this matter, given the fact that there was never anything communicated but a phone call regarding an emergency. We feel it’s truly disheartening to see customers leave negative remarks and not communicate directly with us to even see if a resolution is possible. We have been renting this home for 10 years and the locals have never been an issue for our renters and the home been so disappointing to someone we wish we had the chance to help correct the situation. We also have never experienced someone so blatantly telling untruths regarding the property, neighbors and communications between them and us. Although its very unfortunate your stay was so short lived we wish you the best in your future endeavors.
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Minneapolis
5

Perfect group getaway

  • 5 of 5

There is a spacious back yard with horseshoes and a volleyball net and plenty of space for tents and other activities. There is also a fire pit and charcoal grill. The inside of the house is very spacious with a master suite with its own private bathroom. We really enjoyed the full kitchen so we could cook full meals. Although we didn't spend much time inside the house was very nice.

There is a pontoon/boat rental next door and "Mikey's" bar within walking distance if you want to play pool, darts and other activities. We had a short stay, and we loved it. We will be back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Castel Rock Gold Course
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Castle Rock County Park

Sand volleyball court on beach and fire pit on property

Photos

Rates & Availability

Friendship House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Forth
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
$1,300
 
 
2017 Peak July
Jul 7 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
$1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Peak Season (not incl holiday stays)Memorial Day-Labor Day Full Week Rental required exceptions may apply please inquire
Peak season rate $1,400/week. The week will run Friday 4pm (check-in)to Friday 10am.(check out)
Extra days will be $300/night added to the per week price
Stays over holidays require a min 7 night stay -Rate $1,550/wk
Off Season.....$150/night (3 night min)or $ 850/week
Rates are subject to change.

Half is due upon contract and the other half is due 3 weeks before your stay. Please note all rates are subject to change and depend on days of the week and amount of days your stay will be.

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