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Gorgeous log and stone getaway in pristine setting

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


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2 Bedroom with Loft, 2 Bathroom; Porch and partial Lakeview

Come for a gorgeous summer vacation, or for the fall colors, for winter snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ATV - ing.....or even scrap booking! Two night minimum Sept-mid June, week long rentals Sat-Sat mid June to end of August.

*Weekend rate applies to any holiday nights

Beautiful vacation home nestled in the midst of a small historic resort known as Camp Lake Resort, home of the Gingerbread Cottages. Home sits on small fishing lake with rowboat, and is walking distance from five other lakes with rowboats available. Beautiful views on every side. Comes with all resort amenities, small swimming beach across the road, weekly hayride and dessert with host. Spacious home includes washer, dryer, free standing wood stove and wood pile, master bath with shower and second bath with tub. Kitchen includes all dishes and dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker. In the area is white water rafting, horseback riding, The Cathedral Pines, The Camp 5 museum (logging industry, train ride), and more. Several furniture pieces are master-handcrafted and built into the home--homemade log bunk bed, bathroom cabinetry, and several other pieces. Home is nonsmoking, no pets.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Steven Larson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Steven Larson

This home was built twelve years ago as the dream summer getaway cottage for Dave and Eleanor Swanson. Dave Swanson's father built the resort and it had always been Dave's dream to retire and have a place to come home to one day. He and Eleanor hand-built this gorgeous home and filled the present-day Gingerbread resort with their fun, hard work, and wonderful presence. In 2012 they were no longer able to leave their home in California to come out seasonally. They leave behind a beautiful masterpiece and will be greatly missed. Currently Dave's sister and husband, John and Esther Larson, who live on the resort, and ran the business for several decades, own the home and the home's rental is managed by son Steven Larson and wife Wendy, who are the current managers of Camp Lake Resort

Why Steven Larson chose Northern Wisconsin

Stunningly beautiful vacation home

Wonderful location with great views

Access to several small lakes

What makes this house unique

Part of historic, quiet haven,

Access to several small lakes for fishing and rowboating

Beautiful hiking trails

Walking distance to small swimming area

Beautiful views from all sides of home

On four-wheeling access road to miles of four wheeling trails

Has private lake behind with dock and rowboat for fishing

Part of resort and has all resort amenities; small recreation field, volleyball, croquet, weekly hayride and dessert with host and other guests


based on 6 traveler reviews

Gorgeous log and stone getaway in pristine setting
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

New Year`s Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice New Year`s Stay. We had a lot of fun in the snow. It is very cozy cabin. You will find everything you will need in this house. We enjoyed our stay with three kids. We look forward to come again in the summer time! The Hosts were very friendly And our kids enjoyed very pleasant play date with their kids. Thank you again for everything they made for us. We relay appreciate that.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for ATV'ng!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in September 2014 - and, it was just a great time! The cabin is very nicely done - comes complete with everything you will need for your stay. Also, it is nicely furnished and just a very nice and cozy place to spend a week. And, the owners were most accommodating . . . . . meeting us when we got there with a nice bottle of wine!

We brought our two ATV's with us. You can ride your ATV's right down the driveway and onto the local ATV approved rural roads. It is about 2 miles from the cabin to the Nicolet National Forest ATV trails - really not that far. We had a great time on the trails.

There are several very nice supper clubs in the area. Also, there is a very good grocery store within a few miles. We had a great time and would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This property was outstanding for our family's vacation - a week of exploring Wisconisn's ATV trails. Everything as advertised and more! Very spacious and superbly maintained-made coming back every evening very relaxing! It was like being at home! The property had many amenities to explore from its very own garden, a fire pit for roasting marshmallows, its own lake right out back as well as the friendly cows in the nearby pasture. Definitely a place we would rent again! Thanks Wendy & Steve for your awesome hospitality and sharing your awesome property!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, pristine, private. We have been coming to Camp Lake Resort for 40+ years, but this is the first time we stayed at Pine Haven. Cabin is large enough to have the whole family together. Well kept, and the owners are more than willing to help with any needs. Will definitely come again and again!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Outstanding Summer Vacation Cabin and Resort!!!

  • 5 of 5

Breathtaking scenery, comfortable cabins, and excellent fishing on private lakes make this THE destination for an unforgettable family summer vacation. Everything was well maintained, supported by great customer service, and filled with the magic of the great outdoors. A+++!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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An absolutely amazing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We spent the week of July 4th at Pine Haven during our annual trip to Lakewood from the Atlanta, GA area. We love coming to the northwoods at this time of year since the weather is refreshingly cool (compared to Atlanta) and this cabin is exactly what we were looking for. The craftsmanship of the home is beautiful and comfortable and there was nothing nicer than sitting on the deck in the morning enjoying our coffee while the loons sang on the three adjacent lakes, the cows roamed the meadows in front of us, etc. In the evenings we enjoyed the firepit and listened to the's amazing how quiet and secluded you feel, while being only 10 minutes from the main town. The hosts were also wonderful, this cabin is part of a legendary resort in the area and the meticulous care that they take of the grounds is wonderful. When you stay here you have access to 4+ lakes and each one has rowboats and some have canoes and paddleboats that you can use. Our family also enjoyed the weekly hayride through the expansive 170 acres and although we had other plans and couldn't join them for dessert, we heard from other people that it is not to be missed! There is no better place to stay in the Lakewood/Mountain area!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Green Bay
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Mulligans Sports Bar
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
McCaslin Brook Golf Course
Nearest Train
180 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hwy 32
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Maiden Lake Restaurant
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Norway MI
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Bass Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

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Tax Rate 5.5%

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Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1088 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Master Bath - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , Loft has a twin bunk bed.
  • Both bedrooms have closets, Master bath has a lake view and 1/2 bath w/shower.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Boat
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

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