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Private Getaway With Private Lake - Fish, Swim, Relax

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 12

Well appointed house on a Private Lake. 3 Bedrooms all with large closets, 2 full Baths, Utility Room with Washer & Dryer, large Living room and oversize Kitchen both overlooking the pond. Large attached garage with long paved driveway for kids to safely ride bikes. Swim in the pond which has a pier and sandy beach, fish for Bluegill, Perch and Largemouth Bass in the well stocked private pond. Spring, Summer, fall or Winter this special property will not disappoint. minutes to Wild Rose, Wautoma & Waupaca are 15 minutes away, come explore the area which has an abundance of lake, rivers, parks and state owned lands to explore.

Property Manager
Matt Meinen
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Wild Rose Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bath - in Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Near Bedrooms #2 & #3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bed, Lake view with Large Closet
    Bedroom 1 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , (2) sets of Full/Twin Bunk Beds - Large waik-in Closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 3rd Bedroom - Full/Twin Bunk Beds - Large Closet
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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Private Getaway With Private Lake - Fish, Swim, Relax
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

It was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, two daughters, their spouses, and our 4 grandchildren stayed for a little less than a week. We did not want to leave! The property is beautiful. I still remember our first entrance to the "cottage" and realizing that we did not have a "cottage". The residence is not a cottage or cabin, but a lake home, with a great view of the private lake. The home has a two car garage and plenty of parking area for visitors. Everything in the kitchen worked very well, and there were lots of glasses, plates, pots and pans, flatware, etc. The appliances all worked very well. The air conditioning worked very well. The only complaint I was aware of concerning the house was that some of the mattresses were a little too soft on the bed frames for some of the adults, and the issue was resolved by putting the mattresses on the floor. We did not stay long in our bedrooms. The quietude and solitude are unmatched. We saw deer, turkeys, geese, cranes and turtles, and heard wolves howling one night. The lake was quite the treat. It is a spring-fed, extremely clear lake with lots of bluegill and perch, and turtles. Four kayaks, two canoes, one rowboat and one two-person pedal pontoon boat, and three life preservers were provided. We used them all, especially the kayaks and the pedal pontoon boat. For little kids, the sandy beach was perfect for playing in the sand and the shallow, sandy-bottomed swimming area was perfect for the little ones to be in the water safely and enjoyable. There were lots of times some of us were fishing, some of us were kayaking, and some of us were swimming all at the same time. The gas grill operated well. We had a lot of visitors during each day with relatives and friends coming by and all were so impressed with how wonderful the home, grounds and lake were, and the property was able to absorb us all. My experience has been that photographs generally attempt to make a place look nicer that it really is. My experience with this place was that the photographs underestimated how nice it really is. Everyone in our group were from Albuquerque, Phoenix or Houston. We were all in a sense of wonder at how lucky we were to get this place. We all spoke of wanting to go back next year for a longer period of time. We were there the first week of August, 2017.

Five Stars!

Todd Hotchkiss

Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful. Injoyed the wildlife. Matt is a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: AWW, Thanks Hal, Looking forward to seeing you next year.
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Very private, lots of space, great lake!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at this lake house! The water is very clean and the kids loved watching the fish when we took the paddleboat out around the edges of the lake (the paddleboat was a HUGE hit with the kids!). The sand was great to play in and we loved that it was sandy around the dock up to about a 4-5 foot depth - this meant the kids could play in the shallow water without getting full of weeds or muck.

We also loved swimming out to the raft, which is in rough shape. Unfortunately, halfway through our week, the ladder broke. Matt attempted a temporary fix, which worked fairly well, and then tried to re-attach the ladder, which failed miserably (the fault of rotten wood, not Matt!). As Matt said, the raft needs to be completely rebuilt, which will hopefully get done in the off-season so that next year's renters can enjoy a problem-free raft!

The house has a great lay-out. The kitchen and living room are spacious and open. Two of the bedrooms are very good sized with ceiling fans, but the third is pretty small (it obviously was originally an office) to sleep three and, without a ceiling fan, got pretty stuffy at night. We personally wished they had put a queen bed in the office and a queen bed with twin bunk beds in the other two rooms. The bunk beds are *very* uncomfortable for adults to sleep on. Also, if you're particular about your pillow, bring your own!

Our only concern about booking this house again in the future is a general feeling of the house not being kept up in the maintenance department. All major things worked great (besides the raft), but it was many little things that seem so easy to keep up with but aren't being taken care of. It didn't really affect our enjoyment of the house this year, but we worry about more things not being maintained for future years (we did make a list of these little things if the owners/managers are interested!).

All things being said, we had a great week at this lake house and made memories to last a lifetime. Thanks so much for renting this property to us!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peace, quiet, and privacy.....the perfect vacation scenario!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and spacious. All the windows along with the open and screened-in porch made it very comfortable and enjoyable to sit, relax and enjoy viewing the pond when not at the sandy beach swimming, fishing (which was great!) or in the paddle or row boats that were provided!

It was wonderful to have such a great place that allowed dogs! We had many lovely walks and the dogs had a great time swimming, too!

Would highly recommend renting this property for a wonderful, relaxing, and enjoyable vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Everything you can ask for!!!!

Very clean and warm house!

Skiing close by. No problems not at all!

Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful private pond

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here and will definitely be back. The private pond was perfect and the whole experience was exactly what was expected. We would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Pioneer Pub
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Wautoma Country Club
Nearest Train
39 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Red Fox
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Nordic Mountain
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Little Silver Lake
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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