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MANITOWISH CHAIN of10 LAKES-25' fr Watr,Boat,PierWbench,ScrPorch,TV,FrNetflixWiF

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 BRs,full bathtub/shower*QUEEN,Full&Twin Bed,Sleep4-6*w/Boat/Priv Dock/NETFLIX

2018 is filling up fast so be sure to get your reservation in quickly so that you can experience this amazing Up North Wisconsin cabin.

2018 Rates

SPRING $850 wk or $130 nt

SUMMER $900 wk or $160 nt

FALL $900 wk or $140 nt

All summer stays are encouraged to be traditional weekly stays Saturday - Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day weeks (otherwise the nightly rate will apply)

***Rates are based on 4-person occupancy and do not include state and local taxes. Fee for additional persons and a pet fee will apply.

Rates above do not include 10% tax (town, county & state).

Pets - $50/pet/stay

Extra People (more than 4) - $5/nt/person


Also, I would appreciate being able to send you my photo file to hold for another time when you may be able to reserve this awesome Up North Wisconsin cabin or you may want to send this photo file on to your friends and family for their consideration of a 2017 rental. SO LET ME HEAR FROM YOU! I may want to send you notification of a great rate if I were to have a last-minute Cancellation in the future being offered at an unbelievable rate.

This is an awesome cabin with amazing views and great amenities, not to mention being located CENTRALLY on the Manitowish Chain of 10 Lakes. Fall rentals are best known for their musky tournaments, Colorama, hiking and biking, nature seekers and cranberry festivals. Fall is a great time to visit Manitowish Waters!

Also, THIS VERY POPULAR AND WELL-RENTED CABIN MAY BE LISTED TO BE SOLD SO CONTACT THE OWNER NOW TO GET A MUCH BETTER DEAL BEFORE IT IS LISTED. We have owned this cabin for 18 years and enjoyed it tremendously; however, our children are now grown and living in other parts. I have been fully rented from May to October with no open dates for the past several years. I was always well rented before that but now HomeAway fills in the few weeks that I did not rent before 4 years ago. You can see that the income would offset a mortgage payment and make this cabin VERY AFFORDABLE. Imagine your very own Up North Wisconsin cabin with a separate storage building to hold your personal items until you can come back and enjoy your own cabin centrally located on the desirable and beautiful Manitowish Chain of 10 Lakes. This cabin is a grandfathered resort rental cabin, assuring the ability to rent for years to come, if desired.

If my date is filled and you are staying in this area, I can arrange for my management to show you my cabin while you are in this vicinity. Also, I would like to send you a photo attachment of my cabin and the resort so that you can see the privacy, the beauty and the amazing natural setting for this cabin and this resort and hold these photos to consider for future vacations or possible purchase. You are going to love the time you spend in ANGLER'S COZY COTTAGE on the beautiful Manitowish Chain of 10 Lakes. Easy rental system that does not take up a lot of your time. Be as involved as you want to be. ALL EXISTING RENTALS WILL BE GUARANTEED if the cabin were to enter into a sales contract.

ANGLER'S COZY COTTAGE is a seasonal 2-BR clean housekeeping fishing cabin in Hillcrest Resort in Manitowish Waters with a 25 ft setback on the most desired MANITOWISH CHAIN OF 10 LAKES (new building codes require 75 ft now). Seasonal cabin and rentals from May - Oct. ALL RENTALS GUARANTEED. This cabin is also listed with the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce.

What makes this cabin stand out over ALL the rest in the Northern Wisconsin area????

**Angler's Cozy Cottage is perched on the crest of a hill only 25 feet from the Manitowish River, w/postcard view of the widening of Stone Lake to the South.

**The PRIVACY in this cabin is outstanding. This is the END cabin in a small resort. We have state-managed forests all around the resort and our own forests within the resort.

**The location of this cabin on the CHAIN is the most impressive amenity. This cabin is CENTRALLY LOCATED on the desirable Manitowish Chain of 10 Lakes and all 10 lakes can be accessed from your pier, as well as restaurants, such as Little Bohemia, and Starr Beach and a gas station within a 1/2 mile, all on the water.

**The private L-shape pier directly in front of the cabin (see photo of pier, bench and newly built stairway) has a 6 ft bench at the end for fishing, relaxing and star gazing in the late evening with a cup of coffee in the morning and/or a glass of wine in the evening.

**A 2-way light switch for the dock and stairway have been installed for your convenience both on the outside cabin door and at the dock with 2 overhead lights, one lighting the dock and the other lighting the stairway.

**A manicured snowmobile Trail is only 1/8 of a mile from this cabin great for hiking and biking during the summer and you can go both very far south through several towns on this trail and all the way to the U.P. in Michigan going north and only a short walk from the cabin. In fact, we have state-managed forests all around the resort and trees between the cabins providing privacy for all.

**A NO-WAKE ZONE--all boats are required to reduce speed directly in front of the cabin so you can fish from the pier and you are within view of Stone Lake and have a beautiful view of the widening of the river into STONE LAKE.

**Constant updating of this cabin: All new wiring-every wire has been replaced-new outlets-new fixtures, new bathroom, new private well, new septic, new roof on cabin & storage bldg, new water heater, new kitchen counter, sink&faucet, new tile on floor, new porch door, both porches have new screens.

It doesn't get any better!

ANGLER'S COZY COTTAGE OFFERS A DISCOUNT OF $50 for every week before Memorial Day as well as nightly rentals in spring and fall. Rates are based on 4-person occupancy and do not include state and local taxes. An extra-persons fee and a pet fee may apply.

OTHER Cabin Amenities:

2 bedroom housekeeping cabin - deluxe furnishings

****25 ft from water

****Beautiful scenic view of widening of Stone Lake

****QUEEN bed in one Bedroom

****FULL bed & TWIN bed in other bedroom

****QU Sofa Futon with 6' mattress in LIVING ROOM

****all bedding, pillows, & blankets provided

****Electric Fireplace with heat, stoned in wall

****ceiling fans in bedrooms & living room

****window fans provided

****View of Water from every room

****Oversized Picture window w/postcard view of Stone Lake

****recently built stairway to the dock with a path to the door of the cabin

****screened porch with comfy chairs & a table and chairs

****FREE WiFi (two connections to choose from, private cabin & resort,both secured)

****Full-size picnic table in front of cabin

****fully equipped gourmet kitchen

****View of Wisconsin State Forests from every room

****2 overhead outside lights (1 by dock and 1 lighting the stairway)

****with 2-way light switch (at dock and by cabin door)

****L-shape pier with 6 ft bench at end (fish, relax, stargaze)

****Electrical Outlet by dock

****outside charcoal grill and picnic table

****Streaming FREE NETFLIX on demand w/TV-DVD-VCR-CD

****Many provided DVDs, VCR tapes, CDs, & books

****Newly remodeled bathroom with full tub/shower

****recently installed well & new septic system

****recently painted cabin & new roof installed

****FREE fishing boat included in rental and plenty of room for you bring your own boat if you prefer.


Resort Amenities:

Main Pier is still available to cabin 1, even though a new private pier was recently installed directly in front of Cabin 1. We have plenty of room for your large fishing boat on either pier. Main Pier larger deck with sunny chaises, picnic table, electricity.

****665 feet of shoreline

****free boat

****WIFI throughout the resort plus a separate dedicated WiFi for this cabin

****FISH HOUSE - w/sink, running water, electricity, and freezer. Bags of ice for sale for $1.75/bag.

****FIRE PIT - with table and chairs

****free Paddleboat and Canoe - first come - first serve

****Playground, basketball hoop, toy house with games and toys, horseshoes

****State Woods in back, open land on sides, and water in front, ensuring northwoods beauty and nature on all sides

****snowmobile trail 1/8 mile from cabin in Wisconsin State Forests for summer hiking and bicycling

****close to everything

AREA ATTRACTIONS: 20 miles north of Minocqua and 2 miles further to our town of Manitowish Waters in Vilas County. Close to Rhinelander, Tomahawk, Eagle River, 3 Lakes, Mercer, Presque Isle, Woodruff, and Hazelhurst, State woods adjacent to property for hiking and observing nature all around you. Live theatre. Golf. Cranberry bogs (Ocean Spray and Northlakes). Shopping. Bars.



I am now also taking reservations for the other cabins in Hillcrest Resort, so if my calendar is full, call me about reserving one of our other lovely 2-bedroom water-side cabins in our cozy resort - Hillcrest Resort in Manitowish Waters.

MANITOWISH CHAIN of10 LAKES-25' fr Watr,Boat,PierWbench,ScrPorch,TV,FrNetflixWiF

More Details

Carol Mitchell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Carol Mitchell

I have owned this cabin for 18 years and we make updates to it every year. This year it is the electric fireplace with a stoned-in wall around it. Photo coming soon.

Carol Mitchell purchased this cabin in 1998

Why Carol Mitchell chose Manitowish Waters

1. The location - CENTRALLY LOCATED ON THE MANITOWISH CHAIN OF 10 LAKES. Fishing does not get any better than this. Manitowish Waters is truly God's Country. Angler's Cozy Cottage is a little more than a mile away from downtown Manitowish Waters that now has a Trig's Food Store, Post Office, Shops, interesting Restaurants and gas stations.

2. The View - Postcard picture view of the broadening of the Manitowish River into Stone Lake. All those trees in the view are part of the Wisconsin State Woods that surround our resort as well and are part of a snowmobile trail within 1/8 mi of the cabin that is convenient for hiking and biking and the trails span several towns.

3. The Privacy - END CABIN in a small resort right off Hwy 51 and down Birch Hill Road. The 2nd driveway into Hillcrest Resort will take you directly to Angler's Cozy Cottage. There is no reason for any other guest of the resort to wander into your space due to the location and spacing.

4. The Amenities - A Fishing Boat is available for your use or bring your own big boat. A 6' bench is at the end of the L-shape fishing pier. The screened porch has comfy furniture, a table & chairs and a holder for your fishing poles. The fish house has a freezer, lights and running water. The Stone Fire Pit is open for all guests.Living Room Fireplace with a stoned wall around it and ceiling Fan. A smart TV above the fireplace with free Netflix streaming movies and tv episodes, as well as Pandora and other Smart TV stations.

What makes this cabin unique

The Location and the View are the outstanding and unique benefits of this cabin. Being central on the Manitowish Chain of 10 Lakes--that's why you are here to be fishing all the lakes. The trees in the Wisconsin State Forest surrounding this cabin and resort so that the nature fun-filled atmosphere will never change. The new DNR rules dictate that all new cabins must be built 75 ft back from the water. This cabin is 20-25 ft back from the water. Enjoy. And much much more.


Manitowish Waters Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Newly updated bathroom with a full size bathtub and shower.
  • click save and continueThe bathroom was remodeled and now has a full bathtub and shower. The well was recently installed and a new septic was installed. Good pressure and good lighting. A new vanity and new toilet was recently installed.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room has queen futon sofa sleeper w/wooden frame&Matt
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen Bed w/reading light above pillows.Comfy mattress.View!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Full & Twin beds. comfy mattresses.Water-side view!
  • All linens, including pillows, sheets and blankets, are provided for the full-size bed, twin beds, and sofa sleeper. A view of the water can be seen from every room in this cabin, including the bedrooms. Ceiling Fans are over the beds. The Master Bedroom has a reading light over the pillows. Each bedroom has a ceiling fan, as well as the living room. The electricity was changed out throughout the entire cabin and all new outlets were installed in every room, including the bedrooms. A front porch light and a back porch light were installed as well. VERY CLEAN CABIN!
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Cabin is within 25 feet of the water with a private pier CENTRALLY LOCATED on the BEAUTIFUL MANITOWISH CHAIN OF 10 LAKES. The advantages of being on the River but only feet from Stone Lake is that all the boats have a low speed limit which makes fishing from the pier more successful as well as swimming and relaxing. Also, the Channels carry the big fish from lake to lake making it easier for you to catch a good-size fish right from your pier.


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MANITOWISH CHAIN of10 LAKES-25' fr Watr,Boat,PierWbench,ScrPorch,TV,FrNetflixWiF
average rating of 3.4 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location. Able to swim right outside the cottage. Easy access to all of the lakes. Cottage was a good size. Lots of amenities. Would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write a review and I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay in this cabin on the legendary Manitowish Chain of 10 Lakes. I am also glad you were able to take advantage of all the amenities offered as well as the amazing view. As soon as you make a decision about 2018, be sure to let me know. You were a wonderful guest and I will be happy to welcome you back for your next peaceful escape to the Northwoods. I highly recommend you as an excellent rental guest.
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Great Location but Property Needs Updating

  • 2 of 5

Lovely location and area. Much to do in the Manitowish/Boulder Junction area. The property is badly in need up updates (flooring, furniture, cabinetry, bathroom). The cabin smelled like cigarette smoke and had a musty, sour odor especially noticeable on damp rainy days. Decor was very outdated. My daughter even commented that there was mold in the bathroom - there was no ceiling fan to pull moisture out after a shower. The owner was very responsive and pleasant to work with during the booking process.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Needs a little TLC

  • 2 of 5

Cute place beautiful location. Just needs a little more updating. Cluttered cabinets need organizing! Lots of knick knacks taking up space which could be used to put stuff like food clothes etc.Dresser drawers were filled with books!?

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review my property. I appreciate that you found the place to be attractive and in a beautiful location. It absolutely is. The view is breathtaking & the bench on the end of the pier is there for relaxing, fishing and star gazing. I try to think of everything that you might need for your Up North Wisconsin vacation to make the cabin convenient and provide it for you. Only the bottom dresser drawer should have had books in one bedroom and children's toys and books in the other bedroom bottom drawer. People love to come in and rearrange and may have transferred some of the books to other drawers. Some people love to read here and switch out their books and take the one they are reading home to finish. You are welcome back anytime.
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It was very nice. Grass was a little long and got a lot of pine needles in the boat.

  • 4 of 5

The best thing about the cabin was the location. Cabin was very clean and we had a great time. We caught walleyes, northern a lot of bass and a few crappie. The cabin had everything we needed and then some. Outdoor charcoal grill was new and we used it a lot. Yes I would stay there again, very nice cabin and great location.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John for rating my cabin. We have changed our grass cutting company since your visit and the grass is looking great now. Grass cutting was beyond my control. So glad you had all good things to say about my cabin and I am very glad that you had a great time and caught a lot of fish in our beautiful and legendary Manitowish Chain of 10 Lakes.
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very nice little rustic cabin right on the water.

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time staying in our cabin. got to fish 3 local lakes and even managed to catch 2 muskies.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Manitowish Waters Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
This is Wisconsin - they are on every corner-1/4m
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Wildwood Golf Club, Minocqua, WI
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 51 and Birch Hill Rd
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Little Bohemia -Johnny Depp fame in PUBLIC ENEMIES
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Big Powderhorn Mtn Ski
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Little Star Beach
Car: necessary

ANGLER'S COZY COTTAGE is located 20 mi N. of Minocqua off Hwy 51. One mi past Greer's Pier by the bridge, turn right at Birch Hill Rd (by the church & directly across from Star Park on Park Dr). Drive about 1/2 mi on Birch Hill Rd and follow the signs to HILLCREST RESORT. 2nd driveway leads directly to Cabin 1. There is also a wooden sign 'Angler's Cozy Cottage' on cabin front and #1 above doorway.

Where you turn right on Birch Hill Rd, directly across the hwy is a road sign for Park Dr. You will notice on hwy 51 the brown park signs to turn left on the same street as Birch Hill to go to Star Park, newly updated, a beautiful sandy beach along with grills and picnic tables and totally accessible from all 10 lakes in the Manitowish Chain by boat and only about 1/2 mi drive from this cabin. Notice snowmobile trail on Birch Hill. Hiking Opportunity.

On down Hwy 51 1/2 mile is Little Bohemia Rest famed for the newly released movie PUBLIC ENEMIES starring Johnny Depp. Take tour.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%




The rates are based on 4-person occupancy ($5/person/nt for EXTRA PERSONS)

No extra charges for a 1-night stay.

Pet fee is $50/per pet/per stay. All pets must be approved before rental and abide by pet rules.

All rates will be taxed with a city, county and state of Wisconsin tax all adding up to 10%.

HOMEAWAY offers 2 methods of payment that you may choose:

1. Credit Card payment. If you choose to pay by credit card, a 3% credit card fee will be charged to the owner.
2. Electronic payment. This is the best choice since there are no fees associated with this method of payment.
If you can pay by electronic payment with your banking information, this is a good way to help to keep the costs lower for the owner and allow the owner to keep the rental charges lower.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.