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Beautiful cabin on the scenic Wisconsin River/Lake Wisconsin

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Poynette Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Spacious 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cabin on the Wisconsin River.

Beautiful, spacious cabin located on the scenic Wisconsin River. Enjoy nature with all of the conveniences of home. Stunning 180 degree water views from the home and deck. Our home is located just above Lake Wisconsin and is accessible by boat from Lake Wisconsin. We have a 20’ dock for fishing and enjoying the view or bring your boat. The boat launch is just ½ mile down the road. Enjoy boating down river to Lake Wisconsin or to the sand bar islands with sandy beaches for all day fun and relaxation (sand toys provided). There is a fire pit for night bonfires, grill for barbecuing and screened gazebo for relaxing.

Inside you will find a 2 story vaulted open great room with spacious dining room and full kitchen with 10 foot island. Knotty pine walls, full brick wall fireplace and rustic cabin décor. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms( one full and one ¾ bath). The master bedroom has a King sized bed with bathroom access. Second bedroom has a queen and twin bed with bathroom access. The 3rd loft bedroom overlooking the great room and river has 2 twin beds. There is also a queen size futon. Linens provided. Just grab your beach towel and come.

Enjoy our beautiful waterfront location or explore our local attractions. Located nearby fun filled Wisconsin Dells (30 minutes) with world class Water parks and attractions. Enjoy a Gambling excursion at Ho Chunk Casino (25 minutes). Hike and take in the breathtaking scenery at Devil Lake’s State park (30 minutes). Visit the International Crane foundation Crane Foundation that houses every species of Crane ( 25 minutes). Rent Canoes or Kayaks at T & G Canoe (608-742-2349) and they will pick you up and take you up river and you can paddle back to the cabin.

The cabin is in walking distance to the “River Stop” convenience store which has gas, food, beverages, live bait and fishing licenses etc….. Right down the road is Hookers Restaurant & Bar with great grill your own steaks and Live music almost every weekend.

Conditions of use apply.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

John Feldman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2016
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About John Feldman

We live in DeForest, WI (suburb of Madison).

John Feldman purchased this cabin in 2004

Why John Feldman chose Lake Wisconsin

We discovered Lake Wisconsin and the Wisconsin River in 2002. We would trailer our boat to the lake and go up river where all the beautiful views, wildlife and sandbars are. When we spotted this home from the river we were taken in by the breathtaking views and great location. We love it and our families love it. It feels like a vacation every time we visit.

. When we lived in Madison we would trailer our


based on 7 traveler reviews

Beautiful cabin on the scenic Wisconsin River/Lake Wisconsin
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Family Fun on the Wisconsin River

  • 5 of 5

This home was very comfortable, well-equipped, beautifully decorated and had a marvelous view! The kitchen (with its large island), dining room (with its large table) and living rooms were very open, so we could all cook and eat and relax together easily. We had 4 adults and 4 kids and we had plenty of space. We enjoyed the river immensely, but were glad to have brought our boat to get to the island beaches for swimming. I imagine the landscape along the river changes every year and when we visited there were no beaches nearby to wade to. We also rented kayaks and loved exploring the islands and wildlife downriver. There were parts of the river that were wide/deep enough to go tubing and water skiing. We enjoyed several playgrounds and a nice beach for little kids that we could drive to. Grandpa and the kids baited hooks down at the dock in the evening and early morning and just watched the poles from the big living room window! Easy and enjoyable day trips included Devil's Lake State Park with its hiking, bouldering, swimming etc and Wisconsin Dells with its waterparks, jet boat tours, mini golf etc. The owners were friendly and helpful and I would definitely recommend this rental! Oh and there was a pack-n-play and a booster chair already there...I should not have bothered packing ours!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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40 yr old family retreat

  • 5 of 5

I'm keeping this review short and sweet. The place was perfect in all aspects. Location was great and easy to get to. Size was perfect and plenty of space for our 7 adults and 3 cars. Living space was also great and allowed everyone to get comfortable and enjoy dinner together. The firepit was great even though it rained for 2 nights and didn't get full use of it. The dock was nice to fish off of. The house had all the necessities we needed to cook all of our meals. Everyone in the group had an awesome time and we would go there again. The owners are top notch and were available to answer any questions and concerns we had. Lately, don't forget to get up early to catch the hummingbirds by the living room window.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pure Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

The House: It was clean, tidy and had all the appliances you could need. Beds were clean and very comfortable. Décor flawlessly complimented the surroundings. The view from great room can't be beat. Deck outside was MADE for a morning cup of coffee. The river was absolutely beautiful, whether relaxing during the day on the dock or as a backdrop to a bonfire at night. Just a short wade across the river to an island with a beach on the other side...very cool. Great pub down the road (walking distance) for dinner/drinks.

The Owners: Their description of the house was spot on. They were friendly, helpful and very accommodating. Security deposit was returned within 10 days. It was a pleasure dealing with them.

Overall: Could not have imagined a more perfect place to relax. Thanks SO much!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Texas, United States

Surpassed Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

All the comforts of home in this cabin in the woods on the river. Beautiful view through the wall of windows in the den. You can't help but relax in front of the cozy fireplace enjoying the view and feeling you are right out in nature at the same time. Comfortable beds, appliances (washer, dryer, dishwasher, etc.) and plenty of room for a large group. A nice open concept kitchen/dining/den so a group can spread out but all be together at the same time. Large river access yard with fire pit for roasting marshmallows and a floating dock for fishing and boating. A nice resort/bar/restaurant right up the road within walking distance. Our group of 7 thoroughly enjoyed it all and we hope to stay here again on our next Wisconsin visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

Excellent escape!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was amazing! It was a comfortable, spacious cabin with all of the amenities. We put our boat in the water at the boat launch that was just a few skips away, spent the day on the river/lake, and came back to the cabin to grill out and sit by the campfire. And we fit fishing from the dock in every chance we got, too! We had a pretty large group, with kids, parents, and grandparents, and we ALL had a GREAT time. The only problem we had was that we had to leave...

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mokena, Illinois

Family of 5 - Grandparents, our Son and our two beautiful Granddaughters.

  • 5 of 5

We all had a wonderful time. We felt right at home as soon as we walked into the beautiful cottage. We had everything we needed. Gorgeous views of the river. The owners of the cottage made sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. Our Granddaughters had a wonderful time and we made some great memories.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Devil's Lake State Park
"Beautiful lake with beach, hiking, camping and biking. "
Noah's Ark Water Park
"Incredible Water Park. All day fun!"
Hooker's Resort
"Great restaurant & bar with live entertainment with a beautiful view on the River."
Fitz's On the Lake
"Great food, dring and view on Lake Wisconsin."
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hookers Resort
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hookers Bar & Grill
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Cascade Mt
Nearest Beach
Swimming Distance
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Poynette Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Special
Apr 28 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
In season
May 27 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 5.0%

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Call John to confirm reservation details and pay with approved method (Check or Money Order). 608-332-7684
**Nightly Stays are Negotiable**

April 1-May 23 $1150/week 8-10 Guests
May 24-Sept 6 $1695/week 8-10 Guest
Sept 7-Oct 31 $1350.00/week 8-10 Guests
Sorry weekly rentals only during summer season
$500 refundable security deposit due 10 days after booking.
The security deposit will reserve your dates.
Rental fee will be due 45 days prior to your stay.
Make checks payable to JJF Properties.

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Poynette Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Mainfloor full bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Second bathroom with access from Master and 2nd bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Knotty Pine Decor Master with King Bed and Bathroom Access
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Knotty Pine decor and Bathroom Access
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Loft bedroom with river views
    Spare Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size Futon with extra thick mattress in spare room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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