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Charming 5 Bedrm Lake Housew/Guest Cottage On Big Silver Beach Wi-Fi Slps 1-12

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3 full Baths, Sleeps up to 12

This Beautiful Beach front home looks like it came right out of a Pottery Barn catalog, rustic elegance. This year round home features 4 bedrooms 2 full baths in the main home and 1 bedroom 1 bath in the adorable water front guest house. The beach area and the gradual decline into the water is perfect for little ones to play in the sand and splash in the water. Located on the quiet end of the lake in Fox Tail Bay.

Property Manager
Misty or Bonnie
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Misty or Bonnie

Detjens Deluxe Vacation Rentals, LLC has been in the vacation rental business for over 26 years. Our goal is to help guests find the perfect getaway. Whether your getaway is a few days or a week, time away from it all is so important and making lasting memories is what life is all about. We have created deluxe getaways with all the comforts of home and even more. We go to great lengths to provide quality properties that we are proud to say we manage.

The Detjens purchased their first lake home over 26 years ago in the Wautoma area because it was not too far, but far enough from home. Wautoma, being just 2 hours north of Milwaukee, 1 1/2 hours north of Madison, and 1 hour west of the Fox Valley, it is a perfect distance for a weekend stay. Waushara County is an amazing county located in central Wisconsin. This small county boasts of 96 lakes and miles and miles of trout streams and rivers. Loaded with rolling hills, pine forests and wildlife, we call it, “The gateway to the north" , It feels like you are in beautiful, upper Wisconsin without the drive!

Misty or Bonnie purchased this house in 2013

What makes this house unique

An easy drive to groceries and restaurants, local highlights: trails for hiking, biking, snow shoeing and x-country skiing; downhill skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing just 4 miles away at Nordic Mountain. Enjoy plentiful antiquing in Princeton just 20 minutes away or take a drive through the large Amish and Mennonite areas that are located in Waushara County. For a fun day trip winter spring fall or summer Wisconsin Dells is just a little over 1 hour away.

Winter Wonderland: A winter wonderland located just 3 miles from Nordic Mountain Ski Hill, a wonderful family atmosphere ski/snowboarding resort with runs for the whole family. Nordic Mountain also has a wonderful snow tubing hill for those who don’t ski or snowboard this is a blast for all ages. Additional nearby ski areas include Granite Peak 1hr and Cascade Mountain 1 hr 15 min. Waushara & Waupaca County have wonderful snowmobile trails throughout the county. The area boasts of 96 lakes so ice fishing is at a premium, the local marinas can outfit you with bait and tackle.

Groomed trails for cross country ski & snowshoe are also plentiful, with local equipment rental

Guestbook comments from the manager

We loved the property and will be renting it again
May 2015
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Wautoma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , located in water front guest cottage
  • House 2 full baths Beach front Cottage 1 full bath
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , main floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Main floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , located water front guest cottage
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2nd floor
  • House with 4 bedrooms 2 full baths Beach front cottage 1 bedroom & 1 full bath with kitchenette
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Charming 5 Bedrm Lake Housew/Guest Cottage On Big Silver Beach Wi-Fi Slps 1-12
average rating of 4.625 based on 17 reviews

Wonderful house and boathouse.

  • 5 of 5

5 stars for the house and boathouse!! The house and boathouse were everything we were hoping for and very accurate in description. We loved it!!

Less so for the LARGE boat sitting at the dock taking up the whole right side and signs all over to not touch. This was never in any of the pictures on the website. Very disappointing as we liked to fish from the dock and spent a lot of time in the water by the dock. If you bring your own boat as we did, the only place to tie up is on the end of the dock, which limited us even more.

Overall I would still come here again because the house was so nice and it's a very nice lake and there were kayaks, paddle boards and many water toys for our use. That doesn't happen at too many places.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winchester, Va

clean, Comfortable & nicely located

  • 4 of 5

We thought that it was a nice facility. Ample space for a number of Adults and children. Beautiful view of the lake and great sunset views. Also convenient to Wautoma, Redgranite and Berlin for shopping and restaurants. Plenty of dishes, and utensils to prepare meals if so inclined.

Enjoyed the barbeque on the deck with view of the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beach house

  • 5 of 5

Loved the water"toys". Very nice property, even with the beach underwater. One criticism- next time you paint the deck, maybe try a lighter color- really hot on bare feet

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, spacious, quiet and clean

  • 4 of 5

Our intergenerational family gathering was enhanced by the location. Peaceful, plenty to do, in the water or out, with a big deck with a lovely view of the lake, to watch amazing sunsets.

The dock held the grandkids attention. THey could spend the whole time in the water. WE kayaked, boated, took walks, rode bikes, read and enjoyed meals together, including a bonfire with the fire pit. Pleasant stay for all.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful lake property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! The house was spacious and well equipped. The main house and guesthouse were very clean. And it was just a short distance into town for grocery shopping and restaurants. Our family wants to return!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time....

  • 4 of 5

Overall the property was awesome. Very clean and great customer service.

We really enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Moose Inn
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Two Oaks & Waushara Country Club
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Portage WI
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 21
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Silvercryst Supper Club
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Nordic Mountain
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 9.5%

Weekend Special 2 nights w/ 3rd mid-week night FREE! (Excludes Summer weekends,Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Years Holidays)
NOTE: when booking eligable weekends on line just book the 2 weekend nights and email me if you would like Thursday or Sunday night free i will send you the rental agreement noting the free night.
Free WiFi
$750 Refundable Damage Deposit Required

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.