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UNIQUE HANDMADE LOG CABIN, PEACEFUL LAKE, RECREATION AMENITIES GALORE

Leah Dobkin

Speaks english, Japanese, some Chinese
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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Leah Dobkin

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UNIQUE HANDMADE LOG CABIN, PEACEFUL LAKE, RECREATION AMENITIES GALORE

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cabin in Black River Falls - Buckhorn Lake Cabin

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 11

Buckhorn Lake Cabin is a beautiful, new log cabin built by my husband, and surrounded by pine trees and large wrap-around deck with view of Buckhorn Lake, a quiet, no-wake lake. The cabin is officially designated a no-stress zone. The 2,200-foot cabin sleeps 11, and has two full baths. It’s heritage living, but with all the amenities of home including dishwasher, microwave, jacuzzi, stone fireplace, heat, and air conditioning. The perfect place to get reacquainted with family, friends, nature and you. So grab some floats and tubes and jump into the lake, sunbathe, read on the deck, play music and board games in front of the stone fireplace, engage in a ping-pong tournament in the family room, create a great meal and enjoy one another, relax by the fire pit and roast some marshmallows, ice fish, cross country ski or take a walk and look at the stars or the wildlife.

Offically Designated No Stress Zone: The cabin is perfect for a romantic weekend, family gatherings, women’s or men’s get-togethers and spiritual or business retreats. Or come for a solo retreat and stoke-up your batteries. Located one mile from Hatfield, Wisconsin and 11 miles from Black River Falls, Wisconsin, the area looks like the “North Woods,” just closer! The cabin is approximately 2 1/2 hrs. from Minneapolis and Saint Paul, 3 hrs. from Milwaukee, 4 1/2 hrs. from Chicago, 2 hrs. from Madison, 1 hr and 15 minutes from the Dells. One mile away is Lake Arbutus, an 839-acre lake with boat and jet-ski rentals, boat ramps, picnic areas, beaches and playgrounds and an indoor roller skating ring. Discover treasures at the local Flea Market/Craft Show.

Great recreation on site or near by: There are loads of recreational activities available during all four seasons without ever having to get into your car. Just walk out the front door. Buckhorn Lake is connected to a canal, linked to other lakes and the Black River. You can canoe, kayak, swim, fish, bike (we have a canoe, two-person kayak and bikes on site) and cross country ski or snowshoe for hours without ever having to get in your car. So throw your car keys away for a while and technology (if you can) and get to know your spouse, family and/or friends or even yourself better.

Don't worry about bad weather: Majestic Pines Casino is nearby, as is a affordable movie theater and antiquing and an affordable fitness center which includes a swimming pool/whirlpool and dry sauna; fitness room ,gymnasium 2 racquetball courts, and a 125 meter suspended walking/running track available. An indoor and outdoor water park is just 1/2 hr away.

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Leah Dobkin

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2010
Speaks english, Japanese, some Chinese
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My husband, with a little help from me, my son and some friends, built our log cabin over a two- year period. We bought the ten-inch logs from a local man who builds log cabins and owns a lumberyard. The logs were harvested from this man’s sustainable forest. We tried to incorporate recycled and reused materials as well as new green products, such as radiant-heat bamboo flooring. We are just starting to rent the cabin. We hope to find vacationers that will respect and appreciate all the hard work that went into creating the log cabin. We are told by family and friends that the place has wonderful karma. I am a writer and over a one-month period, I wrote a book at the cabin, which will be published shortly. My husband renovates old properties and sells or rents them and is an energy auditor.

Leah Dobkin purchased this cabin in 2010

We bought land here because we wanted a place that we can get to for the weekend that wasn't a long drive, but looked like the North Woods. We have had a camper on the property for a number of years, and have spent wonderful times in the region. We can share information about great hiking trails, where to eat and shop etc. The Black River region is not as well-known as the “North Woods,” but it is closer, less congested and beautiful. My husband loves to come up just to smell the pines and watch the wildlife. We hope you will love the region too!

There are so many choices of activities to do without getting in your car. It's so nice to drive-up and stay put. We try to keep the place a no electronic zone, although it is not easy. When we do however, we end-up reading more, playing cards and enjoy quiet thinking time, which is often elusive in our busy lives.

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 51 holidaymaker reviews

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Unique Handmade Log Cabin, Peaceful Lake, Recreation Amenities Galore
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Black River Falls Central Wisconsin
5

SPRING BREAK SUCCESS

  • 5 out of 5
We had a truly wonderful 5 day vacation here. Everyone had their own room to sleep in and lots of private space for my college aged son and his friend who came on the train from Minneapolis. We picked them up in Tomah, just 45 minutes from the cabin. We cross country skied from the cabin on 10 inches of fresh snow. A REALLY nice kitchen. Every aspect of the cabin was as described in the website. Beds very comfortable. The cabin was well stocked with board games and books and I loved that there was no TV! Leah was incredibly helpful will all of my questions before and during our stay. We will go back again for spring break and bring more friends next time!
  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Unique Handmade Log Cabin, Peaceful Lake, Recreation Amenities Galore
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Black River Falls Central Wisconsin
4

MY FAMILY ENJOYED OUR STAY AT THIS CABIN.

  • 4 out of 5
We enjoyed the peace and quiet. It was a short walk across the road for swimming and kayaking. The surrounding roads were safe and enjoyable for bike riding. It was an easy drive to stores and restaurants. The cabin had everything we needed. All in all, we had a good week.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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Unique Handmade Log Cabin, Peaceful Lake, Recreation Amenities Galore
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Black River Falls Central Wisconsin
5

BACHELORETTE PARTY

  • 5 out of 5
Our large group of girls stayed the weekend here and had a wonderful time. The cabin was beautiful, very clean and extremely well stocked. We spent a few hours on the lake, which was gorgeous, and enjoyed the grilling and ping pong! I will definitely recommend this cabin to friends, LOVED IT. Thanks so much for a great week end!
  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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Unique Handmade Log Cabin, Peaceful Lake, Recreation Amenities Galore
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Black River Falls Central Wisconsin
5

MUCH-NEEDED FAMILY GETAWAY

  • 5 out of 5
My family and I visited the cabin for two nights. It fit all eight of us more than comfortably and it never felt crowded. The kids really enjoyed the ping-pong and foosball tables. The adults enjoyed the peacefulness and tranquility of the location. The cabin was warm, cozy, and clean upon our arrival. It is clear that the host takes great pride in this property, which made us want to take good care of it as well. We were gifted with a lot of deer sightings out of the back windows, which was fun for everyone. The binder with information about surrounding restaurants and things to do was super helpful. We took a side trip to Norske Nook in Osseo, WI and came back to the cabin with full bellies and lots of pie! Yum! Overall, an amazing and much-needed family weekend that we won't soon forget. Thank you so much for sharing your space with us!
  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Unique Handmade Log Cabin, Peaceful Lake, Recreation Amenities Galore
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Black River Falls Central Wisconsin
5

LOVELY LOG CABIN IN THE WOODS!

  • 5 out of 5
We really enjoyed our time at this beautiful log home in the woods. The location is very private and peaceful, yet easily accessible and not isolated. Being from the prairies, we really appreciated the beauty of the surrounding forest. The log home is very spacious but cozy and home-like too. It has many artistic touches that give it a lot of character. (Like the Mexican tile in the main floor bath.) The wood stove/fireplace is amazing - it is so easy to use, and very efficient - and NEVER smokes!! It is the best-designed wood stove I have ever seen. The heated bamboo floors are lovely under your feet. We enjoyed many games of ping pong and Foosball, played board games, and went for a lovely walk on the frozen lake. It was a great place to get together with our extended family and relax and just enjoy being together!
  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
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Owner's Response: Jill, we appreciate that you noticed all the little touches we made to make our cabin extra special. It seems to attract extra special people too. We hope you can make your visit an anual event. Leah
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Unique Handmade Log Cabin, Peaceful Lake, Recreation Amenities Galore
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Black River Falls Central Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
5

ANOTHER GREAT STAY!

  • 5 out of 5
This was our 2nd time, and it was perfect once again! What a great fireplace! The cabin is warm and cozy and it has everything you would ever need. The owners seem very nice, and you can tell they care about your stay and their property. We will definitely be back.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You come up to the cabin to be with your buddies and hunt. You seem to have a wonderful time no matter if you catch something or not. I know one year you tried to rent the cabin, but that week was already reserved. I'm glad you reserved early and were able to get in this year. Leah
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Black River Falls,
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
I94
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lake Arbutus
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
In Hatfield
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Bruce Mound, Levis Mound
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Black River falls
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Stones Thow Supper Club
Car: necessary

3 Hours from Milwaukee, 4 Hours from Chicago, 2 Hours from Minneapolis, 1hr and 15 mins from the Dells and 2 hrs from Madison There are loads of recreational activities available during all four seasons without ever having to get into your car. On site: Bicycles, water floats and tubes, basket ball hoop, horse shoes, badminton. Kayaking, Canoeing, Boating, Swimming, Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Fishing. Near by: Sailing, Golf, Tennis, Shopping/Antiquing, Sightseeing/Museums, Restaurants, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Boating, Water Skiing, Jet Skiing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Windsurfing, Biking, Mountain Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding/Tubing, Hiking, Fishing, Hunting, Fitness Center/Gym, Racquetball, Basketball Court, Old fashion drive-in movie, Pie shop and Diner, Horseback Riding, River tubing, Apple and Berry picking, Outdoor and indoor water park 1/2 hr away and a swimming pool with water slides 15 minutes away..

Golf: Skyline Golf Club, a public club is 15 minutes away.

Ski: There’s also Bruce Mound Winter Recreation Area which offers snow tubing, snow-boarding and downhill skiing only 15 minutes away and a cross country ski center, with groomed trails ten minutes away. There's also the best mountain bikeing in the state (I am told) at Lewis Mound.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cabin in Black River Falls, Central Wisconsin

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Summer
1 Jun 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,277
for 7 nights
$1,277
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Non-holiday
1 Sep 2014 - 31 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
$380
for 2 nights
From
$185
From
$211
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,066
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$433
for 2 nights
From
$211
$1,066
 

Additional information about rental rates

per day over 4 guests 10 + Tax
Half the Rental Fee with Signed Rental Agreement Confirms Booking; Balance and refunable $300 damage depposit due no later than 30 days from rental date.
Tax Rate 5.5%
Notes At least one person 25 years of age to rent the cabin. We Accept Pay Pal,Checks or Money Orders; Dates Available: Year Round. $225/nt during holidays.
On-site three-person canoe for rent. $30 ($31.65 with sales tax) for three day two night visit. $50 ($52.75) for 3-7 night visit.
On-site two-person kayak for rent. $30 ($31.65) for three day two night visit. $50 ($52.75) for 3-7 night visit. Bikes
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Black River Falls in Central Wisconsin

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Water View
  • lake ...
  • river ...
  • city centre ...
  • mountain ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • town ...
  • waterfront ...
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Spa
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Hob
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Full 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Mexican style tile surrounds the extra deep jetted tub on the first floor. Scented bath beads will put you in a state of beautiful deep relaxation.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Loft with beautiful view of inside the cabin and lake
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Double Bed , Bunkbed with futon on the bottom and single on the top.
  • Plus a living room futon couch next to the fireplace turns into a queen size bed. So enjoy the roaring fire while you fall asleep.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books for Kids
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Canoe
  • Wood Decking
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Terrace
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Balcony
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • water parks
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • restaurants
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • horse riding
  • eco tourism
  • antique hunting
  • walking
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • gambling casinos
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness centre
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • Basketball Court
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkelling
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf pass optional
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • equestrian events
  • diving
  • hunting
  • ski
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
Notes:
We have an extra deep jetted tub large enough for 2 adults. I'm not sure if that is considered a jacuzzi or whirlpool. We also have a stroller, and portable high chair and games and adult and children books galore. There are a few steps to get into the cabin. We have purposefully kept the cabin a no electronic zone to provide an opportunity for both adults and children to have a unique experience. We leave it up to guests if they want to bring anything electronic. There is a portable ipod/CD /tape/radio player and clock radio with a CD player. The cabin is a great place to sing, especially from the loft balcony where you can really belt it out. Musical instruments are great to bring too.
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