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Lodge Home on Little Saint Germain Lake. Featured in Magazine!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)Guest House Sleeps 4(Optional)

3 Bedroom plus guesthouse which rents separately.

Call or email Steve for details at 630-715-6601 stevewiersema@gmail.com

THE HOUSE HAD A SUBSTANTIAL REMODEL IN 2016.

Private home on little St. Germain lake with guest house. There are few destinations like Wisconsin's north woods. Packed with interconnected lakes and dense evergreen forest, Milwaukeeans have been heading 'up north' for years of family vacations and sporting weekends.

Year round, tourists travel Hwy. 45 north to a land dedicated to hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and boating. It's a destination known simply to natives by a cardinal direction; referring to a region hundreds of miles wide yet denoting one specific vacation voyage.

On a recent trip 'up north', with our family cottage under construction, we stayed for the first time on a different lake in a rental home.

I worried the experience would somehow not be the same. Now, I worry that we've been spoiled.

Located on Little St. Germain Lake, 1000 Pines Lake Home is incredible. The property includes two buildings: a main vacation home and an adjacent guest house located over a free standing garage. Originally built in the 1960s, a two story addition and remodel plus the guest house were completed 10 years ago.

'We love it up north. We've had great family memories since childhood and we hope that our place can provide some of those same great memories for other families and generation to come,' owner Steve Wiersema says.

From first glance, the main house reflects Weirsema's family focus. Three bedrooms and a loft plus two full baths ensure room for the entire family. The large kitchen boasts a central island and stools, the ideal arrangement for guests to leisurely chat and cook. Likewise, the dining room table is set family style, easily seating eight to 10 people.

The house somehow manages to combine old with new; maintaining the quintessential nostalgic feel of a northwood's cabin but adding the ease and luxury of modern amenity. The log cabin interior is decorated with outdoor themed fabrics and photographs; a stack of board games, outdoor fire pit and in-house book and movie collection add key 'up north' characteristics.

'We're from the western suburbs of Chicago but have been vacationing in the area for 40 years. We started off in Minocqua back in the 60's when it was laid back and not so busy. About 10 years ago we moved to St. Germain because it reminded us how nice Minoqua was back in the day,' Weirsema says.

You could come for the week and never have to leave. The finished basement entices with pool ping pong. Sliding glass doors lead down to an extended pier, Up top, a large driveway transforms into a basketball court.

Every inch of the house is covered with windows. Sunlight pours in through floor to ceiling windows in the great room; revealing expansive views of the lake, tall pines and occasional bald eagle or loon.

Over the garage, the studio style guest house is a combined living room, kitchen and bedroom; creating a cozy nook separate from the main house. Despite an all in one combination, the guest house has a full kitchen, queen bed and convertible sleeper sofa. An attached bathroom provides visitors with privacy and convenience.

Unable to visit the cottage we've known for the last 30 years, 1000 Pines Lake Home was more than a welcomed replacement.

1000 Pines Lake Home. Visit the Web site for further details. stgermainhomerental

Enjoy the peace and quite of the Northwood's. The home sits on 2 beautiful wooded acres on the lake. large pines surround the property. Eagles nest in trees on front lawn!!You will be amazed at the beautiful sunsets as the home faces diectly west! Large main house with guest house which rents separately for $1,100/week. The home features a full basement with game room. The main house features 2 bedrooms and large bedroom loft. 2 queens and 2 twins. There is a bonus loft for kids with 2 beds also. Large great room with full kitchen. 2 full baths.

A large dock for your water toys and entertaining enjoyment. Two bars and 2 refrigerators. Basketball hoop. This area of the lake has a sandy bottom with a very gradual drop off unlike many other areas of the lake. Great fishing and boating lake. Relax on the hammock by the lake.

House Layout: First Floor. Great room with vaulted cathedral ceilings. Pot belly stove fireplace. Kitchen with all appliances and utensils. Den with satellite TV, wireless high speed internet and wood burning fireplace. Small bar with refrigerator. Two bedrooms one with a queen the other has 2 twins. Second full bath. Small loft with two beds for kids. Large master loft. Beautiful panoramic views of lake throughout. Lower level: game room and bar. This is a walkout to lake with a patio overlooking the lake. Outdoor grill to enjoy cooking by the lake.

Guest Suite: Studio style apartment. One queen bed. Large sitting area with a pullout couch. Deck. Will sleep 4. Full kitchen and bath. Beautifully decorated with Northwood's theme.

The property can sleep 12 comfortably.Boat Rental available.

$300 SECURITY DEPOSIT HOLDS THE RESERVATION. TOTAL AMOUNT DUE 90 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECKING IN.

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More Details

Owner
stevewiersema@gmail.com
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

About stevewiersema@gmail.com

Our family of five is from the Chicago Suburbs.

stevewiersema@gmail.com purchased this house in 2004

Why stevewiersema@gmail.com chose Wisconsin

We have vacationed here our whole lives and love it! After 40 years of visiting and renting we finally decided to buy our own piece of paradise. It incredible lake views and sunsets are second to none!

What makes this house unique

Sits directly on Little St Germain Lake and faces west so the sunsets are amazing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Steve,



Just wanted to tell you how beautiful your home is! We had such a wonderful time!! The location is perfect, the views are amazing. Seeing the eagles everyday was such a magnificent event! We couldn't believe they were nesting in the tree right outside the door! My husband and sons fished from the dock everyday and probably caught more fish then they have out in a boat on other lakes. We fell in love with St. Germain and its quiet charm. Having vacationed in Minocqua for the last 40 years and always loved it, we really enjoyed and appreciated St. Germain's peacefulness ad can truly understand how you came to decide on that location as well.



We look forward to our next stay!!



Thank you for opening your home to us.
Sep 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St Germain in Vilas County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Both recently updated
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed
    Loft - 2 Double Bed , This is a small loft for Kids. Bonus room only..
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Loft Master Bedroom
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Game room. Pool table. Ping Pong

Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Lodge Home on Little Saint Germain Lake. Featured in Magazine!
average rating of 4.6 based on 6 reviews
Green Bay, WI
5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and the kitchen is awesome, yes I'm an odd one where I do cook on vacation 😊. Husband and kids did lots of fishing, some biking and I relaxed taking in the beautiful views. Only complaint I have and I'm the only one because kids don't care, but I wished it had air conditioning. Overall it was a great vacation, would definitely recommend this place😊

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet Retreat

  • 4 of 5

1000 Pines is everything you need for a relaxing get away.

The beds slept great, the kitchen is well supplied with cooking essentials.

Plenty of room for ALL to have a view of the pines and the lake.

The home is absolutely beautiful and the view of the lake, words cannot describe.

We plan to stay AGAIN!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home on a great location

  • 5 of 5

Very well maintained home that blends in well with the north woods. It was a great place to relax and experience the beautiful surroundings. Great view of the lake.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cary, IL
5

Outstanding Experience

  • 5 of 5

Hi Steve,

Just wanted to tell you how beautiful your home is! We had such a wonderful time!! The location is perfect, the views are amazing. Seeing the eagles everyday was such a magnificent event! We couldn't believe they were nesting in the tree right outside the door! My husband and sons fished from the dock everyday and probably caught more fish then they have out in a boat on other lakes. We fell in love with St. Germain and its quiet charm. Having vacationed in Minocqua for the last 40 years and always loved it, we really enjoyed and appreciated St. Germain's peacefulness and can truly understand how you came to decide on that location as well.

We look forward to our next stay!!

Thank you for opening your home to us.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hudson, wi
4

Beautiful home, but look out going to the lake

  • 4 of 5

We stated at this property the last week of June, 2012. It is a beautiful and well-maintained home. It is very spacious with a wonderfully large kitchen. The views from the upstairs loft bedroom are amazing. We could watch the eagles come and go. We rented a pontoon boat from Tony at BIBS resort and had a great week. We very much appreciated the extra refrigerators. The wifi goes all the way down to the dock. The kids had fun with the zip line in the front. We could even plug our iPod/iPhone into the stereo system.

A few comments about the layout of the place: the largest bedroom is a loft. To get up there, you need to climb a steep spiral staircase that starts by the kitchen/front door. The bedroom is open to the downstairs, so there is very little privacy. The two other bedrooms are very small. One has a queen-sized bed and the other, two twins. The one with the two twins is closest to the larger bathroom. There is also a fourth "bonus" bedroom with two beds for kids. To get up there, you need to climb up a rung ladder. My son was really excited about having his own area. But, at night, it was very warm up there and he was not able sleep in the room.

It was also challenging to get down to the lake. My father is 73 and was very nervous about going up and down all of the stairs. Unfortunately, he had to spend most of his week "up top". He was pretty disappointed about this. A railing along the stairs would be very helpful.

Also, be aware that there is no longer a raft/trampoline in the water and that the pinball and driving game in the basement do not work.

Overall, we had a very fun and relaxing week. I would recommend this home for a younger family.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks. Very glad you enjoyed it. I have close to a 100 photos of the propery on line and video. We do pride ourselves in no surprises for our guests. There may be a few outdated photos that we will update. The rest very fairly depict the property dimensions and location on lake. Thanks for the feedback
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in St Germain, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,674
for 7 nights
£2,674
 
 
Late Summer
13 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,190
for 7 nights
£2,190
 
 
Holiday
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,432
for 7 nights
£2,432
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,139
for 3 nights
From
£323
£1,947
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £231.91
Cleaning Fee £170.07
Tax Rate 4.5%

$300 damage deposit required to hold reservation. Full payment via VRBO, Check or PayPal 90 days prior to stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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