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Visit 'Ketchikan': $3500/week

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Panora - Iowa Ketchikan

3 bed/ 3.5 bath - Sleeps 10 - 180 Degree Lake Views

Enjoy a perfect family vacation in a newly remodeled lakehouse on Lake Panorama. The home is a south-facing single story ranch. It sits on a peninsula which is a unique feature for the lake, and which permits 180 degree views from inside and out.

This 3 bedroom / 3.5 bath home has room to sleep 10 in bed. The large open format in the main living area is ideal for large family gatherings. The 2-fridge/2-sink kitchen is sure to handle your culinary needs. The front living space is bordered by lake-view windows on three sides, inviting the outside-in.

The front yard is at water level, no stairs to climb and no hills to roll-down. Ideal for spending time with the young ones and grandparents alike. Its also great for setting up an outdoor canopy/tent.

Amenities include: a small private beach, outdoor hot-tub, gas grill, adjustable height basketball hoop, private docks, outdoor fire-pit, indoor wood burning stove, free cable with DVR and wifi, 55 inch flatscreen and DVD player

The lot is 1.25 acres with 260 feet of lake front. House size is 2482 sq ft. Attached garage is 796 sq ft and the lakeside deck is1150 sq ft.

***SCAM WARNING*** The owners live in Iowa and do NOT use Western Union or credit cards.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Steve Rottler
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
3 October, 2016
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About Steve Rottler

My brother, Gary Rottler originally purchased this property in 1993. In 2007 he rebuilt the house into his dream home naming it Ketchikan in honor of our father who died while fishing in Ketchikan, Alaska which he had been doing every summer for years. After Gary's premature death from cancer I purchased the property from his estate in an attempt to keep it in the family. Since I have a house nearby we would like to rent this house when not in use by family to help pay the freight. The LPA Board in their infinite wisdom has decided to limit rentals to one per month in an attempt to stop short term rentals but still allow monthly or longer rentals. We've had to go to a 7 day minimum since we can only rent it once per month. Steven Rottler

Steve Rottler purchased this house in 2012

Why Steve Rottler chose Iowa

The 2007 remodel was done by Priestly Construction using top of the line materials. Geothermal heating and cooling was also installed. The irrigated lakeside lawn is large, flat and nicely shaded. The lake views are fantastic.

What makes this house unique

Great fishing right off the dock or from shore.


2 holidaymaker reviews

Visit 'Ketchikan': $3500/week
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Muscatine, IA

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin? We rented the Ketchikan cabin for a family long weekend vacation. And to call it a "cabin" is a joke. It was amazing, even nicer than my home!

We were emailed the address by the owner and easily found it using Google Maps on my phone. I had shown the online photos of the place to my wife and family, but they simply didn't do the place justice. It was MUCH nicer in person than the photos indicated.

There were three large bedrooms: one with a queen bed, one with a king bed, and one with a queen bed and bunk beds. Perfect for our family! The beds were comfortable, clean and each had a bathroom available. The kitchen was huge - lots of counter space for us to prepare our meals. The dining area was good, but we ate outside on the deck's table for almost every meal. We used the gas grill to cook many of the meals: burgers, steaks, etc. The grandchildren loved playing in the huge yard and they were always visible from the deck. We even watched our college football team on Saturday afternoon on the huge 55" TV!

The yard is where the best surprises were. There was a lot of lake shoreline, and much of it was in the shade. Perfect for sitting out and reading a book or just visiting. The small private beach was just the right size for our grandchildren. And there was a fire pit near the shore line that was perfect for s'mores!

The only drawback was that I had a sinus infection for most of our stay. We had such a wonderful time, we are already talking about next year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Traer, IA

Great Family Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast staying at the Ketchikan house. Had great fishing off the shoreline, several nights in the hot tub watching the sunset on the lake. Only had two nice days for boating but was still worth it. Kids had a great time fishing, trampolene, hot tub and just relaxing out by the lake Everything in the house is clean, orginized and beautiful. WIFI was great for the kids with their laptops and Ipads. We enjoyed every minute of our week stay and would highly recommend this lake front property. The owners are wonderful and it was a pleasure to stay. This home is absolutely beautiful and the pictures don't do it justice. We look forward to coming back. Highly recommend if your looking for a nice lake front getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55.5 Miles
Des Moines International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lake Panorama National
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Lake Panorama National
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lake Panorama National
Car: necessary

Lake Panorama


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Panora, Iowa

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
late 2016
6 Sep 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410

Contract will be provided to be signed by leaser and lease.

$500 Fully Refundable Damage Deposit.
$150 cleaning fee.
Additional refundable deposit for pets.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Panora, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2482 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Off of the Kitchen
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Steam Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • plus a hide-a-bed in the living room and several couches
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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