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2bdrm cottage on the Chippewa River

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Cornell - Cottage on the Chippewa

Bedding and towels are not included.

There’s nothing quite like the outdoors. Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, biking, snowmobiling or hunting, it's all within your grasp. Looking out the front door of this beautiful cottage, you will see the breathtaking beauty of the Chippewa River. This cottage is great in any season.

Summertime is great for fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing or paddle boating. Fall is a great time to take a bike ride on the Old Abe Bike Trail, fish on the Chippewa River or go hunting for local wildlife including squirrel, deer, bear, rabbits, fox, etc. just a short distance away.

Winter is great for snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and downhill skiing a short distance away.

Spring is a great time to watch the woods come alive after winter. Enjoy family activities such as mountain biking, hiking, fishing and camp fires. Regardless of what season, or all, you intend to visit there is something for everyone.

Local attractions include Ice Age Trail, Leinenkugels Brewery, Brunet Island State Park and close proximity to Lake Holcolmbe and Lake Wissota. In the summer you are within minutes of the Country Fest and Rock Fest grounds and Jim Falls Sturgeon Festival

over Labor Day.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Norm and Sue Peters
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2016

About Norm and Sue Peters

My wife and I are originally from Ladysmith, WI, which is about 30 miles north on highway 27. My father bought the cottage shortly after we got married. We lived in it for about 3 years before we built our own home next door. When my parents passed away, we inherited the property. We rented it on an annual basis until the last renter nearly destroyed it. I decided we would try the 'rent by the week' idea and see how it went. We are still fairly new at this and consider all suggestions to improve the cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

The view from the dining room and living room windows is beautiful and so peaceful.


based on 21 holidaymaker reviews

2bdrm cottage on the Chippewa River
average rating of 4.428571 based on 21 reviews

My kids and I enjoyed it here so much!

  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect. Mr. Peters is very welcoming, friendly, and outgoing. He went out of his way to make us feel welcomed. Myself and my three boys loved the cottage and the property. The sun sets over the river were amazing! We will return next year for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Such a fabulous view! In this vacation rental, you are RIGHT ON THE WATER! The sunset is absolutely amazing!

My (now) fiance and I stayed for a few days over the Labor Day weekend just to get away. Little did I know that he was going to propose! Right at sunset on the second day, by the lovely fire that we started in the firepit just a few feet from the back door, he proposed to me (I SAID YES!)

If you're looking for a quiet place to recharge your batteries - this is the place! The kitchen is fully equipped so if you want to cook inside, you're ready to go! There is also a charcoal grill out back for your use. The house is completely furnished (all you have to bring is bedding and towels). The TV antenna picks up about 6 stations but you won't want to come in! It's very peaceful and did I mention that the view is SPECTACULAR!!

Norm and Sue were so friendly! We really enjoyed talking with them, and are already talking about coming back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quite Country Location

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 8 (5 adults and 3 kids) stayed two nights in this cabin on the river. The outside isn't much to look at but the inside was quite adequate. Plenty of room for a couple of blow up mattresses along with the 2 beds. The owner said we could also set up a tent but the weather didn't cooperate. We enjoyed the fire pit and charcoal grill. Their grandchildren were there for the weekend and our grandchildren very much enjoyed having other kids to play with. We hope to came back again and stay longer!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A very nice family. Our grandchildren were so happy to be able to play with kids their own age. That many people in the cottage and it was left just as neat and clean as when they arrived. We hope they do return.
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Norm and Sue's for a long weekend while in the area for a baseball tournament. Our children really enjoyed fishing off the dock. Our five year old even caught her first fish one afternoon!! The cabin is nice and spacious and had everything we needed to make us comfortable! The area is beautifully scenic with several family friendly things available within 30 minutes. Norm and Sue were very gracious hosts, and we certainly hope to visit again :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Gorgeous Sunsets, fishing, and nightly bonfires!

  • 4 of 5

Extremely nice and inviting couple! The cabin interior was very clean and well kept up. The view was awesome with a small dock right outside the back door looking out onto the Chippewa River. We took advantage of the paddle boat they offered us and took a lap around the river for a bit. Gorgeous sunsets, fishing, and campfires made for a great couple

of days. We went into the town of Cornell and everyone was so inviting and gave us tips

on what to do around the area. Would also be a great spot for winter snowmobile months.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Great for a weekend with the girls!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at this cabin for our girl's weekend! It doesn't look like much from the outside, but the inside was really spacious and comfortable. It had a large dining room table which was so nice - all 8 of us (yes, 8 of us) fit around it! The views are really beautiful and the fire pit and grill outside were nice touches. Norm and Sue were very friendly and helpful as well. Would definitely come back here next year and recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Eau Claire
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 27
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Brunet Island
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cornell, Central Wisconsin

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Price includes boat dock, parking space, heat/air conditioning, electric fireplace, 3/4 bath, full kitchen (includes stove, refrigerator, microwave, full set of dishes and cookware), and fire ring. Cottage sleeps up to 6 people. **Does not include towels or linens.**
Renters will be held liable for cost of any damages outside of normal use.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cornell, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Towels are not included.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bedding not provided.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Bedding not provided.
  • Bed linens are not furnished.
  • Games
  • Television
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Our first renters became engaged on the dock in front of the cottage just as the sun was setting.

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