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Sowl's Cabin, Nestled on 20 acres on Madeline Island

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

This peaceful cabin offers 2 bedrooms: One with a queen sized bed and the second with 2 sets of bunk beds. It sleeps 6 comfortably. We have a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom with a shower. A long deck and screened in porch on the front of the cabin offer views of the lake, the woods and often a deer or two. There is an outdoor shower for the adventurous types. A large outdoor fire pit is perfect for evening campfires and roasting marshmallows. The cabin is located on the north end of Madeline Island, about 8 miles from La Pointe. It is a short 3 mile drive or bike ride to beautiful Big Bay Beach and Town Park.

Jon and Judi Sowl
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 April, 2018

About Jon and Judi Sowl

We met on Madeline Island the summer of 1980. Judi grew up here and met Jon when he spent the summer here working. We were married on the island 4 years later and have spent many summers and vacation time here. Our three grown children have many wonderful memories of times spent at the cabin. We both have family on the island and in Bayfield. We now live in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and visit the island as often as we can.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in La Pointe in Ashland County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • swimming


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Sowl's Cabin, Nestled on 20 acres on Madeline Island
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews

CLEAN QUIET place on interesting island in Lake Superior.

  • 5 of 5

PEACEFUL, QUIET LOCATION, 8 MILES from only village on the island. VERY CLEAN Cottage home, NOT A CABIN. Fully equipped as described; Comfortable Queen bed. Everything is as described & seen in the many photos provided by owners. Loved the screened-in porch. Nature watching on site. Enjoyed big yard and outdoor private shower (+regular stall shower & bathroom indoors). Many outdoor recreational opportunities. Friendly owners.YES Wi-Fi. No CELL PHONE SERVICE (Verizon), but YES some incoming texts on property at times. Landline for incoming calls & outgoing calls w calling card. We stayed 5 weeks. YES we'd stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, peaceful cabin with a lovely screened porch

  • 4 of 5

This cabin provides all that is necessary to enjoy a stay on Madeline Island. It isn't luxurious but it is comfortable and has a great porch and ouside shower. Plenty of kitchen utensils as well as puzzles and games. The grill and outdoor fireplace are also nice assets and the fact that the cabin doesn't lie on the main road is really great-it is so wonderfully quiet. We had a lovely time biking and hanging out. The only possible thing missing is access to the lake,but the town park is not far.

The description given to us was accurate and the property is clean and well-maintained. Customer service was great we would recommend this property to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin, it was as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Ideal family cabin, very roomy inside; deck and screened in porch great for mealtime and evenings. Very private setting.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private Nice Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Property is nestled about 2 miles from Town Park. View of the lake from the nice deck at the cabin. Large yard and very wooded property. Huge screen porch and an awesome outdoor shower. A very nice Cabin getaway spot.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Cabin for a Madeline Island Stay

  • 5 of 5

This cabin had everything we needed to stay on Madeline Island for a week. Our family of 3 plus a dog fit perfectly well. We especially enjoyed the screened in porch, the perfect campfire set up, the outdoor shower, and the peaceful lot with a view of the lake. The home and yard have a lot of good vibes and you can tell many positive memories have been made right there with family and friends. The cabin is thoughtfully stocked and accessorized with just the right things you will need. Lovely place! Can't wait to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had great communication with the owners before hand. It was the perfect spot for relaxing and family fun. I loved the screened porch for all of our meals. Only 1.5 miles from the best beach on the island. We will do this again for certain

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Our cabin is about 8 miles from the village of La Pointe. There are 2 small groceries stores, several restaurants, and gift shops in the village.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in La Pointe, USA

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5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £17.86
Tax Rate 5.5%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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