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2 NEW KAYAKS,Fishing Boat,Paddle Boat on LOST LAKE with all the COMFORTS OF HOME

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue


About the property

Set among towering Red and White Pine Pines this is truly a Vacation Paradise.

Private Northwoods Home that boarders with State of Wisconsin land for extra privacy in this quiet Great Northwoods setting. Enjoy the lake; swimming, boating or just soaking a minnow from your private pier. Listen to the Loons, fight a Musky or relax on one of the two private decks for your exclusive use. Don't forget to bring feed for the Whitetail Deer and they will visit you daily. There is even an albino buck that will visit the deer feeder some nights. There is garage parking for one car so will not have to deal with pine sap messing up your car's finish. The home is located on a hard surface road surrounded by State and National Forest land. New Mattresses for 2016, New Kayaks for 2016, Internet now available for 2016.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017


Homeowner that takes a great deal of Pride of Ownership in maintaining this beautiful year round home on Lost Lake.

Why GARY SCHAEFER chose Wisconsin

Privacy and all the "Comforts of Home". With Northwoods décor including commissioned art work, wildlife prints and sculptures and a small library. This property borders State of Wisconsin land and is truly a private setting on a premier lake in the Great Northwoods of Wisconsin.

What makes this house unique

Two private decks facing west for that perfect sunset you will truly enjoy. Wildlfe feeding station, Hardtop road all the way to the private driveway. Bring your boat and jet ski, the Lost Lake boat landing is about 100 yards from your font door. Your vacation rental includes a row boat with new oars and oar locks, a two person paddle boat and two (2) New Kayaks for 2016 plus inflatable toys that you can use to float on and relax. Don't forget to bring your binoculars to watch the pair of nesting eagles that have built a huge nest on the property just across the road. A weber grill is also included in your rent.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , TOTO Brand High Boy toilet for your ultimate comfort.
  • Shower over tub, vanity, window faces lake. This bathroom faces the lake and State of Wisconsin land and I love shaving in this bathroom looking over the lake and woods is so peaceful.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Housekeeping is not provided during your week. The rental period is from 3PM Saturday through 10AM on Saturday. Please have the sheets and pillowcases stripped from the beds and the used towels placed in the bathtub by 10AM on the Saturday so the housekeeper can keep the cabin sparkling clean for the next visitor to "Schaefer's Comforts of Home". There is no air conditioning, no garbage disposal, no dishwasher, no cable TV. Please be aware that the shoreline is not sandy, it is Stoney. I highly recommend that if you are a tender foot you should be prepared with beach slippers or beach shoes for your ultimate comfort. WI FI is available.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

2 NEW KAYAKS,Fishing Boat,Paddle Boat on LOST LAKE with all the COMFORTS OF HOME
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

Peaceful and Lovely

  • 5 of 5

I have been visiting Vilas County every summer for 55 years. By far, this was the nicest place we have ever stayed. The house is in great shape with wonderful amenities including a large deck, private pier and secluded look out. State land next to the property had an eagles nest, awoke every morning to the sound of screeching Eagles. House had everything we needed, with the possible exception of free wifi. Looking forward to booking in 2017.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location!!

  • 5 of 5

Although Gary was an outstanding host via email, phone and texting... the deer, eagles and loons were better yet! We were pleasantly surprised by two deer as if they were saying "Welcome, hurry up and get settled in; corn is in the garage for us!" Then we were visited by eagles soaring above and landing in the tree above the deck and loons calling throughout the night... so peaceful. We deepfried Bluegills, Perch, Crappie and Northern we caught from the pier and boat (we called ahead and rented an 8hp motor at St Germain Sport Marine). Other meals were enjoyed at DJ's Northwoods Family Restaurant, Wolf Pack Cafe and 19th Hole (beautiful log restaurant) after a round of mini golf. Also icecream at Cathy's! We had plenty to do: kayaking, fishing, mini golf, the Monday flea market and relaxing on the platform deck that sits in the hillside overlooking the water! Highly recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Champaign, Illinois

The deck is a heavenly oasis with the loons, eagles, lake, and sunsets.

  • 4 of 5

I cannot tell you how enjoyable our stay was at Lost Lake. The peacefulness of it all helped my family and I to find what is truly most important in life. Two of my daughters took advantage of the new kayaks and lazily made a trip around the lake and floated on rafts in the sunset. We made several bike trips on the many trails around the area putting in about 50 miles total. The spacious deck and the view from the windows overlooking the lake were breath-taking. We found the eagles nest and were caught up in their daily calls, exercise, and hunting for food. The pictures provided were accurate and helped get a feel for the place. The property was clean and the owner checked up on us to make sure everything was satisfactory. I would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was attractive and comfortable, and well equipped. The views from the living room and deck were fantastic and the location was close enough to town for grocery runs but not too close. The owner was very easy to communicate with and obviously wants his renters to enjoy their stay. We liked visiting the old time supper clubs in the area. Great vacation, thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washing, DC

Beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

This lake home has the most beautiful view from the deck of both the lake and the sunsets. Couldn't be nicer. Gary is most helpful and attentive. The property itself is very nice as is the location. The home is comfortable. The main room is spacious, and the kitchen well stocked. The lake is weedy with algae. It is not a clear lake. But there are loons and eagles and deer. We had a wonderful two weeks.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nothing like staying in a place that feels like home!

  • 5 of 5

Schaefer's comforts of home is exactly that. The minute you turn the door knob and set foot in the home there is a warmth and comfort charm feeling about it. It is bright and cheerful and very clean. My wife and I had so much fun. We caught crappies and two walleyes right off the dock. We enjoyed a shore lunch of our catch, and making somores and listen to the cry of the loons. Very, very serene almost like a painting. My wife cried when we had to leave Schaefer's comforts of home as we drove out of the driveway. We defiantly will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Rhinelander, Wausau, Eagle River, Arbor Vitae
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
HWY 70
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Metres
A few steps out the front door
Car: necessary

Located in the Great Northwoods of Wisconsin between Minocqua and Eagle River, Wisconsin, Lost Lake in St. Germain is a premier destination for a relaxing and rewarding vacation. Numerous Supper Clubs, Bars and Vacation Hot Spots including "Elmer's Fun Park" for go cart racing and Horseback riding. For the antique lovers this is vacation destination with multiple antique shops within miles of your front door. Spring and Summertime fishing abounds with dozens of lakes and streams within the Vilas and Oneida counties. Step back in time an enjoy the Beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin without the traffic jams and leave the noise of the City behind you. The stars at night are especially bright and you will be able to identify the various constellations as you are enjoying late night fishing or sitting around the campfire.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in St Germain, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
20 May 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £189.39
Internet, 5 GB of data £46.38
Property Damage Protection £76.53

The minimum 1 DAY length of stay is available Saturday thru Thursday. 1 DAY length of stay is not available on Friday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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