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Family & dog friendly home on Grindstone Lake Hayward, WI - Black Dog Beach Club

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
chalet
People
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
1 - 3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Hayward - Black Dog Beach Club

3 bedrooms + Loft, 2 bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Welcome to the Black Dog Beach Club! This is one of the nicest and newest family cabins on Grindstone Lake. We built it in 2005 and have made major updates every year since then. Each room has a theme! Two bedrooms are on the first floor (known as the Bear Den and the Mooster Suite), as well as a bathroom (the Fishing Hole), a spacious kitchen. Dining area and living room. This rustic chalet with pine walls and maple floors also has a loft that sleeps an additional 4 people. A third bedroom (the Looney Bin) is in the cozy finished basement, along with a second bathroom (the Dock Diving Academy) and large family room (the Birkie Lounge). The Mooster Suite has a king bed, the Bear Den has a queen size and the Looney Bin has a full sized. The home also features two fireplaces on main and lower level. Conduct business in paradise with wifi, private desk and laser printer. Enjoy the game or watch movies on a rainy day on the two flat screen tvs with charter hd cable, surround sound, blu ray players and Xbox 360 in the loft. The kitchen will support your largest family meals. It has granite counter tops, large full sized stainless appliances, an eat in kitchen island and dining room space for 8-10 people. Venturing outside, there is a spacious outdoor deck, outdoor grill, firepit and gazebo if bugs are bad. A few short steps down to the lake leads you to a large 60 foot dock and sand bar frontage on beautiful crystal clear Grindstone Lake. A perfect spot to swim with the kids, set up a volleyball net, or teach Fido how to dock dive. The Black Dog Beach Club has the perfect location for all your summer activities.

One thing to note. Like many glacial lakes throughout Wisconsin, Grindstone has sections of high lakeshore elevation. This does make for spectacular views, but it also means guests must traverse steps to get down to the lake level. The BDBC has 66 well built and safe stairs to get you to the lake that will give you a great workout, no matter what your age.

Key words: snowmobiling, year round lodging, american birkebeiner, 3000 acre recreational lake, fishing, pines, dishwasher, pontoon for rent, jet ski for rent,

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Steve and Julie Pyle
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2016
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About Steve and Julie Pyle

The inspiration for the Black Dog Beach Club comes from our two black labs, Pablo and Monty and our grand dog Stella. We live in the Twin Cities but used the cabin as a second home for the past 10 years. Many dogs have stayed with us and when we decided to rent the cabin, we wanted to have a place where families could vacation with their dogs. So many memories have been made at this beautiful place with our two boys and our dogs and we wanted other families to be able also make similar memories with their kids and their fur kids. We do not charge a pet fee; only a small supplemental security deposit that is refundable.

Steve and Julie Pyle purchased this chalet in 2005

Why Steve and Julie Pyle chose Northern Wisconsin

Hayward is an international destination. We love the thrill when the church bells start to ring, the deafening roar of the clanging of cow bells, and the loud cheers as the leaders of the American Birkebeiner approach Main Street for the final sprint. Our family has participated regularly in the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival which takes place in September. We have countless festivals and the cleanest, clearest lakes in all of Wisconsin or Minnesota. Like to fish? Chase after the next "world record" musky on Grindstone Lake. (Louis Spray caught the World Record at the time on Grindstone in 1939). World class mountain biking on the CAMBA trails are a fun challenge for even professional bike riders. With cross country skiing and fat biking in the winter, plus miles of groomed snowmobile trails Hayward is also a great winter destination. It does not matter whether you are a sportsman, an art lover, a foodie, a music lover or just love the sound of loons and eagles calling in the evenings, Hayward has it all!

What makes this chalet unique

The gazebo is one of our favorite spots to enjoy the outdoors. It is large and comfortable and provides for great views of the lake, as well as protection from the bugs. We enjoy outdoor dining and grilling on our deck.The neighbors are extremely friendly and welcoming. Perhaps the biggest benefit is that Grindstone Lake, as large as it is, is seldom overly busy. Pontoons like to tie up to each other on the sandbar. Even on the 4th of July, there will not be the congested boat traffic of a Twin Cities lake. You also can boat or drive to Waterfront restaurant. They are known to have the best Friday fish fry and Saturday night Prime Rib in the Hayward area! If you like unique adventures, take a jet ski or kayak through the channel between Grindstone and Lac Courte Oreilles. It does get shallow in places so be sure to walk through your jet ski in the more shallow spots. This adventure will give you access to two resorts that have great food and drinks on the lake: Trails End Resort and Anglers Haven Resort are hot spots on Lac Courte Oreilles. Trails End has awesome burgers and Anglers makes the most interesting and tasty pizzas in the area. Do you prefer a supper club experience? Try Fireside, The Ranch, The Steakhouse, the Chippewa Inn and Italia. All are excellent and reasonably priced.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Family & dog friendly home on Grindstone Lake Hayward, WI - Black Dog Beach Club
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews
Minnesota
5

A great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was clean and comfortable for my family of 3, and our friends family of 6. Combine all the humans with 2 dogs and there was still plenty of room to spread out and have space when needed. We enjoyed playing games in the living room by the fireplace, and the Xbox upstairs was great for the kids. Steve and Julie were quick to respond to messages, and plenty of communication throughout the trip. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Superb Get-Away!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at BDBC was perfect! Every room is beautifully decorated and the accommodations were excellent in every way. Our family would definitely stay here again! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

beautiful cabin!

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was very nice and loved the decorating. Had a very good time. Close to town so that was nice. Dogs had a great time too. Wish there had been a row boat to go on the lake with. Lots of stairs to water.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cedar Rapids, IA
5

Beautiful and comfortable lake house!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of 10 stayed at this family and dog friendly home for my in-laws 50th anniversary. It was perfect! Plenty of outdoor activities, beautiful weather, and nearby shopping. We brought our two dogs along as well and they had a great time! I would strongly recommend this property to anyone. Lots of amenities and perks compared to many VRBOs I have stayed in.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Couples Get Away

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were in need of a nice, quiet weekend getaway. We were very excited when we found BDB! We decided to invite another couple to come enjoy Hayward with us. We were all stunned the instant we walked into the beautiful cabin! There was plenty of space for the 4 of us to spread out. We could have even comfortably fit another couple, since the cabin having 3 bedrooms and a loft area. Every detail of this cabin was meticulously thought out. From the décor; art works and cozy themed rooms, to the many modern upgrades, such as the beautiful kitchen with very nice new appliances, which we enjoyed cooking in every day! There was also an Xbox, Bluetooth speakers to filter music inside the cabin and a hook up to play music outside as well, to enjoy while grilling out or sitting around the camp fire while making s'mores! We also thoroughly enjoyed Grindstone Lake! The dock was so quiet and peaceful, you can definitely hear the loons in the distance. The water is crystal clear and has such a nice sandy bottom, definitely something I would love to swim or play water sports in. We loved every minute we spent at BDB and enjoying the town of Hayward. Julie and Steve we so very accommodating and made this trip so easy for us! We will be back next year! We would even love to go for a winter getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Black Dog Beach highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a fantastic week at BDB with our son, his fiance and our high school aged daughter and three of her friends. The latter camped out in a comfortable lower level and four of us had plenty of room (and privacy) upstairs. There's a cozy gazebo off the deck which is a perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. The kitchen was great with a spacious island and modern appliances. We invited a few other family members over one night and fired up the grill on the deck overlooking the lake for brats and burgers. We had spectacular views of the sunset over Grindstone. We had a small hiccup one night when the smoke alarm went off for no apparent reason. Steve was readily accessible and problem solved immediately. We're already planning for a return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your understanding about the smoke alarm, Joe. We would love to host your family again next summer!
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Location

Nearest Airport
149 Miles
MSP
Car: necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Hayward, Northern Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall Value
16 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£319
for 2 nights
From
£159
From
£176
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Northwoods Holidays
21 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£319
for 2 nights
From
£159
From
£180
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Snowmobile Special
8 Jan 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£319
for 2 nights
From
£159
From
£185
Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Birkie Events
19 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,258
for 2 nights
From
£629
 
 
Late Winter/Early Spring
27 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£294
for 2 nights
From
£147
From
£168
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£336
for 2 nights
From
£168
From
£201
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
2 night minimum stay
£671
for 2 nights
From
£336
From
£357
Fri,Sat
£2,307
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
£1,133
for 3 nights
From
£378
From
£378
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,433
 
 
Late summer
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£319
for 2 nights
From
£159
From
£185
Fri,Sat
£2,013
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£42
for 1 night
From
£42
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £398
Tax Rate 5.5%

No indoor ski waxing, please!

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Hayward in Wisconsin

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Fishing Hole - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Dock Diving Academy - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Mooster Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bear Den - 1 Large Double Bed
    Looney Bin - 1 Double Bed
    Upstairs Loft - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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