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Large Group Vacation Haven Awaits!

People18
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,760 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Fishing, Swimming, 4-Wheeling, Snowmobiling Executive Retreat for 18

Closely situated to Birchwood, Stone Lake, Hayward, Rice Lake and Spooner. Quietly nestled into the northeast shore of Lake Chetac, this spacious lake home has all the comforts of home and more. With two full baths and one 3/4 bath, this five bedroom lake home easily provides quiet slumber for as many as 18. Large fully stocked kitchen caters to the family that enjoys cooking yet there are many local restaurants that would love to host you and tell you all about our six-mile lake and the best fishing around. Enjoy your morning coffee on the spacious two-level deck and the sunset or shore fishing from the end of the dock. There is a fire pit perfect for your campfire stories and S'mores. If rain should fall, you may choose from table pool, foosball, Big Buck Hunter or a variety of board games or relax with a book or a movie on the DVD or Dish Network. We offer free WIFI to work remotely if needed. There are also two fireplaces to snuggle up next to and enjoy your down time. Take a walk on the spacious grounds or adventure on to the nearby 4-wheeler/snowmobile trail across the road for as much wilderness as your heart desires. Fishing on this lake is phenomenal filled with bluegill, large-mouth bass, northern pike, small-mouth bass and walleye. If waterskiing is your passion, this six mile lake will satisfy your skimming desires. Bring your own boat and use the public landing one mile south and secure to our dock or rent a boat nearby. After this stay, you'll be booking for next year! Amenities include: full-size refrigerator, microwave, oven/stove, dishwasher, toaster, blender, coffee pot, Keurig, mini refrigerator, ironing board and iron, hair dryers, bedroom clocks, electronics charging station, use of kayak, pedal boat, roasting sticks, landline for local calls, free WIFI, pool table, foosball, Big Game Hunter, cards, many board games, Dish, DVD, mini library, washer and dryer, outdoor gas grill. Linens and towels provided.


Owner
Theresa Skramstad
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Theresa Skramstad

We want to share our lake home with you to help create those valuable memories you'll cherish forever. Friendly neighbors all along the shore will smile and wave as they hear you having fun on this beautiful lake and sandy shore. Our family of 4 adult children, one teen, and 2 elementary boys and grandchildren never tire of the adventures. We regularly take hikes and bring one two-way radio and leave the other radio at home and use our "code names" to talk back and forth. Several excellent restaurants on the lake or a close drive allow a break from the kitchen if you wish! The children grow so quickly ~ make a lifetime of memories now!

Theresa Skramstad purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Theresa Skramstad chose Birchwood

This property first caught my eye as a place where our large family and extended relatives could enjoy holidays or special events. Now, I just desire to someday retire here. The sunsets are breathtaking, the fishing is phenomenal, the lake is fun to play on, and there is never a lack of wildlife or friendly neighbors. There are also many churches in the area and the local people in the stores are super friendly whenever you need help. You must visit the bait store across the lake ~ Ruthie may even have a fresh baked cookie for you. There are no strangers, only friends you haven't yet met.

What makes this cabin unique

In progress is a reading/sun room sunken below the dining area. With lots of sun, you can bask while reading a book or hide and take a little nap. The fire pit outside is large and landscaped. Your first load of firewood is our gift to you. Share stories, make S'mores, make memories.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Birchwood in Edgewater

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3760 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master Bathroom overlooks lake
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Main Floor Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Lower Level Bathroom to come in from lake - outdoor carpet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 5 - 3 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , sleeps 8 plus port. crib if desired
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , sleeps 2 plus port. crib if needed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , sleeps 2
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Bunk Bed , sleeps 4
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Lower level game area also has a futon that sleeps 2 if need
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Sleeps 2 plus a Pack & Play w/sheets avail in closet
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
4-wheeler/snowmobile trail right across from driveway with miles of groomed trails. 20 minutes to Hayward, Wisconsin's Lumberjack Days, Birkie, Muskie Museum, and best fudge around. Pine Ridge has best fish fry 7 miles away. 25 minutes to Spooner, Wisconsin's Rodeo. 30 minutes to Rice Lake and all they have to offer. Nature hikes on roads or trails are sure to whet your adventurous soul.

Reviews

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Large Group Vacation Haven Awaits!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
5

Loved this property, very spacious and comfortable home. We had a wonderful time.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing spacious comfortable home. Everything was great, and we had a great time. My only suggestion is to keep the barbecue grill clean, and some of the back area and tables clean for convenience and comfort. Overall, I recommend this house for family fun and relaxation.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to see you again soon.
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Lake Mills, IA
5

Awesome house. Beautiful. Tons of rooms.

  • 5 of 5

Such an amazing house. We had 15 people and there was plenty of room. Great areas to hang out. Extremely comfortable beds. We were atving and were able to take right off from the house and go in any direction on beautiful trails. We will definitely rent again. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We had 14 adults stay at this house for a long weekend. We went 4 wheeling and also spent time on the lake. Great place to stay. All the pictures are very true to what the house looks like. The owner is wonderful to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Redmond, Washington State
5

Well maintained with lots of stuff to do, really relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a large party with diverse interests and we all enjoyed our time at the cabin. Thing that have impressed me most was that cabin has not felt like rental cabin, but more like home. I bet it's because owners use it for personal vacation. Everything in the cabin works and was thought thru. There were enough plates, cups and utensils for even larger group than ours. The gas grill had enough gas with couple spare tanks, which has given peace of mind.

Fishing was supreme on the lake and even my dad, life long fishing enthusiast, was satisfied, which is usually hard to accomplish. You definitely need a boat as fishing directly from pier is difficult due to weeds. I personally more enjoyed downstairs pool area and just relaxing outside, also tried provided kayaks.

As pointed out in other reviews a thing to consider for a large group is a single room with 8 sleeping spots. Lucky for us we had mostly relatives and number of kids and everyone were happy to stay together for a few days.

Great cabin everybody enjoyed it very much!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amherst, WI
5

Lots of fun!

  • 5 of 5

Lots of space to gather and have conversations. We also loved the games options! Helped in keeping everyone engaged in fun even though our main event and reason for being here was cancelled! We would love to stay here again - very homey and comfortable!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb, I'm so happy your group made the most of no snow. I'd love to have you back next year for the Birkie! Peace, Theresa
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5

The perfect large group getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 20 women were delighted when we walked into this expansive, well appointed and comfortable vacation home! Everything we needed was at our fingertips and enjoyed by all. The beds, bedding and towels were sparkling clean and plentiful. The kitchen well equipped and huge. We used all the spaces including the beautiful living room, large dining room table and the lower level game, movie and bar lounge area.

We experienced rain on the day we were there for a whole day so did not get to swim, but two of our party used the kayaks for a misty calm paddle on the lake. All ladies used and thought the charging station was a fantastic idea. All phones plugged in and charged!

Our only complaint by the clean freaks in the group is that the stairs going to the lower level had minor dust and dirt in the corners, the refrig. needed to be wiped down and there were just a few cans and bottles not cleaned up from previous guests. This is only mentioned as a helpful note to the Owner that maybe the cleaners could be a bit pickier. Also, it might be helpful in the future to replace the screens. We were very warm in the upper level and opening the windows to let in a cool breeze could not happen unless we wanted the mosquitoes and gnats joining us.

Thank you for renting out this beautiful home! We hope to be back someday!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearby are 4-wheeler/snowmobile trails, Birkenbiner, Lumberjack Shows, Cranberry Fest, Rodeo, Excellent Fishing and Boating.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £142.86
Damage Insurance £42.14
Damage Deposit £357.15

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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