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Butternut Bungalow - Experience the U.S. Open 2017 and Lake Sinissippi!

Bedrooms 1
Space 55 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2-4

Butternut Bungalow, a delightful cottage located on the beautiful 2800 acre Lake Sinissippi.

Great location in Dodge County, less than an hour from Madison or Milwaukee and about 2-1/2 hours from the city of Chicago.

Private parking. Butternut Bungalow is the perfect get-a-way for two! The carpeted bedroom/living room has one queen size bed with a sitting area. For additional guests, two cots are available if needed.

Patio doors access the covered porch, perfect for enjoying morning coffee and watching the sunrise.

Eat-in kitchen with gas stove/oven, full size refrigerator and microwave. One full bathroom with shower stall.

Central heat/air conditioning. Butternut Bungalow is on the waterfront with a private dock available should you like to bring your own boat. The public boat launch is nearby. Also on site - a canoe, paddle boat (seasonal) and lakeside fire pit.

More Details

Keith & Virginia Wick
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Keith & Virginia Wick

Allow us to introduce ourselves…we are Keith and Virginia Wick, proud co-owners and property managers of Butternut Bungalow, a vacation rental property located on Lake Sinissippi in Juneau, Wisconsin. Since August of 2012, we have been blessed with the opportunity to provide a relaxing and comfortable get-a-way for guests traveling from all parts of the United States to the Dodge County area. Our 36 years of sales and customer service experience have afforded us a natural progression into the hospitality industry. Guests visit Butternut Bungalow looking for a way to retreat from their day-to-day routine. As co-owners and property managers, our primary objective is to do our part in making their stay a memorable one. Keeping our guests' needs in the forefront of our minds has been paramount to our success. Virginia, with her design and staging background, especially enjoys making the place unique for each and every guest.

Keith & Virginia Wick purchased this bungalow in 2008

Why Keith & Virginia Wick chose Southern Wisconsin

Back in 2008 we began looking for lake property near the Milwaukee area. We have been boating enthusiasts for some time and decided it was time to realize our dream of living near the water 24/7. We had already built one house and were interested in building another, so we began our search with the intention of finding a place where we could design and build our lake home. As it turned out Lake Sinissippi was that place! We drove around the area looking for the perfect spot and while viewing one house for sale, we stumbled on another that had just been put on the market. A double lot, with a little garage/apartment on one and a spot to build our new home on the other. They sold as a set and we decided to take the plunge. We renovated the smaller house and gave it a name - Butternut Bungalow and lived in it while we built our new house next door. It's a great little place that has turned into a get-a-way spot for two. Celebrate your anniversary, birthday, honeymoon, or simply time to wind down. It's perfect!

What makes this bungalow unique

As the photo of us shows…WOW! We fell in love with what seemed to be a very well-kept secret - Lake Sinissippi. You can feel the peacefulness as you wind your way in to the lake.

W-O-W stands for Wicks' On Water and we'd love for you to come experience life on the water, in any season, at Butternut Bungalow.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Hustisford, Wisconsin

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • River
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 2 cots available
  • The bedroom and living area are one in the same, similar to a hotel suite.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch Furniture
  • veranda
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(45 traveller reviews)

Butternut Bungalow - Experience the U.S. Open 2017 and Lake Sinissippi!
average rating of 4.8444443 based on 45 reviews
Greenville, SC

An excellent site for a quiet, relaxing and refreshing vacation or get-away!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent hospitality! Super quiet and very relaxing for a get-away. Keith and Virginia are great hosts and the property is kept in immaculate condition. We saw more wildlife - fox, family of racoons, deer, muskrat, fowl, etc - than we've seen at our own home! Lake Sinissippi is so peaceful and quiet, sitting in the rockers on the porch reading a book is what a vacation is about! Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And don't forget the chipmunk family under the bungalow porch! So entertaining to watch while you relax in your rockers. Thank you for your wonderful comments. We very much appreciate the excellent review!
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Awesome experience!

  • 5 of 5

The bungalow was exactly as described, with tons of extra touches. We enjoyed our stay tremendously and would not hesitate to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your positive review of Butternut Bungalow. Making your stay special is our primary goal. Whether you are planning a getaway for some rest and relaxation or want to explore the areas rural atmosphere, staying at Butternut Bungalow can be a great experience. We hope you will visit us again. Keith & Virginia
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Beautiful property and very peaceful. I especially enjoyed the real fireplace! Thanks Wicks!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you also for the homemade goodies and breakfast. I will be back one day!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We're so happy you were able to enjoy some of the amenities that Butternut Bunglow has to offer. October is a great time to experience the Dodge County area. We look forward to having you return sometime. Keith and Virginia
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Perfect birthday retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic weekend at Butternut Cottage. The cabin was well-appointed and very comfortable. They thought of everything we might need. The perfect place to spend a birthday weekend (they were so thoughtful to include a few special treats!). We hope to come back again. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Birthdays, anniversaries, honeymoons...we love accommodating guests for their special celebrations! Butternut Bungalow is a great get-away for two! We appreciate your comments very much and we thank you for taking the time to share your experience.
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Cozy but not exactly what we had hoped.

  • 2 of 5

Amenities are lacking maintenance, pictures do not accurately display the cabin surroundings which is located in the back yard of the primary home (zero seclusion) lake is only 4ft deep (on average 4ft deep - 8ft max depth).

Overall cabin was clean, cozy, and just what we wanted.

Left feeling we should of done more research before renting..

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As the owners of Butternut Bungalow, our primary intention is to set the stage for a phenomenal get-away by providing a clean, safe and inviting space. If there is ever anything that a guest determines needs repair or maintenance during their stay, we want to hear about it so we can resolve any issues as soon as possible. The depths you stated for Lake Sinissippi are correct, meaning it's included in Wisconsin's Shallow Lakes category. It’s actually a widening of the Rock River, providing an expansive 2800 acres of recreational area. Follow the Rock River north to experience both the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area and the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge. And yes, the bungalow surely is cozy with a tranquil and lovely view from the porch. We know first hand - - we lived there during the construction of our home on the property next door. Thank you for staying at Butternut Bungalow. Our best to you - Keith and Virginia
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Immaculately kept cottage with thoughtful attention to detail

  • 5 of 5

Cottage overlooks an uncrowded lake with plenty of wildlife. We used the cottage canoe to explore, and spotted heron, pelicans, and cormorants. The cottage is filled with tasteful and personal touches. Very well maintained and comfortable. A nice, relaxing getaway.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! Guests love the peaceful atmosphere of Butternut Bungalow. We're glad you were able to take advantage of the canoe to explore the area. Lake Sinissippi is a 2800 acre widening of the Rock River, where birds and wildlife abound. Hope to see you again sometime!
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
General Mitchell International Airport Milwaukee
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Days Gone By Hustisford, WI
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Rock River Hills Horicon, WI
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Columbus, WI
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 60
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Lake Street Inn Hustisford, WI
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Sunburst Kewaskum, WI
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Pike Lake State Park Hartford, WI
Car: recommended

Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, Wild Goose State Trail, John Hustis House Museum, Lakefest, Venetian Night, Farmers Market, Boating, Jet Ski, Canoeing, Kayaking, Biking, Walking.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Hustisford, Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
27 Apr 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$7 per night, per additional guest
10 Jun 2017 - 19 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer/Fall 2017
20 Jun 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$7 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$7 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.5%

Check-in time is at 4:00 p.m. on the day of your arrival. Check-out time is at 11:30 a.m. on the day of your departure. Additional fees may apply in specific situations. Long term rental rates are available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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