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Charming, comfortable, secluded family-friendly log cabin with a swimming pond.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 88 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom sleeps 7 very private

Complete privacy in the middle of the woods! Amish-built family log cabin on 40 acres overlooking swimming pond with sandy beach. 20 mins from Black River Falls & Sparta. Across the road from 3500 acres of county forest with hiking trails. Biking, fishing, swimming, hiking, golfing, boat rentals at nearby Fort McCoy. Peaceful, charming, comfortable, lots of windows, large screened porch. Lots of deer, turkey, & birds.

Renting to families, married couples (great for a honeymoon!) and occasional singles on retreat.

More Details

Owner
Peg Konkol
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2017

About Peg Konkol

Dave and I live in Holmen, WI where Dave is the Executive Pastor at First Free Church in Onalaska. We are both from Black River Falls but have lived throughout the US and England. My dad gave me the cabin property 38 years ago. We used the cabin as our main residence for 2 6-month stretches in the past couple years until we found a house to buy. I actually loved living there. It slows you down. Something really needed in today's world.

Peg Konkol purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Peg Konkol chose Sparta

My dad purchased the property about 50 years ago. He had a Christmas tree farm nearby and built a beautiful home that you see pictured in the cabin. We hope to keep the property in our family as we all love vacationing there because it is so private.

What makes this cabin unique

Privacy! Comfort and quiet with a tiny sense of roughing it as the nearest convenience store is still a 4-mile drive. The pond is this great big natural swimming pool that cools you off and is always fun to watch as you rest or eat on the front porch. The night skies, because there are no city lights or other residences nearby, are fantastic.

Map

Nearest Airport
37 Miles
La Crosse, WI
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Cataract
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Sparta or Black River Falls
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
State Hwy 27
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Evergreen Supper Club
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Fort McCoy
Nearest Beach
Right in front of the cabin, or Fort McCoy
Car: necessary

Located on 40 acres of private land across the road from 3500 acres of state and county forest. Plenty of fishing, swimming, biking and boating nearby, and 12 miles from Fort McCoy with access to boat and canoe rentals, paddleboats, fishing and swimming. Fifteen minutes from Black River Falls or Sparta, both with new public swimming pools, libraries, bike trails, golfing, shopping, cinemas. Near Warrens Cranberry Festival in September.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Sparta, Wisconsin

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 88 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower no tub and washing machine
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 single bed
    livingroom - 2 sofa bed/futon
  • Besides the 3 singles beds in the loft, there is also a sofa (not pull-out sleeper sofa).
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
No cable or wifi except through smart phone.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Charming, comfortable, secluded family-friendly log cabin with a swimming pond.
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 38 reviews
5

Wonderful cabin, ideal for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

This stay was just perfect. The clean and cozy cabin is equipped with everything you might need. The owners are the nicest people we met in Wisconsin and this means a lot because everybody was friendly during our stay there. Dave prepared wood to make campfires in the evening and Peg even put fresh flowers in the house when we came. We really felt welcome. There is quite a lot one could do in the region but we missed most of it because - living in a big city - we enjoyed so much being there and relaxing. The pond has clean water to swim and air mattresses were provided. Though there is no WLAN our teenage kids agreed that this was the best part of our stay in the States (maybe because there is no WLAN?). I would recommend this cabin to everyone who wishes to get away from it all for a while. And I really hope we will have the opportunity to come again one day.

  • Review Submitted: 29/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear German friends, You certainly were the perfect international guests to have! Thanks for the glowing review and your kindness in leaving the Cabin in great shape.
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5

Cozy, peaceful, and healing

  • 5 of 5

I rented this cabin for myself and my two dogs as a respite from a lot of stress in my life. It turned out to be the perfect place and location. I felt 100% safe and the hosts were amazing. I stayed on a rainy weekend and enjoyed the wood stove and many books and DVDs. I am very grateful for my time at this cabin and look forward to doing it again.

  • Review Submitted: 19/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Heidi for that great review. We are just happy that the weekend was what you needed.
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5

Relaxing oasis

  • 5 of 5

This cabin fits the description in every possible way: charming, comfortable, and secluded. It was exactly what we were looking for in a ladies weekend away. The kitchen was well stocked for our cooking needs, plenty of comfortable sleeping space, and a relaxing living room and porch. Sitting around the campfire each night and admiring the stars in the sky was icing on the cake! It was too cool for us to float in the pond but hope to do this on our next visit. Highly recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: 01/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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hidden oasis

  • 4 of 5

we arrived after driving on roads that were barely 2 lanes wide pulled into this driveway followed it back and it opened up to this cute cabin with a pond. Such a beautiful piece of property and secluded. we were having a girls shopping weekend at cranfest which was unseasonably warm ......95 degrees with humidity that felt 100+. The cabin is equipped with a small window AC unit which did not cool the entire cabin so the first night was kind of brutal. I did take a dip in the pond that evening just to try to cool down and that was a great experience. The second night was much better because it was cooler outside in the eve at least! The 2 things I would change about this cabin is the AC and Wifi as we did not have any service and no way to contact anyone from the cabin area. Even with these things we would go back to this hidden oasis!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 28/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. Yes it was unseasonably hot and humid. We do have several fans and use the small air conditioner in the bedroom just for sleeping. And like you we swim or float in the pond to stay cool. We find our Verizon carrier works at the cabin but not AT&T. Neverthless, you can call 911 and get through with whatever service you have. And first responders are fast! (had to call them once when Dave took one of my sleeping pills right before church instead of his antiobiotic, but we didn't figure that one out until a few days after the ER visit). I am happy you would want to visit Two Camps again!
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, secluded, picturesque, and warmly rustic but all with the modern conveniences. Don't know how it could have been any better.

  • Review Submitted: 21/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at Dave and Peg's cabin. With family members coming from three different states, their cabin was a relatively centralized location for us, which was the initial draw. My 2.5 year old nephew absolutely loved the sandy beach. While it wasn't quite warm enough for us to go swimming, we did really enjoy the provided air mattresses to float around the pond. The fire pit was enjoyed by the adults every night. This is truly a "get away from it all" cabin; it's unbelievably peaceful (perhaps that's the downtown-Minneapolis-living girl in me coming out). The cabin itself was just what we needed. It's well equipped with everything you'll need. Plenty of bedding, towels, and kitchenware. As a new dog mom, I also really appreciated how welcomed my pup was at their cabin. We will definitely keep this cabin in mind for our future vacations - it was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 08/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Sparta, Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$171
AU$1,084
AU$3,284
 
 
Summer/Fall 2018
15 Jun 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$171
AU$1,084
AU$3,678
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$171
AU$1,084
AU$3,284
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$78.81
Additional Guest Fee AU$26.27 per person per night
Pet Fee AU$26.27
Damage Deposit AU$656.75

Check in is 4 pm, and check out is noon the following day of your last night stay. Any more than four guests is an extra $20/person/night. Dogs considered depending on size and breed @$20 per per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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