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Newer Cottage W/ BRAND NEW PONTOON BOAT Included in rent. Right on the water.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 92 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage WITH NEW PONTOON BOAT, AC, Dishwasher, Granite, Washer/Dryer and More

Our Cottage is very secluded and the last cottage on this side of the lake. New 2018 pontoon boat and Internet and Cable will be installed in the Spring, 2018. Great location for fishing and boating and visiting nearby attractions. 3 bedroom, 1 bath cottage on 1,300 acre Pickerel Lake on its own secluded bay with a brand new pontoon boat included in the price. Sleeps up to 8 or 9 people. We are close to the water. You’ll love our place because of the ambiance, the outdoors space, and the tranquility and privacy of this place. The place is good for couples and families (with kids).

There is a nice driveway area and three steps that take you down to the yard area along the water’s edge where the fire pit is located. We have over 51 acres and over 2,500 feet of frontage on Pickerel Lake. The majority of the bay is part of our property. The privacy of this place is amazing. We are over 200 feet away from the lightly traveled Pickerel Lake Road. The cottage is tucked back by the lake and you cannot see the road from the cottage. We have 2 docks. The main one has an L and bench for sitting and a pontoon boat. The secondary dock has a canoe with paddles plus the row boat. We have a fire pit and dry/stacked firewood available in a storage shed.

The cottage has about 1,000 square feet with 500 square feet downstairs and 500 upstairs. One room has a queen bed and a double bed. Another bedroom has one queen. The loft bedroom is a walk through bedroom with the TV, love seat and a day bed (twin bed) that has a trundle underneath (another twin). There is also a full sized couch downstairs. The property is on the NW corner of Pickerel Lake on its own private bay. It is between the town of Pickerel and Mole Lake. It is northeast of Antigo (25 miles) and South of Crandon (20 miles).

NEW FOR 2018: We are replacing our pontoon boat with a BRAND NEW 2018 MODEL Montego Bay Fish and cruise pontoon boat with live-well and other extras for use during the 2018 boating season. The new boat is being built but is very similar to the blue boat pictured here - VERY SHARP looking boat. Our rental rates in 2018 are competitively priced at $1,200 to $2,300 per week during the boating season. For comparison, if you were to rent this pontoon boat alone, it would cost approx. $250 per day or around $1,400 per week (without a cottage included). Bundle and save money.

For the 2018 boating season we have upgraded our pontoon boat with a brand new 2018 model pontoon boat with a 90 horse 4-stoke Mercury motor. This is a 22 foot boat with a live-well, fish finder, ski tow bar, 27 gallon fuel tank, bimini top and seating for up to 12 persons. In May of 2017 we installed a BRAND NEW ELECTRIC BOAT LIFT - just lower the boat with the key fob and head out onto the lake. Lots of room to fish off this boat or pull a tube behind (large tube included with your stay).

Pickerel Lake is about 3.5 hours from Milwaukee and Madison. Cottage was Completely Rebuilt in 2014 and is right on Pickerel Lake within 20 feet from the water's edge. There is a great deal of privacy since we are tucked back over 200 feet away from the lightly traveled Pickerel Lake Road. Fire pit, propane grill and laundry onsite. Available year-round for fishing, boating and swimming in the summer and snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross-country skiing in the winter. We are on the ATV route and Snowmobile Trail.

Swimming is available at the end of our dock. It is about 4 feet deep and is somewhat sandy there but also with muck and weeds nearby. We have a swim ladder at the end of the pier. Larger areas to swim are available on Pickerel Lake with a short boat ride. There are also some nice beaches located at nearby lakes.

The cost for renting the pontoon boat is built into the price of your stay BETWEEN 5/1 AND APPROXIMATELY 10/20. Winter rates are much lower. The Pontoon boat rental is *mandatory during the "SPRING", "SUMMER" and "FALL" rental seasons and must be rented for all days that you are staying.

*We may consider rental of the cottage without the pontoon boat (and discount the rate appropriately) in the following cases:

1. If you are renting in the spring of 2018 and your rental period does not include a Friday or Saturday night stay.

2. If you are making a reservation within 30 days of your check-in date.

We have a 15 horse outboard available to rent for $100 per week. This can be attached to the row boat and provides access to Crane lake through the culvert. Please ask if interested in renting this.

We are right on the ATV Trail Route! You can use the blacktop Pickerel Lake road (subject to a 25 mile per hour posted ATV speed limit) to connect to the off-road trails that start approximately 2.5 miles to the west. You can get to the Augustyn Spring trails from there (maybe two miles further-on off-road trails). This connects to the White Lake ATV Trails. You can venture further west and hook up with the Parrish Highlands ATV Trails. We are also right on the Snowmobile Trail!! Unload your sled and you are ready to venture across the state on your snowmobile. Cottage is equipped with two heat pumps (for air conditioning or heating) and a propane furnace for optimal comfort all year round.

More Details

Owner
Dan Gresch & Mike Gresch
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 December, 2017

About Dan Gresch & Mike Gresch

Our family worked together to completely rebuild this cottage in 2014. We have been vacationing on Pickerel Lake since birth and decided to buy a place of our own.

Dan Gresch & Mike Gresch purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Dan Gresch & Mike Gresch chose Pickerel

It is very secluded and the last cottage on this side of the lake. Great location for fishing and boating and visiting nearby attractions.

There is a nice driveway area and three steps that take you down to the yard area along the water’s edge where the fire pit is located. We have over 51 acres and over 2,500 feet of frontage on Pickerel Lake. The majority of the bay is part of our property. The privacy of this place is amazing. We are over 200 feet away from the lightly traveled Pickerel Lake Road. The cottage is tucked back by the lake and you cannot see the road from the cottage. The main dock extends from the deck out over the water. It has an L section and a Bench for sitting. The pontoon boat is located there. The secondary dock is where we have the canoe with paddles plus small fishing boat.

Swimming off the end of the dock and other spots a short boat ride ride away.

We have a fire pit and dry/stacked firewood available in a small wood shed.

The cottage has three bedrooms and it sleeps up to 8 or 9 people. It is about 1,000 square feet with 500 square feet downstairs and 500 upstairs. One room has a queen bed and a double bed. Another bedroom has one queen bed. The loft bedroom is a walk through bedroom with the TV, love seat and a day bed (twin bed) that has a trundle underneath (another twin bed - also called a murphy bed). There is also a pull out couch downstairs with a Double MEMORY FOAM mattress.

The property is on the NW corner of Pickerel Lake on its own private bay. It is between the town of Pickerel and Mole Lake. It is northeast of Antigo (25 miles) and South of Crandon (20 miles).

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage comes with a brand new Pontoon boat, on-site laundry and sleeps up to 8 or 9 people. It is a nearly new building as it was completely rebuilt in 2014. Great views of the lake and good fishing right off the dock.

Map

Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Final Lap
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Quig's Maplewood Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Lumber Jack Steam Train
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Hills Still
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Pickerel Point
Car: recommended

Pickerel Lake Cottage, boating, swimming, 4-wheel riding and snowmobiling, ice fishing, and Cross-country skiing.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Pickerel, Wisconsin

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 1 bathroom has 3 different sub-rooms. The toilet and shower each have their own rooms with doors that lock. The double sink can be accessed from the shower room, the toilet room and from the kitchen. This eliminates the bathroom being locked up for 1 person. You could have 4 people using the bathroom at the same time. There are small windows in each of the three bathroom areas letting in natural light. The window in the vanity room provides a nice view of the lake.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed , Private bedroom with large queen memory foam bed
    South Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 double bed , Largest bedroom with views of the lake and rustic log walls
    Loft bedroom/Sitting Room/TV Room/walk through bedroom - 1 single bed , 1 murphy bed , This room has a day bed, love seat and 40 inch flat TV set
  • 3 bedrooms upstairs, 1 of the bedrooms is a walk through bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We have a 15 horse outboard available to rent for $100 per week. This can be attached to the row boat and provides access to Crane lake through the culvert. Please ask if interested in renting this.

Reviews

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Newer Cottage W/ BRAND NEW PONTOON BOAT Included in rent. Right on the water.
average rating of 4.848485 based on 33 reviews
5

Great House and Boat Package

  • 5 of 5

House is remodeled and very nice, only steps from the water. Caught several fish, northern and bass, right off the pier. Caught other fish; crappie, northern, perch, bluegill, and largemouth out on the pontoon boat. Nice campfire pit and deck right on water's edge. Fall colors were beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: 08/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central Wisconsin
5

Best Family Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

We have been home for two days after 5 nights at this magical place and we cannot quit talking about it. . I was slightly afraid to go that long without wi-fi, but it is also one of the reasons we wanted to try the place. We were so busy fishing, hiking, and BOATING, that we were all too exausted at the end of the day to do more than watch a DVD or play a board game. It was perfect. It was beautiful. The owners left us alone, but where available if we had a concern. Recommend all the way, even thoughh I would like to keep the bookings open to ourselves...they deserve the 5 stars.

  • Review Submitted: 03/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful setting on the lake, very relaxing

  • Review Submitted: 23/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

Great to be back

  • 5 of 5

Last summer we came with our three oldest "big city" grandkids (ages 10, 8 and 7) and had a magical time. Although it was chilly in June and the kids were at first hesitant to ride the raft behind the pontoon, when they actually tried it, it was non-stop! The fishing was virtually non-existent, even off the dock. No problem. We explored with the canoe and kayak. We ate all our meals outdoors, sang around the campfire and made s'mores, and I grossed them out cleaning the one sunfish they did catch.

So, the question was: could this year be as magical as last? Indeed it was! This year the youngest grandchild, age 4, got to come along. He had seen the pictures and heard the stories and he was ready and able to keep up with the older ones in every way.

This summer the fish WERE biting off the dock and from the pontoon. Nothing worth keeping, but that wasn't an issue. Every fish caught was greeted with glee, given a name and entered into their journal! We enjoyed time at the sandy beach at the nearby resort.

The owner, Dan, was very responsive to our questions and requests, before and during our stay. Shortly after telling us he didn't know where to find fresh sweet corn, a car pulled up and someone from his extended family brought us a dozen ears of corn! That kind of says it all, right?

While the cabin is small, the space was adequate for us (4 kids and 2 adults). The beds are comfortable; the kitchen is well-equipped; a variety of games and books are available for keeping the kids entertained when they aren't fishing or riding the raft. Having the pontoon, canoe, boat and kayak included is a huge bonus and makes the price well worth it. Plus being within a stone's throw of the lake is charming!

  • Review Submitted: 22/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Pickerel Lake cottage...

  • 5 of 5

very cute and clean and we absolutely loved the pontoon boat.

  • Review Submitted: 24/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful area for our family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This property was a wonderful choice for our extended family vacation. We had a terrible storm the first day there and lost power, but the owners were so nice they went out of their way and brought us a generator to use. The lake views were amazing. We had coffee, fished and swam right off the dock and the pontoon boat was a blast. We had fun pulling the kids behind it on the tube and we all fit comfortably with room left over (there were 7 of us). The boat was by far the best part of the stay. We heard wolves howling in the distance and saw eagles daily along with muskrats and geese and my dad caught Pike and bluegill off the dock and off the boat. No luck for the rest of us though. My only small complaint would be that the air conditioning unit that controls the upstairs is in one of the bedrooms at the end of the house. In order for the other bedroom and the walk through bedroom to have air you would have to keep all the doors open cancelling out the privacy factor. They provided fans and we brought our own as well and it wasn't extremely hot while we were there, so it wasn't a huge issue, but good to know if you're looking to rent it for the first time. They provide plenty of towels, dishes and cookware and the fridge is large with lots of reusable ice packs that came in handy for our cooler between trips to the gas station for ice. There's not much pantry space so we had large tupperware bins to keep our dry goods in. I do have to say the knives were all old and dull. A decent set of steak knives would be nice in the future. The way the bathroom area is set up is great for a large group. Someone could shower and not hold up the facilities for everyone else. Overall this was a great place to stay and we would love to come back again. The price is unbeatable and the owners have really made sure that you have everything you need, are easy to work with and responded quickly to answer all my questions. Thank you so much for letting my family make memories at your cottage!

  • Review Submitted: 18/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Pickerel, Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter-Dec Special
1 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$92
From
AU$131
Fri,Sat
AU$654
 
 
Winter-Snowmobile Season-Jan
28 Dec 2017 - 5 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$105
From
AU$144
Fri,Sat
AU$785
 
 
Jump In Weekend
6 Feb 2018 - 13 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$131
From
AU$170
Fri,Sat
AU$916
 
 
Winter Snowmobile Season
14 Feb 2018 - 6 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$105
From
AU$144
Fri,Sat
AU$785
AU$2,616
 
 
"WINTER"-Mar/April
7 Mar 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$92
From
AU$131
Fri,Sat
AU$654
AU$1,701
 
 
Early May 2018-Cabin & Pontoon
29 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$229
From
AU$327
Fri,Sat
AU$1,570
 
 
May 2018-Cabin & Pontoon
12 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$262
From
AU$392
Fri,Sat
AU$1,831
 
 
Summer-Early Cabin & Pontoon
2 Jun 2018 - 16 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$314
From
AU$471
Fri,Sat
AU$2,093
 
 
6 Night Special-Cabin &Pontoon
17 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
AU$340
 
 
Summer-June-Cabin and Pontoon
23 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
AU$327
From
AU$491
Fri,Sat
AU$2,355
 
 
Summer-July-Cabin and Pontoon
7 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,616
 
 
Summer 18 PEAK-Cabin & Pontoon
21 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$3,009
 
 
August 2018-Cabin & Pontoon
11 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,747
 
 
August later-Cabin and Pontoon
18 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,355
 
 
September 2018-Cabin & Pontoon
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$314
From
AU$471
Fri,Sat
AU$2,093
 
 
Fall-2018-Cabin & Pontoon
15 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$262
From
AU$392
Fri,Sat
AU$1,831
 
 
October 2018-Cabin & Pontoon
6 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$229
From
AU$327
Fri,Sat
AU$1,570
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$3,009
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$78.49 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$523.24
Pontoon (*Incuded) AU$0
Tax Rate 5.5%

*We just bought a superb 2008 Pontoon boat with a 4 stroke motor and live-well. The Pontoon boat rental is **mandatory during the "SPRING", "SUMMER", and "FALL" seasons.
**We may consider rental of the cottage without the pontoon boat (and discount the rate appropriately) in the following cases:
1. If you are renting in the spring or fall of 2016 and your rental period does not include a Friday or Saturday night stay.
2. If you are making a reservation within 30 days of your check-in date.

Check in time is 2:00 PM on the first day of the rental period and check out time is at 10:00 AM on the
last day of the rental period. Cancellations must be received from the renter at least 30 days prior to the scheduled use of the cabin. Refunds are not provided if you cancel your reservation with less than 30 days notice.

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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