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Gorgeous Sunset View & Sandy Beach on Shell Lake with Game Room!

Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Cabin with 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, game room, sandy beach on Shell Lake

Enjoy the sunset views from the deck of this beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 full bath Cabin on 2600 acre Shell Lake. Fish off the dock, play in the sand, watch the sunset, hang by the fire, have some fun in the game room, take walks, bike or just relax.***Summer rates are $500 per night with a minimum 5 night stay and Fall/Winter/Spring rates are $380 per night with a minimum 3 night stay.

Shell Lake is a 2600 acre lake that has very good clarity. Wonderful to swim in. We have a large sandy beach and as you walk into the water its gradual and does not get deep until past our dock. At the end of our dock the water is about waist high or so. The town of Shell Lake is 3 miles away. It is across the lake from the cabin. The area around the cabin in very wooded and East Lake Drive is great to take walks around the area or bike etc.. Located within blocks of the Wisconsin ATV/Snowmobile trails of the Indianhead region of northern Washburn County. Shell Lake is know for Walleye, Bass, Northern Pike and Muskie fishing. Shell Lake is about a 2 hour scenic drive from the northeast side of the Twin Cities.

There is a $500.00 refundable security deposit required for the Property and the Renter is responsible for any damage to the Property. The premises are expected to be left in a similar condition as when the Renter takes occupancy. Smoking and Pets are not allowed on property. A $50.00 fee will be charged on all keys not returned on the day of departure. Security deposit included in the 50% due when booking and the final 50% is due 10 days prior to rental period. We have a set of ordinances from the City of Shell Lake that renters have to sign before rental period. Ordinances for renters: no fireworks, no tents/trailers/campers, no launching boats off private beach (use public boat launch in Shell Lake only), no more then 4 vehicles and the maximum # of occupants is 8 - 10. Max of 8 adults. Will allow 10 when it's a mix of adults & children. Payment via PayPal or Credit Card.

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Pam & Doug Christensen
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2017

About Pam & Doug Christensen

We live in the Twin Cities and have 3 children . Our family has loved spending time and making wonderful memories for many years at our cabin.

Pam & Doug Christensen purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Pam & Doug Christensen chose Shell Lake

Beautiful Beach & Lake Front and we love the cabin.....

What makes this cabin unique

Big sandy beach and very clear water with a sandy bottom. The lake is usually not that busy. You can boat across the lake to Shell Lake and dock you boat and have dinner at Lakeview Bar and Grill in Shell Lake or get hot dogs and ice cream at Scoop N Brew or have breakfast at Peggy's Place. All 3 located on main street.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Shell Lake, Wisconsin

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 Master top floor - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 first floor - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 in lower level walkout basement - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 full bathrooms, one one each level
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 single bed , 1 murphy bed
    Bedroom 2 first floor - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 first floor - 4 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunk beds
    Bedroom 4 in lower level walk out basement - 1 large double bed
  • 4 bedrooms. Master has king bed located on top level of cabin, 1st floor has 2 bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one with 2 sets of bunk beds, lower level walkout basement has 1 bedroom with a queen bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Gorgeous Sunset View & Sandy Beach on Shell Lake with Game Room!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

The ultimate place for building memories on our family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We were so impressed with everything about this cabin. The first thing I really appreciated was how clean and new everything was. We had 4 young kids with us and this place was so perfect, the sandy shallow beach could not have been better for them. We also loved taking the kids out on the paddle boat in the clear water and all of us adults enjoyed learning to paddle board, so fun! While up, we had one rainy day but it was fine as there was plenty to do inside too. Other then the game room, there was a closet full of games, puzzles, and toys, video games and a movie collection. And don't worry if you forgot something the Christensens kept things very well stocked. You can tell a lot of thought and care has gone into this home We will definitely be coming back to build more memories.

  • Review Submitted: 17/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience online. We so appreciate your rental and your detailed review. Its wonderful to hear that your family enjoyed their stay at our cabin. We look forward to welcoming you back again next year.
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Eau Claire, WI

Perfect tranquility

  • 5 of 5

The home was SO clean and had every ammenity you could think of! My husband and I enjoyed the firepit at night and the crystal clear waters by day! The house was absolutely beautiful......and did I say clean?! We will be back! Thank you Pam and Doug. Karen was great too!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the very nice review of our cabin on Shell Lake. So glad your family enjoyed their stay. We hope you decide to come back and rent again. Best to you and your family.
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Very beautiful and very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Great time and experience.

  • Review Submitted: 13/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic cabin for the whole family

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, even with a little bit of bad weather. The cabins amenities are great for everyone.

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Great to hear you liked the cabin and your family enjoyed their stay. Also thank you for booking a reservation with us for next summer. All the best to you and your family.
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Best VRBO rental we have been to!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place to vacation with your family - the Christensens have seen to every possible detail to make for a wonderful stay. Very clean, the beach and lawn were amazing! We will definitely be renting again, in fact we have already booked for next year! Thanks Pam & Doug for sharing your wonderful home.

  • Review Submitted: 18/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the glowing review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. That's what its all about! Great to hear you are planning to come back and rent again next year. We appreciate your rental and thank you for taking the time to give us a review.
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Amazing house - rain or shine(we had lots of rain)

  • 5 of 5

The weather rained every day but one and this house made it work for our family who was in 3 houses. There is a great view, boats, paddle boards, games in doors. Wonderful owner and manager. Super accommodating. Fabulous kitchen! Had everything we wanted for the complicated cooking we did. Lots of seating indoors or outdoors. Even has wood for the outdoor fire. The house got us through a disappointing weather week and brought us closer as a family.

  • Review Submitted: 30/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Shell Lake Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Lake View Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
65 Miles
Lake Superior
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Spooner Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
WI Great Northern Railroad Spooner
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Bulik's Amusement Center Spooner- Go Karts
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Potters Shed
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Spirit Mountain Duluth, MN
Nearest Beach
Shell Lake

Beautiful wooded area to walk, bike, 4 wheel along east lake drive. Our favorite place is the Potter's Shed in Shell Lake. They have music on Friday or Saturday nights during the summer and a cute little resturant for lunch open May to Sept. You can paint pottery with your kids, its so much fun. Even dads and grandparents have fun doing this. Paint pottery area is open year round, check with them on hours. Also a beautiful store filled with pottery and creative one a kind items open year round.

Monday Nights during the summer is At The Lake in the Shell Lake Pavilion. At 7:30 pm they have free music. Shell Lake Arts Center offers free concerts and camps for kids by Master Teachers. Check out the Wood Carving Museum and Washburn Historical Society Museum in Shell Lake and the Railroad Memories Museum in Spooner. Tour Shell Lake Clover Meadow Winery, do wine tasting and have appetizers too. Head to Turtle Lake Casino 1/2 hour away for concerts and gambling fun. Go see a movie in historic downtown Spooner at the old Palace Theater. Have dinner at Lakeview Bar & Grill, or hotdogs and ice cream at Scoop N Brew or breakfast at Peggy's Place all located on main street Shell Lake. You can boat across the lake and dock your boat and walk to the restaurants. Another favorite is Bistro 63 for dinner in Barronett about 10 minute drive. Also lots of places to eat and shop at in Spooner. A favorite for fun coffee/tee drinks and lite lunch or dinner with wine/beer is Dock Coffee in Spooner.

For pontoon boat rentals contact MBM Guide Service & Pontoon Rental in Barronett (Tammy & Mitch) 715-645-2209 or 715-645-2073. Another option is AAA Sports in Spooner 715-635-3011. Both groups will deliver boat to Shell Lake Public Boat Launch & meet you there. Includes life jackets. Past renters have used each of these companies.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$196.57
Damage Deposit AU$655.25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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