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Kayak/Canoe, Bass & Muskie Fishing(World Class) at your doorstep

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 236 m²
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Your 5 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Oasis Of Solitude On The Wisconsin River

Need a peaceful setting for your vacation? Well here it is with 1.29 acres, 150 feet of Wisconsin River frontage, and a well equipped, large abode to spread out in. Family vacation memories last a life time. Check out the game room with air hockey or a ping pong game (great for those rainy days or the 4 large TVs). Need a quiet moment while cooking up a storm in the well equipped kitchen? Send the kids out to find a real turkey feather or the old traditional snipe hunt? The dock will be in soon and you can enjoy the use of a 3 person canoe or the 2 kayaks.

How about the warm sweet gooeyness of a campfire marshmallow or just caught fish on the grill? The large yard can be used for most any type of outside games. Or, if you just want to relax, picture your self in the hammock with a good book or just a nap.

More Details

Kelly and Jane
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About Kelly and Jane

A Wi farm girl and a yopper who love the water & live further down stream want to share a slice of heaven. We have 7 grown kids between us & a granddaughter. Traveling is our passion and we've used VRBO so we thought sharing a place in central WI would be great.

Kelly and Jane purchased this chalet in 2015

Why Kelly and Jane chose Wisconsin

Being on the Wisconsin River is awesome for kayaking/canoeing and fishing with 1.3 acres to spread out with solitude. We could even hook you up with a guide for muskie fishing. Granite Peak is close, lots of festivals in Wausau like Rib Fest are fun (check out the balloon rally in our photo). The house is expansive, able to hold your large group yet intimate gatherings can be had due to all the different rooms.

What makes this chalet unique

We are located between the Trappe and Pine rivers which flow into the Wisconsin river. They each have some nice whitewater sections minutes away from your vacation rental! 20 Min. to Granite Peak for skiing, drive way just off of snowmobile trail, on the Wisconsin River with this section known for great MUSKIE hunting, river perfect for kayaking / canoeing ( 2 recreational kayaks for your use or a 3 person canoe). Get that 'up north' experience with a fire pit and solitude. Also, a visit to my nearby Apiary could be arranged for a unique, educational, & FREE honeybee experience!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Merrill

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 236 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Double sinks, main floor
    Bathroom #2 - toilet , shower enclosure , basement 3/4 bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , sink, upstairs
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Large main floor bdrm with view of river and a TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , main floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Large walkout basement bdrm with view of river and a TV
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed , also upstairs
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming


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Kayak/Canoe, Bass & Muskie Fishing(World Class) at your doorstep
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews

Every thing was a promised.

  • 5 of 5

Owners are friendly and responsive.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and plenty of room for all of the family for Easter celebrating!

  • 5 of 5

This house and owner are fabulous! We had a big family weekend for Easter. With all the living rooms we had plenty of space for game playing, reading, catching a game on tv (yes there is satellite for sports fans!)

They were very accommodating, the house has everything you need to have a great time.

If you're going soon, the river is really high....caution! A couple of avid canoers in our family did a piece of it (whoa). Canoe is great and in summer this place would be awesome too.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great locale with proximity to Ski Mtn. Scenic and private but not remote

  • 5 of 5

Could not imagine a better house for the 3 families (12 people). Space for all to be themselves and come together all the same. The house is really well equipped and the owners could not have been nicer. Jane brought more towels when we added a few extra bodies. We can not wait to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for large groups

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place for a large group. There are several different living spaces so we could spread out and have our own space if we wanted. There are enough beds and bathrooms for everyone to feel comfortable. Everyone was impressed. Everyone in our party would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy Retreat on the River

  • 5 of 5

The River Chalet is a cozy but spacious property to house the whole family. Great yard to play in, the house has everything you need, including games and tons of blankets. This was our 2nd time staying here, and we will return again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect spot for ski weekend w/ group of friends

  • 5 of 5

Kelly and Jane were flexible and very, very pleasant and easy to work with. The chalet was much more than we needed in terms of space and was kept up very well. Granite Peak is an easy 20 min drive. Thanks Kelly and Jane!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA)
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Merrill or Brokaw Corners
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Trapp River Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Merrill Or Brokaw Corners
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Granite Peak Ski Area
Car: necessary

Dells of the Eau Claire River 27 min. away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$159.76
Damage Deposit A$38.34

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.