Quietwater Cottage-On the Water, Nature, Scenic!

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Enjoy the beauty of nature on the Wisconsin River and Lake Wisconsin in this rustic, yet cozy river/lake cottage.

Conveniently located on the Lake Wisconsin waterfront between Madison and the Wisconsin Dells, just 1.5 hours from Milw and 3 hours from Chicago.

Peaceful with GREAT VIEWS ACROSS THE WATER! Relax with friends or family in the hot tub after a day canoeing or kayaking or skiing. We are pet friendly for well behaved dogs with a $20/night pet fee per dog.

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This cottage is located next door to the Island View Hideaway and is operated by the same owners.

Bring some firewood (or buy it locally) and have a campfire in the firepit next to the water!

Explore the many channels, sandbars, and islands of the WI River and Lake WI with the canoe provided. Deck with great view of river and hills.

Short drive to Cascade Mountain Ski Resort, Devilshead, and Christmas Mountain. Relax after a day on the slopes!

SPRING, SUMMER, and FALL Adventures! Green trees, sunny sandbars, and a lazy river await you. Tucked off the main channel the cottage has the best of both worlds…easy assess to the big water, a great view of the water and sunsets, but little boat traffic. Because of our shallow waterfront location, the choice is yours, launch your boat at one of 3 nearby boat launches and head left for Lake Wisconsin or go right for the Wisconsin River. You’ve got it all right here! You can launch your boat daily and spend an exciting day on the open water of the lake (too shallow to get a boat of any size into our channel but you can park your trailer in front at the end of the day) or a quiet day exploring the Dells-like bluffs and the nearby islands, coves, and backwaters in your canoe or kayak. The shallow water in front is perfect for kayaks and canoes.

Enjoy shallow water fishing from shore or from the sandbar in front or use a boat to hit several of the best local fishing spots all within 5 minutes of the cottage: The Narrows, Fockes Bluffs, Tipperary Bluffs, and Camp Rest Park. Good fishing for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Catfish, Largemouth, Crappie and more.

The cottage has a green lawn for yard games (be sure to bring some!) or for kids to run around in, plus just a block away is a park with playground equipment and wading beach, perfect for small children and dogs. Tennis and basketball courts are just a mile up the road. Bike riding opportunities on winding country roads in the area are fantastic. Up for a challenge? Circle Lake Wisconsin on your bike, it's about a 50-60 mile trip with a free ferryboat crossing as a highlight!

This two bedroom, one bathroom house has a small but complete kitchen and an open layout. The kitchen is equipped with all you’ll need to prepare any meal you like…or grill out on waterside deck on the gas grill! Feeling lazy? Kick back and enjoy the 45” flat screen LCD HDTV or enjoy the deck, so...relax, sip a drink, even surf the web, and watch the river go by!

Beautiful views out the large living room windows and across the big deck look onto green, sandy islands and the undeveloped distant shores of the Wisconsin River as it opens up into Lake Wisconsin.

FALL & WINTER FUN! After the summer crowds leave you’ll find unique beauty and tranquility on the river. Tucked in among the surrounding bluffs and hillsides you’ll find gorgeous fall colors and dazzling winter scenery. Hundreds of wooded acres across the street are home to the Red Bellied Woodpecker, Wild Turkey, and White Tailed Deer, while the ever-changing river offers views of Sandhill Cranes, Bald Eagles, Beaver, and Muskrat. Scenic drives in all directions make interesting day trips more fun! Many nearby day-trip possibilities including the Wollensheim Winery, Wisconsin Dells, Devil's Lake State Park, Baraboo Circus World Museum, and so much more. Nearby ski hills include Cascade Mountain (15 min) and Devilshead Lodge (30 min).

Bring some firewood (or buy it locally) and have a campfire in the firepit next to the water!

So much to see and so much to do! Relaxing!

Fish for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Catfish, Largemouth, Crappie, and more. Many nearby day-trip possibilities including the WI Dells, Devil's Lake State Park, Baraboo Circus World Museum, and more! Great bird-watching!
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What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Bathtub
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Indoor fireplace

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Poynette, Wisconsin, United States

Nice wooded riverside neighborhood. Great for walks, bike rides. Neighborhood park, tennis courts, playground, little sandy beach for kids to play.

Hosted by David

  1. Joined in February 2015
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We are experienced, mature travelers who have been exploring new places with each other for over 40 years. We like to camp, stay in boutique hotels, and of course in interesting vacation rentals. We own two vacation cottages in Wisconsin that we take great pride in sharing with others.
We are experienced, mature travelers who have been exploring new places with each other for over 40 years. We like to camp, stay in boutique hotels, and of course in interesting va…

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Our rental manager, Ron, will be able to help you with any needs that you might have during your stay. He just lives across the street and down a bit from the cottage.

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Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
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Pets are allowed

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