USA Northern Wisconsin Wisconsin Minocqua Listing #26545

Sweet Serenity - Minocqua, WI

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17 reviews
Max. occupancy: 11 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Bed, 3 Twin Bed, 2 Futon, 1 Sofa Bed 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms No pets 
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Cozy, waterfront cabin w/ deck, boat dock, canoe & outdoor firepit!

Decorated with classic Northwoods charm, Sweet Serenity is a spacious home nestled on the north shore of the picturesque, 736-acre Squaw Lake. This home, which sits directly adjacent to 160 acres of Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, offers direct access to a snowmobile trail, a private boat dock, a canoe and stand-up paddleboards for your enjoyment, and a firepit by the water. You'll also have a fully equipped kitchen and a gas grill for preparing meals before curling up in the living room to relax.

What's nearby:
You'll have access to the lake from the dock, including a swim platform and a boat landing. Fish for largemouth bass, musky, or northern pike in the warmer months, and ice fish during the winter. There are beautiful hiking trails, snowshoe trails, and other adventures to be had in the adjacent Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, and Minocqua Winter Park is just down the road. The Minocqua area has all the fun activities a family could ask for, including miniature golf, a zoo, horseback riding, ziplining, restaurants, a distillery, and a brewery. There is also a pay-to-play disc golf course right next door!

Things to know:
Free WiFi
Full kitchen (no dishwasher)
Canoe and stand-up paddleboards provided for guest use

This property is managed by Vacasa Wisconsin LLC.

Parking Notes: When coming into the driveway, there are two homes that use the same driveway. The lane that goes to the right and up the hill takes you to the property known as “Sweet Serenity.” Please park next to the porch.

Dock Details:

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.



Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

Kitchen & dining





Water view






Wireless router

Netflix streaming

Nearby activities & attractions

Canoe available for guest use

Downhill Skiing

Disc golf


Golf Nearby


Gas grill : Private





17 reviews

Sarah J. Jul 2021
The lake was lovely. The house was super clean. We felt it was a little small for 7 adults and 2 kids. We had an awesome time.
William B. Jul 2021
Nice, clean cabin. We enjoyed our stay. My only recommendation is to upgrade the internet speed since no cable or satellite. All TV’s were streaming based and did not work the best.


Will & Marie
Manager response:
Thank you for your feedback, Will. We are so glad you had a nice time at this cabin. We are sorry to hear the wifi might require an upgrade. We will make our local team aware so they can make any adjustments as needed. We look forward to having the opportunity to host you for another enjoyable stay.
Sheri K. Jun 2021
Our family vacation was absolutely fabulous! Gorgeous view, clean and beautiful home, roomy, relaxing and had everything we needed. It truly was Sweet Serenity!
Sarah F. Aug 2020
We spent two weeks at this quiet lakeside cottage. Squaw Lake is a 700+ acre, very quiet lake that is great for fishing, tubing, skiiing, and just relaxing on the water. The tannin-colored water is clean for swimming, and our elementary age kids kids spent lots of time swimming and paddle boarding near the property even though the water was still pretty chilly for much of our stay. We were able to dock the boat at the property, and there is a public boat launch so we were also able to explore other lakes in the area. The cottage is about 20 minutes from downtown Minocqua where you can get anything that you might need or visit the cute shops in town or see the water skiing show. The cottage has central air conditioning and Internet access, although it is in the woods so it is not always great for streaming videos and such. There’s a fire pit for having a campfire, and the area around the cottage is filled with little streets for taking a walk. We truly enjoyed our stay in the north woods of Wisconsin!
Brad B. Aug 2020
Had a great stay. Exactly what we wanted. Clean, easy lake access and swimming, nice outdoor space with fire pit. Beautiful area overall. Accommodating host who even took us on a boat tour of lake. Perfect for family with small kids looking to get away.
Steve S. Jul 2020
Great water access and modern, clean cabin. Everything worked and we were very comfortable. Somewhat far from Minocqua, which is an advantage in some ways.
Caroline Z. Jun 2020
We had a great family trip at Sweet Serenity! The cabin was very clean, well maintained and had everything we needed. There’s plenty of space indoors and outdoors. The lake is beautiful, dock is clean and the outdoor fire pit was so nice to enjoy in the evenings. We also loved having fun on the paddle boards that are included with the stay. We will definitely be back and highly recommend this cabin to anyone who’s looking for a relaxing getaway! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
dorota k. Jun 2020
Great place, great lake, nice cabin, very peaceful, very relaxing place!!
Sue G. Jun 2020
Sweet Serenity is a comfortable cabin. All the essentials are provided and the inside is very clean. You have a nice lake view and having your own dock is so nice. The fishing was so so. The parking is tight and no place to turn around. Make arrangements ahead of time on where to park a boat trailer.
Andrea G. Jun 2020
Sweet Serenity was a wonderful getaway for our family! The cabin space is ideally laid out, with space for everyone. The cabin was very clean and certainly turn key ready for us to start our adventure at the lake! The Lake is great - almost like being on your very own private lake! Plenty of space to play on the water but also plenty of calm water to fish or kayak / paddle board. The lakefront property has a nice amount of green space and a great dock. Would recommend staying at Sweet Serenity time and time again.
Kyle M. Mar 2020
This cabin is very clean and set up nice! Everything you need is there and the location is close to everything. Parking is definitely tight if you have a larger vehicle especially with a trailer so be sure to plan this out ahead of time. Overall very happy with this cabin!!
Julien P. Feb 2020
Service aux petits soins, maison confortable et emplacement parfait
Colleen . Aug 2019
Sweet Serenity is a fantastic place to stay, everything one would need for a vacation in the woods and on the water. My son and his father both were able to get musky during this trip. My son is only nine, and he caught his first and second musky. His father caught a 42” musky, so there are some good ones in there too. Great cabin with all the amenities. Beautiful Squaw lake is right out the door, and a gradual slope unlike others we have seen with steep hills. One of my favorite things to do while visiting is to peacefully sit on the dock bench in the morning with a cup of coffee and watch for bald eagles while listening to the loons. Very kid friendly! My son enjoys swimming in the lake and taking kayak rides. Sweet Serenity is located in a perfect area, minutes from downtown Minocqua Wi, where we went shopping and picked up groceries . Can’t wait until our next vacation, definitely will be requesting this place again.
Connie . Aug 2019
Every year I plan a ladies vacation and we have had the pleasure of staying at the lake front home known as Sweet Serenity for the past 3 years, and we wouldn’t go anywhere else. The owners have been wonderful to work with, the home and property are beautifully kept, and the rental cost has ALWAYS been affordable. The view and home are absolutely BEAUTIFUL! There are some great restaurants a short drive away (Popes Gresham Lodge is a favorite of ours as well as Black Bear Bar). We love that Sweet Serenity comes with several paddle boards as well as a two-person kayak that gets us out on the water. We ALWAYS look forward to our trip at our favorite place in Lac Du Flambeau!! We hope to continue our yearly vacations here and are already looking forward to next year!!! July 2020 can’t come soon enough!!!
Ben P. Aug 2019
My family and I stayed at the "Sweet Serenity" cabin this past August(2019), and had a wonderful experience! The cabin had to true up north feel with rustic decor throughout the cabin. It was clean and well maintained. The lake was beautiful, and had some good luck fish! My sister even got her first musky! My family had a great time using the kayaks and paddle boards that came with the cabin as well! It was the perfect relaxing stay, and I look forward to the next time that I am able to stay at the "Sweet Serenity!"
Armour P. Aug 2019
Bottom line it was a perfect get away for our family! We were able to cook for most of our meals at the cabin however, because of the convenience to Minocqua, my wife was able to get a break at some fantastic local restaurants. In addition, while Ben and I did some fishing, the girls were able to do some shopping in town. I had a nice musky within an hour of fishing, with Ben and Annika later catching their own muskies!! We had nice pike action to fill-in the gaps. All the girls loved kayaking around the lake without much lake boat traffic at all. At night we were entertained with perfect dark skies, revealing the milky way like our ancestors experienced without light pollution. We heard coyotes calling at night, loons calls all day and watched deer at a variety of times. Thanks again for a great experience. The cabin was clean, well equipped and a great place to vacation. I certainly look forward to another chance to visit!
Jim and Christie . Jul 2019
My family of 5 +1 Fam friend stayed a week this summer and we enjoyed everything about our stay. From booking, to arriving, our stay, and departure everything was smooth and seamless. The Cabin is very clean, homey, warm and cozy, the view from the lake might be the best on the lake. The ride into town is less than 20 min and there are plenty of nice restaurants and grocery stores. Bring your fishing gear, and s’mores, it’s gonna be a wonderful getaway. We cannot wait to go back. Thanks for making our stay so memorable!