Max occupancy: 8
2 King Bed,
1 Queen Bed,
2 Twin Bed
4WD/traction required year-round
8191 Winegar Rd, Winchester, WI 54557
Lovingly restored, historic home on 160 acres w/ game room & dock!
The White House, a restored country home, sits on a remarkable 160 acres of private land in the Northwoods of Presque Isle. The updated vintage interior blends old-fashioned charm with plenty of modern conveniences, and the view of the neighboring pond will make your morning coffee extra enjoyable. This home is ideal for reunions, retreats, and relaxing vacations. The pond offers fantastic opportunities for wildlife spotting, especially otters, beavers, and waterfowl, as well as sunset gazing.
What's nearby: The White House is located only a few miles from public boat landings and bike trails. Snowmobilers will love this house's close proximity to trail #6. The state line is just five miles from this rental where you can head out and explore Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to discover hiking trails, waterfalls, and more! And if it's fishing, swimming, and boating you're after, this home is conveniently close to several local lakes including Preque Isle Lake, Harris Lake, and Birch Lake.
Thing's to know: Free WiFi Full, gourmet kitchen with a dishwasher Basement game room with a pool table and dart board Canoe included
This property is managed by Vacasa Wisconsin LLC.
Washer/dryer : Private
Sarah S.Aug 2019
Such a wonderful home. You never know what you’re going to get with a vacation rental but this house is just lovely. Nice dishes, fully stocked kitchen, linens, towels, everything tastefully decorated. Just really nice. The lake it’s on is full of life and the canoe let’s you get up close. Herons, swans (they come up to the house), frogs, fish, turtles, loons. I’d go back in a heartbeat.
Jay .Jun 2019
Outstanding. We appreciated that someone picked up the trash in the middle of the week
Ernestine .Mar 2019
We used the property to host our strategic planning meeting for our company and the layout was perfect!
Lisa .Feb 2019
This home is beautiful, with a combination of old charm and new amenities. It was the perfect place for a group of us to hang out, cook, and be cozy in the evenings for our cross country skiing trip.
Lora .Dec 2018
The White House was the perfect historic cottage, with many vintage details and beautiful decorating, super cozy but modern amenities. We were there in early December, so cannot really judge the lake and outdoor amenities, but the views from every window were gorgeous! There is also a new sauna with a view of the lake - heaven! We loved everything, it was enchanting!
Roshan .Oct 2018
Great place, meets all expectation.We reserved this place to relax and enjoy the great Northwoods and that is what we all experienced. Thank you for providing such great accommodation. Kayak was simply the cherry on top!
Kate .Aug 2018
Excellent, as always. Because this is the most amazing rental property we've ever stayed in (well, maybe tied with one in the south of France, but let's not get picky)! The White House has everything you could imagine to enjoy a relaxing vacation in the northwoods. It's so quiet and peaceful--even when the trumpeter swans are playing their jazz! This place is heaven. We love honest input! If this was your home, what changes would you make? Oh dear. I think I would change the seating arrangements in the living/dining space so that there were better talking arrangements for those not at the dining room table. BUT THIS IS SO NIT-PICKY and everyone is so comfortable here, I'm really stretching to find something!
Maggie .Sep 2017
Our family LOVED the house: the kitchen (it had more than everything we needed to cook great breakfasts!), the sauna, the lakefront view, the fire pit, the overall comfiness. We had such a great stay!
Eric .Sep 2017
We had a nice time and would consider a return in the future. It would be nice to have known a little more about the lake the house was situated on. We spent some time fishing without success. We did have some luck at another nearby lake. Thank you for letting us rent your property.
Martha .Jul 2017
We absolutely loved this property! Magnificent views! Night sky was amazing!Perfect pond if only there were less aquatic plants......Tell us about your favorite feature of the property.Mom says kitchen. Kids say basement! Also the peacefulness of the location.. What activities did you participate in while visiting? Visited Michigan, hiked and biked in area. Man. Waters flea Market, Mercer shopping, beach in Man. Waters..
Kate .Aug 2016
I hesitate to write this review only because I worry that we won't be able to stay at this beautiful house when word gets out at how amazing it is. That said, I can't contain my happiness that we were allowed a week in this piece of paradise. My family and I have been coming up to Presque Isle for a week in the summer for the past thirty years (since I was eleven years old). We have rented at a number of places, but this was our first year in the White House. When I found it online, I worried that my husband would be a little disappointed that he couldn't do much fishing in the pond. When we got there, though, we quickly realized that the beauty of the pond more than made up for the lack of fishing. The privacy and quiet are amazing. And the swans, the heron, the otter and the eagle kept us oohing and ahhing. Plus, he just went over to the big lake when he wanted to fish. The house itself is gorgeous. It is perfectly outfitted and I really never wanted to leave. From the screen porch the beautiful dining room looking over the pond to the gorgeously executed kitchen to the useful mudroom ... Ah, and don't get me started on the bedrooms with their ceiling fans and great big, double-hung windows allowing for sweet night breezes. My family rents other houses in the area during the same week and we gather for dinner at each others' houses each night. No one could stop talking about how wonderful the White House is and I think everyone was trying to plot how they could nab it for next year! Please, please let us keep renting this house for years to come! I really get a little emotional when I think about how our four-year old daughter may be able to grow up getting to come to this beautiful space once a year.
DP .Jun 2016
This was a perfect place to stay to relax and yet do some biking and nature walking! We enjoyed watching the wildlife in the morning while having coffee. They have swans on the wetlands just outside the house! There are ducks,geese, and we saw a blue heron! There are bike trails nearby in adjoining towns and if you want a day trip,Lake Superior is just over an hour away! The beds were comfortable. Everything was so clean and organized. We will come again, I hear the fall is a must see time here!
Bobby .May 2015
I first stayed at the "White House" as a child in the 1950's. The house has been fully renovated since then. The peace and quiet combined with the wind rustling through the pine trees make this a place for total relaxation. The wildlife is endless. At night the milky way is clearly visible for excellent star gazing. Are you a romantic? Then this is the place for you. I particularly enjoy watching the sunset over the private lake while sipping on a cocktail or a fine wine.