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Dog-friendly lakefront home with high-speed WiFi, dock, private w/d, & firepit
Escape from everyday life at Whispering Pines, a dog-friendly home mere steps away from Oscar-Jenny Lake. This quaint home away from home offers all the essentials to spend an unforgettable time with your family or friends. The living room invites you to snuggle up in front of the gas fireplace and watch your favorite Netflix series or movies (please use your own account). The kitchen features all the needed appliances and cooking utensils to truly be the star chef of the group and if you'd like to spice things up, the gas grill available will do the trick. Admire beautiful sunsets by the firepit or use the canoe in the yard to explore the lake first hand.
This secluded location is ideal for those needing some time away from home and all of the noise of the city. There is a boat launch located off of Jenny Lake Road for your convenience. Harshaw is the nearest town five miles north and then if you'd like a true taste of city life, Rhinelander is 16 miles away. Golfers will have a great time at the nearby Pinewood Country Club.
Things to know Free high-speed WiFi - perfect for Zoom calls, remote work/schooling, streaming media No cable Snowbird-friendly! Dog-friendly for a small, nightly fee! Only one dog allowed with a 20 lbs limit. There is a dock available! The dock is 30 feet long has an L shape. Guests can use it and the ropes. Please note that it does not have a boat lift.
This property is managed by Vacasa Wisconsin LLC.
1 dog , weighing 20 lbs or less, welcome in this home. No other animals are allowed without specific Vacasa approval.
Parking notes: Guests can comfortably park two vehicles.
County permit number: TTRY-BX2MN4
You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.
Limited mobility access
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Internet : Other
Nearby activities & attractions
Canoe available for guest use
Gas grill : Private
Boat rental available
Safety & accessibility
Limited mobility access
Rick P.Oct 2022
From reading at night by the fireplace to relaxing by the outdoor firepit. It was also nice to drive to Minocqua WI and check out all the restaurants and stores.
Rebecca D.Aug 2022
Cute place, clean and well equipped. The fire pit was great. They even had long forks for roasting marshmallows.
Suzanne D.Aug 2022
Enjoyed our stay. We loved hearing the loons during the night on the lake. Very peaceful and quiet. Would definitely book again.
Angela and Jeremiah S.Jul 2022
From the time we opened the front door we were in love! It was such a cozy little place. The house was perfect and right out the back door was a beautiful fire pit area with tons of biting fish off the dock. We took advantage of all this place had to offer. Our first cabin get away with our kids and everyone was sad to leave-which means the trip was a success! Thank You for the opportunity to create the memories we did, they will last a lifetime!
Ryan J.Mar 2022
Loved the home! Only issues were no wi-fi the entire stay, no condiments or regular coffee pot, no human-to-human communication. I messaged on VRBO 5 days prior to see if I could check in early and nothing back?
Hi, Ryan! We appreciate you choosing to stay with us and apologize we have been slow in returning communications due to an unusually large volume of emails. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and are grateful for your feedback. Hopefully we get to host you again for an even better experience. Thanks!
Amanda V.Feb 2022
My fiance and I stayed here 3 nights and could have easily stayed the whole week. From the sunrise over the lake each morning to the cozy fireplace at night. We loved this place. My fiance hit his head on the light in the entryway several times though and I barely missed it with my hat on. Not for tall people; fiance is 6'8" and I'm 5'11". The other negative was after getting help from Vacasa with the fireplace they still sent someone over to look at it but didn't tell us. We weren't there when they came, figured it out by the tire tracks and the fireplace left on. We didn't like that someone was there with our stuff when we weren't. Overall this is a great place.
Marcia P.Jan 2022
We enjoyed our stay very much. Cozy and comfy. Extremely clean and tidy. Little wall mounted shelves as bedside tables would make it even better as there is no convenient place to set things while in bed. Kitchen is well appointed. Bring k cups for coffee. We snowmobiled from the cabin. Good driveway space for trailer and sleds. A bit of a road ride to the trails. But not bad! Gas close by. Great for a winter retreat.
Lana Z.Jan 2022
We loved this place, cozy but with all the amenities. Great location alongside the frozen lake, where were were able to go cross-country skiing and watch ice fishers. A couple comments:
- There was a VERY strong scent of air freshener when we arrived, which unfortunately triggered a migraine for me. I am not ultra-sensitive; I'd advise anyone who may be bothered by this to ask ahead of time that the cleaning crew not use the freshener scent.
- How to control the fireplace was not apparent - we didn't want to leave it on overnight and it was turned on when we arrived. There is a red switch under a base panel that folds down to turn it off.
Angela and Jeremiah S.Nov 2021
Cozy and inviting, definitely a home away from home.
Jennifer C.Oct 2021
My husband and I had the most wonderful stay here the last week in September. This cabin appeared completely remodeled with beautiful furniture, decorations and new appliances. The details make it feel warm and cozy! The big deck overlooking the lake and awesome firepit is a huge bonus for outdoor enjoyment. The canoe provided a peaceful adventure around this quiet lake!! We would love to come back again!!
Jennifer B.Sep 2021
Very cozy and welcoming cabin. The setting was beautiful and peaceful. Appreciated the use of the canoe, which was a very nice one.
Bruce S.Aug 2021
The Cottage was very nice. It was very clean and had everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable. We were, however, unable to get the TV to work. We called for assistance but never heard back from anyone.
Eric W.Jul 2021
This cabin has recently been refurbished. It has a great cozy atmosphere, with a well equipped kitchen. There is even a washer/dryer in the bathroom, which was an added bonus for drying damp beach towels. The bedrooms are on the small side, but you don't book at cabin at the lake, to sleep all day!!! We enjoyed our time a the lake, it is a little bit of a drive if you are vacationing up in Minocqua.
Malorie S.Jul 2021
Beautifully updated cabin with everything you’d ever need! Two nice bedrooms meant for sleeping in. Huge kitchen. Spacious bathroom. All recently updated. Giant yard with a great fire pit. Close enough to Minocqua to enjoy it but far enough away to not have to deal with the craziness. Serene and peaceful at night.
Dan E.Jun 2021
Be careful booking this place, cuz once you are there...you might never want to leave! This was a great experience and a wonderfully tidy, updated cabin. Peaceful & serene setting. Looking forward to a return visit someday soon.
Kathleen F.Jun 2021
A long weekend in a quiet, peaceful setting was how my adult son wanted to spend his birthday. The cottage was welcoming and clean. The fishing was excellent from the dock and the canoe ride around the lake was great. Could not have asked for a more enjoyable getaway!
Cynthia H.Jun 2021
The cabin was clean with comfortable furniture and beds. It had very nice furnishings. The lake is very quiet, great for kayaking and fishing. The temps were in the 90s when we were there and the house got very hot because there is no air conditioning. Luckily we had brought along some fans and also found one in a closet. Also the WiFi is terrible, don’t plan on streaming anything.I wish I would have brought a book lol. Other than that it’s a great little get away, very quiet and relaxing.