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River Ridge Cabin, Private, Cozy And On Water

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, 6 Sleeps

This secluded retreat is located on 40 acres between Amherst and Waupaca Wisconsin. Private and on the water it is sure to help you build special memories. The home is log constructed with covered porches, open concept floor plan and loft. Located just a few feet from the Tomorrow River, a premier trout stream, its quiet location set back from one of Wisconsin’s Rustic Roads will make you feel like you are million miles away from the hustle bustle of the world.

With 2 comfortable bedrooms, each with a queen size bed, loft with a full and twin sized bed and a full-sized hide-a-bed it can easily sleep 6 guests. The kitchen is equipped for full meals and more. Amenities include coffee maker, microwave, full-sized fridge and toaster. A full sized dining table can seat everyone. There is a sitting area just off the dining room for reading and visiting with family and friends. The living room is adjacent with seating for 6. Off the living room enjoy a beautiful covered deck overlooking the river. This cozy one-bath home has a first floor shower/bath combo and a nearby full laundry. Linens and towels are provided for our guests.

Enjoy hiking, swimming, nature walks, rafting, kayaking, and fishing on this spacious property. The stretch of river just behind the cabin has a nice ambling way about it, making it great for young children and relaxing in the cool spring-fed waters. The large front and back yards make the property perfect for outside games and activities. The front of the property features a large naturalized meadow. In the evening enjoy a private bonfire at the fire-pit which overlooks the river . A game closet, Wi-fi, and full-sized TV with basic cable are also provided.

Outside you will find a picnic table, lawn chairs (6), grill and fire pit (wood provided, please do not bring your own due to Emerald Ash Bore concerns).

River Ridge Cabin is located less than five miles outside the Village of Amherst and 8 miles from Lake Emily Park. Lake Emily Park offers a boat launch (fishing and water sports), hiking trails, beach, and picnic areas. It is 10 miles away from Standing Rocks Park, also great for hiking, cross country & downhill skiing depending on the season. It is 45 minutes from the Fox River Mall in Appleton, WI and 20 minutes from UW-Stevens Point.

Nearby attractions include several micro-breweries (Central Waters, Oso's, Yak and Point Brewery), a micro-distillery (Great Northern), the Waupaca Chain o’ Lakes, the Iola Old Car Show, Experimental Air Craft Association Fly-in, Midwest Renewable Energy Fair, UW –Stevens Point, Iola Winter Carnival, The World’s Largest Trivia Contest and the Waupaca Art Festival. There are miles of near-by trails with the Tomorrow River Trail, Green Circle Trail and marked snow-mobile trails in winter.

For an additional fee, an RV or camper can also be accommodated on the property.

Pets are accepted for an additional $30/pet.

Please note that walking trails are closed September through December. This is for the safety of both guests and hunters who share the property.

More Details

Property Manager
Sara Franson
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Amherst

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft - full and twin sized bed and a full-sized hide-a-bed
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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(38 traveler reviews)

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River Ridge Cabin, Private, Cozy And On Water
average rating of 4.9210525 based on 38 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The stay was great! We loved the feel of the fishing cabin, even though it was winter. Would definitely go back. Need a lot of people to split the cost though.

  • Submitted: 8-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most relaxing 4 days all year

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was cozy, clean and secluded. We had the most amazing time tucking in over the new year. The river behind the house was frozen solid and we spent a lot of time on the river trails each day. The kitchen was well stocked so cooking was simple. Sara was our contact for checking in and out and she was extremely flexible and accommodating. It was -12 for several nights we were there and the cabin stayed warm and cozy. There are a bunch of bird feeders and we spent each morning identifying birds that came to visit. We saw a red-headed woodpecker, a goldfinch, chickadees, dark-eyed junco, bluejays, cardinals, hairy woodpecker, mourning dove and many more! We couldn't have asked for a better retreat.

  • Submitted: 3-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean and is A nice place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Everything was very pleasant and enjoyable

  • Submitted: 11-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Another GREAT stay at the River Ridge Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit and we enjoyed it as much as the first visit. Nice, comfortable cabin, wildlife, trails, hanging out in the river and making special memories with family and friends. Hopefully, we will be back next year!

  • Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we were looking for in a relaxing, cozy environment

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your resort with us. Great place, clean and includes everything a group may need.

  • Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cottage in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is quite nice. Log cabin style house with 2 bedrooms on the first floor and a spacious loft. Kitchen is well appointed, living space inside it's nice. There is a great deck overlooking the river, and a fire ring near the river. The walking trail was lovely, following the river and cutting back through a nice meadow.

The owners were great with communication and very accommodating.

This is a great location, half way between Stevens Point and Waupaca, either is a short drive away. The land itself was scenic and quiet. We had a fantastic stay!

  • Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA)
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Central Waters Brewery
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Sentry World Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Highway 10
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Ambrosia's Pub and Grill
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Granite Peak
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Lake Emily County Park
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Amherst

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Iola Old Car Show 2018
Jul 12 2018 - Jul 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend 2018
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Weekend 2019
May 24 2019 - May 27 2019
3 night minimum stay
Fourth of July 2019
Jun 30 2019 - Jul 7 2019
3 night minimum stay
Iola Old Car Show 2019
Jul 11 2019 - Jul 14 2019
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend 2019
Aug 30 2019 - Sep 2 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$98.7
Pet Fee C$39.48
Refundable Damage Deposit C$329

Please note that River Ridge Cabin uses “seasonal rating” where certain seasons or weekends are priced differently. This is reflected in VRBO/Homeaway’s "average nightly rate" displayed on the listing. This is a setting that controls and River Ridge Cabin has no input into the calculation and display. The same is true for the service fee that charges; River Ridge Cabin has no input on or control over that fee. Please review your quote carefully to understand how the total due was calculated. If you do not agree with the amount due or the terms stated, please do not proceed and notify us that you wish to cancel your reservation. As per the refund policy stated on the listing, we will happily refund any monies already paid. There are many other housing options available to you either on or via local hoteliers. We are sure you can find a better match to your needs. Finally, rates are subject to change until your booking has been accepted by River Ridge Cabin.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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