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Cottage Chic on Waupaca's Chain O'Lakes

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Updated fully furnished 2 bedroom heated lakefront cottage on McCrossen Lake, Waupaca Chain O'Lakes. Slleeps 6. Quiet dead-end road with beautiful towering white pines. Enjoy boating, swimming and fishing on slow no-wake McCrossen Lake. Renowned for its crystal clear water, the 24 spring fed lakes of the Chain O'Lakes have been called the Killarneys of America. Ideal for paddle-boarding, kayaking, or a cruise on a pontoon boat, sailing and water-skiing. Large dock with swimming raft . We provide blankets and pillows, bring your own sheets and towels. accommodates boat parking and great swimming. Solid sand-bottom swimming area with a sand beach for the little ones to play on. Just 2 hours north of Milwaukee and 4 hours north of Chicago area.

There is a fire pit ready for s'mores and relaxing in the evening, weber grills for cooking out, and lawn chairs. Close to restaurants, boat liveries and shopping. Near Hartman Creek State Park, and Turners Farm Market where you can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables daily. Don't forget to try their famous corn on the cob.

More Details

Nancy and Al Oftedahl
Member since: 2016
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2018

About Nancy and Al Oftedahl

Family owned and managed property since 1963. Otto and Gen Keil, our parents, purchased the Pines Inn and we have had the privilege of serving our customers ever since. We have made many long time friends, some families are on their 4th generation vacationing at the Pines Inn. " Where families gather".

Nancy and Al Oftedahl purchased this cottage in 1963

Why Nancy and Al Oftedahl chose Waupaca

Great location, clean clear sparkling lake water, sand beach, sand bottom, large dock for fishing, swimming and boat parking, swimming raft. Perfect for families. Comfortable heated modern cottages located at the water's edge. Weber grills and patio furniture provided. Great fishing, boating, swimming and sunning.

What makes this cottage unique

Where you are a large group or small family, the Pines Inn is the place for you. We have four units available, each sleeps 6. Perfect for large groups and families. Can accommodate guests for weddings and reunions.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • We do not provide towels and personal items.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen sofa sleeper in living room. We provide pillows and blankets, bring your own sheets and towels.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Cottage Chic on Waupaca's Chain O'Lakes
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

I highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely enjoyed my stay here. Nancy is so warm and welcoming, the property is so cozy, and the lake is beautiful! I will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 3-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We're happy you enjoyed your stay. Please come and stay with us again.
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Quiet and cozy

  • 4 of 5

Very sweet owner. When we pulled up, I was concerned about the condition of the inside, but after we walked in, we were pleasantly surprised. The cabin was clean and cozy. Plenty of room for our family when we needed to be inside.

*only negative, which could have been my fault for not being more thorough while researching lake homes, we did not realize it was a town house set up. We were expecting to be in an actual cabin. Either way, everything worked out and we had a nice time.

  • Submitted: 21-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It makes us happy to know that our guests are comfortable and have a great time on their vacation.
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spot on McCrossen Lake! Nice and relaxing sitting on the dock watching kayakers and paddle boarders go by. Enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We enjoyed our stay here. It was a very peaceful and relaxing weekend.

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and updated property. Excellent beach front area.

  • Submitted: 24-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great response. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and stay with us again.
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Nice Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay with a great view of the lake. They had a lot of nice chairs on the pier and outside the back door for sitting outside. Our dogs spent endless hours hunting fish and frogs on the pier and shoreline. There was a good sandy area for kids to play in and walk around in the water without hurting your feet. We even found a good spot for our tandem kayak, so we could just jump into it everyday and go kayaking.

We had several awesome resturuants and state park within 10-15 minutes away. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate it and we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us!
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HGTV meets up north WI

  • 4 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Cabin was comfortable, clean, updated and tastefully decorated without losing any rustic charm. Fantastic view of the lake only a few steps from our back porch. Hope to be back next year to watch some more amazing sunrises!

  • Submitted: 18-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Brunner Field
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Wheelhouse/Clearwatr Harbor/Kings Table
Nearest Beach
Pines Inn
Car: recommended

Waupaca county offers a lot to do for any visitor. Waupaca has many festivals such as Strawberry Fest, Fall-O-Rama. There is shopping close by, restaurants, biking, water sports, farm markets


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$131.6

Owner'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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