Lakefront Family Escape w/ Views, Dock, & Kayaks!

Property ID: 434910HaywardWIUS
Sleeps 72 BR1 BA
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Cannonball into a memorable weekend by paddling out in provided kayaks, sipping an early morning cup of joe on your private dock, or exploring downtown Hayward just 7 miles away. This cozy 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom vacation rental is the perfect excuse to gather your family and friends for some quality 'R and R' spent unplugged and soaking in the natural beauty of Nelson Lake. Make memories, make a splash, but most importantly don't forget 'life is better at the lake!’


  • Central Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Pets Allowed
  • Waterfront
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Essentials
  • Kitchen


Location Details

LAKE AREA: Nelson Lake (private access), public boat launch (1.6 miles), Smith Lake (5.6 miles), Totagatic Flowage (6.7 miles), Phipps Flowage (7.5 miles)

BOAT RENTALS: Park Island Resort (1.1 miles), Nelson Lake Lodge (1.6 miles)

PARKS: Hayward City Beach (7.5 miles), Kissick Alkaline Bog Lake Natural Area (8.6 miles), Birke Ridge Trailhead (13.9 miles)

HIKING/BIKING: Hatchery Creek Trailhead (9.0 miles), Gravel Pit Trailhead (12.9 miles), Highway OO Trailhead (14.7 miles)

RESTAURANTS: Four Seasons (1.3 miles), Coops Pizza (6.3 miles), Hayward Coffee Co (6.7 miles), Angler's Bar and Grill (6.7 miles), Angry Minnow Brewery (7.0 miles), Norske Nook (7.0 miles)

ATTRACTIONS: Tony Wise Museum of the American Birkebeiner (6.7 miles), Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame (7.2 miles), Wilderness Walk Zoo (9.4 miles), Cable Natural History Museum (18.8 miles)

GROCERY/CONVENIENCE STORES: Walmart Supercenter (6.4 miles), Marketplace Foods & Liquor (6.8 miles), Hayward Farmer’s Market - Mondays June-September (6.9 miles)

AIRPORTS: Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (62 miles), Duluth International Airport (81 miles)


52 reviews
  • A wonderful week at Nelson


    I had a very relaxing week

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published May 12, 2024
  • Girls get away


    Property was awesome with the lake view and dock. So serene and relaxing! Left 2 jackets there and the property owner mailed them back in 4 days! Very impressed.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published April 28, 2024
  • Fall Getaway


    The property is located on a quiet, beautiful lake. We loved sitting on the dock to look at the stars and to watch the sun rise. The home is well stocked and has some thoughtful touches that made it extra special (a hammock, a portable speaker, life jackets, etc.).

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published October 18, 2023
  • Hayward Stay


    Beautiful and quiet location with a great view! Very clean location that is great for fishing or checking out all of the nearby state parks!

    Published October 9, 2023
  • Nice place


    Annoying barking neighbor dog otherwise rating would be a 5.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Patrick N.
    Published October 3, 2023
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  • This property has a maximum occupancy of 7 guests, not including infants.
  • Pets are allowed at this property.
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