Northwoods Compass: Sunset Bay Lodge on Big Spider Lake

A Hayward, Wisconsin vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 4
  • Bathrooms - 3.5
  • Sleeps - 10
  • No Pets Allowed
  • On Big Spider Lake. Part of a 5 lake chain!
  • WEEKLY ONLY year round

Northwoods Compass is a leading property manager and manages many large lake cabins in the Hayward area. Its website is Sunset Bay Lodge is a 4,500 sf Wisconsin Northwoods’ luxury vacation home with 210 feet of Big Spider Lake shoreline located in the privacy of 1.6 acres. With 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, this lodge can sleep 10 very comfortably with plenty of unique spaces to appreciate the pristine waters of Big Spider Lake and scenic surroundings.

The custom half-log home will take your breath away with its massive log beams, floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room, a 40 ft high stone wood-burning fireplace, and a custom office/library. There are two 4-season porches with comfortable versatile furnishings that connect to a spacious deck facing southwest where you can watch fantastic sunsets. An open loft has more stunning lake views and its own private covered deck. A lower level TV room with free movie channels also has it’s own fireplace, a wet bar, pool table with a walkout to a stone patio and gas grill. The master bedroom contains a wall of windows and a master bath with a jetted tub and lake views.

The wood planking and half-log architectural details continue into the fully-equipped kitchen that contains a refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, double convection oven, dishwasher, ice maker, toaster, coffee-maker, dish ware, silverware, cookware and cooking utensils. The expandable dining room table can seat ten, and you’ll enjoy the two-sided fireplace in the dining room. A washer/dryer are located on the main level.

Sleeping Arrangements: Bedroom 1 (main) w bath/Jacuzzi - king bed; Bedroom 2 (lower) - queen bed; Bedroom 3 (lower) - queen bed; bedroom 4 (loft) - full bed and two twin beds.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Furnished Kitchen
  • Vehicle and Trailer Parking
  • Board Games
  • Fireplace
  • Outdoor Grill
  • ATV/Snowmobile Trail
  • Pier/Dock
  • Deck or Patio
  • Free Firewood Provided
  • WiFi Internet
  • VCR/DVD Player
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Year-round Rental
  • Available for Monthly Rental
  • Canoe/Kayak

Unique Features

This Hayward, WI, area cottage rental has all sorts of entertainment for everyone including free Wi-Fi . The large wood-burning stone fireplace in the living room on the main level will be a favorite gathering place. The room even includes a piano amongst its furnishings for a family music night. A separate office/library is home to a TV with free satellite connection. There is a second TV with free movie channels in the lower level family room with a fireplace, pool table, wet bar, and walk out to a stone patio with its gas grill.

There are two four-season porches complete with tranquil lake views and access to a center deck. A flat grassy lawn area is the perfect spot for a family sports event. A large floating dock also has a power lift for your V-hull boat. There is an electric tram from the cabin down the shoreline to the lakeshore/dock if you want to avoid stairs. Two canoes are available for renters’ use to explore the Spider Chain of Lakes.

Things To Do

Enjoy lounging on the outdoor furniture on the deck and reading your favorite book while you listen for bird calls in the distance. A public launch is close to the cabin, and if you bring you own boat, you can make your way over to the Timber Bay Resort for lunch or dinner.

Explore 5 interconnected lakes in the Spider Lake Chain that include Clear, Big Spider, Little Spider, North, and Fawn. This chain is noted for its fantastic walleye, musky, bass and pan fishing. The Spider Lake Golf Resort is a short drive with a public 9-hole golf course where you can walk amongst the Northwoods’ tall pines. Bring both your fishing and golfing gear for relaxing outdoor recreation.

Rates & Specials

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$2000 - $3500 week

Winter/Spring: $2000/wk
Summer: $3500/wk
Fall: $2500/wk

$1000 reservation deposit acts as security deposit. Base rental rate is for up to 8 guests, max occupancy is 10. Add $150 per person for each guest above 8. Rent is due 60 days in advance of rental. Add 5.5% tax to all rentals. Call for special rates for Birkie ski event.

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Contact Information

13241 N. Bates Drive
Hayward, WI 54843
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