Cal's Vacation Rentals: Cal's on the Chain

Eagle River, Wisconsin vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 5
  • Bathrooms - 3.0
  • Sleeps - 12
  • On Eagle River's infamous Chain of 28 Lakes
  • Weekly only 5/15 to 9/30. Friday to Friday. Otherwise, 3 night minimum

New listing on the Chain! Deluxe pontoon, motorized fishing boat, kayaks, paddleboards all included! This amazing family or group retreat has it all. Freshly remodeled and newly furnished so you can enjoy the Northwoods in style. Enjoy the area's local establishments, shopping, and other activities just a few minutes away!

Cal's is the perfect combination of a private, peaceful getaway yet conveniently located to town. Adults and kids love the waterfront boathouse and bunkhouse that make your stay unique and special. With 28 lakes at your doorstep- boat, fish and swim until your heart's content. Waterfront firepit, hammock, cornhole and hammerschlagen are genuine "Up North".

Modern, fully renovated bathrooms and all new beds make it comfortable and relaxing for all. Large family room, dining room, screen porch and rooftop deck give you great gathering spots. The upgraded galley kitchen with skylights is stocked and ready. First option on your week the following year! This is our family's second rental property and the other has been sold out for the last 10 years with top reviews!

Unique Features

This newly remodeled all-inclusive waterfront destination sits on the shores of the largest chain of freshwater lakes in the world....and the pontoon and other watercraft is included! Large and spacious for families and groups, all can really enjoy the Northwoods. Updated, modern furnishings and finishes make this authentic Up North getaway the best of both worlds!

With the main cabin, screen porch, fully finished bunkhouse, guest garage, and boathouse with rooftop deck, everyone can be together comfortably. Private and secluded yet convenient to town makes this the ideal spot. Freshly remodeled bedrooms with all new beds and newly remodeled upscale bathrooms insure everyone relaxes and enjoys the Northwoods without giving up the comforts of home. With over 400 feet of frontage and 3 acres of property, you can all spread your wings like the bald eagles who fly overhead or stroll like the deer who come through. Pontoon on the 28 lake chain, kayak or paddleboard up the connected WI River, enjoy your coffee or drink, the sun or stars, tall pines and wildlife sights on the dock or rooftop deck overlooking the water.

Gather for snacks and drinks in the boathouse with a rollup garage door that sits 5 feet from the waters edge, grill out, play cornhole, rest or read in the hammock, tell stories around the firepit, or make the 5 minute drive to town for shopping, restaurants or other activities-it's all at your fingertips. Secure your dates and have first option on returning. It's all there at Cal's on the Chain!

Things To Do

Our Guest Guide makes planning your stay easy so no need to waste time researching what to do. Whether its adult, kid or family activities-there's something for everyone. Given our location on the Chain and the watercraft that's included in your stay, any water based activities are right at your fingertips and provided at no additional cost.

Why waste time and money on renting boats, kayaks & paddleboards? Grill out, hang out and play cornhole and hammerschlagen, or sit in the sun by the water. Serve snacks, apps and drinks at the boathouse. Hike, bike, UTV/ATV-the trails are right down the road. Go carts, mini-golf, horseback riding, tennis and even axe throwing are a hop and a skip to town. Take the pontoon and tie up downtown or a take a quick 10 minute drive to Eagle River to enjoy local restaurants, shopping and seasonal activities like farmer's and flea markets.

Have dinner lakeside, enjoy a cup of coffee, ice cream or your favorite adult beverage at some of northern WI's best local spots. Grocery stores, pharmacies and medical clinics are right there if you need them. Now that's all inclusive Northwoods style!

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Amenities: Rental type

  • Non smoking
  • Suitable for children
  • Boat and trailer parking
  • Available for monthly rental
  • Year-round rental

Amenities: Minimum stay

  • 3 nights min.
  • 7 nights min.

Amenities: Housekeeping

  • Washer & Dryer
  • Iron & board
  • Clothesline
  • Cleaning supplies

Amenities: Utilities/Firewood

  • WiFi Internet
  • Ceiling fans
  • Fireplace (gas/electric)
  • Firewood provided
  • Ok to bring firewood
  • Garage

Amenities: Kitchen amenities

  • Furnished kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Icemaker
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Pizza oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Wine glasses
  • Corkscrew
  • Ice bucket
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups
  • Pizza cutter

Amenities: Bathroom amenities

  • Shower
  • Bathtub

Amenities: Onsite recreation

  • Television
  • VCR/DVD TV
  • Video streaming
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Smart TV
  • Board games
  • Game room
  • Bar
  • Deck
  • Multiple decks
  • Patio
  • Screen porch
  • Picnic table
  • Outdoor grill
  • Grill (charcoal)
  • Outdoor firepit
  • Yard games
  • On ATV trail
  • On snowmobile trail
  • Tent camping

Amenities: Waterfront recreation

  • Fishing boat/motor rental
  • Pontoon boat rental
  • Canoe(s)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Paddle board
  • Pedal boat
  • Lifejackets
  • Private dock
  • Beach toys
  • Boathouse
  • Level lot

Amenities: Nearby recreation

  • State Park
  • Public hunting land
  • Hiking trails
  • Bike trails
  • Horseback riding
  • ATV trails
  • Snowmobile trails
  • Library
  • Downhill skiing
  • Golfing
  • Ziplining
  • Designated scenic highway
  • Distillery
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Rivers
  • Tubing
  • Lakes
  • Water sport rentals
  • Marina
  • Public boat launch

Amenities:

Rental type

  • Non smoking
  • Suitable for children
  • Boat and trailer parking
  • Available for monthly rental
  • Year-round rental

Minimum stay

  • 3 nights min.
  • 7 nights min.

Housekeeping

  • Washer & Dryer
  • Iron & board
  • Clothesline
  • Cleaning supplies

Utilities/Firewood

  • WiFi Internet
  • Ceiling fans
  • Fireplace (gas/electric)
  • Firewood provided
  • Ok to bring firewood
  • Garage

Kitchen amenities

  • Furnished kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Icemaker
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Pizza oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Wine glasses
  • Corkscrew
  • Ice bucket
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups
  • Pizza cutter

Bathroom amenities

  • Shower
  • Bathtub

Onsite recreation

  • Television
  • VCR/DVD TV
  • Video streaming
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Smart TV
  • Board games
  • Game room
  • Bar
  • Deck
  • Multiple decks
  • Patio
  • Screen porch
  • Picnic table
  • Outdoor grill
  • Grill (charcoal)
  • Outdoor firepit
  • Yard games
  • On ATV trail
  • On snowmobile trail
  • Tent camping

Waterfront recreation

  • Fishing boat/motor rental
  • Pontoon boat rental
  • Canoe(s)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Paddle board
  • Pedal boat
  • Lifejackets
  • Private dock
  • Beach toys
  • Boathouse
  • Level lot

Nearby recreation

  • State Park
  • Public hunting land
  • Hiking trails
  • Bike trails
  • Horseback riding
  • ATV trails
  • Snowmobile trails
  • Library
  • Downhill skiing
  • Golfing
  • Ziplining
  • Designated scenic highway
  • Distillery
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Rivers
  • Tubing
  • Lakes
  • Water sport rentals
  • Marina
  • Public boat launch

Property styles

  • Cabin
  • Cottage
  • Vacation home
  • Lodge
  • Single rental
  • Multi-cabin resort
  • Estate
  • Bunkhouse

Property settings

  • On an all-sports recreation lake
  • On a chain of lakes
  • On a river
  • Walking distance to water
  • Lakeview
  • River view
  • Wooded
  • Rural
  • Secluded
  • Romantic

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Rates & Specials

BOOK DIRECT
$350 - $643 per night
$2450 - $4500 per week

3rd party booking

$455 - $836 per night
$3185 - $5850 per week

mid-May -Oct 1 weekly rentals only, $3500-$4500. Rest of the year 3 night minimums. Rates include all watercraft, including large pontoon, motorized fishing boat, kayaks, paddleboards, paddleboat, canoe and swim raft. Cleaning and firewood also included.


Reviews

(July 2023) Cal’s on the Chain was the PERFECT place for our family reunion in June. It was pure joy being in the north woods, on the water, and in a beautiful and comfortable home with our family. The main cabin and bunk house provided roomy accommodations…and the highlight of this property was the outdoor space, including a handicap accessible deck overlooking the lake, boat house, pontoon boat, fishing boat, peddle boat, paddle boards, and kayaks (we also rented a jet ski on the chain for the day). There was so much to do and everyone from age 1 to 84, had a fantastic time. It could not have been a more perfect place. Cal, the owner, was so kind and helpful, and has a genuine pride in this place. We hope to visit again one day, and we’ll carry the memories of our stay our hearts forever.
Thank you!
Judy & Rick
(August 2023)Our extended family recently vacationed in a charming Wisconsin property owned by a great couple. From the moment we first contacted them, it was clear that they were not only pleasant to talk to but also exceedingly easy to work with. They were always available to answer questions and went above and beyond to ensure our stay was perfect.
The first thing that struck us was the abundance of space, both indoors and outdoors. The rooms were spacious, modern, tastefully furnished, and clean. It was evident that the owners took great pride in maintaining their property. They stay on top of regular maintenance and are constantly making improvements to enhance the overall experience for their guests.
The property's buildings were strategically positioned to offer a panoramic sight of the Watersmeet Lake, the WI River and its natural beauty. We spent many hours on the wonderful deck over the boat house relaxing and savoring dinners while enjoying evening sunsets. The tranquility and serenity found in that spot are unparalleled, yet this property is conveniently located only 10 minutes from town.
Our family was able to spend wonderful evenings around the fire pit. The kids and grandkids enjoyed the fun activities in the bunkhouse including foosball, shuffleboard, and air hockey; paddle boards; kayaks; and water mat creating many lasting memories.
If you are looking for a vacation property that ticks all the boxes - from the friendly and accommodating owners to the abundance of space, the fun-filled bunkhouse, the clean and updated rooms, and the relaxing view of the water - look no further. Our stay was nothing short of exceptional, and we are already planning our return. Thank you to the incredible owners for sharing their slice of paradise with us.
Kim & Paul

Map & Owner/Manager Info.

Property Details

1440 Watersmeet Lake Road
Eagle River, WI 53562
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608-345-6545
608-345-6545 If you call, mention "Rent Wisconsin Cabins". Visit website (if listed) then return and send your inquiry.

About the Owner/Manager

Family owned and operated by a WI family with roots here dating back 25 years, we appreciate our new and loyal repeat guests and all who care for and enjoy our place. Cal's on the Chain is a place where families unite, create great memories, recharge and enjoy the Northwoods and all it has to offer!

Having enjoyed family vacations in the Northwoods as kids, we've now owned and operated the area's top reviewed vacation rental for 25 years and we're excited to now make this second property available to you. We actively use and support local businesses and work tirelessly to provide everything you need for a great family or group vacation. If our first property is any indication, get in when you can as many of our guests take advantage of their option on their week for the following year. Thank you for considering staying at Cal's on the Chain.




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