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“Exactly what we were looking for”
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Star Lake Retreat 
Main entrance, under
portico twin tree trunk pillars
Flagstone floor
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T



he 
Star Lake Retreat 
Main entrance, under
portico twin tree trunk pillars
Flagstone floor
 OUR NIGHT SKY VIEW
OF THE MILKY WAY STAR LAKE RETREAT
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21 reviews
T



he 
Star Lake Retreat 
Main entrance, under
portico twin tree trunk pillars
Flagstone floor
OUR NIGHT SKY VIEW
OF THE MILKY WAY
STAR LAKE RETREAT
STAR LAKE RETREAT
Star Lake, most of it, looking north, from above the protected old growth hemlock pines
Very special
serene human female
Star Lake Retreat
Relax and your senses come alive
(winter sun warms black slate}
The dining room projects out from the house, above stone walls
 View from lake facing window
FROM THE BAY, A PORTION OF 1200 ACRE LAKE
STAR LAKE RETREAT
NOTICE THE VIEW THRU OPPOSITE DINING RM WINDOWS
THIRD WINDOW FACES LAKE
The view here is endless
The Star Lake General store  One block 
 Star Lake's store, P.O., wifi cafe, bait shop, boat rent
Star Lake Retreat
Where the peninsula begins
That old train track road bed, around lake shore, left gift of great trail bed, through for forest
CAMP FIRE  AND PATIO
CAMP FIRE AREA AND PATIO, FACING LAKE
KITCHEN WINDOW VIEW
DINING AREA
GREAT VIEWS IN THREE DIRECTIONS
Looking out dining east picture window, fall
Looking out dining rooms west window, on a fall day
Master bedroom to balcony door
Sitting in one of two adirondeck chairs, master bedroom balcony, am coffee
Lots of trees around us
The four poster has a custom matteress and the space to stretch, relax  Double window faces lake
the sitting area, ( other than bed or big log by balcony door ) , in the main bedroom
 Read in peace
FRONT BEDROOM
H E WASHER AND ELECTRIC DRYER
3 X 5 FOLDING TABLE OPPOSITE
Gravel path, we walk, drive to the beach or catch 'the bluffs' trail, leading into peninsula
STAR LAKE TRAIL
THRU THE OLD EXPERIMENTAL JACK PINE PLANTATION
100 YEARS PLUS
SPRING FED HAND PUMP    DELICIOUS
SOMETIMES THE TRAIL UNDERGROWTH MAKES IT MYSTERIOUS
SOMETIMES THE GREEN IS MORE THAN A COLOR
THE OTHER SIDE OF STAR LAKE, WHICH IS ALMOST DIVIDED PENINSULA, EXCEPT FOR WIDE CHANNEL
TRAIL AT POINT & MERMAID ROCK
SAND BAR BEACH AT THE PENINSULA TIP
STAR LAKE MAGIC
BOND FALLS AND STATE HIKING TRAIL.
AN ADVENTURE. 40 MINUTES NORTH
BOND FALLS, A SERIES OF BEAUTIFUL WATER FALLS, LESS THAN AN HOURS DRIVE
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Star Lake, Wisconsin

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Erika R
1 review
“Exactly what we were looking for”
Reviewed 20 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Star Lake Retreat was the perfect getaway for the six of us with two little dogs. The place was clean and homey, and there was plenty of good seating, a big kitchen, and the kitchen table was great for playing board games at night after we were done with our hikes and outdoor adventures. Chuck was great about answering all of our questions and communicating before our arrival. We'd definitely stay there again. It's a beautiful area.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Peshtigo, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 October 2014 for a stay in June 2014

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Management Response
3 Oct 2014
Hello Diane,

Thank you for sharing your impressions of your week at the Star Lake Retreat. Your comment about the log home's beauty has been voiced by so many folks who have visited the Retreat
The full logs are hemlock pine and 300 years old on average. Their demise as trees, from a tornado in 1988, led to their being harvested to build the Retreat.
They were hand stripped of bark to preserve the beauty of the natural wood surface.
Glad you got to enjoy them

Chuck Rychner
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Fond du lac, WI
Reviewed 1 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014

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Ingleside, IL USA
Reviewed 19 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

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Management Response
19 Mar 2014
Thank you David.
Every time we come to the Retreat it seems amazing that this incredible log home is a part of our lives and we get to share it with others.
From the awesome beauty of its three hundred year old logs to the fine detail of the craftsmanship, the Star Lake Retreat provides a comfortable living environment that entertains the senses and intrigues the mind
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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Management Response
10 Apr 2013
Hello Lisa and John,

Your so very welcome back, anytime. Getaway weekends have become a specialty of the Star Lake Retreat, because, as you and other guests observed, the log home provides such a rich, peaceful yet stimulating enviroment that one could spend the weekend there comfortably and never explore the world outside.
From the fascinating beauty of the immense hemlock pine logs, the fine craftsmanship displayed in the interior woodwork, to the intuitively designed free form rock and boulder fireplace, the house features can please and amaze.
Some find a sort of rapturous wonder that engages their minds for hours.
Those logs, stripped of their bark by hand, reveal patterns created by insects long ago, patterns that engage the imagination, like clouds on a sunny day
Comfort and amenities from our admittedly personal tastes are there for your use. The movie library collection is decidedly chosen for personal appeal and character. The music collection covers many types, periods and artists. There is a CD/Ipod system on the main level, a CD player in the master bedroom and another on the lower level, ( a good place for those with louder, raucous tastes to air their music.)
As you noted Lisa, Star Lake is a little town. It's very little. Really a general store, two restaurants with bars and a small collection of homes, scattered around about one quarter of the lake shore.
The rest is very protected state land, including some very old growth forest with a state campground across the lake.
There are extensive trails through some of the most beautiful landscapes I've ever seen close by.
The lake is 1200 acres with 5 islands, 4 beaches. Eagles are a common site and loon calls are frequent
from spring to fall
We hope your memories bring you back

Chuck and Anna
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