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Serene Cottage on the Bay

Splendid pier to view the sunsets.
Certificate of Excellence
10 reviews
Splendid pier to view the sunsets.
Professionally decorated cottage that sits on the serene bay of the Rock.
A serene fall morning next to the fire pit overlooking the bay.
Front angle of the vacation  home.
Large round table and chairs in screened porch overlooking bay and sunsets.
Comfortable seating on a large screened in porch overlooking the bay.
Open living room to kitchen and dining area.
Living room access from kitchen.
Dining area w/ view of bay overlooking the screened porch and the beautiful sunsets.
Sunsets are remarkable and are viewed from the dining  area  and screened porch.
Fully equipped kitchen.
Kitchen is fully equipped.
Waterfront view from bedroom w/ quality queen bed.
Queen bedroom stained glass window
Queen bedroom window overlooking bay.
Main bathroom tastefully decorated w/ large shower.
Main bathroom w/ large shower.
Large double bedroom w/ two quality double beds.
Double bedroom tastefully decorated.
Large double bedroom.
Laundry room w/ half bathroom.
Comfortable, cheerful, three season sunroom overlooking bay.
Sunroom with a waterfront view.
Three-season cabiny recreational room w/ banquet table, card/bumper pool table and comfy seating.
Screened in porch dining area overlooking the bay.
Bistro bar in screened in porch.
Screened in porch with very comfortable seating.
View of the backyard.
Majestic view of our Mighty Rock from Big Hills County Park.
Crane in our bay area.
Turtles sunning on the log in our bay.
Grey Heron are often sighted in our bay.
Geese flock across the bay.
Our backyard canoe and fishing pier.  Canoe is provided to explore the waters.
Serenity on the water in the provided canoe.
Romantic get away.
Chartered deck boat ride at sunset.
Firepit in backyard w/ complimentary firewood.
Majestic sunsets in our own backyard.
Sunset from our pier.
Fall colors at our Big Hills County Park overlooking the water are remarkable.
Lagoon at Riverside Park offers recreational activities and rentals.
Our downtown's main street ranks in Wisconsin's top 10!
Your hosts, Tina and Curt, welcome your stay.
Front entrance view of our vacation home.
Glorious sunsets.
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Beloit, Wisconsin
A serene waterfront cottage on the bay is positioned overlooking miles of protected land across the waterway. It possesses all the amenities one could wish for to provide a peaceful and comfortable getaway. View the brilliant changing colors of the seasons, vast wildlife, magical sunsets, and experience the diverse cultural events nearby which are plentiful.

This lovely waterfront, freshly decorated cottage is designed for your comfort and rests on the bay. Glorious sunsets are show-cased and fully viewed from the large deck pier, screened porch, sunroom, kitchen, living dining room, bath, and bedroom all overlooking a bay.

This professionally decorated, fully furnished two bedroom home consists of 1 1/2 baths, three-seasoned sunroom, and large screened-in porch. A fully equipped kitchen and laundry room with washer/dryer are prov...
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Listing #FKN6788867
About the Owner
Tina & Curt H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We are in communication prior to the stay, live in the Beloit area, and are available upon request.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful home to stay in. This is our second year at this cottage. Last year we stayed 5 days. We loved it so much we stayed 10 days this year. Our son is 9 yrs old. It is a great place where...More

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LovinLola, VR Owner at Serene Cottage on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It’s a joy to have your return stay at Idlewild. Reconnecting with family through quality time spent in a tranquil setting is a cottage pleasure. You are such gracious guests and we look forward to your return. Best to you!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile


LovinLola, VR Owner at Serene Cottage on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017


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Reviewed 7 September 2017

It was a relaxing and fun three days House was supplied with everything one could possibly need. Grandson and friends loved coming for home cooked meals and just relaxing I give it 5 stars

Thank Mary D
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Our smoke free cottage is a serene setting for up to 4 guests. A well-trained, groomed family dog may be considered if pre-approved for $50. A canoe and pier are available for...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 5 nights
25 May 2018 -
17 Nov 2018
High Season
4 nights
18 Nov 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
High Season
4 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: €214 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning Fee: €83 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Our cottage setting is in a small rural waterfront neighborhood. On the Bay of the Rock, enjoy the serenity of the morning dew rising. View the brilliant changing colors of the seasons, vast wildlife, magical sunsets, and experience the diverse cultural events which are plentiful.

Glorious sunsets are show-cased and fully viewed from the large deck pier, screened porch, sunroom, kitchen, living room, dining area, bath, and queen size bedroom which all overlook the bay.

We have Eagles, Blue Herons, Cranes, Egrets, Swans, Pelicans that all visit! Painted turtles sun on the logs resting on the side of our bay and large frogs frolic along the top of the water.

Activities on the Rock engage kayaking, fishing, bird watching, hiking, boating, grilling, snowshoeing, ice skating, and mo...
Getting around
A car is suggested.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Rock County Airport: 7.0 km
Railway: Harvard Train Station: 45.0 km
Our vacation home is off of Hwy 51 or Riverside Dr. in Beloit WI. The landmark is Circus Drive onto Powers Dr. which L's into S. Idlewild Dr.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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