Squirrel Lake
    Minocqua - 19 minutes
Clarity: 7 ft Avg Depth: 16 ft Max Depth: 46 ft Size: 1,309 Acres Type: Drainage Access: Public
   Squirrel Lake is a very big lake with moderate depth and clarity located about twenty minutes west of Minocqua. The lake has good fishing and a pretty Northwoods shoreline.
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HOMES FOR SALE


   Luxury lakefront home on sought-after Squirrel Lake in Minocqua. Secluded setting features 2.73 wooded acres, gradual slope to the 316' sand frontage & southeast big water lake views. Distinctive design & quality throughout the 5,000+/- sq ft residence. Grand foyer leads into the remarkable great room, which boasts a massive stone fireplace & superb lake views. Open concept floor plan, leading to the designer kitchen & dining area. Enjoy three seasons in the stately gazebo sunroom. Main floor master suite features private fireplace, lake views, spacious bathroom w/slate floors, soaking tub & walk-in closets. Fully fin'd walk-out lower level offers spacious family & rec room areas, 3 add'l bdrm areas & 2 add'l baths. Carriage House above the detached 1,200 sqft garage features full kitchen, bdrm, bathroom & spacious living area. Add'l attributes include: Prof. landscaped, lakeside deck & patio, firepit & aluminum dock system. Located in a recreational area & near Minocqua Winter Park.

   Two mile long lake views and ultimate privacy are yours at the Squirrel Lake Lodge! Surrounded by 32 acres of hemlock, maple and pine, with 820' of pristine frontage on the shores of Squirrel Lake, this Scandinavian scribed full-log home is masterfully built and beyond compare. Great room features a massive fieldstone fireplace, hardwood, antler chandeliers and half log stairs. Custom kitchen has double ovens, granite, Viking hood, cook top and vintage woodstove for cooking fun. Main level master suite, laundry and two dining areas complete this floor. Walkout lower boasts large living room with fieldstone FP, second master suite, wine cellar, exercise room and second kitchen. Decra metal roof, in-floor heat, and a 54'X36" pole building is half finished/insulated, room for all the lake toys. Premier skiing at Winter Park is two minutes away, plus direct snowmobile trail access. Designed to be comfortable yet sure to impress, arrange an exclusive tour at Squirrel Lake Lodge!

   SQUIRREL LAKE ISLAND - HISTORIC ESTATE Looking for adventure, intrigue and mystery? Find it here with this 1920's vintage estate that anchors the eastern point of the Island - Truly, the focal point for much of the lake. The property offers a two slip covered boat slip and storage/staging garage on the mainland, and an additional 1 AC wooded parcel. While on the island a 3 slip wet boathouse with two bedroom living quarters above, the famous 3,190 Sq. Ft. rec hall over the water with the bowling alley, bar, W/B fireplace and screen porch and the 5000 square foot home all have a commanding view of gorgeous Squirrel Lake. 8 bedrooms, 6 baths, room to roam and passages to get lost in. All this sitting on 3.5 acres and a 1/4 mile of sand frontage. Oh, absolutely there are some stories here and many of them are true! Bootlegging, gangsters, parties, romance and a harkening back to the way things used to be-see the document section for a recent article written on the property.

   Here is an opportunity to have a year-round low maintenance Tomahawk Log Home with 2x6 construction wrapped with large log siding. This incredible getaway property is located on the Squirrel Lake Island and has immense privacy. You will find old Hemlocks, Cedar and White Pines around the property giving you a true Northwoods feeling as you boat up to your front door. The home is 3 BR, 1 1/2 BTH, lower level cedar sauna, outdoor shower, cathedral ceilings and new Pella lakeside windows and doors along with a 2-year-old 50-year roof. In addition, this property offers N/W facing frontage with beautiful sunsets and 253 ft of sand frontage with deep water drop off, ideal for swimming and boating recreation. The seller also has adjacent lots available to any buyer interested in the property. Don't miss this opportunity to see this one of a kind property!

   Are you looking for a place to get away to on a full recreational lake that gives you over 1,300 Acres to enjoy fishing, waterskiing, kayaking or a quiet stroll in the pontoon. This 2 bedroom cottage gives you 118 feet of frontage to enjoy all of that. Beautiful hardwoods, original woodwork and tile flooring give a Northwoods cabin feel and upgraded stainless steel appliances throw in just the right mix of modern. An unfinished basement has the potential to give you even more living space. The 1.3 Acre wooded lot gives you privacy without missing out on the western views from your dock, that is just steps from the home. And I have to mention the location, just minutes from town, your close to everything you need. Enjoy the cottage year round, well known Minocqua Winter park is just right down the road and gives you an abundant amount of trails for cross country skiing, ice-skating or tubing. At an affordable price, this is your chance to get on a well desired bigger body of water.

   Imagine having a rustic cabin on 1350-acre Squirrel Lake in Minocqua under $270,000! This cabin has been tastefully restored to allow year-round use, and features an enormous view looking South, as well as a tram to move supplies from the water up to the cabin. The property offers 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a wood burning stove with an open concept floor plan. Additionally, there are lovely hardwood floors and birch rafters/railings that create a beautiful Northwoods decor. Perhaps the best part about this cabin is the enclosed front porch that the current owners use as a dining room. From there you look down the entire South end of the lake and will see an abundance of wildlife all year long. Entertaining will be a pleasure at this island retreat in Minocqua. Ask for a tour today!

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LOTS FOR SALE


   ACREAGE ON MULTIPLE LAKES - Truly one of the most unique 200+ acreage parcels around! With prime frontage on Squirrel, Haskell & Whisper Lakes, plus Haskell Creek, this is a recreational paradise with a prime building site on Squirrel Lake. This lot has mature trees, great views of the lake & marsh & will require a boardwalk to access the lake, but it's Squirrel w/1300ac. of prime fishing! Whisper Lake is a private 23ac lake that's 18' deep w/good fishing & an 800 sq. ft. hunting cabin overlooks this lake with numerous other choice building sites. This lake has two owners. Haskell lake is a 97ac lake w/good fishing and again there's nice building sites. A series of roads run through the property for recreational fun, seller says there's good hunting and you can kayak/canoe the Haskell Creek to Squirrel Lake. With over 2,000' of water frontage on 3 lakes and 200+ acres, you can't get anymore private and secluded than this. No power and septic system on this property.

   SQUIRREL LAKE ACREAGE PARCEL - Here is your chance to have one of the most unique lake lots in the Minocqua area! Incredible 7.3 acre heavily wooded parcel, along a mostly undeveloped shoreline. The elevated build-site will be ideal for a walk-out lower level and has super expansive west facing views of Squirrel Lake. There is a bank down to the lake that will require about 25 or so steps to comfortably get to the 165 feet of weed-free frontage that will be terrific for swimming. This lot has majestic old growth towering red and white pines, one of which is home to an active eagle nest! Squirrel Lake is a 1,352 acre lake known for great fishing and is awesome for all water sports. This is a great location with paved town road access and is less than 10 minutes to all of Minocqua's shopping, dining and medical conveniences. Want something no one else has? Come check out this lot!

   You can see miles of Squirrel lake shoreline from this .75 acre lot with 113 ft. of beautiful sand frontage. The driveway is in, the building site has been cleared, garage and septic are already there. It's the ideal site for your new home. Squirrel lake is 1309 acres and known for great fishing but all water enthusiasts will find something to do here. Located minutes from cross country ski, hiking, snowmobile and ATV trails and less than 15 minutes to all of Minocqua's shopping, dining and medical facilities makes this the perfect location for your Northwoods adventure.

   Located on Squirrel Lake - 1352 acres of pure recreational fun & exceptional fishing. Never be bored when heading out as it will take many summers to get to know all of the bays, islands and secret spots. This well wooded lot offers a solid sand lake bed frontage and awesome western exposure assuring you of nightly sunset views. This newly developed lot will be your canvas to paint your vision of a Northwoods paradise. Located amongst other similar lots that have protective covenants - you can be assured that your neighbors will be building high quality homes and developing their parcels with homes that you will be proud to be a part of. Your recreational pursuits may include hiking, biking and snowmobiling as well as 1000's of acres of public access lands in the nearby Nat'l Forest for hunting and exploring. A five minute drive away is the well known "Minocqua Winter Park" which offers ice skating and over 50 miles of cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails.

All listing information provided by Listing Office via Greater Northwoods MLS

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SQUIRREL LAKE DETAILS


  WATER INFORMATION

Size Shoreline Clarity Water Color
1,309 Acres 12.27 Miles Moderate Deep Blue
Max Depth Average Depth Lake Access Lake Type
46 Ft 16 Ft Public Drainage
Fishing Fish Species Bottom Material Boat Activity
Good Variety Mostly Sand Average
Lake Restrictions Public Launch Noise Level Lake Grade
Boating / Fishing Yes (2) Average Top 100

  LAND INFORMATION

High Speed Internet Natural Gas Cell Coverage Home Density
Yes Yes Good Average
Township School District Tax Rate / $1000 Rentals on Lake
Minocqua Lakeland Union $8.98 Yes

  SURROUNDING ATTRACTIONS/PLACES TO GO

Closest Towns: Distance to Town:
Minocqua20 mins
Nearby Grocery Stores: Distance:
Walmart23 mins
Trig's23 mins
Wild Berry Market23 mins
Save More Marketplace27 mins
Roads Around Lake: Closest Hospital:
Average Minocqua / 26 mins
Nearby Biking/Walking/Skiing Trails:
No nearby trails.
Nearby Paddling Routes:
No nearby paddling routes.
Nearby ATV Trails:
No nearby trails.
Nearby Snowmobile Trails:
The trails of the Cross Country Cruisers run across Squirrel Lake.
Nearby State Areas:
Squirrel River Pines State Area

  LAKE DEPTH MAP