Serenity Cottage on the Peshtigo River

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9 Reviews

From $65 / night

Serenity Cottage on the Peshtigo River
1 bedrooms
5 guests
No min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 5
Type: Cottage
Per night: $99
Per week: $455
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Peshtigo vacation cottage rental
A tranquil cottage situated on the Peshtigo River north of the quiet town of Peshtigo. Located on five wooded acres with 300' of river frontage. Quiet solitude abound while shopping, dining and exploring the north woods is all within 7-10 minutes. So many winter activities, like ice skating, downhill and cross country skiing and candlelit snowshoeing.

We are very pet and family friendly. We are happy to help you plan a fun filled getaway, letting you know when local events, concerts and festivities occur to make the most of your trip. We are a bird watcher and nature lover's delight because of all the special care we take to make a safe and peaceful home for all wildlife. In the winter raptors abound and viewing the daily flights of the eagle is easy and breathtaking. Lounge in front of the fireplace, or snowshoe along the river or get lost in a book you've meaning to read.

Living room with fireplace and futon lounger (serves as a full bed), large screen 36" LCD TV with DVD player, cable, wireless internet. Full service kitchen with dishes (8 place settings), organic cotton linens, bottled water, coffee maker, toaster and microwave. 24 hour Anytime Fitness health club access included with rental. Outdoor fire ring and hammocks to relax in. Bicycles and kayaks available to rent. Massage and yoga offerings available on-site. Tea house/meditation cabana nestled in one of the many gardens.

Updated interior, no musty cottage smells here.

No hunting or fishing on the property.

Serenity Cottage

$1600 monthly with $200 utility allowance

$120 for 1-2 nights
$99 for 3-6 nights
$65 for 7 nights or more

Rate does not include Wisconsin Lodging Tax of 5% There are no additional charges for the number of people staying, parking or pets.

To make a reservation, we require a 50% deposit, which is applied to your stay. The deposit must be paid by credit card. The remaining amount due on arrival fee can be paid by cash, check, credit card or PayPal. Your dates will be reserved only when the deposit is received.

If you must cancel more than 24 hours in advance, you can apply your deposit toward a future rental at any of our locations or if you would like a refund, we retain 25% of the deposit and refund the remainder within 3 weeks. No refunds for cancellations made less than 24 hours of arrival.The person signing the lease must be at least 25 years old and all guests not accompanied by a legal guardian must be at least 21. No parties allowed whatsoever without prior approval and the number of guests sleeping at the house can not exceed 5 adults. Monthly rentals must cancel more than a week in advance to receive a refund of the deposit.

Donna Yost

Area Information
The cottage is located in Wisconsin six miles from the Upper Michigan border of Menominee, Michigan and Marinette, Wisconsin. A large sailing community is located in Menominee, which sponsors races and community events throughout the year. Downhill and cross country skiing destinations are close-by. Many golf courses within just a few miles. A great area for road biking with epic rides and few cars. Many
people fly in and out of the Green Bay's Austin Straubel Airport or the Menominee, Michigan Airport to visit the EAA and other destinations. The Porterfield Country Music Festival is only 5 minutes away!

About the owner

Owner Profile

Donna Yost

Donna Yost

Donna Yost

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    I love to travel and enjoy getting there by the least traveled road. My love of travel and passion for being eco- conscious have found the perfect union at ZenEstate.

    I believe living green doesn’t have to mean huge sacrifices or lack style. My locations provide comfort, beauty and minimize...
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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jan 01 2016 Dec 31 2017 $99 $99 $455 - -
Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 5%
Deposits: We require a 50% deposit, which is applied to your stay. The deposit must be paid by credit card. The remaining amount due on arrival can be paid by cash, check, credit card or PayPal. Your dates will be reserved only when the deposit is received. Cancellations more than 24 hours in advance, can apply the deposit toward a future rental at any of our locations or if you would like a refund, we retain 25% of the deposit and refund the remainder. No refunds for cancellations less than 24 hours.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: We do not have any additional charges or fees for additional people, pets or cleaning.

Reviews (9)

Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Peshtigo, Wisconsin

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9 reviews
John Cook

Quiet time

John Cook

Milwaukee wi

Quiet time

October 5, 2012

The owner went the extra mile to make my wife and I comfortable. She even made the cottage dog friendly. Very quiet and all our needs were looked to

Tim Davis


Tim Davis



October 21, 2011

What Can I Say, Its Everything It Says It Is And More And You Cant Say That About Many Things These Days. Everything From The Location To The Decor Of The Cabin And From The Peace Of The Place To The Appreciated Extras Like The Way The Children Are Thought About. I Cannot Fault This Place In Anyway And Fully Intend To Visit Again When I Next Return To The States In 2012.thank You Donna For All Your Help

Roland Jackson


Roland Jackson

madison, wi


April 8, 2011

Space was precisely how Donna described. Donna kindly offered a myriad of suggestions for food and outdoor relaxation. All praises to Donna and her fine establishment!!!

Ana Maria Vasquez

aptly named

Ana Maria Vasquez

Menomonee falls, Wi

aptly named

February 20, 2011

my stay at the serneity cottage was exactly what I was looking for. DOnna, is an amazing host. Her attention to detail was remarkable. Her dedication to reducingour impact on the planet is wonderful. my dogs and I hiked the beautiful frozen river daily. All of Donna's recommendations and tips turned out invaluable. My dogs fell in love with her! We made fires everyday and nite and plenty of hot tub soaking time. what an incredible get away! thank you for everything and we will be back to experience another season at the serentity cottage!






July 15, 2010

I Had Been Taking Care Of My Ill Mother For 5 Weeks 24 Hours A Day Pryor To My Trip And Serenity Cottage Was Just What I Needed, Very Peaceful, Beautiful Flower Gardens. A Great Getaway From It All

Amy Bareta

Serenity Cottage/Heron House

Amy Bareta

Oak Creek, WI USA

Serenity Cottage/Heron House

February 23, 2010

I orginally reserved the Serenity Cottage for my stay, but my brother-in-law is extremely allergic to all animals so when I talked to Donna about the cleaning she said that we could stay in the Heron House instead which is right next door because the Heron House has hardwood floors throughout instead of carpet like in the Serenity Cottage. She even gave us a discount even though it was my fault that I didn't notice the pet friendly sign. The Heron House was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! We went for my birthday & honestly it was the best birthday EVER!! I hope to make this a tradition!!

Wayne & Sue Kleinmann


Wayne & Sue Kleinmann

Appleton, WI


October 14, 2009

We had a wonderful relaxing time in this beautiful place. Donna was very accomodating. She cares about her clients. We look forward to coming again and staying even longer.

Jan Scoville

Serenity Plus!

Jan Scoville

Door County, WI

Serenity Plus!

October 13, 2009

This adorable cottage is cozy and tranquil. The location is beautiful and the weekend we were there the colors were amazing. The wooded area is full of wildlife and Donna added alot of fun touches for the season----ghosts along the drive in and Japanese lantern flowers in the window boxes. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Serenity Cottage.

Chris Twork

Lots of fun....

Chris Twork

Avon Park, FL

Lots of fun....

September 1, 2009

If you just wanna relax, this is the place. Quiet with a breathtaking view! My wife and I felt very refreshed after this vacation. Played ping pong, went swimming and biking, and watched the wildlife on the river.This place really exceeded my expectations.Hope to come back next year!

Owner Supplied Testimonials

Words cannot describe how wonderful my time was here. Thank you for creating such a sacred space.

Ana Maria, Maddy and Lilly

The cottage is everything we needed and more! Thank yo so much for making it a comfy, cozy place away from home. We will most definitely be back! Thank you again for everything.

Maureen and Kent

Back for our 3rd time and lovin' it! Thanks for another wonderful stay in the Serenity Cottage. We had a great time as always. Loved the campfire at night, fireplace and of course the hot tub. We were a bit late this year to truly experience the fall colors, but had a great time still! Looking forward to coming back in February for some snowshoeing.

Cathy and Kevin

Had a wonderful time. Thank you for sharing some of the history of this great place. The name "Serenity Cottage" is a perfect name for the place. This place and time will always stay in my memories. Thank you for EVERYTHING I loved it !! I'll be back .


Had a wonderful and relating time. I hope to return for a longer stay in the near future.

Genesis and Miles

Thank you for sharing this cottage. It was what I see when someone says they have a cottage (not these mansions they build today). It was the perfect getaway. This was the first weekend of my 2 week vacation from California. It was nice to leave the heat of summer and come to fall. The cottage made a great home base for visiting Marinette and Oconto. So much nicer to come relax here than sit in a hotel room. We loved the decor! This was a wonderful start to a vacation.

Thank you Lee, Pat and Mariann

A wonderful peaceful location to spend several days "away from it all." Loved every minute and will be back.

Marcus and Franklin

What a wonderful place!We really enjoyed our stay here - the cottage, the river, the trees...

Thank you for all the extras!


Thank you for new traditions. We have been coming up every year for quite some time staying in various local motels and this by far was the best year yet and now our new yearly get away spot. We will always be here

Nicole, Dawn, Aux, Ashley and Nik

What a lovely place for our family reunion. Thank you for your hospitality.

Wendy, Mattea, Wendell and Arlene

Thank you, it was a peaceful stay.

JoAnne and Family

We loved the Serenity Cottage. Thank you so much - it was so good to be home again. Thanks for all the extras too!

Doreen, Scott and Family

We had a wonderful stay here and a true experience of serenity. What a taste of heaven! Your welcoming spirit and nature will continue to grow in the life of memories we've created and the gifts of creation that you have shared with us. A piece of this place will remain with me and each new spring I will envision its beauty as I am reminded of the still and quiet life within the perennials. This gift will keep giving and we thank you for this lovely experience and opportunity for renewal and thanksgiving.

Sue, Tammi and Leigh

Thanks for all your hospitality - you went above and beyond what we expected. Can't wait to come back!

Amanda Russell, Ronan and Feya

Wonderful country and cottage to fit. Thank you for a great week.

Kevin, Duffee and Family

We enjoyed this charming cottage, loved the gardens, enjoyed the hot tub. Ranger made a new friend. Thanks for the great hospitality!

Christa, Andy, Monica, Luke, Maria and Ranger

Thanks for everything. The surroundings were inspirational. We'll send the music we created when we get back home.

Dollar Store Xylophone

We really enjoyed our stay at Serenity! Even with the rain we still had lots of fun with the river views and bird watching. We saw a bald eagle flying overhead carrying a fish within a half hour of our arrival.

Snow this morning was beautiful. Love the fireplace, cable and quilts! The dog bed was well loved also. :)

Erin, Austin and Zeus

Thanks for such a relaxing weekend at your cottage! We really enjoyed our time away from city life.

Adam, Robin, Ginger and Nietzsche

Thank you so much for such a relaxing cottage! We had a wonderful time. We loved drinking our coffee down by the water, grilling every night and soaking in the hot tub at the end of the day. Thanks for the suggestions about places to go also. We had a great time!

Brook and Colin

We absolutely loved the cottage. We will be back. Thanks for everything!!!!

Michael, Melissa and Daisy

Thank you so much for the wonderful place to stay. My husband and I had a wonderful weekend cozied up in the cabin. We had such a great time snowshoeing and ice skating on the rover and the hot tub was a great way to end our days. Duke had a blast running through all of the snow. We really appreciate all of the little "extras" -the hearts, flowers, etc. It really made for a wonderful Valentine's Day weekend. Thank you for everything.

Tim, Allison and Duke

Thank you for a warm and comfortable place to spend a weekend with our Mom. The fireplace was so nice to have to keep us cozy, the hot tub was great and being away from the hustle and bustle was just what the doctor ordered! We will be back. Thanks for all the charm and personality we were looking for to spend precious time together.

Mary Ann, Char and Kathy

Amazing Fall colors and peacefulness made this an extra special getaway for us. We will definitely be back! Thank you for all the little niceties, special touches and stories.


Jan and Sue

Thank you for the wonderful long weekend of garden walks and bike rides; lounging bu the river and campfires under the stars. We even got Georgia in the river for a little bit! Thank you for your hospitality and your assistance with directions, bike tire inflation, etc. We had lots of fun!

The Girls - Anne, Erin, Sara and Georgia

Thank you for offering this place to stay. It has been my artist's retreat and a place of great inspiration and peace. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.


We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Serenity Cottage. It was just the place for us to get away from the "busy"ness of everyday life and relax. Carter loved the dog bed and our son, Kaden, loved all the wooden spoons and the bubble wand, "sticks" as he called them.

Philly, Angela, Kaden and Carter

Here's what some of our guests have told us.

I am writing to you to thank you for introducing a wonderful cottage to us. We appreciate your caring attention a lot. Mika, Chicago

We just wanted to thank you so much for allowing us to stay at the Serenity Cottage. It was absolutely awesome - the time went by all too fast. You certainly went out of your way to make sure we were comfortable. We definitely would like to return next year and extend our stay. Thanks again for all your hospitality. John and Charlene, Texas

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