Winchester

Real Estate in Winchester, Wisconsin

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Winchester is conveniently nestled between the towns of Manitowish Waters and Presque Isle in Vilas County Wisconsin. Known as the “The Real Northwoods!” you definitely want to add this town to your list when searching for the ideal property. Winchester is a small community with roughly 450 permanent residents and approximately 3000 seasonal residents.  A small quiet town, yet still not far from shopping and activities make this that perfect  getaway you have been searching for.

Winchesters covers more than 34,000 acres that is filled with lakes and forests including 6000 acres of public land as part of the North –Highland American Legion State Forest. Winchester boasts 34 named Lakes and 20 that are yet to be named .  This includes the beautiful Turtle Chain which includes South Turtle Lake, North Turtle Lake and Rock Lake. Harris Lake and Birch Lake are two of the larger Lakes in Winchester both are over 500 acres with plenty of spots for both amazing fishing and recreational activities. There are also plenty of smaller Lakes if you are looking for a more intimate setting.

It is also an outstanding area for summer and winter sports.  Spend your summer in search of that trophy fish! It’s out there! Get on your pontoon and relax on endless tours of the lakes or have a day of hiking followed by a night of campfires and s’mores.  There are also miles and miles of paved bike trails you can hop on WinMan trails for a great day of biking through the Northwoods.  When the weather changes take out your skis and snowboards it’s just a short drive to the U.P for great skiing. Vilas County also has some of the best snowmobile trails you can find in country so gear up and get out there and enjoy!