Authentic Lodge, Fully Furnished Turn-Key. Ideal Family Space
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
FURNISHED: 2 acres of prime wooded and landscaped setting for this authentic & original custom lodge – very conveniently located to all Lake Geneva attractions, Chicago, O'hare, MILW...
- LOCATION/PROXIMITY: .3 mile to beach, 1 mile to Geneva Lake Path, 2 miles to Geneva Lake Beach/downtown!
- TURN-KEY 2ND HOME/ rental! “…nothing but a toothbrush”
- ORIGINAL CHARACTER (topography & structure)
***SELLING POINTS****** Furnished/ turnkey/convenient second home, location, big lot with character and privacy (great for family activities)
19th century “old world” barn relocated and turned custom home! German-style “post & beam”, artfully constructed of virgin Douglas Fir & oiled to a shimmer. This brilliant internal framework is masterfully on display throughout the common areas. The infrastructure of a modern home only compliments the theme set by internal posts and beams: slate, field stone fireplaces, stainless steel, granite, antique built-ins. The exterior of the home is in a Bavarian-Tutor style lodge, framed with multiple patios with hundreds of sq’ of flagstone and landscaped nature. Great construction and efficiency, including a passive geo-thermo convection system! Always very well maintained.
Location: 2 miles from downtown Lake Geneva; 3/4 mile from Snake Road. 300 yards from front door is personal boat slip and 150’ beach frontage shared with small association. 1 mile from Geneva Lake Path. Walking distance to three great dining options (Kirsh’s, Mars and Folies)
Interior: 4.5 BR (3,500 sq’, sleeps 20), 3 new full baths (3 tubs, two separate shower rooms, 3 new Kohler toilets, 4 sinks, lots of storage), “Provincial” solarium, new gourmet kitchen (Bosch DW, SS premium appliances, tons of light, lots of counter), wide-plank hard wood floors through out all common areas, bedding for 20+, media equipment all installed (3 plasmas, sound systems…) w/d, 3 new full baths, 3 tubs and 2 separate showers, Jacuzzi, fresh paint everywhere, new hardwood, new carpet, new fixtures
Exterior: Mel Wirkus (Wirkus Nursery) original landscape design. (including 50 new mature evergreens). Three (3) large landscaped patios with flagstone, two balconies, bubbling creek with bridges, nature paths, large spring-fed koi pond, 48k btu Weber SS grill, dozens of glacier boulders, all needed kitchen utensils, flatware for 24, china for 24, crystal for 24, linens for 24, Smith & Hawken patio furniture, North Carolina-made newer furnishings (very light use over 18 months), new cedar roof, very well maintained.
You have found a unique gem with phenomenal privacy, amazing location, turn-key second home, , more character than anything at this price point
Keywords: Rich character, cozy, authentic German lodge. Luxurious. Conveniently located to all Geneva area attractions. 90 min from Chicago or O'hare
- Vacation Rental
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
- Limited Accessibility
- Wheelchair Accessible
- 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 14-20
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Bedroom 4
- Bedroom 5
- 3.25 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- Bathroom 3
Kitchen & Dining
new granite, stailess appliances included awesome bosch dish washer, reverse-osmosis drinking water spigot, ice maker, recycling and regular trash receptacles, garbage disposer, hard wood floor, antique built ins, ash cabinetry, lots of countertop space, bar with three stools, ...morecollapse
- Cooking Utensils:
dual zone. Have the master suite set to one temp and kids to another temp. That said, we never have the air on because of its naturally cooling feature: passive geo-thermo, nice lake breeze, shade from all the mature trees, dormer fans exhaust hot air....morecollapse
- Wood Fireplace:
- Washing Machine:
- Linens Provided:
- Gas Fireplace:
Interior: 4.5 BR (3,500 sq’, sleeps 20), 3 new full baths (3 tubs, two separate shower rooms, 3 new toilets, 4 sinks, lots of storage), “Provincial” solarium, new gourmet kitchen (Bosch dw, ss premium appliances, tons of light, lots of counter), wide-plank hard wood floors through out all common areas, bedding for 20+, media equipment all installed (3 plasmas, sound systems…) w/d, 3 new full baths, 3 tubs and 2 separate showers, Jacuzzi, fresh paint everywhere, new hardwood, new carpet, new fixtures Exterior: Mel Wirkus (Wirkus Nursery) original landscape design. (including 50 new mature evergreens). Three (3) large landscaped patios with flagstone, two balconies, bubbling creek with bridges, nature paths, large spring-fed koi pond, 48k btu Weber SS grill, dozens of glacier boulders, all needed kitchen utensils, flatware for 24, china for 24, crystal for 24, linens for 24, Smith & Hawken patio furniture, North Carolina-made newer furnishings...morecollapse
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- CD Player
- Free Long Distance
- Broadband Access
- Deck / Patio:
Location & View
- Water View
- Lake View
- Beach View
- Golf Course View
- Basketball Court
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Cross Country Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Live Theater
- Miniature Golf
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Fitness Center
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$5,000 per month Oct - December $3,500 per month Jan - Feb $5,000 per month March - May $10,000 June $15,000 July - August $10,000 September
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About the owner: just a Midwest family with a second home we would like to share with like-minded folks
Why the Owner Chose Lake Geneva:
Lake Geneva has beautiful topography, great local culture, all the activities you could ask for. about an hour from O'Hare or 90 minutes from Chicago! 35 minutes from Milw.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
I once heard an heiress state that "privacy is the ultimate luxury". You cannot see another building from this home, yet a hot Chicago Pizza can be delivered in 25 minutes!
- Primary: (708) 853-9149 (Illinois, USA)
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Great Room, Entry Way
Chef's Kitchen and Stairs to Second Floor
First Floor Guest Bath with Claw Foot Tub, Etc
Southwest Corner's Private Lawn Into Solarium
Master King-Bed. Doors to Patio, Windows to Pond
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