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Foxhaven – Cedar House on the Beautiful Chain-O-Lakes

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Last updated: 08/05/2014

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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Fox Lake farmhouse description

Cedar House is a three story fully-renovated 1920s farmhouse with three spacious bedrooms overlooking Fox Lake. The top floor consists of a suite with a king bed plus twin bed. The main floor has two bedrooms with a queen bed, double bed and double futon. There are three full bathrooms, one per floor. On the ground floor, the walkout English basement family room has a pool table, wine bar, exercise equipment, large screen TV, surround sound stereo, double futon and convertible twin bed. The house has a fully equipped kitchen, breakfast room, formal dining room, living room with flat screen TV, DVD player, WiFi and woodstove. Picnic tables in the shaded front yard, backyard firepit and an elevated deck with gas grill overlooking the yard and lake give plenty of outdoor space to relax and play.

Cedar House can be rented separately or can be combined with Foxhaven – Maple Cottage to make a shared compound for family reunions or multifamily get-togethers. Maple Cottage and Cedar House have their own central heat and air conditioning, washer and dryer plus WiFi. And, of course, there are mature cedars surrounding Cedar House, and huge maples shading Maple Cottage, plus the fenced yard, lawn, multiple firepits, and trees, shrubs and flowers down to the water’s edge. Outdoor parking is available for at least six cars. Movie theatres, grocery stores, and the Metra train station are all only a short walk away in the Village of Fox Lake.

From Fox Lake, largest lake in the Chain-O-Lakes system, you'll explore 15 lakes, the Fox River and man-made channels connecting homes, marinas, waterfront restaurants and Chain O’Lakes State Park, Bring your own boat, use our canoe, or rent jet skis, pontoons or fishing boats nearby. The Chain teems with bass, walleye, muskie, pike, catfish, crappie and bluegill for great fishing. Six Flags amusement park, Gurnee Mills shopping mall, and Wilmot ski area are only a short drive away.

Minimum Age Limit For Renters : any singles under 25 must be accompanied by parent or guardian


Keywords: Lakefront cottages, family groups, romantic couples getaway, fishing, boating, waterskiing

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Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be at least 25....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Dock your own boat at our 50 ft. pier or use our canoe with paddles and life vests, fishing equipment, water toys, also mountain bikes available on request....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Pool Table
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Lake View:

                        Cedar House overlooks beautiful Mineola Bay on Fox Lake...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Water Tubing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Telephone
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Stove:

                            Toasty fires warm the living room in winter....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Balcony
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa
                           

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                          Summer
                          May 22 - Sep 5, 2015
                          6 night min stay
                          $300
                          $1,800
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                          6 night min stay
                          $300
                          $1,800

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                          • Taxes Not included

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                          Location

                          Car: Recommended

                          From Fox Lake, largest lake in the Chain-O-Lakes system, you can explore 15 lakes, the Fox River and man-made channels connecting homes, marinas, waterfront restaurants and Chain O ’Lakes State Park. Bring your own boat, use our canoe, or rent jet skis, pontoon or fishing boats nearby. The Chain teems with bass, walleye, muskie, pike, catfish, crappie and bluegill for great fishing. Six Flags Great America, Gurnee Mills shopping mall, and Wilmot ski area are only a short drive away.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: Both my wife and I grew up on the water on opposite coasts - she's from Rhode Island and I'm from California. When we found ourselves, as college professors, teaching and raising our family in the Midwest, we decided we needed a place to get away and relax on the water. We have many happy memories of family reunions, summer boating days, and snowy winter evenings by the fire here at Foxhaven. Our children are all grown up now but they still return to share good times at our beautiful lakefront retreat.

                          Why the Owner Chose Fox Lake:
                          The Chain-O-Lakes is beautiful series of lakes and channels with cute cottages and elegant waterfront mansions, waterfront restaurants, wildlife and pristine wetlands to explore. We've been here for years and are still finding new things to see and do!

                          The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                          Quiet mornings with mist on the lake, sunset sails with family and friends, fishing, swimming, water skiing - there's always something happening here at Foxhaven.


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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish

                           

                          Photos

                          • Firepit from the deck above.

                            Firepit from the deck above.

                          • Cedar House woodstove

                            Cedar House woodstove

                          • Cedar House great room

                            Cedar House great room

                          • Cedar House great room

                            Cedar House great room

                          • Cedar House bedroom

                            Cedar House bedroom

                          • Double bedroom futon.

                            Double bedroom futon.

                          • Breakfast room.

                            Breakfast room.

                          • Cedar House Kitchen

                            Cedar House Kitchen

                          • Sitting area in master bedroom

                            Sitting area in master bedroom

                          • Path to lake past Maple Cottage.

                            Path to lake past Maple Cottage.

                          • View from the second story deck.

                            View from the second story deck.

                          • Cedar House deck and patio

                            Cedar House deck and patio

                          • Great room downstairs.

                            Great room downstairs.

                          • Downstairs bathroom.

                            Downstairs bathroom.

                          • Dining room and stairs to third floor bedroom.

                            Dining room and stairs to third floor bedroom.

                          • Double bedroom - queen bed.

                            Double bedroom - queen bed.

                          • Second floor bathroom.

                            Second floor bathroom.

                          • Kitchen island and sink.

                            Kitchen island and sink.

                          • Cedar House master bedroom

                            Cedar House master bedroom

                          • Third floor bathroom.

                            Third floor bathroom.

                          • Paver patio for dining alfresco.

                            Paver patio for dining alfresco.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $300 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 14

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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish
                          • Calendar last updated: 08/05/2014
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                          Fox Lake #404860

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