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Foxhaven - Maple Cottage on the Beautiful Chain O' Lakes

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Fox Lake cottage description

Charming Maple Cottage is right on the water and makes a great romantic getaway or family retreat. It has its own sand beach, fire pit, hot tub, and large outdoor deck with gas grill shaded by towering maples. The boardwalk leads down to fishing and swimming from the 50 ft. pier on Mineola Bay.

The cottage has two bedrooms - one with a queen bed, the second with a full bed as well as one bath with shower, fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room with cable TV, DVD player, stereo, and Wi-Fi. You are surrounded by windows which provide a panoramic lake view.

Maple Cottage can be rented separately or can be combined with Foxhaven - Cedar House to make a shared compound for family reunions or multifamily get-togethers. Outdoor parking is available for at least six cars. Movie theatres, grocery stores, and Metra train station are only a short walk away in the Village of Fox Lake.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be at least 25 years old....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            Rollaway twin available...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Full bed (1), rollaway twin bed (1)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Video Library


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic


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

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Beachfront:

            Green lawn leads to a sand beach for kids. Shallow water is good for swimming and paddling our canoe on the bay....moreless

          • Lake View:

            From the living room or outside deck, watch boats pulling tubes or waterskiers and ducks paddling by with views of Crab Apple Island across the lake....moreless

          • Lakefront:

            Only steps away from beautiful Mineola Bay on Fox Lake....moreless

          • Village:

            Fox Lake is a small village with grocery stores, restaurants, movie theatre - all within walking distance. ...moreless

          • Water View:

            Great view of Fox Lake from the living room and huge deck. Sunsets are gorgeous!...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

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


          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            Room for 3 cars...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Gated compound...moreless

          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet:

            Secure WiFi ...moreless


          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Deck / Patio
          • Kayak / Canoe
          • Outdoor Grill

          Payment Type

          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub


              Write a review 5
              from 9 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              May 22 - Sep 5, 2015
              6 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              6 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning $100
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Taxes Included

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              Last updated: 12/16/2014
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              41 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Chicago O'Hare
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              92 East
              3.8 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Fox Lake Country Club
              0.8 Miles
              Nearest Train
              METRA - Milwaukee North Line
              0.8 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              IL Route 12
              0.6 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Dino's Den
              9.3 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Wilmot Mountain

              Car: Not Necessary

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

              Contact us

              Speaks: english, french, spanish



              • Sunset on Fox Lake

                Sunset on Fox Lake

              • Tranquility pier

                Tranquility pier

              • View from the deck

                View from the deck

              • Queen bedroom armoire

                Queen bedroom armoire

              • Dining Room

                Dining Room

              • Kitchen & hallway

                Kitchen & hallway

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Side deck

                Side deck

              • Hot tub nestled on the lower deck.

                Hot tub nestled on the lower deck.

              • Sunset by the pier

                Sunset by the pier

              • View of the deck from the pier.

                View of the deck from the pier.

              • Maple Cottage - parking area

                Maple Cottage - parking area

              • Maple Cottage Queen bed

                Maple Cottage Queen bed

              • Maple Cottage full bed

                Maple Cottage full bed

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • Maple Cottage living room

                Maple Cottage living room

              • Kitchen


              • Main deck & gazebo

                Main deck & gazebo

              • Canoe - ready and waiting!

                Canoe - ready and waiting!

              VRBO #430503

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $200 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
              Minimum stay: 6 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english, french, spanish
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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