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Beautiful Classic Lake House

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

McHenry house description

The house of seven gables is a beautiful lake front property, which is located on Wonder Lake. This classic lake house features wall to wall knotty pine, four spacious bedrooms, a large lofted family room, a living room with a panoramic view of the lake, a bar, and a recreation room. The house sleeps 12 comfortably, but can fit more if needed. The house is conveniently located just 60 miles from Chicago and Milwaukee.

Master bedroom – king size bed, futon, full panoramic view of the lake, private bath
Junior suite - two twin beds, tv with dvd/vcr, semi private bath
Balcony suite 1 – queen size bed, shared bath
Balcony suite 2 - full size bed, shared bath
Family room – two full size sofas, two chairs, and a wood burning fireplace (can also double as a dining area for large families or parties
Living room – pull out sofa bed, love seat, recliner, tv, gas fireplace, and panoramic views of the lake
The bar – 60” tv, a golden tee arcade game, slot machine, mini fridge, dartboard (steel tip) and a custom bar top which can double as a blackjack table.
The game room – has foosball table, pool table, poker table, half bath, and tv with xbox game system and games.

Are you looking for a safe neighborhood for trick or treating? Come on out to Wonder Lake where you are guaranteed to have more treats than tricks. The fun doesn't have to end when the door bells stop ringing. This area is packed full of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Take the kids for a haunted hay ride, get lost in the one of the many giant corn mazes, or scare the kids with a trip through a haunted house. Make this Halloween one that the family will remember.

Holiday Seasons are approaching! Book Thanksgiving or Christmas and receive a free 'Apple pie in a bag' from the Apple Haus in Long Grove. Catering and meal drop off's are also available from Birchwood Hall.

Don't need this much space? Check out our modern 2 bedroom coach house right next door which has a max occupancy of 6 (vrbo listing #600843). If you need more space then book the two properties together and save 10% on both daily rates.

Special seasonal activities!
Local Ski Team shows performed weekly (fri 7pm)
Annual rummage sales
Fly a real airplane
Horseback riding
Boating, Fishing, Hunting, and Hiking
Strawberry picking
Farmers markets
Craft fairs and festivals
Donley's Wild West amusement park

Safe Trick or Treating neighborhood
Local farm events like apple picking, hay rides, and corn mazes.
Endless amounts of snowmobile trails
Ice fishing
Ice Hockey and skating
Snowmobile friendly community
Skiing, sledding, and snowboarding at Wilmot Mountain (15 minutes away)

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge


          • Children Welcome
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Junior suite/common use: toilet, shower

            Semi private bath for the Junior Suite...moreless

          • Balcony: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Shared bathroom for balcony suites...moreless

          • Bar/Rec Room: toilet


          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            The family room also doubles as a dining room for large families and parties with seating up to 20 people...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Child's Highchair
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Fireplace:

            Living room has a gas fireplace, and the family room has a wood burning fireplace...moreless

          • Parking:

            ample parking for 8 vehicles, additional parking available if needed...moreless

          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room


          • Games:

            The bar offers a Golden Tee Clubhouse Edition arcade game, dart board, and a slot machine. The bar top also doubles as a Blackjack table...moreless

          • Television:

            There are 4 tv's in the house. They are located in the living room, junior suite, bar, and rec room....moreless

          • Game Room:

            The rec room offers an Xbox, pool table, foosball table, board games, and large poker table...moreless

          • Video Games:

            The rec room features an Xbox with over 100 game titles...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • Foosball

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

            The house offers two patios. One main patio and another on top of the boat house. Enough seating for 20+ people. Both have fantastic views of the lake. ...moreless

          • Bicycles:

            Bicycle rentals are available from our local bike shop just two blocks away...moreless

          • Golf:

            The area is home to many top ranked courses. Over 20 public courses in all...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            2 kayaks, 1 canoe, and a large floating relaxation station...moreless

          • Ski & Snowboard:

            Just minutes away from Wilmot Mountain....moreless

          • Water Sports Gear:

            Life vest in all sizes are available...moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Location & View

              • Lakefront:

                Features a large main patio, a second patio on top of the boat house, a fire pit, and a boat pier. There is enough outdoor seating for 27 people. ...moreless


              • Churches
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Pier Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Water Skiing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Hiking
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Medical Services
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Fishing
              • Shopping
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Horseshoes
              • Horseback Riding
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Boating
              • Hunting


              Write a review 4.7
              from 3 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off Season
              Sep 3 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $225 $425
              Fri, Sat

              Rates are based on 11 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2014
              2 night min stay

              flat fee
              Nov 27 - Nov 29, 2014
              3 night min stay

              flat fee
              Dec 25 - Dec 27, 2014
              3 night min stay

              flat fee
              Super Bowl
              Feb 1 - Feb 1, 2015
              1 night min stay

              flat fee
              Peak Season
              May 1 - Sep 14, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $375 $575
              Fri, Sat

              Rates are based on 11 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              Memorial Day
              May 22 - May 24, 2015
              3 night min stay

              flat fee
              4th of July
              Jul 3 - Jul 4, 2015
              2 night min stay

              flat fee

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $50
              • Cleaning $150
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Taxes Not included

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting manager when booking.

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              Last updated: 09/15/2014
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              1 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Galt airport
              10 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Port of Blarney
              7 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Mchenry/Woodstock/Fox Lake Metra
              24 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              I94 or I90
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Wonder Lake
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Nearest Ski
              Wonder Lake (water ski)/Wilmot Mt (snow ski)
              10 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              6 to choose from
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Grand Old Mill

              Wonder lake is a private lake with it's own nationally top ranked water ski team, which puts on free shows every weekend and holiday. The area is also bustling with many activities such as horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, antiquing, hiking, water skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, and sledding.


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              • House from Lake

                House from Lake

              • Sunset


              • Lake view from main patio

                Lake view from main patio

              • Master bedroom angle 1

                Master bedroom angle 1

              • Balcony Suite 1

                Balcony Suite 1

              • Kitchen


              • Bar angle 1

                Bar angle 1

              • Living room angle 2

                Living room angle 2

              • Family room

                Family room

              • House from side

                House from side

              • Lake view

                Lake view

              • View of 4th of July fireworks show on the lake

                View of 4th of July fireworks show on the lake

              • Master bedroom angle 2

                Master bedroom angle 2

              • Balcony Suite 2

                Balcony Suite 2

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • Living room angle 1

                Living room angle 1

              • Bar angle 2

                Bar angle 2

              • Rec Room

                Rec Room

              • Snowmobile party on the lake

                Snowmobile party on the lake

              VRBO #479156

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

              $225 - $575 per night (USD)

              4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 09/15/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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