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Beautiful Classic Lake House

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Last updated: 08/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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 bednorooms, 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.

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)


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    Additional $50 per pet...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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



  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

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

  • 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

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

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

  • Video Games:

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


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • 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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

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

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

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

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Bicycles:

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

  • Boat:

    4 person row boat...moreless

  • 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

  • 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

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Just minutes away from Wilmot Mountain....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Life vest in all sizes are available...moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
May 1 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$375 $575
Fri, Sat

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

Off Season
Sep 8 - May 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$225 $425
Fri, Sat

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

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: 08/01/2015
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1 Miles
Nearest Airport
Galt airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Port of Blarney
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 to choose from
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Mchenry/Woodstock/Fox Lake Metra
24 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I94 or I90
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Grand Old Mill
Nearest Ski
Wonder Lake (water ski)/Wilmot Mt (snow ski)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wonder Lake

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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  • Lake view from main patio

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  • Family room

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  • Lake view

    Lake view

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

    View of 4th of July fireworks show on the lake

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    Balcony Suite 2

  • Dining room

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  • Rec Room

    Rec Room

  • Snowmobile party on the lake

    Snowmobile party on the lake

VRBO #479156

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Date last modified - Monday, August 03, 2015

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