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Recent Illinois reviews

  • Perfect for us!

    "We spent a week here this July and it was perfect for our little family! The house was clean, well maintained and equipped with everything we needed. We slept great on vacation which is unusual - the house was dark and quiet at night. The boathouse is awesome! It will be hard to go on a lake vacation without one again! Lake Sara is beautiful. Looking at the fabulous houses kept us totally entertained. Kids enjoyed jumping off the dock, tubing and fishing. Hope Lake Sara will get another restaurant when Abigail's closes this season. That is sad :( we loved the house and the lake and we'll be back!!"
    Guest: Kik Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
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  • A Must Stay

    "What a great experience and location for this property.....it's absolutely perfect. I had a business trip to Chicago and had a small team of professionals with me and this property was ideal. Centrally located, right next to the lake for morning exercise, very clean and well maintained, and yet had the privacy of a local residence. We loved it!"
    Guest: Steve Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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  • Summer on the Lake

    "I picked this location because I wanted lakefront and I wanted to be close to family in Cary Illinois. This property is not brand new. It could best be described as Prairie Home Companion on the inside and Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss on the outside. This rental really does deliver 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths. We had 5 Adults and 2 preschoolers staying nightly and were joined by two more adults and two more preschoolers during the days. The downstairs bedroom was a plus for my 90 year old Father who is still able climb the 4 steps to the front door. We had two computers, two tablets and several phones running on the wireless Internet without any problems. It was fast enough to stream movies for the kids. The house has 4 TVs and Cable but we never turned them on during our stay. Meals were easy to prepare in the kitchen and we also used the outside gas grill and fire pit. We were able to fit everyone around the expanding table. We also used the two outdoor picnic tables. We did day trips to the Brookfield Zoo and to the Shedd Aquarium by car although we could have used Metra which is very close by. We drove twice to the park where Hwy 12 crosses over Fox Lake. There is a good playland there for the kids and also a boat ramp if you need one. The dock is serviceable, but the water is only about 3 feet deep at the end. You need to understand your boat's draft requirements. I brought two kayaks and bought two 10 day lake stickers. The kayaking was good through the week, but the lake can be busy with skiers on Friday through Sunday. Boats can sky within 150 feet of the shore which is within my casting distance from the end of the dock. I spent most evenings on the back porch. It's nice on a cool evening with a breeze. On still nights you might want bug spray. The solid gate was highly effective in keeping four energetic preschoolers from reaching the yard which runs right to the seawall. I brought my own childrens' life vests which I made the kids wear when on the dock. I did see some vests at the property. When you're on the lake you feel like you're on vacation and away from it all. Nevertheless you are very close to all kinds of shopping. If you need something, it is probably available close by. Because of the lake's coastline it can be confusing getting from one point to another. If you are not familiar with the area you might want to have a navigation system in your car. I used the one in my smart phone."
    Guest: Dad with kids Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • nice location ... friendly staff

    "Close to a highways...great views. Doormen very helpful."
    Guest: David R. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 30, 2015
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