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THE the heart of Lake Geneva!

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps 20 with 9 bedrooms, 7 1/2 baths in the heart of Lake Geneva!

The most exciting vacation property in Southern Wisconsin! Located on Main Street in downtown Lake Geneva, this former bland office building has undergone a ground up restoration that will sleep 20 with 9 bedrooms , 7-1/2 bathrooms. Architecturally edgy and contemporary on the outside with great gathering spaces on two decks and four season room. The interior showcases a mix of industrial design, creative furnishings and flea market finds. The large open concept living area has 16 ft. of dining space, a spacious kitchen and entertaining area/living room with 65 inch HD Flat screen TV. Each bedroom has a signature style of it's own, offering the highest level of comfort and privacy. Top of the line mattresses, pillows and luxurious linens throughout. When you are ready to escape the group, each bedroom has a large HD flat screen TV. Seven of the nine bedrooms have a private bathroom (the remaining two bedrooms share a bath). Each bathroom features a rain shower and one of a kind furnishings.

Leave all your worries about driving and parking behind when you stay at The Downtowner. Walk to your favorite restaurants, shopping and everything that magical Lake Geneva has to offer. Disclaimer-if you are looking for total peace and quiet, this might not be the right fit for you. Being centrally located to the downtown means that you will hear some traffic noise.

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More Details

Tisha Erdman
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Tisha Erdman

Hi, my name is Tisha. For those of you looking at other properties to rent in Lake Geneva, you may have seen my face before. My husband, Doug and I also have South Shore House vacation rental on South Lake Shore Drive.

We began our business a couple of years ago and really love it! Lake Geneva is such a strong draw for people looking for a beautiful place to spend time and we feel really lucky to have found two properties to offer.

Tisha Erdman purchased this house in 2017

Why Tisha Erdman chose Lake Geneva


What makes this house unique

Not to repeat myself, but it's the location!!!


Lake Geneva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , This bathroom is shared with bedrooms #3 and #4
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet
  • All full bathrooms are designed with one of a kind vintage vanities, vessel sinks and unique lighting. All showers feature a soothing rainshower head
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • #1-Record Album Bedroom - 1 queen , Main level with Full bath
    #2-Dandelion Bedroom - 1 king , Main level with Full bath
    #3-Paddle bedroom - 1 queen , Main level with full bath shared with #4
    #4-Shotgun Alley Bedroom - 1 king , Main level with bath shared with #3. Has walk out to deck.
    #5-Picket Fence Bedroom - 1 queen , Main level with Full Bath
    #6 - 1 king , Main level, full bath, walk out to deck.
    #7-Nautical Bunk/Trundle Bedroom - 3 twin/ single , Upstairs with Full Bath
    #8-Grandma Moses Bedroom - 1 queen , Upstairs middle bedroom with full bath
    #9-Paisley Twin Bunk/Trundle - 3 twin/ single , Smallest bedroom without bathroom
    #10-Sun Room - 1 queen , Fold out memory foam bed with grand park view
  • All of our bedrooms have superior pillow top mattresses, cooling gel foam pillows, high thread count linens and flat screen TV's
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(9 traveler reviews)

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THE the heart of Lake Geneva!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Excellent for a large group wanting to be a short walk from Lake Geneva's town and waterfront

  • 5 of 5

Fine communal reception area with dining space for 20, two comfortable lounge areas and kitchen facilites to match. Very convivial. Artistically decorated bedrooms with fun bathrooms (+ hairdryers), fully equipped kitchen (plenty of tableware, glasses, etc. but no vacuum cleaner), board games, upper terrace spacious with plenty of chairs/tables, did not use the large 1st floor patio area but the fire pits looked tempting had we had a little more time, washing/drying machine useful (no ironing board nor iron). One bedroom poorly air-conditioned. All in all, very very good (especially as it's brand new) and we had lots of fun! We would return with pleasure. Here's hoping everybody looks after it as if it were their own, because a lot of attention to detail and love went into this lovely 'home from home'.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious place located in the heart of downtown

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 20 and stayed at the downtowner for a family reunion. The place is very spacious with 9 or 10 bedrooms, each decorated in a very eclectic style. A majority of the bedrooms had their own bathroom as well, which was great. The kitchen is large open concept, and there is a long dining table so all of us could sit for meals together. The outdoor space is fantastic with multiple decks and the fire pits are great too. The location is absolutely perfect, right around the corner from the lake and shops. You honestly don't need a car once you get here. The space is beautiful, spacious, and in the ideal location. Can't wait to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cousin Reunion

  • 5 of 5

My cousins and I stayed at the Downtowner for a reunion. It was the perfect location. The property was comfortable and decorated beautifully. The beds were comfortable there were plenty of bathrooms and It hosted numerious areas to gather. We enjoyed spending time in in the private courtyard, which included two fireplaces, the outside deck, the open concept kitchen, and the sun room.

The location was perfect. We could walk to the beach, shop downtown and enjoyed golfing and exploring on scooters. The owner was great to work with. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing to stay at our new property! You were fabulous guests from beginning to end and I hope you will stay with us again next time you are in Lake Geneva!
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Beautiful Property, Great Location, Excellent Host!

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group reunion with several children at the Downtowner in June, and it was wonderful! Tisha was very prompt in her responses and did a great job of checking in with us to make sure our stay was excellent. The house is beautifully decorated and the main level is set up with a great flow from the TV/couch space, into the kitchen, and into the sunroom area. The bedrooms were very comfortable and there were plenty of bathrooms for everyone. The decor is really unique and it was fun just to look around and see how Tisha decorated everything. We also really enjoyed the deck space outdoors and the location was within walking distance to the beach and shops downtown, which was very convenient. The parking was a little smaller than we had anticipated, but it still worked out great for us, and there was a free lot just a block away that we utilized easily for overflow parking (because of the great location and not really needing our cars, this wasn't an issue, anyway). Tisha is an excellent host and I would highly recommend staying at the Downtowner!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh my Gosh...You are so kind. Having guests like you make me love my job! Please come back to our beautiful village and The Downtowner.
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Clean and modern. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Was the right size for our group. Short walk to restaurants. Nice fire pits for night and multiple decks for morning coffee. Large kitchen and meeting spaces.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place to stay at!

  • 5 of 5

I planned a golf trip up to LG - this home accommodated my party of 15 more than comfortably. Tisha - was very accommodating and very helpful from the time I booked the trip to the time I left.

I would recommend this home to anyone looking to stay in Lake Geneva - Its literally right in DT. Great time. Thanks Tisha!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning fee $350 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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