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Osthoff #1 Resort in Midwest (Conde Naste) AAA 4 Diamond Water, Golf,Spa

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4 max- children over 5 please))

RELAX and ENJOY our custom decorated sports themed 2 BR/2 Bath Loft unit. Located in the AAA 4 diamond rated OSTHOFF RESORT. Conde Naste #1 Resort in the Midwest 2012. Travel & Leisure top 15 Lake Resorts in US. Spa, beaches, pools are exceptional. The 3rd floor location ensures quiet relaxation. Large master BR/Bath with jacuzzi tub is upstairs for extra privacy. Unit is located in main building close to dining/bar, spa, pools, laundry facilities and workout center.

Historic Elkhart Lake is over 100' deep ensuring exceptionally clean water for swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports. Road America racing is a couple miles away. Quit Qui Oc Golf Club is within walking distance and the Whistling Straits/Blackwolf Run courses are close by. Local dining/bars are superb and all within easy walking distance.

On site activities include a full service spa, full workout facilities , cooking school, dining options, water sport equipment rental, bikes, beach and pier , 2 outdoor pools, indoor pool, hot tubs, and sauna.

Come this year and make it an annual event.


Keywords: resort,lake,golf,Road America, Osthoff, Elkhart Lake

More Details

Dave Schmitz
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2017

About Dave Schmitz

Hi. I'm Dave Schmitz and I grew up in Kiel WI (6 miles from Elkhart Lake).My wife (Helen Himes) and I like the area so much we live at Osthoff Greens. Quit Qui Oc golf course (down the street)was my 'home course' for high school golf. I graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1975, flew fighters in the Air Force for 14 years and flew for Delta (Northwest) from 1989 to 2015. You'll quickly realize I was NOT the decorating expert as Helen masterminded and executed that plan. Helen grew up in Arizona (our winter home location) and Southern California and graduated from Long Beach State. She is a recently retired Civil Engineer and the CEO of HH Engineering Ltd in Detroit.

Dave Schmitz purchased this condo in 1995

Why Dave Schmitz chose Elkhart Lake

We both love the Elkhart Lake area and just retired there. The people, attitudes, food, and beer are fantastic- we love it. We were one of the original purchasers in the Osthoff development. Our custom decor and upgrades don't fit the standardized Osthoff rental plan -- hence the VRBO approach.

What makes this condo unique

Unparalleled amenities. Unspoiled lake and watersports. Fantastic food, bars, and golf all within walking distance. Great staff and locals.


Elkhart Lake Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 7
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Downstairs- shower Upstairs- Jacuzzi tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The decor is NOT child proofed and therefore children over 5 are welcomed.


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Osthoff #1 Resort in Midwest (Conde Naste) AAA 4 Diamond Water, Golf,Spa
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Lovely, cozy, well-appointed vacation accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

Every detail was accounted for in this 2-bedroom loft unit at the Osthoff Resort. The decor was sports-themed. All of the furnishings and kitchen needs were supplied. View was nice. Care was given by the owners to make my getaway abode a perfect place to luxuriate in the snowy month of January. Loved the spa.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable Condo

  • 5 of 5

We recently chose this condo for a weekend getaway. There were only two of us, but it could have comfortably accommodated four. The kitchen had all the appliances needed, beds were comfortable, and the condo is situated close to the center of the resort. The resort itself has a nice little beach, beautiful grounds and two very good restaurants. There is also a very nice bar/lounge area with a large balcony overlooking the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Osthoff is definitely the place to stay if you are visiting the Elkhart Lake area.

  • 5 of 5

well maintained condo...nicely decorated in a sports theme. Osthoff is a first class facility, with many amenities and top notch, friendly staff. It's also close to nice restaurants and attractions, although you can't go wrong with the Osthoff restaurants.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shorewood, MN

Definite recommend

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a week. Great property and unit. Nice decorating. Will stay in this unit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arlington Hts, IL

Both the resort and the c...

  • 5 of 5

Both the resort and the condo are well deserving of the 4 star rating! The beach is beautiful - fine sand, clear water. Everyone at the resort was very friendly and helpful and again, that is also true of the owners of this unit. The condo is decorative very nicely, quiet location in main building, and very comfortable living space. We highly recommend it and look forward to our visit again hopefully next year too!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2009
  • Stayed: July 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Road America
Nearest Point of Interest
Whistling Straits
Car: not necessary

Full Service Spa and Cooking School on site, Road America Racing-2 miles, Whistling Straits/Blackwolf Run Golf-13 miles, The Bull Golf- 10 miles, Kohler tours/shopping-12 miles, Quit Qui Oc Golf-up the street


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 7.0%


Two weeks advance reservations are required. Rates subject to change without notice.

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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