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A Custom built two-story 'Arts and Craft' home with 4 car garage.

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Last updated: 08/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

If you're planning to rent a vacation home in a Southern Wisconsin lake community, then Lake Geneva is the place for you. The second deepest lake in the state, Lake Geneva is nine miles in length and three miles at its widest point. Lake Geneva is well-known for its crystal clear water and gorgeous beaches so don't hesitate to plan a Wisconsin trip during the year's hotter months!

Our house is located in the on the south shore of Lake Geneva and is a five minute drive southwest of downtown Lake Geneva and a five minute drive southeast from downtown Fontana. The house was completely rehabed in 2006-08 and can be accessed via keyless entry so no pick up of keys or drop offs are invloved. The home comes completely furnished with Flat Screen TV's, Cable and Wifi. 100's of VHS and DVD movies, Gas/Charcoal Grills, many board games. For the outdoorsy types, there is a new hammock to lay outside, custom fire pit, bag/cornhole games, swimming noodles, life preservers and basically anything you could think of to enjoy your stay inside or outside and have a great time. The home is part of a cozy, quiet community filled with mature trees, so it's not uncommon to see one of the many local wildlife of deers, owls, falcons, turkeys, and other wild song birds in our yard.

A two-story cedar-shingled exterior Art & Craft home and a five year old completely remodeled interior features a new kitchen with stainless appliances and granite counters, a stone boulder fireplace, stone baths, a sun room with slate floor, cherry bead board and timber loft ceilings. There is AC, ceiling fans and wood floors and trim throughout. The home includes antique and vintage furnishings and decorations. You are 1/4 mile walk from lake access at Linn Pier which offers a boat launch and fishing from the dock. This home provides comfortable, lodge style hospitality to families and their pets! Perfect for family gatherings or a peaceful retreat.

“The Pier” is a well known country store and bait shop only four houses away where you can conveniently pick up anything you forgot to pack! Weekend vacationers can call 'The Pier' at (262) 348-9400 to speak with the owner John by Thursday morning to have custom meat and liquor orders available for your pickup on Friday for the weekend.

The downtown of Lake Geneva, Fontana and Williams Bay offer shopping, movie theaters, a variety of restaurants and public beaches and piers. Local activities include fishing, swimming, sailing, parasailing (rental boats, canoes, kayaks and paddle boats are available at local piers), boat and dinner cruise lake tours, spas, an indoor water park at Grand Geneva Resort, skiing at Geneva National, Alpine, and Wilmot, golfing at Geneva National, Abbey Springs and 10 other courses within a 15 minute drive, antique shops and malls, free wine tasting at Pop More Corks, horse shows and riding, a corn maze, farms offering fresh produce and picking in season, a full gaming casino 45 minutes away, and many area shows, fairs and other special events scheduled year-round.

Relaxing in peaceful surroundings or enjoying all that the area has to offer, you will find our house in Lake Geneva to be the perfect place for you and your family and friends to make long lasting memories.

Keywords: Newly Remodeled Art and Craft Style Home, with Gourmet Kitchen, Cherry Woodwork and Custom Landscaping

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    21 or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside or on the deck. Please only smoke by the fire pit....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets allowed upon request. Additional charge of $25 per pet per day will be requested for pet owners....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • King size beds (1) Located on the second floor., Queen size Beds (2) One located on the first floor and one located on the second floor., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The property features futon in the second floor loft area as additional sleeping features....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • Bathroom with Tub on First Floor Walk in Shower found on Second Floor Bedrooms on Second Floor also have built in Sinks....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Campfire Pit available for use. Firewood also available for a small donation. No garbage allowed in the firepit. Keyless Entry - No keys needed to pickup or Drop off. Each second floor bedroom also has individual sinks to wash up or brush your teeth....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    One DVD and one Blue Ray Player...moreless

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Features, HBO, Cinemax and Wifi for your laptops!...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo and iPod iPhone 4 docking stations found in each bedroom....moreless

  • Television:

    4 TV's (3 flat screens)...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Hundreds of VHS and DVD movies available for you watch over and over again....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table that fits eight comfortably and breakfast bar that sits four in Kitchen. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Standard dryer in basement. ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood and gas fireplace....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car renters garage along with 6 outdoor parking spaces for your guests, boat or RV....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas forced air...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi is available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All Towels, Clean Bedding, and Toiletries provided ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking for cars or even a boat....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    2 car renters garage along with 6 outdoor parking spaces for your guests, boat or RV....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath Towels, linens, kitchen towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Standard washing machine in basement. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi is available...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and a French press....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the comforts of home....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All the comforts of home....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel dishawsher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel appliances through out Kitchen....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel oversized microvave....moreless

  • Oven:

    Stainless steel 36 inch Jenaire commercial oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel side by side refrigerator and freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless steel 36 inch Jenaire 6 burner cook top....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Boat rentals and slips are available in town....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    At the rear of the house a comfortable deck with patio table and seating for 4. Also includes an umbrella and patio lights ...moreless

  • Golf:

    over 10 golf curses within a 15 mile drive....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    A canoe and oars are available for guest use....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Landscaped yard with hummingbird and bird feeders throughout....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A gas and charcoal grill are provided....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Alpine, Geneva National, and Wilmot ski hills all within driving distance....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Busy Season 2016
May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$350
$1,750 $5,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Extra guests over 6 $25

Notes:

Dates booked over a Holiday weekday or weekend require a three day minimum Please call for Holiday Rates.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Owl
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Abbey Springs
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Grand Geneva
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Linn Pier
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: My family and I grew up vacationing in Northern Illinois and Wisconsin, but over time as resorts closed we found it incredibly difficult to find a place where the family could get together and bring our pets. Ever since we visited Lake Geneva 20 years ago, we've been going back to vacation as often as we can. As our family grew, we also found Lake Geneva to be the perfect place to take the kids. They couldn't get enough of the lake and all the fun area activities. They were amazed the first time we took them horse back riding and skiing on the lake - they said, 'Cool, it's like having our very own gigantic playground!' There was no question we had to invest in our own 'Near the Lake Home', and we’re confident you’ll enjoy the area as much as we have.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It's the perfect destination and distance to travel from Chicago. After leaving after rush hour and pulling in the driveway 1 1/2 hours later we are always able to make the Friday night fish Fry with plenty of time to spare. The house, located on the wooded south shore, is ideal for relaxing and watching nature or if the need arises for some day or night fun - you are only five minutes from downtown Lake Geneva or Fontana. It offers the best of both worlds; peace and quiet at home and with many activities and nightlife nearby.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • A Custom built two-story 'Arts and Craft' home with 4 car garage.

    A Custom built two-story 'Arts and Craft' home with 4 car garage.

  • Great Room featuring timber loft beams, large dining room table, and wet bar

    Great Room featuring timber loft beams, large dining room table, and wet bar

  • Sun Room with perfect views of the property's bird and hummingbird feeders

    Sun Room with perfect views of the property's bird and hummingbird feeders

  • Second Floor Stone Bath featuring shower

    Second Floor Stone Bath featuring shower

  • My pooch Ronan relaxing at Lien Pier

    My pooch Ronan relaxing at Lien Pier

  • New Rotisserie charcoal grill along with a 2nd propane grill

    New Rotisserie charcoal grill along with a 2nd propane grill

  • 2nd floor guest bedroom with queen bed

    2nd floor guest bedroom with queen bed

  • View of Kitchen Family room and Fireplace

    View of Kitchen Family room and Fireplace

  • View of dining room from kitchen/family area.

    View of dining room from kitchen/family area.

  • Sunroom

    Sunroom

  • A landscaped yard full of perennials and stone paths

    A landscaped yard full of perennials and stone paths

  • Wood Burning/Gas Fireplace perfect for those chilly nights!

    Wood Burning/Gas Fireplace perfect for those chilly nights!

  • 1st Floor Stone Bath featuring a soaking tub and shower

    1st Floor Stone Bath featuring a soaking tub and shower

  • Outdoor Deck and Enclosed Sun Room to watch all the wildlife and barbecue.

    Outdoor Deck and Enclosed Sun Room to watch all the wildlife and barbecue.

  • Fire Pit

    Fire Pit

  • 1st Floor Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

    1st Floor Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

  • Kitchen area with breakfast bar.

    Kitchen area with breakfast bar.

  • Custom sinks in both 2nd floor bedrooms

    Custom sinks in both 2nd floor bedrooms

  • Sunroom

    Sunroom

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, September 23, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated 08/30/2016

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