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Spectacular Kenosha Lake Michigan Waterfront Retreat for 12

(48 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 11-12)


The best revenge for hard work is harder relaxation. And the ideal getaway for this is The Retreat, a luxurious and scenic waterfront property where you and your guests are encouraged to relax, reward, and pamper yourselves in splendor. Nestled atop a bluff between Chicago and Milwaukee is a completely renovated 2-story, 5 bedroom/4 full bathroom, 4000 sq. ft. home on a ½ acre of land and 150' of pure unobstructed Lake Michigan tranquility. Let the endless sunrise greet you to your wake-up call and Orion and Cassiopeia entertain you from above at night. You will never get tired of listening to the waves crashing in or gazing at the moon shimmering upon the vastness of the lake. This splendid retreat is ideal for family, business, or social gatherings. It comfortably sleeps 12 people and features the following:

- Chef's kitchen with Subzero, Viking, and Wolf appliances including a wine cooler.
- Outdoor hot tub for up to 6-7 people (not in use during winter months below 32 degrees).
- 2 fire pits: main fire pit sits 15+ and 2nd fire pit for patio area.
- 9' professional pool table, ping pong table, and dart board.
- Workout area featuring a universal weight machine and treadmill.
- Stainless steel gas bbq grill and charcoal grill.
- 4 fireplaces (1 wood in living room & 3 gas).
- Volleyball/Golf/Badminton net during Summer season (balls, clubs, and rackets supplied).
- Basketball net.
- Netflix and Bluetooth wireless speaker.
- 2 separate Patio areas.
- Fishing (temporary fishing permit required).
- Stairway leading to lake.
- Spacious Jacuzzi overlooking lake.
- All mattresses and bed pillows protected with anti-dust mite sheets & covers.

The retreat is located near the following sites:
- 5 minutes to golf course, public beach, Forest Preserve, and park with 3 playgrounds.
- 15 minutes to Racine & Kenosha Art museum and downtown area- 10 minutes to shopping centers.
- 20 minutes to Recplex water park for boating, canoeing, swimming, etc.
- 45 minutes to downtown Milwaukee, Lake Geneva, Key Lime Cove water park and Great America.
- 60 minutes to Chicago.

Off-season rates (Jan-Feb) start at:

Weekend: starting at $1050 for up to 3 nights.
Weekly: starting at $1650

Sorry no pets allowed. I used to allow pets but it didn't work out.

A modest $250 cleaning/laundry fee for 3-night stays and $300 fee for longer stays. An extra $50 cleaning charge will be assessed if guest does not clean up their use of confetti and/or glitter for extra cleaning time.

A $500 security deposit is required.
A 3.5% fee will be applied for Paypal payments.
A 2.9% fee will be applied for credit card payments.

Sorry no pets allowed. I used to allow pets but it just didn't work out.

*CAVEAT: For the respect of my neighbors, this house cannot be used for loud outdoor events, wild parties, or weddings. The outdoor city noise ordinance is from sunset until 6 AM. All occupants must keep outdoor noise level and activities to a minimum during these hours. Use of outdoor hot tub is not permitted after sunset and large fire pit is not permitted after 11 PM.

Keywords: Lakefront/waterfront retreat/getaway/lake Michigan/lake.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/29/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Fire/bbq pit area; gym area which includes a universal-style weight machine and treadmill. ...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (9) A flat-panel in almost every room....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    (2) Sony PS3 & Xbox 360....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Bring your own games. ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    When tide is low there is a sandy beach. It depends on level of rainfall and from year to year....moreless

  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hunting
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Dialup Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:


  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Chef's kitchen with top-of-the-line name-brand appliances....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:


  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi


Write a review 5
from 48 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
March & April
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - Jun 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 10 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay

Aug 27 - Dec 23, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$415 $500
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee 4+ nights $300
  • paypal 3.5% $0
  • online booking 2.9% $0
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/29/2017
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hob Nob
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Petrifying Springs
5 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hob Nob
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kenosha public beach

Car: Necessary

Kenosha, Southeast, Wisconsin, USA.

Just 30 South of Milwaukee & 60 Minutes North of Chicago.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Kenosha, WI, USA:
I bought this property to work on my artwork. The magnificent views of the lake and sounds of the waves crashing onto the bluff serve as great inspiration.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house is unique to other waterfront properties in Wisconsin because you can hear waves crash onto the bluff when weather permits whereas houses on smaller lakefronts don't offer such sounds. The house scenic, peaceful, romantic, inviting, inspirational, private, quiet, and serene yet is close to shopping, restaurants, golfing, entertainment, and much more.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/29/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The Retreat

    The Retreat

  • Chef's kitchen

    Chef's kitchen

  • Enclosed patio

    Enclosed patio

  • Jacuzzi


  • Dining room area with fireplace

    Dining room area with fireplace

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Private basement with gym

    Private basement with gym

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Beautiful sunrise from master bedroom.

    Beautiful sunrise from master bedroom.

  • The Family Room

    The Family Room

  • 2nd fire pit area

    2nd fire pit area

  • Fire/bbq pit that seats 15+ people

    Fire/bbq pit that seats 15+ people

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Great room

    Great room

VRBO #297875

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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