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Private, Peaceful Country Home Near Elkhart Lake

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Beautiful country home on five scenic acres.

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Last updated: 08/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Get away from it all in my quiet and very private country home near Elkhart Lake, WI. You'll be minutes away from Road America, the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest, great bike trails, the Sheboygan Marsh and lookout tower, a public beach, three world famous golf courses (two PGA Women's Open tournaments were held in nearby Kohler), a thriving nightclub scene, and some amazing restaurants.

One of the most picturesque cross country ski trails is only a few miles away, in Greenbush, where you'll find the trailhead to the northern Kettle Moraine State Forest. There are trails for beginning skiers and veterans alike.

A well-groomed snowmobile trail, the Northern Kettle Moraine - Corridor 3 - is even more convenient. You can sled to the trail right from our driveway, as it runs along the northern edge of our property, about a third of a mile from the house. .

My cozy three-bedroom home sits on a rural five-acre lot surrounded by 95 acres of fields and forests. There are only three other houses in the vicinity, and none of them are within shouting distance. The only creatures you'll see out the windows are deer, sandhill cranes, geese, turkeys and the occasional owl.

The house has three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a three-car garage, a full basement with washer & dryer, fully equipped kitchen with granite counters, Dish TV, Keurig coffee maker, wireless Internet, digital keyboard, and an attractive loft overlooking the living room. It sleeps five very comfortably, and our three comfy sofas could accommodate a few more. If you have children, we'll set out some toys, games and books for them. Outside, there is plenty of space for walking, wildlife watching, or meditating. We'll cut firewood for you if you are interested in having a bonfire in our fire circle. Look out any window and you'll see nature's beauty.

I've posted a 90-second video about the house online. You can see here at the end of all my photos, or you can find it elsewhere by doing a video search for 'Rental House in Elkhart Lake.'

Come and visit. You won't find a quieter, more private place to stay for miles.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    I have games, toys and books for children and teens ...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside is fine. Please don't smoke in the house or in the garage. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs permitted for extra fee if special arrangements are made prior to visit. Must never be left alone in the house unless crated. Due to allergies, we can't allow cats. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Downstairs master bedroom has its own bathroom and is perfect for couples. Bedroom 1 upstairs has a twin bed. Bedroom 2 has a twin bed and a full-size futon. Mattresses are 12' thick and almost new. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Road America is less than 10 minutes away. Lake Michigan and Sheboygan's South & North piers are 25 miles to the east. Cross-country ski trails are within a half-hour drive, and my property is adjacent to a snowmobile trail....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Toys:

    I always lay out books, toys and games when children are arriving. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Surrounded by 95 acres of woods and farmland. Plenty of wildlife, privacy and quiet. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Guests have private use of two-car garage. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless is accessible throughout the house and even outside. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Great 300-ct sheets. I'm particular about providing fresh sheets and making sure the beds are inviting and comfortable. There are extra pillows in the closets. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    The driveway is quite long. There is plenty of room for a racing trailer or other large vehicles. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    Great fire circle outside. We'll make sure you have firewood from our nearby farm. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Kuerig ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We've tried to stock the house with everything a guest might need, but if there's something you need and can't find, call. We might have it at our house. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new Bosch...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen is loaded with dishes, pots and pans, wine glasses, dishwasher, and Kuerig coffee-maker. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    A new gas grill is available for guests' use...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$230 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,570

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $80
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Extra guests per night $35
  • Pet Fee $40

Notes:

Please ask about pets or other special arrangements. Smoking is permitted outside or in the garage, but not in the house.


Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 08/01/2016
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Location

  • Road America Inc.

    "Absolutely the premiere road racing track in the nation, and one of the few with its origina..."

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  • Lake Street Cafe

    "Great food and even greater atmosphere. Owned for 15 years by my friends, Lynn and John Shov..."

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  • The Back Porch Bistro

    "This fine and friendly restaurant is owned by my friend Judy Salzwedel, who knows what she's..."

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  • Queen Ann Carriage Ride & Hay Rides

    "Your kids will love this unique way to travel through the village. The drivers are friendly..."

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  • All Season's Family Restaurant

    "Best place for breakfast in the village, especially if you're on a budget and want to catch ..."

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  • Wade House Historic Site

    "A 19th Century stagecoach inn as it looked when it opened along the Sheboygan-Fond du Lac "h..."

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  • Sheboygan Marsh State Wildlife Area

    "Best place to get a bird's eye view of Elkhart Lake and its environs. The newly built, 80-f..."

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  • Elkhart Lake Farmers Market

    "Open every Saturday morning from June to September. Great place to purchase fresh vegetable..."

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  • The Osthoff Resort

    "Osthoff is an upscale, all-everything resort on the lake. By all-everything, I mean they've ..."

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  • Henschel's Indian Museum

    "This is where to go if you want learn about the area's ORIGINAL inhabitants, the people who ..."

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  • Windhorse Retreat Center

    "In the winter of 2014 I spent two glorious weekends here learning about meditation, mindfuln..."

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56 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Staubel (Green Bay)
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Qui Qui Oc
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
ST Hwy 67
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Northern Kettle Moraine Park x-country ski trails
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fireman's Park
 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2006

About: We're a farm family with a second home that doesn't get nearly enough use. My husband runs a dairy farm and I'm a librarian who teaches information literacy at a small college in Milwaukee. I love hosting. I've met some great people in the two years we've been doing this. I like to meet my guests personally, and I always go out of my way to ensure they have a relaxing stay. We live just down the road, so if anything goes wrong, we can get there quickly.

Why Elkhart Lake, WI, USA:
Elkhart Lake is a fantastic vacation spot. Small-town friendliness meets cosmopolitan culture. Fantastic restaurants and night-club scene, quaint shops, beautiful lake and beaches, I've lived here 19 years and still love it as much as when I first moved here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is sunny, spacious and, since it's only a little over 10 years old and hardly lived in, is in great condition. Beautiful oak wood throughout. Outside is even more space, not to mention peace and quiet. This is the place to go to if you are looking for privacy and enjoy an evening bonfire.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Beautiful country home on five scenic acres.

    Beautiful country home on five scenic acres.

  • Entrance to the driveway

    Entrance to the driveway

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • View from upstairs balcony

    View from upstairs balcony

  • Dining room and kitchen are the sunniest rooms in the house

    Dining room and kitchen are the sunniest rooms in the house

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Upstairs bedroom 1 has twin and a double futon

    Upstairs bedroom 1 has twin and a double futon

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Fresh irises and peonies, depending on the season

    Fresh irises and peonies, depending on the season

  • Fire circle in the morning

    Fire circle in the morning

  • Corn growing north of the house.

    Corn growing north of the house.

  • Come and visit! We'll leave the light on for you.

    Come and visit! We'll leave the light on for you.

  • Front of house in early morning. Long driveway accommodates racing trailers.

    Front of house in early morning. Long driveway accommodates racing trailers.

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Living room has cathedral-ceiling and overlooking balcony

    Living room has cathedral-ceiling and overlooking balcony

  • Desk in living room area

    Desk in living room area

  • Oak lined stairwell

    Oak lined stairwell

  • Daybed in upstairs bedroom 2

    Daybed in upstairs bedroom 2

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • View from the dining room of a few of our 95 acres

    View from the dining room of a few of our 95 acres

  • Logs and nearby woods on a foggy day

    Logs and nearby woods on a foggy day

  • Three horses live next door

    Three horses live next door

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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/01/2016
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Private, Peaceful Country Home Near Elkhart Lake

Elkhart Lake, WI, USA #3723450ha

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