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Taking Reservations For October 2017 & Beyond.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Luxury Cottage with great views of Lake Geneva - Perfect for family gatherings!

If you are looking for a quiet place to enjoy this winter or summer 2018 in Lake Geneva, the Lavender Cottage is perfect for you. Beautiful new construction, spacious & charming cottage in Buena Vista Association, Fontana has all the features you need for a wonderful family vacation. Gourmet kitchen will make gatherings simple. Every bedroom has an attached bathroom, thereby assuring privacy.

Fully appointed Viking kitchen, zinc topped island overlooks rustic farm table in the dining room that easily seats 10. Game table and screened-in porch off the living room make for hours of fun with the assortment of games and puzzles onsite. Beautiful lake views from living room, porch and outside deck, with table for four.

Basement is above ground; walk right in the from the lake or stop and shower first before playing a game of ping pong or watch a movie on the built in Apple TV. Full laundry and guest bath, as well.

Second floor has three bedrooms, two, including Master, which face Lake Geneva and have phenomenal views; three baths, plus den with pull-out couch. Master bath is marble with huge shower and private commode room and double sinks. Private deck off the Master bedroom allows for some summer sun and a view of the Lake.

House is wired for SONOS and high speed wifi throughout. Loads of light and charm make this a restful and relaxing family home.

Roll out of the house and cross the street and walk through our beautiful association to the large community pier and park. Buena Vista has association park with two tennis courts, a basketball court and a pier with life guard through Labor Day. We are within steps of Gordy's and Chuck's for food and fun in Fontana!

More Details

Missy Lavender
Member since: 2013
Speaks: french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 31, 2017

About Missy Lavender

I LOVE Lake Geneva, Fontana and Buena Vista - it is our own piece of heaven. Cheesy, I know, but it IS Wisconsin! I have a busy city life in Chicago and enjoy the walks on the lake path, the water, the community and the ability to ride my bike on the country roads without the constant fear of getting sideswiped.

I try to be a very conscientious owner and hope you enjoy being at The Lavender Cottage.

Missy Lavender purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Missy Lavender chose Geneva Lake

We were fortunate to buy into B.V., as the lots and houses have been passed through generations of families. We fell in love with the sweetness of a place where kids run in packs and the pier time is sacred.

Our house is MEANT to be a cottage - kick back, laid back, chill and family friendly. All the rooms are light and airy and comfortable, without being high maintenance.

Come, stay, enjoy!j


Fontana-on-Geneva Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Powder room, plus bath w/double sinks, marble shower/counter
    Master - toilet , All marble; gorgeous; double sinks; commode room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • First Floor - 2 twin/ single , Perfect for grandparents or anyone wanting ease of access
    Second floor den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Second floor; bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Has Juliette balcony overlooking front garden
    Second floor; bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Huge room, great for kids or couple and a child; lake view
    Second floor; Master - 1 king , Has its own sun porch and built in window seat. Sunny!
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Taking Reservations For October 2017 & Beyond.
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Family Holiday Stay - Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Our Holiday Vacation was made perfect by our stay in this beautiful property. We have made a tradition of renting in Lake Geneva area for the last 4 years over Christimas break. This was our first year to stay at this home, and let me say...WOW! This home is just stunning. It is comfortable, beautiful and very functional. Special details and extras abound. It is the best in home design and build, not to mention the furnishings are beautiful. We loved everything about our stay. We hosted several family members during our time here, and everyone was in love with this place. The homeowner, Missy, is simply the best. We felt so attended to and welcomed. Regardless of where she was in her own travels, she was always available, personal and prompt in her response to our questions or needs. Excellent, warm communication. We hated to leave, but are so grateful for the opportunity to enjoy Missy's home. You will not be disappointed, its easy to fall in love with this home.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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French Country meets Modern

  • 5 of 5

Missy is a wonderful hostess/homeowner and the house is beautiful. I say French Country meets Modern because the style is comfortable, welcoming and has all the modern amenities. A gourmet chef would be comfortable in this kitchen. The view is lovely. We stayed in winter and could watch the eagles fly by out the living room window. The master bedroom is charming and the bathrooms are all spotless; in fact the whole house is. Missy attends to your every need. She's amazingly fast at responding. This place can accommodate a crowd and the people of Fontana are warm and friendly too. Lots of little pubs to check out and even a few upper level restaurants. I love Lake Geneva but this side of the lake as a low-hassle atmosphere. You can't go wrong here.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a girls getaway weekend here and the house is beautiful! The pictures really do not do the house justice. The house and kitchen was stocked full of everything that we needed and was clean when we arrived.

We hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home in a Wonderful Community

  • 5 of 5

Two families of four shared this beautiful home in mid-June. It is actually much more impressive than the pictures indicate. The property is professionally landscaped and the home was impeccably clean. We were all impressed with the high quality of building materials, appliances, furnishings, décor, etc. The property is a very short walk to a private dock and less than a five minute-walk to the local bars and restaurants. The neighbors were friendly and welcoming. Paths around the lake are perfect for morning or evening walks. The owner was wonderful to work with and provided many good ideas for activities in the area. We highly recommend this property for those wanting a top-shelf vacation home experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Chuck's & Gordy's
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Lots nearby
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Harvard, IL
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Chuck's & Gordy's
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Fontana Public Beach
Car: recommended

Lake Geneva has every water sport imaginable and caters to both the boater and the paddle boarder. Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay once hosted Einstein to view the planets and is available for tours. Lake Geneva City has shopping, great restaurants, Starbucks, steam ship tours and something for everyone!


Rates & Availability

Fontana-on-Geneva Lake Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 25 2018 - Sep 3 2018
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,500
Cleaning fee $300

Recently built Lakeview home. Families only

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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