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BRADY MANOR- 5- BR Lakefront Home - Big and Family Friendly!

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

5br/3ba - sleep 14 in beds! Great for multi-generational family vacations!

There is still time available for 2018! For over 45 years our family has enjoyed this lovely location. Now we are making it available for your enjoyment, too!

The sun-dappled waterfront boasts a private pier and boat dock, as well as a two-tiered shoreline gazebo. From the pier, gazebo and house, gaze along a full-length view of Lake Delavan.

Fill your day with sunning, swimming, boating and relaxing. Be prepared to watch spectacular sunsets that fill the sky. And we are located on one of the prime fishing spots for this all-season fishing lake.

Take the family to dinner on the pontoon boat; tie up at Lake Lawn Lodge or The Waterfront and enjoy spectacular lakeside dining. We have a canoe and rowboat for your use. In addition, there is a pontoon boat that is available for rent. (Rowboat and canoe are free.)

The oak tree-shaded house on the hill features two separate decks for plenty of quality relaxation. Both offer wide open, expansive lake views to go with seat swings, umbrella-ed tables and chairs.

Inside, there is a lakeside 'great room' with a wood stove, piano, couches and chairs to help enjoy the terrific lake sight lines. If you can 'Work From Home' you can work from here. We have a 4in1 printer, wi-fi, conference phone and separate work space with great lake views.

The kitchen is a ready-to-roll fully equipped affair. Adjacent to it is a large eat-in area and family room flow-through space that includes a fireplace and flat-screen TV. From the eat-in area, sliding glass doors lead to the second, wraparound, deck and patio for grilling, lounging and soaking in the great views. The first floor Master Bedroom is H/C accessible and conveniently off the kitchen/hearth room area.

Past the kitchen and family room area is a dining room that is ready to receive. It even has a bay window nook with a table for two for more great lake views.

Across the hall from the dining room is a living room. It features another fireplace, a flat-screen TV, plenty of couch and comfy chair seating, and nice window views.

Upstairs are four comfortable bedrooms, three with queen beds, one with a full & twin and a bathroom. All of the bedrooms have lake views.

The lower-level game room area is quite spacious. It offers a plenty of game options, as well as a bunk bed and futon sofa.

Another game option is the pool table, located in the loft above the garage. This is a separate space, apart from the house, with windows overlooking the driveway, parking areas, house and lake. There are also three beds in this stand-alone place.

All the amenities of home are found here, making this your ideal place to enjoy any number of Lake Delavan activities, hike or bike in the Kettle Moraine state park system, dine out at any of the numerous area restaurants or simply catch up with that good book.

Please contact us via e-mail Or Phone: 847, Six Six Eight, 9759

regarding the dates you are interested in renting. Our home is owner occupied throughout the year when it is not rented, so the calendar may not always reflect the entire dates it's available.

More Details

Jill Brady
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Jill Brady

This has been a family vacation home for the last 40 years. We are hoping to share it with like minded families wishing to enjoy a beautiful Wisconsin lake property as we have for such a long time.

Jill Brady purchased this house in 1972

Why Jill Brady chose Delavan Lake

Spacious and roomy 2.5 acre property with room to roam. You will feel like the neighboring property owners in this beautiful estate.


Delavan Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom on first floor off of kitchen area.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bath is wheelchair accessible.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second floor bathroom, refurbished 2015!
  • First floor bathrooms created/renovated in 2003 as part of a general house expansion project. Second floor bathroom newly expanded, 2015.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Lower level - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Beds located in lower level game room.
    Bunk Room - 3 twin/ single , Bunk room beds above garage.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have brand new linens and blankets. Master Bedroom Suite is a private first floor room near the front entrance of the house. It has a queen-sized bed, furniture, television, master bathroom, large closet, skylights, windows and sliding glass door to viewing porch towards lake view! Second floor bedrooms (4) all have lake views. Lower level game room has a bunk bed and a sleeping sofa/futon arrangement. The second story loft above the garage has three beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Loved location and size if the house. Great for reunion get togethers .

  • 5 of 5

We all had a wonderful time !!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at Brady Manor with our children and their families and our dad and sister. The house is so comfortable for large families that we were not on top of each other at all. And the gazebo and dock with a pontoon boat was the hit of the party!!

Thank you Brady manor for a unforgettable lake house vacation

Bill & Marla Hurwitz

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Rented Brady Manor to celebrate my husbands 60th Birthday. Took our adult children and our grandchild for his first vacation. What a beautiful location!! The home is very spacious and well equipped. A week was not enough time to do all the things we wanted to do, but we sure enjoyed many activities that this home offered. We played pool, bumper pool and ping pong. There are tons of games and videos and DVDs. We enjoyed the pontoon boat and canoe. Such a perfect relaxing and comfortable vacation!!!! We will definitely be back!

Thank you for you hospitality

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home

  • 5 of 5

We rented Brady Manor last summer and this past summer in July and plan to continue the tradition. We had rented a smaller home on the same lake in prior years, but found that our large family of 14 just needed more space (especially as the kids got older). This is an excellent home for a relaxing week away! The house is absolutely huge, and there is plenty of space for everyone to spread out. There are 4 very large gathering spaces offering everyone a place to call their own. The space over the boathouse is fantastic, and was a main gathering spot for those who wanted to take a break from the water. We brought our own boat, and it was so nice to have a pier to dock.

The kitchen has everything you could possibly need, and whatever you forgot is only a 10 minute drive away to the local Wal-Mart. There is a gas grill located on a deck off of the kitchen which cooks wonderfully. There is another deck located off of the family room that is a great place to sit and read. The backyard has enough space to play bags or ladder golf- or just run around. The sunsets are incredible from the pier! My brother had great luck fishing from right off the pier. The A/C works well and the bedrooms are very comfortable. The updated bathrooms are a nice change from the usual lake house. Brady Manor is not a 'cabin' by any means, but a lovely well cared for home, that makes you feel like you are staying with a close relative. All of the comforts of being at home. The owners are very responsive to any questions that come up. I definitely recommend working with the Brady family and enjoying this beautiful home.

Delavan is a beautiful lake-large, but not too busy. We spend most days water skiing or tubing. Last year and this year we rented wave runners from Lake Lawn Resort for the whole day, which was a fun way to enjoy Delavan Lake- I definitely recommend it! We also brought our bikes up this year and rode around the lake several times!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hawthorn Woods, IL

Family Reunion at Brady Manor

  • 5 of 5

This lake home was everything we could have hoped for as we gathered on Lake Delavan for a large family reunion. The ammenities were absolutely wonderful...plenty of beds for our group of 15 and such a spacious home that we all felt right at home but with a lot of space to spread out. The many different rooms offered space for quiet reading while others gathered in the front room for cards, music and more. The decks, especially the deck over the boat house offered wonderful shade and views of the lake. We will definitely return for our next gathering. Thanks for a great time Brady Manor!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lansing, IL

Fantastic House

  • 5 of 5

This house is simply amazing. As soon as we entered the front door all of us stated "WOW" Talk about a great first impression. In only got better as we navigated through this enormous house. This is not your typical rental. It felt like we were guests of the owners while they were away. As evidenced by the family photo's on the wall there were many good times and great memories in this house, you could almost hear the laughter. We were a party of ten with eight adults and two small children, three and two years old. There was plenty of room for everyone. One thing we really liked about this house was that there were three living rooms. The main living room is were we gathered to watch TV and have a nightly fire in the cozy wood burning fireplace. The middle room served as quiet area were you could read a book, watch TV or just relax. The little ones spent time in the living room closest to the lake. Here they could spread out their toys, color, or play the family piano. (ear plugs may be needed) This house is clean, tastefully decorated, and has everything you need for an enjoyable stay. The kitchen modern and well equipped.

The back yard slopes down to the lake shore. The lawn is well maintained and has large trees offering plenty of shade. The kids were able to swim off the shore. It is slightly rocky but softens up the further out you go. We rented the family pontoon boat so we could enjoy beautiful Delavan Lake. The lake is super clean, and deep. We were able to anchor the boat and swim and dive off of it. The lake was super busy due to the Labor Day holiday and it got pretty choppy. There is an area of the lake that a lot of us parked our boats that the ski boats and jet skis stayed away from.

We did not fish from the boat because you are not going to believe how good the fishing is right off the family pier. We caught bass, northern and bluegill using worms and bobbers.

On top of the boat house there is a covered deck that you could sit out on and watch the water with a cool beverage, have dinner or drink your morning coffee.

We have stayed at several houses in the past but everyone agreed that this house was the best. We all want to come back and we certainly will.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Milwaukee Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lake Lawn Resort
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 43
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Village
Car: recommended

Lake Delavan is in rural, rolling, southeast Wisconsin. It's fifteen minutes from downtown Lake Geneva. One hour from downtown Milwaukee, one hour from the state capitol and University of Wisconsin in Madison. 90 minutes from Chicago.

This is an all-season area. Winter features skiing and cross-country skiing, snowmobiles, ice fishing, and even ice boat sailing!

Spring provides 'off-season' opportunities to beat the summer crowds to such sites as Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin, theater in Fort Atkinson, tours of the famous Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, hiking and biking through the Kettle Morraine, and more!

Summer is filled with swimming and sailing and boating and fishing and grilling and relaxing in the warmth of the Lake Delavan sun.

Autumn can be the best season of all. The area is filled with beautiful foliage that can be best enjoyed along the shores of our lake, or by hikes in nearby state parks.

Whether you are a gung-ho golfer or an accomplished quilter, the Lake Delavan area offers a wide range of opportunities to satisfy your interests, all year round.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145

Payments are refundable if another comparable renter is found for the canceled dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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