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Charming, Clean and Close to Downtown - Reserve NOW!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Close to downtown with Awesome views of Big Green

You will love this beautifully appointed cottage and enjoy your Green Lake experience. During the summer season, it is rented Friday-Friday. The cottage has two bedrooms and bathroom on the first level with two bedrooms and a bathroom in the lower level. A well-lit kitchen with breakfast bar and dining long with a sitting area with fireplace and TV. The first floor also has a sitting room (with a sleeper sofa) for puzzles, reading, and hanging. A front porch with big windows also provides a beautiful view of the lake. Outside the kitchen is a perfect porch for morning coffee or a delicious meal while watching the sunset. A hot tub for summer or winter usage. Behind the house is a deck for sunning or reading or napping. Lovely backyard and great neighbors. Space for horseshoes, croquet or other lawn games. There is a fire pit for enjoyment when the weather cools. About 1.5 blocks from the Marina where you can rent/dock water vehicles. Hattie Sherwood Beach is a few blocks away too.

A delightful town on a 7 by 2.5 miles big lake, Green Lake has so much to offer - fishing, golfing, biking, hiking, boating, shopping, Wednesday Concerts in the Park, Thrasher Opera House downtown provides concerts, Friday's Farmer's Market, antiquing, performing arts, a fabulous Community Center with a fitness center, art, ice fishing, snowmobiling, ice skating, sledding, etc. Please review the fun events and activities occurring year round. You can also rent boats and bikes for more exploring and excitement.

More Details

Owner
Jo Ellen Madden
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

About Jo Ellen Madden

We are a fun-loving family from Evanston IL who have enjoyed Green Lake for over 25 years. Our home is Back Pond Cottage at 442 South Street and we rent our Back Pond Cottage GUEST HOUSE next door at 448 South Street.

Jo Ellen Madden purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Jo Ellen Madden chose Central

Our guest house is cozy, clean, charming and close to downtown Green Lake. It's a few blocks from Deacon Mills Park & Wharf, and an easy walk to Hattie Sherwood Beach. Great space for family gatherings, girls' getaway, a place to rest if attending EAA or a Golf Tournament.

What makes this cottage unique

This home is so beautiful. The size is perfect and tastefully decorated. You'll love the way it's laid out, the views, the happy feeling you have when you step into the home. The gardens are like Monet's and it is just charming! Easy to walk to town and enjoy all the special events, concerts in the park, concerts at Thrasher Opera House, farmers market, community center, fitness center, and more!

Amenities

Green Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Lower Bathroom - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower that is really cool!
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , A day bed with a pop-up trundle.
    Sleeper Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room's sofa is a new sleeper sofa.
    Daybed - In lower level - a daybed with a pop-up trundle.
    Lower Level Bedroom 3 - 1 king , A large bedroom with King bed and twin bed.
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , A beautiful bedroom with a comfortable queen-size bed.
    Lower Level Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , A darling room with a queen-size bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Green Lake is a darling town centrally located - around an hour from Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison and 30 minutes from Fond du Lac and Oshkosh.

Reviews

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Charming, Clean and Close to Downtown - Reserve NOW!
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews
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5

Beautiful home near downtown Green Lake.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent home for family getaway or reunion. Beautifully maintained. Great location and great views.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Beautiful and homey, wonderful location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with my husband's family to celebrate my mother in law's 80th birthday. We were 9 in total with 3 kids, and there was plenty of space for everyone... we slept well, ate well as a family, enjoyed the beautiful views, lawn and flowers... The marina for boat and SUP rentals, as well as all of downtown, was just a couple minutes' walk away. Jo Ellen was a lovely host. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Fantastic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group who stayed in this charming home for a week. It has great views of the lake from the sun room and the deck, was a quick walk to the downtown restaurants, and was a wonderful home to relax in!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The PERFECT Vacation Home!!

  • 5 of 5

This home could not have been more perfect for our girls weekend! To start, Jo Ellen, the owner is an absolute pleasure to work with. She made us feel so welcome there! The house is so beautifully decorated and feels warm, cozy and welcoming! It is well stocked, with everything you could possibly need! It is very clean and well taken care of. The location is amazing, right near the water with a perfect waterfront view from the deck. We walked everywhere - to the beach, town, shops, restaurants! Green Lake is a charming little town and had a Farmers Market in town while we were there. We also visited a nearby winery and brewery (short drive). Although this house was perfect for a girls weekend, it has sleeping arrangements that would also work well for families. I can't say enough great things - we loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible Memorial Day Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 9 stay at the house and it fit us all very well. Everything in is a simple walking distance away, such as food, fishing, boating, and the late night bar Gooseblind. Fortunately the weather turned out for us this weekend so we were able to enjoy most activities. For the use and pleasure we had spending the long weekend at the house I'd say it was well worth the stay.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Picture perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I were looking for a Girls Weekend away and completely enjoyed our time here. The view of the water, the hot tub, the spacious open concept kitchen, the multiple sleeping locations, the 2-block walk from downtown - it had everything we needed and wanted and then some! We will be back again next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Langford's Pub
Nearest Airport
100 Miles
General Mitchell International Airport Milwaukee
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Goose Blind Grill & Bar
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Golf Courses of Lawsonia
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Amtrack at Columbus WI
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 23 (east/west)
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Goose Blind Grill & Bar
Nearest Ski
31 Miles
Nordic Mountain, Wild Rose WI
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Hattie Sherwood Beach
Car: not necessary

Green Lake is a perfect vacation place year round - centrally located and on a 7.5 x 2 mile lake. Fishing, golfing, biking, hiking, boating, shopping, antiquing, dining, resting, reading, etc. Beautiful country driving, wildlife abound. Community center (Town Square) in middle of downtown with outstanding 24/7 fitness center, Heidel House Resort and Evensong Spa along with European Body Works Spa.

In addition to Green Lake there is Ripon where you will find a movie theatre, shopping and dining; Princeton Flea Market and Antiquing; Shopping in Berlin; Oshkosh AirAdventure museum and a Prime Outlet Mall in Oshkosh (30 minutes); Amish community 20 minutes from downtown; Wisconsin Dells water parks and casino (60 minutes); Kohler Golf Resort (60-75 minutes).

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $750

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
3 to 6 month rates at $1500 plus utilities.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.