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"The Retreat" 7 1/2 Acre Private Estate

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 12



This property is on 7 1/2 acres and offers a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home. The home Sleeps 12 in Beds, room for more.

Beautifully Unique Interior, Full Kitchen.

1/2 Acre Fishing pond (Stocked with large mouth

bass, bluegills, perch, sunfish and catfish.)

Sand Beach and Pier with boat. In ground pool, hot tub.

15 Minutes from Milwaukee, 45 Minutes from Chicago. It is a ONE OF A KIND!!!!!


More Details

Robert Kaltenbach
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Robert Kaltenbach

I am a Firefighter/Paramedic and Real Estate investor.

My family and I have enjoyed this property and would like to share it with everyone.

Why Robert Kaltenbach chose Northwest

There are not many properties as nice and unique as this one. You are minutes from city life but feel like you are in the great outdoors when on this property.


What makes this farmhouse unique

Fishing, Beach, Pool, Pond, Boat, Hot Tub, Volleyball, Horse Horse Shoes, Bags, Washers, Bocce Ball, Playground Play Set

"The Retreat" has everything you need for a great vacation.

Come here anytime of the year and visit many of the great attractions Milwaukee and the surrounding areas have to offer.

Summerfest, Wisconsin State fair, Great America, Golfing, Beaches, Lakes, Skiing and Snowboarding!!!!


Caledonia Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Planned parties have additional charges. Rates are for 4 people per day. $45 extra per person per day. Contact owner to get a quote. KIDS UNDER 12 ARE FREE!!!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

"The Retreat" 7 1/2 Acre Private Estate
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews
New York, NY

Really cool gem of a place! Owner went above and beyond to make our stay memorable.

  • 5 of 5

It's secluded, much bigger than expected and had a ton of awesome amenities. They're not kidding when they say there's a private pond, pool, trampoline, hot tub, and ample space.

I used this as a place for friends to come and relax before leaving the Milwaukee area on flights, and everyone said that the place was "very, very cool" and an "awesome find". I personally loved the pool best; it was a perfect temperature and has both a shallow wading area, and a deeper part for the inner-child who just wants to cannonball all day.

The owner even left us a gift basket to celebrate our wedding the night before, which was very unexpected and cool. I'd come here again in a heartbeat and would recommend both the property and owner to anyone looking for a large house within close driving distance to most of southeastern Wisconsin.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome spot for large groups

  • 5 of 5

Everything is even better than it looks in the pictures. The owner is accommodating and responsive. Don't hesitate to book this property, you won't be let down

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

So much to do with so much to offer! Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolute wonderful time. Robert was great to work with and the property is gorgeous. We can't wait to go back with our son and his friends to celebrate his birthday! I would recommend this property to everyone. You will not be disappointed!

Joanne K.

St. Charles, IL

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place to gather with friends!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful piece of property that has something for everyone to enjoy. We had 20 friends stay and they had so much fun boating and fishing in the pond, soaking in the hot tub, sitting around the bonfire, playing volleyball and jumping on the trampoline! The house is very spacious and just perfect for entertaining. Everyone wants to return in the summer and hang out in the awesome pool! The owner was very accommodating and helpful. We had a wonderful visit to the "The Retreat" and look forward to another.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place / great guy to work with / truly enjoyed ourselves

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time -- from the minute we were introduced to the minute we left -- everything went fantastic ! Thanks

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
General Mitchell International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
14 Miles
Lake Express
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
South Hills
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
A & W
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
The Rock
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Racine Quarry


Rates & Availability

Caledonia Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fourth of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 5.1%

Planned parties can be held for a additional cost please contact owner for information on rates. You must be 25 years old or older to rent this property. If you book and pay with a credit card there is a 3% fee that will be taken out of the refundable deposit. You have the option to pay by check with no credit card or VRBO service fees. Additional guest fees are charged for each person on the property whether they are spending the night or not. There is video survelance at the entrance of the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Contact Owner

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