FURNISHED: 2 acres of prime wooded and landscaped setting for this authentic & original custom lodge – very conveniently located to all Lake Geneva attractions, Chicago, O'hare, MILW...
- LOCATION/PROXIMITY: .3 mile to beach, 1 mile to Geneva Lake Path, 2 miles to Geneva Lake Beach/downtown!
- TURN-KEY 2ND HOME/ rental! “…nothing but a toothbrush”
- ORIGINAL CHARACTER (topography & structure)
***SELLING POINTS****** Furnished/ turnkey/convenient second home, location, big lot with character and privacy (great for family activities)
19th century “old world” barn relocated and turned custom home! German-style “post & beam”, artfully constructed of virgin Douglas Fir & oiled to a shimmer. This brilliant internal framework is masterfully on display throughout the common areas. The infrastructure of a modern home only compliments the theme set by internal posts and beams: slate, field stone fireplaces, stainless steel, granite, antique built-ins. The exterior of the home is in a Bavarian-Tutor style lodge, framed with multiple patios with hundreds of sq’ of flagstone and landscaped nature. Great construction and efficiency, including a passive geo-thermo convection system! Always very well maintained.
Location: 2 miles from downtown Lake Geneva; 3/4 mile from Snake Road. 300 yards from front door is personal boat slip and 150’ beach frontage shared with small association. 1 mile from Geneva Lake Path. Walking distance to three great dining options (Kirsh’s, Mars and Folies)
Interior: 4.5 BR (3,500 sq’, sleeps 20), 3 new full baths (3 tubs, two separate shower rooms, 3 new Kohler toilets, 4 sinks, lots of storage), “Provincial” solarium, new gourmet kitchen (Bosch DW, SS premium appliances, tons of light, lots of counter), wide-plank hard wood floors through out all common areas, bedding for 20+, media equipment all installed (3 plasmas, sound systems…) w/d, 3 new full baths, 3 tubs and 2 separate showers, Jacuzzi, fresh paint everywhere, new hardwood, new carpet, new fixtures
Exterior: Mel Wirkus (Wirkus Nursery) original landscape design. (including 50 new mature evergreens). Three (3) large landscaped patios with flagstone, two balconies, bubbling creek with bridges, nature paths, large spring-fed koi pond, 48k btu Weber SS grill, dozens of glacier boulders, all needed kitchen utensils, flatware for 24, china for 24, crystal for 24, linens for 24, Smith & Hawken patio furniture, North Carolina-made newer furnishings (very light use over 18 months), new cedar roof, very well maintained.
You have found a unique gem with phenomenal privacy, amazing location, turn-key second home, , more character than anything at this price point
Keywords: Rich character, cozy, authentic German lodge. Luxurious. Conveniently located to all Geneva area attractions. 90 min from Chicago or O'hare
just a Midwest family with a second home we would like to share with like-minded folks
Lake Geneva has beautiful topography, great local culture, all the activities you could ask for. about an hour from O'Hare or 90 minutes from Chicago! 35 minutes from Milw.
I once heard an heiress state that "privacy is the ultimate luxury". You cannot see another building from this home, yet a hot Chicago Pizza can be delivered in 25 minutes!
Perfect setting for a memorable holiday, family gathering or private respite. Complete privacy thanks to artful landscaping and dense forest. Studio area on second floor of main house is perfect to host a yoga instructor or small group exercise!
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