Private dock for swimming and fishing on beautiful, quiet, Pike Lake, a 200 acre lake. Conveniently located 3 hours from Milwaukee and 4 1/2 hours from Chicago. Landscaped with stone patios and walkways with flowers and window boxes. The first floor includes the kitchen, eating area, great room, master bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen amenities include oven/range, refrigerator, dishwasher, and microwave. The eating area/great room includes a fieldstone gas fireplace and expansive windows for a spectacular lake view. The master bedroom overlooks the water and accesses the deck for a quiet area to sit in the morning with a cup of coffee. The second floor contains a large bedroom with lakeviews, an additional bedroom with a bunk bed (double bed and single bed), a spacious loft with a sitting area and a generous window seat with lake views, perfect for a cozy afternoon of reading. Two bathrooms, one on each floor, one with tub and one with tub/shower. The lower level hosts a television/video game area and access to the lower patio and lake. Central air conditioning and heating. A lakeside fire pit for evening entertainment. Public boat landing is within one mile.
LeeAnn's grandfather built a cottage on Pike Lake in the late 1920's, which later passed to LeeAnn's father. She spent her childhood summers at the lake. When an opportunity arose to purchase the property next to her parents', we purchased that property and built a year round home there. Now that we live here year round, Sunday night is our favorite evening when all the weekenders have returned home and we have the entire week to enjoy the beauty of Pike Lake.
'Stolen Moments Cottage' was built in 2008 as a future cottage for our children to be able to spend time at the lake with our family. We have lots of memories of holidays--including Memorial Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, and Christmas-spent at the lake with our extended families.
'Stolen Moments' was designed and built as a labor of love. It contains arts and crafts features with beautiful custom built window seats and quality throughout. Decorated with new, vintage, and antique furniture, it has wonderful amenities for a cozy retreat, romantic getaway, or family vacation home.