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Luxury vacation home with elevated panoramic views of lake, nature and wildlife

12 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Lake Geneva House Rental Photos and Description

**3000 sq ft open concept home with 4 large bedrooms. Nature and lake views **

Spectacular lake views, an abundance of wildlife and serenity as your neighbor! Ideal for high-quality executive, golf or family retreats both large and small.

Elevated panoramic lake views along with several untouched wooded conservancy acres, guarantees all guests a clear view to a private get-away experience. Custom built in 2003 and resting on 3 acres, Clearview Lodge’s architecture and open concept design features 25 foot vaulted, spruce ceilings and hardwood floors. The Great Room is complete with a soaring stone fireplace and an awe-inspiring wall of viewing windows with unspoiled nature and lake views. With 3000 square feet of spaciousness, the Lodge sleeps up to 10 guests and has been meticulously decorated and professionally landscaped.

Stay at Clearview Lodge and be transported to a place you won’t want to leave. No detail has been overlooked or opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind experience during your stay.

The Great Room

The living spaces have been custom designed to accommodate large group entertaining, as well as smaller intimate gatherings. You will also find cozy areas throughout the house to sit and reflect or just curl up and read a good book.

The Lodge’s open concept allows the Great Room to be the epicenter of the home. The dining and living area, gourmet kitchen and reading and nature observatory, flow seamlessly together allowing for maximum entertaining and enjoyment.

The Outdoor Spaces

Step onto one of the 2 oversized decks where you can ‘see for miles’. Fire up the gas grill and enjoy a meal or open a bottle of wine with friends and family. It is not uncommon to spot a deer or two here.

During the summer months, you will hear the relaxing sounds of the waterfall feature that flows gently into an in-ground sitting pool. Lounge chairs are provided for your convenience to relax in the sun and enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of the countryside. Walking paths are located throughout to.

As the sun goes down, let the fire pit located steps from the deck warm everyone from head to toe. Watch the fire dance while toasting marshmallows and listening to the quite of nature.

Kitchen:

They say the heart of a home is its kitchen. That couldn’t be more true.

The Lodge’s gourmet kitchen is open to the Great Room and surrounded by plenty of bar stools. This kitchen layout creates the perfect stage to sit with friends and family while you orchestrate your next delicious meal.

Channel your inner chef and whip up a gourmet spread for 10 or prepare an intimate meal for 2. This kitchen has been stocked with everything you need and then some.

Dining Area

Open to the Great Room, the Lodge’s custom made communal table seats 8 to 10 comfortably. Plenty of room to enjoy a meal, display your tasty appetizers or set up your delicious buffet.

The Bedrooms

The Lodge’s sizeable bedrooms are designed to allow guest the opportunity to break away from the larger group and spend some private time or reflect on the day.

The Master Suite:

Our master suite is conveniently located on the main level. Enjoy a hot shower or a soak in the separate bath tub. Wash away the strain and tension of your day-to-day life. Better yet, let your stress fade to peaceful calm in the master’s private 2 person infra-red sauna with stereo.

The Bedroom Suite:

This bedroom suite has its own private entry to the upper level bath and beautiful views of nature. Plenty of room to sit and read the paper or plan a day exploring.

Oversized Bedroom/Living Suite:

This bedroom/living suite is perfect for those in your party who may need a little more privacy. This oversized room has its own living area equipped with a couch and cable TV and desk adjacent to its bedroom area. Ideal for those traveling with a little one(s) or teenagers, as it’s large enough to accommodate their unique needs.

Strategically located in the home, the little one(s) will not be disturbed by noise coming from the Great Room. Teens (or the teens at heart) will love this room with its air hockey, foosball and pool table.

The Kids Room:

Your kids will love this room that has been cleverly decorated -just for them. The 2 twin beds are positioned perfectly to view the TV (VHS videos only) to lull them to sleep. A large assortment of children’s videos are provided for them to enjoy.

Rather read them a story? Enjoy the rooms reading nook. Choose from our library of kid’s books or bring their favorites with you. Kids are sure to delight in this perfect setting for reading a book or making up your own tall tale.

We know that traveling with the little one could be stressful. Let us lighten your load. The Lodge has a high chair, baby monitor, stroller and a playpen. We can arrange to have them waiting for you when you arrive.

Conveniences:

The main floor laundry room allows you to arrive home without a mountain of laundry to do. Didn’t bring enough clothes or spilled coffee on your favorite outfit? No problem. Throw them in the wash and you’re ready to go.

The oversized 2 car garage has plenty of room to park 2 cars inside and unpack without dinging anyone’s door. During the summer months, a full size fridge with freezer is available to store all of your extra food, large platters and beverages. Plenty of driveway parking for you and your guests, as well as recreational vehicles.

It's difficult to imagine that The Lodge's private location is within two miles of Lake Geneva's lakefront as well as the many prime area attractions including: Several area lakefronts, 400 holes of golf, shopping water sports, skiing, restaurants, theatres, sports activities, zip line tours, horseback riding, picnic areas and playgrounds.

Your comfort and experience at Clearview Lodge is our first priority. Let us help you create memories that will last forever.

Amenities

To ensure your arrival is a smooth one. Below is a list of amenities that will be waiting for you when you and your guests arrive.

• Adequate bath, hand, finger and face towels are provided for each guest.

• Complete bedding.

• A set of travel size shampoo, conditioner, bath gel and lotion is provided in each bathroom.

• Minimum of 2 rolls of toilet paper in each bathroom (based on party size).

• A kitchen sponge and paper towel roll.

• Variety of cook books for entertaining (10)

• Classic DVD titles (6)

• Board games furnished upon request.

• Iron and ironing board.

• Emergency Kit including: Qtips, cotton balls, dental floss, toothbrush and feminine products.

Keywords: Luxury, Wedding, Anniversary, Birthday, Bachelorette, Family Reunions, Party, Retreat, Nature, Lake View, Game Room

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We're the Spieker's and this is our rescue pooch- Ace.

We purchased this beautiful home for our blended family to spend weekends.

I'm a Fine Arts major with am emphasis in Design from California and my husband is a Business and Social Studies major from Wisconsin. As with many others, our careers took us on a slightly different path. We both have built our careers in Commercial Real Estate for many years.

As Real Estate professionals, we've done our fair share of traveling. This has certainly given us an advantage in knowing what it takes to have memorable travel and lodging experience. We've gone out of our way to provide all the comforts of home, while focusing on the details. It's a tall order to host both small and large groups in a home this size- but we're more than qualified and certainly up for the challenge.

We live and work in Chicago, so the time at the Lodge was and still is very special. It is an unbelievable place to get away, relax and enjoy friends and family. It's the location of many of our own family reunions and get together with friends from all over the world.

It is our plan to leave the Lodge to our kids so that they too will have a 'home base' for their own families and remember all of the wonderful times we spent there when they were young.

This is truly a special place. We hope you enjoy the Lodge as much as we do.

Why The Owner chose Lake Geneva

Clearview Lodge is a unique property that is best described by the feeling you get when you step into the door. Minutes from the charm of Downtown Lake Geneva, but far enough to enjoy nature at its best.

The 25 foot vaulted ceilings gives you the feeling of spaciousness, while spruce ceiling and walls provide that cozy feeling of a Northwood's Lodge.

From the home's decks and through the Great Room's wall to ceiling windows allows for a one of a kind view.

What makes this house unique

Do you ever live or stay in a home and think..'it sure would be nice if this room was adjacent to this room? Or the kitchen layout would be so much better if it had this was instead of that? This custom made home has the most thoughtful and intuitive design I have ever seen. The previous owner was a tradesmen and it shows throughout the construction of this very special home.

The craftsmanship in this home is absolutely impeccable.

Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

Luxury vacation home with elevated panoramic views of lake, nature and wildlife
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
5

Unbelievable Home!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just loved this home! After reading one review about "too much legal-eze" before booking, I reviewed the contract. To my surprise, it looked pretty standard to me. I would guess if you're planning to enjoy the home and have no plans to violate the agreement it wouldn't be concerning. We have rented many homes and found the contract to be standard and the Owners very friendly and accommodating. The home to be even better than we expected. My kids loved the kids room. The house even had books and videos for them to enjoy and even games for the whole family.

We booked our dates to return and we can hardly wait! If you're looking for a great place for the family- this is it!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

GRAND YET COMFORTABLE SETTING BUT BEHAVIOR CONTROLS ABOUND

  • 4 of 5

CLEARVIEW LODGE WAS A LOVELY AND COMFORTABLE SETTING FOR OUR WINTER HOLIDAY FAMILY GETAWAY - CREATIVELY STAGED WITH PROPS FOCUSED ON A NATURAL WILDERNESS. CONVENIENTLY LOCATED, WE USED CLEARVIEW AS HOME BASE AS WE TRAVELED WITHIN REGION FOR HOLIDAY GATHERINGS. ALL AGES WERE PLEASED WITH THE SPACE PROVIDED FROM AGING [AND PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED] IN-LAWS THAT MANEUVERED EASILY IN THE MASTER SUITE TO TWENTY SOMETHINGS IN THE RECREATION SUITE WHERE GAMES, MOVIES AND MUSIC COULD BE PLAYED WITHOUT DISRUPTING OTHERS. KIDS ROOM REALLY SHOULD JUST BE FOR YOUNG KIDS AS TEENS FOUND BEDS SMALL. KITCHEN | DINING AREA COMFORTABLY ALLOWED LARGE FAMILY HOLIDAY DINNER AS WELL AS PUZZLES AND GAMES FOR ALL. GREAT ROOM EASILY ENTERTAINED FOOTBALL GAMES AND APPETIZERS!

WHILE THE PHYSICAL SETTING OF THE LODGE INTERIOR IS WELL APPOINTED, APPLIANCES AND FIXTURES ARE TIRED IN LOOK AND OPERATION. FIREPLACE RAN OUT OF GAS; KITCHEN FAUCET WAS STRIPPED AND HAD TO SHUT-OFF AT VALVE. TOILETRIES AND LINENS "PROVIDED" WERE REALLY JUST A STARTING POINT AS WE ENDED UP BUYING BATH TOWELS TO SUPPLEMENT THE LARGE "HAND" TOWELS....ALL SERVICE AREAS THAT CAN BE REMEDIED.

OWNER WAS ACCOMMODATING OF EARLY CHECK IN AND LATER CHECK OUT WHEN REQUESTED. WHILE ATTENTIVE TO POTENTIAL NEEDS, THE OWNER'S RENTAL AGREEMENT WAS EXTREME IN CONTROL OF BEHAVIOR AND A LA CARTE ADD-ONS FOR A FEE, PUNCTUATED WITH.AN UNANNOUNCED DROP-IN VISIT THAT FELT MORE LIKE A COLLEGE DORM ROOM CHECK. THANKFULLY wifi WAS ADDED JUST BEFORE OUR ARRIVAL TO AVOID INCURRING THAT EXTRA FEE. WE RECOMMEND THIS RENTAL ONLY WITH A WARNING TO READ ALL PAGES OF THE AGREEMENT TO KNOW WHAT SENSE OF ORDER YOU ARE ENTERING. WE HAVE RENTED HOMES AROUND THE WORLD AND THIS ONE TAKES PRIZE IN LEGAL-ESE.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Illinois
5

Beautiful property, wonderful owners, & great family get-away!

  • 5 of 5

This was the best rental experience I have had with a vacation. The communication with the owner was prompt and very kind. The house was exactly as it looks in the photos and I liked how everything in the kitchen was labeled so you didn't have to worry about misplaced items at check out. There were things for my kids to do inside when it rained and they loved being outside. We look forward to staying here again and would definitely recommend this to families looking to relax.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful home in a beautiful town!

  • 4 of 5

I was very pleased with my stay at the Clearview Lodge this past June 2015. The property was clean and well kept. Everything in the home was organized and clearly labeled for our convenience. Quiet, serene location overlooking the lake was spectacular but there were lots of bugs (outside) due to the location near the forest and water. I'd recommend bringing bug spray/repellant. The owner was very prompt with communication and accommodated all our special needs, going above and beyond my expectations. We had a great stay and would not hesitate to book the property again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

THE BEST EXPERIENCE EVER!!!!

  • 5 of 5

we were so excited that we were going out of town for Memorial Day weekend.. as we drove to the house we were so happy very very clean the outside the landscaping beautiful you walk into this home all open space two floors 4000 square feet underground pool so many activities for the kids you're overwhelmed you're speechless you're thinking to yourself you made an awesome decision. the family and I got to meet Mr Dean speaker very very nice gentleman and we were met by his wife absolutely stunning great attitude wanted to make sure that we had everything we needed I am so looking forward to spending more time in Lake Geneva and I will have it no other way but to spend it in one of their homes the children had a blast the only downfall to them was losing a basketball going back to Walmart and buying another lol I wish I can give them 10 stars but you know what I'll never forget the experience thank you very very much for the hospitality and making us feel not just as renters but as friends I wish you guys the very best and thank you for having us:)

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Berlin, WI
5

College girlfriends

  • 5 of 5

There were 5 of us college girlfriends that came for a weekend getaway! The Clearview Lodge was absolutely beautiful... The home and it's surroundings!! Felt like we are far away at a peaceful remote cabin in nature yet just minutes to downtown Lake Geneva. The house had gorgeous high ceilings, fireplace, and decor. Even though it rained our first night we lived sitting in the little sun porch area! So relaxing! The rooms were all very spacious and the kitchen had everything we needed for cooking. Also an a huge deck with amazing views! Dean came by to make sure we had everything we needed and was so accommodating! Hands down best lodging we could have found. We had an awesome weekend exploring Lake Geneva and Williams Bay and coming home to our retreat!!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Mitchell International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Geneva National
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
Interstate 94
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many in to choose from in Downtown Lake Geneva
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Grand Geneva Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Lake Geneva Public Beach

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Rates & Availability

Lake Geneva House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $1000-$4500/wk
  • US Dollars
  • Prime Season ..... June-Sep.......... $3350-$4500/week (rented by month only).
  • Off-Peak Season .. Oct-May
  • 50% non-refundable deposit due at time of booking.
  • $500 damage deposit refundable within 1 week of stay.
  • Local tax and a $175/$200 cleaning fee apply to each stay.
  • Other reservation rates by arrangement.
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Amenities

Lake Geneva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Main Level - toilet , tub , shower , Private 2 person infraread sauna w stereo
    Main Level Bath - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - Upper Level - toilet , shower , Private bedroom entry as well as common entry.
  • Professionally decorated. Bath, hand, finger and face towels furnished for each guest. Travel size shampoo, conditioner, bath gel and lotion in each bathroom. Min. 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom (based on party size)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom Suite - 1 king , Private shower, tub and 2 person infra-red sauna w stereo
    Bedroom Suite w private entry to bath - 1 queen , Sitting area and private entry to bathroom
    Kids Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Decorated for kids. Reading nook. TV with VCR.
    Bedroom/Living Suite - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pool, Air Hockey and Foose Ball Table. Couch w cable TV.
  • Professionally decorated with sitting area, dresser and closet. Fully furnished with complete bedding and memory gel pillows in all but the Master Suite.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Leave your worries behind. Party planning and concierge services provided. Please ask us for details.

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