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2 Bedroom Cottage On The Pond

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 680 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Cottage On Pond Across From Green Lake With Views Of The Lake

2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage with open concept living room, kitchen, porch. sleeps 7. relax on the porch and enjoy the peaceful pond. very short walk to public beach which is never crowded.the beach is great for kids as it's sandy and not too deep until you walk out further. public launch very close. great yard for lawn games and fire pit for evening camp fires. completely stocked- bedding, towels, dishes, cooking utensils, washer & dryer. We do not have access to docking space. Further information about boat access available on request.


Property Manager
Bob and Cheryl Picha
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Bob and Cheryl Picha

We bought our Green Lake duplex in 1993. We've enjoyed many years of fun with our children. Now that they're on their own we would love other families to experience the same fun times.

Bob and Cheryl Picha purchased this cottage in 1993

Why Bob and Cheryl Picha chose Green Lake

Enjoy the peace and beauty of the pond while being just across the street from beautiful Green Lake. Lots of room outside for the kids to roam. Easy walk to the beach. Public launch nearby, plenty of room to keep your boat on the side lawn.

What makes this cottage unique

Beautiful serene view of well kept pond - our neighbors own it and keep it circulated so it doesn't get stagnant. Big Green lake is across the street and public beach is short walk. Public launch is minutes away. Enjoy Princeton, Green Lake and other nearby towns for antiques and Saturday flea market may-oct. While we have cable tv and internet, the cottage is a great place to get away from everything and enjoy peace and quiet. Beautiful in the fall and spring and winter too!

Map

Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Bernie's
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Green Lake, WI
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Bernie's
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Dodge Park
Car: recommended

Goggle Map will show correct address if you enter:

Cottage on the Pond, N4353 Lake Shore Dr., Princeton, WI 54968

Amenities

Markesan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bath tub with shower. Towels provided. Beach towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed, 1 trundle (cover twins w/king sheet to convert)
  • Washer Dryer in 2nd bedroom closet. Bed on enclosed porch for summer use only.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Public beach is to the right of the driveway (past the big willow tree) 1 block (has a large sandy driveway to the beach (intersection of Lakeshore Dr. and Lakeview) - not the grassy access - that is private Beechwood association and not directly across from us that is Page's association). Very short walk. Boat slip rentals nearby at Pierless (Lawsonia)$25 day $140 week and Action Marine in Green Lake - call for rates.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
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2 Bedroom Cottage On The Pond
average rating of 4.0833335 based on 24 reviews
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Prefect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year here and this is the perfect getaway. Close to just about anything you want do do on vacation yet it is great to come home to quiet surroundings. The location is perfect for us. The Owners are on top of everything, professional service, and very friendly and always willing to work with you. The $$ rate is very reasonable for the area and time of year we book. We have already booked the next year. This feels like home in another world, like retirement! Anyway, thanks Bob and Cheryl Picha. See you next year. Sincerely, Geo and Liz

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Second year in a row for us. Great location, cozy and clean! Neighbors we nice as were the local business people.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay very much! They had everything you needed there.

  • 3 of 5

Property was nice. It was clean but could have used a Little dusting in the windows to clear some cobwebs and bugs on the porch. But overall loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Someday we hope to come back again.

  • 5 of 5

A nice place, clean. Very nice people. Thank you Cheryl and Robert.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your time at the lake. We think the lake in winter is very peaceful and beautiful.
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Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

Great place! Can't recommend enough,will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. Maybe next time we'll have more snow for you!
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Cottage on the Pond

  • 2 of 5

The owners were very accommodating to our requests and were prompt to responding via Homeaway.

When reviewing the overall cottage, we were pleased but not pleased with the cottage. The cottage itself was not marked, there was no parking (so we parked in the driveway (which feeds to other homes as well) and the overall outside appearance of the property looked run down. The cottage is "duplex" of sorts, where other people live on the second half. I tried getting into their place first, because the location wasn't marked. Oops!

When we entered the cottage the overwhelming smell of mold instantly alarmed us. We opened all the windows (in the winter) to air the place out. There was a central fan running, but from a location that had visible mold on the exposed pink insulation. Needless to say, we turned that off right away. There was visible mold, most likely due to prolonged water damage, on the ceiling. To us, this is a deal breaker on ever returning. After airing the cottage out and starting to cook, the mold smell went away, although the fact of the matter remains, the mold is there and should be addressed for the health safety of guests. On of our friends was 7 months pregnant with twins and you could tell she was uncomfortable being there.

We found the necessary cooking tools suitable and they have everything you need to make meals or bake. There were plenty of dishes, although one of the cabinet shelfs is sagging heavily and will most likely break soon due to too much weight. The fridge was very clean and accommodated all our food needs. The oven/stove is an awesome, functioning antique! Great piece :-) We loved the large windows that over looked the pond, it was perfect for sunsets and sun rises. The cottage was filled with sun all day. We didn't mind the cozy feel of the dinning room table pretty much in the living room, its a cottage right? There was a TV for those who like to watch while on vacation, playing cards (which we used a lot) and a large book selection in one of the rooms.

The location itself isn't within beaches, that we could see at least. The water is across the street, so if you want to stand along the water, you have to look for a public landing.

We felt overall the location was overpriced and the cleaning fee was outrageous for the condition of the cottage. We could have our entire home cleaned for less and we live in the city. All that said we made the most of our time and had fun with our friends!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry you thought there was mold - Can assure you there is not. The fan you reference is clearly marked not to turn on as it is for summer only - this is why it has insulation behind the cover which is removed in the summer. There is a parking space behind the house and it is marked but perhaps the snow covered it? We'll make sure to have it more clearly marked. We believe our rates and cleaning fees are comparable for the time of year and space offered. We clearly state that we are not on the lake and the beach access is a short walk away.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75
Refundable damage deposit $75
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 5.0%

Pets (dogs) allowed but please keep them off the furniture and beds. No deposit is required for dogs but will deduct charges from regular deposit if needed for excessive cleaning of pet hair. Check in at 3pm Check out 11am (unless otherwise scheduled). Deposit is automatically refunded 2 weeks from last day if no damage or extra cleaning is reported by cleaning service. $10 each fee for missing beach and bath towels.

Manager'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.

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