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White Oaks--Beautiful Lakefront Vacation Home on Green Lake's North Shore!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Fireplace


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

We invite you to enjoy our beautiful, spacious, year-round home, White Oaks, on the North Shore of Green Lake. A popular vacation destination, the town of Green Lake is within easy walking distance from our house, but far enough away for you to enjoy the privacy our property affords. Green Lake is Wisconsin's deepest inland lake and provides ample opportunities for great fishing and water sports. Bustling in the summer, Green Lake is a serene and picturesque get-away spot for fall, winter and spring as well.

We have a private pier. Should you bring or rent a boat, we have a shore station (boat lift) to keep your boat safely out of the water when not in use. The large, gently sloping front lawn is perfect for a variety of yard games... croquet and bean bags are our personal favorites.

Built in the early 1900's, the house, named 'White Oaks,' was significantly damaged by a fire in 1995 and was rebuilt in 1998. The house now features vintage charm with a number of features from the old house combined with modern conveniences.

The highlight of the house is the original wrap-around screened-in porch. The porch itself is huge (over 800 square feet) and is a perfect spot to relax on one of the gliders or lounge chairs and enjoy the lake breeze anytime of day, or for an al fresco dinner on the large outdoor table.

Inside, the five bedrooms provide bed space for 14, with additional sleeping space on pull out couches. Four bedrooms are upstairs and each feature either a bathroom or sink for increased privacy. In the basement, a six person bunk room is a perfect retreat for the kids. The captions for the pictures of each bedroom describe the bed configurations.

The basement features a large recreation room with ping-pong, foosball and other games. A large flat screen TV has a DVD/VCR for watching movies at night. We also offer cable and wireless internet access.

Upstairs, a large eat-in kitchen is fully stocked with utensils, cookware, and flat ware, as well as common appliances such as coffee makers. The kitchen opens to a large dining room with a piano and loft overhead.

If you are a golfer, there are several excellent golf courses nearby including Tuscumbia and Lawsonia. Other activities nearby include bowling, miniature golf, and a movie theater (located in downtown Ripon), just in case you have a day where the weather isn't cooperating.

Whether you are looking for a golf vacation, a week of swimming and boating, or a time to relax with family or friends, we welcome you to our home. We wish we were there now!

Keywords: lake house, green lake, Wisconsin,

More Details

Allen Phillip and Jennifer Hutchison
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 14, 2017

About Allen Phillip and Jennifer Hutchison

The Phillip family has owned White Oaks since the late 1940's. Now in the second generation of ownership, we use the house as a family retreat from our busy lives in Chicago and make it available for rental when we can't be there.

Allen Phillip and Jennifer Hutchison purchased this house in 1947

Why Allen Phillip and Jennifer Hutchison chose Green Lake

The house was built in the early 1900's by a family who currently owns the house next door to ours. Our family bought it from the original owner in the late 1940's and has owned it ever since. The house was largely damaged by a fire in 1995, and was rebuilt over the following two years.

We enjoy the town of Green Lake and all the activities that the lake provides. Green Lake is just far enough from Chicago to be a real vacation, but close enough for a quick weekend get-away.

What makes this house unique

At the lake, we love to spend time on the water--swimming, boating, water skiing and tubing. As kids, we enjoyed many days of fishing with Dad/Grandpa. Those who enjoy golfing frequent Lawsonia and Tuscumbia golf courses--Tuscumbia was actually designed by our relative Tom Bendelow who designed over 600 golf courses in North America, including Medinah Country Club in suburban Chicago.

In the warmer months, we enjoy reading on the porch--listening to the sounds of the lake and the singing of the birds.

In the cooler months, we enjoy evenings by the gas fireplace in the living room--playing card and board games, or playing charades.


Green Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Basement bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Green bedroom bath
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom--king bed, full bath with shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Green Bedroom--king bed, half bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Yellow Bedroom--two twin beds, pedestal sink
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Pink Bedroom--two twin beds, pedestal sink
    Bedroom 5 - 3 bunk bed , Basement Bunk Room--three bunk beds
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Living Room--one pull-out sofa and one futon
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Large screened in porch, pier, large yard


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

White Oaks--Beautiful Lakefront Vacation Home on Green Lake's North Shore!
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing week my family and I spent on the lake. We spent most of our time in the water or on the wonderful wrap around porch. It is huge! I can't express enough how lovely it was to all be able to enjoy the cooler evenings on the porch with the entire family. The house was impeccably clean, the grounds are very well kept. The kitchen is fully stocked, better and any other place we have stayed. Plenty of space to spread out and read or play games. We had ping pong and foosball tournaments which the kids and adults enjoyed on the one rainy day and several evenings. And the best thing was while there are 2 TV's they were never turned on the entire week. The memories made will last a life time. We plan to come back for sure! Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Phillip!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Goose Blind Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Tuscumbia and Lawsonia Golf Courses
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Norton's of Green Lake

Bowling, flea market


Rates & Availability

Green Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall, Winter, Spring
Oct 1 2016 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
June 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
July-August 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates are subject to change until rental reservation is confirmed. Payment of damage deposit and half of total fee by check due at time of contract confirmation.

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