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Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
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Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Lake Geneva House Rental Photos and Description

Single Family Vaca. Home; 7 Bedrooms; Total of 12 beds; 5 Bathrooms (3-full)

Since the age of 16, my dream was to build a vacation getaway home on a golf course that my entire family could enjoy. That dream came true 25 years later in 1992 when my wife and I built this beautiful ranch home in SE Wisconsin at the Geneva National complex. Now, our entire family (3 married children, their spouses and our 5 grandchildren) all look forward to coming here.....our Geneva National 'home away from home'. Come see why we like it so much. I know you will enjoy it as much as we do.

This house is great for family fun, golf outings, reunions or even work retreats. From the fully stocked kitchen to the Great Room to the huge outdoor patio to the finished basement, this home will perfectly fulfill your need for a long weekend getaway.

The home has 7 bedrooms with a total of two king size beds, a queen size bed and seven twin beds. There are 3 FULL bathrooms and 2 half baths. Four bedrooms are located upstairs and three are in our newly completed 2,000 sq. ft basement.

Our Kitchen is large...360 sq. ft. It is fully stocked and includes a cook top gas stove, oven and a micro-wave. Between the kitchen table, the bar that separates the kitchen and the Great Room and the table in the adjoining full season porch area, up to 16 people can all eat at once.

The 650 sq. ft. Great Room contains a wood burning/gas fireplace with a 52' TV that includes cable, DVR, VHS and disc player and ample seating area.

The 360 sq. ft. all season porch is a wonderful gathering area. (It has been the site of many of our 'intense' family scrabble, trivial pursuit and poker games.)

The porch leads outside to our 600 sq. ft. stone patio that we just installed two years ago. The patio contains a fire pit, a patio table and two patio umbrellas.

Our backyard is huge (approx. 1/4 acre) and it's the perfect size for just about any outdoor games you wish to play. Adjacent to the back yard is the fairway for the beautiful par 4 10th hole on the Arnold Palmer course. The backyard faces directly west where, from the patio, we have a perfect view to watch the sunset.

The home is centrally located approx. 5 miles west of downtown Lake Geneva, 5 miles east of Delavan and 5 miles south of Elkhorn. Both Lake Geneva and Delavan feature large lakes for boating, swimming, tubing, and fishing. Sight-seeing tours are conducted on Lake Geneva. If shopping is your pleasure, there are plenty of specialty and retail spots in all three towns. Restaurants abound in the area.

Give us a call we'll answer any questions you might have.

Keywords: Ranch style home; wood floors; finished basement; on the golf course; child friendly; large complete kitchen; great room; large patio with pit; fireplace.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Jerry Frett
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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About Jerry Frett

We are a family that lives in a west suburban Chicago location. We have three children (all married) with five grandchildren.

Jerry Frett purchased this house in 1991

Why Jerry Frett chose Lake Geneva

We wanted a family vacation spot on a golf course close to where we live full time so that we could minimize the travel time from our regular home to our vacation home.

What makes this house unique

Geneva National is a gated community that houses full time residents as well as part-time residents such as us. In addition to playing golf on the three championship courses that are located within the Geneva National complex, we enjoy the beautiful swimming pool, tennis courts, biking and walking paths all located within the Geneva National complex. We also enjoy going into the neighboring towns especially Lake Geneva and Delavan where boating, fishing and water sports abound. There are plenty of shopping, restaurants and sights to see. Of course, the headliner is the beautiful Lake Geneva itself located in the heart of Lake Geneva a few steps from downtown Lake Geneva where we always find plenty of parking.


based on 38 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.8421054 based on 38 reviews

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very accommodating. Had everything you would need and plenty of space.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great home for large groups!

  • 5 of 5

We recently attended a wedding at the club with our family and were looking for lodging that would be more user friendly than multiple hotel rooms. Conveniently located in an adjoining gated community, this home had many bedrooms (main floor and basement) enough bathrooms for a large group, open living areas upstairs and down, a play area (with toys), booster seats, highchair and crib, and two large eating areas, a nice kitchen and beautiful location on the golf course. This home would be good for guys on golf vacation, girls shopping trip etc. Very clean, well-maintained, and reasonable priced.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great space for 15!

  • 5 of 5

Great property ! Plenty of room for everyone, will stay again our next trip to Lake Geneva.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

The last time I visited was with my girlfriends, this time I took my family. They had an absolute ball, the house lacks for nothing. Although there was no snow this year we were able to occupy ourselves and keep the fun going. Thanks for a great mini vacation!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

The home was very functional for a large group. Plenty of bedrooms & bathrooms.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Geneva National Gem

  • 5 of 5

This is my second time renting this property. The location is perfect for a group looking for the best golf in the Midwest. Jerry makes the process simple. The home is spacious, comfortable, and well equipped. Geneva National golf is spectacular,especially this time of year. I want to go back now.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim, you have described perfectly what it's like to stay at our place. We too enjoy staying there with our family and the fact that others can enjoy it when we are not there is one of the primary reasons why we rent. Thanks for your comments...Jerry
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Champs Sports
"One of our favorites for informal dining and a beer or two. "
Popeye's on Lake Geneva
"Great family restaurant right near the lake."
Gino's East of Lake Geneva
"Great "Chicago-style" deep and thin crust pizza. Other items on the menu too but go for the..."
Geneva National Golf Club
"Quite simply.....3 of the finest golf courses you will ever play...I have played all 3 many,..."
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Milwaukee Mitchell Airport (O'Hare 75 miles)
Nearest Barpub
On site
Nearest Golf
On site
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Harvard, IL
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 50; Hwy 67; Hwy 43
Nearest Restaurant
On site
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
East Troy, WI
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Lake Geneva


Rates & Availability

Lake Geneva House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
October 2016
Oct 2 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 2016-April 2017
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 2 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rental Agreement to follow. Rental Agreement must be signed and returned to Homeowner within two days of receipt. Key to property and further instructions and details will follow. If you have further questions, feel free to call or email. Email:
Cell: 630.606.5637
Work: 630.288.4651

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Lake Geneva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2) There are two king size beds. One on the main floor and one in the finished basement., Queen size Beds (1) There is one queen size bed located in the finished basement, Twin or Single Beds (9) There are a total of 9 twin beds. 6 are located on the main floor (in three bedrooms) and 3 are located in the finished basement., Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Think of our home as your home away from home. Your comfort and enjoyment is our primary concern. Please let us know how we can help in that regard. In the summer months, if you are planning to use the pool or lakes, you may want to bring some extra towels with you as we only provide enough bath towels for the number of guests (one per guest up to 15 maximum). Note we do NOT rent to prom groups, bachelor or bachelorette party groups. There are many permanent residents of Geneva National. Please be respectful of those residents and the staff at Geneva National at all times.

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