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EXCLUSIVE LAKEFRONT with lovely beach, beach house, piers and water trampoline

Sleeps21
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Waterfront fun for large groups ! 7/8 bedroom, 4 bathroom, lake fun or skitrip

Huvila Finlandia is a lovely Scandinavian style lakefront home and a perfect location for a family vacation. Sitting on top of a small hill, it offers wonderful views of the lake. An acre of manicured lawns, private sandy bottom beach, 2 piers for relaxing and docking boats, a floating raft, huge water trampoline and waterside fire pit for guests private use.

This house is ideal for large families who want their own waterfront with a large yard for kids without danger of road between house and lake!

Lounging on the pier, guests can enjoy the fun 'wake boarding show' that goes by. The beach between the two piers is ideal for little ones to play in the water, sandy bottom, shallow and very gradually deepening towards the end of the piers. At the beach, a beach house with living room and extra bedroom/changing room, refrigerator and comfortable lounge area for waterside relaxing.

Large deck by the main house over looking the lake and beautiful views around with dining area and gas grill. Framed by huge oak trees. Night time star gazing at its best. Beautiful scenery. Tranquility. Covered verandah with more dining space.

Kitchen is fully equipped and ready for family dinner parties. The open plan living with a new great room , kitchen and dining area offers a perfect place for the whole family to be together. There is plenty of table space for a large group, both inside and out. Cable TV and WiFi !

Lower level with a bar and game room.

The design is clean, fresh and cheerful. New cathedral ceilings. Off white ceramic tile floors and white washed wooden floors through out for clean low allergen environment. Pretty china and glass cabinet full of wine glasses waiting for the vacation to start....

Huvila Finlandia is situated in the middle of the Powers Lake, on Jefferson Island. Couple of minutes walk to the bar/restaurant Annex, where live music and fun evenings take place. On the lake the social scene is busy, there is the wonderful and popular 'rock bar' - a shallow area in the middle of the lake where boats anchor and people mingle and have fun (volley ball and cook outs in the middle of the lake). The 4th of July fireworks on this lake are impressive, the Powers Lake Yacht Club even host a Venetian Carnival - a must see - as pontoon boats get dressed up and parade around the lake competing for a winner! Sailing school for children, regattas, dinner parties, ladies tennis, all part of the Powers Lake Yach Club activities.

Lots of festivals nearby! To mention few: Country Thunder Concert (mins away), Alpine Valley summer concerts and Lake Geneva has events through out summer...

Guests may bring their own boats and dock at Huvila Finlandia's pier. Boats can be rented nearby on the lake. Ask for the info.

Wintertime the area is a wonderful place to enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ice fishing, etc. Huvila Finlandia has its own hill for sledding, Powers Lake has a busy ice fishing scene and derby, and the nearby lakes offer ice sailing and other fun activities. There are 3 ski hills nearby; Wilmot just 7 minutes drive, Grand Geneva about the same and Alpine Valley little further. Lake Geneva hosts an international ice sculpture festival and Powers Lake has its own ice fishing derby.

Please note that during wintertime, the boathouse is not included. So the 8th bedroom, which is in the boathouse, is not included.

Any extra guests, events, parties, pets, etc, to be discussed with management with an agreement made in writing prior to booking.

NOTE: While there is a "Book it" button on the listing, we strongly recommend that you contact us first via phone or the "Send e-mail" button. We want all the guests to love their stay, so we would like the opportunity to answer all your questions and make sure it is the best fit for your party, before you make any monetary commitments.

More Details

Property Manager
Helena Ruotsalainen
Member since: 2010
Speaks english, spanish, finnish, English
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We'd strongly suggest this well kept home to anyone considering a summer retreat with their family. We were in charge of selecting a place for two other families to join us and thus the selection needed to live up to its billing. When the other families saw the home, boat house, piers and water trampoline we knew we had hit a home run by the expressions on their faces. The main living area is large enough for hanging around the house however the deck, fire pit and gas grill were more to our liking each evening. If you have a boat or jet skis you'll appreciate the option of two piers secluded in the bay. We plan on visiting again in 2010... it's that good.



P.S. this review was copied and transferred from an expired listing
Jul 2009
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Powers Lake, Wisconsin

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 21
  • Max. adults: 21
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 17 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 7 - 4 single bed , two bunk beds
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double bed , 3 single bed , two bunk beds in the boathouse, 3 twins and one double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 20 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 35 reviews
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Perfect for my big family!

  • 5 of 5

My family is from the midwest, and I live in San Francisco with my husband and four children. I wanted to have my children get to know their cousins (whom they barely see) that live in Chicago, so I booked this vacation home for our fall family celebration.

This house was ideal for us. While the grown ups were relaxing on the pier, watching the swans swim by (never seen a family of swans before), the kids would be fishing, swimming, swinging in the swings, or jumping on the huge water trampoline in front of us. The huge deck with a great view, was a wonderful place to have our cook outs even with a fire in a firepit.

The place looks nice on the website, but when we first arrived, I was blown away by how clean, greatly decorated and well accommodated for the house was. This house is a true deam lake home. Our kids loved the kids room, it gave the cousins a chance to spend a lot of time together. The early fall was lovely and now we plan to return during winter to ice skate on the lake. Thank you so much for giving my family a chance at a beautiful and affordable vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 16/11/2010
  • Date of Stay: September 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing home

  • 5 of 5

Amazing home. I have to admit when I first drove up to this home I thought to myself this cannot be the same places in the pictures. But I can assure you it is as soon as I walked in the door I was greeted with a massive home that is absolutely beautiful looking out onto the lake. We were there for a staff outing and my entire staff sorely enjoyed the home, the trampoline in the lake, and the view. I could not be happier with the accommodations and it was absolutely perfect. Honestly I did not want to leave. Everything was what it was advertised to be.

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely spot, a few FYIs

  • 4 of 5

This house suited our group of 19 very well. It was spacious inside and well-maintained. The house looks very small from the street but really opens up once you get through the front door. There were also many areas to gather outside that we all enjoyed. We were able to cook our meals with no problems and use the grill outside. The host provided helpful information about area attractions and options. The FYIs: we enjoyed swimming and using the floating dock, but the trampoline wasn't set up for our Memorial Day weekend stay. We ran out of a few provisions like hand soap, though there are places nearby to buy more. Some of the beds are in the dock house, which doesn't have a bathroom. There are also lots of house rules. Probably the biggest issue was the price was adjusted higher than the per-night "average" you see on VRBO after we inquired about availability, due to reported high interest. We did book for a holiday weekend but were surprised about this. Still an overall good experience.

  • Review Submitted: 12/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing trip from Finland

  • 5 of 5

Our family from Finland had the best trip the USA, visiting relatives and touring around the States. Our favorite part of the trip was our family reunion on Powers Lake, WI, at Huvila Finlandia! This charming lake home was wonderful. Ideal for us so that the relatives who have not been to Finland for longest time, could feel the relaxing scandinavian atmosphere similar to our vacation homes back in the old country. Here at Huvila Finlandia we enjoyed lakeside living to the best. Grilling, swimming, boating, fishing, bar hopping, and managed a few rounds of golf even. What a great little gem we found, just wanted to share with anyone looking for a great family getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 04/03/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place to spend the weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This is a spacious, immaculate and very comfortable place to stay. This property is ideal for bringing multiple families or groups of kids - there was one bunk bed room that slept all the girls we brought (6 of them between 12 and 15) and a separate house down by the lake that slept the older teenagers. The kids had a blast and it is perfectly set up for everything - from the trampoline on the lake and the diving stage, to boating, to the BBQ and making S'mores at night by the firepit. The place was perfectly equipped and the owner could not do enough to make sure we were situated and comfortable, she was very helpful. Extremely relaxing weekend, fantastic accommodation and great views of the lake from the deck and the dock. Easy walk to local pub. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 16/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
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5

Beautiful home on a great lake

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been coming to this home about once a summer for the last 8 years, and we always have a great time. The sandy shoreline beach is perfect for children to splash around and swim. Trampoline and dock are ideal for older kids and adults to relax during the day. Every night we make a fire and roat s'mores, drink cocktails, and reminisce about our day. The recent renovations to the house make this place even more enjoyable, it looks just like the pictures, very open and bright. With Lake Geneva so close there is always lots to do. Great resturants, Apple picking, golfing and shopping are all with in 20 min. 5 min to Twin Lakes for groceries, resturants, ski show and paddleboard rentals. We love or trips here. Big thanks to Helena and her staff for maintaining and sharing this great property.

  • Review Submitted: 24/09/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
O'hare and Milwaukee
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Annex Bar and Grill
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Lake Geneva
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nippersink Country Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Fox Lake, IL
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 12 and 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Annex Bar and Grill
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Wilmot
Car: necessary

The spectacular Powers Lake is located 1 hour between Chicago and Milwaukee, minutes from the legendary resort town of Lake Geneva and antiquing town of Richmond. 30 mins to Six Flags Great America Amusement Park and Gurnee Outlet Mall. There are many great golf courses and country clubs, public beaches, nature parks, festivals, lake cruises, boat rentals, shopping, restaurants, bars, night clubs, cinemas, petting zoos, horse races, , spas, country fairs, hot air ballooning, monster truck races, hunting clubs, etc, nearby. Also near are ski mountains Wilmot and Alpine Valley (summer concerts) and the famous Grand Geneva Resort, for summer and winter activities, including special a snowboarding mountain and an enormous indoor water park. Sailing, water skiing, tubing, jet skiing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, leisure boating, tennis, horseback riding, biking, four wheeling, snowmobiling, windsurfing, hiking, x-country skiing, skating, swimming, etc.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Powers Lake, Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer 2018
5 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
AU$10,773
 
 
2018 4th of July week
29 Jun 2018 - 5 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
AU$12,128
 
 
Summer 2018
6 Jul 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
AU$10,773
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
AU$10,773
 
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

card payment AU$365.71
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$2,710.2
cleaning, laundry AU$664

Please note that there are two payment method options via homeaway site. Credit card or e-check. Credit cards incur a 3% transaction fee for US card and 5% for international cards, that homeaway will deduct from the payments. This fee does not show up at the time you pay, but is deducted at the receiving end and will be added to the next payment. E-check is free and incurs no fees. If you want to choose the e-check free method, please email me first and ask that you will be sent a booking request. That is the only way for you to have the option for payment choices.

No pets allowed. On very specific situations, with the agreement and written authorization from the management, some small pet may be allowed, extra fees may apply. Any extra guests, events, parties, etc, must also be pre-authorized and planned with the management, extra fees may apply.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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