|Minimum Stay||2 - 3 nights|
COME FOR THE FUN,
STAY FOR THE MEMORIES !!
SOME LAKE HOMES SIMPLY EXIST...
THE LAKE HOUSE BECKONS YOU TO NEVER LEAVE !!
Priceless memories await you at this one of a kind lake house on the crystal clear waters of beautiful Powers Lake. Just an hour north of Chicago in Powers Lake, Wisconsin, this location is ideal for your summer getaway. Family reunion? Bachelor or bachelorette party? Guys/Girls weekend away? Holiday retreat?
Sleep steps from your own private sandy beach. This freshly renovated lake home includes all new living area with leather couches, big screen TV, surround sound and awesome views of the water. Your own private bar to serve your friends and a sun room to take it all in are both included on the first floor. The brand new kitchen with breath taking hickory cabinets and large eating area is ready for your inner chef to whip up gourmet meals for the masses. Upstairs enjoy sleeping accommodations for up to 14 people along with a living area including another flat screen TV. Traveling with multiple young ones? No problem! The sleeping arrangements are easily separated so the adults can get their rest while the kids can stay up making childhood memories.
Your boat or wave runners can be launched at the public boat launch steps from the lake house. Powers Lake has great clear water with a fun sand bar in the middle to relax and waste the days away.
We aim to make your Vacation experience fun!!
John purchased this house in 2007
Unique Lakefront Property with Boat Launch nearby and Sandy Beach with Pier !!!
Powers Lake is 7 miles east of 'Lake Geneva'.
Lake is Spring fed and crystal clear with Sand Bar.
Water Ski, Sail, Wake board, Wake Surf, Kayak
SUP Paddle Board for rent
$65 per day
Great Fun..Great Exercise!!
John,It's been quite busy around here so we haven't had a chance to respond to your request for a critique of our stay. The stay was quite good, but too brief. The beds were plentiful and amazingly comfortable, the board games and the ping-pong table kept the kids busy. All in all we had a good time. We all enjoyed the fire pit and the "s'mores." Thanks for the prompt deposit refund. Phil
This was a really cool house and worked great for a ladies weekend getaway! So much space, really cool bar, and great views of the lake. There were 14 of us so every bed was full but didn't feel crammed by any means. I might suggest bringing your own pillow(s) as the ones provided were pretty thin. But we all said we would return again! Hopefully next time it won't rain so we can enjoy the small beach and fire pit across the street :)
My men's group and I rented this property for a weekend retreat. While the space downstairs was adequate for our needs, we found it awkward since it clearly used to be a bar/restaurant which was renovated without much thought regarding its conversion. At least half the light bulbs in the common areas downstairs were burned out (making doing anything at night difficult) and the air vents were covered with dust and grime. The real trouble with the house though, was upstairs. The sleeping and bathroom conditions were not acceptable and not at all what we expected. The property description refers to "beds," which we found to mean (in some cases) air mattresses. It also specifically states that all bedding is provided, which is NOT the case; some "beds" had just a mattress pad and/or ancient bedspread which (trust me) you would NOT want touching your skin. This would have bothered me more than it did, however, had my room not been infested with bugs, making it impossible for me to sleep there...bedding or not. To top it off, the owner hides ridiculous charges in the fine print in order to keep the daily rate reasonable for things like pets, cleaning (trust me, nobody's cleaned this place in a while) and a "holding tank pump (I'm guessing if there is really a tank that needs pumping, it doesn’t cost what he charges to pump and I'm guessing it rarely gets pumped) and a service fee. In addition, the owner FINALLY returned our security deposit, but only two days later than promised in the contract and not without prodding. I should note that we could not bring any of the problems to the owner/landlord's attention since we had non-stop activities planned for the short time we were there and did not want to be interrupted; plus we feared he would be less than responsive, given our past communications.
*Note: I have pictures of all items mentioned (bugs included) so don’t believe any denials by the owner.
This house was formerly a bar that was converted into a rental cabin. It was very cool. We went snow tubing at Wilmot. Parents hung out at the bar..kids played in the apartment up stairs..lots of video games and board games! We are hoping to come back in the summer.
Great facilities and very spacious. We had a blast
We absolutely loved our stay at the Lake House and can not wait to return in the Summer to enjoy the gorgeous sandy beach! I reserved the Lake House for my Golden 29th Birthday Celebration and could not have asked for a better space! The bar area and amazing Powers Lake views were perfect for everyone to meet and celebrate together without being too cramped (the guys loved the ping pong table and were playing it nonstop until the very second we left)! The deck area and grass area were perfect to lounge all day and set up a great Bags Tournament! The fire pit is across the street but there is a nice built in seating around the fire pit, perfect for a late night fire and s'mores. John was very responsive and accommodating to all my questions and concerns prior, during and after our visit! I honestly could not say enough good things about the Lake House and can not wait to schedule another visit in Summer!
Our stay at Lakefront property wasn't as expected. The property wasn't maintained well from inside. The place has bad/musty smell to it. There were notes all over the property to not use things and warnings of leakages, out of order stuff. Bedrooms looked like converted attic place. Cramped with no windows. If I have to pick, I'd say the upstairs bathroom is one of the scariest things I have seen anywhere. Overall, not a good place to stay if you are looking for a getaway vacation place.
It is not clear from the pictures but the "Lakefront" needs some explanation. The house faces a lake but separated by a road. There is only boat loading/unloading access after crossing the road. DO NOT expect a "Lakefront" that you can sit and watch the sunsets.
The owner John wasn't responsive. When we checked-in, we couldn't open the door lock as per the instructions he gave. We called, emailed and texted the owner and waited for more than 2 hours and no response from the owner. Apparently, the lock got jammed due to the rains previous week. He didn't bother to tell us that or be available on phone on the evening of check-in.
There was a Table Tennis table that we tried to play the on the first day. It looked flimsy and the bottom fell off while tried to play on the first morning. We informed the owner about it on our checkout and were surprised to hear that it was a only a six-month old table and costed over $450, which we were asked to pay. Even if you know a very little bit about table tennis, you can tell it is not worth that much and a quick 30-second search online will give you brand new, better looking table for less than $200. Upon request, John agreed to "repair" the table for $215. You make your own conclusions about how we felt about it.
I have rented many vacation houses over the years and this was definitely the worst. Don't recommend renting it to anyone.
VISIT LAKE GENEVA
Falling in love with Lake Geneva is easy… Maybe it’s the way the water shimmers off the lake or the way the sunset hits the trees. Or maybe it’s the amazing sensation of soaring through the air and laughing with friends on a zip line adventure, or going up in a hot air balloon, way above a glistening array of water and beautifully landscaped mansions. Or maybe … it’s just an afternoon of pampering and relaxation at one of the many area spas, or taking a stroll in downtown Lake Geneva, browsing in the unique shops or stopping for a bite to eat. Whatever your choice, Lake Geneva offers events, colors, tastes and wonders for each and every season.
Spring: walk the lake shore path, cruise the lake, browse the shops, and at night, find an outside fire pit to keep you warm. Summer: beaches, boating, paddleboarding, jet skiing, kayaking and a multitude of cruising options – lake living at its best. Fall: view the colorful fall foliage from a hot air balloon, follow the shoreline via cruise boat and enjoy a plethora of events, from Oktoberfest to Halloween Happenings around the lake. Winter: skiing, snowshoe hikes through the woods, snowboarding, sledding and winter ziplining adventures. And when it’s time to come out of the cold, you can relax with a massage, snuggle by a fire or dine overlooking the lake.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable Damage Deposit||A$668.9|
|Holding Tank Pump||A$133.78|
NO PROM PARTIES!!
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.