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Beautiful Classic Lake House

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Baths, Panoramic Lake Views

The house of seven gables is a beautiful lake front property, which is located on Wonder Lake. This classic lake house features wall to wall knotty pine, four spacious bedrooms, a large lofted family room, a living room with a panoramic view of the lake, a bar with dart board, arcade style golden tee, and slot machine, a game room equipped with a pool table, foosball table and over 100 xbox games. Outside there are two decks, a beach, a screened cabana with couch and hammocks, a playground, a two hole putting green, kayaks, canoes, and a row boat. The house sleeps 12 comfortably, but can fit more if needed. The house is conveniently located just 60 miles from Chicago and Milwaukee.


Master bedroom – king size bed, futon, full panoramic view of the lake, private bath

Junior suite - two twin beds, tv with dvd/vcr, semi private bath

Balcony suite 1 – queen size bed, shared bath

Balcony suite 2 - full size bed, shared bath

Family room – two full size sofas, two chairs, and a wood burning fireplace (can also double as a dining area for large families or parties

Living room – pull out sofa bed, love seat, recliner, tv, gas fireplace, and panoramic views of the lake

The bar – 60” tv, a golden tee arcade game, slot machine, mini fridge, dartboard (steel tip) and a custom bar top which can double as a blackjack table.

The game room – has foosball table, pool table, poker table, half bath, and tv with xbox game system and games.

Don't need this much space? Check out our modern 2 bedroom coach house right next door which has a max occupancy of 6 (vrbo listing #600843). If you need more space then book the two properties together.


Special seasonal activities!


Local Ski Team shows performed weekly (fri 7pm)

Annual rummage sales

Fly a real airplane

Horseback riding

Boating, Fishing, Hunting, and Hiking

Strawberry picking

Farmers markets

Craft fairs and festivals

Donley's Wild West amusement park


Safe Trick or Treating neighborhood

Local farm events like apple picking, hay rides, and corn mazes.

Endless amounts of snowmobile trails

Ice fishing

Ice Hockey and skating

Snowmobile friendly community

Skiing, sledding, and snowboarding at Wilmot Mountain

More Details

Property Manager
Jason Kulchawik
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

I brought my salon staff to the house for a little retreat and we had a fantastic time. Jason was there to meet us and was very accommodating with questions. Lots of beds to sleep in- we had 11 people and 2 had to sleep on the couches but they were big and comfortable so no problems there. The lake was great, hardly any boat traffic on the weekdays and we had access to use the host's boats. Plenty of towels and extra bedding. The kitchen is very big and easy to cook in for so many people. We loved our trip and hope to stay here again next summer!
Aug 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Wonder Lake

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Teen parties are not allowed (prom, homecoming, graduation, etc).
  • Maximum number of children allowed is 8 (17 and under)
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Junior suite/common use - toilet , shower , Semi private bath for the Junior Suite
    Balcony - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared bathroom for balcony suites
    Bar/Rec Room - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Junior Suite - 2 twin/ single
    Balcony Suite 1 - 1 queen
    Balcony Suite 2 - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful Classic Lake House
average rating of 4.4 based on 27 reviews

Beautiful, well equipped and spacious home for a family getaway.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time. The house was a perfect fit for our family and the accommodations were great. Everyone enjoyed the water activities available and the lake front and dock area was an amazing place for family fun, laughter, and even tranquility. The house has great charactor with its hardwood floors and old trim. The wood wall panels and old hurricane wall lights are an elegant decor touch. The views from the windows and decks were beautiful. Wonder Lake is a hidden gem for sure. We hope to return.

  • Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Excellent location and space, some rough edges though

  • 4 of 5

The location definitely delivered on what was promised. Would have given a 4.5 if that was possible only because some the rooms were a little outdated and no shampoo for the showers. Also a couple of the floors were dirty/dusty in areas that should’ve been easily cleaned. I would’ve hoped the cleaning fee was put to better use. Very superficial faults only though!

  • Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful house for a family grouping with young kids

  • 4 of 5

We reserved the lake house for a weekend with our family. We were 4 households: parents, 2 families with 2 kids each and 1 single. The kids were ages 5, 3, 2 & 1. The living spaces and privates areas worked great for all of us. The views of the lake were peaceful and renewing.

- The amenities were a treat: Weber grill, swing set playground with sandbox, boats, fire pit, multiple chairs for sitting outside, grassy area to run and play, swimming access if the water had been warmer, game room downstairs (pool, foosball, video games and more), and laundry. Those plus all the space in the house made it for our family.

- The large dining room table was very nice and the spacious house was great for our big family.

-Loved the provided baby gates and strollers for guests to use. We took advantage!

Jason was prompt with resolving any issues. An example: we wanted to take the kids out in the row boat and needed some smaller life jackets. He brought them over within 10 min. Thanks Jason.

We highly recommend this house for family groupings wanting a place to stay together.

  • Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property with a lot to offer!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here a weekend in September and had a blast! The property has a lot to offer. We spent most of our time sitting out by the water or hanging out on one of the porches taking in the amazing view of the lake. We took the kayaks, canoe and rowboat out on the water, which was a lot of fun. I contacted the property manager Jason a few times asking questions before our arrival and he always replied right away and was super helpful. I would defiantly stay at this property again.

  • Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect family reunion weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a long weekend there and had a perfect time. The weather was great the house is located where you can watch the the sunset. It was nice that Bruce the owner has kayaks and row boats for guests to use. The fire pit is right by the water, perfect for night fishing for some while others gathered around a warm fire at night. Jason was amazing from the first time we talked. He was super attentive and friendly. The fishing was decent, my 10 year old son won the "friendly" fishing contest we had with a 28 inch catfish. Lots of bass. The house is very spacious. We loved it and hopefully will be back! Thank you again Jason and Bruce!

  • Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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House on the Lake

  • 4 of 5

Upon arriving I was quite surprised at how old this home is but so unique..Jason was so helpful and everyone of our issues we had with the house he was there to fix the next day..We are from Washington State(Seattle area) and were here for my nephews wedding so there was three of us in our 50s my mother who is 77 and our kids all in there late 20s..Our kids loved the place being the downstairs had pool table golf game foosball and video games..We had a family dinner before wedding which consisted of 18 people and had lots of room..We also enjoyed the put put golf and the friday night water show on the lake..Things I would change here are master bedroom needs a tv and the tv in the main room has only limited channels.but the one complaint i do have is the windows were really dirty and when looking out at the lake this is something that is so noticeable..also opening the sliding glass doors in master bedroom the track was really dirty.I did not bring this to Jasons attention at the time but maybe something they may want to address for future renters..The kitchen was well stocked with enough plates glasses ,pots and pans.also had a pantry which was helpful..We were here for a week and other than the window issue i had we totally enjoyed our stay here..Thank You Jason for taking care of all our issues..

  • Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Galt airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Port of Blarney
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
6 to choose from
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Mchenry/Woodstock/Fox Lake Metra
Nearest Motorway
24 Miles
I94 or I90
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Grand Old Mill
Nearest Ski
Wonder Lake (water ski)/Wilmot Mt (snow ski)
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Wonder Lake

Wonder lake is a private lake with it's own nationally top ranked water ski team, which puts on free shows every weekend and holiday. The area is also bustling with many activities such as horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, antiquing, hiking, water skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, and sledding.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Wonder Lake

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
summer 2018
May 28 2018 - Jun 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 5 2018
2 night minimum stay
summer 2018
Jul 6 2018 - Sep 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Sep 2 2018 - Sep 2 2018
1 night minimum stay
summer 2018
Sep 3 2018 - Sep 3 2018
1 night minimum stay
off season 2018-2019
Sep 4 2018 - Apr 25 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$199.04
Pet Fee C$66.35
Refundable Damage Deposit C$398.07

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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