Sunken living roomChef's kitchen
Spectacular Lake Michigan Retreat

Entire home/apt

10 guests

5 bedrooms

7 beds

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About this listing

The space

The best revenge for hard work is harder relaxation. And the ideal getaway for this is The Retreat, a luxurious and scenic waterfront property where you and your guests are encouraged to relax, reward, and pamper yourselves in splendor. Nestled atop a bluff between Chicago and Milwaukee is a completely renovated 2-story, 5 bedroom/4 full bathroom, 4000 sq. ft. home on a ½ acre of land and 150' of pure unobstructed Lake Michigan tranquility. Let the endless sunrise greet you to your wake-up call and Orion and Cassiopeia entertain you from above at night. You will never get tired of listening to the waves crashing in or gazing at the moon shimmering upon the vastness of the lake. This splendid retreat is ideal for family, business, or social gatherings. It comfortably sleeps 12 people and features the following:

- Chef's kitchen with Subzero, Viking, and Wolf appliances including a wine cooler.
- Outdoor hot tub for up to 6-7 people (will not be in use during winter months).
- 2 fire pits: main fire pit sits 15+ and 2nd fire pit for patio area.
- 9' professional pool table, ping pong table, and dart board.
- Workout area featuring a universal weight machine and treadmill.
- Gas bbq grill .
- 4 fireplaces (1 wood in living room & 3 gas).
- Volleyball/Golf/Badminton net during Summer season (balls, clubs, and rackets supplied).
- Basketball net.
- Bluetooth stereo docking system.
- 2 separate Patio areas.
- Fishing (temporary fishing permit required).
- Stairway leading to lake.
- Spacious Jacuzzi overlooking lake.
- All mattresses and bed pillows protected with anti-dust mite sheets & covers.

The retreat is located near the following sites:
- 5 minutes to golf course, public beach, Forest Preserve, and park with 3 playgrounds.
- 15 minutes to Racine & Kenosha Art museum and downtown area- 10 minutes to shopping centers.
- 20 minutes to Recplex water park for boating, canoeing, swimming, etc.
- 45 minutes to downtown Milwaukee, Lake Geneva, Key Lime Cove water park and Great America.
- 60 minutes to Chicago.

Off-season rates (Jan-March) start at:

Weekend: $1050 for up to 3 nights.
Weekly: $1650
Monthly: $4900
A modest $250 cleaning/laundry fee is required.

Sorry no pets allowed. I used to allow pets but it just didn't work out.

*CAVEAT: For the respect of my neighbors, this house cannot be used for loud outdoor events, wild parties, or weddings. The outdoor city noise ordinance is from sunset until 6 AM. All occupants must keep outdoor noise level and activities to a minimum during these hours. Use of outdoor hot tub is not permitted after sunset and large fire pit is not permitted after 11 PM.

Keywords: Lakefront/waterfront retreat/getaway/lake Michigan/lake.

Guest access

Guests will be provided with keypad code prior to arrival.

Other things to note

Entry is via keypad code.

The space
Bathrooms: 4
Bedrooms: 5
Beds: 7
Check In: Anytime after 6PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 223
Security Deposit: 447
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 6PM



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.

3 nights minimum stay

35 Reviews

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Brian User Profile
June 2017
Daniel was a great host and communicates in a timely manner when you have questions. The views from the house are enjoyable and relaxing. Our family really liked the house.

Dillon User Profile
May 2017
This place was absolutely amazing. We had high expectations going in and the house still exceeded them. The views of Lake Michigan were incredible, each room was top notch, and the common areas were so great to hang out it was hard to leave to go do anything else. My guests and I were already recommending the place to family and friends before the weekend was even over. This is a perfect place for a group retreat but still close enough for a trip into Chicago or Milwaukee. Absolute success!

Steve User Profile
April 2017
Exceptional place and all had a great time. Hope to stay again!

Donna User Profile
April 2017
What a beautiful house and setting! It made for a perfect weekend "base" for my daughters's wedding. We had a lot of family coming from out-of-town who had a comfortable , lovely place to call "home". It was awesome!! Thank you, Daniel.

Rob User Profile
September 2016
Daniel's place is fantastic for a group gathering. Ample space, multiple living areas, multiple activities, great lake views, fantastic kitchen. Everything we needed was there. 10 of us for the weekend, amazing value, venue far exceeded our expectations.

Carl User Profile
August 2016
Our adult family of six had plenty of room and things to do at Daniel's house right on Lake Michigan for the week, and we all enjoyed the variety of indoor and outdoor games available to us. It is a really nice place to relax, and the views of the lake are super.

Juan E User Profile
April 2016
Daniel has a fantastic house with a very impressive sunrise view. Spacious property has lots of fun amenities. Will definitely recommend to anyone.

Chicago, Illinois, United StatesJoined in August 2011
Daniel User Profile

I'm a part-time abstract artist and a full-time dreamer who bleeds for Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms.

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