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PRIVATE AND PRISTINE! - PARADISE LAKE HOME IN COAL CITY, IL

Richard Scheer

Advertiser since: 2009
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People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Richard Scheer

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
29 January, 2015
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PRIVATE AND PRISTINE! - PARADISE LAKE HOME IN COAL CITY, IL

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Joliet - Paradise Lakes.

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Baths Lake Home With Clean Beach And Excellent Fishing!

Looking for a private getaway close to the Chicago chaos?Look no further than this beautiful lake home set on 65 acres, north of Coal City, IL. Home is located 50 miles south of Chicago metro and is a perfect weeklong or weekend getaway with family and friends. This 5200 square foot house is situated on an 8 acre-owner owned-private, fully stocked lake with 250 feet of seawall and beach area. Lake is crystal clear and beach provides for a perfect afternoon of family fun.

The home was built in 2006 and includes the following:4 bedrooms-master (king size bed) with full bath, 2 upstairs bedrooms (full bath) and 1 walkout basement bedroom with full bath, full kitchen with breakfast island, dining room, 2 family rooms, 2 fireplaces, upstairs bar and game room, deck overlooking lake, basement game room and walkout to stamped concrete patio. Huge, symmetrical backyard, perfect for volleyball, badminton, football, frisbee etc.

Wildlife, wildlife,wildlife! Turkey, deer, ducks and bald eagles are common daily sights. The 8 acre, former strip mine lake has excellent fishing for bass, bluegills, crappies, and catfish. Walleyes are present, but requires a patient/persistent angler to lure them from the depths. A concrete boat launch is available for anglers wishing to bring their own boat (10 horse max). Truly a fisherman's paradise!

This property has something for everyone and is truly a paradise property to experience with family and friends!

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Richard Scheer (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 January, 2015

About Richard Scheer

Born and raised in Lagrange, IL. Currently reside in Indian Head Park, IL. Married to Laurie and have 5 exceptional children-Ryan 20, Richard 15, Rianna 13, Rex 11 and Reis 8. Two dogs, Remi and Rambo

Richard Scheer purchased this house in 1999

Why Richard Scheer chose Joliet

We bought the raw land in 1999. Actually, I was just driving around looking for a large parcel to buy and ultimately build a weekend getaway. I saw a for sale sign and closed on the land in 30 days. It was love at first sight. I knew the area well, as my father has a farm ten minutes away and spent my weekends as a kid 'on the farm'. My family loves everything about our property from the great fishing/swimming/beaching in the crystal clear strip mine lake, to picking raspberries in the summer and abundant wildlife encounters year round. The peace and serenity upon arriving is profound. The property is 1 mile from the Kankakee river, Goose Lake Prairie State Park and Heidecke Lake outdoor recreation areas. Additionally. we are in the heart of the Mazon Creek Fossil Area... The only area in the world that one can find Mazon Fossils, estimated at 356 million years old.The close proximity to Chicago and surrounding area makes it an ideal family retreat without the travel hassles.

What makes this house unique

The gin clear lake, woods, wildlife and surrounding area captured our hearts and compelled us to build a home. The fossils are an exceptional added bonus making this property truly one of a kind!

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

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Private And Pristine! - Paradise Lake Home In Coal City, IL
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
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Private And Pristine! - Paradise Lake Home In Coal City, IL
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p601815vb
-708-860-1602
Joliet Illinois
St. Louis, MO
5

Perfect After-Christmas Celebration

  • 5 out of 5
This home was perfect for our extended family get together of 8 adults and 2 kids. Lots of space to spread out and enjoy a day by the fire, watch the numerous birds clustering at the feeders, and just enjoy the quiet of the countryside (especially nice for us after spending a couple days in the hubbub of Chicago). The kids loved the arcade games and ping pong. Everyone was mesmerized by the wild game trophies on the walls and in the big room upstairs. Since we were visiting in December we couldn't enjoy the nice deck and lake--hope to return in the summer.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Private And Pristine! - Paradise Lake Home In Coal City, IL
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p601815vb
-708-860-1602
Joliet Illinois

Great place to stay

  • out of 5
Was not disappointed at all in this house or its location! We would stay again! We used it for a central location to get together for a family Christmas weekend! The room with all the wildlife taxidermy was beyond unique. The pool table, card game table, ping pong table and arcades was a huge plus for the adult men who didn't just want to sit around especially since it rained most of the time we were there. Loved the decor and bird feeders outside to watch. Great place to stay!
  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Private And Pristine! - Paradise Lake Home In Coal City, IL
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p601815vb
-708-860-1602
Joliet Illinois

Great for get togethers with friends

  • out of 5
We had a group of 4 couples -all 20 somethings. We had a great time at the house for New Year's Eve and we're looking to come back in the summer. Before arriving, we were somewhat skeptical about the animal heads and such in photos but it turned out to be pretty interesting. There is like a museum of exotic animals and we had a fun time looking at them all. There was plenty of room for all of us to spead out. We even went for a walk to explore the trails and such surrounding the property. We had a lot of fun and wish we could have stayed longer. We look forward to coming back when it is warm so we can take more advantage of the water and outside areas. Overall, I'd reccomend this place for any group - families, friends, couples, of any age.
  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Private And Pristine! - Paradise Lake Home In Coal City, IL
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p601815vb
-708-860-1602
Joliet Illinois
St. Louis
5

Beautiful Secluded Cabin In The Woods

  • 5 out of 5
Our family was in the area for the holidays and wanted a place where we could all be together verses staying in seperate hotels. This house was truly amazing, it fit all 10 of us comfortably and everything was provided for. The owner was very responsive and accommodating. Within an hour of arrival we all felt completely at home. The animal game room was an unique experience you won't find anywhere else. Both the kids and adults stayed up late in the night playing Big Buck Hunter. We all discussed coming back in the summertime to enjoy the lake. If you are looking for a beautiful private location don't pass this one up!
  • Review Submitted: 11-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Private And Pristine! - Paradise Lake Home In Coal City, IL
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p601815vb
-708-860-1602
Joliet Illinois
Park Ridge, IL
4

Our annual family gathering

  • 4 out of 5
My family (5 children, 3 spouses, 9 grandchildren, and dogs) have gotten together every fall for the last 10 years. This year we rented the large home in Morris on 63 acres and private lake. It was wonderful. The spaciousness of the house, grounds, and general property gave everyone something to do. The kids found the animal trophy room a unique, yet fun, thing to see. So did the adults. We played outside and inside, used the boats on the lake, and took time to just relax, build a puzzle, talk, laugh, and sit by the fire pit at night. Everyone voted "yes" to coming back again next year.
  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Private And Pristine! - Paradise Lake Home In Coal City, IL
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p601815vb
-708-860-1602
Joliet Illinois
Barrington,IL
5

Great Place , Nice landlord to work with.

  • 5 out of 5
I was looking for a place for a school get together for a weekend and relax ... this turned out to be the perfect place. It was bit cold that day so we couldn't enjoy the outdoors but this place has a charm of its own.
Other than some unexpected water issues (it just happened) in the basement our stay was really great. Planning to go back next summer.
I can recommend this place to anybody without a second thought.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

Location

Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Midway Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Gippers
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Cinder Ridge Golf course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Joliet, IL
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
I-55
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Big Fish Bar & Grille www.bigfishgrille.net
Car: necessary

Several board games are available including:hase 10 Twist, Balderdash, Scrabble, Twister Hoopla, chess/checkers/backgammon Taboo, Pentago, beyond balderdash, I spy Eagle Eye, Jr, Monopoly, Clue, Life, Yahtzee, Chinese Checkers, 7 wood teasers and Rummikub. Also there is football, basketball and frisbee,

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Prices for this holiday house in Joliet, Illinois

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
1 Dec 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,139
for 2 nights
From
$425
$2,839
$9,852
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,139
for 2 nights
From
$425
$2,839
$9,852
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2015 - 1 Sep 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,883
for 3 nights
From
$531
$3,476
$10,914
 
 
Fall
2 Sep 2015 - 30 Nov 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,139
for 2 nights
From
$425
$2,839
$9,852
 

Additional pricing information

Maid services $200
Pet Fee $75
Property Damage Protection $89
Tax Rate 6.25%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Joliet in Illinois

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Loft - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
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