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My Grandma's Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 - 30 nights


About the property

3 bedroom cottage at Geneva Lake

My Grandma’s Cottage is located in Glenwood Springs at the south end of Geneva Lake, lake views from the house, a 2 minute walk to the private beach and walking distance to the Abbey and Gordy’s. The private beach provides a lifeguard 7 days a week during the summer. Tags are available for the public beach, also an easy walking distance. A buoy may be available for your boat and a small boat ramp/pier to park your jet ski. There are three bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and two porches that can sleep children. One bedroom has a queen bed, one with two twins, and one with a twin. The front porch has a double futon and the back porch a narrow trundle/sofa.

The cottage is most suitable for those who want a very convenient location to the lake and beach in a charming house in a charming 100 year old cottage.

The cottage is air conditioned and has a wood-burning fireplace for cozy nights in the winter. There is garage, abundant parking and a washer and dryer available for your use.

Minimum 30 day rentals.

Internet available

No added cleaning fee

Contact owner for prices on multiple months off season.

Plenty of extra parking for a boat and trailer.

More Details

My Grandma's Cottage
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

About My Grandma's Cottage

This really is my Grandma's cottage.

Why My Grandma's Cottage chose Fontana

Our family has lived in this area for generations.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Glenwood Springs in Lake Geneva Area

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Front porch--heated and cooled
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

My Grandma's Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 had a great stay at the cottage. The owners are very receptive and always available if you have any questions. We've been coming to Fontana for years and we've stayed at a handful of houses in the area, the cottage is our favorite by far. The neighbor has a basketball court they let us use, the beach is a stone throw away an you can see the lake from the living and front room. There's 2 bathrooms which is always great which were recently remodeled.

The owners were very helpful helping us get a bouy for our boat and even got us some beach passes for the public beach! I have nothing but great things to say. It's a great spot!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we needed.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the rental at an unusual time, being that it was Spring and the town was virtually empty. It was a great place for us to stay at while our home was being purchased. It offered the comfort and ease of a home and we were able to avoid staying at a hotel.

Our pets loved the place with walking paths nearby and a little yard to exercise in daily.

The owners were wonderful: from asking us if we needed anything and offering local recommendations to helping immediately if anything needed repaired. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a comfortable place to stay and the location is excellent for summertime activities.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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barrington, il

Great location and lots of room

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the red cottage last year for the month of June and loved it. Our kids could walk to the beach, we could walk to all that Fontana has to offer, and we made some great memories. The kitchen is fully stocked and there is plenty of space to spread out and relax. Although it is not updated with the most modern furniture or kitchen it doesn't really matter if what you are looking for is to spend time on the water and the beach. Thanks, Julie, for being so great to rent from!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It was a pleasure to have as you guests. So glad you and your family enjoyed the cottage and the lake.
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Chuck's and Gordy's
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Geneva National Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Harvard IL
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Chuck's, Gordy's and The Abbey Resort
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Glenwood Springs Private Beach
Car: necessary

Glenwood Springs is a quiet neighborhood on the Fontana end of Geneva Lake, established about 1910. Grocery store in nearby Walworth, the town of Lake Geneva is 20 minutes away, on the other end of the lake. The path that encircles the lake is just outside the door of the cottage.

You can walk to a wonderful children's playground if it is too cold to swim some day.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Glenwood Springs, Lake Geneva Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
July & August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £80
Refundable Damage Deposit £220

If a guest pays with a credit card we will pass on any credit card fee.
Additional $100.00 security deposit if you have a pet.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Loss of entire cleaning deposit (plus additional cleaning costs) if you or your guests smoke in the home.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

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