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Waterfront Living on private lake

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

Beautiful waterfront living with evening sunsets

Lakefront cottage on private lake with evening sunsets on west side of Wonder Lake. 2 bedroom, 2 bath cottage with fireplace and nice yard. Laundry facilities reside onsite. Fish off the dock and enjoy a kayak experience any time of the day. Nice neighborhood for walking. Enjoy the Friday night Wonder Lake Ski Team Champions and Water Ski Show. Woodstock square nearby as well as Lake Geneva for a quick day trip. Property is completely furnished and has basic supplies to get your vacation started. Dishwasher, stove, washer, dryer, grill, outdoor firepit, linens, towels and pots and pans. Use of 2 kayaks included for your paddling pleasure and private dock.

Mary Schweder
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

About Mary Schweder

Love the water and nature.

Mary Schweder purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Mary Schweder chose Illinois

A place of peace and serenity that will allow you to relax and have fun. Close to town, trains and night life or just enjoy the evening sunset every night.

What makes this cottage unique

Private Lake with evening sunsets.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Wonder Lake in McHenry County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • Master bath has shower. Guest bath is a full bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • 2 bedrooms in cottage. Includes 1 Queen Bed and 1 Full Size Bed. Bunkhouse availabe for additional cost.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Waterfront Living on private lake
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Cottage on Wonder Lake

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our accommodations. The cottage was right on the lake so we could simply walk out the back door, go fishing or just sit and enjoy the view. We were also able to take our dog, which was a big plus! The fully stocked kitchen, supply of linens etc. was very convenient. We would definitely come back for a stay!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A weekend to remember..

  • 5 of 5

This rental is an A++++ The home is adorable, on a lovely lake with all the comforts of home. It was well stocked with every amenity. Both of the hosts went out of their way to accommodate us and beyond. The view is breathtaking! Thank you so much for a lovely family vacation. I would highly recommend this place.. Linda. Glen Ellyn , Il

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely feedback. Do come stay again soon!
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Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful weekend getaway property. The house was very clean and had everything we needed to cook, grill out and have a good weekend. The lake is so much fun and we had a perfect weekend away. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Great Lake House!

  • 5 of 5

Recently stayed at this property in Wonderlake during my family vacation. Mary was a great host and answered every question I had and the property manager was very helpful as well. The house is great and well furnished with everything you could want during your stay. It has a nice backyard that leads up to the lake with a private dock and boat ramp. The water is only about 4-5ft deep off of the sea wall so it was perfect for swimming. The kayaks are also a great perk of this property. We enjoyed watching the sunset each night and the fire pit was perfect for roasting marshmallows and hot dogs. We brought our dog along and it really made for a perfect vacation away from the city. The house is close to a gas station and grocery store for a quick stop and McHenry is a very close drive. We would definitely stay here again, thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. The sunsets are beautiful and hard to beat. Please come back again. Mary
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Wish we could have stayed longer!!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this 2 BR lakehouse for 2 nights when in town for my daughter's wedding nearby. It was perfect for our needs! Gave us a quiet haven on a hectic weekend. Cute decor, immaculate, nice west-facing deck, though we were elsewhere for both sunsets! (Good for morning coffee though!) would have liked to stay another day or two just to chill out and rest post-wedding!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a great view of the lake!!

  • 5 of 5

My stay was very relaxing. Great retreat location. Many things to do if you so choose or just veg out and do nothing and just enjoy the lake and the sunsets. Very clean and well stocked with all the basic essentials. Cable went out but was up and running that day after notifying the owner. Great response time. Thank You! I would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Located 15 minutes from scenic Woodstock Square where the movie Ground Hog Day was filmed. Located 15 minutes from Wisconsin and 25 minutes from Lake Geneva lakes. Basic Cable provided. No WIFI or Internet Services are provided at the cottage.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Wonder Lake, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £57.98
Pet Fee £38.65
Refundable Damage Deposit £115.95
Tax Rate 6.0%

I am negotiable on pricing off season.

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