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A collection of Lake Geneva's finest properties.

Basswood

Villa Hortensia

North Shore Estate

Fontana Lakefront

Pending Sale! Sea grass limestone and white oak floors (with a break for wool in a guest suite or two) run throughout the more than 11,000 square feet of this home.  A main floor master suite on the east end of the home is warmed by one of the home’s five masonry fireplaces. If you sit in the great room, your gaze isn’t quite sure where to wander. You could find the fireplace, with it’s cut-limestone surround. Or you could look to the obvious, through the huge lakeside windows and onto that divine lake. Or up, to the white oak walls and Douglas Fir balcony. Or away from the lake and the fire, and onto the serene driveway side, with that steel atrium and the custom fixtures that illuminate. In spite of these views, this home isn’t really something you see as it is something you feel. $10,995,000

Legacy Estate Offering! Villa Hortensia is the first legacy estate of this caliber to come to market in more than two decades. Finished in 1906, famed architect Howard Van Doren Shaw collaborated with legendary landscape architect Jens Jensen to ensure the Edwin Swift’s new lake home would settle confidently and quietly into this massive wooded site. Distinctly mediterranean in style, the striking Spanish tile roof set against a stucco exterior marked a timeless and significant landmark on Snake Road. The 20 acre site has a staggering 502′ of level lakefront, with 2 piers and privacy from the shore path. The thrill of winding down Snake Road to the understated yet impressive entry of Villa Hortensia is as memorable as any approach on this lake. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to secure a legacy estate. $20,750,000

Just Sold! Reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pennsylvania masterpiece ”Fallingwater”, this Lake Geneva estate is beyond impressive. Tucked away on 224′ of level frontage and boasting 3.24 acres of depth, this estate home is available now for the first time in nearly two decades. Steel, glass, and stone seamlessly blend inside and out.  Cherry cabinetry and millwork grace every room, with separation of space and privacy for as many guests as you care to entertain. The estate parcel is wooded and private, with immaculate gardens and perrenial landscaping providing the backdrop for this restful retreat. A most remarkable estate parcel situated on a highly coveted stretch of lakefront. $6,575,000

Sold! Sophisticated Contemporary Geneva Lakefront Home with soaring light filled spaces as well as nooks for intimate gatherings. Recent extensive renovations-new skylights, flooring, roof 2017, new water heaters. Open, flexible floor plan with dedicated office/library, space for home fitness studio. Lower level works as guest suite with two bedrooms. And large lakefront rec room with wet bar. Lake views from all rooms. Decks and balconies to overlook 150 feet of Geneva Lake frontage. Additional features: abundant skylights, media room with fireplace, island kitchen with granite countertops, high end appliances. Cathedral ceilings, multiple fireplace, two laundry rooms, and huge lake views. $3,998,000

Country Retreat! Here’s your amazing escape from the city, just minutes from Lake Geneva! Five Star Farm is a 40 acre farm on the outskirts of Walworth, just a couple of miles south of Geneva Lake. This enchanting barn began its life in Edgar, Wisconsin and was dismantled there before being ever so carefully reassembled here in 2002. That barn was turned into a 7400 square foot country estate, complete with exposed hand hewn timber and superlative finishes. Here you’ll find a massive stone fireplace anchoring the lofty great room, and an epicurean kitchen with Viking and SubZero and dining space for 18. There are seven bedrooms, a home theatre, bunk rooms and more. Enjoy the tranquility of this country estate with incredible outdoor space and immense privacy. $1,999,900

Off market currently while the owner renovates! Welcome to this enchanting English Tudor in the highly desirable Geneva Manor neighborhood. This handsome home boasts an incredibly rare double lot, offering immense privacy and the potential to add a pool (buyer to verify). Double course brick construction with hand split cedar shake combine with many original steel windows and mature perennial landscaping to deliver a most remarkable three bedroom, three bathroom home. While many homes fell victim to the renovation follies of the 1970s and 1980s, this home has maintained most of its original character, while still offering an updated kitchen and master suite. Stroll to the lakefront park with summer lifeguard and sought-after sand beach, or walk the path to town. $879,000

Pending Sale! Incredibly rare parcel on Geneva’s south shore. This property has 299′ of frontage and nearly 2 acres in overall depth. The existing home is charming and spacious, with hardwood floors, masonry fireplace, and a three car garage. At the lakefront you’ll find a coveted boathouse, large two-slip pier, and incredible privacy. You can use the home as is, update the home into something incredible, or tear down and build from scratch on this ultra-wide parcel. Westerly exposure for wide-water views and perfectly framed sunsets. Westerly portion of the parcel is in conservancy and cannot be built on, but the remaining space will accommodate a magnificent new home. $3,990,000

Geneva Lakefront Price Per Foot

It's not the best way to determine value, but it helps.

Value discovery in Lake Geneva is remarkably nuanced. This is why your choice in representation matters so much. The market is positioned to highly value the Price Per Foot statistic, which we display for you here. But there’s much more to the market than just this simplistic understanding of value. Work with us to better understand how each section of shoreline should come with its own expectation of value.

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