SOLD! There are certain finishes in a lake house that we can all agree are ideal. Shingle siding is preferred. Large divided light windows are a must. Superlative landscaping with stone patios, if you please. If you’re going to have a brick drive, it better be herringbone. And if we’re positioning that lake house, it should be on the premier lake in the entire Midwest and the views should be so inspiring and captivating that we can barely stand it. 250 Circle Parkway on the tippy top of Cedar Point, with all of those finishes, and a view that you’ll agree is the best lake view that anyone, anywhere, has ever seen. Thoughtfully and painstakingly renovated by the current owner, this turn key lakefront home is ready for immediate enjoyment. $2,825,000
Price Improvement! Remarkable Fontana estate on Geneva’s south shore. This character rich home is part of the Clear Sky Lodge estate featuring immense privacy just steps from the lake. Private pool, tennis court, greenhouse and canopied pier slip are yours with this stunning home. Slylish finishes combine with multiple fireplaces, ample outdoor patio space, loads of parking and immaculate landscaping. This is rare offering, only a short walk from downtown Fontana and the Lake Geneva Yacht Club. You won’t find architectural details like this is this price range. Shared frontage with easy golf cart access. Enjoy your weekends here in this secluded oasis. $2,699,000
Several decades ago, a Peruvian Horse enthusiast spent untold hours and uncountable dollars assembling this sportsman’s paradise. This estate consists of more than 254 acres with home, guest home, tennis court, swimming pool, and world class equestrian facilities. This is a world class country estate, just minutes from the state line. The property is rare- complete with farmlands, woodlands, and pasture; with a flowing stream winding through it all. The house is large and upgraded, the grounds immaculate. There’s a pool and tennis court, a guest cabin and more. A country estate ready for its next owner. $2,499,000
SOLD! A most remarkable estate on Geneva’s luxury lane. This Basswood property features 214′ of level south shore frontage, and 3.28 acres of lush perrenial gardens. The grand home measures more than 15,000 square feet, featuring Sherle Wagner fixtures, Gracie wallpaper, and the elevated finishes you’d expect in a home of this caliber. Built in the early 1990s, the scale and symmetry are enviable. You’ll love the lakeside pool, the seven bedroom suites, five fireplaces, 4 car garage, and well designed guest house with 3 bedrooms. This is a complete estate on a lake that rarely offers such a complete package. $8,495,000
Fontana Lakefront! There’s a general consensus among most condo buyers in this market: The residences at Fontana Shores have the best views. But let’s take it one step farther and consider that these units not only have astounding lake views, but their location, central on the Fontana lakefront, is ideal. Walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants, bars and the idyllic Fontana Beach, there’s nothing not to like about this lakefront location. Offered here is a three bedroom, two bath lakefront unit. The baths have been renovated, the views are delightful, the balcony perfect for whiling away a lakeside weekend. $589,000
Fontana Lakefront! This vintage lakefront on Geneva Lake’s southern shore is an exceptionally rare offering. This two-lot property has membership in both Indian Hills and Glenwood Springs, allowing use of both lakefront associations. In addition, this home has a private pier with shore station, private boathouse, two car garage, ample parking, and more. Five bedrooms, three baths, new roofs, windows, HVAC and more. Western exposure promises delightful afternoon sun and impressive sunsets. Enjoy your weekends here in this hillside home, just steps from Gordy’s, Chuck’s and the Fontana scene. $1,999,000
SOLD! 246 Circle Parkway is a capable lakefront home designed in the cottage style of many of the most desirable Cedar Point homes. Here you’ll find three bedrooms and two baths, with a detached garage and 92 feet of lake frontage. The pier is large, two slips worth, and new. It’s ideal, as is the positioning of the home along that southwestern shore of Cedar Point. While this home is easily a proper lakefront home right now and ready for your immediate enjoyment, the real magic lies in the opportunity. Renovate this home, and do so feeling secure in your investment. The end result will be a vacation home equal to the setting. $1,975,000
REDUCED! Dazzling first floor Bay Colony residence with transferable boat slip. This posh unit received a complete renovation from Lowell Construction and has been thoroughly transformed into the most beautiful condominium residence you’ve ever seen. Custom built-ins offer creative storage options in every room. In-unit laundry was added. Oak floors run throughout, tying together each room. The kitchen, with its sleek custom cabinetry, Wold and Sub-Zero appliances and Quartz counters, is oversized and offers ample room for entertaining. Ground floor location is easy in/out with two private patios. $729,900
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