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3 BR/2 BA House just steps from Lake Geneva

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8, pier access, pet and boat slip options!

* Sleeps 8 (including pull-out couch)

This charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath, newly remodeled Turn-of-the-Century Cottage, is located on the North Shore of Geneva Lake between Fontana and Williams Bay. It sleeps 8 with a king, queen, two twins, and a pull-out couch. The home has a lovely kitchen that is fully-equipped and a dining area that seats 8. There is a large living room, a screened porch and a patio that is perfect for morning coffee!

We are happy to allow pets and to allow you to dock your boat on our boat slip (both for additional fees).

You have exclusive access to one of our piers and can access the pier through a short 300-foot walk down our driveway.

The Green House is located just beside George Williams College campus so it is very quiet, family-friendly, and a terrific place for a relaxing time on Lake Geneva!

The property owners are often onsite at one of the two other houses on the property and are very responsive to whatever issues might arise. We have rented the property for many years and have a great history of satisfied renters - many of whom keep coming back year after year after year!

More Details

Matt Pryor
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2018


Williams Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please be sure to review all terms of the attached Rental Agreement before booking!
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
* 300 feet to shoreline * Washer/Dryer * Gas grill * Free Wi-Fi * Bed/Bath linens included * Fully equipped kitchen * Private pier (shared with owners) * Swimming * Boat slip (at an additional cost) * Kayaks/canoe * Fishing A washer/dryer, cable TV, DVD/VCR and gas grill are some of the convenient amenities at the 'Green Cottage'. You are welcome to bring your computer as there is free Wireless Internet access for our guests. All bed, bath and kitchen linens are provided. You are invited to enjoy the private pier, shared occasionally by the owners, on beautiful Geneva Lake. There is a shaded lakeside patio and pier furniture is available for your use. A boat slip is provided at an extra cost and you are welcome to use the owner's kayaks and canoe for free. This unique rental property is approximately 300' from the shore and is situated behind the owner's home. Don't forget your fishing pole for catching bass, rock bass, and more!


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3 BR/2 BA House just steps from Lake Geneva
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 26 reviews

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time my family has rented the green house. We really enjoy the area and how peaceful it is. The family that owns this property are just wonderful. This house has everything you need to have an enjoyable vacation. The dock is perfect for swimming and great fishing. I highly recommend renting this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A true lake house- wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

The Green House is a true Lake Geneva "lake" house. Perfect in every way... quaint, clean, friendly, very easy access to the private pier, close to everything you need and very friendly and helpful owners! This was our second stay and we WILL be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cozy charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a wonderful Fathers Day weekend. Everything including the weather was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The “Green House” for the win!

  • 5 of 5

The “Green House” was a great for our stay of four adults.

The house itself was centrally located between Williams Bay and Fontana and a quick 12 minute drive to Lake Geneva. It was nicely appointed with all the convienences one would need.

The owners were very welcoming, hospitable, and responded promptly in all our communications. In fact, some of our party was even given a tour of the main house!

The only downside was that at the time of our stay the pier was not in yet. However, this was not the fault of the owners or any lack in their part simple due to timing and seasons.

Overall, if the pier was available, this house ticked all of our boxes and we would stay again! Thank you to the owners of the “Green House” for having us!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, spacious & clean lake house

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect! Everything you need in a lake vacation home. There is a dock available seasonally (just ask if it’s in). 2 full baths. 3 bedrooms. Pull out couch. Plenty of space. Full kitchen. Grill. And all kinds of charm. My favorite part? Love the little screened in porch where I can quietly drink my morning coffee. This was my second year renting this property and I would highly recommend it. The owner is accommodating and very easy to work with. A+++!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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'Girlfriend' Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of 6 longtime friends and we get together for a weekend away every fall. This year we went to Williams Bay and stayed at the "Green House" on Geneva Lake. The house was lovely, the beds were comfortable, the kitchen well stocked with everything we needed. It was a very short (and hilly) walk to the pier where we spent hours enjoying some beautiful autumn weather. The location was convenient to area restaurants and activities. Thank you to our kind hosts, who were helpful and concerned to make our visit such a fun weekend.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Shopping/antiquing in the charming city of Lake Geneva.

* Have a Spa day.

* Take a boat tour.

* Have a delicious meal at one of the many great local resturants.

* Golf, tennis, biking, horseback riding.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Walk the shore path.

* Fishing.

* Tennis.

* Beach/swimming.

* Window shopping.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Beach/swimming.

* Carriage ride.

* Boat/waverunner rental - tubing/water-skiing.

* Petting zoo.

* Fishing.

The clear, blue water of Geneva Lake is popular for swimming,

boating and sailing. Boats and wave runners may be rented in nearby

Fontana. A popular activity is 'hiking' the 26 mile shore path of

Geneva Lake. You may also want to take a Boat Tour to get another

view of the mansions along the Shoreline.

Golf, tennis, bicycling, antiquing, shopping and even horseback

riding are within 10 - 15 minutes of the 'Green Cottage'. The

public beaches are easily accessible if you are more interested in

sand and sun! In the winter, there is skiing and snowboarding nearby at Alpine Valley! There are many great restaurants in the area too!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

Half of total cost due at time of booking. Second half due on first day of reservation.
Availability: Check calendar link above or email. Please note that while we have a 3-night minimum stay in the summer, we strongly prefer full week rentals! Also, boat slip is available for a fee. Please inquire!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.