Lake Geneva, Wisconsin was recently ranked the No. 1 Best Small Town for Adventure by the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice poll. And once you visit, you’ll see why this tiny town packs a punch. USA Today described the town saying, “As Lake Geneva became a popular resort destination in the nineteenth century, it earned the nickname ‘Newport of the West.’ Extravagant summer mansions line its shores, while visitors enjoy four seasons of recreation both on and off the water.”
Here’s a look at two of Lake Geneva’s fantastic second shelters.
Splurge: Lavish Lake Shore Drive Mansion With A Pool For $13.9 Million
A stunning Colonial newer build in Wisconsin? Why yes, that is exactly what we are zeroing in on today. This splurge is currently one of the most expensive homes listed in the Lake Geneva market, but for good reason. It is ideally nestled on 3.5-lush-acres with a whopping 210-feet of lake frontage! And it sits in a sought-after walk to town location making it a great place to park some cash, vacation with family and friends, or retire in style. The 10-bedroom, 13-full-and-three-half-bathroom mansion has plenty of room to entertain and luxury amenities galore. Among these are an expansive veranda overlooking the lake and sparkling private pool. Also in the mix are a four-car-garage, private elevator, resort-sized pier with two boat lifts, and not one but two chef’s kitchens. In the master, you’ll enjoy a spa-like retreat and secluded screened-in porch. Clearly this is for buyers of discerning tastes and deep pockets. The Lake Geneva lifestyle never looked so good!
Anne DuBray with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Glenview has listed 590 S. Lake Shore Drive for $13.9 million.
Steal: Storybook Lake Shore Drive Charmer With Loads Of Character For $2.345 Million
For over $10 million less than our Splurge, you could cozy up in this quirky-cute Lake Geneva lakefront home with tons of custom touches. The gourmet kitchen was given the royal treatment by Lowell Management, while the living area showcases hand-hewn beams and incredible lake views. We love the architecture and meticulously cared for interiors which are warm and inviting. The level frontage, private boat dock, and generous lot add to the appeal. Outdoors, enjoy a picture-perfect patio surrounded by mature trees and wrapped in waterfront scenery. An enchanting place to spend the weekend with family and friends, few homes compare for the price. A worthy steal indeed!
Bob Webster with Keefe Real Estate has listed 1626 Lake Shore Drive for $2.345 million.
Check out the full list of top 10 winners in the Best Small Town for Adventure category here.