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Aspen House - Private, peaceful country home near Elkhart Lake

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Get away from it all in my quiet and very private country home near Elkhart Lake, WI. You'll be minutes away from Road America, the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest, the Sheboygan Marsh and lookout tower, a public beach, three world famous golf courses (two PGA Women's Open tournaments were held in nearby Kohler), a thriving nightclub scene, and some amazing restaurants. One of the most picturesque cross country ski trails is only a few miles away, in Greenbush, where you'll find the trailhead to the northern Kettle Moraine State Forest. There are trails for beginning skiers and veterans alike. A well-groomed snowmobile trail, the Northern Kettle Moraine - Corridor 3 - is even more convenient. You can sled to the trail right from our driveway, as it runs along the northern edge of o...Get away from it all in my quiet and very private country home near Elkhart Lake, WI. You'll be minutes away from Road America, the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest, the Sheboygan Marsh and lookout tower, a public beach, three world famous golf courses (two PGA Women's Open tournaments were held in nearby Kohler), a thriving nightclub scene, and some amazing restaurants. One of the most picturesque cross country ski trails is only a few miles away, in Greenbush, where you'll find the trailhead to the northern Kettle Moraine State Forest. There are trails for beginning skiers and veterans alike. A well-groomed snowmobile trail, the Northern Kettle Moraine - Corridor 3 - is even more convenient. You can sled to the trail right from our driveway, as it runs along the northern edge of our property, about a third of a mile from the house. . My cozy three-bedroom home sits on a rural five-acre lot surrounded by 95 acres of fields and forests. There are only three other houses in the vicinity, and none of them are within shouting distance. The only creatures you'll see out the windows are deer, sandhill cranes, geese, turkeys and the occasional owl. The house has three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a three-car garage, a full basement with washer & dryer, fully equipped kitchen with granite counters, Dish TV, Keurig coffee maker, wireless Internet, digital keyboard, and an attractive loft overlooking the living room. It sleeps five very comfortably, and our three comfy sofas could accommodate a few more. If you have children, we'll set out some toys, games and books for them. Outside, there is plenty of space for walking, wildlife watching, or meditating. We'll cut firewood for you if you are interested in having a bonfire in our fire circle. Look out any window and you'll see nature's beauty. I've posted a 90-second video about the house online. You can see here at the end of all my photos, or you can find it elsewhere by doing a video search for 'Rental House in Elkhart Lake.' Come and visit. You won't find a quieter, more private place to stay for miles.More
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About the Owner
Nanette B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
Interaction with guests
I try to greet my guests personally. If this is not possible, I'll make sure you can access the home and that you'll know where to find me. I live about a third of a mile down the road, so I can be there quickly if necessary, but I will respect your privacy if that is what you wish. I've lived in Elkhart Lake for 22 years, so I can recommend restaurants, attractions, best places to take kids, or most romantic spots. Just ask.
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Its an awesome place to rent. We were 2 couples that came for the historic car races at Elkhart Lake. When we arrived a bottle of wine & 4 wine glasses were on the table for us. Nanette was very accommodating. Its was a great...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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msbosh, VR Owner at Aspen House - Private, peaceful country home near Elkhart Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for choosing my home, and for your kind words. You were all wonderful guests. Will leave a light on next time you come.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

We loved this house. Inside the house is beautiful and well appointed, everything one could need. We really enjoyed the quiet and the beautiful view out of each window. Nothing but green and deer and sandhill cranes. Just lovely. To top it off it is...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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msbosh, VR Owner at Aspen House - Private, peaceful country home near Elkhart Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you so much for those warm words. I loved meeting you both and hearing all your racing and equine stories. You were such wonderful guests. Bless you for your many kindnesses. 'till next time ...

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We've been traveling to Elkhart Lake for years. The condo we used to rent was sold, so we had to find new accommodations. The pictures looked good on Trip Advisor. Everything seemed too good to be true. We were blown away by the extreme cleanliness....More

Date of stay: July 2017
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msbosh, VR Owner at Aspen House - Private, peaceful country home near Elkhart Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Kind words, Kitty, and they mean so much. By the same token, I think some GUESTS deserve more than five stars too! You both were terrific guests, so very gracious and generous and warm! Thank you for all the little things you did around the...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

My wife and I return to Elkhart Lake each July to enjoy Road America and the Vintage event. We have stayed a Siebkens Condos for years but they were not available. We took a chance and rented from Nannette B. Her charming country home exceeded...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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msbosh, VR Owner at Aspen House - Private, peaceful country home near Elkhart Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you, D and K. Your kind words mean so much, and so did your thoughtful and respectful care of my home. I loved meeting you both. Such fascinating lives you lead! I am grateful that you chose to make my home part of your...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

Unplugging with my teenage boys for a long weekend before school started, we longed for a place to relax that wasn't "boring". We found the perfect spot at Nanette and Hans' home. Arriving early evening, Nanette greeted us warmly. We instantly felt welcomed to the...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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msbosh, VR Owner at Aspen House - Private, peaceful country home near Elkhart Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

So glad you enjoyed the home, Michelle. Thank you so much for this wonderful review! It's families like yours we most enjoy renting to. You were lovely guests. You are welcome back anytime.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
Two miles north of Elkhart Lake in Sheboygan County, WI. We're approximately an hour north of Milwaukee, 45 min from Appleton or Green Bay, 20 min east of Sheboygan, and less than two hours from Madison. We're about 10 min from Road America, the area's biggest draw. We're also near the Sheboygan Marsh, Kettle Moraine State Forest, and several snowmobile trails. We're just off Snake Road, one of the county's most popular bicycle routes, known for its rural scenery.
How to get there
We're about an hour north of Milwaukee, two miles north of the village of Elkhart Lake. The address shows up on most GPS devices. Parking is easy. The garage is large enough for two vehicles, and the driveway is long enough for a tractor trailer.
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