Saturday, June 29, 2013

Delavan Lakefront Deals Heat Up

     Activity is heating up on Delavan Lake and many sellers don't want to miss the action.  There are now five waterfront properties available for under $500,000.  Each one is ready to use today.  Not a tear down, not a foreclosure, not a short sale or ugly stepsister (sorry Amy, no offense).
Lakefront patio on 2210 Fleming Drive
      The first is a fabulous remodeled three-bedroom on the north shore.  Located at 2210 Fleming Drive, this retreat features wood floors, granite counters, large yard and a private beach.  It is available for only $499,000.
Spacious deck for entertaining on 4146 Blue Gill
      Next is 4146 Blue Gill.  Another three-bedroom lake home with large waterfront deck, excellent lake views and south shore frontage.  This gem is listed for only $489,000.
40 feet of lakefront comes with 2324 Lake Shore
      Cute and cozy is the house at 2324 Lake Shore Drive.  With 40 feet of frontage, this property is a carefree three-bedroom with a small yard and lakefront deck.  Nestled close to the neighbors, the list price is $439,000.
Ready to start enjoying lake life at 4320 East Drive
      Just down the street is 4320 East Drive, a Pottery Barn gorgeous three-bedroom resting on 90 feet of channel frontage.  This home features cathedral ceiling, loft, waterfront patio and additional access to a main body beach.  Drop off the car keys and pick up the boat keys with this $425,000 get away.
View from master balcony on 2305 Lake Shore
      Finally is the tidy two-bedroom with secret hideout room.  The room is so secret that we can't call it a bedroom, but it has lake views and plenty of space.  Strategically placed at the end of Lake Shore Drive, this lakefront listing is located at 2305 Lake Shore Drive and is available for a mere $395,000.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Assembly Park Listings Expand

     Assembly Park on Delavan Lake has always been an area where families hang onto homes for generations and when something new comes on the market, it sells fast.  Now, three new listings have just been added to this coveted community.
Assembly Park offers a top notch beach, swim pier and boat launch

     One of the new listings, located at 1410 Indian Trail is close to the main park and sports direct views of Delavan Lake.  Rebuilt in 1994, this family retreat is unique to the park in that it has a full basement and first floor master suite.
Open concept great room with direct lake views and fireplace

     The open concept main level is perfect for large gatherings with its gas fireplace, lake views and generous seating area.
     Upstairs are three spacious bedrooms and a second full bathroom.  Rumor has it the house can sleep 22 guests comfortably.
Maintenance free exterior and plenty of parking

     Listed for only $275,000, this lake home offers an affordable escape for the whole extended family.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Unique Value Offered on Delavan Lake's Cedar Point

     Every once in a while, a stellar value becomes available on Delavan Lake.  A home that is a showpiece that has been created over a number of years with special features and amenities few homes can offer.
     The opportunity has been created once again with the gated family friendly compound located at 1617 Cedar Point Drive. 
Expansive gardens and 132 feet of private lakefront
Four season sun room with office and library on left

     Starting with the garden-lined entry gates leading into the brick drive, this home site offers stunning views, perennial flowers and flowing fountains.  The property is made up of a main five-bedroom home, a four-car detached garage with apartment, and a second three-car garage with work shop.  There is 132 feet of private lakefront, a protective seawall and small boat house.
Gated entry and brick driveway
      Leading past the first garage, guests enter into the main building with an expansive great room that leads into a four-season sun room with panoramic views of Delavan Lake.  The sunlight streams into the great room through a series of over sized sky lights and wide plank wood floors compliment the large wood ceiling beams.  Once in the sun room, panoramic lake views are available from three walls of windows.

Sun room with panoramic views
Side view of sun room looking at gardens
     Beyond the great room is the library and office.  The circular loft area looks out on the lake or into the study and adjacent deck offers another exit to the continual gardens found on the property.

Office space with walk out to lakeside deck
     Off the great room is the gourmet kitchen and dining room.  With solid surface counters, under cabinet lighting and dual ovens, the family chef can still see the lake and join in the conversation.
Gourmet kitchen with under counter lighting
Great room with sunlight streaming in from skylights

     Upstairs are the first three bedrooms including the master suite with jetted tub and separate shower.  Lake views are available from each of the rooms.
Maser bath with jetted tub and separate shower
Expansive lake views
      In the first lower level is a spacious family room featuring a second field stone fireplace and gaming table.  Just off the family room is a fourth bedroom with its own bath.

Recreation room with second fireplace
     One more level down is the fifth bedroom, still with a full window to let in light and landscape views.
     After the main house is the second garage with four separate stalls, each with individual openers, a tiled floor and separate heat units.  Of course the four-car garage comes complete with a half bath, alarm system and central vacuum.
     Above the garage, is a private apartment ready for the most discriminating of guests.  The apartment has a large lakeside deck, expansive views and a full kitchen, bath and private bedroom off the great room.  You may not be able to get your visitors to leave.

Apartment with lake side deck
Tastefully appointed apartment above four-car garage

     All of these features, the pride of Cedar Point, are being offered for $1,599,000.  A true lake value.


Sunday, June 16, 2013

Delavan Lake Fireworks June 29, 2013

     The Town of Delavan will hold its annual Independence Day celebrations on June 29, 2013.  The activities will take place at the spacious community park located at the intersections of South Shore Drive and Highway 50 on Delavan Lake.

1:00 PM - BINGO
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM MUSIC

     Events will include Bingo at starting at 1 pm, food and beer garden, live music and fireworks over the lake at dusk.  The explosion in the sky can be viewed by boat or on land.  There is plenty of parking and admission is free.