Wednesday, September 16, 2015

New listings added on both shores of Delavan Lake

     Two new listings are adding some nice inventory to the current offerings on Delavan Lake.  Coming in at the sweet spot pricing of between $800,000 and $1.1 million, one of the homes is located on the North Shore, with the other on the South Shore.
     Listed for $890,000, the home at 2906 Borg Road comfortably rests between one newly constructed lakefront and a renovated show-piece along the North Shore.  The property features 63 feet of level frontage, a large waterfront deck off the great room, four gracious bedrooms, three baths and about 3,200 square feet of living space.
View from 2906 Borg Road, Delavan Lake.
     Set up for entertaining, there is a front and back great room, each with a natural fireplace complimented with a spacious kitchen between the two.  The back great room, closest to the road, is more rustic and North Woods with its field stone fireplace, wood flooring and billiards area.
Back great room at 2906 Borg road with wood floors and stone fireplace.
     The front great room, looks right out to the water, with openings to the open air deck and views of the west end of Delavan Lake.  Uniquely adjacent to the front great room is an alcove that contains an indoor hot tub. Located just off the second fireplace, one can imagine watching the winter snow fall with the fire roaring in the background.
Front great room with walk out to the spacious lakefront deck.
     On the South Shore, the newest listing is at 1923 South Shore Drive.  This five bedroom, three bath lakefront has been updated on all levels with new wood floors throughout the main floor, plush carpeting and decorating on the second.
Lakeside patio at 1923 South Shore Drive
     The property features four outside entertaining areas as well as an open concept great room that leads into a sun room that takes in views of the entire lake.  The outside areas include a rear deck area, front patio space, boathouse deck and seawall patio.  From the top of the boat house, the views make you feel as though you can wrap your arms around the expanse of the lake.
Sun room with panoramic views of Delavan Lake
     Listed at $1,069,000, the property also has a lakeside master suite with a private balcony overlooking the water.  The master also enjoys two bay windows and a vaulted ceiling that makes this a true get-away space.
Master suite private balcony at 1923 South Shore Drive, Delavan Lake.


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Season end price reductions on Delavan Lake

     As usual, the end of the summer season brings some nice price reductions on lake homes in the area.  Delavan Lake is no exception with reductions being seen in across the board from lake cottages and condos to massive lakefront estates.
     Let's start with the massive.  Located at 3307 South Shore Drive, is the estate of a former Sears Roebuck and Co. executive, designed and built for the family as a private retreat.  The home is perched on 200 feet of frontage and boasts six bedrooms, eight baths and 10,000 square feet of living space.  Originally offered for $3.4 million, the home has been recently reduced to $2.95 million.
Inside the screened porch of 3307 South Shore Drive

     On the other side of the lake, is 1531 Cedar Point Drive.  This North Shore property has 60 feet of frontage, has a classic lake home feel and offers six bedrooms and five baths.  The front porch takes in panoramic views of the lake and opens up to a spacious deck area.  The property started on the market at $849,500 and has now been reduced to $799,000.
Classic look and feel of 1531 Cedar Point Drive on Delavan's North Shore

     Condominiums on the water are also seeing some price adjustments.  One in the Geneva Landings complex, located at 2124 Landings Lane has just been reduced to $224,900.  After coming on the market at $229,000 the owners of this two bedroom, two bath unit made the small concession.  The unit has a gas fireplace, vaulted ceilings and a lakeside deck.
Views from the upper level of 2124 Landings Lane looking towards the waterfront deck.

     The most affordable home with a boat slip on Delavan Lake is now at 4005 Maple Lane in the Ravenswood Subdivision.  This lake cottage has three bedrooms, one bath and is now listed for only $115,000 after coming on the market for $129,000.  The new owners will enjoy the screened in front porch with lake views and breezes of this seasonal escape.
Affordable lake cottage at 4005 Maple Lane in Ravenswood Subdivision