Great Vacation House and Home Rental-by-owner Deals for The Knowledgeable Traveler

Are you ready to enjoy life in a luxurious French Country Chalet near McHenry Illinois, in a resort style setting that offers a combination of incredible views of countryside combined with the opportunity for incredible recreational activities? If so, you’ll want to consider the amazing value that’s available right now for this property in Crystal Lake IL, in the 60012 area.

This gorgeous countryside property is offered now at an unbelievable price, and it offers an amazing lifestyle within a 50 mile radius from the Chicago area.


The property, a French Country Chalet, is on 14.63 acres, which is accessible through a wood planked driveway that is 1/4 miles long. Eight acres of the private property are wooded, and a six acre lawn is available for sports activities. There is also an incredible 30 foot waterfall and a pond with a 100 foot beach area, a raft and even a rope for swinging. An enticing golf course lies just across from the property, and the area also offers elementary and secondary schools and easy access to public transportation, including the Chicago Commuter Train Station and the O’Hare International Airport.


The main house on the property is a five bedroom home, with suite style rooms. The home has an opulent feeling, with six full baths and four fireplaces. The home offers 5400 square feet of finished living area, with 1300 sq available for expansion. This incredible chalet also offers a spa, porches and two outside decks overlooking waterfalls.

The home’s upper area is a 1600 sf recreation room, meeting room, with a kitchenette and bathroom, so it can function as a separate living area. Downstairs there is a 1600 sf shop area and a two car garage.

This property has even more incredible features to go along with the main house. There is an outdoor shed/garage that’s a converted one bedroom guest house. Plus, a 1933 log cabin also sits on the property, and has been converted in a beach house/storage area.

All this and more are offered now for the incredible price of $3.6 million. This property is an amazing value, and will not stay on the market long.