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Stone Gate Lake – FAQ’s


How big is Castle Rock Lake? 
Castle Rock Lake is the 4th biggest in Wisconsin. It is 17,000 acres.

How Far Is Stone Gate Lake From:
Chicago/Minneapolis – 3 hours
Milwaukee – 2 hours
Madison – 1 hour
Wisconsin Dells – 25 minutes
Mauston/Necedah – 10 minutes

Where Is Island Lake Located?
On the Gold Coast/southwest side of Castle Rock Lake

What is Stone Gate Lake?

Stone Gate Lake is a 50-ACRE, private, sand bottom lake a close to Castle Rock Lake. Island Lake is a swimming, fishing, sailing, , kayaking, windsurfing, and numerous other water activities lake.  Electric motors are allowed.  Lots come with access to a boat slip on Castle Rock Lake.  Island Lake is completed surrounded by sand beach.  You own up to the water’s edge. 

Does Stone Gate Lake Have a Clubhouse and Amenities?
Yes.  The amenities include a 7,200 sq. ft. clubhouse with an INDOOR SWIMMING POOL, workout facility, hot tub, toddler pool, reception area and gathering area.  Outdoor facilities include tennis courts, sand beach, sand volleyball court, golf putting green, trail network, basketball court, and playground.  All the amenities are already built and in use.

Do I have access to Castle Rock Lake? 
Yes, Stone Gate lots currently shown on our website have access to Castle Rock Lake. 

What utilities are available:
Sanitary Sewer, individual well, natural gas, electricity, telephone, fiber/high-speed internet, cable TV, paved roads.

Are Lots Suitable For A Walkout/Exposed Basement? 
Yes. All lots are suitable for a perfect walkout/exposed basement.

How much are Homeowner’s dues/assessments?
$850 for the YEAR.

How Big Is Stone Gate Lake?
Stone Gate Lake is a 50-acre lake.

What are the steps to purchasing a lot and building a home?

  1. Buy a vacant lot directly from us. (You can buy a lot and build right away or wait and build later.)
  2. Sit down and go over the plans with our builder.
  3. Decide on upgrades, colors, cabinets, flooring, countertops, etc
  4. Start the build.
  5. The build is done in two phases. All prices are set.: 

Can we make changes to the home plans?
Yes, you can make changes. However, you cannot modify the footprint of the home.

What’s included with the home packages:
-Lot, home, asphalt driveway, concrete sidewalk, concrete patio under deck (20’x10′), concrete apron next to garage, inground irrigation, wing/retaining walls on sides of home

-Hard surface (quartz or granite countertops), custom cabinets, recessed lighting, ceiling fans in great room and primary suites, laminate flooring, forced heat/AC, home wired with CAT 5 or 6, solid wood doors/base/trim, finished lower level.

Are fireplaces and outdoor firepits allowed?
Yes. Both are allowed.

Can we put in a raft or other water activity toys? 
Yes, within reason.

Are there fish in Stone Gate Lake?
Yes. We are catching pan fish, perch, and bass. Owners have caught 13″ perch, 10″ bluegill, and 5lb bass (really).

What Restaurants And Bars Are Near Stone Gate Lake?
Shipwreck, Portofino, Pine Cove and The Dirty Turtle are all within a couple minutes by car or boat. Carlson’s Rustic Ridge and Splash are 15 minutes away by boat. Buckhorn Store, Buckhorn Grill, Cedar Springs and Kozy’s Pizza are minutes away by car.

Is There A Golf Course Nearby?
Yes. There are a number of courses nearby. In fact, there is a new replica golf course on the water.  Imagine jumping in your boat and driving up the lake to play 18 holes…..

Do you allow short-term rentals at Stone Gate Lake?
No. Not at Stone Gate Lake.  We DO allow short-term rentals at Sunset Lake.