The Carriage House is located on one of Lake of Egypt's finest waterfront properties. Enjoy three acres of manicured grounds with rose garden, waterfall, fountain, swimming pool, boat dock, paddle boat, and private patio with a stunning view of the Lake of Egypt. Stay in the Carriage House and enjoy full use of the three acre manicured grounds with rose garden, waterfall, fountains, bridge, swimming pool, hot tub, and 2 boat docks. One is along a sandy beach with boat dock/swimming platform. There is a private patio with a stunning view of the beautiful Lake of Egypt.
The Carriage House is a separate home attached to the main house via an under ground tunnel. Complete with heated driveway and guard houses flanking the entry to welcome you. The Carriage House is nicely furnished with all the comforts of home including large screen television, DVD, stereo, game table, wireless internet, 2 sunny bedrooms both with queen size beds, full bath, foyer, living room with very comfortable queen size sleeper sofa and walk out kitchen with Jenn-air appliances. The beautiful Lake of Egypt is located fifteen minutes from downtown Marion, Illinois. Lake of Egypt is a privately owned reservoir located six miles south of Marion and covers 2,300 acres with 90 miles of shoreline.
The lake has an average depth of 18 feet. The lake is owned by the Southern Illinois Power Cooperative, who created the impoundment in 1962, by damming the South fork of the Saline River, to supply cooling water for a coal-burning electric power plant.