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CROOKED LAKE, ANGOLA, IN. LAKE FRONT VACATION HOME

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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CROOKED LAKE, ANGOLA, IN. LAKE FRONT VACATION HOME

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4 to 6 Adults)

This lakefront cottage located on Crooked Lake is a gem. It offers lakefront living with a touch of nature, peace and tranquility at its best. (Brand new on the market and family owned since 1993) It is perfect for couples, small family groups, honeymoons, girl’s weekend get-away and is ideal for not only summer, but winter and fall vacations. We will have a wonderful welcome folder with all of our favorite local spots, complete with directions and contact information upon your arrival. It is our goal to help you make the most of your vacation time and create wonderful family memories!

You will have the opportunity to experience Northern Indiana’s finest ski and fishing waters, complete with slalom course, sand bar, marina, lakeside restaurant,and public beach. This home has a gradual sloping private beach that is perfect for hours of entertainment for small children, lakeside porch swing for a great book or to watch your little ones play. Great fishing from the dock and beautiful summer sunsets await you. Experience some of winter’s finest sports; toboggan sledding at Historic Pokagon State Park located on Lake James, ice skating, sledding, snowmobiling and ice fishing directly from this property. Our cottage is nestled among the wooded east shore of Basin #3, offering cool breezes and lots of sunshine all summer long, crisp cool days and beautiful foliage in the fall, as well as breathtaking winter scenery. This truly is an all season escape! Consider it a grand possibility for fall leaf beauty at it's best and a cozy retreat nestled in the white snow covered hills basin #3 offers during Indiana's winter season.

LOVE TO FISH? Did you know Crooked Lake is stocked with Walleyes? Creeled Walleyes in Crooked Lake average in the 16-inch range. Walleye fishing starts to pick up around Mid-September and runs right on through the fall, through November and into Thanksgiving for the die-hard guys! A lot of the best action takes place in the evening and after dark. Crooked Lake is one of only three lakes in Indiana stocked with up advanced fingerlings, sit to 8 inches long. Our son has caught numerous bluegill and bass over the years from our pier.

The cottage features exquisite knotty pine interior and unique themed décor throughout. We will supply each of the three bedrooms with sheets, micro plush blankets, pillows and comforters. There are also 2 futon sofas for extra accommodations complete with linens, comforter and pillows. Galley style kitchen with large custom built island provides great space for buffet meals, tons of storage and great amount of seating with the opportunity for some memorable conversations over a cup of coffee and famous “Tom’s Donuts!” (Located just minutes from this cottage) The completely furnished kitchen is a walk out style to a beautiful wood and concrete deck/patio combination complete with 2 pic-nic tables, 1 patio table with umbrella, bistro table, 2 umbrellas, gas grill and 2nd porch swing to enjoy the gorgeous views with lots of room to entertain as you watch your family ski, tube, wakeboard or fish off your shoreline. Paddle Boat and Canoe complimentary for all guests. Please bring your own life vests if possible as our selection is limited.

The property has ample parking for RV, boats, trailers and vehicles with 3 adjacent empty lots, concrete driveways and boat storage as well as dock availability on the water for 2-3 boats. (Bring your own or rent locally.) You will need to bring beach towels, lounge chairs for outdoor and water use. We will supply bath, hand, kitchen towels and washcloths. Beverage refrigerator, washer and dryer upstairs to make your stay more convenient and enjoyable.

Call us today to inquire more about our lake front home. We want to personally help you with any questions you may have about our property or local attractions. Feel free to contact us via email or phone text!

Keywords: Lake Front Home, Family Rental, Vacation Home,

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
Winter Solstice



What a beautiful place for a winter escape! The sunset view off the frozen lake and snow was spectacular and the highlight of our trip. The property was very well maintained, clean and extremely comfy and cozy. The owners are really organized and have everything at your fingertips..favorite restaurants, places to see, things to do, maps and phone numbers, which is really helpful if you don't know the area. We had plenty to do during the day with tobogganing, cross country skiing, downtown shopping and the winery. We had a wonderful dinner at a cozy restaurant on the lake. A perfect getaway to reconnect with your family...games, hot chocolate, beautiful views and again...spectacular sunsets! We will visit again next winter..if not before! Thanks for a wonderful time!

The Herreras
Feb 2011
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Wayne is a graduate of Tri-State University and lived on Crooked Lake his senior year. We decided to purchase a home with his parents and brothers for a family retreat. Memories for each family are unique and are best made with loved ones. They are often made through summer vacations and traditions of going to the same location at the same time of year. It was our desire to pass on this lake cottage tradition with the newest generations in our family. We have decided to share the opportunity with families like ours who will appreciate a true little slice of Heaven.

Owner purchased this house in 1993

We decided to purchase this location 20 years ago for it's gradual sloping and great beach area for our young children, nieces and nephews. It proved to be a great decision and that beach area provided hours of entertainment. As they have grown they fly right by the beach to the boats and hit the water for hours of skiing, wakeboarding and tubing. Fishing has been good from Blue gill to Bass and can also be a great form of entertainment. We added a beautiful concrete patio and wood deck overlooking the lake. It had generated some of our fondest memories as we gather around the tables for great food and conversation.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 41 holidaymaker reviews

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Crooked Lake, Angola, IN. Lake Front Vacation Home
average rating of 4.902439 based on 41 reviews
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Crooked Lake, Angola, IN. Lake Front Vacation Home
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p379030
+1 317 439-7707
Angola Indiana
5

LOVELY COTTAGE ON CROOKED LAKE

  • 5 out of 5
This little cottage worked well as my husband and I hosted our children for a reunion weekend. The kitchen was well stocked and usable and we all enjoyed hanging out on the deck and using the dock and boats.
  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
business
Crooked Lake, Angola, IN. Lake Front Vacation Home
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p379030
+1 317 439-7707
Angola Indiana
5

LOVELY HOME WITH A WONDERFUL OWNER

  • 5 out of 5
I rented this cabin for a girls crafting weekend with my sister and two 14 year old girls. The place was perfect for our needs. There was plenty of room to spread out and we never felt on top of each other. The kitchen was well stocked, the beds were comfy and Tasty Pizza delivers right to the house (great recommendation by the owner). Dee Dee is wonderful to work with and I hope we have the opportunity to return next year!
  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Its always such a pleasure to share this great little cottage with families that need a little time to get away and unite in a quaint location! Debbie and her family were a pleasure to rent to as well.
business
Crooked Lake, Angola, IN. Lake Front Vacation Home
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p379030
+1 317 439-7707
Angola Indiana
Fort Wayne, IN
5

WONDERFUL VACATION HOME

  • 5 out of 5
This was our second stay at this property. We absolutely love everything about the place. The kitchen is so well stocked. The beds are comfortable. The views are mesmerizing. Having access to the paddle boat and the canoe at no additional cost is a bonus! It is obvious that every effort is made by the property owner to keep this home updated and in tiptop condition.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Crooked Lake, Angola, IN. Lake Front Vacation Home
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p379030
+1 317 439-7707
Angola Indiana
Cincinnati, OH
5

TOP NOTCH RENTAL WITH EXCELLENT OWNERS

  • 5 out of 5
I booked this cabin for a week away with my parents (50+), my brother and his family (including his 4 year old), and my family. The booking process was simple. Dee Dee was excellent to work with throughout the entire process. The pictures do not do this place justice. Everyone was amazed when we first got there. This is a well-stocked and thought out rental - not the bare minimum that you get at some rentals. There is a binder full of local information (which came in handy when a visit to the local ER was necessary)...definitely visit Tom's Donuts one morning! The lake was quiet and we could hop in the boat and be ready to tube, ski, and knee board without having to idle through channels, etc. The paddle boat and canoe are also easy to access and get in the water and the lake is perfect for them. There was plenty to do at the cabin; whether it was reading on the dock or deck, paddling around the lake, relaxing inside with a movie or game, or playing in the yard. We plan on booking this again for next year! Highly recommend this rental.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: What a true reflection of all we try to do on our end from the owners perspective to make your stay as great as it can be. The lake, location and all it has to offer are terrific and we want to enhance it with great accomodations and customer service!
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Crooked Lake, Angola, IN. Lake Front Vacation Home
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p379030
+1 317 439-7707
Angola Indiana
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5

LOVELY 3 BEDROOM COTTAGE

  • 5 out of 5
Finding an affordable three bedroom vacation rental isn't always easy, so we were happy to find this lake cottage on Crooked Lake in Kidney's Basin. It fit our family of six very well. The decor is tasteful and the linens are well stocked and organized. I loved having a washer and dryer available to use. We also appreciated the wifi, cable tv, air conditioning and a well stocked kitchen. The paddle boat, canoe, chairs and life jackets were nice to have available as well. This portion of the lake is pretty calm and quiet. The grill is new. The propane ran out one night and I was impressed by how quickly Von came over to give us a new tank. He was literally there in 5 minutes after we called. The fire pit looked new as well. There was plenty of seating outdoors. Great views of the lake from the deck! Overall it was a pleasant experience and the owners and property manager obviously maintain things very well. Dee Dee was great to work with and responded quickly to any questions we had and we received our damage deposit back very quickly. Thanks again!
  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Crooked Lake, Angola, IN. Lake Front Vacation Home
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p379030
+1 317 439-7707
Angola Indiana
5

COULD NOT ASK FOR MORE, BETTER!

  • 5 out of 5
The setting, house and scenery is perfect for a week to disconnect, both literally and figuratively. Our kids were so busy they did not miss their 'devices' or television. We all spent the time playing and relaxing. Truly a VACATION home. Highly recommended.
  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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Location

Other Activities: snowboarding, wildlife viewing, minature golf, shopping, boating, snowmobiling

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Angola, Indiana

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Summer
30 May 2014 - 5 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,712
for 7 nights
$1,712
 
 
Fall
6 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
2 night minimum stay
$535
for 2 nights
From
$268
$1,016
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2014 - 13 Mar 2015
2 night minimum stay
$535
for 2 nights
From
$268
$856
$1,926
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $300
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes $300 Damage Deposit Required at Booking. 3% Convenience Fee for Credit Card Payment;
Holiday Rates $325 per night (2 night min)
Weekly(Friday to Friday) Weekends during off peak season only
Cleaning fees for all rentals under 7 days.
Indiana Sales Tax 7%
Steuben County Inn Keepers Tax 5%
Fourth of July, Labor Day Week $1700 Fall Break $1,000
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Angola in Indiana

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • lake
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Twin/Full Combo
  • Convertible Bed - 3 Futons
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • autumn foliage
Leisure Activities:
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • horse riding
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • hunting
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
Other Amenities: 1 queen bed, 2 full size bunks with twin top, 3 futons. 2 porch swings: upper deck and lakeside, 2 picnic tables and one patio table on large patio area overlooking lake. Other Activities: Beautiful Historic Pokagon State Park located on Lake James. Satek Winery, Tri-State location featuring 101 lakes in Steuben County
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