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4 Bedroom + Loft - Cottage on Sylvan Lake

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cottage in Rome City - Round Island Retreat

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

Our cottage is on Round Island, perched in the center of Sylvan Lake near Rome City, IN. The cottage features 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a fully equipped kitchen and spectacular views of the lake from all sides.

There are plenty of things to do on this 600 acre lake including skiing, great fishing, tubing and sailing. Our retreat offers access to the lake from two dock locations. Included with your reservation is exclusive access to a pontoon boat. Other boats are available, call to find out more.

Keywords: House, Cabin

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 September, 2016
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About The Owner

In 2008, we celebrated our wedding at this very location. Today, we invite you to create your own memories on this private island. We are residents of Highlands Ranch, CO and enjoy our vacations to Sylvan Lake. It's a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of our busy lives.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2002

Why The Owner chose Indiana

We chose this location for it's unique location, spectacular views and the proximity to family that also live on the lake.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is located on a private island in the middle of Sylvan Lake. We enjoy a number of water activities including skiing and fishing. We also enjoy sitting by the fire pit in the evenings making s'mores and great conversations. We have a number of outdoor games we play including 'Corn Hole,' which provides hours of fun for the family.


based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

4 Bedroom + Loft - Cottage on Sylvan Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Island Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week on the island with 7 family members and had a great time. Pictures do not do this place justice. We had a wonderful relaxing vacation. Hal and his wife were very helpful and will bend over backwards to help you out. Weather was good and so was the fishing. Thanks for a wonderful vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Wayne, Indiana

Wedding Memories for the Whole Family

  • 5 of 5

This place is wonderful! My now husband and I searched for a relaxing location to hold our small wedding, and this place was perfect! The pictures were beautiful, and upon a visit to the island we knew that was where we wanted to say our vows. Chris and her family are absolutely amazing people who did everything possible to make sure we had a great time, and our stay far exceeded our expectations. Chris' father Hal and his wife helped us unload our car and pack everything onto the boat, which started our vacation with a smile. The whole family is so kindhearted and focused on helping their guests it makes you feel like long time friends from the start. Everything from the atmosphere to the outdoor games that were at the house upon arrival made this the best rental anyone in my family had seen. Our whole stay was filled with music, laughter, and happy memories and that would not have been possible without this beautiful location. We will always remember our amazing stay at Round Island are are looking forward to visiting again soon. Thank you so much!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most amazing and relaxing local vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

Hi husband and I had to ditch our honeymoon plans at the last minute and find somewhere local to stay for just a few days. Just one months notice, I contacted one of the owners's, Chris. She was absolutely AMAZING! Let me start by saying that when I called her, she was actually in the hospital giving birth to her beautiful baby girl. I didn't know this at the time, she took the time DURING her labor in the hospital to answer her phone!! She told me she would love to help me out for our honeymoon, but would have to call me back when she was done giving birth. I couldn't help but laugh, she's amazing! So Chris called us back withing a few days and was incredibly flexible to let us stay at the house with such short notice for our honeymoon.

Once we arrived, our generous host Hal...even though it was raining, took the time to carry our bags to the pontoon, boat us out to the island house, helped carry our bags in, and he even gave us the amazing story of how they built this home on an island in the middle of Sylvan Lake. He showed us around the house and where to find everything. He even brought us fire wood the next day because he knew the island was low. The house itself is absolutely gorgeous and very spacious. GREAT for entertaining. The views from the house and on the island are absolutely breath taking! We went during a very rainy season, but that didn't stop us from enjoying every bit of beauty this island home offered. The owners and hosts of this property are the kindest and most generous people I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. We have referred this house out to dozens of our friends and family, and plan on making a trip out there at least once a year. We love the house, and love the owners. Very very well worth it! I wouldn't have imagined a more perfect honeymoon! Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bartlett, IL

Idyllic retreat

  • 5 of 5

Travel through Amish country passing horse and buggies along the way. Then imagine taking a pontoon boat to your own personal island on scenic Sylvan Lake! Yes! Disembark and walk into the airy, spacious, and immaculate retreat with breathtaking views on all four sides! Settle into any of 3 bedrooms w/ private baths and still have room for up to 8 other guests! Cook in the gourmet kitchen, grill outdoors, or eat with the locals...your choice. Visit crafters in town, hike or boat in neighboring state parks, or just nestle down in this lake house outfitted with all of the amenities. Our multi-generational family of ten is still talking about the idyllic week long reunion we enjoyed together in August. Our guess is that lodging in this incredible vacation home would be a terrific value during any season of the year. Oh, and did we mention what a delight it is was to deal with the host? We highly recommend this island property! If we could, we would rate this higher!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
43.7 Miles
Fort Wayne International Airport
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Rome City, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4th of July Holiday
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4th of July Holiday
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

*Refundable Deposit £411
Cleaning £164
Property Damage Protection £49

*Deposit will not be refunded if the reservation is cancelled within 30 days prior to your booking date.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Rome City, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main floor bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Loft - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Exclusive use of a pontoon included with reservation; firewood will be available on the island for your use-and is included in the rental price.

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