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Life is Always Great at Our 1.5 Acre Stone Lake Family Retreat

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 12 up to 16 total

Life is Great on Stone Lake!

In our family, vacations are about enjoying life and making wonderful memories- together. Life is too short and quality time to scarce to waste on ordinary experiences. So when we are looking for vacation destinations and four season fun, we say go big or stay home.

Is your family like minded? If so, then please consider making memories on our 1.5 acres of lush, terraced, manicured lawn, with mature oaks and 300' of beautiful lakefront on tranquil Stone Lake.

You get the best of both worlds all year long with the convenience and luxury of 2500 Sq. ft of comfortable living space (5BR/4Bath) and the lake views, open space and large trees worthy of a state park. This home accommodates 12 (Up to 16) guests (More if you want to stick the kids in a tent by the lake shore) and comes complete with DUAL KING MASTER SUITE'S WITH PRIVATE BATHROOMS. One with an authentic jacuzzi two person tub and a private glass sliding walkout to enjoy your coffee while watching the sun come up over the lake. The other with stunning views of the entire property. Regardless of whether it's Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall, there's something for everyone.

Got Sun?

This fully furnished lake front home is situated with a football field's worth (yes it's true) of lake front, open space and shade trees and ample onsite parking. This property is perfect for a romantic getaway or a large family gathering, with cookouts, campfires and even tent camping by the shore, all while overlooking all sports Stone Lake. Skip stones off the dock and admire the beautiful and historic Cass County Courthouse in the distance across the lake. It's our little piece of heaven.

Got Rain?

Want to stay in? Life is still Great on Stone Lake! The fully furnished lower level recreation room complete with a bar, LCD TV, electronic dart board, and........Brunswick pool table (that converts easily to a competition ping pong table) whew!! Oh, it also offers 12' sliding glass doors for walk out access to the truly HUGE concrete patio with over 750 sq ft of grilling (on our COMMERCIAL GRADE GAS GRILL) and entertainment area (Yes, we go crazy big!)

Got Kids?

Awesome! We do too (Eight - yes really) Kids will go wild (and be out of your hair if need be) swimming, playing on the swing set, exploring the lake shore, pitching a tent by the shore or just playing games in the large yard (did we mention it's like a football field?) Are you worried that the kids will whine if it rains because there's no X-Box? (Don't worry we got you covered there too with an X-Box 360, but bring your own games.)

Got Snow?

Book in the winter and ice fish in the annual Stone Lake ice fishing tournament. Got kids or are young at heart, sled down one of our 250' hills or hop over to Swiss Valley Resort 20 minutes (13.77 miles) away to get your ski or snow board on!

Got a Huge Family (Like Us)?

We've got good new for you! We own another property right next door!

Our adjacent Stone Lake Family Cottage (HA-VRBO 994851) is a cedar sided beauty that sleeps 8-10. Its spacious deck offers the best views of the lake while having breakfast or grilling with the family. Its sandy beach is a stones throw away and fenced in yard makes it safe for both children and pets.

If the dates are available, rent both properties to host 25-30 guests - Extra fees may apply). Each with stunning views of the entire property. Regardless of whether it's Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall, there's something for everyone.

Got Boating Needs?

Great!, We also have an onsite boating package rental available (additional cost, subject to availability) that typically includes a row boat, canoe, AND Pontoon, see rate section for pricing. Please bring your own water toys, etc., there's plenty to do.

Got a Request?

Looking for anything else? Let us know and we'll see what we can do, but please first call to reserve your week of memories you won't forget.

We hope you will come stay with us and experience why 'Life is Great on Stone Lake!'

With much Love and Fun,

Kevin & Kyra Weber

Keywords: Lakefront, Lakefront house rental, family vacation, Lakehouse Rental, 5 bedrooms, Diamond Lake, Multi-Family, ND, Notre Dame, Football weekend, fish, ice fishing, snow, ski, sled, snow board

More Details

Property Manager - At Home Realty Grp
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2018

About Property Manager - At Home Realty Grp

Growing up in Michigan and Ohio respectively, we have always loved the outdoors and healthy lifesyle that it brings. Life is Great is one of our family motto's (another is no Whining!) and we hope you enjoy our lake home as much as our 7 kids and two grandkids do.

Property Manager - At Home Realty Grp purchased this house in 2005

Why Property Manager - At Home Realty Grp chose Cassopolis

Plain and simple, we bought this property for our family to enjoy all year around. Not just the views which are truly beautiful and the serenity they bring, but also the large lush lawn and mature trees. Being close to Diamond Lake, Notre Dame, Swiss Valley Ski Resort, Chicago and Detroit doesn't hurt either. :-)

What makes this house unique

With over 1.5 acres of lawn and 300' of open access lake front, we truly feel we have the best of both worlds, a great house, a large open yard for games and entertainment with mature oak trees, deer who visit and easy access to beautiful Stone Lake. Come winter, we can sled down one of our 250' hills, ice fish or hop over to Swiss Valley 25 minutes away to get our ski or snow board on.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Cassopolis around the LaGrange Township

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16 ...
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Kings Jacuzzi Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Lower Level
    Kings Suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Upper Level
    Full 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Upper Level
    Full 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Lower Level
  • Jetted Tub in Bath: Two person Jacuzzi tub in King's Suite
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King Jacuzzi Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , Jacuzzi Tub in private bath
    Upper Kings Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds can be combined to make a king bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds can be combined to make a king bed
    Living Room - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeper sofa in living room
  • King Bed (2) : DUAL King suites offers King size beds, private baths and multiple closets for unpacking if desired. Double Bed: One bedroom offers a full size bed big enough for two. Child Bed: Toddler bed available upon request. Twin/Single Bed: Two bedrooms offer twin/single beds and optional twin trundles if desired. Two optional rollout single beds are also available for larger groups. Convertible Bed: The living room has a queen sized sleeper sofa that can be utilized if desired
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Sand Pit
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
See pic's for the beautiful vaulted kitchen area with Kitchen aid appliance. Catering Available: Let us know what you are looking for and we'll hook you up. Deck/Patio: 760 sq. ft (No Joke) You could put up a basket ball hoop its so big. In fact we did add a portable basketball hoop. Basic Comcast cable provided for guests. Video Game Console: X-Box available.


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Life is Always Great at Our 1.5 Acre Stone Lake Family Retreat
average rating of 4.177778 based on 45 reviews

great place

  • 4 of 5

All and all it was a great rental property with everything there that we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3 5
Portage, MI

Location and lake were great!

  • 3 of 5

I was greatly disappointed to drive up and find a For Sale sign in the front yard. Guests should be notified. Fortunately, there were no showings during our stay. The bathrooms are in need of work. All 4 had an issue of some sort and only one shower was really usable. A second one was duct taped due to cracking on the base if the shower. I attempted to contact the owner about the kitchen window leaking when it was raining and received no response. Any subsequent attempts at contacting the owner have been unanswered. We are still waiting to hear about our refundable security deposit. The home was left in good condition. The maintenance man was very friendly and attentive.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Macomb, MI

Not worth the money we paid.

  • 3 of 5

Cassopilis is a quaint, little town near Indiana. Stone lake is a tiny little lake right next to a beautiful large lake. When we arrived, we were appalled by how dirty the thin and worn mattresses were. We ended up buying air mattresses. When we contacted the caretaker, he did his best to make it right. For that we are grateful. My family can always make the best of every situation but it was a big disappointment to not have known about the lake and the condition of the beds. The grounds were spacious but none of the reviews mentioned the steep hill you have to go down just to get to the lake. Uphill was a real challenge. My 81 year old mother only was able to go down a couple of times. I wish I would have known. This place has potential. It is for sale, hopefully the next owner can fix it up. VRBO ought to consider reviewing this place because it was not worth the money we paid.☹

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mt. Blanchard, OH

Relaxing Setting

  • 4 of 5

It was a nice large home for our 10 family members. We enjoyed the closeness of the lake even though it was a bit of a steep hill to walk to get there and back.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House for Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house was great for our family vacation. The 5 bedrooms were spacious and freezing cold (in a good way). The game room downstairs is ideal for when the kids need to make noise away from the adults. The kitchen is very well stocked with cooking utensils and such. The outdoor patio and seating is amazing for large groups. We actually booked this house AND the house next door due to the size of our family, which worked out great. The only downside to this house is the access to the lake. There is a large hill, but we added rental of a gator to get some of the mobility challenged people down there, which worked out great. But the bad side is that you can't see the beach from the patio, so you need kiddy supervision down there. However if there aren't any kids, it's nice to be down there quiet while fishing when everyone else is up on patio or just wading in the water. Kids enjoyed swimming and the boats and kayaks and jumping off the dock. The pontoon was a nice addition although the lake is rather small. Overall, it was what our family needed. Space, A/C, beach & boats. :)

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grant Family Lake Property

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at this lake house with 5 adults and 6 kids. The weather wasn't very cooperative, but the game room with the ping pong/pool table was great for the the kids. We rented the boats and it was a nice addition to the rental. My only criticism was that the hill down to the lake was a bit steep and the grill was dirty and difficult to lite. We would definitely come again. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Michiana Regional Airport (SBN)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Full Bull
Nearest Golf
0.75 Miles
Diamond Lake Golf Course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Niles, MI Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
13.77 Miles
Swiss Valley Resort
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Boating, Cross Country & Downhill Skiing, Snowmobiling, Health & Beauty Spa, Kayaking, Shopping, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing, Basketball Court


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £133.19
Additional Guest Fee £7.61 per person per night
Pet Fee £76.11
Refundable Damage Deposit £380.55

Peak Season Weekly: Saturday Turnover

Optional Boat Package (subject to availability): +$395 stays of 2-3 nights / +$795 stays of 4-7 nights. Includes Pontoon+Fuel, Row Boat, Canoe, & Paddle Boat.

Pricing for Notre Dame Football Weekends / Holidays may be higher. Cash Prices Shown. Small additional convenience fee for credit cards. Rates are subject to change without notice until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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