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Cozy Country Cottage PineLake 'Home Away from Home'

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in La Porte

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5-6

I have a very cute cozy cottage just steps away from PineLake.

2 Bedrooms

1 Bath (Stand-up Shower)

All remodeled

Sleeps 5-6 people.

1 queen bed, 2 twin beds, 1 futon and 1 queen air mattress.

Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker.

Central Air, Satellite TV, Wireless Internet, Flat Screen TV's w/DVD players in all rooms.

Views of Pinelake and access to our private community beach.

Use of a Pier.

Patio in the front and deck in the back with propane grill.

The garage has bikes, fishing poles and beach floats.

We are Pet friendly for an extra fee.

All linens are provided..(Except beach towels)

What a great cottage to just unpack and enjoy.

This is the perfect getaway for family's, fishermen, golfers or a girls weekend..

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Jan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 November, 2016

About Jan

My husband & I are originally from Chicago. I spent my childhood coming to Laporte with my family and loving it. So when my hubby & I decided to buy a lake house I knew I wanted laporte. Then 2 years ago we had the opportunity to buy the cottage house next door and its been a labor of love rehabbing it. We now live in Laporte full time.

Jan purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Jan chose Indiana

My husband John & I were lucky enough to buy the cottage house next door 2 years ago. We gutted and remodeled it for family and friends to stay but we had so many people ask if they could rent it and I have now been an Innkeeper for 2 years and love it. I want our guests to arrive at the cottage and leave there everyday stresses. I tell them to make the cottage there own. I greet every guest and show them everything the house offers then we leave them alone. We are here if they need anything.

What makes this cottage unique

I always loved the cottage house it was built in 1915 and I knew when I remodeled it I would mix old with new. We found beautiful hardwood floors throughout a gorgeous fireplace. I put in hickory kitchen cabinets which look great with the pine floors in the kitchen. Then through in the sparkle of stainless steel appliances. So when I decorated I mixed my love of old with new. I am a treasure hunter so there are little touches all over the cottage that people see. I also have had repeat guests now and they noticed that I changed a few things since they were there last. When guests are fortunate to stay over the holidays they get to stay in a Christmas wonderland. I get the biggest kick out of guests when they want to buy something I have in the cottage it makes all my treasure hunting worthwhile.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Cozy Country Cottage PineLake 'Home Away from Home'
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

COZY is the key word

  • 5 of 5

Jan turned up the heat for us before we even got there so it was warm and cozy when we arrived. It was the week before Thanksgiving and she even had Thanksgiving decorations up. Plenty of towels and blankets. The kitchen had everything we needed and there were three TVs so everyone could watch what they wanted. Beautiful view of the lake and we hope to come back to visit our son (in South Bend) in the summer so we can take advantage of that lake. Thanks, Jan!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sharon for the sweet review. I am so happy the cottage worked out well for all of you. We hope to see you and the boys again this summer. We have a pier and kayaks for our guests to use. Thanks, John & Jan
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5

Quant and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

We only were able to stay one night, but we immensely enjoyed ourselves! Jan is a gracious host, showing us around the home, and we had all the supplies needed to make our time there comfortable. Near shopping and entertainment (bowling) but nestled away from the hub-bub. With the lake right across the street, it made for lovely evening and morning strolls, and the view from the kitchen window is breathtaking. We definitely hope to come back. Thank you Jan for very nice place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Miamisburg, Ohio
5

Papa's Cottage Review

  • 5 of 5

While we ended up staying at a different cottage, Papa's Cottage (same owners), I can say we had a wonderful experience! The cottage was beautifully done, cozy, and the owner - Fabulous to work with! We were very comfortable in this home away from home. This was my first experience through the VRBO, but am looking forward to using this service again. I have also referred friends and family that will coming for Notre Dame game weekends to Jan, just because she was so great to work with. She has taken great care of her cottage and it shows!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago
5

A little bit of paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip and stay at the cottage. This time my husband and I took 7 children with us (yes, we are crazy). Despite our army, the trip was relaxing, rejuvenating and lovely. Jan and John go above and beyond to make sure you feel like family, not guests. Though it's only a short trip from our home near Chicago, it feels like you're in another world. One more tranquil and removed from the hustle of the every day. A must stay!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Whitney thanks so much for the kind review. It's always great seeing you guys every year. See you next summer. Thanks John and Jan
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5

Already planning my next trip back!

  • 5 of 5

Jan & John greeted us upon arrival and gave us a tour of the house. We knew we were going to love it the moment we set foot inside. The cottage was so cozy and had a homie feel to it. It was clean, well-maintained and spacious. We loved being able to grill and have a bonfire in the back yard. I took my own kayak, but Jan mentioned we could also use the neighbors' kayaks as well (thank you, neighbors!). The lake is literally a few steps away. We rented a boat from a near-by business that Jan suggested the next day and had a blast. I loved that Jan & John were next door-- it made it easy to ask for help or suggestions if we needed anything. They were both so nice, welcoming and friendly. I am already planning to go back in the fall with my family!

Thank you for everything, Jan & John!!!

Suzy

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Suzy for the fabulous review. We are always happy to see our guests enjoy the area and here there wonderful adventures on the lake. The cottage looked great and we were happy you were all able to have a great time. Please contact me anytime you want to come back it's beautiful here in the fall. Thanks again, John & Jan
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5

Awesome place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend staying at cozy country cottage, especially if you are looking for a quiet, very clean, and restful place. We had such a great time and was so comfortable here. Jan was so accommodating and very helpful! We came here because we needed a well deserve break from stressful life and this cute little place provided everything we needed. It's so good to know that there is a place that we can go to now and I will definitely be going back!! Thanks Jan for everything! You have a wonderful place!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We are happy your time at our cottage was a pleasant one. We hope to see you ladies again. Thanks, John & Jan
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
South Bend
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
3rd Base Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Beacon Hills or BriarLeaf
Nearest Train
3 Miles
South Shore or Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
T-Bone Pier
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Stone Lake
Car: necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in La Porte, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter rate
16 Nov 2016 - 1 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£118
for 1 night
From
£63
 
 
Spring & Summer
10 May 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
£165
for 1 night
From
£110
£789
£2,164
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£118
for 1 night
From
£63
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £55
Refundable Damage Deposit £59
Pet Fee £24
Tax Rate 7.0%

We live next door to our cottage house. So we are here if you have any questions or suggestions on things to do or places to eat. We like our guests to have a wonderful get away so if there is anything you would need before you check in never hesitate to ask. The cottage has a driveway that easily parks 3 cars.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in La Porte, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 810 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Comfort Height Toilet and walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , super comfy
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom has views of the lake
  • We have a futon & queen size air mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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