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Cozy, lakefront cottage

People9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Faces west with perfect sunsets - summer bookings filling fast

Enjoy our cozy, lake front cottage on Stone Lake. You are just off the I 80/90 toll road exit 107. Water activities canoeing, fishing, swimming. Mostly family oriented renters please.

5 miles to Shipshewana, home of lots of Amish points of interest.

For summer rentals, swimming area with a nice sandy bottom and pier to enjoy the lake. Fabulous shopping in the Amish community with the famous Shipshewana Flea Market less than ten minutes away.

We are only a half hour from Notre Dame, perfect for game days or campus visits.

This cottage is wonderful for getaways and all season enjoyment. You may bring your boat or our fishing boat is available to rent. Fish in both Stone Lake and Mud Lake with easy access from the new public boat ramp. Fishing from our dock is easy and safe for the whole family. Kids love catching bluegill, perch, bass and catfish anytime.

The huge deck is a great spot for evening sunsets. Awesome view of the lake from living room and master bedroom windows. Beautiful front and back yard with lots of room for games and kiddos to play. Cottage is well maintained, clean, cute and comfortable. Kitchen is fully equipped with everything you may need. Lake is clean and swimming from cottage dock is enjoyable with a sandy bottom. Lake community is very friendly. Washer/dryer, gas grills for your use. TVs in both living room and master with VCR and DVD. Central air and ceiling fans throughout. WiFi available on request. Central air and gas furnace keep the house cool and cozy.

Sleeps 9 with 2 bedrooms and loft. Towels and linens provided.

More Details

Owner
David Shilharvey
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Shipshewana in Newbury

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Cozy, lakefront cottage
average rating of 4.4 based on 10 reviews
4

great location - very nice cottage

  • 4 of 5

loved it - everything went well - enjoyed the bike ride on pumpkin vine

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Had a great time.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice property on Stone Lake in Middlebury, Indiana. Clean and very well furnished property. Had 8 friends come up to visit for the day and had plenty of room. Very nice beach area and dock for fishing off of or parking your boat. Owner was very helpful with questions we had. Short drive to shopping areas and tourist activities.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely lake house!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a fantastic few days on Stone Lake! House is perfect--well-stocked, comfortable, and steps from the stunning Stone Lake. Perfect for young kids--lake is shallow with sandy bottom at the edges. And great for older kids too--fantastic swimming, great boating. We had a great time at the Middlebury Summer Fun Fest, and highly recommend the nearby Dutch Creek Animal Farm! Wish we had another day--it was a terrific stay. We look forward to being back here some time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful peaceful location!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and only wished we would have had more time than just two days. David kept in excellent touch with us. He responded very quickly to all our questions. Cottage was very well equipped. Worried a little about just one bath but the curtain closing off the shower area was brilliant. We didn't really cook because we were busy sightseeing. We did get our toes in the lake. Wished we would have brought an air mattress to swim with. Beach sandy and really clear, clean water. Very nice dock, well kept and had a bench for watching my grandson fish! It was almost too hot to swim! Only negative we experienced was the tv in the front bedroom wasn't working. The place was clean and well stocked with games books. Peaceful and very quiet. Hoping we can return some day!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Part of the joy of owning a lakeside home is sharing it with families that appreciate what we love about the place as well. The Amish community adds a great touch with as much or as little that visitors want to experience. Especially if you like to go out to have country cooking and homemade treats. The lake itself can be a main attraction for some that don't have access to water activities back home. Thank you for taking care of our home during your stay and please visit again. We are sorry about the bedroom tv and will have it replaced soon.
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4

beautiful lake, cozy, cute cottage

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is adorable. Tastefully decorated with good linens and plush bath towels. The kitchen is well stocked with cooking apparatus. Bring your own aluminum foil, plastic bags, etc, The two bedrooms are very nice and the sleeping loft above great as long as you aren't too tall. We were worried about only one bathroom, but for the five of us it worked fine. The lake is beautiful, warm, and sandy bottomed for about 50 feet. You can rent a canoe and kayak from the owner for a nominal fee. The view from the front porch is gorgeous, and would be better with a large umbrella as the setting sun is incredibly hot. Having said that, the sunsets are beautiful. There is a gas grill and plenty of barware for cocktails etc. We had a lovely, relaxing time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great lake & stay. Almost everything provided in cottage.

  • 4 of 5

The opportunity to stay here was wonderful! Lake was clean with sandy bottom with a 10 mile max speed limit. Kids spent most of the time in or on the lake.Loved seeing the sunsets from the dock as well as from the house. Also loved seeing the Amish buggies passing by in front of the house. Close to Shipshawana. Enjoyed an Amish buggy ride to an Amish home and home cooked meal during our 10 day stay. Plenty of room with 2 bedrooms and a loft with beds. Home was well furnished with towels and utensil. Our small disappointments were the lack of yard care and boat condition as well as grills being left very dirty. Would we suggest it to a friend? YES! WE HAD A GREAT TIME! Glad we brought a lot of food as we found their nearby stores to be quite higher than our area. The owner kept good contact with us at times we needed to ask any questions. Thank you David for sharing your home and making this family vacation something to remember.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Amish country Indiana. Horse and buggy area. Huge flea market Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Shipshewana, USA

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
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£427
for 3 nights
From
£123
From
£143
Fri,Sat,Sun
£754
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
August
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£427
for 3 nights
From
£123
From
£143
Fri,Sat,Sun
£754
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£464
for 3 nights
From
£135
£836
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £57.98
Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51
Tax Rate 6.0%

No pets or smoking allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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