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Michelle Smith

Member since: 2012
Speaks English

Quaint Vacation Home - Perfect for Summer Vacation and 9 Month Rental

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Culver - 428 Lake Street

3 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 8-12, Central Air, Basic Cable, Close to Beach

This charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath cottage is ideally situated to enjoy everything Culver has to offer. Nestled into a quiet neighborhood, yet just a few steps away from the cinema, fine dining, parks, the beach and Culver's signature root beer stand. With it's close proximity to the academy, it is perfect for academy event weekends too.

9 month rentals - As a 9 month rental, you are given 1st right of refusal for graduation weekend at reduced rates.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michelle Smith (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks English


based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

Quaint Vacation Home - Perfect for Summer Vacation and 9 Month Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Comfortable House

  • 5 of 5

First of all,This is the second time I came to Culver.I already had nice experience of the first time about this small town and about this householder,Which is her name is Michelle Smith.She is such a nice lady.every single detail about the house she care about it.You don't have to worry about anything about what you need in this house.The facilities are all your need and easily use to it.

Second,Seems like you know I rented the same householder's property .Just because I had a wonderful experience of my first Culver tour.I made a promise I would definitely come back here again at last summer.Now I made it.(I posted an interview last summer)

Third,about my trip,from China to USA.Such a long distance.And totally different country and different culture.Even though I can speak English and I'm well-educated.I still confronted lots of culture conflict.So if you can meet a nice person like Mrs Michelle Smith.That's very lucky of you

At the end,I just want to say,Culver is a very small town.there is no any hotel around.www.homeaway.com is gonna be your support.

Bo Ni


  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Home, Perfect for a Long Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property twice this summer and both stays have been wonderful. Michelle, the owner, was very responsive to our needs and provided a home with all the amenities you could need for a long weekend stay. We were so grateful that the home was pet friendly and we were able to bring our pup to visit the kids while they were attending camp this summer. The home was clean - a must for me! The location was perfect and allowed us to walk to restaurants, the lake and the Academy. We look forward to visiting again next summer.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our Needs

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time using VRBO to find a vacation house and the whole process was great; specially the owner, Michelle! This house was exactly what my friends and I were looking for during reunion weekend! Not overpriced, available and comfortable. Michelle was awesome! She answered my many questions and had everything ready for us when we arrived. We were within walking distance of the campus and downtown Culver.

Our group of friends that stayed have already decided to go back in 5 years for the next reunion!

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute house in charming town!

  • 5 of 5

This house is cute and has everything you need to be comfortable. We were there for a week, and enjoyed the house, the front porch, the nice backyard and certainly the town of Culver. Michelle was a wonderful "hostess", answering all questions quickly, was gracious and flexible. The location of the house is super...walking distance to just about everything in town. The internet was fast and no problem, and having cable TV was great for some relaxing time. We hope to return in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house, friendly town, super landlord!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time renting this house and staying in Culver. The house is close and convenient to the lake and to the downtown shops. The neighborhood is pleasant and quiet. The house was comfortable and easy to settle into. The landlord was very willing to help with any problem and had anything I needed arranged for very quickly.Actually thought Michelle (landlord) went out of her way to be friendly and helpful. I would stay there again when in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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great location and well stocked kitchen

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four enjoyed the farm house and Culver. The house is walking distance to everything and is located on a nice street with a spacious back yard for playing catch or other games. The back patio is great for entertaining and we enjoyed having access to a well stocked kitchen. We will hopefully be back to charming Culver next summer! Owner was very nice to work with as well!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
The Lodge
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Mystic Hills
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
The Edgewater
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Lake Max

Culver Indiana is often times regarded as one of Indiana's best kept secrets. This lovely vacation rental home is within walking distance of several local restaurants, a movie theatre and the public beach and within a few miles of the Culver Military Academy Also nearby is a wonderful bike and kayak rental place. Enjoy a day on the water or a bike around the lake and you are likely to fall in love with beautiful Lake Maxinkuckee. Consider contacting the local marina to arrange for a pontoon or jet ski rental for a day of fun in the sun!

In addition to the close proximately to the beach, local restaurants, parks and recreation, this home offers a beautiful atmosphere with high ceilings, warm hardwood floors and tasteful decor. This property comfortably accommodates 8 guests with room for additional company when using the sleeper sofa and futon couch located on the three seasons porch.

This property is fully equipped with all of the linens, bedding and kitchenware needed for a casual and relaxing vacation! Simply pack your bags and start your vacation. Other amenities offered with the property include:

* Covered porch with outdoor seating.

* Gas Grill (available upon request)

* Outdoor table & seating

* Washer and Dryer

* Dishwasher

* Microwave

* Basic Cable, DVD player

* Portable cooler for your use at the beach

* Beach chairs (available upon request)

There are a variety of rental packages available and special rates for Academy events.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Culver, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
End of Summer
2 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Labor Day Weekend
2 Sep 2016 - 5 Sep 2016
4 night minimum stay
Fall Pricing
6 Sep 2016 - 21 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring Parents Weekend
27 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
Graduation Weekend
1 Jun 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £152
Base Cleaning Fee £38
Tax Rate 7.0%

Requests for Pet Reservations be approved PRIOR to booking. Information regarding the breed, size, temperament and habits will be needed to evaluate the request.

Rates are based on a 6 occupancy reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Culver, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 820 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Main Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 4 Single Bed , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Upstairs
    Three Seasons Porch - 1 Double Bed , Main Floor
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Shed
  • veranda
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
This home is considered a pet friendly home. However, we carefully review requests for pet allowances. A pet deposit and prior approval for pets will be required.

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