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

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

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


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
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016
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based on 24 holidaymaker reviews

Quaint Vacation Home - Perfect for Summer Vacation and 9 Month Rental
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Great Rental for Culver Parents' Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed this cute house for Culver Parents' Weekend. Michelle was great to work with. We really appreciated the excellent communication. Everything went smoothly with the rental. The house is in good condition. It's basic, but suited our needs. Note that the stairs to the second floor bedrooms are very steep. (I am giving it 5 stars because the home is as described, but the stairs may be an issue if someone with mobility issues is expected to use the upstairs bedroom(s).) My parents, who are in their 60's, were with us so we gave them the bedroom on the ground floor to avoid them going up and down the stairs. We loved this home's proximity to everything in Culver and loved working with Michelle. It was a good value for the price. I would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good location

  • 3 of 5

The cottage was clean and well furnished for all our needs. The downstairs was air conditioned, and there was a window air conditioner in one of the bedrooms upstairs, but not the other room. The biggest complaint is that there is only 1 bathroom and it was downstairs from where some of us slept. The stairs were steep and not easy for this older woman to navigate in the middle of the night.

Michelle was very helpful in preparing for our arrival and departure.

We enjoyed the ability to walk downtown to Cafe Max and the beach and the restaurants nearby. Lovely town!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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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
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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
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 £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £164
Base Cleaning Fee £41
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.

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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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