Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

No Jet Skis Here! Private Lake with Lots of Nature and Peaceful Surroundings

You sent a message to this owner.

Calendar

Last updated: 03/29/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Syracuse cabin description

This is a classic two story cabin that has been remodeled. The upstairs is the sleeping area with two small open bedrooms, a lofted sleeping area suitable for children and sitting area with fireplace. The downstairs includes a bathroom, kitchen and sitting area and opens onto a full deck with outstanding lake views and privacy. The property sits on the south end of Lake Papakeechie and backs up to the Tri-County game Preserve. This is the hilly end of the lake with heavily wooded lots that create a real sense of solitude. Wifi was installed in 2014.

Lake Papakeechie is a private lake that was created about 100 years ago by combining several smaller lakes. The lake is controlled by an owners' association and there is no public access to the lake. Motors of any kind are prohibited. This ensures a peaceful environment with excellent fishing and safe swimming. The lake is fed by artesian wells and water from the adjacent wetlands of the game preserve. The water is tested annually by the association and is consistently found to be extremely clean.

One is surrounded by nature here. The lake is home to diverse waterfoul and wildlife including swans, geese, ducks, great blue herons, beaver and a bald eagle. Hiking or hunting in the preserve is literally across the road. It feels secluded, yet the Lake Wawasee public boat launch is 5 minutes away.

The cabin is located at the bottom of a steep driveway and there are stone steps to the cabin and lakefront. This may be a consideration for those with mobility issues.

We recommend that you contact us by using the email link on this website to ensure the most dependable response time. We try to keep the calendar as current as possible so generally you can check availability here as well.

Keywords: fishing cabin, lake cottage, retreat, secluded

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Property does have steep steps to access cottage and to the water. Also, deck does not have a railing...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • pier and fishing boat

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas space heater down, electric up....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    1 - 2 vehicles down, additional spaces on road....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
from 25 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
May 22 - Sep 7, 2015
7 night min stay

$650

Changeover Day: Friday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$100 $150
Fri, Sat
$600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Weeknight rentals Sunday-Friday during peak season and non-peak $500

Weekend rentals Friday-Sunday available for $300 during non-peak season only


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


Please wait... Pay with confidence

Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 03/29/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

Lake Papakeechie is a private lake that does not permit motors of any kind. Rowboats, canoes, kayak, paddleboats and sailboats are welcome. This ensures a peaceful environment with excellent fishing and safe swimming. The public boat ramp for Lake Wawasee is one mile away for skiing and boating. The Tri-County Game Preserve with excellent hiking and hunting backs up to this property.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We are from Fort Wayne, Indiana. I am a contractor and my wife is semi-retired after a career in non-profit. We enjoy outdoor activities, travel and family get-togethers. We have two sons who are married and one grandchild.

Why the Owner Chose Syracuse:
Our family has owned property on Papakeechie for over 40 years. We love the lake and the area. Our family cottage is next door to this cabin and we purchased the cabin to provide extra space when needed and to protect our investment.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This lake is a vacation for the body and the mind. There is no hustle and bustle here, no jet skis roaring by and no waves crashing to shore. The loudest noise we hear is the screams of children playing in the water.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loading...
1 of 1
 

Photos

  • Upstairs sitting area

    Upstairs sitting area

  • Lake Papakeechie

    Lake Papakeechie

VRBO #297498

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 29, 2015

$93 - $150 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Enter dates to continue
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cabin
  • Reviews
    25
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/29/2015
Email owner

(260) 423-4591 (Indiana, USA)
Email is a more reliable means for reaching us.

Please wait... Pay with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn more
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

No Jet Skis Here! Private lake with lots of nature and peaceful surroundings

Syracuse #297498

2 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 6

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.