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Hart's Desire Cottage on Lake Tippecanoe (AKA Lake Tippy) is a super family friendly cottage lake front - just steps from our back patio to a sandy, gentle sloping beach with 90 foot pier for your boating needs. Being an all sports lake, you can bring all your toys - wave runners, jet skis, wakeboard, bass boats, etc. In addition to water sports, Lake Tippy is an excellent fishing lake for pan fish (blue gill and crappie fishing, bass, pike and muskie. Tippy has produced some of the largest muskies in Indiana have been pulled from Lake Tippecanoe. Lake Tippecanoe is a 768-acre, all-sports lake located in Indiana near Fort Wayne. The Hart's Desire cottage has been host for over 30 years of family vacations with a clientele that has been coming back for as many. The cottage is nestled only 50 feet from a sandy beach with gentle slope for younger children. The cottage has five bedrooms and one-and-one-half baths, sleeping nine in beds. (2 Queen, 1 twin, 2 twins, 1 twin trundle) It is totally updated with carpet, full kitchen, patio, and much, much more.
With depths up to 123 feet, Lake 'Tippy' as it affectionately called by locals has channel access to over seven other lakes in the Barbee Lake chain. The lake also holds excellent bass and pan fishing opportunities along with a growing opportunity for big muskie. Its neighboring lake, Webster Lake, has been rated as high as fifth in the country for muskie fishing.
Although many of our guests prefer the prime summer months, the months of September and October are by far the most beautiful and less busy than the summer season. September and October are perfect months for empty nester and senior citizen getaways! This is a must do vacation spot!
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Queen size Beds (2) 2 Bedrooms have queen beds, Twin or Single Beds (3) One bedroom with two twin beds
One bedroom with a single twin
One bedroom with a twin bed and pull up trundle which converts to a king....moreless
Summer - Prime Weeks May 30 - Sep 5, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Off Prime - Late Season Sep 6 - Oct 24, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning Fee$99 + tax
Please add 5% for resort tax and $99.00 for cleaning. Bookings are Sat - Sat only for prime season weeks.
Half of rent is due at signing of rental agreement - balance of all fees are due 60 days prior to renting - all payments are NON-REFUNDABLE once paid.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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About the owner: In addition to being an owner of vacation rentals, I am also a realtor in the gorgeous city Bozeman, Montana - a fly fishing mecca just 1.5 hours from Yellowstone Park and surrounded by Mountain Living.
Why the Owner Chose Lake Tippecanoe: Our folks live next door. Great cash flow and appreciation potential also.