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Vacation at Garver Lake

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

Newly remodeled four bedroom, two bath home right on the Lake, with an outside deck (12 x 16), with a wheelchair ramp. Small beach with shallow water at edge.

Boat rental and delivery available through Corey Lake Marina. (Call Bob or Pat at 269-244-5878)

Boat rental and delivery also available from Brett at Sister Lake (269-944-5577)

Boat and water trampoline rental also available from Park shore Marina in Cassopolis (269-470-4650 or 269-362-2237)

Kayak or Canoe rental available from Eric or Todd 574-361-5133, 574-295-5055

Horseback ride in Cassopolis at Diamond-D-Ranch. (269-683-5892)

Restaurants close by: Eddies Steak Shed 3.5 miles; 4 Square Bar 1 mile; Taco Bell 1 mile; McDonalds 1.5 miles; Bennigans, Texas Roadhouse, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, etc. 3 miles; Hardings Market 1 mile; Martins Supermarket 4 miles; Walmart 5 miles; Also, Garver Lake Golf Course 1 Block; Stables 2 blocks; Notre Dame 15 minutes away.

Vacation Cancellation insurance is highly recommended. Very reasonable rates. There is an optional laundry cleaning fee of $75, and a grill cleaning fee of $75. Call Cathy at 574-259-6181 to discuss the checks for these charges.

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More Details

Owner
Cathy Konkle
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I really enjoyed the fire pit, sandy beach, Tv's. My family was happy with the space and view. I would like to stay again.
Sep 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
South Bend International Airport; 4477 Progress Dr
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Garver Lake Golf Course - 1 block
Car: necessary

Winter sports-snowmobile trails, ice fishing, skating, snow-skiing one hour away, off season rates, Weekends available.

Off season rates are negotiable. Also, if you would prefer to send a $300 damage deposit check to be held instead of buying the damage insurance, please let me know.

Amenities

Edwardsburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , nice big shower has small seat in it
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed: Full on the bottom, twin on top
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , TV with DVR
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , TV
  • Queen size Beds (3), Bunk Beds (1) Full on bottom and twin on top
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
3 TV's, (direct tv 150 channels)and DVR, Microwave/Convection Oven, Water Softener, Phoneline at lakehouse 574-968-8997

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

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Vacation at Garver Lake
average rating of 4.0666666 based on 36 reviews
Grand Ridge, Il
5

Fun place!!!

  • 5 of 5

My familt stayed at this listing in July/August 2013. The description of the house is very accurate. Owner is very helpful with any request. We traveled with 6 adults, 3 teenage boys, 2 children, and 2 dogs and there was PLENTY of room to be comfortable. The kids had a great time on this small, but very sporty lake (as well as our German Shepherd). Neighbors were friendy. There are places to shop/eat within a very short distance from the house. I would recommend this rental in a heartbeat!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Met our expectations

  • 4 of 5

Cathy is a fantastic communicator and was very attentive to our questions when booking and when we arrived and also while on site. Everything was set for us when we arrived. There are a lot of rules posted, most of which we could ignore because we paid for cleaning. The TV instructions need to be posted, along with a list of channels and which of the 4 remote controllers to use. Location is ideal for Notre Game games. Bed count in the listing is confusing. There are five beds total in four rooms. This includes the bunk bed that counts as 2 beds, so if everyone wants their own bed, it sleeps 5. The sofa arrangement is huge and seats at least 10 people in a large great room with big TV. Washer and dryer a great plus. Two bathrooms were fine. Plenty of towels and linens. Several could sleep on the sofas if needed. I would not hesitate to rent again.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic place to enjoy gathering place for large family and two little dogs

  • 4 of 5

Thank you to Cathy for allowing a large amount of people to stay at your home on the small lake. We rented for two nights and days as we had a family wedding to attend to on the second day. That is when many family came to spend the night. It was great for the little kids to get time to play in the water and for others to take a trip out in the four kayaks we brought. We sat up and had a small fire both nights which we all grew up doing. Perfect place to just relax and enjoy family as well as being able to have our two small dogs with us. Only downfall was it was not the cleanest home. We left the place probably cleaner than when we arrived and if you do not like dirty things behind couches or furniture, it may not be a place for you. We enjoyed ourselves and Cathy's place was perfect for us. Again, thank you for sharing your home on the lake. Julie Martz 9/15/2017

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh, dear, sorry if you found anything behind the furniture. We do try to keep it clean, and we are planning on replacing the floors this winter, so that will help, and we will find anything someone has left behind. I will admit I don't always look behind the furniture, as many times we don't have a lot of time during a switch out. We do try to have some really nice extras for people to enjoy.
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5

Great time at the lake!

  • 5 of 5

Cathy's cottage was a great find on beautiful lake. Beds enough for our family of 8 adults and 3 children, a sand beach, a beautiful lake - it was fun and relaxing. Cathy is very helpful and checked in to see that the vacation was going smoothly.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! You were great guests!
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5

Great beachfront on a quiet lake!

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my dads 70th birthday here and had a blast. Dad & the boys fished the entire time, the kids swam and played in the sand and the rest of us lounged, kayaked (brought our own) and enjoyed the fire pit. The dogs had a lot of fun too! The cottage is just that, a cottage - reminiscent of the one we had when we were kids. Thanks for your hospitality and ensuring we had what we needed, Cathy!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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enjoyed our stay but...

  • 3 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay, and the issues we had really didn't interfere with our enjoyment. The Living area was wonderful, with lots of room and nice furniture. The beach was great for the kids. The water was nice, but with a little effort (use to have a lake cottage and know this) the weeds could be cleaned away and it would be much better. I don't understand why other things weren't done. The pictures show a picnic table. There is none, and the table on the very nice deck has no chairs to sit around it. There are four nice Adirondack chairs outside, but impossible to use these at the table. Plus that table was falling apart when we tried to move it. So very hard to eat outside, which was very very disappointing. The inside table shows 6 chairs, there are only 5 and one of them is broken a bit. We had to improvise with a folding step stool for the extra seat. We were asked to clean the grill or be charged a fee. We did and it took and hour because it was so dirty, and the dirt was not from us we used foil on the grates. The main surfaces of the home were pretty clean, but house also need a very deep cleaning. There were thick cobwebs in many corners, base board and trim was covered in dust and grim.

There were a few safety concerns also. Although, it is stated to be careful how many people are on the dock it is a very bad condition and should be fixed. There really should be a deck light outside on the lakeside of the home. It's an accident waiting to happen. There was one working smoke detector, but the other one was detached and laying on a table.

With all that said we did enjoy our stay but....

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Convenience Fee $40
Grill Clean Fee-optional $75
Laundry Fee (optional) $75
Property Damage Protection $59

Off season rates are negotiable. Contact owner. The $75.00 cleaning fee is refundable if you do your own cleaning including washing the sheets and making the beds. The $75.00 grill cleaning is also refundable. If you use the grill, please clean it. With purchase of Notre Dame weekend, can have extra nights for $100.
Vacation cancellation insurance is highly recommended.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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