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Life is Always Great at Our 1.5 Acre Stone Lake Family Retreat

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 12 up to 16 total

Life is Great on Stone Lake!

In our family, vacations are about enjoying life and making wonderful memories- together. Life is too short and quality time to scarce to waste on ordinary experiences. So when we are looking for vacation destinations and four season fun, we say go big or stay home.

Is your family like minded? If so, then please consider making memories on our 1.5 acres of lush, terraced, manicured lawn, with mature oaks and 300' of beautiful lakefront on tranquil Stone Lake.

You get the best of both worlds all year long with the convenience and luxury of 2500 Sq. ft of comfortable living space (5BR/4Bath) and the lake views, open space and large trees worthy of a state park. This home accommodates 12 (Up to 16) guests (More if you want to stick the kids in a tent by the lake shore) and comes complete with DUAL KING MASTER SUITE'S WITH PRIVATE BATHROOMS. One with an authentic jacuzzi two person tub and a private glass sliding walkout to enjoy your coffee while watching the sun come up over the lake. The other with stunning views of the entire property. Regardless of whether it's Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall, there's something for everyone.

Got Sun?

This fully furnished lake front home is situated with a football field's worth (yes it's true) of lake front, open space and shade trees and ample onsite parking. This property is perfect for a romantic getaway or a large family gathering, with cookouts, campfires and even tent camping by the shore, all while overlooking all sports Stone Lake. Skip stones off the dock and admire the beautiful and historic Cass County Courthouse in the distance across the lake. It's our little piece of heaven.

Got Rain?

Want to stay in? Life is still Great on Stone Lake! The fully furnished lower level recreation room complete with a bar, LCD TV, electronic dart board, and........Brunswick pool table (that converts easily to a competition ping pong table) whew!! Oh, it also offers 12' sliding glass doors for walk out access to the truly HUGE concrete patio with over 750 sq ft of grilling (on our COMMERCIAL GRADE GAS GRILL) and entertainment area (Yes, we go crazy big!)

Got Kids?

Awesome! We do too (Eight - yes really) Kids will go wild (and be out of your hair if need be) swimming, playing on the swing set, exploring the lake shore, pitching a tent by the shore or just playing games in the large yard (did we mention it's like a football field?) Are you worried that the kids will whine if it rains because there's no X-Box? (Don't worry we got you covered there too with an X-Box 360, but bring your own games.)

Got Snow?

Book in the winter and ice fish in the annual Stone Lake ice fishing tournament. Got kids or are young at heart, sled down one of our 250' hills or hop over to Swiss Valley Resort 20 minutes (13.77 miles) away to get your ski or snow board on!

Got a Huge Family (Like Us)?

We've got good new for you! We own another property right next door!

Our adjacent Stone Lake Family Cottage (VRBO 414250) is a cedar sided beauty that sleeps 8-10. Its spacious deck offers the best views of the lake while having breakfast or grilling with the family. Its sandy beach is a stones throw away and fenced in yard makes it safe for both children and pets.

If the dates are available, rent both properties to host 25-30 guests - Extra fees may apply). Each with stunning views of the entire property. Regardless of whether it's Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall, there's something for everyone.

Got Boating Needs?

Great!, We also have an onsite boating package rental available (additional cost) that includes a paddle boat, canoe and Pontoon, see rate section for pricing. Please bring your own water toys, etc., there's plenty to do.

Got a Request?

Looking for anything else? Let us know and we'll see what we can do, but please first call to reserve your week of memories you won't forget.

We hope you will come stay with us and experience why 'Life is Great on Stone Lake!'

With much Love and Fun,

Kevin & Kyra Weber

Keywords: Lakefront, Lakefront house rental, family vacation, Lakehouse Rental, 5 bedrooms, Diamond Lake, Multi-Family, ND, Notre Dame, Football weekend, fish, ice fishing, snow, ski, sled, snow board

More Details

Guest Services Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Guest Services Manager

Growing up in Michigan and Ohio respectively, we have always loved the outdoors and healthy lifesyle that it brings. Life is Great is one of our family motto's (another is no Whining!) and we hope you enjoy our lake home as much as our 7 kids and two grandkids do.

Guest Services Manager purchased this house in 2005

Why Guest Services Manager chose Cassopolis

Plain and simple, we bought this property for our family to enjoy all year around. Not just the views which are truly beautiful and the serenity they bring, but also the large lush lawn and mature trees. Being close to Diamond Lake, Notre Dame, Swiss Valley Ski Resort, Chicago and Detroit doesn't hurt either. :-)

What makes this house unique

With over 1.5 acres of lawn and 300' of open access lake front, we truly feel we have the best of both worlds, a great house, a large open yard for games and entertainment with mature oak trees, deer who visit and easy access to beautiful Stone Lake. Come winter, we can sled down one of our 250' hills, ice fish or hop over to Swiss Valley 25 minutes away to get our ski or snow board on.


Cassopolis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16 ...
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Kings Jacuzzi Suite - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Lower Level
    Kings Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upper Level
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upper Level
    Full 4 - toilet , shower , Lower Level
  • Jetted Tub in Bath: Two person Jacuzzi tub in King's Suite
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King Jacuzzi Suite - 1 king , 1 child bed , Jacuzzi Tub in private bath
    Upper Kings Suite - 1 king , Private Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be combined to make a king bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be combined to make a king bed
    Living Room - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa in living room
  • King Bed (2) : DUAL King suites offers King size beds, private baths and multiple closets for unpacking if desired. Double Bed: One bedroom offers a full size bed big enough for two. Child Bed: Toddler bed available upon request. Twin/Single Bed: Two bedrooms offer twin/single beds and optional twin trundles if desired. Two optional rollout single beds are also available for larger groups. Convertible Bed: The living room has a queen sized sleeper sofa that can be utilized if desired
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Sand Box
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
See pic's for the beautiful vaulted kitchen area with Kitchen aid appliance. Catering Available: Let us know what you are looking for and we'll hook you up. Deck/Patio: 760 sq. ft (No Joke) You could put up a basket ball hoop its so big. In fact we did add a portable basketball hoop. Basic Comcast cable provided for guests. Video Game Console: X-Box available.


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Life is Always Great at Our 1.5 Acre Stone Lake Family Retreat
average rating of 4.230769 based on 39 reviews

great place

  • 4 of 5

All and all it was a great rental property with everything there that we needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3 5

Great House to host a group

  • 4 of 5

It’s a great house if you have to host multiple people.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house and facilities for a great price

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay here. Plenty of room throughput the house and outside and the pool room/bar room are fantastic. The grills are great and lots of outdoor seating, weather permitting. The view is very nice and there is a grocery store a few minutes away. The living room furniture is a little flay/work out and could use an upgrade as of writing this review but a big deal for the amenities of the house. Would defiantly recommend for others.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for a big group!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 14 people for a family trip and the house was perfect! The backyard was a lot bigger than we had imagined and we loved the fire pit! The view from the backyard was awesome and being right on the water is a huge plus! The rooms and layout of the house were exactly as described! The kitchen and living room area are very spacious and the basement was also very fun to hangout in with the pool / ping pong table and bar area.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice time despite bad weather

  • 5 of 5

Despite bad weather we had a very nice time. The house is very nice.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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love the place

  • 5 of 5

no bad expirience at all very nice house and place

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Michiana Regional Airport (SBN)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Full Bull
Nearest Golf
0.75 Miles
Diamond Lake Golf Course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Niles, MI Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
13.77 Miles
Swiss Valley Resort
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Boating, Cross Country & Downhill Skiing, Snowmobiling, Health & Beauty Spa, Kayaking, Shopping, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing, Basketball Court




Additional information about rental rates

Boats +$795 4+ nt stays $0.01
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cr. Cards +3% $0.01
Boats +$395 <4 nt stays $0.01
Pet Fee $75
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

Peak Season Weekly: Saturday Turnover

Optional Boat Package (subject to availability): +$395 stays of 2-3 nights / +$795 stays of 4-7 nights. Includes Pontoon+Fuel, Row Boat, Canoe, & Paddle Boat.

Pricing for Notre Dame Football Weekends / Holidays may be higher. Cash Prices Shown. Small additional convenience fee for credit cards. Rates are subject to change without notice until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund