Listed here is a new spacious cottage nestled in a quiet, peaceful, wooded setting where wildlife is commonly seen. Located in Amish Country near a large Amish farm, on a chain of four lakes (Waldron,Jones,Steinbarger,Tamarack) two miles west of Rome City, Indiana. It sets back off of Waldron Lake on an improved seawall channel where there is good fishing and private swimming. A large 22 ft. pontoon boat is included at no additional cost to provide comfortable sightseeing of the lakes. Information is available of the many sights to see in the area including Shipshewana, Gene Straton Porter Park, Windmill Museum, Auburn Cord Museum, and others.
The cottage is heated and air conditioned with two bedrooms and one and a half baths. There is a full size bed in one bedroom as well as a half bath. A full sized bed plus bunkbeds are in the other bedroom. Bed linens are NOT provided*. In the full bath there is a shower, washer and dryer with a limited amount laundry and hand soap and toilet paper. Bath towels and washclothes are NOT provided*. The large modern kitchen has a microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, large expandable table with 8 chairs. For meals there are cooking pots and pans, utensils, dishes, cups and silverware. Dishclothes, dish towels and a limited amount of dish soap are provided. The living room has two large couches, and a rocking chair. Each couch has two built in recliners. A TV gets local stations and is hooked up to a DVD player and VCR player. A few DVD and VCR movies are provided. Sorry, there is no internet service, however there is internet service at the Rome City Library. There is also WIFI service at the Rome City Subway.
A huge enclosed deck overlooks a sandy play area, toddler and adult swimming area, campfire pit, and a picnic table. The deck is partially covered for outdoor enjoyment during hot sunny and rainy days, as well as screened for protection from bugs in the evenings. The deck also has a large sitting and sun bathing area with comfortable lounging chairs, a large umbrella covered table and gas grill for outdoor barbeques and picnics. The campfire pit will have a limited amount of firewood, however firewood can be purchased locally.
Waldron Lake has a public access and allows speed boating and skiing 10am to 5pm daily. There is space to keep a boat at the cottage seawall if a renter wants to bring a boat. There is also parking space to keep a trailer.
The short two miles to Rome City provides restaurants, ice cream parlor, grocery store, gas stations, bait shop, library, churches, post office, boat store and public boat ramp to Sylvan lake. Another 6 miles to Kendalville also finds Walmart and other department and farm stores, a Movie Theater, and many other sights and activities.
Restrictions: Two families. Eight people. NO PETS. NO Smoking. Follow Rules. Rental contract must be signed by a responsible adult over 21 years old. (References may be required)
2018 Season RATES:
Weekly Rentals are check in on Friday 6pm and check out at 3pm the following Friday. Rate is $1085 for 7day rental which includes sales tax however does not include VRBO fees ($113). (4th of July week is $1185 + $113). A $200 deposit is required to book a date. Deposit is returned after the stay and property is inspected. Booking will require a Credit Card charge of the deposit ($200) + VRBO fees ($113) then 15 days before your stay you will have to pay the remaining required fee ($1085) by charge card. Cancellation will forfeit the $313 booking payment.
Cottage and boat cleaning is required before check out.
Off season: October to April
Off seasons allow rental times to be varied as desired.
Please make inquiry about desired times of stay.
Weekday Rentals are made by arrangement only with 4 night minimum at $160/night plus tax ($11).
Week End Rentals are check in on Friday 5-6pm and check out Sunday 2pm. (Pontoon is included)
$600 cash + Sales Tax ($635) plus $100 deposit.
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