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Enjoy a Weeks Vacation or Weekend Getaway in Northeast Indiana

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

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 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)

2017 Season RATES:

Weekly Rentals are check in on Friday 5-6pm and check out at 12pm the following Friday. Rate is $1035 for 7day rental which includes sales tax. (4th of July week is $1135) A $200 deposit is required to book a date. Deposit is returned after the stay and property is inspected.
Cottage and boat cleaning is required before check out.

Off season: April, May,October

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)
$500 cash + Sales Tax ($535) plus $100 deposit.

Keywords: Waldron Lake, senic, boat included, Water park nearby
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Campfire pit, Picnic table, Umbrella covered table, Large covered screened deck, Deck chairs and lounge chairs...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill


from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 20 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


There is an additional $100 for Holiday weeks.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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