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Jimmerson Lake (Lake James Chain) Cottage W/ Dock; August 8 - 12 Available

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Huge full length deck. Table with 6 chairs, Adirondack chairs, & charcoal grill

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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Only one opening left this summer: Monday - Friday, August 8 - 12. Rate is $900.

If you'd like, feel free to contact us to book direct and avoid the new VRBO service fee.

Check out the new interior pictures. Just finished installing new hardwood floors throughout the main level, remodeled 1/2 bath, new family room furniture, and fresh paint.

Great Jimmerson Lake home perfect for families or extended families. 2,000 square foot, 3 bedroom + den, 2.5 bath home on large 1/2 acre lot. Nice views of Jimmerson Lake with your own dock space to access Jimmerson Lake and the entire 2,000 acre Lake James chain. The home was built in 2001 and has always been family owned. It’s been lovingly maintained, is super clean, and in great shape. Wonderful location for visiting Angola, Pokagon State Park, and the Lake James chain. Walking distance to the restaurants and bars in 'downtown Lake James', but far enough that it is quiet and private.

Comfortably sleeps 9. The master bedroom is on the main floor and features a new king bed and attached master bath with large soaker tub and separate shower. There are two large bedrooms upstairs – one with a queen bed and attached full bath and one with a queen bed and a twin bed. There is also a relatively private den with a queen size pullout sofa.

This is a true year-round home, not just a summer lake cottage. It has everything you'd expect in a real home. Well-stocked kitchen with newer appliances and all the cooking and dining utensils you should need (settings for 12 people). We supply bed linens and bath towels. You will need to provide beach towels. Two HDTVs (46" and 32") with DVD players. Washer and dryer are provided on site. Central A/C and heat. Driveway provides off-street parking for at least 4 vehicles and room for your boat trailer.

Speaking of boat trailer, this a perfect place for boaters! You have two dock spaces right in your backyard to accommodate pontoons up to about 24' and speed boats or fishing boats up to about 20'. If you don't have your own, you can rent pontoons or fishing boats down the street at 'Corner Landing'. As part of the Lake James chain, you have access to over 2,000 acres of water on 5 lakes: Lake James, Jimmerson Lake, Snow Lake, Big Otter Lake, and Little Otter Lake (the first three are all sports lakes). The Lake James chain offers great swimming at several sandy public beaches and sand bars, tubing, skiing, and of course fishing. The house is located on a channel only 3 homes from the main part of Jimmerson Lake and a 5 minute ride to Lake James.

The large 1/2 acre lot gives you plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors with a family cookout, bonfire, or lawn games. The house has a large deck, several sets of tables and chairs, a charcoal grill, and a fire pit. Wildlife frequent the area including heron, swans, ducks, turtles, and deer.

The location is quiet but still very convenient – just a few minutes from I-69 or the Indiana toll road and walking distance to downtown Lake James with its restaurants and bars (Mad Anthony Lakeview Ale House, Tom’s Donuts, Acapulco Mexican Grill, Club Paradise). It’s also just a few miles from Indiana’s best state park, Pokagon, which features beaches, hiking, and a toboggan run in the winter. Also nearby is the town of Angola with its cute downtown square, ice cream shops, mini-golf, Trine University, Fremont outlet mall, Satek Winery, Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve, and golf courses including Glendarin Hills, Zollner, and Lake James.

This is not just a summer getaway. In the fall, you will find beautiful colors, great fishing, and you can still take the boat out for one last ride. When winter rolls around, it is time to go tobogganing at Pokagon State Park. Ice fishing, sledding, and snowmobiling are also popular winter activities. Spring is a great time for fishing, hiking, and that first boat outing of the year.

Popular day trips include Auburn Cord Duesenberg Auto Museum (25 minutes), Shipshewana / Middlebury Amish country (40 minutes), Fort Wayne / Fort Wayne Zoo (45 minutes), South Bend (1 hour), Lake Michigan beaches at Indiana Dunes or Warren Dunes (1 hour 45 minutes), Lake Erie beaches at Maumee Bay State Park (1 hour 45 minutes), Sandusky / Cedar Point / Lake Erie Islands (2 hours), Detroit / Greenfield Village (2 hours), Indianapolis (2.5 hours), and Chicago (3 hours).

This is a family home, not a party house. If you're looking for a place to party at the lake, please look elsewhere. If you're looking for a nice home that has been shown a lot of love and attention, this is the place for you!

Our goal is to do everything we can to ensure you have a great vacation. We provide a folder with our recommendations for local activities and dining to get you started and we're happy to answer any further questions. Just call or email. Thanks for looking!

Keywords: cabin, cottage, lakefront, home

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Dock, Fire pit

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    46" and 32" HDTV. There is NO cable or WiFi....moreless

  • Toys

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels only. You'll need to provide your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill. You'll need to provide your own charcoal and lighter fluid....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jul 1 - Aug 18, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,690

Changeover Day: Friday

Late Summer
Aug 19 - Sep 8, 2016
2 night min stay
$325
$1,200

Changeover Day: Friday

Fall
Sep 9 - Nov 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$225
$900

Changeover Day: Friday

Off Season
Nov 4 - Apr 6, 2017
2 night min stay
$175
$600
Spring
Apr 7 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$225
$900

Changeover Day: Friday

Early Summer
May 26 - Jun 22, 2017
2 night min stay
$325
$1,350

Changeover Day: Friday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

There is no separate cleaning fee!

Cancellation policy: $300 fee if canceled more than 1 month prior to check-in. No refund if canceled within 1 month of check-in.

Weekly rentals are Friday to Friday. Weekend rentals are Friday to Sunday (not offered in peak summer).

3 night minimum for Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Off season discounts for 3 nights or more. Please email for pricing.

4 PM check-in. 10 AM check-out.

3% credit card fee. We gladly accept personal checks or cashier's checks for no charge.

Maximum 9 guests.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

Why the Owner Chose Angola, IN, USA:
We live in Holland, Michigan now, but grew up in Chicago (Erik) and Northwest Ohio (Tina) and still have family in those areas. So when we were looking for a location for a second home, Angola was the perfect spot - 2 hours from Holland, 3 hours from Chicago, and right next to Northwest Ohio. Oh, and there just so happens to be a great lake right in the backyard!!!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When we're at the home, a typical day goes like this: Get up and take a short walk to Tom's Donuts for some of the best donuts you'll ever taste. Take the boat out for a quick spin - maybe tube a little. Back home for lunch and to pack up for an afternoon on the lake. Head to a sand bar on Lake James or Jimmerson Lake where we let our 7 year old daughter splash around while we hang out with friends and family. Back home to clean up and then off to dinner at a local restaurant or perhaps just stay home and grill something on the charcoal grill. Finish the day with a bonfire or movie.


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Photos

  • Huge full length deck. Table with 6 chairs, Adirondack chairs, & charcoal grill

    Huge full length deck. Table with 6 chairs, Adirondack chairs, & charcoal grill

  • Full-length deck with nice view of the main part of Jimmerson Lake.

    Full-length deck with nice view of the main part of Jimmerson Lake.

  • 2 story entry foyer.  2 bedrooms & full bath up. Den to right. Living area back.

    2 story entry foyer. 2 bedrooms & full bath up. Den to right. Living area back.

  • Fully equipped kitchen with large refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher, microwave

    Fully equipped kitchen with large refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher, microwave

  • First floor master bedroom with king bed and attached master bath w/ soaker tub.

    First floor master bedroom with king bed and attached master bath w/ soaker tub.

  • Upstairs bedroom with new queen bed and attached full bath.

    Upstairs bedroom with new queen bed and attached full bath.

  • Den with pullout queen size sofa, 46" HDTV, and DVD player.

    Den with pullout queen size sofa, 46" HDTV, and DVD player.

  • Front of home.  Porch with wicker loveseat.  4+ car driveway off to the right.

    Front of home. Porch with wicker loveseat. 4+ car driveway off to the right.

  • Beautiful sunsets from the full-length deck.

    Beautiful sunsets from the full-length deck.

  • View of lake from the deck in the fall.

    View of lake from the deck in the fall.

  • Easy fishing from the dock.

    Easy fishing from the dock.

  • Lake James sandbar, a quick boat trip from the house.

    Lake James sandbar, a quick boat trip from the house.

  • Open living area. Fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room.

    Open living area. Fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room.

  • Your dock (left) in the backyard. Large enough for boats up to about 22 feet.

    Your dock (left) in the backyard. Large enough for boats up to about 22 feet.

  • Living room with view of lake, 32' HDTV, DVD player.

    Living room with view of lake, 32' HDTV, DVD player.

  • Dining room table with views to the lake.  Extends to seat up to 8 people.

    Dining room table with views to the lake. Extends to seat up to 8 people.

  • Master bath with double sinks, soaker tub, and shower (out of frame to right)

    Master bath with double sinks, soaker tub, and shower (out of frame to right)

  • Upstairs bedroom with new queen bed and twin bed.

    Upstairs bedroom with new queen bed and twin bed.

  • Laundry room with free full size washer and dryer.

    Laundry room with free full size washer and dryer.

  • Huge 1/2 acre yard with firepit and plenty of room for yard games.

    Huge 1/2 acre yard with firepit and plenty of room for yard games.

  • View of lake from the deck in the summer.

    View of lake from the deck in the summer.

  • View of lake from the deck in the winter.

    View of lake from the deck in the winter.

  • Campfire in the back yard with plenty of seating.

    Campfire in the back yard with plenty of seating.

  • A peaceful Lake James day.

    A peaceful Lake James day.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, July 22, 2016

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