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Lake Cottage, Waterfront, Shipshewana Indiana, Exit 107

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Larger Cottage, 2 bedrooms, 1 Bath, plus 2 sleeper sofas, huge deck

Lake Cottage, Waterfront, Shipshewana Indiana, 2 minutes from Exit 107 from the Toll Road. Larger Cottage, Very Large wrap around deck, 2 bedrooms, 1 Bath, 2 sleeper sofas, huge deck overlooking the all sports lake, plenty of sun, fishing, swimming and any other watersports. All of the normal amenities. High Speed Internet included, Washer and Dryer are optional. Year round Lake Cabin. Plenty of space. Nice walking around the lake.


Owner
John
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2017

About John

Hello, I live in Michigan near Ann Arbor. I grew up in North West Ohio and lived in North East Indiana for about 20 years before moving to Michigan. Very familiar with the tri-state area....It's really a gorgeous area!

John purchased this cottage in 2004

Why John chose Shipshewana

Situated about one half hour from Notre Dame(South Bend). Also plenty of shopping and sight seeing in Shipshewana. Antiques, Auctions, Flea Market, Water Park, Middlebury Indiana is minutes away, Das Essenhaus (Dutch)Restaurant, Rulli's Italian Cuisine

What makes this cottage unique

Quiet Lake Front Property and gorgeous Sunsets

Amenities

Shipshewana Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Tiki decor
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , intermediate room with a pull out queen
  • Large Master with a walk in closet
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Nautical and Tiki Themes

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

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Lake Cottage, Waterfront, Shipshewana Indiana, Exit 107
average rating of 4.3170733 based on 41 reviews
Indianapolis, In
3

Stay at lake house

  • 3 of 5

When we arrived and entered the house we immediately drew back because of the smell. It smelled similar to urine or an old, deserted house. I called John and he apologized but said he had just been there and did not smell anything. I assured him all 4 of us did but that we would just go by air freshener and candles to burn. After all, we were already there and had driven too far to go back home. We also did not want to lose the money we had paid for the rental. When we sprayed air freshener and lit 3 scented candles the smell was better but we had to light candles and spray as soon as we came back into the house each day. The bathroom definitely needs to be worked on and the mattresses need to be replaced with some that are easier to be slept on. We also went out and bought some egg crate foam to put on the beds after not sleeping the first night.

That's the bad. Now the good...The lake makes all the negatives go to the back of your mind. It's absolutely beautiful! We sat and watched swans swimming around, geese coming and going, and the guys fished every morning and evening. Never caught a thing but they sure did enjoy the experience. Would I go back to this house? Probably not. Would I go back to this lake area. Definitely!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Kendallville,IN
5

Peaceful private oasis

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay this year. We really enjoyed the large outdoor deck with Tiki Bar along with a patio table. The color string lights give U the party atmosphere! May I add the outside speaker music was awesome! The paddle boat was fun also. I especially like the sandy & clear shallow swimming area. Sitting around the Fire pit in the evening over looking Fish lake is just beautiful. There is plenty of dishes, cookware eating& cooking utensils. Even a large Crock-pot! I never used the Dishwasher. If U stay more than 3 days I would bring extra bath towels.The King bed is comfy but the two twins not so much! The sleeper sofas are good. Plenty of extra bedding is supplied. Enough parking for 3 vehicles. A treeline for your dog run is ready to use. I would replace tub with a walk-in shower only, because of the safety issue of older guests.The Sun room is spacious with large windows to view the lake. Wifi is very good strength. Would of love to use the Kayaks however no paddles available. The neighbors are friendly. We did catch a few fish. Since the lake is private no fish license needed. The boat launch next to this cottage does not belong to John the owner. This is a very nice and roomy vacation getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oak Forest, IL
4

Great view, just the right size for our little group!

  • 4 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed staying in this cottage. Comfortable, great view of the lake, everything we needed. Clean, and well supplied with kitchen pots, pans, and utensils. Close to Shipshewanna for our annual shopping trip! Will check availability for rental next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly what we were looking for. Small cottage type on a lake. Lake was warm and area was quiet. Amenities were as stated and home/linens/etc were clean. Location was ideal (10 min to gas station/30 min to grocery store) Use of owners kayaks was a major plus. Not to mention star gazing at night! We definitely will be staying here again in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Quiet Getaway

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time renting a lake house. The view of the lake was amazing! I knew when we rented the home that it was an older home just by reading previous reviews. With that being said, the home itself was clean, properly equipped and provided us with everything we needed. We were fortunate enough to have had great weather during our stay which allowed us to really enjoy our time out on the porch. John the owner, was easy to work with. He answered all questions and concerns that we had prior to arrival. We would definitely recommend this home for anyone looking for a quiet getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

stayed mid July

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was clean, neat and as advertised. We very much enjoyed the

fishing from the dock. We are three older people in their mid seventies and

everything was easily accessible. Lake at your back door. Lovely glassed in back porch facing the lake and large deck facing the lake. Great getaway. Thanks, John

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Michiana Regional
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Tomahawk
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Meadow Valley
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
White Pigeon INN
Nearest Beach
4 Metres
Front Yard
Car: recommended

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $29 + Tax
Light Cleaning $39 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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