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Lake Cottage, Waterfront, Shipshewana Indiana, Exit 107

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


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.

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

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


Shipshewana Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Tiki decor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 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
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 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
Nautical and Tiki Themes


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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Lake Cottage, Waterfront, Shipshewana Indiana, Exit 107
average rating of 4.3255816 based on 43 reviews

The cottage is comfortable and welcoming.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we got there, we were pleased with the place. The lake had over 30 swans and a large flock of ducks right outside the window. Every room was clean well furnished. A modern kitchen with full size stove and fridge. We brought our two dogs and there was lots of space. The tv reception was clear. The lot is right on the lake and on a dead end lane so it was quiet and very little traffic. The cottage is a short drive from Shipshewana and Goshen. The country roads are picturesque and the Amish farms quaint and charming. It was a great place to stay and I hope to return some day.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location - very nice cottage with lots of space!

  • 4 of 5

We had a group of 10 women, we fit comfortably and had a great time! The view of the lake is beautiful! Hoping to come back in the warmer seasons!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis, In

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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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

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


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.