Year round Lake Shafer Home, 3 bedrooms (king, full, twin) 3 bathrooms. Lakefront home just steps from the water. 120' lake frontage with boat ramp. Lake front deck. Nice lake yard with fire pit (firewood provided), outdoor speakers, picnic table, outdoor chairs, cement sea wall/side walk, floating pier with ladder. Outdoor movies available (very cool - outdoor movies next to the fire pit on a summer evening). Great kitchen with all the basics (dishwasher, microwave) plus 18 quart turkey roaster, large crock pot, Oster Kitchen Center (blender/mixer/grater). Jenn Air Cooktop with cast iron griddle/grill option. Keurig and standard coffee makers. Plus second small kitchen in lakefront room, very cute. Two refrigerators. Several folding tables and chairs. Home theatre with ceiling mounted projector and surround sound. Popcorn maker, enhance your movie experience with great tasting popcorn, just like at the movies. Home theatre has three sofas that will fold out with many different options. Three televisions, all with dvd players. Two stereos, CD changer, speakers located throughout the house. Wireless internet, theatre room has internet access for Netflix, You Tube etc... Central Air Conditioning that cools very well, ceiling fans in most rooms, heat available. Several sofas, most fold out to beds, plus rollaway beds, air mattresses, other sleeping options. Lots of towels, blankets, pillows etc... Gas grill with side burner and large assortment of utensils. Washer and Dryer. Swimming, Fishing, Boating. If you have a boat I have a great setup for you, launch your boat right here on the cement boat ramp, boat lift available that will fit most boats. Plenty of parking.
- Half Baths0
- Min Stay2 nights
3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Lakefront home
- Calendar last updated:
- Oct 15, 2018
About Mike Wilson
I've been coming to this property for over 50 years, my Aunt bought this place in 1965, I purchased it in 2013. I love being close to the lake, many memories made here, enjoy hosting others as additional memories are made. Very nice design, two homes right on the lake front with a nice yard and seawall secluded between the two. This place was designed for summer fun. I stay in the smaller home and I'm here most of the summer. I have a couple of my own gatherings here each year, this place is setup perfectly for family get togethers, lots of fun activities or just get comfortable and relax. Note that I also manage another vacation rental property. This additional property is also listed on VRBO, #796263. I encourage you to take a look at the listing, note that this luxury home is located within a half mile of Indiana Beach. I'm very excited about adding this property as an option and may add others in the future, please feel free to contact me at 312-802-7076 with questions about either property.
Mike Wilson purchased this House in 2013
Why Mike Wilson chose Monticello
This property seems ideal for family vacations (reunions, holidays), group getaway, golf groups, sports events, fishing trip (note boat launch mentioned below), lots of possibilities. This lake home started out as one good sized cottage with a small cottage located on the lakefront. Has had many updates over the years including attaching two cottages into one unit. The lakefront bedroom can serve as an isolated unit, has kitchen, bathroom and door.
What makes this House unique
There is a cement boat ramp on this property, very convenient for launching a boat. Large 8' x 16' floating pier with 120' cement sea wall. Indoor and Outdoor Movies, Indoor theatre with ceiling mounted projector, 6 foot pull down projection screen very nice surround sound system and three sofas. Outdoor theatre is very popular this year, very cool experience sitting around the fire pit watching movies. Outdoor movies does require good weather conditions and projector set up, 100 inch by 160 inch projection screen is up all season. Both projectors can connect to the internet for NetFlix etc... and will play DVDs as well. You might want to consider bringing your laptop or tablet which can in most cases be readily input into the projector. Also note very nice speaker set up in the lake yard for the outdoor movies or just listening to music. Four outdoor speakers surrounding the firepit provide a very unique listening experience. Set up in a manner that allows audio input from your phone, ipod or computer. For music I typically pull up Spotify from my phone or laptop computer, IPod works well too. Popcorn maker, makes great movie style popcorn. Firewood included, I keep a good supply of firewood on hand. I know what a hassle it is to find firewood while on vacation, Some folks bring their own which is always appreciated but don't worry I will always have plenty of firewood. Note that this is a year round rental with reduced rates during the off season. Scenic here all year long, after all you are located right on the water. Works well for holiday gatherings (lots of cooking equipment), sporting events (theatre room), winter getaway, etc...
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Everything went well
The property was clean and everything was in good working order, it also provides a very nice view of the lake and a good place to fish
We stayed here for a few days after a family celebration of my sister's 50th wedding anniversary. Nearly 60 years ago we enjoyed our summers on Lake Freemon and Indiana beach. Our stay was filled reminiscing and recalling family memories. Thanks Mike for a great stay.
Great location - huge space!
This home was perfect for my group and we easily slept 10 in the space. The "stadium seating" in the tv room was great for watching football and movies and the outdoor space with the grill, firepit, deck and lake access was perfect. Mike was a great host and was responsive to my questions. I would absolutely stay here again and recommend it to future parties.
The House was clean and pleasant for family stay!
This is a great place to stay with easy access to the lake and plenty of water equipment. The house is clean with plenty of bathrooms. We will look into staying again!
Another fantastic vacation!
This was our second time visiting Mikes place. We came back because Mike has been so great to work with and we really enjoyed our first trip. This trip was no different. Everything at the house was just the way we remembered it and we had a fantastic extended weekend! Plenty of room in the house for all ten of us who were there. Mike does a great job of making sure you have everything you want and helps you with any questions you may have during your stay. We plan on making the trip again next Summer!
Great price for a beautiful view of the lake!
This home was exactly what we were looking for. Very large interior, great deck to relax on, firepit was cozy and had all the amenities of home. Owner was extremely helpful, friendly and welcoming. We made many fun memories in this home!
Indiana Beach Amusement Park just 5 miles away, roller coasters, water slides, family fun. Drive In Theatre 8 miles away located in Monticello. Fair Oaks Farm approximately 30 miles, dairy and pig operation setup for family viewing. Purdue University approximately 30 miles, many attractions in West Lafayette / Lafayette area.