The Blue Moon Cottage has 2 Bedrooms and 1 Bath/shower, and sleeps 6 comfortably. It includes a living room and family room leading to a spacious water-side deck and fire pit.
The Blue Moon Cottage is located in Shady Oaks, a private community with paved roads excellent for roller blades, skate boards and bikes. Shady Oaks includes a private pond, with kid-friendly beaches and amenities. In fact, that pond is right across from the cottage!
• Full-house Air Conditioning
• DirecTV Satellite television
• Wireless Internet (WiFi) access
• Fully equipped kitchen
• Towels, bed linens, blankets, pillows
• 2 TVs, each with BluRay DVD players
• DVD Movies and Books
• Games (for a rainy day)
From your spacious front deck, it's just a few steps to your private dock with 2 slips on the channel. You can see Long Lake, which connects to the 7 lakes that make up the Coldwater Chain of Lakes.
Spend a relaxing day, cruising the many lakes in the chain. Don’t have a boat? Boat rentals are available from Coldwater Lake Marina and Lake Drive Marina.
Are you a fisherman? You’ll find tournament-quality bass fishing in the Coldwater/Marble Lake chain. There are also loads of pan fish, including bluegill, redear sunfish, rock bass, crappies and yellowperch. You'll also find Northern Pike and catfish.
Spend some time sun bathing or swimming in the pond across from your cottage.
The pond features 2 water slides, 4 beaches, and a swim platform.
Have an attack of wander-lust? Visit Quincy or Allen for some antique browsing. Or visit the Fremont Outlet Malls, for more modern fare. Experience local wines at a free tasting at Satek Winery. Learn a bit about our natural history and the old west, at the Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve in Fremont, IN. Visit a real drive-in theater, the family owned Capri Drive-in Theater. Or attend a play at the historical Tibbitt’s Theater. Or view a current movie release at NCG Cinema multiplex in Coldwater, MI
A new casino, Firekeepers, opened in 2009 in Battle Creek, MI only 30 minutes from Coldwater.
Shopping close by includes Meijer, Walmart, Yonkers, Menards, Kohl’s, and the Fremont mall.
Want to travel a bit further? Top things to do with family:
• How about Shipshewana, IN, with it’s huge flea market, auctions, and shops.
• Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek, MI
• Pokagon State Park in Fremont, IN
Don’t feel like cooking? There are several eateries nearby, including Sportsman’s Bar and Grill, Pizza Hut, Applebee’s, Ruby Tuesday, Mancino’s, Bill’s Steak House, Strike Zone and many more. In your cottage, you’ll find a “visitor’s basket”, containing menus from many local restaurants, as well as other local attractions.
Back at the Blue Moon Cottage, enjoy an evening family campfire, or simply relax on the deck, watching the water and the boats drifting by.
And for those moments when you yield to the call of modern technology, enjoy DirecTV satellite television, wireless internet, or Blu-ray DVDs (a family-friendly selection of DVDs is provided. Or you can visit Walmart or Walgreens in Coldwater, and sample current fare from Redbox).
Summer is not the only time to enjoy Lake Life. The fall colors, especially viewed from the lake, will rival New England. And during the Winter, there is snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross country skiing.
The Blue Moon Cottage includes everything you need. Just bring your clothes, some food, and your toothbrush. The Blue Moon is fully furnished with stove (2) refrigerators, microwave, coffee maker, cups, plates, silverware, pots and pans, blender, crock pot, toaster, 2 TV’s, Blu-ray DVD players, linens, blankets, towels, wash cloths. An outside patio table seats 4. Additional 5 chairs for extra seating around your campfire, or for chillin’ on the deck. A propane gas grill for outdoor cooking.
============ Using The calendar =====================
If a date is "blacked out" in the Calendar, you can be sure that it's not available.
HOWEVER, if a date is NOT "blacked out", that date may still be reserved. Sometimes, it takes the system a bit of time to "catch up" with the schedule change.
Bottom line - to find out what dates are available, the safest option is to call Peg Whitney at 419-902-4164.
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There are 2 rate levels - Summer and Off-Season.
Summer Rates (May through September)
$450/weekend (3 nights minimum)
Weekly Rates - $875/week
Off-Season (October through April)
$300/weekend (3 nights minimum)
Weekly Rates - $350/week
Monthly Rates - $875/monthly (occupant pays utilities)
There is a security deposite of $200 (refunded if cottage left in good condition).
There is a $50 pet fee, which is non-refundable.
Note - Rates are subject to change. Contact Peg Whitney (419-902-4164) to confirm rates & availability.