Lake James Red Sands Beach Family Friendly Getaway.

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Last updated: 10/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This cozy cottage is located on red sands beach, lower basin, Lake James boasting awesome sunsets and peaceful surroundings. Features: 75 feet of west facing lakefront, dock to tie up own boat, gradual sandy beach with natural rock sea wall, outdoor furniture, fully furnished interior, equipped kitchen, microwave, gas bbq, full size washer and dryer, large screen HDTV, bluray, wifi and internet access. Master bedroom with queen bed, 2nd bedroom (open landing) with 3 single beds and 1 double and 3rd bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom. Electric heating, wood fireplace and a/c unit. Off street parking. Quiet secluded setting with no through traffic on a dead end street, yet with easy access to many local amenities.

There's something for everyone within 15 minutes drive: big name grocery stores and DIY stores, reputable local restaurants, downtown historic Angola, The Outlet Shoppes at Fremont, and Pokagon State Park.

Short term weekly rentals available. Bed linens and towels not included.

A perfect place to have a family vacation.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1620 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Gradual sandy lake bottom, perfect for children to swim....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    en suite to upstairs bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower




  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    75 feet of lake front on Red Sands Beach of Lower Basis of Lake James....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Seats 6 comfortably with capacity to fit 9 around the table. (extra folding chairs provided.)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Landing window A/C unit keeps whole house cool....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace for cool evenings - supply your own wood...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Downstairs electric furnace and upstairs electric baseboard heaters...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi access to internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    Family room with game table...moreless

  • Parking:

    Large off street gravel parking area for up to 5 vehicles and a boat trailer....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washing machine ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, cups, bowls + flatware for 9 available....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen provides the flexibility to prepare your own meals. Make it a home away form home....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full size oven. Baking trays and pans provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size fridge/freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric stove. Pots and pans; cooking utensils...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor patio table and chairs; picnic table to sit and enjoy the view...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Level lawn area to relax or play games...moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn 2016
Sep 9 - Oct 27, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

Spring 2017
May 26 - Jun 15, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

Early Summer 2017
Jun 16 - Jun 29, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

Fourth July week 2017
Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

Summer Peak 2017
Jul 7 - Jul 13, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

Summer 2017
Jul 14 - Sep 7, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

Autumn 2017
Sep 8 - Oct 5, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 12%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Taxes include 7% sales tax + 5% Steuben County Inn Keepers tax

Check in on Friday after 6 pm and check out on Friday before 1 pm.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/18/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We moved to Indiana from England in 2001. We enjoy taking family vacations especially by a lake or the beach.

Why the Owner Chose Angola, IN, USA:
We picked this property because of the history in the area, the beautiful setting and the great location on the lake. This is the original home built on the property and has been lovingly maintained and updated throughout the years, so you get the sense of time standing still with the convenience of modern utilities.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The big trees and beautiful lake views make it a very peaceful spot. The awesome sunsets can be enjoyed both outdoors on the patio and indoors from the picture windows. Although secluded and peaceful, there are also many amenities available for those days when you want to venture out to civilization...Angola and Pokagon State Park are 15 minutes away, downtown Fort Wayne is 45 minutes, and downtown Chicago is 2.5 hrs drive.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Some cottage history

    Some cottage history

  • Beautiful Lake James & NEW dock with swimming platform. Sandy bottom beach.

    Beautiful Lake James & NEW dock with swimming platform. Sandy bottom beach.

VRBO #564965

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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