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Wellington Lake Cottage located on Stone Lake in Middlebury, IN

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Located On Stone Lake In Middlebury, IN

Our house is located on Stone Lake.

Lot 146

I have a video on this site and on YouTube.

Flat Screen TV

Electric Fire Place

Pier going out into the lake

Two kayaks, and a (new) paddle boat.

Fire pit with wood and chairs in front yard (behind pole barn).

Large pack yard for kids or adults to play in.

We have an electronic lock and the code will be given one I have received your certified funds a week before check in.

You will need to pack sheets, towels, personals, etc.

The cottage has 3 double beds and two twin beds in the basement.

Trash is picked up on Wednesday

The WiFi password is on the freezer door

If you use the grill please turn off the gas at the tank before you leave.

The key to the extra outside building/ bedroom bath is located on the side of the kitchen cabinet as you enter from the front door.

If you need to use the extra detached bedroom/Full (Casita) bath during the off season (Oct-March) please let me know before your arrival.

More Details

Aaron Wellington
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016

About Aaron Wellington

I live in Goshen 20 Min away

Aaron Wellington purchased this house in 2008

Why Aaron Wellington chose Indiana

This is a great lake cottage that is fantastic for swimming, fishing and boating.

What makes this house unique

30 Min from the university of Notre Dame and many other local tourist attractions.


3/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Wellington Lake Cottage located on Stone Lake in Middlebury, IN
average rating of 3.0 based on 2 reviews

Lake House

  • 2 of 5

This home has the potential to be a 5 star. It pains us to issue only a 2 star (fair rating). On the positive side this home sits on a beautiful lake in a wonderful part of Indiana with lots to do and see in the area. The homes floor plan is well suited for a large group. However, there were serious issues with this property"s presentation that should be corrected prior to re renting. The house was absolutely filthy when we arrived. The refrigerator was so dirty that my wife had to spend over an hour cleaning it alone. There was lots of caked on blood in and under the storage bins. The counter tops in the kitchen were greasy and required sanitizing before we felt comfortable in placing any thing on the surfaces in the kitchen. The inside of the stove was in need of a thorough cleaning. It needs a can of Easy Off in order to remove the burned on greasy crust that is baked on the stove's interior. We left that for the owner to deal with. Needless to say, we didn't use the stove for baking. The silverware all had bits of food and a film of grease on many of the forks and spoons and all had to be rewashed. Therefore, we rewashed all the kitchen flatware, pots, and pans. The spray attachment alongside the kitchen faucet didn't work. There were hairs on the bottom of the showers. The mattress covers were rewashed before we dare put clean sheets on them. The house smelled musty and required air fresheners be placed in all the rooms. All the doors were dirty and had numerous scuff marks on them. There were holes in the guest bathroom wall that needed to be repaired. The sliding door to the rear deck was very difficult to slide and is missing a screen so the door could not be left open. Basically, the house needs to be professionally cleaned and the interior walls need to be painted. The pillows were dirty and several of them had what appeared to have blood spots on them. Be sure and bring your own sheets, blankets, pillows, and towels. If the owner's not going to provide then these items then all the old pillows, sheets, towls etc. need to be removed. As they were quite worn and dirty.

The water coming into this home has a strong sulfur smell.

On the plus side the internet performed well at a speed of approximately 4 Mbs which was fast enough to stream Netflix and Youtube without re buffering. The cellular signal was sufficient to make calls in the kitchen. The rest of the house had spotty coverage.

Good luck.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest stayed for one month, and I did a quick walk through the cottage before they arrived, but I did forget to check the fridge and a few other minor areas. I HAVE NEVER HAD A PERSON HAVE ANY ISSUES WITH HOW THE PROPERTY LOOKS, AND POST NEGATIVE FEEDBACK. I have since talked several times with the person and purchased new pillows, cleaned the areas of concern, and will work on other areas as time allows.
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Bloomington, IN

Wellington house

  • 4 of 5

We had a good trip and really enjoyed the lake.

Would consider returning next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was a great person to work with, and they left the cottage in great condition.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
South Bend Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 80/90
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Car: necessary


5 Miles from Middlebury

7 Miles from Hardings Grocery

5 to 10 miles from several restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Middlebury House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Jan 2 2017 - May 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 21 2017 - Sep 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

A few days before you arrive please e-mail me regarding what time you will arrive, so I can try to meet you onsite.
A $150 deposit is required to hold the date and is also a cleaning deposit. The min stay is 2 days in the off season and 7 days during the summer months, Friday to Friday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Middlebury House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Basement has two single beds and a small bunk bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A few days before you arrive please e-mail me regarding what time you will arrive, so I can try to meet you onsite.

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