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Gilead Lakefront Cottage with Large Deck and Beautiful View

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Newly renovated 2 bedroom lakefront cottage home with a beautiful deck overlooking Gilead Lake. The cottage comes with a full kitchen (pots, pans, plates, cups, silverware, coffee maker etc.), grill, tv, air conditioners, washer and dryer, outdoor picnic table, additional outdoor furniture, stone/sand beach, fishing dock, and parking for up to 3 vehicles. Gilead lake is a great fishing and boating lake that has a public access ramp which does not charge a fee to drop in a boat.

Nearby cities include:

Indiana - Angola, Fremont, Orland, Stroh

Michigan - Bronson, Coldwater, Sturgis

More Details

Nate Nill
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Nate Nill

A family of 5 siblings, 3 boys and 2 girls jointly owns this property. We love lake living and are happy to share that experience with others.

Nate Nill purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Nate Nill chose Bronson

Incredible view!


Bronson Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Please bring your own pillow cases, sheets, towels, toilet paper, and paper towels.
  • Have fun and enjoy this beautiful lake!
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The living room has a set of twin bunk beds and a pull out couch with a double sized mattress.
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • playground
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • swimming
Guests will need to provide their own bedding. The cottage has 1 queen bed, 2 double beds, 1 twin bed and a couch which converts to a twin bed.


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Gilead Lakefront Cottage with Large Deck and Beautiful View
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 6 reviews

The deck was cluttered with too many tables and chairs. Then the owner added a bar to the mix.

  • 2 of 5

Not impressed. The deck was too cluttered. Trim and molding was missing/not installed on doorways. The kitchen sink hardly drained. The bathroom was not handicap accessible. One had to step up about 10 inches into the shower. A dead branch broke off a tree, hit the rear of our car causing over $1500 damage. The owner was negligent in not cutting out the dead branch. They should at least pay our deductable--or all of the cost!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

This is truly a cabin/cottage experience that met our needs. The views were wonderful; the lake was amazing. If you are looking for simple lodging that meets your basic needs, this is it. If you are looking for luxury, this is not for you.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice cottage with a beautiful view of the lake.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights in this beautiful cottage which over looks the lake. Nice and big deck, everything thing you need is there. We had the pleasure of meeting the owners, what a nice and wonderful familyđź‘Ť

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mishawaka, IN

The Best Yet

  • 5 of 5

This is the Place. The sunsets were great. Fishing was good. Cabin had everything they said and more. If you want a quiet getaway this is a winner.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Decatur, in


  • 4 of 5

Had great weather and a fun and peaceful trip.

We caught a lot of Bluegill and some nice perch. Bass a few but not keepers. This was a 2 different families fishing so we had 6 people. Had nice dock space, the deck was nice but looks like has not been used since last year.

Only 2 items kept me from giving it 5 stars. #1 the bathroom wall was finished about 4 inches short from the wall so the adjoining bedroom at night heard everyones bathroom business. #2 you need to bring your own sheets not an issue but 1 of the bunk beds did not look very good.

We would definitely rent again.

Orland is close by and has a nice breakfast place and for dinner in Bronson the 5 star pizza place and Bill Millers were real good.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Fishing for kids !

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and clean cottage. Exactly as described by owner. Lake bottom is very mucky so older kids didn't swim but enjoyed catching fish off the dock and row boat. Toddlers swam in shoreline which had a more solid bottom. Deck wonderful and where we enjoyed eating and playing games. I would recommend this cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $50

Please bring your own pillow cases, sheets, blankets, towels, toilet paper, and paper towels. We ask that you clean and put away all dishes and take out the trash before you leave and place it in the blue trash bin located on the street side of the cottage.

There is only parking room for 3 cars max. If you happen to have additional visitors they will need to park at the boat launch and be shuttled to the cottage. We wish to respect the parking areas of our neighbors.

Full damage deposit will not be fully refunded for any of the following reasons:

-Additional cleaning is required by the professional cleaner on top of the normal professional cleaning duration due to mess left by tenant
-Visible damage to property outside of normal wear and tear
-Staying past the agreed upon check-out time

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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