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5 Bedroom/1.5 Bath Lake Front On East Shore Lake Syracuse Sleeps Up To 12

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Family Retreat On Peaceful Lake Syracuse! Private Pier For Personal Use

Our unique cottage is located on the East side of Lake Syracuse. Steps away from the water. We have a sandy bottom great for swimming!

5 Bedrooms

1.5 baths

Sleeps up to 12

Full kitchen

Large front deck

Gas grill

Private pier

Washer and dryer

Outside fire pit

Sand area

This cottage holds many fond family memories, and we would love to share this little slice of paradise with you to make life memories too!

Lynn Balkenbush
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2018


Syracuse Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , large closet for hanging clothes, dresser
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , dresser for clothes
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , dresser for clothes
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , dresser and small closet
    Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single , one bed is a trundle bed can turn into king 2 dressers
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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5 Bedroom/1.5 Bath Lake Front On East Shore Lake Syracuse Sleeps Up To 12
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Chicago, IL

Great cottage on Syracuse Lake.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at the Nixon Cottage. The property is well maintained and comfortable with a wonderful yard and pier for enjoying the lake. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare meals and snacks. We will definitely return for my next high school reunion!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun stay!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this charming lake house. We had a large group and it was easy to accommodate everyone ( the only negative was only one shower but we knew that going into it and had a game plan).

The outdoor area was great and we loved sitting around the fire pit in the evenings watching the beautiful sunset.

Thanks for a lovely stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dayton, Ohio

Great for family vacation.

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 10 stayed here from 6/24/17-6/27/17. Everyone truly enjoyed our mini-vacation thanks to this great family home. All beds are comfortable, the fridge is HUGE, seating is plentiful, firepit is amazing, and the lake water is extremely clean. The deck is perfect for grilling and eating outside. The kitchen is large enough to have multiple cooks in there all at the same time. Our first night the sky was completely clear and the stars were similar to a planetarium which was a nice surprise. While there is only one shower and two restrooms it did not cause us any issues as I was worried it would. Our family did a lot of fishing & swimming. We were around the firepit roasting marshmallows every night. We brought games but were very happy to have others to choose from that are kept at the home. Even the outdoor seating they offer was comfortable and perfect for lounging. Our family normally goes to Norris Lake or Lake Tippecanoe but everyone agreed this was our best yet. The flat yard and having no steps to the water was a big plus for my parents. The sandy bottom and sandbox was a huge hit with the kids. Lynn was the most responsive owner I have ever worked with. She took a genuine interest in our family’s story and was extremely kind to me. I highly recommend this home for a good old fashioned family vacation. It provided us the exact memories we were hoping to make.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Nixon cottage was a great place to stay for grandparents, kids, and grandkids (total of 11). Everyone had a nice comfortable bed, and the cottage had all the amenities anyone could want. It felt like we were being entertained in a family home. The lakefront was wonderful, fire pit was fun, and neighbors very friendly. Lynn was exceptionally helpful and great to work with. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Homer Glen, Il

Great Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My Family and I enjoyed a wonderful vacation at this cottage. My wife, my sons & their wives, and my grandchildren found the cottage, and working with Lynn, to be a very enjoyable experience. The water was very warm and the sandy bottom was a really nice opportunity for my grandchildren to swim. The cottage was very clean with plenty of room. The yard was large enough to play games & the fire pit was perfect. Lynn has to be one of the nicest and honest people I have worked with, in my experiences with VRBO over many years. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Cottage with wonderful dock and lake.

  • 5 of 5

I needed a lake house that could hold 14 guys for a bachelor party. This cottage was absolutely perfect for what we needed. It has a very warm feel to it and had more than enough space for us. The lake had a very sandy bottom that made for perfect spot for us to sit in the lake and hang out and also play games in the water. Absolute 10/10 experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $150

$500 deposit required with reservation
This $500 security deposit which will be returned if the property is left undamaged.
May $2,500/week
June $3,000/week
July $3,000/week
August $3,000/week
September $2,500/week
October $2,500/week

I will let you know by email where to send your deposits and payments

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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