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Enjoy a perfect stay w/amazing views, sunsets & conversations by the fire

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,848 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Enjoy great fishing, swimming, boating, kayaking, or take in the views & relax.

We have a very large level lake front yard with a great outdoor living space that has a large hand made Mayan family hammock (up to 500lbs) that is sheltered underneath a covered deck. Additionally we have an outdoor polished concrete and stainless steel wet bar area with a huge entertainment sink designed to fill with ice and last all day long. We also have a large custom built in outdoor enclosed shower area that is great for summer time fun . It also has a TV hook up if you need to watch a big game etc, and electrical outlets for your crock pots, chargers etc. along with a large outdoor ceiling fan to create a breeze if you prefer. We have a nice fire pit that we often enjoy towards the evenings and makes for a great conversation setting for all ages.

Adam's lake is an all sports lake from 10am to 6pm. From 6pm to 10am it is a no wake lake allowing the fishermen and everyone to enjoy the sunsets and relax. Our lake is about 350 acres, spring fed and 98' deep. We have an amazing and very popular sand bar for all to enjoy on the East side of the lake. Adam's lake pub serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as has a full bar and you can drive your boat over or drive your car there.

We have a two story home with 3 bedrooms on the 2nd story. The master was just completely remodeled and offers a King sized bed, with a very large closet and a large Anderson Patio door that opens to the 24x20 upper deck. The 2nd bedroom was also just remodeled and offers a Queen sized bed with built in storage drawers under the bed, large closet and also has a patio door that opens onto the upper deck. The 3rd bedroom

was also just remodeled and offers a twin over standard bunk bed and a large closet. Completely the 2nd floor is a full bathroom with a large jetted tub and shower. On the first floor we have a large kitchen and living room area with large ceramic tile floors and great views of the lake. The kitchen features new stainless steel appliances(side by side fridge, dishwasher, electric smooth top self cleaning stove, and toaster and microwave. The living room has a leather sofa and love seat along with a nice chair & ottoman. We also have a family room with a love seat and a desk area. Wireless wifi throughout the house. Our deck has landscape lighting that comes on and off automatically. We have a nice kayak, a paddle king paddle boat and many other floats for your use as well as a nice roll in aluminum dock. There is plenty of room to dock your boat and a public landing on the East side. We also have cable with movie channels should you decide to watch some TV.

Our favorite area is our outdoor living area where we have an outdoor shower, and a full wet bar with our large entertainment sink. We also have a large coca-cola refrigerator for your beer, or soft drinks etc.

We are very close to Shipshewana, the Midwest's largest Flea Market and Antique Auction which also has numerous Amish bakeries, meat shops, cheese shops, candy stores, Amish Made Furniture stores, etc. which offer excellent shopping.

More Details

Jeff Fox
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, spanish, Learning to speak PennsylvaniaDutch & Chinese
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Jeff Fox

I have been coming up to Adam's lake every year since 1968. My grandparents owned our home before we purchased it. Their grandparents owned the property on the corner next door to ours. We have completely updated most of our home and really enjoy the times we spend at the lake together with friends and family. I have started a new business and didn't get to spend as much time last year at the lake as I had hoped. That is why we decided to rent it out so that others could have as much fun and good times as we have as well as helping off set our costs to maintain it.

Jeff Fox purchased this house in 2007

Why Jeff Fox chose Wolcottville

Our property on Adam's Lake is unique in that we have a very large and even front yard between the house and the lake. It is ideal for entertaining, for playing catch or for kicking a soccer ball around. We also have installed a nice fire pit that makes for a great gathering area in the evenings and many bottles of wine have been shared around our fire pit. Additionally there is a large beaver mound about 50 feet of our lake front that is fun to watch the beavers around dusk and dawn. We love Adam's lake because it offers the perfect balance with a full sports lake during the day and a more relaxed environment from 6pm to 10am.

*** Our home is a non-smoking pet free property.

What makes this house unique

Amazing views, set back from the busy boating section, several lily pads to fish in, a nice channel that the kids love to catch turtles in. A great sandbar to swim on and to top it all of a very nice restaurant connected to the lake.

Also there are several local things to do for all ages in Kendallville (11miles), LaGrange (12 miles) and Shipshewana (19 miles)

We hope you enjoy our home as much as we do!


Wolcottville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1848 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • FIREPIT: Please only burn firewood (provided) and twigs in the firepit. Do not put trash, cigarette butts, food, or paper etc. into the fire pit.
  • PARKING is provided for 3 cars in our driveway. No parking is permitted in ANY other areas. IF more parking is needed, ask owner about other options
  • TRASH: Please put trash out by the road on Monday evening, all trash must be in bags, be sure to place containers as shown in the welcome book.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , Double vanity sinks in lower first floor bathroom
    Bonus Shower - shower , outdoor shower , Shower off of utility room. Outdoor shower under main deck
    Upstairs Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub , outdoor shower , Outdoor shower is below upper deck, usually a huge hit w/all
  • Upper and lower bathrooms have been completely remodeled. Upstairs bathroom features a 1 inch tile surround shower above a very large jetted bath tub making a bathtub/shower combo.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Twin over Full bunk, large closet, completely remodeled.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master Bdrm has amazing views & lg. patio door onto top deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Amazing views and a large patio door to the top deck+closet
  • Master Bedroom newly remodeled from top to bottom, new windows, carpet, drywall, ceilings, fixtures etc. Pretty much new construction. Large patio door that leads out to the 2nd level of the deck with amazing views. Large closet and King sized bed. All of 2nd floor has just been remodeled.
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Adam's lake is a full sports lake from 10am to 6pm From 6pm to 10am it is a no wake lake and you are required to adhere to the 10mph speed limit. This is a great balance between having a lot of fun in the sun and also providing a great relaxation period where the lake is calm. Many kayakers, fishermen, swimmers, sail boats, and pontoons enjoy the lake during the calmer times. Check in After 4:00pm and Check out Before 11:00am


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Enjoy a perfect stay w/amazing views, sunsets & conversations by the fire
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 26 reviews
Huntertown, IN

Beautiful quite home

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautifully remodeled. The back yard was perfect for younger children with a sandbox and plenty of room to run and play. The surrounding area was quite and family oriented. Everyone enjoyed the hammock in the shade and away from any rainy weather. The lake was full of fish and fun with a very nice dock for boating. A wonderful place to lay back and enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our home and very much appreciate how well you took care of it. We would love to have you and your family back anytime. warm regards, Jeff & Dani
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Awesome - fun for the entire family.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many VRBO properties over the last 10 years. And for us, it has always come back to how great the owner is with communication. Whether it be for questions or feedback. Jeff and Danni are both fantastic to rent from and even greeted us at check in. The house is everything they have listed in the description.

The neighbors on both sides were both warm and inviting, which is unusual for these types of rentals.

We chose not to rent the available pontoon boat, but definitely would next time. A big shout out to neighbors Kevin and Teresa for taking us on a pontoon boat tour of the lake at the end of our stay.

Overall, the house will sleep an extended family for any number of days. We are a family of 4 that travelled to Indiana to visit with friends and family in the area, and had no problem hosting my in laws and niece for the duration of our stay.

The outdoor kitchen was a huge hit, we were able to keep all of our beverages in the outdoor sink and adjacent cooler under the stairs, thus freeing up space in the fridge indoors for all of our food. Parking while listed at just 3 spaces can easily accommodate up to 6 cars within the front drive alone, as long as you park them closely together.

We would not hesitate to stay here again in the future, and would definitely recommend this property to anyone who asked.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shane it was great to meet you and your family and we are glad you guys had a great vacation! Thank you for taking such good care of our home! Yes we are very blessed with great neighbors on all sides of our property and Kevin and Teresa are the best! We would love to have you and your family back again anytime :)
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Great Get Away

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed this place. Well maintained home with a great outdoor area for entertaining additional guests. Lots of extras available for use as well including yard games, board games, and a fire pit in the large yard, not to mention the items for use in the lake including an awesome paddle boat, kayak, fishing poles, and floats. Finally, I can't exclude the large hammock, which may have been the highlight of the stay for our kids. If it weren't for those pesky mosquitoes, there may have been an outright war on who would have gotten to sleep in it at night.

Jeff was there to welcome us to the home and show us around the lake. He also followed-up on a few occasions throughout the week just to ensure there wasn't anything we needed.

This place is definitely on our list for a future stay the next time we are in Indiana.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael, I am glad you guys had a great stay and had a chance to all relax together. When I left I sorta wondered who all was going to win out on our family hammock :) Thank you and your beautiful family for taking such great care of our place and the pontoon. We would love to have you back anytime! warm regards, Jeff
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Lakefront on Lake Adams

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing and enjoyable vacation on Lake Adams. Jeff, the owner, is very accommodating and customer service minded. Home was as shown and promised and had everything we needed. Would visit this home again.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike, I am glad you guys had a great time and it was great hearing about all of the Large Mouth Bass you caught. Thank you very much for taking such good care of our home and you and your family are definitely welcome back anytime. :) Jeff
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Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The house was cozy, clean, and exactly as pictured/described. Jeff was responsive and helpful. The neighborhood is relaxing and safe with friendly neighbors. Overall, no complaints!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house and lake! We loved it.

  • 4 of 5

House had everything we needed and the outdoor entertaining space is beautiful. My family had a great week!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Connie, I am glad you and your family had a great stay at our lake! Thank you very much for taking such nice care of our home, we would love to have you back anytime. warmest regards, Jeff
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Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Fort Wayne International Airport, FWA
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Coody Brown's, Twin Six, Adams Lake Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Limberlost Golf Club, Rome City, IN
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Waterloo, IN Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Twin Six Restaurant & Bar

Wolcottville is located in NE indiana between Rome City, IN and Lagrange, IN. We are also very close to Kendallvill(15 minutes) and Shipshewana, IN about 25 minutes. Shipshewana has a very large flea market every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summer and extended days during holidays. They also have several amish bakeries, crafts, cheeses, meats, produce and specialty shops. Additionally they have several restaurants and have a large water park. They also have live theatre via musicals etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Guest 10 $140 + Tax
Guest 9 $140 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $135

DURING SUMMER MONTHS WE ARE A SATURDAY TO SATURDAY RENTAL. Rates are subject to change at any time up until your reservation is made. Check in 4:00pm and Check out Before 11:00am Cancellation Policy 30 days prior to check in = full refund, 21 days prior to check in = 50% refund, less than 21 days notice prior to check in = no refund. Hosting parties or Events with visitors not listed on the rental agreement are not permitted without prior written pre-approval. Home includes 3 parking spots and up to 8 guests. Additional parking may be available to rent with advanced notice. $20 per guest per night for guests 9 & 10. Contact owner to discuss prior to making a reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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