Cozy cottage on the lake – vrbo year 6 electricity

Approximately an hour from Chicago. Hudson Lake only 75 miles SE of Chicago. This recently rebuilt Luxury Cottage is anything but ordinary. Comfortable style with a fully equipped kitchen. 500 sq ft of decks, an 80 foot pier, and a swim raft. There is also a beach house for grilling and relaxing closer to the beach, easy way to keep an eye on the kids.We supply bed linens and bath towels. You will need to provide beach towels. There are three TVs with DVD players. Washer and dryer are provided on site. There is central A/C and heat. Large driveway provides off-street parking for at least 4 vehicles and room for your boat trailer, so just bring food & drinks & you’re set! Beach, boating, and BBQ are all right here! Historic New Carlisle, Parks, antique shops, groceries shopping, Bowling alley & great places to eat are nearby. It is also easy to access downtown Chicago as the South Shore Train stop is approximately 1 mile from the house. We are located on an 600 acre all sports lake that is great for fishing too! Luxury bathrooms & a 2 person soaking tub in the master suite. We also have a front yard fire pit & fishing poles for you to use. Home is near Three Oaks Century bike trail and is perfectly located for biking. 6 miles to New Buffalo beaches, shops, and restaurants and Four Winds Casino resort. 5 miles to artsy Three Oaks, Michigan, and its art galleries, theater and independent movie theater. Golf at Whitaker Woods Golf Course, or Briar Leaf Golf Course. 8 courses within 15 miles. Outlet shopping in Michigan City. Nature hikes at nearby Spicer Preserve. 15 miles to Notre Dame University. 2 miles to Heston Steam Train museum. Minutes to apple picking,peach, blueberry and pumpkin farms. Feels like Wisconsin. Similar to Paw Paw Lake or Twin Sister’s Lake in Michigan. One of the nearest recreational lake south of Chicago, IL. This is the perfect spot for a reunion of friends or family. Also a favorite for Notre Dame visitors, game weekends and weddings. No smoking, will consider pets. View more

We had a great time and rented both the Cozy Cottage and Domers Haven given the size of our family. Both homes had more amenities than what is described on the website. The proximity of the houses is such that we could walk easily between the two. We hung outside more at the lake house and had more meals at Domers haven. The pictures on the website for how the homes are laid out don’t do it justice—there is more space in the common areas in the lake house than the pics appear (bedrooms are as small as they look) and the bedrooms at domers haven are as spacious as they appear. Both houses have basements that are quite nice as well…no pics of either on the website though. We spent so much time outside and had great weather that the temp control issue were not major issues for us. Shari knows about them (whistling noise in the Domers haven home—very annoying if you’re in the common area of the home) and moisture control issue in the lake house.

The grills are gas grills (needed to be cleaned before being used) and we brought lots of things we didn’t need—wish we would have brought a hose (though had I asked Shari she probably would have had that we could have used) and a container for recycling. The fridges are standard size and the one in the lake house is side by side so we relied on coolers quite a bit. From previous rentals we brought throw rugs to help with wiping feet before coming in/storing shoes inside and this was helpful.

The pictures on the website for how the homes are laid out don’t do it justice—there is more space in the common areas in the lake house than the pics appear (bedrooms are as small as they look) and the bedrooms at domers haven are as spacious as they appear. We spent so much time outside and had great weather that the temp control issues were not major for us but both houses have issues that hopefully can be worked out. Shari knows about them (whistling noise in the domers haven home—very annoying if you in the common area of the home) and moisture control issue in the lake house.

We put the beach and watercrafts to good use! We used the boat (and were surprised with a jet ski availability as well and took full advantage of this too); the hourly rate is comparable to other places but there is no daily/weekly rental rate that would reduce that hourly rate—for us this would have been preferable.