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PEACEFUL LAKEFRONT HOME PERFECT FOR FAMILIES - 2 1/2 HOURS FROM CHICAGO

Owner/Manager

Advertiser since 2010
Speaks english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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PEACEFUL LAKEFRONT HOME PERFECT FOR FAMILIES - 2 1/2 HOURS FROM CHICAGO

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Sturgis House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Peaceful lakefront house in the middle of Amish Country. Perfect rental property for families, guys golfing, girls weekends. Only 15 miles from Shipshewanna, charming Amish Town with fantastic dining and shopping. Easy access only 6 miles from the Indianna Toll Road. 2 1/2 hours from Chicago or 2 1/2 hours from Detroit. The Spring is a delightful time of year to watch the birth of a new season.

Regardless of the season, you and your family deserve a chance to decompress. To feel the sand between your toes, read a book in the sunroom, marvel at the beauty of a golden sunset. You will enjoy a spacious house that sleeps up to 8 comfortably, with a tri-level floor plan featuring a bright kitchen, large dining area, living room and recreation room. With front-to-back cross-breezes and ceiling fans, even August nights are comfortable sleeping. The lake and beach are right in our backyard. Most importantly, you will get decks with lake views--perfect for casual dining, sunning, reading, relaxed conversation, enjoying the outdoor fireplace and most of all, for viewing magnificent sunsets. (10 persons maximum are allowed on the premises at any time, including daytime guests -- NOT a location for receptions or weddings -- 4 car limit.)

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner/Manager (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
Speaks english

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Peaceful lakefront home perfect for families - 2 1/2 hours from Chicago
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
business
Peaceful lakefront home perfect for families - 2 1/2 hours from Chicago
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p267089
Sturgis Southwest Michigan
5

Beautiful family retreat

  • 5 of 5
Serendipity was the perfect home for our getaway with our parents, and our 11 and 13 year old sons. The house had everything we needed and more. We all loved the layout, and the comfortable furniture. We enjoyed cooking, fishing, kayaking, playing board games, napping, singing by the campfire, and relaxing in the hot tub. We also rented a pontoon boat from Corey Lake Marina and did some modest tubing on the lake. The walk up from the lake was a little tough for my in-laws (78 and 83), but manageable.
The neighborhood is quiet and friendly. Sturgis and Burr Oak provided for some field trips for those who wanted to go into town.
I would love to return here with the same family group, or with a group of friends. The views of the lake are lovely. We had a place to gather, or a place to be alone for awhile, and felt at home.
Thanks, Shelly and Ronnie, for sharing your lake retreat!
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Peaceful lakefront home perfect for families - 2 1/2 hours from Chicago
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p267089
Sturgis Southwest Michigan
5

Another Excellent Getaway!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
Thank you so much to the owners of this lovely home. We are a group of 6 - 8 women who get together each year to "fill our buckets" with friendship and fun. This is the perfect destination. The view is beautiful and peaceful. There are so many spaces to enjoy: the deck, the lake, the sunroom, the kitchen...We hope to return again next year (our 4th year at this house). One more important detail: We have always been extremely impressed with the condition and cleanliness of the property.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Peaceful lakefront home perfect for families - 2 1/2 hours from Chicago
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p267089
Sturgis Southwest Michigan
4

A Really Relaxing Setting for Your Getaway

  • 4 of 5
We like to get together with our three sons and their spouses/sig others periodically for some unstructured family time away from our busy lives, and we'd all recommend this lakefront home. The house itself was very nice, and its setting and the outside amenities exceeded our expectations. The lake is small and doesn't have a sand bottom, but it is very, very picturesque. It's hard to portray how nice it is as the day changes in just a photograph -- mist in the morning, high sun on the water, a big storm, and the quiet of the evening, especially when there is a pretty sunset but even when there isn't. We swam, kayaked down a little channel following a family of swans, and took the rowboat and paddleboat out. The hot tub was nice too. There were places to gather with others, and places to be alone. We recommend not bothering to leave, just decompress right there! The towns around were not appealing to us, all the better to enjoy this home. The owner was very responsive and the home was comfortable and well equipped. This was a winner for all of us.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Peaceful lakefront home perfect for families - 2 1/2 hours from Chicago
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p267089
Sturgis Southwest Michigan
5

MSU Fans love Serendipity on Grey Lake

  • 5 of 5
Serendipity was great! Six of us spent a relaxing, fun-filled time on the lake. The house was lovely and very clean. Everything that we needed was there, from kitchen equipment to outdoor entertainment. The owners were responsive to our questions and very welcoming and easy to work with. We are already planning a trip back next year.
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Peaceful lakefront home perfect for families - 2 1/2 hours from Chicago
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p267089
Sturgis Southwest Michigan
Kenosha WI
5

Wonderful place for girl's get away

Wonderful place for girl's get away
  • 5 of 5
3 of my friends and I spent 3 nights at this lovely home. It was so relaxing and fun, we felt right at home. The beds were very comfortable and the house beautifully decorated. We enjoyed being on the lake, saw swans and beautiful sun rises and sun sets. We didn't cook, except for breakfast, but did enjoy bringing dinner home and eating it on the sun porch overlooking the lake. We did spend quite a bit in Shipshewana, IN, which was only a half hour away. Thanks for a wonderful stay.
  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Peaceful lakefront home perfect for families - 2 1/2 hours from Chicago
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p267089
Sturgis Southwest Michigan
Grand Rapids, Michigan
5

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Found this on line and looked it over before we agreed to rent - very happy we decided to rent! We spent a wonderful week with our three children, two in-laws, and our beautiful grand daughter. We were very happy with the accommodations - especially the air conditioning as several of the days were very warm and humid. We enjoyed the four-season porch - a great place to play games in the evening. The kitchen was very well-equipped - even a huge pot to cook our corn on the cob. The location was great - two of the families came from the Grand Rapids area, and one family from the Chicago area - oh, can't forget our son who flew in to O'Hare from Houston. So as you can see this was a good compromise - meet in the middle. We enjoyed the kayaks, the paddle boat, and the floats. The new deck is beautiful with a wonderful view of the lake and the wild life - saw four hawks circling - wondered if they were looking for us. There is now a hot tub - would be fabulous in the fall and winter. We enjoyed a day at Shipshewana - only a 30 minute drive. In fact, we actually went back a second day to finish sight-seeing. The neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful - hardly saw a soul the entire week. We did make friends with several ducks who nested on the dock at night. There is a small pit for a bon fire where we enjoyed smores one evening. All four bedrooms had excellent queen beds. There are three rooms for entertaining - great for a large family to get away from each other! The owners were more than accommodating - very friendly and concerned about all the little things. We were treated as guests - not just renters. I would highly recommend this rental if you are looking for a peaceful place to rest and relax! - Oh - and don't forget - plenty of grocery stores close by!
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $280 Per night

Sturgis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July Preimum Month
Jul 1 - Jul 31
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$280
$1,652
 

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Refundable damage deposit $69
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Amenities

Amenities

Sturgis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • All beds have new mattresses and linens.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch Furniture
  • Raft
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • swimming
Notes:
No Smoking and NO Pets are allowed inside of the home.

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