|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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This beautiful home located in the Sylvan Lake area sits on twenty wildlife-filled acres in the middle of Noble County Indiana. Enjoy your days with relaxing walks on our many trails. We have a beautiful and spacious outdoor porch that your family can enjoy. Our home is perfect for anyone who needs privacy and quiet time to reconnect with those things that are most important in life. We have hosted business and church retreats, family reunions, and romantic getaways.
We have been married for sixteen years. Since high school, we dreamed of owning our own home. That dream became a reality in 1998. We have entered a stage in our life in which we want to give back. We have been praying that we can use this home for a great purpose. It is our hope that this home will not only be rented by people who need to 'get away from it all', but also for men's and women's spiritual retreats. This home is perfect for that! We are now working in the mission field and we now want to share our home for others to enjoy!
Adam Mains purchased this house in 1998
Our family has lived in Noble County since the 1840's. It is only natural for us to be in the middle of it!
We have owned this 'Fortress of Solitude' for fourteen years. God has really blessed us with a place where one can enjoy the majesty of nature. This home is centrally located to many wonderful attractions. Each Memorial and Labor day, music lovers come from all over to the Tri-State Bluegrass Festival. In October, the cool autumn weather brings us the Kendallville Apple Festival. This highly celebrated event is a draw for thousands of people who are seeking delicious treats and handmade crafts. Also, a short ten minute drive will put you in the heart of Amish country. Shipshewana is not too far away (25 miles). This mecca for Amish culture enthusiast is home to one of Indiana's largest flea markets, and many wonderful restaurants. But most importantly, it is our desire to provide you with a home that will bring you a time of joy and peace!
Recently my group of friends stayed here for a ladies weekend. There were 11 of us on the trip and the house was perfect for us. There was plenty of space that we didn't feel crowded, and it was great to have actual beds for all, no sleeper sofas. I think one of my favorite things was the dining room table being large enough we could all sit at the same time! We have rented several other houses over the years, but this is the first to have a table that seats as many people as the house sleeps. Great for meals together and playing games!
House and property were both just as promoted. Great location if you are looking for a quiet area with beautiful surroundings.
Small local town, but has everything you need.
Adam was good to work with. Replied to all questions and left clear instructions.
I would recommend this property for any large family or group of friends wanting to have a place to relax.
Had my friends together at Adam's cottage for a golf weekend. A wonderful place overall, and would highly recommend for anyone hosting a large gathering of family or friends!
My and my brother's families spent an extended weekend at this property. We had a wonderful time. The house was well equipped and very kid friendly. This house is very close to outdoor activities and needed shopping for supplies, etc. We especially enjoyed the frog pond and fire ring!
We were looking for a place to stay for a long weekend to get away with family. We found it. The home was ideal for our group. We all enjoyed the large front porch for family meals; the open area for outdoor games; the fire pit for s'mores the fully equipped kitchen and the large tables inside for games at night. The children loved the toy closet and cubby inside as well as the sandbox outside. The home was very clean and offered a lot of character and space. We took advantage of area offerings at an animal park, local farm tours, a bison ranch and a state park.
My sisters and our families (which include 7 children ranging from 1-9 years old) just returned from a weekend stay, and we loved this house! Super spacious, lots of light, and adequately baby-proofed for roaming toddlers (they even had baby gates at the tops of both stairs). Other kid friendly amenities included a stocked game/toy closet, toys for the outdoor sandpit, plenty of frogs to watch from the pond by the front porch, and (saving the best for last) a hidden kid cave! (I.e., there's a little crawl area under the stairs with a bean bag chair for the kids to hang out in, there was always at least one kid camped out in their "clubhouse"!) We also hiked the various trails on the property and roasted marshmallows in the fire pit at night. There's a grocery store 6 minutes away, so very convenient for forgotten items. Would definitely recommend again!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$350|
|Cleaning Fee||$50 + Tax|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.