|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Turtle Cove Cottage is a small vacation home located in a quiet waterfront cove off the main channel between Sechrist, Irish, and Sawmill Lakes. Newly remodeled, sleeps 5 comfortably. A queen size air bed is available for an additional guest. The master bedroom features a queen size bed, small TV, beautiful hardwood furniture, double closet and a sliding glass door to access the waterfront patio. Bedroom two features a twin over full bed, closet and hardwood dresser. All bed linens are supplied. Ceiling fans in each room throughout the cottage. Spacious bathroom has full vanity, mirror, shower, and commode. Towels, washcloths, and hand towels are furnished for six guests. We ask you to bring your own toilet paper. Kitchen is equipped with full size stove, full size refrigerator with freezer,coffee maker, microwave and toaster. Flatware, dinnerware and kitchen linens also provided. Please bring your own paper towels. Our tap water is from our Well so you may prefer to bring bottled water for drinking. We do have a new Culligan water filtration system added in August of 2014.
Home features central air, central heat, beige Berber carpeting in living room, dining nook, kitchen, and master bedroom. A double-stack washer/dryer is in utility room off the kitchen(we do not furnish laundry soap). Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are installed. The family room features 1 couch, two over-stuffed chairs with protective covers, wide-screen TV, basic cable, and WIFI. DVD/Blue Ray Combo. A dining nook is located on the waterfront side of the cottage with a sliding glass door that opens to the patio. The patio features a Sun Chaser automatic retractable awning, comfortable patio furniture, outdoor grill, and access to the 30 foot private aluminum private pier and small boat ramp. The boat ramp is perfect for launching Kayaks, small fishing boats, Wave Runners and Canoes.
There is a Public Access site 900 feet to the west of cottage on Lane B40d. There is a $2.00 in/out charge on an honor system. This site should accommodate most water craft.
Public access sites may have to be used for larger water crafts.
There is no swimming available on site. Sandbars are found throughout the lake system and offer great swimming; just watch to see where all the watercraft are parked!
While relaxing on the patio or fishing from the pier, opportunities abound for bird watching, turtle and local wildlife observation. Listen to the continual frog, insect and bird song. A true delight for nature lovers. Permanent inhabitants of the wildlife area include Bald Eagles, Osprey's, Blue Herons, Green Herons, Coots, Canadian Geese, Swans, Sandhill Cranes and many different kind of turtles of all sizes. Rent one of our on site kayaks and paddle around the lillipads, water lillies, water iris, cattails and late summer flowering Hibiscus for a close up look at the residents and plant life. Please be respectful of their environment! Please respect signage.
Fishing in the Barbee Lakes chain is awesome! Largemouth bass, bluegills, pike, crappies, yellow perch, catfish and even muskies! You can fish in the spring, summer and fall right from your very own private pier. You can also Ice fish on the cove, nearby channels and lakes in the winter. we have ample parking for your watercraft trailers and cars. Watercraft trailors may be parked to the north of driveway behind huge lilac bushes. This is in the area in front of the No Trespassing signage on wildlife area. We have recently added a Cabellas outside fish-cleaning table for your convenience. Please...NO fish cleaning in cottage! This cottage is suitable for all seasons. Come and play in the water or on the ice! A true year-round vacation get-away. Check in time 4:00pm. Check out time 11:00am.
Marinas: Anthony's Anchor Bay Marina, Inc. 574-834-7993 236 EMS B1, Lane Leesburg, IN 46538, located on the north shore of Big Barbee Lake. Fuel/bait/boat supplies.
Barbee Marina: 574-834-2595
Marine headquarters for Barbee Lakes. 314 EMS
Lane B-61, Warsaw, IN 46582. Paddle boats/pontoons/runabouts/fuel, north shore of Little Barbee Lake.
Tippecanoe Boat Company, north shore of Lake Tippy 574-8342271 /rentals/fuel/supplies.
Local Barbee Lakes: Barbee Hotel-dining and Danny's Sports Bar. The Landing Restaurant on the channel between Little Barbee and Big Barbee Lake. Swimming in the Barbee Chain is a unique experience. Sandbars scattered throughout the Chain provide sandy, shallow swimming accessed by boat. There is no swimming available at cottage.
North Webster Area/10 minutes away: Historic DIXIE Stern Wheel Tour Boat/Lake Webster, 888-80DIXIE(34943). Dixie Day Festival swimming beach by Dixie at North Webster Town Park. Lakeview Restaurant on site, inside or outside dining.
North Webster Community: Center/YMCA/amazing amount of activities.
Palace of Wellness/Liscensed Massage Therapist.
Famous Epworth Forest Retreat Center. Music in the Park. Lake Webster Ski Bees Shows. Mermaid Festival, late June. American Legion Post. Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area, 574-834-446.
Pisgah Marsh Area and Boardwalk is home to over 290 bird species and provides excellent wild-life viewing throughout the year.
Syracuse/Lake Wawasee Area. , 20 minutes away. Lake activities/golf/shopping/crafting/dining.
Syracuse/Wawasee Trail/hiking, biking.
Rainy Day? No problem in Kosciusko County! There is plenty to do!
First of all, fish are still biting; use the two umbrellas in the cottage and fish off the pier. A fish-cleaning station is located on the side of the shed by the boat ramp. Feel free to dump fish entrails into channel; wildlife love it!
Second, peruse the brochures in the local information basket in the cottage.
Warsaw area, 20 minutes away. Wagon Wheel Playhouse 2014 Summer Season, www.wagonwheeltheatre.org 866-832-2618.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens, unique garden of Biblical plants, www.warsawbiblicalgardens.org.
Historic Winona Lake Area, Grace College. The Village at Winona/Arts, Eateries/Entertainment/Shops 574-268-9888. Billy Sunday Home/Museum. Reneker Museum of Winona History 574-372-5193.
Greater Warsaw Ministerial Association.
Public beach and picnic area at Center Lake.
Amish Country, 35 miles away.
Famous Shipshewana Flea Market Fantastic! A must see! Auctions, Antiques, Restaurants, outdoor flower and vegetable market, and a fantastic flea market.
Amish Acres/Historic Farm and Heritage Resort/Tours/Restaurants/Musical Theatre/Shops
Das Essenhaus Restaurant and Gift Shop Middlebury IN
In the area: The Old Bag Factory in Goshen, 574-534-2502 Artisans, Shops, Cafes, Antiques.
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, 45 minutes away, Voted Indiana's #1 gotta-do summer attraction. One of the nations top 10 Zoos for Kids.
So much more!
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable Damage Deposit||C$533|
Rates are subject to change.................however not after Booking has been made