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Wellington Lake Cottage located on Stone Lake in Middlebury, IN

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Located On Stone Lake In Middlebury, IN

Our house is located on Stone Lake.

Lot 146

I have a video on this site and on YouTube.

The cottage will hold a maximum of 8 people including children, with 3 total bedrooms.

Flat Screen TV

Electric Fire Place

Pier going out into the lake

Two kayaks, and a (new) paddle boat.

Fire pit with wood and chairs in front yard (behind pole barn).

Large back yard for kids or adults to play in.

We have an electronic lock and the code will be given one I have received your certified funds a week before check in.

You will need to pack sheets (twin and double size), towels, personals, adult water inflatables, life jackets, favorite pillows, blankets, etc.

The cottage has 3 double beds and two twin beds.

Trash is picked up on Wednesday

The WiFi password is on the freezer door

If you use the grill please turn off the gas at the tank before you leave.

The key to the extra outside building/ bedroom bath is located on the side of the kitchen cabinet as you enter from the front door.

If you need to use the extra detached bedroom/Full (Casita) bath during the off season (Oct-March) please let me know before your arrival.

The minimum age for the primary guest/s must be 21.

More Details

Aaron Wellington
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2018

About Aaron Wellington

I live in Goshen 20 Min away

Aaron Wellington purchased this house in 2008

Why Aaron Wellington chose Middlebury

This is a great lake cottage that is fantastic for swimming, fishing and boating.

What makes this house unique

30 Min from the university of Notre Dame and many other local tourist attractions.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Middlebury

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Two of the bedrooms have one single bed in each for children.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A few days before you arrive please e-mail me regarding what time you will arrive, so I can try to meet you onsite.


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Wellington Lake Cottage located on Stone Lake in Middlebury, IN
average rating of 4.0 based on 7 reviews
Muskegon, MI

Great lake house

  • 5 of 5

Great lake house. Perfect spacing of bedrooms with attached bathrooms. Large kitchen with dishwasher. Nice paddle boat and kayaks provided.

  • Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Milan, Michigan

Nice, spacious and 4 baths, great stay!

  • 4 of 5

Good location on the lake. Having 4 bathrooms for 7 ladies was a blessing. Spacious layout. Paddle boat was very nice and fun. Could use some extra cleaning, but all in all a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacationing lake and cottage

  • 4 of 5

Nice cottage, very quite area this time of year.

The lake was frozen and ready for ice skating.

  • Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the Wellington Lake Cottage

  • 5 of 5

It was so nice and clean. Loved all the bathrooms too - that was so nice! We had plenty of space and was able to cook all our meals there! Even though it was very cold outside the cottage was warm - the fireplace was a nice touch as well! I would recommend staying here to others and would our family would come back as well!

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great vacationer to work with. Would rent to them again!
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  • 4 of 5

Didn't have any skillets to cook in all of them had teflon coming off.

Place could have used some cleaning cobwebs in front bedroom. But mr wellington come over and got skillets but we was leaving the next day. He was eager to listen and fix things

  • Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: They were great to work with. Hope they stay with us next year,
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Lake House

  • 2 of 5

This home has the potential to be a 5 star. It pains us to issue only a 2 star (fair rating). On the positive side this home sits on a beautiful lake in a wonderful part of Indiana with lots to do and see in the area. The homes floor plan is well suited for a large group. However, there were serious issues with this property"s presentation that should be corrected prior to re renting. The house was absolutely filthy when we arrived. The refrigerator was so dirty that my wife had to spend over an hour cleaning it alone. There was lots of caked on blood in and under the storage bins. The counter tops in the kitchen were greasy and required sanitizing before we felt comfortable in placing any thing on the surfaces in the kitchen. The inside of the stove was in need of a thorough cleaning. It needs a can of Easy Off in order to remove the burned on greasy crust that is baked on the stove's interior. We left that for the owner to deal with. Needless to say, we didn't use the stove for baking. The silverware all had bits of food and a film of grease on many of the forks and spoons and all had to be rewashed. Therefore, we rewashed all the kitchen flatware, pots, and pans. The spray attachment alongside the kitchen faucet didn't work. There were hairs on the bottom of the showers. The mattress covers were rewashed before we dare put clean sheets on them. The house smelled musty and required air fresheners be placed in all the rooms. All the doors were dirty and had numerous scuff marks on them. There were holes in the guest bathroom wall that needed to be repaired. The sliding door to the rear deck was very difficult to slide and is missing a screen so the door could not be left open. Basically, the house needs to be professionally cleaned and the interior walls need to be painted. The pillows were dirty and several of them had what appeared to have blood spots on them. Be sure and bring your own sheets, blankets, pillows, and towels. If the owner's not going to provide then these items then all the old pillows, sheets, towls etc. need to be removed. As they were quite worn and dirty.

The water coming into this home has a strong sulfur smell.

On the plus side the internet performed well at a speed of approximately 4 Mbs which was fast enough to stream Netflix and Youtube without re buffering. The cellular signal was sufficient to make calls in the kitchen. The rest of the house had spotty coverage.

Good luck.

  • Submitted: 25-Nov-2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest stayed for one month, and I did a quick walk through the cottage before they arrived, but I did forget to check the fridge and a few other minor areas. I HAVE NEVER HAD A PERSON HAVE ANY ISSUES WITH HOW THE PROPERTY LOOKS, AND POST NEGATIVE FEEDBACK. I have since talked several times with the person and purchased new pillows, cleaned the areas of concern, and will work on other areas as time allows.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
South Bend Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 80/90
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Car: necessary


5 Miles from Middlebury

7 Miles from Hardings Grocery

5 to 10 miles from several restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Middlebury

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
early summer
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
late summer
Aug 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late fall
Oct 1 2018 - Nov 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance C$76.54
Damage Deposit C$194.59

A few days before you arrive please e-mail me regarding what time you will arrive, so I can try to meet you onsite.
A $150 deposit is required to hold the date and is also a cleaning deposit. The min stay is 2 days in the off season and 7 days during the summer months, Friday to Friday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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