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Mark Febus

Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks english

Virgil's Lakefront Cottage - Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Availability!

2 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Huntsville holiday cottage

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Breathtaking Waterfront View

Located on one the most beautiful islands of Indian Lake, this property is a perfect vacation spot for those wanting to relax and enjoy a week or two away from the everyday. This lakefront home is perfectly situated on the northwest corner of Seminole Island, providing an excellent open water view of the lake. During the day, guests will be able to enjoy a fun and relaxing swimming and fishing experience as the home is located away from heavy boat traffic. In the evenings, spectacular sunsets can be enjoyed from the property's shoreline. After the sunset, possible activities include relaxing around the firepit, eating toasted marshmallows, and gazing at the stars!

Recently renovated in 2010, this home includes a dramatic lakeroom with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Indian Lake, as well as a complete kitchen. Sleeping accommodations consist of 3 bedrooms and a sleeper sofa, plus 1 1/2 baths. This home can accommodate 8 guests.

Indian Lake is located about 1 hour 30 minutes from Dayton, Ohio and 1 hour from Columbus, Ohio.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mark Febus (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks english

About Mark Febus

For over 20 years, our family has enjoyed Indian Lake and all that it has provided. Our cottage on Seminole Island has been the perfect place for both adventure and leisure. Many memories with family and friends have been made over the years, and we will cherish them always.

Mark Febus purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Mark Febus chose Ohio

Our family was blessed with having our dear, late neighbor Virgil Wilson next door to us over the years. He and his wife Norma were the perfect neighbors, and we formed a great relationship with them. After Norma passed away, we would invite Virgil over for family dinners, have conversations around the campfire, and keep him company. Before Virgil passed away in 2009, he sold us his cottage, and ever since we have been able to allow others to come to Indian Lake to make memories of their own to cherish. We look forward to having you at the cottage soon!

What makes this cottage unique

You will fall in love with the breathtaking sunset views in the evenings, whether it be from the property shoreline or our spacious lake room with floor-to-ceiling windows! The cottage is the perfect spot for many celebrations, including birthdays, anniversaries, and family reunions!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Even though it was a very rainy week, there was plenty to keep us busy. Boating, fishing, tubing, cards, Uno, puzzles, smores, running, biking, walking. The sunsets on Indian Lake are amazing. Thank you for providing a well-maintained, clean home which included everything we needed. This was a great place to spend time together, as a family, before dropping our son off at college. Thanks again! - The Ruggerio Family from CT
Aug 2016
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Reviews

2 traveller reviews

Virgil's Lakefront Cottage - Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Availability!
average rating of 5.0 based on 79 reviews
Columbus, Oh
5

Virgil's Lakefront Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a place on the lake to celebrate Mom's 75th birthday. This house was just what we were looking for! It was well stocked with things that we needed and the layout was perfect. It says that it sleeps 8 but we were able to put down some air mattresses to accomadate the family. The kids enjoyed fishing and we were able to tube right in the area near the house so this worked out great as well. The house was clean upon our arrival and met pretty much all of our needs. We didn't leave the house to explore what was out there but have been to the lake before and pretty much what they say is around, is around. I would definitely recommend this house to those who enjoy a lake view with awesome sunsets! We made some new memories and hope to make more in the future at Virgil's Cottage! Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful meeting you and the family for your Fourth of July week stay! I hope the fireworks around the lake added to the birthday celebration for your Mom. Fishing, tubing, boating, grilling... you did it all! We look forward to seeing you next time, where we can continue as we left off, sharing drinks, fun times, and good conversation as neighbors... lakeside!
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Springboro, OH, USA
5

Virgil's Cottage at Indian Lake

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation at Virgil's Cottage at Indian Lake! This was our second time renting Virgil's Cottage! The location is perfect and the sunsets are amazing! The cottage is impeccably clean and well stocked with every kitchen item you could ever need. Unlike most cottages, Virgil's provides bed linens and towels. All you have to do is show up and start having fun! The cottage is very roomy and sleeps eight very comfortably. There is a large patio with table & chairs & umbrella, a grill, a fire pit ... we ended every night with smores by the fire!! Virgil's is the perfect place to create family memories ... we look forward to vacationing at Virgil's again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandi, We were happy to have you and your family back this year, and glad you had such a great time! Creating memories is one of the most wonderful aspects that Indian Lake provides us, and we are so fortunate to have the opportunity to allow others to do the same while staying at Virgil's Cottage. We truly cherish the friendships we build with our guests week after week. Our late, dear neighbor Virgil (Norma) Wilson wouldn't have it any other way. Until next time! The Febus Family
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Dayton or Columbus International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Cranberry Resort - Waterfront Bar & Grill
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cranberry Resort - Waterfront Bar & Grill
Nearest Ski
19 Miles
Mad River Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Old Field Beach - by boat
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Boating, Tubing, Skiing.

* Fishing.

* Swimming and sunbathing.

* Biking/Walking around islands.

* Restaurants and Bars.

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Along with the activities that can be enjoyed on the property, there are a countless number of activities and attractions on and off the water that will further enhance any vacation at Indian Lake:

-Spend a day exploring the lake by renting a boat

-Take a trip to Old Field Beach and have a picnic or build sandcastles

-Enjoy a bike ride or a walk around the islands

-Discover the many restaurants and bars by boat or car, including the popular Tilton Hilton, Froggy's, Cranberry Resort, Acheson's Resort, Stewart's Root Beer Stand, or even Mc'Donald's on the water!

-Enter a bass or catfish tournament

-Catch an occasional 'boat-in' movie from the water

Some other attractions that are a short drive away but worth the trip include horseback riding at Marmon Valley Farms (year-round), visiting the ancient Piatt castles (March through October), hitting the slopes at Mad River Mountain Ski Resort (Winter), and touring the Ohio Caverns (year-round). There are also many county fairs during the summer months that are fun for the whole family!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage on Huntsville, Ohio

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Season Rate
3 Dec 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$334
A$1,330
 
 
Spring Season Rate
1 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$334
A$1,330
 
 
Summer Season Rate
20 May 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
A$1,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$334

2016 Vacation Rental Rates
Weekly Check-in: Friday 4pm
Weekly Check-out: Friday 11am

Holiday Weeks (Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day) - $1,650/week

Weekend rentals (Fri-Mon) 75% of weekly rate during the summer

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Huntsville

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bathroom -
    Full Bathroom -
  • Luxuriously upgraded bathroom, with tiled shower backsplash, awaits guests.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Lake Room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Full sleeper sofa with mattress pad for added comfort
    Bunk Room - 2 single bed , Includes closet and fan
    Queen Room - 1 large double bed , Includes closet, nightstands and ceiling fan
    Queen Room - 1 large double bed , Includes closet, dresser and ceiling fan
  • All bedrooms are personally inspected and cleaned after each stay, including all sheets and bedspreads. For those that enjoy the sound of the water at night, our spacious lake room can accommodate a couple of air mattresses or sleeping bags, in addition to the sleep sofa.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
-Lakefront property with open water view -Boat dock (Renovated late 2014) -Central air-conditioning/heating -Washer/Dryer -Cable TV with DVD player -Wifi -Large refrigerator -Microwave -Coffee maker -Toaster -Complete set of dishes, cookware, and eating utensils -Fresh bed linens, blankets, and bath towels -Firepit with firewood -Patio Furniture -Weber Gas Grill *This is a non-smoking property*

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