Charming and Affordable Lake Cottage

The kitchenette is fully stocked for your convenience.
The kitchenette is fully stocked for your convenience.A comfortable double bed with all-cotton coverings.The living room has a twin sofa-bed for a third person.Everything you need is available at Chandler's Knob!Chandler's Knob wants to be your home away from home.Plenty of windows for views and light.The Barbee Chain is home to mute swansLooking out to the lake from Chandler\'s Knob
1 Review

From $55 / night

359 Ems B61 Lane, Warsaw, IN 46582
Charming and Affordable Lake Cottage
1 bedrooms
3 guests
2 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 3
Type: Cottage
Per night: $55 - $125
Per week: $455
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Warsaw vacation cottage rental
Chandler's Knob is a 225 square foot efficiency cottage, newly restored and remodeled in 2012. It is primarily intended for individuals or couples, but there is also a single hide-a-bed for a third person. The open floor plan makes it feel much more spacious than the square-footage would imply.

Comforts include a double bed with all-cotton coverings, a kitchenette with sink, microwave, cooktop, and refrigerator/freezer, a dinette table with chairs, a bathroom with shower, and a living area with hide-a-bed couch and flat-screen TV with DVD player.

WIFI is available, and the heat and air conditioning make it suitable for all seasons - come play in the water or on the ice!

The historic nature of Chandler's Knob has been preserved through the remodel, which means that the ceilings are of varying heights and are relatively low -- the cottage is best suited to people of average height or below. I am roughly 5'11', and am comfortable throughout the building.

We have a pier that guests may use during their visit. The marina just down the street has a launch available if you bring a boat.

Paul & Jenny Henning

Area Information
The Barbee community was born in the early part of the 20th century. The beauty of our chain of lakes drew people from Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit to come spend their summers fishing, swimming, and enjoying the other vacationing families.

The cottages that were built then were small, simple places to sleep. Over time, most of these have been replaced with full-sized homes, but the resort feeling remains intact. On warm summer evenings, there will be people out for walks, and visiting with neighbors.

The Barbee Chain consists of Big and Little Barbee Lakes, plus Sawmill, Irish, Banning, Kuhn and Sechrist Lakes. Big Barbee is open to waterskiing, while the others are limited to 5mph, making them ideal for fishing or swimming off the boat.

The nearby town of North Webster offers several restaurants, covering American, Mexican, Chinese and Italian foods. We have a full-line grocery store if you prefer to cook for yourself.

Don't forget to plan a cruise on Lake Webster's Dixie boat -- the oldest true stern-wheel paddle boat in Indiana.

About the owner

Owner Profile

Paul & Jenny Henning

Paul & Jenny Henning

Paul & Jenny Henning

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    We moved to the Barbee Lakes in 1988, and raised our daughter here. We are active in our church, and work with the youth programs there. We are also passionate about child sponsorship through Compassion. Paul is a computer systems administrator, and Jenny works in the office of the Clerk of the...
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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Nov 01 2016 Apr 30 2017 $55 $55 - - 2 Nights
May 01 2017 Oct 31 2017 $100 $125 $455 - 2 Nights
Check In: 5 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 12%
Deposits: Refundable Damage Deposit $150
Payment Options: Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Other Fees: Cancellation Policy: You may receive a refund of up to 100% of your total rental payment if you provide written notice of cancellation at least 30 days prior to your arrival date.

Reviews (1)

Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Warsaw, Indiana

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Deborah Foster

Cozy and comfortable cottage

Deborah Foster

Muncie, Indiana, USA

Cozy and comfortable cottage

July 17, 2013

My sister and I recently spent four days and three nights at this charming cottage at Sechrist Lake. It is small, but perfect for two or three and didn't feel close or crowded in the least. It was well equipped with just about every need addressed. Everything was new and the decor was visually pleasing and attractive. The bed was extremely comfortable to sleep in. Even though it was only a full size bed, we did not feel cramped. While the cottage is not lakefront, we found enough to do in the surrounding area that it didn't matter too much. We spent a day on the beach at Center Lake in Warsaw, took a tour of Lake Webster on the sternwheel paddle boat, the Dixie, and explored the antique shops in nearby Pierceton. Having the cottage to return to after a busy day was something we looked forward to and it was relaxing just to be there whether reading, watching TV, or taking an afternoon nap. We totally enjoyed our time there and would consider returning. I may even return alone for a few days of quiet time. The owners, Paul and Jenny, were friendly and helpful and clearly have pride in ownership of this unique little gem of a place.

Paul & Jenny Henning

Owner's reply:

Thanks for staying with us! We are so pleased that you came and had a great time. We look forward to seeing you next time! Paul & Jenny

Owner Supplied Testimonials

This little cabin has been exceptionally crafted. It is a great place for a getaway for two. Every part of the cabin was clean and in order for our stay. We would have benefitted from a little more instruction on the climate controls. Hot water at the sinks was intermittent as was the wi-fi. One suggestion we would make would be to hang a mirror somewhere outside the bathroom as only one person at a time can inhabit the bathroom. Our overall experience was satisfactory. We would definitely recommend this place to others traveling in the area! The owners are gracious and have really thought out how to make guests welcome and comfortable.

-- Kevin, July 2013
--Owner's note: Water heater was found to be defective, and has been repaired. WiFi being upgraded this week. Full-length mirror added. Thanks for the suggestion!

This was a great little cottage. My husband and I loved it. Would highly recommend. The owners are SUPER nice ,friendly, and very welcoming. Will book next year for our fishing get away. The lake is right across the street, easy access. Thanks for the great 3 day weekend.

--Kip & Cheryl, May 2013

What a wonderful retreat for two! We found the house clean, well kept and would love to visit again! The area is also quite charming! Thanks for a wonderful place to stay!

-- James, March 2013

stayed overnite for a getaway. this was perfect . lots to see . great dinner at barbee hotel. the studio was very clean we enjoyed our stay . Paul & Jenny were very nice. I would go back again.

--Steve & Beverly, February 2013

What a great alternative to just a standard hotel room. This charming little cottage is fully self contained and the host were super friendly and welcoming. My wife and I were in Warsaw to witness our sons baptism and didn't want to stay in a hotel room. We always try to seek out alternative accommodations and were very happy to find this little gem. Everything in the cottage appeared new and extremely clean. The rates are fair. I recommend this lake cottage when your travels take you to the Warsaw/Winona Lake area.

--Jerry, February 2013

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