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Lakeview Cottage Near Secluded Beach - Monthly Rentals Only

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Last updated: 06/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Relax and enjoy quiet, secluded, historic Ogden Dunes from The House At Sunset Trail, a lovely, newly renovated cottage high on a hill overlooking Lake Michigan, with a view across the lake all the way to Chicago. Ogden Dunes is a secure secluded beach village, surrounded by Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

The House At Sunset Trail is just an easy two block stroll to a lovely beach used primarily by the residents of the village. Walk, hike or jog the trails of the surrounding Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Within easy walking distance in the village are parks with tennis and basketball courts and children's playgrounds. Enjoy the grand lake view from the loft, the living room, the dining room or the patio. If you are lucky, you may see a herd of deer grazing in your back yard.

The Ogden Dunes Southshore Line train station is a one hour train ride to all the sights of downtown Chicago (40 miles to the Loop) or to South Bend, Indiana. Just across the highway from Ogden Dunes is the Portage public marina, and just beyond that is the brand new Bass Pro Shop in Portage. Also in Portage is a new I-Max theater, as well as a full range of stores, restaurants and golf courses.

Bike, run or walk the "rails to trails" Prairie to Duneland trail. Twenty miles east is the resort town of Michigan City where you can shop at the Lighthouse outlet mall or visit the zoo. A notebook of local attractions and restaurants is provided at the house.

From gorgeous spring through glorious colors of fall, friendly northwest Indiana has it all. (and the 4th of July fireworks are amazing!)

Get away from it all and just relax, or use our broadband Wi-Fi to stay connected.

Recommended for 4 to 6 people. Sleeping available for 8 total. This cottage would also be great for a romantic getaway for two.

One Month Minimum Stay. No Exceptions.

The House At Sunset Trail is the best value in Ogden Dunes. See website link below for even more details, and check us out on Facebook.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome:

    Kids will love the loft and the nearby beach. Improvements for toddlers have been installed (for the safety of owners' grandchildren)....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking on the property. If anyone in your party is a smoker, this house will not be suitable for you....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We accept small, well-behaved pets for a small extra fee. The yard is NOT fenced....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Loft


  • Queen size Beds (1) In master bedroom suite., Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds in downstairs bedroom., Baby Cribs (1) Furniture for babies includes porta-crib and highchair., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Convertible sofa double bed downstairs and futon convertible double bed in loft....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Arboretum
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Air Conditioning:

    New Central Air Conditioning....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    Vonage calling anywhere in the US....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Lots of room for several cars....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    (3) Free to our guests....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped with all utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Independence Day Month
Jun 15 - Jul 15, 2015
30 night min stay

Mid-Summer Month
Jul 16 - Aug 15, 2015
30 night min stay

Labor Day Month
Aug 16 - Sep 15, 2015
30 night min stay

Off Season
Sep 16 - May 14, 2016
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Pet Fee $200
  • Taxes Not included


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Remainder due 30 days in advance.

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are professionals born and raised in the Los Angeles area who live most of the year in Southern California, and vacation at the lake in Indiana. People from Indiana think it's odd that we would leave one of the prime vacation areas of the world in California to spend the time in Indiana. California is great too, but we love Indiana. We are active, love running, hiking, biking, camping, even tried hang-gliding. Have to stay in shape to keep up with our grandchildren. We have also really enjoyed restoring and upgrading this gem of a cottage in Ogden Dunes. It has been a hobby and passion to keep as much of the character as possible, adding on in a way that enhanced the house while respecting its basic architecture and history.

Why the Owner Chose Ogden Dunes:
We rented another house in Ogden Dunes for a vacation in 2005, fell in love with OD, and ended up buying our own house here. We were looking for a house with character where our grandchildren would enjoy visiting, which they do.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love getting up in the morning, walking out of the bedroom and staring at the great views across the Lake. The wildlife is plentiful, the short walk to the beach or in the surrounding woods is so peaceful and relaxing. The beach is a lovely place to spend with the grandchildren.

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  • The House At Sunset Trail

    The House At Sunset Trail

  • View across Lake Michigan from Sunset Trail House

    View across Lake Michigan from Sunset Trail House

  • Enjoy fabulous lake views from loft and bay window

    Enjoy fabulous lake views from loft and bay window

  • Ogden Dunes sandy beach 2 blocks away

    Ogden Dunes sandy beach 2 blocks away

  • Master Bedroom Suite with Queen Size Bed

    Master Bedroom Suite with Queen Size Bed

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Date last modified - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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Minimum stay: 30 nights
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