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Big Bear Lodge! Beautiful Log Home Close to Great Beach!

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Modern Log Home. Attached screened Porch

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Last updated: 03/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Long Beach house description

Located in Long Beach, Indiana, this home, that we call 'BIG BEAR LODGE' is less than a 5-minute walk to beautiful Lake Michigan private beach. Newer Log Home with master bedroom w/king size bed and futon with bath on 1st floor and 3 bedrooms (2 queen beds,3 twin beds and 1 trundle bed) on 2nd floor with bath. We have desk on 1st floor with Broadband Internet access for your lap top computer. We find this very useful for people who must stay in contact with their office. There is also an additional powder room on 1st floor. The kitchen adjoins large dining area with table that will seat 10-12. The great room and open floor plan are great for family gatherings. The 1st floor has an attached screened in porch that leads out to backyard deck equipped with patio furniture, table and gas grill. The 1st floor is approx 1500 sq. ft. There is an attached 4-car garage with a pool table,ping pong table and 10-12 bikes for your use.


Drive 10 minutes to the 'Lighthouse Prime Outlet Mall” or drive north 10 minutes to New Buffalo Michigan for all the great restaurants and shopping. You are able to rent boats at Marina in Michigan City or New Buffalo (both 10 minutes away).
Amenities: Fireplace, Air Conditioning zoned for each floor, Phone w/answer machine, Security system, Cable Large screen TV, DVD Player (with great selections) VCR, CD Stereo, Computer with High speed Broadband, Fax, Fully equipped Kitchen, Microwave, Compactor, Blenders, Washer and Dryer, Ice maker, Gas BBQ Grill,10-12 bikes,3 sets Golf Clubs, Misc. Beach Toys and Chairs. Sheets and towels are provided. BRING YOUR OWN BEACH TOWELS. NO PETS. NO SMOKING.
Activities: . Roast marshmallows at fire pit in backyard or have bon fire at beach. Bike the neighborhood or up and down LAKE SHORE DRIVE. Play golf at one of many courses nearby. ( there are some clubs at house for your use.)

Fishing, Swimming, Boating, Parasailing, Water Park nearby and Zoo. Indiana Dunes or Warren Dunes in Michigan 15-20 minutes away. Michigan City Blue Chip casino is 10 minutes away. Harbor Country from Michiana to Warren Dunes is 5 minutes to 20 minutes away.
Area: Chicago- Downtown 1 hour
Chicago Ohare Airport- 1 1/2 hours
Indianapolis- 2 hours
South Haven, Mi.- 1 hour
South Bend/Notre Dame- 1/2 hour
Detroit - 3 1/2 hours
St.

Louis - 5 1/2 hours
Louisville- 5 hours
Cedar Rapids- 5 hours
Toledo- 3 hours

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    approx 50 movies...moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Our house is 2-3 blocks or a 5 minute walk from the stop 31 beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    4 car garage...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    up to 6 additional cars...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
Apr 25 - Jun 13, 2015
2 night min stay
$400 $600
Fri, Sat
$2,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Summer
Jun 14 - Aug 15, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,750

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Late summer/Fall
Aug 16 - Oct 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$400 $500
Fri, Sat
$2,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
$400
$1,800

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 27, 2015
4 night min stay
$500
$2,200

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

New Years
Dec 30 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$500
$2,200

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $250
  • Security Deposit $500
  • cleaning fee for 2- 8 $150
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

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Last updated: 03/15/2015
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Location

Less than a 1 hour drive to downtown Chicago and 10 minute drive to New Buffalo Michigan, Indiana Sand Dunes

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Please review guests comments on site, that will tell you a lot about me.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Modern Log Home. Attached screened Porch

    Modern Log Home. Attached screened Porch

  • Screened in Porch leads to outside deck

    Screened in Porch leads to outside deck

  • 2nd floor BR with Queen bed

    2nd floor BR with Queen bed

  • Dining table in great room seats 10

    Dining table in great room seats 10

  • Bar area off kitchen

    Bar area off kitchen

  • Partial View of great room

    Partial View of great room

  • Some bikes to choose from

    Some bikes to choose from

  • Late Fall

    Late Fall

  • Large Great room w/beautiful furnishings

    Large Great room w/beautiful furnishings

  • 2 block walk leads to miles of beach

    2 block walk leads to miles of beach

  • View of Great room with stairs leading to 2nd floor, door leads to screen porch

    View of Great room with stairs leading to 2nd floor, door leads to screen porch

  • 1st floor MBR with King and private bath

    1st floor MBR with King and private bath

  • 2nd floor BR with Queen and day bed

    2nd floor BR with Queen and day bed

  • 2nd floor BR with 3 twin beds

    2nd floor BR with 3 twin beds

  • Pool table in garage

    Pool table in garage

  • Winter shot of lake Michigan

    Winter shot of lake Michigan

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Date last modified - Monday, March 23, 2015

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Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
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Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/15/2015
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