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Last updated: 07/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hastings house description

Come spend a relaxing week/weekend away from the stress of city life at this large summer home that sits on over 1/2 acre of waterfront property, including sandy beach frontage. Whether you prefer spending your time sun bathing on the beach, fishing for blue gill and bass, or swimming in the 150 acre lake, your day is sure to be well spent.

Only a short 3.5 hour drive from downtown Chicago, Hastings is convenient for a weekend getaway. The house has 2 large bedrooms and 2 large family rooms, and can easily accommodate 10 adults with the pullout couches and futon.

This property is very kid-friendly as well. The lake has a sand bottom and slopes gently, providing a safe area for kids to swim and play in the sand. There is a large yard next to the beach that's perfect for soccer/wiffle ball/volleyball or just chasing fireflies. When it's time for lunch, the large side deck provides a great view of the lake so you can grill while still being able to watch the kids at the beach. The second floor deck offers wonderful sunset views of the lake as well.

In case you forgot to bring anything, the town is only a 5 minute drive to the grocery store, a movie theater, a micro brewery and many quaint shops.

Come enjoy this wonderful property!

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Beach is sandy and shallow until the end of the dock, which is perfect for small children. The water gradually gets to 5ft deep at the end of the dock. Beyond that, it gets extremely deep very quickly, which is good for diving off the dock....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                No Pitbulls or Pitbull mixes. Maximum 2 pets. All pets must be well trained and must remain off all furniture. Pets not friendly with other dogs must be leashed at all times as there are other dogs on the lake....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Refrigerator:

                (2) Mini-fridge upstairs; Full-size refrigerator in the kitchen...moreless

              • Dining:

                4 inside, 6 outside...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                4...moreless

              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                There is enough space to park 4 cars on the driveway. No RV parking. No parking on the lawn. ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                You must provide your own detergent. Detergent at the house is for the housekeeper's use....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Only bathroom towels are provided. Towels from the house must not be used at the beach....moreless

              • Living Room:

                2 Living Rooms (1 on each Floor)...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Heating
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Firepit on the Beach

                  Entertainment

                  • Video Library:

                    VHS Movies...moreless

                  • Video Games
                  • CD Player
                  • VCR
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Toys

                  Communications

                      • Wireless Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Large lawn in front of the beach and side lawn...moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Hastings Country Club - 3 minute drive...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Gas and Charcoal Grills Available...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Balcony

                      Location & View

                      • Lakefront
                      • Beachfront

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Golf
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Tennis
                      • Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hunting
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sledding
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Boating
                      • Cinemas
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Hiking
                       

                      Reviews

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                      from 19 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      September
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $125
                      $770
                      May
                      May 1 - May 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $125
                      $770
                      Memorial Day Weekend
                      May 22 - May 25, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      $650
                      flat fee
                      June
                      Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,000
                      July
                      Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,200
                      August
                      Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,000
                      Labor Day Weekend
                      Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      $650
                      flat fee
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $100
                      $625

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Cleaning Fee $60
                      • Tax Rate 6%

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/02/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: We've lived our entire lives in and around Chicago and soon after having our first child, we knew it would make family vacations much simpler if we had a place to escape to on a moment's notice.

                      Why the Owner Chose Hastings:
                      We chose this property because it was within a 4 hour drive from our home north of Chicago. Leach lake was also the perfect sized lake for us because it's large enough to enjoy tubing and fishing, but small enough that we don't have to worry about it ever being too crowded. The size of the sandy beach (125ft) was also a key factor so children could have somewhere to play near the water.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Waterfront property with large front yard and private sand beach. Large side yard with horseshoe pit and deck. Downtown Hastings is a 5 minute drive and includes quaint shops, a movie theater, a microbrewery and a great coffee shop. Only a 3 minute drive to the Hastings Country Club (public) for a scenic and challenging round of golf.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Gorgeous Sunset View of the Lake

                        Gorgeous Sunset View of the Lake

                      • Dock and Beach Area

                        Dock and Beach Area

                      • Lake View from Side Deck

                        Lake View from Side Deck

                      • View From Dock

                        View From Dock

                      • View From Kitchen

                        View From Kitchen

                      • Upstairs Family Room

                        Upstairs Family Room

                      • Lower Level Bathroom and Soaking Tub

                        Lower Level Bathroom and Soaking Tub

                      • 1st Bedroom

                        1st Bedroom

                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      • Porch

                        Porch

                      • View of House from Dock

                        View of House from Dock

                      • Another Great Lake Sunset

                        Another Great Lake Sunset

                      • Lake View

                        Lake View

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • View from Upstairs Family Room

                        View from Upstairs Family Room

                      • Fireplace

                        Fireplace

                      • 1st Bedroom

                        1st Bedroom

                      • View from 1st Bedroom

                        View from 1st Bedroom

                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      VRBO #270055

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

                      $100 - $175 per night (USD)
                      19

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 07/02/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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