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Historic Home Near Lake Michigan, Dunes and Notre Dame!

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Beautiful 1910 Greek Revival/Georgian Colonial Mansion

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Last updated: 09/25/2013

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

LaPorte house description

On the Historic Register, this 1910 Greek Revival Georgian Colonial beauty sits atop a hill with close proximity to Pine Lake. Perfect for family reunions, gathering of friends, Business or Church Retreat, The Mansion is over 6000 square feet, 3 stories with 7 Bedrooms - sleeps 22. Beautiful Dining Room and Living Room with open concept has a beautiful fieldstone fireplace for gathering. 4 whirlpool/fireplace suites and 3 guestrooms with private bath with shower, this home offers the elegance of the era with the comforts of home. 2 balconies, large living/dining area for gathering, 1/2 bath in common room area, Cable, Full Kitchen, all bedding included, 2 washers and 2 dryers, a/c, parking, TV/VCR or DVD and phone in all bedrooms. The Guest House is also available with 5 more whirlpool/fireplace suites to accommodate an additional 10 people. Please ask for rates to accommodate additional guests. The home can be rented with housekeeping staff and food service or as a vacation home. Pricing is based upon rental as a vacation home, no staffing. Located in LaPorte, just 10 minutes from Michigan City and New Buffalo, 1 1/4 hours from Chicago, 35 minutes from Notre Dame and 10 minutes to the Dunes and Lake Michigan.

Activities GALORE!!! Beaches, Swimming, Outlet Shopping, Antiquing, 2 Casinos, 4 Public Golf Courses, Wine Tasting, 2 Breweries, Hunting, Fishing, Boating, County Parks, Museums or just relaxing on one of the beautiful balconies.

Built by WA Jones who was an avid hunter and fisherman with friends Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford. Decorated by Mexican President Comacho for his efforts in getting the railway built between Mexico and the US, WA also traveled around the world 5 times and amassed a weapons collection which is the 2nd largest in the world and the most valuable collection now housed in the LaPorte County Historical Museum. A 'must see' when visiting!

Please call or email us for availability. We sometimes are not able to keep the VRBO calendar current because of the continual changes in reservations. It is always best to contact us directly. Thanks so much!

Keywords: lake, Lake Michigan, Notre Dame, dunes, antique, beach, family home, family, reunion, large groups, retreat,

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    No elevator available to upper floors. Bedroom, living and kitchen all on main level....moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22, Beds for 14-22

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Corner fireplace, single whirlpool en-suite bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Fireplace, en suite bath with Double whirlpool, wet bar area...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Private bath with shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

    private bath with shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 1 queen

    Private bath with shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    fireplace and en suite bath with single whirlpool...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    See through fireplace, single whirlpool tub in en suite bath...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (5), Sleep Sofa or Futons (4). Fireplaces are off from Memorial Day to Labor Day. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Perfect for family reunions, gathering of friends, Business or Church Retreat, The Mansion is over 6000 square feet, 3 stories with 7 Bedrooms - sleeps 22. Beautiful Dining Room and Living Room with open concept has a beautiful field stone fireplace for gathering. 4 whirlpool/fireplace bedroom suites and 3 guestrooms with private bath with shower. This home offers the elegance of the era with the comforts of home. 2 balconies, large living/dining area for gathering, 1/2 bath in common room area, Cable, Full Kitchen, all bedding included, 2 washers and 2 dryers, a/c, parking, TV/VCR or DVD and phone in all bedrooms. There is no elevator. The Guest House is also available with 5 more whirlpool/fireplace suites to accommodate an additional 10 people....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    board, lawn and card games available...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Televisions in all bedrooms...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    The house sits atop a hill overlooking Pine Lake. We have many beautiful trees which do obstruct the view somewhat in the summer. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    4 square tables that seat 2-4 each. 2) 5 foot rectangular tables available as well as 2) 5 foot rounds. Table linens available and cloth napkins for more formal dining if desired....moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Unit for 1st and second floors. Separate unit zone control for the 3rd floor to better regulate comfort...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    2 gas dryers...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace in 4 of the bedrooms as well as 1 in the living room area. All fireplaces are turned off from Memorial Day to Labor Day....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    gas forced air. 1st and 2nd floor have one unit and the 3rd floor has it's own separate unit - zone control...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all bedding provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    limited to 7 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    have our own parking lot...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local calls no charge....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    1towel, 1 wash per person and 1 hand per room...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    2 washing machines...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    wireless available as well as wired....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Bunn 2 pot with double warmer....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Asko dishwasher. This is a commercial dishwasher. ...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Country kitchen with all the utensils, pans, plates, sliverware and serving pieces necessary....moreless

  • Microwave:

    2 microwaves available...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    2 refrigerators available. 1 sub Zero and 1 side by side Frigidaire...moreless

  • Stove:

    5 burner Frigidaire...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    1st and second floor porches - the perfect gathering place. Tables and chairs on both levels...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Payment Type

  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Value Season .. Jan-Apr .. $1400/3 nights +$500/extra nights .. $2800/week
Intermediate .. Early Sep-Mid Dec ............................. $3000/week
Christmas and Thanksgiving....... $1500/3 nights ...............$3200/week
Secondary.. May................................................ $3700/week
High Rate ..June, July and August...............................$3800/week
3 nights avl Jan-Apr,Christmas,Thanksgiving,New Years. Full wk reqd May-Labor Day.
Rates applicable for up to 22 persons.Guest House available for additional cost.
$1000 Refundable Deposit due at time of booking. $300 Cleaning Service Fee.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Midway Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Third Base
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Legacy Hills (1/4 mile) and Briar Leaf (3 miles)
7 Miles
Nearest Train
South Shore Commuter Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 94 and Interstate 80/90
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Multiple - see website at www.arborhillinn.com
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Michigan

Car: Necessary

Enjoy the fabulous beaches of Lake Michigan. Visit the campus of Notre Dame. Enjoy the 'Singing Sands' of the Dunes National Lakeshore. Do a day trip to Chicago - we have a commuter train 8 minutes away that takes you to downtown Chicago or the museums. Also be sure to visit the LaPorte County Historical Museum which houses the 2nd largest weapons collection that was originally from this house! Considered a AAA gem site (must see when in the area), the museum is great fun for all ages.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: Born and raised in LaPorte, we felt a strong desire to 'share' all the beauty and natural amenities that LaPorte county has to offer. Having traveled abroad and experienced so many different types of communities, it is true that 'There's No Place Like Home'. We want everyone to experience the joy and beauty that LaPorte County has to offer

Why the Owner Chose LaPorte:
The property is owned by 3 couples and is operated as a bed and breakfast/vacation home. Purchased in 1995, we lovingly renovated the home to restore it to its' original grandeur. Having a love of renovating and decorating, the home offered the challenge of restoration defining the period while incorporating the comforts of home. The comments often heard is 'Such a fine mix of old and new!'

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Morning coffee on the 2nd floor porch, wine and conversation in front of the fireplace, quiet alone time in your own whirlpool/fireplace suite...whether it be time with family, with friends, or for a Retreat, Arbor Hill Inn is the perfect place to relax unwind and share a little laughter.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Beautiful 1910 Greek Revival/Georgian Colonial Mansion

    Beautiful 1910 Greek Revival/Georgian Colonial Mansion

  • Enjoy the wonderful porch

    Enjoy the wonderful porch

  • Premiere suite sitting room

    Premiere suite sitting room

  • Main Floor Handicapped 3 room Suite with Whirlpool/Fireplace

    Main Floor Handicapped 3 room Suite with Whirlpool/Fireplace

  • 2nd Floor 3 room Suite with Whirlpool/Double Sided Fireplace

    2nd Floor 3 room Suite with Whirlpool/Double Sided Fireplace

  • 3rd floor bedroom with attached private bath with shower

    3rd floor bedroom with attached private bath with shower

  • View from the front yard

    View from the front yard

  • living room area

    living room area

  • Living Room Area

    Living Room Area

  • Summertime and the livin is easy!

    Summertime and the livin is easy!

  • Sitting Room of Premiere 3 room Suite w/ Double Whirlpool/ Fireplace/Kitchenette

    Sitting Room of Premiere 3 room Suite w/ Double Whirlpool/ Fireplace/Kitchenette

  • Premiere suite en-suite bath

    Premiere suite en-suite bath

  • 2nd Floor 3 Room Suite with Whirlpool/fireplace

    2nd Floor 3 Room Suite with Whirlpool/fireplace

  • 3rd floor bedroom with attached private bath with shower

    3rd floor bedroom with attached private bath with shower

  • 3rd floor bedroom with attached private bath with shower

    3rd floor bedroom with attached private bath with shower

  • living room area set up for meeting or gathering

    living room area set up for meeting or gathering

  • Dining room with tables that pull together for large dining or for evening games

    Dining room with tables that pull together for large dining or for evening games

  • Living Room area

    Living Room area

VRBO #271348

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 09/25/2013
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(219) 362-9200 (Indiana, USA)

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7 BR  7.5 BA  Sleeps 22

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