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Indiana Dunes Beach Retreat - Year-Round Natural Beauty

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Exterior in early spring. You can often spot deer from this window.

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Last updated: 07/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Beverly Shores house description

Peaceful, casual home just 1 block from Lake Michigan and spectacular sand beach. Located on wooded dune on a private double lot (easy access up driveway). Watch deer and other wildlife through floor-to-ceiling windows in living room and master bedroom. Patio and deck.

Walk or bike to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – 15,000 acres of sand dunes, marshes, hiking and skiing trails, prairies and forests.

Home is beautifully maintained and accessible year-round; no need to worry about autumn leaves or winter snow.

Close to Chesterton artist studios and upscale dining/shopping in New Buffalo. Lighthouse Premium Outlet Mall in Michigan City (8 miles away) as well as an assortment of grocery stores, fast food, and fine dining restaurants.

Blue Chip and Four Winds Casinos nearby.

An easy commuter train ride (South Shore RR) to Chicago.



Keywords: Hillside home, Indiana Dunes, walk to beach, Lake Michigan, Chicago area, woodland setting, private retreat, family vacation, outdoor activities, wildlife, National Park.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Rental occupants must be 25 yrs. or older, unless accompanied by a responsible adult. Strictly enforced--no prom or homecoming rentals....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            PLEASE NOTE: Just a heads-up if you have allergies: owner used to have a cat (though cat has not lived here for many years)....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Big family room has a full sleep sofa (comfy) and a twin bed...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (2) A queen bed in each bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) Single bed/daybed in family room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full-size sleep sofa in family room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Oven
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 8:

            Light-filled living room with floor-to-ceiling windows....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            New central air unit installed 2011....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Good-quality, all-cotton linens....moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            Shut off for summer...moreless

          • Parking:

            3 car maximum...moreless

          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Washing Machine
          • Garage
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Pristine natural area, 1 block from lake and beach, wooded property with beautiful views, private double lot, driveway for easy access, city (not well) water, easy walk to park with pond and tennis courts, walk to National Park (Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore), peaceful and comfortable year-round....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Books

              Communications

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Rustic garden featuring native, deer-hardy plantings....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Outdoor table seats 6...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Historic
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Activities

              • Theme Parks
              • Shopping
              • Miniature Golf
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Hiking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Jet Skiing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Sailing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Basketball Court
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Cycling
              • Kayaking
              • Water Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sledding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Live Theater
              • Synagogues
              • Festivals
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Marina
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Horseshoes
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Shelling
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Parasailing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 14 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              May 23 - Sep 2, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,800
              Fall/Winter
              Sep 3 - Nov 23, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,200 $3,600
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 24 - Nov 30, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,800
              Late Fall
              Dec 1 - Dec 21, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,200
              Christmas & New Years
              Dec 22 - Jan 4, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,800
              Spring
              Jan 5 - May 22, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,200 $3,600
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,200
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              WE DO NOT OFFER WEEKEND RENTALS.

              WE DO NOT OFFER PROM OR EVENT RENTALS.

              Reservations require the refundable $600.00 security deposit. The rental fee plus a $125.00 cleaning fee is due 30 days prior to contract date. Payment by check or money order.


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              Last updated: 07/05/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Chicago Ohare and Chicago Midway
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Train
              South Shore Line Beverly Shores Station
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Indiana Rt 12
              0.15 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              quick walk to lakefront and beach
              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Bartlett's Gourmet Grill & Tavern
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Bartlett's Gourmet Grill & Tavern

              Car: Recommended

              World-class birdwatching, blueberry picking, Mt. Baldy, close to artist studios (Chesterton) and upscale shopping (New Buffalo), easy train ride to Chicago.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              In two minutes you can walk to the beach, and at night it's so quiet. Listen for the deer--they make horse-like sounds and in the fall the leaves rustle as they move through the foliage. There are more stars in the sky than you see in Chicago. The Dunes Mart has some of the best soft serve you will ever taste. On a clear day, you can see the Chicago skyline across the lake--and if you feel like visiting the city, the South Shore will get you there in just over an hour. The train station and the Dunes Mart are located on the corner of Route 12 and Broadway, the main entrance to Beverly Shores. The town has one stoplight and that is where you'll find it. It's a very small town and sometimes strangers wave hello as they drive by. Fall colors can be breathtaking---you are surrounded, even inside the house. After the leaves are gone, there is a bittersweet beauty to the stark silhouettes of hundreds of trees surrounding the house. As the house is up on a dune, you see the bare treetops and below the bright blanket of fallen leaves.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Exterior in early spring. You can often spot deer from this window.

                Exterior in early spring. You can often spot deer from this window.

              • Trees nestle our dunetop house, as (barely) seen from the road.

                Trees nestle our dunetop house, as (barely) seen from the road.

              • Looking down into living room.Garage is in background, beyond patio.

                Looking down into living room.Garage is in background, beyond patio.

              • Spacious family room has a sleep sofa, twin bed, and an adjacent full bathroom.

                Spacious family room has a sleep sofa, twin bed, and an adjacent full bathroom.

              • Walking To The Beach

                Walking To The Beach

              • A Peaceful Afternoon.  Sometimes you can see Chicago's skyline in the distance.

                A Peaceful Afternoon. Sometimes you can see Chicago's skyline in the distance.

              • One of the breathtaking natural sights: the marshes, or bogs, of Beverly Shores.

                One of the breathtaking natural sights: the marshes, or bogs, of Beverly Shores.

              • In warm weather, dine alfresco on the front patio.

                In warm weather, dine alfresco on the front patio.

              • Enjoy nature from inside the house, too. One view from the living room.

                Enjoy nature from inside the house, too. One view from the living room.

              • From LR, looking at dining area. Kitchen is at right, family room in distance.

                From LR, looking at dining area. Kitchen is at right, family room in distance.

              • View of the woods from the master bedroom.

                View of the woods from the master bedroom.

              • Stairs to the beach - just a block from the house.

                Stairs to the beach - just a block from the house.

              • On weekdays, you may be lucky enough to have the beach to yourself !

                On weekdays, you may be lucky enough to have the beach to yourself !

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Friday, May 02, 2014

              $1,200 - $1,800 per week (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 07/05/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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