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Charming Vintage House in the Woods, 3 Blocks to Lake Michigan Beach.

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1930 vintage house in the middle of the woods

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Last updated: 11/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Beverly Shores house description

We are taking month long rentals. Spend some quality time at Atwater Beach Cottage this fall or winter. Our house is centered in the
Indiana Dunes Nat'l Lakeshore. Get away from it all in style and comfort. Just short 3 block walk to the lake. Many great trails in the colorful fall wooded dunes. Cozy up to a beach bonfire this fall. Cross country ski in winter.
One bedroom has queen bed, the 2nd bedroom has a twin & a full size bed. Perfect for a family.
Beverly Shores train station is 15 min walk from the cottage, just 1 hr drive from Chicago or 1.5hr train ride.
Full kitchen: range, fridge, microwave, blender, coffee maker, waffle iron. Yes wifi internet and dvd player/local tv too. Gas grill on back porch.
3 Adult bikes, tot bike trailer, a trail bike (ages 4-7) , and 3 kid bikes and a big wheel.
Beach toys, umbrellas & beach chairs
Washer/dryer. Extra queen mattress for extra guests
By Mich City Zoo, outlet mall, Bartletts Gourmet Grill, Chesterton,
Park and tennis court, fishing or ice skating pond.

History of the area: In May 1927, Chicago real estate developer Frederick H. Bartlett purchased 3,000 acres of lake front lands from the estates of local owners. The development, which included five miles of shoreline on Lake Michigan, stretched from Michigan City to Dunes State Park. Bartlett's concept was to create an urban resort community. In 1933 Frederick H. Bartlett sold all of his northwest Indiana properties to his younger brother, Robert Bartlett. Robert touted the community and its attractions with the promotional flair of a born salesman. He constructed a school, a hotel with botanic gardens, a golf course, a beach front casino, a riding academy and a theater. In 1935, Robert Bartlett purchased 1933-34 “A Century of Progress”, Chicago World’s Fair and barged 4 homes to the beach front community. These 4 homes are still standing and they are in various states of renovation at this time. Our house was built in 1933 with a combined style we have named, 'Mediterranean Tudor'.

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: We love this area because it is surrounded by a national park. There are many great trails to bike and hike on. Along the Lake Front Drive, and then meander through the swamp trails searching for birds, foxes and snakes on Beverly Drive. On the other side of Kemil Beach Rd is the Indiana State Park with more miles of trails, and quiet beach.

The Beach: The beach is sandy, stretching for about 10 miles from Indiana Dunes State park to Mt Baldy in Michigan City. One of my favorite things to do is bike along the lakefront in Bevelry Shores for about 3 miles without houses to block the view. I love swimming on a hot night while watching the sun set over Chicago.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            ...moreless

          • port-a-crib is available, also have a bed -rail for the twin bed for 2-5 year olds....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Music Library:

            iPhone 4 stereo/ charger... Also cord for your iPod or iPhone......moreless

          • Ping Pong Table
          • Radio
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Toys
          • VCR
          • Video Library:

            5-10 videos... Some kids, youth and misc...moreless

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Beach:

            Lake Michigan sandy beach, bike for 2 miles along lakefront. Great hiking trails in the area, and next to the Indiana dunes state park....moreless

          • Village

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Mountain Biking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis

          Dining

          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Activities Guide
          • Air Conditioning
          • Basic Soaps
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Local Activities Guide
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Shampoo
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Blender
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave:

            Yes , 1 yr old...moreless

          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove:

            Electric top ...moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Barbecue
          • Beach Chairs
          • Bicycles:

            3 adult bikes, 3 kid bikes, and bike trailer and trail bike for kids ages 4-7...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Front porch with bench and back porch with table and chairs...moreless

          • Inflatable Boat
          • Large Cooler
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Patio
          • Sand Box
          • Small Cooler
          • Tennis:

            Tennis court at our town park...moreless

          • Tennis Court
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter Early Spring 2015
              Jan 1 - May 1, 2015
              30 night min stay

              $2,500
              Spring 2015
              May 2 - Jun 12, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $175
              Fri, Sat
              $1,200 $3,000
              Summer 2015
              Jun 13 - Aug 29, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,450
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              cleaning fee included on rentals longer than 5 days. refundable damage deposit of $250


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 11/26/2014
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              Location

              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Chicago Midway (MDW)
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Bartlett's Gourmet Grill
              200 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Ludington, Michigan
              7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Sand Creek CC
              0.7 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Beverly Shores Station: South Shore Line
              6 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              I-94 and Rt 49
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Barlett's Gourmet Grill
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              cross-country trails
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Beverly Shores town beach/ IN Dunes Nat'l Park

              Car: Recommended

              Nestled in the beautiful, wooded Indiana Dunes, just 3 blocks/5 minute walk to the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, you can enjoy the calming affects nature. The town of Beverly Shores is bordered by the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshores and connects to more trails in the Indiana Dunes State Park. The small town of Beverly Shores is between Chesterton & Michigan City, just 10 miles to the Michigan border.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2005

              Why the Owner Chose Beverly Shores:
              We instantly fell in love with this 1930s Mediterranean -revival Tudor like house. After a few years of renovations and projects, we are pleased with our hardwork. We love the area, with th natural swamps and the long beaches.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The house is colorful, and lots of windows. You can see deer sitting in front yard sometimes, you can swing on the hammock under the stars, you see the birds clamoring for bird feeder. On summer nights, we love to have a bonfire on the each or in the backyard. In winter, we like to climb the icebergs, or go cross country skiing.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • 1930 vintage house in the middle of the woods

                1930 vintage house in the middle of the woods

              • living room

                living room

              • sunroom with sofa and kids art table

                sunroom with sofa and kids art table

              • Master bedroom with queen bed

                Master bedroom with queen bed

              • Sunset view of Chicago ( approx 40 miles if you were to boat, 60 mi. drive)

                Sunset view of Chicago ( approx 40 miles if you were to boat, 60 mi. drive)

              • Lake Shore road, great for biking and walking with views of lake

                Lake Shore road, great for biking and walking with views of lake

              • Skipping rocks at sunset

                Skipping rocks at sunset

              • 1930 vintage house in the middle of the woods

                1930 vintage house in the middle of the woods

              • Lake front drive. Bike for 3 miles along the lake with awesome views.

                Lake front drive. Bike for 3 miles along the lake with awesome views.

              • South Shore line from Chicago to South Bend.

                South Shore line from Chicago to South Bend.

              • view from street

                view from street

              • dining room

                dining room

              • living room

                living room

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • 2nd bedroom with full bed and a twin bed

                2nd bedroom with full bed and a twin bed

              • Train station/art gallery on South Shore line, 2/3 mile to house. 1.5hrs to Chgo

                Train station/art gallery on South Shore line, 2/3 mile to house. 1.5hrs to Chgo

              • Trails for great mountain biking, hiking or cross country skiing

                Trails for great mountain biking, hiking or cross country skiing

              • Lake Michigan beach. Great for swimming, walking, sunsets.

                Lake Michigan beach. Great for swimming, walking, sunsets.

              • Sunny early spring windy day.View towards Michigan City, IN.

                Sunny early spring windy day.View towards Michigan City, IN.

              • View above Kemil Beach Rd in winter

                View above Kemil Beach Rd in winter

              • Spring time plants on this climbable dune towards Central Beach. Easy bike ride

                Spring time plants on this climbable dune towards Central Beach. Easy bike ride

              • Tennis, anyone?  park is 10 minute walk from the house.

                Tennis, anyone? park is 10 minute walk from the house.

              • view from Reborah Plaza, our local town's beach

                view from Reborah Plaza, our local town's beach

              $583 - $1,450 per week (USD)
              12

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 11/26/14
              Minimum stay: 7-30 nights
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              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within a few days
              • Response rate: 80%
              • Calendar last updated: 11/26/2014
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