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Private Lakefront 4-5 Bdrm Home - Walk to Town! Will Be Fully Renovated for 2015

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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Update 5/24/15 - All construction is on schedule and will be ready by June 15th, 2015. We accept shorter than week rentals to fill gaps.

This 4-5 BDRM, 3 BA house with private beach is currently being fully renovated for 2015. When complete, it will be one of the nicest lakefront homes available for rent in SW Michigan. New features coming for summer 2015 will include:

-An addition of a brand new, more than 500-square-foot master suite. (Master suite will include views of the lake, reading area, bar and fridge, master bathroom with large glass and stone rain shower and his + her vanities)

-Brand new open concept kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances

-Larger backyard and renovated landscape architecture, as we are pushing up the dune to accommodate actives and games. (Please note, no weddings or large events are allowed.)

- New outdoor grilling + prep station

- New Fire Pit Lounge Area

- New Built in year round Hot Tub

- New hardwood floors and trim

-All new furniture in every room

-New carpet or new hardwood flooring in all bedrooms

-Renovated bathrooms

- New living room TV and layout

- Convertible 5th Bedroom - This convertible bedroom will make use of an under utilized sitting room in the existing sunroom. There will be a murphy queen bed that will come down from the wall. There will be a sliding wall that will be used for privacy and to divide the sun room. It will have a fantastic wall of windows for optimal lake views.

-New lighting and fans throughout house and bedrooms

-Coming for 2015: New outdoor fire pit lounge with burning natural logs and new hot tub with sitting area

This charming single family home sits on its own private, white sandy beach in New Buffalo’s exclusive Riveria community. The property encourages you and your family to enjoy the outdoors, especially the beach and Lake Michigan. All 4-5 bedrooms are on the same floor as kitchen and living room. Just a short walk to downtown New Buffalo and a 60-minute drive from Chicago, its location provides the ideal summer getaway.

Sitting in the sunroom, gazebo, back porch, master bedroom or anywhere in the main living area, you will experience fantastic views of Lake Michigan and its spectacular sunsets.

The home’s open floor plan features a large kitchen and main living area with a wood burning fireplace. The main floor also includes a brand new master suite, a second master suite, 2-3 additional bedrooms, 3 full updated bathrooms, and a fantastic sun room off the kitchen with a dining table that seats 8. The finished basement provides ample space for you and your guests to relax and watch movies on the new 58-inch HD television with surround sound (features include HD cable, Blu-ray DVD player, PS3 and an Apple TV).

Freshly updated for 2015, the house boasts ultra high speed wireless Internet throughout and a state-of-the-art Sonos sound system, which allows you to wake up to your favorite Pandora station. A large grassy backyard, outdoor patio, gas grill and gazebo provide a place to sit, cook, watch the family or enjoy a drink during the sunset. It’s big enough to play a game a whiffle ball or setup a badminton court. The finished gazebo is a great place catch a snooze in one of the two day beds or read a book as you enjoy the lake breeze. From there, a small staircase leads you down to your own private beach where you and your guests can swim, play beach volleyball, read and enjoy Pure Michigan!

Also, please always be respectful to our great neighbors. No weddings or events more than 10 people allowed.

This home has provided our family many memories for decades, and we are excited to start sharing it with yours.

Now accepting full week-long rentals for the summer of 2015 - there are also 4 night openings available from June 15 - June 19, July 13 - July 17 for $5270.75 all included.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We are looking for renters 30 years of age and older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    Crate and deposit required. Not all dogs allowed. Non shedding dogs will be considered. Please keep dogs on lease when on beach and crated when away. Not allowed on any furniture or beds. We are very serious about dogs being on a lease on the beach when people are around. If we have any issues we will lose the ability to have dogs on the beach. We love dogs and really don't want to upset our neighbors anymore and possibly lose the ability to have dogs to the beach for the whole community. There is no fence in the backyard to keep the dog from the neighbors home or the beach. Please be mindful. Thank you....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Private King Master Suite: 1 king

    Over 500 sq feet., lake views, your own master bath ...moreless

  • Second Master Bedroom : 1 king

    Attached bathroom w/ shower. On the main floor. Crib space....moreless

  • Queen Guest Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Queen Guest Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sleeps 4 - One Queen, one pull out couch with twin size bed...moreless

  • 5th Convertible Bedroom : 1 queen

    Murphy Bed with sliding wall for privacy, Lake views...moreless

  • Basement : 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Pull out Queen Couch. Makes a nice extra Bedroom for kids....moreless

  • Finished Gazebo : 2 twin/ single

    Trundle twin- can be raised to a King. Amazing room for kids...moreless

  • All Bedrooms on main level of home. Here are the details... 2 kings, 3 queens, 1 queen pull out couch in basement, 1 twin pullout couch in bedroom, 2 twins in gazebo. Master Suite - 500 sq ft. private wing - King Bed with your own Master Bath, Lake Views 2nd Master- King bed. Attached full bathroom with shower and views of the lake. Guest Bedroom 3 - Queen Bed w/ pull out twin size couch, dresser Guest Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed, dresser, nightstands The basement - pullout couch. The basement is nicely finished and people enjoy it because it is dark, quiet and cool in the hot summers. Gazebo is finished - Anderson windows and screens to keep out the rain or leave them open to hear the waves and keep out bugs. Kids favorite place to be....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Brand new for 2015, Rain shower included...moreless

  • Full Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Accessible to Guest Bedroom 1, 2, and guests. ShowerTubcombo...moreless

  • Full Bathroom 3 with Shower : toilet, shower

    Off the Master or accessible from the kitchen. Toto toilets....moreless

  • Master Suite Bathroom - Part of the master suite wing - all new for 2015, dual sink vanity, top of the line Bathroom 1 - Is accessible off the master. Well light, New toto toilets in both bathrooms with quiet flush and soft close. Stand up shower in this bathroom. There is also a door from the kitchen to this bathroom. Makes for 2 guest baths. You can lock the door to the kitchen and it will only be accessible by going through the master. Bathroom 2- New Pottery Barn fixtures, Toto soft close quiet flush toilets, Groehe Shower with tub. Across hall from Guest Bedroom 1 & 2....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We think you will really enjoy this house! Call or email now!

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-Ray DVD Player PS3, and an Apple TV...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Great game table in the basement...moreless

  • Games:

    Many board games, Chess, checkers , cards, Monopoly, Chronology, Cards Against Humanity, PS3, Whiffle ball, Volleyball Net setup on beach (We had bags but someone broke it)...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Pandora One accessible through an iPad. You can also play any music that is on your own iPhone after you easily sync it with the sonos and wifi....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast HD with DVR....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Sonos System - Sonos.com...moreless

  • Television:

    58' HD TV with HD local channels, Apple TV, PS3...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Games:

    Playstation 3 with three remotes (remotes are starting to have issues so we recommend bringing your own, we also may replace them soon)...moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a few available but with Apple TV you have Netflix, HBOGo or you can login into your own account to purchase movies. The internet speed is great....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    You have your own private beach in the backyard!...moreless

  • Downtown
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air with a Nest thermostat to control at the wall unit or with the provided iPad....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Yes in the laundry room downstairs...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood Burning Fireplace. We ask that you not burn fires in peak summer. Also, Outdoor fire pit....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Nest Thermosat....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi with 20 mb/s and it is really fast. Password is on the router....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Yes, Please see amenties and fees....moreless

  • Living Room:

    With fireplace. LED 4K TV with local HD Cable and Apple TV. (CBS, ABC, NBC, WGN, FOX)...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for 4 cars. Please ask if you have more than 4 cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We Provided one bath towel per person but its hard to provide beach or more towels because of transition timing issues....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Yes in the laundry room downstairs...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We have one you can bring your own coffee or Davids in town sells jugs of fresh coffee that are great for the morning. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Settings for 10. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Has everything you should need for 10 people. Serving platters, silverware, plates, bowls, glasses. Also has all cooking items....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt and Pepper, olive oil, sugar, flour, Pam, mayo, ketchup, mustard, foil, plastic wrap...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size in the kitchen. Also smaller fridge in laundry room. ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can rent kayak's or canoes in town and take take them down the Galien River just on the other side of the house....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Finished Gazebo with Anderson windows with screens. Close them if it rains, or open them up to hear the waves and enjoy the breeze. Great place for kids to sleep....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    One of the largest backyards on the lake in the area....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large Weber gas grill. Turn on and off grill at wall connection behind house. Please remember to turn off....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear:

    We have some tubes, noodles, water skis in the shed on the beach. Also beach chairs are stored down there....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Hot Tub will be ready for summer 2015....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Summer
May 22 - Sep 13, 2015
5 night min stay

$8,000
Fall
Sep 14 - Nov 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$750
Early/Mid November
Nov 2 - Nov 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$750
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$1,000
Winter
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2015
2 night min stay
$550
Holiday
Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,000
WInter 2016
Jan 4 - Feb 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Damage Waiver $50
  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Linens Fee $97
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Taxes, cleaning, linen, and pet fees are additional. No Weddings or Events.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. (Please contact rental manager for up to date rates).

Peak Summer (Mid May - Labor Day) - 7 Nights is normal but we will take less than 7 day renters at normal rates to fill gaps.

Please contact us with questions. We will respond within 24 hours. Thanks


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Michigan City 8 miles, O'Hare & Midway
1.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Stray Dog, Caseys, Brewsters
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Whittaker Woods, Lost Dunes, The Dunes
1.25 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak New Buffalo
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 94 or Red Arrow
1.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Stray Dog, Bentwood, Timothys, Casey's, Nancy's,

Car: Recommended

Just take a walk down the beach and you are in the heart of the town. This is the best location you can get if you want to be in Harbor Country.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1987

About the owner: Our family has been enjoying New Buffalo for the past 40 years. We first rented the home in the early 80s and later purchased it. We love New Buffalo and our lake house 'Nothin' Dune.' Like many families, we can't use it as much as we wish we could. So we look forward to sharing our perfect getaway with you!

Why the Owner Chose New Buffalo:
Why This Property? 1st Reason: It is literally right on the beach 2nd: It has a very large back yard for games and dining 3rd: We really care about taking care of the property. 4th: You can walk to town. Ride a bike down the road or walk the beach picking up sea glass. 5th: It's just the right size. This house is built to entertain and enjoy the beach with about 6 to 8 friends and family. But when you want a day out of the sun there is a movie theater like setup in the cool basement.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The beach is wonderful. Not rocky like some other beaches in the area. We have beach chairs ready for you too! Large backyard which is very rare. It really is a nice plus being able to play whiffle ball or bags in the back yard. We placed an iPad loaded with Sonos and Nest in the house. So you can control your favorite Pandora station throughout the home. You can also control the AC or Heat from the iPad if you don't want to get up. Dining Room with sunset views every night. Have dinner inside if the bugs are bad and you won't miss the sunset. If it's nice out we have an outside dining area and large gas grill setup for you. We have a Hot tub always ready to go so you can watch the sunset and enjoy a glass of wine anytime. It's really kinda nice. You should try it. Just try not to get too much sand in the tub. We care about your comments and are trying to put any rental money we make back into the home every year so it will keep getting better and better.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Sunset views from the gazebo deck

    Sunset views from the gazebo deck

  • Open Concept Beach Living, Coming Memorial Day 2015. Kitchen Island on Left.

    Open Concept Beach Living, Coming Memorial Day 2015. Kitchen Island on Left.

  • Master bedroom with views of the lake

    Master bedroom with views of the lake

  • All new open concept Floor Plan for 2015. Better views inside, Bigger Bedrooms

    All new open concept Floor Plan for 2015. Better views inside, Bigger Bedrooms

  • New Grilling Prep area and outdoor dining. Will be done by May 2015.

    New Grilling Prep area and outdoor dining. Will be done by May 2015.

  • Sunroom/dining room with great lake views

    Sunroom/dining room with great lake views

  • Master Bedroom - Different Angle

    Master Bedroom - Different Angle

  • Guest bedroom will be bigger w/ queen bed and pullout twin couch, a dresser too

    Guest bedroom will be bigger w/ queen bed and pullout twin couch, a dresser too

  • Your own staircase from the gazebo deck down to the beach. (30 stairs)

    Your own staircase from the gazebo deck down to the beach. (30 stairs)

  • The fantastic patio! (Please close umbrella when not using, wind will break it)

    The fantastic patio! (Please close umbrella when not using, wind will break it)

  • Nothin Dune's Gazebo. Great place to watch the sunset or hang out at night.

    Nothin Dune's Gazebo. Great place to watch the sunset or hang out at night.

  • Redesigned backyard for 2015

    Redesigned backyard for 2015

  • Entertaining area with Hot Tub, Fire Pit, and chairs over looking the lake

    Entertaining area with Hot Tub, Fire Pit, and chairs over looking the lake

  • Outdoor Dining for 8, a hot tub and the gazebo on the dune's edge.

    Outdoor Dining for 8, a hot tub and the gazebo on the dune's edge.

  • Living room with a wood fireplace and a walkout to the patio (Will be refreshed)

    Living room with a wood fireplace and a walkout to the patio (Will be refreshed)

  • Sunsets like these!

    Sunsets like these!

  • Dining room with seating for 8. Great lake and sunset views!

    Dining room with seating for 8. Great lake and sunset views!

  • Downstairs room with surround sound, HD TV, and pull-out sofa

    Downstairs room with surround sound, HD TV, and pull-out sofa

  • This Queen bedroom will be expanded for more space in 2015.

    This Queen bedroom will be expanded for more space in 2015.

  • 1,000 sq ft. deck coming for 2015 w/ Hot Tub built in and recliners and seating

    1,000 sq ft. deck coming for 2015 w/ Hot Tub built in and recliners and seating

  • This room will be a murphy wall bed with sitting area and sliding privacy wall.

    This room will be a murphy wall bed with sitting area and sliding privacy wall.

  • Gazebo on the dune's edge. Kids love sleeping out here. Two twins trundle style.

    Gazebo on the dune's edge. Kids love sleeping out here. Two twins trundle style.

  • Bathroom with shower and tub (Will be fully renovated in 2015)

    Bathroom with shower and tub (Will be fully renovated in 2015)

  • The backyard at night. There will be even more lights and detail than this

    The backyard at night. There will be even more lights and detail than this

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  • Calendar last updated 05/28/2015
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