VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Gorgeous Log Cabin with Views of Lake Michigan

You sent a message to this manager.


Last updated: 04/19/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Beautiful single family log cabin home located on top of a Dune with spectacular views of Lake Michigan and private beach. House has comfortable master bedroom, two guest rooms and office. Sleeps 6-8. Beautiful 2nd Floor Family room, master BR, screened in porch and another outdoor deck all with views of Lake Michigan. Stone patio in back with views of ravine. Newer kitchen, bath, laundry. comfortable home with 2 fireplaces. Steps to private beach.


We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Den


  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom has one king sized bed - views of Lake Michigan, Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Located in downstairs study, Bunk Beds (1) Bunk bed plus one additional twin bed in a guest room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Beautiful view of Lake Michigan from top of Dune. Steps to private beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony:

    one balcony off a guest bedroom with views of lake and ravine....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Three deck/patio areas. One stone pation in back of house overlooking ravine. One screened in porch on front overlooking lake. One outdoor deck in front also overlooking lake....moreless



Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 31 - Sep 30, 2015
6 night min stay

$2,800 $10,000
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

$2,800 $10,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included

Please wait... Pay with confidence

Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.

Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Last updated: 04/19/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Midway Airport Chicago, IL
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chesterton Indiana
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 minutes

Car: Necessary

Located in a private residential community with tennis courts, playground, private beach, hiking trails. 10 Minute drive to quaint downtown Chesterton with antique shops, farmers market, restaurants. 20 Minute drive to Lighthouse outlet mall.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1988

About: Home is owned by Chicago area family.

Why Dune Acres:
Second generation family home in beautiful surroundings.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
View from the screened in porch offers the most beautiful sunset views over Chicago. Very secluded yet steps to the beach and a short drive to quaint downtown area.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • view from downstairs den window.

    view from downstairs den window.

  • View of Lake Michigan from deck

    View of Lake Michigan from deck

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • guest room

    guest room

  • deck overlooking lake MI

    deck overlooking lake MI

  • front porch dining area

    front porch dining area

  • Cowles Bog Trail

    Cowles Bog Trail

  • Cowles Bog Trail

    Cowles Bog Trail

  • downstairs den

    downstairs den

  • upstairs living area.

    upstairs living area.

  • upstairs game area.

    upstairs game area.

  • guest room

    guest room

  • full bathroom and washer/dryer

    full bathroom and washer/dryer

  • cozy deck overlooking lake Michigan

    cozy deck overlooking lake Michigan

  • Path along side of house

    Path along side of house

  • Private Beach - incredible sunsets

    Private Beach - incredible sunsets

  • cozy downstairs kitchen and family room

    cozy downstairs kitchen and family room

VRBO #440031

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 23, 2015

$400 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 6 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Property type
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/19/2015
Email manager

+1 708-784-1339
between 9am and 9pm

Please wait... Pay with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn more
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Get it now


Share this property via Email

Gorgeous Log Cabin With Views of Lake Michigan

Dune Acres #440031

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.