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This home, completely remodeled in 2011, has 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and features all the comforts of home. Located just 60 minutes from Chicago and 50 minutes from South Bend, this home is perfect for summer vacations, weekend winery tours, and Notre Dame sports weekends. Only a private sand dune separates this home from one of Lake Michigan's most gorgeous beaches so you can enjoy the privacy of your own yard while celebrating the tranquility of beach front living.
The home features a large open living, dining, and kitchen area offering sunny, sweeping views of the waterfront dune. Over 800 square feet of deck and 450 square feet of patio space with a large fire pit and plenty of seating offer tons of space for dining and enjoying the beach. The house also has an outdoor shower, extra den with a flat screen TV and foosball table for the kids, a large private back yard, and an indoor/outdoor speaker system.
Home has plenty of beach toys, foosball table, and rooms with separate TV's perfect for kids' movie nights. The expansive sand dune located between the beach and the house is immediately adjacent to the deck and is perfect for kids to play on while parents relax with a cocktail....moreless
The home have a bedroom with a sit-down shower on the first floor but occupants must walk up 4 steps to get to the deck and an additional stoop to enter the home....moreless
Fall/Winter/Spring Sep 17 - May 21, 2015 2 night min stay
Memorial Day Weekend May 22 - May 25, 2015 4 night min stay
$3,200 flat fee
Early Summer May 26 - Jun 18, 2015 4 night min stay
Summer Jun 19 - Aug 28, 2015 7 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015 4 night min stay
$3,200 flat fee
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Exit cleaning fee$300 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
50% deposit required to hold date. Balance due in full 30 days prior to stay, plus $500 security deposit. Deposit check will be shredded within 30 days of stay if no damages are incurred.
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This property, located just 60 minutes from Chicago and directly on one of Lake Michigan's finest beaches, offers water and beach fun at your fingertips including jet skis delivered to your beach. The house is walking distance to Washington Park which offers a zoo, small water park, restaurants, art museum, marina, fishing and more. Outlet mall, casinos, lots of antiquing and great restaurants in the very near vicinity.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We live in the suburbs of Chicago. I am an interior designer and my husband is in real estate. We have been renting properties to vacationers in Harbor Country for over 7 years and we enjoy offering well furnished homes to families for vacations they will cherish for a lifetime!
Why the Owner Chose Michigan City: We have been enjoying the NW Indiana/SW Michigan lakefront for years, but had been searching for a house close to the beach. When this house became available, we jumped on the chance to have a waterfront property. The house needed to be completely gutted and rebuilt including new plumbing, electric, HVAC, flooring, bathrooms, kitchens, etc., which gave us the opportunity to design and furnish the home so it is ideal for summer vacation rentals.
The Unique Benefits at this House: How You Dune is a great place for kids. Our large yard offers privacy for get togethers on the deck and lots of wide open space for kids to run and explore. It's easy to run back and forth from the water to the house, sunsets are at your fingertips every night, and the sounds of the waves crashing reminds us we are someplace special!