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'How You Dune?'- Lake Michigan Beach House Perfect for Large Groups!

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Deck/Patio offers dining for 16 plus lounge area and fire pit.

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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

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

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    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

  • Limited Accessibility:

    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

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    First floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    First floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second floor...moreless

  • The home comes fully equipped with bath towels and separate beach towels for use on the sand....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast cable, internet, and phone service...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Speaker system inside and out with iPod docking station to allow digital music....moreless

  • Television:

    49' flat screen in living room, 36' flat screen in den, 24' flat screen in twin bedroom, 39' TV in master bedroom...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Gorgeous sand dune offers a large, private yard between the home and the beach....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Located directly on one of Lake Michigan's most beautiful beaches....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Lake Michigan is visible from 2nd floor....moreless

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two brand new central HVAC systems to keep the upstairs and downstairs cool in the summer. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace perfect for those cold winter nights....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless high speed internet provided by Comcast....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comcast cable TV provided....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off-street parking available for 3 cars. Additional street parking is also available....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited local and long distance calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Separate bath and beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    20 sets of indoor dishes and 18 sets of outdoor (melamine) dishes perfect for dining on the deck....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped for entertaining large groups plus a hospitality area with coffee maker and mugs....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Ice and water in the door....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    800 sq ft deck, 450 sq ft patio with fire pit...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Brand new stainless Weber connected to natural gas is on the deck....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 19 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,950
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
4 night min stay

$3,200
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$850

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Exit cleaning fee $300 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

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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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Chicago Midway
0.75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Shoreline Brewery
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pottawattomie Country Club
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I94
0.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Swingbelly's
Michigan City
Nearest Beach
Sheridan Beach

Car: Recommended

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.

 

Owner info

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!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

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  • Deck/Patio offers dining for 16 plus lounge area and fire pit.

    Deck/Patio offers dining for 16 plus lounge area and fire pit.

  • Fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to entertain large groups

    Fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to entertain large groups

  • Den has flat screen TV, DVD and foosball

    Den has flat screen TV, DVD and foosball

  • Huge private yard, and the lake is just over the dune!

    Huge private yard, and the lake is just over the dune!

  • 1st floor queen bedroom has attached full bath

    1st floor queen bedroom has attached full bath

  • 1st floor laundry

    1st floor laundry

  • 2nd floor bedroom has 2 twins and flat screen tv

    2nd floor bedroom has 2 twins and flat screen tv

  • 2nd floor bath with shower/tub

    2nd floor bath with shower/tub

  • 2nd floor queen bedroom

    2nd floor queen bedroom

  • Gorgeous sunsets

    Gorgeous sunsets

  • Plenty of room to run and play!

    Plenty of room to run and play!

  • Sun setting on the Sears (Willis) Tower

    Sun setting on the Sears (Willis) Tower

  • Open living, dining, kitchen offers beautiful views of the dune, plus a 49" HDTV

    Open living, dining, kitchen offers beautiful views of the dune, plus a 49" HDTV

  • Dining room seats 10 comfortably

    Dining room seats 10 comfortably

  • Plenty of outdoor seating on the 1,500 square foot deck.

    Plenty of outdoor seating on the 1,500 square foot deck.

  • 1st floor bedroom- queen

    1st floor bedroom- queen

  • 1st floor bath

    1st floor bath

  • Master bedroom has king bed, lake view and walk-in closet

    Master bedroom has king bed, lake view and walk-in closet

  • 2nd floor bunk bed plus twin

    2nd floor bunk bed plus twin

  • 2nd floor bathroom with shower/tub

    2nd floor bathroom with shower/tub

  • 2nd floor queen bedroom

    2nd floor queen bedroom

  • Beautiful, deep beach with pristine sand

    Beautiful, deep beach with pristine sand

  • Only an hour from Chicago

    Only an hour from Chicago

  • Endless fun just a short walk over the sand dune!

    Endless fun just a short walk over the sand dune!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/01/2015
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