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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: 08/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Michigan City house 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.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • 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

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 15-16

              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

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishes & Utensils:

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

              • Kitchen:

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

              • Refrigerator:

                Ice and water in the door....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                10...moreless

              • Stove
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 10 people

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

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

              • Parking:

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

              • Fireplace:

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

              • Towels Provided:

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

              • Living Room seats 10:

                Comcast cable TV provided....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All bed linens provided....moreless

              • Heating
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Entertainment

              • Television:

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

              • Stereo:

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

              • Satellite / Cable:

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

              • DVD Player
              • Video Library
              • Foosball

              Communications

              • Internet:

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

              • Telephone:

                Unlimited local and long distance calls....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill:

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

              • Deck / Patio:

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

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

              • 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

              Activities

              • Churches
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Water Tubing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Water Skiing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Sledding
              • Boating
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Synagogues
              • Beachcombing
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Shopping
              • Live Theater
              • Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jun 20 - Aug 29, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $5,600
              Labor Day Weekend
              Aug 29 - Aug 31, 2014
              3 night min stay

              $3,000
              flat fee
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $800

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Exit cleaning fee $300 + tax
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Notes:

              50% deposit required to hold date. Balance due in full 30 days prior to stay, plus $1000 security deposit. Deposit will be returned within 30 days of stay if no damages are incurred.


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              Last updated: 08/06/2014
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              Location

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

              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!

              VRBO #452281

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

              $800 per night (USD)
              5

              7 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
              Sleeps 16

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              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              Speaks: english
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