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The Crooked Cottage - a 100 Year Old True Cottage Style Home

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Street view of the cottage. We are just off the main road, and receive shade.

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Last updated: 07/23/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Michigan City cottage description

The Crooked Cottage is a cozy hundred year old hideaway with everything you need for your enjoyable beach vacation. An original Sheridan Beach home from 1915 it is as authentic as it gets. There is ample parking, a direct path to the beach, An out door shower and a large deck for hanging out on. The kitchen comes fully functioning and there is lots of room on the ground floor for watching cable TV, dining, playing games, or just relaxing with a book. The back porch has a second refrigerator to store extra drinks or snacks for the beach, and we have a wide selection of beach chairs that are easy to bring back and forth. There is a bathroom both upstairs and down stairs, each with its own shower. The house has an air conditioning system or a heating system, as well as ceiling fans and portable floor fans for all the bedrooms. The beach itself is on the lovely Lake Michigan and is a perfect place for playing in the water, going on walks or just hanging out in the refreshing beach atmosphere. The house is perfectly suited to accommodate large groups or families with children and locations nearby can provide appropriate entertainment and dining in either case for days when you have had too much beach. All rooms are fully decorated and come with spare bedding and bath towels. In the case of extra people overnight, there are two inflatable mattresses in the closet of the family bedroom and both down stairs couches are comfy for sleeping.

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • downstairs bathroom: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • The Nature Experience: outdoor shower

                hot water and a shower head when hose in on...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beachfront
              • Lakefront
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              $500
              $2,500 $8,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee $200
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Location

              90 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              South Bend Airport
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Shoreline Brewery
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Michigan City Municipal
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrac
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 94
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Swing Bellies
              100 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Sheridan Beach

              Car: Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2010

              About the owner: I grew up right here in Michigan City, it's a great place to live, a great place to stay. Renting is my second successful business, the first being an advertising service based in Chicago. Although I currently live in Illinois, I take every opportunity I can to visit the old home town. My hobbies include boating and painting, in fact much of the artwork you will see in the Crooked Cottage is original work.

              Why the Owner Chose Michigan City:
              This House is one of the Best on the market. Lake Shore Drive is a very scenic in the first place, and the Crooked Cottage itself is within easy driving distance of the many attractions that Michigan City offers. The House is about a hundred years old, so it is never lacking in character. Our direct beach access lets out onto a magnificent shoreline that never gets too crowded and always has the best sunset views. Plus two doors down there's a castle!

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              The atmosphere is relaxed, the house is as close as it gets to the beach with a charming walk through a tree lined path to the dunes and beach. The house gets shade, sun and most importantly privacy where many others don't. The deck is extra sized and includes plenty of comfortable seating and napping space. The walk out to the light house is just about a mile there and back and makes for very pleasant exercise. this particular stretch of beach is just the right balance between empty and crowded. There is always more than enough room to stretch out, but if you are the social type, new friends are just down the beach. the sand is smooth and soft, perfect for sand castles.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Street view of the cottage. We are just off the main road, and receive shade.

                Street view of the cottage. We are just off the main road, and receive shade.

              • The wicker porch. A great place to relax in the mornings.

                The wicker porch. A great place to relax in the mornings.

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $500 per night (USD)
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              6 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

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              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2014
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 07/23/2014
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              6 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 12

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