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Walk, Bike, Ride, or Stroll to Campus. Large Family Home W/Pool & Benefits

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Front view from the south. Quite deceiving.

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Last updated: 05/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Custom re-modeled ranch style home. Hand crafted hardwood throughout, with 3 bedrooms upstairs, (2 queen pillowtops, 1 XL Twin), full bath with jacuzzi tub/shower, internet, spacious living room, with 50' smart TV, surround sound, dining room opens into fully equipped kitchen, solid walnut counter tops, open galley to lower level and back pool/pool deck. Lower Level consists of an unbelievably large family room, wood burner, entertainment center w/40' TV, 6 built-in ceiling speakers, awesome sound, DVD player, hand crafted walnut queen futon, (sleeps 1?2), side reclining chaise, (sleeps 1?2), built-in wall refrigerator, furnished bedroom, full size mattress, (sleeps 2), your choice, separated/or not by hanging doors, big bathroom, with shower, vanity, sink, and King Throne. Access to washer/dryer plus utility sink is right there. Outside amenities, open the back door unto deck with a 15' x 35' above ground pool. 3 grills, 2 gas one charcoal, lounge chairs, patio set, 5 daisies on the back privacy fence. Open the front door and relax on our front porch swing. Take it all in, the sights, the sounds, and the energy of 'The Notre Dame Experience'. We call it 'Rome' of America.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

  • Master Bedroom : 1 queen

    Dream Maker III Pillowtop Mattress set...moreless

  • Upstairs Guest Room: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Lower Level - Full Bedroom: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • LL - FR Custom crafted Walnut Futon: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • LL-FR Side Couch: 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs 3rd Bedroom/Office/Internet hub: 1 twin/ single

    Very Unique. Why not put a bed in the office/internet hub?...moreless

  • Newly Constructed Downstairs Bedroom: 1 double

    Haven't decided what type of bed, it will sleep 2 when done...moreless

  • We have an extra queen-size air mattress, blankets, pillows, and possibly a Scooby Doo sleeping bag. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upstairs Jacuzzi Bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Lower Level 'The Throne Room': toilet, shower

    Washer/Dryer/Utility Sink ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    AT&T Uverse 450 with Sports and some movie channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    3 TV's. Living Room 50' Smart TV, Master TV with built-in DVD player, Lower-Level Basic 40' TV. ...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village:

    Morningside Land Use and Pedestrian Plan acts will keep our neighborhood as a historical single family residential neighborhood. ( SBT, APC/ND, 5-29-14) Berger Street, all lots Morningside Addition...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining room opens into the kitchen custom built walnut counter tops, and there's always the coffee table in the living room....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Haier Portable Air and Bedroom Window unit. Lower level cools the entire house, if done properly....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    AT&T high-speed wi-fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Parking is off street, renter will be assigned a parking pass(es) and parking spot. All other vehicles will be charged. We also offer RV parking on a 1st come, 1st serve basis, cost depends on dates...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    The basics, salt, pepper, flour, sugar, spices, condiments, if I have them available. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    I have one mens bike. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wood deck to pool,wood steps down to large cement pad with patio set and woodburner....moreless

  • Golf:

    We don't have a golf cart, but we do have a Notre Dame Retired Parking pass and may be available to assist you. Depends on the dates and the how the days going....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Depending on the dates,we own the 'Grey house' to the E, corner lot to the W, so our 'lawn' is quite large. I should know, I mow them all. NO large events on football weekends. We park cars and RVs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have 3 grills. A Coleman, propane grill, A standard propane grill, and a custom made 'smokestack' charcoal grill made out of a well bladder and a stripper pool....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Above ground 15' X 35' *heated pool with attached deck. *Ron's got his invention going, seems to work, Woodburner turned pool heater. ...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
ND 2015 Reunion
Jun 4 - Jun 7, 2015
4 night min stay

$2,500
flat fee
AYOP
Jul 19 - Jul 26, 2015
8 night min stay

$2,000
flat fee
ND vs Texas
Sep 4 - Sep 5, 2015
2 night min stay

$3,500
flat fee
ND vs Georgia Tech
Sep 18 - Sep 19, 2015
2 night min stay

$2,500
flat fee
ND vs Massachusetts
Sep 25 - Sep 26, 2015
2 night min stay

$2,000
flat fee
ND vs Navy
Oct 9 - Oct 10, 2015
2 night min stay

$2,500
flat fee
ND vs USC
Oct 16 - Oct 17, 2015
2 night min stay

$2,750
flat fee
ND vs Wake Forest
Nov 13 - Nov 14, 2015
2 night min stay

$2,000
flat fee
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$650
$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • 3rd party billing ?ask $60
  • Owner Damage Coverage $60
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

PLEASE NOTE:PAY by bank e-check transfer! Not Credit Cards!!! Pmts made by CC's incur charges NOT incl'd in rental. Also,we park cars/RV's/buses for ND games. Guests receive up to 2 car passes. If you need add'l parking,contact us. We will put your needs first. Parking for 50-100 cars, RV's,etc. Ck,#594457,next dr (E) w/poss. sep. lg garage/toilet avail. for add. fee. *Tix w/rental 4 some games?


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Last updated: 05/15/2015
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Location

6.3 Miles
Nearest Airport
South Bend Regional Airport, SBN
0.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Linebacker Lounge
0.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Warren Golf Course (ND)
6.3 Miles
Nearest Train
Chicago South Shore/Amtrack SB Regional Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
80-90 Indiana Toll Road (Exit 72)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Between the Buns/Nick's Patio/Rocco's
39.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Silver Beach, Lake Michigan, St. Joseph MI

Car: Not Necessary

This secluded almost forgotten neighborhood, is a rare find. Walking distance to Notre Dame Campus, the Grotto, Sacred Heart Basilica, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Compton Family Ice Area, Eddy Street Commons (Restaurants, Hammes Bookstore, AT&T, etc.), The Linebacker Lounge, Mulligans, Warren Golf Course, Little Flower Catholic Church, Martin's Supermarket w/Starbucks/Fresh sushi/and a great flower shop. You will love this area. We are a unique, diversified, cultural group of individual home owners. Some of us, have been here for over 50 years, wow, where does time go and what amazing transformations, we have seen. Come enjoy our hospitality.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I am a Marine, that somehow, ended up at Notre Dame. For 17 years, I ran and taught in the Engineering Machine Shop. During that time, I started my own small shop. Just, recently we closed the shop after 35 years, it was quite a life changing moment. I have invested in this neighborhood, both, physically and emotionally, building the shop, the 'grey house' in front, and believe it or not, Joey, yeah that the one, Montana, lived with me for awhile, no lie). Loved his dog too! I purchased other properties along the way, our 'little house', built in 1906, a few lots away, down the street to the west, 1/2 block closer to ND, 3 lots, directly across the street from both the 'Big House' and the 'Grey House'. One of those lots, had little white house, with a back porch, just right for my mother. When she passed away in my arms in 2007, I sold that property to Notre Dame. We currently rent out the 'little house' to professors, graduate students, visiting foreign faculty, from all over the world. We love it. My wife especially loves the cultural interaction, the female company and children.

Why the Owner Chose South Bend:
We are renting this property, because we realize we have way to much 'stuff'. There are only two of us and 'the big' house is huge. So it just makes sense, we are so close to campus, etc. so why not rent?! No more hassles for large groups with hotels, eating out, parking, not knowing where you are, and any other discomfort that comes with the hectic ND football/ND event weekends.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The flyovers shake the ground. The plays are called. You can hear the buildup, the roar, or the silence, depending on the outcome, before it can even reach the airways. Come join us in this unbelievable experience. Come be a part of our 'pot of gold' at end of the rainbow! We, recently, 2/2015, started our own Neighborhood Watch program. Partnering with our neighbors, the University of Notre Dame, Highline US (Overlook (graduate housing), Irish Row, and Irish Flats), and St. Joseph County, to preserve and add to the allure of our uniquely "hidden" treasure that is Morningside/Pedestrian Addition.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front view from the south. Quite deceiving.

    Front view from the south. Quite deceiving.

  • Living room with new furniture 6-23-14

    Living room with new furniture 6-23-14

  • Dining Room opening into Kitchen

    Dining Room opening into Kitchen

  • Upstairs- Unique Combo 3rd bdrm-office w/AT&T 2wire router. Why not.. Add a bed!

    Upstairs- Unique Combo 3rd bdrm-office w/AT&T 2wire router. Why not.. Add a bed!

  • Upstairs Bathroom with jacuzzi bath and shower

    Upstairs Bathroom with jacuzzi bath and shower

  • Downstairs Family Rm w/wood burner and double futon view into log room end.

    Downstairs Family Rm w/wood burner and double futon view into log room end.

  • Downstairs full bdrm view from Family rm showing entrance into full bath/laundry

    Downstairs full bdrm view from Family rm showing entrance into full bath/laundry

  • LL sink and vanity with mirror view of laundry entrance

    LL sink and vanity with mirror view of laundry entrance

  • Walk out to pool and deck from back door.

    Walk out to pool and deck from back door.

  • Beautiful 55' RV parked w/us 4 the ND-NW game on our corner lot. Great people!!

    Beautiful 55' RV parked w/us 4 the ND-NW game on our corner lot. Great people!!

  • Stunning!

    Stunning!

  • At the Grotto. Lighting Candles for our loved ones.

    At the Grotto. Lighting Candles for our loved ones.

  • Sunrise View from the SW

    Sunrise View from the SW

  • Living Room view thru mirror with new couch and view of 50' Smart TV 6-23-14

    Living Room view thru mirror with new couch and view of 50' Smart TV 6-23-14

  • Hallway to Upstairs Bathroom, Bedrooms and Unique Office/Bdrm combo

    Hallway to Upstairs Bathroom, Bedrooms and Unique Office/Bdrm combo

  • Master Bedroom with Dream Maker III mattress set:) window air unit also

    Master Bedroom with Dream Maker III mattress set:) window air unit also

  • Updated Upstairs 2nd bedroom (Clemie's Room). Miss you Mom!

    Updated Upstairs 2nd bedroom (Clemie's Room). Miss you Mom!

  • Downstairs family rm taken from the E end. Custom futon  & single sleeper chai

    Downstairs family rm taken from the E end. Custom futon & single sleeper chai

  • LL Throne Room Commode and Shower view

    LL Throne Room Commode and Shower view

  • Custom Built Walnut Balcony to Lower Level and Pool deck.

    Custom Built Walnut Balcony to Lower Level and Pool deck.

  • Goodyear Blimp above the Golden Dome from our front porch Look close:)

    Goodyear Blimp above the Golden Dome from our front porch Look close:)

  • Ron and I getting ready to 'go on the field'

    Ron and I getting ready to 'go on the field'

  • The Grotto and the Virgin Mary.

    The Grotto and the Virgin Mary.

  • A partial map of ND campus w/Berger St as a solid blk line & ND football stadium

    A partial map of ND campus w/Berger St as a solid blk line & ND football stadium

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/15/2015
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