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Great Lake View-3 Decks Sleeps 13- Check Our Reviews & Off Season Rate

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Spacious Screened Decks look out at the lake-small owner apartment on 3rd floor

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Last updated: 07/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Michigan City house description

Great house for reunions, family vacations, book clubs, woman groups. Enjoy amazing views from your two large front decks. The beach is clean white sand used only by the few families living on Lake Shore Drive. Plenty of space to spread out, talk into the night with the crickets chirping and the sound of the waves and drink wine on screened in decks or take a wonderful walk in the preserve in the back and return along the beach.

The beds are high end with plush towels and designer linens. Tall pines line the back of the property with woods across on the other side of the street. We have 90 gallons of hot water so you'll never run out. Our cleaners are wonderful. You will feel comfortable here the moment you walk in.

Safe outside place for the kids to play on large screened in decks and on the large deck in back with toddler pool, swings and ping pong table.

Summer, fall or spring-- it doesn't get better than on the beach and whether you're enjoying the fall foliage, the summer wild flower or the new spring shoots, the hiking is just outside your door. The sunsetting over the lake is visible from most of the rooms in this beach home built in 1999. Come in August for blueberry picking and freeze what you can't eat.

Take a trip to the casino or catch the bargains at a great outlet mall--both minutes away by car. Run down the steep dune behind the house for a great one and a half hour walk through woods and dune land. Bike down the lake front bike path or to nearby New Buffalo, Michigan or the Indiana National Lake Shore reserve just ten minutes away. Play Ping pong on the back deck or watch the kids playing on the swings.

Great restaurants in town and in nearby Michigan along with great antiquing in Harbort County Michigan. Large gas grill on deck and full, but small kitchen. Take a day trip to Chicago by convenient train or car and enjoy fine dining and theater- just one hour travel time and come back home to the lake. Dansk dishes, merrimeko sheets, and comfy towels. Enjoy your vacation in comfort.

Owners have small apartment in upstairs and try to be there for your arrival. Otherwise, they are easy to reach on phone at any time.



Compare with other homes on Lakes Shore Drive or Beach Walk homes without our beautiful lake views. We are priced right!!

Keywords: Built in 99-beautiful bedding -lots of decks to fan out-lots of places for kids to play and adults to get away-perfect for reunions and families

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Swings in yard-kids room- yard-ping pong table. One bedroom is set up for kids with colorful rug, kids books and 3-4 twins. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Our family is allergic to most animals even with air purifier. So sorry. ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25-- no Proms or college week-ends. Children with families welcome....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Bedroom 5

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          • King size beds (3) Can make up to 5 kings by coupling some twins, Twin or Single Beds (4) UP to 10 twins if you need only 2 Kings, Baby Cribs (1) We have a port-a-crib available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) 1st floor den has two day beds with one trundle underneath. This can be used as a 5th King and twin or two-three twins. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            This has a subzero frig and deluxe apartment oven, but it is a small kitchen. Come to relax, bar-b-que,make breakfast,but not if you want to be doing lots of cooking....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Plenty of good stainless steel pots and pans....moreless

          • Ice Maker

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Also include beach towels--all towels are of highest quality. Most are from Ralph Lauren....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            THere is a large parking pad in back for 6 cars plus two spot in front....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Plenty of room for boat trailer or RV...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Air filter on AC and heat system...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Gas Grill (BBQ) with burners, Sub zero frig and high end 27" stove in kitchen, hard wood floors in bedrooms and top of line mattresses throughout, Marrimeko/crate and barrel sheets and Dansk dishes, One bedroom is set up for kids with three twins and 4th hide a bed (hide a bed not included in # of beds) although we often push beds together in kids room for fourth King...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Lots of videos and VHS movies. ...moreless

              • VCR
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Ping Pong Table
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Not great cell phone reception so we've made calls in USA free. This does not include calling Information or *69 type calls. ...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                USA only. CHarge for international calls....moreless

              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                (3) Large wood deck in back of house--great for catching morning sun, kiddy swim pool, and ping pong. ...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                (2) 2 screened in 18 X 22' decks overlooking the lake...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Lake View:

                Great view of lake and waves (when its wavy) are easily heard. Views are better on the hill than what would be called Lakefront....moreless

              • Beach View:

                Great view of lake and waves can be heard from house. ...moreless

              Activities

              • Live Theater
              • Fishing
              • Kayaking
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Golf
              • Basketball Court
              • Tennis
              • Cycling
              • Parasailing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fitness Center
              • Miniature Golf
              • Sledding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Boating
              • Zoo
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Restaurants
              • Shopping
              • Cross Country Skiing
               

              Reviews

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              April 15- May 23: 1600 a week/900 week-end/150 week-days 
               May 23-June 20: 2100 a week/1200 week-end/250 week days.
              June 20-August 22=$3300/week/ Friday to Friday weekly rental only in peak season.
              August 22-Oct 31- 1600 a week/900 week-end/150 week-days except for Labor Day  
              Labor Day week-end 1800. 
               Security Deposit equal to 1/2 the rent also secures Reservation.
              Add 12% Indiana Innkeepers tax and Cleaning fee of 145.
              

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              Last updated: 07/12/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              75 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Ohare (75ap) or Midway (65)
              3 Miles
              Nearest Train
              South Shore or Amtrak
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              90 or 94
              0.01 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Sheridan
              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Matey's
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Michigan City
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Swingbellies

              Car: Necessary

              Hiking right behind the house and in Indiana Dunes Park ap 10 min away), on lake bike path, Horseback Riding within 10 minutes, Great Shopping in outlet mall (Gap, Liz Claibourne, Clavin Klein, Polo, Ann Taylor, Stride Right, OshKosh, Carters and more), Restaurants (many up the road in Michigan as well), Casino. Enjoy sun and water on white sand of Lake Michigan in Sheridan Beach

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1999

              About the owner: My husband and I love to travel. We love Costa Rica and China among other places. We also love to Kayak and bike ride which makes Michigan City perfect for us as we are on the bike path and the lake. We are a retired teacher and lawyer/small business owner and now enjoy quilting and reading and playing Boggle and we enjoy best of all our time when we are at the house on the lake.

              Why the Owner Chose Michigan City:
              When the next generation outgrew our family home down the beach from this house, the thought of leaving the lakeviews behind, of not biking on the bike path or hiking in the back or having reunions on the beach was not acceptable. I built our house for quiet time for me and most of all for family reunions with a balance of private space and lots of space for conversation, games and good eating. As travelors who also rents so we know how wonderful it is to walk into a space and find luxurious clean sheets and plush towels! We love it there and it is very satisfying to know that others get to enjoy it too!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The moment I walk in the house and hear the waves on the lake and see the beach, I feel calm. It is the ideal place to sit up late at night with a glass of wine and good friends. The beach and checking out the beach houses offers beautiful sights to make walks and bike rides feel effortless. Friends and family buy their duds at the lighthouse and it is a ritual to show the rest of the group and brag about our great deals. Husband can get his exercise walking along the lake to the Casino and partake in his favorite past time-poker. THe joy of finding a quiet spot to read on the middle deck when the rest of the house is abuzz with family and friends.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Spacious Screened Decks look out at the lake-small owner apartment on 3rd floor

                Spacious Screened Decks look out at the lake-small owner apartment on 3rd floor

              • Living Room/Kitchen/Beautiful lake views throughout

                Living Room/Kitchen/Beautiful lake views throughout

              • View from the deck off the front two bedrooms- second floor

                View from the deck off the front two bedrooms- second floor

              • Kitchen area with sub zero frig and high end range

                Kitchen area with sub zero frig and high end range

              • Relax on screened in deck with amazing lake views- 1st floor

                Relax on screened in deck with amazing lake views- 1st floor

              • Second bedroom off of front deck with beautiful lake views

                Second bedroom off of front deck with beautiful lake views

              • Pristine Beach Path-- -

                Pristine Beach Path-- -

              • Steps from parking area

                Steps from parking area

              • Bedroom with Lake view and deck

                Bedroom with Lake view and deck

              • At the beach- beach chairs and towels supplied

                At the beach- beach chairs and towels supplied

              • Living and dining area with double door leading to screened deck

                Living and dining area with double door leading to screened deck

              • Hanging out in the yard

                Hanging out in the yard

              • 3rd bedroom

                3rd bedroom

              • Dorm-- extra trundle  ready to make it a room for 4

                Dorm-- extra trundle ready to make it a room for 4

              • Set up for a big dinner (serving table available as needed)

                Set up for a big dinner (serving table available as needed)

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

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              5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 13

              View calendar: Updated 07/12/14
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