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Last updated: 08/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located in Long Beach, Indiana, this home, that we call 'BIG BEAR LODGE' is less than a 5-minute walk to beautiful Lake Michigan private beach. Newer Log Home with master bedroom w/king size bed and futon with bath on 1st floor and 3 bedrooms (2 queen beds,3 twin beds and 1 trundle bed) on 2nd floor with bath. We have desk on 1st floor with Broadband Internet access for your lap top computer. We find this very useful for people who must stay in contact with their office. There is also an additional powder room on 1st floor. The kitchen adjoins large dining area with table that will seat 10-12. The great room and open floor plan are great for family gatherings. The 1st floor has an attached screened in porch that leads out to backyard deck equipped with patio furniture, table and gas grill. The 1st floor is approx 1500 sq. ft. There is an attached 4-car garage with a pool table and Foos Ball Table.

Drive 10 minutes to the 'Lighthouse Prime Outlet Mall” or drive north 10 minutes to New Buffalo Michigan for all the great restaurants and shopping. You are able to rent boats at Marina in Michigan City or New Buffalo (both 10 minutes away).
Amenities: Fireplace, Air Conditioning zoned for each floor, Cable Large screen TV, DVD Player (with great selections) VCR, CD Stereo, Computer with High speed Broadband, Fax, Fully equipped Kitchen, Microwave, Compactor, Blenders, Washer and Dryer, Ice maker, Gas BBQ Grill ,3 sets Golf Clubs, Misc. Beach Toys and Chairs. Sheets and towels are provided. BRING YOUR OWN BEACH TOWELS and toiletries. NO PETS. NO SMOKING.
Activities: . Roast marshmallows at fire pit in backyard or have bon fire at beach. Bike the neighborhood or up and down LAKE SHORE DRIVE. Play golf at one of many courses nearby. ( there are some clubs at house for your use.)

Fishing, Swimming, Boating, Parasailing, Water Park nearby and Zoo. Indiana Dunes or Warren Dunes in Michigan 15-20 minutes away. Michigan City Blue Chip casino is 10 minutes away. Harbor Country from Michiana to Warren Dunes is 5 minutes to 20 minutes away.
Area: Chicago- Downtown 1 hour
Chicago Ohare Airport- 1 1/2 hours
Indianapolis- 2 hours
South Haven, Mi.- 1 hour
South Bend/Notre Dame- 1/2 hour
Detroit - 3 1/2 hours
St.

Louis - 5 1/2 hours
Louisville- 5 hours
Cedar Rapids- 5 hours
Toledo- 3 hours

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Those contracting for this rental must be 25 or older. - Occupancy is limited to the number of persons for which this reservation was originally made. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table:

    Yes but due to carelessness by previous owners, cue sticks have been broken and now only have 1....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Our house is 2-3 blocks or a 5 minute walk from the stop 31 beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage:

    2 car garage...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    up to 3 additional cars...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    There are no (0) bikes available effective 2016 season due to abuse of bikes by previous renters....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late summer/Fall
Aug 14 - Oct 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$600
Fri, Sat
$2,000

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Security Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $250
  • cleaning fee for 2- 8 $150

Notes:

All rates are subject to change depending on number of people occupying residence.

Minimum Age Requirement: Must be 25 years of age to rent this property.

Cash,Check 30 days in advance or Pay Pay with an additional 2% fee.


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Calendar

Last updated: 08/12/2016
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21 Unavailable
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Location

Less than a 1 hour drive to downtown Chicago and 10 minute drive to New Buffalo Michigan, Indiana Sand Dunes

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Please review guests comments on site, that will tell you a lot about me.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Modern Log Home. Attached screened Porch

    Modern Log Home. Attached screened Porch

  • Dining table in great room seats 10

    Dining table in great room seats 10

  • 2nd floor BR with Queen bed

    2nd floor BR with Queen bed

  • 2nd floor BR with Queen and day bed

    2nd floor BR with Queen and day bed

  • 2nd floor BR with 3 twin beds

    2nd floor BR with 3 twin beds

  • Late Fall

    Late Fall

  • Winter shot of lake Michigan

    Winter shot of lake Michigan

  • Screened in Porch leads to outside deck

    Screened in Porch leads to outside deck

  • Large Great room w/beautiful furnishings

    Large Great room w/beautiful furnishings

  • View of Great room with stairs leading to 2nd floor, door leads to screen porch

    View of Great room with stairs leading to 2nd floor, door leads to screen porch

  • Bar area off kitchen

    Bar area off kitchen

  • 1st floor MBR with King and private bath

    1st floor MBR with King and private bath

  • Partial View of great room

    Partial View of great room

  • Pool table in garage

    Pool table in garage

  • Our house is not on the beach.2 block walk leads to miles of beach.

    Our house is not on the beach.2 block walk leads to miles of beach.

VRBO #12642

This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated 08/12/2016

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