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Fun in the Sun Townhome - Pool, Beach, Shops, & Sun - Lake Michigan

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

You and your family WORK HARD all year long ... Now it's time to PLAY HARD!! It's time to reconnect with your loved one(s) in this great 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath condo located in New Buffalo just steps away from the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan. It is your home away from home without all of the headaches as everything is provided for your enjoyment. The condo is fully equipped with linens, bath towels, kitchen, 3 digital TVs, DVD/CD surround sound stereo, and wifi internet service. The unit has all granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, bamboo hardwood floors on the main level, carpeted bedrooms, and a nautical decor throughout.

The front screened in porch is great for those cool breezes as you sip on your morning coffee or as the kids/family play their favorite board game. The roof top deck is wonderful for gazing at the stars at night and reflecting on the activities of the day. The main deck is superb for watching the sunset over beautiful Lake Michigan while entertaining your family and friends or while honing your 'Grill Meister' skills on the gas barbeque.

Whether you choose to read a book from one of the three decks over looking Lake Michigan, take a swim in the lake or private association pool, talk about old times with family/friends while in the heated Jacuzzi, or simply take a walk on the sandy beach, this vacation get-a-way is about one hour away from downtown Chicago and its suburbs and only 35 minutes from the University of Notre Dame. Take the train from Chicago's Union Station and in about 75 minutes, you'll arrive at the front door. Take the train into down town Chicago for a day of shopping, site seeing, eating, and/or to your favorite sporting event. It is the perfect place to reflect on old memories while making new ones.

If you choose to get out and treat yourself to the best life has to offer, New Buffalo has it all. You can virtually park the car and walk to a variety of restaurants, bistros, clothing boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, day spas, and wine shops, as well as a grocery store, and pharmacy. In New Buffalo, you can experience the FourWinds Casino; various wineries; bicycle, canoe, and/or kayak rentals; or simply walk along the many trails and sandy shores. In Michigan City (just 15 minutes away), you can visit the Blue Chip Casino, Zoo, and the Lighthouse Place Premium outlet Mall with over 120 outlet stores just waiting for you.

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 30, 2018

About Bill

We purchased our town home in 2005 as an investment to sell in 2 or 3 years. We fell in love with this small town, its people, its shops/restaurants, and lake front. We have no intention of ever selling!!

Bill purchased this townhome in 2005

Why Bill chose New Buffalo

We love the small town atmosphere. You can park your car and walk to everything! Friendly people, great shops, wonderful food, and awesome memories on sandy lake Michigan.

What makes this townhome unique

Your stress will literally melt away. Taking walks on the white sandy beach; watching the sunsets over Lake Michigan; enjoying the quaintness of a small town, its people and shops, puts your mind at peace. If you are a family looking for a vacation desitination with lots of activities or looking for a quiet get away, New Buffalo is the place to visit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for allowing us to stay at your place. Everything was just perfect. We will make sure we spread the word to all of our friends about your place.
Mar 2010
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New Buffalo Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , In bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - Powder room on main level
  • Bath towels, hand towels, shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, and toilet tissue provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - Ground level - 1 queen , 2 sets of linens provided
    Bedroom 2 (second level) - 1 queen , 2 sets of linens provided
    Bedroom 1 - second level (Main) - 1 queen , 2 sets of linens provided
  • Bedrooms 1 and 2 have TV with built in DVD players.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Pool and beach toys, board games, and playing cards provided. Condo is 75 minutes from Union Station in Chicago. Amtrak Trains from Chicago to New Buffalo 6x per day and New Buffalo To Chicago 6x per day. See Amtrak listings for schedules.


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Fun in the Sun Townhome - Pool, Beach, Shops, & Sun - Lake Michigan
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Repeat Renter

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Dunescape the last four summers and could not be happier. The owner (Bill) is user friendly and the rental location is perfect. The home is clean, modern and essentially in "move-in" condition. From the bath towels down to silverware it's all there. Literally walking distance location to six or more great local restaurants. Also like the option to walk down the beach or use the private association pool depending on your energy level. Thank you Bill, see you next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

GREAT In-Town New Buffalo TH!

  • 5 of 5

Our first time at Dunescape18, New Buffalo. What a fantastic location....walk to everything!! VERY impressed with condition of townhome, very CLEAN & fully furnished/stocked for your vacation needs. Owner was extremely nice to deal with....I highly recommend this home for your stay in New Buffalo. Can't wait to visit again!!

Linda R.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda, we are so happy that our townhome (and the great town of New Buffalo) not only met but exceeded your expectations. We strive to make the rental experience as smooth as possible and try and provide all the necessities needed for "total relaxation". Please tell your friends and others about Dunescape18! See you next year!!!
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Best townhome in New Buffalo!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying in this beautiful townhome with our extended family. Very spacious and clean with a modern, fully stocked kitchen, pool toys, bikes, wagon for the beach, what more could you ask for! Lovely furniture, great balcony with comfortable patio set for that BBQ dinner on the deck. Great view for watching sunsets from the rooftop balcony as well. Best location in New Buffalo with a short walk to the beach, many restaurants, and ice cream every night at Nancy's right on the corner. And a great heated pool to boot! We'll be back again next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rich and Janet We are so pleased that your stay at Dunescape18 met and/or exceeded your expectations. Vacations should be stress free and that is and always will be our number one goal. Please tell others about your stay at Dunescape18 and the wonderful town of New Buffalo!! Have a great summer and see you next year.
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Didn't Want to Leave!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were very, very happy with this property and all it has to offer. Besides the fact that the home was impeccably clean and well-maintained, its amenities, like the roof-top balcony, the main deck, and the bedroom balconies, made our visit here relaxing and enjoyable. Additionally, its proximity to the beach and several well-known excellent restaurants made it easy to walk almost everywhere we went. We also appreciated the 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. quiet time, which made our visits to the balconies that much more peaceful. Thank you for a wonderful weekend!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Terry and Alexis,We are so happy that you enjoyed yourselfs. New Buffalo is a great little town that has lots to offer. We are also happy that our town home exceeded your expectations. We strive to make our town home "your" home away from home. Please tell others about Dunescape 18.Thanks again!Bill and May
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palos heights, il


  • 5 of 5

Had a great time in this beautiful condo; parked our car in the garage and walked everywhere; loved the pool, almost private, very few people, we were the only ones in the pool after the weekend; love New Buffalo and would recommend this rental to anyone.

Short walk to beach and several restaurants and shopping. If you want to see more, small towns are within ten minutes away.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael and Eileen,We are so happy that you enjoyed yourselves in our town home. New Buffalo is a great little town for a vacation not far from the hustle and bussle of city life. Please spread the word to others about our "Fun in the Sun Townhome". Thanks again!!
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week here and will definitely recommend it to family and friends. It was so close to the beach and downtown with lots to do and see. The owner was very easy to work with and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa,I am happy that you and your family had such a wonderful time. Please let others know about our town home as we aim to make the rental experience the best of the best. Thanks again and have a wonderful summer!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
SouthBend International Airport // Chicago Midway
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Stray Dog and Caseys
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Whitaker Woods C/C
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrak // ChicagoSouthBend Southshore
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 94 and Indiana Toll Road I80
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Brewsters Italian
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
New Buffalo Public
Car: not necessary

10 minutes from FourWinds Casino, 15 minutes from Blue Chip Casino, 15 minutes from the Lighthouse Place Premium Outlet mall with over 120 outlet stores and the Michigan City Zoo.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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