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Reunion, Group and Family Home (Sleeps 14) Hot Tub, Firepit & Large Yard

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
16
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Close to the beach, casino, dunes and an easy drive to Notre Dame or Chicago! Walkable to the South Shore Train stop, just down the street.

New, expanded kitchen added in February of 2017! Very exciting!

Minimum rental amount is $700 at any time of the year. A 12% state/county lodging tax is added to all rental amounts, but included in the calculation online. Inquire for specific rates for specific time periods, just to confirm.

Deposits typically 1/4 of rental rate.

Cleaning fee of $100 is taken out of deposit after checkout. Credit cards accepted with an additional fee.

All the benefits of the Dunes and then some. The owner uses this house as a place for get togethers and family gatherings. With five bedrooms (two of the bedrooms have two sets of bunkbeds each, so there are 8 bunks, two queen beds and a king bed, plus a queen-sized pull-out sofa) and four full bathrooms, as many as 16 (when using pullout sofa) can have a great time over the week or weekend, and all sleep onsite. Sorry, we are no longer allowing weddings, bachelor parties, high school or college groups, and any groups over 16 people (unless several are small children).

Features: Signature deck with outdoor gas grill, 9-person hot tub, outdoor shower and a finished lower level with its own living area, tv, two bedrooms, three bathrooms, a bar and laundry. Upstairs features a full bathroom with 4'x6' shower with dual shower heads and three bedrooms, brand new kitchen open to the dining/four-seasons room with gas fireplace and living room.

The pond and waterfalls make this 2-acre property a retreat for all types of groups. The home was featured in the 2016 Beverly Shores Garden Walk.

Spring and fall are my favorite times, but even winter is cozy in this getaway! Less than an hour to Notre Dame and less than a mile to the beach.

What makes this different from most homes in Beverly Shores is the location and lot size. We are close enough to the lake to make it an easy walk, bike or drive, but unlike homes close to the lake, this lot is two acres, which gives you a feeling of privacy while still being able to spread out.

The driveway is large and circular, so can accommodate several cars. The post office parking lot is adjacent and can be used after business hours.

If you like to eat and don't want to grill all the time on site, the best restaurant in the Dunes, Bartlett's, is open just two doors down. It is a focal point of post-beach activity or a great place for Bloody Mary's anytime of day! Next door is Dunes Antiques. These are our neighbors and they are great! Go shop and meet them!

Excessive noise, yelling, playing loud music is not tolerated, so if this is your style, you may want to pass on us.

The goal is for you and your friends, family or significant other to have a fantastic time in a safe, calm environment. The stream, waterfall and shade garden help with the tranquil mood. If you want more information, just email me!

Close to: Blue Chip Casino & Hotel, Four Winds Casino & Resort, Lighthouse Place Outlet Mall, Mount Baldy, Indiana National Dunes Beaches, Trails and Bike Trails

Keywords: country, near beach, forest, camping, bonfire, bunk beds, pond, waterfall, party, campfire, Zen, grill, beach, restaurant

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About The Owner

I am a business owner originally from Indiana. I completed nearly all the landscaping, pond and waterfalls. Creating a sense of retreat has been the goal here as my normal life is hectic with travel and deadlines.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Indiana

This is a great area: beaches, dunes, forest, hiking, not to mention great shopping and playing in Michigan City at the outlet mall and the Blue Chip casino. The best part for me was the ability of my dog to run around two acres and chase deer, squirrels, etc. The casual atmosphere here is great!

What makes this house unique

Everyone here is just here to relax or have fun -- or both! You can grab ice cream or coffee at the gas station (walkable), a full meal or drink at Bartlett's (walkable), mail a letter(!) at the town post office at the entrance to the property, and you can really utilize the property however you want to have a good time -- indoors or out. It's even beautiful in the winter b/c there is almost always a nice snow cover!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Reunion, Group and Family Home (Sleeps 14) Hot Tub, Firepit & Large Yard
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 29 reviews
Hershey, PA
5

Perfect for family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We rented this lovely home for the week of Thanksgiving so that all our far flung family members could share time together. This was a most wonderful choice! Enough rooms for everyone to have some privacy, a beautifully decorated and well appointed two story home and a large dining room table that allowed for board games galore - what more could we ask for? As others noted, the kitchen is small, but that did not keep us from putting together the usual Thanksgiving feast. The younger family members ventured to the Indiana Dunes for some hiking while the rest of us cooked. All in all, it was a memorable week. When my Chicago area son was packing up the kids, my grandson did not want to leave! The owner was very accessible and communication was excellent. I would highly recommend this beautiful home! We would return in a heartbeat.. Thanks from my entire family.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Joliet, IL
5

Loved our stay there!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for a work retreat, it was a perfect atmosphere for it. The outdoor water display with the frog pond was beautiful, very relaxing. The house had plenty of space and bathrooms for all us to fit comfortably. The outdoor fire pit was great too, the fall scenery were beautiful as well. The actual house itself was fantastic, it was in great condition and the decorating was impeccable. Only one downside is that the kitchen is very very small so it made it a bit challenging having more than 1 person in there. We are looking forward to staying again!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We will be renovating and expanding the kitchen this winter (combining with the back room), so luckily that issue will be solved!
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5

Perfect for our girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed here three times and each time, we are so sad to leave. This house is amazing and the continuing upgrades just make it better each time. The hot tub, fire pit and outside shower are such a treat! The landscaping is gorgeous! There were 12 of us that stayed and everyone had such a great time. Can't wait until next year! Thanks Rob!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review! It's great to have so many repeat visitors who continue to enjoy the house, the location and the overall experience!
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5

Great family get away

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 7 adults and 7 children from ages 2 to 9. We had a wonderful time staying at this beautiful house! We spent time at the beach, shopping at the outlet mall, exploring nature and eating great food! I would go again. In fact our 9 year old granddaughter asked if we could stay a whole month! What a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice write-up! There is plenty to explore for kids in the area (and even on the property); lots of plants, flowers, waterfalls, hot tub...just a nice place to relax in nature!
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Prescott, AZ
5

July 2015

  • 5 of 5

The house worked great for 8 adults and 9 grandkids. The grounds are beautiful and the house well maintained.

Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Dunes house

  • 5 of 5

The house is fantastic and property is beautiful. We are looking to rent the dunes home again and would definitely recommend this property to friends and family

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Bartlett's Bistro (Excellent Food)
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
South Shore Commuter Line
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-94
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Bartlett's Bistro (Excellent Food)
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
Beverly Shores Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Beverly Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
January-February
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$490
Fri,Sat
$1,900
 
 
March
Mar 3 2017 - Mar 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$590
Fri,Sat
$2,390
 
 
April
Mar 31 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$690
Fri,Sat
$2,740
 
 
May
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$390
From
$940
Fri,Sat
$3,490
 
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$595
From
$1,295
Fri,Sat
$4,950
 
 
Sep-Oct
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$395
From
$995
Fri,Sat
$3,560
 
 
Nov 1 - Nov 24
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$295
From
$745
Fri,Sat
$2,675
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
Flat fee
 
 
Nov 30 - Dec 22
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$490
Fri,Sat
$1,950
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$595
From
$1,295
Fri,Sat
$4,900
$14,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Any stay on a weekend requires staying for the entire weekend (both Friday and Saturday nights). No partial weekends or partial weekend rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Beverly Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Multi-head shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Dual-head showers designed for tall people (7 feet)
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (8), (1) Pull-out Queen Sofa Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outdoor shower, bonfire pit, hot tub next to Dunes Antiques and Bartlett's Restaurant. Very large signature deck.

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