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Indiana Dunes Beach Rental

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

2 BEDROOM BEACH RENTAL

The rental is right on the beach. There is nothing between you and the lake except beach.

Amenities include hardwood floors, high speed internet, cable t.v., central air, charcoal grill, coffee maker, microwave, ceiling fans, and 350’ of private beach. Our cottage is right on the beach.

We are located within walking distance to the Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore where there are miles of beautiful hiking, biking and cross country ski trails. Just a short ten minute drive away are the towns are Chesterton and Porter where there are a number of excellent restaurants, shops and cultural attractions. We are one hour from Chicago by car or the South Shore Railroad (the nearest stop to us is Dunes Park Station).

Our rates are $195-205 a night depending on length of stay, number of guests and number of bedrooms. Rates go down after Sept. 23. We have a 4 night minimum and I’m sorry but we do not allow pets or smoking. Maximum occupancy is 5 people (adults and children). Additional day guests and visitors are not permitted.

For further information please email dunelandrentals@gamil.com or call 219-926-1999.

Keywords: Beach Rental, Cottage on the Beach, Beach cabins

More Details

Owner
Susan Brandstetter
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017

About Susan Brandstetter

The cottages have been in our family for 3 generations and almost 100 years.

Susan Brandstetter purchased this cottage in 1940

What makes this cottage unique

Our cottages are right on the beach. There is nothing between you and the lake except beach. You can walk on the beach for miles in either direction. From the cottage or the beach you can watch the sun set behind the skyline of Chicago or watch a beautiful lightening storm cross the lake.

Amenities

Porter Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We supply towels, linens etc… but request you bring your own beach towels.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
  • Queen size Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Amazing beach house with incredible views

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just spent a week here and let me tell you this place is gorgeous. On a clear day you can see the Chicago skyline and at night it is even more cool to see. The South shoreline rail station is very close and lets you take the train into Chicago (1 hour ride). The beach has beautiful sand and clear blue waters with a sand bar stretching out a good distance. There is also a lot of family friendly dining in Michigan city and Chesterton. I HIGHLY recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Amazing beach cottage, awesome location RIGHT ON THE BEACH!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a weekend staying at this lovely rental. This beach property is right on the beach and photos here do not do it justice. This rental is part of a cluster of rentals (studio, 1 bdm, 2 bdm, 3 bdm, and 4 bdm (which is up on a higher dune)). One of the nights we had a beach camp fire with other rentals of their properties, had great conversations with new friends, and made s'mores for the kids. Also, the sunsets were beautiful.

First, the beach. You are right on the beach. You walk down a few steps to the beach - which is private. The beach area in front of house and the surrounding houses is private for the community. It wasn't that crowded and the sand is clean.

Second, property amenities. The owners to have 2 kayaks you can use, as well as some chairs and umbrellas. I would bring my own beach chairs and umbrellas - which we did. If you have kids, they do have sand toys to use, but you share with their other rentals.

Third, the rental. The rental we stayed in is very bright, clean and airy. There is A/C in case you are there when it is very warm and humid. It sleeps five. They had all the utensils needed to cook. Besides bringing your bathing suits and food for cooking (and paper towel), you are set for the beach life. We woke up in the morning and had coffee on our private sand dune overlooking lake michigan. Since we are early risers the beach was empty except for those getting their morning walks. Because we made some great friends with the other rentals we were able to see the other rentals. Be advised that the rentals are two houses that were divided into rental units. All have their own private entrances and private decks/sitting areas attached to their rental. But unless you want to be friendly you really wouldn't know there were other people on this property. The beach is big and private enough that you don't have to share space.

The Dunes. Yes you park up on top of the dunes and do have approx 50 stairs to walk down. The reason for this is that the house is on the beach and there is no way to get to the house except to come down the dune. As much as I dreaded this trip back up, I packed so that I used many handled bags to carry food and such to make is easier to come down in one trip. You are able to walk down to the Indiana Dunes State Park (5 minute walk) and have access to their trails and dunes.

We plan on booking a fall weekend at this place for a quick weekend getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderfully relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay and the cottage is darling! The beach and water were great. Loved the kayaks that we could use on the lake.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming and perfect

  • 5 of 5

This nice place met all our expectations. The location is great and private. The beach front is beautiful. Everything about this retreat is as advertised. We will go back as soon as we can.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week at the cottage. The sunsets were unbelievable, our hosts were so conscientious, and it was everything we needed. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Midway
Nearest Train
7 Miles
South Shore
Car: recommended

Standup Paddle Boarding

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are subject to change until the reservation has been confirmed. More than 5 guests are prohibited. The maximum occupancy is 5 people (adults and children). Additional overnight guests are not permitted.
Renters must be at least 25yo. Monthly rate applies to renting for multiple months and tenant supplies their own linens and pays gas and electric. There is a charge to change reservation dates. Guests wanting to change reservation dates or reduce the number of nights staying are subject to an additional reservation change fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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