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NDU football | NDU graduation | South Bend Special Events

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,750 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Luxurious 5 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath home on a private lake, 15 minutes to NDU.

4813 Starboard was built in 2008. The house is fabulous and would make a great vacation get-a-way to coincide with your Notre Dame activity. It is a contemporary version of the Craftsman style with an “open” plan that lends itself perfectly to entertaining.. There are 2500 square feet on the main level and approx 2000 square feet in the finished walk-out lower level. Main level features include a luxurious Master suite, 2 guest bedrooms joined by a Jack and Jill bathroom, a powder room, laundry, bamboo flooring, high ceilings, fireplace, gourmet kitchen and much more. There are great indoor and outdoor spaces for entertaining and relaxing including a large open deck and a cozy screened porch. There is a covered patio on grade off the lower level family room, and a patio with a fire pit next to the beach. The views are lovely and there is usually a pleasant breeze off the Lake. Please note that this is not a swimming lake. The lower level features walk-out access to the back yard and lake, large family room, 2 bedrooms, additional sleeping area, recreation area and another full bath.

There are 2 large flat-screen TV's (55' and 47') and a 22' flat screen in the kitchen. Netflix and Hulu is available. There is WiFi internet access provided as well.

Sleeping accommodations include:

1. King sized bed in the master

2. 2 main floor guest bedrooms with Queen sized beds

3. 4th lower level guest bedrooms with 2 full sized double beds

4. 5th lower level offset bedroom area with king size bed

5. 1 bunk area for air mattresses and sleeping mats.

6. 3 couches

More Details

Joseph Molnar
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018


South Bend House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bedroom. Double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , main floor half bath room
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , main floor, double sinks, attached to 2 guest bedrooms
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Lower level, double sinks
  • 3.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom very large with sitting area and en-suite bat
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , with attached bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , with attached bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 double
  • There are 2 king size beds, 2 queen size beds, 3 full-size double beds and 2 queen size inflatable mattresses
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming


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NDU football | NDU graduation | South Bend Special Events
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Doesn't get much better than this in SB

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous home, fabulous owner, and a great location for anyone visiting ND.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for a group

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our gathering. We had several couples and there was plenty of room for everyone. The furnishings were top shelf and all of the extras made for nonstop entertainment and enjoyment. Joseph made sure he was ready for us and checked on us a couple of times to make sure everything was ok. We were so glad we chose this home on our special football weekend and really look forward to a return trip soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house with lots of room and amenities

  • 5 of 5

Joe was great to deal with and he keeps his home immaculate. It was like staying at a resort hotel with all of the recreational features.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ed. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. You were ideal guests... courteous and respectful of our home. Please know that your are welcome to come back again.
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A great experience!

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful! It is very clean, bright, spacious and well laid out. It easily accommodated my extended family and allowed for us to sit and spend time together which we could not do in a hotel. I really appreciate Joe's excellent customer service. I hope to return to this location for future visits to South Bend.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing to stay with us during your visit to South Bend and Notre Dame. We'd be delighted to have you back again.
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Perfect Retreat for Graduation Weekend 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful, clean and spacious home, during the 2017 Notre Dame graduation weekend. There were three sets of parents and three teens, and this home provided enough beds and bathrooms to accommodate all of us. We made good use of the kitchen, grill, foosball table and ping pong table. The layout of the house allowed us to gather on the main floor for meals or conversation while others enjoyed the games on the lower level. The owner was easy to work with and gave us all the information we needed to have an enjoyable stay. We would definitely recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so glad you chose to stay at our home. Thank you for being such gracious and considerate guests. I hope the future brings you our way again. Go Irish!
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Perfect Family Reunion home

  • 5 of 5

This home was the perfect choice for our families trip to South Bend for a Notre Dame game!! The home was spacious and had tons of amenities! The ping pong and foosball table got a lot of use! We had great weather which made enjoying the lake even better. We roasted marshmallows by the firepit and relaxed by the fire watching the sunset over the lake. My family was very pleased with the house selection and is ready to go back next year. The owner was very accommodating and even provided some welcome beverages. I can't say enough about this great property!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
South Bend's Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
AJ's pub
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Blackthorn and Elbel Golf Courses
Nearest Train
5 Miles
South Shore Line to Chigaco
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Indiana Toll Road I 80-90
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Carriage House - one of South Bend's finest dining
Nearest Beach
28 Miles
New Buffalo at Lake Michigan
Car: necessary

Conveniently located just a few minutes from the Indiana Toll Rd and also the US 31 by-pass, you will find fast and easy access to Notre Dame events. The home is less than 15-minute drive to NDU's Campus or downtown South Bend and only 20 minutes to The University Park shopping/dining corridor. Enjoy the relaxing feel of a resort setting, right on a 10 acre private Lake Blackthorn. It is within 10 minutes to numerous restaurants including ‘The Carriage House” (one of South Bends finest) just around the corner. For anyone wanting to get in some golf over the weekend, we are located 5 minutes from South Bend finest public golf course, Blackthorn, and also 5 minutes from, Elbel Hills and only 15 minutes from Notre Dames Warren Golf Course. Pristine Lake Michigan beaches are only 40 minutes away. Southwest Michigan wine country and Tabor Hill winery/restaurant is also located just a short 40-minute drive away. The roads in the immediate vicinity are a road cyclists dream. Beautiful, quiet country roads meander through woodlands, orchards, and cornfields. Fabulous Vistas, rolling hills, and nice stretches of flat lands as well. Quaint towns and lovely cafes await riders willing to ride 20 or 30 miles.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Property Damage Protection $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund