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Adorable Beach Cabin just a short stroll from a Beautiful Private Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type cabin


About the property

Newly Updated 3 Bedroom Cabin Close to the Beach!

This wonderful cabin is less than a ten minute walk to a beautiful private beach! It has everything you could want in a fabulous summer vacation! Conveniently located between Michigan City, IN and New Buffalo, MI, where you will find delicious restaurants, quaint boutiques, antiquing, ice cream shops, outlet malls, casinos, wineries, microbreweries, and even a distillery!

This does not even begin to mention all that Michiana has to offer. The minute you pull off of route 12 you feel like you are far, far away! Yet there is so much to do right outside the front door! There are bike trails, tennis courts, playgrounds, live theater, the Grand Beach Golf Course, horseback riding, and of course, the beach! Kayaks, paddle boards, wave runners, and boats can be rented in New Buffalo. Some can even be delivered right to the beach! The cabin is walking distance to the fabulous Stop 50 restaurant which you will not want to miss!

The cabin itself has been newly renovated inside and out! There is a cozy front room that has a great game table and a comfy chair for reading. Next you will enter the main living space with comfortable seating, dining, and a large stone fireplace. From there you can go through the sliding glass doors out to the deck with an umbrella table and chairs or head into the newly updated kitchen with granite counters, new appliances! It is ready for anything you would like to cook up! There is a lovely bedroom off of the kitchen with a brand new queen sized bed. Upstairs you will find a large loft which features comfy seating and ample room for kids to stretch out. There is also a flat screened t.v. and DVD player in the loft. Past the loft is a large dorm style bedroom with four twin sized beds. Head back downstairs and down the hall to the bathroom, laundry room, and large master bedroom with a new king sized bed. Just outside the master bedroom is a roomy back hallway with a bench and extra storage that leads to the rear deck. On the newly rebuilt deck there is a newer gas grill. Just down those steps is the brand new outdoor shower! There is nothing like taking a shower while looking up at the sky! Right down the path is the outdoor fire pit area; perfect for roasting s'mores!

Inside the shed you will find bikes, wagons, and beach chairs. There are two kayaks down on the beach for you to use, as well.

There is just too much to mention but we will be happy to help in any way that we can! Our family just loves this cabin and we think that you will fall in love with it too! Please let us know what you are looking for and we will try to help you find everything you need!

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 25, 2018

About Tricia

Our family of five lives in the western suburbs of Chicago. We have been looking for a vacation home for several years and feel that we have found the perfect spot!

Tricia purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Tricia chose Michiana Shores

Our family rented a cabin in the neighborhood and simply loved the area! We simply could not believe that we could be just over an hour away from home and feel as if we were in another world! When we get into the woods we relax and walking to the gorgeous beach we feel renewed!

What makes this cabin unique

We found this particular cabin to be unique in that it is so cozy and charming and yet we could host a large number of people. Honestly, it has everything that our family needed! A big stone fireplace, cozy spaces to enjoy each other, a short walk to the beach, tons to do and yet also time and space to relax! It is a little slice of heaven!


Michiana Shores Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , First Floor Hall Bathroom
  • The bathroom is vintage with all original fixtures. It has, however been updated with newer tile floor and faucets. It is a charming, larger bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Very Large Master Bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Front Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Dorm Style Upstairs Bedroom
    Loft - 4 sleep sofa /futon , In our loft there are 4 open out futon-style chairs.
  • The master bedroom is located on the first floor and is quite large with plenty of space to relax. It features a brand new king sized, pillow top mattress. Also located on the first floor at the rear of the cabin. The first floor front bedroom has a brand new queen sized, pillow top mattress. The second floor bedroom has 4 twin beds and the loft features 4 futon style chairs.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Horseback Riding, Live Theater in Michiana, Playgrounds, Bike Trails, Antique Shops, Restaurants, Blueberry Picking, Wineries, Micro Breweries, Distillery. The list goes on and on!


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Adorable Beach Cabin just a short stroll from a Beautiful Private Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Adorable Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is cute and a great base for an active week with kids - my sister and I got together with our four kids ages 12,11, 10, and 9 as well as our elderly mother (80). The kids loved running around the yard, riding bikes, having campfires and going to the beach. Our mom,80, had a hard time with the steep stairs to the front and side doors but was easily able to walk through the yard and step up on the deck to come in and out through the side door. She enjoyed sitting on the deck and watching the wildlife in the neighborhood. We had easy access to restaurants shopping salons etc in Michigan City and New Buffalo-we went Warren Dunes for the day and some of us also took the South Shore line into Chicago to see the Bean and have brunch. We walked to the beach everyday through the charming neighborhood and people were very friendly and helpful. Great trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin, beautiful beach, relaxing week for family to enjoy!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful week at this beautiful cabin. It was charming, very clean, and owner Tricia has thought of every detail which made our stay even more enjoyable. The cabin has everything you could possibly need. It is in a peaceful, wooded area, a nice change from city life. Deer roam freely, lots of birds and other wildlife, too. All of our grandchildren loved being together, with so much for them to do. They enjoyed making s’mores around the fire pit, playing at the 3 parks we found in the area, showering in the outdoor shower, and most of all the beautiful beach! It’s about a 10-15 min. walk to the beach, but Tricia has provided for that as well with wagons, beach chairs, and even beach towels. There is much to see and do in the area. We also enjoyed just sitting on the deck, relaxing, and enjoying the peace and tranquility. We had one rainy day, and the kids even enjoyed just playing indoors. I cannot say enough about this place and highly recommend it . . . you will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! You were wonderful guests and I hope that you come back and visit us often! Enjoy the rest of your summer!!
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Cute home, quiet neighborhood, and great location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was a nice break from the chaos of life. It is a small house but has room to spread out with 6 of us. The one bathroom made it challenging but the outdoor shower was a blessing! We were in town for a softball tournament and the location was great for us. Laundry is always a plus too. There are plenty of things to do in the area as well. We were mainly in Michigan City for our fun but the beach was the main attraction for the kids. A short 10 minute walk and we were at a nice small private beach. At most we had 30 people there on a weekend.

A great little place to get away from things!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Fun family week at the beach

  • 5 of 5

Close to home in Glen Ellyn and yet a world away to spend a week on a slower pace. Very easy walk to the beach, owner has towels, chairs, and a beach cart for hauling! Boys love the loft/bunk room. Cottage is clean and well stocked with everthing we needed for the week. The new outdoor shower was a huge hit. Can't wait for our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us again this year! It is always a pleasure to have you and I am glad to hear that the boys liked the outdoor shower!
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Bloomington, IN

Cozy, Relaxing, Comfy, Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week with our 3 kids (teens to twenties) and their 3 friends and had plenty of room to spread out and enjoy this lovely cabin and town. The cabin felt larger than it looked, very clean and well-cared for. We spent so much time outside on the deck, eating meals and visiting, and the outdoor shower was a big hit! The neighborhood is beautiful and quiet - we saw several deer, fox, wild turkeys and birds in our own backyard. The Stop 50 Pizza was delicious, fun, welcoming and within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Julie! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time at our cabin! Hope to see you again another time!
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An adorable cabin with plenty of room for two families of four.

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been more pleased with our accommodations. The cabin had everything we needed and more. The wooded neighborhood was peaceful and charming and the cabin was less than a half mile from a private beach. There was plenty to keep our four children busy and I enjoyed exhilerating morning runs. Thank you for sharing your home with our family.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! I am so happy that you had a great experience. Please come back and visit often!!
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Nearest Train
5 Miles
Michigan City and New Buffalo
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Stop 50
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Stop 39
Car: necessary

Walking distance to beautiful private beach, live theater, a great restaurant, horseback riding, playgrounds, a well established children's day camp, bike trails, charming small towns, outlet mall, and two casinos.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $250

Weekends and shorter stays may be available at the last minute during high season for $250 per night. Please email with any requests!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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