Spacious, Fun and Family Friendly Beach Home(35 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 14)
Miller Beach is Lake Michigan’s hip but family friendly beach getaway, and the Blue Butterfly is its best bang for the buck at under 1.5 blocks from the beach. As one of only four beach communities nestled between the sandy shores of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park, Miller Beach is located only 45 minutes from downtown Chicago and has something for everyone. Miller Beach’s blue waters, towering dunes and diverse ecosystems are ideal for beach goers, families, hikers, nature enthusiasts and those looking for a couple’s getaway or even a brewery tour.
About the Blue Butterfly
The Blue Butterfly is a spacious home with three floors of living that features four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, granite countertops, a dishwasher, a washer & dryer, a walk out deck, Internet & cable, four flat screen televisions, a Weber charcoal grill, a high chair, playpen, foosball and other entertainment including bean bag toss (corn hole) and board games.
Floor one features bedroom one, The Master, with a new California King memory foam mattress, a 40-inch television and a walk-in closet. The first floor also includes a fully equipped kitchen, a full bathroom, a living room, a dining room and a family room with a sliding door that leads onto the deck.
Floor two features two large bedrooms and a full bathroom with a jetted tub and skylight. Bedroom two, The Captain’s Quarters, includes two new queen size beds, a full size futon, a 40 inch flat screen television with Blu-Ray and a walk in closet. Bedroom three, The Pilot’s Cabin, includes a new queen size memory foam bed and is ornately decorated in honor of aviation pioneer, Octave Chanute, who designed and tested gliders in the Indiana Dunes. His ideas and advice helped lead the Wright brothers in creating the first successful airplane.
The basement features bedroom four, a half bath, laundry and the family/game room. Bedroom four, The Beach Hut, includes a new queen size bed, and the game room includes foosball and other games.
The backyard and driveway are enfenced and feature a swing set, patio set, adirondack chairs, Weber charcoal smoker and Weber charcoal grill. The Blue Butterfly accommodates parking for six.
We are happy to discuss ideas for planning your trip. We provide all guests with a Guide to Planning Your Trip to Miller Beach. Below are some upcoming events in addition to the premium outlet malls, casinos, world-class breweries, fall colors and much more listed in our guide.
Select Upcoming Events:
Crown Point Oktoberfest (10/1)
Portage Brewfest (10/15)
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Member since: 2014
- 2300 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 14
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Game Room
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 21 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
May 27 - Jun 23, 2017
4 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Summer (Peak Season)
Jun 24 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
- Pet Fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 12%
*Discounts available to returning guests, military and teachers.
*Check-in at 3 p.m. CST and check-out at 10 a.m. CST
*To secure your stay, 50% of your rental rate is due at booking with the remainder due 15 days prior to your stay
*Guests and pets permitted upon approval and disclosure prior to booking. Failure to disclose will result in cancellation and/or immediate eviction.
*Parking is limited to six spaces with no public street parking
*Quiet hours after 10pm
*Exterior video surveillance onsite
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Front of Home
Welcome to The Blue Butterfly Beach Home!
Living Room with Flat Screen T.V.
Well Stocked Kitchen
Back Room with Pull-Out Couch and Walk-Out Deck
First Floor Bathroom
Aviation Room with New Memory Foam Mattress
Family/Game Room with Foosball, Catch Phrase, Twister, and Other Games
The Beach Escape Bedroom
Backyard with Swing Set and Fire Pit
Visitor in Front Yard
Nearby Marquette Park Overlooking Lake Michigan
Side Driveway with Fenced Yard
Dining Room/ Living Room
Dining Room with Library
1st FL Master Bedroom with New King Size Memory Foam Mattress and Flat Screen TV
Beach Towels and Toys in Back Room
Captain Quarters with Two New Queen Mattresses and Futon
Bathroom on Second Floor with Jetted Tub and Skylight
Family/Game Room with Flat Screen T.V. and Mini Fridge with Freezer
Deck with Patio Set and Weber Charcoal Grill
Bag Set and Soccer Ball
Beach - See our property details below for a calendar of upcoming events
Driftwood at Dawn
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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