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Beachwalk - Quiet Street & Close to Everything! the 'Perfect' Combination.

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5 Bedroom 3 Bath. Sleeps 14. 2 blocks to sandy beaches of Lake Michigan.

Beachwalk is such a unique community that it is hard to explain to people who have never been there - until they arrive - and become believers themselves. I have had comments made like, 'If you would have put me in an airplane, blindfolded me, and brought me here I would have thought I was in Florida' or from an East Coast friend, 'This reminds me of the Jersey shore' (not the show - thank God - but the atmosphere). Even our friends from St Louis love coming here because it doesn't have the humidity they get down there or at the Ozarks.

The white picket fences greet you and the colorful homes amaze you yet you can settle in immediately, take a deep breath and quickly realize you are already relaxed.

Our home was designed for big groups. We created a large living space to congregate in and minimized the bedrooms (we figured the only time you want to spend in there is when you are sleeping). From the outside the home appears smaller than it is, surprising most of our guests when they first arrive. There is plenty of seating to relax and enjoy the time you spend at Picture Perfect. Speaking of the home name, we came up with it because we rent it out from September through May to scrapbooking groups for their weekend cropping getaways.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2425 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

  • Highlighter Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Grandma Purple's Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


  • Sweden Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


  • Boat Bedroom: 1 double, 2 twin/ single


  • Den/Computer Room/Bedroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    In closet....moreless

  • All bedrooms have ceiling fans.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub


  • First Floor Hallway Bathroom: toilet, tub


  • Second Floor Hallway Bathroom: toilet, tub

    Pocket door divides tub/toilet from sinks....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Dual units....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Just flip the switch!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking:

    4 to 5 in the back and 2 in front....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator along with counter height beverage fridge for wine bottles and cans....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas line connected to the house. No tanks to change!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Wrist bands are required by the community and can be purchased for $10 per person per week....moreless



Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 3 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay


Rates are based on 15 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 12 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Resort Fee (Approximate) $150
  • Cleaning Fee $160
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 12%


Beachwalk rentals are subject to a $10 per person community usage fee that is not calculated in to the rental price. Based on the number of occupants, the amount will be added to the total rental amount.

Rental arrival time is 4:00PM CST. Rental departure time is 11:00AM CST.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gary Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Michigan City Municipal Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Train
South Shore Line
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Michigan City Beach

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Michigan City is like a second home to me. I have been visiting the area since 1978 when my family owned a boat and we kept it in Washington Park Marina. I love the beach life and now my family and I enjoy it on a regular basis. We built our home in 2004, designed by a life-long friend who is an architect and has built three of her own homes in the Michigan City, Grand Beach, New Buffalo area. Our family of five has created many fun memories of our time spent in Beachwalk and the countless hours spent on the beach playing volleyball, frisbee, bags, building sandcastles, bodysurfing the waves, skim boarding and so much more. Our ability to get out there is changing as the kids get older so we want others to be able to enjoy the same fun lifestyle.

Why the Owner Chose Michigan City, IN, USA:
Beachwalk is the only true beach community along the shores of Lake Michigan in my eyes. Having access to a tennis court, basketball court, sand volleyball court, in ground pool, putting green, playground with big slide and mini zipline is great when the beach weather is not cooperative. Set back two blocks from the beach, it provides shelter from the elements. The picket fences and front porches are comforting as you walk around the community to view the multi-colored homes with unique architectural designs.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We decided to create a large living and dining area because that is where people congregate to spend time together. The home has 2,425 sq ft of living space and a large portion of that is on the first floor. Vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace open up the home beautifully. We installed granite countertops for durability. The hardwood and tile floors are ideal for a sandy beach house. There is a second refrigerator for 'beverages' so they don't clutter up the food storage one.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  • Picture Perfect

    Picture Perfect

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen View #1

    Kitchen View #1

  • Kitchen Table

    Kitchen Table

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Highlighter Bedroom

    Highlighter Bedroom

  • Den with full pull-out bed.

    Den with full pull-out bed.

  • Sweden Bedroom

    Sweden Bedroom

  • 2nd Floor Bathroom

    2nd Floor Bathroom

  • Homes along Lake Kai.

    Homes along Lake Kai.

  • Lake Michigan Beach Access

    Lake Michigan Beach Access

  • Castle Park

    Castle Park

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Fireplace


  • Kitchen View #2

    Kitchen View #2

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master whirlpool bath.

    Master whirlpool bath.

  • 1st Floor Hall Bathroom

    1st Floor Hall Bathroom

  • Grandma Purple's Bedroom

    Grandma Purple's Bedroom

  • Boating Bedroom

    Boating Bedroom

  • Swimming Pool

    Swimming Pool

  • Open Space for basketball, volleyball and playground.

    Open Space for basketball, volleyball and playground.

  • Putting Green with fishing pond in the background.

    Putting Green with fishing pond in the background.

  • Beachwalk Entrance

    Beachwalk Entrance

VRBO #598560

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 13, 2017

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