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'Las Brisas' - Enjoy This Updated Lake House!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-8)

'LAS BRISAS' means breezes in Spanish and is a beloved family-owned home nestled near Lake Michigan in Michigan City, Indiana. Located 1/2 block away from Sheridan Beach - many call this beach one of the most beautiful beaches within the Indiana Dune area. Our home offers all the conveniences of living near the Lake.

Our modest yet, modernized home has all the amenities with a charmingly curated lake house decor. The living room has a loft-like feel, it's open and spacious with views to the kitchen and sliding door to a small deck furnished with a gas grill, table, chairs and umbrella. The master bedroom has a full size bed, private bathroom with shower and tub - *the jacuzzi jets do not work and when used the jacuzzi pulls a lot of water from other showers. The second bathroom is located off the kitchen and living room. The upstairs is inviting and comfortable with three small rooms - (1) One queen bed, (2) Two twin beds and (3) One twin bed with television and dedicated window air conditioner for additional second floor cooling. Each room contains floor fans as well. Second floor can sleep up to six. The open floor plan kitchen has stainless steel appliances, basic kitchen appliances such as toaster, coffee machine, microwave, etc. as well as plate ware, eating and cooking utensils, silverware, among other kitchen-based needs. Front of house has two dedicated parking spaces with additional public parking across the street. A hose has been provided for washing off from enjoying the sandy beach. Also, a beach bin is located in front of the home containing basic beach equipment for guests use.

The Chicago Tribune has called Michigan City the 'Hamptons of the Midwest'. We are within walking distances to nearby Washington Park, its Zoo, Oasis Splash Park, Municipal Golf Course, the Marina and the beach with a new public pavilion. Shopping is easy with the Lighthouse Prime Outlet mall only a 3 minute drive. The Blue Chip casino is also nearby. Also, 20 minute ride to New Buffalo, Michigan home to many antique shops, specialty restaurants, beaches and seasonal fruit picking.

For those always on the go, hike Mt. Baldy, jog along Lake Shore Drive, or bike rt. 12 through the historic Dunes Highway (beautiful during fall). Golfing is also available at numerous courses. You could rent a charter boat for fishing, sailing or enjoy jet skis. Go into Michigan for blueberry or apple picking. Read or write the next great novel in our peaceful home. Get out for some great eating in Michigan City or nearby New Buffalo.

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More Details

Kevin Jesse
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thoroughly enjoyed this quaint and clean home with modern amenities and ample linen, kitchen supplies, etc. Very close to public and private beach entrances. We used every bed - quite comfortable!
Jun 2017
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Michigan City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower
    Main - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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'Las Brisas' - Enjoy This Updated Lake House!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 8 reviews

Clean, pleasant place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved being walking distance from the lakeshore. The house was clean and pleasant. There were plenty of towels, which isn't always the case in a rental house! The kitchen was well-stocked with dishes, cookware, and utensils. My family of four enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback, truly glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Charming house close to the lake shore...

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this house and enjoyed our entire time there. The house was very well set up. Rooms were nice size and very comfortable. Loved the house layout. We would definitely rent this house again. It was in the perfect location. Thanks to the owner for opening this gem up to be a rental property.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Normal, IL, USA

Nice getaway spot

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of room for a family and very well equipped. Nice back deck for relaxing. You can easily walk to several beach areas, Washington Park, and the zoo.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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GIrs Trip

  • 3 of 5

We really enjoyed having access to the beach and chairs and umbrella to use, we also enjoyed how close the zoo was to home. We however felt that the amenities and details of the house were somewhat misleading. Like-rooms are very small, showed a trundle bed in (1) bedroom that is no longer there, washer and dryer not easy to access. No washcloths, very little silverware for a family of 6.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Review of Las Brisas in Michigan City, IN

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our stay at Las Brisas. We found the living room a very comfortable place to gather and talk. We even watched one of the movies provided. The kitchen had everything we needed in dishes, pots and pans, and utensils to cook a meal for all of us. We all enjoyed the closeness to the beach, just a block away. Even in October its nice to walk the beach.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Midland, MI

Excellent Value

  • 5 of 5

My family & I just spent a week at "Las Brisas." The owner was very accomodating, the house was in great shape and it was ideally located to serve as our "headquarters" for frequent trips to the beach, zoo, shopping and some really good restaurants/pizza joints in the Michiana area. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Our home is located near Blue Chip Casino, Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, antiquing, Uptown Arts District, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Shoreline Brewery, Washington Park Zoo, Washington Park and Beach, etc.

One block from Lake Michigan at Sheridan Beach.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

I require $150.00 damage deposit check which is held (not cashed) and returned 10-14 days after
departure, as long as no significant damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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