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Ten steps to the beach!

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Two bedroom, updated, furnished cottage. Full kitchen

Relax on a private beach or on the deck, facing the sunny shores of Lake Michigan. New gas grill, umbrellas, table and chairs provided. Enjoy the sand, surf, and sunsets. On a clear day, you can see the Chicago skyline; 45 miles away. Microwave and coffee maker to get you going for beautiful sunrises. Bath towels and bed linens provided. Air conditioning and cable. One bathroom. Large living dining area that has endless views of beach and Lake Michigan. Ten minute walk to the Indiana Dunes State Park and it's 10 beautiful hiking trails and Nature Center.

Parking for 2 vehicles only. Maximum occupancy is 4 people.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017


Porter Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • One bathroom. Tub with shower. Sink. Toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Queen in one bedroom. Full in second bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Ten steps to the beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Philadelphia, PA

Loved everything about it! Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful getaway -- really comfortable, clean and bright. I felt immediately comfortable and welcome and very much on vacation. A place to relax and just chill. The beds are very comfortable. The bathroom towels were lush. Everything we needed to feel comfortable was right here. One of the things I enjoyed most was early mornings (I wake up really early). I'd have a cup of hot coffee sitting at the living room picture window overlooking the lake. Just thinking about it makes me feel good. The views are so beautiful here that we grilled out almost every night and ate dinner on the deck at sunset. The kitchen is a great size for anyone who likes to cook, which we do.

We're hikers, so we liked being within walking distance to Indiana Dunes State Park. And as it turns out, our host (who is VERY nice to work with) used to work at the Park and she recommended some trails and sights, which we enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great beach house

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed this home for two nights. The home has an excellent location and is a short walk along the beach to Indiana Dunes park. Home was fully equipped and the owner was very easy to work with. There are neighbors below you that we could hear from time to time one of the evenings, but overall we had a wonderful experience and would rent again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, Illinois


  • 5 of 5

Right on the water.

Beautiful sunsets from the beach, deck and living area.

Plenty of beach and dunes for walking, sunning and taking in the incredible views.

We did a lot of chilling and grilling along with a variety of other places in town for things to do only 8 minutes away.

We had a relaxing and memorable time here, the contact person was very pleasant, helpful and accommodating. Thank you!

We highly recommend this water front property!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Car: recommended

Enjoy panoramic views and sunsets in Porter Beach, just minutes west of Indiana Dunes State Park. 25 miles from the Illinois Border; accessible from I-94 or I-80 Indiana Toll Road. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Porter County just north of Chesterton and Valparaiso.

Ten minutes east of Portage, IN and ten minutes west of Michigan City. One mile from the South Shore Train Station which goes to downtown Chicago. Private Beach area with miles of walking available through the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park.


Rates & Availability

Porter Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holiday nights
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
July August week Nights
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $150
Refundable damage deposit $400

No more than 4 persons allowed at this unit at anytime.
Flexible on number of nights.
No pets. Parking for 2 vehicles only.

Weekends - $325 per night 2 night minimum.

Housekeeping fee $150.00

Damage Deposit of $600 required in advance to reserve one week stay.
Damage deposit of $400 required to reserve 2-4 night stay. Deposit returned within 10 days after departure.
Full amount plus housekeeping fee of $150 due upon or before arrival. Cashier Check or Money order by mail.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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