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Spacious House Over the Beach, Beautiful Wood Work!

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Space 4,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14-22)

The house is located right over the beach with a beautiful view of Lake Michigan and is within walking distance to Michigan City East Pierhead Lighthouse, the most popular symbol of Michigan City, and the only public operating lighthouse in Indiana. It includes a huge deck with a fantastic view of Lake Michigan that can seat up to 30 people.

The inside of the house is remodeled with wonderful woodwork throughout the house. Each room has its own personal touch that was designed to create an inviting fun-filled home atmosphere. The house is nicely furnished and fully equipped with amenities such as a plasma TV, a pool table, washer/dryer, a grill, a stylish bar, etc.

It offers a relaxing beach vacation with plenty of other attractions for a rainy day. The nearby Washington Park area includes a Marina, a beautiful grassy park adjacent to the beach, outdoor music theater, picnics, and Washington Park Zoo which overlooks Lake Michigan. Shopping lovers will not be disappointed by the famous Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets (250 stores) while those who don’t like to shop can have fun at Blue Chip Casino. The city attractions also include The Old Lighthouse Museum, Children's Museum, New Buffalo Railroad Museum, Southern Shore Art Association Gallery, and The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and State Park which is right outside of Michigan City. Do not miss out on the popular outdoors adventures like swimming, boating, waterskiing, tubing, walking, biking, horseback riding, blueberry/peach/apple/pumpkin picking, and cross country skiing and sledding when it gets cold.

Great for kids, great for adults, fun and relaxing all year around and just 1 hour away from Chicago!

Keywords: Beautiful house right on the beach

More Details

Henry Bindas
Member since: 2010
Speaks english, polish, ukrainian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2018

Why Henry Bindas chose Michigan City

I chose this location because I fell in love with the house on a beautiful stretch of white sand beach with a fantastic view of Chicago's skyline.

What makes this house unique

Lake View, Private Access to Sheridan beach, close to Chicago


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Michigan City

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • King size beds (1) , Queen size Beds (5) , Bunk Beds (1), pull out coaches (3),
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Plasma TV, a stylish bar, an outside shower is available to those coming from the beach.


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(16 traveler reviews)

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Spacious House Over the Beach, Beautiful Wood Work!
average rating of 4.0625 based on 16 reviews
Northville, MI

Beautiful View - Lots of Space!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here with friends and family - ages 21 months to 87 years! Plenty of space to spread out and a great deck for enjoying the view with many chairs and tables. We ate our meals on the deck as much as we could. There's a path direct from the house to the beach over sand (a great workout) and a very handy walkway two doors down which was easier for most to use to get to the beach. Beautiful sunsets at the beach you want to enjoy! The house has plenty of pots/pans and dishes/glasses for meals. Beds are comfortable with nice linens. Washer and dryer are very nice. A few things could be cleaner and better maintained but nothing that interfered with our very pleasurable, fun weekend. It was our first time in this area and we loved it! While we had beautiful weather and spent most of our time at the house or beach, there's also a nearby National Park, a zoo and other local park as well as a casino and outlet mall nearby. Maria was a pleasure to make our arrangements with.

  • Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Laura, the pleasure was all mine. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking time for writing the review - we do appreciate your feed back. I hope to see you next season. Maria
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Decent accomodations, less than desirable service

  • 3 of 5

First let me say that I am not new to vacation rentals. My wife and I planned a 50th birthday gathering and chose this house to host approximately 20 relatives. The purpose was to celebrate by watching football and relaxing at the beach and by a fire in the evenings. Upon arrival we noticed quickly that the large TV in the basement great room was not functioning. The cable box quickly turned off each time we tried to turn it on. Additionally, we noticed the fire pit was missing and that the level of cleaning was, to put it nicely, lacking. I contacted the booking agent and left a voicemail for the owner who, I was told, lived close and was very responsive to guests. While my booking agent called me back she simply told me to go buy a firepit and a tv and she would reimburse me. While a nice offer, I didn't want to spend time shopping while on vacation. We did purchase a fire pit but the TV remained broken for the duration of our trip forcing us to go to a local establishment and watch football as a group. The TV upstairs simply wasn't in a room that could seat even half of our group.

Overall, the home was fine and if not for these items would have served us at a very minimal level. Being told that there is nothing which can be done about issues you would rather not have happen isn't the best level of care that an owner/representative should afford guests. Please know that I am not attacking nor discouraging anyone from renting this home. I'm simply saying that our trip could have been much more enjoyable if the items mentioned above would have been addressed instead of ignored.

  • Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jeff, Thank you for the review and as I expressed many times before, I am sorry for your inconvenience. Also, thank you for mentioning that you had no trouble to contact me and I was prompt with trying to accommodate your requests. I just checked my phone and I sent you 14 text messages during your stay, so you can’t truly say that your requests were ignored. You are absolutely right that this is the owner responsibilities to make sure that everything is in order but as I told you before, he had a family emergency and was not in the city, unfortunately it happens. The previous guests did not report TV issues, so it was not addressed before your stay. As for fire pit, as I mentioned to you before, it was my mistake confirming that there is one since the house was not equipped with it. Thank you for buying the fire pit for the house and it looks like you cashed my reimburse check with no problems. Once again thank you for your review and my apologies for you not being able to watch the football game downstairs. Sincerely, Maria
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Brighton, MI

Nice House/Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house on a beautiful beach. We have a large family and enjoyed the gathering space in the lower level for meals and game nights. The bedrooms were nicely furnished and fairly comfortable. We would rent this house again.

  • Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary, thank you for taking time to write the review - we do appreciate your positive feedback. It was a pleasure having your family at the house and we hope to see you again. Sincerely, Maria
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Great location right on the dune to the beach! Lovely home with plenty of space:)

  • 5 of 5

Just what I hoped for our family vacation with children coming from all corners of the country. Space, beach time and things to do in a cute town if it rains. We all enjoyed our stay at this beautiful home.

  • Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear JoAnn, thank you for taking time to write your review. We are thrillled that your family enjoyed the vacation and it was a pleasure to go thru the booking process with you. We hope to see you again. Sincerely Maria
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Huge house with lovely wooden hallways

  • 4 of 5

loved the deck overlooking the lake. wished it was a bit cleaner, but overall enjoyed ourselves!

  • Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Laura, thank you so very much for your review. We greatly appreciate your input. To address your concern, the owner replaced bathrooms rugs and curtains, old towels and bought few new beddings and comforters. I hope to see you at our house next year. Maria
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Beautiful house with lots of space!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at this beautiful vacation spot. Quick walk to the beach, great back patio with plenty of seating and great views of the lake. Felt like I was staying at a hotel or an inn. Very clean and welcoming with towels waiting for you on your bed. 7 bedrooms with an extra twin bunk sleeps 15 easily and there are two pull out couches and two regular couches too. Although there is a regular refrigerator in the kitchen and a mini fridge in the basement I do recommend bringing some extra coolers because fridge space is limited when considering food for 15+ people. All in all we had a great time here.

Maria was the person to help me through the whole process. She was very responsive and on top of her responsibilities. It was great knowing I could rely on her if I had any questions. If ever I have a large party I'll be sure to book this place again.!!

  • Submitted: 6-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time and writing the review, we are hoping to see you again! Sincerely, Maria The Property Manager
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Michigan City East Pierhead Lighthouse, the most popular symbol of Michigan City, and the only public operating lighthouse in Indiana.

Marina, Outdoor Music Theater, Picnics, Washington Park Zoo which overlooks Lake Michigan, Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets (250 stores) , Blue Chip Casino, The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and State Park which is right outside of Michigan City.

Blueberry/peach/apple/pumpkin picking.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Michigan City

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 15 2018 - Aug 31 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$66.35
Cleaning fee C$398.07
Refundable Damage Deposit C$398.07

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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