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FANTASTIC DECK VIEWS! Perfect For Families Or Multiple Couples

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Fully Equipped For The Perfect Stay At The Beach. Views From Every Room.

ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF THE INDIANA DUNES! RENT A HUGE BEACH GETAWAY JUST STEPS TO THE BEACH! Enjoy your own private beach, multiple viewing decks with views of Lake Michigan and horizon from all rooms, 3 bedrooms each with a private full bath. In addition, there's a downstairs living area with two X-long twins, a pull-out queen sofa sleeper, two fold out futon setups and full bath. Enjoy the convenience of a fully equipped kitchen, beautiful dining for up to 8 people, all linens and towels are provided, convenience of laundry onsite, wireless internet, new flat screen TV's, and the list continues. The decks are furnished with lounging and dining seating, extra seating and a new large gas grill as well as a charcoal grill. House is set on a dune in a quiet residential beach community with duneland landscapes. Two car garage with additional 2 car parking. All rooms are nicely furnished with comfortable furniture and beds. Master has a brand new king size mattress. All linens and towels are furnished, as well as beach chairs, beach towels and more! Lots of beach amenities and toys available for fun in the sun!!

Property Manager
Debra Simanski
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018

About Debra Simanski

The history that goes along with this property carries over 3 generations. Originally coming out to Porter Beach as renters themselves, the Easons fell in love with the Indiana Dunes and decided to make it their permanent home. The home was built for multiple family enjoyment and entertainment.

Why Debra Simanski chose Porter Beach

You will enjoy the mulitiple spacious family areas, roomy bedrooms and a huge screen in porch...all with fantastic views of Lake Michigan! Everything is provided for your beach enjoyment...beach chairs, beach towels, beach umbrellas and beach toys.

What makes this house unique

When you rent the "Easton Getaway" you have access to a fire pit, kayaks, paddle boards, inner tubes, lilly/frog water play pads.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Porter Beach, Indiana

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Home has four bathrooms. 1 spacious mater bath, 2 full baths attached to bedrooms and 1 common full bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • A luxurious Master Bedroom with master bath, walk-in closet and a spectacular view of Lake Michigan on a private deck. Two private bedrooms with 2 twins each, one with private deck with Lake view and both with private full bathrooms. Downstairs living area offers a private full bathroom, two more extra long twins, a queen sleeper sofa, and two twin fold out futons.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
This beach home is perfect for multiples couples for extended families to enjoy time at the beach. Beach fire pits are available for sitting around the campfire and roasting marshmallows. Home is fully equipped for your stay. No need to bring anything but clothes and food.


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FANTASTIC DECK VIEWS! Perfect For Families Or Multiple Couples
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews

Absolutely wonderful vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about this wonderful vacation property. We spent the week paddle boarding, kayaking, playing on the lily pad, grilling and enjoying the private beach. Debra, the manager, was very friendly and accommodating. The house had plenty of room for two families with teenagers and a senior citizen. Each of the bedrooms has its own private bathroom. It is equipped with everything you need for a fantastic beach vacation. You really only need to bring food and clothes. The million dollar views from the balconies are amazing! We have been coming to Porter beach for over 10 years and this was by far my favorite vacation house. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 25-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Valparaiso, Indiana

Absolutely LOVE this house and location!

  • 5 of 5

We felt as though we were in the lap of luxury in this beautifully decorated and maintained home. The views of the lake and Chicago skyline are stunning. It is a short walk to a fabulous private beach that goes on forever. We were so appreciative of all the hospitality that Debbie extended to us to. We thoroughly enjoyed use of the kayaks, paddle board, inner tubes and fun beach toys. We wished we could spend a month or more!

  • Submitted: 24-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Enjoyed having you all. We wish you could spend a month or more too!
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Chicago, IL

Terrible Stay

  • 1 of 5

We rented this house with three other couples. We all have young children and this houses description sounded perfect for a four day weekend. When we first arrived, we realized that what was called the fourth "bedroom" was really a basement. We being the last to arrive ended up in that room. It was dark, dank and loud but we figured we only need to sleep here. The real treat came that night. The basement was absolutely freezing and we had to move our 5mo daughter to the living room so that she could sleep. My wife ended up staying on the couch next to her all 3 nights. We tried to shut the air vent that was right over the beds but it didn't help. The beds could not be sleped in and our two year old son and I had to huddle for warmth on the horrible pull out couch.

On the plus side, we weren't the only ones that suffered that weekend. One of the bedrooms was so hot that the couple staying in it couldn't sleep through the night.

The water in the house ran yellow and smelled of rust. everyone avoided it unless absolutely necessary.

The kitchen was filled with appliances from what seemed like the 70s. The microwave was broken and although the manager brought us a new one, she expected us, the guest, to carry it into the house and hook it up for her. Speaking of the manager, one of the kids in our group has severe pet allergies, to the point of having to carry an epi pen. We specifically asked if this house allowed pets months in advance and were told no. A week before our trip she emailed and let us know that oh by the way I let a dog stay here the previous week. On top of this, she demanded that we bring in all of the cushions from the patio any time we left the house and at night. She followed this demand up by driving by the house every night to make sure we did it and reprimanded us when we forgot the first night.

Another wonderful rule, that we were informed of upon arrival, was that we were expected to separate all of the recycling properly or be charged $100 dollars. When I say properly, I don't mean recyclable vs none. I mean she expected us to separate the cardboard, paper, plastic and glass into the designated containers.

Once we finally left, we were told that she would be keeping part of our deposit because the dishes weren't all put away and the windows were extra dirty.

Overall, I would rate this rental experience a 0 if I could. My real hope is that by writing this review, I can save someone else this kind of experience.

  • Submitted: 19-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry to hear they had such a bad experience because they had a blast on the beach using all the paddle boards, kayaks, Lilly Pad, innertubes and beach toys. There are accurate pictures and discriptions of each room provided on the VRBO site as well as my personal website so there should have been no surprises. The water softner ran out of salt so that is why the water was discolored but they never said a word to me, even after I told them to let me know if they were not satified with anything. I even ran out and bought them a new microwave because they were confused as to how to use the older one. Really bent over backwards for them. I guess no good deed goes unpunished. This group of people were the first to complain and not to rave about their stay. Also, they left the place a complete and total mess.
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Tons of Fun!

  • 4 of 5

What a great location! Friends from all over North America and Taiwan gathered for a 20 year college reunion. People flew into Chicago Midway and it was about a 75 minute trip one-way. There was plenty of room for children and adults. The beach was wonderful, private and had a beautiful view of the Chicago sky line. Plus, it was a short walk down to the Indiana Dunes State Park. On Saturday we visited the Chesterton European market...a good time. And a grocery store is about 10 minutes away for supplies. We would definitely visit again with our family or a group of friends.

  • Submitted: 2-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review....we aim to please!
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Lake County

Gorgeous Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Deb's Beach House was just wonderful. The place was so relaxing with all the decks. I was there for two days and kept finding more! Each bedroom is very private. We had our two small grandchildren with us, and we did not hear them at all. The master bedroom is just gorgeous, and the view is so serene. The beach house has everything you need and more! It was very clean, and Deb was just wonderful. She offered an extra portable crib for the grandchildren, and made sure we had everything for the weekend before she left. The beach area was very clean. The older children went kayaking, as we sat in the comfortable chairs under the umbrella! This Beach House was more than we could ask for. It was very big, yet still cozy for our family. We has such a great time, and Deb made it possible. I hope to go back again soon!

  • Submitted: 10-Feb-2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review. It's nice to know that you all will have fond memories of your stay at the Eason Getaway!
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Hwy 20
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
South Shore Train
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Private Beach
Car: not necessary

Porter Beach is located minutes from Chesterton which offers a European Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy the arts, fresh farm grown fruits and vegetables, fine food and entertainment.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Porter Beach, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,062.72
Housekeeping Fee C$332.1

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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