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Jim Pappas

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Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday home in Miller Beach - Ultra-Lux Beachfront Retreat

6 bedrooms+, 5 baths, sleeps up to 26 including guest house (6-10 people)

Custom built in 2009, the 5500+ SF, private & tranquil Dream Retreat is like no other! Our guests are mostly repeats & often book the same time year-after-year. They too seek the ultimate spa-like-experience, finest & numerous amenities, spacious outdoor living area, Jacuzzis, Gourmet, Pro-Chef Kitchen, Walk-in-wet-bar, Game Room, & Master Suite that rivals the Ritz!

Only 35 min from Chicago, Miller Beach, is the center of hundreds of attractions. Boat Launch (seasonal) for watercraft is (1/3 mile) away. Only a sliver of National Park & winding dune trails separates you from THE nicest, Semi-Private, sugar-sand beach in IN! Take the sand trail leading from our Pro Sand Volley Ball Court for a sunrise jog, catch some warm, afternoon rays on the soft beach, swim in cool Lake Michigan, or stroll in the surf at dusk & capture a snapshot of the setting sun or Chicago Skyline. No matter what the season or occasion, stay with us for the ultimate in relaxation!

See www.MillerBeachDreamRetreat.com for complete info, details, and photos: Six Queen-sized bdrms/5 baths (w/ Guest House), dog-friendly, credit cards, Pro-Chef's gourmet kitchen, Pro sand volleyball court (set to Olympic standards, peak season), home theater, Rec Room, nine flat screen TVs with digital cable, Loft, game & poker tables w/ cards/chips, kid/adult games, kids sand/outdoor toys, 6-person outdoor Jacuzzi (year round), wood-burning stove (seasonal), fire wood, pure sugar-sand, 'semi-Private' beach, 150’ sand bar, no rocks/muck/algae, outdoor shower (seasonal), Wi-Fi, binder full of useful info & local attractions, private parking, gas grills w/ extra propane tanks, remote-controlled A/C & ceiling fans, independently-controlled heat on each level/bdrm, linens, towels, coffee makers, blender, toaster oven, crock pots, steamer, wine cellars, cookware, bake ware, flatware, spices, paper towel, shampoo, soap, hairdryers. Bedrooms have dressers, night stands, lamps, flat-screen cable TV, DVD/VHS players, large closets, hangars, & fans. No hassle!

No one offers more amenities and value!: See www.MillerBeachDreamRetreat.com for more photos, our many unique features/amenities, availability, pricing/policies, & booking.

First-come, first served. We accept credit cards, Paypal, Chase Quick Pay, checks, etc.

To save time, please check rates & availability at www.MillerBeachDreamRetreat.com before contacting me...thank you!

Guest House (sleeps up to 8) www.MillerBeachDreamRetreat.com may be available for larger groups/families to add more space or for small groups/families requiring smaller facilities.

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  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
Jim Pappas (Property Manager)
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About Jim Pappas

An Engineer/Architect since 1995, my specialty and passion is designing, building, and managing luxury beachfront homes to accommodate very large families and groups to entertain, relax, and celebrate special occasions together.

Completed in 2009, the Miller Beach Dream Retreat and attached Guest House offer all the luxuries, premium fixtures, and custom amenities to truly have a spa-like experience. The layout and flow is functional with both large gathering spaces to entertain inside and out on a grand-scale as well as comfortable, cozy nooks for managed solitude.

I’ve been a commercial real estate investor since 2001 and have finally built a dream home for my family to call home. We always look forward to 'our private oasis on the beach” to escape from it all...

I truly hope you enjoy our home as much as we do. Please see www.MillerBeachDreamRetreat.com and call (773) 264-1000 to book your chosen dates. We fill up very fast, take credit cards, and are first come, first served.

Hope to see you soon!

Jim Pappas & Family

Jim Pappas purchased this house in 2009

Why Jim Pappas chose Miller Beach

We chose Miller Beach, IN for several reasons. It is THE closest beach side community to Chicago (35 minutes by car or train, 60 minutes from O’hare Airport, 30 minutes from Midway Airport), is right on the Indiana Dunes National Park, and has the BEST “semi-private” sugar-sand beach!

Our backyard and beach IS the IN Dunes National Park!

Unlike most beachfront rentals that are crowded, noisy, and offer little or no privacy, Dream Retreat is built on a quiet, cul-de-sac street, corner lot, the only house on the corner, and 350 feet from the closest neighbor!.

Your views to the North and East are Lake Michigan, the Dunes, and the Chicago skyline. We installed 6’ and 8’ privacy fences to further isolate the outdoor living spaces and Pro-sand volleyball court from the street.

Just follow our trail to the sugar-sand beach and enjoy the 150ft sand bar and crystal clear, warm water. Our beach has no rocks, no muck, and no algae. Also, because we are the Southern-most tip of Lake Michigan, the water gets the warmest fastest and stays the warmest the longest--even well into Autumn.

The choice is obvious...

become “one with nature”, have no noisy neighbors, enjoy the ultimate in luxury and privacy, and be only 35 minutes from Chicago--one of the largest and most culturally diverse cities in the world!

What makes this house unique

No other beachfront vacation rental offers this level of privacy, beauty, and luxury. Our guest list is confidential, but includes A-list celebrities on-site during filming of major movies, professional sports stars, and noted journalists.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Met with a bunch of girls who all Scrapbook. That's what we did from Thursday until Sunday in Nov. 2011. Beautiful home, beautiful location, beautiful times!! Would I do again? In a heartbeat!! Oh and did I mention the hot tub. This would be a great place for a small family reunion or maybe a New Years Eve party. Very lovely--hoping to make plans to do it again.
Nov 2011
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Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Ultra-Luxury Beachfront - Lake, Dunes, Chicago, Events, Internet, A/C, Spa, Dogs
average rating of 4.730769 based on 26 reviews
Ultra-Luxury Beachfront - Lake, Dunes, Chicago, Events, Internet, A/C, Spa, Dogs
(773) 264-1000 (Illinois, USA)
Miller Beach Indiana

(Too) Short & Sweet Very Memorable Family Vacation

(Too) Short & Sweet Very Memorable Family Vacation
  • 5 out of 5
My large (25 person), extended family and I stayed at the Dream Retreat a few weeks ago for an all-too-short two nights but had such a splendid time, we have already booked a full week next Summer! Grilling out and eating dinners on the deck with the IN Dunes Park and Lake Michigan as a backdrop were breathtaking. When not at the beach, our kids played a lot of volleyball—Hilary mentioned during the tour that it was Olympic grade.

The house was spacious and had all the things we needed. In most vacation rentals we’ve stayed at in the past, we usually have to bring our own beach towels, trash bags, spices, foil, paper towels, extra propane tanks, etc. Not here; they had it all!

The ladies loved how clean everything was inside and out, as well as the décor and furnishings. The pull-out sofa in the Guest House was the most comfortable ever—it’s actually a Temperpedic Memory Foam like the one we have at home.

Upon arrival, the owners, Jim and Hilary, patiently gave us a tour (some of the kids had been in the car way too long), answered questions, and pointed out the relevant and fun stuff to do in the area in the House Binder.

Being designers ourselves, we were happy to see some of the ongoing renovations—new themed rooms, paint and furniture in several areas of the home.

For us, this felt like home, we didn’t want to leave and can’t wait until next Summer at the dream Retreat!
  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Roy: It was great meeting you and your wonderful family. Glad you were able to find your golf balls in the dunes! See you in 11 months!
Jim & Hilary
Ultra-Luxury Beachfront - Lake, Dunes, Chicago, Events, Internet, A/C, Spa, Dogs
(773) 264-1000 (Illinois, USA)
Miller Beach Indiana


  • 3 out of 5
The grandkids enjoyed the stay, wanted to stay the whole summer. You have a nice place however it needs a little maintenance. The outside deck needs some attention. Maybe sweep it or blow it off. It also would benefit if you would refresh the stain or replace some of the planks, broke a rotten board. The weeds around the deck and in front of your place should be pulled or use some roundup. Screens needed cleaning right along with the windows. The master bathroom vanity tops need to be updated. The house was hard to keep cool and was very loud.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hilary and I pride ourselves on making our Miller Beach Dream Retreat the BEST vacation rental on Lake Michigan and always strive for continuous improvement. We’ve had an unusually rainy June that has made it difficult to do certain planned maintenance activities. However, by early July, everything was back to excellent!
****Between Guests, the maids wash ALL the windows and screens and we personally blow off all decks starting from Level 6 down. Whenever it rains, it is difficult to get ALL the sand off the multi-level decks. (after all, we ARE a beach house).
****In May, we replaced 246ft of wooden deck and railing and are waiting for them to “dry-out” first so we can re-stain the entire deck system which we plan to do in late Autumn.
****Being right on the Indiana Dunes National Park, weeds LOVE us. Three times during Peak Season, we pull ALL the weeds on the entire compound. We then spray the root systems as long as it doesn’t rain for 48 hours to keep them from coming back. Once the “dry-spell” hit, we were able to spray in our usual fashion and eradicate all weed from the premises.
****We take heating and cooling very seriously and stopped by to check on things and found four windows and two doors wide open WITH all eight (8) A/C units running. We always explain to our Guests that in order for the house to stay cool, all the doors and windows need to be closed or all the cold air goes right outside.
****We built the Dream Retreat on a quiet, cul-de-sac, low traffic street and is the only house on a large corner lot. There is nothing but beautiful dunes, beach, and Lake Michigan to the North and East. Our closest neighbor is 350ft away to the West. When you have ten adults and 16 grandkids at one time, I suppose any house would be loud.
Ultra-Luxury Beachfront - Lake, Dunes, Chicago, Events, Internet, A/C, Spa, Dogs
(773) 264-1000 (Illinois, USA)
Miller Beach Indiana
St. Louis, MO

Beautiful house, gracious hosts!

  • 5 out of 5
We just returned from a weekend spent with 4 other couples at your home. We had such a great time together and really appreciated all the amenities and comfortable set up. The website was very accurate. The views of Lake Michigan and the dunes were beautiful. The beach would be wonderful to enjoy in the summer. Hilary greeted us, gave us a thorough tour and lots of good information. We had some concerns about the hot tub, but she assured us it was ok and we ended up enjoying it so much - even with the cold, windy weather. We can tell you put a lot of thought into the furnishings, both in function and design. Thanks for the opportunity to gather and enjoy a weekend of fun! A few small suggestions ( you said you wanted them): could have used a few more hangers in some of the bedrooms, there were no dish towels in the kitchen, noticed some cobwebs and dust bunnies/dog hair that was missed. I don't suppose you can do anything about the potholes in the surrounding streets! :)
These are small things and we loved our stay, hope to do it again!
  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Gail: Thank you for your compliments and suggestions! Hilary and I always strive for continuous improvement in making the Miller Beach Dream Retreat Indiana's Best Beachfront Vacation Rental!
Since your stay, we have made sure that each closet has at least 10 sturdy, matching hangers. We always provide six black dish towels in the Main House and Attached Guest House Kitchens (two near the large double-bowl, under-mount Farm Sink, two near the Island Prep Sink, two near the large double-bowl Island Sink).
Due to our increased popularity and bookings of the Dream Retreat, we now do a Deep Clean of the entire compound every three (3) months, instead of our usual six.
Thanks again and see you this Summer!
Jim & Hilary
Ultra-Luxury Beachfront - Lake, Dunes, Chicago, Events, Internet, A/C, Spa, Dogs
(773) 264-1000 (Illinois, USA)
Miller Beach Indiana

Simply perfect!

  • 5 out of 5
Eight of us decided it was time for a girls weekend for movies, knitting, food and fun. Fortunately, we found the Dream Retreat! Jim and Hilary have a lovely, charming and comfortable home. They are gracious hosts, providing us with useful information at check in and a binder for reference. The layout of the house is perfect: four bathrooms and queen beds in every bedroom. The views are spectacular, the house is clean and amazingly well equipped. The information on the website is spot on. We enjoyed our time at the Dream Retreat VERY much. I recommend this property to anyone looking for a great vacation rental at a fair price with excellent service.
  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Debbie: Thank you! It was our absolute pleasure hosting you and your friends on your "Girls weekend". As you know, Hilary and I are constantly updating our furnishings and fixtures and always strive to make the Dream Retreat an even better and more comfortable place to create lasting memories. We will most certainly have even more surprises on your next visit. Our calendar is almost full for Fall 2014, so be sure to call me to book soon. Thank you again!
Ultra-Luxury Beachfront - Lake, Dunes, Chicago, Events, Internet, A/C, Spa, Dogs
(773) 264-1000 (Illinois, USA)
Miller Beach Indiana

Dream Retreat better than ever!!

  • 5 out of 5
This is the third time staying at the DR, as we like to call it. This year, we were pleasantly surprised by all of the updates to the home. It’s always been lovely, but they just updated all of the bedding and added new furniture and tv’s. It seems like renovation is the air, there are new trails and a complete transformation of the lakefront, which wasn’t quite finished when we stayed last year. Very nice and we really enjoyed our daily walks through the dunes.
We always appreciate the personal service from Jim and Hilary—they take great pride in their home and we look forward to seeing them every time.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Oh thank you Ginna! We love it when our repeat guests notice our upgrades. We are on a roll and updating many fixtures and amenities to make the Dream Retreat even more comfortable and relaxing for everyone. See you and your family next August!
Ultra-Luxury Beachfront - Lake, Dunes, Chicago, Events, Internet, A/C, Spa, Dogs
(773) 264-1000 (Illinois, USA)
Miller Beach Indiana

Grandma’s 85th was a huge success at Dream Retreat

  • 5 out of 5
In honor of my mother-in-law’s 85th birthday, my family decided to gather everyone together for a celebration at the beach. We all did our part to research various locations in the Midwest. We wanted to meet centrally, since the family is divided on the East and West coasts and mom lives near Chicago. Miller Beach popped up on my radar and I was immediately intrigued.

*Closest beach town to Chicago-check.
*Quick train ride downtown-check.
*Quaint beach community with something for everyone-check.
*Quality beach-check

I never thought it was going to be possible to find a place that would accommodate all 25 of us. I was nervous at first to have everyone together under one roof, but it worked out perfectly. There was plenty of space for all of us to be together for dinner, etc. and to spread out to do our own thing when we wanted. Everyone got along too!

I found the Dream Retreat on vrbo, it looked (and was) perfect. Close to the beach, surrounded by the dunes, plenty of distractions for the kids (sand volleyball court, hot tub, game table, poker table, sand toys, games, movies, and more TV’s than I could count on one hand).

The owner, Jim, was responsive and took time to tell us a little history of Miller Beach and how he designed the house to be six half levels since his parents are older too and can’t navigate stairs that well. This was actually my main concern, given mom’s age. Jim personally checked us in on Sunday and made sure we knew where everything was—he seemed to really care about condition of the house and grounds. One of the TVs actually wasn’t working and he brought a new one that same day!

The house itself is perfectly secluded—on a dead-end street, with no neighbors on any sides. We barely heard a peep out of anyone the entire time we stayed, however, Jim did reassure us that we were in good company; apparently a police commissioner and a federal judge were our neighbors right across the street.

We had a great time, especially mom, and felt very comfortable in the house—hard to imagine given how many of us there were! With 6 bedrooms (there is a main and connected guest house, we rented both), sofas, sectionals, and the most impressive areo beds I’ve ever seen, we felt as if we all had plenty of space and privacy.

We’ve decided to plan a return next summer, since the kids (and grandma) had such a good time. We wish it could have been longer. Thank you for everything Jim!
  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah:
Thank you so much for the kind words! I'm glad everything worked out so well. See you next June!

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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Chicago O'Hare Int'l, Chicago Midway
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Miller Beach Train Depot--SouthShore Line
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-65 & Highway US 12/US 20, 80/84
Nearest Beach
Lake St (0), Wells (3miles), West Side (4miles)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
18th Street Brewery, Flamingos Pub, Beach Cafe
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
FourLakes Apline Snowsports
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
19 courses within a 30 mile radius
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Miller Bakery Cafe, Flamingos, Beach Cafe
Car: necessary

Custom built in 2009, the secluded, Dream Retreat will help you escape from it all! Retreat is situated on a cul-de-sac street (no traffic) & corner lot (only house on the corner). Closest neighbor is 350 feet away! Completely private compound (6' & 8' privacy fences). Pro-Sand Beach Volley ball court set to Womany's Olympic specifications (Peak Season only). Entire North (lakeside) and East are all National Park land. Hear nothing except the songs of birds, breeze, and waves slapping against the Lake Michigan shoreline. See the Chicago Skyline from the upper decks!

Because of our unique location, only a tiny sliver of IN Dunes Nat'l Park separates us (sand & asphalt trail) from the best 'semi-private' sugar-sand beach on Lake Michigan. We are 1/3 mile from Lake St. Beach boat launch (seasonal) for all your water toys, jet-skis, boats, sailboats, etc.

I personally meet you at check-in to give keys, a brief tour, and binder full of fun and useful info and all the best attractions within a 45 minute drive or train ride.

Other Activities: Centrally located and something for everyone! All attractions are within a 45 minute drive or train ride. Shoppers and gamers paradise! grocery/liquor stores, factory Outlet malls (120 stores), West Lake two-story mall, candy factory tours, fine/casual Dining, EZ train to Chicago: (Loop, “Magnificent Mile” shopping, museums, convention center, airports), water parks, amusement parks, Amish Country, scenic drives, Fall foilage tours, flea markets, National Park hiking/biking trails and classroom discussions, winery tours, Casinos (10 min to Trump, Ameristar, Majestic, harrah's, Horseshoe; 30 min to Blue Chip), Wells Street & West Side Beaches, golf, marinas, etc.

Golf: 19 courses withing a 30 mile radius--list and contact information provided in binder at check-in.

Ski: FourLakes Apline Snowsports is in Lisle, IL approx 60 miles from the Retreat and offer a wide variety of terrain, slopes, lessons, and fun for people of all ages.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates


Rental rates for this holiday house in Miller Beach, Indiana

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
Peak Season 2014
23 May 2014 - 21 Sep 2014
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
NonPeak 2014/15
22 Sep 2014 - 21 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional information about rental rates

Dogs: per dog per night $25 + Tax
Cleaning $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes **System-generated rates above are INCORRECT**
Please visit www.MillerBeachDreamRetreat.com for accurate pricing or call/email
Dogs accepted (up to 3, treated at least 7 days in advance) for add'l fee
Early check-in 1pm CST/late check out 1pm CST for add'l fees, subject to availability
Holiday premiums for July 4th, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Air Show, Easter
50% of your gross period's rent due ASAP to lock your dates in; remainder due 30 days prior to arrival.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Miller Beach in Indiana

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Monument View ...
  • Water View
  • beach ...
  • lake ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Spa
  • Adventure
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Study Room
  • Gas Heating
  • Split-System Heating
  • Rumpus Room
  • Alarm System
  • Living Area
  • Secure Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Tiled Stove
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Hob ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
    Exterior - Outdoor Shower
    Guest House - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
  • Master Suite Bathroom: -Spa Quality! Luxury! Feature-rich! -Commercial-grade two-person Steam Shower with eucalyptus oil dispenser -Grohe downpour shower and pulsating massage jet shower heads -Extra-large two-person, peninsula-garden Jacuzzi Other Bathrooms: outdoor shower (Peak Season Only) Marble tiled baths with custom vanities (maple-glazed with hand-carved, claw feet) loaded with full towel sets and bath mats to make you feel like royalty! Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and hair dryers provided in all bathrooms
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Master Suite - 1 Large Double Bed
    2nd Master - 1 Large Double Bed
    3rd Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Fourth Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Fifth Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Sixth Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Top floor HUGE 1200 SF Master Suite: -Private, wrap-around decks--see Chicago Skyline, Lake, & North & East views of Nat'l Park and lagoon. Enjoy bistro table & built-in bench to catch the morning sun -Juliette balcony w/ French doors overlooks the loft & Great Room below -10'x8' walk-in-closet w/ windows/skylights, dresser, iron & board, hangars -Custom silk draperies and fine 800 Thread-count linens -Decorative travertine marble fire place En-suite bath: -Commercial-grade 2-person steam shower w/ eucalyptus oil dispenser -Grohe downpour shower head and pulsating massage jets -Extra-large, 2-person Peninsula-garden Jacuzzi -Private toilet rm Other Bedrooms: -All Queen-sized beds, custom-matched comforters, bed skirts, shams & comfy sheets will pamper you in luxury! Each bedroom equipped w/ dressers, flat screen digital cable TV, DVD player, ceiling & stand fans, closets w/ hangars, alarm clocks. Some have private balconies and decorative fireplaces
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Shed
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Decking
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailboat
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Barbecue
  • veranda
  • Child's Swing
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Garden ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Golf ...
  • Terrace ...
  • 20 garden chairs
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • Massage
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
  • recreation centre
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • winery tours
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Boating
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting
  • deepsea fishing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • ice skating
  • fly fishing
  • rafting
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • ski
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • snorkelling
  • water tubing
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Leave your worries behind & bring only your personal belongings... Think of the Dream Retreat as a 5-Star, luxury hotel, loaded with fine amenities, but private, secluded, and your very own... Our nearly endless list of amenities are second to none: Sound system creates the perfect atmosphere for entertaining or relaxing--remote control works everywhere on the grounds including from outdoor Jacuzzi Pro kitchen—serves 16, mixing bowls, bakeware, serving platters, pots, pans, and skillets, roasting pans, spatulas, serving spoons, spices, toaster oven, blender, steamer, crock pot, coffee makers, filters Towels, shampoo, conditioner, bodywash Extra pillows, sheets, beach towels (seasonal) Lanterns, flashlights, first-aid kits 4 Queen-sized, high-rise, luxury, self-inflating/deflating Aero-beds w/ pillow tops & Headboards! Pro-Sand Volleyball & outdoor toys (Peak Season only) Trash bags, plastic-ware, paper towel, detergent, fabric sheets, dish soap included
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