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White Sandy Private Beach, 1 Hr Drive From Chicago, Elegant Beach House

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

Elegant Playa CASA Long Beach is a sun light filled happy home. One hour drive from Chicago's loop, one of the best white sandy beaches on the great Michigan Shore.

One big open space, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, dining room, great room and den area is very social friendly.

The vaulted high ceiling, many huge windows in the Great room offers expansive lake view and elegant comfort. Three (3) outdoor decks for dining.

The front deck invites you for morning coffee or a blazing sunset, often with the Chicago skyline in sight. The master suite offers parents a comfortable private place to enjoy the lake view and the soothing sound of the waves.

The lower level game room has a Ping-Pong, Foosball table, TV and Fireplace, and also has a great lake view.

The area attractions are Indiana/Michigan State Dunes, Blue Chip Casino, Outlet Mall, Washington Park & Zoo, Yacht Club and Golf Courses.

A picnic on the beach deck, sitting under a market umbrella as watching beautiful white sandy A rare private sandy beach on the great Lake Michigan shore.

Keywords: Private Beach, Indiana, on Lake shore Dr., Lake Michigan Harbor County, Golf, Football, family reunion, wine tasting, Shopping

More Details

Mia Rubinstein
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017

About Mia Rubinstein

This is our family's beach home, we strive for our guests to have the most memorable vacations at our home.

Mia Rubinstein purchased this house in 2000

Why Mia Rubinstein chose Indiana

We live in Chicago area and it always amazes us that only a little over an hour drive away, we are on one of the most beautiful sandy beaches, with the endless horizon of lake Michigan.

The home is in a quaint/quiet beach community, yet many interesting attractions are in the area; Orchards, Art galleries, Antiquing, Theaters, Shopping, wonderful restaurants,,,all near by.

What makes this house unique

The sound of water and water reflected sunlight filled house always make us happy staying at this home. The house was full with our children and their friends, playing Ping-Pong, Foosball, or at the beach building sand castle. We have many precious memories of our stays at this beach home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Long Beach in Michigan

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Share bath for 2 bed rooms
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Laundry
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , semi-private bed area, 2 double beds with a full bath
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Bonfire available on our private beach.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

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White Sandy Private Beach, 1 Hr Drive From Chicago, Elegant Beach House
average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews
Farmington Hills MI

Great House!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed Memorial Day weekend in this lovely home. The weather wasn't the best for portions of the weekend so it was helpful to have a house with an open floor plan and a big basement with a ping pong table. We had beautiful views of the lake off the front deck. The backyard was inviting too The kitchen was well stocked. I would happily rent this home again.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Karen, So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Playa Casa Longbeach. Thank you for the great review. Looking forward to having you again at the home soon. Thank you,
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Evanston, Illinois

It really is as wonderful as it looks in the pics!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd year renting this terrific beach house -

we love everything about it. . . It is beautifully decorated, comfortable, spacious, and is equipped with everything you could need or want. It is a very easy house to entertain lots of friends in, but cozy enough to enjoy with just the family. The views from the house and front deck are great. The beach is right across the street and the private deck with grill is a wonderful place to eat and watch the sun set. The beach is gorgeous and quiet. If you can bring yourself to leave this perfect beach, there are lots of things to do in the area - blueberry picking, golf, antiquing in SW Michigan, 18 screen movie theater in town, casino, tennis, zoo, outlet mall, along with fun and varied restaurants. My family and I give this vacation home, and the Michigan City area, our highest recommendation!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you!
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Columbus, OH

Beautiful House, with a Beautiful View

  • 5 of 5

Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and well equipped vacation home.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I and our adult children rented this home overlooking Lake Michigan during the Thanksgiving holiday. The home was very comfortable, especially the large and open kitchen/dining/family room. It would be a great place to gather in the summer as there is a very nice back deck, yard, sunroom, and an upper deck with a great view of the lake. The only drawback, as others have mentioned, is that it is really just a 3 bedroom home. The fourth "bedroom" is in the basement which is in the open and has three uncomfortable hospital type beds. It would be great for older kids or teens (if you trust they won't escape out the basement door at night). The beach is just across the street and down a flight of stairs but you have a beautiful view of the lake from the house. The house was very clean and we had plenty of towels and blankets. Laundry facilities are in the basement as well as a Fuse Ball table and a ping pong table. The house is close to restaurants, grocery stores, and shopping.

The neighborhood is beautiful and peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Westfield, IN

Great house and location on Lake Michigan

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Mia's home. The setting overlooking the lake was great. She has a wonderful back yard that we used for family pictures.

The house was spacious and easily accommodated six adults and three young children.

The game room on the bottom floor was used extensively during our stay.

The only concern we had was that getting to the beach from the house through her private access was difficult - potentially from the amount of sand erosion. But public access was less than a block away, an easy walk.

Again, overall, we had a wonderful experience. I would recommend to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Lovely property in great location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our long weekend.

Very easy to fall in love with the house.

Everything is in great shape and labeled so no hunting for utensils, pots or glasses.

Only nit is requirement to wash towels before you leave or your deposit is charged.

Really? I thought it was a vacation!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Chicago O'hare & Midway airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Michigan city Yacht Club
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Michigan City
Nearest Train
8 Miles
South Shore line Chicago-South Bend
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
many along the Red Arrow highway
Nearest Beach
Lake Michigan
Car: necessary

Are you Notre Dame Fighting Irish fan? Fall is also great time staying at this home for visiting many winery tours, and/or fruits pickings(Cherry, Peach, Blueberry, Apple, & Pumkin).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Long Beach, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
16 summer season
9 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
post Summer season
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £384.7
cleaning fee £150.03
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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