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Charming Lakefront Cottage in the Indiana Dunes

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This charming lakefront cottage is located on three hundred feet of private beach. The gradual sandy beach is excellent for swimming and the sunsets from the south shore of Lake Michigan are incredible.

Porter Beach is a small beach community located on the borders of the Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and just one hour from downtown Chicago. The beautiful beach stretches in either direction for miles and within minutes you can get to wonderful nature trails, excellent restaurants, quaint shops and many interesting cultural attractions.

The trails vary in length and difficulty but are all wonderful for both hiking and cross country skiing. There are also some excellent sledding hills nearby. Other close by sights include historic Chelberg Farm, Westchester Township History Museum, Zao Island Amusement Park, Taltree Arboretum, Calumet Bike Trail, Imagination Glen with a BMX race track and a 10 mile Outback Mountain Bike Trail and Broken Wagon Bison Farm and many more wonderful places to explore and activities to delight.

Keywords: Beach Front Bungalow Beach House Beach Cottage Indiana Dunes House Indiana Dunes Cabin Weekend Getaway Spot Vacation Rental Summer House Winter Cabin

More Details

Property Manager
Susan Brandstetter
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Porter Beach in Porter

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed in bedroom 2 Twin beds in the living room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Charming Lakefront Cottage in the Indiana Dunes
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
5

Perfect place to get away

  • 5 of 5

We loved this little cottage on the beach! It was everything we thought it would be and more. Although it was a little chilly during our stay, that didn't stop us from enjoying the view, the sand, and dipping our toes in the cold water of Lake Michigan.

The cottage was SUPER clean and smelled really good. I'm weird about smells, so that was a big plus for me. Even the bath towels smelled super good! Nothing like that bleach smell you get on hotel bath towels. Check in was super easy and quick. Check out was even easier. Super affordable rates, convenient location, awesome all around! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy, comfortable and quiet get away

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place to stay! The house was very clean and equipped with everything I could possibly need. It was comfortable and safe and truly felt like a home away from home. The owner was so incredibly accommodating as my flight was delayed, rerouted and all botched up.

I really needed a place to relax and get away for a few days and this beachfront cottage was exactly what I was looking for! I stayed in and cooked for myself in the ample kitchen, but there were plenty of places to eat in town.

I was lulled to sleep each night to the sound of crashing waves and slept like a baby. The view was so beautiful. I could just look out over the water and get lost in the sunrises and sunsets for hours.... even on cloudy, rainy days! The whole beach was clean and I could walk as far as I wanted and was able to "recharge" and not have to think or worry about work, unless I wanted to.

I definitely will try to make another trip and stay again.

I highly recommend this beach front cottage to anyone who wants to get away from it all or to bring the kids to play in the sun and the sand.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean, cozy, peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect get-a-way! The sounds of the lake, walking the beach, fire pit, freindly people...pure relaxation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy spot on the beach

  • 5 of 5

The place was very clean and very confortable to live in for the couple of days we where there.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Urbana, Illinois
5

great location

  • 5 of 5

It is right on the lake, beautiful. The cottage was clean,appliances stainless steel. We would stay there again in a heart beat.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Owners Who Care

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this rental. Plenty of beach toys for the kids to play on both in and out of the water. Cottage is right on the beach with amazing views of lake Michigan. Indiana dunes state park is within walking distance. For the shoppers in your crowd you can jump a train into Chicago. The owners really jumped in and helped us out with a boating mishap.(our first time on this large lake) I cannot say enough how great it is to find owners who care and are genuine in how they interact with guests. We will return to enjoy this rental location again!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
The Brassie Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
South Shore - Dunes Park Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 12 US 20 I94 and I90
Car: necessary

Standup Paddle Boarding

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Porter Beach, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Off Season 2016/2017
22 Sep 2016 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£280
for 2 nights
From
£101
£702
 
 
Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£678
for 4 nights
From
£150
£1,100
 
 
Off Season 2017/2018
12 Sep 2017 - 23 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£280
for 2 nights
From
£101
£702
 
 
Summer 2018
24 May 2018 - 17 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
From
£146
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.3
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
All adult guests must sign a Duneland Rentals, LLC Waiver and Release of Liability Form.
There is a $25/night per guests fee over the maximum number allowed. If you have more than 4 guests (including adults and children) there is a charge of $25 per night per guest over the 4 allowed.

To make a reservation we require a $200 non-refundable deposit. The balance is due 2 weeks prior to your arrival and is refundable to the extent we can re-book your unit.
We accept credit cards over phone at our home/office 219-926-1999.
If you prefer to pay by check our address is:
Duneland Rentals LLC
2924 Glacier Trl
Porter IN 46304
Once your deposit is received I will email you a confirmation

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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