If you like antiques and vintage, this is the real thing. A charming getaway with absolute serenity yet access to activities, including the beach.
Used as the location for two feature films.
Cozy, homey, peaceful.
85 minutes from the Loop.
Lots of wildlife.
Built during the Civil War and added to several times since, the house has been in our family since 1939. Lots of happiness here, and the echoes of it remain.
Caretaker is nearby if you need him.
Your smart phones will work.
No smoking in house, no cats (allergic).
New central air conditioning, new furnace.
Big working TV & huge library of DVDs.
One bathroom downstairs, two bedrooms upstairs, another bedroom downstairs.
Two full size beds, three singles. Plus a big comfortable couch and a window-seat, so it actually sleeps 8 or 9 if you need it to.
Easy to get to Notre Dame.
Fish the local steel-head streams or the lake. Pick your own fruits and vegetables nearby. Horseback riding, 2 miles; 2.5 miles to Heston Steam Museum.
In the winter, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. In the summer, charming walks among old apple trees, perhaps in bloom, with morel mushrooms under them if you can find them.
Help yourself anytime from the vegetable and herb garden.
Washer and dryer.
Wineries, good restaurants, outlet shopping, and the area is estate auction heaven.
You will be greeted on arrival by caretaker, and then enjoy complete privacy, unless you need him.
Check-is generally at 3PM and check-out at noon. Call if you'd like to make other arrangements.
Eight and a half miles from New Buffalo beach. Twelve miles to LaPorte, twelve to Three Oaks.