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Susan Brandstetter

Member since: 2010
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Speaks English

Charming Beach Front Cottages

4 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Porter Beach - Duneland Rentals

3 bedroom cottage on the beach.

Our cottage is nestled on 350' of private beach between the amazing Indiana Dunes and breathtaking Lake Michigan. There are 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, the 2nd bedroom has a double bed and the bright and cheerful 3rd bedroom has 2 twin beds.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Susan Brandstetter (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Susan Brandstetter

My sister, Ericka, and I manage our beach cottages which have been in our family since the 1920’s. It is our goal to create an environment in each cottage that is as unique and beautiful as the Indiana Dunes are themselves. And, when you are ready to step beyond the beach and magnificent Lake Michigan, whether you are interested in birding, hiking, theme parks, fairs, antiquing, shopping or museums we will gladly point you in the direction of any one of our areas numerous natural and cultural treasures.

What makes this cottage unique

The Indiana Dunes region is known for its beautiful beaches along Lake Michigan (the fifth largest fresh water lake in the world). Just beyond those beaches lie some of the world's largest sand dunes, created by glacial deposits, lake currents and wind. This is an area rich in history, ecological diversity, outdoor fun and family friendly small-town charm. When you are ready to take a break from swimming, playing on the beach and climbing the sand dunes there are many excellent restaurants, cafes, shops, museums and other inland charms to discover and enjoy.

Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Beach Front Cottages
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Mansfield, Ohio
5

Lovely cottage, fantastic views, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed with our two small children, and we had a wonderful time! The cottage itself is charming...modern, well-equipped, and clean with original woodwork and doors throughout. Wonderful open layout in the common areas, but it was easy to find areas of privacy as well. We've stayed in beachfront homes before, but this is literally the closest we've ever been. Walk right down the stairs from the deck to a private beach that has a ton of beach toys as well as paddle boards and kayaks to experience the lake. The location can't be beat. The neighborhood is private, and it's only a short walk down the beach to dunes and the state park. It's also a short drive to other attractions, grocery stores, etc. We enjoyed watching sunsets from the deck and seeing the Chicago skyline across the lake. We'd recommend it and would love to come back ourselves!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

It was a perfect short getaway. Love the location. Best cottage on the lakeshore. Very accommodating and weather was perfect for us. Will definitely be back and already recommended it!

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great getaway on private beach!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this place for a relaxing bachelorette party getaway. The house is beautiful and equipped with everything you need to cook, grill and even make a bonfire. It is on a private beach so there is nice quiet space to relax on the sand. The owners and neighbors were all very friendly. We also rented the owner's studio apartment below this cottage for extra space and privacy. Everything was clean and well-maintained. It is just a short ride from the busy city of Chicago where we live, but felt like a true vacation. We would absolutely rent again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Birthday Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely Porter beach front cottage for the weekend for a 50th birthday celebration! It was an absolutely fabulous weekend at the beach, by the dunes! Property managers very helpful. Very well equipped cottage, great view of the lake, comfortable beds, wonderfully clean! Highly recommend and we will definitely be back. Curt & Family

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Train
2 Miles
South Shore Line - Dunes Park Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
80/94 and 90 (toll road)
Nearest Beach
Porter Beach
Car: necessary

Our cottages are situated on the borders of the Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, two of this regions greatest natural treasures. Here you will find outdoor recreation of all kinds. The Dunes region also offers many cultural attractions as well, such as museums and historic sites. There are also many excellent dining and shopping establishments near by.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Porter Beach, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Off Season 2016/2017
13 Sep 2016 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£345
for 2 nights
From
£134
£956
 
 
Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,353
for 7 nights
From
£182
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£839
for 4 nights
From
£190
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77
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.
The maximum occupancy is 6 people (adults and children). Additional day guests and visitors are not permitted without expressed written consent.
There is a $25/night per guest fee over the maximum number allowed. If you have more than 6 guests (including adults and children) there is a charge of $25 per night per guest over the 6 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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This rental is on the second floor of a 2 story cottage. There is rental below that sleeps 4.

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