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People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious 5 bedroom / 3 bath. Lake-view vacation rental in Miller Beach.

*3, 4 or 5 NIGHT MIDWEEK SPECIAL* $150/night (plus fees) $25 off weekends! Please mention this special with your booking inquiry. Special does not apply to Thanksgiving Week.

The Loon's Nest is a spacious - 3,000SF - open concept 5br/3ba home with lake views from the garage-top deck, two houses away from beach access, pet friendly, and ample outdoor space. 5 bedrooms (3 queen, 2 full) bedrooms and 3 baths offer plenty of space to accommodate up to 10 adults, and a large open kitchen/living room complete with real wood-burning fireplace. Enjoy the covered porch with swing, perfect for morning coffee. The house is fully stocked with linens & bedsheets all made for your arrival, towels, dishes, pots & pans, and everything you need to whip up your meals. We have two HDTVs with DVRs in the two common areas and another TV in the Master bedroom. We have cable with HBO, local channels and many more.

WINTER MONTHLY RATES DO NOT INCLUDE GAS/ELECTRIC (We still pay for water, sewer, garbage collection, internet and cable)

More Details

Property Manager
Ray Reiss
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2017

About Ray Reiss

We purchased the house in 2013 after falling in love with the Miller Beach Area. As Chicago residents we appreciate both the proximity to the city, and the small beach community atmosphere.

Ray Reiss purchased this house in 2013

Why Ray Reiss chose Indiana

This property offers the best of all worlds, a garage-top deck for enjoying the view, a fireplace for cooler nights, and plenty of communal space while still offering ample private bedrooms.

What makes this house unique

This property's proximity to the beach is a definite attribute, as well as the small touches such as a porch swing, working fireplace, and modern layout and decor.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Miller Beach in Gary

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you have any questions about amenities or special requests please feel free to contact us.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews
Kentucky
5

Great Indiana Duness

  • 5 of 5

This is a great spacious home - Everything you need is there - Owners really take care of their guests - Recommend it highly

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Tomahawk, WI
4

Just what we were looking for!

  • 4 of 5

We were looking for a house to accommodate a large family gathering and the Loon's Nest was perfect. The large open living, dining and kitchen area was inviting and kept us from being on top of each other. With 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms everyone had privacy when they wanted it. The house is painted in bold colors and filled with a very eclectic collection of artwork ranging from traditional to contemporary, and professional to amateur. I had fun looking at the artwork themes hanging in the rooms, which are scattered over 3 levels. The screened porch was great for game nights. The roof top deck provided a glimpse of the lake over the roof of the house across the street. The house is very close to the beach entrance, a quick 5 minutes walk to get your feet wet. It was a quiet and clean neighborhood and beach. We stayed 7 nights and never had a noise complaint.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Superb location, great space and well equipped. Very clean and comfortable. Seconds from the beach. Great outside entertaining area with views of the lake. Would definitely come back again!!

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

Lots of space, great beach location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Ray's for a large family gathering and had a wonderful time. The house is just steps away from a very clean, family-friendly beach. We're hoping we can do it again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great view of the lake.

  • 5 of 5

Great location next to beach. Dog friendly. Very nice little neighborhood.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SoCal. (Southern California)
5

Once Again

  • 5 of 5

well, now that we are comfortable wearing shoes and presentable attire (although how presentable do you have to be in SoCal?) again, I can submit my review.

From California, Texas, and Germany we gathered to do the most precious, priceless thing in the world-spend time with family-cousins , grandchildren, brothers and sisters, grandparents.

we cannot express our pleasure of spending all that time at the Loon s Nest. Thank you for providing a great house with plenty of room and all we needed. This was our third stay that started with 3 days, then one month the next year, and 6 weeks in 2016. See you in July 2017!

Bermudez Family from SoCal , Houston, Texas, Meynen Family from Vaterstetten, Germany, DelToral from Chicago, Bermudez Family from St, Joseph,Michigan.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Flamingo Pizza / Beach Cafe
Nearest Train
3.1 Miles
Miller South Shore Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
90/94/80
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Flamingo Pizza of Miller / Beach Cafe
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Miller Beach
Car: recommended

Located just 45 minutes from downtown Chicago, Miller beach offers a quiet, clean, friendly getaway for Chicago area residents and others. Surrounded on three sides by the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park, and by Lake Michigan, the area offers plenty of birdwatching, several nature trails, and quiet, sparsely occupied beaches.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Miller Beach, USA

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
 
Fall 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£505
for 2 nights
From
£192
From
£234
Fri,Sat
£1,313
 
 
Winter (exclud. Thanks/X-Mas)
2 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£462
for 2 nights
From
£170
£1,015
£1,824
 
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,143
 
 
Christmas
24 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£760
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 1 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£462
for 2 nights
From
£170
£760
£1,824
 
 
Spring
2 Mar 2018 - 17 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£547
for 2 nights
From
£213
From
£234
Fri,Sat
£1,186
 
 
Summer
18 May 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,484
for 5 nights
From
£255
From
£341
Fri,Sat
£1,718
 
 
Fall
9 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£505
for 2 nights
From
£192
From
£234
Fri,Sat
£1,313
 
 
Winter (exclud. Thanks/X-Mas)
4 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£462
for 2 nights
From
£170
£1,015
£1,824
 
 
Thanksgiving
26 Nov 2018 - 2 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,399
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning £121.62
Tax Rate 12.0%

Any questions about rates, capacity, or availability? Please fee free to contact us! Last minute rates available especially during the slow winter season! Long term rentals encouraged, please call us for negotiated rates.

Sorry, but we do not rent to groups that are under 25 years of age.

Monthly rentals will be responsible for rental rate PLUS utilities.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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