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Special Rate* August 14-19 for only $1,000 (plus standard fees)

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.

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 day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 June, 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:
  • 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 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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Special Rate* August 14-19 for only $1,000 (plus standard fees)
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
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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5

Very impressed

  • 5 of 5

We were just there for my son's wedding. We came up from Kentucky and were very pleased. My Daughter-in-law had worked very hard on her wedding, ran into a major snag at the last minute, but was able to find this place. Truely was a blessing. We plan to make another trip when we can stay a little longer and enjoy the Dunes. Denise

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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SoCal. (Southern California)
5

Great times at the loon s nest!

  • 5 of 5

This was second time here and everything was great. We took turns on each side of the family visiting and we had plenty of room whenever we got tired of each other. Everyone that cooked always said"I want this kitchen at home" it is a beauty! The beach time was unforgettable, every day-early morning quiet walks; the rest of the day on the sand or in the water and of course those terrific sunsets. Thank you Ray and Sara for all your help. Familias Bermudez,DelToral,Hinojosa,Zuniga, and Yzaguirre.

Hope to be back Summer 2016

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mandeville, LA
5

We loved this place

  • 5 of 5

We were here at the end of July and really enjoyed your house. We have been renting houses for family reunions for the past 15 years all over the mid-west. Never have we stayed in a house that was so well stocked with the necessary supplies. The house was very comfortable and well laid out for our crowd. We had a baby sleeping in one of the downstairs bedrooms where our talking and laughing wouldn't wake him and my 86 year old mother only had a half flight of stairs to get to her bedroom.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lafayette
5

Vacation review

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took our adult children and grandchildren there for a 4 day vacation. There are 9 of us. We had plenty of room. The house is great with nice view of the lake, and short walk to the beach. We had added bonus...The Gary air show with the Thunderbirds was going on when we checked in. Husband and sons loved the perculator. Ray and Sarah were so nice to us! We hope to return sometime!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • 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
 
Summer 2017
22 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,509
for 5 nights
From
£260
From
£346
Fri,Sat
£1,747
 
 
Fall 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£513
for 2 nights
From
£195
From
£238
Fri,Sat
£1,336
 
 
Winter (excluding Thanksgiving
2 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£470
for 2 nights
From
£173
£1,033
£1,855
 
 
Thanksgiving
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,422
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£470
for 2 nights
From
£173
£773
£1,855
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning £123.68
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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