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Hilltop Retreat Just a Short Walk from Notre Dame Campus

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath, Huge Patio, Bar, 2 Kitchens

Enjoy luxury living close to the Notre Dame Campus. This newly renovated property is close to everything. Walk to Campus. Walk to The Linebacker. Or enjoy a cookout on your enormous tree lined patio. Sit by the firepit and sip a beer while celebrating a Notre Dame win. 6 bedrooms, 1 California King, 5 queen beds, 1 full bed and 2 twin beds in bunk arrangement. There is also a twin trundle bed. A nicely appointed bar by on the lower level. Two separate kitchens. One is upstairs, one on the lower level. The lower level kitchen is perfect for preparing food for patio entertaining. Large televisions everywhere. Luxurious leather furniture. Two sets of washers and dryers to go along with upper and lower level full kitchens. Two full baths.

Notre Dame Campus and the stadium are a short walk away. This is the neighborhood immediately adjacent to The Linebacker. Bars and fine dining are just a short walk away.

Please keep in mind. Each Notre Dame Football game or event has a unique price point. It may be less expensive or more expensive than the nightly rate. Please send an inquiry for exact pricing.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About The Owner

My name is Frank Julian. I am a local attorney with an office inside the neighborhood where this home is located. Prior to attending Notre Dame Law School, I served as an officer in the United States Navy.

The Owner purchased this house in 2014

Why The Owner chose South Bend

I bought this property because I know that this neighborhood is quiet, safe and the perfect location for Notre Dame events.

What makes this house unique

This home is perfect for two families (or one large family) to rent for any Notre Dame event. With two kitchens and two full bathrooms, it is ideally set up for entertaining.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wooded Estates in South Bend

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 09:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 14:00
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellations are at the discretion of the owner. Notre Dame events are planned well in advance, cancellations are at owner's discretion.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 2 Full Baths, each with a washer/dryer combination. One half bath.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(19 traveller reviews)

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Hilltop Retreat Just a Short Walk from Notre Dame Campus
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
South Bend, IN

A superb house with wonderful accomodations in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

The families of three of my children from Colorado and Oregon occupied the Hilltop Retreat four days while celebrating the marriage at the Church of Loretto at St. Mary's College. They found it very comfortable with plenty of room for a party of 15.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Redington Beach, FL

Outstanding Family Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

This 6 bedroom home is enormous and comfortably appointed to accommodate two or even three families. It has two kitchens, plenty of living space and a beautiful outdoor fire pit area. It is walking distance to campus, Eddy Street and at least 12 of the most popular restaurants and bars in the Notre Dame area. The owner, Frank, is amazing and goes out of his way to make your stay special - from the goodies and wine he leaves for you upon arrival to the baskets of toiletries and shampoos/ conditioners he leaves in each bedroom. He has thought of everything! All you need to do is relax and enjoy! We have rented this place 4 times in the last year and loved the Wooded Estates neighborhood so much that we bought a home down the street.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great setup.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay over Memorial Day weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time with our friends' families at Hilltop Retreat over last long weekend. The Retreat is big enough to host three families (6 adults and 5 kids). The house is close to Notre Dame campus and well appointed . The owner Frank was very considerate and helpful, preparing all necessaries. The welcome treats (snack, S'mores and wines) are real surprises! Kid had a lot of fun making S'mores by the large firepit at the backyard. The large gas grill was equipped with full tank of gas. There are many board games and movies to keep kids busy. We really felt the Retreat as "a home away from our homes." We would highly recommend it to our friends who plan to visit South Bend and it will be our first choice when we return.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this house for the event myself and eleven others participated in at Notre Dame. We loved that there were two washers and dryers since we had uniforms that needed to be washed. We also enjoyed having access to a barbeque grill for am evening we all had off. The space was large enough so we could watch movies downstairs while games were played at the dining room table. We appreciated that the owner dropped off some goodies for us and provided us with everything we needed for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Redington Beach, FL

All the Comforts of Home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this remarkably well appointed rental home in South Bend and we have it booked two more times this spring and summer. The owner, Frank, really knows how to make his guests comfortable. From leaving the lights on because he knew we were coming in late to the box of fresh donuts, snacks and wine he left for us on the table to the baskets of toiletries in each bedroom, Frank makes your stay in his home as comfortable and relaxed as possible. The home has everything you will need and sleeps at least 12-15 people comfortably. The outdoor fire pit and ample front porch allow guests to socialize and enjoy the outdoors, but there is plenty of comfortable seating inside as well. The addition of another 1/2 bath upstairs makes the home much more functional for big groups. The proximity to Notre Dame and Eddy Street is the best feature. It's only about a half mile to campus. I recommend this rental home without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
South Bend Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Linebacker, Parisi's, Mulligan's, O'Rourke's
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Notre Dame Warren Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Indiana Toll Road 80/90
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wooded Estates, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
23 Aug 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Graduation 2018
14 May 2018 - 21 May 2018
8 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

A reservation is only complete when you have contacted the owner and paid one half of the set rate. Because most Notre Dame events require advanced planning and I will lose the opportunity to rent to other folks, I do not offer refunds within 6 months of the rental date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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