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3 BEDROOM HOME WITH LAKE RIGHTS! 1/2 block away with private park included

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Reasonable rates during the fall & winter season! As low as $60 per nite!!

BOOKING VACATIONS NOW FOR SUMMER OF 2017 AND Fall of 2017

Affordable 3 Bedroom home, Less than an hours drive from down town Chicago, and only 15 minutes from Holiday Star Theater in Merrillville Indiana. Our Home has a stone electric fireplace (only during winter season) and 3 bedrooms that sleeps 6 comfortably, with an additional sleeper in the living room that sleeps 2 a kitchen, (with coffee maker, microwave, dishes and everything you need for a care free getaway. Linens, towels & washer/dryer are in the home ( which are located in the unfinished basement) so just bring your family and or friends, your food for your vacation and then you're ready to go!! Beach, boating, restaurants & shopping & attractions are all right here. Museums, antique shops, mall shopping, Movie Theaters & other great places to visit are close by. After a busy day having fun on the lake, we offer Free WIFI internet service and Dish Network to watch your favorite sports or your favorite programs, over 100 channels! Our home is located approx 1 block walking distance to a private neighborhood pier, and a private lakefront park recreational area that has a volleyball net, picnic tables in a covered area (PLEASE NOTE: on high volume days the picnic area may be reserved for another party at certain times) also a Hugh swing set and play area for the little ones, please see photos. All of the fun in the sun on an 800 acre all sports lake that is great for swimming, fishing , tubing and water skiing . Disc Golf is available at Lemon Lake park near by. We also have fishing poles and a small tackle box for you to use.. Bait can be purchased nearby. Also plenty to do in the winter time! Cross country skiing is near by at Lemon Lake State Park. Ice fishing and ice skating are also available during the winter months. Also close by, a 30 minute drive to Will Slough Fish & wild life area, 6312 W. 100 N.

Morocco, IN 47963

(219) 285-2704 where there are numerous quality hunting and fishing opportunities: 9,956 acres, which includes 1,200 acres of open water, marshes and flooded crop land. Feels like Wisconsin. Similar to Paw Paw Lake or Twin Sister's Lake in Michigan. Nearest recreational lake south of Chicago, IL. Cedar lake attracts families from all over, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee ,New York, California, and Canada. This is the perfect spot for a reunion of friends, family or just a very nice relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city .

JUST A BIT OF HISTORY OF CEDAR LAKE INDIANA:

Cedar Lake was settled by pioneers in the mid-19th century and by 1870, the Cedar Lake Post Office was established, giving the area its name. After the Monon Railroad came to the lake's western shore in 1882, many new residents flocked to the area along with tourists who saw the lake as a resort destination. From the late 19th century to the early 20th century, Cedar Lake was a popular place for Chicagoan's looking for a retreat from the city. The lake had over 50 hotels at the time and several pavilions and ballrooms that brought many well-known bands to entertain the visitors.

A key element in Cedar Lake's coming of age can be traced to Dean White. The Merrillville entrepreneur grew up in south Lake County and spent plenty of time at Cedar Lake.

With investments across the United States and reaching as far away as China, he remembered the days of old at Cedar Lake, deciding he would invest there to help the community.

His first investment came with construction of bright colored condominiums along the lake. It provided a positive image and set the tone for future development.

SMOKING ALLOWED IN DESIGNATED AREA OUTSIDE,

SMALL PETS WELCOME, MUST HAVE CURRENT RABIES TAGS

Looking to have a great vacation? call Cathy at 219-671-0061 If we are not available , we will call you back ASAP. usually within a 4 hour time period.

SOME THINGS TO DO DURING YOUR VISIT:

Boat & jet ski rentals, North point Marina on Cedar Lake 219-374-7216. (3 miles)

Fishing & Swimming ( on the lake, South Shore Private Park and Pier). 1 Block From Rental

Deep River Water Park (19 miles).

Harness Horse Racing, Balmoral Park 708-672-1414 (16 miles)

Tastee Top Ice Cream Grill (1/2 mile).

Fair Oaks Dairy Farm 877-536-1194. (31 Miles)

Restaurants (1-4 miles). Grocery store (2 miles).

Star Plaza Theater (12 miles).

South lake Mall (11 miles).

Movie theater (11 miles).

Bass Pro Shop (20 miles).

Cabala’s (20 miles).

Lake of the Red Cedars Museum (1 mile).

Antique shops/restaurants Crown Point & Lowell (5 miles).

Lake County Fairgrounds (4 miles, concerts and events all year).

Downtown Chicago (47 miles)

Only 52 miles to Chicago's Midway Airport.

Only 63 miles to Chicago's O’Hare International Airport.

SOME OF THE RESTAURANTS ON OR NEAR THE LAKE:

Lighthouse $$$$

Pizza Palace $$

McDonald’s $

Tastee Top Grill and Ice Cream $

Dairy Queen $

China House $$

More Details

Owner
Cathy Atchison
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Cathy Atchison

I grew up around the area and live close by. When I married , we decided to rent out our small home near Cedar Lake as we did not need our two homes. My husband and I still occasionally use the rental home over the summer and enjoy fishing and relaxing at the neighborhood park.

Cathy Atchison purchased this house in 2000

Why Cathy Atchison chose Indiana

The home is located on a side street and very quiet and safe neighborhood. The nearby neighborhood private pier and park are within walking distance, only 1/2 block away. The park has a small blacktop covered area with picnic tables, and a playground for the little ones. So many things to do, even in the winter. Boating, swimming, and fishing in the summer and cross country skiing in the winter is only 3 miles away at Lemon Lake state park.

Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Midway Airport Chicago, Il.
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Hunley's Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
South Shore Golf Course (walking distance 3 blocks
Nearest Train
21 Miles
South Shore Trian to Downtown Chicago
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lighthouse restaurant
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Lemon Lake State Park. Cross Country skiing only
Nearest Beach
49 Miles
Michigan city beach
Car: necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cedar Lake in Hanover

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 has a queen bed with a 40 inch smart TV Bedroom 2 is a bunk bed, WEIGHT LIMIT on the top bed is 100 LBS PLEASE and a double on the bottom Bedroom 3 is a single bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Our home is located on a safe and quiet street aprox. 1/2 block from the near by private park. An older home with plenty of amenities. The park has a playground for the little ones, a grill for cooking out, a very long pier for swimming or fishing and a volley ball net. Plenty of shade with several large trees. (please see photos)

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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3 BEDROOM HOME WITH LAKE RIGHTS! 1/2 block away with private park included
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 13 reviews
5

It was a perfect fit for our family.

  • 5 of 5

Cathy was fantastic to deal with and so accommodating. The house was as advertised and there were plenty of things in the kitchen to cook for every meal if you so desired. There was a restaurant in walking distance with good food, and an ice cream place less than a mile away. This place is perfect if you have 4-6 kids. There was a pack and play and a high chair for the baby. The back yard was fenced in, and had a grill. There was a washer and dryer which was very convienent. The bunk bed sleeps 3, there is another room with a day bed, the living room had a fold out couch that can sleep 2 more, in addition to the master bedroom that has a queen bed. It's close enough to Chicago to make a day trip, but Farr enough to not have to deal with the traffic of the big city. Merrillville is about 20-30 minutes away and has a mall and tons of restaurants and shopping. We loved it and would definitely stay again if we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Suzanne and her family were wonderful guests. They needed to stay a few extra days due to hurricane Irma. Our home was left nice and clean and we would welcome then back anytime!!. I want to wish them good luck in returning home, and to stay safe. Will be thinking and praying for you and your family Suzanne.!!!
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5

Hidden Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about our stay...The owner was absolutely fabulous, very accomidating and gracious.

The house was perfect.

On my next visit, I will definitely want to stay here again

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Suzanne, Your welcome back any time. ! Suzanne and her family were wonderful guests. They are welcome back anytime. Our home is an older home and we try and do repairs as needed. We find our home is a nice get away for families who just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of a large city. With the pier. lake and park just a 1/2 block away makes our location a great place for a vacation or just for a nice weekend away.
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4

100 year old cottage with years gone by charm. Close to lakefront with pier and park.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed returning to our roots of Cedar Lake. Took in a Cubs game in Chicago. Lake County Fair in Crown Point, Indiana and a 45th class reunion. Cottage near lake front and pier with playground. If you like old time charm it is a nice place to be.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and staying with us! I'm glad you had a great time! Wonderful and considerate guests. Left our home nice and clean! We love our older home/cottage. We try and keep it nice and clean. We spend many weekends with our own family and friends there when we have time. Hope to see you for your 50th class reunion! Thank you!
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5

Beautiful Cedar Lake

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Cedar Lake :) Cathy the homeowner is a wonderful lady and the house was cozy, comfortable, clean and a great place to come back to at days end! I got to bring my 2 dogs and she even has a fenced in yard for them! It is literally a half block from the lake. We ate at Bugaboos and at Sandbar, we took walks and watched the sunset over the lake, spent hours sitting by the pier just relaxing. Everything we wanted to just slow down because we work so much! Thank you Cathy

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary and her husband were the best guests we have every had.!! So thoughtful and kind! Cant wait to have you back. !! Even though our home is an older home we try to add improvements as we have time. We have painted the small children's bedroom and we are working on the unfinished basement. We have added an air conditioner to the 2nd bedroom, so our guests can adjust their temperature to their liking. Take care Mary, hope to see you in the fall!!
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5

Very good

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paul and his family were very considerate and helpful guests. They left our rental home Very clean he even called me to see if there's anything else he could do we hope you come back soon thank you again !!
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5

Affordable and Rustic

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for two families with toddlers! We brought our own pack-n-plays which gave us ample sleeping options. The beach was closeby and more than enough fun for our little ones. The playground is very nice, though designed with older kids in mind. Homeowner was very attentive and responsive. Given the price and location, we were very happy with the whole trip!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrea and her family were wonderful guests. They are welcome back any time! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I pray your husband comes home soon and thank him again for his service. Thank you!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cedar Lake, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
fall
10 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£257
for 2 nights
From
£68
£519
£1,258
 
 
winter
18 Nov 2017 - 10 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£257
for 2 nights
From
£68
£500
£1,258
 
 
spring 2018
11 Mar 2018 - 2 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£325
for 3 nights
From
£68
£500
£1,258
 
 
summer 2018
3 May 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£519
for 3 nights
From
£133
£992
£3,153
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£318
for 2 nights
From
£99
£727
£2,168
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £113.73
Property Damage Protection £44.73
cleaning fee £75.82
Pet Fee £18.96

Upon arrival, please contact us at 219-671-0061 with an approx time of arrival so we can turn over the keys

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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