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Charming Summer Cottage

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms , sleeps 4.

This is a charming cottage ideal for your family, friends and pets. Only 100 yards from the largest beach along the Indiana shore, the cottage is perfect for your summer get away. You are walking distance to the zoo, Washington Park, marina, museum and one mile from great shopping at Lighthouse Place, a Prime Outlet mall.

The cottage is sunfilled and cozy, perfect for a beach setting. It has all the necessities you'll need with a fully outfitted kitchen, linens and towels, 2 tvs, (one in the living room and one bedroom)and videos, books for the kids. The deck extends along the house and is just right for afternoon naps and serving meals. There's a large yard for play, including fire pit for s'mores and conversation as well as a driveway, (major plus in the summer), and close enough to the beach, you can run back and forth for the toys you forgot. Spend the evening watching beautiful sunsets over Lake Michigan then head out to one of the 4 restaurants around the park, the Blue Chip Casino, or take in a movie at the multi-plex in town.

We welcome you to spend some time enjoying the beach and hope to help make your vacation a special one!

About the cottage:

We found that we were remiss in our write-up regarding the cottage and several reviews pointed this out to is. The cottage was built in 1920 with facelifts throughout the years. It's been a family getaway for our kids and their friends since birth (oldest is now 30). It's never been gutted but is updated, hence the rates are priced appropriately relative to the market. It is welcoming and cozy and we try to provide all the amenities you need. The location is good and it's quiet. If you're looking for new this isn't for you. But if you want comfort, a good price, and location, you'll enjoy your stay.

Cheers!

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More Details

Owner
Eileen McKnight
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

About Eileen McKnight

Purchased this cute cottage when my 2 city bred kids were growing up so we'd have a place where they could be carefree. With the beach down the street, the park next door we've enjoyed many many years here during the summer. They are now in their 20s and busy with their lives.

Eileen McKnight purchased this house in 1986

Why Eileen McKnight chose Michigan City

Unlike most rentals the cottage is set up as if I lived there. I come out as often as possible. It's cozy, has all the amenities, cutely decorated. Has parking for 2 and just a brief walk down the street to the largest beach along the lake. The park is wonderful with tennis courts, a zoo and harbor side restaurant. Its a perfect location.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location, decorated as if it's your own home. Video, games, books for the kids. Dog friendly. A large yard with fire pit for s'mores in the evening. Everything you need to enjoy the summer.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sheridan Beach in Michigan City

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Please note, there is not a washer/dryer on premises

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

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Charming Summer Cottage
average rating of 4.548387 based on 31 reviews
North Vernon, IN
5

Sweet little cottage in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and had all the comforts of home. Loved walking to beach for the beautiful sunsets every night. Used the grill and fire pit- loved them. Will definitely return. Owner very helpful and responsive.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review.
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Aurora, Illinois
5

Very Cozy quaint place

  • 5 of 5

The property is tucked away from the beach. It was very easy to walk to. The owner was very pleasant to deal with. It is an older home but clean and decorated like a beach cottage. I would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just as described. Perfect little house with close access to the lake and other local attractions!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay! The house suited our needs with our two young children. The access to the lake is just minutes away. We appreciated the beach chairs and toys available. We walked most places we went. Several parks close by and the Washington Zoo. Highly recommend if you're looking for a place close to the lake. Not a fancy or modern house, but nice and clean.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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5

Quite Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for us. Being tucked in behind other cottages made it private and quite. The house is nicely decorated with light cheery colors. Any complaints would just be nit picking.

We had our Golden Retriever with us and were able to find numerous restaurants were she could be with us when we dined outside. We took her to the beach early in the morning and after 6 in the evening with no problems or complaints. We saw other dogs on the beach also. However, animal control personnel will tell you to leave the neighboring park, it is closely monitored.

The beach is very close. Walking over the soft sand of the dunes to get to the beach may kill you, but once there well worth the trek. The sun sets are everything you may have heard and yes you can see the Chicago sky line.

Have no doubts, this cottage is a good rental.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Beach Side Cottage

  • 5 of 5

I brought my two young kids and my dog here with my wife for a beach getaway. The house was cozy and clean and the whole family enjoyed the trip!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fishers, Indiana
5

Yearly Father's Day Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a refreshing little cottage. We've been visiting the area for six years now and really enjoy the beach. We found Eileen's place this year and couldn't be happier. She has everything you need from beach chairs and an umbrella to all the utensils for cooking. The boys enjoyed having their own beds and their own space after playing on the beach all day. Clean, bright, and open.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sheridan Beach, Indiana

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£263
for 2 nights
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£131
£915
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £72.93

Cancellations within 30 days of visit will not be refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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