Cozy Abode ~ 3 Mi to Indiana Dunes Nat'l Park

Property ID: 473089ChestertonINUS
Sleeps 124 BR2 BA
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Leave your worries behind and head to this charming 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental home in Chesterton for a rejuvenating retreat. This warm and welcoming abode offers a beautiful backyard space with a patio and yoga area, a fully equipped kitchen, a game room for family fun, and a convenient location within a quick drive of Indiana Dunes, Lake Michigan, and more! Venture out to visit Washington Park Beach, walk over to the Running Vines Winery, or soak up the sun at Porter Beach.


  • Kitchen
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Essentials
  • Central Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE: Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve (1.6 miles), Sand Creek Country Club (1.9 miles), Indiana Dunes National Park (3.4 miles), Indiana Dunes State Park (4.3 miles), Sunset Hill Farm County Park (5.0 miles)

LAKE MICHIGAN: Porter Beach (4.9 miles), Kemil Beach (7.5 miles), Sammie L. Maletta Public Marina (10.5 miles), Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk (11.3 miles), Central Beach (12.4 miles), Marquette Park Beach (13.5 miles), Washington Park Beach (13.7 miles), Lake Street Beach (16.6 miles)

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE (~0.7 miles): Thomas Centennial Park, Northside Diner & Food Truck, Running Vines Winery, Octave Grill, Dog Days Ice Cream Parlor, The Flower Cart, Coffee Creek Park

FAMILY FRIENDLY: 49'er Drive-In (5.2 miles), Zao Island (11.3 miles), Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest (16.2 miles), Deep River Waterpark (19.0 miles), Southlake Mall (22.8 miles)

CHICAGO (48.0 miles): Lincoln Park Zoo, Garfield Park Conservatory, Skydeck Chicago, Riverwalk, Millennium Park, Field Museum, 360 Chicago, Grant Park, Shedd Aquarium, Maggie Daley Park

AIRPORTS: South Bend International Airport (48.7 miles), O’Hare International Airport (73.3 miles)


8 reviews


    Our group had a cornhole tournament up in the area. Unfortunately I grew ill just days before departure and I was unable to attend, but my husband did. He was in charge of making sure the rules were followed and the cleanup was done. He said that there were no complaints from anyone about the house, definitely big enough for them. He did state he wished there was more then one shower, but that there was a tub. With 12 people it was hard for everyone to get in a shower. He mentioned it is an older home but the layout was neat. We were concerned with the parking, tried to carpool as many as we could to avoid too many cars, plus we had a trailer for the tournament as it was a tournament we ran. He said everything worked out perfectly and everyone was happy with their stay. He did say all we really did was sleep there, so the house barely looked like it was used. Thank you so much for an easy stay, and we will keep it in mind for the next one.

    Published October 30, 2023
  • Great house


    Very cool older house… lots of room… close to the beach and downtown! Great host, very accommodating! Will hopefully get to stay again



    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published September 19, 2023
  • Family Vacation


    Great location! Close to parks. Lots of games and activities for evenings and rainy days. Many more amenities than we expected. Bunk room is the only bedroom in the basement and there is only one bathroom shower (located in 2nd floor bath). Overall a good setup for a large group.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Nathan A.
    Published August 23, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    From the owner: "We are glad you enjoyed your stay! We love the game room too. Our 1930s house has had a few facelifts in recent years, and a full bathroom in the basement is next on our list of things to add. We hope you were able to enjoy bathing in the tubs with available salts and bath bombs in our two bathrooms. Always nice after a day at the beach."

  • Great place to stay!


    The house and yard very spacious. They had everything you need for cooking. The ping pong table is always a must when we rent. They had a lot of games for indoors and out. Close to the beaches. One beach had handicap access which was helpful. The management team was easy to get ahold of and very quick to respond.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Rebekah P.
    Published July 18, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    From the owner: "Thanks for staying with us, Rebekah, and I am glad you had a good time. Hope to see you again."

  • Ok stay


    This place is really not kid friendly. Lots of steep steps, back yard was in the process of getting an updo, so the kids did not play much out there. Rocks were the pathway, so not as easy to walk on. Would have expected a hairdryer somewhere in the house. It was ok, but really was not a great place for our family. Was expecting more for the price. Only 1 tv for the whole house? We left a day early

    Published July 6, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    Hi Regin, we followed up with the homeowner after reading your feedback, and they wanted to share the following: Our goal is to ensure that our guests have an exceptional stay with us and provide high standards of hospitality. We are sorry to hear that you did not have the five-star experience we endeavor to provide our guests.
    - Our family-friendly house features a range of amenities, including entertainment options like foosball, table tennis, and a TV. We offer toys, books, and board games for all ages in the family room. For younger guests, there are kid dishes, a pack-n-play, and baby monitors available. Outside, enjoy a badminton net, rackets, and bocce ball. Decorations are placed out of reach for toddlers' safety.
    - In regards to the stairs, the loft and basement are accessible through stairs, clearly visible in the pictures. Both sets of stairs are equipped with a pocket door at the top for closure. However, it's important to note that the stair design does not allow for the installation of baby gates at the bottom of the stairs.
    - As we value the condition of the property, we can confirm that the pathways are made with different materials, including gravel, mulch, brick, and pebbles. The backyard underwent landscaping changes a week before your stay, and we informed you about these modifications. Although the grassy area for badminton remains open, we kindly asked you to stay on the designated path while the newly seeded area establishes itself.
    We want our guests to have what they need during their stay. There is a hairdryer available in the master bathroom and we will purchase one more for the main floor as well.
    - We aim for transparency and our listing and photos are accurately advertised. Guests can enjoy a single television and a variety of amenities, all within a tranquil atmosphere.
    We truly do all we can to make the best possible stay, and we look forward to this property hosting many satisfied guests.

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