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Mariya Steele

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Birchwood Cabin - Retreat Relax Revive-10 Minute Walk to Beach

25 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Indiana Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Birchwood Cabin is nestled in the woods within walking distance to the beach (ten minute walk). Retreat, relax, and rejuvinate in the company of oaks, pines, and wandering deer.

The cabin is for adults only. Our sister property 15237, Dreamwold House accommodates families comfortably.

You must be a minimum of 25 years of age to lease.

Birchwood Cabin is newly renovated retaining the charm of the original structure. The great room has knotty pine walls, cathedral ceiling, a loft, and stone fireplace. It is furnished with sofa, loveseat, large coffee table facing the fireplace. A maple trundle bed near the loft is perfect for stretching out with a good book or watching the deer in the woods. This trundle bed acts as two twins or one queen bed.

A fully equipped new modern kitchen including washer/dryer opens to a sunny dining room surrounded by a woodland view.

The bedroom with a queen bed, large closets is next to a full bath with linen closet, tub, shower, vanity.

Birchwood Cabin is located next door to it's sister property Dreamwold Cottage a three bedroom home listed on VRBO as 15237. We have had families rent both to accommodate extended family.

Come visit and make vacation memories that last a lifetime!

Maximun 4 adults (minimum age 25). No children.

Minimum 2 night stay.

Keywords: cabin in the woods ten minute walk to beach

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mariya Steele (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 25 traveler reviews

Birchwood Cabin - Retreat Relax Revive-10 Minute Walk to Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
5

Perfect girls getaway.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was wonderful. This was a little getaway for a mother and 2 adult daughters to reconnect. it was so perfect.

Our stay was during the off season so the whole neighborhood was very quiet and peaceful. the walk to the beach only takes about10-15 min. But the homes along the way are great eye candy. The beach is clean, and beautiful with all Its smooth rocks washed up on shore. We really enjoyed picking out heart shaped rocks for souvenirs. At sunset we walked to the beach to watch the sun go down behind the faded outline of the Chicago skyline. Michigan City, was great as well. Lots to do and see and eat and lots of great shopping.

The property is well represented on the website. The cabin was very clean, comfortable and well maintained with modern updates.....even the trundle and day bed were comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook dinner both nights and breakfast in the morning. Each morning you could see the deer walk past the windows and all day long the squirrels provide lots of entertainment. The cabin is well stocked with blankets pillows, towels and amminities. Having WiFi available was very convenient and there were lots of great DVD's available. Maryia (who lives close by) was a great hostess as well. We didn't need anything extra but I have no doubt that she would not have hesitated to provide us with whatever we might have forgotten. She even gave us a little history on the cabin itself which only helped us appreciate it even more.

The rates are extremely reasonable, considering you pay about the same for a good hotel room these days. I highly recommend this cabin for couples, or a girls getaway.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis, IN
5

Prefect get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cabin for a weekend away. Quiet area with lots to do in the surrounding area. However, just relaxing in the cozy cabin was awesome, too! Clean and comfortable. Loved the fireplace! Booking and checking in were easy. Thanks Mariya! Looking forward to returning soon :)

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely getaway. ...close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect weekend ....about an hour and close to dunes, restaurants, the lake. Warm, inviting, comfortable home . Will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lone Jack, MO
5

Birchwood Cabin Revisited

  • 5 of 5

Mariya and Ian - Thank you once again! 2015 was my second visit to Birchwood Cabin and was as good, if not better, than my first visit the summer before! Your cabin is charming, cozy, comfortable and well-appointed. The beach umbrella was a welcome addition, and was used every day! Birchwood Cabin is an oasis in the woods and an easy walk to the shore of Lake Michigan. It's a big slice of heaven to me. I can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cabin at the Lake

  • 5 of 5

Birchwood Cottage was everything you could want from a cabin at the lake. It is very well appointed and comfortable; the rooms are large; the fireplace is lovely and inviting; and the kitchen is perfect. We totally enjoyed the peace and quiet-neither the deer, chipmunks, or turkeys made any kind of unruly noise. It was perfect for us to be able to enjoy our daughter's family (4 min away), and yet have some privacy for ourselves. We will definitely plan a repeat visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed the cabin, the location and our hosts. The cabin has a beautiful great room with high ceilings and a welcoming fireplace. The kitchen and bathroom have been updated and are well equipped. The cabin is set in a picturesque wooded area with deer, blue jays and cardinals that entertained us. A 10-15 minute walk took us to the beach for a sunset picnic. This was the tranquil setting we were seeking and we look forward to coming back in other seasons.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Michiana Shores Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 27 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$115
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $40
Tax Rate 12.0%

Long term rental please call owner. No children. Adults only.

$150 deposit on lease signing and balance on arrival. We accept PayPal, cashier's check, money order.

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Amenities

Indiana Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath with shower, vanity, toilet and linen closet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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