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Your Pool Party is Calling

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Open Entertaining Home 10 Minutes from the Beach

Contemporary house with vaulted ceiling and wide open entertaining area. Wonderful outdoor pool with large deck, hammock and gas grill and surrounded by tall trees. 10 minute walk to Pier Street beach. Feels very private and quiet. Three bedroom, two bath. Third bedroom is a huge sleeping loft that sleeps 6. Enjoy the screened in porch and two large lawns for horseshoes, badminton or bocce ball. Close to art galleries, wineries and craft breweries, farmer's markets, great restaurants and orchards. Beach toys and four bikes included. Weekly rentals only Memorial Day - Labor Day. We rent from Friday to Friday.

Ned Reece
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 September, 2018

About Ned Reece

We are a family of 5 from Chicago and have enjoyed 10 wonderful years at our Blue House get-away. As our kids head to college, we have decided to share our wonderful home with others who need a restful getaway. The best part of the house is floating in the pool at night and looking at all the stars -- it's amazing how many you see when you don't have to compete with the city lights.

Ned Reece purchased this house in 2006

Why Ned Reece chose Lakeside

We are on an off the beaten path, private lane but still close to the beautiful sandy shores of Lake Michigan ....a 10 minute walk or quick bike ride. The in-ground pool is surrounded by tall trees so the backyard feels very private. The first floor of the house has a large entertaining area with skylights and vaulted ceilings. Sliding glass doors open up right onto the deck and the pool for easy access and visibility.

Great for a summer bbq on the deck. Gas grill, hammock and two large yards for badminton, bocce ball or horseshoes.

What makes this house unique

Beach toys, yard games and bikes included. Even a "burley" for small kids to ride behind bikes. The house has lots of ceiling fans and is fully air conditioned. Pool and screened porch are awesome summertime assets


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Lakeside

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom #1 is "en suite" with master bedroom Bathroom #2 opens to hallway AND opens out directly to the deck. Very handy for bathroom breaks from the pool or other outdoor action.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed , 2 sofa bed/futon
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Your Pool Party is Calling
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Great times and plenty of room for the family... The screened porch was used a lot at night ...

  • 5 of 5

The property was nice and the house had plenty of space for our family. The pool was nice and large for playing and relaxing. The screened in porch was used at night for dinners and conversations.

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in July here, first a girls' weekend and then my family came up for the remaining time. The house is great, good layout, all amenities are there and the pool is amazing. You can swim all night if so inclined because the water is so warm. A great stay and hope to visit again next year! By the way, the owners are wonderful to work with and extremely responsive to everything.

  • Review Submitted: 09/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We LOVED the house!

  • 5 of 5

We were amazed at the layout and the ease of having several people in the house. Very clean, stocked with anything we needed and well-decorated. The owners were responsive to our questions and easy to contact. Thanks for a great vacation Ned and Mary!

  • Review Submitted: 31/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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More than we expected.

  • 5 of 5

The house was in a quiet location and the pool added great value! Great house for families with kids. We spent a lot of time on the porch and patio. Would definitely rent again.

  • Review Submitted: 28/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family getaway; a spot for everyone!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our time together staying at this peaceful and relaxing vacation retreat. The open floor plan on the first level was just perfect. Such a beautiful setting. We loved the screened porch, heated pool and spacious kitchen/dining areas. This made entertaining our extended family quite easy. The side yard was great for bags games and bubble time (for our grandson). The screened porch was the best place for late night card games with cousins. The pool was always a nice spot to unwind at the end of each busy day.

  • Review Submitted: 10/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Time

  • 4 of 5

Customer service was excellent. Rental was available on time. Home is very family friendly. The heated pool was are families most enjoyable activity during our stay. I short walk to Watch the sunset over Lake Michigan was beautiful. The open kitchen with two sinks made meal preparations and family entertaining easy and engaging. Our teens enjoyed having their own space (loft), which the adults also enjoyed. Plenty of room for everyone to relax.

  • Review Submitted: 25/07/2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Train
7 Miles
Amtrak, New Buffalo MI
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Pier Street Beach

Interested in renting a wave runner or full sized boat? Check out boat rentals in New Buffalo - 7 miles away:

Oselka's: 269-469-2600

Waya Rentals: 312-952-8361


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$167.81
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$699.2

no pets allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.