DREAM RETREAT – ENTIRE COMPOUND

This 5-Star, year-round, luxury beachfront vacation rental is a secluded, spa-quality ultimate getaway offering first-class amenities and top-of-the-line fixtures and appliances.  Miller Beach Dream Retreat borders the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore with miles of pristine dune trails, unspoiled beaches, and one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.  A sliver of dune trail through the National Lakeshore leads to a semi-private, sugar-sand beach, historic Chanute Hill, sight of first-manned glider ride in 1896, and the Aquatorium, a former bathhouse turned event venue and museum.  Miller Beach Dream Retreat offers commanding views of Lake Michigan, the immaculate dune-scape, and the Chicago skyline.  Its functional floorplan has large gathering spaces and cozy nooks for managed solitude.  This Retreat is Indiana’s most luxurious vacation rental offering complete privacy.

  • 6,000 square-feet, 6 bedrooms/5 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 23 people in 5 private, queen bedrooms, Bunk room sleeps two in queen bed, one in lower twin bunk bed, two in upper twin bunk beds which each have a 75lb weight limit, and 4 pullout queen sofas
  • Sleeps an additional 10 people in five deluxe high-rise aerobeds. Bedding/pillows/towels are provided for additional sleeping areas.
  • Additional guest fee applies over 19 people: $20/person per night (not including children less than two years of age on Arrival Date), regardless of length of stay or purpose of visit. Maximum occupancy is 33 people.

Dream Retreat Entire Compound
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COMPLETE PRIVACY

Unlike most homes flanked by neighbors, the retreat is 350 feet from the closest neighbor.  It is located on a quiet, tree-lined, cul-de-sac street and corner lot.

CHEF'S KITCHEN

Island seating for four, service for 29, top appliances:  roasting and baking ovens, warming drawer, two wine cellars, ice maker, dishwashers, prep sink, chimney hood, garbage disposal, coffee station, all small appliances, cookware, bakeware, flatware, glassware, barware

ATTACHED GUEST HOUSE

This comfortable and inviting space is directly connected but also has a private entrance.  It features 16ft vaulted skylighted ceilings, full island kitchen, table seating for eight, leather sofa with club chairs, 50in TV with Smart Blu-Ray player, laundry, private deck with Weber grill and bistro table

GUESTHOUSE FULL KITCHEN

Island kitchen has seating for three, service for ten, and all major appliances: ice-maker, dishwasher, range, mircohood, built-in desk, coffee station, all small appliances, cookware, bakeware, flatware, glassware

2,000 sqft. OUTDOOR LIVING SPACE

Multi-level composite decks have unique areas and amazing views.  8-person LED hot tub, al fresco dining for 16, conversation fire pit, heated shower, Napoleon Grill, bistro tables, hammock, swing, fenced-in, dog friendly

PROFESSIONAL SAND VOLLEYBALL COURT

The only one of its kind near Chicagoland and Lake Michigan.  Net, boundary markers, ball, etc. are regulation womens Olympic specifications

ENTERTAINMENT LOFT

Overlooking the Great Room, this wrap-around loft features an 18ft wall of windows that showcase panoramic views.  Lounge on the leather sectional while watching the 50in TV with Smart Blu-Ray player and Dolby 5.1 surround sound, perch in the parakeet chair, or play poker on the dedicated game table

RECREATION ROOM

Designed for fun, this spacious, sound-insulated room features a walk-in wet bar, 55in TV with Smart Blu-Ray player and Dolby 5.1 surround sound, Foosball table and collection of DVDs and CDs

READY FOR YOU

Wi-Fi, dual mega-capacity laundry units, all essentials, all soaps, all linens, beach towels and chairs

GREAT ROOM

Soaring 28ft wood-beamed cathedral, skylighted ceilings with dining area seating for 12, comfy sofa and club chairs, and wood stove for cozy ambiance on chilly nights

MASTER SUITE

Occupying the entire top floor, this 1200sqft open-concept suite features skylighted cathedral ceilings, two walls of patio doors that open to wrap-around decks with amazing views, Juliette balcony that overlooks the Entertainment Loft and Great Room, 10ft by 8ft Closet, and 60in Smart TV

MASTER SPA

Sanctuary with commercial-grade fixtures for professional relaxation therapy:  dry-cedar sauna, steam shower with eucalyptus oil reservoir, rainfall shower head, large jetted-tub, dimmable lighting, and natural stone flooring

SEASONAL COMFORT

Dream Retreat is cooled by 11 ductless, independent AC wall units and heated by a radiant boiler heat with six independent zones for customized comfort

Dream Retreat was by far one of the nicest places my family and I have rented. Impeccably maintained, lovely decorations, and comfortable furniture. Lots of space for all of us to spread out. The views are amazing as was the beach, even in the dead of winter. The booking process is simple and convenient with excellent customer service. We were met with professionalism every step of the way. Enjoy this gem!

APRIL

Just returned less than a week ago from this amazing house right on the Indiana Dunes – we had such a great time. Although the weather was a little chilly, the woodstove in the main room really warmed up the entire house and made it feel so cozy. The rooms were all very clean, including the bathrooms, and they were all positioned so that people had some privacy if they wanted. We had a large 22 person group with adults and kids, and the house was filled with games and entertainment for everyone. Hilary took the time at the beginning to walk me through the house, and she thought of everything you might miss in a vacation home – shampoo and conditioner, lotion, good knives, crockpots, whole house speakers, aerobeds – you name it. I was also really impressed with the information booklet, which had local info and very thorough lists of numbers for food, emergency, etc. The house is situated a short private path from the dunes, and it’s so quiet here – definitely a nice getaway from the city. We used both the house and the guest house, which is a very nice set up, since they are attached through a room – you do not have to leave to enter the guest house. All in all, our group had a fantastic time, and would definitely return again – Hilary is a great host, and this is a wonderful house!

PATTY

Hilary is the best! She replied immediately after any questions, and was very helpful with making sure we were informed about the house and all that it had to offer. The house was better than we imagined. Our group was very impressed with the accommodations. The guest house being attached was a bonus!

JENNIFER

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