Villa Santorini

Indiana’s ONLY Luxury Elite Vacation Rental as rated by Andrew Harper, LLC, the premier luxury travel rating service. Completed in summer 2016, the nautically-themed, Villa Santorini sits atop a private 60 ft dune and borders the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore with its miles of pristine dune trails and unspoiled beaches, and one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. This year-round vacation rental is a custom-designed Smart Home with direct beach access. Designed for beachfront entertaining both indoors and out, Villa Santorini offers every luxury feature and spa-quality amenity under the Grecian Sun.

  • 6,000 square-feet
  • Six bedrooms, four bathrooms compound
  • Accommodates up to 30 guests

Villa Santorini
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CAPTIVATING 270 DEGREE VIEWS

Unique dune-top location showcases Lake Michigan’s perfect beaches, immaculate Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and the Chicago Skyline

MASSIVE GOURMET KITCHEN

Island seating for eight, service for 30, top appliances: roasting and baking ovens, two wine cellars, two ice machines, two dishwashers, four sinks, chimney hood, coffee station, all small appliances, cookware, bakeware, flatware, glassware, barware

BREATHTAKING 4500sqft OUTDOOR LIVING SPACE

Multi-level terraces, porticos, and decks with glass-panel railings that simulate the deck of a yacht. 8-person waterfall hot tub, al fresco dining for 20, wood fireplace, conversation fire pit, heated shower, outdoor kitchen with Napoleon Grill, sun loungers, bistro tables, swings, fenced-in, dog friendly

HISTORIC 1000sqft ROUND ROOM

Idyllic Greek island villa meets Ralph Lauren beach-chic with five distinct areas for dining, TV therapy, playing game, fireside chats, and day lounging

OVER-THE-TOP MASTER SUITE

24ft of glass patio doors perfectly frame the beach below and open to the Ships Bow Deck that overhangs a 40ft cliff and points out to sea! 180 degree suite offers both sunrise and sunset views, Marvel wet-bar, en-suite bathroom, and dressing room

SKYLINE BEDROOM

15ft tall beamed ceilings and a private balcony overlooking the Chicago Skyline.

BUNK ROOM

Two sets of sailor-style twin beds perfect for kids of all ages

INVITING MEDIA AND GAME ROOM

75in Smart TV with Blu-Ray and Dolby 5.1 surround sound, Marvel wet-bar, wood stove, game table, 20in Mac computer

ELEGANT SUNROOM

Timeless Ralph Lauren elegance with deep, navy blue walls, cozy, leather furniture, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Check out our collection of vintage National Geographic’s!

NAUTICAL SUITE

Top-floor haven with 180 degree panoramic views, six large box seat windows, wet-bar, en-suite with heated stone floors and towel bars.

WATER ROOM SANCTUARY

Private to the Master Suite, this oasis provides ultimate relaxation therapy—steam generator with eucalyptus oil reservoirs, jetted tub with massage shower, two rainfall shower heads, heated stone floors and towel bars, dimmable LEDs set the perfect ambiance for your break from reality

AND MORE

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

We had our family reunion at Villa Santorini during a brutal cold snap and so cannot comment on any of the outdoor-ness but the house itself was lovely! The wood burning stoves + central heat kept the whole house toasty warm in spite of -15 wind chill. The kitchen is extremely well equipped (magically so, actually, for a rental). Hilary was super-helpful and immediately responsive to any questions we had. The house has been very thoughtfully supplied with everything you need – from extra beach towels to board games – for a perfect vacation. The whole house is a top-notch renovation – high end appliances, fixtures, media, etc. Classy all the way. 

ELIZABETH

Our group of 15 enjoyed a New Year’s weekend trip to Villa Santorini and had the most amazing time. The kitchen was just perfect for a group this size with several cooks among us. Plentiful dishware, utensils, cookware, bakeware, and so on. We loved having plenty of space for wine since we brought quite a bit, and the immense amount of counter space was a real treat. The other common spaces (living room and media room) were perfect for games and movies (a few of us even did a little circuit training workout one morning and had plenty of space). The bedrooms were very clean and comfortable. I was spoiled in the master suite with amazing built-in water sanctuary bathroom, but the other guests shared only positive feedback on each other room and bathroom (including the fold-out couch).  I cannot wait to return to this, our new standard for group getaways! Huge thank-you to the owners Jim and Hillary for being super responsive and helpful.

ANDREA

We arrived a bit early for our stay and were able to see the care that went into preparing this property for our stay. The location is easy to find and has beautiful views. We have a large family and searched for a property that would accommodate 27 and Villa Santorini is exceptional for this, plenty of room for the kids and not noisy when it was time for the tots to go to sleep. Hilary and Jim are exceptional hosts, eager to make the stay memorable. We did enjoy the wood burning stoves, the media room and the large well equipped kitchen was a very pleasant place for preparing our meals. Easy access to the lake Michigan shore is another plus, even in the cold weather we enjoyed hiking the dunes. Parking is a bit limited and overflow parking is about 2 miles away and safe which worked out well. My family appreciates the memories made and we’re looking forward to a return to Villa Santorini. Thank you Jim & Hilary 🙂

DAN

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