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Beachfront Entertaining, Unsurpassed Views, Luxury Amenities! Retreats, Reunions

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Marquette Park
    5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    East Branch
    12 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Founders' Square Park
    13 min drive
  • Airport
    Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.)
    47 min drive

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    About this area


    This villa is located in Gary. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Marquette Park - 5 min drive
    • Popular Location
      East Branch - 12 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Founders' Square Park - 13 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Chellberg Farm - 14 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Bailly Homestead - American Indians and Fur Traders - 15 min drive

    Getting around

    • Portage - Ogden Dunes Train to Chicago - 5 min drive
    • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 47 min drive

    About this property

    Beachfront Entertaining, Unsurpassed Views, Luxury Amenities! Retreats, Reunions

    Gary villa in Miller Beach with spa tub and sauna
    Perched atop a 60 ft private dune, adjoining properties Villa Santorini + The Addition connect internally to offer luxury accommodations and unsurpassed beachfront entertaining for up to 42 guests. This Greek Island-inspired, nautically-themed, Smart Home is dog-friendly and features 9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 gourmet kitchens, 4 fireplaces, and 4 wet bars with nearly 8,000 sqft of premium indoor living space and 5000 sqft of outdoor terraces and decks. Enjoy direct beach access and commanding 270 degree views of Lake Michigan, unspoiled dunes, and the Chicago skyline. The villa is adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Park (America’s 61st) and only forty minutes from Chicago. Amenities include: * (2) Full gourmet kitchens, (4) wet-bars, (3) wood burning stoves, one thousand sq. ft. Round Room, (2) Media Rooms * Over five thousand sq. ft. of Outdoor Living Space with (2) hot tubs, (2) fire pits, outdoor Fireplace, outdoor dining, (2) built-in grills, (2) outdoor shower * Direct beach access, sits atop a private 60 ft dune, and adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Park * 270-degree views of Lake Michigan's pristine beaches, unspoiled dunes, and the Chicago Skyline * Folding chairs and tables are available, provides total seating for up to 30 people in the Round Room * (2) Complimentary coffee stations with Nespresso and Keurig * All supplies (paper towels, toilet paper, hand/dish soap, shampoo/conditioner/body wash, firewood, and more) * Parking for 7 cars in the driveway. Free, overnight parking for additional cars is available nearby. * Note: certain amenities are seasonal ....................... Sleeping arrangements and bed types: (2) king bedrooms (6) queen bedrooms Bunkroom with (4) twin beds (3) queen sofa pullouts (One queen sofa pullout is in the Sunroom, which can be made completely private) (1) fold down sofa (6-7) high-rise, deluxe Aerobeds * Additional guest fee: $15/person per night for each guest over the first 24 (over the age of two). If you identified the number of guests in your inquiry, this fee is included in your quote. ....................... * Small, intimate weddings at Villa Santorini + The Addition: 42 guests are allowed on the property at any given time, even if visiting for a few hours. Please note, an additional guest fee applies over 24 people: $15/person per night (or the day, if only visiting for the wedding). * We do not permit tents and/or structures, DJ's, or large catering teams. Tours are not offered prior to booking, however we would be happy to answer specific questions about how previous guests have used our home for weddings. * Weddings on the beach: Ceremonies on the beach are allowed in a section of the IN Dunes National Park beach that is directly adjacent to Villa Santorini. A permit is required from the National Park Service. ....................... Villa Santorini layout by floor: * LEVEL ONE: Kitchen, Round Room (pullout queen sofa, space for 2 Aerobeds, and Daybed), Sunroom (pullout queen sofa), 1 full bathroom, laundry room, doors to all ground level terraces, entry to house * LEVEL TWO: Media Room (space for 1-2 Aerobeds) with door to East Deck, Master Suite bedroom/bath (king bed and space for 1-2 Aerobeds) with doors to Ship’s Bow deck, Skyline bedroom (queen bed) with door to private Skyline deck, Sunset bedroom (queen bed), Bunk room (4 twin beds), 1 full bathroom * LEVEL THREE: Nautical Suite (king bed and space for 2 Aerobeds), Skylight bedroom (queen bed), shared en suite full bath The Addition layout by floor: * LEVEL ONE: Kitchen, Living Room (pullout queen sofa, space for 1 Aerobeds), 1 full bathroom, Entry and first level deck (hot tub, grill, dining), connection with Main House * LEVEL TWO: Media Loft (fold down queen size sofa), 2 queen bedrooms, 1 en-suite shared bath, access to second level deck with seating area and firepit ....................... Villa Santorini + The Addition can also be rented separately, in which case they function as independent, private homes and offer complete privacy with zero shared spaces, inside or out. TERRACES AND DECKS: This dune-top villa's most coveted spaces include five thousand sq. ft. of outdoor living overlooking the beautiful Indiana Dunes National Park, Lake Michigan’s sugar-sand beaches, lush dune-scape, and the Chicago Skyline. Features include: * Eight-person waterfall hot tub at VS * Three-person with LED lights and waterfall at The Addition (VSA) * Outdoor Fireplace * Two Heated showers * Two granite kitchens with high-powered gas grills * Cushioned seating groups and multiple dining tables * Two Fire pits * Villa Santorini terraces and The Addition deck are illuminated with LED café lights * Chaise lounges and swings * All decks and terraces have full glass panel railings for unobstructed views VILLA SANTORINI (VS) KITCHEN: * Ten ft by five ft island with seating for eight * An eight ft. sliding door opens onto the Sunset Dining Terrace. * Dining service for thirty * Professional appliances including a Marvel Fridge with auto ice-maker, Verona EuroChef gas range, AGA Chimney Hood, Maytag convection baking ovens, Marvel ice-machine, two Whirlpool dishwashers, and two double-bowl sinks with Grohe pull-out faucets. * Custom wine bar cabinet features two Jenn-Air cooling units for wine and cold-temperature beverages loaded with specialty glassware. VS HISTORIC ROUND ROOM (located on the first level): * Built in 1938 and the original structure of the compound * A thirty-three ft diameter space reminiscent of an idyllic Greek island villa * Enjoy 270-degree views * Four seating areas that are perfect for dining, entertaining, and relaxing * The dining area accommodates up to twelve guests and features an original Herman Miller Eames table (circa 1950s) and Eames-inspired chairs * The TV viewing area features a rich coffee leather queen sofa-bed, LED TV with sound bar, sub-woofer, and Smart Blu-Ray player * Round game table with seating for six guests that can double as additional dining space * Cast iron wood-burning stove (seasonal) with cozy lounge chairs * Wrought-iron spiral staircase leads to the Gallery and Master Suite * The centerpiece of the Round Room is an arched, Mediterranean-style daybed VS MEDIA ROOM (located on the second level): * Lounge on the six-seat, caramel leather sectional to watch TV on a 75-inch LED with Dolby sound system and Blu-Ray player * Warm up with the natural slate surround wood-burning stove (seasonal) * Step out onto the Sunrise Deck to gaze at the lush dune-scape of the National Park * Custom cherry wet bar which features a built-in Marvel beverage center, specialty glassware cabinets, quartz counters, and chevron marble backsplash. The VS SUNROOM was inspired by the timeless style of Ralph Lauren with its deep blue walls, dark wood floors, rich leather furniture, vintage-style ceiling fan and luxurious drapes that frame the full height windows. * Serves as an additional sleeping area with a Queen sofa bed (located on the first level and ideal for guests who prefer not to climb stairs) * Floor-to-ceiling blackout drapes, and Smart TV Nine BEDROOMS include: VS MASTER SUITE (King Suite, located on the second level): * A 40 ft wall of glass doors offers views of the waves crashing on the beach while lying in the king bed Just outside is a wrap-around, private deck shaped like a Ship’s Bow, overhanging the north terrace * Custom cherry wet bar with a built-in Marvel beverage center, solid quartz counters, and chevron marble backsplash * The Water Room is a custom-designed sanctuary for ultimate relaxation therapy featuring two twelve in ceiling-mounted Grohe rainfall showers, one hand-held shower, a jetted tub with quartz stone deck surround, two steam generators, bench seating and sloped ceilings to prevent cold water droplets from falling on you. Dimmable LED lighting sets the perfect ambiance for your break from reality. * Bathroom features a wall-mounted espresso vanity with black granite counters, double white porcelain vessel sinks, Grohe faucets, LED Smart TV, heated towel bars, and auto-humidity sensing fans * Full dressing room/closet NAUTICAL SUITE (King Suite located on the third level of VS): * Panoramic views from its six large box seat windows * Wet bar with beverage fridge * King bed, Smart TV, two mirrored closets * Plenty of space for two aero beds (provided) * En-suite bathroom equipped with heated floor, dual vanities, skylight, auto-humidity sensing fan, and heated towel bars (shared with the Skylight bedroom) Three Queen Bedrooms (VS) * Skylight, Skyline, and Sunset Bedrooms * Queen bed, Smart TV, closet Two Queen Bedrooms (VSA second floor) * Shared en-suite bathroom access * Queen bed, Smart TV, ceiling fan, mirrored closet One first floor Queen Bedroom (VSA first floor) * Adjacent to first floor bathroom * Queen bed, Smart TV, ceiling fan, closet Six well-equipped BATHROOMS (throughout) feature: * Jetted tubs in Master Suite bath and Addition second floor bath * Heated tile floors and towel bars in VS Master Suite bath, VS Nautical Suite bath, VSA second floor bath * Hand-held, mountable shower heads throughout * Fluffy towels and bathmats * Hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toilet paper, tissues * Hair dryers The Addition KITCHEN * High end appliances include a professional quality Five Star gas range/oven with Samsung convection micro-hood, Samsung steam dishwasher, KitchenAid professional series refrigerator and freezer with auto ice-maker, and double-bowl sink with Grohe pull-out faucet. * Custom cabinetry with pullout shelves containing dinnerware, flatware, glassware, utensils, bowls, pots/pans, serving dishes, etc. * 10 ft island Carrera quartz countertop with seating for six The Additi...
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this villa offer fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers.
    This villa features a spa tub and a sauna.
    This villa is a smoke-free property.
    Recreational amenities at the villa include a spa tub and a sauna.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

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    Miller Beach Vacation Rentals



    Check-in time starts at 5:00 PM

    Special check-in instructions

    Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.


    Check-out before 10:00 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.


    • Pets allowed

    Property payment types


    Important information

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    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Parties and events are allowed on site. 

    Property is also known as

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    Property amenities


    • Spa tub
    • Sauna


    • Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking

    Family friendly

    • Highchair


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Toaster


    • 9 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided
    • Sofa bed


    • 6 bathrooms
    • Hair dryer
    • Towels provided

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace


    • TV with cable/satellite service
    • DVD player
    • Games

    Outdoor areas

    • Balcony


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board


    • Sleeps 42
    • Unit size: 8000 sq ft (743 sq m)

    Nearby things to do


    Recreational amenities at the villa include a spa tub and a sauna.


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      5/5 Excellent

        Great space for large group

        Everything we could possibly need was provided. Both houses clean and well-maintained. The views over the lake are spectacular. House manager was very quick to respond when we had questions.

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