The SpaceThe house is 3400 square feet (including a finished basement), and was completely gut rehabbed in 2013. Open floorplan with high ceilings, decorated with style. The large kitchen features a island/breakfast bar, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. The living room serves as a comfortable conversation area, opening to the dining room. A family room, also open to the kitchen and dining area, features an ultra-high ceiling, stone fireplace, leather sectional, and 65" LED television. Master bedroom with king size bed and master bath with dual sinks and oversized walk-in shower with dual shower heads. Second bedroom features a full-sized bed, and third bedroom with full-sized sofa-bed. Second bath with dual sinks, bathtub/shower. Overlooking the entry foyer on the second floor is a unique loft, which functions as a secondary sitting area/office, which can also be utilized as an additional bedroom (queen-sized air mattress provided). The loft also features a half-bath and balcony. A spacious finished basement is equipped with a twin bed, and sofa suitable for sleeping on. The basement serves as a perfect rec-room for children, with a 42" television. Both televisions equipped with Uverse basic cable and roku with premium cable access channels and netflix. Wireless internet access throughout the house. A large deck in the back of the house is furnished with a table, pergola, outdoor sectional, and propane grill, and overlooks a shady backyard and wooded area. Attached 2-car garage, and washer/dryer, also available for use. Guest AccessGuests may access entire home/property, though we ask that guests stay out of unfinished (storage) portion of basement. While guests may use the grill, we kindly ask that they do not use the fireplace, outdoor firebowl, and treadmill in basement, for reasons of liability. Interaction with GuestsWe will be there to meet you upon check-in. We will likely be staying nearby (in LaPorte or Chicago) and will be available for any questions/issues by phone. We will respect your privacy and will not disrupt you during your stay. The NeighborhoodThe house is located in the scenic Forest Hills neighborhood, next to Knollwood. The neighborhood is full of mature trees and unique, beautiful homes. Residents of this community regularly walk the neighborhood. A playground and duck pond is a short walk down the street.
Notre Dame is a short drive down Ironwood (football parking entrance on Ironwood and Douglas). Downtown south bend is a short drive down 933. A Martin's grocery store is located on Gumwood and Cleveland, a 10 minute drive. The university park mall, on Grape and Cleveland, is similarly close, as well as the extensive Mishawaka commercial area on Grape and Main streets. Getting AroundThis neighborhood is only accessible by automobile. Besides the garage, cars may be parked in the driveway, or on the street next to the property.