The SpaceThe Blue Butterfly is a spacious home with three floors of living that features four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, granite countertops, a dishwasher, a washer & dryer, a walk out deck, Internet & cable, four flat screen televisions, a Weber charcoal grill, a high chair, playpen, foosball and other entertainment including bean bag toss (corn hole) and board games.
Floor one features bedroom one, The Master, with a new California King memory foam mattress, a 40-inch television and a walk-in closet. The first floor also includes a fully equipped kitchen, a full bathroom, a living room, a dining room and a family room with a sliding door that leads onto the deck.
Floor two features two large bedrooms and a full bathroom with a jetted tub and skylight. Bedroom two, The Captain’s Quarters, includes two new queen size beds, a full size futon, a 40 inch flat screen television with Blu-Ray and a walk in closet. Bedroom three, The Pilot’s Cabin, includes a new queen size memory foam bed and is ornately decorated in honor of aviation pioneer, Octave Chanute, who designed and tested gliders in the Indiana Dunes. His ideas and advice helped lead the Wright brothers in creating the first successful airplane.
The basement features bedroom four, a half bath, laundry and the family/game room. Bedroom four, The Beach Hut, includes a full size bed, and the game room includes foosball and other games.
The backyard and driveway are enfenced and feature a swing set, patio set, adirondack chairs, Weber charcoal smoker and Weber charcoal grill. The Blue Butterfly can accommodate parking for six, but if you need additional parking spots, please discuss parking options prior to booking. Public parking is limited in Miller Beach. Guest AccessAccess to everything!! Interaction with GuestsI'm available 24/7. The NeighborhoodMiller Beach is Lake Michigan’s hip but family friendly beach getaway, and the Blue Butterfly is its best bang for the buck at under 1.5 blocks from the beach. As one of only four beach communities nestled between the sandy shores of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park, Miller Beach is located only 45 minutes from downtown Chicago and has something for everyone. Miller Beach’s blue waters, towering dunes and diverse ecosystems are ideal for beach goers, families, hikers, nature enthusiasts and those looking for a couple’s getaway or even a brewery tour. Getting AroundLocated near I-80, I-94 , I-65 and Indiana Toll Road. The South Shore Line is located 3 miles from the house and goes to Chicago and South Bend, Indiana. By car, 45 minutes from Chicago and let's not forget 5 minute walk to the beach and local bars!! Other Things to NoteWe are happy to discuss ideas for planning your trip. We provide all guests with a Guide to Planning Your Trip to Miller Beach. Below are some upcoming events in addition to the premium outlet malls, casinos, world-class breweries, fall colors and much more listed in our guide.
Local Events in October:
County Line Orchard (All month – largest local attraction)
Bellaboo's Autumn Harvest Celebration (All month long)
Haunted Railroad and Fall Festival (All month)
Fall Harvest Festival, trick or treating and more (10/16 – 10/17)
Munster Ale Fest (10/17)
"ROCK"tober Fest 10/17
Sweetest Day Deal at Baker House Mansion 10/17
Bartlett's Brewery Bus Tour 10/18
The Addams Family, The Musical thur 10/18
Insects of the Dunes (10/31)
"Howl"oween in the Dunes at the State Park and Other October Events (10/31)
Amhurst Asylum Haunted Attraction (all month)
Haunted Hills Hospital (all month)
Reaper's Realm Haunted House (all month)
Holiday Artisan Market 11/21 – 1/2
A Christmas Carol, The Musical 11/27–12/13
The Nutcrack(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
"A Christmas Story" Comes Home: A Major Event 12/5
Holiday Pops at Star Plaza Theatre 12/10
Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then Some) 12/11 – 12/20
Salute to the '60s 1/30
The Lieutenant of Inishmore 1/29 – 2/13
The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute 2/12