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NW IN Home1: O'Hare/Midway1hr,Dunes N Lakeshore15m

Private room in house hosted by Catherine
5 guests1 bedroom1 bed1.5 baths
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Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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Outstanding hospitality
14 recent guests complimented Catherine for outstanding hospitality.
House rules
This host doesn’t allow smoking.
(1 of 3 listings) Beautiful, Porter "County" Bi-level, Portage township, 17 & 1/2-acre 2field, woods, trails, fishing area & wild animals! Share w/Boxer-Mastiff dog, 2 declawed cats, 4 aquariums, kitchen, living, dining, office, laundry, patios, basketball, picnic tables, bench, yard chairs, Tent Camping, fire pit w/cooking supplies. Smoke/vape outside, not inside, nor woods! Alcohol must be kept to a minimum. No Hunting, illegal drugs or marijuana! 20 min to Bus/S. Shore Train, Cabs: Uber, Lyft

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 2 couches
Common spaces
1 couch


Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Washing machine
Patio or balcony
Private backyard

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Valparaiso, Indiana, United States

Property is large, secluded and w/no trespassing sign, centered between 3 cities and neighboring farms. 10 minute commute for shopping, restaurants and strip malls. 20 minutes to the beach, more shops, theaters, 3 large malls & 3 colleges: IUN, Purdue & Valparaiso U. One hour 15 min to Chicago.

Hosted by Catherine

Joined in August 2019
  • 58 Reviews
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Beautiful Large Bi-level House with 5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms-1 unfinished, 3 wood burning stoves, 2 kitchens-1 unfinished, a living-room, dining-room and an office. It sits on 17 & 1/2 acres in the Porter "County" farming area, of Portage township in the North West edge of Valparaiso between the cities of Chesterton and Portage. The private property is surrounded by woods and wild animals. I enjoy living here with my two large dogs, (A Pit Bull and an American Bull dog,) two de-clawed cats and fish aquariums. Available are walking trails, fishing area, basketball hoop, socker goals, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, outdoor fire pit, yard chairs, drink holders, sandwich makers and marshmallow/hot dog spears. No Hunting, alcoholic beverages, marijuana or illegal drug use allowed. The South Shore Train Portage/Ogden Dunes Station is located 11 minutes from the property, travels North West to the Millenium Station Chicago, IL and East to the South Bend Airport. Public Busing is 20 minutes South East of the house, in the Valparaiso City area. Lyft: (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) / Uber: 1 (855) GOGO-USA, Taxi's Service the area.
Beautiful Large Bi-level House with 5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms-1 unfinished, 3 wood burning stoves, 2 kitchens-1 unfinished, a living-room, dining-room and an office. It sits on 17 &…
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  • Response rate: 100%
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
Pets are allowed
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Heights without rails or protection
May encounter potentially dangerous animal
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