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Sun King--Brand New 6th Full Bathroom!--Huge Beautiful Home

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Aerial photo of Beachwalk with Lake Kai, Lake Michigan, and beautiful dunes
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7 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
24 guests
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Beachwalk Resort is an award winning beach community located right next to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on one of Lake Michigan's most beautiful stretches of beach. Sun King, and the included coach house The Jester, combine to create one of Beachwalk’s largest properties, complete with 7 bedrooms and 6 full bathrooms. In addition to being one of the largest, Sun King is also one of the most well-loved, with families returning year after year and consistently providing rave reviews. One of the reasons for its huge popularity is that the owners annually reinvest much of the income derived from rentals into improving the property. In fact, brand new from last year is a high end full bathroom with spray shower replacing a formerly underutilized hallway, along with an upgraded kitc...Beachwalk Resort is an award winning beach community located right next to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on one of Lake Michigan's most beautiful stretches of beach. Sun King, and the included coach house The Jester, combine to create one of Beachwalk’s largest properties, complete with 7 bedrooms and 6 full bathrooms. In addition to being one of the largest, Sun King is also one of the most well-loved, with families returning year after year and consistently providing rave reviews. One of the reasons for its huge popularity is that the owners annually reinvest much of the income derived from rentals into improving the property. In fact, brand new from last year is a high end full bathroom with spray shower replacing a formerly underutilized hallway, along with an upgraded kitchen now with two full refrigerators and a commercial grade ice maker. Like all Beachwalk homes, Sun King comes complete with the usual amazing Beachwalk amenities--swimming pool, tennis court, basketball court, beach volleyball, boardwalk leading to Lake Michigan's most beautiful beach, interior Lake Kai for kayaking, turtle-hunting, or relaxing, the custom sand castle park, kitty-corner waterfall park, next door to Central Park with summer concerts, and more! But unlike most homes, Sun King also includes a custom designed house golf cart for renter use, a large outdoor fire pit for marshmallow roasts and family bonding, a crib, a garage filled with beach and other toys, plenty of parking including one garage spot, an outdoor shower, and an incredible finished basement complete with a large television, ping pong table, and other assorted games. Sun King is gorgeous and in immaculate condition, with a wrap-around screened porch, hardwood floors, new kitchen counters and appliances, multi-level decks (several of which were recently replaced with new Trex decking), and two dining room tables abutting each side of the open kitchen with seating for at least 20, including an enormous custom farmhouse dining table that itself comfortably seats 14. The farmhouse table sits below two end to end sea-shell chandeliers you will have to see to believe. Sun King was designed with large groups or families in mind; you will have your pick of 7 separate and private bedrooms spread across four finished floors in the main home and a recently renovated and totally private guest house perched above the garage, with its own kitchen, dining table, flat screen television, and full bathroom. And, of course, there is plenty of space for large groups to gather and spend time together, including the massive open concept main floor centered around a fire place and large television, the seemingly endless wrap around porch complete with seating for a crowd, and a large deck with outdoor shower off the back of the house that meets up with the wrap around porch. If you are looking for a beach house to accommodate a large group or family, look no further--you won't find anything better. (NOTE: In summer, Beachwalk charges a $10 per guest weekly fee for use of the pool--this will be collected either by the resort staff upon arrival or you can pay in advance).More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 5 Full baths
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About the Owner
Adam W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed 10 May 2019

The wealthier was miserable, which we realized could happen to us but it did not stop us from totally enjoying ourselves...from bridge to board games to charades, it was all about a reunion and being together. Besides the meals we put together we thought we...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Sdbk41
Reviewed 27 February 2019

We stayed in this house with a group of 4 families, and had plenty of space for everyone! We really appreciated having two eating areas so that everyone could sit at the same time, with a bit of separation. The house was clean and well-kept,...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Sightseer03758272134
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Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

We stayed at Sun King/Jester for a long weekend with three other families. There was plenty of room for us to spread out and play games. We loved the two tables--one for kids to eat at, one for the adults. Many sleeping options and bathrooms,...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Shelley S
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

This was an excellent place. Plenty of room for the kids to play and parents to visit. Short walk to visit the beautiful great lake.

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Richard R
Reviewed 28 November 2018

My extended family and I just returned from a 4 day rental over Thanksgiving. The house was well equipped with all kitchen supplies needed to cook a large family meal, and there were plenty of plates, glasses and serve ware as well. The large sectional...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Children's Pool
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Pool Table
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Shared Tennis Court
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Cooker
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Indiana Dunes National Park sits right next door to the award winning Beachwalk Resort. Beachwalk is located alongside one of Lake Michigan's most beautiful stretches of beach, and has a private boardwalk entrance to the beach. In addition, Beachwalk has its own internal lake, Lake Kai, with free paddle board and kayak rental available. The homes are all multi-colored, with large porches, and designed with family time in mind. Beachwalk's custom designed sandcastle park and playground, its waterfall park, walking path through the dunes, and many other features make it a favorite with nearly everyone who visits. And its location, just one hour from Chicago, cannot be beat.
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