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Best location...Period! Walk to Wrigley/Cubs games! Garage Parking Included!

Jim Flanders

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Jim Flanders

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2015
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Best location...Period! Walk to Wrigley/Cubs games! Garage Parking Included!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Chicago Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 7) Max of 4 adults

FEATURED ON ABC'S HIT TELEVISION SERIES 'SWEET RETREATS'!! WATCH EPISODE - http://livewellnetwork.com/Sweet-Retreats/episodes/Vacation-Rentals-in-Chicago-Illinois/9237672

WE ARE LICENSED BY THE CITY OF CHICAGO LIC # 2074454- - PLEASE BEWARE OF UNLICENSED OPERATORS. NOTE: WE ARE NOT HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE.

****PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR BEFORE INQUIRING. THANKS! CALENDAR AND RATES ARE ALWAYS UP TO DATE AND ACCURATE.

Luxury Inn -- Beautiful, fully restored graystone building.

This 1,200 square foot unit is located in the heart of Wrigleyville/Southport Corridor in the Lakeview community of Chicago. Brand new natural stone bath and granite and stainless chef's kitchen. Property features a secluded garden and deck, 1 car garage parking - Note: Garage is only 74 inches tall. Very child friendly - stroller, pak-n-play, high-chair available upon request.

Catch a Cubs game, only 4.5 blocks from unit. Walk to a wide variety of cuisines at the many restaurants on Southport Ave. Excellent shopping steps away. CTA Train to downtown less 1 block away. 1.2 miles to Lake Michigan beaches!!

Very child friendly - High chair, pak-n-play (2), and stroller available upon request.

Proud member of CHICAGO VACATION RENTAL OWNERS ASSOCIATION - SEE CVROA (DOT) COM/

C.V.R.O.A is committed to establishing the highest standards for vacation rental owners in Chicago.

Keywords: Condominium, steps from lincoln park, wrigley, lake, train to downtown, child friendly

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jim Flanders (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2015

About Jim Flanders

My wife and I decided to buy this property as an investment to help fund our daughter's education. We put our heart and soul into creating a place that feels like a home away from home. Since opening in Aug. 2008, we have met so many wonderful people from all over the world. We live in the neighborhood and are always happy to help our guests during their stay. We would love to accommodate you and your family or group. We look forward to accommodating you! Jim

Jim Flanders purchased this condo in 2008

Why Jim Flanders chose Chicago

WE WERE FEATURED ON ABC'S HIT TELEVISION SERIES 'SWEET RETREATS'!! Our address is hard to beat. The 3400 block of north Southport has become home to many upscale boutiques, restaurants, and salons. The street features very wide sidewalks and quaint architecture. Safety is paramount in this area, as so many families stroll the block each night. Every Halloween, thousands of children fill the street to gather candy from the many friendly merchants. Location, location, location is just one of the reasons that in our 1st year we have had very little vacancy and 100% excellent reviews!

What makes this condo unique

Chicago Southport Suites is located in the heart of the Southport Corridor in the Lakeview neighborhood near Wrigley Field. We are only a few minutes walk to Lincoln Park, the train to downtown, restaurants, bars, salons, you name it. Our proximity to Cubs games, Lake Michigan, and many shops and restaurants is unbeatable. Enjoy all of this while staying in a totally restored luxurious suite in a magnificent historic graystone building.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Jim - We had a wonderful trip to the "north side". the ambiance of your condo was inspiring! I invested a hefty sum in Chicago books, including one from the library in the suite, "Chicago Then and Now" brought back many memories of life in this city. Thank you for making a "home away from home" available to Chicago bound travelers. The beds were comfy, the surroundings were beautiful, and Chicago was...Chicago! We now head for a stay on the "south side" to visit friends and family there, and bring with us good reports from this end of the city. Go Illini!
Sep 2008
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 134 traveler reviews

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Best location...Period! Walk to Wrigley/Cubs games! Garage Parking Included!
average rating of 4.977612 based on 141 reviews
Austin, TX
5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

The condo was in great shape and a perfect location. Close to may restaurants, taverns and shopping. Walking distance to Wrigley. It was a great time and a great place.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Great family rental!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 4 kids (ages 4-9) and I stayed here for a long weekend getaway. The rental is exactly as described. It's clean, well furnished, and the location is fantastic. We were in town the Saturday night of Chicago's St. Patty's Day celebration and I was pleasantly surprised how quiet it was inside despite the rowdy crowds at the restaurants across the way. It's really just a couple minute walk from the brown line, and an easy walk to several great restaurants, a grocery store, coffee shop, and some nice retail stores. I enjoyed some morning runs to the lake (past Wrigley!) and we used the El to get to the Aquarium and Willis Tower. The garage spot took the hassle out of parking. The owner was accessible and great to work with. We hope to come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here the summer of 2014 with our 3 boys (6-10). It is 5 minutes from the train, with a 30 minute-ish ride to the downtown loop. 20 minute walk to Wrigley. Excellent dining in the area. It was also quiet at night. The place was in great condition. It allowed for us to save on dining expenses, and have a home away from home atmosphere. We drove to Chicago, and were able to store the car in the garage onsite, and use the train for everything else. The owner was very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kind review. It is great to hear that you and your family had a great visit. We hope to accommodate you again in the future. Take care!! Jim
5

Excellent location & condo

  • 5 of 5

Just steps away from the train, restaurants and shops, yet the feel of a home once you are inside. The owner is very responsive when answering questions and getting the unit booked. We were able to park in the garage, which is great in the winter. We did not need to use the car once we arrived as there was so much in walking distance and the train is so close. We would love to try this location again.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing Chicago Southport Suites! We appreciate you staying with us and hope you come again! Take care. Jim
Minnesota
5

Loved the rental, the location, and the energy of the neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

I went to visit my two kids, who now reside in Chicago, for a long weekend. Thankfully I reserved the optional garage space because the city had just received a record snowfall a few days before I arrived. My accommodations were wonderful and the location was the BEST! Anything you needed was within walking distance and the El (brown line) was steps away. The apartment was cozy and well equipped. Easy instructions as to how things worked. Nice bedding and towels. My college daughter loved being able to get away from her dorm and just hang out. Her older brother even carved time out of his busy schedule to spend a night with us and have dinner. The owner, Jim, was easy to work with and very responsive to questions or requests. I plan to return for future visits with the kids and a girls trip is in the works as well!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great Rental, Excellent Location, Family Friendly

  • 5 of 5

We are fellow VRBO owners and often rent using VRBO when we travel. However, Jim was our favorite owner/manager to work with so far. Always quick with a response - before and during our stay. Very kid friendly place. One-story unit with all the the comforts of home. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I am so appreciative of your business and hope we can accommodate you again. Take care.

Map

Superdawg Drive-In
Pequod's Pizzeria
Muvico Theaters
Five Roses Pub
Hofbräuhaus Chicago
Al's Beef & Nancy's Pizza
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Southport Grocery and Cafe
Julius Meinl
Starbucks
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
Southport & Irving- Cafe, Bistro, Bar
Target
Whole Foods Market
Nearest Airport
13 Miles
O'hare International Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I90/94 Kennedy expressway
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Lake Michigan Beaches
Car: not necessary

Our luxury suite is located on Southport Ave. in the heart of Chicago's Southport Corridor. This unique street features wide sidewalks great for strolling and visiting the many boutiques and restaurants. The beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan are only minutes away. If you want to visit downtown, no problem, Chicago's Brown line train to the city center is about 100 meters from the suite. Come experience the fun of the Southport Corridor in our comfy suite! Looking forward to seeing you. To book please email owner through this site. Thank you!! Jim- Chicago Southport Suites

Other Activities: Catch a cubs game at Wrigley Field only 4 blocks away!

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Rates & Availability

From $199 Per night

Chicago Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
low season
Oct 16 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$199
$1,400
$4,000
 
 
High Season
Apr 1 2015 - Oct 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$319
$1,800
$7,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 2015 - Nov 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
$319
 
 
Christmas
Dec 24 2015 - Dec 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
$319
 
 
New Years
Dec 31 2015 - Jan 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$319
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$319
$1,800
$7,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

post stay cleaning $100
Tax Rate 16.4%
Notes discounts may be available for parties of 3 or less and for stays longer than 5 nights. See https://www.dropbox.com/s/kiaxz6q05adv5yn/css.infoonallianceletterhead.docx?dl=0
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Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Chicago Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1) High thread count Egyptian cotton hotel linens., Double Beds (1) High thread count Egyptian cotton hotel linens., Twin or Single Beds (1) AeroBed - Air mattress (single) available upon request., Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) High thread count Egyptian cotton hotel linens. Comfy Restoronic mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Max of 4 adults. Max of 7 total guests.

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