LAST MINUTE SUN-THUR ESTATE SPECIALS! SHOP/DINE/NIGHTLIFE/SWIM

Michael

Speaks czech, spanish, english
Sleeps22
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

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Apartments, 7 Bedroom+ (Sleeps 6-22 guests)

Villa Verdone gives you a neighborhood experience like no other in downtown Chicago! This historic 1890's Georgian at 55 E. Cedar in the heart of the Gold Coast has elegantly furnished apartments that feel like home for six to twenty-two guests. Please note Weekends are a 3 night minimum.

Only 1/2 block from both Michigan Avenue by Oak Beach for swimming, Magnificent Mile shopping, and the fabulous restaurants and nightlife of Rush Street. This truly is the BEST location on Home Away and VRBO! Rent entire estate or one floor for smaller groups and corporate events! (see VRBO 456620)

As you enter the beautiful marble hall, this romantic haven has a grand European feel. Hinting at Chicago's past, with high ceilings, fireplace, hardwood floors all all the comforts of home. Each has two separate bedrooms with queen size beds, additional sleeper/sofa in the living room, formal dining room, fully equipped granite kitchen with gas stove, microwave, coffee maker, blender and all the pots and pans necessary to create a gourmet meal.

Your estate apartments feature Chicago hand-crafted mattresses with 1600 threadcount brushed Egyptian cotton sheets, fireplace, NEW 55' Smart LCD TV's with DVD players and free wifi.

Guests will appreciate fragrant Lemongrass shampoo's, hair dryer, iron, free washer/dryer and mini-gym with NordicTrack treadmill and weights on the ground floor. Parking available for one car on first come basis.

Rates depend on number of guests, length of stay, and time of year. Perfect for family gatherings and large corporate events for up to 22 guests in several apartments. For neighborhood, go to Maps and 'WALK' to everything to see awesome location.

Please note that 16.4% Chicago hotel tax to be added to final booking.

Chicago Business Lic # 2240190, 2240191, 2240192

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
I stayed in the Villa Verdone apartment with some friends in early October for a week and it was everything it promised to be and more! The location is unbeatable with the restaurants and bars of Rush street around the corner and the north end of downtown with the Hancock tower etc a few minutes walk away. The apartment itself is stylish and very comfortable as well as surprisingly quiet despite being so central. I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone, particularly those visiting Chicago for the first time and keen to be centrally located. Michael was always very helpful and responded to any queries promptly.
Oct 2012
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Michael

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks czech, spanish, english

I live in San Francisco and Cedar Street is our family estate. This 1880's Georgian was lovingly restored four years ago to serve numerous family relatives while visiting Chicago. We offer our three chic suites when not in town. Walk to Oak Beach, Rush Street nightlife and Magnificent Mile shopping.

Michael purchased this apartment in 2006
Sleeps22
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay 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.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Last minute Sun-Thur Estate SPECIALS! Shop/Dine/Nightlife/Swim
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
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Last minute Sun-Thur Estate SPECIALS! Shop/Dine/Nightlife/Swim
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455806vb
Chicago Illinois
Michigan
4

GREAT LOCATION AND ACCESS TO ALL THINGS CHICAGO

  • 4 of 5
Wonderful location. Very responsive landlord. Nice flats - we rented two floors. Love the short walk to the lakeshore, Michigan Avenue, the EL and good restaurants. Only issues were an after hours, track star toddler on floor above; almost no building associated parking; and some basic maintenance needed (e.g. kitchen cabinet doors adjustment, furniture repair). Really had a great time.
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Last minute Sun-Thur Estate SPECIALS! Shop/Dine/Nightlife/Swim
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Chicago Illinois
4

A GOOD CHOICE FOR A CHICAGO STAY

  • 4 of 5
We booked this property based on its size (2 bedrooms and a pull-out sofa sleeper) and proximity to our daughter's wedding. We were very pleased on both accounts. It is located on a VERY quiet street with great restaurants a block to the west and the Mag Mile a block to the east. There is also a reasonably priced parking area a block west. We rented the 3rd floor unit which was very spacious and even had a deck off one bedroom. The owner's pride in his property is very evident. In communication with him, he was very gracious and anxious to make our stay the best it could possibly be. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone wishing a pleasant, quiet, comfortable stay in an atmosphere above what a hotel offers.
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lockport, NY
5

PERFECT!!!

  • 5 of 5
We had such a wonderful time in Chicago! Our place could not have been better. We were within walking distance to almost everything...shopping, restaurants, sight-seeing, etc. Our condo was beautiful, and in such a neat neighborhood. It truly was perfect!
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Julia for the opportunity of hosting you. Hopefully you enjoyed the new lemongrass soaps and new kitchen appliances. Next week, we get new dual pane windows in the front of our historical Gold Coast estate. Looking forward to hosting you again soon.
Michael
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5

FANTASTIC!

  • 5 of 5
The location and house are fantastic. We rented the entire property and it was a blast. My personal favorite places were the bottom garden floor and the top floor with the deck but all of them were very nice. I will definitely stay here again the next time I come to Chicago!
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are looking forward to hosting you again as well. Hope you liked the new lemongrass soaps and 1600 threadcount sheets. By your next visit, the new dual pane window installation will be completed as well as new 2nd floor kitchen. All the best,
Michael
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Chicago Illinois
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PERFECT CHICAGO LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5
As former Chicagoans we return in winter for opera, restaurants, museums and to visit grandchildren. This location is perfect for all four. Just steps away from the lake, wonderful restaurants, and Michigan Avenue. The apartment is elegant enough -- and the kitchen very well equipped -- for entertaining old friends, and very comfortable. Couldn't have had a better experience.
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was truly a pleasure to host you as well. By the time of your next visit, Villa Verdone will have all new duel pane windows in the front, additional recessed lighting and new granite for the 2nd floor kitchen.
All the best,
Michael
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GREAT ROOM & GREAT LOCATION

Great Room & Great Location
  • 5 of 5
My stay was excellent and the unit could not have been more ideal. The room was very comfortable, clean, and nicely appointed. The location was outstanding! A block from Gibson's and Rush street, and nice walk to the Magnificent Mile! I would highly recommend this property.
  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Train
300 Metres
Redline Clark/Division
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Oak Beach
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Car: not necessary
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Availability & Rates

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Chicago Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Lollapalooza
Jul 31 2014 - Aug 3 2014
4 night minimum stay
$1,640
Flat fee
 
 
Marathon
Oct 9 2014 - Oct 12 2014
4 night minimum stay
$1,640
Flat fee
 
 
Winter
Jan 1 2015 - Mar 26 2015
30 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$355
From
$995
Thu,Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 16.4%
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Amenities

Chicago Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 3rd floor has two full baths
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Five full baths in entire estate
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 4 sleep sofa /futon
  • Seven bedrooms plus four sofa sleepers with inflatable air mattresses for maximum comfort.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
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