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Convenience, Location, Convenience, SAFE Location!!! Great home for Large Group

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

If this listing is booked, please ask as we work with other property owners and may be able to accommodate your stay. Our partners have properties with similar sleeping capacities, amenities and location.

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Enjoy this newly completed high-end renovation of a classic Brownstone home with 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths, two full Living Rooms with full theater surround systems and formal dining room. This beautiful home is located on a safe, quiet, tree lined street on the Northside of Chicago. Lincoln Square restaurants, bars and shops are just blocks from your doorstep. This home features: Hardwood Floors, Custom Blinds, Trim and details throughout, 3 flat screen plasma/LCD televisions (55" HD in both living rooms), High-speed wireless Internet, DirecTV© with HD and complete entertainment pack of channels (HBO, Showtime, Starz, etc.), Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen with Granite Countertops, Custom Cabinetry & top of the line Stainless Steel Appliances and temperature controlled wine fridge. Spacious master bedroom suite offers queen sized bed, 42” mounted LCD, walk in closet, adjoining luxury marble bath with steam shower, body sprays & large Jacuzzi tub, custom tile, his & hers vanities.


Owner
Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

Amenities

Uptown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Steam Shower/Jacuzzi
    2nd Floor Bath - toilet , tub
    1st Floor Bath - toilet , shower
  • Luxury marble bath with steam shower, body sprays & large Jacuzzi tub, custom tile, his & hers vanities.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    1st Floor Sun Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon
    Crib - 1 baby crib
    Upstairs Living Room - 1 queen , Queen Sleeper Sofa
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Notes:
This beautiful home features: - 2 Full Living Rooms with full theater surround systems - Hardwood Floors, Custom Blinds, Trim and details throughout - 5 Spacious Bedrooms (3 Queen, 1 Full, 1 Twin) - 3 Luxury Bathrooms - 4 flat screen plasma televisions - High-speed wireless Internet - DirecTV© with HD and all movie channels (HBO, Showtime, Starz, etc.) - Eat in kitchen with breakfast bar - Separate formal dining room - Minimum Age Limit for Renters - Garage parking available upon request

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

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Convenience, Location, Convenience, SAFE Location!!! Great home for Large Group
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 36 reviews
5

Saved the Day and Weekend for our Group!

  • 5 of 5

Our other location cancelled on us last minute. The owners were responsive and turned a bad situation into a great one. The home was awesome and our weekend unaffected by the sudden change in plans. We were able to focus on having fun and enjoying Chicago and the convention we were attending. Would definitely stay here again and everyone had tons of room to relax and unwind at the end of the day!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location and Tons of Room for Everyone

  • 5 of 5

It seems the overall theme of reviews for this home was correct. It's a great home with impressive amenities, all of which were very nice BUT, the main thing was it was well-kept and provided easy access to the city. We experienced no issues with the home and were free to enjoy the city. We expect to come back in the summer and this home will be on our list because it is an easy trip to Wrigley from here although we spent most of our time going downtown on the El. Great place and the owners were very attentive to our needs. When we noticed toilet paper was low and made a call, there was a knock at the back door in less than an hour and we were resupplied, it's the little things! We will be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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2

Very nice location and space but lots of technical difficulties dampened our stay

  • 2 of 5

I loved the location and space in this home but I was extremely disappointed in the difficulties we had while staying there. First off, to get the channel to change on the TV, you had to get up and go to the closet in which the cable box was located - not sure why it wasn't with the TV but it was very frustrating. The owner says this is getting updated but was annoying during our stay. Same deal with both main TVs. The remote for the upstairs bedroom didn't have batteries so we either had to buy them or go without. We went without. The beds, pillows, and bedding all had stains which were kind of gross. The bedding was clean but you could see that they were not taken care of. Costco has sheet sets for $40 and pillows for about $20 so this would have been a cheap investment to make the place look nicer. Also, you have to launder all of the towels prior to leaving. This is a huge inconvenience - There were 10 of us in the house and I spent all morning of our last day there washing towels because everyone needed to shower before leaving. I have never stayed in a place where this was required. My biggest complaint, however, was that the oven didn't work. We specifically rented this home for the nice, up to date kitchen because we were having Thanksgiving dinner at the house and were hoping to cook some meals ourselves while in Chicago. We ordered a ton of food and ended up having to cook everything in the microwave. The owner offered to move us to a different house on Thanksgiving but that would have been even more of an inconvenience since we were leaving 2 days after that and would have to pack up all the food for the move. I mentioned to the owner prior to our stay that we would be cooking Thanksgiving dinner at the house and were really excited about the kitchen so this should have been checked prior to our arrival. Nothing was done to compensate us for this HUGE inconvenience. I was in tears - our Thanksgiving dinner that we spent so much money on was more or less ruined.

I really had hoped that I could give this place 5 stars but honestly, I cannot do so until some updates are made because others should not have to deal with this when you are paying this much to stay at a vacation rental. I am a landlord myself and I would not have rented out this place without ensuring that everything was working and clean.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunately, it is simply not possible to please everyone all of the time. Unfortunately, some people think it's ok to misrepresent their experiences in order to satisfy their own sense of self. The other reviews speak clearly to the quality of the home. In this instance, a stove went out upon arrival and the guests were IMMEDIATELY offered upgraded accommodations. They passed. If a guest is unwilling to accept an alternative when a mechanical failure occurs, there aren't many other options.
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Rogers, AR
5

Spacious and great neighborhood for families!

  • 5 of 5

We had a family of 8 adults in Chicago for the marathon. It was great to be away from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet close enough to catch the Train to downtown. Everyone had enough room to spread out or to all gather to watch football or eat meals. Neighborhood has all you need - grocery store, park, liquor store and restaurants all within walking distance. Owners were very prompt in answering any emails and questions we had. Would highly recommend and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Your group was great and easy guests to help, taking excellent care of the home and it was our pleasure to host your group. If you come back to punish yourselves again with the marathon, it would be our pleasure to have you back and thank you very much for your review.
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Woodbury, MN, USA
3

Girls weekend

  • 3 of 5

The house was in nice condition with a few nicer features such as the master bath. We stayed there as a larger group and were able to lounge and sleep comfortably.

The threatening note in the master bath that a previous reviewer mentioned in 2013 is still there and visible as the "access panel that is under repair" (per the owners reply) is apparently still undergoing a massive renovation. When we arrived the dishwasher was full of dirty dishes and the coffee maker was still full of used grounds. The kitchen is not very well appointed with cookware so if you plan on preparing meals for more than a couple people you may want to bring your own. There was also a limited supply of toilet paper and paper towels. Not big complaints but still something that should not happen with a well managed rental.

The house is relatively close to the brown line but I would not recommend staying here if you wanted to tour the city and use public transit to get around as it is a long ride. There is only one parking space in the back of the house and limited on street parking in front so renters with more than one car may have to park a distance away.

Overall it was a good experience and a decent neighborhood but a little effort on managements part could have made the stay even better.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas
5

Patty D

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 10 family members, including a 1 year old, in Chicago for a family reunion. This house worked out perfectly for our needs. It is very nicely appointed with comfortable furniture and large rooms. We never felt crowded. The location could not be better for getting around Chicago on the brown line. The station is just around the corner from the house. Also Lincoln Square with many eateries and shops is just about a 15 minute walk away. And a grocery store is out the front door and a couple minutes walk for essentials. No need for a car at all. The owner provides very detailed instructions for arrival and departure. The key pad entry was very convenient as we did not have to worry about keys for everyone. I highly recommend this place for a group of people. It is in a great area of Chicago.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

• 1 block from Brown line train

• 6 miles from downtown, Museums, Michigan Ave. shopping

• 3 miles from historic Wrigley Field

• 2 miles from Lake Michigan.

• 11 miles from McCormick Place.

• 12 miles from O'Hare

Other Activities: shopping, health/beauty spa, basketball court, park

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Rates & Availability

Uptown House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$499
From
$519
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,333
$11,976
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 16.4%

ALWAYS CHECK FOR AVAILABILITY AS WE MAY HAVE A CANCELLATION OR THE CALENDAR MAY NOT BE UPDATED
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
$459/night (Sun-Wed) .. $499/night (Thu-Sat)

*3 Night Minimum Required in peak season (June-September)
Holiday rates may apply for holiday and special events.

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