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Cozy home away from home located 25 minutes from downtown Chicago

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 6 (full size hide-a-bed in livingroom)

This cozy home is located 25 minutes south of Chicago and is 1 mile from the expressway to the City. Great location for visiting family members. This property is within 20 minutes of White Sox - US Cellular Field, Bulls/Blackhawks - United Center, Casinos: Horseshoe, Ameristar & Majestic Star. Golf course within 3 miles. Conveniently located on main road and walking distance to Walgreens, fast food restaurants, family restaurants, convenience store. The Indiana Dunes beaches are a 30 minute drive away. Local Park offers playground equipment, picnic tables, a shelter, 3 sets of tennis courts, sand volleyball court and is only a 3 block walk away. The local library is 4 blocks away. There is a paved trail for walking, biking or skating within 6 blocks away. The Horse Stables are located approx. 1.5 miles away for Horseback riding.

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017


Lansing House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Towels and linens included
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Living room couch is a full size sleeper
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 3 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Map link for train station in Homewood, to the city Map link for grocery stores in area:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cozy home away from home located 25 minutes from downtown Chicago
average rating of 4.8863635 based on 44 reviews

Fantastic experience

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at this property. The home itself was bright, lovely, and super clean. We were in town to visit family and this was a perfect home base for us. Cindy and John went above and beyond as hosts and our stay was very comfortable. My only warning to any noise-sensitive folks is that there are train tracks nearby, and we did hear freight train whistles coming through at night sometimes, but our baby slept fortunately slept through them! We'd stay again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a great review. I have to laugh about the trains as we have become so accustom to them that we don't notice them until our grandsons are around and say "It's a train! It's a train!" Thanks again.
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Quaint, clean, cozy, and charming!

  • 5 of 5

We were close enough to Chicago to get to our events and escape the hustle bustle of the city at the end of a busy day. Quiet neighborhood with restaurants, groceries, and dry goods very close by!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Glad your trips to city went well. Also thanks for the note. We will add those items to our kitchen supplies! Hope to have you back some day.
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A cozy well kept property, with great location.

  • 5 of 5

John and Cindy provide a clean and we'll maintained property close to Chicago, the south suburbs and northwest Indiana. They are very responsive to all questions and concerns. We spent a month and felt very comfortable. Thanks to them for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being great guests! Also appreciate the note. We will work on have those items on handfor your next stay!
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Cute home with room for our family close close to shops, bakery and public library

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 from Australia had a lovely stay at John and Cindy's house in Lansing. The house was comfortable and quiet.

The house was a great location for us visiting relatives in Homewood, and was walking distance to a bakery with delicious donuts, Dollar Tree, Walgreens, Walmart and a public library which our kids loved when the weather wasn't great.

We used the propane barbecue a couple times as well. The wi-fi was fast and there was a good range of kitchenware for preparing our own meals.

John and Cindy gave excellent advice, guidance and instructions and were prompt in their response to questions. They were friendly and very easy to communicate to us. I can highly recommend this rental if you are looking for a place to stay in this area.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a great review. Pleasure to have you and hope to have you as guests again in the future!
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Perfect experience

  • 5 of 5

Everything went according to plan. Owners were very responsive and no issues. Place is a bit small, but that was expected and we made it work even with 6 adults (brought 3 air mattresses).

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being great guests!
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Extremely clean and in great condition

  • 5 of 5

We love renting from Cindy and John. The location is absolutely perfect 40 minutes to the city and close to all my husbands family. This is our second year staying there and will be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! We look forward to having you back.
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Midway Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
River Oaks Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Metra in Homewood or SouthShore in Hegewisch
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
80/94 at Torrence Ave.
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Kilroys. Giovannes, Bakers Square, Cafe Borgia
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Indiana State Dunes
Car: necessary

We are located 20 miles south of downtown Chicago and 1 mile from the interstate 80/94.


Rates & Availability

Lansing House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $75

These rates are set up for 4 people. Up to 2 additional guests can be accommodated using the sofa bed. ($10.00 per person additional charges apply) We do not rent this for large groups or parties . Anyone making a reservation for this purpose will be removed immediately without refund or credit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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