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Bridget Dougherty

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, A little Spanish

Wonderful Urban Lincoln Park Unit near DePaul University

34 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Chicago Condo Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6 to 8

This 1550 sq ft. beautiful unit is in the heart of Lincoln Park. Travel and live like a Chicago local in our home. The bathroom floors are heated for extra comfort. There is a TV in the first bathroom as well as in all three bedrooms. High quality mattresses are Queen Size, and they are the same used in higher end hotels (i.e. Westin). Aerobeds are available for additional sleep arrangements. The living room HD TV is 42 inches. HBO included,WIFI too. The newer kitchen has granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Natural stone is in both bathrooms. A washer and dryer is in the unit. Our place has central air conditioning, heating and a central humidifier. Green and energy saving items are used throughout. The back yard is a charming retreat with local plants and a gas grill. It is a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. Garage parking is available and public parking is across the street. Shopping and restaurants are bountiful, steps from the front door. Nationally acclaimed theaters are 2 blocks. Professional sports teams are close. Too much to list.

Location, Location, Location: Our address in Lincoln Park is one of the most desirable locations in the City of Chicago! Be prepared to be thrilled by Lincoln Park’s restaurant offerings. Within 2 blocks of Halsted Suites are 2 of the nation’s most famous and top ranked restaurants and chefs: Charlie Trotter’s Restaurant and Alinea. The Steppenwolf and the Royal George Theaters are walking distance at just 2 blocks from Halsted Suites. Second City is just under a mile and most Chicagoans call that walking distance. The Greenhouse, Victory Gardens, and Apollo theaters are just over ½ a mile from Halsted Suites. Shopping is fun and special in our unique boutiques and upscale stores you recognize. We are close to Magnificent Mile, 2.2 miles, with all the fantastic Michigan Avenue shopping. The location is central to public transportation, major expressways, and both Chicago airports. We are 15.7 miles to O'Hare Airport and 13.7 miles to Midway Airport.

Licensed with City of Chicago: City of Chicago license number is 2098622 and we are a Member of C.V.R.O.A., Chicago Vacation Rentals Owners Association

PLEASE NOTE: We only accept wire transfers and Paypal after talking with guests. You must call us to inquire about paying via wire transfer or Paypal.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Bridget Dougherty (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, A little Spanish

About Bridget Dougherty

About Us: Bridget has owned this vintage Victorian building for more than 20 years. We like to travel and very much seek out and enjoy staying in furnished suites. That was and still is our inspiration. We are a family of 5 who live in Chicago. We take a lot of pride in our business, in the building. We are available and happy to help make your stay a delight! We love Chicago, we want to share it, and we hope you will love Chicago too!

There are times we need to put a higher priority into guests checking in and staying with us compared with e-mails. Please be patient with us...It is top priority that guests feel comfortable and glad to be staying in our units.

As a small company, there is always a give-and-take with being on site as well as being at the computer. Still, we strive for good customer service all around. Again, our goal is for our guests to be delighted with their Chicago stay.

Why Bridget Dougherty chose Chicago

This property is a nice, vintage building that adds historical value to the neighborhood and to Halsted St. The transportation is terrific and easy for commuting! Neighbors are friendly. There is so much to do and this location is very centrally located in Chicago.

What makes this condo unique

The Victorian front, especially the stained glass windows got Bridget's immediate attention. There is a very warm feel on the property and the backyard is charming. It is also walking distance to TWO el lines! The Brown Line Armitage El stop and the Red Line North Ave. El stop are walking distance. All of the shops and restaurants on Armitage and Halsted are very convenient as well.

Reviews

4.9
based on 34 traveler reviews

Wonderful Urban Lincoln Park Unit near DePaul University
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews
5

Great location and beautifull unit!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was delightfull! Bridget was very nice! Se gave us tips of the city and was easy to reach her!! The unit was like home! It has everything we needed we were a group of 7 people and were well acomodated! The kitchen is very well equiped!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Daytona Beach, FL
5

Lincoln Park Jewell

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous location, great space, clean, wonderful management

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

We had a fabulous time...The place was even nicer than the pictures show!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was perfect! We stayed in the 1st floor unit. There were 3 couples so the 3 bedrooms worked out great. There was just the right amount of space for us to be together yet still have privacy, if needed. The kitchen and baths were updated and fully stocked. Bridget's place was stocked with just about anything we would need..hair dryer, umbrellas, gold reusable coffee filter, instant hot, dvr, heated bathroom floors, extra blankets... The neighborhood provided multiple restaurants/ nightlife/shopping choices. We will definitely be back and will recommend to our friends and family.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Lansing, Michigan
5

Great location, friendly manager

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for 6 high school buddies to get together for a long weekend!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Toronto, Canada
4

The property is in a great location and was very clean and as pictured!

  • 4 of 5

Three couples shared this unit on a pleasure trip to Chicago. We loved being able to gather around the table and living room area to visit. It is close to restaurants and shopping as well as both the brown line and red line for transportation downtown. The bedrooms are small but that wasn't an issue. The kitchen was complete with everything you need and has been nicely remodeled recently. There really is nothing negative to say about our stay except that the owner was not very responsive during the whole process of booking, payment, questions, and check-out whether it be email, phone, or text. We never met her, but when I when I did eventually talk to her she was very pleasant. I would recommend this property if you want to get a feel for a neighborhood type of stay in Chicago. Lincoln Park won't disappoint you. We ate at a wonderful restaurant called "Stella Barra" for dinner, and it is literally steps away! In the summer the backyard area would be great to barbeque and relax. Overall, this apartment was a perfect choice for us!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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4

Comfortable apartment in Lincoln Park

  • 4 of 5

What a terrific apartment. A superb location with excellent surrounding restaurants, bars, shopping and the Steppenwolf Theatre. The bedrooms, whilst small, were fine with very comfortable beds. Excellent bathrooms, kitchen, dining and lounge room and a terrific outdoor space with bbq and seating for entertaining. The apartment was very clean and well-maintained and Bridget responded to all queries promptly and professionally. I would absolutely recommend this apartment for its superb location (walking distance into downtown), to Lincoln Park zoo, to the 606 and everything Chicago has to offer.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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"Great park with events as well as The Bean. Wonderful proximity to other locations."
Willis Tower
"Very pretty views. Plenty of adventure on the Ledge! It is a fun thing to do in Chicago."
Art Institute of Chicago
"Vast collections, especially impressionists. Very peaceful time. Great cafe. Close to oth..."
John Hancock Center
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Second City
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Navy Pier Ferris Wheel
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Clarence Buckingham Fountain
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Field Museum
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Grant Park
"Beautiful, large park with a lot of events during the spring, summer, and fall. Good walk a..."
Soldier Field
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United Center
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Lincoln Park
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Museum of Contemporary Art
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Trattoria Gianni
"Wonderful Italian Restaurant within 2 blocks of Halsted Suites. Traditional Italian food, g..."
Vinci Restaurant
"Good Italian food, warm ambiance."
Taco Joint
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Interurban Cafe & Pastry Shop
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CHEZ MOI
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Summer House Santa Monica
"Wonderful, new Lincoln Park addition. Good food, good service, warm environment."
Coppervine
"Wonderful dining experience. Great wine list and good service, too."
Gepperth's Meat Market
"True butcher shop. Great service, very knowledgeable staff, with delicious meats."
1926 N Halsted St
"Terrific, small museum. The curator is phenomenal and knowledgeable. It's next door to Hal..."
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
"Tapas! Delicious Spanish food and great drink menu."
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria - River North
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Tarantino's
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North Avenue Beach
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Chicago History Museum
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Steppenwolf Theatre Co
"Famous theater with quality productions. If you enjoy theater, don't miss this theater."
Royal George Theatre
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Nookies
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Toast
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Oh Olive Lincoln Park
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Kingston Mines Chicago Blues
"Famous, traditional Blues bar. Great Blues music."
Briar Street Theater
"Really enjoyed The Blue Man Group! Great,. unique, original production."
Wrigley Field
"Wonderful, older, baseball stadium. Home of the Chicago Cubs."
U.S. Cellular Field
"Great outing to see a professional baseball game. Home of the American League White Sox."
Midwest Buddhist Temple
"Welcoming services"
St Michael in Old Town
"Beautiful Catholic Church"
St. Vincent de Paul Parish
"Beautiful Catholic Church"
St Teresa of Avila Church
"Catholic Church"
Saint James Lutheran Church
"Lutheran Church"
Saint Pauls United Church of Christ
"Unitarian Church"
St. Josaphat Church
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St. James Cathedral
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Fourth Presbyterian Church
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Trader Joe's
"Grocery shopping close to Halsted Suites."
Aldi
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Whole Foods Market
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WhirlyBall
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Chicago River Canoe & Kayak
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John G. Shedd Aquarium
"Amazing aquarium. Be sure to purchase the package that includes the show. The visit is not..."
Lincoln Park Zoo
"Just love this zoo! It is large and wonderful. Lots of animals, activities, and celebratio..."
The Magnificent Mile
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Architecture River Cruise
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The Signature Room at the 95th
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Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
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Alinea
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The University of Chicago
"Terrific university. Booth Business School for MBA is here."
Chicago Bulls
"Very fun sporting experience. Great basketball!"
Chicago Water Tower
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Athenian Room
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Greektown
"Great dining. Fun. Diana's is a mainstay."
Chicago Architecture Foundation
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Macy's State Street
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Goose Island Brewpub
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Harold Washington Library
"Beautiful public library. Huge!"
DePaul University
"Great university. Good education, terrific location, active campus."
Chinatown
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Downtown Chicago
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Nearest Airport
15.79 Miles
O'Hare International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Marquis, The Store, Black Duck, Tilli's
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Waveland Public Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Brown Line el and Red Line el
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
90, Kennedy Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Black Duck,Karyn's, Taco Joint, King Crab, Vinci
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Cross Country Skiing in Lincoln Park
Car: not necessary

We are walking distance to DePaul University, Lincoln Park Zoo, and North Avenue Beach. Lincoln Park Zoo and North Ave. Beach are an easy walk or 73 Armitage bus ride.. Close to Oz Park and Adams Playlot. There is a lot of shopping steps outside our door. You can shop at places such as Lori's Shoes, The Tie Bar, Giggle, BCBG, Lululemon, Title Nine, MAC Cosmetics, Benefit, Kiehl's, Art Effect, Sonador, Warby Parker, and many other shops. Great restaurants just out the door like The SummerHouse, Oyster Bah, Alinea, Pasta Palazzo, Tratoria Gianni, Interurban, Tarantino's, Athenian Room, Ja' Grill, Chicago Bagel Authority, The Blue Door, Chez Moi, Balena, The Taco Joint, Nookies, and more.

Other Activities: running, biking, tennis, swimming, city tours, professional sports like the Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Bears, and Bulls.

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Rates & Availability

Chicago Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early Summer
May 19 2016 - Jun 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$290
From
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,070
$8,280
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
July and August
Jul 1 2016 - Sep 5 2016
4 night minimum stay
$305
From
$325
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,280
$8,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall and Holiday
Sep 6 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$280
From
$290
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,000
$5,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$280
From
$290
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,000
$5,775
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 16.4%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
We do not hold reservations until we receive the completed rental agreement
City of Chicago License 2098622
1 night payment is deposit to hold reservation
30 days prior to check-in the full balance due
$500.00 security deposit upon check-in,returned within 21 days if no damage
Accept Visa, Amex, MC, Discover-must call to wire or Paypal

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Chicago Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Heated flooring, green toilets that are water saving and have flushing options to maximize water savings, lots of mirrors and great lighting
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Masterbedroom - 1 queen , fireplace in bedroom
  • Cozy, romantic bedroom, TV in room with remote control, overhead lights on dimmers, roman shades have room darkening liners
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Waterproof and allergy barrier pillow covers and mattress covers. Organic cotton bedding used where available or accessible. All roman shades have a room darkening liner as does the back full light panel for sleeping comfort. Aerobeds available for additional sleeping options. If your party desires a private chef, that can be accommodated, for an additional fee, at your request. Daily maid service may also be arranged for an additional fee at your request. Baby equipment is available for rental, so please let us know what you need.

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