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Teri Smith

Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Teri's Chicago Guest House * Shoreline Suite * 3 Blocks to Wrigleyville

39 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

North Side Apartment Rental Photos and Description

SHORELINE SUITE (2nd floor in 3 Flat): 2 bedroom (4beds) 2 bath Sleeps: Max 6

City of Chicago License Number's:

#2084364, #2084365, #2084368,#2084370,#2084371, #2084372

$500 Will Secure Your Reservation / Balance Due 30 Days Prior To Arrival

NO BOOKING FEES!

CALL TERI: 312 952 5150

SIMPLY CHARMING!

2nd Floor of the Three-Flat

Walk in to the home and the first thing you notice is nothing has been taken for granted. You’ll be engulfed in warm inviting hues. The beauty & integrity of the historic Greystone recaptured; undeniably charming.

Glance around and you’ll see large, colorful original pieces of art everywhere. Some humorous, some rather unexpected or peculiar but never boring— each one guaranteed to evoke your interest & curiosity.

The furnishings with beautiful textures & colors, modern perfectly paired with vintage, comfortable & cozy. And it doesn’t end there, walk outside and enjoy the sight, sounds & smells of the beautiful gardens that provide respite from the hustle & bustle of the city!

A home designed with the intent of providing a unique & unforgettable experience for you your family and friends.

ALWAYS call / email to confirm availability. I have 6 apartments and do my best to accommodate all of my guests.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Teri Smith (Property Manager)
Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Teri Smith

Someone once told me 'Find a job you love & never work a day in your life' Glad I took that advice! Running Chicago Guest House was the BEST decision I ever made in my life!

Looking back, I probably should have taken a lot more good advice; guess it's never too late! :o)

Teri Smith purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Teri Smith chose Chicago

This is not your typical cookie-cutter rental; my personality & style shines through!

My goal has always been to have my Guests experience the sense of having arrived ‘home’ when they walk through the door---to feel as comfortable & relaxed here in Chicago as they do their own home.

Each time I read another testimonial; I think to myself. Mission Accomplished!

What makes this apartment unique

The Guest House on Lakewood Avenue has three apartments, each floor can be rented separately or rent them together for larger gatherings--up to 21.

It's great to all be under one roof, without being on top of one another--the three separate spaces offer privacy when you need it.

And best of all--the little piece of nature outside the back door. The garden is private & peaceful--perfect place to decompress, relax and enjoy.

Reviews

4.9
based on 39 traveler reviews

Teri's Chicago Guest House * Shoreline Suite * 3 Blocks to Wrigleyville
average rating of 4.948718 based on 39 reviews
5

"I left my chewing gum on the bedpost overnight!"

  • 5 of 5

At this lovely and cozy guest house three blocks from Wrigley Field in Chicago. Teri, the owner of this incomparable property, honestly and unselfishly helped us find lodging at the 11th hour. Teri's home exudes warmth and charm, class and concern for the extreme comfort and well being of her guests. It's typically the little things(way too many to enumerate here) that show weather or not an owner truly cares and values your patronage. I would stay here again in a heartbeat! Thank you Teri and .....Go Cubs!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Howard!!! I was more than happy to help; what I would hope someone would do for me if I were in the same predicament. And I couldn't be more pleased to hear that all the little touches were noticed AND most importantly appreciated. I really do my best to make sure my guests are coming 'home' and not just staying at a rental property. I look forward to your return one day. Teri
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5

Super Awesome, Super Sweet! Everything & More!!!

  • 5 of 5

The listing description was very accurate and the place was bigger than what are seen in the photos and what we expected. The location is right in Wrigleyville, a few blocks from Wrigley field, and just 2 blocks from N. Clark Street, the main street of Wrigleyville. The backyard patio is a great place to hang out. I rented a mid-size SUV and it fitted perfectly in the garage, which holds two vehicles. It was so convenient, since I do not have to park on the street.

As I mentioned, the layout is bigger than what is seen in the photos and larger than what we expected. The 3rd floor had two bathrooms and three bedrooms. Everyone was comfortable and space to spread out. My four friends and I were impressed with the amenities and especially the location.

The property is super clean and had a well-equipped kitchen. The property also included a dish washer, washer, and dryer.

Property manager Teri is SUPER AWESOME! I arrived early at 9AM of my check-in day, and she was able to let me open up the property early. The regular check-in time is 3PM. It go without saying, she gave us extraordinary customer service. She was very responsive to our emails, phone calls, and requests.

A big YES! I would definitively recommend this property to my friends or relatives.

Simply, the property is in the heart of Wrigleyville (North side of Chicago) and minutes from downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan. Therefore, you will be minutes from tons of attractions and restaurants. Wrigleyville’s nightlife is just right there, a hop away from the property. I wish we would have stayed a few more days to see other attractions and dine at the famous Chicago eateries.

I would definitively go back and stay here, because of the property manager, Teri, the property, and location!!!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Place -- Great Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We had two apartments for a family graduation. The apartments were spotless, well supplied, attractive. Bedding was very comfortable. We loved it.

Neighborhood was outstanding -- we used Red and Brown Line trains close by, did errands on N. Southport St., and the neighborhood was the perfect combination of quiet and active -- quiet tree lined streets, and then a block over great empanadas. Loved staying in a low-rise neighborhood. Chicago has plenty of skyscrapers and bustle, which is fun, but a few stops on the CTA and you are waking to the birds singing. Strong recommend. Ben S., Massachusetts.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Place -- Great Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We had two apartments for a family graduation. The apartments were spotless, well supplied, attractive. Bedding was very comfortable. We loved it.

Neighborhood was outstanding -- we used Red and Brown Line trains close by, did errands on N. Southport St., and the neighborhood was the perfect combination of quiet and active -- quiet tree lined streets, and then a block over great empanadas. Loved staying in a low-rise neighborhood. Chicago has plenty of skyscrapers and bustle, which is fun, but a few stops on the CTA and you are waking to the birds singing. Strong recommend. Ben S., Massachusetts.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN and COMFORTABLE Chicago Guest House #1 Goal!! Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay I look forward to having you back Teri, Owner
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4

Outstanding Place to Stay in Chicago!

  • 4 of 5

If you want to do Chicago right, you must stay in the Chicago Guest House. You are walking distance from Wrigley Stadium, great/local restaurants, bars and musical entertainment. Plus, you are a 15 minute train ride downtown. The Chicago Guest House is absolutely adorable. With 3 spacious rooms and two baths, we had no issues with 6 people staying together. And the backyard is too perfect for words. Great place to sit and chat. You can even buy wine and steaks around the corner and then grill till your hearts content.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely Wrigleyville Respite

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here. The location was ideal, the apartment was lovely, clean and well appointed, and parking in the backyard garage was easy. Host was very responsive and made check-in/out very easy. If you're headed to Wrigleyville for a Cubs game (you can walk there) or you just want a place that's centrally located, this is a great choice.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
O'Hare or Midway
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Too many to mention
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sydney R. Marovitz (9 holes)
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Red Line Train
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
294
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Too Many to Mention
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
North Avenue or Oak Street Beach

About

LAKEVIEW / WRIGLEYVILLE

WRIGLEY FIELD

Home to our beloved Cubs. Whether you get to see a game or not, you don't want to miss taking a stroll over to the corner of Clark and Addison to see one of baseball’s oldest ball parks nestled among the historic greystone buildings that make up this charming neighborhood—a beautiful sight!

SHOPPING

Spend the day shopping Southport Avenue’s trendy boutiques and Belmont Avenue’s quirky shops and vintage stores for those one of a kind finds!

THE NIGHT LIFE

Live music and dancing for the young and old alike

'OFF LOOP' THEATRES

Comedy & Improv at it’s best--guaranteed a good time!

DINING

Tamales to Tiramisu --the dining choices are endless!

Though you may be tempted to never leave the neighborhood, it would be a shame to miss out on all the city has to offer! Jump on either a Brown or Red Line train--either will take you direct to downtown and all of Chicago's attractions!

Or if you're up to the challenge, walk or ride along the spectacular lakefront to downtown. Divvy Bikes are available in the neighborhood and there is really no better way to really see this amazing city! Ride alongside the beautiful boat filled harbors, and through the lush and colorful gardens of Lincoln Park and while you’re there, catch a glimpse of some of the animals at the zoo. And though it’s only a four mile ride, you may enjoy a little energy break at one of the three beach side bistro's along the way! Once downtown, you can park the bike at any of hundreds of stations throughout the city.

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Rates & Availability

North Side Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
HIGH SEASON
May 1 2016 - Nov 7 2016
3 night minimum stay
$389
$2,179
 
 
FALL / WINTER
Nov 8 2016 - Dec 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$311
$1,742
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$389
$2,179
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,394
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$311
$1,742
 
 
High Season
Apr 27 2017 - Nov 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$389
$2,179
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$389
$2,179
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 21.4%

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NO BOOKING FEES!
CALL TERI: 312 952 5150

SIGNED LEASE
$500 Will Secure Your Reservation / Balance Due 30 Days Prior To Arrival
Rates posted 'may' not apply to holidays/special events

2 Nights may be considered for last minute or mid week stays

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

North Side Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Lake
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • All toiletries provided
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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