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Best Deck in town next to Subway Station HUGE WEEKDAY DISCOUNTS

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Enjoy all that Chicago has to offer and then come home and relax on the huge (20 x20) deck with the best skyline views in the city. This is a charming Condo in the perfect location. Have the neighborhood feel with dozens of great places to go for a bite to eat within a couple blocks, and also explore Chicago's tourist highights which are all very easily accessible from the Subway station that is literally 30 feet from the front door.

The unit has all the amenities you will need for a weekend getaway or a month long stay. It features an upgraded kitchen with granite counters, brand new stainless appliances, dishwasher, laundry in unit, a 2 person jetted jacuzzi soaking tub, a large dining area, a nice desk and workspace with inspiring skyline views, 48 in. flat screen TV, cable, Wi-Fi, Steam Shower and a BBQ grill on the massive private deck.

The location is ideal. Take the Blue line door to door from O'Hare, it is 30 feet to the Chicago Ave Subway (no noise) station. The Chicago Ave. Bus is also 30 feet away. 3 Blocks to the Halsted Bus which will take you north to Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Wrigley Field, etc and south to Greektown and the West Loop. The Property is 1 mile from the Sears (Willis) Tower, 1.25 miles from the Magnificent Mile, but in a great little neighborhood away from the hustle, bustle and tourists of the Loop and River North. If you are driving, we are located 1 block to the Exit/Entrance to the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/ 94).

The Layout of the Unit is great. There is a lot of common living space, with a nice dining area off of the Updated Kitchen. Another large space set up as an office with a desk facing the skyline. This leads to teh huge living rooom with seating for at least 10 around the large flat screen TV. The Downstairs Bathroom holds the huge Jetted soaking tub. Upstairs has the 2 bedrooms, one of which is 24x14. The large Master bedroom holds a King sized bed and 2 sets of bunk beds, one twin over twin and one twin over full, and has awesome views of the city. The smaller private bedroom has a Queen bed and a nice desk area. The upstairs bathroom features new upgraded vanity and tile and an enclosed steam shower. Laundry is found in the upstairs bath. The highlight is the monster deck out the back door of the second floor. Enjoy your morning coffee, a glass of wine before you head out, or have a great Chicago night staying in with friends and grilling out.

I lived in this unit for 10 years, so if you have any questions about the location or the unit, please ask. I love this city, and I want all of my guests to enjoy themselves too!

Keywords: wicker park, chicago, bucktown, 2 bedroom, Downtown, subway, el, Millennium Park, River West, Ukrainian, View, Loop, jacuzzi, King bed, Queen bed, family, vacation, condo,updated, dining, nightlife, view,

More Details

Owner
Steve
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About Steve

I am a Realtor who specializes in the Wicker Park/ Bucktown/ Ukranian Village/ River West area. I have resided in the area for 15 years, and just love it. If you have any questions, feel free to ask, I can point out some fun under the radar activities that you will just love. This unit was actually my home for 10 years, and I hope you love staying there as much as I enjoyed it!!

Steve purchased this condo in 2001

Why Steve chose Chicago

I fell in love with this property when I listed it for sale for a client. At the time I was trying to find a building to house a bed and breakfast. The bed and breakfast never materialized, but I like to keep the dream alive with this vacation rental unit.

What makes this condo unique

Check out the pictures of the deck. Its absolutely huge (20 x20). Have friends and family over for a Barbeque, or just enjoy the sunrise and sunset over the gorgeous skyline.

Amenities

Goose Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Best Deck in town next to Subway Station HUGE WEEKDAY DISCOUNTS
average rating of 4.493976 based on 83 reviews
5

Perfect for our needs and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had our annual board meeting at this location. It was 7 of us and we had individual beds, enough space inside and outisde to sit together for meals and meetings.

It was so close to downtown where we can take a break and have hang outs together.

Steve was quick to response to our questions/requests. We had a very positive experience.

I would recommend this place to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

Great deck, lots of space, comfy beds, sleeps a ton of people would be great for groups! Just beware of the steps if you have someone older in your group or big bags (like us). But totally worth it and we had a great time!! Thanks, Steve!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Convenient spacious urban oasis

  • 4 of 5

We loved the deck

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Easy check in and great location

  • 5 of 5

Great location right next to a blue line station for easy transportation. Parking was easy and available across the street, even without parking passes.

Steve was very responsive and urged me to contact him if I needed anything. That was unnecessary, though, because the stay was fantastic.

Thank you to Steve for renting out this great property!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Room With A View

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is ideally situated 2 minutes from the sub way

There are plenty food options close by and also a CVS supermarket

The apartment is very spacious with a large lounge , dining room and Kitchen

Two bathrooms one downstairs and one upstairs

Two large bedrooms with lots of cupboard space

The roof deck was fantastic and we had lovely weather during our stay so we could take advantage of it

We sat having a few drinks watching the world go by

The television was in HD with many channels to choose from

We could even get our English Soccer on it

Steve was quick to answer any questions I had

The area was very safe and everyone we spoke to very helpful and friendly

I can highly recommend Steves apartment and if we go back to Chicago we would stay here again

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place for urban exploration

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 5 nights while in town for work. Great place and awesome location, would be great for a family get-together with all the extra bunk beds and space. Walking distance to lots of stuff, and easy access to blue line and buses. Watch out for the weekend nights though, they'll really crank the price up.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
O'Hare
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Matchbox
Nearest Train
0.01 Miles
Blue Line
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
I-90
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Silver Palm
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Oak Street

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Rates & Availability

Goose Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
July 22nd Weekend
Jul 21 2017 - Jul 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,200
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
From
$600
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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