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Rick Hughes

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Roscoe Village/Wrigleyville/Lincoln Park/Lakeview,North Center/New Building

119 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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3 bedroom 2 bath with high end finishes and over 2100 sq. ft of living area

Welcome to your home away from home in Roscoe Village a very family friendly neighborhood with many local shops and restaurants to choose from.This newly constructed very spacious 2100 square ft. quiet,warm and welcoming private 3 bedroom suite is complete with a high end kitchen and equipped with stainless appliances,granite counter tops along with brand name furnishing.Our bedrooms include 1-King size master bedroom and 2-Queen size bedroom suites along with 2 full baths.All of the rooms are equipped with flat screen plasma TVs,free cable and surround sound.There is a I pod/I phone docking station,blue tooth wireless access and a printer along with a full a ADT Security system.In the rear of the building is a small balcony off of the master suite along with a large private deck exclusive to this unit with lounge chairs and a Weber gas grill.All of our laundry and bedding is sent out to be professionally laundered,along with a very extensive cleaning of the entire unit between every stay.There is plenty of free street parking available throughout the neighborhood.This unit is a licensed hotel as required by the City of Chicago on all vacation rentals and we are fully insured. Please come and visit our wonderful neighborhood and enjoy all there is to do in Roscoe Village.

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Located in center of all the shopping and dining opportunities available on Roscoe Street and short stroll to South-port Corridor Located 2 blocks from CTA bus stops and 4 blocks from Brown line.

Only 1.25 mile west of Wrigley Field- easy walk or quick cab ride away. 2 miles west of Lake Michigan’s beautiful shoreline. Close to many other hot & happening neighborhoods that make up Chicago’s wonderful city. West of Wrigleyville/Lakeview, North of Bucktown/Wicker Park, South of Lincoln Square/North Center.

Easy access to numerous children’s parks with water features, ball parks, slides, & swings.

We know how precious your time is and try to respond to all inquires within a few hours at the latest.

NOTE- There is a 1% County tax added to all vacation rentals on May 1st 2016 along with a 4% tax was also passed by the City council on July 1st 2016 bringing the total tax to 21.4%. We have tried to adjust our price per unit to bring a bit of financial relief to all of our return and future guests.

IMPORTANT As you search for a vacation rental please be aware of the Chicago ordinance on all vacation rentals that require a hotel license.We have had guest show up to other unlicensed units in the city only to find out they have been shut down by the city and call desperately seeking other options.Ask for license number.

Chicago Vacation Rental License No:2158275

No Pets/No Smoking

Corporate Rental Rates Available

Rates are based on 2 guest occupancy.Holiday rates may apply

Minimum 3 night stay Jan.3 to February 29th

Minimum 4 night stay Mar.1st to Dec.30th (3 nights on weekdays)

For a accurate quote e-mail or call owner

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Rick Hughes (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Rick Hughes

My wife and I have been in Roscoe village for 10 years and decided to build a 3 flat in Roscoe Village for a space to open my wife's boutique and to place 2 apartments above for a upscale vacation rental option and have constructed them accordingly.We love the neighborhood and all there is to offer.

Rick Hughes purchased this apartment in 2011

What makes this apartment unique

Benefits of our place over others-

-Lightweight concrete between floors

-Soundproofing insulation between floors.

-Soundproofing between every interior wall with mineral wool insulation.

-Top of the line furniture and appliances

-In unit full size washer and dryer

-All laundry and bedding sent out for professional cleaning

-Extensive top to bottom cleaning between every stay

-Children's reading and play area

-T.Vs in every room

-Security System

-Office printer

-Private Balcony off Master

-Exclusive 450 sq ft deck in the rear of the building

-Close to all forms of transportation

-Located in the middle of a upscale neighborhood with many things to do along with great dining,and many boutiques for shopping.


based on 119 traveler reviews

Roscoe Village/Wrigleyville/Lincoln Park/Lakeview,North Center/New Building
average rating of 4.9915967 based on 119 reviews

Amazing Chicago Home in Family-Friendly Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Our Chicago stay was fantastic, and the visit was enhanced by the beautiful Rick Highes home we experienced in Roscoe Village. The house/home more than met our expectations---gorgeous yet family friendly. The details in the decor and construction are wonderful. Three couples spent 3 days/nights in this home, and there was plenty of room to accommodate all of us.

'Twas a short walk to the El Train, and we quickly learned the ropes of Chicago train travel.

The little area of Roscoe has a variety of restaurants, pubs, and other eating areas to meet anyone's needs.

Rick is a most conscientious host and was there to meet/greet us as we arrived and then again as we departed.

We all felt very safe in this home as it was well equipped with an electronic security system.

We will definitely stay here again when we return to Chicago.

California (Rural from the most northwest part of the State) Couples

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bonnie for taking the time for a review as you continue your vacation,we really appreciate it! All the best to you .Rick and Jodi
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Beautiful home!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved the 5 days we stayed at this beautiful home. Rick was a wonderful host and had everything we needed to make our stay with 3 small children very pleasant! Roscoe village is a wonderful neighborhood and central to all Chicago has to offer. We loved our stay here and will definitely be coming back next time we visit Chicago!

Thanks Rick!!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jody,Thanks for taking the time for the review we really appreciate it! Hope to see you all again.All the best.Rick and Jodi
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Absolutely Awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5

Staying at this beautiful property made the experience of our son's wedding absolutely perfect in every single way! The beds were so comfortable, with the softest sheets👍𣐮 The master suite had an enormous walk-in closet and a bathroom that hit the nail on the head. The kitchen was fully stocked with all the appliances and dishes we could use, plus a dishwasher! The granite and marble counters throughout, high ceilings, and incredible trim details give the house a spa feel. There are FOUR flat screen TVs in the house. We enjoyed coffee on the back deck in the morning, and drinks on it at night. ALL the appliances are top of the line, including the washer and dryer. Rick, the owner, could not have been more hospitable! He pointed out the great restaurants in the neighborhood, and we enjoyed one of the best meals of our lives at Piazza Bella the night we arrived (handmade pasta, delicious! Thank you, Lupe!). The wedding and reception were at Architectural Artifacts, about 5 minutes away from the house. I had my hair done 4 doors down at Exsalonce. Every single thing we needed was either at the house or close by! I read all the reviews, but have never rented a home before, so was very tentative. However, the reviews, all 5-star with good reason, were on point! This felt like home from the start, and we can't wait to come back. I cannot recommend this house highly enough! Thank you, Rick!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome!!!!! Thanks for taking the time for the review and hope to see you all again! Best.Rick and Jodi
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home away from home...but better!

  • 5 of 5

First of all Rick was an amazing host. He was so great about touching base prior to our arrival to make sure we were all set for our first vacation with the baby. He met us for check in and gave us a thorough run down on the apartment and the neighborhood, both of which were highlights of our stay. The apartment itself is gorgeous and was the perfect place for us and another family with baby to stay together. Plenty of room, great beds, great kitchen to cook meals in and a beautiful deck to take in the sunshine or eat al fresco. Plus - he even had a play pen and a booster seat! The neighborhood is also a great location. Lots of places to eat and several cute shops all within walking distance, including a grocery store. There is also a great park nearby. We took a quick bus ride to Wrigley Field for a Cubs game and uber rides were short to the downtown area and Lincoln Park/Zoo. After all the sight seeing - the steam shower and the massage chair in the master bedroom were big bonuses !! We will definitely stay again the next time we come to town. Highly highly recommend this place for families and those traveling with little ones.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Iwa,We want to thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule for such a kind review,we really appreciate it! Hope to see you all again.All the best! Rick and Jodi
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Simply Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 5 adults stay at this wonderful property. All I can say is "look no more" if this is the size space you're looking for! Extremely comfortable in all aspects, walking distance to shopping, restaurants, bars, Wrigley, and the Brown Line, and very clean. If you need to go further, we never waited longer than 7-8 minutes for an Uber to arrive. Rick was so easy to work with from beginning to end, and he will give lots of great advice if you need local information. The steam shower in the master bath is amazing! High end appliances, a nice deck out back, well-appointed kitchen. Can't say enough good things. The cherry on top was a refund of our security/damage deposit the SAME DAY we checked out - almost unheard of, at least in my experience with VRBO properties! We will definitely be back should our plans take us to Chicago again. Thanks Rick and Jodi for the stay in your beautiful flat!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time Elizabeth we really appreciate all the kind words.all the best.Rick and Jodi
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Great experience in luxury

  • 5 of 5

The guests' reviews are fully true. The condo is simply great. It features, inter alia, a very large gas stove and oven, a very large freezer plus ice cube machine, a massage armchair, a bathtub with Jacuzzi effect, a very large shower with hot steam, air conditioning and heating system in the floors, 4 large flat screen TVs, a printer, lots of chinaware and glasses, a kids' corner, a large private Terrasse with barbecue devices, etc. etc. Almost no noise in the bedrooms: enjoy a calm sleep.

The nighborhood is nice, kid and family friendly but not too fancy. Find two supermarkets (including upscaled Mariano's) in a distance of 500 m (a third of a mile), approx. 8 restaurants, 4 taps, coffee shops, two wine bars and several boutiques close to the condo. We recommend the Turkish restaurant just opposite to the apartment, the Cuban restaurant is fun (bring your own bottle of wine). The Italian is good as well but its wine bottle prices are too high. The Metro's Pauline station (CTA brown line) is about a 8 minutes walk and the line gets you to the Loop within 20 minutes for USD 2,50. Parking spaces are allways available around the corner, but one doesn't need a car.

Rick is very friendly and helps you instantly when needed.

We spent super vacations there (two adults, three kids) and are really sad that we couldn't stay longer.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Martin,Thank you all for taking the time for the review and all the kind words,I'm a bit surprised you didn't mention the GERMAN made Lieberr fridge! (lol). Im glad to see you all made it back to Germany easier than the way here! It was a pleasure having you all here for 3 weeks and hope to see you all again in the future.All the best to you all.Rick and Jodi
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

North Side Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Off Season
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 21.4%

Rates are based on 2 guest occupancy.Holiday rates will apply
Min. of 4 nights on all Holidays and 5 nights on Christmas and Thanksgiving
Minimum 3 night stay Jan.3 to Feb.29th
Minimum 3 night stay Mar.1st to Dec.30th (Unless stated)

For a accurate quote e-mail or call owner
500.00 Damage deposit required
We are a licensed and insured hotel as required by the city of Chicago on all vacation rentals within city limits. Lic.#21582
Rates are subject to change

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North Side Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 bathrooms come with Hair Dryers,Full set of all cotton towels,washcloths,hand towels (set of 16)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) Queen size Beds (2), Child Beds (1) Twin fold away bed, Baby Cribs 1 Grayco Playpen
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Construction Details - The entire unit is foam and fiber wool insulated for maximum interior noise control. - Light weight concrete under hardwood floors for sound proofing between units. -Full masonry building. -Safe and secure iron fencing around perimeter of building.

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