|Minimum Stay||30 nights|
Villa Verdone gives you a neighborhood experience like no other in downtown Chicago! This historic 1890's Georgian at 55 E. Cedar in the heart of the Gold Coast has elegantly furnished apartments that feel like home for two to twenty-two guests.
Only 1/2 block from both Michigan Avenue by Oak Beach for swimming, Magnificent Mile shopping, and the fabulous restaurants and nightlife of Rush Street. This truly is the BEST location on Home Away and VRBO! Rent entire estate or one floor for smaller groups and corporate events! (see VRBO 456620)
As you enter the beautiful marble hall, this romantic haven has a grand European feel. Hinting at Chicago's past, with high ceilings, fireplace, hardwood floors all all the comforts of home. Each has two separate bedrooms with queen size beds, additional sleeper/sofa in the living room, formal dining room, fully equipped granite kitchen with gas stove, microwave, coffee maker, blender and all the pots and pans necessary to create a gourmet meal.
Your estate apartments feature Chicago hand-crafted mattresses with 1600 threadcount brushed Egyptian cotton sheets, fireplace, NEW 55' Smart LCD TV's with DVD players and free wifi.
Guests will appreciate fragrant Lemongrass shampoo's, hair dryer, iron, free washer/dryer and mini-gym with NordicTrack treadmill and weights on the ground floor. Parking available for one car on first come basis.
Rates depend on number of guests, length of stay, and time of year. Perfect for family gatherings and large corporate events for up to 22 guests in several apartments. For neighborhood, go to Maps and 'WALK' to everything to see awesome location.
I live in San Francisco and Cedar Street is our family estate. This 1880's Georgian was lovingly restored four years ago to serve numerous family relatives while visiting Chicago. We offer our three chic suites when not in town. Walk to Oak Beach, Rush Street nightlife and Magnificent Mile shopping.
Michael purchased this apartment in 2006
I stayed in the Villa Verdone apartment with some friends in early October for a week and it was everything it promised to be and more! The location is unbeatable with the restaurants and bars of Rush street around the corner and the north end of downtown with the Hancock tower etc a few minutes walk away. The apartment itself is stylish and very comfortable as well as surprisingly quiet despite being so central. I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone, particularly those visiting Chicago for the first time and keen to be centrally located. Michael was always very helpful and responded to any queries promptly.
Considering the price of the rental, one would expect excellent mattresses, which these were not. Location and a good night sleep are what one would expect. Location is excellent, mattresses need significant upgrade and should be done immediately otherwise I would look elsewhere. I rent my house out and know what is expected of a luxury rental. This didn't compare!
Location and comfort are the key words... just 1/2 block from intersection of Rush and State Streets with shopping and restaurants all around. Property is 4-story residence divided into 4 apartments with common stairway and key code entry door on each floor. The three 2-bedroom units have large living rooms and dining rooms and well equipped kitchens. Beds are comfortable and living room hide-a-bed couches have inflatable mattress with electric pump (much better than a folding mattress)
Great location to walk around and sight see. I would book again at this property.
We had a wonderful stay in Chicago. Very comfortable accommodations and beautiful.
I have no worries in recommending this rental. The location alone deserves 5 stars. Once our overstuffed luggage was in our third floor rental we were able to negotiate our third floor apartment easily. Now honestly for a non stair climber its a steep climb from the second to third floor but once you are there it is worth it. Restaurants, shopping, wandering about are right there outside your door. Our family of 5 were more than comfortable and the "nest" thermostat was easy to use and keep us warm and cozy. Kitchen was fully stocked and neat and tidy. Bathrooms were also stocked and I grabbed a couple more towels from laundry room on main floor so we were covered during morning getting ready to get out the door. Sofa was cozy and we had plenty of seating for 5 adults. We look forward to another visit soon.....maybe tomorrow?
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.