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Mag Mile!- Beautiful Brownstone- the Best Location Downtown.

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Your home away from home in the heart of downtown Chicago!

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Last updated: 02/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Gold Coast condo description

City of Chicago Vacation Rental License #2125367. Rent Legally.

Forget Lincoln Park and Wrigleyville...too far north. Enjoy the Chicago neighborhood feel while being literally right around the corner from all you are going to Chicago for. Walk, walk, walk.

* 1 Bedroom
* 900 square feet
* GRANITE, Stainless, SUB-ZERO Custom Kitchen
* Sleeps 4 with Queen size luxury E-Z Bed. Better than a sofa bed!
* Flatscreen TV with FREE HD
* FREE WIRELESS Internet-5 MPBS
* Ample Public PARKING available just down the street.


Another FIRST CLASS CHICAGO property! This is one of three apartments in our brownstone (others are #'s 179389 and 179390) View our VIDEO on the tab to the left to view the surrounding neighborhood and interiors! Also click on the link under our calendar for a 360 degree walkthrough of the apartment which YOU control.

You've found it! Location, Location, Location! An historic 1890's brownstone in the heart of the exclusive Gold Coast where Chicago's elite reside. You absolutely cannot beat this location at E. Cedar St. between Rush and Lake Shore Drive. An artful blend of elegance and tradition housed in an original Brownstone building. Classic heritage, with charming decor that is tranquil and soothing with all new contemporary furnishings. The building is an historic architectural gem that blends romantic, 19th century ambience with modern comforts for today's traveler. Add your own chapter to the rich heritage of this storybook brownstone and experience a true classic when you stay at East Cedar.

Dining? This luxury, one bedroom, one bath brownstone condominium has everything you need within a short walk. You are literally around the corner from the famous Gibson's, Tavern on Rush, Hugo's Frog Bar, Morton's, Carmine's, Lux Bar, Lou Malnati's PIZZA, Corner Bakery, and the list goes on and on. For groceries, there is a Treasure Island within a short walk from the building.

Shopping? The world famous shopping mecca of the Magnificent Mile is two blocks from your front door where you can hit Tiffany’s, Saks, Ralph Lauren, AMERICAN GIRL, Nordstrom's, Banana Republic, Pottery Barn, H&M, DISNEY, Nike, Apple, Crate&Barrel, and all that is offered in Water Tower Place. Museums, Oak Street Beach, Navy Pier, Carriage Rides, the Chicago River, the Theater District, the Art District and more, is all at your fingertips.

When you get back home, relax in your spacious (900 s.f.) and well appointed luxury condominium complete with warm and comfortable furnishings, hardwood and granite flooring, fireplace, and full kitchen with granite countertops, custom cabinets, and stainless steel appliances.

You will not be disappointed!

We welcome those interested in everything from long weekend retreats to week long vacations to corporate rentals. This is a Non-Smoking unit and although we love pets, they are not allowed in the condominium.

LARGER GROUPS- If you have more in your party, we also have another 1bd/1ba (900 sq. ft.)(VRBO#179390) as well as a 2bd/2ba (1,800 sq.ft.)(VRBO#179389) in the same brownstone which is available for rent as well! Same great finishes and styling, same great brownstone!

Don't listen to us!...SEE WHAT PREVIOUS GUESTS HAVE TO SAY about the quality of our homes and more importantly, our service, responsiveness, flexibility, and integrity! Also look at our guest books of our other homes (VRBO #'s 115555, 179389, 179390, and 73121).

We wanted to let everyone know that the City of Chicago's new vacation rental ordinance now prohibits owners from renting their home as a vacation home without a license!

We are very happy and proud to announce that we are one of the very few in the City of Chicago that have obtained the Vacation Rental License required by EVERY vacation rental. This will allow us to continue offering out of town folks the experience of living like a local Chicagoan!

PLEASE check our calendar below to make sure your requested dates are available.

Keywords: Condominium, Apartment, Flat, Brownstone

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Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a Queen EZ Bed (you can just take this ingeniously engineered guest bed from the closet, plug it in, and it automatically inflates in less than 3 minutes) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    5 MPBS-High Speed Internet...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet:

    5 MPBS-High Speed Internet...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Payment Type

  • Amex
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
from 48 traveler reviews
Beautiful stained glass windows in the living room 07/01/2009

VRBO Bear stayed here:


Our recent bear travels brought us to the lovely Gold Coast neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side. We experienced the culture firsthand in this beautiful Victorian Brownstone, amidst a quiet tree-lined picturesque street. What a delight!

This prime location offers an array of activities within close proximity. The famous Magnificent Mile can be found a few blocks away, where you will find every kind of shop imaginable for the seasoned shopper to the shopping browser. Elegant and casual dining can be found within a short scenic walk. Enjoy the historical churches and buildings that align the perfectly manicured Michigan Avenue. Stroll along the paved pedestrian walkway to Navy Pier where you will find shops, rides and fun for all ages at this local tourist attraction. An assortment of elegant and casual dining can be found a few scenic blocks away. Attend a variety of theaters and museums throughout the city, which are easily accessible by public transportation.

The owners were accommodating and hospitable, creating an enjoyable stay from the start. We loved the brownstone’s ideal location and the brownstone’s interior was equally charming. We were impressed with a private entryway and winding staircase leading us up to the third floor apartment. We found it roomy and sophisticated yet it was comfortably equipped with all the necessities of home. The stained glass windows in the living room added to the tasteful décor. Beautiful hardwood and granite flooring throughout, an updated kitchen and an elegant bedroom gave us the Victorian ambiance and antique charm we were hoping to experience!

We were delighted to experience Chicago by staying in this fabulous brownstone apartment nestled in a quaint neighborhood and are sure you will as well!

The VRBO Bear

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Base Rate
2 night min stay
$205 $235
Fri, Sat
Shoulder
Mar 16 - Apr 30
2 night min stay
$235 $260
Fri, Sat
High
May 1 - Dec 31
2 night min stay
$260 $285
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $95 + tax
  • Damage Protection- Rental Insurance ($3k Coverage) $49
  • Tax Rate 16.4%

Notes:

3 night minimum stay is required over any portion of a weekend (Fri/Sat).

$49 Rental Insurance Policy with $3,000 coverage may be purchased in place of a Refundable Damage Deposit of $300.


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Location

Half a block to Oak Street Beach and around the corner from the heart of the Mag Mile. You cannot get this type of convenience by staying in Lincoln Park, Wrigleyville, or South Loop. A perfect mixture of tree-lined street, neighborhood charm and being in the heart of the action that is downtown Chicago.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Mark and Ashley are a husband and wife team that have one foot planted firmly in Chicago. As a former Chicago resident for 10 years, Ashley has both friends and family in Chicago. We have twins who love to visit Chicago! They both know that Dad's favorite building is the Hancock.

Why the Owner Chose Gold Coast:
There is only one Gold Coast in Chicago and this historical building is in the heart of it. Our endeavor started out with simply wanting a place to stay when we would visit and eventually use in retirement. We love Chicago and all the City has to offer...from great food, to world class shopping, to museums, architecture, sports, beaches...you name it and Chicago has it all.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The location cannot be beat. Chicago's epicenter for nightlife is at the end of the block with fabulous restaurants like Gibson's, Tavern On Rush, Morton's, etc. coming together in a perfect triangular parklike setting. If you want to feel like a true Chicago resident in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Chicago, this is the place. The tree-lined street is a perfect prelude to your arrival at this historical building. Shopping on Michigan Avenue is just a block away as well. It's an AMAZING location!


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Photos

  • Your home away from home in the heart of downtown Chicago!

    Your home away from home in the heart of downtown Chicago!

  • Granite counters, sub zero fridge and fully outfitted kitchen

    Granite counters, sub zero fridge and fully outfitted kitchen

  • Fully Equipped Designer Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Designer Kitchen

  • Well appointed Bathroom

    Well appointed Bathroom

  • Extra large bedroom feels spacious and comfortable

    Extra large bedroom feels spacious and comfortable

  • Full bathroom with shower and tub

    Full bathroom with shower and tub

  • Comfortable dining for four in the dining area

    Comfortable dining for four in the dining area

  • Horse drawn carriage rides pass by the front windows

    Horse drawn carriage rides pass by the front windows

  • Sleeper Sofa in Living Area- October 2014

    Sleeper Sofa in Living Area- October 2014

  • Decorative Fireplace detailing- October 2014

    Decorative Fireplace detailing- October 2014

  • October 2014

    October 2014

  • October 2014

    October 2014

  • Big screen HDTV and foldout couch in the living room

    Big screen HDTV and foldout couch in the living room

  • Exterior of Historic Brownstone. Apartment #3 is at the peak!

    Exterior of Historic Brownstone. Apartment #3 is at the peak!

  • Bedroom with King Bed

    Bedroom with King Bed

  • A King bed and two closets are provided in the bedroom

    A King bed and two closets are provided in the bedroom

  • Window provides natural light in the bedroom

    Window provides natural light in the bedroom

  • Custom finishes and decorating create a fantastic space

    Custom finishes and decorating create a fantastic space

  • Carmine's, Tavern on Rush, Morton's, Gibson's, etc., are right around the corner

    Carmine's, Tavern on Rush, Morton's, Gibson's, etc., are right around the corner

  • Oak Street Beach is half block from your door! Photo by Mike Gustafson

    Oak Street Beach is half block from your door! Photo by Mike Gustafson

  • Flat Screen TV, DVR- October 2014

    Flat Screen TV, DVR- October 2014

  • Work Area- October 2014

    Work Area- October 2014

  • Dining for 4 and Custom Kitchen- Taken October 2014

    Dining for 4 and Custom Kitchen- Taken October 2014

  • King Size Bed- October 2014

    King Size Bed- October 2014

VRBO #177026

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 02/22/2015
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