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Beautiful Evanston Home

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Beautiful 1897 home in a safe, quiet, friendly neighborhood.

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Last updated: 04/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Three large bedrooms plus a smaller guest room; living room with wood-burning fireplace; dining room. Kitchen with pro stove; small office; 1-1/2 bathrooms; tv room, treadmill, nordictrack, futon that sleeps 2; laundry in basement; fenced-in yard; security system.

It's a warm and lovely home. Wood is stacked and ready for the fireplace. Includes utilities (heat and electricity), television, internet and a monthly cleaning person.

We've lived in our 1897 house for over 20 years. Great and safe neighborhood, convenient to transportation, shopping, schools, parks, great restuarants. It's southeast evanston, 1/2 mile from the lake, extremely convenient to Chicago, a 5-minute walk to public transportation, both elevated subway (cta) and commuter rail (metra.) There is also free shuttle bus service to Northwestern and Loyola Universities, running every half hour. Convenient driving--15 minutes to Lake Shore Drive or the Edens expressway. Ample street parking.

We've collected photography and folk-art for years and it is reflected throughout our historic home. You could spend hours just looking at the walls, which is definitely not the same thing as staring at the walls...

We love our neighbors! You will too. The last time someone stayed here, neighbors brought over a pie. Seriously.

We charge a $50 cleaning fee per stay. For long-term rental, cleaning is scheduled monthly. We've had the same cleaning person for years.

We expect guests to treat this as if it were their own home--no, wait--as if it were their parents' home. No smoking, pets, crazed drunken parties. We expect to come back to find our home in the same condition in which we left it. OK, you can leave a bottle of wine. That would be nice.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
 

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Fees:

  • Cleaning $50
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

No pets, no smoking. We will want to Skype with potential renters before we sign a rental agreement. This rental is only available from January 2, 2015 to April 13, 2015. Security deposit based on length of stay ("refundable damage protection." Discount for longer stay.


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Last updated: 04/16/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: Photographer, writer, museum exhibit designer.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Beautiful craftsmanship throughout--from the cherubs on the radiators to the quarter-sawn oak, the pocket doors to the wood trim. It's a lived-in, comfortable home.


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Speaks: english, french, czech

 

Photos

  • Beautiful 1897 home in a safe, quiet, friendly neighborhood.

    Beautiful 1897 home in a safe, quiet, friendly neighborhood.

  • Front half of large living room, facing front porch.

    Front half of large living room, facing front porch.

  • View from living room to dining room. Pocket doors.

    View from living room to dining room. Pocket doors.

  • Dining room, looking towards rear study.

    Dining room, looking towards rear study.

  • Kitchen with pro stove, dishwasher.

    Kitchen with pro stove, dishwasher.

  • From 2nd floor landing.

    From 2nd floor landing.

  • Bedroom 3 with single bed.

    Bedroom 3 with single bed.

  • Guest room.  The snake does not bite.

    Guest room. The snake does not bite.

  • Hammock in side-yard.

    Hammock in side-yard.

  • Rear office, with shortwave radio.

    Rear office, with shortwave radio.

  • TV room with DVD, VHS and Beta players.  With library of films in all formats.

    TV room with DVD, VHS and Beta players. With library of films in all formats.

  • Quarter-sawn oak throughout.  This staircase convinced us to buy the house.

    Quarter-sawn oak throughout. This staircase convinced us to buy the house.

  • Piano, fireplace, art.

    Piano, fireplace, art.

  • From dining room to living room.

    From dining room to living room.

  • Dining room.

    Dining room.

  • Master bedroom.  Smart TV, exercise bike.

    Master bedroom. Smart TV, exercise bike.

  • Bedroom 2, with futon that can be used as a couch or opened to sleep 2.

    Bedroom 2, with futon that can be used as a couch or opened to sleep 2.

  • Separate study area attached to bedroom 3. Ethernet connection (plus wi-fi.)

    Separate study area attached to bedroom 3. Ethernet connection (plus wi-fi.)

  • Back-yard dining.

    Back-yard dining.

  • Side yard with strange creature.

    Side yard with strange creature.

  • Funky but functional laundry room.

    Funky but functional laundry room.

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Minimum stay: 1 nights
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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, czech
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/16/2015
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