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Haiku House - Zen Haven Prairie Home - Family Friendly - Nature Setting

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Last updated: 04/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

North Shore house description

Unique large executive home in a northwest suburb of Chicago with easy access by train to Chicago. Set on 3 acres in a country like setting. Uniquely appointed rooms with inspiration from the Pacific. A focus on wellness and harmony, you will feel calm once you walk in the door, seeing and hearing the large waterfall on the wall.

- Large kitchen with deluxe appliances, 6 person walk up bar
- Great room with 20 foot ceilings for meeting and conversing
- Library with double glass doors and wood panels
- 3 Full baths, 2 1/2 baths
- 4 Bedroom
- Media room, art room, exercise equipment and entertaining areas

On site facilities for your enjoyment:
Pool and gardens (seasonal) are available to guests, state parks and forests, hiking and bike trails are within walking distance from the backyard. On site hot tub, infra red sauna.

This rare property is ideal for traveling families looking for an opportunity to stay in a peaceful location.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered:

    On prior approval only...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 3 sleep sofa /futon

    extra sleeping if needed...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

    forest views, connected to jack and jill bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    forest view/sitting area/jack n jill bath...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    2nd floor guest...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    2nd floor connected to 2 bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    basement ocean floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    powder room...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    powder rooom...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Few miles from property, shops and eating....moreless

  • Rural:

    Near two forest preserves and one can walk out the back and hike. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Kitchen bar and adjacent hearth room also for informal dining....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Saltwater with minor chlorine...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
from 6 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
memorial day
May 21 - May 26, 2015
3 night min stay
$950
summer season
May 27 - Jul 1, 2015
2 night min stay
$850
4th of July
Jul 2 - Jul 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$950
summer season
Jul 8 - Sep 3, 2015
2 night min stay
$850
labor day
Sep 4 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$950
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$750
$4,900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • cleaning fee $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cancellation fee. 50% refund up to 60 days prior to check in of 3pm. Rates listed are strictly for the number of guests mentioned at the time of booking. Deposit will not be refunded should there be any parties on premises that were not agreed to prior and in writing. There are venue charges for this property that can be given upon request. Pets kept outdoors unless otherwise mutually agreed.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 04/02/2015
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Chicago Ohare, Milwaukee and Rockford all within
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Giorgios, Finn McCools
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Several nearby
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Two METRA stations close. Crystal Lake, Pingree
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 90
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Crystal Lake
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wisconsin
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Crystal Lake in town and Lake Michigan in Chicago

Car: Recommended

Local attractions, wineries, railroad museum, dick tracy museum, historical town of woodstock, hiking trails, recreational lakes, golf,shopping

 

Owner info

About the owner: Well traveled and adventuresome!

Why the Owner Chose North Shore:
Built for gathering and entertaining

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Special property near the forest, great open spaces and some quiet ones too. Its a mini resort in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Often used as a venue and for retreats, weddings, reunions. Inqure regarding venue option pricing.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • one of the 5 well appointed queen or king bedrooms, a view to nature.

    one of the 5 well appointed queen or king bedrooms, a view to nature.

  • Bedroom with queen bed,a large sitting area and views to nature.

    Bedroom with queen bed,a large sitting area and views to nature.

  • Great Room view from second floor. A grand area for meeting and gathering.

    Great Room view from second floor. A grand area for meeting and gathering.

  • Dining room, can seat 10 comfortably. Areas for extra tables if needed.

    Dining room, can seat 10 comfortably. Areas for extra tables if needed.

  • Get away to the one of the decks and listen to birds, breezes in the trees.

    Get away to the one of the decks and listen to birds, breezes in the trees.

  • Media room, seats 6 and areas for comfy pillows and blankets...

    Media room, seats 6 and areas for comfy pillows and blankets...

  • 2nd floor queen guest room with pool view.

    2nd floor queen guest room with pool view.

  • Kitchen with Viking stove, two ovens,microwave and warming trays.

    Kitchen with Viking stove, two ovens,microwave and warming trays.

  • aaah....a private oasis in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

    aaah....a private oasis in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

  • Basement entertaining area with a walk out to the pool for summertime fun.

    Basement entertaining area with a walk out to the pool for summertime fun.

  • Balinese inspired sun room. Great for morning tea and meditation.

    Balinese inspired sun room. Great for morning tea and meditation.

  • Sitting area on 2nd floor, tv, reading,gathering.

    Sitting area on 2nd floor, tv, reading,gathering.

  • one of the two powder rooms...

    one of the two powder rooms...

  • Library for relaxing, reflecting...and reading!

    Library for relaxing, reflecting...and reading!

  • Art room for when you get inspired!

    Art room for when you get inspired!

  • Exercise room, treadmill, weights, bowflex, pilates.  Doctors orders please.

    Exercise room, treadmill, weights, bowflex, pilates. Doctors orders please.

  • Deck near the whirlpool. Enough space for parties,sunbathing or a game of bags.

    Deck near the whirlpool. Enough space for parties,sunbathing or a game of bags.

  • Ocean floor ready for guests.

    Ocean floor ready for guests.

  • intimate and special...

    intimate and special...

$750 - $950 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3.75
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/02/2015
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Haiku House - Zen Haven Prairie Home - Family Friendly - Nature Setting

North Shore #3698305ha

5 BR  3.75 BA  Sleeps 10

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