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(1) Magnificent Mile Amazing Location - 2 Bedroom/2 Bathrooms (Unit 1)

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Front Sitting area overlooking tree-lined street- October 2014


Last updated: 04/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

City of Chicago Vacation Rental License # 2125365. Rent Legally.

* 2 Bedrooms
* 2 Baths
* Outdoor deck
* Jacuzzi Tub in one bathroom
* 2 Flat screen HD TV's
* Free WIFI
* Public PARKING is available just 40 yards down the street!

Another FIRST CLASS CHICAGO property! See all our offerings at the link below! View our VIDEO on the tab to the left to view the surrounding neighborhood and interiors!

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 from Senators to Celebrities to the Uber-Rich. No kidding. 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 a national historic 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, two bedroom, two bath brownstone condominium has everything you need within a short walk. You are steps from the famous Carmine’s, Lux Bar, Gibson's, Morton's, Tavern on Rush, Lou Malnati's Pizza,and the list goes on and on. For groceries, there is Treasure Island within a short, two block 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, Banana Republic, Pottery Barn, H&M, Nike, DISNEY, 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 (1,800 s.f.) and well appointed luxury condominium complete with warm and comfortable furnishings, hardwood and stone flooring 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 TWO other self contained 1bd/1ba (900 sq. ft.) apartments in the same brownstone which are available for rent as well! Same great finishes and styling, same great brownstone and together they effectively give you ANOTHER 2bd/2ba apartment!

Don't listen to us!...SEE WHAT PREVIOUS GUESTS HAVE TO SAY about our home and more importantly, our service, responsiveness, flexibility, and integrity!

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

Keywords: Apartment, Flat, Townhome, Brownstone, Duplex, Downtown Chicago
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    We have had our kids here since they were tiny, but it is NOT baby or toddler proof. There are of course edges of furniture, stairs, and electrical outlets....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

  • Upper Level Bedroom: 1 king


  • Lower Level Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Upper Living Area: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    There are two separate Sofa Sleepers in the same Living area...moreless

  • King size bed (1) in upper bedroom, Queen size bed (1) in lower bedroom, Sleep Sofas (2) in upper floor living area. To sleep 8 persons we assume each bed has TWO people in them....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upper Level Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    This bathroom is on upper level...moreless

  • Lower Level Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Sink, Toilet, and Shower only in this lower level bath...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    You are in the middle of the best part of downtown. Not the financial district (the Loop), but the neighborhood, shopping, restaurant, nightlife, beach part of downtown with the Mag Mile....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating:

    The building has both radiant heat as well as forced air gas heat in this particular apartment....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless internet is included....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Stackable Washer/Dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is outfitted with cooking necessities, and all plates, glasses, silverware, etc. It is located on the LOWER level of the apartment next to dining area and the lower bedroom and bathroom....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Located in the upper bathroom....moreless

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 4.6
from 87 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 18 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$385 $435
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$305 $405
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Rental Insurance ($3k Coverage) $49
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 16.4%


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 Security Deposit of $500.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/28/2017
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16 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tavern on Rush
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
Clark/Division Station of Redline El
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Oak Street Beach

Car: Not Necessary


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 their home in Chicago! They both know that Dad's favorite building is the Hancock.

Why the Owner Chose Near North Side, Chicago, IL, USA:
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, name it and Chicago has it all.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
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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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front Sitting area overlooking tree-lined street- October 2014

    Front Sitting area overlooking tree-lined street- October 2014

  • TV Sitting Area- October 2014

    TV Sitting Area- October 2014

  • Living area- taken October 2014

    Living area- taken October 2014

  • Decorative Fireplace- October 2014

    Decorative Fireplace- October 2014

  • Lower Bedroom taken October 2014

    Lower Bedroom taken October 2014

VRBO #179389

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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