Train to Chicago or Walk to Shops, Dine, Movie, Lake & Parks

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Last updated: 10/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to our 'Coastal Cottage' in Highland Park. A Quaint, historical town with numerous amenities at our door step. Private, off street retreat for relaxing while planning your next activity. Tastefully and completely redone coach house with 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Comfortable living area and separate dining room. Full kitchen to create your own meals. Private, fenced rear yard. Sit around the natural stone fire pit and share memories. Full size clothes washer and dryer downstairs so you can pack less. Every type of shopping available in town which is a short walk away. Plan your favorite RAVINIA concert excursion from here. Come stay in one of the best towns on Chicago's North Shore. Perfect for families, couples, singles, corporate stays, Holiday stays, etc.

We are frequent travelers, so we know the needs when staying away from home. Most requests can be met such as dry clean services, transportation requirements, catering and event organization. whatever your plans, we can give you a hand.

Keywords: Charming Coach House Cottage

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • walk to quaint HP for dining, shopping, RAVINIA concerts, movie, park, lake. 30 min train to CHICAGO....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    42" flat screen TV in living room. ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Take a short 8 minute walk to the excellent restaurants and shops of Highland Park. ...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Take a short 8 minute walk to the end of the block. You can see Lake Michigan from the bluff there. Heading south 1 more short block gets you to park ave beach. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    With 42" flat screen television....moreless

  • Parking:

    2 off street spaces on gravel area directly in front of coach house....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 off street spaces on gravel area directly in front of coach house. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet



  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Private retreat just outside the back door. Grill, birdwatch, and relax, while sharing memories by the real log fire pit....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    outdoor, propane gas grill in rear yard. ...moreless



Write a review 4.5
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Weeks
Jan 1 - Jun 30, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $150
  • Persons over two adults $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%


Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Any refunds provided as credit for future stays only.

Minimum 50% upon reservation. Balance due before check in.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/06/2016
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18 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Highland Park Country Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Metra commuter
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Park ave beach

world famous RAVINIA concert park free shuttle to entrance. Botanical Gardens, quaint downtown HP shopping, dining, golf, water slide park, lake Michigan parks, free summer entertainment!

Chicago attractions: Tallest building(Sears Tower) Free zoo


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Lifelong Chicago resident. Property rehabber and owner of Historical properties. Decorative eye and appreciation. Fans of 'New Urbanism' concept where walking to town and amenities is key. Frequent travelers who appreciate having services met while away from home. Eye for quality, not necessarily expensive outings, perfect for making vacation memories. Lovers of good food, music, and art.

Why the Owner Chose Highland Park, IL, USA:
This may be the only VRBO in Highland Park. location cannot be beat!

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Cottage Front

    Cottage Front

  • This bathroom door opens to master bedroom suite.

    This bathroom door opens to master bedroom suite.

  • Bathroom door leading to hall/closet.

    Bathroom door leading to hall/closet.

  • Guest room with trundle bed.

    Guest room with trundle bed.

  • Queen master bedroom

    Queen master bedroom

  • Vanity


  • Full tub with shower.

    Full tub with shower.

  • Grill and then sit around Firepit

    Grill and then sit around Firepit

VRBO #296690

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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Highland Park, IL, USA #296690

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