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Roscoe Village Best Value - Cute, Clean & Loaded in Chicago!

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Last updated: 05/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-180 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Apartment, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 1-4)

Cozy, cute, clean and secure - this newly renovated 2 bedroom unit is located in the heart of one of Chicago's most charming neighborhoods, with easy access to acclaimed dining to fit any style or budget, boutique shopping, galleries, parks and easy access to grocery shopping and public transportation.

Please note: Normally 2 night weekday minimum and 3 night weekend minimum stays required during high season >>> unless adjacent dates are booked on both sides of stay or for inquiries within one week of arrival <<<. Holiday and special event weeks may require a 3 to 7 night minimum stay. Inquire directly to owner for extended stay pricing or further information.

With it's own private entrance/exits, this amazingly clean newly-renovated 600+ sq. ft. garden unit has space to relax and enjoy including amenities like an LCD HDTV with DVD library, (sign in to your Netflix account or rent a RedBox DVD or BlueRay just a block and a half away), free WiFi, comfortable living room seating, handsome glass tile in the bathroom, functional eat-in kitchen, washer/dryer in-unit, coffee maker, toaster, hair dryer, wood floors, spiral duct, exposed brick, owners on site, and more.

The unit is conveniently located just a two miles west of Wrigley Field on Chicago’s north side in West Lakeview's charming Roscoe Village neighborhood, “A Village within the City”. In spring, summer & fall, you also have gated access to a the property's private, beautiful shaded 600 sq. ft. lush garden patio with a table, chairs, bench, and BBQ Grill in the warmer months to relax, enjoy & entertain!

Perfect for visiting friends or family, a girls weekend in Chicago, business trip, or for out of town guests - this unit is comfortable, secure, and close to amenities.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/30/2017

Property Type

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

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We do not allow traveling students or anyone under 25 without a parent....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    This bedroom also features a desk & small closet....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    This bedroom features a luggage rack and small closet....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Bathroom features Italian glass wall tiles and bamboo vanity...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo:

    iPhone docking station / alarm clock...moreless

  • Television:

    LCD 39' flat screen with 30+ HD channels and access to your Netflix, Hulu, Movie sites and more....moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD titles....moreless


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi


  • Coffee Maker:

    Chicago's top locally roasted award-winning coffee provided!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen features marble counters & Italian glass backsplash accents....moreless

  • Microwave


  • Boat:

    Boating available at Belmont & Montrose Harbors....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Shared patio in garden with plenty of seating to enjoy dining or a bottle of wine....moreless

  • Golf:

    Park district course at lakefront within 4 miles, also easy access to expressways to play area courses within 30-45 minutes....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available for rent within walking distance....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful shared garden features a wrought iron table , benches, and a hammock (weather permitting) set amongst lush plants and trees with vintage accents....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill available for use in shared garden....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Park district courts within walking distance....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Recently upgraded Park District pool available for use, within 1/2 mile. Beach towels available for use on request....moreless



from 46 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Extended Stay - Furnished
Sep 1 - Aug 31, 2018
180 night min stay

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$169 $189
Fri, Sat, Sun
$975 $3,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Linen/Towel Charge $60
  • Taxes Not included


During high season this unit requires a 2 night weekday minimum stay and 3 night minimum weekend stay. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to your visit. We do not rent to traveling students or anyone under 25 years of age. Rates are subject to change until your booking is confirmed.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/30/2017
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13.25 Miles
Nearest Airport
O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Beat Kitchen
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sydney R Marovtz Golf Course
1.4 Miles
Nearest Train
O'Hare Blue Line
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Kennedy Expressway I-90/94
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chipotle Restaurant
2.75 Miles
Nearest Beach
Belmont Harbor

Car: Not Necessary

Roscoe Village is one of Chicago's premier residential neighborhoods often referred to as 'A village within the city' and features dozens of restaurants, bars, shops, boutiques, sidewalk cafes, shopping, and family-friendly parks within easy walking distance. We are blocks away from northside music venues including Shubas & The Beat Kitchen, and an easy taxi, bus, and/or train to The Vic and The Riviera. During the summer months, The unit is located within an enjoyable 20-30 minute walk through safe residential neighborhoods to Wrigley Field (easy public transportation is able easily accessible - a half block from our front door - both to Wrigley, Wicker Park, and downtown), and inexpensive kayaking and canoeing are easily accessible on the North Branch of the Chicago River via Clark Park less than a half mile from the unit. Of course, seeing Chicago's great attractions is also easy (and no car is necessary when using public transportation) including shopping on the Mag Mile, Oak Street Beach and the Lakefront, Milleneum Park, The Art Institute, Museum Campus (Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum), Chicago Architectural River Tours, and the Loop (all within 4-10 miles) via public transportation if you like.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: Owners Jon & Helene have been in hospitality for over 20 years. Jon is a restaurateur & chef, and Helene is an international flight attendant and a former Chicago Architectural Foundation river cruise docent.

Why the Owner Chose Roscoe Village, Chicago, IL, USA:
We have been neighborhood residents for 15 years and have not only enjoyed raising a family while seeing a positive transformation of Chicago during that time, but also of the Roscoe Village neighborhood and its amenities. We own and operate two award-winning and acclaimed restaurants here, and realized we had the ideal setting for a bed & breakfast style vacation rental conveniently located right in the heart of our community.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Guests have immediate access to more than a dozen dining options to fit any budget, pretty sidewalk cafes & hidden backyard garden patios all just a few blocks away on Roscoe Street, as well as unique independently owned retail shops & boutiques (also a Starbucks nearby in a converted former Motorcycle Cafe 'The Ace Cafe'). Within walking distance there are family friendly parks, a baseball diamond, public pool, and a park district field house (offering tennis courts & a basketball court), as well as kayaking and canoeing nearby . The neighborhood is extremely walk-able, upper-middle class and safe, has seen a wave of renovations over the last decade, the neighborhood also boasts a 100+ year old Pencil Factory that has been converted to lofts, with original factory-worker row houses still intact located on adjacent blocks. Public transportation is super easy and just a half block away there is access to the Belmont Avenue Bus (access to the Red, Brown & Blue Lines), the Western Avenue Bus (Blue Line to Wicker Park/Bucktown & The Loop), plus the Addison Street Bus (direct to Wrigley Field - Home of the Cubs) just four blocks away. If you visit us in the summer, Wrigley Field is just a 20 - 30 minute walk (about a two miles) through residential neighborhoods and tree lined streets, filled with 100 year old + houses. The guest suite is also located a short walk from our wine bar, Volo. It is beautifully designed w/ an urban chic interior and rustic hidden backyard cabana garden in which we from time to time host weddings. Additionally, directly across the street from Volo is our celebrated casual brunch spot, Kitsch'n On Roscoe. Decked out in colorful 1970's retro dinette sets, and filled with assorted retro and vintage decor, Kitsch'n has been featured in Bon Apetit Magazine and on $40 a Day with Rachel Ray. Finally, in warmer months, you & your guests have private access to a beautiful shaded 600 sq. ft. garden patio w/table, chairs, grill & more.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/30/2017

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  • Living Room 1

    Living Room 1

  • Living Room 2

    Living Room 2

  • Sidewalk parkway in early spring

    Sidewalk parkway in early spring

  • Late summer garden

    Late summer garden

  • 2nd Bedroom - mirror, closet, desk

    2nd Bedroom - mirror, closet, desk

  • Entry mirror/closet

    Entry mirror/closet

  • Living Room 3

    Living Room 3

  • View of property from garden; spiral staircase, private decks, patio garden

    View of property from garden; spiral staircase, private decks, patio garden

  • View from inside back gate to secure private patio access.

    View from inside back gate to secure private patio access.

  • 2nd Bedroom

    2nd Bedroom

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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