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Large 2400 Sf Unit in Graystone - Near the Magnificent Mile - Family Friendly!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathrooms - Unit Sleeps 8

License Number- 2405268 B & B Villa Celeste - Goriana Alexander

Beautifully renovated Graystone home in the Gold Coast! Gorgeous curb appeal, grand interior with high ceilings, spacious formal living & dining rooms, cherry hardwood floors, marble baths, deluxe kitchen, huge master suite with fireplace. The house has a fabulous outdoor deck. Steps from beach, Michigan Ave, Water Tower and public transportation. A must stay for families, friends. This is the perfect place to spend your time in Chicago. Ideal for the Chicago Marathon, Reunions, Weddings, baby showers, anniversaries, retirement party gatherings.

The Grey Stone sleeps 8 people comfortably.

There is washer and dryer in unit along with brand new appliances , coffee maker, ironing board, detergent for laundry,plenty of towels, beach towels,hair dryers, curlers and a pack and play for babies, stroller, car seats, plasma TV's, Wifi, Speakers for your Blue tooth device to play music. We can also help arrange for transpiration pick up to and from any airport for an additional cost.

Disclosure: The re-posting or re-renting of this property on any other website is NOT prohibited and will result in a NON-REFUND.

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Goriana Alexander
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Serbian, Croatian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

This place is by far the best place in the world to stay at with family. I can't imagine a hotel again with kids! Thanks Celeste for being so amazing. I can't wait to see delay beach property!
Jan 2017
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Large 2400 Sf Unit in Graystone - Near the Magnificent Mile - Family Friendly!
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 88 reviews
Mequon and Fish Creek, WI

Quality Experience

  • 5 of 5

We 3 mature, professional women shared this beautifully appointed Brownstone apartment for a long winter weekend celebrating our birthdays while braving the frigid Chicago temps. This well-situated VRBO, on a quiet Chicago street with ample parking, is exceptionally appointed with high end kitchen appliances and utensils, scrumptiously thick bath towels with numerous bathroom beauty supplies, delightful and welcomed heated floors, wonderfully comfortable beds/linens, and beautiful, numerous, and comfortable conversation areas.

Obviously all of the above would fall short without attention to travelers' needs during their stay. With that said, Nicole, the manager, was attentive to some ongoing needs during the exceptional frigid Chicago weather. I applaud her attentive spirit and her creative solutions to keeping us warm and comfortable. I also applaud Michael, their IT person, for his expertise and patience, which allowed us to watch multiple movies in the comfort of this lovely environment. If you don't stay here, you will have missed a quality experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Palm Harbor, FL

Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Rented this home fro a family vacation. We usually stay in a hotel when we visit Chicago. With 5 kids, aged, 26 to 10, we thought this would be a nice change. Everything was perfect. The home is gorgeous, clean, and in a great location. We could all do different things and still spend lots of time together. I cooked 2 nights and everything I could possibly need was available. From check in to check out,everything went smoothly. I left a valuable necklace behind, (after departure), and it was located and mailed to me immediately. Management could not have been nicer. So much better than a hotel!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than expected.

  • 5 of 5

Hotels are a thing of the past in my opinion. This property is absolutely amazing. Incredible location, furnishings and comfort. Perfect for couples or a family. We'll be back. Nicole is amazing!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Decatur, Illinois

I would give it 10 stars if I could!!!

  • 5 of 5

I've used VRBO many times in many different areas and I can't say enough good things about the location as well as the management and service. The location......PERFECT!!!! Can walk to anything and everything, even in late November. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants, bars and entertainment that can accommodate whatever your taste. Location is in a beautiful secure neighborhood, close to the lake as well. The actual brownstone was BEAUTIFUL!!!! Tastefully decorated to accent the original beauty of the home. Everything was clean, updated and upscale including Snacks and drinks upon our arrival. Could not have been more pleased. The management and service.....OUTSTANDING!!!! As I mentioned, this is not my first experience with VRBO, and my experience with Celeste Properties was superior. Prompt responses and professional on all levels. Already, received my deposit back.

Like I said this is a 10 star location handled by a 10 star management service. Looking at booking with the again this Fall. Thank you for helping make our Chicago weekend a great experience and I look forward to doing business with you again!

Katie Severns

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Like home!

  • 5 of 5

Rented this lovely home for my son's wedding in Oct. Everything went smoothly and all my questions were answered in a timely fashion. Great place for a family even with grandchildren! Quiet neighborhood, located close to dining, shopping, & parks. Very comfortable! Highly recommend for those looking for a home like stay! Parking on the street we had no issue for two cars!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Wonderful, beautifully decorated property in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this property! We wanted to be near family that lives in the Gold Coast but didn't want to stay in a hotel over the holiday. The huge living room with seating for everyone was awesome. The bedrooms were cozy and beautifully decorated. We really appreciated the snacks, water, juice and coffee. It's nice not to have to bring these things for a short trip. The laundry room is right next to the bedrooms and would have been very convenient for a longer trip. Nicole was excellent and gave a thorough tour at check in.....appreciated the easy to use tv, games, music system( not always the case when you rent a home). We also enjoyed the two fireplaces. We had 4 adults and a college student so having a set of keys for everyone was very helpful. We wished we had stayed one more day!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Nearest Airport
17.5 Miles
O'hare International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Gibson's Bar & Steakhouse
Nearest Golf
3.8 Miles
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Clark/Division - Red Line
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Lake Shore Drive,90 W & East and 290 W & East
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Oak Street Beach
Car: not necessary

This property is located a few blocks The Magnificent Mile and within steps from Lake Michigan, public transportation, high-end shopping, dining and entertainment. Located also within less than 4 blocks from John Hancock Center and Water Tower place which hosts the American Girl store and restaurant.


Rates & Availability

Streeterville Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Jan 3 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250 + Tax
Booking $30 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 17.4%

We can also rent the additional unit in the building which sleeps up to 14 people, for $999.00 per night, perfect for weddings and larger group getaways.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Streeterville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Renovated marble & onyx bathrooms, soap and shampoo provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Also a pull out queen couch in family room. This is a duplex unit with tons of space.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Unit is equipped with everything to enjoy your stay here. All linens are brand new and location is an absolute dream. We can provide pick up service to and from airport for additional cost. Unit is a duplex unit so you have tons of room and unit can fit up to 8 people comfortably. Water bottles, coffee and snacks provided. Every room is completely renovated in this building. We also will accommodate special requests for our guests to make your stay more enjoyable. This property is ideal for smaller groups as well as larger groups. Great for Chicago Marathon, Weddings, Family Reunions, baby showers. All appliances come with unit making cooking easier.

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