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Heart of Oak Park, train ride to downtown Chicago. WIFI & Cable Included!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Within a mile of the major Oak Park Sites, Short train ride to downtown Chicago

Enjoy your stay in Oak Park at this prairie architecture themed apartment. It is located in the lower level of a new construction home. As you enter, you will be blown away by the soaring 9-10' ceilings and open & airy layout. The two bedroom apartment has one bedroom with a queen sized bed and another with two twin beds. Living room features a futon style couch for extra sleeping capacity. Five people can be accommodated in the apartment.

The heart of the apartment is the vast living room/dining room area. Enjoy meals at the dining room table, which seats eight. Relax in the living room with a flat screen TV with a basic cable package. Complimentary WIFI is provided.

Very large eat-in kitchen is fully stocked for all your cooking needs. Stainless steel appliances include a dishwasher, microwave & garbage disposal. Washer & dryer are provided & private parking is available on site. Fresh linens & towels are provided to all guests.

You will enjoy your privacy during your stay. There is both a front and back entrance to the apartment. There is 100% separation between the apartment and the home to which it is connected.

The apartment is located within a mile of the biggest Oak Park tourist attractions. The Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio is four blocks away. Downtown Oak Park is about a half mile away. A 20 minute train ride from downtown Oak Park takes you to everything that downtown Chicago has to offer. Alternatively, you can get to downtown with a quick nine mile drive down the expressway.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Dan

We are an Oak Park family with a boy and a girl in the local grade school. We are in a situation in which we have this amazing apartment attached, yet entirely separate, from our home and have decided to rent it out. We are enormous fans of Oak Park, Chicago and the architecture that you will see in these areas. The apartment is designed to be a staging ground for those that are experiencing this great area.

Dan purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Dan chose Illinois

The owners of this apartment are life long Oak Parkers. We love this town and the greater Chicago area. We look forward to our guests enjoying and experiencing the place we call home.

What makes this apartment unique

Oak Park has a dearth of hotel rooms. Those that are available are a bit tired and no frills. This apartment is an alternative to those options and will allow guests to live as a family in a home-like setting, rather than cramped hotel rooms. The owners of this apartment will provide you everything that you need, while giving you all the privacy that you desire.


Oak Park Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
  • 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
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming


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Heart of Oak Park, train ride to downtown Chicago. WIFI & Cable Included!
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Great family house

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four spent 3 days in this beautiful neighborhood. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect apartment for girls weekend!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, safe and quiet neighborhood. Lovely walk to Main Street in Oak Park. Delicious restaurants, fun shopping. Great FLW tours. Will definitely come again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convienent and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great fit for us as a family of 5 and within walking distance of Concordia.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great place in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We loved walking around the Oak Park neighborhood. Wonderful architecture for adults to enjoy and nice park/playgrounds for kids. Pleasant walk to train station passing great bakeries and restrauants. Apartment was nice. Could hear people overhead but not significantly disruptive or late at night. After a long day sightseeing it was great to come back to apartment to crash and have kitchen to make dinner. Our daughter enjoyed the kids books in the apartment.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property. Very clean. Thoughtfully provisioned. Location was convenient and safe. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Lodging in Oak Park

  • 5 of 5

Having lived in Oak Park for many years, we went back to visit relatives and attend the Frank Lloyd Wright House walk, which is walking distance from this apartment. The apartment was spacious, clean and quiet. Lot's of space, everything you need to be comfortable. Very convenient location to shops, restaurants and attractions. The weekend was cool and rainy, so we spent a far amount of time in the apartment with relatives and really enjoyed it!

Thanks to Dan for being a wonderful host!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
O'Hare International Airport
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Green Line El Train
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
290/Eisenhower Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Giordano's Pizza
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
North Avenue Beach
Car: recommended

This apartment is nicely situated for you to experience Oak Park and the greater Chicagoland area. It is located 9 miles west of the Chicago downtown and between O'Hare & Midway (11 miles to each airport). Apartment is 1/2 mile away from train to downtown that links to trains to the airports. The apartment is also within a mile from Concordia University and Dominican University, which it makes it a perfect lodging option for guests in town for a reunion or Parent's Weekend.

The Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio is about four blocks away. From there you can admire many of Wright's homes and hundreds of other significant homes. Downtown Oak Park is just a couple of blocks further. Here you will have a large selection of restaurants and shops. There is also a movie theatre. Trader Joe's, Whole Foods & Jewel are all steps from downtown. Two blocks down from the apartment, you can enjoy authentic Chicago deep dish pizza at Giordanos. Afterwards, treat yourself to ice cream at Peterson's, which is an Oak Park institution. The villages of Forest Park & River Forest are right next door and offer their own selection of historic homes, shops & restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.