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Charming Vintage Brownstone with Parking Space

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Armitage Ave. sunrise on the living room w/ fireplace. Art from Hue, Vietnam.

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-30 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Completely renovated 2/2+ den, 150-sq ft deck

Second floor, sun-drenched, south facing unit on coveted Howe Street
Wifi and Sonos music system available
Steps to Oz Park, #73 bus and 7 blocks to the Brown/Purple line Armitage El stop
Divvy bike rental system 1 block away
North Ave Beach is .7 mile
Walk to The Blanchard, Alinea, Summerhouse, Oyster Bah, BOKA, Balena, Steppenwolf, Second City, Apple Store and Green City Market
Wood-burning fireplace, claw foot tub
Eat-in kitchen - private chef available upon request

Owner

Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • There is an oversized couch that can serve as another twin bed and a pack and play can go in the 3rd bedroom that I use as a den. This condo for its 30-day minimum rental is best with a maximum of four people....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

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

    Sonos access available on request as is a portable jawbone speaker....moreless

  • Television

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    North Avenue beach: paddle boarding, volleyball, running/walking/biking, soccer, softball, tennis, zoo, Conservatory, Lincoln Park, Oz Park, Green City Market, Notebart Museum -all on the way to beach...moreless

  • Downtown:

    #151 bus is .5 miles or a 8-minute walk and takes you to the luxury shops on Michigan Avenue in 10 minutes...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Roller Blading
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    A large cherry banquette can seat up to 10 comfortably if you have guests over for a meal....moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a 24-Hour Fitness about 1/2 mile away in Old Town. The DePaul Ray Athletic Center is world class center for a $12/day guest pass accompanied by me as a member. Yoga studios plentiful in area....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Outside

  • Balcony:

    There is a 150 sqft deck in the back of the condo overlooking the backyard and parking along Armitage....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The DePaul University Ray Meyer Athletic Center has an olympic size indoor lap swimming pool....moreless

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

4.5
from 6 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$350
July 4 weekend
Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$350
Air Show
Aug 18 - Aug 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$350
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$350
Marathon
Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$350
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$5,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Private chef $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 16.4%

Notes:

You are guests of the owner while staying at the condo - please inform all guests in your party

100% refund if cancelled 14 days prior to rental

50% refund if cancelled less than 7 days prior to rental

No refund if cancelled within 3 days of rental

The monthly rental rate is discounted 10%/night and includes utilities/wi-fi


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

14 Miles
Nearest Airport
MDW orange line to brown; ORD - blue line to Damen
1.2 Miles
Nearest Train
Metra (& the "L" brown/purple line 7 blocks west)
1.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-94
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Michelin-rated Alinea/BOKA/Summerhouse
1.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
North Avenue

Car: Not Necessary

Hotel Lincoln rooftop, Alinea Michelin rated restaurant, BOKA, Balena, Steppenwolf's Front Bar, Summerhouse, Mon Ami Gabi, Topo Gigio, Kamehachi, Ricardo Enoteca, Marge's Still, Twin Anchors (best ribs in US) and many more fine restaurants and entertainment spots like Kingston Mines blues and Steppenwolf theatre.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: PR executive, DePaul adjunct professor, University of S. Florida and Rollins College graduate, board member. FL transplant who has lived in New York, Denver and San Francisco. Love city life with rural get aways to suburbs, Park City, Michigan; and far parts of the world. Dog lover. Florist wannabe, yogi, sailor and foodie.

Why the Owner Chose Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL, USA:
I live and work here and am often in the suburbs. I have lived here for 12+ years. Every time I enter my home I fall in love with it like the first time I laid eyes on it. Incredible location in a world-class city with anything and everything to do within a 4-mile radius.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
From the waterfront, city life to tree-lined streets and boutiques in 5 minutes. Anything and everything you need is within a 4-mile radius. I lived the first eight years here without a car.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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Photos

  • Armitage Ave. sunrise on the living room w/ fireplace. Art from Hue, Vietnam.

    Armitage Ave. sunrise on the living room w/ fireplace. Art from Hue, Vietnam.

  • Living room and wood- burning fireplace entry to kitchen

    Living room and wood- burning fireplace entry to kitchen

  • Kitchen with Juni saying welcome to my home! Gas burning stove, GE appliances

    Kitchen with Juni saying welcome to my home! Gas burning stove, GE appliances

  • Bath 1 with Italian Carrera marble and heated floor

    Bath 1 with Italian Carrera marble and heated floor

  • Entrance to bath 2 with Bosch Axxis stackable washer/dryer

    Entrance to bath 2 with Bosch Axxis stackable washer/dryer

  • bedroom 1 daylight - privacy from tree-lined Armitage Ave.

    bedroom 1 daylight - privacy from tree-lined Armitage Ave.

  • Bedroom 2 with small closet, desk and artwork from Lamu, Kenya

    Bedroom 2 with small closet, desk and artwork from Lamu, Kenya

  • Backyard garden and patio - Juni's favorite spot

    Backyard garden and patio - Juni's favorite spot

  • Deck with antique 6-seat Coke table, futon. Geraniums, celosia, tomatoes, basil.

    Deck with antique 6-seat Coke table, futon. Geraniums, celosia, tomatoes, basil.

  • Condo parking spot is middle, right. Trash bin is front left (hidden) in alley.

    Condo parking spot is middle, right. Trash bin is front left (hidden) in alley.

  • Skyline view from Fullerton Ave/Lakeshore Drive bridge (1 mile from condo)

    Skyline view from Fullerton Ave/Lakeshore Drive bridge (1 mile from condo)

  • Green City Market Lincoln Park .5 mile walk from condo (Wed and Sat mornings)

    Green City Market Lincoln Park .5 mile walk from condo (Wed and Sat mornings)

  • Relaxation chaise with custom art: "Passport Collection" (sand from the world)

    Relaxation chaise with custom art: "Passport Collection" (sand from the world)

  • Custom made cherry kitchen banquette - seats 8 -10

    Custom made cherry kitchen banquette - seats 8 -10

  • Hallway with photographs from world travels and handmade wool Pakistani rugs

    Hallway with photographs from world travels and handmade wool Pakistani rugs

  • Bath 1 Italian Carrera marble and heated floor

    Bath 1 Italian Carrera marble and heated floor

  • Bath 2 clawfoot tub with artwork from Hoi An, Vietnam

    Bath 2 clawfoot tub with artwork from Hoi An, Vietnam

  • Bedroom 1 with dark drapes for sleeping in; dual swinging Artemide lights

    Bedroom 1 with dark drapes for sleeping in; dual swinging Artemide lights

  • Entrance - coveted Howe Street surrounded by multi-million $ single family homes

    Entrance - coveted Howe Street surrounded by multi-million $ single family homes

  • Back patio (dining table and 4 chairs upon request in basement)

    Back patio (dining table and 4 chairs upon request in basement)

  • 2nd flr deck facing parking (middle left) and Lincoln Park HS. Keep gate locked.

    2nd flr deck facing parking (middle left) and Lincoln Park HS. Keep gate locked.

  • City view from sailboat on Lake Michigan off North Ave Beach .7 mile from cond

    City view from sailboat on Lake Michigan off North Ave Beach .7 mile from cond

  • 40 years in the making - Steppenwolf Theatre - 8 blocks from condo

    40 years in the making - Steppenwolf Theatre - 8 blocks from condo

  • Mid-August air show at North Ave. Beach - .7 mile away

    Mid-August air show at North Ave. Beach - .7 mile away

VRBO #730295

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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