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Location, Location, Location

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Remolded Beautiful Sunny Apartment On Quiet Street In The Heart Of Bucktown

Newly remodeled 2 bedroom apartment, office and den with daybed and vanity, garage parking. Sunny spacious east and west exposure on a quiet tree lined street. Street parking always available. Beautiful refinished wood floors. High ceilings. All new furniture with large flat panel TV. New kitchen with stainless steel appliances & quartz countertop. Remolded bathroom with new fixtures and walk-in shower. Bedrooms have walking closets, Den has daybed, TV, walk-in & wall closets. In house full size washer& dryer in the apartment.

More Details
Registration Number : APPLICATION PENDING

Owner
Dick Mulvihill
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Dick Mulvihill

Avid sailor fresh, blue, hard water racer/cruiser. Licensed captain. Sailed in 35 Chicago to Mackinaw Race. Oldest and longest fresh water sailboat race in the word. Races: Havana Cup; Caribbean NOOD Championship, BVI, Rolex Cup, Melges 24 Nationals, J105 Nationals, J35 Lake Michigan Championship, Key West Race Week, Antigua Race Week. Offshore deliveries: Grand Camion islands –Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Bermuda- Newport, RI; Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Newport, RI. Cruising: 40 years on Lake Michigan, Chesapeake Bay, North Channel Canada, BVI’s and Caribbean Circuit.

Enjoy biking, camping, hiking. Sports fan: baseball, hockey, football. Frequent Chicago bar, restaurant, movie and theater scene.

Favorite travel destinations are Beaver Island in Northern Lake Michigan. Ireland, where on the first day I was introduced to the greatest and roughest sport in the world – hurling. Highlight of trip was attending the All-Irish Hurling Championship between Galway and Cork at Croke Park, Dublin.

Other favorite destinations are England; Peru, Amazon River, Andes Mountains, Lake Titicaca; Alto Plano in Bolivia; Mexico; Hawaii; Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, and Havana Cuba.

Dick Mulvihill purchased this apartment in 1989

Why Dick Mulvihill chose Bucktown

My property was built in 1892 It's on a sunny spacious east and west exposure on a quiet tree lined street. Where street parking always available.

What attracted me to Bucktown was that it is a community with a varied mix of neighbors living next to one another; alongside the wealthier families was a working class population, and everyone hailed from a different part of the world.

During the19 80,’s young professionals moved back into the neighborhood and began restoring these old mansions to their previous single-family status. While this displaced much of the working class, the 90’s brought some balance to the area. Chicago artists and students moved into the area, lured by its affordability and proximity to the Loop. Today, as more and more Chicago restaurants and shops open in the neighborhood, as well as health care centers, day care centers, schools and churches, the area caters to an increasingly diverse and balanced mix of people.

The neighborhood was designated a Chicago Landmark District in 1991.

What makes this apartment unique

My home is a quiet osisis in a bustling city

Amenities

Bucktown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Newly remolded and refurnished. New vanity, plumbing and walking shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
  • Newly remolded and refurnished, sunny, beautiful hardwood floors.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Apartment includes a den with a daybed and vanity

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
Marin County, California
4

Location is fantastic! Quiet neighborhood but great access to restaurants and bars.

  • 4 of 5

Living areas are nicely appointed. Kitchen is well equipped. Only negative is that towels and linens are tired - need replacing. And cleaners should do a better job - apartment needed a more thorough wipe down! Also, exterior door did not lock which was ultimately not a problem but might make some visitors uncomfortable. No door knob on one of the bedrooms either, so had to hook a finger to open the door!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful place in a great neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

Location, Location, Location! (The name of the apartment) is a very appropriate name. The neighborhood is fantastic. But the place is really where it shines! Nice, clean and cozy are words to describe the apartment...a home away from home. It's a quick Lyft ride to downtown. Stay here for your next trip to Chicago!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This Place has it all!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a place to stay in Chicago, look no further. Dick's place on Moffat street has it all. Not only does it have all the nice comforts of home, everything worked. We stayed for the month of June and never had an issue. Dick is delightful to work with. All my questions and concerns were answered in a timely matter His place is spacious, comfortable and has all the amenities you could ask for. Including in unit washer and dryer, which is not always easy to find in this type of unit. It was also very convenient to have access to the garage for parking, although there is plenty of street parking on this quiet and beautiful street in Bucktown.

We quickly discovered that Bucktown is a great location for whatever you would like to do in Chicago. For transportation the Blue line is a short walk. For exercise the Bloomingdale Trail is 3 blocks away. Many restaurants and bars are within walking distance. Here are some suggestions: Club Lucky, good Italian food and nice bar; The Map Room, great selection of beer and wine; Margies Candies for delicious ice cream. I can't say enough about Dick's place, it was our home for a month and we miss it.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carbondale
5

great place, great location

  • 5 of 5

Location is right. Restaurants, shopping, coffee, public transit are steps away as is the 606 -

a converted rail line great for walking and jogging. Easy access to the loop or O'Hare via blue line, and elsewhere in Chicago by frequent buses. Apartment was extremely comfortable and very well equipped. Getting in and out was easy. Would stay again for sure!!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful flat with modern kitchen In quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

The flat has three sleeping spaces and provided a perfect solution for my mother and sister and me when we visited my brother's family, whose tiny apartment and new baby in Bucktown were just a 5-7 minute walk away. The flat had everything we needed, was quiet and safe and comfortable. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Superb!

  • 5 of 5

Dick's place is a wonderful vacation spot. The neighborhood was wonderful and the apartment is awesome. It was clean and fresh, with enough room to sleep 5 or 6 even though there were only three of us. It is a drive to downtown as the traffic is always terrible, but if you use public transportation, it is a great place to stay any time of the year. I recommend it.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Hot Doug's -- CLOSED
Longman & Eagle
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
O'Hare
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Map Room
Nearest Train
1 Miles
CtA Blue Line, Weatern Avenue Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Kennery Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Small Cheval,
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
North Avenue
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 21.0%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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