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6 Bedroom Historical Home Near Soldier Field And Mccormick Place

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 5,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

This is a large single family home

This historic Georgian home built in 1888 is located in the historic area of Bronzeville in Chicago's south side. It's within walking distance to major transportation routes and close to the I-94 expressway. It comes with several flat screens, a terrace off the living room, a gaming area and gated parking. Very convenient for travelers wanting to attend to Chicago's famous sites such as Soldier Field, the Field Museum, Millennium Park, Guaranteed Rate Field, McCormick place, UIC and University of Chicago. Minutes from the Lake.

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More Details
Registration Number : 46093

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About The Owner

I am a full time real estate agent. I love to travel also, run, read, ski, and spend time with my six kids aged from 24-7. I really love meeting new people, and I love my city (although I am a transplant from the Detroit area). We are all very active, and I moved to the North side about three years ago. My oldest son graduated from Albion in Michigan, and studied in Glasgow Scotland for one year. My second son is getting ready to go off to college soon. My two middle children are adopted from Ukraine, and they are both avid skiers and skaters. I have seven year old twins who I think will be the musicians of the family. I am a musician, and came here to go to Columbia college for music. My fiancee is from Virginia and has three kids of his own, so we are a large loud family, but it's a whole lot of fun.

The Owner purchased this house in 2006

Why The Owner chose Chicago

I lived here for six years, and when we moved I just couldn't let it go because I really thought I would want to come back one day. Renting was tough because it was a large house and somewhat overwhelming to most. My neighbor has had a B&B across the street for over three years, and it was really his success that gave me the idea to give the B&B thing a try.

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with the grand staircase when you walk in. The large open rooms, and the sheer size of this house. I had so many great parties here when I was living in the home. It is really a wonderful house to entertain in. In the summer I love the terrace for dining, and soon we hope to have a second patio on the West side of the home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Don was so great. Very laid back and pleasant to talk to. They were quite busy during their stay but we communicated frequently. He said that everything was to his liking, and the family had a wonderful time here in Chicago.
Dec 2016
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Amenities

Chicago House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
Notes:
Quick walk to red line which takes you downtown, minutes from Soldier Field, Sox Park, or McCormick Place. Can be combined with listing number 762470 to accommodate a larger party. Also a third unit coming on line this summer for more people. This is a great spot for any kind of event, including a reunion, birthday, holiday party or even a small wedding.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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6 Bedroom Historical Home Near Soldier Field And Mccormick Place
average rating of 4.1904764 based on 23 reviews
5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

This place was awesome. So much space, super clean, and has so much charm! We really enjoyed our stay :)

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really loved having Nici as well. They left everything perfect. Would love to have them back again, and so glad that they liked the house!
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Saint petersburg
1

Awful

  • 1 of 5

Dirty bad order not cleaned n when u call the owner they cursed and say if u call i will call police. Very bad never had problems like this one

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: In all my years of hosting, I don't think I have had a guest quite like this one. The moment she walked in, she began talking to my staff in a very rude disrespectful way. She claimed it "smelled". Then, she demanded that I drop what I was doing and come to meet her immediately. My cleaning people had just left, the house was clean. I was very agitated and demanded that she leave. She chose to stay, because she and her 20 guests I am sure could not find anywhere else to go with their dog. When she left she scratched every square inch of my hard wood floors with her dog cage, which was about 3,500 worth of damage.
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5

Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We all loved the house! I brought my family in to celebrate my daughter graduating from college, and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Lots of space for everyone! Also, very nice for the dogs because it was a fenced yard. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place , great hosts

  • 5 of 5

It’s a huge place , really nice it’s weell kept .... would be nice to return

  • Submitted: May 23, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, OH
5

Perfect for our big group

  • 5 of 5

This house is really quite beautiful and unique. We had a big group of 16 women and there was plenty of space and bathrooms (though could have used more mirrors, especially full length). My favorite thing was the huge rooms downstairs that were big enough for all of us to hang out at one time. It was perhaps a little farther from downtown than we would have liked, but still a very reasonable uber (or public transportation that was also more time than we wanted to commit on a quick weekend getaway). I will say, I sent a message a couple days before our trip and did not receive a response within 24 hours. Then sent another message which did get a timely response but never answered a question asked in the first message. Overall, we had a very positive experience in a beautiful home. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean and comfortable stay.

  • 5 of 5

It's a nice and clean home to stay. We all have a good time here. Joe is very nice and help us any time when we need something. Thank you

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
MDW
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
2 blocks
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
2 Blocks
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Lake Michigan

Conveniently located near Pilsen, Bridgeport, Hyde Park and South Loop; just minutes from bars, music and restaurants. The University of Illinois, Shedd Aquarium, U.S. Cellular Field (formerly Sox Park), and Soldier Field are less than 10 minutes away. For those interested in Museums, there are the DuSable Museum of African American History, the Museum of Science and Industry and the Field Museum. And for fun in the sun visit the 35th Street Beach or the 31st Street harbor. Lots to see and do!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $200

While we strive to give guests as much privacy as they desire, there are times when we may have some work to do on the property, this may include repairs, moving furniture or needing to pick up/drop off. We may also need to show the property to other future guests so that they can plan for their event. We'll always communicate with you and do our very best to work around your schedule. Any questions at all, please let us know, our goal is for you to have a great experience and recommend us to other great travelers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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