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Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property


Impeccably clean and well appointed one of a kind 3 Bedroom, (plus queen airbed) 2 bathroom attic/loft apartment on an excellent treelined street in bucktown. This dramatic space on 2 floors has a retro /vintage /european feel with many primitive antiques and a romantic claw foot tub in the living room. Upon entering the top floor the church lights and 12 foot vaulted ceilings hover over the open space exposing the living, dining, and kitchen areas. There are wood floors throughout, completely equipped kitchen with dishwasher and a 12 foot vintage dining table that was once a folding farmers table; seating capacity more that 15 people. satellite tv with HBO , and showtime, stereo, washer/dryer, 2 balconies, wireless internet access, towels, linens, comforters and blankets Guests will have access to the entire space, aside from 2 locked closets. There are many trendy restaurants/bars/salons/cafes as well as great shopping for new vintage and thrift all in Bucktown. Easy Street Parking, good public transportaion and a 5-10 minute drive to downtown. Bordering neighborhoods include Wicker Park and Logan Square. Holstein Park is right down the street. It has an outdoor pool that opens in mid june. Pets ok with an extra deposit. $250 per night with a 5 night minimum stay but less for longer term stays. Prices vary depending on availability, season and number of guests .

there are also Divvy bikes (city bikes) at the end of the block available to rent out for about 7 bucks a day.

More Details

laurie kohen
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2017

About laurie kohen

I've lived in the building since 1993 - there are 5 units.

also check out the ad for my place in Italy.

laurie kohen purchased this apartment in 1993

Why laurie kohen chose Chicago

completely unique, sleeps 6 plus


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in West Bucktown in Chicago

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • both bathrooms have large walk in showers.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • we have a queen airbed for 2 more people
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • tennis


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(2 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Spacious bucktown apartment

  • 4 of 5

A great value for money apartment with plenty of space located a 10 minute walk from the trendy area of Damen. The apartment is close to a large variety of places to eat of drink and is also close (10 min walk) to the blue line getting you to central Chicago in around 30 minutes.

We had a few minor comments, there were some ants in the kitchen but this was no problem if you kept everything sealed or in the fridge and the shower could have been more powerful but it did get nice and hot. Overall we had a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice 2 BR condo close to downtown Chicago

  • 4 of 5

Booking process was easy - Laurie is responsive and gives you the information you need. The deposit was refunded the next day after we checked out, which was great.

Location - 5 miles from Chicago downtown. A quick 15 minutes commute most of the times so if you have business in downtown this is a good choice in terms of affordability. The neighborhood is interesting, but my business was in downtown so I didn't really have a chance to explore around.

Property - It is a nice sized 2 BR condo with 1 bathroom. A full kitchen, which we wanted, and nice wooden floors. This was the one on second floor. There is one on first floor which was rented by other travelers. The parking is easy to find, and Laurie gave us 3 parking passes if we needed to park on the metered side of the road. Keep in mind that this property is old, which we didn't mind, but you shouldn't really go here and expect a brand new home.

Now some things that can be improved upon -

1. Lighting - the apartment is very dimly lighted, and most windows don't open. We are used to big windows that open, and a house that is generously lighted.

2. No central a/c. There were adequate provisions of wall mounted a/c and portable heaters, but central would be nice.

3. The kitchen could use a dishwasher.

4. There was some dust accumulated on floor. It is easily noticeable on wooden floors.

All in all - it was nice stay. It is affordable compared to downtown properties, and very good size for city like Chicago.

Now some things that could be imp

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks. we'll work on the central heat and a/c.
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
o'hare / midway
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
el stop damen/north
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
coast sushi
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
north avenue beach
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in West Bucktown, Illinois

Rental Basis:
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5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £116.52
Damage Deposit £349.56

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.