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Comfortable 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath In The Trendy Logan Square Neighborhood

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4 (2 Adults & 2 Children are best accommodated)

Walk to your choice of hot new restaurants, lounges and bars. Plenty of entertainment options and outdoor spaces in the area to keep you busy. Or relax in the comfort of the secluded garden outside your door.

The apartment was recently renovated in 2011 and features 2 bedrooms (1 King and 2 twins), 1 full bath, fully equipped kitchen, living room, laundry area, laminate floors throughout, central A/C and heat. This 900 square foot garden apartment has a private secured entry with access to a landscaped side-yard.

Within the unit you’ll find a 50” LCD TV with Premium Comcast cable, Blu-Ray/DVD player, huge leather sectional couch, and comfortable finishes and decorations throughout. Linens and finishes have been chosen for the highest quality. Laundry area is in the common area of the basement and free to use.

This unit is completely kid friendly. The side-yard features a playset with swings, slide and fort. Also a smaller playset for the littlest ones. We have plenty of toys and games that we would be happy to loan to you.

The apartment is centrally located between Fullerton Avenue to the north, Western Avenue to the east, and Milwaukee Avenue to the south. Either one of these streets has CTA bus access around the clock. The CTA Blue Line elevated train is a quick 5 block walk to the Western Avenue stop. Cabs and Uber drivers are prevalent in the neighborhood as well. A Divvy bicycle rental station is 2 blocks away for those inclined to use pedal power.

The rental is located within minutes of some of Chicago’s best parks. Holstein Park is a 5 minute walk away which features a soft surface play area, water feature, huge fenced play field, and in the summer months an outdoor pool and wading pool. Haas Park is another quick 5 minute walk from the property which features another soft surface play lot with water features. A field turf soccer field is also part of the park for those looking for a pickup game! The 606 Trail is about 15 minutes south of the rental which features a linear running/walking/biking trail for great East-West access to the Humboldt Park-Logan Square-Bucktown areas.

Come stay in our cozy garden apartment and experience the best of Chicago neighborhood living!

• Please inquire about dogs staying. Sorry, allergic to cats. There will be an additional cleaning fee for dogs. We also have a dog upstairs

• Street parking is available

• Please refrain from smoking or vaporizing within the interior of the premises and on the property.

• There is a $100 cleaning fee

Check-In is anytime after 4:00 PM Central Time

Check-Out is by 11:00 AM Central Time

If you need more time for check out please ask and I can check the calendar and cleaning schedule.

* Damage Protection Note: There are 2 options for damage protection- Purchase the protection policy for a onetime fee, or make a deposit in the amount required for damage protection. If a deposit is made HomeAway/VRBO makes payment to the owner but CHARGES credit card fees to the owner for this deposit. When the owner returns deposit to the renter HomeAway/VRBO CHARGES the renter for credit card fees to return the deposit. The owner will return to the renter the amount that is deposited into the owners account (damage deposit less credit card fees).

** Longer Stay Payment Terms: Payment terms can be altered based on the length of your stay. If you are staying for longer than 60 days, I can adjust the payment structure to make more payments at a lower rate (splitting up the grand total over more payments).

More Details

Owner
Doug M.
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About Doug M.

I grew up in the Chicago suburbs and have lived in the city for the last 20 years, the last ten in Bucktown & Logan Square. We've always enjoyed the neighborhood and enjoy being an active part of the neighborhood.

I work 10 minutes from the house so I'm always close by. I'm a trained carpenter and now General Contractor. You'll probably find me working on the house and property.

I love to spend time with my family and enjoy the neighborhood and Chicago in general. I'm an avid home cook and look forward to preparing and eating with friends and family. We have a puppy in the house, so you may hear him running around every no and then. Will try to keep any noise to a minimum.

We live above the garden apartment in the main house. I have a lot of information and recommendations on local places to go/see/do. I'll be more than happy to share this info with you to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Doug M. purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Doug M. chose Chicago

We've always enjoyed the Bucktown and Logan Square neighborhoods and were ready to move on a single family home from a condominium. We had the opportunity to buy this house and have had a great time. We're happy to share a part of it with you!

What makes this apartment unique

High walk-able, easy access to other neighborhoods via car, bike or public transportation. Expressway is nearby as well. Anything in the city itself is accessible with public transportation (CTA buses or trains), taxi cabs, and car services like Uber/Lyft/Sidecar. If you need to go out to the suburbs, a rental car would definitely make getting out there easier. There are nearby car rental locations for Enterprise and Zipcar for short term car rental if you need it.

The apartment is about a 12 minute walk (1/2 mile) to the CTA Blue Line Elevated/Subway train. That train runs from O'Hare Airport to downtown (our stop is about half way in between). There are 2 major bus routes by the house that can take you east/west and north/south. Ordering a taxi or car service is easy from our location too.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Palmer Square in Chicago

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom is a standard guest bath. Undersink cabinet, medicine cabinet mirror. The shower/tub combo has white subway tile over a white tub. Kolher fixtures throughout.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1- a King Bed with a closet containing drawers and some hanging space a (a hall closet is directly across the hall with plenty of hanging space). There is a full length mirror in the closet unmounted. Bedroom 2- 2 Twin beds with drawer storage underneath. There is a set of drawers in the room as a side table, and a set of drawers in the closet. There is plenty of hanging space in the closet with the drawers in it.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The apartment is in the basement of our 2 flat home. The garden level keeps it nice and cool in the summer. We will provide plenty of heat to keep it warm in the winter. The ceilings are around 7' high- unless you are an NBA center, you should have no problem with ceiling heights. We do live upstairs above the apartment. We try to keep things quiet for our guests, but with a dog and school age child, you may hear us occasionally above you. No parties/social functions in the apartment please. Please be respectful to our neighborhood/nieghborsl

Reviews

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Comfortable 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath In The Trendy Logan Square Neighborhood
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect for our weekend stay. Only thing I could ask for was a couple of fans as the A/C is controlled on upper levels by owner. Was perfect otherwise!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this apartment. It was super clean, comfortable, and had everything we needed. Close to public transportation, laundry facilities provided, and a very helpful owner! Thanks for making our stay in Chicago a memorable one!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I traveled with our young children (2 five y/os and 1 10 y/o) to Chicago for fun and a wedding. The neighbor is close to coffee shops and the blue line (short walk or take the bus to the red line). It was easy, cheap, and fun to get around using public transportation ( Navy Pier and Maggie Daly park were the highlights of our trip). The house was comforable, well decorated and kitchen was well stocked. Doug was a great host.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at this garden apartment. The place was immaculate and had everything we needed for our stay! Doug was great to work with and very responsive! Instructions were easy to follow! Parking stickers were a huge plus!! We spent time in the city and the suburbs and access to both was fairly easy. My only small recommendation is a full length mirror so two people can easily get ready at the same time. I would highly recommend this apartment and would definitely look to book myself if we are back in the Chicago area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. We took your advice and now have a full length mirror in the apartment!
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5

nicely situated for "L" trains into town

  • 5 of 5

Three adults spent three nights here while touring the sights of Chicago. Walking to California station (while leaving our car conveniently parked on the street by the apt thanks to the parking permits provided) and riding into town each day was a breeze. The apt was well stocked with the basics and we had no problems whatsoever. Highly recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great quiet place to stay close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

Great property. It had everything we needed and was clean and comfortable. Close to everything. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12.5 Miles
O'Hare International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Bob Inn (Classic corner bar)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Marovitz Golf (9 Hole Park District on the lake)
Nearest Train
0.6 Miles
CTA Blue Line
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
90/94 Expressway (Kennedy Expressway)
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Wasabi
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Wilmot "Mountain" (I learned to ski here as a kid)
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Fullerton Ave Beach
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Palmer Square, Illinois

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Lollapalooza
3 Aug 2017 - 6 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£140
 
 
Air & Water Show
19 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£140
 
 
Riot Fest
15 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£140
 
 
Winter
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£325
for 2 nights
From
£102
£821
£2,917
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£511
for 3 nights
From
£130
£1,017
£3,383
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.28
Pet Fee £57.56
Move Out Cleaning Fee £76.75
Tax Rate 21.4%

**Damage Protection Note**: There are 2 options for damage protection- Purchase the protection policy for a one time fee, or make a deposit in the amount required for damage protection. If a deposit is made HomeAway/VRBO makes payment to the owner but CHARGES credit card fees to the owner for this deposit. When the owner returns deposit to the renter HomeAway/VRBO CHARGES the renter for credit card fees to return the deposit. The owner will return to the renter the amount that is deposited into the owners account (damage deposit less credit card fees).

Terms can be altered based on the length of your stay. If you are staying for longer than 60 days, we can adjust the payment structure to make more payments at a lower rate (splitting up the grand total over more payments).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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