About this listing
Private room with shared bathroom. Full size bed can accommodate up to 2 people (additional cost for second person). Closet, shelves, desk, chair, tv, wifi. Access to laundry room included. Smoking allowed outside only. NO PARKING.
Contemporary living in a century old home. Tall ceilings on first floor.
Kitchen, Dining Room, Family Room on garden level, Laundry Room.
Interaction with Guests
I am a busy professional and a single mom with two active children. When I am not at work or driving my children around, I like to relax at home. I run a homestay business in my home so you will meet lots of young people from all over the world.
Quiet, family atmosphere.
Close to public transportation. Short term (5 days) on street parking available by calling number each night after 9pm. 14-30 days available by calling village hall on weekdays. Plate number, make, type of car, along with address needed for the on street parking. Longer term parking (more than 30 days) needs a rented parking spot from village or neighbors.
Other Things to Note
We love our five very friendly and playful cats. We hope that you will too.
No shoes in the house. No baths, showers only. Always clean up after yourself. If you cook, you clean. If you use it, clean up after yourself. Take your own garbage out. Be respectful and kind of my home, the people and animals in it. No guests or pets allowed. Smoking outside in designated area only.
About the Host, Elizabeth
Elizabeth has two outgoing, active, and talkative children, a 14-year old daughter and an 12-year old son. Elizabeth also has 5 very friendly cats. This family enjoys spending time together and participating in cultural activities. Elizabeth works at a university.
We live in a single-family house on a tree-lined street in historic Oak Park, a suburb just west of Chicago. Make sure to take advantage of the many parks, restaurants and shops in this diverse, friendly, and safe community. You will have access to a washer and dryer and the Internet in the home.