This cozy one bedroom apartment has a full kitchen, gas fire place and spa bath. Right out your back door is a fully functioning organic farm with goats, chickens, bees and pigs. Have a fresh omelet before you take the 10 min train ride downtown!
A farm on the West Side of Chicago? Yep, that's unique!
CTA Green Line will have you down town, to the lake or to Michigan Ave in 11 minutes. Moments to the United Center for a concert, Hawks or Bulls game. Easy access to highways. Plenty of free parking.
Interaction with Guests
We can be your host and cater to you and your family with meals, some transportation and concierge service or you can grab a key and be on your way.
East Garfield Park is definitely the inner city! It's also erupting with art. A nationally recognized art corridor both highbrow and underground. Think SoHo in the 70's. We like to run our rebel flag high here. (email hidden) tasting, check out a painting at a loft gallery, see some mud wrestling, milk a goat and buy some fresh Chevre, grab some BBQ all in one walk.
The Metra, CTA and Kedzie bus are all less than 5 minutes walk. Where are you going? You can get there. Lyft or Uber cab from either airport will cost about $25 and take 20 to 40 minutes.
Other Things to Note
Free laundry, Wi-Fi and cable. There is a full barbeque pit outside big enough to roast a full pig. We have bikes you can borrow and occasionally a car.
No fire. No vomit. No anger.
The home was absolutely beautiful. Nicky and Eric made us feel welcome and were quick to provide suggestions for food and entertainment. They left us great home warming guests and were great to meet. Thanks so much!
The hosts were super hospitable and welcoming. It was nice that we had our private space, but that they were close by if we needed anything. The neighborhood wasn't what we expected, but it wasn't an issue in the least; we still felt completely comfortable. The backyard space was really nice and it would be a cool place to stay in warm weather.
This was a great first Airbnb stay for me and my boyfriend. Nicky has a really nice lower-level apartment in East Garfield Park. It's clean, comfortable, and stylish, and the neighborhood was quiet, with interesting buildings and a nice conservatory within walking distance. We'd definitely stay here again--we'd love to see the farm during the growing season!
Sehr netter Kontakt, saubere und gepflegte Unterkunft. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt! Unterkunft ideal für 2 Personen, aber wir haben sie zu fünft genutzt, d.h. 3 Personen haben im Wohn-Essbereich auf den Sofas geschlafen. Ist möglich, aber schon etwas eng. Die Unterkunft können wir uneingeschränkt weiter empfehlen!
A fantastic place to stay!! Nicky and her family were very kind and welcoming. The apartment itself is modern but cozy, and in a great location for exploring the city. Farm fresh eggs, chocolate and a bottle of wine were the perfect touch! It made our stay in Chicago great, and we're looking forward to a return trip--
The place is great. Just as described. Perfect for our stopover in Chicago. Delicious farm fresh eggs from right out back. How could you beat that?
Our quality of life depends on how well we deal with adversity! Feel positive. Live positive. I grew up in a small costal town in Maine. When I turned 19 I realized that I was a closet wanderer. So I hit the road and covered much of the U.S. and all of Europe. I taught skiing in the Rockies and rode my BMW R65-LS from coast to coast. When I was in Europe I was amazed at how willing people were to open their homes to a total stranger. I had one of my best experiences living with a family in Romania in the Carpathian Mountains. Amazing! I feel this is the best way possible to travel. It's part of why I love Air B&B. Hotel shmotel! Live the life of the area. That's an experience. Now my wandering days are over. I'm rooted in one of the coolest communities I know. Rich with art and spirit. I have two amazing girls that help me garden, can, collect eggs and milk. My husband is a world class chef and former Chicago S.W.A.T. officer and I tour with an ABBA tribute band but don't hold that against me. I hope you like it here half as much as we do!!