Please note that there is a 5 night minimum during the summer with 6 nights required for holiday weeks and event weeks. Shorter bookings may be possible on a last-minute basis.
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PLEASE NOTE: During the SUMMER AND FALL there is a 5-Night minimum and 6- Night minimum for Holidays/Special Events. Holidays and Special Events are often charged premiums so please check the price. Shorter bookings may be accepted if there is last minute availability.
Family owned and operated for over 20 years, Lincoln Park vacation rentals are located on a quiet side street in one of Chicago’s premiere neighborhoods thanks to its beautiful architecture, abundance of parks, and close proximity to the lakefront and downtown.
Enjoy easy access to Chicago’s many activities including the Loop/downtown, Grant Park, Navy Pier, Wrigley Field, the lakefront, Millennium Park, State Street, Museum campus, the Art Institute, Michigan Avenue, and many of Chicago’s endless activities. This 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit is tastefully furnished and comes with a fully equipped modern kitchen, small dining area and a living room in addition to the 2 bedrooms (one queen bed, one double) and bath. There is a futon and extra closet in the living room for additional guests.
GETTING AROUND from this central location couldn't be easier. Located 1 block from the Fulllerton L stop (with Brown, Purple and Red Line service). Walk 1.5 mi North to Wrigley Field or take the Red Line 2 short stops to the famed 1060 West Addison. In addition to the L, the Halsted bus 3 blocks away will bring you to Greek Town and the Stadium for Blackhawks and Bulls games, and the Fullerton bus on the corner will whisk you to the lakefront, Lincoln Park Zoo, Peggy Nortbotem Nature Museum and more. Wicker Park and Bucktown are easy to access by bus or a short cab ride. If you’ve brought a car, we will provide you with complimentary Zone Guest parking passes.
THE AMENITIES include hardwood floors throughout; exposed brick walls; granite kitchen; dishwasher; cotton linens and towels; hair dryer; soap; secure high-speed wireless Internet; cable; TV; and central air conditioning. The building has an equipped outdoor garage roof deck with gas grills, a small fenced-in back yard, and an herb garden.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD is packed with activities. Within a few short blocks, you’ll find shopping opportunities galore on Halsted, Lincoln, and Armitage; an abundance of bars and nightclubs; restaurants from the original PotBelly’s Sandwich Works to Lou Malnati’s Chicago style pizza; the Vic concert hall; and famed Blues clubs the Kingston Mines and Blues Etc. Dominick’s grocery store is 1 block away. the DePaul Athletic Center and Lake Shore Athletic Club are within 4 blocks and offer day passes.
A minimum of 3 nights midweek or 4 nights if the weekend is included, and 5 nights for holiday weekends or weekends of high demand such as Lolapalooza, the Cubs-Cardinals series, DePaul orientation and parents' weekend, PitchFork, and the Air & Water show. We will accept shorter rentals mid-week or on a last-minute basis--you can always email or call with your inquiry, especially if it is close to your desired date. Additional charge of $15 applied for additional guests. Cleaning fee of $90 assessed on all rentals. Chicago tax of 15.49% on all rentals.
Payment by PayPal or credit card accepted 14 days or more prior to rental with a 3% service fee or 4% for international cards or corporate cards. Payment by electronic check, ACH bank transfer, wire or cash also accepted without service fee. $200 Security Deposit required or $400 deposit if guests are under the age of 28 (children with their family excluded, of course).
This is a dog friendly building and neighborhood (Wiggly Field Dog Park is 4 blocks away). Well-behaved pets are welcome on a case-by-case basis with a small fee. We are happy to provide a baby pak-n-play or grill equipment to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Laundry facilities are also available (for guests staying 10 nights or longer).
Laundry access for guests staying longer than 7 nights.
Roof deck with BBQ grill and deck furniture.
Key pad entry to unit.
Interaction with Guests
I am available by text (preferred), phone and email and my manager is available by text and phone.
This is a safe and vibrant area with dozens of restaurants, shops and bars. The beach is only 1 mile away and Wrigley Field is walkable (right up Sheffield which is one block away).
The Red Line is one block away with express service to the Loop taking only 12 minutes.
Other Things to Note
This is a NO SMOKING building
Bookings for HOLIDAY WEEKS and MAJOR CHICAGO EVENTS require 5 NIGHT STAY!!
THERE IS A LOST KEY CHARGE OF $200.
No smoking in the unit. Evidence of smoking in the building or a failure to dispose of all smoking materials for smoking outdoors will result in the SURRENDER OF YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT TO CLEAN UP THE UNIT/BUILDING/EXTERIOR.
No loud TV or music after 10pm inside the building.
Chicago Noise Curfew is in effect from 11pm until 7am. Neighbors will call the police so please be respectful.
No more than 3 additional people permitted at the property at any time during your stay.
If you have a pet with you, you must clean up after it.
You are responsible for your possessions and property at all times during your stay. Please purchase traveler's insurance if you will have expensive electronics or other items with you as they are not covered by the building insurance.
Prior to Your Departure
1. Load and run the dishwasher. Please run dishwasher while you will be present.
2. Place all used towels and sheets in piles on the floor.
3. Remove all trash and recycling and place in the city cans behind the building.
4. Turn thermostat to 55 degrees if in heat mode and 82 degrees if in AC mode
5. Return labeled keys to the key box. Leave the second set on the kitchen table.
The Cleaners are scheduled in advance and begin to charge upon their arrival. If the Cleaner arrives, you need to depart the unit within a few minutes. Any delay caused because you are still in the unit is inconvenient so please be respectful of the schedule.
Deck and Yard: Please enjoy the outdoor space weather permitting. There are cleaning supplies in your unit if you want to clean the chairs and tables. Please throw trash into the city cans out the back gate (you can see the city cans from on the deck). The garbage can on the deck must be emptied before you depart to help keep the property rodent free!
Red was very accommodating and easy to communicate with. The location was excellent, very easy walk and short red line commute to all downtown attractions. The condition of the apartment was a little less than stellar. While the unit was clean, it certainly is in need of a fresh coat of paint and some other cosmetic repairs. The beds were some of the most uncomfortable I've experienced, none of us slept well as a result. That is my one complaint. Not much seating in the living room if you're having more than 3 people stay and want to use that room to socialize. I do stress that it was very clean, and with a fantastic location. Red and Will were great to work with also.
Nice apartment, well located (close to a subway station) to discover Chicago. No regrets about the choice.
But difficulties to be in contact with Red before our arrival : no answer to several mails the week preceding the beginning of the location, just an answer when arriving at Chicago airport ! Not the better way to begin holidays.
Red was a unresponsive owner. We could not get ahold of her to get instructions to get into the home. When we finally got in the place was a mess. The sheets were soiled and dirty towels pilled up in the kitchen. Lights were burnt out in the steep slim staircase and it was dangerous and hard to find out way up. We were unable to get ahold of anyone the first night we stayed there and had to deal with the issues our selves. She was a pain to get ahold of the whole time and tried to cheat us out of a refund. I do not recommend staying here.
The apartment was so cute, in such a great location and Red had a great set up that was so convenient for us! Would definitely stay again!
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