Private room
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
1 adult
0 children
Ages 2 - 12
0 infants
Under 2
2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Weekly Discount: 15%
Cancellation: Strict


The space

Gay friendly sunny third floor walk up with guest room and gorgeous tree-top views, located 1 mile north of Chicago's popular Andersonville neighborhood, and is a 6 minute walk from the El, Loyola's Lakeshore campus, lakefront and the beach. 30 minutes or so from the Loop by train.

This guest room has it's own private balcony and is perfect for a couple or individual looking for a lovely, comfortable place to stay.

Guest access

Included: WIFI, laundry, housekeeping, towels, linens, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, coffee and tea. Also included: our two adorable, generally well behaved host dogs, Syd and Finn. Syd's been vying with us for best host since we opened our home three years ago!

Room includes a work space, private balcony and closet with hangers,

Interaction with guests

We're both a little reserved but we love hosting. We make great recommendations and love to chat. Amy works from home and is always available if you need anything.

The neighborhood

Historic Edgewater Glen is a quiet, safe neighborhood. It has a walking score of 91 which makes it perfect for those who want to explore Chicago on foot or by train. Fantastic restaurants and other amenities (market, dry cleaner, bars, coffee shops, etc.) are all only a block or two away.

Free street parking is available for those coming by car. See our parking recommendations for more information.

Getting around

Our home is located 1 mile north of Chicago's popular Andersonville neighborhood, and is a 6 minute walk from the El, Loyola's Lakeshore campus, lakefront and the beach.

The Loop is only 30 minutes away via public transportation. To travel downtown, we recommend taking the Red Line train from Granville (about a six minute walk), or the 147 Loop Express (catch it around the corner at Broadway and Devon).

We also recommend Uber for getting around. Uber is widely used in Chicago, as is Lyft (URL HIDDEN) Both are easy to use and relatively inexpensive.

Chicago now has a convenient, easy to use bike sharing system called Divvy. For more information on Divvy, go to (URL HIDDEN)

Other things to note

We just listed some fabulous new designer digs— a private two bedroom apartment just downstairs, and it's GORGEOUS. Pop in for a visit at:

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions. We are always happy to help!

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight).

We are both fairly laid back and only a have few ground rules.

*Check-In can be as early as 3 PM. We just ask that you communicate with us in advance to coordinate an arrival time.
*Check out is at noon.
*We do our best to be *green*. Clean towels and wash cloths are provided are provided every few days. We just ask that you reuse them.
*Our apartment is non-smoking but feel free to smoke outside on either balcony.
*Feel free to use the kitchen to prepare a snack or drink. We simply ask that guests clean up after themselves.
*Please no food in the room.
*If you have somewhere to be in the morning, let us know so we can coordinate bathroom times. Its usually no big deal and we are happy to accommodate your schedule.
*When leaving the apartment please remember to always lock the door behind you.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

1 night minimum stay

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Amy & Holly

Amy & Holly

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Joined in May 2012

My partner and I moved from St. Louis to Chicago 8 years ago. We love entertaining, cook often and spend lots of time in nearby Andersonville. We love the arts, great food and can definitely recommend a variety of great things to do in Chicago.

Response rate: 100%(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour

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