About This Listing
Note: Please do not inquire to this listing if you plan on getting crazy drunk while out or in our home while visiting.
New top floor condo in a three story building with private room and private bath available. Our guest room is bright and features a ceiling fan as well as a PILLOW TOP QUEEN BED. Towels, shampoo, conditioner, bath soap, hairdryer, sheets and pillows are at your disposal and more blankets are available upon request. You will have your OWN PRIVATE BATHROOM. No sharing with strangers! Unlike several listings on Airbnb, our condo is truly what you see in the pictures. We REALLY ARE clean and caring, as we actually live here!
We are located in diverse Rogers Park only a three minute walk to the "EL" (public elevated train) and a two minute walk to the beach and three parks along Lake Michigan. Free street parking is available on most of the surrounding streets. Parking during the weekdays and on Saturdays is usually very easy; conversely difficult at night and on Sundays. Please make sure to park on or north of our block overnight. Enjoy your time taking in the unique restaurants, movie theater and antique shops that are peppered around the neighborhood. Spend your day at the beach or walking along the beautiful lake shore path. If downtown is your fancy, take a 40 minute scenic "EL" ride right past the historic Aragon Ballroom and Wrigley Field, or a 35 minute bus ride down famous and beautiful Lake Shore Drive.
If you like, get to know our three cats: Butters (black and white, male), Bebe (tortoise shell, female) and Ming (calico, female). Please be careful around Ming, our newest addition as she is adjusting to her new life and can her mood can be unpredictable. Butters and especially Bebe are cool cats and touchable.
Breakfast is NOT provided, but coffee and tea are provided UPON REQUEST. Don is a coffee drinker with a French press and Lindsay is a loose leaf tea lover and would love to share a pot of tea with you! Just let them know what time you will be up in the morning, and your coffee/tea will be waiting for you.
There will ALWAYS be a host and three cats waiting to chat with you about your experiences or provide a peaceful space to rest.
Guests have access to their own bathroom, kitchen (including all the appliances, cooking utensils and dishes) and living room.
Interaction with Guests
We usually see our guests everyday, as we live here!
We live in a quiet and diverse neighborhood. Most people feel comfortable walking around by themselves. People in the neighborhood are generally very friendly and helpful.
We are located 3 blocks from the red line L train.
PLEASE DO NOT FEEL FREE TO:
Wear muddy/wet shoes on hardwood floors
Change air/heat settings
Invite extra guests home
FEEL FREE TO:
Use X BOX, WII and TV
Play with 2 cats Bebe and Butters
Ask any questions
Share a beer/glass of wine with hosts
TO BE USED WITH PERMISSION:
Coffee/Tea provided upon request.
Don and Lindsay are a laid back young couple who want to meet new people and share their love of Chicago.
We had a nice time staying with Don, Lindsay, and their 3 cute kitties. The place was very clean, Lindsay and Don gave us some recommendations of things to do, the bed was very comfortable, and overall we had a great first airbnb experience. There place is also super close to a couple beaches, a phenomenal Peruvian restaurant, and is located in a really cute neighborhood.
This is my first time using Airbnb, Don and Lindsay really make us feel like home. The house is comfortable, clean, and well-decorated, located in a quite neighborhood which is closed to CTA train station. The cats are friendly and adorable. It's a wonder experience!
Don,Linsday and their 3 sweety "babies" were gorgeous hosts! We felt like at home, and with them we felt like in family...we had a wonderful time with them and if you want to share some American/chicagoans lifestile there isn't anything better than staying with this splendid folk! We enjoyed really much our first airb&b experience, and we didn't think it would be so exciting and comfortable! Much better than a 5 stars hotel!! We advice it to everyone searching for a nice place to stay in Chicago
OMG! We love Don and Lindsay's place and this was probabaly the best airbnb experience we ever had! Especially Lindsay, she was incredible nice, considerate, and friendly! And Don was nice too but we didn't have that much chance to talk to him, he worked a lot. However, this place was so cute and clean, and we also loved having the kittys around us. Lindsay tried really hard to keep the place clean and organized which we really appreciated it cause my hunsband and I had very high request for this. And we love the priate bathroom and hot waterlol Anyway, if we ever stop by chicago again, Lindsay's place will be our first choice!
Both Don and Lindsey made me feel quite welcome when I arrived, and let me come and go without any awkwardness. Their apartment is most comfortable, and the guest bedroom and bathroom arrangement is very homey. As other guests have observed, the bed is like a spa and the cats are friendly and entertaining. The neighborhood has everything you could need - a really good grocery store, a nice coffee shop and all sorts of places to browse. It's a quick and easy walk to the Red 'L' station at Morse, and an easy trip to Downtown from there.
I only met Lindsay and Don a bit, they made sure that I got what I needed.
The place is exactly as images show, my room was comfy, the neighborhood is quiet after dark.
And I met their 3 adorable cats, BeBe was always there, she was the cutest, I enjoyed her accompany a lot.
About the Host, Don And Lindsay
Lindsay: An aspiring opera singer who has sung at Sarasota Opera, Florida. She LOVES tea, animals, historical dramas, reading (and portraying) fiction, restaurants, beer, wine, cooking and of course OPERA. Married to....
Don: Web Application Developer who is a self-proclaimed Skeptic. LOVES poker, beer, whiskey/scotch/bourbon, camping, non-fiction, gardening, carpentry and all things outdoors.
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