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.
My son and I enjoyed our stay with Don and Lindsay, as they are very friendly, interesting, and helpful. Their apartment is clean, neat, comfortable, and looks just like the pictures. The neighborhood is nice and close to a number of places to eat. The train is nearby as well. The cats are adorable and friendly. We highly recommend their apartment and would certainly stay there again.
I really enjoyed staying with Don and Lindsay. They are very nice people it was fun getting to know them a bit. The cats made me feel at home, and I enjoyed getting to know their personalities during my 10 day stay.
The description and pictures of the condo are accurate. It was clean and comfortable. East Rogers Park is a decent neighborhood, and public transportation is very convenient. This was my first airbnb experience, and it was a good one. I highly recommend staying with Don and Lindsay if you are headed to the north side of Chicago.
The host canceled this reservation 2 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Don and Lindsay made us feel right at home. Their apartment is clean and nicely furnished, the cats make a nice welcoming committee, and the packets of tea and coffee were a nice touch in the morning. We'd happily come back.
My wife and I had a great time staying with Don and Lindsay. Really nice apartment. Only hard part is deciding what I liked best the location, two block one way to the L train two block the other way to the lake, or the fact that we had our own bathroom. Also their cats are great and I'm saying that as a dog person.
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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