Old Town Triangle awesomeness!

House - Entire home/apt · N Hudson Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, United States

Your vacation home is located in Chicago's best neighborhood on a quiet, tree-lined street. Two blocks from Lincoln Park & Zoo, there is much to do locally and it is easy to venture further. When the day is over, relax in your private, clean oasis.

The Space

Your home away from home is on a gorgeous tree-lined street and completely remodeled in 2012 (originally built in 1892!). Upon entering, you’ll find a living area with relaxing seating, large granite desk, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, fridge, microwave, and seating for up to six. The bathroom has a marble double-vanity with a separate area for bath/toilet. And there is a third room with an inviting queen size bed and ample closet space. All decorated with your comfort and relaxation in mind. In addition, you’ll have a balcony with grill and table & chairs to enjoy the outdoors.

Feature list:
• 3 room apartment with private entrance (living room, bedroom, bathroom)
• 42” flat screen with DIRECTV (including HBO, Cinemax, etc)
• Wi-Fi
• Refrigerator, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, toaster, dishes, flatware, outdoor gas grill (Please note that there is NO KITCHEN)
• Bathroom has double-vanity with separate bath/toilet room
• Hair dryer
• Iron & ironing board
• Full control over heating/cooling
• Queen bed includes pillow mattress topper
• Soothing sounds/white noise alarm clock
• Extra sleeping via queen air mattress available
• Balcony with gas grill and table & chairs
• Check-in after 2pm & check-out by noon (let's discuss in advance if an exception is needed)
• Visitor maps and local restaurant/attractions provided

Guest Access

We live here, too, but your home is completely private/separate from the remainder of the house with your own private entrance to come & go as you please.

The Neighborhood

Your vacation home is located in the best neighborhood in Chicago. Old Town Triangle is the historic area between Lincoln Park and Old Town neighborhoods. Located at Armitage Avenue & Hudson Avenue, you can enjoy a 2 block walk east to the expansive Lincoln Park (including free zoo & farm) and the lakefront. In all other directions, you will be surrounded by the best that Old Town/Lincoln Park has to offer including numerous restaurant, shopping and nightlife options.
Here are a few and check out the Guidebook for a few more:
• Lincoln Park Zoo & Farm – 2 blocks east
• Lincoln Park Conservatory – 4 blocks northeast
• Lake Michigan beaches & lakefront jogging/biking path – 4 blocks east
• Oz Park w/ tennis courts - 4 blocks northwest
• Armitage/Halsted shopping area – 5 blocks west
• Magnificent Mile Michigan Avenue shopping - 1.5 miles southeast
• Wrigley Field – 2 miles north
• Downtown Loop – 2 miles south
• Museum campus - 5 miles south
• O'Hare Airport - 16 miles northwest
• Midway Airport - 13 miles southwest

Getting around

This is a great neighborhood for walking and here are a few other options:
• Sedgwick el train stop - 4 blocks south
• Armitage el train stop - 0.7 mi west
• Bus 73 at corner and many others very close
• Taxis readily available at corner
• Abundant, free street parking (after 6pm, be sure to sure to use the permit we provide)
• Divvy rental bicycle station 1 block away

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $945 /week
Monthly Price: $3500 /month
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Our request to stay was answered almost immediately and plans fell into place quickly. Karen and Brett were prompt with directions and details. The place is perfect: one bedroom, large bath, and sitting room with amenities. Access and parking couldn't have been easier. We were within walking range of food, bars, and entertainment. We will definitely be looking to stay here again. Highly recommended. Wish all airbnb's were this easy and cozy.

    April 2014
  • We highly recommend this place! Immaculately clean and very comfortable! Great location! Honestly couldn't ask for anything better. It is everything Brett & Karen describe and more. They are very kind and accommodating hosts. We will happily spread the word, and definitely be returning. Thanks again Brett & Karen for making our stay so pleasant!

    April 2014
  • Best place in town, we stayed for one week on our Chicago city vacation. This is top class apartment with high standard on everything. Very nicely decorated interior and fantastic clean .
    The area is awesome for eating out , shopping , entertainment like Second City and more. Close to train and busses to get down town to the Loop
    Karen and Brett are wonderful hosts , thanks so much for a great stay in your place. Would recommend this to everyone.
    Dagbjort and Ervin Arnason

    March 2014
  • This is a great place in the heart of Old Town on a quiet street. It is well appointed and has everything you need for a short stay. The apartment is near restaurants, bars, Old Town attractions and is within a few minutes of virtually all that Chicago has to offer. I definitely recommend this place.

    March 2014
  • My stay at Brett and Karen's was perfect! It was my first air bnb experience and it went really smoothly. Brett and Karen were accommodating hosts by checking in to make sure I arrived okay and offering any help I might need during my stay.

    The apartment was in tip top shape. The bed was super comfy. They had complimentary water in the fridge for me, which was nice after being out walking. The shower had great water pressure. It's located in a great neighborhood and close to lots of things to see and do. I can't even think of any negatives.

    I'll definitely be staying again and recommending this apartment to anyone who visits Chicago! Thanks Brett and Karen!

    March 2014
  • Thanks to Brett and Karen for letting us stay in their extremely beautiful and cozy apartment up in Chicago.

    Location-wise this place was fantastic, and allowed for extremely easy access to anywhere you want to go in Chicago. The neighborhood itself was tree-lined, beautiful, and quiet. Parking was never a problem along the street despite it being Chicago, and our hosts left a lovely guide on the nearby cafes, restaurants, and bars to check out.

    The apartment itself was extremely warm and cozy. Despite not having a kitchen, the amenities were abundant, including a Keurig brewing system for coffee/tea and a fridge. The apartment also included a lovely balcony/patio area, a huge TV, and all other creature comforts you could possibly need.

    Would highly recommend this place to anybody looking for a nice, safe, and lovely place to stay while exploring Chicago.

    March 2014
  • Great location, extremely clean, very comfortable and easy to catch a cab right around the corner. Brett and Karen were great hosts and we will not hesitate to book again the next time we are back in Chicago.

    March 2014
  • As someone who travels to Chicago regularly on business and have stayed in many, many hotels there. This place was in an exceptional neighborhood, an absolute value even for winter. Their place is immaculate, and above comparison to many five star hotels. Keep this place on your radar to know in advance you won't be disappointed.

    February 2014
  • We truly enjoyed our stay. This is a very clean, comfortable and well-maintained property. We appreciated the neat, attractive decor. Amenities included two sinks in the bathroom, a nice shower, living room with great books, desk, internet, parking passes included, refrigerator, coffee maker and plenty of storage space. It was nice to have bars, restaurants and other attractions just a short walking distance away. The neighborhood is also great for taking walks and looking at the local architecture. The hosts, Karen and Brett, are attentive, helpful and friendly folks.

    February 2014
  • Apartment was gorgeous. Location was great. Karen and Brett were super accommodating and friendly, and they made the whole process very seamless. I would definitely return next time I'm in Chicago.

    Thank you guys for a very pleasant stay.

    February 2014
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Like you, we enjoy travel immensely and we are happy to share this home with you so you can enjoy your trip to Chicago. We recently remodeled our home (down to the bricks and back up!) and our architects designed this private space for you to enjoy! About us, Karen was born & raised here in Chicago while Brett grew up in Central Illinois. Levi, our loving pup, completes our family (for now, anyway!).
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