Cozy bedroom 1.5 blocks from train!

Apartment - Private room · N Winchester Ave, Chicago, IL 60613, United States

The Space

Come stay in our cozy second bedroom! We're a laid back couple who love to meet new people (teacher and a social worker, you can't go wrong :)

WONDERFUL LOCATION:

--1.5 blocks from the Brown line train- an easy el ride downtown to see all of the sites (30 min).
--The bus stops right outside our apartment taking you to the lakefront/beach (1.5 miles away) or right down Damen to neighborhoods like WIcker Park.
--Great restaurants, bars, and parks within walking distance of the apartment.
--Easy parking, non-permit
--Lots of essentials right outside the apartment! Within the one block between the train and our apartment you'll find: Starbucks, local coffee /bagel shop, a taqueria, a bakery, corner grocery, late night pizza place, and a great brunch place.

GREAT PRIVATE ROOM:

You'll be staying in our well-lit, second bedroom on a full size-6 inch thick-futon. The futon fits one person comfortably and two people have happily stayed, but it is more cozy! There is a small desk for your laptop/work if needed. It is a smaller room, but has everything you need.

Clean sheets and towels provided with access to our shared bathroom with a small clawfoot tub/shower. Free wifi available.

SPACIOUS APARTMENT:

Beautiful, third floor walk up apartment with all hardwood floors and an open layout. You are welcome to use our kitchen and instant coffee/tea will be out each morning as you get ready to hit the town. Great shared deck out back that you are welcome to use (we provide chairs and a table if you'd like to relax on a nice day). We live in an older apartment building, but give it lots of love. There is also coin laundry in the basement.

We're outgoing people and are happy to help with any questions you might have or advice you need to have a great time in the city! We will respect your privacy, but will always be responsive to your needs and happy to help!

Note: Two night minimum May-August

******Note we do not have central air conditioning! The bedroom has a window unit that cools it nicely and have tons of windows for air flow, but if this will bother you we may not be the best fit! It's really only a problem if it gets to be 95 and humid :)

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Futon
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • ''cool couple, Joe i like your style he is smiling face '' thumbs up & says ..
    thats awwwwwsome :D

    i ll definitely recommend this place infact i ll choose this place to stay my next trip to Chi''

    March 2014
  • Libby et Joe ont été d'agréables hôtes durant notre séjour qui a duré 3 nuits. Ils ont été accueillants et souriants, ils ont été de bons conseils. L'appartement était propre et rangé, la chambre un peu petite mais convenable.
    L'appartement est bien situé, proche du métro et de quelques restaurants. Le quartier semble sûr.

    Libby and Joe were nice hosts during our stay which last 3 nights. They were pleasant and welcoming, they gave good information. Their apartment was clean and tidy, our bedroom was small but decent.
    The apartment is well located, not far from the subway and some restaurants.
    The neighborhood seems safe.

    March 2014
  • Good location. I was hardly there, just needing a place to sleep and shower, but Libby was very accommodating.

    March 2014
  • Libby and Joe were very friendly to us. Joe told us where to go and eat:) He was planning to cook us breakfast!!
    They have very clean and warm room. When we went to Chicago there was snow. It was very cold. But their apartment was very warm. No noise in the night or morning. So we could have a good rest. Lots of free parking spot in front of their place. So we didn't worry about parking. We always back their place around midnight. They have been very kind to us.hehe
    Thank you guys. Hope one day you will visit LA soon!

    March 2014
  • Great host, I was running late on setting up a place and Joe was more than accommodating on short notice.

    February 2014
  • This is the second time that I have stayed with Libby and Joe. My first stay was so positive that I didn't even consider anywhere else. Great couple that offer more than just clean and comfortable lodging.

    January 2014
  • After two days snowed in together, I can attest to how great Libby and Joe are as hosts. They are knowledgeable about the area, are considerate/helpful, and are loads of fun. And if you happen to be there over the weekend, Joe's Sunday Biscuits are an absolute delight.

    January 2014
  • Joe and Libby were incredibly flexible and accommodating! This was my second time staying with them and I'm sure I'll be back!

    December 2013
  • Joe and Libby were incredibly flexible and accommodating! This was my second time staying with them and I'm sure I'll be back!

    December 2013
  • This place is a very good deal, it's right next to the "L" and Libby & Joe were accommodating and friendly. It was freezing in Chicago, but the apartment was plenty warn. I also needed a needle and thread to repair my winter coat and luckily they had some for me to use.

    December 2013
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Yorktown High School, College of Charleston, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
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Hey all! We're an outgoing couple excited to meet new people. A little bit about us: Joe: -Elementary school Special Ed. teacher on Chicago's Southside -History buff -Loves a good conversation with just about anyone -Cooking/grilling maniac Libby: -Child and adolescent social worker -Wannabe runner and yogi -Social justice nerd -Loves to travel Together: We love good beer, trying new restaurants, walking around this beautiful city, and relaxing on our porch. We are more then happy to give recommendations on places to visit throughout the city! We're very active and always trying new things, so will hopefully have a lot of ideas for you. Hope you will join us and we look forward to meeting you!
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