- Room Type:Private Room
- Max Guests:6
- Min Stay:1
- Pets Allowed:No
- air conditioning
- suitable for events
- refrigerator / freezer
- washing machine
- wifi (wireless lan)
- pets live here
Close 2 Chicago NU in Evanston Lake
Although our home is vintage, it has all of the modern amenities a person needs for our 21st century lifestyles. We have central air and heat, cable TV and wireless internet everywhere in the house and yard.
We also have 2 little white/black toy fox terrier dogs that I've never heard a growl out of. They have always been great at making friends w/ people. Recently, we had two young men with us. A young German man from Wiesbaden who had never had a dog before. 6 months later, he was so in love with these pupettes, that I think, if he would have tried to take one more picture on his phone, it might have exploded! haaaa. Then there was Yuong (Tony) Liu, from China. He also had never had a dog and at first was very frightened of dogs. He would walk towards them and if they started to approach him, he would turn on his heels and walk very fast the other way. Well after some coaching, Tony, too fell in love w/ these two little harmless pupettes. The worse these two can do is shed some of that white fur on you, which I'm always trying to control, but … .
My husband and I have served as hosts to people from all over the world and sometime at the same time. We started doing this when I took a job as the Midwest Coordinator for an International High School Student Exchange Program and got to know how easy it was meeting people from around the world. Since then, and hosting many Northwestern Graduate Students working on their Masters in our home, our friends have taken to calling our house the "Gertrude Stein Home of Evanston", which I take as a compliment. They explain this by saying, each time they meet someone at our home, they know they are going to learn something new. They also have said that they have been impressed to see that not only are these people living in our home, but they can see that they have become our friends. And, they love the comarade they feel which eminates from our home. Wow, now if only we could bottle that and sell it to the world, eh?
Because I am a writer, I work out of our home, and will always be available to answer any questions you may have that come up about using something in the house or about our local area. In each bedroom, there is a refrigerator, so you can shop and make your meals at will in our kitchen. Everyone is free to use all our kitchen appliances as long as they clean up after themselves. I will be happy to show you around where things are stored. Also, in each bedroom there is a desk for your laptop where you can do you work if necessary. Guest are free to work just about anywhere they wish in the house. The first floor has a large living room and is a pleasant room to work in with lots of light.
Besides the downstairs living room, guests can use the kitchen to work in, the family room, the dining room, the screened in outside porch in warm weather. We have a large garden which you are encouraged to enjoy, again, weather permitting and can also work on the table in the outdoor patio, since you should be able to use the Internet outside.
The laundry facility on the second floor is for your smaller loads of laundry and the basement laundry facility can be used for your larger loads of laundry.
Our neighborhood is great for walking along the lake, looking at the historical older homes in the neighborhood, or riding a bike, which can be rented at nearby bike shops. Also, day passes to the beaches can be purchased at the beach, or if you are a sailer and would like to rent a sail boat, there is marina by the university where you can rent a boat by the hour.
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This old Chicago apartment has a quirky, colorful charm. The decor resembles something from Beetlejuice mixed with a little Leave it to Beaver kitsch.
Mere blocks from us are delicious restaurants, coffee shops, vegan eats, salons, trendy bars with photo booths, pool tables and craft cocktails. Let’s not forget the classic dive bars, homey diners, outdoor patios you can still smoke in and friendly 4AM dive bars for the adventurous. It is all here. Only a 6 minute bus ride (20 minute walk) to Wicker Park’s famous (Six Corners) for more bars, clubs, music and street fest, restaurants and debauchery. Your trip is as classy as you want make it, choose your own adventure! We'd be happy to give you recommendations for things to do, places to eat, things to see.
Hop on the bus to downtown to get some culture, visit museums, see the sites, shop til you drop, or catch a sporting event. We are also only 2 blocks from a Divvy bike station so you should bring a helmet if you feel so inclined.
This two bedroom apartment has two bathrooms as well (one for you and one for us), a living room, dining room, art room, office, large kitchen, back enclosed porch, backyard with patio, free laundry in eerie basement, and a free parking spot in the garage. Free WIFI is supplied of course.
Your cozy little room can sleep two people. The room has an individual mini heater or a/c window unit depending on the season, so you can control your own comfortable temperature. There will be fresh towels and bedding for you to use. We also have a couch and an extra mattress available if you have additional people. Additionally, our place has a door that can separate the apartment in half for your own personal living and dining room as well.
We work from home so we are around during the day. I am a self-employed artist and my boyfriend, Michael is in web design. We are a very sociable couple so if you want to share a meal or have a couple drinks together we are more than happy to oblige. However, if you are looking for some privacy the apartment is large enough to leave you to your own devices.
We have a nine year old boxer dog, Payton, named after Walter Payton from the Bears...NOT Manning so don’t even ask. We also have one adult cats. You will never see Kitty because, well, life scares her.
Are you a night owl or do you just want to stay in and marathon some Netflix? No problem! Pop up some popcorn and snuggle up on the couch while you watch your flicks on a 8’ projector screen with surround sound.
In the summer you can play bags in our alley, set up a backyard movie viewing on the projector screen, relax in our little backyard with a propane grill or barrel smoker and make some grub . We fully support grilling in the winter as well. Of course the kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, pots, pans, utensils etc for you to make meals at the apartment if you wanted.
Our talented neighbor makes custom guitars and offers guitar lessons. Go ahead and try something new and ask about scheduling a lesson of your own while you are here.
<span>THE SPACE</span><br /><span>++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++</span><br /><span>Hospital rotations/ internships/ international students welcomed for longer stays.</span><br /><span>++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++</span>
<p><span>A very clean and brand new condominium in West Bucktown with plenty of light. We live one block away from the Western stop on the Blue Line "L". We are well travelled, friendly and easy going. We live in a quiet and conveniently located neighborhood.</span></p>
<p><span>At the moment, we have two available bedrooms with large closets, a desk, a night stand and one full size bed in each room. The two bedrooms together will be perfect accommodation for a party of four guests. When booking both rooms together, we offer a 5% discount.</span></p>
<p><span>You'll be using your private bathroom where you'll find soap, body gel, shampoo clean towels and a hairdryer.</span></p>
<p><span>Smoking is not allowed in the unit, but feel free to use our balcony or the deck outside.</span></p>
<p><span>There is plenty of free parking on the street, and if you are flying into the city, the Blue Line will bring you directly from O'Hare airport to the unit. Three more stops on the train will take you to the Loop for business or recreation in about 15 minutes. If you are arriving from Midway airport on the Orange Line, it will take you around 35 minutes to arrive to your booked room.</span></p>
<p><span>You'll enjoy multiple dining options, stores, music venues, parks, a public and free swimming pool (Halstein Park) and other amenities in the neighborhood. Wicker Park is within walking distance (10 minutes) through the neighborhood.</span></p>
<p><span>If you are coming late at night, please be respectful. We love music, but we won't be bothering you with our favorite kind, and would like to ask you to do the same. Please use your headphones!</span></p>
<p><span>We don't have cable, but guests enjoy wifi access as well as streaming Netflix movies without additional cost.</span></p>
<p><span>We'll offer you complementary coffee or tea, juice and bagels in the morning. All lines and towels are also included.</span></p>
<p><span>Guests are welcome to use the kitchen and common areas as seen in the pictures. Please feel free to use the stove, kitchenware, utensils, microwave, coffee maker, juicer and toaster. We'd like to ask you to clean up after yourself in the kitchen.</span></p>
<p><span>We can only take seriously requests from users with a completed profile. Please tell us about yourself.</span><br /><span>We are looking forward to hosting you!</span></p>
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