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Great townhouse at the University of Chicago Campus

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
townhome
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

Beautiful, sunny townhouse located across the street from University of Chicago campus.

This townhouse is within a very short walk to U of C Hospitals, Quadrangle, Booth School of Business, Law School and Logan Center for the Arts. It has Public transportation (bus stop) at the corner. It is within walking distance of parks, museums (Science and Industry, Oriental Institute, Smart Museum and DuSable Museum), the lakefront and beaches. In the summer months, it is easy to bike ride along the lakefront with its marinas and beaches. This home has an easy access to bus and train service to downtown Chicago. Travel by car to downtown is easy and fast along the panoramic Lake Shore Drive. Parking at the townhouse is safe and secure as this home has an attached garage.

This Townhouse has a large modern open concept main (second) floor with kitchen, dinning and living room. Kitchen has a breakfast peninsula. It has two bedrooms (each with ample closet space) and a bathroom on the upper floor. The townhouse also has a third bedroom with its own bathroom on lower (ground) floor, ample closet space, and washer & drier. In addition, there is a large back porch off the kitchen with table, chairs, umbrella and a small gas grill. There is an attached garage for easy parking.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Sorry, PARTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED. Please check house rules carefully. This home is in a residential area. The neighbors are in their right to call the police proptely if there is any disturbance.

More Details

Property Manager
Isabel
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2017

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

Great townhouse at the University of Chicago Campus
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
5

Great townhouse!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Isabel for a great stay! We appreciated the stroller you brought by very much and thank you for being so helpful so quickly! This townhouse has everything you need-stocked really well. It's only a 15 minute drive to downtown Chicago. The one car garage is nice to have-it is small but one car did fit. VERY clean on arrival. Nice big book there with stuff to do and places to go. There is a security guard across the street which was nice! Isabel was great-answered any call quickly and super friendly. She had a pack and play for my 15 month old too! Thanks again-hopefully we will be back for another visit:)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Pleased!

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky to have found this property! The location is so convenient to the University of Chicago, museums, grocery store. Convenient parking for 1 vehicle in the unit's single garage is provided. We felt very safe and secure once tucked in for the night. A notebook was clearly displayed for unit instructions, near-by places to go, and check out steps to complete. This host was very available for communication. She was accommodating when reasonable requests were made and answered us timely and in a friendly manner. Her property provided ALL the things one would need while staying multiple nights away from home. The entire unit was very clean and provided up to date appliances. The kitchen was well stocked for your first morning!! The beds were warm and comfortable inside spacious bedrooms with plenty of closets. The bathrooms were so clean and well placed for multiple travelers. There was room to socialize with travel mates in the common area on a mid-level; or recluse to rest when desired. We had a wonderful visit to Chicago and want to thank Isabel for being a huge part of making our family weekend a success. We would highly recommend this property. We will try to stay with her in the future. THANK YOU!!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

I was very impressed with the entire place overall. It was very easy to find, get to, and roomy.

  • 5 of 5

A group of us women stayed here for a getaway weekend, and the place was perfect. Very clean, comfortable, cozy, and had such a warm feel. The owner was extremely nice, compensating, and caring. She checked in via phone to make sure we got in ok, had everything we needed, and to make sure everything was going well. That was a very nice touch. The beds were amazingly comfortable! I highly recommend staying here! It was above and beyond my expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

UChicago Return Visit

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely Townhouse! Contemporary color palette and decor, cozy beds, and an ideal location for a University of Chicago campus visit. We recently enjoyed our second stay at the Townhouse and have additional bookings this November 2016 and for our son's UChicago graduation this June 2017. We cannot say enough about the comfort and superb amenities Isabel provides, and we are very much looking forward to our upcoming return visits!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Chicago Condo!

  • 5 of 5

I was very happy with our stay at this property. It was represented very well in the photos and the owner couldn't have been more accommodating! Isabel went so far as to drive my husband around the blocks to show him where there was extra parking and the best routes to get downtown! She even went out and got a pack-n-play for our granddaughter! She was SO nice! She has a great notebook with tons of information of the area, bus routes, restaurants, etc. The condo was very clean and the beds & pillows were really comfortable. Plenty of room for all 6 adults and one infant. Lots of restaurants in the vicinity as well. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone interested in visiting Chicago!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great townhouse

  • 5 of 5

Well located with all the amenities necessary and owner very helpful has created a book for guest with surrounding info .

Beds comfy, quiet

Only regret had to leave and can't rent it more often.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7.5 Miles
Midway Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Pub (easy walk to other bars/cafes)
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Jackson Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.9 Miles
59 Metra train station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Lake Shore Drive
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Subway (easy walk to other restaurants/cafes)
Nearest Beach
1.6 Miles
59 Street Beach & 63rd Street Beach
Car: recommended

This townhouse is located at the University of Chicago Campus which is home of to many cultural activities as well as cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as world class museums. It is near the lake shore with access to beaches and marinas. It is beautiful to bike to downtown on the lakefront park, entirely on car free bike paths along the lake shore (about 30 minute leisurely ride). This home is ideal for visiting scholars and visiting families of University of Chicago students. Its location is also convenient for people attending conventions: it is a very short (15 minutes) and direct drive to McCormick Place - Chicago's largest Convention center. If you prefer to go by bike, it takes about 30 minutes on safe and beautiful panoramic lakefront bike paths. Public golf course is found at nearby Jackson Park. Last but not least, this home is also an affordable accommodation for families visiting Chicago.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday townhome in South Side, Illinois

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$259
From
A$292
Fri,Sat
A$1,525
A$3,911
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$292
From
A$391
Fri,Sat
A$1,856
A$5,237
 
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$391
A$2,386
A$6,629
 
 
Fall
1 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$292
From
A$391
Fri,Sat
A$1,856
A$3,977
 
 
Winter Holydays
18 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$292
From
A$391
Fri,Sat
A$1,856
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$292
A$1,856
A$3,911
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning free A$93
Refundable Damage Deposit A$795

Parties are not allowed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome rental in South Side, Illinois

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , On top floor.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , On ground floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Top floor. Shared separate full bathroom with tub & shower.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Top floor. Shared separate bathroom with bedroom 1.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , Ground floor, own bath. Bathroom with shower (no tub).
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Ideal for families or out of town scholars visiting University of Chicago. The townhouse is adjacent to the University of Chicago campus and the historic Hyde Park-Kenwood neighborhood. This is an area with many museums, cafes, book stores, restaurants, and parks, beaches and an expansive lakefront. NOTE: Sorry, no parties allowed in the house.