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Luxurious North Shore Chicago Condo

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 167 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bed Room, 2 Bath, Top Floor

The Sky View Condo at Residence on the Avenue is a spacious 1800 sq. ft condo .We also have 2 other condos in the same building. VRBO # 290256 or our 2 bed room 2 bath Garden Condo # 265424. In a stunning blonde brick/limestone 1928 building on a tree lined avenue. A very quiet and secure 4 unit building with front lobby entrance.The entrance boxwood garden which is enclosed by beautiful wrought iron fencing is a hint of what awaits you inside the exquisite vintage building. There is also a fenced rear garden which can be enjoyed from your back porch. We also have a 2/bed 2/bath listed on VRBO Free inter net & long distance phone. Available for extended stays if required.

Available for extended stays of 30 days or more. This is our most private rental on the top floor. Sunlight pours in from every window so even on a winters day it is full of light. The interior of the unit is grand & open. The living room, dining area & kitchen over look the tree tops through the seven large windows. The finishing touch in the entertainment area is the Italian marble fireplace.

On the Evanston Border, only 1 mile from the quaint downtown home to shops, restaurants and of course Northwestern University. Loyola University and Park on Lake Michigan are only 1 mile away, a mere 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk.

Just 6 blocks to the Union Pacific train that takes you to the heart of the city in 15 minutes. Ravinia Park which is an amazing out door concert venue is reachable by the same train in 20 minutes.

Walking distance to the Red Line as well as bus service so you can reach the city center with in 20 minute. This is truly a great place to call home while exploring all the wonderful things that Chicago and the wonderful North Shore communities of Evanston, Wilmette and Kennelworth have to offer.

Keywords: Chicago hotels, Chicago vacation rentals, Evanston hotels, North Shore hotels, Wilmette hotels, short term rental, holiday rental, self catered accommodations, corporate housing, Evanston events, Evanston, Wilmette, Northwestern, conventions, Lake Michigan, Magnificient mile, Rogers Park, Lincoln Park, Wrigley field, Northwestern students, Northwestern alumni, Loyola, Evanston Hospital,vacation rental, gay friendly, boys town, pet friendly, Human rights, Chicago vacations, St. Francis Hospital Evanston, Ridge historic district, Art deco, licensed vacation rentalAmazing private condo with tree top views. Open concept for entertaining in a beautiful Art Deco 1928 4 flat. 3 bed rooms with Master Suite. Whirlpool tub. Fireplace. State of the art kitchen with granite including breakfast bar. Natural light floods this home from every direction. Residence on the Avenue. A Spacious 2000sq.ft. condo in a stunning blonde brick/limestone 1928 building on a tree lined avenue. We now offer an identical condo available for rentals of 30 days or longer. Wrigley Field home to the World Series Championship Cubs is just 15 minutes from our location!

More Details

Owner
William Harty
Member since: 2004
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About William Harty

One of our other passions is music. I was involved with the Guardsmen Drum and Bugle Corps for 26 years, as a marching member for 10 years and 16 as a choreographer and director. My whole family was involved in one way or another. My sister Celeste and Paul were members while sisters Claudia and Regina, followed and helped with management. My father was very active as director and my mother sewed flags and followed us every where.

My son has followed in music and was a member of the Green Thunder Percussion Ensemble and has been taking piano lessons for 15 years.

I am currently president of Ray's Hvac, a heating and air conditioning company that my father Ray started in 1956. My mother and brother Paul work for the company as well.

My son and I have 3 dogs: Minnie Pearl, a Jack Russell/Pomeranian, Magnolia, a Fox Terrier, and Mr. Conrad, a Border Collie. Both Minnie Pearl and Mr. Conrad were rescued from visits to Ireland.

We are involved along with my sister Claudia with Young at Hearts, a senior pet rescue and adoption organization. My son also volunteers at the Animal Care League of Oak Park.

My son and I are parishioners at St. John the Baptist in Winfield, and I am also a member of the Human Rights Campaign.

- William Harty,

About Us

William Harty, owner

Being from Chicago, I always had a vision of owning a grand 4 flat in Rogers Park, Residence on the Avenue. The architecture was very different from other areas in the city.

As a young man, and even now, I love the drive north from the city up Lake Shore Drive and continuing on to the historic Sheridan Road.

The building was purchased in 2003, and in 2006 we did a major rehab. After doing full time rentals, we decided to do vacation rentals in two of the condos. We felt some thing this great should be shared.

I am president of our family owned heating and air conditioning company in Schaumburg Il. It is Ray's HVAC and 59 years in business. I am a member of the

William Harty purchased this condo in 2003

Why William Harty chose Chicago

The building was purchased in 2003, and in 2006 we did a major rehab. After doing full time rentals, we decided to do vacation rentals in two of the condos. We felt some thing this great should be shared.

What makes this condo unique

This condo because it is on the top floor is amazing on a sunny day. The grand open floor plan is great for gatherings. Even if you are working away in this great kitchen you can enjoy the rest of you family or friends at the granite breakfast bar. The master bath is also a great feature of this condo with the whirlpool and separate shower.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Rogers Park, Illinois

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 167 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , jacuzzi , Ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
  • Additionally we can provide single Aero Beds if needed. Please let us know ahead of time so that we can arrange this for you!
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

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Luxurious North Shore Chicago Condo
average rating of 4.5 based on 36 reviews
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Enthusiastic with some suggestions

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at William's Rogers Park property very much. We do have a few suggestions that we believe would make the property even more ideal:

1. The drains in the master-bath sink could use a good cleaning. The sinks drain very slowly.

2. The door hinges for the hall bathroom are in serious need of oiling. They are very noisy, especially in the middle of the night.

3. As seniors, we would have appreciated grab bars in the bathrooms.

4. The coffee drinkers in the group would have liked more large mugs.

5. Have you ever thought about installing ceiling fans, especially in the bedrooms?

Finally, we want to express our appreciation for Ross's assistance during our stay. He was helpful but not intrusive, and very friendly.

Once again, we enjoyed our stay very much. Allan Kent

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Summer stay to visit Northwestern University

  • 5 of 5

We just finished our stay and I have to say, we enjoyed it very much! We loved the apartment and the neighborhood and were able to easily walk to the drug store, the grocery store and it was a short drive to the university. The unit was beautiful and had plenty of space for our family and we cooked many of our meals here, even though there are restaurants to be enjoyed nearby. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect accommodations for our 2 families. Thank You William and Ross.

  • 5 of 5

As advertised, a great place to stay for family and friends visiting Chicago.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Glenview
5

My family stayed there for 12 nights . Beautiful apartment , and very comfortable . 100% satisfied!

  • 5 of 5

My family visited from Hungary for 12 nights.

The location was very convenient to get to the city. Beautiful big apartment and very comfortable . Highly recommend this place !

Ross the manager vas very helpful and kind !

If I needed a place to stay again,I would rent it out without a doubt !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lots of light , lots of room

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, with cable ,wifi, easy walk to the train and nice restaurants nearby .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Huber Heights, OH
5

Luxury near the heart of Chicago

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very gracious, making sure all questions were answered timely before the trip and giving a full introduction to the neighborhood and apartment upon arrival. The location was very convenient and it was great to have a secure place to park the minivan we rented to take our three kids the long haul from Ohio to Chicago. The drive through the city toward neighborhood night was amazing and got the kids excited to be in the big city. The well furnished apartment made us all feel right at home. Everything we needed was provided including extra blankets and an air bed. It was really an excellent choice and I'm glad it was available for out Memorial Day stay! Definitely check it out if needeing a spacious space near the heart of the city!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
O'Hare
Nearest Train
0.6 Miles
Union Pacific
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Miles
Lake Shore Drive
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$126.8
Additional Guest Fee A$25.36 per person per night
Pet Fee A$171.18
Damage Deposit A$380.4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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