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Heart of Oak Park, train ride to downtown Chicago. WIFI & Cable Included!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 111 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Within a mile of the major Oak Park Sites, Short train ride to downtown Chicago

Enjoy your stay in Oak Park at this prairie architecture themed apartment. It is located in the lower level of a new construction home. As you enter, you will be blown away by the soaring 9-10' ceilings and open & airy layout. The two bedroom apartment has one bedroom with a queen sized bed and another with two twin beds. Living room features a futon style couch for extra sleeping capacity. Five people can be accommodated in the apartment.

The heart of the apartment is the vast living room/dining room area. Enjoy meals at the dining room table, which seats eight. Relax in the living room with a flat screen TV with a basic cable package. Complimentary WIFI is provided.

Very large eat-in kitchen is fully stocked for all your cooking needs. Stainless steel appliances include a dishwasher, microwave & garbage disposal. Washer & dryer are provided & private parking is available on site. Fresh linens & towels are provided to all guests.

You will enjoy your privacy during your stay. There is both a front and back entrance to the apartment. There is 100% separation between the apartment and the home to which it is connected.

The apartment is located within a mile of the biggest Oak Park tourist attractions. The Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio is four blocks away. Downtown Oak Park is about a half mile away. A 20 minute train ride from downtown Oak Park takes you to everything that downtown Chicago has to offer. Alternatively, you can get to downtown with a quick nine mile drive down the expressway.

More Details

Owner
Dan
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
12 October, 2017

About Dan

We are an Oak Park family with a boy and a girl in the local grade school. We are in a situation in which we have this amazing apartment attached, yet entirely separate, from our home and have decided to rent it out. We are enormous fans of Oak Park, Chicago and the architecture that you will see in these areas. The apartment is designed to be a staging ground for those that are experiencing this great area.

Dan purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Dan chose Illinois

The owners of this apartment are life long Oak Parkers. We love this town and the greater Chicago area. We look forward to our guests enjoying and experiencing the place we call home.

What makes this apartment unique

Oak Park has a dearth of hotel rooms. Those that are available are a bit tired and no frills. This apartment is an alternative to those options and will allow guests to live as a family in a home-like setting, rather than cramped hotel rooms. The owners of this apartment will provide you everything that you need, while giving you all the privacy that you desire.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Oak Park

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 111 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Living Room - 1 sofa bed/futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming

Reviews

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(27 traveller reviews)

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Heart of Oak Park, train ride to downtown Chicago. WIFI & Cable Included!
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

Great apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This location and apartment was ideal for our quick weekend trip to Chicago! It was easy and effortless. The apartment was spacious and clean! We will definitely be booking again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Union City, California
5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay here. It was perfect for our needs! The neighborhood is beautiful and safe. We were traveling with my 2.5 year old son so being in a safe neighborhood was key.

The rental has tons of toys, boardgames and books. My son loved playing with the trains.

The owner was very responsive and helpful. Thanks for everything Dan!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed staying at this property. Everything and anything that we needed was available. The apartment was clean, stocked and inviting. Beautiful woodwork and hardwood throughout. We didn't get to explore the neighborhood too much, but the surroundings were gorgeous. Can't wait to stay again when we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Richmond
5

Great family house

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four spent 3 days in this beautiful neighborhood. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect apartment for girls weekend!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, safe and quiet neighborhood. Lovely walk to Main Street in Oak Park. Delicious restaurants, fun shopping. Great FLW tours. Will definitely come again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Convienent and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great fit for us as a family of 5 and within walking distance of Concordia.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
O'Hare International Airport
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Green Line El Train
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
290/Eisenhower Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Giordano's Pizza
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
North Avenue Beach
Car: recommended

This apartment is nicely situated for you to experience Oak Park and the greater Chicagoland area. It is located 9 miles west of the Chicago downtown and between O'Hare & Midway (11 miles to each airport). Apartment is 1/2 mile away from train to downtown that links to trains to the airports. The apartment is also within a mile from Concordia University and Dominican University, which it makes it a perfect lodging option for guests in town for a reunion or Parent's Weekend.

The Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio is about four blocks away. From there you can admire many of Wright's homes and hundreds of other significant homes. Downtown Oak Park is just a couple of blocks further. Here you will have a large selection of restaurants and shops. There is also a movie theatre. Trader Joe's, Whole Foods & Jewel are all steps from downtown. Two blocks down from the apartment, you can enjoy authentic Chicago deep dish pizza at Giordanos. Afterwards, treat yourself to ice cream at Peterson's, which is an Oak Park institution. The villages of Forest Park & River Forest are right next door and offer their own selection of historic homes, shops & restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Oak Park

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$191
From
A$255
Fri,Sat
A$1,274
A$5,096
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$254.8
Cleaning Fee A$63.7 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Owner'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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