Living area from front doorLiving area and office nook.

Entire home/apt

4 guests

2 bedrooms

2 beds
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About this listing

If you are looking to visit Chicago but like to escape to more peaceful accommodations after your day of exploring, our 2-bedroom, 1-bath, newly renovated 2-flat house in Forest Park is the perfect place. The house is just a short walk from the CTA Blue line giving you easy access to the city.

The space

This is an open, bright and comfortable home that has been fully renovated, but still has the historic charm of an older house (early 1900s). With a completely updated kitchen you have everything you need to fix a good meal from the local/fresh food from the many farmer's markets around (May - Oct), or you can choose to eat out at one of the many restaurants and bars/brew pubs within close proximity. Grocers such as Whole Foods and Trader Joes are also close by. There is wifi and a smart TV with AT&T cable, Amazon Instant Video, VUDU, Netflix and Opera TV. The apartment has an office nook with a desk and chair for getting you work done, or you can kick back and relax in the living and dining spaces. The bedrooms are small but cozy, and each bedroom has a queen sized bed and closet space for your belongings. The common spaces of the home are large and open with high ceilings. The sunroom/front porch is shared with the upstairs tenant, but they rarely use it. When we visit, we occasionally bring our dogs. The apartment is cleaned thoroughly, but just FYI for those that might be allergic.

Guest access

• You will be staying on the first floor (parlor floor) of a 2-flat house.
• There are steps from the street level / sidewalk outside up to the first floor (parlor floor) and stairs at the back door from the parking area.
• 1 parking space behind house is included (additional space may be available upon request)
• The front door lock is electronic and a code will be sent to your cellphone. You will also receive a code to a lockbox containing a key for the front screen door.
• The house is on a corner lot with a fenced-in yard.
• Laundry room in basement can be used upon request at the time of booking.
• The second-floor unit has a permanent tenant. Please do not disturb the tenant with questions or excessive loudness.

Interaction with guests

You can contact us at any time if something comes up. If there is an urgent issue that needs attention, we will have someone there as soon as possible to resolve your issue.

Other things to note

Farmer's markets (usually May-Oct) are in Oak Park (Saturdays; Pilgrim Church Parking lot at 460 Lake St.); Park Forest (north of Forest Park- located in the parking lot closest to 271 Lakewood Blvd, at the corner of Lakewood Boulevard and Cunningham Drive, just across from the Park Forest Police Department. Saturdays); and our favorite one in Chicago = Logan Square Market-year around (URL HIDDEN)

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The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 106
Security Deposit: 352
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

- No parties. Please respect our house as you would your own. A permanent tenant lives upstairs. Please do not disrupt the tenant. Thank you!
- Please clean up after yourself. Put dishes in dishwasher (not wooden spoons and coffee press) and put clean dishes up. If the kitchen is a mess, $50 will be taken off the security deposit.
- Please place a bathmat by the tub when you shower for safety to avoid slipping. Thank you!
- If you stay for longer than 7 days, we will ask to have / schedule additional maid service.
-If you use the umbrella on the outside picnic bench, please close it when you are done / before you leave the area. High winds will damage the umbrella.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

11 Reviews

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Robert User Profile
August 2017
Our 4 week stay here was for business during the summer. The home itself was very modern and had all amenities you could want, and then some. It well kept organised and has a spacious feel to it. There was some sidewalk/roadworks going on throughout our trip, which made walking tricky at times. If you have a car though I imagine there would be no problem. Also uber is very cheap in the area. Heather & Rune themselves very fast to respond to any queries and gave a comprehensive list of check-in instructions, which was greatly appreciated. The location is in the Suburbs, but probably not more than 35 minutes from downtown on the 'El', which also is reasonably priced. All in all, a pleasure to stay at.

Chevrone User Profile
July 2017
Rune and heather are one of the great host. They respond within 30 mins especially when you need them most. The host is worth more than its being priced. Very clean, modern and updated. You would never find a fully equipped home like this in a five star hotel. The neighborhood is quiet and safe. Highly recommendable! Definitely worth the drive from NY to Chicago ;)

Mickey User Profile
June 2017
Great house. Immaculate and very well done. Really cool neighborhood, with great coffee shop only 10/15 minute walk away. Perfect location for accessing downtown.

Dana User Profile
June 2017
Rune and Heather's place is very welcoming, clean and is equipped with everything you would need to make your stay is enjoyable. They are very attentive hosts and make the effort to ensure that you have everything you need throughout your stay. We are already planning to stay there on our next trip!

Francisco User Profile
June 2017
Rune & Heathers place was amazing. Super clean and spacious. They communicated daily and gave us instructions/access to full use. The private parking space in the back of house was so useful. Traveling in the area we found great neighborhood places to shop & eat. Easy access to highways and travel. So glad we stayed there. Our 2yr old daughter was safe at all times. Thank you Rune & Heather.

Becky User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful home in a nice neighborhood, pictures don't do it justice. Kitchen is well equipped for cooking which was a nice surprise. Rune and Heather are very nice, wanting to make sure we had everything we needed. Will definitely stay here again if we have a chance to visit Chicago again.

Tiarra User Profile
May 2017
This place had everything we needed from kitchen supplies to extra blankets and towels. The communication was excellent and the direction that was given to get around Contruction and to access the house were very accurate. Thank you for the stay!

Indianapolis, Indiana, United StatesJoined in November 2013
Rune And Heather User ProfileRune And Heather is a superhost.

We live in Naptown and visit the Chicago area often for business and pleasure. We enjoy nature, but love getting away to the city now and again. We find that Forest Park is a friendly neighborhood that has its own personality and great restaurants to offer but is close to Chicago with easy access. We hope you like the house as much as we do!

Languages: Dansk
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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