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Lincoln Park Loft, Too
Hosted by Jessica
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8 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
8 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
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Lovely Lincoln Park two bedroom apartment with additional loft space, two full bathrooms, washer & dryer in unit. Steps away from the Lincoln Park Zoo, the lakefront. Kitchen fully stocked, sleeps 8 with hardwood floors and huge 12 foot ceilings, a wonderful location in Lincoln Park!

The space

This apartment has a private entrance to the street, gorgeous high ceilings, and a fun loft area that fits an additional queen bed. There is also a pull-out couch in the living room that sleeps two. This space is my second rental in Lincoln Park and actually adjoins the other space I have listed there, "Family Friendly Lincoln Park Loft." You can rent also rent both together.

* Right across the street from the Lincoln Park Zoo
* 2 bedrooms each with a queen size bed
* 1 loft space with a queen size bed
* 1 pull-out queen size couch
* Open air loft above the kitchen, accessible by ladder, also has a queen size mattress (note: can't stand up in this space, about 4 feet high)
* Master bedroom has a private bathroom with bathtub and shower
* Another full bathroom with shower - 2 total full bathrooms in the unit
* Washer & Dryer in unit
* Fully appointed kitchen
* Dishwasher
* Wi-fi
* Apple TV with netflix, HBOGo, HuluPlus available 
* Linens provided
*  Mattress pads on each bed 
* Paper goods
* Iron and Ironing board 
* Our front yard is Lincoln Park, the "Central Park" of Chicago, which has:

-Chicago History Museum
-Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
-Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
-Lincoln Park Observatory
-North Pond Nature Sanctuary
-famous North Avenue Beach
-10 miles of lakefront paths
- stand up paddle boarding, and sand tennis.
-Bike rentals are right in our front yard
-South Pond
-Lincoln Park FarmZoo
-Lincoln Park Zoo
-Cafe Brauer
-Lincoln Park Turf Field
-Farmer Market (May-October)
-North Avenue Beach (volleyball courts)
-Outdoor Theater
-Rowing Canal

Two large bedrooms, and the entire apartment has high ceilings, giving it a loft-like feel. Kitchen is up to date with dishwasher and all modern appliances, and there are two full bathrooms. This apartment is "Suite Five" located on the bottom floor of a renovated 1920s hotel with it's own private entrance in the back.

The master bedroom has it's own bathroom, queen size bed with deluxe bedding and hotel quality mattress and mattress pad. Very comfortable. The 2nd bedroom also has a queen size bed, with deluxe bedding. The loft area has a queen size mattress, and is open air over the kitchen, looking into the living room. Important to note this loft is not an enclosed space, so really not a third bedroom. Also it is accessible by ladder only!

Washer and dryer are in the unit and you are welcome to use as much as you like. Wi-fi, Apple TV with Netflix, HBO available.

This is a full time Airbnb rental so very minimalist in terms of "stuff" and you have the entire place to yourselves. It is well stocked with all amenities from paper towels to linens to all the basic kitchen gear.

Guest access

Access to everything in the apartment!

Interaction with guests

Since this is a full time rental you will be pretty self-sufficient. I am not there to check you in/out and give you your freedom while you're there. But always available should anything come up, and happy to respond to any questions. Please keep the conversation in the Airbnb thread as much as possible, it's much appreciated!

* As soon as you have an approximate arrival and departure time, please let me know so I can help our cleaning lady schedule her hours
* Please send me a message that you've arrived safely in the apartment and all is to your liking
* Please send me a message when you've departed

Communication: as much as possible, please keep the communication in the Airbnb message stream. This really helps me to be super responsive to any questions/needs you might have. Of course feel free to call me at any point if needed.

Other things to note

CHECK IN: 3PM
CHECK OUT: 11AM

Please take the time to read the house manual, available on the Airbnb web site under your confirmed reservation. It's accessible after the reservation has been completed and has lots of important info in there.

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Amenities
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Laptop friendly workspace

Prices
Extra people $19 CAD / night after 6 guests
Cleaning Fee $58 CAD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

No smoking! The building management has been kind enough to let me rent these two units because they have private entrances. They've asked that Airbnb guests use only the private entrance in and out, and unless there's an emergency don't access the lobby or anything else in the building. Thanks in advance for your help with this! Otherwise, no smoking and I think that's about it. Pets are possible - just let me know in advance.

No guests allowed in the space beyond those included in the reservation. (I.e., no parties). Send me a message if you'd like to have any extra people and I will likely okay it; we've just had some issues lately with discrepancies in booking and unauthorized parties. (No parties! No smoking! Thank you!)


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

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Lisa User Profile
March 2017
Great location, great apartment, great host. Close walk to Old Town and bus stop that takes you into town in less than 20 minutes.

David User Profile
December 2016
Great place to stay.

Josh User Profile
August 2016
The host was quick to response, and provided clear instructions on how to get into the place. The place was very clean, everything was ready, and everything worked well.

Evan User Profile
July 2016
Jessica's loft was spectacular - amazing location, beautiful decor, comfortable furniture, and everything we needed was provided. Would definitely stay here again!

Roman User Profile
Roman
June 2016
Had to make a short notice booking in Chicago and was able to very quickly. Place was super clean and had everything you would need and felt like you were staying at home! I'll be staying here again if I am in Chicago! :)

Geordy User Profile
October 2017
Great location, very easy to get to and off a private cul-de-sac. Recommend for sure.

Sam User Profile
October 2017
Great place to stay, Jessica was an awesome host, the place is lovely.

Chicago, Illinois, United StatesJoined in December 2013
Jessica User ProfileJessica is a superhost.

I am a 37 year old single mother who has recently moved from Boston to Chicago with my son, Charlie. We now split our time between Chicago and Iowa City where my family lives. I was formerly the Operations Manager for the Barbara Lynch Gruppo, an independent restaurant group in Boston and a company I worked with for 8 years.

My involvement with Airbnb has grown organically, beginning in Boston after I left my job and posted my place in order in order to take advantage of my career gap and do some traveling. Ultimately I decided to move us to Chicago to be closer to family, and I started renting our Chicago apartment during our trips to Iowa City. These trips grew more and more frequent as both of my parents' health rapidly declined. Airbnb turned out to be a unique way to stay unemployed during this difficult family time, and I now have four properties listed. My mom passed away just this past September and I'm incredibly grateful that Airbnb has provided me with a way to spend as much time with my family as possible this past year. It has truly been a gift.

This fall I began the MBA program at the University of Iowa, and am loving being in school again. I'm also enjoying a return to my hometown (something I never thought I would voluntarily do) and being able to spend time with my Dad.

It's been an unusual journey and none of it would have been possible without Airbnb. I am a huge proponent of Airbnb and the sharing communities and an absolute acolyte. I've met so many incredible people and families through Airbnb, and I really look forward to sharing my spaces with you.

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Response time: within an hour

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