#1499: USA, Illinois

home exchange #1499: USA, Illinois130 S. Canal
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisLobby
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisExercise room
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisLivingroom
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisKitchen
home exchange #1499: USA, Illinois2nd bedroom
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisMaster bathroom
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisMaster bathroom
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisEntrance
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisExercise room
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisGarden patio
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisGarden patio
home exchange #1499: USA, IllinoisMaster bedroom

    Description

    Glamorous Cosmopolitan penthouse living in the heart of Chicago.  Our beautiful art filled modern duplex penthouse has everything you need for the perfect vacation! It’s walking distance to the best attractions, is white glove with a 24-hour doorman and gym and is wheelchair accessible with a lift at the front door and building elevators that can take you to both floors.

    **The unit comes with a short haired cat that needs to be fed, she will decide whether she wants anything else.

    Walk out the door and you are blocks away from the famed Art Institute, the “Bean”, Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue shopping, Willis/Sears tower, the Riverwalk, theaters and the best restaurants Chicago has to offer.  The lake and river, has swimming, boating, kayaking, canoeing, sport fishing, sail boat rental……   Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks, White Sox, and Bears….all major sports arena’s are within a 20 minute walk or cab ride.

    Two newly decorated bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, on the second floor.  The master bedroom is large with a king size bed, seating and art.  The spacious bathroom has double showers and a large tub.  There are three TV’s with cable and internet connections.  High speed internet throughout the condo.

     

      We are across the street from Union Station/Metra, two blocks from Ogilvie Train Center, a block from the bus terminal, four blocks from an El station which can take you to both airports and anywhere else in the city and across the street from the busiest Divvy bike station in Chicago.  All major highways intersect four block away.

    When hungry, walk three blocks to the French Market, or four to Greektown, seven to Fulton and West Randolph restaurant row, a very short cab ride to Chinatown, near north

     

    With floor to ceiling windows in our open living room/dining room/kitchen, the view is beautiful and there is everything you need to cook or entertain.  The first floor also has a book lined study with a half bath with a bidet, and a balcony with a full-size gas barbeque grill.

     

    More mundane issues we have a new dishwasher, full size washing machine and dryer, Instant Pot and a Sous Vide, along with everything else a cook would need.

    Location

    Car needed no
    Car useful yes
    Car available no

    All major highways are accessible just a few blocks away. The condo is in the Chicago Loop, across the street from Union Station/Metra, two blocks from Ogilvie Train Center, a block from the bus terminal, four blocks from an El station which can take you to both airports and anywhere else in the city and across the street from the busiest Divvy bike station in Chicago.

    Accomodation

    Bedrooms

    bedroom 1: 1 x king double

    bedroom 2: 1 x queen double

    Two bedrooms each with a full bath, cable TV, internet and privacy.

    Bathrooms

    bathroom 1: bath with overhead shower, toilet, double shower

    bathroom 2: bath with overhead shower, toilet

    wc 3: toilet, electronic bidet

    The master bathroom has a double shower. The 1st floor half bath has an electronic bidet.

    Amenities

    General
    central heating air conditioning fireplace telephone
    fax machine internet access linen towels
    sofa bed baby high chair baby crib hair dryer
    disable friendly computer available wifi sauna / steam room
    gym indoor pool ceiling fans high speed internet
    home security gated community water view lift /elevator
    Kitchen
    oven hob / stove dishwasher washing machine
    clothes dryer fridge freezer microwave
    coffee maker toaster iron & ironing board condiments/essentials
    Entertainment
    tv vcr cd player/hi-fi dvd player
    cd library video library dvd library cable / satelite tv
    ipod dock      
    External
    parking garden / yard shared pool balcony/terrace
    outdoor grill private hot tub outdoor furniture private pool
    shared hot tub garage beach / water front canoe/cayak
    Services
    nanny /babysitting caretaker housekeeper cook
    gardener doorman resort privileges  

    House rules

    Credits 21 to 23
    Higher rate apply during high seasons and holidays.
    Cleaning included yes

    No Smoking inside

    No Pets

    Very wheelchair accessible. Elevator at front door and entry into the condo on the 9th and 10th floors.

    Activities

    Sports

    Swimming (25 minutes walk)

    Fishing (20 minutes walk)

    Golf (25 minutes drive)

    Tennis (20 minutes drive)

    Sailing (20 minutes walk)

    Snorkeling (20 minutes walk)

    Hiking / Walking (1 minutes walk)

    Bicycling (1 minutes walk)

    Other

    Shops (2 minutes walk)

    Restaurants (2 minutes walk)

    Culture

    Gym / Health Club (on site)

    Wildlife Viewing

    Beach (8 minutes walk)

    Galleries & Museums (4 minutes walk)

    Public transport (5 minutes walk)

    Town

    Bar /Pub

    Theatre

    Entertainment

    Place of Interest

    Spa Nearby

    Getting there

    There is a taxi light at our front door and a  cab stand across the street.  We average about 45 minutes to either O’hare or Midway airport, by cab, the el takes about an hour to either airport.  All major highways are accessible just a few blocks away.

    Everything in Chicago is accessable with the public and private transportation option.   You could not see and experience all the attractions available within walking distance of our place.

    Heart of Chicago - near everything

    Easy, complete, attractive

    At a glance

    Property Apartment/Condo (primary home)
    Exchanges Credits Exchange, Direct Swaps
    Credits 21 to 23 per week
    Bedrooms 2
    Guests 4
    Min stay 6 days
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