Northwestern University Evanston IL, Chicago Neighborhoods a 5 minute train ride, to 25 mins to the loop. One block to the train,four blocks to Main St, 3 blocks to the beach! If you enjoy simple travel, this is it! Walk the shoreline, roller blade, ride a bike. Enjoy!
Our building is a fabulous building built in 1920. If you enjoy vintage design, this is it! Once upon a time our building housed the wealthy Chicago families escaping the city, as it was one of the first multi-family homes built in Evanston. Recognizable features are the courtyard style with a beautiful fountain in the center with a finely manicured lawn.
Once you enter our building you will see original tiles along with all original features in our community foyer. You will need to come up 2- flights of steps, (12 each) so, please keep your luggage to a minimum.
When you enter our home, you will love the large hallway with a beautiful chandelier. You room is immediately to the left just past your private bathroom. (please remove your shoes, we have neighbors below us)
Your room is very large and roomy. Easily accommodating up to 4 people, and the option of an extra airbed. Your large private bathroom offers a vintage size bathtub, which is deep, great for soaking.
As you are taking in the beauty of this room, you will hear a faint calming sound of water splashing down, which is the fountain in the garden, as it is the first thing you will see when you awake.
Nothing has been overlooked in your room, luggage holders, temperature control air conditioning, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, with supplies. A workspace desk for any computer work. Our guidebook, as well as city guidebooks are available. In the desk drawer, we have the overall room instructions and other information to answer your common questions.
Take a moment and have a refreshment from your refrigerator, or have a cup of tea.
No details will go unchecked, you will feel luxury as you crawl into bed and lay down on the 600 count sheets, with multiple pillows and plenty of good bath towels.
Maybe you will want a bath to relax after your trip, fill up the tub with the hottest water in town. Did I mention how great the water pressure is? The cast iron tub will keep it warm for hours. Enjoy the vintage tiles and the history of this bathroom. The bath towels are as luxurious as the linens. If you stay more than one week, we will provide a change of linens.
If you forget your supplies, no worries there are all kinds of extras in the medicine cabinet.
Our neighborhood is the best in Evanston! Safe and easily accessible to public transportation traveling both north or south. Don't forget, you are just a few steps from the South St. Train Station, Red/Purple Line, and 3 blocks from the Metra Station on Main St. Stores, Restaurants, Spa's and the lake are all just a couple blocks away. In the summer 4 beach passes are available for your use.
Don't worry about the winter cold here. Our vintage homes are toasty warm! Radiators that fill the air with lot's of warmth. You will especially love how warm the bathroom is.
Upon your arrival, you will press the H2 button, so we can buzz you in. Come through the lobby and up the stairs to H2. (2-flights of steps) We will always be home to greet our guest. We will provide a quick overview of the property and hand you the keys. We ask that you are quiet in our building hallways, and that you try not to bring large heavy luggage, as you will need to bring it up 2-flights of stair cases.
Общение с гостями
We enjoy meeting new people. We are considerate and we will respect your privacy as we enjoy our privacy too.
It has been fun meeting new people. We have hosted folks from Paris, Canada, Japan, and many other areas of the world. We have many new friends and we think this is the best part of AirBnB.
If you want to chat with us while we are in the living room or kitchen, feel free to come and talk.
If you are out late, we ask that you remove your shoes at the front door so you do not disturb us or the neighbors below.
Другие важные подробности
We are only looking for those who need to stay for 2-4 days, up to a week. If someone has to do business in Evanston monthly or Chicago this would be the ideal place for you to stay.
For those who are interested in weekly rates for return visits, we are willing to discount your stay for the ongoing term.
Our home can accommodate up to 7 people if needed. An arrangement can be made to have the entire home if there is a special occasion and need for our space.
Our third bedroom has a private shower. If there are no additional guest staying you would have the opportunity to use this shower, if you don't like taking baths.
We appreciate quiet and so do our neighbors. When you arrive, there are 2- sets of stairs to our place. Please only bring luggage that you can carry up 2- flights of steps without hitting the walls or needing to drag them.
Our property is very special and we work hard to keep it looking good. Over packed luggage is difficult to maneuver without hitting the walls and stairs. As well we are not able to carry your luggage for you.
We appreciate quiet guest, that will take care of our property as if it was their own home. We ask that you remove your shoes when you enter and leave them by the door or carry them into your room. We have neighbors below us and we have hardwood floors so shoes are noisy and they make the floors dirty fast.
We ask that you lock the doors when you leave and when you arrive.
Absolutely no smoking, & no pets. No loud music or loud TV's. It is a quiet residential property. Everyone wipes their feet before entering the building, and we are quiet in the hallways as not to disturb our neighbors.
We are all adults and most have lived here for years and years. Everyone appreciates the vintage beauty and are interested in preserving its history. Once you are buzzed into the property we ask that you are quiet and you respect our neighbors. The room is furnished perfectly for those who would be visiting. All you need is your clothing and maybe your electronic devices to stay connected. Laundry is available and maid services if you choose for an additional fee.
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Carlos and I are young grandparents. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and love working for ourselves. Our home is peaceful, large and clean. It is a beautiful vintage apartment, with so many unique features. For those who love vintage, they will appreciate what we love about our vintage home.
We work from home building and developing our online businesses. Outside our home, I also teach fitness classes to a variety of ages. Carlos has worked in the restaurant industry for over 20 years and enjoys teaching people about Spanish, & French Cuisines, along with trying new wines.
We love the parks and our lakefront trail in Evanston. For our fun and relaxation, hopping on the train to play in the city for the day is always lot's of fun. Refinishing & selling furniture is also a passion for us.
As your host, we will make sure you are comfortable. When you enter your room, you will enjoy a lite fresh scent, as well as knowing you have all the necessary amenities to ensure your comfort. Your room will be clean and fresh for your stay. If you forget something, no worries, it will most likely be in your bathroom medicine cabinet. Shampoos, toothpaste, lotion, etc... A hair dryer is available. We provide a steamer and an iron for your ironing needs. We love luxury, so you can trust when you climb into your bed it will feel as good as any high-end hotel. We pay close attention to thread counts on all our linens and bath towels.
When we are home, we are usually working online in our home office. We like a little light music in the background while we work. The added perk to your stay is listening to our neighbors practice their music. One neighbor is with the Chicago Symphony, as well the other is a world renowned Violinist. We consider it a lucky day when we get to hear them practice. Our own free sympathy concert.
Room 1-Is Our Gorgeous Vintage Room, sleeps up to 4 people and overlooks the courtyard that offers a fountain providing a wonderful gentle sound of a waterfall. Your room is completely independent for your privacy. Your room offers a Futon Couch, Smart TV, Desk, Small Refrigerator, Coffe & Tea Pot, and an Airconditioner. Cups and plastic wear are provided.
This room has it own bathroom, with a large vintage tub.
Room2- The Cozy Room, ideal for 1-2 people. This room offers a private bath and shower. The bed is a Day Bed, with a 2nd bed pullout. Both beds offer a new mattress. Of course, this room also offers only fine linens and bath towels like our other rooms.
Forget something? No worries, check out the medicine cabinet. We keep a good selection of items you might need, shampoo, toothpaste etc...
The Cozy room offers a coffee & tea pot. The room includes, a TV, w/chromse Cast, Air Conditioning, and a Fan for your comfort.
Our ideal guest is looking for a place to rest themselves to recharge their batteries so they can enjoy the surroundings of Evanston and Chicago.
Our Wi-Fi, is the fastest speed, so you will enjoy great speeds with your laptop or phone, along with any videos you want to watch on the TV. We are free of Comcast for our TV viewing. We use the Trek Attenna's in our rooms which offer 25-50 channels for viewing.
To learn more about what is in our neighborhood, and the surrounding community, check out our Page!
Within in a couple of blocks, there are several restaurants, coffee shops, shopping for any needs.
We are located on the 2nd floor, which means 2 flights of steps, 30 in total. There are no bell hops, so you would be carrying your own luggage up. You might want to travel light. One or two small bags are ideal.
I hope you have enjoyed the overview of our home and our offering. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions to help you with your decision to stay in our home.
Carlos and Beth