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The Chicago GAME ROOM + Home Away From home, Oak Park

Family-friendly Oak Park apartment with fireplace and kitchen

  • Free WiFi

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Oak Park, IL, United States of America

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • gap period enforced between guest stays24 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio - 40 min walk
  • Brookfield Zoo - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Garfield Park - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Garfield Park Conservatory - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km
  • Douglas Park - 5.8 mi / 9.3 km
  • United Center - 6.6 mi / 10.7 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

2 Twin Beds

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 4

2 Twin Beds

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About this apartment

There is no other rental like this in the Chicago area! This 4-bedroom, two-level private apartment is currently under construction and will be available by March 1, 2022. It will feature an amazing game room/living room with cathedral ceilings, skylights, gas fireplace, bar seating, pool table, shuffleboard/bowling table, dart board, four bedrooms + sleeper sofa, kitchenette, full spa-like bathroom and in-unit washer/dryer. GUESTS = 8 MAX


T W O - L E V E L A P A R T M E N T

This is the 2nd floor of a two-unit residential house. We live on the 1st floor and this rental unit includes the 2nd and 3rd floor together. The images of the 3rd floor space shown are photorealistic renderings from the architect. Actual photos will not be available until March 2022. However, we are making the apartment available to rent ahead of time. Everything on the 3rd floor will be brand new! Final furniture and finishes will vary from these preliminary renderings. If you have any questions, please send us an inquiry and we are happy to answer them.



2 N D F L O O R :

This beautiful apartment has been recently updated with new furnishings and completely renovated kitchen and bathroom with the following amenities:



• Large dining room with seating for six & cabinet w/ games & guides to area attractions

• Sleeps 5: Main bedroom has queen-size bed & dresser. Second bedroom has twin bed w/ trundle & dresser. Living room has queen-size sofa bed

• HD SmartTV with streaming services and DVD player. Movies available for your use

• Office / reading room off Living Room with desk and chairs

• Free WIFI internet access (code avail. in the apartment information binder)

• Air conditioned (window units)

• Private deck overlooks landscaped yard

• No pets please (to keep as allergen-free as possible for our guests)

• Non-smoking only (same as above)



Kitchen:

Includes a sink, dishwasher, refrigerator, gas stove and oven, coffee maker and microwave. Cabinets stocked with ground coffee, creamer, sugar, basic spices, pots/pans, cooking utensils, dinnerware, glasses and silverware.



Full bathroom:

The full bathroom has a bathtub with rain shower head and hand shower, wood-look ceramic wall tile and LED multi-color lighting for a spa-like ambiance.



3 R D F L O O R :

The 3rd floor has it's own entrance on the 2nd floor which leads to a stair to the apartment. It has central heating and air conditioning system that guests control. Sleeps 4 people.



T H E G A M E R O O M

Upon coming up the stair, you will enter the main space into a large game room / living room. Games include an 8 foot pool table a 9 foot shuffleboard table that also has pins for a bowling game, and a traditional dart board. There will also be many board games available. There is a bar counter with seating and next to that is the living area with a full sofa, (2) reclining chairs, gas fireplace and large screen, high definition smart TV which will have all of the major internet streaming options.



B E D R O O M 1

The front bedroom has cathedral ceilings, a queen-size bed, ceiling fan, desk & chair with HD internet TV above, and a walk-in closet. The windows face the quiet tree-lined residential street.



B E D R O O M 2

The rear bedroom has cathedral ceilings, (2) twin beds, a dresser, and a walk-in closet. The windows face the back yard and residential homes and trees across the alley.




K I T C H E N E T T E

Includes a sink, refrigerator, dishwasher, coffee maker and microwave. Cabinets stocked with ground coffee, creamer, sugar, dinnerware, glasses and silverware.



I N - H O U S E L A U N D R Y

New stack washer/dryer for your use.



F U L L B A T H R O O M

The full bathroom has a bathtub with rain shower head and hand shower, wood-look ceramic wall tile and LED multi-color lighting for a spa-like ambiance.



P R I V A T E K E Y C O D E A C C E S S :

You will be given your own private access code to the main entrance door at the first floor which leads to the shared staircase. This code will also open the doors at the 2nd and 3rd floor entry doors.



P A R K I N G :

The unit comes with one free off-street parking space at the rear of the property. If you have more than one vehicle, you can park on the street one block south for free for up to 3 nights. Then there is a $7 per night charge from the Village of Oak Park.



P U B L I C T R A N S I T S T E P S AWAY :

It is a short 4 minute walk to CTA Blue Line train station. It is about a 25 minutes train ride to the heart of downtown Chicago loop.



L O C A L A M E N I T I E S :

(walking distance)

• Restaurants (sushi, pub, Chicago beef/burger/hot dog fast food restaurant)

• Beautiful parks are 2 blocks away with playgrounds, a swimming pool, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, and a baseball field

• Fitzgerald's & Friendly Tap live music venues

• Brewery tasting pub

• Harrison Street Arts District w/ artist galleries/shops

• Oak Park Conservatory

• Laundromat (3 minute walk)



N E A R B Y O A K P A R K A T T R A C T I O N S :

• Downtown Oak Park with nice shops and restaurants

• Classic Lake Theater (runs latest box office movies)

• Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio

• Historic neighborhoods including several Frank Lloyd Wright homes and many other beautiful homes

• Ernest Hemingway birthplace

• 35 minute cab ride to both O’Hare and Midway airports



C H I C A G O A T T R A C T I O N S :

(all easily accessible from the Oak Park Blue Line train station - 4 min. walk):

• River boat tours of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan

• Skydeck at Willis Tower (previously Sears Tower)

• Landmark theater district

• State Street shopping

• Access to Michigan Ave. shopping

• Millennium Park (including the Bean sculpture)

• The Art Institute

• Historic Auditorium Theater

• Chicago Symphony Orchestra

• Grant Park & Buckingham Fountain

• Chicago's beautiful lakefront

• Navy Pier and The Museum Campus, containing the world-famous Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium are accessible from downtown Chicago.



If you have any physical limitations, you may want to consider that the apartment is on the 2nd floor and 3rd floors. There are stairs to the main entry door, and then 2 flights of stairs to the top floor.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio - 40 min walk
  • Brookfield Zoo - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Garfield Park - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Garfield Park Conservatory - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km
  • Douglas Park - 5.8 mi / 9.3 km
  • United Center - 6.6 mi / 10.7 km
  • Addams/Medill Park - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Portage Park - 7.2 mi / 11.5 km
  • Humboldt Park - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • University of Illinois Chicago - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km
  • Union Park - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km

Getting around

  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 29 min drive
  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) - 27 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 32 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage) - 47 min drive
  • Rockford, IL (RFD-Greater Rockford) - 88 min drive
  • Oak Park Station - 4 min drive
  • Berwyn Station - 5 min drive
  • River Forest Station - 6 min drive
  • Oak Park Station (Blue Line) - 5 min walk
  • Harlem- Forest Park Station - 17 min walk
  • Austin Station (Blue Line) - 21 min walk
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Oak Park, IL, United States of America

The manager

Keith and Valerie Criminger

Speaks: English

The apartment

Key facts

  • Apartment (950 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 2 twin/single beds
  • Bedroom two - 2 twin/single beds
  • Bedroom three -1 queen bed
  • Bedroom four - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower/tub combination and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Children's dinnerware

Entertainment and recreation

  • Smart TV
  • Video library
  • Arcade/game room
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Books
  • Games

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Patio

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Fireplace
  • Cabinet locks
  • Stair gate
  • Travel crib

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 8
  • Minimum check-in age: 21

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pets not allowed

Policies

  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between guest stays.

Also known as

  • The Chicago Game Room + Home Away From home Oak Park
  • The Chicago Game Room + Home Away From home Apartment
  • The Chicago Game Room + Home Away From home Apartment Oak Park

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Sushi Junki (7-min walk), Avenue Ale House (7-min walk), and Sen Sushi Bar (7-min walk).
  • The Chicago GAME ROOM + Home Away From home has an arcade.