The SpaceThis is a sunny, kid friendly house in a residential, quiet, upscale, green and safe neighborhood. Perfect haven after exciting hours in downtown Chicago with Culture and Jazz.
Want a feel of an almost private beach at lake Michigan in walking distance? You love to cook? You don't mind cats? Listen to excellent music at open air concerts Ravinnia Park? Play the piano? Read german literature? Exercise yoga or bounce on the world best rebounder - the bellicon? Here you go!
The nice size bedrooms feature: a king size bed in the master bedroom, three full size beds, a queen size bed, an additional mattress, queen size bed in the basement, night stands, lamps, small dresser, parts of closets, wireless Internet, basic cable.
Everywhere hardwood floors, natural light, lots of windows, Livingroom with fire place and separate diningroom.
Kitchen features granite countertop, dishwasher, stainless steal appliances, nice brick stone patio to enjoy in spring and summer.
Living room offers a cosy open fire place, satellite TV with access to Netflix, a piano and a bellicon mini trampoline. Guest AccessOur guests have access to all 4 bedrooms, the kitchen, the living and dining room, the patio and the unfinished basement with a queen size bed which may be especially interesting for teenage kids who wants to privately hang out.
You are welcome to play with our two lovely cats - Ivy and Bean whom we actually ask you to feed as well:) - and you may like to use our bikes: a vintage holland bike, a vintage race bike, one adult mountain bike and two children bikes.
Please use our fabulous hammock under trees and enjoy the outdoor reclining chairs, fire place and a little grill, and an outdoor table tennis table. Interaction with GuestsWe won't be present during your stay. Bella or Adrianna, who help us with the housekeeping, will be there in case you need anything. The NeighborhoodLOCATION:
The house is located on the North Shore in Winnetka, walking distance to the Metra, distinct little town with exquisite shops, restaurants, coffee shops, Lake Michigan right down the street, beach and lovely area to walk around and look at gorgeous mansions.
Short bike ride distance to arty Evanston, longer but beautiful bike ride to the Botanic Garden and 20 min train ride to Ogilvie train station in Chicago.. Getting AroundWinnetka Metra station is in walking distance , a bus can take you to the Airport and the Elevate train starts from Wilmette going right into the heart of downtown Chicago. Other Things to NoteWe are especially fond of our mini trampoline. If you suffer from back aches, knee issues, over weight or just want to do the healthiest and most effective workout, we are more than happy to set up an individual routine for you on our bellicon which you can practice every morning in front of the TV.
We also provide two yoga mats which are a fantastic addition to the bellicon workout.
Jules and Philipp