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Sunny Modern 3Bdr/2 Ba Furnished Penthouse near Lake Michigan

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Rates from USD $2250 | Monthly

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home | House Sitting Requested
Available Dates:
From March 14, 2024 until May 12, 2024
Additional Dates:
From March 14, 2024 until May 12, 2024


Short-term rental available for 1 month or more from March 12 until May 12 2024. The dates are flexible but we want someone to stay at least 1 month and the rate listed is a monthly. We are out of state for sabbatical research away from home and ideally would like to host an academic family who are coming for sabbatical to Chicago. University of Chicago and many other universities are close. Several people inquired about longer stays, but unfortunately we cannot extend. The price is lower than our mortgage to make it affordable for fellow academics and to find our perfect guest/s. We are Professors leaving for research and looking for someone to take care of our place like their own. We seek connections to professors from other countries and other states for future sabbatical exchange and potential academic collaboration. Our condo has all modern features, central air, central humidifier, air purifiers, fireplace, skylights. The building was designed by an award-winning architect Booth Hansen. Great opportunity for a sabbatical/visiting professor/ researcher family. Easy commute to several different universities (UIC, Loyola, DePaul, Roosevelt, Northern Illinois, North Park). Others accessible by transit are Northwestern, U of Chicago. Great opportunity to spend holidays and visit Chicago architecture, museums, exhibitions and everything Chicago has to offer. We have all things for a comfortable rest/work and a nice gas and WB fireplace for a cosy stay. Large, modern 3 bedroom/2 bathroom top floor penthouse (1750 sf) located in Buena Park neighborhood, 20 minute walk to the lake in a nice family neighborhood. Fantastic views of the architecturally beautiful Saint Mary of the Lake cathedral. Dramatic 18' high ceilings, huge floor to ceiling windows brings the sunlight. Open design living/dining combo, beautiful hardwood floors throughout, and beautiful double-sided fireplace. Granite bathrooms, balcony with gas grill, art lighting fixtures, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, 4" maple floors with new finishes, 2 full baths, in-unit laundry room, sunny exposure with huge windows and sky lights all over the place. 3rd bedroom being used as a den/living room extension. Master bedroom with king size bed and master bathroom. Second bedroom has twin size daytime bed and a balcony. Fully furnished kitchen with microwave, toaster/oven, utensils, pots/pans/dining sets, dishwasher and all kitchen appliances. Everything you will need for a comfortable home stay. Please note: this is the 4th floor with no elevator. No pets. No smoking. Non-academic offers will be considered only upon request. -1750 sq. ft. -18-foot dramatic ceilings -Very bright- sky windows everywhere -2 full baths with separate walk in shower -Washer/Dryer -Wood burning dual fireplace -Stainless Steel Appliances -4" Maple Hardwood floors - Central AC/Heat -Air purifier system and central humidifier system - Internet cable (included in price) - Completely furnished - CTA red line Sheridan stop in 2 blocks, 25 minutes to downtown Location: 2 blocks from Red line. 25 minutes to downtown by red line. Close to the lake, tennis and basketball courts. 10 minute walk from the historic Wrigley Field! Right next to a Dog park, library, Red and Purple L stop, Target, 1 block to Jewel Osco supermarket, Starbucks, Dollop Cafe, XFitness gym, 6 blocks to WholeFoods store, Easy walking distance to several restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. 1 month refundable security deposit is required. Please email if you have any questions.




1,750 ft2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From March 14, 2024 until May 12, 2024

Additional Dates

From March 14, 2024 until May 12, 2024

Minimum Stay

1 Month | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: March 13/24-May 15 - The dates are TBD but we want someone to stay at least 1 month


Apartment or Condo in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Closest University

Loyola University Chicago

Nearby Universities
Loyola University Chicago | Roosevelt University | University of Illinois Chicago | Northwestern College | The University of Chicago

Buena Park

Nearby Cities


Comments: Buena Park, Family, Lake Michigan

Explore the Area


  • Off Campus
  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $2250 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: biweekly cleaning $150; final cleaning is $200.


The home is suitable for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Comments: smoking is not allowed in the building. This is a secure/family oriented private building.

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with mail and deliveries

pile mail in the green box,

I would like help with plants or garden

water once a week according to watering can mark - will explain how to water, it is easy.

Comments: no pets, it is not negotiable.





High Speed Internet





Balcony or Patio



Temperature Control

Air Conditioning










Comments: Includes water, and high speed internet service. Guests will be responsible for gas and electric (not included). Smart TV has apps for streaming services (special app/movie purchases not included)


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Trust Score (27)
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