Vacation rentals with lake access in Chicago

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Townhouse in Chicago
Beautiful Lincoln Park/ De Paul Complimentary Parking Permit
The newly renovated spacious apartment is furnished with brand new modern king bed in the bedroom to ensure restful nights. In large living room, beautiful cherry dining table to enjoy morning coffee and comfortable L-shape leather sofa for watching your favorite movies from Netflix on 43" flat screen TV. The brand new fully equipped kitchen has a granite countertops, stainless steel appliances. The modern marble bathroom has a huge mirror over the sink, glass sliding shower doors, a full size bath tub and a hair dryer. Spacious 3 room apartment with all the amenities specified above is for guests use only and free residential parking permits provided upon request. I'm always available. I live on the 2nd floor of the townhouse with my husband and work at a bridal boutique which I own on west Armitage Ave. The apartment is super conveniently located in the Armitage/Sheffield. It's 2 1/2 blocks or 5 minutes walk to both Brown and Red line stations which make getting around Chicago fast and easy. Visiting lake front Millennium Park takes less than 20 minutes from the apartment. My neighborhood is surrounded by Old Town, full of local shops and restaurants, Wrigley Field, eclectic Bucktown shops, and the Lincoln Park Zoo. The 3 Michelin-starred restaurant, Alinea is 2-minute walk from the door. Take either Red ( North/Clybourn ) or Brown (Armitage/Sheffield ) line for exploring Rush st( 1 stop) Water Tower, Michigan Ave, Mag miles, Gold Coast( 2 stops ) The Navy Pier( 3 stops) Millennium Park, Cloud Gate/ The Bean, Buckingham Fountain, Art Institute of Chicago,( 4stops). Both stations are within 5 min walking distance from the apartment. It's also a short cab or Uber ride to Michigan Ave. Gold Coast. No smoking, no street shoes, no parties allowed. The nightly rates are for 2 guests only and $25 guest fee applys for 3rd guest. There is a $500.00 penalty for breaking the each rule.
Oct 1 – 8
$184 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 221 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Cozy loft in Chicago's Uptown
Located in the heart of Uptown, we offer a private, 3rd floor/walk-up, smoke-free studio apartment in a vintage Queen Anne (hosts live on 1st floor; small family on 2nd). The Aragon Ballroom, Riviera Theater and the legendary Green Mill Jazz club all within a 5-minute walk. New!Andersonville, recently voted the coolest neighborhood in US (Timeout’s survey) is only a 15-minute stroll. The CTA's Red Line/Wilson station is 3 blocks away. Overnight street-parking decals also available for guests.
Jul 18 – 25
$99 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 257 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Your brand new Chicago suite (unit 1F)
Come stay in the home of an artist. Enjoy this comfortable eclectic apartment that's filled with great work from local artist. Enjoy the book collection while you relax on the tufted chaise or cozy up to the couch and enjoy netflix. You get the entire apartment to yourself. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The neighborhood is very quiet with multiple nearby transportation options. Surrounding neighborhoods just 10 min away offer many restaurant & entertainment options.
Aug 29 – Sep 5
$97 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 152 reviews

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Lake access house rentals

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Home in Chicago
Spacious Two Story Luxurious Home w/Outdoor Deck!
Nov 6 – 13
$301 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 108 reviews
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Home in Chicago
Superhost Wrigley/Lakeview Duplex 3BR/2.5BA
Sep 12 – 19
$446 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 134 reviews
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Home in Chicago
Historic Old Town, Fabulous 4 Bedroom Home
Sep 9 – 16
$418 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 129 reviews
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Home in Whiting
The Spa of Downtown Whiting
Oct 18 – 25
$151 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Home in Chicago
Soak Up Mid-Century Style in Wrigleyville and Boystown
Apr 30 – May 7
$707 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Home in Chicago
Huge Home * Yard * Parking * Best Location
Jan 9 – 16
$381 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 113 reviews
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Home in Des Plaines
Exotic House - Few minutes from O'Hare and Chicago
Mar 28 – Apr 4
$176 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 162 reviews
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Home in South Elgin
Riverfront rental with fun activity
Jun 22 – 29
$204 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 201 reviews
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Home in Carol Stream
LAKE HOUSE HotTub/Kayak/Billiards/Pets/Fenced Yard
Apr 3 – 10
$161 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 88 reviews
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Home in Skokie
Luxe-Haus of Love—The 1938 Cape Cod |Heated FLRS |
Jun 27 – Jul 4
$578 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 60 reviews
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Home in Highland Park
Witness Sunrise Over Lake Michigan
Apr 7 – 14
$899 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 36 reviews
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Home in Evanston
Larimer Park Carriage House
Feb 13 – 20
$203 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 48 reviews

Lake access apartment rentals

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Apartment in Chicago
Cozy Downtown Condo | Rooftop Pool, Gym, Workspace
Mar 17 – 24
$165 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 131 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Lakeview Charmer -with parking!
Oct 19 – 26
$151 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 388 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
The Posh Apt. Mins to Downtown & Hyde Park
Jun 3 – 10
$136 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 141 reviews
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Apartment in Highland Park
Lovely studio near the beach! (and heated floors!)
Aug 20 – 27
$172 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 118 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Lincoln Pk-parking-wifi-King bd-crib-kid friendly
Aug 14 – 21
$305 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 290 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Steps to Mag Mile, 2 BD , fast Wi-Fi, W&D
May 5 – 12
$194 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 172 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Spectacular Penthouse Corner 2BR in Streeterville
Sep 9 – 16
$367 per night
4.78 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Midcentury Modern Lakeview 2 Bedroom Apartment
May 7 – 14
$245 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 134 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
OLD TOWN TRIUMPHANT 2BD/2BA (+Rooftop&Parking)
May 25 – Jun 1
$430 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 148 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Vintage Charm Near Lake
Jan 17 – 24
$201 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 117 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Archways at the Lincoln Park Zoo 2bed/2ba
May 22 – 29
$325 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 228 reviews
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Apartment in Chicago
Andersonville Living
May 14 – 21
$135 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 392 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals with lake access in Chicago

Total rentals

580 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

420 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

80 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

140 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

280 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

29K reviews

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