Huge Bright 1 bedroom walk 2 train.

Entire home/flat

6 guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

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About this listing

This huge, light soaked, 1 bedroom has room for everyone! Located close enough to the city to be convenient but quiet. Enjoy the half acre secret, private garden & the earthy art scene that's thriving in this unique community. It's pure grit & glory!

The space

This is such an unusual location. 312 Whipple is an artist community that has been thriving and feeding the Chicago Art Scene for 25 years. It's a gem tucked secretly in a secure gated block with access to an unprecedented amount of outdoor space. The gardens alone are enchanting. Visit some authentic live/work studios or catch an exhibit if you can!

Guest access

Amazing private garden. Great proximity to downtown, The United Center and public transportation. Free secure, gated parking. Bike share program around the corner.

Interaction with guests

Come share a beer or do your own thing... You name it.

Other things to note

Check in 3:00 pm
Check out promptly by 11am please.
Don't forget to leave keys on the island
Possible to drop bags after 11:30am.

License or registration number

City registration pending
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The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 3PM - 1AM (next day)
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: £12 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: £32
Weekend Price: £87 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 1AM (next day)

No Fire
No Vomit
No Anger
Number of guests in the unit must be the number of guests on the reservation at all times.
Music played at a volume that your grandmother would tolerate. If she is deaf or hardcore, than a level that my grandmother would tolerate. Keep the dial in the middle or lower!!

Please keep heat set between 60 and 70. Please close all windows and lower heat to 60 upon checking out. Mother Earth thanks you!



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

81 Reviews

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Tiffany User Profile
June 2017
My favorite Airbnb in Chicago. Great location. Easy to access. Beautiful space.

Hannah User Profile
June 2017
Nicky's place was beautiful, as advertised. She was extremely prompt in answering questions. Parking was very secure and convenient. Location was a little challenging as far as how long it took to get downtown. All in all this Airbnb was a good experience and I recommend it!

Diana User Profile
June 2017
This was a wonderful place to stay. The neighborhood is a little rough. We did not travel on the EL after 8:00 pm just to be safe. The location is super close to that form of transportation which was great.

Erin User Profile
June 2017
Nicky's place was great! It was very clean and easy to get into and out of. The secured parking in the back was definitely a plus. The neighborhood was ok - nothing to walk to, but it was an easy uber/cab ride anywhere you wanted to go. It took us about 10-15 minutes to get to soldier field. Nicky's place is pretty minimal so bring extra towels if you think you might need them. There also isn't any way to play music and no cable so it was very quiet. The WIFI worked well though! We just stayed one night (and spent most of the time at a concert at soldier field) and felt safe and happy there. I would stay here again!

Trish User Profile
June 2017
Very clean and updated apartment! Lots of space and cozy.

Juice User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful apartment and very spacious ! I would bring an eye mask to sleep in since it is bright when the sun comes up despite the shades . I never felt unsafe here and it is a quick, convenient 5 minute walk to the train. I did not attempt walking at night but an Uber to the door after dark worked just fine . I slept well and the neighborhood seemed quiet despite it being Memorial Day weekend .

Cole User Profile
May 2017
Wonderful space, location leaves a little to be desired.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States · Joined in December 2013
Nicky User Profile

Our quality of life depends on how well we deal with adversity! Feel positive. Live positive. I grew up in a small costal town in Maine. When I turned 19 I realized that I was a closet wanderer. So I hit the road and covered much of the U.S. and all of Europe. I taught skiing in the Rockies and rode my BMW R65-LS from coast to coast. When I was in Europe I was amazed at how willing people were to open their homes to a total stranger. I had one of my best experiences living with a family in Romania in the Carpathian Mountains. Amazing! I feel this is the best way possible to travel. It's part of why I love Air B&B. Hotel shmotel! Live the life of the area. That's an experience. Now my wandering days are over. I'm rooted in one of the coolest communities I know. Rich with art and spirit. I have two amazing girls that help me garden, can, collect eggs and milk. My partner is a fellow East Coast boy, avid hockey player and my right hand man. I also tour with an ABBA tribute band as well as a Pink Floyd tribute band but don't hold that against me. I hope you like it here half as much as we do!!

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