BOOKED THRU SEPTEMBER 2020
Alice's Annex is a spacious 2-bedroom garden-level apartment. It offers a living room, book-filled study, kitchenette, sitting area, dining nook, full bathroom, sound system with in-wall speakers, complimentary en-suite front-load washer and dryer and private entrance. To sleep, there is a queen bed in Bedroom 1, a full bed in Bedroom 2, and the sofa opens to a queen bed.
"I stayed in "Alice's Hideaway" for about 5 months. I can't give enough praise for how enjoyable it was. If I could give it 10 stars I would."
"The Alice apartment I lived in is beautiful, just like a fairyland. It has everything one needs to have in order to live comfortably”
The LIVING ROOM offers a comfortable sofa, chair and original art above a wood-look Pergo floor. The comfortable sofa is actually a queen-sized sleeper for an extra guest or two.
A separate SITTING AREA offers a love-seat and arm chair to enjoy viewing the cable flat screen television with DVD player or playing a variety of board games.
A tiger-oak desk is the highlight of the STUDY, and there are dozens of books on the floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, as well as a deep closet.
The DINING NOOK on a raised platform faces south via a large sunny picture window overlooking the garden. Shelving is convenient for keeping extra kitchenware handy.
The KITCHENETTE includes a full-sized refrigerator, 2-burner electric cook top, coffee maker, microwave, blender, counter convection oven, granite-like counters and sink and all kitchenware.
BEDROOM #1 is decorated with hand-painted furnishings modeled after a Victorian "painted lady." Even the queen bed, covered with a handmade quilt, is topped by a large headboard reminiscent of a Victorian gabled roof line, with its round vented “attic window”. A delightful carved armoire can house one's clothing, as can the large triple dresser.
Another view of BEDROOM #1
BEDROOM #2 has a single bed, large oak armoire, unique night stand, small dresser and storage bench. Around the corner is a deep walk-in closet.
The BATHROOM has a shower over the tub, linen shelves and roomy storage vanity.
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The LIVING ROOM offers a comfortable queen sleeper sofa, storage bench, chair and original art above a wood-look Pergo floor.
"I stayed at Alice's twice and each time I spent several months at this beautiful place. It was always like this: as soon as I had arrived I felt at home instantly. This was partly so because the place is spacious and beautifully furnished with antiques, it is well equipped."
A separate SITTING AREA offers a love-seat and arm chair to enjoy viewing the cable 35" flat screen television with DVD player or playing a variety of board games.
"We really enjoyed our one-year stay at Alice's and becoming acquainted with two interesting folks"
A tiger-oak desk is the highlight of the STUDY, and there are dozens of books on the floor-to-ceiling bookshelves (not shown), a 3-drawer oak dresser and an extra deep 7-foot closet.
"It had everything I can imagine from comfortable interiors, a study, loads of books, kitchen with all the utensils, a dinning, a living room, TV with thousands of channels, cooling & heating provisions, wifi, laundry. I mean everything and decently priced too."
The sunny DINING NOOK on a raised platform faces south via a large picture window overlooking the garden. Shelving is convenient for keeping board games or extra kitchenware handy.
"All in all, Alice's was a great place to be, and Yes, leaving Chicago was sad, and we hope to visit again."
The KITCHEN includes a full-sized refrigerator, 2-burner electric cook top, stainless oven, stainless toaster oven, stainless microwave, coffee maker, blender, granite-like counters, Corian sink, wine rack, and all kitchenware displayed in a hand-painted hutch.
"Beautiful kitchen and great amenities. The glasses and pots were enough for us."
BEDROOM #1 is decorated with hand-painted furnishings such as the queen bed's headboard, reminiscent of a gabled roof line, with its round vented attic window. A charming painted armoire, night tables and mahogany triple dresser provide plenty of storage below a cooling ceiling fan.
"Our stay at the Alice Annex of the Aster House was great!!"
BEDROOM #2 has a full bed, oak armoire, 2 small dressers and ceiling fan. Around the corner are two 7-foot deep closets.
"Best Home to live in Chicago. I felt like Alice In wonderland living here."
The BATHROOM has a shower over the tub, linen shelves holding extra towels, medicine cabinet and a roomy storage vanity.
"Alice was very roomy and bright and would service a smaller family well. The apartment was well stocked with soaps, shampoo, etc."
"If just the 2 of us return to Chicago, we would happily rent the smaller unit, Alice."