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Alice's Annex (AA2) is a 1480 sq ft 2-bedroom / 2-livingroom /1 office/1 bath sunny garden-level apartment, freshly painted, refurbished and sanitized. The private keyless entrance in this landlord-owned intimate building provide ease of entry, and the unique semi-open plan with a bedroom and a bathroom at either end, and an office and bathroom in between is perfect for sharing or working from home. There's a queen bed in Bedroom 1, full bed in Bedroom 2, a fully equipped kitchen, sunny raised eating nook, bathroom, 2 deep closets, 2 TVs, utility room with free full-size front-load washer and dryer, and its own dedicated 5G WiFi.
For a virtual tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqyhYj5LYo0&feature=youtu.be
LIVING ROOM #2's custom booths rest on its new faux stone floor, and both seats lift for handy storage. Doors to the left lead to a fully equipped utility room with full-size front-load washer and dryer, vacuum, cleaning supplies,, etc.
In LIVING ROOM #1 a sofa and leather arm chair face the 36" cable television.
Two cabinets provide lots of storage, and there are 3 USB ports in this room.
The sunny OFFICE highlight is the large tiger-oak desk. Floor-to-ceiling built-in shelves are behind it, and there is a deep closet beside it, The deep 7-foot closet and small dresser all make this a perfect spot for working from home.
The DINING NOOK is on a raised platform facing south via a large sunny picture window overlooking the garden. Shelving is convenient for keeping handy extra kitchenware or board games.
The KITCHEN is fully equipped! It includes a full-sized refrigerator, 2-burner electric cooktop, stainless electric oven (2019), stainless toaster oven, coffee maker, microwave, blender, granite-like counter, Corian sink, wine rack, utensils, and all kitchenware displayed in a hand-painted hutch and a sideboard
BEDROOM #1 has a queen bed topped by a headboard reminiscent of a Victorian roof. Personal items may be stored in the carved armoire, triple dresser and night tables.
Another view of BEDROOM #1 shows the imported dresser and armoire.
Behind 6-ft wide doors with frosted glass panels, BEDROOM #2 has a full-size bed, oak armoire, night stand, dresser and USB ports. Around the corner is a 7-foot deep closet.
The BATHROOM has a shower over tub and marble-topped roomy storage vanity.
Linen shelves and a storage cabinet are reflected in the medicine cabinet
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LIVING ROOM #1 has a full-size sofa and leather armchair facing the 42" cable television. Two cabinets provide storage, and there are 3 USB ports in this room.
"I stayed at Alice's twice and each time I spent almost a year 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 and more, it is well equipped."
"The Alice apartment I lived in is beautiful, just like a fairyland. It has everything one needs to have in order to live comfortably”
ENTRY: With a living room and a bedroom at each end of this spacious apartment, Alice's is ideal for roommate or family sharing.
"I have lived in Chicago for several years and due to different circumstances, I tend to move around. But the year and a half that I spent in the charming Alice's Annex is one of my favorite times in this city."
LIVING ROOM #2 contains a new faux stone floor. Typical of this unit, the seats of the custom booths and the table all lift for to reveal interior storage. Doors to the left lead to a fully equipped utility room.
"We really enjoyed our one-year stay at Alice's and becoming acquainted with two interesting folks"
A large tiger-oak desk is the highlight of the OFFICE, and there are floor-to-ceiling shelves, a 3-drawer pearwood dresser and a 7-foot deep closet -- perfect for working from home!
"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 fully-equipped KITCHEN includes a full-sized refrigerator, 2-burner electric cook top, new stainless oven (2019), Corian sink, granite-like counters, wine rack, and all kitchenware (even a microwave, coffee maker, blender, stainless toaster oven) displayed in a hand-painted hutch and a sideboard. " >
"Beautiful kitchen and great amenities. The glasses and pots were enough for us."
BEDROOM #1 is decorated with a headboard reminiscent of a gabled roof line above a queen bed with reading lights. An armoire, night tables and triple dresser provide storage below a ceiling fan and in-wall air conditioner.
BEDROOM #1, another view. There are optional sliding panels to create a privacy wall.
"Our stay at the Alice Annex of the Aster House was great!! Everything was bright and cheerful and we felt so happy each time we walked through the door!!"
BEDROOM #2 has a full-sized bed, 2 dressers, a tall oak armoire, 36" TV, ceiling fan and USB ports behind 6 foot-wide barn doors with frosted panels.
BEDROOM #2 another view. Around the corner is a 7-foot deep closet.
"Best Home to live in Chicago. I felt like Alice In wonderland living here."
"I stayed in "Alice's Hideaway" for about 14 months. I can't give enough praise for how enjoyable it was. If I could give it 10 stars I would."
The BATHROOM has a shower over tub and a roomy marble-topped storage vanity.
The linen shelves and extra storage cabinet are reflected in the medicine cabinet.
"Alice was very roomy and bright and would service a smaller family well. The apartment was well stocked with soaps, shampoo, etc."
"After almost 3 idyllic years in Alice's, I am very sad to say that we will not be renewing our space with you due to other circumstances. I have had such a lovely time living in your home and the memories will last a lifetime. Best part of my Chicago years!”
The UTILITY ROOM houses a vacuum cleaner, brooms. iron, etc next to a full-size front-load washer and dryer.
"If just the 2 of us return to Chicago, we would happily rent the smaller unit, Alice."
Photographs by Nick Bruno and Kurt Cichowski