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Cheap sack in the woods sofa bed
Cheap sack in the woods sofa bed
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

An extremely comfortable sofa bed couch that some have told me is the best night's sleep they have ever had! Great place if you only need to crash for the night while passing through but I've had some stay for weeks as well.

The space

The deer are a very special part of being here. The tall windows are perfect for watching them in the back yard.

Guest access

Your designated sleeping area of course, the front room where the piano is, the family room where the fireplace and TV are, the kitchen, laundry room and master bathroom. If the master bathroom is being used the second bathroom can also be used but let us know before you do. When other guests are here they will be sharing the master bathroom with you. There are two pocket doors into the shower area and master bedroom area.

Interaction with guests

We will be available to help in person, by text, phone or email. We want you to feel comfortable and communicate whatever may be on your mind.

Other things to note

My father lives with us and his bedroom also has an office area in it. He shares the bathroom with any guests staying in the house. He works in the office and does little projects around the house. He loves to garden in the summer. He loves to converse and if you are home when he is please feel free to get to know him. Is is a very sharp 91 year old WW II Veteran, Retired Air Force Major Navigator. He flew the B24 in WWII and the C124 in Viet Nam. His reserve time in Viet Nam was his most dangerous time in the service. Most people enjoy him very much. My husband Don you may also run in to who is also a great conversationalist and is quite a comedian. Helps in life doesn't it?!!

Amenities
Kitchen
Internet
TV
Essentials
Prices
Extra people ₹333 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 sofa bed, 1 couch
Common spaces
1 couch
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)

We do not smoke or drink but have had guests who smoke and they go outside of course. We would appreciate that drinking be kept to a minimum. If you would like to have friends over please let us know. We just need to be aware of anyone who is in the home. Please turn off lights when you leave a room and especially when you leave the house. The parking area for guests is by the road just inside the property at the curve. We will discuss that further when you are here.

Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Availability
1 night minimum stay

31 Reviews

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Shruthi User Profile
September 2017
It s a good place to stay around Chicago

Abi User Profile
September 2017
Ruth was a fantastic host. She was super friendly, hospitable, and helpful! She also saved us almost $100 by recommending a better way to travel into Chicago. Speaking of, the location was perfect. Located less than 2 miles away from Richton Park, we were able to go all the way to Chicago and back for $9.50 ($1.50 daily parking, $8 weekend Metra pass). Definitely would recommend Ruth to anyone who wanted to visit Chicago.
Ruth User Profile
Response from Ruth:
You're too kind Abi. Thanks for listing those prices as people who come always want to know how to save. All the best to you.
September 2017

Yasser User Profile
August 2017
Very warm and loveable family. Perfect choice for long-term stay.

Morgan User Profile
August 2017
To start with, Ruth was gone, so her husband was the one that welcomed us in the home. Immediately he started talking about religion, and it became evident that he was a devout Christian. I honestly couldn’t care less, but I don’t share those beliefs. He asked if I believed in God (which is inappropriate), and when I said I didn’t, he went on to ask if I believed in the dirt on the ground. It was like a 20 minute conversation of him telling me I should listen to him more, and others should be more open minded, but not him. At the end, he had the audacity to say I shouldn’t be offended, that basically him insulting my beliefs is alright. I wouldn’t say I was offended, but I certainly didn’t feel welcomed.
Ruth User Profile
Response from Ruth:
Oh my! Had no idea about this happening. This approach by Donny was totally inappropriate like you said. Just to be clear, Donny is anything BUT a devout Christian but likes to think he is. If my father and I had been there this would not have happened. I am so sorry that you experienced a negative reception when most of my guests have only positive things to say about their entire time in my home. I wish you all the best and hope to meet you again under different circumstances.
August 2017

朱文陶 User Profile
August 2017
Clean and comfortable.

Stephen User Profile
August 2017
Very nice stay. Ruth is very accommodating and hospitable.
Ruth User Profile
Response from Ruth:
So nice to have met you and wish you all the best on your future endeavors Stephen!
August 2017

Daniel User Profile
July 2017
Ruth and her father were very accommodating. I arrived at their place later than expected after leaving Chicago. Their place was perfect for my needs, which was simply a place to crash. It was an honour getting to meet her father, a WWII veteran from the "greatest generation". Thank you so much for your service Sir!
Ruth User Profile
Response from Ruth:
Can't hold back the tears Daniel. What a fine young man you are. Please come again and get another 15 minutes!! Or maybe more.
July 2017

Steger, Illinois, United StatesJoined in December 2015
Ruth User Profile

I'm a very active Airbnb host in the Chicago area. Love meeting and getting to know the amazing people that come through and stay with us.

Also own and operate the family business which is a full service sign company. My life is full and active. My husband, Dad and I work together to keep it all running smoothly.

I'm a Pentecostal Christian most interested in pleasing my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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