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With a house tucked into the back of a garden front yard, in the middle of Boystown, near many restaurants, bars, the space is perfect to be both in Chicago and to feel like you have gotten away. The space is perfect for photo shoots, small parties - baby/bridal showers, birthday, graduation, happy hours, pop-ups (with access to foot traffic - can definitely peddle some items from the front yard) and anything else you can think of! If you are just looking to have a small gathering, and don't need access to the full range of the kitchen, living room and dining room and are just looking to book a table with a fire pit or just have some outside space to chill with a few people, we also book tables by the hour (based on a per person rate) - feel free to contact me if this is a more suitable option. This space will feel like you are at home, hosting a party, but not having to do cleanup! Come in, decorate as you like and voila - you have your party! We will have water, coffee, tea, plates, utensils and if you need something specific - just ask and we will see what we can do! You will also have access to the refrigerator so you can keep party items cold! We do not provide catering or alcohol, but we do have a partnership with some companies if you would like to outsource this. Otherwise, feel free to use the kitchen, order out and BYOB. There are plenty of places for people to sit and be physically distanced and be outside. When you book you get access to the dining area, living room area and kitchen area. We have a canopy to cover up the main deck winter through rainy season, and in summer if the weather takes a turn we can put the canopy back up. We have a gas fire pit (a wood fire pit as well, but this is an extra charge), electric and propane heaters (along with blankets), to keep guest warm and cozy. We can arrange the space in whatever way works for what you are trying to accomplish. The house is a bed and breakfast and will happily let renters of the space peak into the rooms (if there are no guest booked in the room). This also means that our regular guest will be coming in and out, but they are asked to be respectful of your party and we just ask that you allow them to easily come in and out. We want to encourage community and fun! Since we are off Halsted, many people will be walking by and love to take pictures of the space, so be prepared to feel like you are in an exclusive party :). We will make sure that the space is clean for you, and just ask that you throw garbage away before you leave. If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. We can also arrange showings if you would like to see the space before your event or before booking. We hope to see you soon!
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Guests may cancel their Booking until 7 days before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price. Guests may cancel their Booking between 7 days and 24 hours before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price. Booking cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
Bridget S. booked a baby shower for 25 people
Absolutely perfect! This space was very charming, the garden was lovely especially with the water fountain bubbling in the background. I hosted a baby shower for 23 people here. We mostly stayed outside in the garden, we utilized the kitchen for catering and the main living room for gifts. It worked out perfectly. Everyone was commenting on what a cool, tucked away "secret garden" the space is. Ashley was phenomenal- excellent hostess. She was very flexible, and went out of her way to help us. Highly recommend!
Alexis C. booked a bridal shower for 25 people
What a beautiful space! I rented this space for my sister-in-law's bridal shower with about 15 guests and it was so perfect! Great spot if your looking for something outdoor and covid-friendly! The hosts were so helpful and the space was great! We had nice weather so we didn't need to utilize the indoor space much, but it was so nice to now that we would have heaters, blankets, and the fire pit available had the weather not been great. I would 100% book here again!
Rebecca Z. booked a birthday party for 10 people
Such a perfect space! The hosts were absolutely lovely and they made my husband’s birthday perfect. Plenty of space for the 12 of us that came and it was exactly what we wanted!
Lisa B. booked a wedding shower for 14 people
This was one of the best spaces that I have ever been to for a party. The space had everything necessary to make you comfortable and the party good. It was private and gorgeous! Ashley was responsive and the best host. Attentive to our every need.
Elly J. booked a birthday party for 25 people
Great space and hosts! Had a birthday gathering here. Ashley and her other staff set us up perfectly and we’re around for help if necessary. Kitchen and outside heaters were ideal amenities. Would definitely book again.