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Elegant Americantownhouse in Budapest

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Enjoy your croissant and coffee overlooking the Parliament and Danube


Last updated: 05/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Budapest townhome description

Central Location! Incredible Views! The Perfect Family Vacation!--An elegant and sophisticated 4-story townhouse in the heart of Budapest, conveniently located steps below the historic Castle District (Budapest's primary tourist attraction) on a quiet cobblestone street. Modern construction, new appliances, chic decor, with many household items---such as Sealy Posturepedic mattresses---brought from the U.S.

The house has 3 bedrooms, each with its own full bathroom, a large living room, an open plan dining room and modern kitchen with new appliances. A media room with a half-bath attached offers Cable TV, internet, and stereo located on the fourth floor. Two terraces offer room for breakfast in the morning sun with views of Parliament and the Danube, or a drink at night at the end of your day looking over the city nightscape.

With the neighborhood green grocer across the street, and the buzzing mall a short walk away, it's easy to shop for yourself and save money for sumptuous dinners and a fun-filled night out. No need to worry about loud hotel guests or when the front desk closes. Room service is as simple as putting the kettle on.

The truth about apartments is that they are small, poorly furnished, and filled with neighbors who are not friendly to itinerant visitors. Experience living large in a townhouse instead, where you can come and go as you please!

Budapest is our second home when we're not working on Wall Street: It's where we go when we want to get away from it all and still have some fun. As busy investment bankers we wanted a place that was up to the standards of our Park Avenue Penthouse in New York City, and we spared no expense on the renovations! We often use Budapest as our home-away-from-home while in Europe, and travel from here to go skiing in Switzerland or to the beaches in Italy. Oftentimes, though, we'll end up extending our stay because we love exploring the city or going out to the country to spend time in our vineyard.

Since we can't be here all the time, and we love this place so much, we want to share the best of Budapest with others. This is a unique opportunity to take advantage of an Insider's access by living in a home that belongs to members of a noble family of the Hungarian Aristocracy.

Keywords: Townhouse

Property Type

      • Townhome

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome:

                3rd bedroom has large play area, child sized bathtub, and childproof gates. Stairs also protected by childproof gates....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Bedroom 3


              • Queen size Beds (1) Located in both the Master Bedroom and Guest Bedroom suites., Twin or Single Beds (2) Both twin sized beds are located in a 3rd bedroom (ideal children´s room with big windows, lots of light and play area), and located on the 2nd floor across from MBR., Baby Cribs (1) Crib and playpen for infant child can be placed in any room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Trundle bed located in 4th bedroom/Entertainment room has a second twin bed that rolls away underneath during the day....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Enjoy a stupendous view of Parliament from the kitchen in our open plan layout, adjoining dinning area with table that sits 10 and an outdoor terrace. Newly renovated, contemporary styling, custom cabinetry with formica counter tops and a full complement of modern appliances....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full sized refrigerator and freezer concealed behind custom cabinetry. Additional refrigerator located in garage for extra food storage....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave


              • Wood Fireplace:

                Fully functional, with large mantlepiece, making it the focal point of the living room when all you want to do on a chilly day is curl up with a good book....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Individual programable units with remote control and thermostat in most rooms. Other rooms have decorative ceiling fans....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Separate unit side by side with washers in laundry area...moreless

              • Garage:

                Electric powered with security bars for extra safety....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                2 Front Loaders located in separate laundry area...moreless

              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Tourist Delight! Easy walking distance to the city´s most famous sites, including Castle Hill, Herend Store, pedestrian shopping malls (Vaci Ut), Szecheny Chain Bridge and restaurants. Tastefully decorated with imported wallpaper, and newly renovated marble tile bathrooms. Master Bath has tile floor with radiant heat, bath bidet and shower ensuite....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Access to channels in English, French, Spanish, Greek and Russian, as well as MTV, CNN and BBC....moreless

                  • Stereo


                  • Computer Available:

                    Desktop Compaq computer with color Epson Stylus printer in separate home office/entertainment room....moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Local cell phone available with pre-paid cards for regional or long distance by prior arrangement....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Local calls (paid by honor system), and international calls possible using VOIP installed on PC....moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    ADSL - internet access and Skype software installed with webcam and microphone headset....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                      • Balcony:

                        (2) Terrace with cafe tables and chairs so you can enjoy your croissant and coffee in the morning watching the sun rise over the Parliament building, or survey the evening skyline with a nightcap in hand. Master Bedroom also has a private terrace balcony from which to enjoy the morning sun or a quiet read....moreless

                      Location & View

                      • Water View:

                        Amazing view of the Danube from upper floors, and the city´s magnificently lit bridges in the evening while having dinner....moreless

                      • Monument View:

                        View across the Danube from the Buda Hill to the Parliament building, as well as of the Szecheny bridge and Pest....moreless


                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Live Theater
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Antiquing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Cycling
                      • Tennis
                      • Swimming


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                      3 night min stay

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                      • Taxes Not included


                      Fully stocked house with complimentary mineral water, Hungarian wine and snacks upon arrival. All heating and cooling included. Local cell phone and prepaid card available upon request. Free Wifi and washer dryer. Free parking space in front of the house.

                      Non-refundable deposit of 50% due at time of reservation. Personal checks drawn on a US bank accepted. Final payment due 2 weeks before arrival. Cancellations must be made within 2 weeks of arrival.

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                      Last updated: 05/23/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2003

                      About the owner: Although busy raising two children, we like to travel abroad and often bring the kids with us. Both speak Hungarian already, and help with translating when their father shops for food. Having grown up in London, living in a townhouse was a dream come true! Visiting Budapest is a family affair, and our parents often spend time here now that they're retired.

                      Why the Owner Chose Budapest:
                      With noble Eastern European ancestors in our lineage, buying a second home in Hungary was a way of reconnecting to our past after the fall of communism, and it's a direct flight from New York City where we live. Budapest has everything we love in a city, including a cafe society, fabulous opera in an intimate setting, and a river running gracefully through the center of it. Outside of town, where some of the old palaces are still intact, Hungary resembles the land that time forgot. The fall grape harvests are a sight to be seen, when all the locals dress up in traditional costumes and parade down country lanes in horse drawn carriages to celebrate the vendage.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                      Making new friends is part of the romance of spending time abroad. Hungarians are a warm people, and Budapest is becoming a destination for tourists. It's still old world, and the history of the country is evident all around you from the Roman ruins to the Ottoman mineral baths and the Palace of the Hapsburg Monarchy that are all near by. New restaurants pop up all the time between our visits, and it's hard to keep up with the latest trends. For a change of scene, though, we'll go out to the country where we keep a vineyard, to spend time with the locals, sail on Lake Balaton, go riding or hunting in the fall.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Enjoy your croissant and coffee overlooking the Parliament and Danube

                        Enjoy your croissant and coffee overlooking the Parliament and Danube

                      • Located steps away from Castle Hill on a quiet cobblestone street

                        Located steps away from Castle Hill on a quiet cobblestone street

                      • 1st Floor Bedroom with Bathroom Ensuite

                        1st Floor Bedroom with Bathroom Ensuite

                      • 2nd Floor Master Bath

                        2nd Floor Master Bath

                      • Hallway & Staircase

                        Hallway & Staircase

                      • Fisherman's Bastion on Castle HIll above the townhouse

                        Fisherman's Bastion on Castle HIll above the townhouse

                      • Living Room (fireplace not shown)

                        Living Room (fireplace not shown)

                      • 1st Floor Bedroom Suite

                        1st Floor Bedroom Suite

                      • Newly Renovated Kitchen with Modern Appliances

                        Newly Renovated Kitchen with Modern Appliances

                      • 2nd Floor Master Bedroom

                        2nd Floor Master Bedroom

                      • Entrance Hall

                        Entrance Hall

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, June 19, 2014

                      $500 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 05/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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