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Stunning, 2BR. Georgian Townhouse Apt. 1/2 Block Central Park

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Last updated: 05/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Upper West Side apartment description

Experience New York at its best in this graciously appointed 2-bedroom, 2-bath duplex on one of the prettiest blocks on the Upper West Side just steps from Central Park. This historic Georgian townhouse was commissioned by the Clarke family, who had already built the Dakota, a block away. The architect, Henry Hardenburgh, was inspired by the Georgian Townhouses in London. The apartment has two entrances: one through the main building and the other is a private entrance with French doors that leads into the living room.

Relax in front of the wood burning fireplace in the luxurious antique-filled living room that faces the street with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and dining area with a table that comfortably seats 6-8. Off the living room is a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a window. A marbled-floor foyer with a coat closet and a full bathroom with high quality Waterworks fixtures and crystal chandelier complete the upstairs floor. A stairway framed with antique Italian and French prints leads to the downstairs. The master bedroom has a king-size bed with Frette linens; a second bedroom has a queen size bed and single trundle bed; and between them there is a large bathroom with Waterworks fixtures and tiles and large shower (upstairs has a bath). A comfortable den decorated in French country style with another wood burning fireplace and 42' flat-screen TV complete the downstairs.

Central Park is 1/2 block away as is Columbus Avenue where you'll find great shopping, restaurants, theatres and nearby Lincoln Center. Museum of Natural History is 3 blocks away as is the New York Historical Center. Convenient to 2 subway lines (B,C and 1,2,3). This is a prime location in NYC.

We rent only to responsible guests who want the best of New York in a quiet, quality environment. Accordingly, we do ask our guests to provide a description of themselves and their party in terms of age, profession and backgrounds. No pets. No young children. No smoking. Minimum four nights.

Keywords: 5-Star, Luxury Vacation Rental, Boutique Hotel Alternative, Upper Westside Vacation Rental, Private Apartment, Executive Apartment Rental Upper Westside Manhattan

Property Type

  • 5 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Not Suitable For Children:

                No children under 10 ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Den


              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                California King...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                also has a single pull out trundle...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Also has a roll-out trundle underneath (single), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Trundle bed pulls out from under the queen-size bed. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

                has large walk in shower with WW rain forest shower head...moreless

              • Both bathrooms have Waterworks fixtures

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Architect designed kitchen complete with DCS gas stove, all-clad pots and pans, and all cooking instruments a gourmet chef could need...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Coffee, tea provided, condiments, paper goods...moreless

              • Stove:

                Professional DCS gas stove ...moreless

              • Catering Available:

                can be arranged...moreless

              • Oven:

                electric oven...moreless

              • Refrigerator:


              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                Central Air upstairs, AC in both Master Bedroom and 2nd Bedroom downstairs...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                shared with building. Each require $1.50 in quarters...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Frette and Pratesi linens for Master Bedroom...moreless

              • Parking:

                Alternative side of the street parking...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Alternate side of the street parking...moreless

              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Heating


              • DVD Player
              • Video Library
              • VCR


              • Free Long Distance:

                local and nationwide long distance included. International calls are extra...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Wireless throughout apartment...moreless


              • Live Theater
              • Basketball Court
              • Tennis
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Antiquing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Walking
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Recreation Center
              • Churches
              • Botanical Garden
              • Playground
              • Library
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Zoo
              • Hiking
              • Cycling


              Write a review 5
              from 35 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Mar 16 - Sep 12
              4 night min stay
              High Season
              Sep 13 - Dec 19
              4 night min stay
              Jan 6 - Mar 13
              4 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Housecleaning $150
              • Taxes Included


              Holiday rates apply to Thanksgiving week and Christmas/New Years. Please inquire about availability and pricing. All rates subject to change.

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              Last updated: 05/24/2014
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              22 Today
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              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Train
              72nd Street, CPW; 72nd and Broadway

              Car: Not Necessary

              perfect location for exploring the best of NYC — Lincoln Center, Central Park, Museum of Natural History, NY Historical Society, in the heart of the upper westside.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1987

              About the owner: We travel widely and know what it means to stay at an accommodation that goes beyond just providing the basics and makes for a memorable visit. The same type of elegant appointments in our city apartment also decorate our fully restored, 210-year-old second-home in Connecticut. NYC is our prime residence yet we make our apt. available for rentals while staying at our home in CT.

              Why the Owner Chose Upper West Side:
              Fantastic location on one of the most beautiful blocks on the Westside with historic landmark buildings. The apt. is a real gem with a unique townhouse layout inside.

              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
              The apartment feels like a real home and is well appointed. The location is ideal: 1/2 block from Central Park, 3 blocks from the Museum of Natural History and a short walk to Lincoln Center. The area has numerous restaurants, boutiques and other stores, as well as movie theaters. Main subway and bus lines are two blocks away.

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              Speaks: italian, english



              • Facade of townhouse

                Facade of townhouse

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • dining area

                dining area

              • Master Bedroom

                Master Bedroom

              • staircase


              • guest bedroom

                guest bedroom

              • View of Street. Our townhouse is on the left and connected to the one in center

                View of Street. Our townhouse is on the left and connected to the one in center

              • Library


              • Bathroom 2

                Bathroom 2

              • stairs to first floor

                stairs to first floor

              VRBO #210706

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

              $525 - $600 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 05/24/14
              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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