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Charming and Spacious 2 Bedroom Basement Suite

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Living Room with Satellite TV and DVD player and fold out futon

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Last updated: 09/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brooklyn apartment description

Charming, 2 bedroom basement suite, available for your vacation stay. Located on a quiet tree lined block, proposed for historical landmark, in one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhoods in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Newly renovated, the suite is complete with Jacuzzi, eat-in kitchen, and spacious living room. The first bedroom has a double bed that sleeps two people (10 ft X 13 ft), the second bedroom has a double bed that sleeps two people (13 ft X 16 ft), and the living room has a fold out futon that also sleeps 2 people. The apartment is accessed through a separate entrance on the ground floor, and street parking is available. This is a true basement suite. The space comfortably accommodates 4 people (maximum 6). Please note this is a true basement suite. The ceiling height is 6ft 10', and the midsection of the apartment (1 foot wide) in the living room clears 6ft 1'. Just a friendly 'heads up' for guests taller than 6ft 1'.

Located in the Heart of Brooklyn!: Being in the heart of Brooklyn, you can take advantage of our location by exploring the charm and diversity of our own vibrant neighborhood, and our close proximity to artistically prolific neighborhoods like Dumbo, and Williamsburg, and to the trendy neighborhoods, like Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and Fort Green. You'll see each neighborhood offers it's own unique charm, no more than a 10-15 minute cab ride away!

Our full address is: 686 Park Place, Brooklyn, NY 11216, located between Franklin Ave and Bedford Ave in the vibrant and dynamic neighborhood Crown Heights.

The 2,3,4, and 5 express subways to Manhattan all stop at Franklin Ave (just a 5 minute walk away). It's a 15 minute ride to Wall St, and 25 minutes to Union Square, and 30 minutes to Grand Central Station.

There is street parking available in front of our building.



Local Attractions: The beautiful Brooklyn Botanical Gardens should not be missed, just a 10 minute walk from the apartment (free on Tuesdays)! Check out the free concerts at Prospect Park, along with the drum circle on Sunday afternoons at 'Drummer's Grove' (southwest corner).

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is just one subway stop to Atlantic Ave, where you can see world renowned artists performing music and dance along with the local artist's scene at BAM cafe.

Brooklyn Museum is just a 10 minute walk away offering free concerts by local artists the first Saturday of every month.

The Tabernacle Church has a very lively service on Sundays. Witness the neighborhood community of worship, and experience a welcoming & friendly dose of cultural immersion.

From the Caribean jerk chicken to the hipster hang outs like Franklin Park, the neighborhood offers diversity at its best. There's an eclectic selection of restaurants nearby: Caribbean, Indian, Thai, Mexican, Japanese, American.

Nearby Amenities: Our local grocery store 'Fischer's' is just a 5 minute walk away on Franklin Ave, and Nam's Corner store (2 blocks away) has the best produce. The Grand Army Plaza Farmer's Market is fun to visit on the weekends, and there are several specialty stores a few blocks away in Park Slope where you can buy specialty cheeses and breads.

Laundromat: half a block away, offering very affordable full drop off service.
Pharmacy: on Franklin Ave, just 2 blocks away.
Wine Store: Franklin Ave, 2 blocks away
Coffee shops on Franklin Ave: Pulp & Bean, Breuklyn, Fig and Lily.

From the Caribean jerk chicken to the hipster hang outs like Franklin Park, the neighborhood offers diversity at its best. The selection of restaurants around our apartment is very diverse, all very affordable, and most of them deliver if you feel like chilling out for a night: Bombay Masala (Indian), Udom Thai, Chavella's (Mexican), The Spice is Right (Caribbean), Bristens (paninis).

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • The bathroom is newly renovated with a 6 jet jacuzzi, and tiling inspired by Morocco....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The suite is equipped with wireless internet.

              Entertainment

              • Video Library
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Adventure

              Attractions

              • Festivals
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Pond
              • Coin Laundry

              Leisure Activities

              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Just a 15 minute subway ride to Wall St! ...moreless

              • Town:

                12 minute walk to Brooklyn Museum & Botanical Gardens!...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

                  • Cycling

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Heating
                          • Parking:

                            Residential Street Parking...moreless

                          • Garage:

                            24 hour garage 2 blocks away for $12/day Park Right Garage: 564 St. John's Place between Classon & Franklin Avenue 718-783-8557...moreless

                          • Living Room:

                            -fold out futon that sleeps 2 people -satellite TV -DVD player...moreless

                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking On Street

                          Kitchen

                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Kitchen
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Stove
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Cooking Utensils

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Jacuzzi
                          • Jetted Tub
                           

                          Reviews

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                          5 night min stay
                          $165
                          $1,085

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/17/2014
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                          Location

                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          JFK

                          It's a 5 minute walk to the nearest subway station at Franklin Ave, where you can catch the 2,3,4 & 5 trains, all of which run express to Manhattan. It's a 15 minute ride to Wall St, 25 minute ride to Union Square and 30 minutes to Grand Central Station.

                          We're just a 10 minute walk away from the amazing Brooklyn Botanical Gardens which should not be missed ! Other points of reference: 10 minutes to the Brooklyn Museum, a 20 minute subway ride to Coney Island, 5 minute subway ride to famous BAM (highly acclaimed music and theatre performances) .

                          We're located in the neighborhood Crown Heights, Brooklyn, a working class neighborhood on the border on the more affluent neighborhood Prospect Heights. We have the best of both worlds: affordable living with the option of hopping over to the next neighborhood for trendy restaurants and higher end boutiques featuring local designers.

                          Other Activities: Shopping, Boating

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: I adored renovating and restoring this brownstone building and hope you love it as much as I do. I love to travel, and equally appreciate meeting travelers from all over the world. Hope to meet you soon!

                          Why the Owner Chose Brooklyn:
                          I chose to live in Crown Heights, Brooklyn because of it's undeniable charm, and convenient access to Manhattan.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          Homemade banana bread and a cupboard stocked with Brooklyn Roasted Gorilla coffee awaits you. You'll find a sanctuary here, and you'll be privy to all of my personal favorite activities in the neighborhood. Satellite TV with over 150 channels including 30 movie channels, DVD player and DVD library are all set for when you need to unwind. This is a true basement suite with ceiling height of approximately 83' high (6ft 10'), with the exception of a mid section which is 73' high (6ft 1').


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                          Speaks: french, english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Living Room with Satellite TV and DVD player and fold out futon

                            Living Room with Satellite TV and DVD player and fold out futon

                          • The Blue Bedroom

                            The Blue Bedroom

                          • Desk

                            Desk

                          • Bathroom Vanity with Mosaic Tiling

                            Bathroom Vanity with Mosaic Tiling

                          • Kitchen open to the living room

                            Kitchen open to the living room

                          • Dining Nook across from the kitchen

                            Dining Nook across from the kitchen

                          • Entrance to the apartment

                            Entrance to the apartment

                          • Floor plan:  900 sq ft / 84 square meters of living space

                            Floor plan: 900 sq ft / 84 square meters of living space

                          • Front Courtyard

                            Front Courtyard

                          • Breuklen Coffeehouse on Franklin Ave - great cappuccinos - just a 3 min walk

                            Breuklen Coffeehouse on Franklin Ave - great cappuccinos - just a 3 min walk

                          • Eastern Parkway- a 5 minute walk - catch the subways (2,3,4 & 5) here

                            Eastern Parkway- a 5 minute walk - catch the subways (2,3,4 & 5) here

                          • Brooklyn Museum - a 12 minute walk from the apartment

                            Brooklyn Museum - a 12 minute walk from the apartment

                          • Zen Bedroom

                            Zen Bedroom

                          • Blue Bedroom Desk

                            Blue Bedroom Desk

                          • Window Bench in the Blue Bedroom

                            Window Bench in the Blue Bedroom

                          • 6 jet jacuzzi, and rainfall shower

                            6 jet jacuzzi, and rainfall shower

                          • Window and Air Conditioning unit in the Kitchen

                            Window and Air Conditioning unit in the Kitchen

                          • Reading Nook across from the living room

                            Reading Nook across from the living room

                          • Dine in!

                            Dine in!

                          • Entrance on the ground floor of a Brownstone Building

                            Entrance on the ground floor of a Brownstone Building

                          • Located on a quiet treelined street with residential parking

                            Located on a quiet treelined street with residential parking

                          • Organic Deli - just 2 blocks away - many grocery stores within walking distance

                            Organic Deli - just 2 blocks away - many grocery stores within walking distance

                          • Brooklyn Botanical Gardens - a 12 minute walk from the apartment

                            Brooklyn Botanical Gardens - a 12 minute walk from the apartment

                          • Grand Army Plaza & Prospect Park (The Central Park of Brooklyn!) - a 20 min walk

                            Grand Army Plaza & Prospect Park (The Central Park of Brooklyn!) - a 20 min walk

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Monday, July 07, 2014

                          $165 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 09/17/14
                          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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