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Published West Village Garden Townhouse Sleeps 4

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La Repubblica magazine had a feature on my house

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Last updated: 03/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Village house description

This is an 1852 townhouse, full of history (landmark district) but with all modern conveniences. In the heart of the fashionable West Village, full of unique touches and artisan-al craftsmanship. It is just minutes from two different subway lines and from one of the new Citibike stations (like Paris velibs).

Inside, an eclectic mix of late 18th-early 19th century antiques, mid-century modern furniture, contemporary art and Persian rugs. Not an apartment - a separate five story townhouse. This house offers two lovely bedrooms separated by two floors. Rates are for three bedrooms (suits one couple plus two singles). The third bedroom is suitable for a short stay for an adult or for a child or teen but small for an adult for an extended stay. Please do not ask about rentals for 5,6,7 or more people - I will not reply, as the listing clearly states the house sleeps 4.


House has been published in fall 2014 in Time Out NY, and previously in La Repubblica and in ApartmentTherapy.com as well as in the Turkish edition of Marie Claire Maison.

Rent in calender is for entire house, which also includes 2 baths, living room with working fireplace, double height greenhouse dining room, kitchen, double height mahogany library with 2000 books, planted rear patio with vintage wrought iron furniture, very sunny roof deck with herbs and flowers. Master bath has 1790 French copper bath tub a la Marat. Rent also includes basic cable, cable wireless internet, satellite TV, local phone service. Appliances include 4-oven, 6-burner Aga stove, Bosch dishwasher (2009), washer, dryer, powerful, quiet and energy efficient in-wall air conditioners (2009), 42 inch Sharp Aquos TV in red bedroom. There are 3 sound systems; the main one has 500 watt per channel speakers.Large selection of vintage European linen sheets,custom made pillowcases,down comforters,thick fluffy white bath towels and wash cloths, and artisanal Tuscan and vintage hand towels.
Beautiful dishes and serving pieces and 19th century silver plate knives, forks and spoons.



This block on Leroy Street between Bleecker and Bedford has almost no traffic. Near Bleecker's wonderful food shops and boutiques with more than twenty restaurants just a few minutes' walk away. Five minutes to West Fourth Street or Houston St. subways, or bike on West Side Highway bike path and free public tennis courts three blocks away.

Please note that house comes with owner's two cats, brothers Lulu and Mashia (born in 2009 and 2008). They are adorable and friendly and do their business outside (thru a cat door to the back patio which leads to a network of gardens and vacant lots that cats can access but people can't). They do need to be fed!

Please note, this is a 5 1/2 story house. The flights of stairs are short and easy, but most of the stairs are 'Dutch stairs' (enclosed circular stairs as in an ancient castle) and there are no hand rails. It is perfectly safe for normal people (owner is 56, prior owner was late 60s) but not suitable for infirm or disabled people or kids under 3. There is NO wheelchair or stroller access besides the street level floor which contains the living room only.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    5 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    not suitable for very small kids because there is a catwalk with open railings over the great room...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    no wheelchair access besides entry floor; spiral stairs throughout house...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • the blue bedroom has a queen bed and access to the roof deck, however the master bath is one flight down. The red bedroom is the biggest and has an adjoining bath with shower but no tub. This bedroom has one twin bed. A second twin bed can be moved there from the third bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • The master bath has a 1790 French copper bathtub and a rain shower. The second bathroom has a rain shower only....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    about 2000 books in mahogany library and in red bedroom...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    500 watt per channel speakers and high end receiver and amp...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    In-wall AC in the great room and master bedroom...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Bosch dryer from 2013...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    two working wood burning fireplaces...moreless

  • Internet:

    powerful wifi throughout the house and on the back patio...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    High end and luxury vintage linens provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    small living room with luxurious down filled Shabby Chic leather sofa, fireplace...moreless

  • Telephone:

    landline for outgoing US calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    thick white hotel caliber towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    front loading, easy to use...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Rancilio 'Silvia' espresso maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Six burner Aga stove with gas burners and four electric ovens - a beauty!...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Small but pretty and private rear patio with sofa, chairs and tables; small roof deck with lounge chairs and teak planters of flowers and vegetables...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
winter
Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$429
$2,750 $11,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$515
$3,400 $13,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee per week $180
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

These prices are for up to three persons (for example one couple and one single adult, one couple and one child, one adult and two children). Add another $50- $100 a night for a fourth person (depending on whether adult or child). No more than four persons will be accepted.


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Last updated: 03/05/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Newark Airport is by far the closest

Car: Not Necessary

In the heart of the West Village, my 1852 house is in a landmarked historical district

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Journalist and finance professional. Love travel and bringing back cool things for my house, and gardening on the roof deck and back patio.

Why the Owner Chose West Village:
I bought this house because of the greenhouse ceiling in the great room which means it's light and sunny even in the winter.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
2000 books, pick your own tomatoes from the roof, and elegant entertaining spaces


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian

 

Photos

  • La Repubblica magazine had a feature on my house

    La Repubblica magazine had a feature on my house

  • House facade, summer 2014

    House facade, summer 2014

  • living room with comfy down filled couch

    living room with comfy down filled couch

  • Aga 6 burner stove with 17th century iron plate sides in kitchen

    Aga 6 burner stove with 17th century iron plate sides in kitchen

  • Red Bedroom is up 1 flight from street level, has adjoining bath

    Red Bedroom is up 1 flight from street level, has adjoining bath

  • the Red Bedroom has hundreds of books in mahogany bookshelves

    the Red Bedroom has hundreds of books in mahogany bookshelves

  • rear patio showing greenhouse roof of dining room

    rear patio showing greenhouse roof of dining room

  • 1790 copper tub is the centerpiece of the master bath

    1790 copper tub is the centerpiece of the master bath

  • view of Library Bedroom from above (it's double height)

    view of Library Bedroom from above (it's double height)

  • access to roof deck is from master bedroom stairs thru skylight hatch

    access to roof deck is from master bedroom stairs thru skylight hatch

  • view across Leroy Street from roof deck garden

    view across Leroy Street from roof deck garden

  • Mashia relaxing on the patio couch

    Mashia relaxing on the patio couch

  • view of two story  dining room from catwalk

    view of two story dining room from catwalk

  • the facade of my 1852 house is landmarked

    the facade of my 1852 house is landmarked

  • another view of the living room with working fireplace

    another view of the living room with working fireplace

  • stairs from ground floor to first floor; not suitable for infirm persons

    stairs from ground floor to first floor; not suitable for infirm persons

  • The Red Bedroom has a single bed

    The Red Bedroom has a single bed

  • This all tile bath adjoins the Red Bedroom; rain shower

    This all tile bath adjoins the Red Bedroom; rain shower

  • Master bedroom has a queen sized bed

    Master bedroom has a queen sized bed

  • The Library Bedroom is a cozy place to curl up with one of thousands of books

    The Library Bedroom is a cozy place to curl up with one of thousands of books

  • private roof deck with skylight (accessed by stair from master bedroom)

    private roof deck with skylight (accessed by stair from master bedroom)

  • another view of roof deck plantings, summer 2014

    another view of roof deck plantings, summer 2014

  • Lulu relaxing at home

    Lulu relaxing at home

$429 - $515 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 3 nights
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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, italian
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/05/2015
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