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Stylish Historic Restored Brownstone Loft Style Accomodation

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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome to our historic Harlem home.
See Video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUa922VSQdU
We’ve renovated our ground floor guest flat with the same luxury finishes as our home above: custom cherry cabinetry, honed granite counters, hardwood floors, original artwork, exposed brick and two decorative fireplaces. In this 600 square foot loft-style floor through we’ve installed new high-end stainless steel appliances, offer copious closet space, and have added conveniences that we ourselves appreciate while away from home – we’re a journalist and a cinematographer who have worked all around the globe - such as a clothes washing machine and dryer, microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, cable TV with premium movie channels including HBO, Broadband Internet --- hardwire and Wi-Fi --- DVD player, linens, dishes, glassware, pots and pans.
We have up to three beds to accommodate four people: Two double beds and a large single. One double is a high end 'regular' Classic mattress and box spring. The second double bed is a convertible futon couch. The single is either a luxury Aerobed with seven firmness settings or a folding bed.
FULLY AIR CONDITIONED: Two air conditioners plus two fans.
No smoking in or near the apartment please.
SEE INSIDER'S GUIDE
There’s a food market right across the street, the cupboards are filled with staples such as jams, condiments, coffee and tea, and we’ll set up snacks and the first day’s breakfast so there’s no need to rush out shopping. You can arrive with little more than a toothbrush and a change of clothes.
SEE NOTES FOR DISTANCE TO EACH PLACE IN INSIDERS GUIDE.
Accessibility: Just three steps down with no interior stairs, this flat is accessible to seniors and people with somewhat limited mobility.
SEE MAP
Location:: We’re a five-minute walk from a number of subway lines: A, B, C, D, 2 and 3. The A and D are one express stop from Columbus Circle in Midtown. We can reach Times Square in 20 minutes or less. The M10 bus, which runs down Manhattan’s West Side, stops 20 meters away on the corner of 8th Avenue, and the M2 bus, which runs down Fifth Avenue, stops on the 7th Avenue end of our block. Subways, buses and taxis run 24 hours/day. Yankee Stadium is 20 minutes by public transport.
Harlem Culture:: Both historic and ahead of the curve. Best suited to young-spirited culture mavens, our all brownstone block in the heart of one of New York’s most intriguing emerging neighborhoods is surrounded by the kind of mom and pop businesses fast disappearing from other parts of town, such as rootsy inexpensive restaurants serving Caribbean, Latino, American Southern and African cuisine. This neighborhood of historic brownstones, some built by acclaimed architects such as McKim, Mead and White, is bursting with jazz haunts, famous spots from the 1940’s as well as no sign “neighborhood secrets,” which is quite the trend in New York these days.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 unless accompanied by parents...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking allowed in or near the apartment....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 2 double, 1 twin/ single

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  • One double bed is a high end Classic mattress and box spring. The second double bed is a convertible futon couch. The single bed is either a luxury aerobed with 7 firmness controls or a folding bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Accessibility: although the flat is not wheelchair accessible, there are only 3 steps down and no interior steps, which make it suitable for people with somewhat limited mobility....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Extensive library of cinema books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    expanded cable including HBO and movie channels...moreless

  • Television:

    expanded cable listings including HBO and movie channels...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    extensive movie library...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Ice Skating

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    2 AC's plus 2 fans...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Guests control heating and air conditioning...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    Two coffeemakers: one electric, one French press....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Upscale finishes: honed marble counters, steel appliances, extras including microwave, coffeemaker, toaster oven. Breakfast, fruit, snacks, coffee, tea and kitchen staples are left for all visitors...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Jan 4 - Mar 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$150
$950
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$170
$1,085

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Stated rates are for two people. For 3 people add $50, for 4 people add $90. (One time fee for entire stay.) $225/night for major holiday and event periods such as Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holiday, Memorial Day, July 4th.


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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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Location

  • Fine Fair Supermarket

    "Supermarket across the street. THIS IS RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET"

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  • Ginny and Jane E's

    "Red Rooster Restaurant and Ginny's Supper Club Cabaret. THIS IS 10 MINUTES WALK"

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  • Studio Museum in Harlem

    "Studio Museum. THIS IS 7 MINUTES WALK"

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  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

    "Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. THIS IS 8 MINUTES WALK"

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  • Apollo Theater

    "Appolo Theater. THIS IS 5 MINUTES WALK"

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  • 341 St Nicholas Ave

    "Maison Harlem. THIS IS 5 MINUTES WALK"

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  • 67 Orange Street

    "67 Orange modern speakeasy along 'Hipster Corrider'"

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  • Abyssinian Baptist Church Office

    "Sunday Gospel service. THIS IS 5 MINUTES WALK"

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  • Frederick Douglass Blvd

    "Greater Zion Baptist Church Sunday Gospel Service. THIS IS 4 MINUTES WALK"

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  • The Cathedral School of Saint John the Divine

    "Cathedral of St. Johnthe Divine. THIS IS 20 MINUTES WALK, part of Columbia University"

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  • St Nicholas Ave

    "Nearest Subway B, C trains and St. Nicholas Park. THIS IS 3 MINUTES WALK"

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  • MTA Bus Stop at 132nd St and 8th Ave.

    "Nearest bus #10. THIS IS RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET. A FEW SECONDS WALK"

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  • Central Park

    "Central Park begins. CENTRAL PARK IS 15 MINUTES WALK"

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  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    "Laguardia Airport. THIS IS 20 MINUTES BY TAXI"

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At a Public Transport Hub, Surrounded by Subways & Buses

Other Activities: historic architecture on Striver's Row

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are an award winning journalist who writes about travel, food, wine and design for high end international publications such as 'Travel+Leisure,' 'Wine Enthusiast' and 'Premier Traveler,' and an Emmy Award nominated cinematographer who shoots feature films, TV series and commercials. As our work has taken us all over the world we welcome foreign visitors.

Why the Owner Chose Harlem (Central):
This flat is part of an authentic Manhattan neighborhood, near Columbia University, 20 - 30 minutes by public transport from New York's cultural and business institutions.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Architecture buffs will find uninterrupted blocks of restored century old brownstones by renowned architects such as McKim, Mead & White. We are near one of a kind cultural institutions such as Columbia University, the Maysles Independent Cinema, live theater at the City College Gatehouse, and the Apollo Theater. Yankee Stadium is 20 minutes by public transport.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Looking toward kitchen

    Looking toward kitchen

  • view of kitchen from Living room

    view of kitchen from Living room

  • Our Street

    Our Street

  • Private entrance 3 steps down

    Private entrance 3 steps down

  • We fill the refrigerator with snacks and breakfast so you can relax on arrival

    We fill the refrigerator with snacks and breakfast so you can relax on arrival

  • Kitchen table

    Kitchen table

  • Clothes washer and dryer

    Clothes washer and dryer

  • Central Park Harlem Meer 10 minutes walk

    Central Park Harlem Meer 10 minutes walk

  • Indie Cinema Maysles 5 minutes walk

    Indie Cinema Maysles 5 minutes walk

  • Gospel Services on just about every block

    Gospel Services on just about every block

  • Soul Food spots on just about every block

    Soul Food spots on just about every block

  • Looking toward front door

    Looking toward front door

  • Exterior house. Apartment separate entrance is through lower door

    Exterior house. Apartment separate entrance is through lower door

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Private entryway to Street

    Private entryway to Street

  • Kitchen stove

    Kitchen stove

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Jazz Club on our block a few doors away in American Legion Hall

    Jazz Club on our block a few doors away in American Legion Hall

  • Apollo Theater five minutes walk

    Apollo Theater five minutes walk

  • Celebrity Chef restaurants Red Rooster 8 minutes walk to Restaurant Row

    Celebrity Chef restaurants Red Rooster 8 minutes walk to Restaurant Row

  • The Apollo Theater Amateur night

    The Apollo Theater Amateur night

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/30/2015
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