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Historic Loft Style Brownstone in Trendy Harlem

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Last updated: 08/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Harlem (Central) apartment 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, such as custom cherry cabinetry, honed granite counters, hardwood floors, original artwork, exposed brick and two decorative fireplaces. In this 600 square foot loft-like floor through, we’ve installed new high-end stainless steel appliances, offer copious closet space, and have added conveniences that we 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 - a CD and 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. NEW BED: One double is a high end 'regular' Classic mattress and boxspring. The single is a high end Aerobed with a headboard and seven firmness settings. We chose this over a standard bed to accommodate guests varying preferences: You can make the bed as hard or soft as you like. The second double bed is a convertible futon couch.
No smoking 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) which reach midtown 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:: 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.

Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 unless accompanied by parents...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 2 double, 1 twin/ single

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          • NEW BED One double bed is a high end Classic mattress and box spring. The single bed is luxury aerobed with a headboard and 7 firmness controls. We chose this over a standard bed to accommodate guests varying preferences: You can make the bed as hard or soft as you like. The second double bed is a convertible futon couch....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

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable:

                expanded cable including movie channels...moreless

              • VCR
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Video Library:

                extensive movie library...moreless

              • MP3 Dock

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

                  • Downtown

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Ice Skating
                  • Cycling

                  Arrival Day

                      • Flexible

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 4 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              General

                              • Living Room
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Parking On Street
                              • Activities Guide
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Laundry Soap
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Local Maps
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Security System
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Broadband Access
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Sofa Bed
                              • Internet
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Air Conditioning:

                                2 AC's plus 2 fans...moreless

                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided

                              Kitchen

                              • Stove
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Stove
                              • Kitchen:

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

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard
                              • Discover
                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Base Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              $175
                              $1,000
                              Winter
                              Jan 2 - Mar 31
                              3 night min stay
                              $150
                              $900

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Notes:

                              Stated rates are for two people. For 3rd person add $40, for 4th person add $70. $200/night for major holiday and event periods such as Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Memorial Day, July 4th, Superbowl Weekend 2014 Feb 1 - 3

                              One half of the fee is payable by credit card on reserving and the final half payable by credit card 15 days before you arrive. (The credit card must be in the name of one of the guests.) We put a $300 damage/cleaning 'hold' on your credit card shortly before you arrive, which is released when you leave the flat in good order.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 08/17/2014
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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

                                "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,' 'Business Traveler' and 'Prestige Hong Kong,' 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

                              • Front Door

                                Front Door

                              • view of kitchen from Living room

                                view of kitchen from Living room

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Living area looking toward front door

                                Living area looking toward front door

                              • Kitchen stove

                                Kitchen stove

                              • Bathroom

                                Bathroom

                              • With Aerobed set up and screen separating bed and

                                With Aerobed set up and screen separating bed and

                              • sleeping area looking toward entrance

                                sleeping area looking toward entrance

                              • Our Street

                                Our Street

                              • Living area

                                Living area

                              • Private entrance 3 steps down

                                Private entrance 3 steps down

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Kitchen table

                                Kitchen table

                              • Clothes washer and dryer

                                Clothes washer and dryer

                              • Aerobed set up, couch converted into bed, screen f

                                Aerobed set up, couch converted into bed, screen f

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              VRBO #310706

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                              This listing was first published here in 2010.

                              Date last modified - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

                              $150 - $175 per night (USD)
                              43

                              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

                              View calendar: Updated 08/17/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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