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Vintage 1st floor apartment in 1840 townhouse, near the East River. Has a private entrance from front garden, and a rear rose garden with tables, BBQ, fountain, fireplace, lots of greenery and hedges, very sunny and private. Apartment all newly renovated, kitchen and tile bath with shower and soaking tub, has original 10' wide plank floors. There is a study area with desk, nice sized living room/library (which accommodates a good quality raised inflatable bed, if needed), and bedroom with new double bed. Windows on 4 sides for fresh river air, very secure.
All rooms are joined by french doors...Apartment is quiet and restful, but near all the action. The area is surrounded by world class restaurants, bars, clubs, galleries, shops, music venues - within 2 blocks are great cappuccino around the corner at Marlowe, best lunch, brunch and dinner at Diner, Peter Luger Steakhouse, Dressler, Fatty 'Cue by celeb chef Zak Pelaccio, Italian at Giando's with seats by the water looking out at the river, 3 bridges and the skyline!...
Transportation is very close: Short walk to the 'L' train or 'JMZ' trains - then 5 minutes to Manhattan, ferry is a 2 minute walk, buses, and car service arrives on call in 3 minutes to take you to Manhattan in 10 minutes, $10. We are nearly always available with info and tips, and the house and the neighborhood are safe and friendly. Maximum occupancy 2 or by special arrangement, minimum stay 3 days, $100 cleaning fee, and security deposit required in advance. (Also see VRBO #352989 for Apt #3 in the same building.) If there is no vacancy, ask about our new Atelier apartment with terrace, available October 1, 2014.
Absolutely no smoking, in consideration of other guests. Please send me an email to confirm availability and let me know about you, and any special needs you may have, before booking... Please note: excellent New York credentials and references available, also California, Amsterdam, Berlin and Munich references available. VRBO calendars may not be current - please inquire.
Keywords: full floor, private entrance, with front and rear gardens
Queen size Beds (1) High quality inflatable Bed, stands at normal height, for additional guests. See reviews - very comfortable., Double Beds (1) New pillow top mattress double bed., Twin or Single Beds (1) additional twin available on request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) High quality queen inflatable bed with luxury pads, available on request....moreless
Excellent, uncrowded, Professional Gym Nearby. We are in the middle of one of the most lively neighborhoods in New York, but when you are in for the evening, you feel like you are in the country....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Wide screen 42' HDTV with cable. Also cards, chess, books....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
View of the East River and Bridge from the front porch....moreless
Jan 4, 2015 - Mar 31, 2015 Jan 4 - Mar 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$250
Standard rates increase to $200 effective April 1, 2015. Calendars may not be current. Please inquire via email.
If dates not available: *see VRBO#352989 and VRBO#621568, our new Atelier apt. with terrace available in this building - same rates.
Guest inquires with details and dates, Owner sends estimate (ignore VRBO estimate), Guest agrees, Owner sends Paypal invoice (no account needed) and guest can pay by credit card or bank debit. Deposit refunded through Paypal within 7 days of departure. Discounts may apply for longer stays.
Rates subject to change until reservations are paid and confirmed.
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Marlow has excellent coffees and freshly baked pastries and scones, yogurts, biscuits - and newspapers. Evenings, the "secret" backroom becomes a lively bar and a raw seafood bar with light bistro type menu.
You can't make this stuff up! Stunning river views - sit at the bar overlooking river, skyline and 3 iconic bridges. Indoor tables above the water. Great, traditional Italian cuisine. Catering, weddings, parking, riverfront terrace. The best secret in Williamsburg.
The area is surrounded by world class restaurants, bars, clubs, galleries, shops, music venues - within 2 blocks are great cappuccino around the corner at Marlow, best lunch, brunch and dinner at Diner, Peter Luger Steakhouse, Dressler, Fatty 'Cue by celeb chef Zak Pelaccio, Italian at Giando's with seats by the water looking out at the river, 3 bridges and the skyline!...
Other Activities: shopping, health/beauty spa
Year Purchased: 1988
About the owner: Currently developing and brokering commercial and retail properties, restaurants, bars, music venues, and hospitality properties in prime Williamsburg and North Brooklyn; own active real estate firm; also deal in fine art, antiques; classical singer; knowledge of German language and culture; frequent traveler to San Francisco and Bavaria.....More info upon request.
Why the Owner Chose Brooklyn: This is a large house in the City, but the sun, river air and gardens make it feel like the country. (I had lived in Tribeca, Manhattan, and feel like I bought the garden and the house came with it!) I live on the parlor, or second floor, and the 1st floor is often available for guests. It is quiet for New York, restful, out of the way and private - and 2 blocks away from everything!
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: Fresh breeze drifts in from the river - there are actually windows on all 4 sides! The garden is full of the scent of roses, lilies, honeysuckle, violets, lavender and herbs just outside the windows. And there is a fire pit and BBQ in the yard. It's great to walk around the corner early in the morning for expresso and newspapers, cappucione and croissants, and sit at sidewalk tables and meet the locals! 2 blocks away is Bedford Avenue, epicenter of the area, with every type of shop, bar, gallery or restaurant. World class food, film, and music venues are just blocks away, and it's safe to walk at all hours.