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1845 Carriage House-Luxury-Wv-Charming-Quiet-3 Floors!

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The private roof garden


Last updated: 10/20/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Village apartment description

This is a really unusual and wonderful West Village home. Originally built in 1845 as a carriage house for horses, it was most recently updated in 2005 as a 1,300 sq ft triplex with 2 bedrooms (one is used as an office), 1.5 baths with separate tub and shower, a library with a baby grand piano, a large kitchen (by New York standards), and a large living room with an 18 ft ceiling and a giant, 16ft window. It is nearly impossible to find a quiet apartment in NYC, but this is one: because it is down an alley and off the street, you won't hear much traffic or street noise.

Upon entering into the first floor, you will find a living room with 2 couches, a dining table that seats six, 18 foot ceilings, and a 16 foot window overlooking a semi-private courtyard. The whole house has 11-inch wide walnut plank floors, even in the bathrooms. There is half bath behind a walnut door. The kitchen has all high-end appliances: sub-zero fridge, wolf range and oven, wolf microwave, bosch dishwasher, and a large porcelain farmhouse sink with a faucet from Waterworks. The kitchen is fully stocked with Le Creuset pots and pans, dry goods and spices, and anything else you could ever need.

Climb the set of stairs to the second floor, and you will find a well-stocked library, a pull-out couch, and a baby grand piano. A flat screen television with cable and a DVD player is tastefully hidden behind a built in cabinet. The second floor is open to the first floor.

Climb another flight of stairs to the third floor, where you will find the bedroom. It has a skylight, a queen bed, a walnut 6-drawer dresser, and a bose clock-radio. There is a walk-in closet for your clothes and belongings. Another bedroom is used an an office, and has an all-in-one printer and a desk. The whole house has high-speed wifi access. The main bathroom is also on the third floor. A rain shower has green glass tiles from Waterworks and a clear glass panel. Under a skylight, there is a free standing bath from waterworks. All faucets are also from Waterworks. Sink from Duravit.

Hidden in a closet are an Asko Washer (he) and Dryer, an ironing board and iron, and a drying rack for your delicates.

A fourth and final set of stairs leads to a private roof garden, with a table and four lounge chairs. A charcoal grill is also available for your use. (The stairs are steep, so please be careful).

Weekly maid service is included in the rates, and there are no final cleaning fees.

Only steps from the best amenities New York has to offer - famous restaurants, the meatpacking district, the high line, 3 subway lines, washington square park, and much more - this apartment will feel like a private, quiet retreat from the busy streets.

PLEASE NOTE: There are 2 apartments in the carriage house, so you will have neighbors. The entrance courtyard is shared. However, you will have your own private entrance, and the feel is the same as a private townhouse.

Keywords: Apartment, Pied a Terre, Flat, Townhouse, Vacation Rental, Short-term rental, Summer Rental, House, Carriage House


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                must be 25 or older...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Pets considered...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1


              • Library


              • Queen size Beds (1) Walnut Bed with Shiftman Mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull-out sofa - not in a private room...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Quiet, off-street, 2nd room with office (desk and all-in-one printer for your use), baby grand piano, extensive library, weekly maid service included, kitchen with high end appliances, skylight in bathroom, skylight in bedroom, waterworks tub, separate glassed shower (waterworks), all faucets from waterworks, walnut floors throughout, whole apartment was re-painted in 2011...moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Flat-screen, HDTV, All cable channels plus HBO (and HBO on Demand), pay-per-view...moreless


                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Tennis


                      • Dining:

                        Teak oval mid-century dining table with six chairs....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people


                      • Garage:

                        There is a parking garage on the street....moreless

                      • Heating:

                        Baseboard heating...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Brand new linens...moreless

                      • Living Room
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided:

                        New white towels provided ...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:


                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Very good, fast wireless internet...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Walnut and bluestone surround; wood provided...moreless


                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Small automatic coffee maker; electric kettle; french press...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Fully stocked - Le creuset pots, Wusthof knives, everything you need and more. Basic pantry supplies (olive oil, salt, pepper, etc) available for your use...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Enough dishes, glassware, utensils for at least 6 people...moreless

                      • Dishwasher:


                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Wolf 6 burner gas stove and oven (w/ convection), deep farmhouse sink, faucet by Waterworks, bluestone and walnut countertops, desk/work area in kitchen, toaster, electric kettle...moreless

                      • Microwave:


                      • Oven:

                        Wolf, convection option...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Basic pantry items - salt, pepper, oils, available....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:


                      • Stove:

                        Wolf, 5 burner gas range with attached oven....moreless

                      • Toaster


                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included


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                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Base Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,493 $10,200

                          Discounts: 14 nights or more: $475 Nightly

                          Christmas though New Years
                          Dec 24 - Jan 1
                          7 night min stay

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                          Car: Not Necessary

                          As central a location as you can get in downtown Manhattan. Minutes from several parks: Washington Square, the new and amazing High Line, and the Hudson Waterfront (great for long walks, running, bike rides, playgrounds, snack bars, and water activities). Blocks from some of the best restaurants and bars in New York City. There are also several restaurants on our block. Near 3 movie theaters. Minutes from Meatpacking District (shopping, restaurants, cafes). 5 minutes walk to the famous Greenmarket at Union Square. Less than 5 minute walk to Magnolia Bakery and Bleecker Street. Amazing food trucks nearby. 10 minute walk to Soho, or a 2 stop subway ride. Trips to Times Square, Upper West Side or Upper East Side Museums, or lower Manhattan are easy subway rides - you are within a block or two of three subways.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: I bought this apartment in 2005 - I fell in love with its magical charm. As a writer who works at home, I also appreciated the quiet - so unusual in NYC! The location is also great - so many amazing restaurants nearby. I renovated it with the best materials and appliances I could find, and have lived here and loved it ever since. This is not a year-round vacation rental, it is my personal home, and I would like to share it with people who will appreciate it as much as I have.

                          Why the Owner Chose West Village:
                          I have always loved the West Village for its artistic and literary history, tree-lined small streets, and countless restaurants and cafes. Since I bought here, the high line has also been a wonderful addition.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          This location is minutes from the best of everything New York City has to offer. When you arrive you will find a bottle of wine and a binder with lists of the best restaurants, bars, activities, as well as useful information like the nearest pharmacy, where to buy wine, etc. Some popular restaurants: Spotted Pig, The Little Owl, the famous Magnolia Bakery, Gottino, Pastis, Blue Hill, Morandi Great cafes: Cafe O, Grounded, S'Nice Fun activities: Washington Square Park, The West Side Highway (biking, running, walking, or just looking at the Hudson river), the High Line park, close to 4 major subway lines, walk to the Greenmarket at Union Square, walk to the Meatpacking District for shopping and dining. My favorite thing to do is walk around the neighborhood down the tree-lined, cobble-stoned streets with my dog, stop at a coffee shop or a bookstore, or walk down to the waterfront.

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                          Speaks: english


                          • The private roof garden

                            The private roof garden

                          • The entrance, living room

                            The entrance, living room

                          • The master bath

                            The master bath

                          • Bedroom


                          • The library and TV room, second floor. This sofa pulls out to a queen size bed.

                            The library and TV room, second floor. This sofa pulls out to a queen size bed.

                          • Dining table on first floor

                            Dining table on first floor

                          • Looking from second floor to first floor

                            Looking from second floor to first floor

                          • Your private, off the street courtyard

                            Your private, off the street courtyard

                          • looking into the kitchen from living room

                            looking into the kitchen from living room

                          • Shower in master bathroom

                            Shower in master bathroom

                          • Baby grand, second floor

                            Baby grand, second floor

                          • Fully stocked kitchen with Wolf six-burner stove, Bosch D/W, farmhouse sink

                            Fully stocked kitchen with Wolf six-burner stove, Bosch D/W, farmhouse sink

                          • The office. Used to be a second bedroom. All-in-one printer.

                            The office. Used to be a second bedroom. All-in-one printer.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $3,493 - $4,004 per week (USD)

                          1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

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                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 10/20/2014
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                          New York City #357614

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