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1 BR Apt Sleeps 4 in the Heart of Trendy Central Harlem. Private Entrance!

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

QUIET, LOVELY APT WITH EASY ACCESS TO ANYWHERE IN NYC VIA SUBWAY OR BUS!

We are offering this 1BR apartment in our 2 family brownstone to NYC visitors here for a short stay. We welcome couples, families and business travelers!

The fully furnished and immaculate 600 square foot apartment is on the garden level and has a separate private entrance. Enjoy recently finished hardwood floors and up-to-date furnishings! The apartment sleeps up to 4 adults on a Queen size bed with luxury Serta Beautyrest pillow-top mattress in the bedroom and queen size sleeper sofa in the living room with 5” memory foam mattress. See Amenities section for more information on what is provided in the apartment.

Maps, guidebooks and a list of our favorite NYC spots are available in the apartment but feel free to ask us for any personalized recommendations.

Why is renting our apartment different from most other short-term rentals in NYC?

1. Peace of mind - we can legally rent our apartment as a short-term vacation rental because our house is a 2-family private dwelling. Apartments in buildings that contain 3 or more apartments cannot be legally rented on a short-term basis (30 days or less) in NYC.

2. We live on the property. While the apartment is a separate unit with a private entrance, we live upstairs. If you have any questions, concerns or issues, we can address it right away and most of the time, in person.

3. We provide all of our guests with an information packet with valuable neighborhood and NYC information and can assist with any requests they may have.

4. We love to travel and know what is important to our guests. We professionally clean our apartment between guests and make sure everything possible is provided for our guests comfort.

We hope you will enjoy our city and apartment!

Dining and Shopping : We are located in a prime area of central Harlem on West 127 St. between 5th & Lenox Avenues just 2 short blocks from the 125 St. retail/business district. The famous Sylvia’s soul food restaurant is literally around the corner. Down the block is one of the hottest restaurants in NYC, Red Rooster, owned by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelson and the venue for President Obama’s fundraisers. Chez Lucienne, a friendly neighborhood bistro is on the same block. The latest addition is Corner Social, a casual bar & restaurant with a lively atmosphere. All 4 restaurants offer sidewalk café seating during the warmer months. If a sit down dinner is not an option, there are endless choices including the many local delis or Soul Food Buffet & Salad Bars. For those of you that want to prepare your own meals, Olive Market, a gourmet market, & Pioneer are only 3 blocks away. Retail shopping on 125 St. includes Marshall’s (Designer/Brand name discounter) , H&M, DSW Shoe Outlet, Old Navy, American Apparel, Gap Outlet, Nine West Outlet, Body Shop, & Footlocker/House of Hoops.

Arts & Culture: Culture abounds in Harlem. Just within a 5 minute walking radius, we have so much to offer:
- The world famous Apollo theatre
- The Studio Museum, the nexus for artists of African descent and for work inspired and influenced by African-American culture
- Jazz clubs such as Showman's, Londel's, Cotton Club & the newly opened Minton's.
- Shrine, world music venue, offers live music every day of the week.
- The Maysles Independent Cinema owned by the filmmaker Albert Maysles (best known for Grey Gardens) and the only independent film house north of Lincoln Center is dedicated to the exclusive exhibition of documentary films.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be 25 years of age or older unless accompanied by parent or guardian....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking not allowed on premises....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Queen Bed in Bedroom: Luxury Beautyrest Pillowtop Mattress with Hypo-Allergenic pillows and 325 thread-count organic cotton sheets. Living Room has Sleeper Sofa with very comfortable 5 inch Queen Memory Foam mattress; hypo-allergenic pillows and 325 thread-count organic cotton sheets...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathtub/shower with Rainspa Combo Showerhead featuring a five function shower head, five setting hand shower, or the ability to experience both at once....moreless

Other Amenities

  • - Flat-screen HDTV with iPod docking allows you to play your iPod music and videos on the TV. - Cable TV service with 200+ channels with HD & Music channels. - Hi-speed secure Wi-fi....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable service with 200+ channels including HD & Music channels....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat-screen HDTV with iPod docking allows you to play your iPod music and videos on the TV....moreless

Theme

  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    In the center of downtown Harlem and 12 minutes by subway to midtown Manhattan....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Ice Skating
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    in BR and LR...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, blankets, pillows, towels are provided....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    There is a municipal garage 2 blocks away although there is plenty of parking on our street....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Hi-speed secure Wi-Fi...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots/Pans and utensils...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Includes dishes, glassware, flatware, toaster, coffee-maker, tea kettle, coffee, and tea....moreless

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

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is an outdoor city pool in Marcus Garvey Park 4 blocks away open late June through early September....moreless

 

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3 night min stay
$175
$1,150

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $80
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Included

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Monthly rates available upon request.

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Location

6.7 Miles
Nearest Airport
LGA is 15 min by taxi; JFK is 30 min by taxi
0.07 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cove Lounge
5.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Summer ferry to Sandy Hook Beach,Martha's Vineyard
6.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Van Cortlandt Park, oldest public course in the US
0.1 Miles
Nearest Train
2,3 Express Subway (12-15 minutes to Times Sq)
0.9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
125 St. Exit on Harlem River Drive
0.05 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sylvia's Restaurant
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Tuxedo Ridge
22 Miles
Nearest Beach
Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY

Car: Not Necessary

2/3 subway 2 short blocks away take you to Central Park in 3 minutes & Times Square in 12 minutes! The M1 bus stops on the corner and takes you down beautiful 5th Avenue/Museum mile and along the east side of Central Park. The M60 bus on 125 St. will take you directly to/from La Guardia Airport in 30 minutes or Columbia University in 15 minutes. Yankee Stadium & the nearby Gateway Shopping Center are only 20 minutes away. Subway lines 4,5,6,A (to/from JFK), B,C,D & Metro North railroad (10 min to NY Botanical Gardens/Bronx Zoo!) are also nearby.

Nearby Harlem Local Attractions: Jazz Clubs, Sunday Gospel Masses (e.g. Abyssinian Baptist Church), Historical Landmarks (Apollo Theatre, Mount Morris Park Landmark District, Striver's Row, Astor Row, Hotel Theresa, Langston Hughes House), Marcus Garvey Park (playground, basketball courts, recreation/fitness center & swimming pool). El Barrio/Spanish Harlem & East River Plaza shopping center nearby on 116 St.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We are both project managers in the financial industry and moved to Harlem over 5 years ago most recently from the Upper East Side. One of us was born and raised in NYC and the other has lived in NYC for the last 20 years and we couldn't imagine living any place else! We love traveling, reading, gardening, running, skiing, tennis, good food & wine and enjoying all NYC has to offer!

Why the Owner Chose Harlem (Central):
We have lived here for over 5 years and this is the first neighborhood in NYC that feels like a true community to us. We are happy that the area has changed for the better and pleased that our guest have had positive experiences in their visits!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Quiet, immaculate apartment on a beautiful block of brownstones in a friendly, convenient and newly trendy neighborhood is yours to enjoy like a New Yorker. We love NYC and love to travel as “locals” ourselves which allows us to anticipate the needs of our guests to make their stay as memorable and comfortable as possible. Hablo español!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Private apartment entrance

    Private apartment entrance

  • Apartment Entrance. Living/Dining Room.

    Apartment Entrance. Living/Dining Room.

  • NYC Guides, Magazines, Maps & Brochures!

    NYC Guides, Magazines, Maps & Brochures!

  • Full kitchen w/ microwave, toaster, & coffeemaker. Coffee & tea provided.

    Full kitchen w/ microwave, toaster, & coffeemaker. Coffee & tea provided.

  • Coffee, tea & condiments

    Coffee, tea & condiments

  • Glassware including Wine Glasses for that bottle of wine!

    Glassware including Wine Glasses for that bottle of wine!

  • Shiny Bathtub & Shower with RainSpa Combo Showerhead

    Shiny Bathtub & Shower with RainSpa Combo Showerhead

  • Quiet Bedroom with Digital Alarm Clock with iPod/iPhone docking

    Quiet Bedroom with Digital Alarm Clock with iPod/iPhone docking

  • Flowers

    Flowers

  • Lenox Coffee Chop, one of several coffee shops in the area

    Lenox Coffee Chop, one of several coffee shops in the area

  • Corner Social, the newest Restaurant & Bar in our immediate neighborhood

    Corner Social, the newest Restaurant & Bar in our immediate neighborhood

  • Sylvia's Restaurant, reknowned for Soul Food for 50 years,just around the corner

    Sylvia's Restaurant, reknowned for Soul Food for 50 years,just around the corner

  • Living/Dining. Table for 4 set for a romantic dinner for 2!

    Living/Dining. Table for 4 set for a romantic dinner for 2!

  • Comfortable Sofabed with Queen 5 inch Memory Foam Mattress

    Comfortable Sofabed with Queen 5 inch Memory Foam Mattress

  • Flat-screen cable HDTV with iPod/iPhone docking to play your own music and video

    Flat-screen cable HDTV with iPod/iPhone docking to play your own music and video

  • Coffee Maker & Tea pot

    Coffee Maker & Tea pot

  • Dishes & Mugs for Coffee & Tea

    Dishes & Mugs for Coffee & Tea

  • Bathroom w/Bathtub/shower & RainSpa 5 function Showerhead/handshower

    Bathroom w/Bathtub/shower & RainSpa 5 function Showerhead/handshower

  • Queen Bed w/Beautyrest Pillowtop

    Queen Bed w/Beautyrest Pillowtop

  • Dresser with 6 large drawers & Vanity Mirror

    Dresser with 6 large drawers & Vanity Mirror

  • Scents

    Scents

  • Our local favorite for breakfast/brunch/lunch, Astor Place Cafe. Ask for Manny.

    Our local favorite for breakfast/brunch/lunch, Astor Place Cafe. Ask for Manny.

  • Trendy Red Rooster 2 min away serves delicious eclectic American comfort cuisine

    Trendy Red Rooster 2 min away serves delicious eclectic American comfort cuisine

  • Beautiful Harlem architecture on Lenox Avenue

    Beautiful Harlem architecture on Lenox Avenue

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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