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Adorable Affordable Nyc Micro Apartment

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Last updated: 05/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hamilton Heights apartment description

This charming micro-apartment is located on the high 1st (Parlor) floor of a brownstone from the 1890s, on a classic, residential townhouse block in the historic Hamilton Heights neighborhood of West Harlem. The studio faces directly onto a beautiful, quiet, tree-lined street.

This is a private, self contained apartment - you are not sharing.

The apartment is the original parlor (reception area) of the house.

This apartment is adorable, and small. It is the perfect apartment for the person who is looking for a crash pad, to cook small meals, etc and really just wants to sleep and relax in their home while visiting nyc.

Newly renovated space combines modern touches with turn of the century details. This apartment has many late 19th century architectural details including original Victorian window shutters (both upper and lower shutters, to create the privacy or lighting you desire), a beautiful decorative fireplace, lovely moldings around the window and door. Mid-century style furniture with a streamlined look provides style and comfort. These high ceilings (12') are unusual for NYC. The large window looking onto the street level provides soft northern light. The block is quiet but be aware that you face the street and there may be some noise (1st floor).

A re purposed school locker stores your clothes and belongings. Bed linens and towels are provided for your stay.

Stainless steel kitchenette is equipped with all new appliances and the essentials for cooking: french press coffee maker, toaster, blender, and pots and pans. If you find that you are missing something, please ask and i will try to accommodate your request.

Bathroom with shower stall is all that you need. Because of the size of the apartment please note that the bathroom entrance is a heavy curtain, not a solid door.

Because of the small size of this apartment, if you are traveling with another person it is highly recommended that you are very comfortable together as the apartment is very cozy.

Sofabed provides comfortable seating and rolls out into a full size bed for sleeping.

Utilities (heat, hot water, electricity) and WiFi are included in the price. There is no television.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 140 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            The apartment is very small, so please keep that in mind....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Pull out sofa-bed. Sleeps two

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom has a shower, toilet and sink. Bathroom has a heavy curtain, not a solid door....moreless


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Coin Laundry
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

              sports and adventure activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    The apartment is very small so everything is is the same basic area...moreless


                  • Internet
                  • Fireplace:

                    Decorative only...moreless

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board


                  • Kitchen:

                    Open stainless steel kitchenette...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    half size refrigerator with very small freezer...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    french press...moreless

                  • Toaster


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $700 $1,700
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $850 $2,100
                  Oct 1 - Jan 1, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $750 $1,700
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $500 $1,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 05/29/2014
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                  22 Today
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                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  JFK, NEWARK, LaGuardia
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Harlem Public
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Harlem Public

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Hamilton Heights is a vibrant, landmarked, residential neighborhood in west Harlem. This area was the former country estate of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States. It also contains the famous neighborhood known as Sugar Hill. There are many historical and cultural attractions and sights in the area. Including Hamilton Grange, the Morris-Jumel mansion and blocks filled with beautifully preserved, late 19th century architecture. Nearby parks include St Nicholas Park, Riverside Park (1 block away), and RIverbank State Park, which has its own gym, olympic size pool and track. There is a conveniently located grocery store 1 block away on Broadway/150th. And the much loved NYC supermarket, the Fairway, is on 133rd/12th ave, about a 15 minute walk from the apartment. Here you will find a huge selection of all types of food including imported, specialty and organic.

                  Harlem Public, a neighborhood favorite for great pub food and atmosphere is just around the corner.

                  The Chipped Cup Cafe (coffee/pastries) is also less than one block away and has a lovely NYC style garden in the back.

                  Also nearby in the neighborhood are:

                  The Grange, on Amsterdam/141st and Coccola, on Amsterdam/139th

                  Columbia University is 5 min away by subway or a 25 min walk.

                  Located at 155th and Broadway are:

                  The Hispanic Society

                  The American Academy of Arts and Letters

                  Public transportation is plentiful with the 1/A/B/C/D subway lines at 145th street (the A/D are express trains) and buses on both Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues. The nearest A,B,C,D train entrance is on St. Nicholas Avenue between 148th and 147th streets. It is just 2 express (A,D) stops away to get to Columbus Circle/lower Central Park (12-15 min), 3 stops to Times Square (15-18 min) and 5 stops to Chelsea/Greenwich Village (20-22 min).


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: Hi there! I came to NYC for college (Columbia University) and I never left!!!

                  Why the Owner Chose Hamilton Heights:
                  This apartment is a great choice for an individual, or couple. It has everything you need! The ceilings are very high and all of the turn of the century detail is present.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  This apartment has charming decorative details that are 120 years old. These include a decorative fireplace, window and door moldings, and beautiful window shutters.

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                  Speaks: portuguese, german, english


                  • The Kitchen

                    The Kitchen

                  • Window with curtain

                    Window with curtain

                  • Sofa / Sofa-bed (pull-out)

                    Sofa / Sofa-bed (pull-out)

                  • Window and closet/locker

                    Window and closet/locker

                  • Window with shutters closed

                    Window with shutters closed

                  • Art and mid-century light fixture

                    Art and mid-century light fixture

                  $80 - $160 per night (USD)

                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 05/29/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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