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This is the view of the living room from the stairs stairs

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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

You will have a memorable stay in this elegant, huge (6000 sq. ft.)Harlem, NYC mansion. Every conceivable amenity available including HD flat screen TV, elevator, garden (with dining and lounging furniture, gas grill), gorgeous rooms, full designer kitchen access (GE Monogram appliances, farmhouse sink, quartz counters, copper ceilings), museum-quality furniture and contemporary artwork, fully air-conditioned and heated. Each of 5 bedrooms has its own elegant private bath with sink, toilet and shower and/or soaking tub. Billiards room, media room with huge flat screen and full laundry room.

The home is a landmarked brownstone built in the late 1880's and gut-renovated to Architectural Digest standards in 2006-07. It is located in the landmarked Mt. Morris Park section of trendy Harlem, at the corner of Mount Morris Park West (a/k/a 5th Avenue) and West 123rd Street. Convenient to the 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 trains, 5th Avenue bus lines and easy ability to hail a cab anytime of the day or night. Safe, free on-street parking. The neighborhood is very safe and very pleasant and boasts numerous beautiful brownstones, churches, parks and restaurants. Renters have access to the entire home (5 floors including exclusive use of elevator, LR, DR, kitchen, billiards, media and laundry rooms, garden, 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half-baths, sleeping up to 12 guests). Rentals are for the entire home and are for a minimum of 3 nights at $1000.00
'VERY IMPORTANT NOTE FOR VISITORS: Our property is a single family home. As such it is NOT subject to the new New York law, signed by the Governor this summer, that prohibits the short-term rental of housing units. That law only applies to buildings, such as every apartment building in NYC, containing 3 or more 'dwelling units' (i.e., separate apartments). Our home is not covered by this law because it is a single family unit, and therefore our rentals are completely legal. You may therefore be assured that renting from us will not be in violation of any laws and that you are at no risk of being unable to occupy the premises because the authorities have taken legal action against the property owner.'




Keywords: Brownstone Mansion, elegant, large,spacious, well decorated, art deco style, garden access, convenient, handicap accessible

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4)...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Historic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 18 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    CAC through entire home...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    lots of comfy pillows, extra blankets and 100% cotton linens Soon to be completely upgraded all new bed linens throughout....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Huge comfortable living room with piano and plenty of seating...moreless

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

    on street and parking garbage nearby...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    huge laundry room with iron and ironing board...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (2) 2 beautiful fireplaces firewood provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    well equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    complete place settings for up to 20 people, high quality cookware and cookbooks...moreless

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

Outside

  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    beautiful garden for rellaxing, morning coffee or bbq dinners...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,300
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • cleaning and usage fee $250
  • Tax Rate 5.9%

Notes:

We have upgraded the accommodations.. New linens and kitchen equipment and we now provide a complimentary walking tour of Harlem for each group of guests. We provide newspapers delivered to the door daily. New York Times and Wall Street Journal as well all activity magazines and style issues.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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Location

Car: Not Necessary

The home is a land marked brownstone built in the late 1880s and gut-renovated to Architectural Digest standards in 2006-07. It is located in the upscale, landmarked Mt. Morris Park section of trendy Harlem, at the corner of 5th Avenue and 123rd Street. Convenient to the 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 trains, 5th Avenue bus lines and easy ability to hail a cab anytime of the day or night. Safe, free on-street parking. The neighborhood is very safe and very pleasant and boasts numerous beautiful brownstones, churches and parks.

We are two blocks from the subway, 15 minutes to Times Square and close to museums, parks and the heart of Manhattan. Also convenient to airports.

There are five large beautiful bedrooms each with a full or queen size bed and private bath. Two of those bedrooms have an additional sleeping futon. The house is beautifully decorated with museum quality art deco antiques and rotating original art work.. The kitchen is very well appointed and the dining room table is grand and large with room for everyone.

Other Activities: Shopping

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I know so much about New York and I love sharing information with my guests and helping them learn their way around New York. I will help to make your stay fun, and productive. This is my former home. It is filled with family memorabilia, books, board games, stuffed animals and more. My property has lots of original museum quality Art Deco antiques and lots of charm. It is a fantastic environment to gather together with family and friends. Your stay at the Harlem Jazz and Gospel Getaway will be a memorable and enjoyable one.

Why the Owner Chose Upper Manhattan, New York, NY, USA:
We love Harlem and it is so convenient to all the sites in New York. We are only two blocks to the express train to Times Square. It takes less than twenty minutes to get to Times Square. All tourist attractions are convenient and there is lots to do right here in the neighborhood. It is safe, historic and family oriented. The neighbors are wonderful. It is located in the heart of the Mount Morris Park historic district, very quiet and neighborly. People say hello to each other on the street, a unique feature for New York.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The bedrooms are very private, quiet and large. Church bells ring on the weekends, birds sing in the garden. The kitchen is state of the art. There is a piano. I offer complimentary coffee, artisanal teas and biscotti.I currently offer a walking tour of Harlem to help you orient to the neighborhood and become familiar with the landmarks and local need to know locations. We also have a private driver with high quality pick ups from airports or driving tours of New York. Price upon request.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, some spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • This is the view of the living room from the stairs stairs

    This is the view of the living room from the stairs stairs

  • a view of the stairs in springtime

    a view of the stairs in springtime

  • Fun around the piano at the Getaway

    Fun around the piano at the Getaway

  • the kitchen

    the kitchen

  • the garden

    the garden

  • bedroom 1

    bedroom 1

  • bedroom 2

    bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • bedroom 5

    bedroom 5

  • bathroom 4

    bathroom 4

  • the billiard room

    the billiard room

  • flat screen TV in Media room

    flat screen TV in Media room

  • another view of the living room

    another view of the living room

  • dining room mantel and fireplace

    dining room mantel and fireplace

  • a view of the parlor floor

    a view of the parlor floor

  • the appliances

    the appliances

  • the gas grill

    the gas grill

  • bedroom 1

    bedroom 1

  • bedroom 2

    bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4

  • bathroom 2

    bathroom 2

  • bathroom 5

    bathroom 5

  • the stairs

    the stairs

  • a view of the block

    a view of the block

VRBO #220405

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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