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Nyc Townhouse Garden Apt - W'Burg Brooklyn 5 Min to Manhattan - Walk 2 Apple Str

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Living room. Windows face south. Fireplace is ornamental.

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

*** NOTE: Check-out our other 1 bedroom Parlor Apt,. VRBO #321592 and 2 bedroom Williamsburg Apt., VRBO #344739

Please use the EMAIL OWNER button to reach us. We reply promptly. Our home is a typical row house (zoned R6B), making us exempt from NY short-term rental laws.

Subway proximity is the highest priority for New Yorkers. The L TRAIN (Lorimer St.) to Manhattan is ONE MINUTE WALK from our home at the corner at Union/Metropolitan. As is the G TRAIN (Metropolitan Ave) to downtown Brooklyn/Queens

Our townhouse is perfectly situated on a quiet residential street in Brooklyn's hippest neighborhood: Williamsburg. The area is packed with great restaurants, bars, deli's, bakeries and vintage stores. Nearby is McCarren Park, The Knitting Factory, and Union Pool. On our block alone: Chimu, a Peruvian steak house, M Noodle, Kings County Chinese (nouveau), Setti Pane Bakery. French, Japanese, Southern BBQ, Italian all a short walk away. As is the new Apple Store on Bedford Ave. The neighborhood is also a magnet for young people moving to the city and an influential hub for indie rock, hipster culture, and the local art community. We regularly host parents from all over the world who are visiting their children and grandchildren.

Union Square/14st St in Manhattan is 7 minutes on the subway. We are 20 minutes from downtown Manhattan and to Times Square. Closer still to the West and East Village, Soho, Tribeca, Union Square and 5th Ave via the popular L TRAIN subway line: One minute from our townhouse and then a 5 minute ride into Manhattan.

This is a private apartment with a private entrance. The spacious living room is open to the kitchen & dining area so there's plenty of light and air. The rear windows both lookout into the private garden in the backyard. The front windows look onto the street and front garden.

The apartment can accommodate up to four guests: The bedroom has a queen bed which sleeps 2. There is also a queen size self-inflating AeroBed that self-inflates in 1 minute and deflates just as quickly. While this isn't a traditional mattress is extremely comfortable.

The entire apartment has new furnishings, linens and a fully-stocked kitchen. A perfect home base for your trip to New York City. Owners live on site, in a separate residence.

Keywords: Apartment, Townhouse, Flat, Manhattan, Williamsburg, New York City, Brooklyn
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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle

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

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Other (See Description)

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  • Queen Bed (1), Queen Aerobed (1) We have a queen size self-inflating AeroBed that has it's own internal pump and inflates in 1-minute. Comes with all sheets, pillows and blankets for up to to 4 guests. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This turn-of-the-century townhouse has a private entrance for your garden apartment, polished hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, full kitchen and a full private bathroom. There is a new 32" flat screen HDTV with digital tuner which receives all the NYC broadcast channels so you won't miss the game or the news. There is an excellent 24-hour laundromat a 2 minute walk around the block....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Digital flat screen television receives over 20 of NYC's main channels. ...moreless

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    There is on-street parking around our townhouse. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

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  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$195
$3,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $95
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

TRANSACTION CHARGE:

For US bank account holders: to avoid any transaction fees ask your bank if they have a free "PAY TO PAY SERVICE" Such as Chase Bank' s Chase QuickPay. If so, you can sign up with an email address and send us your payment via our bank, Chase.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

  • McCarren Park

    "Just 4 blocks from our home. Swimming pool, ice skating, outdoor 400m athletic track, out..."

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  • Dumont -- CLOSED

    "Excellent local restaurant on Union Ave one block away. Great for weekend brunch too! http..."

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  • Statue of Liberty

    "Take the ferry to the grand lady and then onto Ellis Island Immigration museum - the audio t..."

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  • Empire State Building

    "Speaks for itself. Dusk is the best time to see the city in daylight and watch the lights g..."

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  • Times Square

    "Go at night! It is quite a spectacle. Take the L train to Union Sq then transfer to the U..."

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  • Central Park

    "So much to see here. Sheeps meadow at W70 St for sunning with the locals. Strawberry fiel..."

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  • Chimu

    "Peruvian local. Steak here is delicious. On our block - turn right on Union Ave. "

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  • Union Pool

    "Night spot on our block on Union. Outdoor space. Cool Hipster hangout. "

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  • Sunac Natural Food

    "Union Ave organic supermarket open 24 hours. "

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  • Le Barricou

    "Well priced French cuisine. Coq au van is my pick here. "

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  • Yola's Cafe

    "Our brilliant local Mexican take out (or eat in). One block away on Metropolitan."

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  • Settepani Bakery

    "Great Coffee! Classic Brooklyn-Italian baked goods. Turn left out of the front door up to ..."

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  • Brooklyn Flea - Williamsburg -- TEMPORARILY CLOSED -- CLOSED

    "A new 'institution' in hipster Billyburg. "

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  • Williamsburg Bridge

    "Walk or ride a city bike into Manhattan. The view of Midtown is spectacular. The bridge is..."

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  • Mccarren Park Track

  • Cheers Thai Restaurant

    "Great food and quirky atmosphere a block away on Metropolitan"

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  • M Noodle Shop

    "Quick and easy and always tasty. "

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  • Music Hall of Williamsburg

    "http://www.musichallofwilliamsburg.com/"

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  • Smorgasburg -- CLOSED

    "Great local food sampling in a market atmosphere. "

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  • Amarcord Vintage Fashion

    "Our neighbors own this terrific vintage clothing store on Bedford Ave. "

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  • Brooklyn Winery -- CLOSED

  • Radegast Hall & Biergarten

    "Always busy and hopping with locals and local hops!"

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  • 19 Conselyea St

    "We have three floor-through rental apartments in our townhouse. Two one bedroom apartments a..."

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  • 19 Conselyea St

    "We have three floor-through rental apartments in our townhouse. Two one bedroom apartments a..."

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  • High Line Park

    "A unique park experience on Manhattan's west side. "

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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

  • Brooklyn Bridge

  • Lorimer St

    "OUR SUBWAY L train to Manhattan. G train to Downtown Brooklyn"

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  • MoMA—Museum of Modern Art

  • 2fl cozy Townhouse Apt 5 mins to Manhattan Visit yr kids in W'burg Brooklyn

    "Our 2nd Floor Parlor Apt"

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  • American Museum of Natural History

    "Spent so many afternoons here with my daughter when she was younger and we live a few blocks..."

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  • Kellog's Diner

    "American Diner food 24 hours. "

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  • Fette Sau

    "Best BBQ in town"

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  • Pete's Candy Store

    "A few blocks away on Lorimer. There is never a cover charge here, and the bands are as good ..."

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  • Jimmy's Diner

    "Best fried chicken in the city. On Union Ave toward McCarren Park"

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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
La Guardia
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Macri Park
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Williamsburg North
100 Metres
Nearest Train
Lorimer St stop on the L train - subway
0.05 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Brooklyn Queens Expressway
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Brooklyn Star or Chimu

Car: Not Necessary

Best reason to book: This apartment is a 1-minute walk to the L Subway line, which takes you directly into the center of Manhattan, so in 5-7 minutes you'll be in Union Square. And our location is in fabulously hip & hopping Williamsburg, so you get both a small happening neighborhood feel as well as immediate proximity to Manhattan.

McCarren Park is only five blocks away with running track, skateboard park, playground, tennis and lovely grounds for an afternoon stroll and people watching.

24 laundromat is one block away and a dry cleaners is half a block away.

Full grocery store is a 5 minute walk, two small city groceries are a half block away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: My partner and I both work in Manhattan and take the L Train in every day. I'm a television producer, my partner is an actor, and our daughter attends school in the city. I'm from Toledo, Ohio and my partner is from Melbourne, Australia so we have LOTS of family and friends visiting us all year round who now stay in our garden apartment and use it as their home-away-from-home. We love helping them find their way around the city and will gladly offer you a few suggestions about NYC as well.

Why the Owner Chose Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, USA:
We bought this townhouse in 2010 after living in the middle of Manhattan for 16 years and have fallen in love with our new neighborhood. Our previous neighborhood was very old-school residential with massive apartment buildings, while Williamsburg is filled with 3-story townhouses like ours where the neighbors all sit on the front steps and enjoy the street life. The huge influx of artists and young people who recently 'found' the neighborhood because of it's close proximity to Manhattan and relatively inexpensive housing make for a VERY interesting mix on the street and we love it.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
EXTRA: Queen size inflatable AERO bed/bedding. What's great about staying in Williamsburg is the EASY access to all the major sites around NYC: Times Square, Broadway, Macy's, the Empire State Building, all the museums, Central Park and the Statue of Liberty. But what's really enjoyable and a real delight are the VERY walkable streets around us packed with both the old-world shops (the perfect cappuccino at Setti Pani bakery) side-by-side with the new art galleries, trendy clothing stores and fun finds (graphic comics books from around the world at Sparacino's).


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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Photos

  • Living room.  Windows face south.  Fireplace is ornamental.

    Living room. Windows face south. Fireplace is ornamental.

  • TV has Roku, Netflix etc.  Wi-fi included.

    TV has Roku, Netflix etc. Wi-fi included.

  • Microwave, silverware & hardwood countertop prep surface in the kitchen.

    Microwave, silverware & hardwood countertop prep surface in the kitchen.

  • Queen size bed. Steam heat in Winter.  Air Con in Summer.  Closet and drawers.

    Queen size bed. Steam heat in Winter. Air Con in Summer. Closet and drawers.

  • A stack of NYC guide books

    A stack of NYC guide books

  • Garden Apartment Living Room South-Facing Windows To The Front Garden and Street

    Garden Apartment Living Room South-Facing Windows To The Front Garden and Street

  • Our Williamsburg Neighborhood Is Filled With Charming 2-Story Townhouses

    Our Williamsburg Neighborhood Is Filled With Charming 2-Story Townhouses

  • The Owner's Garden.

    The Owner's Garden.

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Breakfast/dining. Queen size Aerobed for extra guests.

    Breakfast/dining. Queen size Aerobed for extra guests.

  • Fully stocked kitchen.

    Fully stocked kitchen.

  • Desk holds folder with guide to local eats, drinks and sights.

    Desk holds folder with guide to local eats, drinks and sights.

  • Our Garden Apartment Exterior From The Street

    Our Garden Apartment Exterior From The Street

  • The Owner's Garden.

    The Owner's Garden.

  • Dining

    Dining

VRBO #318560

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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