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Williamsburg Townhouse. Apartment, Garden - Near East River

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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Library, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Vintage 1st floor apartment in 1840 townhouse, near the East River. Has a private entrance from front garden, and a rear rose garden with tables, BBQ, fountain, fireplace, lots of greenery and hedges, very sunny and private. Apartment all newly renovated, kitchen and tile bath with shower and soaking tub, has original 10' wide plank floors. There is a study area with desk, nice sized living room/library (which accommodates a good quality raised inflatable bed, if needed), and bedroom with new double bed. Windows on 4 sides for fresh river air, very secure.

All rooms are joined by french doors...Apartment is quiet and restful, but near all the action. The area is surrounded by world class restaurants, bars, clubs, galleries, shops, music venues - within 2 blocks are great cappuccino around the corner at Marlowe, best lunch, brunch and dinner at Diner, Peter Luger Steakhouse, Dressler, Fatty 'Cue by celeb chef Zak Pelaccio, Italian at Giando's with seats by the water looking out at the river, 3 bridges and the skyline!...


Transportation is very close: Short walk to the 'L' train or 'JMZ' trains - then 5 minutes to Manhattan, ferry is a 2 minute walk, buses, and car service arrives on call in 3 minutes to take you to Manhattan in 10 minutes, $10. We are nearly always available with info and tips, and the house and the neighborhood are safe and friendly. Maximum occupancy 2 or by special arrangement, minimum stay 3 days, $100 cleaning fee, and security deposit required in advance. If there is no vacancy, see VRBO#352989 for Apt #3 and VRBO#621568, our new Atelier apartment with terrace available in the same building - same rates.

Absolutely no smoking, in consideration of other guests. Please send me an email to confirm availability and let me know about you, and any special needs you may have, before booking... Please note: excellent New York credentials and references available, also California, Amsterdam, Berlin and Munich references available. VRBO calendars may not be current - please inquire.

"All info and photographs of this property © M. LeBlanc 2016"

Keywords: full floor, private entrance, with front and rear gardens

Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Housekeeper

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    There are no special kids amenities, other than TV and the enclosed yard when supervised, but they are welcome!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a strict policy for the benefit of our non-smoking and smoke-sensitive guests....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Regrettably, we cannot accommodate pets, in order to assure a non-allergic environment to all of our guests....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Library

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) High quality inflatable Bed, stands at normal height, for additional guests. See reviews - very comfortable., Double Beds (1) New pillow top mattress double bed., Twin or Single Beds (1) additional twin available on request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) High quality queen inflatable bed with luxury pads, available on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Excellent, uncrowded, Professional Gym Nearby. We are in the middle of one of the most lively neighborhoods in New York, but when you are in for the evening, you feel like you are in the country....moreless

Entertainment

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Wide screen 42' HDTV with cable. Also cards, chess, books....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Water View:

    View of the East River and Bridge from the front porch....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    See Washing Machine above....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Logs and open flame, In living room/library....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Cotton Bath and kitchen towels, 1200 thread Egyptian Cotton fine bed linens, velvet and italian tapestry bed covers, wool plaid extra blankets and wraps for sitting in the garden....moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Street parking in front of the house - unless they are filming a movie!...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    No laundry facilities in the building. Laundromat within 2 blocks....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Always on, always reliable....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    In rear yard....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available:

    Many excellent restaurants in the immediate area will deliver. Notes and menus available....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    all necessary cooking items provided....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Eat-in kitchen, large table and chairs, next to garden....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Toaster Oven and microwave....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size, multiple ice trays....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Full rear garden with stone patio and pathways, fountain, roses, vegetables, hedges, herbs, lavender - very lovely garden with tables, chairs, etc.. Great for breakfast. see photos....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan-Feb 2017
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017
5 night min stay
$100

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$185

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Notes:

Calendars may not be current. Please inquire via email. If dates not available: *see VRBO#352989 and VRBO#621568, our new Atelier apt. with terrace available in this building - same rates.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
JFK, Newark and LaGuardia
0.01 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Diner, Marlow, Fatty 'Cue, Dressler, Peter Luger,
0.01 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Schaffer Landing - 2 blocks
0.1 Miles
Nearest Train
'L', 'J,M,Z' trains - 6 blocks
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
BQE
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Coney Island

Car: Not Necessary

The area is surrounded by world class restaurants, bars, clubs, galleries, shops, music venues - within 2 blocks are great cappuccino around the corner at Marlow, best lunch, brunch and dinner at Diner, Peter Luger Steakhouse, Dressler, Fatty 'Cue by celeb chef Zak Pelaccio, Italian at Giando's with seats by the water looking out at the river, 3 bridges and the skyline!...

Other Activities: shopping, health/beauty spa

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1988

About the owner: Currently developing and brokering commercial and retail properties, restaurants, bars, music venues, and hospitality properties in prime Williamsburg and North Brooklyn; own active real estate firm; also deal in fine art, antiques; classical singer; knowledge of German language and culture; frequent traveler to San Francisco and Bavaria.....More info upon request.

Why the Owner Chose Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, USA:
This is a large house in the City, but the sun, river air and gardens make it feel like the country. (I had lived in Tribeca, Manhattan, and feel like I bought the garden and the house came with it!) I live on the parlor, or second floor, and the 1st floor is often available for guests. It is quiet for New York, restful, out of the way and private - and 2 blocks away from everything!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Fresh breeze drifts in from the river - there are actually windows on all 4 sides! The garden is full of the scent of roses, lilies, honeysuckle, violets, lavender and herbs just outside the windows. And there is a fire pit and BBQ in the yard. It's great to walk around the corner early in the morning for expresso and newspapers, cappucione and croissants, and sit at sidewalk tables and meet the locals! 2 blocks away is Bedford Avenue, epicenter of the area, with every type of shop, bar, gallery or restaurant. World class food, film, and music venues are just blocks away, and it's safe to walk at all hours.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

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Photos

  • Herb Garden, bird feeders, outside kitchen window.

    Herb Garden, bird feeders, outside kitchen window.

  • Summer Garden Party.

    Summer Garden Party.

  • One of more than 50 types of Garden Roses

    One of more than 50 types of Garden Roses

  • Henrietta, pet cardinal in the garden for breakfast

    Henrietta, pet cardinal in the garden for breakfast

  • Garden foxgloves, in pink.

    Garden foxgloves, in pink.

  • White roses, honeysuckle and lilacs outside the kitchen door and windows.

    White roses, honeysuckle and lilacs outside the kitchen door and windows.

VRBO #320337

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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