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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Large Private Apartment, 1 Bdrm +, 1 min to Ltrain, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4)

*** NOTE: Check-out our other 1 bedroom Garden Apt,. VRBO #318560 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

More Details

Owner
Sean Hingston and Brad Hurtado
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Sean Hingston and Brad Hurtado

My partner and I both work in Manhattan and take the L Train in every day. I'm a television producer, my husband is an actor and our daughter attends high school in the city. I'm from Toledo, Ohio and my husband is from Melbourne, Australia, so we have LOTS of family and friends visiting us all year round who now stay in our rental 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.

Sean Hingston and Brad Hurtado purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Sean Hingston and Brad Hurtado chose Williamsburg

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.

What makes this apartment unique

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). New APPLE STORE is 7 minute walk from our home.

Amenities

Williamsburg Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • swimming
Notes:
This Turn-of-the-Century Townhouse Has a Private Entrance for Your Parlor Apartment, Polished Hardwood Floors, Sunny Bedroom, Full Kitchen, Full Private Bathroom. Kitchen & living room views to private garden. Bedroom views to quiet street scene. 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.

Reviews

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2fl Townhouse Apt 5 mins to Manhattan Visit yr kids in W'burg Brooklyn
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 36 reviews
5

Fantastic hosts and place!

  • 5 of 5

Sean and Brad were outstanding hosts! The Parlor was spacious; bigger than anything I've stayed in in NYC for the price. Its an excellent value. The photos don't really do it justice. The hosts are also great communicators. They respond quickly and are very helpful

The house is also located mere steps from the Lorimer St Station that puts you only a few minutes away from Manhattan. Its centrally located to great food, bars and entertainment.

Lastly and most importantly, the place is CLEAN and comfortable. The A/Cs keep it cool. The bed and couch are comfy. Sean and Brad provided a really nice air mattress to help accommodate us. All around, excellent accommodations.

I would highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing, clean and modern in the best location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was perfect! Right in the heart of Brooklyn and right near everything we needed. It was clean, spacious and had literally everything we needed. Would highly recommend staying here if you're in NYC!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Nice apartment, conveniently located.

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky to stay in the Parlor apartment for 9 nights, then upstairs apartment for 3 additional nights. I chose the location primarily because my son and wife live in Williamsburg about 4 blocks away. Was very convenient to them and also to the L & G trains for sight seeing and all. We took a Lyft to and from the airport and then used the subway the whole time. Had a marvelous time in both Brooklyn and Manhattan, my first visit. Lots of good restaurants and bars close by. Sean was very easy to work with, good host. Thanks so much to Sean and Brad!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Great location .

  • 4 of 5

Owners were very helpful. Walk to l line 12 blocks away. Close to most everything in Williamsburg

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Correction: THE L and G trains are 1 minute walk. That is, less than a block from my front door. about 100m.
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5

Spacious, clean, and very convenient to the subway!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. Though we didn't meet the hosts in person, they were extremely professional and made sure all the details were taken care of. The apartment is quite spacious and was perfect for two adults and a kid. Proximity to a bagel shop and a bakery was a big plus! The subway station is just around the corner. The neighborhood was quiet and felt very safe. Would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Clean & Comfortable Stay in Williamsburg Brooklyn

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this apartment - great location, clean and comfortable. The apartment itself is very spacious, plenty of room to spread out. There is a grocery store just around the corner and many restaurants and bars in the immediate vicinity. It was surprisingly pretty quiet over the weekend (for NY) as we slept with the windows open a bit. Super comfortable bed and bedding! Overall a fantastic place to stay while visiting NYC - and a great value as well.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
LGA
Nearest Barpub
60 Metres
Macri Park
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
North Williamsburg
Nearest Train
80 Metres
L train and G train
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Brooklyn Queens Expressway - Metropolitan St exit
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Brooklyn Star or Chimu
Nearest Point of Interest
Our Townhouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Our LORIMER stop on the "L" subway
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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleasning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

ADDED TRANSACTION CHARGE:
If you use a Domestic Credit Card/Paypal transactions there's an added 3% fee.
International Paypal is 4%. International Credit Card 6%.
To avoid any transaction fees ask your bank if they have a free "PAY TO PAY SERVICE". 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 if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.