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Townhouse Studio on Perfect Block, Quiet, Sunny, Gracious.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 350 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Completely private studio apartment in small brownstone building.

The Metropolitan Room, as it is known, is an elegantly furnished studio is up one flight of stairs in a 1881 brownstone townhouse. The four poster queen size bed is extremely comfortable and laden with pillows and a comforter. The south facing windows fitted with folding shutters and venetian blinds look out over West 82nd Street. The kitchen is small but efficient with a brand new LG stainless steel refrigerator. There is a professional quality hot plate that can cook anything. An additional hotplate is available upon request. The charming wallpapered bathroom is has a bathtub and features both a standard shower and a hand held shower.

There is a new flat screen television behind the shutters of the armoire. The big desk has plenty of room to set up a computer and work. There are two leather club chairs facing the fireplace (non-working). A commodious dresser and big closet will fit all your clothes. Hangers are provided, of course. The floor is carpeted in a wool berber and there is an arts and crafts wallpaper wainscotting around the room.

We are a married couple who live on the ground floor, one of us is an architect, the other a composer of classical music. We both work from home. We will greet you upon your arrival and are happy to guide you to features of the neighborhood. The building is extremely quiet and secure, as is the tree lined block in the heart of the Upper West Side. You are just steps from the greatest museums, shopping and entertainment in the world.

Keywords: Studio Apartment, One Room flat, Apartment, Flat

More Details

Owner
Warren Ashworth
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Warren Ashworth

We are an artist couple, one of us is a composer of classical music the other is a painter and an architect. We have two grown children. We live and work in the brownstone.

Warren Ashworth purchased this apartment in 1987

Why Warren Ashworth chose Manhattan

This is our year round residence. We have two VRBO units in this brownstone, each across the hall from the other. The other unit, The Dutch Room, is listed under VRBO 430146. Families and friends often like to book both. They are both studios and both are the same rental rates.

What makes this apartment unique

High ceilings, quiet, beautifully furnished.

Unlike many listings, The Metropolitan Room is fully licensed by the City and State of New York to operate as a hotel for which we collect and pay taxes. Our license numbers are available upon request.

Amenities

Upper West Side Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is small and pink but well equipped with large fluffy towels, a handheld shower, hamper, large mirror, and a laundry drying line.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) This is a very comfortable, new fairly firm bed with sumptuous bedding and a variety of pillow choices. Please let us know if you are allergic to down and we will remove the down comforter and pillows and provide hypo-allergenic bedding.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis
Notes:
Lovely non-working fireplace, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, microwave, fresh clean terry-cloth robes, library of books about New York and many mystery books, folding table and chairs for dining,

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(92 traveler reviews)

Townhouse Studio on Perfect Block, Quiet, Sunny, Gracious.
average rating of 4.8586955 based on 92 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were most welcoming and helpful and were available for any enquiries. The bed was comfortable, and we had all that we needed to make our stay pleasant. One thing, we missed was an electric kettle, which would have been handy for our frequent cups of tea and coffee as we don't like drip coffee! Would certainly recommend this bedsit for anyone visiting New York

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, cute, central.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the apartment, on the same block as the Police Precinct, 2 blocks to a great breakfast place on the corner of 82 and Broadway. Good selection of restaurants on Broadway and Amsterdam. Close to subway. Close to Natural History museum and central park.

Safe quiet neighborhood, apartment was very clean and bright. Perfect for our needs.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Forest Lake, MN
5

Property is exactly as it appears- charming, lots of character in a wonderful location of cafes

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to stay on our first trip to New York. It was so very nice to come back to this quieter area away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The place was charming and comfortable with plenty of room for my husband I to celebrate our 20th anniversary. It was nice to arrive and have a few groceries in the fridge- especially since our flight was 12 hours late. There are many excellent places to eat, grab drinks or get your morning coffee just around the corner. It was convenient to hop on the subway or grab an Uber, and easy to walk to Central Park. Would come back and stay here!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely accommodations on a quiet street in the heart of everything we planned to do in New York.

  • 5 of 5

Our first visit to New York did not disappoint. Nestled in a vibrant neighborhood amidst wonderful cafes, shops and restaurants, our accommodations were lovely. Many thanks to Susan and Warren for their hospitality.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent visit. Great location. Comfortable room and bed. We loved our stay.

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Riverside, CA
4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

You can't beat the location of this property. Upper West Side is the perfect place to stay when you're visiting NYC. It's right by two major subway stations, Central Park, local market, Museums, and tons of shops. The lower tenant was super nice and helpful and the building was safe and secure. We did not have the opportunity to meet Warren, but he made access to the apartment very easy especially since we got in at 1am. Only a few suggestions, the apartment needs more bath towels, some type of ventilation for the bathroom, and a cover for the bed comforter. The building and apartment is old brownstone and does need updating. Especially the outside cement stairs are uneven and the inside stairs are very creeky. This was our first time visiting NY and we can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
West Side Highway
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: not necessary

The Upper West Side is New York City' arts center. We are 15 minute walk to Lincoln Center and 20 to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Museum of Natural History is right around the corner.

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Rates & Availability

Upper West Side Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,140
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning service $40
Tax Rate 14.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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