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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:
October 20, 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
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
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

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5

Would give more stars if we could

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd stay, first 2 in the Dutch Room, this time in the Metropolitan Room. Both wonderful.... quiet, well- thought out amenities, lots of character, including furniture, with no sacrifice of comfort, including cozy beds, compact but well-equipped kitchens. There might be a bit more overall space in Dutch, tho' prefer Metropolitan kitchen. Perfect UWS location, so nice to come back to relax in our little oasis. It's dangerously close to addictive breakfasts at Barney Greengrass, & fave food shopping at Zabar's. Convenient walks to subways to access & explore the rest of the city, an easy walk to beautiful Central Park West to exercise, amble, hang out. A very do-able walk or ride to Lincoln Center. We have been especially happy from the time of booking through our stay with the gracious hospitality of both the hosts & their assistants. We just left & already looking forward to when we can stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Studio

  • 4 of 5

The studio is part of a beautiful old NY house on the second floor. The owners were very helpful and even carried our luggage up the stairs (a bit steep) and down when we left for a very early flight. The room looks like the picture, but is a little more ragged around the edges. The bed is very comfortable and the large desk is perfect if you want to do any work/use your computer. There are also two leather easy chairs to relax in. It was clean and the kitchen, though very small, has the basics needed to heat up take-away and make simple meals. We don't like to stay at corporate hotels, so we enjoyed the homey feel.The neighborhood is very friendly. The house is perfectly located near Central Park, transportation and local restaurants. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, comfortable and very convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place so much and can't wait to stay with you again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Situation idéale au calme d'un quartier typique

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons adoré l'emplacement, idéal car proche des musées et central park, le métro est à 5 min et vous emmène directement en centre ville. le studio est très fonctionnel et permet de rentrer au calme le soir.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Thoroughly enjoyed the stay

  • 5 of 5

Great apt in a classic piece of New York architecture

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Owners were great, location was amazing, close to great restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
West Side Highway
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

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Taxes and fees are additional

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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