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Garden Apartment in Fort Greene Townhouse Near Manhattan

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3-4)

Artist and Architect owned 1860 townhouse in the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) historic district in Fort Greene, Brooklyn next to one of the largest subway hubs in the city. Experience New York from the vantage of one of Brooklyn’s earlier neighborhoods and make your visit of New York more memorable.

The house is occupied by the owner who works in the house. The apartment is on the garden level and has a separate entrance from the street under the stoop.

You will be in easy walking distance to the Atlantic Terminal with LIRR access to Airtrain (1 hour to JFK by train) and nearly every subway; 2. 3. 4. 5. B, C, D, G, N, Q, R, (15 – 20 minutes to Manhattan). There are many restaurants nearby in Fort Greene as well as local fashion stores and a shopping mall. The Brooklyn Academy of Music is right around the corner.

Keywords: Brownstone, rowhouse, apartment, subways, trains, historic, Brooklyn, BAM, Fort Greene, garden, terrace, New York

More Details

Owner
Christopher Stienon
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Christopher Stienon

We are an architect and an artist with two older children. We both work from home. We love New York City and know where to find things and what to visit in Brooklyn and Manhattan. We have all traveled extensively around world so are aware of what's needed when staying in a new location. We are a bilingual home speaking both French and English. There are two cats in the house, but they stay upstairs.

Christopher Stienon purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Christopher Stienon chose Brooklyn

Fort Greene and the surrounding neighborhoods have become quite trendy as of late and the block is part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music historic district. Aside from the character of the neighborhood, we have tremendous subway access which makes our location In Brooklyn closer to key destinations in Lower Manhattan, Soho and Greenwich Village than those who live in the upper East and West sides of Manhattan.

What makes this apartment unique

We are right around the corner from the Brooklyn Academy of Music which offers a unique program of avant-garde and modern performances by many leading artists and performers from around the world. There are several restaurants in the area, as well as boutique clothing and art stores.

Amenities

Fort Greene Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) The bed can expand to a double bed
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Notes:
We are located in the BAM historic district in Fort Greene near one of the largest subway hubs in the city. We are a block away from the Brooklyn Academy of Music (www.BAM.org) where are featured many new, avant garde and modern performances, cinema, theater and dance. We are also close to the new Barclay Center (www.barclayscenter.com) which will open this Fall and host concerts and sporting events.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Garden Apartment in Fort Greene Townhouse Near Manhattan
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

fort greene

  • 5 of 5

excellent apartment in close proximity of Atlantic Terminal and Fulton St subways - and buses and 2 minutes from grocery shopping at stop and shop - perfect if you can't walk up stoop and then more steps - we will visit again. Very nice owners-we just were very comfortable and safe staying here

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 2 weeks. It was a great experience. Although a mere two-minute walk from many subway lines and buses, the apartment was quiet and peaceful. Extremely clean. The queen-size bed is comfortable. The owners were very helpful, friendly, gracious, and always willing to answer questions. I felt quite safe. The apartment is in a great location (near wonderful restaurants, BAM, subways, food shopping). I would definitely recommend this apartment to friends and rent the apartment again.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Brooklyn Gem

  • 5 of 5

This garden apartment is very clean and in a very nice neighborhood; very near the Atlantic metro station (trains and subway) which made it very easy to get into Manhattan and back again. We never heard street nor neighbor noise unless we had the back door open, and then it was minimum. The owners helped us with finding groceries, providing a map of the area, and were very personable and pleasant to talk with. Christopher is very knowledgeable about the history and architecture of the area. A nearby grocery store, Provisions, was wonderful, along with its sister wine shop just down the street (The Green Grape). Although the "garden" is accessible, the owners acknowledge that an upgrade is forthcoming (a long-term tenant recently vacated now giving the owners inspiration to garden). It is a roomy apartment with lots of hangers and a large bathroom. The bed is very comfortable and everything in the apartment was in great condition. We had a great walk around the Fort Greene neighborhood enjoying the park nearby. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
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Map

There are many restaurants nearby in Fort Greene as well as local fashion stores and a shopping mall. The Brooklyn Academy of Music is right around the corner and the new Barclay's Arena is a block away.

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Rates & Availability

Fort Greene Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$170
$1,100
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $60

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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