Top-Rated 1 BR Apt with Private Entrance - 15 Min to Midtown/Times Square(113 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Sleeps 4: 1 Bedroom with Queen Bed + Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room ; 1 bath
We are happy to have this 1BR apartment available in our 2 family brownstone to offer to NYC visitors here for a short stay. Enjoy the comfort of a home away from home with a fully furnished apartment with up-to-date, clutter-free, stylish furnishings. The apartment sleeps up to 4 adults on a Queen size bed with luxury Serta Beautyrest pillow-top mattress in the bedroom and queen size sleeper sofa in the living room with 5” memory foam mattress. See Amenities section for more information on what is provided in the apartment.
Maps, guidebooks and a list of our favorite NYC spots are available in the apartment but feel free to ask us for any personalized recommendations.
Why is renting our apartment different from most other short-term rentals in NYC?
1. Peace of mind - we can legally rent our apartment as a short-term vacation rental because our house is a 2-family private dwelling. Apartments in buildings that contain 3 or more apartments cannot be legally rented on a short-term basis (30 days or less) in NYC.
2. We live on the property. While the apartment is a separate unit with a private entrance, we live upstairs. If you have any questions, concerns or issues, we can address it right away and most of the time, in person.
3. We provide all of our guests with an information packet with valuable neighborhood and NYC information and can assist with any requests they may have.
4. We love to travel and know what is important to our guests. We professionally clean our apartment between guests and make sure everything possible is provided for our guests comfort.
We hope you will enjoy our city and apartment!
Dining and Shopping : We are located in a prime area of central Harlem on West 127 St. between 5th & Lenox Avenues just 2 short blocks from the 125 St. retail/business district. Famous Sylvia’s soul food restaurant is literally around the corner. Down the block is one of the hottest restaurants in NYC, Red Rooster, owned by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelson and the venue for President Obama’s fundraisers. Chez Lucienne, a friendly neighborhood bistro is on the same block. Corner Social, a casual bar & restaurant features a lively atmosphere. The newest restaurant options are Babbaluci, a delicious brick oven pizza restaurant and Yuzu, a traditional sushi restaurant where it's all about the delicious, fresh fish! If a sit down dinner is not an option, there are endless choices including the many local delis or Soul Food Buffet & Salad Bars. For those of you that want to prepare your own meals, Olive Market, a gourmet market, & Pioneer are only 3 blocks away. Retail shopping on 125 St. includes Marshall’s (Designer/Brand name discounter) , H&M, DSW Shoe Outlet, Old Navy, American Apparel, Gap Outlet, Nine West Outlet, Body Shop, & Footlocker/House of Hoops.
Arts & Culture: Culture abounds in Harlem. Just within a 5 minute walking radius, we have so much to offer:
- The world famous Apollo theatre
- The Studio Museum, the nexus for artists of African descent and for work inspired and influenced by African-American culture
- Ginny's Supper Club and Jazz clubs such as Showman's, Londel's, Cotton Club & the newly opened Minton's.
- Shrine, world music venue, offers live music every day of the week.
- The Maysles Independent Cinema is the only independent film house north of Lincoln Center dedicated to the exclusive exhibition of documentary films.
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Member since: 2011
- On floor 1
- 600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Children may sleep on the sofabed or if desired, we have a small AeroBed air mattress made especially for small children with 4 in. high safety cushion border surrounding the sleep area to help prevent kids from rolling off the bed....moreless
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Ice Skating
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access:
- Filtered Water
- Gas Heating
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking On Street
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Wireless Internet:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 2 - Mar 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Dec 15 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $75
Monthly rates available upon request.
Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Cancellation policy: The full rental deposit amount (minus $100 cancellation fee) is refundable up until 6pm/ET 6 weeks prior to the beginning of the rental period. For cancellations less than 3-6 weeks prior to the arrival date, the Owner will retain the Rental Deposit (50% of the rent). For cancellations less than 3 weeks prior to the arrival date, the Owner will retain 100% of the rent.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
2/3 subway 2 short blocks away take you to Central Park in 3 minutes & Times Square in 12 minutes! The M1 bus stops on the corner and takes you down beautiful 5th Avenue/Museum mile and along the east side of Central Park. The M60 bus on 125 St. will take you directly to/from La Guardia Airport in 25-30 minutes or Columbia University in 15 minutes. Yankee Stadium & the nearby Gateway Shopping Center are only 20 minutes away. Subway lines 4,5,6,A (to/from JFK), B,C,D & Metro North railroad (10 min to NY Botanical Gardens/Bronx Zoo!) are also nearby.
Nearby Harlem Local Attractions: Jazz Clubs, Sunday Gospel Masses (e.g. Abyssinian Baptist Church), Historical Landmarks (Apollo Theatre, Mount Morris Park Landmark District, Striver's Row, Astor Row, Hotel Theresa, Langston Hughes House), Marcus Garvey Park (playground, basketball courts, recreation/fitness center & swimming pool). El Barrio/Spanish Harlem & East River Plaza shopping center nearby on 116 St.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We are both project managers in the financial industry and moved to Harlem over 8 years ago most recently from the Upper East Side. One of us was born and raised in NYC and the other has lived in NYC for the last 20 years and we couldn't imagine living any place else! We love traveling, reading, gardening, running, skiing, tennis, good food & wine and enjoying all NYC has to offer!
Why the Owner Chose Upper Manhattan, New York, NY, USA:
We have lived here for over 8 years and this is the first neighborhood in NYC that feels like a true community to us. We are happy that the area has changed for the better and pleased that our guest have had positive experiences in their visits!
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Quiet, immaculate apartment on a beautiful block of brownstones in a friendly, convenient and newly trendy neighborhood is yours to enjoy like a New Yorker. We love NYC and love to travel as “locals” ourselves which allows us to anticipate the needs of our guests to make their stay as memorable and comfortable as possible. Hablo español!
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Private apartment entrance
Living room with lots of natural light & sofabed with Queen Memory foam mattress
Table Setting for 4 and wine glasses for that lovely wine!
Full kitchen w/ microwave, toaster, & coffeemaker. Coffee & tea provided.
Dishes & Mugs for Coffee & Tea
Queen Bed with very comfortable, luxury Simmons Beautyrest Pillowtop mattress
Dresser with 6 large drawers & Vanity Mirror
Shiny Bathtub with 10-spray setting showerhead
Astor Place Cafe, our local favorite for a quick breakfast or lunch
THE Red Rooster is 2 min away serves delicious eclectic American comfort cuisine
Sylvia's Restaurant, reknowned for Soul Food for 50 years,just around the corner
Bright and spacious Living/Dining Area with seating for 4.
NYC Guides, Magazines, Maps & Brochures!
Flat-screen cable HDTV with iPod/iPhone docking to play your own music and video
Coffee, tea & condiments
Glassware including Wine Glasses for that bottle of wine!
Quiet, spacious bedroom with Queen Bed & 2 double closets
Spotless Bathroom with plush towels & shampoo, conditioner & body wash selection
Lenox Coffee Chop, one of several coffee shops in the area
Corner Social, a casual Restaurant & Bar 2 minutes away
Our new favorite restaurant a one minute walk away! Good for take out too!
Beautiful Harlem architecture on Lenox Avenue/Malcom X Blvs
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 18, 2017
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