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Modern Artsy Flat In Hip Part Of Brooklyn

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Modern Artsy Flat In Hip Part Of Brooklyn

This 2nd floor apartment is a sweet, small space on at the back of the house, limiting the street noise activity. The house is an old 1910 frame building, with layers of history, normal wear and some recent updates. It is a family-friendly building, owner-occupied, with another family on the 3rd floor.

The kitchen is tucked in an alcove, but open to the dining/living area. All kitchen appliances and fixtures are modern, with a granite counter and copper back-splash.

There is a large entry closet and a smaller closet in the bedroom. The bathroom has a standard tub with shower, dual flush toilet and stainless industrial sink. All linens (towels and sheets) are provided. This apartment offers two places to sleep, both accommodating double sleepers.

The living room/dining area windows face north and west; allowing a lot of indirect, natural light. Most of the furniture is minimal, modern style.

Although there are sleeping accommodations for four, it is really best for two adults (and two children).

With an architect/artist owner, it is a work in progress. Please do not expect hotel-level finish, but instead an interesting dialogue between materials, spaces, furnishings.

**This is a Non-Smoking unit**

Check in is at 4PM and check out is 11AM. I try to accommodate all individual arrival and departure circumstances

More Details

Frid Branham
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, a little french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2018

About Frid Branham

As mentioned in the rental description, I am an artist and architect. I am currently self-employed and most of the projects I do are residential or small businesses, although I have a lot of experience working on institutional/medical projects.

I was born in Ibiza, Spain to American parents and moved back to the States when I was 11. My parents are also creatives, working in architecture, art and fashion. After receiving a 4-year degree in History from Boston University, I decided to pursue architecture and attended my parents alma matter Pratt Institute. Afterwards, I completed a Masters degree in sculpture at Hunter College.

Frid Branham purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Frid Branham chose South Slope

I love the friendly, safe neighborhood. It is slightly divided off from South Slope/Park Slope, creating an enclave of its own. There are plenty of shops, bars, restaurants to try; many of different regions of the world.

The school system is very good and my kids can safely walk around the neighborhood unattended by an adult.

What makes this apartment unique

I live in the building, and make myself available to any and all questions, needs and concerns.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Only good things to say about Frid and her apartment!

Frid answered very quickly to all my mails (1 hour maximum). She lives the apartment downstairs, which is practise in case of need.

She is flexible, friendly and excellent hosts who cares about her guest, she tell us good spots, events.. Thanks to her we tasted perfect pizza just in the corner and last but not least example, we saw Obama in official visit in Brooklyn!!! We also enjoyed the delicious bread that she left for us, in addition to essential foods to start our sojourn.. Really greats attentions!

The apartment has all the comfort expected. It was better than on the pictures..

Clean, spacious, really quiet (no noise in the building and outside, which is really surprising in bk), good bedding.. we spend great time in this place!

Almost, it's in a good and safe area, not so far from Manhattan and easiest to enjoy of all the "beauty" of Brooklyn!

I would recommend without hesitation Frid's apartment and definitely keep this contact for another stay in New York!
Oct 2013
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South Slope Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Full bathroom with tub/shower. Towels provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Good sized bedroom with closet. Queen-size bed provided with linens.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • tennis


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Modern Artsy Flat In Hip Part Of Brooklyn
average rating of 4.607843 based on 55 reviews

Spacious and clean apartment conveniently located near shops, restaurants, and the subway.

  • 5 of 5

Frid was a very gracious host. She helped me figure out where to buy groceries and where to grab a bite. The apartment was spacious and clean, it had everything you could need. She even had umbrellas available which really saved my bacon when a thunderstorm showed up. The apartment is walking distance to restaurants and shops, and only a few blocks from the R train. Frid even helped me store my bags after checkout so I could have another day in the city. It was a great trip and I'd happily stay at Frid's again.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review! I hope your trip home was pleasant. -Frïd
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Perfect place to lay my head at the end of a busy NYC day!

  • 5 of 5

I came for a 1 week workshop in Manhattan. Frid was the perfect host. I arrrived earlier than checkin and Frid offered to keep my luggage in her place (downstairs) until the apartment was ready. This cozy and clean apartment has a rustic charm to it, ideal for 1-2 people, maybe more if you don’t plan on spending all day in it. The shower had the perfect amount of water pressure and it never ran out of hot water. The bed was comfortable and with the two AC units, the apartment was always cool and comfortable. About a 15 minute walk to subway. And took me about 30-35 minutes to get to Manhattan each day on the F train (to 34th St./Herald Square). The apartment was a short walk to the local supermarket and cute cafes and restaurants. The neighborhood is peaceful and quiet, softly buzzing with the energy of young couples and families. This was very much welcomed after spending all day in the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. Frid was was quick to respond to any questions I had and helped to make me feel right at home. I plan on coming back in the next couple of years and will definitely book this place if it’s available.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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No surprises

  • 4 of 5

The place was very clean and cute. The upstairs neighbors were noisy from time to time. Location was safe and had laundry and grocery near.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Athens GA

We had a great experience staying at Frid’s place.

  • 5 of 5

Frid’s apartment is small and quaint and perfect for our girls weekend in New York. Frid was very responsive to all our whims (especially when we locked ourselves out of the apartment) and provided great recommendations. Frid is a gem!!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Clean and comfortable apartment in great neighborhood - excellent value!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for six nights in April for one of our regular visits to New York. We really enjoyed the flat - it is clean and comfortable, with a well-equipped kitchen. I especially appreciated the plentiful natural light and the decor, which is spare but well done, with quality furnishings. (I like old buildings, so I found the retention of original features charming.) The immediate neighborhood has everything you might need - plenty of restaurants, corner stores, groceries - and it is a great spot from which to explore other Brooklyn neighborhoods on foot. Frid responded quickly to all my inquiries while we were arranging the rental and made it clear she was available for anything we might need during our stay. We will definitely return. Barbara and David, San Francisco

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC

Great stay in South Slope

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 (2 adults & 2 kids 11 & 9) came to visit NYC for a 8 days. We enjoyed Frid's place. It was clean, and perfectly suited for our stay. I enjoyed how well equipped the kitchen was- a spacious refrigerator/freezer, good storage space, spices & condiments, cool vintage glasses and lots of cooking tools- even an avocado saver- my favorite. The morning light from the back windows is lovely. I found myself taking many photos of us eating at that table. The cabinets and closets have storage and shelve space for luggage and hanging clothes. Frid thoughtfully has provided some great essentials- shopping bags, umbrella, games/toys. This apartment reminded us of an apartment we stayed at in France, simple and well thought out. Though we didn't meet Frid in person, she was super responsive to any messages or questions we had. The neighborhood itself is great- walking distance to many coffee, shops, Prospect Park & zoo, and many restaurants. Right on the corner across the street is a little market with most essentials you could need. Nearest subway stop is about a 15 minute walk. I felt safe the entire stay walking around the neighborhood, and walking home from the subway after dark with my 2 kids. Thank you Frid! We look forward to returning to NY and staying at your place again!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

South Slope/Greenwood Heights is directly adjacent to Park Slope and in very easy walking distance to Prospect Park and Historic Greenwood Cemetery. Within the immediate area there are a large number of restaurant, bars and cafes from which to choose, including: Lot2, Southside Coffee, Toby's, Giuseppina's, Seawich, Corzo, Roots, Sidecar Restaurant, and the list is endless of good choices. BAM, Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Barclay Center and Brooklyn Heights Promenade are just short subway or bus rides away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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