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Harlem Hideaway Parlor Apartment

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Last updated: 02/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 3)

***PLEASE CONTACT ME DIRECTLY to discuss flexibility with booking options if you are not able to select the days you would like to stay.

Your own private Harlem hideaway. A quiet dreamy oasis for your busy New York trip. Enjoy life in an 1895 brownstone in one of the city's most charming historic neighborhoods. NOTE: This is just one of four unique units in the building. We also have Studio (982538), Guest Room (993020) and Garden (3634519).

The Parlor is a fully furnished one bedroom apartment located in Uptown Manhattan, in Harlem, New York. The apartment is on the 1st floor of a private 4-story 1895 brownstone townhouse.

This apartment features 12' ceilings and modern furnishings and professionally designed accents. All lights are on dimmer switches to provide an intimate setting. There is a color video buzzer/intercom system for guest entry.

The living room has a 46'' swing-out, wall mounted LED flat screen television and DVD player as well as a remote control radio/iPod player. The iPod player is equipped with an iPod which has a Harlem Hideaway playlist of blues and jazz. Wireless Internet access is also provided. Original over-sized photographic artwork creates a dramatic focal point. Enjoy sitting in the vintage government-issued dentist chair. The sofa folds out to become a full-sized bed. The well-stocked bookshelf provides eclectic reading. Original shutters fold out for privacy.


The kitchen features stainless steel appliances: full size refrigerator with auto ice maker, dishwasher, four burner gas range with oven and a built-in microwave/fan. Also provided are a blender, toaster, coffee maker, dishes and flatware, glassware and mugs, cooking pots and pans and utensils. There are plenty of cabinets with under-counter lighting. Dishwasher detergent is provided, as well a filtered water pitcher.

The washer and dryer is next to the bathroom. Detergent is provided. The cabinet next to it holds bedding, extra towels, an iron and garbage bags as well as plenty of storage space.

The bathroom has a claw-foot bathtub with shower option, as well as hamper, hair dryer, exhaust fan and hairspray and room spray in the cabinet.

The bedroom is accessible though beautiful sliding doors with intricate woodwork above. The art deco wood wardrobe has ample size as well as drawers and trouser hangers. Original wood paneling and fireplace add charm to the bedroom. The memory foam queen bed features a vintage reading light and is next to the window providing gentle garden breezes. Shelves hold a small library along with a clock radio/iPod player. The large windows also feature fold-out shutters for privacy, although you will love the view of the beautiful private garden below nestled under sheltering birch trees. A vintage oscillating wall fan is right across from the bed. Original sliding pocket doors keep the bedroom private.

You also now have access to the beautiful shared backyard.

Have a larger party or prefer a smaller unit? Check out Harlem Hideaway Studio, on the same floor (Home Away # 982538) or the Harlem Hideaway Guest Room (Home Away #993020) on the top floor. Both sleep two. Or you could also try the Garden Apartment (Home Away #3634519) that sleeps four.
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, bad spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 02/26/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    18...moreless

  • Singles
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    memory foam mattress...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    fold out memory foam sleeper sofa...moreless

  • The bedroom is accessible though beautiful sliding doors with intricate woodwork above. The art deco wood wardrobe has ample size as well as drawers and trouser hangers. Original wood paneling and fireplace add charm to the bedroom. The memory foam queen bed features a vintage reading light and is next to the window providing gentle garden breezes. Shelves hold a small library along with a clock radio/iPod player. The large windows also feature fold-out shutters for privacy, although you will love the view of the beautiful private garden below nestled under sheltering birch trees. Original sliding pocket doors keep the bedroom private....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Full 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • The ample all white bathroom has a claw-foot bathtub with shower option, as well as hamper, hair dryer, plugs, dedicated mirror light, exhaust fan, extra toilet paper, shampoo and body soap, hairspray and free gifts in the cabinet for the ladies!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • iPod players in bedroom and living room, color video intercom, dimmer switches all rooms, built in AC, kitchen under counter lighting, blender, dentist chair, library, original fold-out shutters for privacy, 46' swing-out flat screen LED TV, original wood paneled bedroom. An iPod with a Harlem Hideaway jazz and blues playlist is provided in the living room. Lending umbrellas available....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library:

    Included iPod in player plays Harlem Hideaway playlist of jazz and blues....moreless

  • Radio

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Ice Skating
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    AC is in bedroom and living room....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace in bedroom is decorative only....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Wash detergent provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Ask for password....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full array of pots, pans, utensils and knives....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwashing detergent provided....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen features stainless steel appliances: full size refrigerator with auto ice maker, dishwasher, four burner gas range with oven and a built-in microwave/fan and under counter lights. Also provided are a blender, toaster, coffee maker, knife set, dishes and flatware, glassware and mugs, cooking pots and pans and utensils. There are plenty of cabinets with under-counter lighting. Coffee and sugar/spices are included. Dishwasher detergent is provided, as well as filtered water pitcher....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Wall mounted....moreless

Outside

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 83 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$4,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • cleaning fee $50
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

7 Miles
Nearest Airport
La Guardia Airport
70 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Barawine
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Metro North
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe Latte

Car: Not Necessary

Harlem Hideaway is on West 119th Street in Harlem, New York City. Marcus Garvey Park is just over a block away, with a public swimming pool, and the famed Central Park is only 9 blocks south of this rental. There is a grocery store and laundromat within 2 blocks, and the nearby Lenox Avenue offers a variety of restaurants and convenience stores. Also on Lenox Avenue, you will find Harlem Shake and the Red Rooster Restaurant, staples of Harlem. The West 125th Street shopping corridor includes Apollo Theater, Studio Museum of Harlem and major stores, such as H & M and Marshall’s, and on Frederick Douglass Avenue you will find restaurant row.

Public transportation is convenient with the 2/3 subway station just over 3 blocks away, offering both express and local train service. The A/B/C line is also nearby, about 4 blocks away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: An enthusiastic New York and Harlem resident, always ready to give the inside scoop and recommendations on Harlem or NYC. Very involved in the neighborhood. A product, landscape and interior designer with numerous awards and items in national museums. In fact, the building has also been published in several magazines and appeared in films. A world traveller, as I flew for Pan Am for over 7 years. Partner at the popular Harlem Shake, a restaurant I designed.

Why the Owner Chose Upper Manhattan, New York, NY, USA:
This building is typical of the historic neighborhood. I was impressed that it still retained so much of its original form and material. However, I was very impressed by the atmosphere of the block, with friendly, open and involved neighbors.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The quiet friendly tree-lined street, proximity to express subway- only 4 stops to Times Square, closeness to neighborhood coffee shop and historic park, as well as the 125 St. corridor and Central Park. I actually love sitting on the front stoop while having a coffee or a glass of wine. I love seeing the relaxed street life going by, and being a part of it. Since my block is dominated by private brownstones, rather than apartment buildings, it has a friendlier, small town feeling than most other neighborhoods.


Contact us

Speaks: english, bad spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 02/26/2017

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Photos

  • Your private hideaway in the City.

    Your private hideaway in the City.

  • Outside the Parlor door.

    Outside the Parlor door.

  • Vintage dentist chair and 46' LED flatscreen TV.

    Vintage dentist chair and 46' LED flatscreen TV.

  • The sofa folds out into a full bed.

    The sofa folds out into a full bed.

  • Books and radio iPod with blues and jazz playlist.

    Books and radio iPod with blues and jazz playlist.

  • Dine on the custom table.

    Dine on the custom table.

  • Kitchen has dishwasher, micro, gas stove + more.

    Kitchen has dishwasher, micro, gas stove + more.

  • You won't find a nicer place to sleep.

    You won't find a nicer place to sleep.

  • Relax into the past.

    Relax into the past.

  • Early springtime view outside bedroom window.

    Early springtime view outside bedroom window.

  • The washer/dryer will make your stay much nicer.

    The washer/dryer will make your stay much nicer.

  • The all-white bathroom has everything you need.

    The all-white bathroom has everything you need.

  • Building entry. Your door to the right.

    Building entry. Your door to the right.

  • Parlor entry.

    Parlor entry.

  • The 12' ceilings and south facing windows.

    The 12' ceilings and south facing windows.

  • Old and new, like Harlem.

    Old and new, like Harlem.

  • Dining area, kitchen, bedroom.

    Dining area, kitchen, bedroom.

  • The full kitchen has everything you need and more.

    The full kitchen has everything you need and more.

  • The panelled back bedroom is your luxury retreat.

    The panelled back bedroom is your luxury retreat.

  • Relax from the bustle of the city on the memory foam mattress.

    Relax from the bustle of the city on the memory foam mattress.

  • View out your window to the shared backyard you can enjoy.

    View out your window to the shared backyard you can enjoy.

  • View from bedroom to bathroom and living room.

    View from bedroom to bathroom and living room.

  • Soak in the 100 yr. old claw foot tub.

    Soak in the 100 yr. old claw foot tub.

  • Foorplan.

    Foorplan.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017

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