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Great Location - 1 BR, Park Slope, Convertible to Sleep 4

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 2 nights

About the property

Convenience. Great Neighborhood. Comfortable.

Great location near 5th Ave and Union. One block from Subway, Manhattan in 15 minutes.

Can convert to sleep 4 with futon and divider. Full kitchen, furnished sparsely with plenty of room.

The apartment has a full kitchen, Wifi, TV, a Netflix account, and more. Great restaurants, shopping, culture, and Prospect Park are minutes away. Barclay Center a 15 minute walk.

The neighborhood is second to none. It is very safe and friendly with 2 grocery stores within a short one. One of them is literally 3 minutes away. Our friendly 24-hour Deli is on our corner and has anything you could possibly want at any time of day or night. There is a laudromat 2 minutes from the front door as well as a pharmacy at the end of the block.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 8, 2017

About George

We are a musician and fabric designer. We remodeled the place from scratch. We really love the place and stay here often ourselves, but we live upstate. It is really a home not just a rental property.

George purchased this apartment in 2003

Why George chose Brooklyn

We spent 20 yrs working in the arts in NYC. The neighborhood has the feel of the old days in the west village.

What makes this apartment unique

Close to every kind of cultural interest. Music, Art, Books, Fashion, Design and Food. Barclays Center a 15 minute walk. Great restaurants. Best beer place in Brooklyn around the corner.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Great Location - 1 BR, Park Slope, Convertible to Sleep 4
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Cold Spring, KY

Great location in Park Slope!

  • 5 of 5

George was an amazing host. Prompt responses to all my requests and a really nice person. The apartment was clean and comfortable with everything required for a great nights sleep. A/C, wifi and a great layout of the apartment. I will be staying again on future visits as our daughter lives in Park slope as well. Loved all the great restaurants and shops just around the corner on 5th Ave. Street parking was a big plus.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Looking forward to having you visit again, Sue. Keep in touch!
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The Villages, Florida

Small but Mighty

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for my daughter's Graduation from Pratt. We were three short blocks from her apartment. Great Location near 5th. Clean and comfortable. Owner great to deal with, the process was painless. Security Deposit promptly paid back. Close to a great Haberdashery on 5th and you got to love the guys in the corner market. Walking distance to the Brooklyn Gardens. We will stay here again if possible.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come back soon Wayne. The neighborhood loves you too!
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Morgan's Point Resort Tx.

Another great weekend in Brooklyn

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay in Brooklyn,2nd time we have stayed here.Great communication from the owners.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia

10 Days coming 'home' to Georges place was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My wife & I (in our 50s) have just enjoyed a fantastic 10 night stay in Park Slope as part of a RTW trip. First time to NYC for my wife & first time staying in Brooklyn for me and we wouldnt change a thing. All communication beforehand was very clear so moving in and out was generously accomodated by George and the departing guests. George allowed us an early drop of our bags and a late checkout on our last day that was much appreciated as we had a 11pm flight and it was the only day of rain we had. the bed was smaller than we are used to but we fell asleep every night within minutes - so comfortable was it. everything clean and tidy and lots of room to spread our considerable luggage around. Played a few of Georges CDs to get us going each morning - check him out - a talented and interesting person for sure. As for Park Slope/Brooklyn - why stay anywhere else??? we bought a 7 day metro pass ($30) and used it every day to travel to each borough inc Derek Jeters second to last game at Yankee Stadium. (HINT:use if you want tickets to ANY event in NY - really easy to use and I had tickets delivered to the apt within two days!) Nearby Barclays centre is only 5 minutes walk and can take you almost anywhere. our favourite local eateries / bars were Calexico, Bonnies Grill, High Dive and Le Pain Quotidien. great food and service at all these places. we also made good use of the nearby 'sunshine Laundry' service ($1/lb) and the Arecibo car service to JFK. To top off a fantastic stay, I left some valuables behind that George quickly resolved for me despite him being in far off places - thanks again George & Katy for a fantastic stay - memorable for so many reasons. PS if you really like the place you could buy the downstairs apartment that is up for sale at $675K :-)

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome back anytime, my friend. It was a pleasure getting to know you. Hope to see you sometime if we ever get to that side of the world. It would be a real treat to visit down there!
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Morgan's Point Resort Tx.

All of Park Slope and NYC awaits you at this great location

  • 5 of 5

Very clean as described,again,location,location,location.Very short walk to anything we wanted to do.Very desirable neighbourhood .I liked that it is a long apartment.The bedroom at one end and a futon at the other.We are not as young as we used to be and my wife says I snore.Well ,she slept in the bedroom at one end and I slept at the other end .We both got good restful nights.It does have several flights of stairs but it wasn't a problem at all.Don't forget about the 5th Avenue Market9that"s where you pick the key up) the man at night is so awesome.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have you, Paul, and thanks for writing. Yes, the long apartment is advantageous in lots of ways. Please come back to visit your family and stay with us anytime!
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Fallen in love

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 weeks at the apartment and were very positively surprised. George is a very pleasant and helpful host who sent us accurate information before our arrival. Communication and handling our reservation / arrival (security deposit, keys, money transfer) was really smooth. The same is valid for our (sad) departure.

The apartment is (for NYC) spacious and is very convenient located, right between the nicest streets in Brooklyn and near all relevant subway stations. Taking the subway you are in less than 20 minutes in midtown Manhattan. But I recommend exploring Brooklyn as well (Prospect Park and the beautiful botanical garden, 5th and 7th Avenue, Crown Heights, Montague Street, Court Street, etc.). We loved it and intend to come back soon.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to meet you. Thanks again for the thoughtful gift from your native Brazil. Come back and visit anytime!
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Nearest Barpub
Lobo and Bierkraft are across the street
Car: not necessary

A 10 min walk from the new Barclay Center. Nearby Fifth Avenue has great shopping, cafe culture, nightlife, and top notch restaurants.

Park Slope is boasts museums/galleries and of course the fabulous Prospect Park. Almost everything is walking distance from the apartment, but there is excellent public transportation as well.


Rates & Availability

Park Slope Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Rates 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Mar 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

The Winter Rates are for January and February ONLY...At all times an extra fee of $50 per day (or more) charged for holiday periods. All rates are quoted for a family of up to four people. Non-family groups are charged extra.

One night's rent as a security deposit required to confirm booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Park Slope Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Retractable curtain separates temporary bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • One bedroom with full size bed. Large window overlooking backyard.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court

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