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2 Stunning New renovation 3 bedroom/2 bath Close to NYC/Manhattan 30 Minutes

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom close to Manhattan 30 minutes

This is a lovely brand new renovated 3 bedroom home, 2 full bathroom 1,400 sq. ft. featuring 2 level home has a warm and inviting feel (finished by a professional interior decorator), is 20-35 minutes from midtown New York City via bus that stops outside the home. The house has it's own entrance and there is no sharing. Private entrance to the house include access to the beautiful deck with BBQ grill. An amazing home located in the heart of a burgeoning arts community in Jersey City Heights' Riverview Arts District - a close community of artists, where new restaurants, coffee shops and juice bars pop up almost monthly. Can't beat the location - only 5 blocks to 9th St light rail station, 2 blocks to bus stop to NY and Riverview Fisk Park - a lively park bustling with market/music activity and panoramic views of NYC.

• 1 queen sized bed

• 2 queen sized bed

• 1 twin sized bed

• 1 folding twin sized bed

The luxurious living room is an open space panned with dinning room and kitchen, creating a brilliant space for evening entertaining. Snuggle up on the comfortable couch and watch your TV shows.

A large Modern kitchen (fully equipped with all brand new stainless steel appliances) adjoins a fabulous dining area.

A sparkling new full sized bathroom completes the interior.

The natural wonder of the deck and cozying up by the garden, it’s a real home from home that will make your trip an unforgettable one.

Rental includes:

• Bed linens, bath towels, body wash, hair shampoo/conditioner, hair dryer

• LED TV with basic cable channels, Free Wifi included

• 1 Queen bed,

• 2 Queen beds

• 1 Twin bed

• 1 Folding Twin bed

• A large Size sectional Sofa

•Outdoor BBQ grill {Sorry there's no propane gas tank with fuels rental in the premise. You may be able to get one from near by The Home Depot , Lowes, or Supermarket, just ask for standard propane filled gas tank.}

• Cookwares, utensils, plates, bowls, cups, glasses, wine glasses

• Coffee Machine with coffee, Toaster, Microwave, Washer/Dryer Machine,Iron/Ironing Board, Stove, Oven, Dishwasher.

•Netflix(Guest can use my account)

•Computer Desk good for business traveler.

We live in Bayside, about an hour away so not much interaction besides online. But we have an in depth guide book for the area and are available if any questions come up. We have a caretaker who cleans and helps with transition and can help with smaller home issues.

TV/WIFI: We have basic local service with Netflix through the WIFI. Instructions on WIFI are on our full manual.

Kitchen: Basic dishware/silverware and cooking utensils. Look on the drawers left of the sink for cutlery. We keep coffee, coffee-mate, tea and basic condiment and some other basic staples in the kitchen.

Bathrooms: Both bathroom have towels, shampoo/conditioner/body wash, hair dryer and other toiletries and basic first aid items.

Trash/Recycling: We need your help with trash and recycling! There are two cans in front of the house. Please separate your recycling inside.

If/when the inside bins are full, please put the recycling in the containers outside. Bottles/Cans should go in the large blue container with a black lid. Paper/Cardboard should be in the shortest can. No plastic bags! The two mid-size ones are for regular trash.

Trash is removed Monday and Thursday mornings so must be put out after 7pm Sunday or Wednesday evenings. The recycling is taken Wednesday morning and so can be put to the curb after 7pm on Tuesday.

•The neighborhood

JM homes.Place is located in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.

Charming and unassuming neighborhood. We rented an apartment at the adjoining street (Ogden) and fell in love with the neighborhood. The park down the street has stunning views of the New York Skyline. And of course access to New York City is super fast, as it is to downtown JC and Hoboken. Below is an overview of some of our favorites in the neighborhood.


The house is come with a brand new washer and dryer with detergent.

You don't have to do out side laundry.


Supremo Food Market, which is 5 blocks down Palisade ave. Take a left coming out of the apartment and it’s on your right. Decent supermarket with products geared to local Latino residents. Good prices. Nice bakery. There is a small parking lot across the street from the store.

•Stop N shop: Central Ave and Manhattan ave.

ShopRite in Hoboken, which is within walking distance if you take the elevator down to Hoboken (instructions in Travel/Transit section), go straight on 9th street, left on Madison.

•Liquor Stores

Lee’s Liquors. 45 Congress and New York Avenue. Decent selection of beers and surprisingly good wine selection.

Palisades Liquors. 401 Palisade. About a ten minute walk south of here.


Peter’s Grocery at 50 South street, corner of Webster.

Oaxaca at Palisade near Bowers (left out of the apartment, across the street).

Rite Aid: On Central ave.

Kennedy Department Store on Central, 270 Central Avenue. Housewares, clothing.

Youngs Farm (Central at Hutton) Good low-cost produce options.

Andrews Salumeria: (Central at Franklin) Italian deli goods.

Stanley's Prime Meat Market 425 Central Ave: Polish butcher


The neighborhood is not a culinary mecca, but there are some quality options. Many of them are on Central Avenue, about a ten minute walk up South street. (cross Palisade and walk west).

Ozu Foods: 106 Hutton St. ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). New arrival! Haven’t been there but reviews are solid, Japanese food. (URL HIDDEN)

La Rumba Café, 513 Central Avenue – (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) (URL HIDDEN)

Really delicious, authentic Cuban food at very reasonable prices. Call ahead and pick up.

Noodlefan at 514 Central. Recommended Thai

Good Year Chinese, 416 Central Avenue . Call for delivery. Menu on Yelp. Sit-down restaurant as well. Closed Monday.

Fortune Chinese: 352 Palisade Ave Jersey City, NJ Recently recommended take-out by a guest.

Renato’s Pizza masters 278 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ

Gino's pizza 380 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ

Mod Cup – new Hipster-ish coffee joint on Palisade opposite Riverview Park. About a 5 minute walk south on Palisade (left out of the apartment). There are a few seats but it’s mostly for takeaway.

•Other Jersey City/Hoboken Recommendations

Jersey City and Hoboken have a lot of high quality restaurants. Below are some favorites or recommended options. None of these are in the immediate area of 554a, but all 5-10 minutes by car.

Razza 275 Grove Street, Jersey City: High end pizza

Thirty Acres 500 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ 0730: Chefs used to work at highly hyped Momofuku in NYC. Entrees $18-26 range.

Taqueria Downtown: 236 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302. Good affordable Mexican, fun vibe.

Ibby's Falafel 303 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302: No frills but excellent falafel

La Isla: 104 Washington Street Hoboken. Affordable BYO, very small, not great for big groups.

Karma Kafe: 505 Washington Street Hoboken. Good Indian food in Hoboken.

• Bars

The Trolley Car, 328 Palisade. Hipster/artist crowd. Nice back patio open in good weather. Burgers.

AJ’s on Palisade, 594 Palisade. Sports bar with wings, burgers. Mix of local crowd and hipster newcomers.

The Corkscrew, 61 Congress. Recently renovated, craft beers.

Pilsener Haus & Biergarten: Beer garden in Hoboken. About a 20 minute walk, 5 minute ride. Sausages, beer & other Austrian-Hungarian favorites served at communal tables indoors & out. 1422 Grand St, Hoboken, NJ 0703

•Getting around

There are several ways to get to New York City from the apartment but the most convenient are by bus.

To Midtown Manhattan

The easiest way to Manhattan is by NJ Transit. There are two lines: Rt. 123 and 119. The bus stop for rt. 123 is directly outside the house at Palisade and South. The stop for route 119 is at Congress and Palisade Ave. You can wait at that corner and get whichever bus comes first. BUT, be aware the stop for route 119 is across the street on Palisade at Congress, while the 123 stop is on our side of Palisade. So you need to keep your eyes out and be ready to cross the street quickly if you do this!

The fare is $4.50, and you must have exact change. (Budget tip: if you take the route 119 and get on at the next stop at Paterson Plank Road at Congress the fare is only $3.50).

There is an apps called Citymapper that can make the process a lot easier. Enter where you’re going and it tells you the best route and the times of the next bus.

There are also a series of jitney’s that run on the same line. They cost only $2 but they’re often full and only run during rush hour.

To Downtown NYC

Two main ways to get to downtown Manhattan are:

1: Take the 87 Bus on Palisade ave. to EITHER the Journal Square PATH station or Hoboken PATH station.

Via Journal Square: To go to Journal Square this you will go outside, cross Palisade avenue, and wait at the bus stop across the street (by the Tortilla place). You’ll need $1.50. The Journal Square stop should be announced, you’ll only be on the bus for a few minutes. At Journal Square, look for signs for the PATH train. You’ll need to buy either a PATH card or Metrocard. Metrocard might be preferable as you can use it on the NYC subways as well. The fare is $2.50. Find a machine and buy a credit card, adding as much value as you think you’ll need. You can take the PATH to either World Trade Center (to go to the lower tip of Manhattan) or the 33rd street line which has stops through downtown New York around 6th Avenue.

Via Hoboken: You catch the 87 bus right outside our door on our side of the street. Get off at Hoboken which should be the final stop. The PATH station is right where the buses get off. Same PATH instructions as above.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Caren

I love interior design and cannot live without coffee or my iPhone. My family and I live just outside of New York City. We love to cook and enjoy each others company whenever we have the time. I want to share my home with travelers who will appreciate and admire my design. I love being inspire by new travelers all over the world and put them into my interior design inspiration. My family and I have a lot to be grateful for and could not ask for more.

Caren purchased this house in 2017

Why Caren chose The Heights

I want to share my home with travelers who will appreciate and admire my design. I love being inspire by new travelers all over the world and put them into my interior design inspiration. My family and I have a lot to be grateful for and could not ask for more.

What makes this house unique


Street parking is limited to two hours during the day and free after 5 pm during weekday. Weekend is free.

You need a permit to park on our streets for any longer than 2 hours between 8am-5pm during the week. Short term permits can be purchased for $5 a day at the Jersey City Parking Authority, at 394 Central Ave.

•As a courtesy I can usually arrange to buy the parking passes in advance if you agree to reimburse me. •

If you plan to use the car during the day you might not need a pass. You scratch off only the day you're using it and display that on your car. IMPORTANT POINT: keep in mind that even if you have a pass, you need to make sure to park in a valid spot. There are street cleanings periodically where certain spots become no parking zones for a set amount of time twice a week. Check the signs closely (even if you don't see one right near the car). The police will ticket.



The Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 twin/ single
    common area - 1 folding twin-sized bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome


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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Pet Fee $10
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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