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Nice & new 3 bedroom duplex for rent. Great neighborhood with shopping & dining.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom duplex apt in fantastic neighborhood. Close to several subway lines!

This listing is for one apt, a 3 bedroom apt with 3 queen beds. These photos are for the smaller 3 bedroom.

If you want to book both apts (the entire townhouse) for 6 bedrooms you need to book both apts.

The other listing is vrbo # 613527.

This is an upstairs duplex (2 floors) with 1 FULL bathroom, Full Kitchen with breakfast nook and a bright open kitchen space.

Bamboo & pergo floors

0.2 miles from F/G train at Douglass Street Station.

Free YOGA classes while you visit at yoga studio 1 block away.

The Heart of NYC is only a bike ride away! The neighborhood has award winning restaurants, boutiques, bike rentals, kayaking, pools, all within blocks.

Vive Le Carroll Gardens! New York Magazine just rated Carroll Gardens in top 10 areas to live/work/play in NYC!!

The Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhood that was once an Italian stronghold is quickly becoming the city's Little Paris - fueled by a new French program at a local public school.

Neighborhood playgrounds have recently filled up with French-speaking tots - making it easier these days to find croissants than cannoli on Court St., where merchants have seen a surge in French families looking for favorite products from home.

French government officials estimate there are as many as 20,000 French residents in Brooklyn, more than in Manhattan, with the largest concentration in Carroll Gardens. Butcher John McFadden, whose family owns Staubitz Meat Market, has seen a surge in demand for French-style racks of lamb, boeuf bourguignon and filet mignon. 'It's doubled, tripled, recently,' McFadden said. 'It's good for us.'

Carroll Gardens' other main strip, Smith St., has become so French that restaurant owners launched a Bastille Day celebration. 'If you come to my restaurant on Saturday or Sunday, everyone is speaking French,' said Jean-Jacques Bernat, whose postcard-perfect French bistro on Smith St., Provence en Boite, has begun stocking special candies and other goodies, especially for the nabe's growing numbers of homesick expats.

More Details

Owner
Loretta
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish, basic french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Loretta

I am a green builder specializing in high efficiency and ecological renovations. My wife owns a yoga studio and day spa in the neighborhood.

Loretta purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Loretta chose Gowanus

Carroll Gardens is a beautiful tree lined area with great shopping and restaurants. It is close to the subway and a few minutes from Manhattan. The neighborhood is very family friendly and safe. There is also a very enjoyable nightlife with great bars and eating options. All within walking distance of the home.

What makes this apartment unique

This home is in a great location in the best neighborhood of Brooklyn. We love Carroll Gardens and this home is located conveniently between two subway lines.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic space and host. Much better than the photos show you!
Oct 2013
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Amenities

Gowanus Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Marble floors.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

3.6/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

36% Complete
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Nice & new 3 bedroom duplex for rent. Great neighborhood with shopping & dining.
average rating of 3.6363637 based on 18 reviews
5

Loved the Location Adore Brooklyn

  • 5 of 5

It's true what other reviewers say, the place could be better equipped. But, Brooklyn is the new Manhattan, or better yet, the old one we all remember and loved that mixes so perfectly chic and quaint, cutting edge and funky, energetic and cool. It is always fun and culturally incomparable, and this home is in or close to all the best neighborhoods. I need owners to keep the rates down if I want to come here often, and there's so much to see and do, I'd come every week if I could! The other choices when I was searching were $450- $1,075 x night!! I'll take the $211 thank you. All 5 of us had a comfortable bed, and just have to make sure to pack hairdryer next time, lol! I ended up going to the hairdresser with the $ I saved and looked fabulous 😊? Sure, we had to wash a few coffee cups, but I come here to eat in those incredible restaurants. Smith street, Williamsburg and Bushwick, not to be missed for that. Actually I sometimes prefer to get a more spartan home, this is not a city you should be staying inside on a couch on anyway!! Get out and enjoy every second of the one and only nyc, it is a treasure. Our highlights: taking nighttime pictures from the promenade in Brooklyn Heights and daytime take out picnic from 7th street park in Wburg overlooking Manhattan, The Bushwick graffiti and cocktail hour at the Sea Wolf. Best coffee- Blue Bottle. I know I sound ridiculous, but this city gives me injections of life loving, I think what I always notice the most here is how damn friendly people are here. I know that's a generalization, but it's always that welcome surprise. Where we live people just seem pissed off and like they take themselves and everything else too seriously. nyc, you are a treasure and I always leave you feeling so much better!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to hang and use as base for Brooklyn/Man adventures.

  • 5 of 5

Apt was perfect for our needs.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Tampa, FL
4

Great Place, Great Area

  • 4 of 5

Me and friends had a great stay, comfortably slept the 5 of us with plenty of space left available Loretta was very accommodating and comes highly recommended. The best part is you are walking distance to Smith Street with tons of bars, restaurants and some of the best pizza I've ever had.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Elko Minnesota
1

Property was not cleaned before our arrival.

  • 1 of 5

Upon arrival I found the beds not made. There were dirty towels laying outside of the bathroom, you could tell that one of the beds was slept in and dirty, a couple of dishes in sink and I needed to sweep the outside steps, because they were a mess. I would ever recommend this property for families ever.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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3

Correct mais sans plus.

  • 3 of 5

La situation géographique de l'appartement est idéale pour visiter New York. Le quartier est sympa avec de nombreux restaurants et boulangeries français. L'appartement est grand mais pas très propre, surtout la literie pleine de taches. Autre désagrément, il y a un appartement au réez de chaussée qui est en fait la même maison. Du coup on entend absolument tout. L'impression parfois de vivre avec les autres locataires. Manque de verres et de couverts. Nous n'avons pas rencontré la propriétaire, mais elle répond aux mails rapidement. Donc bonne situation, mais un manque d'hygiène évident, surtout quant on vous retient d'office 200 dollars pour le ménage.Dommage car quartier agréable.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Great time and stay in Brooklyn.

  • 5 of 5

Loretta really accommodated us well before and during our stay. The small bedroom is definitely small but livable for two people. The location made it easy to walk down to Smith St. and visit the local shops and get to the train easily. The grocery store on the corner had everything we needed to feed the family on a budget and made it easy to spend where and when we needed to. Overall the house was quaint and made for a wonderful stay in Brooklyn.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
La Guardia
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Strong Place
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
East River Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Forest Park
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
F and G
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Gowanus
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Jolie Cantina
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Brighton Beach
Car: not necessary

The neighborhood is filled with beautiful old brownstones and small gardens, and is a great place to be based when you visit NYC. You have fast and direct access to all tourist destinations but you get to live like a 'local'.

The Space

Nicely renovated three bedroom apartment in the heart of Boerum Hill. Three real bedrooms all with queen size beds. One bedroom is large, one medium & one is small. But all have queen size beds that comfortably sleep 2.

Updated kitchen including streamlined appliances and refurbished cabinets. Marble tile bathroom with tub and shower. Bright living room/kitchen with three windows for natural lighting. Living room has a room & board day bed that opens into a queen size bed.

The Boerum Hill neighborhood is rich with dinning, bars, clubs, shopping, and entertainment. Close to the waterfront at Pier 6 & also close to Prospect Park, visitors can find solace in the busy city. Only minutes from Downtown Brooklyn and the Manhattan Bridge. The F and G Transit lines are a leisurely four blocks away. This is the apartment that everyone is looking for when staying in the city.

Perfect for visitors & child friendly.

Free yoga classes while you visit at yoga studio 6 minute walk from the house. 20% off massages & facial organic spa 2 minutes from the house. Best massages & facials in Brooklyn.

Interaction with Guests

I am available if you need me via text or phone as I live very close.

The Neighborhood

The Heart of NYC is only a bike ride away! The neighborhood has award winning restaurants, boutiques, bike rentals, kayaking, pools, all within blocks.

Vive Le Carroll Gardens! New York Magazine just rated Carroll Gardens in top 10 areas to live/work/play in NYC!!

The Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhood that was once an Italian stronghold is quickly becoming the city's Little Paris - fueled by a new French program at a local public school.

Neighborhood playgrounds have recently filled up with French-speaking tots - making it easier these days to find croissants than cannoli on Court St., where merchants have seen a surge in French families looking for favorite products from home.

French government officials estimate there are as many as 20,000 French residents in Brooklyn, more than in Manhattan, with the largest concentration in Carroll Gardens. Butcher John McFadden, whose family owns Staubitz Meat Market, has seen a surge in demand for French-style racks of lamb, boeuf bourguignon and filet mignon. 'It's doubled, tripled, recently,' McFadden said. 'It's good for us.'

Carroll Gardens' other main strip, Smith St., has become so French that restaurant owners launched a Bastille Day celebration. 'If you come to my restaurant on Saturday or Sunday, everyone is speaking French,' said Jean-Jacques Bernat, whose postcard-perfect French bistro on Smith St., Provence en Boite, has begun stocking special candies and other goodies, especially for the nabe's growing numbers of homesick expats.

Getting around

F/G is a 6 min walk. A/C is a 8 min walk. 10 min to SOHO. 25 min to TIMES SQUARE.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 5.88%

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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